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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployed persons per job opening ratio have trended downward since the end of the recession and were 3.3 percent in January.

Now that business are hiring again, it’s important for managers and recruiters to position themselves in a manner that appeals to quality candidates.

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Categories: Interviewing, Hiring | Tags: Candidates , Retaining Talent

There are many factors to consider when interviewing a job candidate. Typically you have less than an hour to create a first impression and decide whether or not the person should move on to the second stage.

Add to that, according to Mashable, the average employer may receive upwards of 100 applications per job opening!

With that many applications, it’s important for hiring managers to look beyond the resume.

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Categories: Interviewing, Hiring | Tags: Tips , Candidates , Retaining Talent

Organizations are continually adapting their recruitment practices to reach the appropriate demographic.

Generation C, the Generation Human Resource Executive Online calls the “connected” generation, is a group so connected, both socially and technologically, they bring real value to the organization for which they work.

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Categories: Hiring | Tags: Candidates , Generational , Social Media , Technology

It’s no secret good talent is one of your company’s biggest assets.

In Hire the Best Candidate, the One You Can’t Afford, founder and CEO Frank Addante shares lessons based on his experience.

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing | Tags: Interview Questions , Candidates

In How to Hire The Right Accounting and Finance Candidate, we suggested the benefits of the group interview as something to consider because it is less expensive for organizations.

The one-on-one interview process involves far more man hours in your organization and escalates if you are screening a large volume of candidates. While there are great cost benefits to the group interview process, it comes with a few caveats…

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Categories: Interviewing | Tags: Interview Questions , Candidates

The recruiting environment is changing and hiring trends are looking good for the rest of the year.

A recent survey — the 2012 Allied Workforce Mobility Survey — captured the voices of 500 HR professionals and shows a busy near future for hiring.

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Categories: Job Market, Hiring | Tags: Recruiting , Candidates , Tips

It is true employers in the U.S. are seeking to fill more jobs. In fact, there is continued hiring activity in accounting, finance, and information technology. Furthermore, we see hiring being active broadly — across industries and company size.

Two-thirds of the HR professionals reported they have “extensive” or “moderate” plans for hiring in 2012.

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Categories: Using A Recruiter, Hiring | Tags: Candidates , Recruiting , Tips , Retained Search , Contingency Search

When looking to expand your financial or accounting team, hiring someone comes down to time and money. If you don’t have the time but you have the money, recruiters are a great way to help fill positions.

Beyond that, there are five solid reasons to work with a specialized recruiting agency.

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Categories: Using A Recruiter | Tags: Tips , Recruiting , Candidates , Retained Search , Contingency Search

Jim Collins, the author of "Good to Great," has said many companies think a cunning strategy or great performance will attract the right applicants, but he believes that's backwards. In his words, people must come first. And not just anyone the right people.

We agree.

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Categories: Using A Recruiter, Hiring | Tags: Candidates , Management , Contingency Search , Retained Search , Recruiting

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