May 26, 2017 Job Seekers Latest News 0

Job Search for Introverts

A job search can be a daunting task for any of us but when you are an introvert it may be doubly so. We immediately think of interviews, the art of small talk while networking and making direct approaches or cold calls to employers. But there may be even more stacked against the introvert.

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Flexible Benefit Plans: Advantages and Disadvantages

Meeting the needs of employees is becoming one of the most important aspects of both small and large businesses. Understanding that every employee is different and have different needs, using a benefits plan that blankets all employees may not be as effective as it used to be. Knowing that all employees are different has led to a great deal of employers moving towards a flexible benefits plan.

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May 19, 2017 Job Seekers Latest News 0

How to write a cover letter that stands out

Most likely, people who are aiming for the same jobs as you have similar educational backgrounds, work experience and skills. How can your application shine among those resume piles? How do you convince the hiring managers and recruiters that you are the one they should short-list and call? Your cover letter can help you!

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May 17, 2017 Latest News Recruiting 0

Internships: A Recruitment Strategy for Emerging Top Talent

Hiring students? Here are our tips for creating a great internship experience.

It's spring, finally. Many post-secondary institutions finish for the academic year, and students start planning internships and/or seeking summer jobs. Proactive high school students are also looking around as well.

Students are looking for a chance to gain some great experience and prove their skills. They’re also thinking hard about where to invest their futures regarding particular companies to work for and where to live.

Smart companies see a strategic opportunity to connect with this future workforce and bring them in while they’re fresh and actively making career decisions.

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May 8, 2017 Latest News Recruiting 0

Hiring? These Are The Resources You Need

There's a ton of great recruiting content out there to help you hire. You'll never be able to get through it all, which is good, but also bad. So with that in mind, we've compiled fifteen of the most informative resources to save you some time.

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Understanding the Time-to-Hire Metric and How You Can Reduce It

Have you recently examined how long it takes for you to hire a candidate? The time-to-hire metric is essential to understanding the efficiency of your hiring process. First off, let's define time-to-hire.

"It is the duration of time that elapses between the initial contact with a job candidate up until the time that they accept the offer of employment."

I'll note that time-to-hire is NOT the same as time-to-fill. Time-to-hire tracks how fast you move as soon as you've made contact with the right potential candidate(s). The time-to-fill metric tracks the number of days between the publication of a job and getting an offer accepted.

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April Round-up: What's New and Exciting in HR

[Editor's Note: Starting this April, our Community Manager, Nora, will be sharing a monthly list of interesting news and articles from the wonderful world of Human Resources. She'll be compiling relevant articles for HR practitioners, those new to HR, and even members of small teams who find themselves scratching their heads at their unfamiliar HR duties.]

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April 13, 2017 Job Seekers Latest News 0

Match.job? The Parallels of Job Search and Dating

You get the notification on your phone; you have a match! As difficult as it has been to land that perfect experience, you have a match that can meet the criteria in which you thought would be impossible. After reviewing all the ways in which this match is perfect for you, you take the leap and make contact. Your heart races when you hear back about setting up a brief time to chat over the phone. This may very well be the One. 

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April 5, 2017 Latest News Product Updates 0

Big Improvements Made to Alongside's ATS

With this new and improved ATS, you can now keep your candidates more organized and collaborate better with your hiring team. We're really excited to show you around. In fact, here is a little video to quickly show you the changes. If you want to dig in more, check out the information below. We hope you enjoy the updates and if you have any questions, please let us know!

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March 31, 2017 Latest News Workplace 0

6 (Mostly) Harmless Ways to Prank your Colleagues

April Fools Day falls on the weekend this year, which is a let down if you're big on office pranks. Regardless, here's a collection of workplace shenanigans for next year (...or Monday). Now, let's have good laugh!

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