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Recruiting News Round Up

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

How to Recruit the Best of the Class of 2013 (Bloomberg Businessweek)
The best students from top universities usually feel they must take jobs with large brands in order to improve their future job prospects, says Paul Slezak, who has worked in recruitment for 20 years and is co-founder of RecruitLoop.com. The challenge for small companies is to promote their own strengths and position themselves as an exciting alternative to the big, corporate recruiters, he says.

The Frequent Flyer Candidates (The Tim Sackett Project)
In the staffing game we have a group of folks we call “Frequent Flyers”.  Those of you who are in Talent Acquisition know these folks well.  Your ‘frequent flyers’ are those candidates who seem to stop by all the time – maybe not physically, but they keep cropping up.

iRecruit Recruiter Training (iRecruit Blog)
Please join us on Friday, May 31st at 1pm for iRecruit Training. This month we’ll focus on recruiters and hiring managers. You’ll learn: How to add requisitions (new, copied, extended date ranges), How to use pre-screening questions on a requisition, How to share your job openings with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

5 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid (Ryan Estis & Associates)
When I was working my way up through a sales organization, I looked forward to growing from running my territory to leading an entire region. When I was promoted to vice president, my first big priority was recruiting.

10 Things to Ask When Purchasing Applicant Tracking Software (iRecruit Blog)
If you’ve been tasked with researching your next online recruitment software, we have a few questions you should ask during your next demo. This list compiled from frequently asked questions we have received from people attending iRecruit’s demos (Tuesdays, or Thursdays at 2pm Eastern Time).

Death by Interview: Revealing the Pain Caused by Excessive Interviews (ERE)
“Death by interview” is the harsh but unfortunately all-too accurate name that I give to the majority of corporate interview processes because of the way that they literally abuse candidates. Death by interview is worth closer examination because harsh treatment during interviews impacts almost every working American, simply because each one of us is subjected to many interviews during our lifetime.

iRecruit Webinar Dates May 2013
Announcing the iRecruit webinar presentation schedule for April 2013. Learn how to take control of your online recruitment and applicant tracking process, and manage your applicants in a centralized, secure, cloud-based database.

About iRecruit
iRecruit is a web-based applicant tracking software designed to provide any size of business a cost effective, affordable and simple way to handle their recruiting process online. iRecruit provides you with your own career center that will allow your applicants to select the position they are interested in, and apply online through your website!

Weekly demos, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm Eastern Time (Register Today), or call us at 1-800-517-9099 to schedule a demo at your convenience.

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