September 13th, 2014

Most fresh recruits don’t want to feel like the new kid in class. More often than not, they just want to get to work and start contributing. The more comfortable they feel and the less their colleagues make them out to be the latest exotic company acquisition, the better.

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  • September 12th, 2014

    As students return to college campuses across the country, many corporate recruiters are trying to figure out how to attract these students to their companies come graduation day. One tried and true solution is to start, or expand, an internship program. A survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers in 2011 revealed that 42% of new hires came through internship programs.

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  • September 6th, 2014

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest jobs numbers for August 2014, bringing us another collective “blah.” In fact, it appears the economy is losing some steam. Nothing exciting here but before you move along, let me bring in my inner “Debbie Downer” and point out some lowlights of the August report:

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  • September 5th, 2014

    SoLoMo is really about algorithms and precision—telling you who, where, how, when and what to communicate. Do not overlook the WHAT—it is a critical component. You’ve got access to a candidate on the move.

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  • September 4th, 2014

    Vacations don’t just benefit the employee; employers also stand to gain by you taking time off. It’s been routinely shown that workers who break away from the daily grind are more engaged and more productive upon their return.

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  • August 30th, 2014

    Now that the kids have returned to school with their backpacks filled to the brim, what better time to organize our recruiting “backpacks” to make sure we have the right supplies to carry us through the end of the year. With the final third of 2014 ahead of us, it’s time to buckle down, look at our talent pipeline and assess what we need to accomplish in the next four months.

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