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The Golden Age of Recruiting: Why Talent Acquisition Will Rule the 2020s and Beyond

Certain professions come to represent their eras. The 1950s gave us the enduring figure of the traveling salesperson. Wall Street traders dominated the ’80s. Telecomm rose to prominence in the mid-90s, while tech professionals had their moment in the late ’90s and again in the 2010s. Real estate was king of the early 2000s. And...
August 6, 2021

5 Key Metrics That Will Elevate Your Resume

You know that your resume needs to stand out in today’s recruiting environment. When hiring managers review applications, they’ll usually have several candidates who can do the day-to-day job they’re looking to fill. In these cases, applicants who differentiate themselves effectively will beat out those who simply wrote out a laundry list of what they...
August 6, 2021

Why Your Onboarding Process for New Sales Hires Needs Updating in the Post-Pandemic Era

The past year hasn’t been kind to businesses. In July 2020, 70 percent of small business leaders indicated they were worried about their organizations’ finances, and 58 percent worried they might have to close due to dwindling revenues. While most companies are recovering in 2021, there’s not much room for error. To navigate this tenuous...
August 6, 2021

In the New Normal, AI and Data Analytics May Play an Even Bigger Role in Performance Management

Performance management tools have proven extremely helpful for many organizations throughout the pandemic, giving employers a way to track performance and collect important data while staff members worked remotely. Now, as companies think about returning to the office in some capacity, it’s worth exploring how performance management tools might help us navigate the new normal....
August 5, 2021

9 Tips on Finding More Diverse Candidates for Your Company’s Open Positions

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today’s Question: What’s your best tip for finding a more diverse pool of candidates for your company’s open positions? These answers are provided by Young …
August 5, 2021

What Can Mushrooms Teach Us About Leadership? A Lot, Actually.

Mutually beneficial relationships form the backbone of highly evolved ecologies, like the communities found inside anthills and beehives. And these relationships form the foundations of healthy organizations, too. When business leaders look to nature for inspiration, they’ll often find lessons …
August 4, 2021

These Are the 45 Most Important Minutes of Your Day

Article by Jack Canfield Successful people maintain a positive focus in life, no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures. They focus on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to fulfilling their goals rather than all the...
August 4, 2021

Getting Hybrid Work Right: Listen to What Your Employees Really Need

For companies around the world, the shift to hybrid work is just beginning. As employees head back to the office part-time, business leaders and HR teams must be intentional about their hybrid work strategies in order to monitor and adapt to new challenges as they arise. Right now, employee engagement is the main challenge for...
August 3, 2021

Remote Work Changed the Recruiting Industry Forever

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced numerous changes into every facet of the way we live and work. As the world has gone digital, the recruiting industry has followed suit. Now, the industry’s best practices are unrecognizable from their pre-COVID days. Perhaps the biggest change of all is that many recruiters are now working with national...
August 3, 2021

6 Creative Ways to Capture Candidate Attention During a Talent Shortage

In the midst of a talent shortage, employers may be overlooking one of the best channels to connect with talent today: their cellphones. The majority of Americans, 97 percent, now carry a cellphone. …
July 31, 2021

How to Optimize Your Background Screening Process for Post-Pandemic Hiring

Employees are quitting their jobs at record rates as part of a “turnover tsunami” spurred by the pandemic. And the numbers are expected to climb as …
July 31, 2021

As Talent Demands More, the Sales Industry Responds With Expanded Benefits

Given the current state of the sales industry, newcomers have no reason to hesitate. Employers have proven they take care of their sales reps, particularly when it comes to the expansive benefits for parents being rolled out across companies. For example, in MedReps’ annual salary survey …
July 30, 2021
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