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Of Bucket Lists and B.S.

I’m not a natural born speaker—I was trained at my alma mater.  More like a trial by fire in a required speech class.  Every day of class you had the… Get the Rest

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Bigfoot, The Easter Bunny, The Tooth Fairy and Passive Candidates

/begin rant/ We've been lied to. About all these things: Bigfoot was made up for a couple of reasons: (1) to create a missing link between gorillas and humans... for the evolutionists

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The Resume Wasteland

"Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss."  Wall

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Next Gen Headhunting – Hired.com

If you haven't read anything about Hired.com and you're in Talent Acquisition, consider yourself to be living under a rock! Check out what others are saying here, here and

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Recruit Like A Marketer: Add These 5 Marketers To Your Headcount

If you’ve read it in a blog post once, you’ve seen it re-tweeted, re-shared and re-posted 1000x. Recruiting=marketing. Or to some degree, recruiters should adopt elements of marketing

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5 Ways to Botch a Hiring Decision

The tide has turned.  It's officially a candidate's market, which means you need to be even more on your game when it comes to hiring decisions.  Think you're

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Recruiting Is Not the Dirty Part of HR.

The HR content machine, Tim Sackett, wrote over at his blog a few weeks ago about the need for corporate recruiters to aggressively go after talent in the

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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

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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,

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Recruit Like a Marketer: Retarget Your Recruiting Budget Into Retargeting

On a scale of zero to very limited, I fall about dead center when it comes to possessing any traditional recruiting experience.  As a result, pulling from a