Hiring Managers, Wake Up and Hire Your Candidates Already!

Last week my blog post implied that an increase of available jobs would make finding talent more difficult for hiring managers, but would also spur them into making a hiring decision more quickly.  In the past, you see, hiring managers … Continue reading

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Will An Increase in Jobs Make Finding Talent More Difficult?

Careerbuilder’s Midyear U.S. Jobs forecast shows that employers will hire more full time, part-time and contract workers in the remaining six months of this year as compared to 2013. Sounds like good news for job seekers, but as a hiring manager … Continue reading

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5 Real Life Instances When Video Interviewing Saved the Day

Most of the positive social chatter about video interviewing comes from the video interviewing vendors while most of the negative chatter comes from those who don’t want to change their hiring process.  As someone who has worked closely with video … Continue reading

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The Catch-22 That’s Destroying the Hiring Process!

On the surface hiring should be simple.  An organization advertises a job, a group of qualified applicants apply for the job and from that pool the recruiter/hiring manager selects the best person for the position.  Maybe in the old days … Continue reading

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U.S. Workforce: Why Is Everyone So Miserable And What Can We Do About It?

If you are employed but unhappy with your job you may have heard these words when grumbling about your work week to a friend, “At least you have a job.”  If you’re a manager do you feel your employees are … Continue reading

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Jobseekers: The Startling Truth About How Much Your College Education is Really Worth!

Forget how much your college degree is worth for a second and think about how much it cost.  If you don’t know because your parents footed the bill, as did mine, I will tell you.  The average yearly tuition costs … Continue reading

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Success: Here’s All the Lists You Need On How to Obtain It.

Every week in my search for blog inspiration I run across similar themes over and over again such as lists on how to be a better leader.  Another go to subject about which bloggers write when they evidently can think … Continue reading

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U.S. Workforce: The Scary Truth About Who is Looking, Leaving and Who Just Doesn’t Care.

If you are a hiring manager or HR professional you may have seen one or two of these statistics in the last year but probably not all together or all at once.  Gather them into one place and you see a picture … Continue reading

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Video Interviewing: 50 Years Have Passed and You Still Don’t Use It.

Video Interviewing usage continues to increase but still one could easily argue that we haven’t yet entered the early majority phase of adoption.  Still though, all of us have at one time used video to make a hiring decision and … Continue reading

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Video Interviewing: Will It Kill the Face to Face Interview?

Imagine a scenario where a recently graduated college student in search of employment begins applying here and there hoping to land a job interview.  After several months of no success, she decides to set up and complete an automated video … Continue reading

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