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11 Jul 2017
How To Build A Personal Connection With Job Candidates
Danielle Sohn, Oracle, July 11th 2017

Danielle writes in Forbes, "Employers in the United States added 220,000 jobs in June, many more than expected, according to a US Bureau of Labor Statistics report released July 7. Even so, the unemployment rate crept up to 4.4% from a 16-year low of 4.3% the previous month - a positive indication that more people are looking for jobs rather than sitting on the sidelines.

Job seekers are more confident and selective given the competitive talent market, putting them in the driver's seat. As a result, it's becoming more challenging for employers to fill open positions, putting pressure on HR teams to develop fresh, marketing-oriented recruitment strategies and use new tools to engage with high-potential candidates..."
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