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Should You Require College Degrees for New Hires?

Posted by Guest Post on Nov 17, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Hiring new employees is no easy feat. You have to take into account a candidate’s background, from their work experiences to their soft and hard skills. However, there’s one part of a resume that’s often up for debate: whether or not an applicant has a college degree.

Is this something that you should require when you are looking at someone’s credentials? With that in mind, this article aims to shed some light on the discussion.

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Topics: Recruiting, Staffing, HR

How to Update Your LinkedIn Profile to Get Hired

Posted by Guest Post on Oct 28, 2020 10:18:00 AM

LinkedIn has quickly become one of the most popular job search sites in the country.

Unlike other job search sites, LinkedIn allows your profile to be publicly searchable to the world.

This means more recruiters will be able to find you on LinkedIn than anywhere else.

So, if you are going to have a LinkedIn profile, you might as well have one that will get you hired.

Below we will show you how to professionally update your LinkedIn profile to attract recruiters and land interviews.

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Topics: Recruiting

How to Keep Your Skills Sharp for the Future of Work

Posted by Guest Post on Oct 20, 2020 5:16:00 PM

Keeping your skills sharp for the future of work requires knowledge of where that future is headed. The recent pandemic has accelerated a change that was slowly occurring throughout the whole workforce. As a whole, technology has been disrupting industries around the world with advances such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. However, remote work has been a new change brought on due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a change that has caused the loss of many traditional jobs.

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Topics: Recruiting, HR

Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Veteran Employees

Posted by Guest Post on Jul 15, 2020 11:01:36 AM

One of the biggest obstacles for military veterans is finding meaningful employment after service. These highly trained individuals are required to make a dramatic shift in their terminology, practices, habits and expectations when entering the civilian workforce. Despite this, however, veterans can bring numerous benefits to your organization, including proven leadership and problem-solving skills, integrity, loyalty and a strong work ethic.

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Topics: Leadership, Recruiting, HR

How Technology Can Aid Talent Acquisition

Posted by Guest Post on Jun 3, 2020 1:22:19 PM

Today’s workplace, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, is an increasingly digitally-dependent one. With a younger, more tech-savvy generation entering the workforce, companies are being pushed into digitizing the employee experience: starting first and foremost with how they recruit talent. The days of using cold calls, classifieds, and sifting through piles of resumes to acquire talent are long past — today, technology is changing the talent acquisition landscape. So what does technology-driven talent acquisition look like?

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Topics: Recruiting, Workforce Management, HR

The 5 Biggest Resume Debates

Posted by Guest Post on Mar 12, 2020 7:37:00 AM

Putting together a resume isn't always easy. There are a lot of factors to consider: modern trends, showcasing your skills in the best light, including everything that needs to be included, and so on. These factors spark a significant amount of debate about best practices.

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Topics: Recruiting

Ghosting: The Workplace Disappearing Act

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Oct 24, 2019 9:54:32 AM

ghost·ing

/ˈɡōstiNG/

Verb

  1. When a person cuts off all communication with their friends or the person they're dating, with zero warning or notice before hand. You'll mostly see them avoiding friend's phone calls, social media, and avoiding them in public.

Ghosting has gone well beyond bad first tinder dates and has made its way into the workplace- and it’s on the rise. This year, the number of candidates and employees ghosting employers has increased by 10%. Pretty spooky, right?

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting, HR, Culture

Is Your Recruitment Process Millennial Friendly?

Posted by Guest Post on May 14, 2019 10:37:00 AM

Opinions and sentiments of the mass media and the general public about millennials are for some reason highly polarized.

Even when you try to google them, you’ll get a wide range of suggestions, starting from “millennials are lazy, narcissistic, broke, or even the worst” all the way to “millennials are hard working.”

You’re probably scratching your head worrying over the fact that you’ll have to hire those notorious job hoppers whose turnover costs the U.S. economy $30.5 billion annually.   

The truth is that Generation Y has been much-maligned based on a number of generalizations and stereotypes.

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting, Technology, HR, Culture

PeopleGuru Partners with eQuest

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Apr 10, 2019 12:54:00 PM

PeopleGuru is excited to announce that we have officially become an alliance and integration partner with eQuest, the world’s largest job posting distribution company.

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting, Technology, Workforce Management, HR

Is Your Organization Neurodiverse?

Posted by Leila Woolheater on Feb 14, 2019 8:27:00 AM

“Neurodiversity” is a newer term for what we instinctively sense: We don’t think alike and that’s good. Innovation in today’s Human Capital Management includes understanding neurodiversity in an effort to better engage employees and candidates.

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Topics: Guru Development, Recruiting, Workforce Management, HR, Culture

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