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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!

Rethinking Job Titles to Attract Superheros

Let me ask you this: would you rather apply to be a \"nighttime gas station clerk\" or a \"nocturnal petroleum ninja\"? We at Accolo believe that attracting the right candidates for a job is all about the way you ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. John Younger accepts onrec ethics award in Chicago Larkspur, CA (PRWEB) November ...

Thank You for Your Referral

Your friend thanks you... and we thank you! Leveraging our network of colleagues and friends is one of the best ways we grow our careers. Thank you for thinking of your friend and referring them to an open position! In order ...
Making a Job Offer

Making a Job Offer

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

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 ...

EEO Compliance

Here at Accolo, we don’t like to take ourselves too seriously, but when it comes to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) compliance, we straighten up and stop joking around. Disregarding EEOC/OFCCP laws and regulations can be a huge detriment to your ...

Communication 101: What Not to Do

5 Ways To Make Yourself Difficult Or Unpleasant to Reach Your resume has finally grabbed someone’s attention, now getting that long-awaited phone call or email regarding an interview is par for the course. For this, you have a dizzying buffet of ...

Selecting and Executing References

No matter what your field—from food service to engineering, marketing to retail—one thing that is consistent over most hiring processes is reference checking, which is great! This is your chance to have others vouch for your great professional skills, ...

How to Ace the Interview

Congratulations—you’ve earned yourself an interview! Now is your chance to prove that you are more than just a name and a few bullet points on a resume… or at the very least, that you’re better than that other candidate. We ...

Careless Recruiting Could Crush Social Networking

Quality is key for social network recruiting. Download this guide to learn how to: Ensure a positive social network recruiting processes Set up your social recruiting strategy Lower costs and increase recruitment performance

The Myth of Recruitment Outsourcing

Today, outsourcing of the generalist functions, such as payroll, benefits administration, and employee relations has considerable momentum, but the recruiting function is just beginning to be seriously considered. There are three principal hurdles in navigating the recruitment outsourcing landscape: ...

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

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