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Posted December 05, 2014 by

Use Data to Drive Your Recruiting Decisions

Close-up of a touchscreen with financial data in form of charts and diagrams

Close-up of a touchscreen with financial data in form of charts and diagrams. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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 June 13, 2014 by

Want to Impress Recruiters with Your Resume Using Soft Skills? 5 Ways to Show It

If you want your resume to shine before recruiters using soft skills, the following post has five ways you can show it.

Now we’ve come to realize that soft skills are just as important when it comes to growing a company. Soft skills are considered to be behaviors and traits such as adaptability, critical thinking, people skills, likeability, time management and so forth. Essentially soft skills are those that aren’t as hard

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Posted April 16, 2014 by

Employers, Are You Looking for the Best Talent for Recent Graduate Jobs? Create the Best Job Advertisements

Employers have a better chance to find the best talent for recent graduate jobs if they create the best job advertisements.  Learn how they can do so in the following post.

Guess what? Your job ad is terrible. Don’t feel bad; most job ads are. Of course, it would probably be nice if the ad attracted perfect candidates. If it conveyed your culture and spoke directly to the perfect person and compelled them to apply. And it can happen. You just need to figure out

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Posted May 01, 2013 by

Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Learn the Different Types of Job Ads.

Before applying for recent college graduate jobs, job seekers should understand the job ads they are reading.  As a result, they won’t spend any more time than needed during their job searches.  In the following post, learn different types of ads graduates may encounter.

Job ads are as vague as ever. You might get a run-down of the position, but good luck finding any details about salary or, in some cases, even hours or location. Their purpose is to get you in the door, not give away all the details. In fact, lots

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How to Decipher Job Ads So You Actually Know What You’re Applying For