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Bard: Google's New AI Tool to Rival ChatGPT

Google may have named its new conversational AI "Bard" because of its ability to write endlessly. Or perhaps - the Bard's most famous phrase "To be, or not to be: that is the question," - just came to mind naturally, given the existential crisis that Google finds itself in, as it stares into the abyss of ChatGPT. Google has faced existential threats before - remember Google Plus, its response...

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Recruiter Index: All You Need to Know About the January 2023 Job Market

"If 2022 was about 'hiring at all costs,' 2023 is about right-sizing and retention," said Evan Sohn, CEO of Recruiter.com, on CBNC's The Exchange.  The beginning of 2023 was riddled with more layoffs as companies tried to cut budgets. However, while the news reports mass layoffs, how is the job market actually doing?  Recruiters work on the front lines of the job market and often...

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Top Job Perks Candidates Will Look for This Year (and How to Accommodate Them)

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: As they consider applying for jobs, what's one benefit or perk you think more candidates will be looking for in 2023? Why? And what can companies do to accommodate this need? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only...

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What Is Quiet Hiring: How Companies Can Implement This Strategy

You've heard of quiet quitting and quiet firing, but now quiet hiring is taking center stage as many companies are dealing with layoffs and threats of a recession.  Companies are being asked to do less with more, but they can't hire the right talent to help them grow their business. Many companies are also on a tight budget, and when it costs $4,700 to hire a new employee, this is...

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Rev Up Your Engines: Recruiting and Hiring Predictions for 2023

The constant shifts and pressures within the job market over the past couple of years have been nothing short of an adventure for recruiting and hiring teams. However, as we look to 2023, despite a slowing economy, industry reports show a continued tight labor market, placing more pressure on companies to ensure their recruiting and hiring processes are equipped to attract and retain top...

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Top 10 Candidate Souring Methods 2023

Looking for the best ways to source and acquire top-level talent?  We all know that searching for the perfect applicants can be challenging and time-consuming, but there are specific methods that have proven successful in helping organizations source potential hires. This post will provide an overview of the top ten candidate sourcing methods to assist recruiters in their search for ideal...

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Different Ways to Celebrate Black History Month at Work

According to some research, since the 1970s, the white unemployment rate has been about half of the black unemployment rate. With a looming recession, this issue is becoming even worse. Your company should implement diversity initiatives to help you target some of the top black talent.  But what can help recruiters hire a more diverse workforce? Improving diversity in your workforce...

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How to Become a Recruiter

If you are looking for a new and exciting career, consider becoming a recruiter. Recruiters are in high demand and can make a great living. It is important to understand what is involved in becoming a recruiter so that you can make the best decision for your career. Keep reading to discover what you should know and how to land your first recruiting job. What Is a Recruiter? The role...

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Is Now the Time to Find Talent Outside Your Local Geography?

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced companies to send their employees to work from home. However, as the pandemic progressed, many companies decided to switch to fully remote work, which evolved into a workforce that wanted to work from anywhere.  One of the perks for companies was the ability to hire talented employees anywhere in the world.  In the latest webinar, Evan Sohn, CEO...

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What Is Contract Recruiting and How Can It Help Business Owners Optimize Their Hiring Process?

Whether running a startup or managing a large corporation, recruitment is always tricky and complicated. From the outside, it appears to be as simple as posting job openings, reviewing applications, interviewing candidates, and choosing the best ones. In reality, it is seldom streamlined and smooth, but you can certainly try to optimize the process. One mistake most organizations make is...

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The Top Talent Acquisition Trends for 2023: What the Experts Are Saying

The start of 2023 was riddled with layoffs resulting in nearly 60,000 tech workers losing their jobs. Yet, despite these surprising numbers, the unemployment rate in December was 3.5%.  The Recruiter.com Recruiter Index survey also indicated that recruiters are still hiring for companies, even if they aren't hiring for brand-new roles. However, with so much uncertainty in the job...

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7 Steps to Optimize Your On-Demand Staffing Strategy

As the on-demand economy has grown, it has become common for businesses to rely on freelance talent to complement their full-time staff and address fluctuating business needs. Yet, as more and more companies consider how on-demand workers might fit into their broader talent acquisition strategies, many are often left with questions. In addition, many technology-enabled services help...

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What Is RPO Recruitment and How Can It Elevate Your Hiring Strategy?

