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The Best Recruitment and Selection Strategies

Posted by Danielle McCollum on August 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Today's job market is more competitive than ever due to the abundance of people seeking employment in a relatively slim job market. Since many workers are seeking new employment opportunities, now is the ideal time to revisit your company's recruitment and selection strategies. Top candidates often stay available for just 10 days before they get hired, and you want your business to be at the top of their list of places to work. Eighty percent of HR representatives note that branding can have a huge impact on a company’s ability to attract the right candidates. By including a few best hiring practices in your recruitment strategy, you can increase your ability to attract top talent to your open positions. 

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Topics: Recruitment

What Are The Best Sources of Recruitment during COVID?

Posted by Chad Elliot on July 15, 2020 at 8:00 AM

In order to maintain your competitive advantage, your business needs high-quality team members with the skills necessary to help boost your position and improve your standing. As a result, you need to put your recruitment efforts into the avenues that are going to bring you the best results for your business. You don't just want employees for the sake of filling open roles; instead, you want to recruit top talent who can advance your business, create opportunities for innovation, and help you continue to build your position in the industry. Just what are the best avenues for recruitment? Consider some of these options. 

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What Are The Recruitment Best Practices?

Posted by Mark Zimmer on June 10, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Building strong best practices for recruitment is similar to building a strong sales pitch for potential customers. Your goals in both scenarios are to attract the best candidates to come on board with your company and develop long-term alliances that benefit you both. 

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5 Things You Need in Your Recruitment Marketing Strategy

Posted by Chad Elliot on November 15, 2019 at 8:00 AM

When it comes to making a new hire, you want to find the best possible candidate. You want an employee who not only has the experience and expertise to do their job well, but also one that fits with the rest of the team and thrives within the unit. Just making posts on job boards and other minimalist tactics just are not enough to find this superior candidate.

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The Perfect Media Mix to Find the Right Candidate

Posted by Mark Zimmer on September 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM

When it comes to running a successful business, talent is everything. The people you select to run your operations greatly influences how well you can reach your goals. Finding and attracting the top talent in your industry can prove quite challenging, however. But you can make the hiring process much easier by using the digital and traditional marketing landscape to your advantage. With the right media mix, you can drive talented job candidates to your business with far less effort than ever before. Here’s how to get started.

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6 Recruitment Content Ideas to Help You Find Top Talent

Posted by Kylie Davis on April 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM

The journey to reach and recruit the best candidates isn’t always a straight line. Luckily, as a recruiter or HR professional, you have an arsenal of tools at your disposal to help you attract top talent, drive engagement and strengthen your employer brand. Each of these plays a unique role in reaching candidates and contributing value - be it through the immediacy of a social media platform or the extensive reach of a radio station. Let us explore a few of these content ideas so you can see how they would benefit you in your recruitment efforts.

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Why Employer Branding is Key to Recruiting Top Talent

Posted by Chad Elliot on January 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Attracting top talent can be challenging, and with today's low unemployment rate, the competition is high. Fortunately, employer branding can help your company stand out as a good place to work and improve your chances of attracting the best candidates.

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Topics: Recruitment

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