If You Hire for Pedigree, You’re Hiring for Privilege

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“Must have a bachelor degree from a top 25 college.” “Must have a GPA of 3.7 or better.” If you’ve ever included details like those in your job descriptions or ads, you’re ...

Act Now! Implement This to Increase Applications

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As Mandy Wittschen perfectly put it in her recent Staffing Stream article, in a tight talent market, the candidate experience matters. I challenge you to visit your company’s website ...

AI: Fueling the Future of Talent Acquisition

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Time is one thing recruiters need more of — time to identify job opening needs, time to recruit talent, time to vet candidates, and time to fill open positions. But with limited resources, ...

Alexa, Find Me a Job: How voice search will affect the staffing industry

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From Siri to Alexa to Google, in-home assistants and voice search are quickly becoming part of our daily lives. According to OC&C Strategy Consultants, 13% of US Households owned ...

A Simple – and FREE – Way to Recruit Better Talent

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The current unemployment numbers can be downright scary for anyone in the staffing industry. While June’s 4.0% unemployment rate was higher than that of May, it’s still ...

3 Simple Tips for Developing a Recruitment Plan

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In my last post, I discussed ways the unemployment rate makes HR’s job challenging and how the skills gap adds to that. While these issues may seem new, they aren’t novel concepts. ...

Building a Workforce for the Next Industrial Revolution

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The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, promises to transform manufacturing by digitizing factories to reshape the way things are made. From artificial intelligence and robotics ...

Challenges of Recruiting When Unemployment Is Low

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Recruiting top talent that will not only get the job done, but will also go above and beyond is difficult, and what makes it even more challenging is the current landscape of low unemployment ...

5 Ways to Make Hiring More Inclusive

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A growing number of companies recognize the benefits of making hiring more inclusive. But it’s essential to be deliberate about strategy throughout the entire process, from attracting ...

How to Attract the Right Candidates

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In today’s market, many companies are struggling to find enough quality applicants. Is this issue caused solely by the employment market or is there something that these organizations ...
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