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Posted September 29, 2015 by

Keeping LGBT candidates/employees personal information private

A candidate’s gender identity and sexual orientation shouldn’t affect whether or not they obtain or retain a job. Employers should respect the rights of LGBT candidates and employees and should keep this information private. Employers need to establish policies for handling disclosure of employees’ personal information.

To help explore these issues, College Recruiter is hosting a College Recruiting Bootcamp on LGBT and other diversity hiring issues on Tuesday, September 29th at the Twilio headquarters in San Francisco. Join us.

Prior to that event, we’ll publish the opinions from a number of talent acquisition and recruiting leaders about why and how employers should diversify their workforces. Beth Zoller, Legal Editor for XpertHR, discusses keeping LGBT candidates and employees personal information private. (more…)

Posted August 19, 2014 by

How to become a professional wrestler

So you are probably an avid fan of professional wrestling. You probably have every kind of poster featuring your favorite wrestler, the T-shirts, the magazines and most likely consider WWE news more important that national or international news. That is what passion looks like: to eat, breathe and sleep wrestling. You may even want to turn your dreams into reality by getting into pro wrestling.

Now, before you go shocking your family (you must realize that unless you come from a wrestling family, everyone expected you to get over this ‘phase’), you need to have a plan on how you can make it on one of those posters in your room, just like you always dreamed. (more…)

Posted January 21, 2014 by

Want Your Dream Entry Level Job? 5 Ways a Blog Can Help You Get It

If you are searching for your dream entry level job, you may want to think about starting a blog about your passion.  Learn five ways a blog can help you find the position you want in the following post.

When blogging first became a thing, bloggers were dismissed as amateurs who used the platform primarily as an outlet for whining. That unfair characterization, of course, has radically changed by now, with countless professionals earning their entire income from blogging, and Fortune 500 companies carefully curating blogs of their own. But blogs today can do even more than

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Posted October 02, 2013 by

Hiring for Entry Level Jobs? 5 Lessons to Learn When it Comes to Hiring Practices

Employers, do you need some advice when it comes to hiring?  Whether you’re hiring for entry level jobs or other types of positions, the following post has five lessons to learn when it comes the process.

This month LinkedIn polled the influencers on its columns on their hiring strategies. The result is an awesome compilation of ideas and strategies on recruitment and hiring. The How I Hire series brings forth valuable lessons, inspiration and ideas on recruitment – a wealth of knowledge that new start-ups and entrepreneurs can use as they advance

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Posted October 02, 2013 by

Feeling Comfortable in Your Entry Level Job as an Entrepreneur? 7 Reasons to be Concerned about Your Business

If you have had some success on your entry level job as an entrepreneur, you should be excited, yet cautious.  The following post shares seven reasons to be concerned about your business.

Miller Ingenuity CEO Steve Blue shares the 7 silent business killers and what you need to do to get your business back in good health. High blood pressure is a silent killer. Combined with other risk factors it can lead to death. Similarly, in business, there are 7 silent business killers that if combined,

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Posted July 09, 2013 by

Referrals from Friends Could Benefit Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs

Hey college graduates, a good word from your network may benefit your job search.  In the following post, learn more about the value of referrals in your search for recent graduate jobs.

It’s the human connection that matters and in today’s’ world, that’s the way jobsearch works. According to a NewYork Times article: Referred candidates are twice as likely to land an interview as other applicants, according to a new study of one large company by three economists from the Federal Reserve Bank of New

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When Friends Refer You Land a Job Faster – Jobs With Friends

Posted May 02, 2013 by

Hiring for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Share These 6 Tips with Your Recruiters

Whether you are hiring for recent college graduate jobs or for experienced positions, your recruiters need the right information in order to improve their chances of finding the right candidates for your company.  Learn six tips they can apply in the following post.

Recruiters in the industry often talk about “source of hire.” We’re always looking for new sources, methods or people who can generate more candidates for the jobs we’re trying to fill. But the source of potential candidates only scratches the surface; building a world-class recruiting team is just as important as

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6 Tips for Training Your Recruiting Team to Hire Smarter

Posted November 26, 2012 by

Are You Branding Your Competencies, Characteristics and Intangibles?

CollegeRecruiter.comI believe most of today’s employers are looking for the total package in potential employees.  This combination consists of having the right personality, and the skills and qualifications for a specific job.  The following post supports my point of view.

The job post of today reads something like this:

20 year company seeking sales professional with 5 years of a  proven sales success in increasing new business, expanding sales territory, categories of new business, increase existing account spending, displays a high level of loyalty, plays and works well with others, is a creative thinker, entrepreneurial thinker, has a sense of humor and can wear many hats”. Making a killer apple pie and loving canines a plus!

In this Harvard Business Review article, Hire for Personality, then Train for Skill, the case is made for hiring people with the right characteristics, then train them for delivering their skills better. Makes very smart sense.

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Are You Branding Your Competencies, Characteristics and Intangibles?