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Sourcing and recruiting the best candidates for your job is usually not an easy nor quick process. Qualified applicants for your role that also make a good fit for your organization can be quite scarce and therefore the recruitment process is of significant importance and should be taken very seriously. And, contrary to common thought,… Read more »

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When you are in desperate need of finding a new job, you might be tempted to do a bit of overselling on your applications. You will need to distinguish yourself after all from all the other applicants out there. And especially if you´re already searching for a new job for a long time and not… Read more »

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When you are in the final stages of the selection process and you have found your, seemingly, perfect candidate, there might be one step left before actually making the offer: a background check. With an employee background check, you can verify the candidate´s history and credentials they claim to have, so it´s actually a tool… Read more »

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In one of the previous posts, we already discussed why applicants look for great employers and how you can use this to your advantage when selecting the best candidates. If people know you as a great employer, this will help your employer branding in the recruitment market and hence, help you attract more and better… Read more »

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As a job seeker, you should be prepared for the fact that your possible future employer will most probably do a background on you before making you an offer. Many candidates take this quite lightly and might think that since they don´t have a criminal record, they are fine. However, checking an applicant´s criminal background… Read more »

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As an employer, you might think that recruiting is mainly about you selecting the right candidates for your business and that especially in times of economic crisis, the candidates themselves will want to work for you anyway. And although that might be true to a certain degree, hard times after all call for hard decisions… Read more »

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Hiring the right employees can be quite a complicated process. Great employees are scarce and you´re probably competing with loads of other employers for the best talent. Therefore, here are 6 tips to make your company more attractive to candidates and to increase your chances of hiring great employees: Develop a strong employer brand If… Read more »

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Job searching is a time-consuming and daunting task. If you are hunting for a new job, it´s not just the time you need to invest in this process but also a lot of patience. And let´s face it, it can be very frustrating. Because sending out applications, which obviously costs a lot of time, is… Read more »

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The fact that you need to collaborate with the hiring manager seems quite common sense, right? But, as a recruiter, have you ever thought about what really collaborating actually means? A close collaboration can make or break a good hiring process and although maybe common sense, a real close collaboration between recruiter and hiring manager… Read more »

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Searching for a job can be a long and draining process. If you want to find the right job, you will have to put in the necessary time, energy and effort to be successful. However, although finding the perfect job is probably never going to be very easy, there are certain things you can do… Read more »