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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    May 7, 2021

    In the United States, nearly one in three adults has a criminal record and this is often a significant barrier to finding employment. “Research,” states a recent article for CNN.com, “shows that minor felony records have large negative effects on employer callbacks in response to job applications. It's not surprising that formerly incarcerated people experienced...

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    3 Major Culture Risks When Hiring at Scale — and How to Address Them

    May 5, 2021

    Many of us are going through growth spurts now, and many of us are hiring recruiters as well as new teams into work-from-anywhere roles or into new geographies. This is great. Scaling up is generally fun — we’re changing lives. But it doesn’t come without risk. I want to talk about how we can mitigate three major risks as we scale up. New people hiring new...

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    Should Candidates Be Rejected for Typos? Or Resume Gaps? Or Leaving Their Resumes at Home?

    May 4, 2021

    Imagine you’ve spent the last two weeks screening candidates and have found someone who seems perfect for the job. You bring them in to interview and they blow your expectations out of the water. Then, as they’re leaving, they punch someone in the hallway for absolutely no reason. In that highly improbable scenario, no one would question your decision to...

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    Why Your Next New Hire May Be a Former Colleague — and 3...

    May 3, 2021

    Steve Jobs may be the most famous “boomerang” of all time — he left Apple in 1985, and then returned 11 years later. Even back then,...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    April 30, 2021

    What do an Alaskan telecom company, a Houston-based hospital network, a meatpacking company in Colorado, and an upscale Manhattan...

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    3 Best Practices for Improving Employee Retention

    April 29, 2021

    In a recent column for The New York Times, Kevin Roose highlights a growing trend among millennial workers: quitting stable,...