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Point of View

Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Talent Acquisition Involves Long-Term Planning Recruitment is typically a short-term process: someone quits or is terminated, a vacancy pops up, and recruiters spend the next several months identifying, vetting, and ultimately hiring a replacement.  Talent acquisition, however, takes a longer view of the hiring cycle.  Switching to a talent acquisition mindset means evaluating which jobs will be the most challenging to fill when the inevitable vacancy comes up, and then taking steps t...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Advances in technology have impacted every field, including recruiting.  We’ve put together a list of seven technology trends we think will change the way recruiters operate, as well as some suggestions for how you can leverage these developments to improve your company’s HR functions, positively impact company culture, and recruit (and retain) top talent. Recruiting Chatbots Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to hold text-based conversations with individuals who land on your company...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
What is Self-Directed Learning? The phrase may conjure up images of empty classrooms or lonely nights spent alone in front of a computer, but self-directed learning in the workplace means much more than that.  The basic principles—that learning is a lifelong process, that programs should coincide with personal interest or motivations, and that programs should be adapted to fit each individual’s skill sets and progress—are relatively straightforward, but there are a variety of ways that the...

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In the News

Thursday, September 29, 2016
The Vice President of Advancement will be responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s advancement strategy, as well as initiating and maintaining long-term philanthropic relationships.  The ideal candidate will have three - five years of experience with direct major gift solicitation, the ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission, and strong organizational and management skills.  
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Potomac Recruiting conducted an extensive, nationwide search for the perfect candidate, conducted in-depth behavioral interviews of the top contenders, and ultimately presented INL with several uniquely qualified individuals.  We are proud to announce that INL selected and hired one of our top candidates, an experienced operational technology executive who has worked in the information security industry for over two decades.  He has supported federal clients in the Intelligence Commun...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
March 2016 - Potomac Recruiting is proud to support the Girl Scouts of America!  The Girl Scouts organization was founded over 100 years ago by Juliette Gordon "Daisy" Low, and today has over 2 million members and has troops in 92 different countries.  The organization is focused on empowering girls and women by promoting educational initiatives, community service, field trips, cultural exchanges, and skill-building clinics.  

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