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Top 10 Reasons Why Peer Interviews Are The No. 1 Candidate Selling Tool

Top 10 Reasons Why Peer Interviews Are The No. 1 Candidate Selling Tool For some unexplained reason, the sales component of recruiting is often ignored. Few recruiting leaders ever make a scientific assessment of the sales component of recruiting, but if they did, they would instantly become champions of peer interviews. Peer interviews (where a …

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Attract Quality Candidates by Thinking Like a Product Marketer

Attract Quality Candidates by Thinking Like a Product Marketer Talented people are bombarded with opportunities. So many that yours could easily be lost in the crowd. There’s a simple way to make your opportunities stand out — package your jobs as if you’re marketing a product. I was reminded of this method when I was …

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How Design Thinking Might Humanize Talent Acquisition

How Design Thinking Might Humanize Talent Acquisition We’ve heard it all: AI will take over the world and eradicate mankind. What if we are the robots? Over the last century we certainly have been busy rationalizing the “human” out of human resources. Paradoxically, our humanity, and more specifically our ability to empathize, be creative, and …

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Candidate Declines Can Feel Better and Here Is How…

Candidate Declines Can Feel Better and Here Is How…

Let’s talk declines! Nobody likes delivering bad news but declines don’t need to feel like the door is forever closed. ⠀ Here are five ways to decline #LikeABoss ?⠀ Mindset shift needed From the outset, treat the interview process as an exercise in relationship building. Modern talent attraction is about building real relationships with a talent community …

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80% of LGBTQ workers are ready to come out at work, but only half do

80% of LGBTQ workers are ready to come out at work, but only half do Eighty percent of LGBTQ employees said they’re ready to disclose their orientation to their workplace, but only half actually have, according to a report emailed to HR Dive from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). BCG’s fourth-edition global survey on the …

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In holiday ‘war for talent,’ retailers offer perks to lure temp workers

In holiday ‘war for talent,’ retailers offer turkey dinners and haircut deals to lure temp workers It’s only September, but the holiday hiring frenzy is in full swing. For proof, just walk through the mall: “We’re hiring and we’d love to meet you,” signs outside Pottery Barn and Pottery Barn Kids said on a recent …

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Companies are Using Architecture and Design to Inspire Workers

Companies are Using Architecture and Design to Inspire Workers Can an office building, workplace, or cityscape have an impact on how we feel — both mentally and physically? In her fascinating 2017 book, Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives, architecture critic Sarah Williams Goldhagen takes an in-depth look at the …

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