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  • 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 commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: How To: Handle a Counteroffer — by James Caan Recruiters Nominate Their Favorite Behavioral Interview Questions — by Ritika Puri How to Wow Interviewers (Part 1) — by Kristin Sherry Hiring the Wrong…

  • Traditional job applications are so two thousand and late. Nowadays, it’s all about standing out from the virtual pile of candidates in any way possible. Just look at what Elski Felson did for his Snapchat job app.  In order to catch the eye of Snapchat recruiters, Felson combed through the job description he was interested in and picked out the key qualities Snapchat was looking for. Those qualities go something like this: Instead of writing a trite cover letter, Felson decided…

  • Recruiters and hiring managers have become quite adept at eliminating candidates based on resume red flags. Embarrassing typos, messy formatting, or off-putting language are easy ways to thin down that resume pile. But, how about scanning LinkedIn profiles? Do you know what warning signs you should look for? With LinkedIn, individuals can constantly edit and amend their job profiles and add in details that are hard to fit into a resume (videos, slide decks, recommendations). This has…

  • We’ve just started a project helping a client hire 50+ Account Execs who’ll be selling multi-million dollar software packages to F500 CIOs and CFOs. The VP…

  • “How to quit your way to success.” This cover headline of GQ’s March 2015 issue compelled me to drop everything, plop down in a club chair, and flip to…

  • employee retention

    We know what keeps you up at night. It’s called employee retention. According to our Global Recruiting Trends report, retention is one of the top competitive…