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Candidates who talk TOO much. LESS IS MORE.

It is hard to believe these people who talk too much are grown, college educated, and professionally trained adults.
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Xtra Effort’s new recruiting web site & XERD utility for candidates and clients

Candidates can easily identify open positions with a variety of search/sort capabilities, and apply to any position online. .... helps our client's better inform candidates what makes their company and the specific role attractive, an explanation of the client's technology,...
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Suggestions to help hiring mgr’s be more timely AND mitigate risk

Executive teams should agree upon the processes and timeframes to make the best possible hiring decision, and hold themselves accountable to both diligence and timeliness.
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What can you learn about your homes that will help you keep your ‘A’ players?

Employers that keep 'A' players understand the work place should provide the familiarity and support to nourish employees to vigorously attack their objectives, but also not 100% associate their current role with the perception of the employment experience.
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Ah, to be 26 again – or 52!

Great career options don’t have to be “wasted on youth”, it’s up to you as a youngster or more established professional to discover – and promote – where align with career options.
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San Francisco, wine country, cycling, and the economy

My bicycle trip to San Francisco, and through Sonoma and Napa Valleys helped validate the economy is improving and Americans are optimistic.
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Should Xtra Effort revisit the recruiting needs for software developers?

As of 2010 Xtra Effort clients have requested assistance for developers Venture funds are investing in lots of social media and B2C related web technology firms Xtra Effort could hire a recruiter dedicated to servicing the Northeast area software developer...
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