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boomerang
What is a boomerang employee? A boomerang employee is someone who leaves a company, usually by resigning rather than getting fired, but later returns as a re-hired employee for the same company again. There are many different reasons why an employee might leave in the first place.  It used to be frowned upon for people...
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Right now, staying visible is critical for your staffing firm. With so many of us forced to work remotely, account managers and recruiters alike are getting creative: adapting their business practices and adopting new digital tools like video to thrive in this economy. Some firms have stepped up to the plate quickly, moving their training...
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internet search
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the staffing industry. Some agencies have seen dramatic drops in business, while others (including those specializing in healthcare, IT and distribution) are scrambling to meet essential employers’ demands. With so much uncertainty surrounding our industry (and the entire world), it’s critical to understand how the crisis is...
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business-women-working
Classified ads? The recruiter’s “little black book”? The weekly “hot candidate” fax? They’re marketing dinosaurs. In truth, most aspects of staffing, marketing and technology have evolved dramatically in the past 20 years – and websites have experienced some of the most sweeping transformations. Years ago, Web 2.0 changed the game for our industry, and there’s...
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Still think chatbots are creepy and impersonal? It’s time to shift your mindset. Mobile technology has taken over the staffing and recruiting landscape. Instantaneous, global exchange of information is now the norm. Job seekers’ and employers’ expectations for real-time service are rising. People want on-the-go, 24/7 service across communication channels. Your competitors are rapidly adopting...
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house and checkmark
It’s everywhere you look: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Company websites. YouTube. Email. Direct mail. It’s content marketing – and you’ll find it anywhere business communication is happening. What is content marketing? If you’re not familiar with this marketing technique, it’s about using ideas to capture attention, and then getting people to take an action....
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I don’t need to tell you how tough it is to recruit qualified candidates these days. With unemployment near record lows and U.S. job openings soaring to a record-high 6.3 million, attracting the attention of talented job seekers is extremely difficult. How can you make candidates love your clients’ job postings – and ultimately spur...
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stopwatch
On August 15, 2017, Scott Wintrip, author of High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant (McGraw-Hill, April 2017) lead a SmartSearch SmartPractices webinar. During the presentation, Scott addressed how better-interviewing methods improve precision and speed, why creating talent communities is a big advantage, along with best practices to increase your talent...
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