4 Unconventional Recruiting Tools That Every Startup Can Use

4 Unconventional Recruiting Tools That Every Startup Can Use

There’s a war for young talent raging among America’s startups right now. All the best companies have booths at college job fairs, and help-wanted postings are sprouting like daisies on career websites. What this means is easy: if a startup wants to attract “A-list” candidates, it’s going to need the best recruiting tools around. The problem, of course, is that every other small business in America is using them too.

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Part Three: To Yahoo Or Not To Yahoo (How To Tell If Telecommuting Jobs Will Work For You)

Part Three: To Yahoo Or Not To Yahoo (How To Tell If Telecommuting Jobs Will Work For You)

So we saw a few valid arguments for and against telecommuting jobs, but everything still comes down to individual cases. You must ask a few honest questions of your employees and company as a whole. You may learn that your company could happily support telecommuting jobs after all. Or, you may reinforce your belief that it would doom your business like Yahoo.

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Should CEOs Review Every New Hire?

Should CEOs Review Every New Hire?

Marissa Mayer seems to be single-handedly turning the corporate hiring world on its head. First, the new Yahoo! CEO made national headlines when she became one of the only pregnant women in history to be promoted to a top-level executive position at a publicly traded company. Now, she’s sent another shock wave through the HR industry with her announcement that she will personally be reviewing every new hire that Yahoo! makes.

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Should You Base Your Hiring Decisions on Accomplishments or Potential?

Should You Base Your Hiring Decisions on Accomplishments or Potential?

"Potential" is a word recruiting analysts use to describe job candidates who have the talent to become top performers but who aren't guaranteed to make full use of their abilities. So what does a company do? Hire an unproven talent who might be the next Steve Jobs, or select an ...

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 3 Awesome Examples of Job Descriptions

3 Awesome Examples of Job Descriptions

Contributed by Eric Gaydos, Buzz Marketing Manager at The Resumator If your company is struggling to find new talent, is it possible that your job descriptions could be to blame? It's a question worth asking, because your now hiring advertisements determine, in part, just who applies for your position. ...

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