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Are You Choosing IT Recruiters That Don’t Know Jack?

By Andrew Greenberg | May 25, 2013 |

If some of the comments weren’t so politically incorrect, online forums that foster exchanges among information technology job seekers would be rife with more of the ugly truths about staffing agencies specialized in IT recruiting and the things that IT recruiters do that annoy candidates and employers. Let’s start with the way IT recruiters handle…

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Cost Per Hire

By Andrew Greenberg | May 23, 2013 |

These days hiring demands are up and budgets are down. Gone are the days when companies threw unlimited resources and money at a competitive market to get quality hires. Today, HR is expected to pull “the best” hires out of thin air in a short period of time with little or no budget. Welcome to…

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2013 Recruiting Channels Survey: Where Do You Find your Best Hires?

By Andrew Greenberg | Apr 10, 2013 |

Finding the highest quality candidates to fill open positions is a top priority for any company, no matter its size. Any business’s competitive edge lies with its people, and only the best and brightest will do. However, the options for sourcing talent have multiplied in recent years, so where should recruiters focus their time and…

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Unique Interview Questions: Looking into a Candidate’s Soul

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 28, 2013 |

The companies that use unique interview questions are highly selective. With a surplus of qualified candidates and impressive resumes, employers and recruiters needBrainy Man a few interview tips and tricks to gain the insight they want about candidates. Tired old interview questions like “Tell me about yourself” and “What are your career goals?” just don’t…

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The Top 6 Reasons Why Poor Hiring Makes You Poor

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 27, 2013 |

The True Cost of Bad Hiring Decisions Grab some Kleenex before you get into this article. It could be painful. A 2012 study from CareerBuilder reveals a whopping 69 percent of employers report they have been hurt by a bad hire this year. Over 40 percent estimate the cost to be more than $25,000. 24…

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Why Working With A Recruiter Saves You Money

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 25, 2013 |

Recruiters Are Not Your Pocketbook’s Enemy Working with a recruiter from ContractRecruiter, inefficiency is the enemy of productivity, which in turn, also makes it the enemy of your profits. So when it comes to hiring, you may think taking care of all the hiring duties yourself may be the most efficient way to go. Because…

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Find Candidates for Difficult Reqs – Look Under All Your Rocks

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 24, 2013 |

Changes in technology bring changes in the workforce – not only in the work environment itself but also in how easy it is to find candidates for difficult reqs. Due to the new and ever-changing skills that today’s technology demands, hard to fill positions seem to be a growing segment of the job market. More…

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Which Staffing Solution Fits Your Company’s Needs?

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 22, 2013 |

Temp, Temp to Perm, and Direct Hire Explained staffing solution for Recruiting DivisionYour office has a position open, and you don’t have the time to search for candidates yourself. So you decide to work with a staffing agency, but you’re wondering which staffing solutions are available and which are the best for you. Here are…

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Recruitment Process Outsourcing – Enterprise RPO vs. On-Demand RPO

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 21, 2013 |

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), can provide many benefits as well as limited risks to your business. And, as you will see, Recruitment Process Outsourcing comes in different “sizes” to meet the needs of companies both small and large. The two most common flavors are Enterprise RPO and On-Demand RPO. Let’s take a look at these…

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Social Media for Recruitment – By the Numbers

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 20, 2013 |

There was a time not long ago when sites like Facebook and Twitter were filled with drama teens, computer geeks, and twenty-something singles looking for dates. Social media for recruitment was not considered. However, social media has undergone many changes. Today, it is hard to find a computer user who doesn’t have some form of…

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