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Posted December 05, 2014 by

Use Data to Drive Your Recruiting Decisions

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You may find this surprising – but 74% of talent acquisition leaders say that their organizations do a poor job of using metrics in their recruiting process.

Why? Some of it is lack of time – but a good portion simply don’t know what numbers are available and what can be done with them.  But sometimes even when you know what numbers you want, you’re charged more money by your ATS or job board “partner” for access to your own numbers.  At College Recruiter, we think that’s wrong.  In fact, we automatically provide detailed reports every month for job postings and every targeted banner ad and targeted email campaign so that our clients know how many candidates saw the ads (branding) and how many of those clicked through to the employer’s web site to apply. (more…)

Posted July 23, 2014 by

Want to Find an Internship or a New Job? 3 Ways to Revise Your Resume that Can Make a Difference

If you are trying to find an internship or a new job, consider making three changes to your resume in the following post.

In a recent piece by Jessica Ann Media, “How to Avoid Kitsch in Your Content,” the word “kitsch” was defined as “content that lacks context.” She continued by saying how without discipline and focus “content can become clutter” – an untidy mess. In your career, creating a resume is akin to content creation. You

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Posted April 04, 2014 by

Do You Have Transferrable Skills that Qualify You for Recent College Graduate Jobs?

When searching for recent college graduate jobs, think about your transferrable skills that make you qualified for these positions.  In the following post, learn more about these skills that you might not think you have, and how they can enhance your job search.

Some days, looking for a new job can be pretty brutal. How are you supposed to be capable of all these skills? Managing, delegating, working in a team, taking direction, giving feedback, writing, editing, filming, networking, prioritizing, knowing seven softwares and eight social media platforms — it’s too much. What’s an up-

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Posted November 08, 2013 by

How Using Soft Skills to Tell a Story Can Enhance Your Resume to Find an Entry Level Job

While having the hard skills and qualifications can be the foundation of your resume when seeking an entry level job, possessing the soft skills to tell the story of you as a candidate could take the document to another level.  The following post shares how using soft skills to tell a story can enhance your resume to help you find a new job.

International Talent Management Strategist Dorothy Dalton recently wrote a compelling blog post: “The Hard Truth About Soft Skills,” which absolutely nails the value of soft skills in a career story resume. Dalton describes how resumes that come to her attention often do so based on the “high incidence of hard skills in the text,” but goes on to

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Posted October 09, 2013 by

Experiencing Conflict on Your Entry Level Job? 3 Ways to Resolve Confrontations at Work

There may be times on your entry level job where you will deal with conflict among co-workers.  When this is the case, you need to handle it appropriately.  The following post discusses three ways to resolve confrontations at work.

What causes confrontations?   Improving confrontations in the workplace is often a matter of understanding the origins or motivation for each type of confrontation, which often stem from specific circumstances. Knowing the source of a given confrontation can often be key to understanding how to defuse it if you are a manager, or handle it if

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Posted July 31, 2013 by

Experienced in Data Analytics and IT Consulting? Recent Graduate Jobs May Be Available in the Future

In the future, there may be an opportunity to find recent graduate jobs for those with experience in data analytics and IT consulting.  Learn more in the following post.

Alan Radding, Big4.com guest blogger (A book is the best way to build a consulting practice, ask me about ghostwriting your book.) An article from McKinsey & Company, a leading management consulting and research firm, declares: “By 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep [data]

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Posted December 07, 2012 by

What makes a great federal leader? The stand-out traits of this year’s Service to America honorees

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you have a desire to work in the federal government, then you may be interested in the following post highlighting the accomplishments of federal leaders and the qualities they have relied on for success.

As a general rule, successful federal leaders are highly motivated by a public service mission, clearly articulate a vision of what they want to accomplish, are persistent, collaborative and often have bosses who provide them with strong support.

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What makes a great federal leader? The stand-out traits of this year’s Service to America honorees