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Top 4 Employer Blunders That Creates A Poor Candidate Experience

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How do you hire the best of the best? The answer is simple! Create a great candidate experience. To do that, put yourself in the candidate’s shoes and ask yourself why would you work for your company but not another company? Providing a great candidate experience is now an expectation of job seekers but it’s also your weapon to better competing for top talent. By making a few changes in your recruitment process and practices, it can make all the difference.

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6 Signs You Need An Employer Brand Refresh

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If you’re unsure if it’s time for an Employer Brand Refresh, you’re not alone. Sometimes the signs are obvious and sometimes they aren’t. But what’s obvious, is if you’re going to attract and compete for the right talent, you need a strong Employer Brand. But you already know that. So, here’s what you might not know. Employer Branding is not static. You can’t set it and forget it. You need to develop it, build on it, evolve it and from the inside out.

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Eight Best Practices for Recruiting New Grads

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My eldest son is going to be graduating from University in the coming year and although he’s really excited, he’s also stressed about finding a great job that will pay well and where he’ll be fulfilled. I asked him what that great job would look like and if he could choose, what company would he love to work for. All the companies he mentioned were Fortune 500 or the sexy brands we hear and read about every day.

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Amazon is coming to town? You ready corporate recruiters?

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It was not long ago when our best students and best-established talent headed for the sunny skies of California to explore new career opportunities. Those in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields, fled the GTA and Canada at large for what they believed were the best of the best jobs.

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Guide: Your Talent Acquisition Roadmap for 2023

Updated with the latest labor market data for 2023, our popular annual roadmap offers a look at this new era of recovery recruiting. In it, we explore the seasonal cycles of TA and offer strategies to ensure competitive victory in hiring year-round.

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Job Postings – Stick a Fork in It

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It never ceases to amaze me that companies are still using the same old job posting format to advertise their jobs on job boards, their career sites and social channels. We’ve been looking at these same job postings for too many decades. Enough already! If you’re not already struggling for good talent – you will be. The recruiting landscape is very competitive and it will only get worse.

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Seriously! Not another Employer Profile Page Investment.

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I had a client ask me the other day if they should invest in an Employer Brand Profile Page on one of the job sites they use. I thought this was a good question considering more and more job sites are promoting that companies must have an Employer Brand Profile page on their site if they want to truly compete for quality talent. Their logic is job seekers want information readily available so they can decide if your opportunity and your company is the right choice for them.

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Employer Brand: A Weapon in the Recruitment Arsenal

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Good talent, to put it simply, is hard to find. But investing in your Employer Brand makes it so much easier. Identifying and engaging individuals with the skills and competencies to be successful and who fit in with the company culture should be easy enough. Just post your job openings and among the hundreds of potential respondents should be a select few who have what it takes to be successful.