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What You Should Do After a Career Fair

Career fairs can be an incredible opportunity for job seeking, networking, and finding out more about an industry. They are a great space to meet and connect with representatives from key companies you would like to work at. But, it’s the steps after the career fair that can really make the difference in your career.
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5 Creative Ways to Recruit Job Candidates

Employee recruitment is not the same job it used to be. Websites such as LinkedIn and Indeed have added a social media aspect to professional networking, totally streamlining the recruiting process and making finding candidates as easy as clicking through a few online profiles.
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Why You Should Help Recruit Talent for Your Company

Ever wish you had a say in who your company brings on board? ... You may be surprised to know that more and more companies, both well-established businesses and new startups alike, are finding the value in engaging their employees in recruiting new talent.
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How to Write an Effective Job Posting

In order to hire top talent for your team and company, you will need a job posting that is both persuasive and effective. Your job posting should reflect your recruitment strategy, and it must represent the position and company well to attract a high number of candidates.
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How to Prepare for a Startup Job Interview

While preparing for a job interview at a startup can be a daunting task, it can lead to employment at the startup, which can be quite rewarding considering its unique work environment and flexible culture.
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Ideas for a Great Employee Referral Program

We often talk about referrals as part of the gospel of good recruiting. The benefit of hiring through referrals is manifold. Of course, one of the most important reasons to do so is because it gives you an added guarantee of the value of a potential recruit.
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5 Tips For Recent College Graduates

College is a time for personal growth, both educationally and socially. Graduating from college is a major milestone in a person’s life and a big step forward in developing their professional career, but college doesn’t always translate directly to being successful in the job market. How can a recent college graduate make the smoothest transition possible from the academic to the professional world?
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How to Test for Soft Skills in a Candidate Interview

Creating a team that will grow and develop your business can be a challenging task. You need to find a balance of practical experience, a good fit for your company culture, and the necessary soft skills in employees. But what are soft skills and why are they important to your business development?
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How to Hire for a Job Position You Do Not Understand

A recruiter's job is essentially in the name, hunting for talented potential employees. But it goes beyond that: you need to take time to determine who is the best fit for any given position.
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6 Ways to Attract and Hire the Best Talent For Your Startup

Whether it's fundraising, product development, or growth, creating a strong team for your startup is one of the most important things you will do. In startup recruiting, attracting and hiring the best talent is critical to your success. But how can you accomplish this?
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