3 Things I’m Doing to Find My Own Definition of Success
Article by Mary Sauer
For as long as I can remember, I have been a fairly ambitious person. As a young child, I kept journals filled with ideas about what my future would look like. From dream jobs to where I would live, I always had a good idea of what I wanted to accomplish.
As I’ve grown older, starting a family and a career along …
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Your Second Job as a Recruiter Is Critical — Choose Wisely
Your first job as a recruiter is a chance to cut your teeth, gain a strong foundation, and build the skills you’ll need for a successful career. Sooner or later, you will be ready to move on — but where to?
No ambitious young recruiter entering the industry today is going to stay in one role for the next 25 years, especially if they see little chance of promotion at their current …
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Is the Internet Actually Making It Harder to Reach Younger Job Seekers?
We live in the age of unobstructed connectivity. Thanks to the internet, everyone you could ever hope to reach is just a tweet, chat, or email away.
Which, paradoxically enough, might actually be bad news for recruiting firms hoping to connect with younger job seekers.
According to a recent survey from international recruiting consultancy
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How to Finally Start Leaving Work on Time
In a fast-paced, competitive work environment, it can be a challenge simply to walk out the office door on time. Whenever 5 p.m. rolls around, it feels like there’s still more work to be done. You certainly don’t want to fall behind or look bad compared to your coworkers who are laboring late into the night, and you definitely want your boss to see you as a hard-working team player.
However, a healthy personal life is just as important to your …
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Never Win Alone: 5 Pieces of Professional Advice for My Younger Self
I’ve spent my entire career servicing the staffing and recruiting industry, and it has been nothing short of incredible.
Throughout the course of my career, I’ve been lucky enough to work with some of the world’s largest staffing agencies and the individuals who lead them. The trajectory of the staffing industry and the year-over-year growth at Bullhorn, where I am a managing director, have presented me with amazing experiences that …
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5 Effective Ways to Stay in Touch With Past Applicants
Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers!
Today’s Question: What is a good way to stay in touch with past applicants who might be good fits for future roles?
The answers below are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council
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Make More Confident Hiring Decisions With a Competency-Based Interview Process
Everyone wants more certainty in the hiring process. HR pros, recruiters, and hiring managers want to be confident the people they hire are going to thrive in their companies. However, many organizations — especially small and mid-size organizations that are flying by the seats of their pants — don’t know where to start.
At the most basic level, gaining more confidence in your hiring process begins with improving the job descriptions you …
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Reap Big Rewards by Making Performance Management Part of the Onboarding Process
Performance management and onboarding are inextricably linked. When you and your team understand this, you can execute goals successfully, encourage higher engagement, and achieve better retention rates. Once you recognize the connection between a best-in-class onboarding program and a robust performance culture, you’ll start to wonder why you didn’t associate the two even sooner.
Here are five reasons why your onboarding program is the perfect place to start building a …
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When the Talent Market Is Tight, Don’t Settle for B Players — Hire A Potentials Instead
The market for the best talent in 2019 is brutal! The overwhelming majority of top performers — “A players,” as they are known — are extremely satisfied at their current firms. Business is good, and A players are doing purposeful work that makes them feel fulfilled both culturally and monetarily. That is all great news for them and their current employers, but not so much for companies and recruiters looking to add talent …
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Technology as a Work Perk: Your Recruiters Want Better Software, Not More Happy Hours
The conversation around employee perks and benefits usually centers on the competition between big tech companies that can afford in-office slides, free meals, and weekly dolphin rides — or whatever the latest fad in employee engagement is.
However, recent studies show less may actually be more when it comes to perks and benefits. Employees increasingly yearn for simple things …
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