How to Hire for Soft Skills

Hire a candidate with soft skills.

Whether you’re a busy recruiter or a hiring manager, bringing on the right people takes creativity, resourcefulness and (sometimes) a little luck. Candidates may have their hard skills locked, but what about things like team spirit, or conflict resolution?

Work, at its core, is a social endeavor. Most of us have to interact with colleagues, clients or customers. And all …

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Once upon a Time: How to Use Storytelling to Attract Top Talent

Use storytelling to attract candidates to your company.

People of any age can’t resist a good story, whether it’s the fairy-tale movies of our youth, sagas about wizard boys or Netflix binging. Stories make for wonderful entertainment — but they’re also an effective way to show potential candidates why they should work for your company.

After all, today’s job seeker is often distracted and overwhelmed with options. Using …

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5 Productivity Hacks to Save Every Recruiter Time

Recruiter shaking hands with job candidate

Recruiters know that time is a precious resource. Time with hiring partners and candidates is invaluable to achieve hiring success. But the many variables we juggle — changing requirements, shifting timelines and candidates’ busy schedules — can easily eat up that time. Simplifying applications, improving your processes and leveraging technology to help automate the repetitive tasks free you up to …

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