9 Things to Look For When Selecting a Recruiter

1. Poise: Without it, a recruiter is unlikely to make winning connections between organizations and people seeking positions.

2. Marketing skills: You need a recruiter who can market you to hiring teams, right?

3. Goal-oriented: Skilled recruiters are driven by targets.  Unless a recruiter has experience placing a given number of people in a given period, they might not be around long ...

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Are Workers Better or Worse Off Under the ACA?

According to this new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM):

  • 14% of employers have already reduced hours for part-time employees
  • 6% of employers plan to reduce hours for part-time employees
  • 9% of employers have considered reducing hours for full-time employees
  • 10% of employers have considered reducing their workforce as a result of the ACA

Since January, companies with a minimum of 100 employees must offer health coverage to workers on the job at least 30 hours per week—or face financial penalties.  ...

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Not a Fan of Obamacare?: The Options

Affordable Care ActBelow is a summary of three dominant approaches being suggested by people who want to see significant change with Obamacare:

#1 REFORM:  Those coming from this school of thought think repeal is so unlikely that reform is the most realistic approach for making changes to healthcare as we now know it.

#2 REPLACE: This camp includes ...

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Poll About Obama Care May Surprise You

According to a 2014 Rasmussen poll:

  • 13 percent want to keep the new health care law as is
  • 30 percent want to repeal the ACA
  • 52 percent want Congress and the White House to “go through the law piece by piece to improve it”

Likewise, the following surveys echo growing support for amending rather than scrapping the Affordable Care Act:

Where do you stand on this issue?  Let your voice be heard ...

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Tips for Recruiting Success in 2015


If you’re like 69% of recruiters, you expect competition to increase in 2015. With the demand for highly skilled workers on the rise, what can YOU do to outpace your competition?  Buy a clue from JobVite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey which was completed by 1,855 recruiting and HR professionals across most industries.  It reveals the practices ...

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