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Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Behance

Posted by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Behance is a special site were creative people can showcase their work, and find jobs. This is for Illustrators, graphic designers, Motion Graphics etc. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and true tool, called x-raying.…


Recruiting Truck Drivers Isn't Getting Easier

Posted by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted that long-haul Truck Driver jobs are going unfilled for months. According…


Is It A Good Idea To Use Social Media For Business Recruitment?

Posted by Jade Hadden on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Since the inception of social media, this online resource has proved to be invaluable in more ways than one – from initially establishing itself as a means of advanced digital communication to a form of promotion that can elevate the reputation of a brand to celebrity-like status overnight.

So it’s no…


Employee Training: Teaching New Tricks

Posted by Sean Pomeroy on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Baby Boomers are still working. Even though they’re beginning to retire from their career-centered jobs, 47% of them say they will work after they retire.  So, you can’t assume that your training program geared…


Recruiting with Twitter

Posted by Shane McCusker on July 31, 2014 at 9:56am 4 Comments

I really do think more recruiters should be using twitter. It is such a powerful tool to find and engage with Candidates.

Recruiters are, in my opinion, far too obsessed with CVs. When are we going to realize that this is not the only way to understand a candidate. In fact how often do you look at a CV and forget that there may actually be a living breathing person behind…


Becoming a Digital Organization: A Three-Phase Journey

Posted by Courtney Hunt on July 31, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

There are three main phases to becoming a digital organization: digitization, digital engagement, and digital transformation. This post offers a lay oriented description and assessment of these phases. The objective is to help leaders who are digital rookies develop a conceptual foundation for understanding where their organizations have…


Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame

Posted by Kelly Blokdijk on July 30, 2014 at 8:06pm 10 Comments

Usually when a recruiter contacts someone via LinkedIn, it’s because s/he saw something of interest on that person’s profile. Then there’s THIS GUY that apparently liked what he saw enough to plagiarize…


Critical Condition: Pulling The Plug On HR

Posted by Matt Charney on July 30, 2014 at 12:25pm 3 Comments

People have been foretelling the end of time since pretty much the beginning of it, and most of them are crazy – the ring a bell, stand on the corner in Times Square with a sandwich board and sackcloth kind of crazy.



The Parable of Iron Man: How One Big Hire Can Make All The Difference

Posted by Paul Petrone on July 30, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.

Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008:Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The…


Stop! Don't Apply for That...Job?

Posted by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 29, 2014 at 3:38pm 3 Comments

It takes a special kind of scumbag to prey on people desperately looking for a way to support their family and pay their bills.  Whether you need a job or you’re just looking to make extra cash, be aware that many job listings are posted just to rip you off. 

Not all crooks wear ski masks and lurk around…


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Shane McCusker commented on Shane McCusker's blog post 'Recruiting with Twitter'
"Hi Keith, Yes, I'd recommend finding an influential person on twitter and ask them for help. They may simply RT your message to them or better still give some recommendations. I hired a developer in this way with less than 6 tweets. I found a…"
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Is your logo protected?

In the world of business, trademarks are everything. Your logo represents your business brand and is often the first thing people associate with your company. A logo can literally make or break your brand so it’s important to ensure it is fully protected.Recently the Office for Harmonization in…See More
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How to Become a Freelance Recruiter

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Keith Halperin commented on Tracey Lane's blog post 'Employee Branding: Quantity v's Quality'
"Thanks, Tracey. "*The research suggests that although three-quarters of companies around the globe have invested in formal employer branding initiatives in the past three years, just a quarter of candidates applying for roles are high…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Chris South's blog post 'Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?'
"@ Chris: you're very welcome.  I don't want this to "change over time" I want this to change SOON. If anyone else is interested, I suggest we propose that a formal study of this be done, and I'd be willing to reach out…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Shane McCusker's blog post 'Recruiting with Twitter'
"Thanks, Shane. Do you have suggestions as to how we might best use Twitter to fill current jobs QUICKLY? There's a saying "If you have time to develop relationships with candidates, you don't have enough reqs." Cheers, keith"
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Employee Branding: Quantity v's Quality

A misconception amongst many hiring managers is the belief that being a recognised or international company/brand is enough to attract the best talent. New research has now proven statistically that this is definitely not the case. The real truth is, regardless of your company size, finding great talent is difficult. …See More
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