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Should You Require a Cover Letter?

Blog | Author: Barb Bidan | Source: HCI | Published: 1 day ago

The dreaded cover letter. Some recruiters love them, and others have little use for them. But there’s one thing everyone seems to agree on — job seekers hate writing them. Cover letters often veer toward boring and formulaic, or over-the-top. For those candidates who manage to strike just the right balance of brevity, data-backed performance statements and personality, they’re left to wonder: Was the effort worth it?

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Five Things You Can Do to Hire Smart

Blog | Author: Bill Catlette | Source: HCI | Published: 3 days ago

People the world over are watching intently as a new U.S. presidential administration goes through its staffing up process, taking notes and names as to who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the fence, what the relative merits of each candidate are, who’s calling the ball, the list goes on. One can only hope that the behind-the-scenes process used to vet and select candidates is as serious as the reporting of it.

talent acquisition rent or own

Are You Renting or Owning? A Key Decision in Talent Acquisition

Blog | Author: Elyse Mayer | Source: HCI | Published: November 15, 2016

Ah, the age-old debate of renting vs. owning. Only in this instance, we’re talking about talent acquisition assets. Why are so many talent acquisition professionals renting? They rent out their employer branding and career site to an agency; they rent databases of leads from certain social networks (for big costs); and many never fully own their recruiting data, leaving it to third-party channels or agencies.

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‘Tis the Season for High Volume Hiring

Blog | Author: PeopleFluent | Source: HCI | Published: October 25, 2016

The holiday season is approaching. In many retail stores and restaurants, we already see preparation for lots of shopping underway. “Now Hiring Seasonal Workers” banners adorn all the windows. It’s a familiar cycle. Companies ramp up their workforces to meet the seasonal demand and satisfy our insatiable appetite for Black Friday deals and the perfect gift for every person we love.

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