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Oct 30, 2009

Hiring Hacks for Founders

Building your team as a fledgling founder is really, really hard. You almost never have the luxury of professional recruiting assistance – even though you often need the most help in the earliest stages. So we’ve been trying to pull some content together and do some speaking about hiring tips and tricks for entrepreneurs. Our […]

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Oct 11, 2009

Apply with No Resume & More Features

Hello, It’s been an amazing year of growth at JobScore – there are now 200 active employers and over 100,000 registered job seekers in the JobScore Network. Thank you – we wouldn’t be here without your feedback and support. We’ve been busy upgrading infrastructure to keep up with demand, but recently we squeezed in a few […]

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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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