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Posts Tagged ‘recruiting advice’

December 4th, 2014

Focus on Employer Brand to Reach BC Talent

Focus on Employer Brand to Reach BC Talent

Focus on Employer Brand to Reach BC Talent Companies are upping their investment in employer branding for 2015. This surge is influenced by an increasingly competitive labour market and growing evidence for the effectiveness of branding to hire. Evidence such as that found by the Talent Trends 2014 report, that asked 18,000 fully-employed professionals across […]

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November 6th, 2014

Survey Says Recruit: Job Seeker Data and What it Means for You

Survey Says Recruit: Job Seeker Data and What it Means for You

With the ever growing wealth of data available to us, it is no surprise that the future of hiring is data driven. Data driven hiring is a powerful concept, but it can be extremely difficult to actualize. Having access to massive amounts of data can work against employers and recruiters by making it increasingly difficult […]

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October 9th, 2014

5 Tips for Recruiting Canadian Tech Talent

How to recruit Canadian tech talent

The struggle for recruiting top tech talent in Canada is real. And things are about to get even realer. Canada has no shortage of incredible tech startups and companies. Canada based companies like Shopify, Hootsuite, and Wave are a testament to Canadian innovation, yet they face a growing challenge when it comes to hiring. There […]

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September 11th, 2014

Why an Honest Culture is Essential for Growth

Why an Honest Culture is Essential for Growth

Honesty is not always the best policy. This is something that I have learned from spending the last decade with a man who is terrible at little white lies. Having your husband gaze into your eyes and tell you, “That haircut is weird!” or “You look kind of puffy, are you tired?” is no fun. […]

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September 4th, 2014

How to Bring Your Recruiting into the Future

Bring your recruiting into the future

New technologies are changing the rules of the war for talent. Competitors are targeting your candidate pool. On a global scale, with multiple networks, and innovative tactics based on big data. Resistance to adopting these technologies is futile. But, why resist? The future of recruiting is both social and automated, and these two trends will make […]

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August 28th, 2014

How to Get Your Job Ads More Attention on Job Boards

How to Get Your Job Ads More Attention on Job Boards

Choosing where to advertise your jobs is important, but no matter how many page views a job site gets, if your job posts are not engaging, they will not attract the best talent. At BCjobs.ca we see a constant influx of new job ads, we see what works, and what doesn’t. So we thought we […]

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July 29th, 2014

Expert Interview with Ryan St. Germaine

Expert Interview with Ryan St. Germaine

There’s no question that online job boards have the upper hand over now-prehistoric-seeming print classified ads, but that doesn’t mean site owners get to sit back and enjoy the view from the top of the employment advertising ladder. Perpetually shifting technology presents site operators with huge challenges. “User experience is so important, but the factors […]

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July 27th, 2014

How to Ensure a Successful Probationary Period

How to Ensure a Successful Probationary Period

Recruiting new employees is never an easy task. From initial screening, through interviews and contract negotiation, the process can be time consuming and taxing and it’s only upon hire that the real fun begins! Building a successful team is an ongoing task, and it is important for all members to contribute to the department’s ongoing success. Building in a probationary period for new employees will help you manage the onboarding process and should benefit both the new employee and the company. So how does one ensure a successful probationary period? The following seven steps will help you get started.

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July 24th, 2014

Auto Responders for Human Resources

Auto Responders for Human Resources

Many organizations have stopped responding to job applicants, citing an ever increasing pool of applicants. But, just as the Internet has opened the doors to a wider pool of applicants, it has also ushered in an era of lower cost ways to respond to applicants.

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July 17th, 2014

3 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Job Board

3 Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Job Board

Job boards are an important part of the recruitment process. This is not just because job boards are one of the first places most people go when they are looking for work, but because the right job boards also make your job ads more searchable, increase the amount of views your posts receive, and help […]

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