Why You Need to Be Direct About What You Want in an Interview

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During an interview, most candidates hesitate to be forward about what they want. Often, they fear that being direct will come off as aggressive or may be off-putting to the hiring manager. In some cases, they may also worry that what they have to say will scare the hiring manager off, essentially guaranteeing that they… Read more »

How to Make the First Day Count When Onboarding

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A new hire’s first day is an opportunity, and not just for the incoming employee. It’s a chance to start the relationship off on the right foot, and not all companies take advantage of this unique time. By handling the onboarding process correctly, you can improve retention and build loyalty.     Making the new hire’s… Read more »

What Do You Do If Your Job Interview Goes Bad?

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At some point during your working life, you’re going to leave an interview knowing you didn’t perform at your best. In fact, you may even feel like you bombed. Ultimately, there is only so much you can do to change how the hiring manager viewed your interview. However, that doesn’t mean the experience isn’t valuable… Read more »

Reducing Cost-Per-Hire

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Lower unemployment rates and higher candidate demand are making it more difficult to find truly skilled candidates.  This decrease in supply and increase in demand is also driving recruitment costs much higher. While costs continue to rise, there are several things that employers can do to help try to contain total cost-per-hire.  Here are some… Read more »