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Mar 30, 2017 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Bill Firing’s Tips Article

Bill Firing’s Tips Article

Optimizing Your Recruitment Process The fight for talent continues to be relentless.  And that’s especially true for highly skilled engineering roles.   The race to build a product and evaluate talent all too often can translate to a candidate recruitment process void of one critical component:  convincing the talent we want

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Oct 22, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Now more than ever, time is of the essence!

Now more than ever, time is of the essence!

Yes, it’s true that it’s rarely been as challenging in identifying and capturing the interest of top talent as it is today. The challenge is compounded when you consider how time-challenged companies and hiring manager are in following through in landing talent. Yet, without a well-honed plan for interviewing and

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Oct 20, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Now more than ever, time is of the essence!

Now more than ever, time is of the essence!

Yes, it’s true that it’s rarely been as challenging in identifying and capturing the interest of top talent as it is today.  The challenge is compounded when you consider how time-challenged companies and hiring manager are in following through in landing talent. Yet, without a well-honed plan for interviewing and

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Apr 03, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Dating Tips for Interviewing

Dating Tips for Interviewing

It’s been said that the process of interviewing and accessing an opportunity is much like dating.  Both parties are getting to know each other and deciding on coupling their professional endeavors for a period of time. Here a four key reminders for candidates: First impressions are king.  Not matter the

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Jan 14, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

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Sep 25, 2013 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Challenges in Recruiting the Millennial Generation

Challenges in Recruiting the Millennial Generation

Finding – and employing – talent is getting harder and harder. I suspect there are two things at play here:

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May 14, 2013 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on LinkedIn Profile Tips

LinkedIn Profile Tips

Having an updated and complete profile on LinkedIn is not just essential to potential candidates in order to be presented new opportunities. It’s also essential for hiring managers to land great talent.

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Feb 14, 2013 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Salary Requirements: The Money Topic

Salary Requirements: The Money Topic

Talking about money during the recruiting dance is always dicey; Bill gives us some guiding principles on how to have a productive conversation.

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Nov 27, 2012 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Interview Prep: Four Things to Know

Interview Prep: Four Things to Know

As a recruiter, I know first-hand how important it is for candidates to make a solid first impression in the interview process. Here are four things everyone should know before that first interview.

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Sep 12, 2012 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Landing Top Candidates in Today’s Market

Landing Top Candidates in Today’s Market

As a recruiter, I am often asked by hiring managers at the start of a search, “What will it take to land a great candidate?”   My answer is simple:  Be active and smartly aggressive throughout the process. Indeed, it’s the collective process that is so vital, and not just counting

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