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Recruiting & Candidate Development

Candidate Development is especially critical in recruitment. Even if it's an entry level position, candidates still need to be developed, coached and prepared. Some candidates need hand holding. Some need to be groomed. They can have top notch skills but interview horribly. Or they can have a hard time quantifying and qualifying their experience. At this point some extra hand holding comes in handy. This section holds article addressing all these nuances. Also find updated information on the recruiting trends, insights, tools or resources.
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Anatomy of a Classic Corporate Hiring Procedure – And why its guaranteed to fail.

frankrisalvatoPart I of III part Special

Last October I received a call from the regional human resource director of a multi-billion dollar corporation. For the purposes of this story we’ll refer to his company as Zeta Corporation.

 This was his story:

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Executive Recruiters: How to Tell the Difference between the Good Apples and the Rotten Apples

DaveDartMaybe you’ve had an experience with an executive recruiter, maybe not. Just like any other industry, there are good apples and bad apples...and some may say “rotten” apples.  If you’ve had a bad experience or no experience, here are some common myths you may have heard.

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The Importance Of Following The Steps Of The Placement Process

nadiagruzdTop recruiters follow the basics steps of the placement process consistently no matter how long they have been recruiting. After being in the industry for 21 years, with all the new technology that has developed I still have to fill in my daily planner each evening so that I know what I need to do when I sit down at my desk the next morning. Not because anyone “makes” me do so – but because it is a need that comes from within me.

 

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The “Search Project Timetable”

terrypetraSeveral of our recent articles have focused on the “process” we execute in serving our clients, particularly how to establish an effective and efficient process; one that will deliver qualified and interested candidates within a reasonable time frame.

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Helping Your Recruiters To Recapture Their Roots

bobmarshallnewFor many of our recruiters, these last four years have been difficult. The economy has been sluggish. Their once agreeable hiring managers have changed because of a perceived lack of urgency to hire. Their candidates either won’t move or are reluctant to pull the trigger. And our recruiters have settled for whatever they could get. Their client companies demanded that they lower their fees… no problem.

 

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HCX Facts

Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.

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