Posts Tagged ‘economy’

10 Recruitment Techniques for Post-Recession War for Talent

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As the economy begins to mend itself, we are already beginning to see a slow growth in the formation of new jobs. History shows that for every recession, a rapid period of growth follows shortly thereafter. If you are among the lucky HR professionals to have survived “The Great Recession”, now would be a good…

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The Passive Job Seeker Is Golden

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Especially in today’s economic environment, employers are becoming increasingly “choosy” with regard to whom they hire… and rightfully so. With the unemployment rate reaching highs that we have not seen in decades, more and more job seekers have resorted to “fabricated enthusiasm” in hopes of impressing recruiters. These candidates are willing to settle for a…

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Top 8 Ways to Show Employee Appreciation in a Tough Economy

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This week marks National Employee Appreciation Week in the United States, a time for employers to stop and say “thank you” to all of their employees. In speaking with human resource professionals all day, every day, I hear of many companies that feel as though they are running on empty, with no resources left with…

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Is Print Advertising in Newspapers Gone?

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I have been in recruitment advertising for 30 years and I have never seen such a downturn in Newspaper advertising as I have in over the past 2 years. I feel the reason is what I call ‘the double whammy”. The first of these whammies are the job websites — it’s much cheaper to post…

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