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Forging a Healthy Recruiting Process

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the healthcare industry are expected to see an exponential period of growth through 2024.

Part of the reason for this is that older healthcare professionals are going to be retiring, while younger professionals will be entering the market.



Added by Dave on December 19, 2015 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Recruiting Vets to Bolster Your Team

American military personnel are among the most brave, dedicated human beings on the planet, yet sadly, when they leave the service, they often find it difficult to find gainful employment.

Despite their service to the country, and despite the skills they have learned in the military, many employers still view these professionals as "all you know how to do is…


Added by Dave on December 18, 2015 at 1:26am — No Comments

Nail Down a Recruiter's Attention

When you're looking for the perfect job, a recruiter could be your ticket to just that. 

Bear in mind that recruiters are busy people, and their job isn't to find a job for you. It's to find the right candidate for each role they're recruiting for.

So just how can you nail down their attention and show them that you're the right choice?



Added by Dave on December 16, 2015 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Do You Recruit Strong Followers?

Recruiting is a tricky business.

It's easy to recruit in volume, but what you really want is quality, not quantity.

When looking for the best and brightest, one trait that is commonly sought after is leadership ability. But what is a leader without any followers?

Chances are that your company also needs workers with great followership abilities, as…


Added by Dave on December 15, 2015 at 3:03am — No Comments

Will You Nail the Interview?

Are you ready to be the top candidate at every job interview you attend?

The competition for jobs is stiff, so if you want to stand out as the best candidate, you need to do some preparation and go that extra mile to be the best.

Here are nine top tips to help you be the one they'll want to hire.

Be Better Than on Time

Always aim to…


Added by Dave on December 6, 2015 at 10:44pm — No Comments

The Right Hello Can Mean All the Difference

Making the right first impression is one of the keys to succeeding in recruiting, but did you realize that the very first word you speak, "hello", can often make or break a relationship with a client or a candidate?

Whether on the phone or in person, how you go about introducing yourself is one of the most important interactions you will ever have in gaining new…


Added by Dave on November 29, 2015 at 3:42am — No Comments

The Right Recruits Prove a Necessity in the Business World

The recruitment process is oftentimes daunting, especially when it comes to sifting through the competition to find the right candidate.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways your business can find the best recruit the first time around.

With hiring help in mind, here are just a few recruitment tips:

Come up with Great Interview…


Added by Dave on November 23, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Design Your Career and Salary Needs

Virtually everyone wants to make more money and have an enjoyable career, but too few people recognize the true value they bring to the workforce.

There are many reasons that people devalue themselves, including being told that they are less valuable by previous bosses and due to being rejected after multiple job interviews.

Once this happens, a vicious cycle…


Added by Dave on November 22, 2015 at 11:58pm — No Comments

How Much Education Should Recruits Have?

Higher education is increasingly important in today's job market, but just how important is it?

In the past, a bachelor's degree was considered to be more than sufficient to obtain a management position or higher, but today, this same degree level is often considered a requirement to merely obtain a position that pays more than minimum wage. This way of thinking,…


Added by Dave on November 19, 2015 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Make Yourself a Cut Above Other Job Applicants

If you're on the hunt for a new job, then it's important to set yourself apart from other job applicants.

Standing out among the crowd in a positive way will help put you in the recruitment spotlight.

Here are just a few ways you can stay ahead of the competition when applying for a new job:

Fine-Tune Your Résumé

Many employers base the…


Added by Dave on November 12, 2015 at 4:01am — No Comments

Salons Finding Recruiting a Beautiful Thing

When you think of companies that recruit for their talent pool, you may think of corporate giants or national chains.

Increasingly, though, hair salons are discovering the benefits of recruiting online for their salon staff. 

Here is how some salons are approaching the recruiting angle to acquire the perfect personnel….

Seeking the…


Added by Dave on November 7, 2015 at 2:32am — No Comments

Finding the Right Job and the Right Salary

Finding the right job is important, but so is finding the right salary. Unfortunately, finding the right job with the right salary can be a difficult task.

Many people end up taking jobs they hate just because of the high salary, while others end up doing what they love without making the money they feel they deserve.

So, how does one strike a…


Added by Dave on November 5, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Is It Time for Better Wages?

What's more nerve racking than a job interview? Salary negotiations might come to mind.

Do you wait for the employer to mention it? What if their salary is far lower than you're looking for? How do you negotiate without offending them?

There's no doubt about it, salary negotiations can be thorny.

If you want to negotiate a salary you're happy with, while…


Added by Dave on November 2, 2015 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Take Professional Development to a Whole New Level

Professional Development.

Those words either elicit moans and groans from your employees or sometimes, if you're lucky, excitement.

Too often, employees see professional development as a waste of time when they could be getting their actual work done. They look at is irrelevant and a dull chore, instead of something they can learn from and apply to their daily…


Added by Dave on November 1, 2015 at 7:29pm — 2 Comments

Apps Are Taking Off in the Job Search

There's no question that mobile technology has changed the way people communicate for the better, and this is certainly true for job seekers and employers.

These days, mobile apps allow candidates to do everything from upload resumes to apply for jobs from a…


Added by Dave on October 28, 2015 at 11:38pm — 3 Comments

Are You Properly Streamlining Your Hiring?

Did you know that hiring and training a new employee costs up to five times more than retaining an employee?

It doesn't need to be so costly, however to add to your talent team. When you streamline your hiring, you not only cut hiring costs dramatically, but you make it easier to replace current employees who may not be performing up to par.

As the following…


Added by Dave on October 20, 2015 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Is Franchising the Right Career Move?

So you've had it with your career.

It's mundane, no longer fulfilling and maybe it's time to break up with it. But what can you do instead?

For many people, the idea of a franchise is appealing in many ways, and owning a franchise can be the perfect balance you are looking for and make for a fairly easy, solid career change.

Recruiters are often…


Added by Dave on October 16, 2015 at 12:48am — No Comments

Do Your Help Wanted Ads Truly Resonate with Job Seekers?

As a recruiter, it's your job to attract the most qualified job candidates to the positions you advertise.

Do your help wanted ads truly resonate with job seekers? If not, it may be time to take another look at the way you advertise for jobs.

Keep these tips in mind in order to create compelling job ads that will entice the best job recruits….…


Added by Dave on October 11, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Where is Salary in Your Recruitment Pitch?

If you're looking to employ graduates in your business, salary is an important part of your recruitment pitch.

No matter how good a job is, or how well suited to their qualifications, applicants are naturally going to want to know how much you'll be paying them.

How does the salary on offer impact the recruitment process? And how can you set your salary to get…


Added by Dave on October 8, 2015 at 12:09pm — 1 Comment

Having the Right Company Culture Plays Key Role in Recruiting the Best

A company's culture can essentially be defined as the thing or things that make it a cohesive unit.

Company culture focuses on what the company not only believes, but also how it puts those beliefs into action in interactions with employees and…


Added by Dave on September 22, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments


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