Category Archives: recruiting

4 of the Best Recruiting Practices for Competing in a Difficult Market

With 285,000 members from over 165 countries the Society for Human Resource Management is an incredible resource for up-to-the-minute insights within the recruitment sector. This year, they put our a report called The New Talent Landscape – Recruiting Difficulty and Skills Shortages that examines…

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4 Stories that Prove that it’s Time for Oil Recruiters to Ramp Up Efforts

The oil and gas industry has been a volatile investment in past years and therefore jobs and recruitment efforts have dropped or at very least, slowed. However, news outlets in 2016 are starting to change their tune. Here’s a roundup of some of the top stories that oil recruiters can present to…

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Don’t Miss Opportunities to Recruit Top Talent

It seems like every day there is a story in one industry or another about being in the right place at the right time and honestly, working on recruitment marketing is no different. Connections can be made at any time or at any place even if they aren’t relevant right away. Of course, there are…

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Link Up! Creating a Link Building Strategy for Recruitment

In the recruitment marketing industry, it seems like we are always promoting link building strategies and there’s a definite reason. However, before I get into that, I’d like to cover what link building is (and the two types of links) as well as the difference between quality and quantity linking.

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Save Recruitment Dollars by Isolating Toxic Workers

Recently, I read an interesting paper called "Toxic Workers" by Michael Houseman and Dyland Minor of Cornerstone OnDemand and Harvard Business School respectively. The article pointed out that relatively little research has been conducted regarding how to isolate so called “toxic workers” who are…

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3 Dynamic Strategies for New Graduate Recruitment

In May, SHRM published an article called Class of 2016 College Graduate Hiring Forecast Best in 10 Years. In that article they stated that 2/3 of employers will be hiring new college graduates, which is an increase of 2% over 2015 (good news for paying off student loans!) In fact, “more than half…

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Save Recruitment Dollars by Nurturing Your Internal Talent Pool

Last week I wrote about how a happy employee is an engaged employee (and vice versa) and while some may disagree with the statement, I think we can all agree that one thing that makes employees happy is the opportunity to advance. However, according to CareerBuilder, ”only 37 percent of companies…

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Happy Nurses Could Lower Your Recruitment Costs and Readmission Rates

AMN Healthcare provides excellent insights when it comes to nurse recruiting and retention strategies. I was pleased to note that two of their recent articles addressed the issues of nurse happiness and travel nurse utilization.

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Top Healthcare Recruitment Social Media Secrets

As part of my job, I am always tracking analytics, monitoring engagement and adjusting my strategy. Social media is like a wild animal and each day is a new opportunity to tame the beast. New social properties and recruitment strategies pop up daily and it is our job to stay on top of them. With…

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Attracting Candidates with Competitive Physician Salaries

Did you know that 59% of the candidates surveyed in Career Builder’s 2016 Candidate Behavior Study stated that a higher base salary would make them look for a new position? That’s over half of the candidate pool! In addition, according to that same study, 76% of employed workers are actively…

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