Tag: John Hollon

Candidate

Is This REALLY the Most Important Quality For Job Seekers to Have?

I’ll admit that I’m as big a sucker for click-bait headlines as anyone, but this one I saw recently actually made me think I...

Training

Survey: “Re-Skilling” Your Workers Not Only Important, But Damn Near Mandatory

Of all the buzz words and phrases in the workplace, it’s the one that seems to give both workers and managers the greatest amount of...

It Shouldn’t Be So Hard to Send Candidates a Decent Rejection Letter

Here’s a question that has been on my mind: Why don’t we send out rejection letters anymore? I know — your company sends...

Hey Recruiters: Here’s How You Can Be Frank and Honest With Candidates

It’s hard for hiring professionals to be frank and honest with candidates. I recently got a note from someone on LinkedIn about my...

Why Do 56% of Candidates Fail to Negotiate Pay With a New Job Offer?

Sometimes, you come across a survey that gives some insight into human behavior that is surprising, confounding, or simply head-scratching....

No Doubt About It: Employee Referrals Are Still the Best Source of New Hires

Last summer, RecruitingDaily contributor Alan Henshaw asked a great question: Why don’t organizations develop more  creative ways...

Want to Hire More Millennials? Don’t Be the Punch Line to a Recruiting Joke

Sometimes, I find some really interesting stuff on LinkedIn’s Premium Career Group, and sometimes, it may even be the punchline to a...

The Holy Grail of Hiring: Finding the Formula For Landing the Very Best Talent

It’s the Holy Grail of hiring: Finding the magic formula that will help you land the very best talent. Everybody has a different...

Why Put Candidates Through Hoops, Then Just Say “Thank You For Your Interest”?

I’m one of the members — one out of 1,000,479, to be exact — of LinkedIn’s Premium Career Group. I recently saw a...

Are You Surprised? 75% of HR Managers Have Found Lies on Resumes

It’s not a surprise that job candidates embellish, fib, or resort to outright lies on resumes. What IS a bit shocking is how...

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