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Get the latest insights on all things recruitment in the STRIVE Recruitment blog. We aspire to write informative, thought-provoking and helpful articles designed to answer your most frequently asked questions or give you a little insight into the whole position recruitment ecosystem. Read on and enjoy.

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9 Steps to Prepare for a Job Interview

Job interviews can be a nerve-wracking ordeal for everyone involved. There is enormous pressure on the interviewer to sort through dozens of candidates to find the best fit, while the candidate is feeling all kinds of anxiety trying to present themselves as professional, enthusiastic, qualified and personable – all at the same time. The tension is palpable, and instincts are on high-alert.

Keeping this in mind, it’s extremely important to make a strong first impression. Given the interviewer is in judgement mode and has dozens of interviews to attend to, it’s entirely possible their mind will be made up about you within the first few minutes of the interview. That’s why preparation is so important.

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5 Benefits of Hiring a Recruitment Firm

Hiring and retaining talent is tricky business these days. Because of the transition to remote work and the Great Resignation, employees have been leaving companies in droves in search of new opportunities. People are more likely to leave their position if they don’t feel valued, fulfilled, or fairly compensated.

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5 Tips to Ensure the Ideal Candidate Says Yes to Your Job Offer 

In a labor market that has become more competitive, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd and attract top candidates. As we saw in our Recruitment Trends in 2022 blog, one of the biggest and most significant shifts in recruitment has been the switch to a candidate-driven market. While we are starting to see that shift a little bit as the economy has softened, it is still a difficult spot for employers to attract top talent. It always will be. If you’re in the hiring process right now, you may have encountered a number of challenges, such as candidates who are interviewing elsewhere, have other job offers, or have received a counteroffer from their current employer. This leads to a very frustrating and time-consuming hiring process.  

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Six Secrets of Modern Master Networkers

For decades, networking has been used to create long-term relationships, recruit talent, advance careers, and find new opportunities. Networking requires a strong communication skill set and is rarely easy for beginners. For some, networking may be downright terrifying.

But the pros know how to do it well and set themselves apart. A networking pro is difficult to define, but you know when you see one. Whether it’s their effortless charm, quick wit, or massive social media following of highly engaged professionals, the pros tend to make networking look easy.

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7 Hints to Land Your Dream Job – Stand Out in the Crowd

How To Effectively Set Yourself Apart From Other Job Applicants 

Although a resume is a great initial indicator of a candidate’s qualifications and expertise, how you present yourself in an interview is often the key deciding factor. Setting yourself apart from other applications can often be very tough. In this article, we discuss our top tips for standing out!

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