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  • employee referrals are the best way to hire

    The more you research it, the more it becomes clear: almost always, the first step of any hiring process should be asking your existing employees if they know someone good for the role. Why? Research shows getting a referral is a cheaper way to hire, a faster way to hire, generally produces a better hire and lowers the turnover rate at your company. “(A great referral program) allows you to turn your entire workforce into recruiters,” said Meritage Talent Solutions Founder Kara…

  • Lots of companies want to hire veterans. Home Depot, Disney, Walmart and countless others have programs designed to hire former members of the military, while the US government continues to pass mandates to improve their chance of getting hired. And yet, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Summary from July 2, 2015, nearly half a million veterans remain unemployed, 267,000+ from the two latest Iraq invasions. While ultimately the responsibility falls onto…

  • If you’re a recruiter, you spend each workday in a jungle. The hiring managers are the lions, roaring orders about purple squirrels and eminent deadlines. The best candidates are the antelopes, who give you mere seconds to strike before they dart away for other pastures. The worst candidates are the mosquitos, circling your head, nipping away at you with emails and voicemails, demanding updates on their status. And you, you are the tribes person. You have to hunt and gather for the…

  • In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and…

  • You may feel like Buzzfeed is the LAST place you could learn something about professional recruiting. After all, the content is pretty wild and it…

  • In the past year, Equinix has seen a more than 50 percent increase in career page views and 84 percent more applicants. They are beginning to see positive…