How Online Company Reviews Can Impact Recruiting

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by Jayson DeMers, SmartRecruiters Job candidates have never been in a better position to research potential employers, and employees have never been more empowered to spill it all when it comes to reviewing their current workplace. Sites like Glassdoor, Vault and CareerLeak give interview candidates and employees the unprecedented opportunity to share the inside scoop… Read more »

Building a Stand-out Employer Brand

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by James Foley, The Staffing Stream The ability to attract right-fit talent — not just candidates who meet the basic requirements of the role, but who also share the company’s vision and goals — has become more difficult for today’s employers. With top talent in short supply, it has become a candidate’s market, with companies… Read more »

The Hidden Flaw In Behavioral Interview Questions

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by Mark Murphy, SmartRecruiters We’ve all used behavioral interview questions—questions that ask job candidates to recount a past experience so we can assess their likely future performance. In theory, behavioral interview questions should work just fine (because past behavior is usually a decent predictor of future behavior). But most interviewers ask behavioral questions in a… Read more »

Reaching Your Customers: Why Recruiting Needs To Be An Extension Of Marketing

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by My Say, SmartRecruiters Job seeking and recruiting have changed forever. Technology has made a huge impact on talent acquisition in recent years. Long gone are the days of classified ads and sifting through faxed resumes to attract and identify that perfect candidate. Today, job seekers have gone beyond emailing resumes and cover letters and… Read more »

7 Tips for Writing a Killer Executive Resume

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By: Irene McConnell   Having reviewed and written thousands of resumes over the years, first as a recruiter and now as a professional brand builder, I’ve noticed a significant gap between what most management resumes include, and what recruiters and hiring managers actually want to see.   With competition for top posts higher than ever,… Read more »