About two-thirds of all companies will outsource some part of their recruiting process. There are all kinds of reasons that these companies might outsource the recruitment process, but there's no wrong answer. RPO recruitment providers are here to help you focus on other aspects of growing your business while still hiring top talent.  RPO could be the one strategy you need to elevate...

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4 Hiring and Recruitment Mistakes That Can Harm Your Employer Branding

When recruiting talent, do you check out candidates' social footprints? According to a survey by The Manifest, 90% of employers do. You can learn a lot about applicants by checking out their LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram accounts. But always remember that the reverse is true: They can also learn a lot about your company. And what they discover may change their "yes" to a "no" if you...

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New Year, New Strategy: Optimize Your Recruiting Efforts for 2023

With layoffs impacting the start of 2023, many companies are still planning for a coming recession and battling high inflation. But what does this mean for your 2023 recruiting efforts? Evan Sohn, CEO of Recruiter.com, hosted a webinar with Bianca Sitzer, Global Strategic Partnerships at Deel; Lisa Simon, Senior Economist at Revelio Labs; and Jonathan Benelli, Senior Sales Director at...

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5 Top Tips for Recruiting Internationally

Despite rising employment, the well-documented global talent shortage continues to worsen, with one-third of companies reporting difficulty hiring for roles and over half of U.S. employers reporting recruitment difficulty. As many of you may be aware, there is no shortage of candidates, but there is a shortage of appropriately qualified candidates. Organizations are overcoming this problem...

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Should You Hire Recruiters in a Recession? The Short Answer Is Yes

Some LinkedIn research suggests that the 2023 recession won't stop job seekers from quitting and finding new jobs.  While many companies might want to implement hiring freezes and wait to see what happens in the job market, there are still many candidates in the job market. As a result, companies that aren't hiring in this recession might be missing out on talented candidates they would need...

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Embedded Staffing: What Is It, and How Can It Help Your Business?

Your nonprofit depends on people to move its mission forward. Most often, nonprofits think and speak about these people as supporters, volunteers, and sponsors. But you must pay attention to the importance of your internal team. Your employees are working behind the scenes to keep your nonprofit operating and driving impact for your beneficiaries.  However, some nonprofits, especially...

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How Recruiting Outsourcing Is Changing the Industry

Recruiting is vital for any organization but can also be time-consuming and costly. As a result, outsourcing recruitment, also known as Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), is becoming an increasingly popular solution for companies looking to streamline their recruitment process and access a wider talent pool.  In this article, we will explore the benefits of recruiting outsourcing, how...

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How to Use ChatGPT in Recruitment: Why It Won't Replace Recruiters

Using AI in recruitment is nothing new. Recruiter.com has used AI recruiting software that helps recruiters source candidates for challenging positions. However, with the popularity of ChatGPT, recruiters are now wondering if they could use this tool for their recruiting process. Some are worried that it will take their jobs. But as with past AI tools, it likely won't replace many jobs....

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The 5 Must-Have Qualities of a Modern HR Pro 

There are currently 275,000 members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). This means that there are a lot of HR professionals out there, but which ones are the best? These several thousand people all have to wear multiple hats: they must be adept at employee relations and employee development, knowledgeable about workplace regulations, and walk a fine line between...

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How to Consistently Find the Right Employee for the Right Job

When we started Intergrowth in 2016, we knew very little about hiring. By the end of 2022, we'd conducted hundreds of interviews and hired over 100 people, 50 of whom are still on the team today.  However, we've made offers to and hired a handful of great individuals who held great traits yet didn't work out on our team in the long term. Why? We didn't hire them for the...

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Revolutionizing Recruiting: How Recruiting with ChatGPT Transforms Talent Acquisition

You can only write an article about recruiting with ChatGPT if you use ChatGPT - it wouldn't be appropriate to go it alone. So if I sound a bit robotic sometimes, please forgive me, as I had to use ChatGPT. As an aside, I laughed out loud today as I was using ChatGPT, when they asked me to fill out a CAPTCHA form. There is something quite ironic about an AI giving a human a Turing test; perhaps...

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Are Recruiting Services Worth It For Your Business? The Real Secret Behind These Services

Recruiting services can be helpful for companies that need more resources or expertise to find and hire candidates for open positions effectively.  However, it's essential to consider whether a recruiting service is worth the cost carefully. For example, some recruiting services charge hefty fees for companies to find new employees. Therefore, it's necessary to carefully research a...

