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Tracy Tedesco is an experienced Job Search Strategist and Consultant who consults with job seekers and employers with issues related to recruitment and employment.

January 15, 2017

2017 Recruitment Trends

2017 is a brave new world in recruitment. I see:   More turnover Higher recruiting volume Compensation issues escalate Some employers priced out of the market for key talent Talent shortage in healthcare gets worse, if that's possible Increased cost of living - housing and healthcare- combined with non existent merit increases means job seekers have to leave their jobs to barely keep up. New hires in play well into their first month. Hires aren't really ever "closed." Employer brand is causing huge problems for less than attractive work ...


Imagine you’re a hiring manager. You have two candidates who have made it through rounds of interviewing. You’ve been nice and waited until actually meeting them before doing a Google search on their name. This is what you find: Job Candidate #1 The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to help out are great-but must suffer the consequences! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 2, 2014   Everyone knows I am right that Robert Pattinson should dump Kristen Stewart. In a couple of years, he will thank me. Be smart, ...


Behavioral interviewing is one of the best most effective hiring techniques out there. In this presentation, you'll learn how the behavioral approach to interviewing better predicts performance, understand the difference between closed and opened ended questions, and know the difference between a technical and a performance skill.   Tracy ...