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Is your job description helping or hurting your recruitment process?

Everyone has either written or answered a job description at some point in their lives. But how do we reconcile the fact that the vast majority of job descriptions out there are often less than...

Would You Hire an Olympic Athlete?

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an Olympian? With the Rio Olympics upon us, we decided it might be fun to explore the profile of an Olympic athlete using The McQuaig System and look at...

Don’t Become a Candidate Experience Horror Story

I recently read a LinkedIn Pulse post on candidate experience that began with the following sentence: “I just spent the last 22 weeks living through the most obnoxious, frustrating, and drawn out, in...

Writing a Job Description the Right Way

So, you’ve just posted an opening for a new administrative assistant and BAM! It’s like the flood gates opened and you’re inundated with applications. Suddenly you’re staring down at hours of...

How to Create an Effective Career Website

Imagine a career website that draws in candidates, captivates those who fit your ideal profile with engaging content and discourages those who don’t, and then hooks them with pithy job postings and...

4 Ways to Use Instagram for Recruiting

If a picture is worth a thousand words, Instagram has to be worth millions. Instagram is a social media platform where users can share pictures and short videos with the world. With more than 300...

The Secret (You Already Know) to Effective Social Recruiting

Whenever I speak about social recruiting—whether it’s one-on-one with a client or to group at a conference—I inevitably get asked questions about what it really is and how to get started. I recognize...

Does the Talent Shortage Mean the End of Corporate Culture?

As As I read and re-read the results of our recent McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey, new insights and questions keep popping up. This week I was looking at what the responses from 450 HR...

Interview Skills, Candidate Profiles and Hiring Managers … Do They Matter?

As we continue to explore the results from our survey of HR professionals from around the globe, I wanted to look at what our survey respondents told us about the all-important interview process. And...

The 3 Recruiting Channels That Deliver the Best Candidates

Where are you looking for your candidates? And which channels are bringing you the highest quality recruits? We asked more than 450 HR professionals globally which channels they were using and which...

What Successful Companies Are Doing to Win the War for Talent

More and more signs are pointing towards the onset of a candidate’s market. The Conference Board in the US has been so bold as to predict a 15-year period of tight labor conditions. As the war for...

Here’s What More Than 450 HR Professionals Have to Say

The results are in for the 2015 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey and I'm really excited about what they have to say about the challenges companies are facing and how they're adapting. We...

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