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Candidate Profile: Discerning Qualitative Characteristics

Qualitative personality traits are one of the more difficult aspects of a candidate profile to fully grasp. The extent to which a candidate displays qualitative characteristics like resourcefulness, independence and dependability isn’t immediately clear during the interview process, for a variety of reasons. To begin with, the interview process only mimics the experiences one may have within the job itself in a very tangential manner. A fleeting moment of cooperation during the interview doesn’t necessarily mean that the candidate takes direction or constructive criticism well. This is especially true when you consider that, during an interview, the majority of candidates Read more

3 New Ways to Use LinkedIn in Your Recruitment Plan

Are you looking to connect with your next great candidate? Combining professional social media giant LinkedIn with a great recruitment platform and applicant tracking system such as Simplicant makes for a smarter recruitment plan for finding the best talent. LinkedIn can be a great resource for finding top quality candidates, especially passive candidates. Once you have located these top-notch candidates, you can use Simplicant to build an impressive talent pipeline for your company. Here are some tips and tricks for your recruitment plan to leverage LinkedIn more effectively in your overall talent acquisition strategy.

A Hiring Checklist For Finding Top Talent- Guest Post on TLNT

When your business is rapidly growing, it is important to find the top talent your company needs. It is also important to hire this top talent as quickly as possible so your company can continue to grow and thrive. This is one reason why your company should be sure to have a hiring checklist to keep your recruiting efforts on track. Perhaps new funding has made it possible for your company to finally branch out and hire the employees you need to stay competitive in the marketplace. Or maybe some of your top talent has flown the coop and you Read more

Social Media Sourcing Tips To Find Great Candidates

Social recruiting is making it easier than ever for recruiters and hiring managers to find and hire great candidates. Considering companies are now using social media sourcing to fill 80 percent of all openings, social media sourcing and recruitment tools are here to stay. The social media profiles for talented job seekers now tell employers more than ever before about a candidate’s personality, qualifications, and ambition. This added information assists during social media sourcing in making better and faster hiring decisions. Once you have determined exactly what kind of candidate you need for your open positions, you can then evaluate Read more

Simplicant Solutions: How To Tap A Talent Community?

Birds Of A Feather Here at Simplicant, we want to help you find the best candidates for your open positions. We also want the process to be a fun, collaborative and useful exercise for you. We often get a lot of questions from readers about how to combine the Simplicant social networking and recruiting platform with best hiring practices. This column addresses some of these questions about all things hiring! We often receive questions about talent communities. Our readers want to know what a talent community is, how to find one, and how to best utilize these talent communities in Read more

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