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Warning Signs: How to Spot Lies or Exaggerations on Resumes

Resumes are one of the most important tools for evaluating the experience and skills of job candidates — but unfortunately, they aren’t always what they seem.

Amber Eastman, owner of recruiting and hiring firm Eastman Group, says exaggerations and … Read more

Checking References And Getting The Info You Need

For those of us in HR, the process of checking references on candidates is ingrained. We call, ask a few questions to verify dates and title, ask if the candidate is eligible for rehire, and, if we are lucky, we … Read more

Hiring: A Winner Every Time #TChat Recap

(Editor’s Note: Want details from the week’s #TChat Events? See the Storify slideshow and resource links at the end of this post.)

“You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em,
Know when to fold ‘em,
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now when Read more

The Social Side of Professional Endorsements: #TChat Recap

The endorsement process is an evolution. What you try to do is you endorse someone that you believe in and their ideas align with yours. -Herman Cain

“It’s not what you know, it is who you know.” I’ve heard this … Read more

Perils of Brand Abandonment: Strive for Shiny, Fresh and Authentic

Brand is something that cuts both ways in the recruiting business. Candidates have personal brands – we talk about that a lot on the TalentCulture blog – and companies have brands. A company’s brand directly relates to it’s workplace culture. … Read more