Why Is My Job Req Still Open?

By Communications Collaborative on June 01, 2016

Have an open job that just won't close? Our Director of Recruiting, Joyce Bethoney, shares four hiring mistakes she's currently seeing and how to rectify them. 

Check out her blog for IHAF.

Once They Meet You, They're Not Going To Love You

By Eric Gendron on November 10, 2015

Let me explain. In the world of recruiting, I hear from many a jobseeker, “Once they meet me, they’re going to love me!” And what some (not all) folks actually mean by this is, “I know they said the salary is $50,000, but once they meet me, they’re going to love me! I bet they’d go up to $60,000.”

Real talk: Once they meet you, they might love you, but it doesn’t mean they’ll give you more money. Read More...

5 Reasons to Become a More Flexible Employer

By Communications Collaborative on October 29, 2015

Should your organization embrace flexibility?

Check out 5 Reasons to Become a More Flexible Employer by Communications Collaborative's Mary Truslow, Senior Recruiter.

Talking Money With Recruiters

By Communications Collaborative on August 27, 2015

Check out 8 Tips for Talking Money With Recruiters by our very own Joyce Bethoney, Director of Recruiting.

Backdoor References

By Joyce Bethoney on April 15, 2015

It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it. 

-Benjamin Franklin 

In the business of hiring, there is an increasingly common practice called “backdoor references.” A backdoor reference is when a hiring manager or team member knows someone at a company that a candidate has worked for previously, and puts in a call to gain information. Unbeknownst to the candidate. It happens all the time. 

There is a right way and a wrong way to conduct, and apply information from, a backdoor reference. Here are a few things to keep in mind.


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