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Bad Habits You Should Drop from Your Job Search

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Everyone has bad habits, some small and some more significant. When it comes to your professional life, the job search can be an intense process, and it’s not always easy to recognize the small mistakes you’re making over and over again. Let’s take a look at some examples. Autopilot Habits Some candidates might fall into […]

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Recruitment Technique: Numbers vs. Intuition

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It takes a lot of time and hard work to figure out a set of recruitment tactics that work well for your company. Some like to go with their instincts when it comes to choosing the right talent, while others rely on the numbers. How do these approaches differ and which is right for you? […]

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Why Good Research Skills Are Essential to Your Job Search

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It’s wise to expect that many employers will do their research on you when considering you for a position. This also goes both ways. From familiarizing yourself with your industry to learning more about a specific company, research skills can make all the difference in your pursuit of a great job.  Knowing Your Field  Simply […]

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Social Media in Today’s Recruitment Landscape

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Current web technologies are designed to make all kinds of goals, tasks, and projects more successful. Social media is one of the most important examples of this out there today. If you want to recruit the right talent, there are plenty of ways you can use social media to make it happen.  Study the Platforms […]

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Getting Your Job Posting to Appeal to Great Candidates

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Attracting good talent to your company is all about knowing how to build an employer brand that appeals to ambitious, dedicated professionals. One crucial factor here is how you execute your job postings. Without knowing it, you could be making an error that’s costing you a great recruit! The Role of the Job Posting Some […]

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Understanding Your Transferable Skills

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As a job candidate, how well do you know your capabilities? When applying for a job, you may think that the most important factor is how your résumé looks in terms of directly relevant experience, but knowing the role of your transferable skills is also highly important! What Are Transferable Skills? Some skills are specific […]

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The Interview: Structured or Unstructured?

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The job interview is a universal component of the recruitment process, but just as no two companies are exactly alike, the variety of interview styles out there is diverse. For example, do you utilize a structured or unstructured interview? Let’s look at the differences, pros, and cons. The Structured Interview Depending on the types of […]

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How Writing a Blog Can Help Your Job Search

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Standing out from the other job seekers in your field isn’t always easy. However, building a distinct employee brand for yourself can be a highly rewarding process both professionally and creatively. A blog, for instance, can really let your individuality as a candidate shine through. Knowledge and Experience The great thing about a blog is […]

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3 Non-Profit Recruitment Strategies for 2017

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How Non-Profit Organizations Can Compete for Scarce Talent in a Seller’s Labor Market With the unemployment rate shrinking in Canada, the best corporate talent has more options than ever. Organizations must go on the offensive to recruit and retain the best people. This is especially important for non-profit organizations (NPOs), which rely heavily on capable, […]

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The Importance of the Employee Experience

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When some readers see the term “employee experience,” they may assume it refers to the amount of relevant experience an employee may have in their field. However, its other meaning has become increasingly relevant in the current professional landscape, and for good reason. Understanding the Concept One principle that this might make us think of […]

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