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Sep 25, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Going Toe to Toe for Talent against the Titans

Going Toe to Toe for Talent against the Titans

For decades, technology companies worried about internal equity, the idea that people of a certain grade with the same title should be paid nearly the same. Although no one ever said it, it also often meant that tenure was important, and that young or ‘junior’ employees couldn’t make a

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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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Sep 12, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #5 – The Phone Screening

Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #5 – The Phone Screening

Prepare to Engage! Do your homework and have a plan before the phone screen.

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Sep 06, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #4

Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #4

Silence is Golden! Taking calls in a noisy environment is a deal breaker.

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Aug 29, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Hiring Managers: Phone Interview Tip #3

Hiring Managers: Phone Interview Tip #3

Goal Of The Phone Screen

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Aug 21, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore 1 Comments

Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #2

It's Not Personal, It's Business. How candidates should answer the phone.

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Aug 14, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore 2 Comments

Hiring Managers: Phone Interview Tip #1

First in a 5 part series about Phone Interviews

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Jun 26, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Thank You Note – Post Inverview

The Thank You Note – Post Inverview

In many homes across the nation, mom is badgering her son or daughter to get on with sending out those graduation gift thank you notes. For her, it’s a symbol of how she raised her grad, of the manners she instilled in them. And for employers, guess what, same thing.

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Jun 19, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on HR and Marketing Collaboration

HR and Marketing Collaboration

With employer ‘super brands’ like Facebook--their campus complete with a hair salon and Twitter trending wildlife--and an employee base who increasingly no longer values tenure, HR execs are learning, sometimes the hard way, that Marketing skills are increasingly important.

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Jun 10, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Oh my, You Didn’t Get the Job. Why Not?

Oh my, You Didn’t Get the Job. Why Not?

As a seasoned recruiter, I don’t give a lot of feedback to candidates who didn’t land the job because I’ve found, over the years, the hard way, they can rarely take it. Grown men have been in tears but more commonly, I get yelled at or the conversation turned

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