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Managing Digital Era Risks: Social Media Policies and More

Posted by Courtney Hunt on July 23, 2014 at 9:42am 0 Comments

Managing risks is part of the cost of doing business, and managing them well can be a competitive differentiator, in both the economic marketplace and the war for talent. A relatively small percentage of organizations have addressed Digital Era risks in a meaningful way, however. This post provides an overview intended to help organizational leaders understand some of the challenges and…

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HP is Trying out New Tech to Attract University Talent

Posted by Derdiver on July 23, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Celinda Appleby Global Digital Media Lead for HP TA team sent over their latest technology too play with! HP Talent Acquisition announced a new augmented reality (AR) media campaign, “HP Careers”, aimed at inspiring and attracting university candidates by showcasing the employee…

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The Elusive, Ever Hard To Find Purple Squirrel

Posted by Mike Rasmussen on July 23, 2014 at 12:00am 2 Comments

Scenario - 1 week to schedule nearly 30 interviews, gain multiple momentum steps on many requirements, and making simultaneously multiple offers, screening more candidates to keep pipelines full, all while getting ready to move your 30-40 requirement desk to the point where manageability might even be realizable.  How can you do it?  How do you find the elusive, hard to find, perpetual purple squirrel time and again, or do you need to - will the candidate with those…

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Recruiting Workers on the Move

Posted by Dave on July 22, 2014 at 6:41pm 0 Comments

Hiring an employee who seems to relocate on a frequent basis can be a tricky process, especially if they're the right person for the job.

Whether they jump from one job to the next for personal reasons or they move around frequently due to their spouse's career, hiring an employee on the move can…

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Be the Recruiter You wish to See...

Posted by lisa rokusek on July 22, 2014 at 5:30pm 3 Comments

Super cheesy title, right? I know. But hold on to your rotten tomato, okay? Don't pelt me with it just yet. I've been thinking about recruiting in general and my business in particular, and now more than even I understand that the business we do is a reflection of who we are. I often say, "All business - but recruiting in particular - is a contact sport." As I've gained experience, that phrase means different things. Sometimes a contact sport is bloody conquest, a war of egos and control…

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Follow the Process...Even in an Ocean of Candidates

Posted by Mark Tortorici on July 22, 2014 at 1:30pm 2 Comments

While having an email exchange with my friend Lisa Amorao (@leese), she mentioned to me a certain req that she needed filled.  As we talked, I figured out that this was a req unlike most.  As we went…
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Storytelling, It’s a Recruiters Job

Posted by Chris Bell on July 21, 2014 at 12:10pm 0 Comments

For many years, I’ve often pondered what separates good recruiters from great recruiters. As a staffing leader, you’re always tasked with things like employee development and building recruiter capability. We routinely set aside budget for investments into sourcing training, ATS systems & process…

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Where Are STEM Gender Gaps?

Posted by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 22, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Diversity in the workplace is important for a number of reasons. Some of those include having a workforce that understands and reflects your customer base or an atmosphere of different perspectives that can create innovative ideas. Diversity is also looked at by some as …

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3 Important Lessons on the Candidate Experience from American Express

Posted by Chris Brablc on July 22, 2014 at 9:00am 3 Comments

As a marketer, I’ve always been fascinated by the customer service experiences that I have as a consumer and the different methods used by companies to communicate with customers.  I’ve had bad experiences and great ones and it was a very good experience yesterday that I would like to share as it provides some insight…

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Are In-Demand Candidates Still Reading InMails?

Posted by Chris South on July 21, 2014 at 10:08pm 4 Comments

Last Thursday Linkedin announced that they are making changes to their InMail policy

In short they are trying to reduce the amount of ineffective bulk InMails that are sent, hopefully improving the overall candidate experience which in turn should result in improved response rates for recruiters.

Linkedin is doing this by targeting the two percent of Recruiter users…

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Which Offers More Job Security: Direct Hire or Contract Staffing?

In the not so distant past, the title question would have been a no-brainer.  Direct hire, right? After all, workers in contract staffing were often referred to as temps.  Certainly a work arrangement that is temporary by it's very nature could not be more secure than traditional employment.But we are now living in a post-recession world, a world where there is no such thing as a permanent job. It is rare today for workers to spend their entire careers with a single employer. For this reason,…See More
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How Amazon Hires: No Mistakes Allowed

The E-commerce site’s hiring practice takes after its intense CEO, Jeff Bezos. Credit: Wikipedia CommonsAmazon’s theory on hiring can be tied to something its CEO, Jeff Bezos, said in…See More
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Keith Halperin commented on Mike Rasmussen's blog post 'The Elusive, Ever Hard To Find Purple Squirrel'
"Thanks, Mike. I learned a long time ago that it is vital to make sure hiring managers' expectations are realistic and to keep them that way. If they aren't: there's trouble ahead.... Keep Blogging, Keith"
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Managing Digital Era Risks: Social Media Policies and More

Managing risks is part of the cost of doing business, and managing them well can be a competitive differentiator, in both the economic marketplace and the war for talent. A relatively small percentage of organizations have addressed Digital Era risks in a meaningful way, however. This post provides an overview intended to help organizational leaders understand some of the challenges and complexities and begin…See More
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HP is Trying out New Tech to Attract University Talent

Celinda Appleby Global Digital Media Lead for HP TA team sent over their latest technology too play with! HP Talent Acquisition announced a new augmented reality (AR) media campaign, “HP Careers”, aimed at inspiring and attracting university candidates by showcasing the employee experience at HP last…See More
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Matt Charney commented on Mike Rasmussen's blog post 'The Elusive, Ever Hard To Find Purple Squirrel'
"Great post, MIke. Curious as to the entomology of "purple squirrel." I mean, why that color and that animal? But you nailed the concept behind it - thanks as always for an awesome read (and advice)."
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The Elusive, Ever Hard To Find Purple Squirrel

Scenario - 1 week to schedule nearly 30 interviews, gain multiple momentum steps on many requirements, and making simultaneously multiple offers, screening more candidates to keep pipelines full, all while getting ready to move your 30-40 requirement desk to the point where manageability might even be realizable.  How can you do it?  How do you find the elusive, hard to find, perpetual purple squirrel time and again, or do you need to - will the candidate with those coach-able soft skills, and…See More
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