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Welcome to The Neighborhood!

Most people don’t know it, but ‘accolo’ means neighbor in Latin. We want to be really good neighbors too – You know, the kind of neighbor you can talk with for hours over a couple of cold ones. Well, this is our neighborhood and we’ve got lots of great stuff to talk about. So we’ve got the grill fired up, drinks are in the cooler, and we’re just waiting for you to get this party started. Welcome to the neighborhood!

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Marketing

This week on the Accolo blog, we\'ve been talking about the ways that you can use social networks to help with your hiring, both through creating connections with job seekers that view your online presence and getting your job ...

How to Hire With Facebook

In continuing with this week\'s social media theme, today we\'re going to be discussing the advantages and drawbacks of using Facebook as a hiring source. Social media has come a long way in the past decade in terms of ...

New Facebook App Could Be the Future of News

Last Monday, Facebook unveiled their new mobile app geared towards delivering more substantive news content to their users. The App, Paper, integrates the traditional news feed with stories from major publications (New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Geographic) ...

State of the Hiring 2013 Infographic

With the battle for hiring great candidates getting hotter, information on what the hiring market looks like, how to find the best candidates and the costs of recruit-to-hire are more important than ever. Check out the State of the Hiring ...

Quitting With Class

When people decide to quit their job, it doesn\'t have to be an overwhelming or even noteworthy experience. Some people change jobs like they change cell phones, always looking for the upgrade that blows the last piece of scrap ...

Why Should I Keep My Employee’s Engaged?

This morning we published an article about your employee\'s and engagement: Wondering How To Keep Your Employee’s Engaged? Yet you might still be asking, \"Why? Why is this engagement so important?\" SocialCast put together a great infographic illustrating the reasons why ...

Wondering How To Keep Your Employee’s Engaged?

While most of us would probably choose a sunny beach over the cold glare of our computer screen any day of the week, there\'s a a big difference between a healthy desire for time off and dreading coming into ...

How Training Can Make Good Employees Great

People are always changing. Whether it\'s as shallow as their dress sense or as deep as their purpose in life, if you know somebody for long enough, you\'re bound to see something unexpected to come to the surface. These ...

Mastering the Mindset of the Millennial Candidate

The other day I was privy to attend HR.com’s 2014 Talent Acquisition Excellence Forum and loved the many takeaways that were throughout the sessions. That being said, there were definitely some sessions that struck closer to home than others. ...

What Employers Want Out of Their Next Hire

When you evaluate a candidate, either face to face or on paper, you\'re looking for more than the work they can do for you and the expertise that they\'re bringing to the table. You want to see if they ...

How Seasonal Conditions Affect Hiring

With the recession growing smaller and smaller in America\'s rear-view-mirror, the deep hiring freeze that once encompassed so many companies has begun to thaw, or in some cases, melt away completely. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the ...

Handling Problem Behavior in the Workplace

Have you ever met somebody that was more trouble than they were worth? Maybe it was an adventurous childhood friend that was always trying to convince you to go along with their mischievous plans (and always ended up getting ...

Getting a Hold on Your Metrics

Getting a hold of your metrics means a lot more than just refining the way in which you measure and collect information on the state of your company\'s hiring function. In order to truly get the most out of ...

How Your Voice Can Ruin Your Phone Interview

When you\'re in the Human Resources line of work, you see a lot of applicants come and go. From seeing them on paper in the form of their resumes to hearing their voices in phone screenings to seeing them ...

What Millennials Want Out of Their Next Employer

If you\'re trying to be a competitive hiring force with the largest emerging job seeker demographic (the Millennials), then you\'ll need to understand what they\'re looking for in their next (or first) employer. Unlike previous generations to flood the working ...

Don’t Get Carried Away in Your Interview

There are a lot of things that you need to go right in order to land a job. First, you have to look good on paper. This means that your particular blend of skills, accomplishments and references happen to ...

Employee Campaign Referral Guide: Learn how to increase your employee referrals with these real world strategies and examples

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