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Recruiting News Round Up

This week’s top recruiting news from around the web:

The Latest Corporate Mania: Snagging ‘Passive’ Job Candidates
It’s funny how the business world follows fads, no different from the colorful Silly Bands my 10-year-old was so crazy about a year ago or the Bro Tanks that hipster-wannabe high school boys are sporting, now that the weather is cooperating. Business fads, in my experience, are motivated by the same currents that drive consumer fads: the urge to try something new, a hope to differentiate oneself (or one’s department, division or company), and, conversely, the desire to keep up with the crowd.

Spring Cleaning Your Applicant Tracking Software
The first day of Spring always puts me in mind of spring cleaning, being an orderly person who loves lists, I like to look ahead be cleaning out the clutter.

Are You Punishing Perfectly Good Job Candidates?
Back when I had just finished my master’s degree and I was on the “real” job market for the very first time I landed an interview with a law firm. Midway through the interview, as they explained the details of the job, I blurted out: “Doesn’t that get really boring?”

The Real Story Behind Six of Today’s Biggest Recruiting Myths
Is your organization ready to compete in this new era of talent management, or are you being held back by outdated or erroneous beliefs about what it takes to hire the right people?  CareerBuilder recently partnered with the Human Capital Institute to uncover common misconceptions around both job seeker behavior and the ways in which employers attract and hire top performers, based on a 44-item survey of 358 HR professionals nationwide and follow-up interviews.

Things to Ask in an Interview That Candidates Won’t Ask Themselves
Job interviews have become a pretty predictable experience — the standard questions are delivered, and at the end of the ordeal, it’s general procedure to open up the floor to see if the interviewee has any of their own questions on their mind. Typically, they’ll bring up a few: When will you have made your decision by? What is your company’s culture like? What can I expect on a daily basis?

More than Half of Employers Plan to Hire Recent College Grads in 2013
Good news for 2013′s college grads: They’re entering a stronger job market than they would have right after the Great Recession began. This year’s hiring is holding steady from 2012: More than half (53 percent) of U.S. employers plan to hire recent college graduates in 2013, on par with 2012′s 54 percent and up significantly from 46 percent in 2011 and 44 percent in 2010.

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