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Posted January 07, 2013 by

Why Recruiters May Want Active Candidates More Than Passive Candidates

CollegeRecruiter.comAre you an active job seeker or a passive job seeker?  If you are the latter, then you probably are not the most attractive candidate to an employer.  Learn why in the following post.

In professional recruiting circles, a lot of attention is paid to so-called passive candidates. In theory, these are people who only get jobs when recruiters reach out and ask them. Happily employed and fully engaged in their current job, they are supposedly prized precisely because they aren’t looking.

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Posted December 24, 2012 by

3 Ways HR Can Make A Positive Impression With All Job Seekers

CollegeRecruiter.comRecruiters, here are a few tips to help you gain a favorable impression with potential job candidates.

The job search is changing for the employer and the employee.  Even though unemployment remains high, the market for qualified job seekers, particularly those with very technical skills, is extremely challenging.

Companies are looking at new ways to build relationships and gain the attention of the technical and qualified prospective employee.  For the last few years, the focus has been on recruiting the active vs. passive job seeker, but that is no more.

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3 Ways HR Can Make A Positive Impression With All Job Seekers

Posted December 24, 2012 by

Why Cash Is Not Always King For Rewarding Employees

CollegeRecruiter.comFor employers who believe that money is the only reward that employees value, they may want to think again.  The following post offers more information.

Employers may think giving their workers cash rewards is the best way to keep them happy, but it turns out, its those non-financial awards that lead to loyalty and productivity among employees.

“Cash rewards don’t have a long lasting effect,” says Susan Heathfield, About.com Guide to Human Resources. “Most people fritter it away and don’t spend it on something tangible or significant in their lives and as a consequence its impact doesn’t last.”

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Posted December 04, 2012 by

7 Ways To Manage Employee Holiday Time Off

CollegeRecruiter.comThe holidays are a busy time of year for most people, including employers.  Their employees will want some time off, so how do employers manage this situation without hurting their businesses?  Learn some tips in the following post.

Business owners don’t have to see red during the holidays as long as they manage their staff right. At no other time of the year do companies have to field multiple requests for time off. Handle it wrong, and it could cripple the business at an otherwise busy time of year.

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7 Ways To Manage Employee Holiday Time Off

Posted December 04, 2012 by

10 Reasons Employees Resign

CollegeRecruiter.comEmployers with a high turnover rate may be interested to know why some employees resign from their companies.  The following post offers 10 reasons why.

Good managers know very well how expensive employee turnover can be and work diligently to keep those costs at a minimum. It is a fact that not every employee can be retained no matter how fairly they are treated, and some are actually welcome to leave.

Below are ten reasons employees resign, along with suggestions for retaining those valuable players that are hard or impossible to replace:

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