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Hiring Tip #16: Why use a career page

Career pages draw the right people Great candidates have lots of choices these days.  Why would they want to work with you?  If you can articulate that, you [..]

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Hiring Tip #15: What are the selling points for each job?

Do you know the selling points for the job you need to fill?  For the company as a whole? Why should an excellent candidate join your company in [..]

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What do you prefer in a resume?

I’ve been discussing resume formats with some other career coaches. And I have some questions: What do you prefer in a resume? Is a 2 page resume no [..]

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Hiring Tip #14: Only 10-20 percent of jobs

Is 20 percent a good ROI for the cost of those huge job boards? And for every 1 potential real candidate you will get 99 “looky Lous”.   [..]

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Hiring Tip #13: Advertise the opening where the best people are

Different jobs and functions have different places where job seekers go to look for jobs.  Go where the people are. You might try LabRoots for scientists and Craigslist [..]

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Hiring Tip#12: Get the team’s input on the job description

  Be sure that the other team members have had some input into the job description – there may be specific keywords that are needed. The team lingo [..]

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Hiring Tip #10: A job posting is an advertisement

  How can you write your job posting in a way that will appeal most to the best candidates?  How can you write about your organization, environment and [..]

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Hiring Tip #9: Job descriptions can’t be boiler plate

A job descriptions that you post or make public are advertisements.  You wouldn’t use some other company’s ad for your product, why use them for your job descriptions for [..]

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Hiring Tip #8: Do you have a checklist?

  Consistency is important for many reasons and a checklist will help you make sure that you don’t skip steps. Like this:Like Loading…

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