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Tech War for Talent – Is It Over?

Referencing comment to article on cooling of the war for tech talent, and they “why’s” behind it. Here are my observations as to why, and advice to keep it from happening to other companies, tech or otherwise: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/is-the-tech-war-for-talent-over-4827217/ So many startups were like many large companies prior to the great recession that started in 2006. …

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AI and Hiring

With all the hubbub about AI in hiring, we should remember it can help in certain areas. From qualifying candidates struggling to understand ATS keywords to assessing true jobseeker skills, it can benefit. AI can posit additional keywords that apply and help a candidate to make it past the scanner! Yes, AI only works as …

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The Hiring Decision Problem

A colleague (Bernie Reifkind) recently posted the following on LinkedIn: ME: Respectfully, will there be a JOB OFFER forthcoming? My job candidate has been on 5 interviews over 2 months.CLIENT: We should know something by the end of next week.ME: Respectfully you are running the risk of losing this candidate, she is entertaining other offers.CLIENT: …

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Candidate Profiles

The New Candidate Profiles and Their Impact on Your Job Search or Business

How many times have you heard the statement to be careful what you post online? Well, it turns out that companies are exploiting information they can access in the public domain about job candidates, including those posts you wish you had never made. Whether full-time, part-time, contract or temporary worker, a company may wish to know just …

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Give Jobseekers Your Support, Not Your Judgment

I recently commented on an article shared via LinkedIn regarding the emotional anxiety faced by job seekers. Please read the post below and the article link if you know someone who is in the midst of a job search and could use your support. “Amen, this is a huge issue and something that people who …

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The Ghost is not in the Machine, it’s in the Hiring Process!

The Ghost is not in the Machine, it’s in the Hiring Process!

The term Ghosting has become quite popular, and a common term now utilized throughout the dating world.  Even The Business Insider defines it as “the act of cutting off all contact with someone you’re romantically involved with, without offering an explanation.”  Unfortunately, this term is now bandied about in describing the behavior of a company …

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