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Oct 03, 2021 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Employee Engagement Is More Critical Than Ever

Employee Engagement Is More Critical Than Ever

For a while now, we’ve known that candidates who joined their employer in 2020 or later are more likely to take our recruiting calls and explore options. They may never have met their team in person, perhaps never had a lunch or went out for drinks after work, didn’t experience

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Feb 24, 2021 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Zoom Interviews 3.0

Zoom Interviews 3.0

Ah the zoom call. Often awkward, sometimes riddled with technology flaws, it’s all we have, and we need to make the best of it. We like to think of it as being “on air” like a newscaster, and remind people that first impressions matter. I’m happy to see that the

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Jan 10, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on This is the Time to Land a Better Job

This is the Time to Land a Better Job

If you want to move the needle on your career, land a bigger role, build new skills, enter a new domain, or increase your learning potential, the time is now. No one knows how long the economy will be strong, the risk is lower in changing jobs when there’s a

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Apr 12, 2018 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on How to Up the In House Recruiting Effort

How to Up the In House Recruiting Effort

I’m often asked to help coach an in-house recruiting team to get better results. From what to measure, how to find, pitch and close better candidates to presenting a more compelling brand image. There’s no mystery around what it takes to be a highly effective recruiter, I’m happy to share

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Apr 16, 2017 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on A Great LinkedIn Profile – It’s a ‘Must Have’

A Great LinkedIn Profile – It’s a ‘Must Have’

Everyone needs a great LinkedIn bio---here's how to create yours

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Mar 05, 2017 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Impacts of the Recent H1B Premium Processing Decision

Impacts of the Recent H1B Premium Processing Decision

High growth startups will be most impacted by the removal of fast tracking H1B visas, but all of tech will suffer, possibly slowing growth.

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Oct 18, 2016 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on 1st Impressions

1st Impressions

It seems like the notion of a lasting first impression, the idea that you only get one shot at impressing someone, the old paradigm that lasting opinions of people are made within the first 10 seconds of a conversation or meeting has been lost. I blame that on our crazed,

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Mar 15, 2015 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Rapidly Evolving Recruiting

Rapidly Evolving Recruiting

If you are not redefining your talent acquisition approach, you soon will be. Playing yesterday's game will not keep you competitive in this market.

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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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Nov 10, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Tell Me About Yourself

Tell Me About Yourself

One of the most challenging and yet biggest opportunities for us in the business world is to have a compelling answer to ‘Tell me about yourself’.

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