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9 Signs You May Have Made a Bad Hiring Choice (and What to Do Next)

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What's one sign that you may have made a bad hiring choice? What should be your next step once you realize this? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization composed of the world's most successful young...

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How to Recruit Top Talent in a Competitive Food Service Job Market

The Food Service industry faces a unique challenge in today's tight job market and high turnover rate. With fewer people available to fill positions, finding the right candidates for the job can be difficult. Recruiting and hiring the right people is essential for any business, especially in the Food Service industry, where customer satisfaction is key. This article will explore the strategies...

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Tips for Recruiting Demand Marketers in a Competitive Market

As businesses increasingly rely on digital marketing to reach their target audiences, the need for qualified Demand Generation Marketers has never been greater. Demand Generation Marketers drive customer acquisition and revenue growth through various digital marketing tactics, such as email campaigns, content marketing, and social media advertising. Recruiting these professionals can be...

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How to Recruit Top Talent in a Tight Healthcare Job Market

The healthcare industry faces a unique challenge in today's tight job market and qualified labor shortage. With an aging population and the need for more healthcare professionals, recruiting and hiring the right people is becoming increasingly difficult. Companies must find creative ways to attract and retain top talent to remain competitive. This article will explore the challenges of recruiting...

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Make your Recruiting Shine in a Crowded Professional Services Hiring Market

The Professional Services industry faces a unique challenge in today's tight job market and high turnover environment. With the demand for specialized skills and expertise on the rise, companies have to get creative in recruiting and hiring top talent. From offering competitive salaries and benefits packages to utilizing new technologies, organizations are finding innovative ways to attract and...

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How to Attract Top Talent in the Competitive Hospitality Job Market

Hospitality is booming, and recruiting the right people to fill the necessary roles is essential for success. With the right recruitment strategies, businesses in the hospitality industry can find the perfect candidates to help them reach their goals. This article will explore the best practices for recruiting within this competitive industry, from identifying ideal candidates to developing...

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Unlock the Power of Recruiting and Hiring Scrum Masters for Your Team

Recruiting qualified Scrum Masters is essential for any organization that wants to successfully implement the Agile methodology. A Scrum Master is a facilitator who helps teams understand and apply the principles of Scrum, an Agile framework for managing complex projects. With the right Scrum Master, teams can work together more efficiently and achieve their goals faster. In this article, we'll...

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Discovering the Best Fit: Navigating the Challenges of Registered Nurse Recruitment

Recruiting qualified Registered Nurses (RNs) is an important task for any healthcare organization. With the ever-increasing demand for quality healthcare, it is essential that organizations have access to a steady stream of highly-skilled RNs. This article will explore the strategies and techniques that can be used to ensure that the right nurses are recruited and retained to provide quality...

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Recruiting and Hiring the Right Fit: Strategies for Finding the Perfect Marketing Coordinator

The success of any business depends on its ability to recruit and retain qualified personnel. As the role of the Marketing Coordinator continues to evolve, it is becoming increasingly important for businesses to ensure they are recruiting the right candidates for this key position. With the right skills and experience, a Marketing Coordinator can be a valuable asset to any organization. In this...

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Unlocking the Secrets to Successful Recruiting and Hiring of SQL Architects

As businesses increasingly rely on data to inform their decisions, the need for qualified SQL Architects has never been greater. With the right skills and experience, these professionals can help organizations maximize their data-driven insights and ensure that their databases are secure and efficient. In this article, we'll explore the qualifications and responsibilities of a SQL Architect and...

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How to Find the Right Project Manager for Your Team: A Guide to Recruiting and Hiring Success

Recruiting qualified Project Managers is a critical task for any organization. It requires a deep understanding of the skills and experience needed to successfully manage projects and the ability to identify and attract the right candidates. In this article, we'll explore the key steps in recruiting qualified Project Managers, from defining the job requirements to conducting interviews and making...

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Unlock Your Creative Potential: Strategies for Recruiting and Hiring Top Graphic Designers

Graphic design is an ever-evolving field that requires creative minds and technical skills. Finding the right graphic designer for your business can be daunting, but with the right approach, you can recruit qualified professionals who will help take your business to the next level. This article will discuss how to effectively recruit qualified graphic designers and what qualities to look for...

