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Posted September 18, 2016 by

It’s time to think more about diversity recruiting

Ted Bauer

Ted Bauer is a contributing author to College Recruiter

We tend to think of diversity in very specific ways, using even more specific terms…but there’s oftentimes layers and layers of nuance we’re missing. Have you ever considered narcissism in hiring, for example? Cue this study:

“A job interview is one of the few social situations where narcissistic behaviors such as boasting actually create a positive impression,” said Del Paulhus, Psychology Professor at the University of British Columbia and the study’s lead author. “Normally, people are put off by such behavior, especially over repeated exposure.” The research noted that “narcissists tended to talk about themselves, make eye contact, joke around and ask the interviewers more questions. As a result, the study found that people rated narcissists as more attractive candidates for the position.”

That’s not good. You need to be thinking more and more about your diversity recruiting efforts, on a variety of spectrums.

One of the most effective operational ways to do that is by diversifying your recruitment funnel. You do that through shifting methods — move away from on-campus and more to online, for example. There’s a concern that online candidates aren’t as “vetted” as face-to-face candidates, but that can be overcome.

 

Posted April 18, 2013 by

Can Job Hopping Harm your Career?

Employers and recruiters may not appreciate job seekers who make a career out of job hopping.  Learn more in the following post.

91 percent of Millennials (born between 1977-1997) expect to stay in a job for less than 3 years. According to the Future Workplace“Multiple Generations @ Work”survey of 1,189 employees and 150 managers. Although job hopping may be common with the Millennials, at some point of the other it is good to sit back

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Can Job Hopping Harm your Career?