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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Recruiting


Recruiting is not merely a function of HR, it’s essential to the success of your organization. Without a well-defined strategy for recruiting talent, you run the risk of making inefficient and costly hiring decisions—up to $17,000 in lost productivity, compromised work quality, and turnover. To ensure better hires, you need a targeted recruiting strategy that will…

5 Tips for Purpose-Driven Recruiting


The art and science of recruiting with purpose goes beyond matching a skill set to a job requirement. It’s about understanding the position and its impact on the organization and industry—and finding the ideal candidate who aligns with the organization’s core values and the other employees.   Brightwing’s 5 Tips for Purpose-Driven Recruiting will help…

“The time of creases is over”: the Mercedes Concept A Sedan


In case you missed it, Mercedes unveiled their new concept car at the Shanghai Auto Show last month—the Concept A Sedan.   The design reflects Mercedes’ new philosophy that “the time of creases is over.” It offers a refreshing, contemporary update for sedans, which generally aren’t known for being the most stylish or trendy vehicles.…

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How to Ensure Successful New Hires


Hiring new employees is extremely costly—don’t lose them after a few months! In today’s world, it’s important to pay attention to every step of the hiring process to secure successful new hires. Follow Brightwing’s top 4 strategies on how to hire and retain great employees.   1. Establish a High-Quality Hiring Process Go beyond a…

Recruiting the Best Talent


  The war for talent is greater than ever!   The competition for quality employees with the right skills and culture fit continues to increase, and it’s crucial for organizations to attract, align and retain high performers. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again– recruiting goes beyond resume. In fact, that’s only the…

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Facebook: How to Use Social Media to Get a Job


  You may not think of Facebook as a job seeking tool, but we must not forget how large its reach is. Data by Statista reveals that the amount of Facebook users only continues to increase over the years with over 1.8 billion active users currently. This is the best platform to show off your personality…

LinkedIn: How to Use Social Media to Get a Job


  Looking for jobs on LinkedIn may seem straightforward, but there are many unique features and tricks that can put you ahead of the curve. Of course, to utilize these resourceful job hunting tricks, your LinkedIn profile must first be crafted in a way that accurately represents you. That means having up-to-date information that shows professionalism and…

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Twitter: How to Use Social Media to Get a Job


  Twitter doesn’t have the most transparent job seeking features, but that’s all the more reason to utilize it to stand out to employers. Before we dive in, remember to be yourself. There’s no need to be super formal; You can save that for LinkedIn.   5 Unique Ways to a Get a Job with Twitter:   1 – Use Twitter…

3 Steps for Success for Engineering Professionals


Engineering professionals are one of the most sought after individuals in the job market. In fact, according to Forbes, industries that haven’t needed engineers in the past, are now actively looking to fill these critical positions. With a wide range of opportunities available, it’s a great time to be an engineer!  Be sure to follow…

IT Jobs: 10 Interview Tips to Showcase Your Skills


So, you say you’re an incredible .Net Developer? That’s awesome, but if you have trouble communicating your expertise to a non-technical interviewer, we’re here to help! Our IT recruiting team has truly seen it all. With much experience, finding great IT jobs for tech professionals is our bread and butter. I sat down with our recruiters…