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How to Hire for Cultural Compatibility

Finding a perfect fit in a potential employee is a lot more than picking the best resume out of the stack and checking to see if they know how to dress well on interview day. Arguably one of the most

Industry Struggles to Fill Jobs

Even with the unemployment rate hovering around 8.3 percent, there are still industries with thousands of open positions that people are unable or unwilling to fill. Take the American commercial trucking industry. Open job postings around the country stay unfilled

Good News for Hiring: 163,000 Jobs Added in July

According to the Unites States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 163,000 jobs were added to the private sector in July. Though this undoubtedly good news, the sudden surge in hiring near the end of July was not enough to offset the

Career Building Through Positive Thinking

While self-awareness is crucial to success in business, and interactions in general, too much self-conscious thought (especially negative) is a time and energy consuming mental habit. The next time you’re stuck on the treadmill of self doubt, be it in

Skills of the Next Generation

For those already in the business world, understanding the incoming “Generation Z” will be important in bridging the generation gap. That’s right; the Millennials are on their way to the workforce and, just as with any factor that could affect

Interview Questions that Reveal Everything

You have thirty minutes to gather all the information you need to make the perfect hire. You’re aware of the negative impact that a bad hire has on a company and you want to leave confident knowing you made the

Employment Branding: Recruiting Videos That Do It Right

Thanks to Jennifer King, HR Analyst at Software Advice ( for this interesting article – Employment Branding : Recruiting Videos That Do It Right. “The majority of recruiting videos out there make the same mistake – they fail to convey

Knock knock. Who’s there? Opportunity! Join the Accolo Certified Hiring Consultant Network

Accolo Cloud Recruiting is taking off like a RedBull-fueled rocket and we need you to join our team of Accolo Certified Hiring Consultants. Bilingual (Spanish) Hiring Consultant (HC) in Reston, VA Technical HC in Denver, CO Sales HC in Phoenix

How to Turn Your Company Into a Hiring Machine

learn staffing strategies in a tight economy

"Insourcing American Jobs” forum at the White House

On Wednesday, January 11, 2012, President Obama and Vice President Biden will host an “Insourcing American Jobs” forum at the White House focused on the increasing trend of companies choosing to “insource” jobs and invest in growing in the United

Accolo’s Black Friday Dealio : 1 Million Jobs filled with Accolo Cloud Recruiting

Accolo has set a big goal for 2012 – lower unemployment in the US by 10% by filling 1 Million jobs by companies using our Accolo Cloud Recruiting® Platform. To kick this off, we’re giving you a 2-for-1 Black Friday

Accolo wins Excellence in Recruiting Ethics Award

From candidate to hiring professional and everyone in between – they can and must be treated with the utmost respect & care using the right platform and process.

Hire Perfection : Accolo CEO John Younger at the EO Guru Conference in San Francisco

John Younger, CEO and President of Accolo, delivered a great presentation at the EO Guru Conference in San Francisco recently on how to “hire perfection” (great employees). Take a look – lots of good knowledge here… [jwplayer config=”accolo no list”

President Obama speaks at LinkedIn Putting America Back to Work Town Hall

Big News today, LinkedIn hosted President Obama at a town hall discussion on a Special Edition of their Putting America Back to Work effort. Lot’s of good ideas here and we’re very glad to be a big part of this.

Accolo Recognized as RPO Market Leader 4th Year in a Row for On-demand Recruitment Process Outsourcing in HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen!

Cloud Recruiting pioneer also recognized as expert for Employee Referral Program Best Practices Larkspur, CA – September 8, 2011 – For the fourth consecutive year, Accolo Inc. (the leader in Cloud Recruiting®) has been voted as a market leader in

Candidates are Customers too. Shouldn't that be a No Brainer… ?

put on your corporate hat, folks A very smart and thoughtful individual responded to the statement that we need to remember that candidates are not only applicants but customers (among other things). His position was that we shouldn’t set expectations

Accolo's "Click-n-Clack" duo present at's Virtual Conference on RPO

What does continuous innovation have to do with HR?

Making a Job Offer

Courteous, Respectful and Confidential: best practices in extending an offer of employment “If you are planning on doing business with someone again, don’t be too tough in the negotiations. If you’re going to skin a cat, don’t keep it as

Hiring Manager Survey Questions

measure hiring manager satisfaction as one of your key metrics with this survey Before we begin an engagement, we distribute Hiring Manager satisfaction surveys to establish a baseline to measure future recruitment performance. These Hiring Manager Surveys are a subjective

Ohio State Head Football Coach Search Gets Professional Recruiting Assistance

Ohio State Head Football Coach Search Gets Professional Recruiting Assistance

Accolo’ Spicy video receives over 15M viewers: The Story of ‘Rethink Recruiting’

The Story of ‘Rethink Recruiting’ By John Younger, CEO of Accolo

US Patent Issued to Accolo on Jan. 18 for "Comprehensive Employment Recruiting Communications System with Translation Facility" (California Inventors)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 21 — United States Patent no. 7,873,533, issued on Jan. 18, was assigned to Accolo Inc. (Larkspur, Calif.).

John Younger, Accolo President & CEO, being thrown in Jail For MDA

I’m proud to tell you that I’m being locked up “for good.” That’s right, I’m going “behind bars” to help Jerry’s Kids© and The Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The Fantasy of Being Able to Consistently Pick a Top Performer’s Resume After a 10 Second Review

Tips on selecting the top performers I was recently communicating with a group of executives about resume screening and was struck by the old school approach that was pervasive in the group. We need to step out of the 1960’s