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10 Questions to Help You Hire Better People

As a recruiter, how would you describe the culture at Apple, Microsoft, AT&T, or at your own organization? Being able to distill the essence of an organization’s culture into a few well-thought-out adjectives is worth a lot. Sometimes I ask…

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The Next ERE Meetup is August 17th

We had a great time at our last meetup. If you missed you opportunity to attend, you’ll get another opportunity to meet with your peers. If you have any pictures from the last meetup, you can upload them and see the…

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Employees Want Stability, Money

“Give me a job, give me security, give me a chance to survive. I’m just a poor soul in the unemployment line. My God I’m hardly alive.” When Styx first sang that 32 years ago, the Netherlands went to the…

Employee Referrals

Referral Recruiting: Duh!

It has been interesting to note the recent re-emergence of referral recruiting ventures and ideas. Duh, everybody knows that (employee) referrals have been the No. 1 source of hires forever (as indicated by CareerXroads), and that according to professor Granovetter’s…