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  With the unemployment rate sitting at 4.1%, companies, large and small, are struggling to hire skilled employees and have been forced to get creative when sourcing talent.   Enter Generation Z. While unemployment for teens is at its lowest rate since 1969, it’s still considerably higher than that for the existing workforce. With 13.3%…


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Speed Up Your Hiring to Fill More Jobs

04.17.2018 / Talent Aquisition


Too often I see employers fail in one important aspect of the recruiting process. The speed at which they make hires. Hiring faster allows you to snag top candidates before they can drop out to take a competing offer.   A faster time to hire also allows you to improve offer acceptance rates, thus strengthening…


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Out-of-the-Box Tactics to Attract More Candidates

04.03.2018 / Talent Aquisition


  When searching for new talent, most employers use the same recruiting methods. But thinking outside the box and using alternative tactics to attract candidates can often pay off. The ideas below can provide big rewards with relatively little cost.     SOCIAL MEDIA SOURCING When you aren’t making much progress filling a position try…


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  The NCAA’s March Madness has undoubtedly lived up to its name, maybe this year more than ever. On March 17, the UMBC Retrievers shocked the nation by becoming the first 16-seed to beat a 1-seed. To put this into perspective, Las Vegas had Virginia as big favorites going into the game and, historically the…


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9 SEO Tips for Today’s Job Descriptions

03.15.2018 / Talent Aquisition


In today’s competitive online recruiting space, writing a job description requires a lot more finesse because of the increased competition for talent online. An SEO friendly job description will not only rank higher in search results but it will attract more quality candidates that actually want to apply.   Building a quality job posting requires…


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New York, NY – March 12, 2018 – Bayard Advertising Agency, Inc., a full-service digital brand agency, is pleased to announce the addition of Shane O’Donnell to the team as Vice President, Strategy. Shane has been involved in HR and HR tech since 2000 and has been fortunate enough to be a key leader in the…


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What does it take to be a top employer?

03.08.2018 / Talent Aquisition


Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2018 Tour: What can we learn?   As Glassdoor’s number 1 best place to work, it’s clear that most companies can learn a lot from Facebook’s recruiting and retention strategy, but what about it is most noteworthy? At Glassdoor’s recent “Best Places to Work 2018 Tour”, Janelle Gale – VP…


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7 Tools to Make Your Recruiting More Efficient

03.01.2018 / Talent Aquisition


  While talent acquisition professionals have many tools at their disposal, using the right ones can make the difference between hiring and not hiring. This year, hiring departments are still stretched thin which means technology will have to shoulder more of the recruiter burden.   The tools and technology below will help your team to…


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  Changes are coming. Here’s what you can do about it.   A few weeks ago social media became abuzz with the news that Facebook will soon be tweaking its algorithm to favor more friend and family stories over publishers with business pages. If your company has a business page for either corporate or careers…


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How Far Is Too Far When Commuting To Work?

02.13.2018 / Talent Aquisition


by Zachery Tweddell, Director of Marketing   How far am I willing to commute? How far is too far?   These are just a couple of the many questions we ask ourselves when starting a new job. That said, are we answering them based on what we deem to be convenient vs. inconvenient, or are…


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