Interviews: How to explain the nature of your job loss

The way you handle explaining the reason you left past employment while interviewing can hold a great deal of weight. In my recruiting practice, I often help candidates prepare for interviews.

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Hiring during Coronavirus Pandemic ~ A guide to Virtual Onboarding

I am witnessing many of my clients, who have hired employees prior to the outbreak, continue as planned with their onboarding.  Some have pushed start dates, a few have put hiring projects on hold. Many have been working on very creative ways for these new employees, whose start dates fell after the pandemic was announced, to start their jobs in remote capacity.  This takes planning and organization. Creating an effective virtual hiring process now will keep your new employees engaged and informed and ultimately retained if you set it up correctly.
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Help for Canadian Business Owners – Subsidies & Relief and how to apply

Recruiting Concepts wants to help our customers navigate the current COVID-19 situation. We have been carefully reviewing all options available to Business Owners. Government funded programs have been set up to help businesses through these tough times. Here are some of the funding programs that will address some immediate issues:  Hoping you find this resource beneficial.  If you require any support navigating any staffing related challenges please reach out, we are here to help. 

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Recruiter Confessional: Why Business owners should share with their Recruiter the same as they do with their Doctor

I am reading a very interesting book right now called “Who” by Geoff Smart & Randy Street. Wonderful read, relevant and current information about using scorecarding and sourcing. I’m only 50 pages in and I hit a sentence that inspired me to write an article. It just hit me. In a chapter discussing using external Recruiters to source talent, they offer this: “Think of recruiters much the way you would think of a doctor or a financial advisor. The more you keep them in the dark about who you are, what’s wrong, and what you really need, the less effective they will be.” Simple and obvious right?

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Podcast Recruiting Concepts Oct 3, 2017

115 – Recruiting Concepts – with Krista

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