Category Archives: recruiting

Why 0 Years of Experience Isn’t Always a Deal-breaker

When it comes to job hunting, we’ve all shared this same experience. The one where you’re ready to apply for your first job, or make a career change, or get a feel for what else is out there. At first, you’re excited, motivated, and ready for something new. You start by hopping on a job board and…

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5 Conference Giveaways That Actually Generate Recruitment Leads

via GIPHY Recruitment conference tabling and tradeshows can be hard. It’s you versus the competition and you both want the same candidates. You know you need to stand out and make an impression. And you know the goal is to generate leads for your talent pipeline.

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Summer Reads for Beach-bound Recruiters and Business Enthusiasts

Ahhh, summertime and the living is easy. While we are always busy producing powerful content for our inbound recruitment marketing campaigns, maintaining our clients’ websites and keeping up with the general flow of hiring needs, summer is arguably our “slow season.”

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Why Harger Howe Direct Search Makes a Direct Impact

When it comes to writing blogs, we tend to focus on subjects like inbound recruitment marketing, marketing strategy, social media and other such subjects. However, one area that should be considered, particularly with regard to hard-to-fill, upper-level roles is direct search. Chances are if you’re…

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End of Summer Recruitment Options

The dog days of summer are drawing to a close and Fall is setting in. We’ve already discussed what you can do in the busy Fall recruitment season, but today we’d like to explain your last minute, end of summer recruitment options.

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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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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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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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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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How to Avoid Costly Mis-hires

The fact is, if you’re in the recruitment game long enough, you will eventually hire the wrong person. There are many reasons this happens: rushed hiring, incomplete expectations, a company culture mismatch…anything really. In fact, the number of “failures” is pretty high across the board. For a…

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