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Category Archives: Employers

#4TechDiversity & Why Sharing Shortcomings Matters
Category: #4TechDiversity, Company Culture, Diversity, Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Talent Comments: 0
I have been humbled several times during the process of exploring diversity and inclusion since McCann Partners launched the #4TechDiversity blog series in January. Even the title of the series, which uses only diversity, is a reminder of how much I have learned from the thought and business leaders who shared their ideas here over the last six mon ...
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Summer Reading List for Business and Tech Professionals
Category: Career Advice, Employers, General, Holidays, Job Seekers, Summer Vacation Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
As many of us prepare for vacations this summer, much of this travel time may be spent waiting in the airport or sitting in the car watching the miles speed by. What better time to catch up on the latest business- and industry-related news than during those long travel hours? Take advantage of your travel “down” time to brush up on what’s hap ...
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Another Point Of View: Seeing the Job Search from the Other Side
Category: Career Advice, Employers, Hiring Process, Interview Preparation, Interview Process, Interviewing, Job Interview, Job Search, Job Seekers, Negotiating a Job Offer, Salary Negotiation Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
While most of us have experienced the job search from a job seeker’s perspective, many of us have not had the experience of being a hiring manager. So, without experiencing both sides, how are you – as either a job seeker or an employer – to understand the mindset and frustrations of the other party? ...
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How to Address a Medical Condition in the Job Search
Category: Career Advice, Employers, General, Hiring Process, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , , Comments: 0
I recently was working with a candidate who was evaluating a new job opportunity. The position itself seemed great and the salary was in line with his expectations. However, he had not yet reviewed the company’s medical coverage. Medical benefits were of particular importance to him because his daughter has a medical condition which requires freq ...
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Have You Made Your Staffing Resolutions for 2015?
Category: Employers, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
As we embark on this New Year, many people are making career-related resolutions. Is your company in the best position to attract new talent in 2015? While it may be difficult to foresee every hiring opportunity you will have this coming year, formulating a staffing plan can be instrumental in knowing what kind of talent you need to achieve your bu ...
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Why Your Company Should Be Hiring Veterans
Category: Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
An increasing number of veterans are re-entering the workforce every year. Many companies recognize the intrinsic benefits of hiring former military – leadership, skills, education, training, values, etc. However, some companies are unsure how to go about recruiting veterans. In honor of our servicemen and women on Veterans Day, we reached out ...
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Nightmare in the Conference Room: Recruiter Horror Stories
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The job search process can be scary territory to navigate. From the anxiety-inducing interview process to waiting on pins and needles for an offer, there is much to fear when immersed in a job search. While many job-seekers may think working with a recruiter is a frightening process, the same is sometimes true for recruiters working with unpredicta ...
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How to Lose Your Best Candidate, Play-by-Play
Category: Employers, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
Ahh, Fall. If you’re like many of us, these crisp Autumn weekends are spent cuddled up on the couch cheering for your favorite football team. Whether you’re rooting for the Bears or the Packers, we can all agree that some football play calls will leave us shouting in frustration. For the job-seeker, this time of year tends to be quite active as ...
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How to Convey Workplace Culture in a Job Posting
Category: Company Culture, Employers, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Job Descriptions, Job Postings Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
One of the first steps in the hiring process is writing the job posting. Most organizations follow a standard template which includes company information, job responsibilities, qualifications, and information on how to apply. While all of this information is necessary for a thorough job posting, how can companies also convey essential information a ...
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A Hiring Manager’s Checklist: Six Essential Steps Before You Interview
Category: Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , Comments: 0
Business is booming, but you are struggling to keep up. A sure sign that your company needs to hire more people, right? Before you post a job description and start interviewing, there are a number of things that need to take place. From establishing internal buy-in to selecting your interview team, the six steps below will ensure your company is we ...
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