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How to Recruit on LinkedIn Like a Pro

27 July 2017
LinkedIn has more than 500 million users, and they’re all on the site for business purposes. While not everyone is looking for career advancement when they visit the social networking site, you’ll have better luck finding interested candidates here rather than a general audience site like Facebook. However, you’re competing with every other recruiter who … Continue reading “How to Recruit on LinkedIn Like a Pro”

What is the Human Resources (HR) role in 2017?

25 July 2017
Not long ago, human resources was the department you would meet with on your first and last day on the job. They would walk you through new hire paperwork and show you around the office when you joined and conduct your exit interview when you were leaving. Between those two milestones, you might have brief … Continue reading “What is the Human Resources (HR) role in 2017?”

Q&A Interview: How to Hire Great Customer Support Specialists

17 July 2017
Matt Dale is the Support Team Coordinator for Illuminate Education. He was nice enough to share his thoughts on modern customer support and Illuminate Education’s process when hiring new support specialists. Can you provide an overview of Illuminate Education and how your support team operates? We’re a software-as-a-service provider for the K12 education market. School … Continue reading “Q&A Interview: How to Hire Great Customer Support Specialists”

Interviewing for Culture Fit: Questions for Common Company Values

11 July 2017
When hiring, you first and foremost make sure candidates have the required skills, experience and education for the role. But after you find a few people who fit the bill, you should then consider if they’ll gel with their team members and the company as a whole. Every interviewer needs to answer the question, “Is … Continue reading “Interviewing for Culture Fit: Questions for Common Company Values”

The Best Job Prospecting Sources for Finding Candidates

30 June 2017
Instead of going through a mishmash of resumes when hiring, your time can be better spent prospecting. That means exploring online – and to some extent the real world – so you can connect with great candidates and convince them you have their next career opportunity. Job prospecting isn’t easy but the payoff is huge. … Continue reading “The Best Job Prospecting Sources for Finding Candidates”