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How Are We Supposed to Recruit from the Latest Digital Generations?

By Andrew Greenberg | Dec 1, 2016 | Comments Off on How Are We Supposed to Recruit from the Latest Digital Generations?
recruiting millennials

Each generation is different, and as such, reaching out to them is going to require different tactics. Before diving into the subject it’s worth noting that generations are not ‘real’ strictly speaking – not everyone is going to fit neatly into every category. Still, they are useful division, since each generation will have some things…

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How to Interview a Rock Star Recruiter

By Andrew Greenberg | Nov 23, 2016 | Comments Off on How to Interview a Rock Star Recruiter
How to Interview a Rock Star Recruiter

  Here at ContractRecruiter.com, we have over the years developed and refined a successful and repeatable process for screening and interviewing corporate-side, contract recruiters that has served us well.  I thought I’d share it with my readers so that you too can think about adopting it for your own organization. I use the term “contract…

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The Recruiting Division is now ContractRecruiter.com

By Andrew Greenberg | Nov 16, 2016 | Comments Off on The Recruiting Division is now ContractRecruiter.com

Well, it’s been a while since my last blog post. I have been exceptionally busy  making a number of incremental but impactful changes to our recruiting tools, team, and best practices – especially in regard to passive candidate sourcing.  But the biggest change over past few months has been our new company name.  Since 2009,…

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HR Analysts Worth Following

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 4, 2016 | Comments Off on HR Analysts Worth Following

There’s a new breed of HR professionals on the scene that are driving the conversation and the bottom line in human resources. HR analysts around the world have insights that employers, recruiters, and human resource professionals of all stripes can use to get to the head of the line in recruiting, employer branding, and employee…

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Incorporate Video Into Your Recruiting Process

By Andrew Greenberg | Feb 8, 2016 | Comments Off on Incorporate Video Into Your Recruiting Process

By 2019, video will drive the majority of global Internet traffic according to Cisco, making it the most important way to improve your recruiting messaging in 2016. Two Recruiting Division posts that discuss video interviewing include, “Wildly Effective Video Recruitment Solutions” and “Video Interviewing is a No-Brainer for Recruitment“. But video interviews aren’t the only way…

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The Quickest and Easiest Way to Improve Job Descriptions

By Andrew Greenberg | Feb 8, 2016 | 1 Comment
employee collaboration

              Replace dull, poorly written job descriptions with better formats, better language, and better design. ContractRecruiter.com knows the value of excellent job descriptions. We’ve discussed them in “Do Your Job Descriptions Stink?” and talked about formats and using video. If you have a stack of boring, outdated job descriptions that…

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What is the Future of Recruiting?

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 19, 2016 | Comments Off on What is the Future of Recruiting?

As we head into 2016, recruiting to build a competitive workforce is more important than ever. Staying on top of trends and the latest studies and surveys that reveal the most effective techniques and practices in recruiting is just as important. The future of work impacts the future of recruiting, and these are evolving now.…

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Why Women Left Tech and are Coming Back

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Why Women Left Tech and are Coming Back

The following is a guest article by: Zuzana Padychova The idea that there are venture capital firms in the tech industry that are investing solely in female startups may be baffling to some. Built By Girls, Illuminate Ventures, Forerunner Ventures, Aligned Partners, and several others are doing just that. They claim there is an imbalance that needs…

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Go Beyond Behavioral Interview Questions

By Andrew Greenberg | Oct 28, 2015 | Comments Off on Go Beyond Behavioral Interview Questions

Employment interviews are the result of great sourcing and recruiting. They are the next to last step in a process that is often flawed but very necessary to build an effective and competitive workforce. Interviews are where recruiters and hiring managers put the pedal to the metal when they feel they have solid candidates lined…

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The Importance of Recruiting Metrics

By Andrew Greenberg | Oct 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

If you want better hiring results, you have to make some changes in your recruiting process. One of the best changes to make is in regard to recruiting metrics. You need to gather and maintain the right kind of data, such as where your candidates are coming from, how they apply for your jobs, and…

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