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Spring Clean Your Recruitment Strategy

Understand 5 easy steps to tidy up your recruitment strategy for Spring. Review current procedures, your tech stack and your overall strategy to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

Recruiting Effectively with Social Media: Which Platform Is the Best?

Understand the most effective social media platforms to align with your recruitment strategy.

Building the Best Tech Stack For Your Startup’s Hiring Process

Building your tech stack is an important step to ensure your team is working effectively and efficiently. Having the right tools in place can increase productivity and accuracy in every element of your business.

What Candidates Want to Know about your Company

Candidates are looking to get your company before they apply more than ever now. What does your job description or careers page say about you? Understand what potential candidates are looking for and want to know about your company before they hit Apply.

Sharing Your Real-Life Company Culture in a Virtual World

Company culture is an important element of any organization. Creating and fostering a company culture in a virtual world is even more important. Companies must work harder to keep employees connected and engaged. Explore new ways to create a strong company culture in today's remote work world.

Hiring for Diversity in 2021 and Beyond

Making diversity and inclusion a priority for your company is not only the right thing to do but can also help your company and team grow in exciting ways. Building your brand while keeping diversity in mind can help attract potential candidates who will bring a wide variety of talent and ideas to your team. Learn how to hire for diversity with these guidelines.

A Key Step To Hiring Effectively in 2021: Get an ATS!

Using an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can help your team with tracking, engaging and recruiting the right talent for your company. Explore the top three reasons we suggested adding an ATS into your hiring arsenal.

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Recruiting Gen Z? Here’s What Companies Need to Know.

A new generation is entering the workforce. Understand who the next generation candidate are and what motivates them. Learn to adjust your company’s recruiting strategy to attract top talent from Generation Z.

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Attracting Great Job Candidates with Recruitment Marketing

Use recruitment marketing to attract a greater quality of talent to your growing company. Understand the most effective way to leverage your employer brand to grow a stronger talent pool.

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Meet Your Hiring Goals in 2021

COVID 19 has changed the way we do everything, including the way we hire. Get a head start on your 2021 recruitment process with these new techniques.

4 Ways to make your 2020 holiday party great!

Holiday parties are going to look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean that they're going to be any less memorable. Here are some ideas for a COVID friendly holiday party.

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Put Job Candidates on Hold Without Losing Them

Determining how to engage with candidates during the hiring process can be tricky. If you can build and maintain relationships with candidates from start to finish, you'll have a better chance at success when it comes to finalizing a hire.

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Improve Your Video Interview Etiquette

Our recent experience with hiring managers and talent has shown that there is an overarching sentiment of laziness when it comes to video interviews, that can be attributed to the pandemic. Interviewers and interviewees alike just don’t seem to take them seriously enough. There are simple steps that can be taken to counteract the laziness that can be found in today’s online hiring interviews, starting with preparing for them.

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Use Employee Stories to Attract Talent

Employee stories are the stories of your company culture, and one of the best ways to show talent what you stand for and how you work. You don't need to be a content marketer to do it. With a few simple tips, you'll be telling your story and attracting great talent in no time.

3 tips for startup CEOs who want to step up their game on social media

Startup CEOs: Step Up Your Game on Social Media

Attracting strong tech talent is hard, especially if you are leading an early-stage company. Companies that spend time building their reputation through employer branding have an advantage, but with limited resources, they need to get creative. If you are a start-up CEO, it may be time to pitch in by stepping up your game on social media.

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Pivot + Edge Builds Employee Advocacy App

Employee advocacy is an essential component of recruitment marketing, but getting employees engaged is tough. Pivot and Edge teamed up with students at Algonquin College and Carleton University to create an application to help businesses boost employee advocacy through gamification, and improve their recruitment success.

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hire Software Developers on a Shoestring Budget

As I’m writing this, I realize that title may be confusing. I don’t mean software developers that are financially strapped and living on a shoe-string budget (not that there is anything wrong with these peeps), but rather how to attract software developers without having to spend a lot of money.

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Adjust Your Recruitment Pitch (Employer Value Proposition) During COVID-19

Teresa Tam’s recent announcement on the continuation of COVID-19 restrictions may have some business owners wondering how they can continue to attract employees when they cannot use pre-corona tactics. Getting creative with a new employer value proposition (EVP) may be daunting, but it is not impossible. Check out our blog post to learn how to adjust your EVP so that it responds to the pandemic in a way that allows your hiring to excel, not falter.

Three Things To Consider When Interview Candidates from Big Corporate

There are three things I feel that scale-up C levels should consider when interviewing candidates from big corporate.

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Recruiting and Onboarding After COVID 19

Major disruptions like COVID-19 push us to rethink previous norms. More companies are now realizing that remote work can work. With a bigger shift to distributed teams, recruiting and onboarding are likely to change for good.