Highlights from 2017: The Most Sought-After Industries Around the World

2017

It’s that time of the year again, we’re wrapping up 2017 and preparing ourselves for what the next year has in store for us. However, there is an old saying that goes a little something like those who don’t learn from the past, are doomed to repeat it, and so we believe it’s necessary to take a moment to look back on the highs and lows of 2017. To give our readers a sense of what 2017 was like, we’ve been digging up our data and compiling the most sought-after job fields of the year. ...

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How to Spot a Lie on a Résumé

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It can’t be denied that the job market is now more competitive and fiercer than ever and many people are willing to fight tooth and nail for a position. That’s what leads 85% of candidates to lie on their résumés, according to HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report. Hiring managers know all too well the lengths some people are willing to go to just so they can get the job they want. Some people may cal...

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Hiring During the Holidays

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The holiday season is here and the end of the year is getting closer every day. To many of us, the holidays are the perfect time of the year to relax and unwind. For those who work in an office, Q4 means closing statements, bringing the year to a wrap, and submitting yearly terms. However, most people don’t realize that the holiday season is one of the busiest and most profitable times of the year. As many of us go on vacation, we have a lot of free time to kill and spend money on; add holida...

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Conducting the Perfect Interview: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

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Finding the perfect candidate has become an arduous task for recruiters these days, as they must now fill positions that didn’t even exist a few years back. Nowadays, job requirements often overlap each other, making it very common for today’s professionals to have a broader set of skills than their predecessors. This also makes it harder for recruiters to create a job offer that gives a clear picture of what the job is like. If you successfully made it through this first step, congrats! It...

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What Recruiters Should Know About Mobile-Friendly Sites

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Online recruitment is at a boom right now. All HR professionals know that the days of printing ads in newspapers and receiving written applications from candidates are gone. It’s safe to say that nearly 100% percent of job seekers use either job boards or job aggregators when searching for an opportunity. It seems clear then that creating engaging websites that are also easy to navigate, is a top priority for companies hoping to attract the best talent out there. Statistics show that

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