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  Disruptive technologies are changing how consumers approach every day activities, from socializing and shopping, to traveling and exercise. Similarly, forward-thinking companies are adopting new data-driven tools to operate more efficiently. Within the human resources industry, technology aimed at streamlining talent acquisition processes and improving employee engagement is on the rise, with no signs of…

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Acara Account Executive, Carrie Calamel, illustrates the reasons why technology will never replace the personal touch a recruiter brings to the modern job market. To celebrate my recent 20-year anniversary as a recruitment industry veteran, I treated myself to a craft beer while reflecting on my career. Technology has progressed from the dark ages of resume…

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Some individuals seek him out. Others come upon him through a chance meeting at a job fair. Carl Camardo is the manager of the Talent Development Program at Aleron, the brain and personality behind our professional and creative recruiting approach. We recently spoke about his background, training process, and what qualities he looks for in…

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Christopher Beckage, Senior Vice President, North Region, shares tips on how to find and retain quality IT candidates in today’s global market. Recruiting IT talent is a priority for many organizations and is challenging in today’s tight labor market. With the demand for IT employees at an all-time high, companies need intelligent strategies to attract…

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Shannon Callahan, an Account Executive in our downtown Buffalo branch, shares tips that create comfort and success with networking. To some people—introverts especially—networking feels synonymous with asking for favors, but in today’s world, networking is a necessity. Maintaining a professional network leads to more business opportunities, industry knowledge, and an improved ability to innovate and…

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The terms “connection” and “engagement” appear frequently within business journals and blogs. What do these concepts refer to, and how do they influence a company’s success? According to the Harvard Business Review, the Surgeon General of the United States reported that 40 percent of American adults feel “lonely,” the effects of which can reduce lifespan,…

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We are excited to announce that Acara Solutions was recently named to the Buffalo Business First list of largest Buffalo Executive Staffing Agencies. Acara has been noted for its success within a wide range of industries, ranging from aerospace, bioinformatics, and manufacturing to financial, IT, and pharmaceuticals. Our industry thrives on relationships built between our…

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Francesca Mesiti, a Recruitment Specialist in our Clifton Park, NY office, shares her tips on how to personify healthy confidence within an interview setting. Congratulations! You’ve mastered your phone interview. A hiring manager wants to speak in person regarding an exciting job opportunity. As you prepare, remember that while confidence is a selling point, humility…

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