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    Why Skills-Based Hiring Starts with Your Job Descriptions

    February 22, 2021

    Skills, not schools. Performance, not pedigree. Results, not requirements. These expressions all speak to the goal behind skills-based hiring: when you need to hire someone, you care about what they can do — not where they’ve been. It’s about weighing a candidate’s competencies over their credentials. This way of hiring can be a win-win: it extends opportunities...

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    Hard-to-Find White House 'Job Posting' Is Perfectly Placed to Attract Tech Talent

    January 26, 2021

    The famed White House Easter egg roll, held annually on the South Lawn, was cancelled last year because of COVID-19. But the new White House team has apparently not given up on Easter eggs, though they’re thinking about them in a very different way. A digital “Easter egg” was embedded in the software code for the Biden administration’s freshly minted version of...

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    The Powerful Way HubSpot Lets Candidates Know It’s Inclusive

    December 15, 2020

    If you want to get a more diverse field of applicants, you need to put some care and thought into creating more inclusive job postings. They are your company’s virtual front door, particularly at a time when your actual front door may be sealed shut. And done right, a job posting can be a welcoming invitation to “Come on in.” Most of the advice for writing...

  • 10 Creative Job Posts and Ads That Will Inspire Yours

    October 1, 2020

    Your job posts and ads may be a candidate’s introduction to your company, so you want to be sure they both differentiate you and set...

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    Bud Light Launches a Hilarious Job Ad to Hire a Chief Meme ...

    August 26, 2020

    “We at Bud Light have created the perfect hard seltzer… But we know a hard seltzer is only as good as its memes and, unfortunately,...

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    3 Steps for Writing More Compelling Job Ads That Will 'Hook...

    February 4, 2020

    You may be familiar with the statistic that candidates spend an average of 14 seconds looking at a job description before deciding...