How to Spot a Lie on a Résumé

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It can’t be denied that the job market is now more competitive and fiercer than ever and many people are willing to fight tooth and nail for a position. That’s what leads 85% of candidates to lie on their résumés, according to HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Hiring managers know all too well the lengths some people are willing to go to just so they can get the job they want. Some people may cal...

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Hiring During the Holidays

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The holiday season is here and the end of the year is getting closer every day. To many of us, the holidays are the perfect time of the year to relax and unwind. For those who work in an office, Q4 means closing statements, bringing the year to a wrap, and submitting yearly terms. However, most people don’t realize that the holiday season is one of the busiest and most profitable times of the year. As many of us go on vacation, we have a lot of free time to kill and spend money on; add holida...

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Conducting the Perfect Interview: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

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Finding the perfect candidate has become an arduous task for recruiters these days, as they must now fill positions that didn’t even exist a few years back. Nowadays, job requirements often overlap each other, making it very common for today’s professionals to have a broader set of skills than their predecessors. This also makes it harder for recruiters to create a job offer that gives a clear picture of what the job is like. If you successfully made it through this first step, congrats! It...

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What Recruiters Should Know About Mobile-Friendly Sites

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Online recruitment is at a boom right now. All HR professionals know that the days of printing ads in newspapers and receiving written applications from candidates are gone. It’s safe to say that nearly 100% percent of job seekers use either job boards or job aggregators when searching for an opportunity. It seems clear then that creating engaging websites that are also easy to navigate, is a top priority for companies hoping to attract the best talent out there. Statistics show that

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Is Automation Really Threatening HR Professionals?

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It might sound like something out of a sci-fi movie or a crazy conspiracy. But did you know that most workers see automation in their respective fields as something to be worried about? Who could blame them? After all, the mere idea of a robot leaving you without a job is nothing short of terrifying. And don’t be fooled, automation in HR is happening as we speak! The main reason people are so afraid of robots taking over their jobs is the lack of information. It’s only natural to fea...

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