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5 Benefits of Using an IT Recruiter Oct 14 , 2015

A recruiter can help you stand out from the crowd.

In the IT field, it can be difficult to find just the right job to use your mix of skills and experience. Chances are, the job is out there, but whether or not you can find it without some help is very much in question. Using a recruiter can be beneficial in finding just what you …

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The Rise of Mobile Recruiting Oct 14 , 2015

Job seekers are using every device possible to their advantage as they look for jobs.

Mobile recruiting isn't really all that new. It started in 2007 or so as more job candidates began to use their smartphones for almost everything. But the recession of 2008 and beyond put a damper on mobile recruiting because most e…

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7 Things IT Recruiters Can't Do Oct 7 , 2015

Recruiters are skilled at connecting people with jobs.

IT recruiters are professionals who help companies find the best possible candidates to fill their open positions and help candidates find the best possible job fitting their qualifications. Many IT recruiters are good at what they do, even though they juggle an almost imposs…

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Social Media Recruiting: The Boundaries Problem and How to Solve It Oct 7 , 2015

Social media recruiting relies on building relationships and contacts with job prospects through social media.

Social media has forever changed the way most recruiting is done, but its openness also poses problems for recruiters as the boundaries between work and personal can easily begin to blur. Since social media offers great o…

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Why IT Recruiting is Not a Panacea Oct 7 , 2015

Recruiters need specific information from companies to match talent with their open positions.

Successful recruiting requires certain things from the recruiter and certain things from the company seeking employees. Hiring a recruiter can be a great move for a company, but it doesn't work as well as it can without both sides doing …

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7 Tips for Finding an IT Job After Termination Sep 30 , 2015

Being able to explain your termination well in an interview can help you find a new job.

Termination happens for many different reasons, and no matter the reason, it makes finding a new job more difficult. Here are some tips for turning things around and finding a new IT job after a termination. 1. Start Looking Immedia…

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Reading Between the Lines: What Recruiters Should Know Sep 23 , 2015

Parroting and clarifying will give you a better sense of what a business really wants in a new hire.

Recruiters and hiring managers are often tasked with using other people's job descriptions and criteria to find and hire employees. But communication is an imperfect business--an art, and not a science. Although VPs and department …

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