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Posts Tagged ‘recruiting’

October 14th, 2016

Types of Content that Can Enhance Your Social Media Efforts

Types of Content that Can Enhance Your Social Media Efforts

The most efficient way to enhance social media efforts is to develop a solid social media strategy. Every serious content marketer has a social media strategy template he or she can refer to in order to keep their goals in check. Finding your content niche that forms the best connection with your audience should be […]

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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 13th, 2014

How to Succeed with Strategic Recruitment? Never Stop.

How to Succeed with Strategic Recruitment? Never Stop.

Whether it’s getting beyond the silos or just thinking outside the box, we all benefit from stretching our boundaries—both figuratively and sometimes literally speaking. Case in point, I just came back from the Yukon. As an HR consultant and immigration specialist, I travel fairly frequently to present on various business-related topics and, in turn, to […]

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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 Use A Recruiter To Find A Job (Part 1 of 3)

How To Use A Recruiter To Find A Job

From time to time, you may see a classified job ad that states, “We have a client in the global financial services sector looking to hire a private banking manager [or sales consultant, marketing director, IT manager, etc.]” This is an ad from a recruitment or headhunting agency. Most job applicants don’t know how recruitment […]

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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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