Posts Tagged ‘Recession’

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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Ready To Plant Some Seeds after the Economic Downturn ?

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You’ve been a couch potato long enough – get up! Spring seems to have sprung, or at minimum be just around the corner. Where will you be, come the fall? Often during an economic downturn, there are a few stages we go thru; fight, denial, realization, and then atrophy. I don’t know about you but…

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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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Internet Killed the TV Spot

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The one interesting thing I find about a recession is how it brings the cost of things back down to “normal.” For houses, cars, clothes, dining out . . . just about anything you could name. To put a positive spin on those who have been dinged by it, look at it this way; once…

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