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How to Choose the Best Candidate for a Job

You can scour hundreds of resumes, conduct dozens of phone screenings, schedule interviews galore, and still feel unsure when it comes to choosing the best candidate for a job. With so many applicants and so much information, it’s overwhelming! The process reminds me of buying…

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Winning and Keeping Talent When a Giant Comes Calling

Have you heard that Amazon is scouting out locations for a second headquarters outside Seattle? Metropolitan areas across the country have sent their most persuasive and compelling pitches to Jeff Bezos and Co. Now, the lucky finalists, are hosting del…

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There’s No Age Limit for Success

Ageism is a real problem in hiring, and yet it doesn’t get as much attention as it deserves. Let’s start with the numbers. A 2017 study, “Age Discrimination and Hiring Older Workers” conducted by David Neumark, Ian Burn, and Patrick Button, was p…

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Diversity is a Process, Not a Word

Here’s the scene: a conference room full of hiring managers and HR professionals, all intently listening to a presentation, taking notes, and earnestly nodding. The topic? Fostering diversity in the workplace. Everyone present solemnly agrees that they…

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6 Ways to Network with More Gain, Less Pain

Let’s cut to the chase on this: Networking is daunting. It’s hard to get out there and sell yourself, especially in 30-second bite sized pieces, and when so many others (read: competitors) are doing the same thing. And, when LinkedIn is beckoning so co…

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Me and My Arrow: Recruiting in the Digital Age Part 3

Here’s a truth for you: You can’t talk about a 21st-Century recruiting strategy without talking about social media. And you can’t talk about social media recruiting without talking about employer branding. So, let’s talk about it. Social media is an ef…

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Me and My Arrow: Recruiting in the Digital Age Part 2

If you missed last month’s introduction to my arrow, this fall I’m devoting the blog to helping search teams make savvy decisions about where and when to invest their recruitment dollars in the digital age. We’re diligently following my Return on Investment Arrow – a handy little continuum you can use to map out a hiring strategy that is focused …

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Me and My Arrow: Recruiting in the Digital Age

Back in the day, job seekers would open a newspaper (remember them?), turn to the employment section, and circle with a red pen all the jobs they were interested in. They would then send via snail mail a well-written, typed cover letter and resume on s…