Using Recruitment Marketing to Boost your Candidate Pipeline

The concept of Recruitment Marketing is one of the least talked about and least utilized concepts in the talent acquisition space right now. Teams (both companies and agencies) that take advantage of this have the ability to dramatically increase their candidate pipelines, decrease their average speed to hire, and create a more engaging candidate experience …
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Employee Health and Safety as a Benefit

One of the most frequent questions I’ve been asked by candidates the last few months is, “What has ‘Company X’ done to make sure their employees are staying safe and well with COVID-19?” Potential employees want to know, unsurprisingly, what organizations are doing to protect their people in the midst of a global pandemic.
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Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid of Contract Work

Generally, when people hear the word “contractor” they think “temporary, risky, and short term.” They think of contract work as less stable and more volatile. This old stigma is just not true in today’s job market. Contract work often provides opportunities that you wouldn’t be able to find in traditional direct hire jobs.
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3 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

When it comes to your resume, the goal is to tell your career story – with dates, companies, titles and responsibilities. With that being said, there are some details that need not be added. As a recruiter, you would be surprised by the amount of (unnecessary) information I find on people’s resumes.
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What Candidates See When They Research Your Company

Hiring managers, be honest: Have you ever Googled your company? Do you know what your company looks like to the rest of the digital world? When people apply to jobs, they are going to research your website, search for reviews, and ask around to see if they know anyone who’s ever worked there. Wouldn’t you?
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Reference Checks 101

Let’s talk about reference checks. Be honest – there are co-workers, managers, bosses, and other people in your world that could speak on behalf of your behavior at work … right? As part of BlueWave’s recruiting process, we conduct professional reference checks.
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