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Greg Lohan

How to Write the Perfect Job Announcement

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How to Write the Perfect Job Announcement

Writing the perfect job announcement is as much as an art as it is a science. You want to reach as many potential candidates as possible while still deterring those non-qualifying candidates that will be a complete waste of your time. In order to do this, you need to make sure that your job announcement tells potential candidate what they both need and want to know, as well as the atmosphere of the setting that they will be hired to work in. As tricky as this may seem, it’s actually pretty easy. And if you do it correctly, you will have quality candidates applying to the position in no time. Make It Unique to Show What Kind of Company You Are There are thousands of plain and boring job announcements out there. When your job announcement is boring, you’re going to get boring candidates applying to your vacant position. Most […]

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Greg Lohan

4 Things to Never Record on Paper During an Interview

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4 Things to Never Record on Paper During an Interview

When you’re interviewing candidates for a position, trying to find the best person for the job can be a challenge. Every person has different strengths, backgrounds, and personalities, and some are a better fit than others. It’s undeniable that attitude and personality plays a huge part is how a person will function in a team environment or even working solo. Every interviewer notices things that aren’t on paper that may lead to conclusions about a candidate’s ability to do a job. The key is to be careful about what you write down. If it’s put to paper, assume that it’s public knowledge. Here are four things to never write down that put you in a compromising position. A Candidate’s Appearance You can make a mental note of your own about a candidate presents, such as wearing professional attire or not, but never write it down. This can be construed in […]

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