Podcast Interview with Jennifer Koss: Hiring for Sales-Focused Positions
Jan03

Podcast Interview with Jennifer Koss: Hiring for Sales-Focused Positions

In the latest episode of the CPSA Recruitment and Talent show, Kevin W. Grossman talked with Jennifer Koss, Sr. Account Director of Strategic Operations at WilsonHCG about what recruiters really should look for in sales candidates.   CPSA members get to listen to full episodes and access interview transcriptions. Non-members can check out bonus soundbites including: Top tips to find candidates who’ll actually make a difference...

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College Graduates: Finding a “Good Fit”
Dec28

College Graduates: Finding a “Good Fit”

Today’s new college graduates hit the job market with an average $30,000 in college debt, according to research, and face increasing competition to land well-paying jobs. Young job seekers are looking for more than a hefty salary. A company’s culture, stewardship, mission and the very important belief that they “fit” all drive their decisions. For female graduates, the desire for a supportive team environment (58.4% vs 39.5% of men)...

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The ‘New Normal’ in Background Screening
Dec21

The ‘New Normal’ in Background Screening

Rampant Hiring across industries with business growth and increased globalization is transforming employee quality and security. Hiring the right candidates is a tough task! Not just skills, a person needs to have the right attitude and a clean character. This is when employee screening services simplify decision making for the HR fraternity. With rampant hiring, cases of unhealthy encounters like employee fraud, data and intellectual...

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Face-to-Face vs. Online Training: Separating Myth From Reality
Dec21

Face-to-Face vs. Online Training: Separating Myth From Reality

Formal education may end with college degrees, professorship exams, etc but learning is a lifelong process. Online learning is a growing phenomenon which is becoming more acceptable with every passing day, especially in corporate circles. While the demand for real-time instructor led classrooms has been high in recent years, online learning is making quite an appearance. According to research, the global eLearning market grew to...

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The Applicant’s Work Habits: Helpful Interview Questions
Dec18

The Applicant’s Work Habits: Helpful Interview Questions

It’s important to know what questions you can and cannot legally ask in an interview situation. Here are some of the most popular questions that prove to be helpful when getting to know some one’s work habits before hiring them: “What are your long-term business goals?” Let’s be honest: not everyone who comes in for an interview is planning to work at your company for more than a few years, let alone until they retire. But finding out...

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Gear Up! Explore the New Spark of Technology
Dec07

Gear Up! Explore the New Spark of Technology

2018 is just around the corner. Every year, we strive to do something new and make new year resolutions for ourselves. We tend to maintain the same attitude in our profession. That is why companies feel that all strategies, trends, and concepts devised in 2017 are outdated and hope 2018 to be a year of new innovations, technologies, and high productivity. HR professionals and recruiters always stay abreast of latest industry news. In...

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How to Find the Next Thought Leader in Your Company
Dec04

How to Find the Next Thought Leader in Your Company

Thought leaders are in high demand. The companies they work for or come from become sought-after places to work. But how do you find a thought leader inside your own company? Chances are they are going to be ones with key qualities that all thought leaders possess.  Here is a list of those qualities. They Take Your Best Practices and Find Ways to Improve Them A great thought leader will always suggest better ways to do tasks and jobs....

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HRchat Podcast Interview: What to Avoid When Implementing New HR Tech with Sarah Wilson
Dec01

HRchat Podcast Interview: What to Avoid When Implementing New HR Tech with Sarah Wilson

In this episode of the HRchat show, we hear from Sarah Wilson, a speaker at the upcoming DisruptHR Toronto event. Listen to discover what not to do when implementing new HR technology. About Our HRchat Guest Sarah Wilson is the Head of People for SmartRecruiters, an HR Technology start-up in the Bay Area. After starting her career in contingency search, Sarah’s spent the past 15 years in the Talent Acquisition and HR space...

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