Employing Generation Y

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Generation Y – defined as those born between 1980 and 1997 – represents the future of the workforce.  They are also very different from previous generations, and come with both unique strengths and challenges for employers.  Understanding these characteristics and how they translate to the workplace is key to attracting and getting the most out… Read more »

How to use social media to screen and recruit

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LinkedIn is (in many cases) a recruiter’s best friend for both recruiting and screening.  But LinkedIn is not the only social networking site that can be (or should be) leveraged during the hunt for the best possible employee. Facebook is also a viable option. Recruiting Recruiters who use Facebook generally focus on the site when… Read more »

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Build a Talent Pool

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When using LinkedIn to search for job candidates, your goal should be to find the best people the people not looking for you the people your competition has not found yet. Most recruiters understand the basics of sourcing people via LinkedIn –  a good mix of candidates, ability to validate information, the ability to quickly… Read more »