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  • How To Decorate a Cubicle for Inspiration & Productivity

    You know the negative reputation cubicles have – dull, dreary, gray. How can you possibly be expected to sit in one every day and be your naturally productive, enthusiastic, and upbeat self? The answer lies in decorating your cubicle so it sparks creativity and feels welcoming. While this might seem impossible given the bland canvas you have to work with, take heart because it’s totally doable! 

  • How do Employers Verify Education?

    At any stage in your professional journey, you may come across an employer or a recruiter who asks to verify your educational credentials. This shouldn’t come as a surprise as 30% of candidates admitted to lying on their resumes, yet 79% of them never get caught. In fact, 85% of employers in the US who conduct background checks find that candidates have lied on their resumes or job applications. 

  • When Rage Applying Strikes: How to Identify Unserious Candidates

    As the job market remains highly competitive, we have seen a surge in "rage applying." This is when candidates apply to multiple jobs, often without considering whether they are truly interested in the role. Rage applying goes hand-in-hand with quiet quitting. Often, employees want to entertain the thoughts and feelings of leaving their job, but they aren't necessarily serious about leaving yet. Meanwhile, other employees engaging in this trend are actually trying to find a better role. As a recruiter, it can be hard to identify who are the real applicants in a sea full of quiet quitters, but understanding rage applying and identifying red flags will certainly help.

  • How to Increase Job Ad Exposure

    In today's competitive job market, writing quality job ads is critical for attracting top talent to your organization. While networking and candidate referrals are prime real estate for finding qualified candidates, nothing beats the tried-and-true method of writing an extraordinary job ad. But while writing a great job ad is the first step, what's more important is increasing visibility. You could have the most detailed, well-written ad on the internet, but if no one sees it, then you are wasting time (and potentially money!). Employers often believe that job boards are the root of the problem, but you can learn how to increase job ad exposure by tweaking a few steps of your recruitment process.

  • How to Navigate Hiring Out of State

    The job market has shifted significantly in recent years. The accelerated adoption of technology has not only pushed many companies into remote working arrangements but also increased the availability of supporting tools and technologies (i.e., video conferencing and collaboration software).

  • Building a Candidate Pipeline Through Internships

    Building a candidate pipeline through a great internship program for local college students and recent graduates at local universities is a great and cost-effective way to attract and retain top talent. By offering meaningful and impactful work experiences, regular feedback, coaching, and mentorship, you can create a positive internship experience that will make your organization a sought-after destination for future employees. This not only benefits the organization in the short-term but also in the long-term, as you'll have a pool of well-trained and experienced candidates who may be interested in full-time employment once they graduate. Furthermore, building relationships with local universities and college students can increase brand awareness and build a positive reputation for your organization in the local community.