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Gillian Barnes

Gillian Barnes
Gillian is Harger Howe's Creative Content Manager. She manages multiple social media entities and works on the overall inbound marketing strategy.
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Why Inbound Recruitment Marketing is the Answer

For years, businesses (especially applicant tracking system organizations) have hailed the new technological advancements in recruiting. They convinced companies to sign on for a more automated recruitment process bucketing candidates by keywords and other parameters. However, as a job seeker,…

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New Recruitment Marketing Updates for Fall

We’ve said it before and we’ll reiterate the point here; Fall is prime recruitment season. Fall is when you need to be on your game and ready to use the most up-to-date methods to entice candidates because the competition is fierce. Hiring events are starting to come into vogue again, online…

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How to Be a Better Recruiter

We should tell you up front that this article isn’t a step-by-step guide on what media mix will make you more effective. It also isn’t a path towards being promoted within the Human Resources world. What it is though is an actionable plan that you can use to be better. Better at what matters.…

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Summer 2017’s Recruitment News Snapshot

Keeping up with the recruitment trends that come out yearly or every six months can be difficult, but harder still is keeping up with technology that will ultimately influence the recruitment market strategy. That is why today we plan to go over two major technology industry announcements that will…

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Top Ways to Show Recruiters that You are an Engaged Candidate

Let’s be honest, it’s tough out there in today’s job market. Yes, the economy is on the upward turn, but don’t be fooled; life is currently difficult on the side of recruiters and on the side of candidates. So what can candidates do to signal that they are engaged in the recruitment conversation?…

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Talent Acquisition and the Art of Caring

No, it’s not February or the 14th, but we are definitely going to talk about love. Not the typically romanticized notion, but the love that should be present in a relationship between talent acquisition and candidates and a boss and their employees. Did you know that making an effort to “show the…

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Recruitment Marketing D-Day is September 1st!

Chances are if you’re a typical 40-hour per week professional you are in one of two states right now. The first option is that you are on vacation soaking up sun and if you are reading this (why are you reading this?) you are on your iPhone. The second is that you are slogging through the slow…

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Recruitment Trends to Watch into 2018

It’s summer, which in recruitment marketing land means that fall and winter are right behind it. Believe it or not we are already over halfway through this year, which means it is time to start planning for a better-optimized 2018. Here are the recruitment trends we think will carry over into next…

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Benefits to Promote for Easier Talent Acquisition

Whether you’re targeting a Millennial or Gen X-er who is straight out of college with loans or an established Boomer who is used to having certain benefits provided, what you promote matters. Choosing the most popular benefits makes for easier talent acquisition and a healthier candidate pipeline.…

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A New Way to Look at Recruiting Talented Candidates

So often recruiters look at candidates as a collection of skills such as the ability to be a Microsoft Office ace or a Creative Suite pro. It’s hard not to in the age of the applicant tracking system, which focuses so much on keywords! However, while these skills are important, they aren’t the full…

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