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We’ve all seen or heard pop culture references about artificial intelligence (AI). You know the drill: Man builds robot; robot comes to life; robot betrays man. This is the stuff of science fiction, of course. Or is it? Like it or not, AI is making the move from our bookshelves to our businesses. Who among…

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It’s cold outside, but the Buffalo job market is hot! Acara Account Executive Shannon Callahan recently spoke with WKBW’s Ali Touhey about the industries heating up this winter. Manufacturers and call centers, in particular, are ramping up their hiring efforts ahead of the new year. These days, candidates have quite a bit of leverage over…

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By Chris Beckage Recruiting qualified talent is a priority for any organization in a tight labor market. From manufacturing to information technology, demand for skilled employees is at an all-time high—and companies need intelligent strategies to attract the best candidates. On average, companies lose $14,000 for every job that remains open for three months. As…

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Recruiting is all about building relationships—we need to be warm and consistent in our approach. In anticipation of Halloween, here are seven sins to steer clear of. 1. Left in the Lurch. Three people are submitted for a job opening. One receives an offer; the other two do not. In the excitement of filling the…

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Employers have become highly focused on building their brands and cultivating meaningful company cultures. Candidate experience is an integral part of the equation. This year’s North American Candidate Experience Symposium offered valuable insight into the discipline’s direction and what employers and staffing agencies can do to ensure they’re not missing out on top talent. Jobseekers…

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