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Cover Letter Faux Pas

As a candidate you put forth so much effort into carefully writing a professional resume and customizing it to the job you are applying for only to compromise all that hard work by not doing the same with your cover … Continue reading

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Let’s go ‘Rambo’ on “Post and Pray”

In an excellent blog post titled Post and Pray: Gone and Hopefully Forgotten, Pinstripe suggests we erase from our minds the idea of merely posting resumes on websites and praying they get filled. But I say we never forget. I … Continue reading

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Facebook Remorse?

Will Gen Y feel Remorse for their Facebook Pages? When we think candidate’s Facebook pages, we’re thinking about beer bong pictures and other adolescent behaviors that tell us if the candidate has basic character and discretion. Don’t we? We’re certainly … Continue reading

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Talent Management

How to Go About Predicting Performance in Talent Management There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance.  … Continue reading

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Our Recruiting Process

Here at Professional Recruiter Associates, we follow a very simple process in order to do our Recruiting. We separate it into 6 different steps. The first portion is what we called the “Information” stage. This includes us gathering information from … Continue reading

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Job Descriptions

Beyond Job Descriptions   Searching for a new employee? Look beyond the responsibilities and experience listed on your job descriptions. Think about the traits you valued in the employee who previously held the position or of other employees within your … Continue reading

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Time Management #2

Welcome back! Here is the second portion of our Time Management guide for Recruiters. To be a successful Recruiter, you have to talk to A LOT of people. This can get confusing, and can cause a person who is a … Continue reading

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Recruiter Questions

Critical Issues to Discuss with your Recruiter Before you begin to work with a recruiter know what type of person you are looking for and what your urgency is for the person. A job description is a good starting point, … Continue reading

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Time Management

Time Management and Organization It is very easy in the recruiting industry to be extremely busy doing the wrong things. If you want to succeed there are several things to take into account: Be Organized. Be Confident. Be a Hard … Continue reading

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Resume Tips #1

Resume Tips As a potential employee your resume is your calling card. It sells you to your potential employer. So, it is in your best interest to take extreme care in preparing a resume that will be a professional presentation … Continue reading

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