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Aug 15, 2012

This Just Happened

Fine. Call it a comeback. Although I’ve been pimping a newsletter for the past year or so, full-on blogging has been something I’ve stayed away from – for good reason. Blogging is hard. Those who do it will know what I’m talking about. So I’ve stayed away. Until now. Here’s how it went down: A […]

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Aug 14, 2012

JobScore Welcomes ‘the Cheez’

We’re 5+ years into building JobScore. We’ve grown a lot… but we’ve largely flown under the radar. That’s about to change. Starting today Joel Cheesman will begin blogging here. For those of you who don’t know his work, Joel ran Cheezhead from 2005-2009, which some described as the TMZ of the recruiting industry. Joel’s company was acquired 2009 […]

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Jun 19, 2012

New Job Widget Updates

Our new Job Widgets make it easy to add an attractive list of jobs to any webpage: your company careers page, corporate blog — even your team’s personal websites. We’re so excited about how much better the new widget makes you look that we’re turning off our old iframe careers site integration option. Easily make […]

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Jul 2, 2009

The Secret to Closing Candidates

The word closer invokes the image of a sliver-tongued salesperson: someone who can sell water to a drowning man. In recruiting, closing isnt about superhuman negotiation skills or techniques to get people to sign on the dotted line. There’s just one rule for recruiters who close: Only submit candidates that you already know how to […]

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Apr 9, 2009

How To Write Great Job Descriptions

Job descriptions are marketing documents, and writing great ones is an art and not a science. Most job descriptions read like something out of a boring internal process manual… describing what someone is supposed to do and listing ideal qualifications for new hires. Great job descriptions are nothing like that – they help job seekers […]

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Mar 17, 2009

The art and science of recruiting

Recruiting is an art form. Recruiting is about People. Listening. Storytelling. Great practitioners of the art routinely: Create connections where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Offer guidance and advice based on hard-learned experience. Write, edit and customize sales scripts, coaching others on how to use them. Call bull-shitake when they […]

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