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Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Note from FOT: The best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and transparency into the organization you recruit for. Need a story to have it all make sense? Fine…. Get the Rest

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5 Things You Should Know This Week

Welcome back to another great week with FOT! Check out these 5 articles to get your Monday started right: 1. Millennials Who Are Thriving Financially Have One Thing in Common: These,

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Offer Declined: What To Make Of Candidates Turning You Down

The National Basketball Association’s player free agency period opened on July 1st, (this is the first day that players with expired contracts can enter into new contract negotiations

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Employee Resigns: Walk Them Out the Door Or Let Them Work a Notice?

Editor's Note: We're pulling from the vault today, and sharing a "Best Of" post from FOT history--a post that we think stands the test of time and is

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You Don’t Know A-Players From Your A-Hole

Lots of buzzwords out there in the new, fast, bold, dynamic, disruptive world of human resources. The one buzzword that's been around for many years? A-players. As in, "I need

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How Fast Is Too Fast?

Have you ever stopped to think that maybe technology is pushing our hiring process too fast? We all have a natural cadence to how we do things.  Imagine going

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INTERVIEW ARCHITECTS: Your Job Is To Make the Candidate Lose Their Composure…

There's been a lot of money spent trying to make interviewing more science than art.  Let's count the ways: --Multiple interviewing techniques, including Targeted Selection, Top-Grading and more.. --1000 assessments

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Egg Hunting Advice That Could Change Your Career

My daughter is four, so Easter is a big deal. Still second to Christmas, but Santa doesn't bring HUGE chocolate bunnies so... he might drop a notch this

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VIDEO: Douglas Dean On The Awesome Responsibility of Determining Candidate Fit

In the video above, Dawn Burke follows up with Chief HR Officer at Children's of Alabama, Douglas Dean, and together they pick apart the the topic of her latest post

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The Unholy Trinity of HR: Reference Checks

When I was in college, my pals and I listened to a lot of music. We determined rock artists Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and David Bowie were so