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It hasn’t gone unnoticed that today’s market revolves around candidates. As a result, recruitment firms and hiring managers alike must do whatever it takes to remain one step ahead. For some, social media recruiting is the answer. Using this method as leverage not only gives insight to a candidates experience and skill set but their lifestyle as it pertains to cultural fits as well. Paul Harty, Seven Step’s President, comments on this new age recruiting style.... read more
If you’re a funded startup, in a turnaround, experiencing an uptick in growth, going through an acquisition, or on the cusp of something new that will change your business dramatically — hiring visionary people who can lead your company through growth can be a major challenge. When I worked at a well-known fashion company, the business planned to open 500 new stores within two years. I was tasked with hiring an inventory manager who could handle the current workload while making sure this person would be able to triple their workflow and amount of responsibility in the near future. Then and since I’ve worked for Seven Step, I have often had to figure out how to get people to trust me and inspire them to take a journey with a growing company that is more promise than anything else.... read more
You’ve finally become a manager, now what? Now, it is time to build your team. It can be scary, but knowing what steps and what to look for in a potential hire can alleviate a lot of pressure. To become a good manager, it’s critical to know what to look for in a potential employee. Your team is a reflection of your management style and the rate of your success as a business. Donna Decosta, Strategic Director for Seven Step RPO, lists five essential tips regarding how to hire a team that will succeed with different experience levels.... read more
Hiring veterans has always been a hot topic in the recruiting field. Veterans can considerably open your talent pool as they can bring unique aspects and visions to your team. These brave men and women, whom have fought for our freedom, can be the most highly skilled and experienced employees. It’s important to implement successful initiatives so that you can attract the most talentedindividuals. Our Strategic Directors, Michael Vecchio and Krista Williams offer insight on helping your company hire veterans. ... read more
Staying current with recruiting practices is vital to business success. Knowing the current trends and anticipating future shifts in recruiting practices will help you nab that perfect candidate. Nowadays, potential candidates have become more savvy and more connected. With so many ways to approach future hires, recruiters have to remember to reach out with care and ditch outdated practices. Strategic Director Emily Gordon offers insight on The Global Recruiter on how to stay current on new recruiting practices.
The Global Recruiter: We’re all guilty of holding on to methods that once worked well, right? As a recruiter today, you can’t afford to waffle in the past. You need to be current and even ahead of the curve on embracing the latest methods and technologies for connecting with great talent. Today’s candidates are savvy, sophisticated, connected, and want ease and accessibility. That said, here are three outdated recruiting approaches that you need to ditch ASAP. ... read more