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Tracking Your Job Search – We have a Freebie To Help You.

I have to admit, as a recruiter, nothing drives me more insane than my kids leaving their hats on at meal time. Oh wait, that’s another rant. As a recruiter, nothing drives me more insane than candidates who don’t track where they have applied. This exchange from a few weeks ago. ME – “great news …

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Where do your recruiting dollars go?

With the inherent weaknesses of budgetting for the recruiting process it can be a challenge tracking where the money goes. Certain fixed costs get averaged over all hires (such as subscriptions) so may not get assigned on a per hire basis and hidden costs like researching, searching, selecting and interviewing hours don’t always (in fact …

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Sourcing Good Candidates Quickly and Cost Effectively – The Impossible Challenge?

One of my favourite lines in sales is “good, fast and cheap, pick any two and I’ll tell you what it won’t be”. On the face of it, this headline appears to check all three boxes. Let’s look at the challenges.  Good Candidates The economy is booming, with the lowest unemployment in 18 years and …

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Marrying Instincts with Data-Driven Insights

As a talent recruiter, you’ve got to have great instincts. It’s probably one of the reasons you fell into this career path. You rely on these instincts on a daily basis to not only build relationships with candidates, but also attract them to your organization. But as you’re probably well aware, instincts can only take …

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Recruiters – Stop Chasing the Low Hanging Fruit

Our industry used to be governed by the 6 Degrees of Separation, click here  for more information on a very interesting concept. Basically, everybody could be connected to everybody else through 6 well chosen links. Look at how many second and third level connections that you have on LinkedIn to prove the concept. In fact, …

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