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Need some insight from your favorite Hiring Experts? Take a deep dive into our resource center for blogs, case studies, and research reports created to help you make the right hires.

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5 Easy Ways to Get Started with Recruitment Marketing

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A person’s resume only tells you so much – it doesn’t paint the full picture of who the person really is, of their achievements, their…

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Owning a Franchise

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If you want to own a business, but don’t want to take on the risk that comes with building a new brand, franchise ownership may…

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The Best Untapped Sources for Quality Applicants

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If you’ve read our 2021 Recruiting Metrics Report, you probably learned that custom sources are a ridiculously underrated source of high-quality applicants.  We define “custom…

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6 Common Mistakes Interviewers Make and How to Avoid Them

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Developing strong interviewer skills is key to converting the most highly qualified candidates into hires. A 2020 CareerPlug study found that 50% of job seekers…

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How to Hire 101

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Need to make the right hires but not sure where to begin? Check out these articles to get started or to brush up on the basics.

Ask a Hiring Expert: Building a Compelling Careers Page

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Your careers page's is the hub of your employer brand. A strong careers site compels job seekers to apply while a weak one…

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Ask a Hiring Expert: How to Write a Job Posting (And Free Template)

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Your job posting is your first official gatekeeper. Consider the fact that job seekers may not even get to your company’s careers page—they may go…

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Ask a Hiring Expert: Best Hiring Practices

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Introducing CareerPlug’s Hiring Opinions As hiring experts, we at CareerPlug have developed what we call our Opinionated Approach to hiring.  This means we take a…

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Ask a Hiring Expert: How to Create an Exceptional Candidate Experience

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Editor’s Note: We have produced a brand new video to accompany this content.  Creating a positive candidate experience should be a top priority if you…

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Recruiting Strategy

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5 Easy Ways to Get Started with Recruitment Marketing

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A person’s resume only tells you so much – it doesn’t paint the full picture of who the person really is, of their achievements, their…

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The Best Untapped Sources for Quality Applicants

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If you’ve read our 2021 Recruiting Metrics Report, you probably learned that custom sources are a ridiculously underrated source of high-quality applicants.  We define “custom…

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6 Common Mistakes Interviewers Make and How to Avoid Them

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Developing strong interviewer skills is key to converting the most highly qualified candidates into hires. A 2020 CareerPlug study found that 50% of job seekers…

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How to Cut Costs in Your Recruitment Process

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We all know that hiring and recruiting can be an expensive cost for any business — both in terms of time and money. The average cost…

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Hiring Research

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2021 Recruiting Metrics Report: Benchmark Data by Industry

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In CareerPlug’s 2021 Recruiting Metrics Report, we analyzed our hiring data to shed light on hiring metrics and trends for small businesses across various industries….

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2021 Hiring Trends Report

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2020 has been a year unlike any other. Unless you’ve been living under a rock – in which case, we envy you! – you’re familiar…

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2020 Candidate Experience Report

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Does candidate experience matter? In recent years, we’ve seen a positive trend emerging in recruitment strategies — a focus on candidate experience, which can be…

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COVID-19 Employment Report: Measuring the Impact on Workers

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In May 2020, CareerPlug surveyed 500 American workers across a range of industries to better understand how their employment and income have been affected by…

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We host discussions with business leaders in a variety of industries on topics relevant to small business owners.

Remote Hiring: Creating Exceptional Experiences (Webinar with BenchmarkONE)

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COVID-19 has changed the way we do business. Many small businesses are adjusting the way they sell, the way their employees work, and the way…

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Where Do We Go from Here? Hiring and Recruiting After COVID-19 (Webinar with Talent.com)

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There is no question that COVID-19 has impacted the way businesses hire and recruit in 2020. Have you taken the opportunity to evaluate who you…

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Fitness Hiring: How to Convert Your Customers into Hires (Webinar with F45 and Mindbody)

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CareerPlug teamed up with F45 Training and Mindbody to take a deep dive into recruiting for the fitness industry. In this webinar recorded in August…

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Coming Back Online: Hiring Trends and Opportunities in the COVID-19 Landscape (Webinar with ZipRecruiter)

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CareerPlug has partnered with ZipRecruiter to explore trends, challenges, opportunities in the COVID-19 landscape, as well as share hiring best practices for business owners to…

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