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What Would You Change About Recruiting?

Share This! I was recently asked this question: “If you could change one thing about the way recruiting is done, what would it be and why?” That’s a pretty powerful question because it implies that the way recruiting is done is lacking in some way. As an expert recruiter, small business owners come to me[…]

10 Small Business Hiring Tips for a Tight Labor Market

Share This!   A recent NFIB survey identified labor quality as the second biggest concern for small business. It’s a tough labor market and small businesses face what seems like an insurmountable challenge to find qualified employees for their jobs at the salaries they can pay. To make matters worse, available workers often lack the[…]

How Small Businesses Can Effectively Use Google For Jobs

Share This!In June, Google announced its new job search engine, Google For Jobs. I share my thoughts on what this means for small businesses on the Mighty Recruiter blog. How Small Businesses Can Effectively Use Google For Jobs Share This!

Recruit Like a Pirate

Recruit Like a Pirate

Share This!   Recruiting is often a bold adventure that can feel like a pirate sailing the high seas. Like running a pirate ship, recruiting has lots of moving parts, needs skilled professionals to sail it well, and must be on the lookout for other pirates (aka your competitors) who are also searching for bounty[…]

Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer

3 Ways to Crush Your Hiring Goals During the Dog Days of Summer

Share This! As we enter August, the effects of the dog days of summer start settling in. You need to crush your hiring goals for the year. Yet, the hot, sultry weather can make everything seem stale, stealing your energy and leaving even the most energetic among us feeling lethargic and unmotivated. Yet, that feeling is[…]

Get Better Results from Your Job Ads

Share This! The world of recruiting is comprised of a range of different techniques with different goals and results. Of them all, however, writing effective job ads is something that has stood the test of time. Although social media, career fairs, job boards, and even recruiting passive candidates are effective, they all need a pitch[…]

Hurdling Hiring Bias: Are You Too Hung Up on the Degree?

Share This!Are you hung up on a degree as a job requirement? Education bias is rising. I share my experience with this on the Mighty Recruiter blog. Hurdling Hiring Bias: Are You Too Hung Up on the Degree? Share This!

Revealed: The Top 3 Successful Recruiting Methods

Revealed: The Top 3 Successful Recruiting Methods

Share This! Ben Franklin said it best: “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” It’s a buyer’s market for jobseekers and successful recruiting requires the right knowledge. These three successful recruiting methods will require an investment of time and possibility some money; however, the ROI is huge, and often costs only a small[…]

This Common Belief Could Block Your Recruiting Success

Share This!   “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.”—Bill Moyers, Journalist A woman on a recent webinar I gave asked, “Where is the best place to recruit on social media?” She explained she’s always had trouble understanding social media and how to use it effectively. “I want there to be a perfect place[…]

7 Recruiting Myths That Mislead and Derail Us

Share This!   Mark Twain once said, “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Too often, small business owners let these seven recruiting myths derail their ability to attract and hire the people they need to grow their business and achieve their[…]