How You Can Tell if a Candidate is Lying on Their CV or Resume

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Coming across a candidate with a seemingly perfect resume is exciting. You might be tempted to hire them on the spot, but don’t get ahead of yourself. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for people to lie on their resumes, so proceed with caution. It’s important to perform proper due diligence to make sure the candidate truly… Read more »

Could Your Job Listings Be Keeping You From Attracting Top Talent?

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A job description is the first impression your open position makes on candidates. If it doesn’t properly sell it, top talent won’t apply. Many companies make the mistake of posting the same old job description every time a position becomes available. This classic mistake is a huge deterrent for quality candidates because jobs change with… Read more »

How You Can Stay in Touch with Past Applicants

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Finding the right person for the job can be tough because sometimes, there’s more than one great contender. Having to choose between multiple promising candidates certainly isn’t the worst managerial problem you’ll face, but that doesn’t make it any easier. What you might not realize is candidates not selected for one particular opportunity might be… Read more »

Ask Better Questions: The Manager’s Guide to a Great Interview

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A job interview is your chance to get to know a candidate, so you need to do it right. The questions you ask will provide telling insights that can help you determine their fit for both the job and your company culture. Unfortunately, many managers waste this valuable time on questions that don’t elicit telling… Read more »

How to Best Determine If Your Candidate’s Experience is Enough for the Job

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You know your company is a great place to work, and so does the rest of your community. This is fantastic, but it can make the hiring process a bit challenging. Every time you post an open position, you’re inundated with resumes, which makes it difficult to identify your ideal candidate. Thankfully, you don’t need… Read more »

5 Things to Know About Generation Z

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A new group of young professionals has entered the workforce. The eldest members of Generation Z — born from 1995 to 2010 — started graduating college about two years ago, so it’s possible you already have a few on your team. If not, get ready, because they’re coming. Generation Z shares many similarities with millennials,… Read more »

Fact or Fiction: Is Your Candidate Being Truthful On Their Resume?

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It’s always exciting to read the resume of a seemingly perfect candidate. Not only does this person have the necessary skills and experience to excel in the position, they also possess many added abilities that make them stand out from the crowd. You want to believe the candidate is really this amazing, but as a… Read more »

Three Best Practices for Preparing an End-of-Year Staffing Review

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The end of the year is the perfect time for reflection. January will be here in no time at all, so now is the perfect opportunity to look back on staffing issues that impacted your company in 2018. Carefully reviewing things that went well — and others that didn’t — will help you prepare for… Read more »

How to Assess Your Hiring Needs for the Year Ahead

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It’s hard to believe it is the fourth quarter of 2018. In no time at all the new year will be here, so you need to turn your focus to 2019. You want your company to achieve big things next year, but this won’t happen unless you have the right team in place. Assess your… Read more »

Why You Should Outsource Your Talent Acquisition

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Right now, you’re handling all your hiring internally. This route has proven decently effective, but you know you could do better. Luckily, there’s an easy solution for that — partner with a staffing firm. If you’re like many employers, you might be hesitant to outsource any part of your operations, which is understandable. However, you’re… Read more »