The Best Way to Respond to a Job Offer via Email

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Congratulations! You’ve successfully managed to attract the attention of a hiring manager with a stellar resume and cover letter. Better yet, you’ve presented yourself well during the interview and feel that you made a good connection with your prospective future employer! Receiving a job offer by email or over the phone is really an exciting… Read more »

The Six Questions that Every Manager Should Ask in One-On-One Meetings

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Your employees are your most valuable resource. Recruiting and hiring is a necessary part of building a high functioning team, but retaining your top talent is also critical to maintaining a high functioning staff. An important way you can do that is through the deep work of employee-manager 1:1 meetings. But asking the right questions… Read more »

Want to Attract Gen. Z to Power Generation Careers? Do This.

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The rise of Gen Z has garnered a significant amount of attention in the news and popular culture. This new generation of young adults seems even more confusing and alienated from previous generations than millennials. But they are the future, and the power generation industry will quickly see how influential they will be to the… Read more »

Your Job Description is More Important Than You Think: 4 Ways to Get it Right

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Recruiting industry-leading talent can seem like an endless process. There are so many ways to find the right people for your job opening that recruiting can feel both overwhelming and wholly inefficient. Budget and schedule demands can add constraints that turn an otherwise straightforward process into a high-pressure situation. If you think that the solution… Read more »

5 Incentives You Should Offer to Attract Top Talent

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Today’s leading talent is interested in working for companies that are committed to their employees. Those who offer exciting projects and competitive compensation packages get first pick when it comes to recruiting. But did you know that salary isn’t always the main deciding factor for candidates with multiple offers? Some companies are able to tempt… Read more »

Resume Red Flags to Keep in Mind When Hiring in 2021

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Resumes are essential when finding top talent. They ideally provide a clear and concise overview of the skills and expertise of your candidate. But sometimes the concise nature of a resume can mask certain red flags that are better to know right away. Here are the top red flags to keep in mind when reviewing… Read more »

4 Metrics to Help Measure How Your Candidate Experience Affects Your Recruiting Outcomes

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Are you confident that you are doing everything right when looking for great talent? You might not be measuring the right metrics. What it means to be a customer today has changed. Likewise, candidate experiences are radically different from what they used to be. The satisfaction of a staffing firm (specifically their clients and their… Read more »

These Skilled Trades are In-Demand This Year

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It’s been on the horizon for a fair amount of time, but going into 2021, several skilled trades are experiencing a shortage of workers. This article will take a look at who is in demand and why. The Rising Demand for Skilled Trades Workers It might be surprising to note, but the U.S. expects to… Read more »

How to Limit the Risks of AI-Driven Hiring

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Like many things these days, technology has dramatically changed the landscape of recruiting and hiring. This is especially true for technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. Recruiting is experiencing a dramatic digital revolution, and technology can’t keep up with companies’ growing need to hire the best and the brightest in the most efficient… Read more »