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4 Ways I Tell If Someone I’m Interviewing Has Passion About the Job…

You want candidates who are passionate about what they do for a living, don’t you? Of course you do. But passion for a profession is tough to get a grip… Get the Rest

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Being Smart Isn’t a Job Description

It’s the Friday before a holiday and you don’t really want to read another tome on employee engagement, do you? You want something light, fluffy, yet tasty and worth the… Get the Rest

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VIDEO: Chris Brown From Landesk on Hiring Great Recruiters (Recruiter Recharge Series)

Editor’s Note – Welcome to the Recruiter Recharge, a new series we’re kicking off in conjunction with the uber-pro recruiting team at Newton Software. Each month, we’ll do a featured post, a podcast… Get the Rest

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The Wu-Tang Clan of HR: An Inclusive, Hip Voice Isn’t Always Inclusive

A few months ago, a reader reached out to me with a big concern. She’s African American with a strong background in IT, and she felt that far too many… Get the Rest

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5 Common Myths Employees Have About HR & Recruiting

I know many of you run into the same thing. You introduce yourself to someone in a non-professional setting—say a neighborhood picnic or some other social gathering. The person finds… Get the Rest

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Being Smart Isn’t a Job Description

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VIDEO: Chris Brown From Landesk on Hiring Great Recruiters (Recruiter Recharge Series)

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The Wu-Tang Clan of HR: An Inclusive, Hip Voice Isn’t Always Inclusive

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5 Common Myths Employees Have About HR & Recruiting

I know many of you run into the same thing. You introduce yourself to someone in a non-professional setting—say a neighborhood picnic or some other social gathering. The person finds… Get the Rest

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RANT: Punks Jump Up to Get Beat Down

God, I like you people. You’re nice. You’re professional. You shop at Dillards, so you always look fresh and clean—which brings us to our first video featuring Andre 3000. (Email subscribers,… Get the Rest

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4 Reasons Great Recruiters are Great at Recruiting

I was reminded this past week that recruiting is very hard. No, it’s not hard to post a job on your careers page and wait for a resume, that you… Get the Rest

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Weird Al Writes the World’s Greatest Mission Statement

You may have seen the plethora of Weird Al videos invading your Facebook feed lately. You see, he currently has the #1 album in the country.  The video with the… Get the Rest

Sourcing

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How to Source Lesson 3: Know Your Operators

So you’ve found a mentor and you’ve worked on being a conversationalist, but now it’s time to talk sourcing online. I recently posed a question on Sourcecon.qa for a friend… Get the Rest

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One Way… Or Another… I’m Gonna Find Ya!

If anyone were to ask about my biggest weakness, it’s that I’ve found I’m a creature of habit.  Ask anyone. I get set in my ways. And I certainly get… Get the Rest

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How to Source Lesson 2: Be a Conversationalist!

Did you come into sourcing thinking you’d just be on the computer all day? No way! Not gonna happen. I get a lot of people who think sourcing is for… Get the Rest

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How To Source: Lesson One – Where’s Your Shadow?

Sixteen years ago, I threw down my HR/Recruiter hat and became a sourcer. Part-time at first, full-time within 2 years.  Telecom was my playground and my mentor was… well, there were… Get the Rest