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The Skills Gap: Myth or Reality?

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Many employers have faced this scenario at one time or another: they have a need for a certain type of professional — ideally with a specific degree, a requisite amount of experience and a particular skill set — but the candidate search comes up empty (or lackluster). CareerBuilder published a…

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Candidates’ Most Wanted Qualities

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What are you most eager to see in potential candidates?  Experience?  Drive?  A collaborative approach or an independent streak?  Entrepreneur magazine recently conducted a poll of thought leaders and professionals across multiple industries to determine what employers want from their talent. Surprisingly, personality won out over skills; 78 percent of…

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Let’s Get Creative

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Earlier this year, Recruiter.com covered an interesting recruiting technique employed by FP7, an ad agency in Dubai.  Apparently the agency hid prepaid cell phones inside hollowed-out books and mailed them to top talent.  And if the prospective hire cracked the cover, he’d find the gem, preprogrammed with the phone number…

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