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The Difference Between Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  Knowledge, skills, and abilities (aka KSAs) are three different things. And it’s important to know the difference – even though the difference can be subtle. Knowledge is the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. For example, an employee might have knowledge of the ADDIE model used in instructional design. This doesn’t mean the employee… Read More The Difference Between Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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10 Creative Recruiting Strategies To Hire Great People

In this job market, you’ll have to do things differently if you want to avoid sifting through a huge stack of poor-fit resumes — or if you want to reach your dream candidates who already have a job elsewhere. That’s why many companies are embracing creative recruiting. From adding interactive group interviews to the recruiting process… Read More 10 Creative Recruiting Strategies To Hire Great People

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5 WAYS TALENT ACQUISITION IS DIFFERENT FROM RECRUITMENT

The terms “recruitment” and “talent acquisition” are often used interchangeably and thought to mean the same thing — a lexicon used to describe the multitude of processes involved in the finding and hiring of candidates. Yet, recruitment and talent acquisition are not the same thing. Understanding the differences between them and adapting your hiring process… Read More 5 WAYS TALENT ACQUISITION IS DIFFERENT FROM RECRUITMENT

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Employer Brand vs. Talent Brand: Why the Difference Matters

Maybe you’ve heard (or even used) the term “employer brand” without being completely sure what it means and how it’s different from the concept of “talent brand.” If so, I won’t tell anyone—and I’m here to help clear things up. Coined in 1996, employer brand is a relatively new niche that falls under the larger umbrella of… Read More Employer Brand vs. Talent Brand: Why the Difference Matters

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5 Phrases To Close Your Cover Letter & Land The Interview

Writing a cover letter isn’t an easy task for many job seekers. There’s a lot of pressure because, sometimes, the cover letter is the only piece the recruiter will read. Therefore, your cover letter must be a piece of writing that describes your achievements and how you will help the company succeed. Additionally, you want your cover letter to… Read More 5 Phrases To Close Your Cover Letter & Land The Interview

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What Recruiters Want to See at Each Stage of the Interview Process

Everyone sort of prepares for their interviews the same way. They research the company they’re applying for and brush up on long-forgotten academic material. While this is a great start, it’s important to realize that recruiters and hiring managers have a vastly different set of criteria for what makes the perfect entry-level candidate than for what makes… Read More What Recruiters Want to See at Each Stage of the Interview Process