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The mythical "right fit" isn’t just possible, but necessary

While culture fit has become a strong focus in recent years, it entails a lot more than finding someone who simply blends into and feeds a company’s existing culture. Due to a variety of factors, we tend to try to fill a role as quickly as possible, sacrificing other intangibles. But we should be holding out for finding a long-term fit—someone who is the right person for the role and the company, and who also feels that the company and job are right for them.

How AI will shape recruiting in 2019

It’s official—artificial intelligence, or AI, is no longer a trend. It’s a living, breathing part of the recruiting industry. Almost two-thirds (63%) of talent acquisition professionals say AI has changed the way recruiting is done at their company. No matter what level of familiarity you have with AI—if any at all—it’s going to impact the future in a big way. Here are a few key places that AI can really make a difference in your recruiting life this year:

It's the biggest time of year for job search—here's how recruiters can take advantage of it

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, finding a new job is usually a big one. Monster Intelligence, which tracks job seeker and other behavior on Monster.com, has the data to back that up. Last year, the top week for job search activity was the week of January 22. And when comparing job searches by month, there was no contest – January came way out on top, with February and March the next busiest months. In other words, the New Year and most of Q1 is prime time for making candidate connections. Take advantage of this prime candidate sourcing time with these eight “resolution recruiting” tactics.