Tue.Mar 19, 2019

It’s Not What Candidates Say, But What They Hear

Recruiting Daily

This part of the communication equation doesn’t get enough credit for what it can reveal Are your job interviews structured toward what people have to say, or how they, well, listen? We tend to use face-to-face encounters to gain information verbally.

10 Things Your Candidates Are Seeking, Other Than Salary


In this healthy employment market, compelling candidates to cross the job offer finish line is becoming increasingly challenging. And, while money does matter, it’s the amenities beyond salary that often seal a candidate’s interest. Employer brand Candidate experience

To Tell or Not To Tell…I Spy a TYPO in Your Resume.

Fistful of Talent

Oh, that is a question. Tell the candidate? Don’t tell the candidate? I mean really, attention to detail is key in most jobs. Especially anything at the executive level, and certainly anything administrative. And good grief, if it’s accounting or finance, typos are verboten. But where is there slack? Do you excuse typos in a LinkedIn profile? Maybe not. Especially if you’re looking for a Digital Media professional. I mean their profiles should be perfect, yes?

3 Ways to Assess Soft Skills


If you can read a resume, you can figure out a candidate’s primary qualifications. Past positions, diplomas and certifications all speak to specific abilities, proficiencies and areas of expertise, which may be relevant to the job at hand.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Don’t Marry the First Person You Date

NPA Worldwide

Our guest blogger is Jason Elias of Elias Recruitment in Sydney, Australia. Elias Recruitment is a specialist legal recruitment consultancy, finding lawyers for law firms, not-for-profits and corporates, across Australia.

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Weighing Costs — When to Fire an Employee

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Incompetent and toxic employees cost businesses more than money. Incompetent employees are those who are unable to meet expectations. Toxic employees, by comparison, are continually negative or pessimistic.

How the College Admissions Scandal Impacts How You Hire New Employees

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The recent college admissions scandal brings to mind something many of us don’t want to think about — the fact that many successful people use their money, status, and influence for less-than-noble means. On the surface, you’d never know it, either, until it all blows up like it has recently.

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