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#RedBranchWeekly – 50 Tips and Tricks for HR, Hiring and Recruiting Pros

Red Branch Media and its clients have had a busy, busy week gearing up for our extended weekend! Check out some of our client wins and new developments from this past week.

This week in the #RedBranchWeekly:

3 Ways to Gain a Competitive Edge in Hiring

Companies now have to find ways to gain a competitive advantage against one another to snag top talent in many fields. Here are three ways to get ahead of the competition in hiring, and stay there. Read more…

Skill Gap Stats: 9 Reasons To Thank Recruiters

Candidates and employees aren’t the only ones less than thrilled about this skills disconnect, employers are taking hard hits for every day that goes by with too few (or the wrong) people on deck. CareerBuilder conducted a study on companies losing money due to the skill gap and here are some of the findings. Read more…

6 Ways to #Fail at Social Recruiting

Social recruiting is a relatively new tool, and there isn’t exactly a playbook for users. You may be getting a lot right, but odds are there is room for improvement. Here are six commonly overlooked opportunities and mistakes that we see recruiters making as they try to find their way in social recruiting. Read more…

Linking Altruism and Productivity at Work

When we think about incentives or perks, we tend to automatically think dollar signs, gift cards or things of monetary value. Truth be told, of the hundreds of studies and polls that have revealed what motivates employees, cash isn’t always king, and it’s almost never all about the Benjamins. Read more…

8 On-Camera Tips for the Best Video Interview Possible

Whether you’re the interviewer or the interviewee, on-camera time doesn’t come naturally to most of us. There are very few Shirley Temples in the world that seem to have been born to be in front of a camera. The rest of us need a little help. Here are some pointers for bringing your A-game to the interview, regardless of which side of the camera you’re on. Read more…

25 Pro Tips to Get You to the Corner Office (Part 4)

Your corner office has arrived! Haven’t made it yet? Well, you’re just in time to wrap up our pro tip series with Part 4. In case you missed the first 75 tips, check them out here: Part 1Part 2, and Part 3. Click here for Part 4.

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