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The importance of respectful rejection

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July 31, 2013
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An article from the UK's HR Magazine this month stresses the importance of letting rejected job candidates down gently. Depending on how a rejection is handled by the employer, passed-over candidates will come away from their experience with feelings ranging from slight disappointment to outright bitterness. Someone ...Continue Reading

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A Look at the History of Hiring

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July 26, 2013
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As the saying goes, it's not what you know, but who you know. It's an annoying saying, because it implies that getting a job requires the same kinds of skills needed to win a high school popularity contest, rather than being good at your job. And nobody wants that. (Except maybe, you know, popular people who are bad ...Continue Reading

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Intro to the BBQ (Behavioral-Based Question)

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July 23, 2013
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One of the most important aspects of HireMojo's innovative online recruitment platform is its incorporation of behavioral-based questions, or BBQs. Though perhaps not as fun as the kind of BBQ that involves burgers, buns and cold beers, these BBQs will help you find the best possible employees to work in your ...Continue Reading

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10 Universal Hiring Best Practices

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July 17, 2013
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What could be better than best practices? To give you an idea of the core principles that guide HireMojo's revolutionary online recruitment process, we thought we'd share our list of the top ten hiring best practices for filling any position. Each practice is meant to ensure a fast, fair and perfectly coherent hiring ...Continue Reading

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(Not) climbing the corporate ladder

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July 15, 2013
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The standard business success story often follows a person who rises from an entry-level worker bee to a top-level management position over the course of many years. But what about those who aren't interested in management?...Continue Reading

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How to Save Time Reviewing Resumes

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July 15, 2013
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Reviewing resumes. The most painful and time-consuming activity when it comes to hiring. It's easy to lose hope when you see your inbox flooded with 100+ resumes and you somehow have to find the time to review all of the applicants and determine which ones you'll have to spend more time screening by phone....Continue Reading

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LinkedIn's List of Workplace Laments

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July 12, 2013
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Plenty of recent studies have shown that many Americans just aren't engaged, happy, or satisfied at work. LinkedIn has a new list out this week of the top ten reasons for this unhappy phenomenon....Continue Reading

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The employer-education gap

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July 10, 2013
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As another graduating class of college-educated young people tries to enter the workforce this summer, there remains a worrisome disconnect between what students learn in college and what employers say they're looking for....Continue Reading

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Don't judge your candidates by their Facebook posts

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July 05, 2013
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It's become a right of passage for the graduating college senior: the virtual makeover. Time to make a respectable LinkedIn account, and to clean up the old Facebook page with an eye to the prudish tastes of an imagined future hiring manager....Continue Reading

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Private employers add 188k jobs in June

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July 04, 2013
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The private-sector jobs numbers from ADP are in for June, with almost half of 188,000 jobs added coming from small businesses....Continue Reading

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The big companies currently hiring in marketing

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July 02, 2013
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Forbes has teamed up with the job search site Indeed.com to put together a list of big American corporations that are on the hunt for more marketers. Many of the companies are on the lookout for new marketing skills such as handling big data and mobile marketing. While online hiring growth in marketing has, like most ...Continue Reading

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DOMA's Demise: What it could mean for recruiters

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July 01, 2013
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The Supreme Court's decision last week to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act set off celebrations across the country by gay rights advocates — but it will also mean good news for professional recruiters trying to lure LGBT talent to states that recognize gay marriage....Continue Reading

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