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Recruiting Accountants: Hiring Tips for your Business

Recruiting qualified accountants is critical for any business that wants to ensure its financial health and success. With the right accountant, businesses can make informed decisions about their finances, reduce their tax burden, and ensure compliance with regulations. However, finding the right accountant can be a challenge. This article will provide tips on recruiting qualified accountants who...

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5 Step Strategy for Building a Robust Talent Pipeline

According to SHRM's 2022 report, the average cost-to-hire in the US is around $4,700. So if you're hiring for a job that has a $60,000 salary, then you could end up spending more than $180,000 alone to fill that role.   Because of how expensive the increasingly competitive recruiting landscape is becoming, modern-day recruiters have to shift from a reactive approach towards a proactive...

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Recruiter Index: All You Need to Know About the December 2022 Hiring Trends

After a crazy year for the job market in 2022, December ended with some interesting statistics from the Recruiter.com Recruiter Index.  Since recruiters are the ones who are actively working on the front lines of the job market, they often have the best insights into the health of the job market. That's why, each month, we reach out to those recruiters and survey them to bring you the...

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How to Recruit Top Talent Amid an Uncertain Economic Landscape

Companies are facing new challenges while trying to attract top talent in a shaky economic climate. With inflation climbing at historical rates, the Fed raising interest rates, and workplaces and the economy reeling from the dramatic shifts brought by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the pandemic, workers are facing unprecedented levels of burnout and personal financial stress.  On average,...

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10 Mindset Shifts You May Need to Make in Order to Hire the Right Fit

Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: Since starting your business, what's one mindset shift you've made when it comes to hiring talent? How does this new mindset or way of thinking help you find the best fit? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only...

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Recruiting Medical Writers: How to Find the Right Fit Medical Writer for Your Team

Recruiting qualified medical writers is a challenging task for any organization. With the ever-changing landscape of medical writing, it is important to find individuals with the right skills and experience to help your organization succeed. This resource will discuss the key elements to consider when recruiting a medical writer and tips for finding the right candidate for your team. Gaining...

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Webinar: Overcoming Recruiting and Sourcing Challenges

With a possible recession on the horizon of the economy, many companies are pausing, leading some to dub this the "Great Hesitation."  This can be the perfect opportunity for some companies to start building up their pipeline and finding and sourcing talent that can help your company weather this storm. Katie Kline, the Customer Success Associate at Recruiter.com, and Neeta Maliakal, the...

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Halloween Horrors: The Scariest Recruiting Stories

After a year with a scary tough job market for companies looking for new hires, the Great Resignation, a looming recession, and anything else that could create a horrific situation for recruiters, Halloween is finally upon us.  While most people hear horror stories from job seekers, we decided to share some stories from the other side of the recruiting process.  Keep reading to learn...

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The Great Hesitation: What Companies Need to Know About Hiring

Many businesses have been waiting for the end of the Great Resignation, but now they find themselves amid the Great Hesitation. Many companies are closely watching the economy and the job market to determine what the next step should be for their company.  Should they have a hiring freeze? Take advantage of this time to hire new talent? Or lay off some employees?  If this sounds like...

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Why Multiple Companies Aren't Requiring College Degrees Anymore

According to the latest September 2022 Recruiter Index results, 22% of jobs that recruiters are working on don't require a college degree. However, 78% of jobs still need a bachelor's degree. However, this trend is shifting to large companies like Apple and Google. Nordstrom, Bank of America, and Costco are big names moving toward skills-based hiring.  These companies are following...

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How to Use This Looming Recession as the Perfect Opportunity to Hire New Talent

The job market has felt like a rollercoaster over the past two years. From the start of the pandemic, riddled with layoffs and people working remotely, to the Great Resignation, where everyone was quitting and realizing new priorities. Then, we came to the Job Hopper economy, where employees decided they would only stay for a year or two, maybe even less. Companies were rapidly hiring and...

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Recruiter Index: All You Need to Know About the September 2022 Hiring Trends

In the latest jobs report from the United States labor department for September, the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%. The average hourly wage rose 5% compared to the same time last year. Nonfarm payrolls increased to 263,000 for the month. All of these signs point to a strong job market, despite threats of a recession coupled with high interest rates and inflation.  Recruiters are the...

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