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Why Your Company Should Invest in Professional Development

Competitive compensation is key to attracting and retaining top talent, right? Yes, but it's not always enough — especially with this new generation of workers. In a tight labor market, companies must appeal to the candidate on multiple levels. And when it comes to giving millennial employees what they want, a focus...
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Top Industries Hiring in 2019

Sure, June's solid job creation helped ease some concerns of a slowing economy — but it's always in your best interest to take advantage of the tight labor market while you can. One method: know where the jobs are. WHERE THE JOBS ARE High-earning jobs like registered nurses, accountants and auditors are expected to...
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Q3 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

May's lackluster 72,000 added jobs indicated what many had feared — the economic slowdown is here. But if June's encouraging bounce-back showed anything, we've staved off that reality for a bit longer. The Labor Department reported 224,000 jobs were created last month and helped to close Q2 on a strong note. The...
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The Epidemic of Tempnapping

BY: Ron Proul, CEO In the last installment of CG Recruitment Trends, we took a look at tactics for maximizing the ROI of your company's recruitment strategy. This week, we'll examine a troubling trend I've seen emerge in the recruitment industry over the past several years: an epidemic of companies and individual hiring...
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3 Ways to Accelerate Your Career This Summer

Summer is considered vacation season for most — a time to push pause on your life and reflect. We're not saying that's a bad thing. In fact, taking a step back to refocus on your goals is important, and key to personal and professional growth. Here are three ways to heat up and accelerate your career this summer. 1....
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Maximize ROI from Your Recruitment Strategy

BY: Ron Proul, CEO Stellar recruiting strategies are key to company growth, but some tactics designed to save on recruitment costs end up undermining your goal of attracting the very best talent. According to LinkedIn's Global Recruiting Trends report, 35% of businesses cite "limited budget" as one of the biggest...
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Best Practices to Negotiate Your Salary

So you're starting a new job. Did you negotiate your salary? Seems like an obvious tactic, sure. But for many job seekers, not always an easy one. In fact, only 33% of employees negotiated their salary for their most current job according to Jobvite's 2019 Job Seeker Nation Survey — with 83% successfully receiving...
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Are You Taking Too Long to Hire?

Hiring is a fickle process. For one, companies must consider many factors when filling a position — expectations for the role, core skills required and culture fit to list a few. And finding a candidate that meets all of these requirements, understandably, takes time.  A new employee is a serious investment you want to...
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Investing in Internal Talent Acquisition

BY: Ron Proul, CEO This hot, candidate-driven market reminds me of the bubbles of 1989, 2001 and 2007. And just like with those markets, many companies are understandably employing strategies that reduce outside fees. However, many of these strategies end up backfiring, rather than accomplishing the goal of attracting the...
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5 Ways to Work Your Network and Land Your Dream Job

There are things that just work, no matter what the industry, occasion or decade. Networking is one of those things. And we're not just referring to the more common online methods used today — in-person connections are valuable, too. The reason? It's all about finding your edge. Applying the traditional way is a...
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