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February 26, 2015
This past year, my family was fortunate enough to visit the beautiful Indiana Dunes State Park.  One of the features of the park is a rugged, self-guided, 1.5 mile trail over three of the largest sand dunes in the park. This trail is referred... [view_node]
January 16, 2015
Recruiters have largely seen social media as some sort of silver bullet, but in truth, it can be a wildcard. We all had high hopes for social recruiting but in most cases, it seems like those hopes have failed to materialize. Is it all just social... [view_node]
January 5, 2015
Today’s job candidates are looking for more than a position with a fair salary and a good commute, they want to work for a great brand. In fact, 91% of candidates say employment brand plays a role in their decision to apply according to a recent... [view_node]
December 26, 2014
Every article, list, and blog about great workplace perks tries to paint a picture of a scenic country club, filled with genius overachievers, enjoying pumpkin spice lattes while getting free massages. For those of us who work in reality, I am... [view_node]
December 3, 2014
With the omnipresence of the internet, mobile devices, and social sites, brand messaging more than ever is not just what you say but how you say it. The medium itself is a key part of the message, speaking volumes about a business before any actual... [view_node]
November 25, 2014
Partnerships require understanding, whether it be in our personal lives or the business world. Without understanding another persons' point of view, it can be difficult to build trust and realistic expectations of the partnership. Recruitment is an... [view_node]
November 18, 2014
OK. It’s Monday morning at 8:42 am. You nervously walk into the office of your new job and you’re not sure what to expect. You have sweaty palms, your heart is beating a little faster and you’re trying to quell the butterflies in your stomach. As... [view_node]
November 12, 2014
Conversations surrounding the use of social media for marketing and recruitment often include an assessment of the pros and cons of its popular use in a generation that’s grown #hashtaghappy. The key here is that social media is cemented into our... [view_node]
November 5, 2014
Sometimes I wonder if waiting for the “Next Big Thing” has become a new sport. Last month at the HR Technology Conference, I felt like people were waiting for this clear signal of “Next Big Thing” in recruiting. Whenever I feel that way, I have a... [view_node]
October 29, 2014
If you’ve ever interviewed anyone, you know that the focus is usually about how the candidate is perceived by the interviewer, but have you ever thought about what the candidate thinks of you? Well, it’s a great starting point to evaluate your... [view_node]
October 16, 2014
Each year, the iCIMS crew heads out to the HR Technology Conference to network and meet with thousands of HR Professionals from all over the world. Attending a trade show of this size provides several benefits for an organization, everything from... [view_node]
October 7, 2014
During my post college job search, one of the most effective networking strategies I utilized was the informational interview. For those unfamiliar with this term, an informational interview is a candidate’s conversation with an employee that... [view_node]

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