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    Candidate experience is defined as the engagements and interactions a prospective employee has with the employer throughout the entire hiring process. There are many steps to create a positive candidate experience. Steven Pezim provides three key ingredients for success.

    Why The Candidate Experience Matters More Than Ever - And How To Improve It

    Steven Pezim on LinkedIn

    As any company looking for top talent knows, today’s candidates are in the driver’s seat. With the unemployment rate at a 40-year low in Canada and an ever-tightening labour market, employers need... Read »

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    Louise Garver explains how to project your brand and value proposition in your resume and online.

    Executive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles Refresher For 2019

    Louise Garver on BlueSteps

    Is your 2019 New Year’s Resolution to find a new and challenging executive role? If so, you will need to make sure your search strategy is effective, your resume meets best practices, and your Linke... Read »

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    “To get a foot in the door and boost the number of interviews that come along, executive job seekers must be ready to invest in some upfront sweat equity that, in reality, is not all that different from the strategies they employ to be successful in their roles. Here’s how …”

    What Executive Job Seekers Must Do to Stand Out in Today’s Saturated Market

    Virginia Franco on BlueSteps

    The upside of a booming economy means hiring is stronger than ever. The downside? More folks are out there emboldened to test the job search waters. The bottom line? The job market is growing increasi... Read »

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    Thorough reference checking is a gold plated step on the path to finding out more about a candidate, such as areas for development once on-boarded with your organisation. Kylie Rutherfoord provides 3 ‘Insider Tips’ as a seasoned ‘Referencer’.

    References - pathways to gold

    Kylie Rutherfoord on The Slade Report

    What's been debated, outsourced, digitalised and recorded… but in the end come full circle? Yes, the answer is those essential in depth candidate Reference Checks that have stood the test of time. Read »

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    An effective organisational culture can be a lasting source of competitive advantage. Steven Pezim, presents a 3-step action plan for evolving CEOs founded on a strong understanding of how culture enables strategy.

    A 3-Step Action Plan For Evolving CEOs

    Steven Pezim on LinkedIn

    Creating a winning culture will call on a very different type of skill set than is traditionally called upon by a CEO. You need the capacity to listen, empathy, and compassion to grasp the nuances of ... Read »

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    It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. Richard Lewith explains the benefits of re-employing retired professionals into positions where they can add significant value.

    There's an Engineering skills shortage. Here's one way to solve it.

    Richard Lewith on The Slade Report

    It might not be news to some, but the current shortage in engineering skills is widening. While there have been many reports on this topic, I haven’t seen one that provides an adequate solution to t... Read »

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    Lisa Marsh explains several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connecting with a recruiter.

    Working with Executive Recruiters: What You Should Know

    Lisa Marsh on BlueSteps

    Each year, many executives make huge leaps in their careers with the help of executive search. But there are several key elements of the search process candidates need to understand prior to connectin... Read »

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    Never has talent been more mobile, and never has the mobility of talent been more critical for business success. This report uses data from a survey of 366,000 people in 197 countries and a simultaneous survey of 6,000 recruiters to “understand what has changed about people’s job preferences and attitudes toward mobility.”

    Decoding Global Talent 2018

    Rainer Strack, Mike Booker, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Pierre Antebi, David Welch on The Boston Consulting Group

    Ask leaders at big companies what worries them, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the challenge of managing a workforce at a time of rapid change. Jobs being transformed by automation a... Read »

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    A successful interview fosters meaningful, productive conversation for both parties. It takes some honest self-reflection to recognise if you’re hitting the mark when it comes to your interview strategy and technique. Consider these indicators from John Ryan as you refine your approach.

    Five Signs You're a Bad Interviewer

    John Ryan on TRANSEARCH USA

    An ideal interview is like a tennis match: Interviewer serves. He speaks. Candidate returns. She speaks. Both exhibit poise, talent and knowledge of the game. Both sides learn. Both earn benefits that... Read »

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    Louise Garver presents 11 ways to get noticed by executive search consultants (Part 1 of 2).

    22 Ways to Get Noticed by Executive Search Consultants: Part One

    Louise Garver on BlueSteps

    If you’re an executive who has conducted a job search, you know the key to success is to get noticed. Be a “mover” and a “shaker” in your industry or profession. Executive search consultants... Read »

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