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Posts by Vira Trevino-Garcia

Your Company’s Success Depends on Hiring Great People

09.05.2018 | Published By:

Vira Trevino-Garcia

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It All Starts With The Job Description – Know the 6 Key Parts of a Job Description

Too often, writing a job description sounds a lot like ordering items off a menu, “I’ll take one CPA with 5 years of experience and a top tier school on the side.”  This checklist approach of making a list of everything candidates should have in experience, skills, GPA leads to an ineffective approach to hiring. 

Ok, I get it – who has time to write a crafty, attractive job description, right?  Truthfully, it doesn’t have to take a lot of time, but putting just a bit more thought into it can make a significant difference in the candidates you attract.  In case you haven’t heard, it’s a candidate’s market.  They pick the employer even more than the employer picks them nowadays, and the job description is your sales ad. 

We’ve put together a quick overview of the 6 key parts of a job description and how you can design them to help you find the best candidates.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: recruiting candidates,hiring methods,hiring,recruiting firms

Why a Strategic, Not Reactive, Recruiting Approach Works for Us and Can Benefit You in 2017

11.04.2016 | Published By:

Vira Trevino-Garcia

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As we close 2016 and prepare to begin a new year, we're presented with the ideal opportunity to create a focused hiring plan and start putting it into action. But how does one go about addressing the finer points of this process? Here, we prioritize the most critical needs of a prospective end-of-year plan. 

Categories: Recruiting, Human Resources, Executive Placement, Recruiting Consulting, Human Resources Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting

Tags: strategic planning,hiring,hr consulting firms,recruiting firms,hiring methods,recruiting candidates,hiring manager