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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!

Large Surge in Applicants for First Time Unemployment

August\'s decline in unemployment from 8.3% to 8.1% hasn\'t been widely received as good news. Apparently, much of the drop is due to hundreds of thousands of people, particularly people between the ages of 16-24, dropping out of the ...

Accolo’s CEO Responds to Ranking as RPO Leader

HRO Today Magazine recently announced the results of their annual Baker\'s Dozen survey ranking Accolo as a market leader in RPO and our CEO, John Younger, could not be more excited about the news. “This is fantastic news,” said ...

11 Examples of Extreme HR Practices

Marketing departments are known for thinking outside the box, sales teams have perfected the perfect pitch, why can\'t HR departments have just as much fun being innovative with their hiring? Dr. John Sullivan in part 2 of 13 More ...

Facebook: Hiring Tool or Profiling Liability?

For recruiters, one of the biggest challenges in finding the right candidate is picking one who is a probable fit for your client\'s office culture. Sure they might seem outwardly cheery and qualified, but how can you know for ...

How to Reject a Candidate with Compassion

So you interviewed the most charming, qualified candidate who had that everything-I\'ve-been-looking-for kind of vibe about them last week, only to find a somehow-even-more-amazing fit come Monday. The way that you break the news to Mr/Ms almost-perfect is important. ...

Accolo Achieves Inc. 500/5000 for the 4th Time

Another year of growth for Accolo is once again recognized by one of the most prestigious financial magazines in the United States. Larkspur, CA – August 20, 2012 Accolo, Inc. has been awarded Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest growing companies for 2012. ...

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

Hiring Manager Survey Questions

Anonymous Hiring Manager Survey Questions Are A Great Way to Measure Hiring Manager Satisfaction As One Of Your Key Metrics Here at Accolo, we begin every new engagement by distributing Hiring Manager Survey Questions in order to establish a baseline ...

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

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