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Star Wars day: 4 lessons recruiters can learn from Star Wars

Posted by Austin Fraser Ltd on May 4, 2015 at 4:00am 0 Comments

‘May the force be with you’ - It’s an iconic expression from one of the most well-known film franchises of all time. George Lucas’ intergalactic tale, aptly named Star Wars, has enjoyed phenomenal success since its release back in May, 1977, with new films and franchises…


The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Posted by Chris South on April 30, 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

Defining Social Recruiting

Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) is at a cross-roads. It has been around long enough that it should now feature as a standard part of most recruiter’s toolkits, but in a lot of cases, even the most basic of tools aren’t being utilised.

Before looking at the problem I’ve attempted to break down what I’m referring to as social…


What Bersin’s 2015 Talent Acquisition Factbook Tells Us About What’s Broken in Recruiting

Posted by Lori Sylvia on April 30, 2015 at 7:53pm 0 Comments

By Lori Sylvia, Chief Marketing Officer, SmashFly


Last week, Bersin by Deloitte released its…


Tools and Your Tool Belt

Posted by Dean Da Costa on April 29, 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Tools and Your Tool Belt

We are going to take a small break from our series on lesser sites. The reason for this is to talk about tools and your tool belt. Every time people talk about tools everyone wants to know the top 1-2,…


11 Reasons Why Recruiters Are Sad

Posted by Mirka Biel on April 30, 2015 at 4:49am 3 Comments

Warning:  Just for fun :)

1. ...because people lie in their resumes

2. ...because people lie during interviews as well…


How to Write Amazing Job Descriptions!

Posted by Leanne Goplen Zabriskie on April 28, 2015 at 11:30am 1 Comment

As the economy is turning around, so is the job market.  Job seekers, especially great ones, are becoming scarcer and openings are more abundant.  To get the great candidates, you really need to sell your opportunities.

But you’re a recruiter, not a writer or marketing specialist, right? …


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