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Recruitment Technology Is Less Important Than These Six Skills

  Recruitment Technology Is Less Important Than These Six Skills All I see lately are recruitment conferences focused almost entirely on technology. It seems as if other things — the really important skills that differentiate the skilled recruiter from the amateur — are not important anymore. Give us a shout to learn more about how …

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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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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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JCPenney is enticing workers with free vacations to New York and Miami as retail’s ‘war for talent’ heats up

JCPenney is enticing workers with free vacations to New York and Miami as retail’s ‘war for talent’ heats up JCPenney is looking for ways to stand out from the crowd as a “war for talent” hits the retail sector. On Tuesday, JCPenney hosted a nationwide hiring day where applicants were invited to come in to …

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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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