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Beyond the Resume, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Beyond the Resume, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Harness other tools to learn about a job seeker's personality or behavior. This might prove useful, considering a new survey that found resume inaccuracy is rampant.
EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job

EHarmony Wants to Find You a Job

The long-running dating site is reportedly launching a subsidiary that matches bosses and employees.
8.5 Insider Tips on Getting Hired by a Startup

8.5 Insider Tips on Getting Hired by a Startup

Like any other job position, you must do your due diligence, with paying particular attention to the company's goals and culture.
What Sectors of the Economy are Hot and How to Take Advantage

What Sectors of the Economy are Hot and How to Take Advantage

Job seekers and employees alike are discovering new and more efficient ways to adjust to a more robust hiring market.
Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads

Attract More Talent With Video Job Ads

A new study shows candidates spend on average 55 seconds reading text-only ads, whereas job seekers might watch a video ad for a far longer stretch.
LinkedIn Just Launched a Discreet, Standalone Job Search App

LinkedIn Just Launched a Discreet, Standalone Job Search App

All activity on the job search app will be private making it easier to search for a new job while at your current one.
Use Your Personal Brand to Score Big at Job Interviews

Use Your Personal Brand to Score Big at Job Interviews

You'll need a well-organized resume, professional clothing and good answers to land that new gig.
The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry

The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry

Here are the problems you'll face and how you can successfully overcome them in order for your staffing service to thrive.
Does Your Company's Branding Really Matter in Recruiting?

Does Your Company's Branding Really Matter in Recruiting?

Before a candidate even arrives at an interview, he or she will know lots about your company. Here's how your organization can be smartly positioned.
How to Price Your Staffing Services

How to Price Your Staffing Services

Learn how to price your services so you're profitable and won't have to shut your doors for lack of funds.
A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner

A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner

To help you figure out if this is the type of business you'd like to start, let's take a behind-the-scenes look at how a staffing service operates on a daily basis.
LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users

LinkedIn Now Lets Users Rank Themselves Against Other Users

The professional networking site introduced several new features to premium members.
What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters

What Leonardo da Vinci Can Teach You About Writing Killer Cover Letters

He was a genius artist and engineer. But did you know da Vinci also had some serious cover-letter writing skills? Here are a few things you can learn from the master.
Is Your Company's Careers Page Ready for Mobile?

Is Your Company's Careers Page Ready for Mobile?

Employers seeking a competitive edge should optimize their careers pages and application processes for tablets and smartphones.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People

Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People

Millennials bring energy, fresh ideas and familiarity with modern technology. Hiring and training them now may pay off in spades down the road.
The Case for Updating the Hiring Process

The Case for Updating the Hiring Process

Hiring platform Smarterer wants employers to ditch the resumes and evaluate job candidates through assessment tests.
How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt

How Career Sushi Is Sprucing Up The Digital Job Hunt

So long, stodgy resumes. This startup encourages job seekers to show some personality.
Marketing, Meet Tech. 4 Tips for Hiring a Data-Obsessed Team.

Marketing, Meet Tech. 4 Tips for Hiring a Data-Obsessed Team.

Set the stage for recruiting those at the forefront of their field by using up-to-date techniques in recruiting. The medium is the message.
The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns

The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns

Before you do any outreach, formulate a well-developed project-based plan with clear goals and timelines.
Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College

Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College

After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school.
What Types of Photos Should You Share on LinkedIn?

What Types of Photos Should You Share on LinkedIn?

Looking to bolster your LinkedIn profile? You can now add photos from your phone.
Win the Talent War by Opting for Transparency

Win the Talent War by Opting for Transparency

Instead of being afraid to share information about your firm, embrace it as a new way to hire (and retain) social media-savvy job seekers.

Want to Start an Investment Company? Go it Alone First.

Our expert explains that experience is paramount to building a solid investing track record
Hourly Job Seekers Bypass Logging Into Social Network on Applications

Hourly Job Seekers Bypass Logging Into Social Network on Applications

Despite the time saving promise, job seekers may avoid linking their personal accounts due to privacy concerns.
6 Ways to Land the Perfect Employee Who Isn't Job Hunting

6 Ways to Land the Perfect Employee Who Isn't Job Hunting

Sometimes the best match for a new post is a talented worker happily working at another firm. Here's how to lure them away.

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