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Category Archives: Hiring Talent

Diversity: Another Reason Commodity Thinking Is a Recruiting Problem
Category: #4TechDiversity, Career Advice, Company Culture, Diversity, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , Comments: 0
The enduring notion in some areas of the recruitment industry that it’s good business to treat contract-based employees as commodities has always been a problem for me. Actually, it’s not really a problem. I think it’s absurd, and it stands in stark contrast to the importance and incalculable value of diversity in employment today. ...
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#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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The IT Diversity Challenge
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Diversity, Hiring Managers, Hiring Talent, Women in Male Dominated Fields, Women in Tech, Women in Technology Tags: , , Comments: 0
The Washington Post recently published an article by Joann Weiner titled, “Diversity is good. Why doesn’t everyone agree?” In the piece, Weiner sites multiple studies showing that companies who engage women in leadership positions are, on average, more successful and profitable than companies who do not. ...
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.NET Engineers Rock: A Playlist for Your New Career at Echo Global Logistics
Category: Career Advice, Company Culture, Hiring Talent, Job Postings, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , Comments: 0
It is no secret that 2014 was a phenomenal year of growth, success, and progress for Echo Global Logistics. In fact, in the last 12 months, everything at Echo has been on the up and up. Revenue, profits, share price, retention, and hiring have all been on a steep incline—and that’s just to name a few! ...
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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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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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How many interviews is too many? Finding the sweet spot for the interview process.
Category: Dating & Job Interviewing, Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent, Interview Process, Interviewing, Job Interview Tags: , , , , , , , Comments: 0
Would you marry someone after the first date? Probably not. However, ten years into dating seems a bit excessive, right? Just like in the dating world, many employers struggle with finding the sweet spot in the interview process. When do you know a candidate is right for your organization? Too few interviews may not give your organization enough ti ...
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Why Bother with a Reference Check?
Category: Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Talent, Job Search, Job Seekers Tags: , , , , , , Comments: 0
A lot of time goes into the recruiting process – from finding candidates, to scrutinizing resumes, to conducting multiple interviews, etc. However, some companies are still skeptical about checking references for well-vetted candidates. After all, references provided by the candidate are intrinsically biased, so why even bother calling? ...
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