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How to source on the lesser known sites!! About.me

Posted by Dean Da Costa on April 17, 2014 at 2:29pm 0 Comments

This is the 4th in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free. 

The 4th site we will discuss is…

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4 Ways To Effectively Use Social Media To Screen Candidates

Posted by Paul Petrone on April 17, 2014 at 2:00pm 1 Comment

Let me guess. You already are using social media to screen candidates. And you are not alone. According to a recent survey by Reppler, 91 percent of people involved in hiring decisions at their company said they do too.

The problem is that recent studies have shown that this can be a highly…

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How Do You Replace a Retiring Hydroengineer Workforce with a Specialized Skill Set?

Posted by Ashley Rowe on April 17, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

It was recently highlighted by Fox News that two-fifths of the workforce at the Hoover Dam will be retiring in the next 5 years.

The government will need to…

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Social and Digital Technology Trends: 9 Take-Aways for YOU

Posted by Courtney Hunt on April 17, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Here are some of my thoughts about what never-ending social and digital technology trends mean for professionals in all functional areas, at all career stages, and in organizations of all types and sizes (in other words, everyone!). Armed with this knowledge and insight, I hope folks will give serious consideration to how they will bridge the “digital divides” in their professional lives…

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Talent Shortage or Trust Shortage?

Posted by Kelly Blokdijk on April 16, 2014 at 8:30pm 8 Comments

A significant percentage of people involved with screening and selecting job candidates fancy themselves detectives, mind-readers, psychics and psychologists. They’re almost always willing to trust their own gut. But not much else slips unscathed through the scrutiny of these trust deficient evaluators of talent.…

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Have You Ever Been Disregarded By A Recruiter?

Posted by Jeanna Zivalich on April 16, 2014 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

Every candidate who's ever worked with an Agency or Corporate Recruiter will tell you that Recruiters are very busy people. There's no doubt about it.

There are daily demands and urgent deadlines to meet. Client presentations to be made and positions to fill. Candidates to contact and…

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Debunking Recruiting Secrets: The Match Game

Posted by Amy McDonald on April 16, 2014 at 11:08am 0 Comments

This is the final post in the series I've been working on for the last few weeks. To start from the beginning you'll want to go HERE. We've talked about  …

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How did we lose our way?

Posted by Daniel T. Bloom on April 16, 2014 at 11:00am 3 Comments

On April 14 the Wall Street Journal ran an article about companies eliminating their HR departments. If you poll large enough population of corporate executives about the role of HR, a majority will tell you that HR is an obstacle to getting things done.

A couple of weeks ago Robin Schooling, fellow…

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The Anatomy of the Counter Offer

Posted by Chadd Balbi on April 16, 2014 at 8:52am 3 Comments



The subject of the counter offer is a very highly debated topic. If you are in a job search while currently employed and in fact entertain a new offer, it is a safe assumption that your current employer will do what it takes to keep you. And while having two companies fighting over your professional services can feel flattering, it is incumbent on you to fully understand the situation and not just take the highest offer.

This article is not written to persuade…

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How the Average Recruiters think when they are Recruiting You

Posted by Ken Forrester on April 16, 2014 at 6:30am 4 Comments

So, I was surfing the Internet when a title of an article caught my attention.  And I just couldn't resist clicking through the link to read what it was all about.  The title of the article was: …

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Pete Radloff commented on Jeanna Zivalich's blog post 'Have You Ever Been Disregarded By A Recruiter?'
"Jeanna, nice post.  Common sense is not so common. (as Im sure @Keith Halperin will attest)  @Steven is spot on here as well. Recruiters (corporate or agency) should be taking note here.  Sure, I've had calls where I'm just…"
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Pete Radloff commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Talent Shortage or Trust Shortage?'
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We’re cleaning out our garages, homes and probably Dropboxes; so why not the recruiting process? Recruiters can add all the great new recruiting tech to their processes, but maintenance and upkeep are just a fact of life. Don’t let your recruiting process get cluttered with old practices, redundancies and inefficient ways of getting to your goals.Are your canned job descriptions…See More
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As the 9-5 slowly becomes another archaic piece of corporate traditions passed, employers are seeing a steady rise in the both the benefits of and demand for flex workers. Hourly.com, a professional networking and recruiting site, recently produced an infographic, “The Top 5 Reasons Flex Workers Rock.” This…See More
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Matt Charney commented on Will Thomson's blog post 'The True Definition of a Bad Ass'
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Keith D. Halperin commented on Daniel T. Bloom's blog post 'How did we lose our way?'
"@ Steven: Well-said. Many low-touch, low-value add HR (and recruiting) tasks can be "tran-sourced" (no-sourced [eliminated}, through-sourced [automated], or out-sourced [sent-away]) for much less than even a jr. HR Generalist is likely to…"
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