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10 Top tips for surviving the office Christmas party

Posted by Kerry Clifton on December 2, 2016 at 6:51am 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again…………………….in fact ‘tis the season to be jolly Fa la la la la, la la la la!

The trouble is that always, without a doubt, someone is going to make a fool of themselves at the office Christmas party. People end up saying or doing things they…


LinkedIn Jail - One mans journey into the abyss....

Posted by joshua sklut on December 2, 2016 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Oh LinkedIn, how you vex me! You are like nicotine, a.k.a. the worst drug ever. I smoked, then I quit, then I started again, then I quit, then i started again and THEN I really quit for good. This is how I see you, LinkedIn. I need you to do my job but I hate you oh so much. You are not good for me, at all, but I crave you especially after I have been that is...You are great first thing when I wake up and right before I go to bed. I need to just look at a…


5 Signs it’s Time to Consider Hiring a Consultant

Posted by Pete Jay DuCharme on December 5, 2016 at 11:00am 0 Comments

A few weeks ago I discussed some recruiting and hiring trends that were on the rise in 2016, and are expected to continue rising in 2017. Although that was by no means a thorough examination of the current composition of the average business environment, the reoccurring theme was, in short: increased use of…


Kickbacks in Recruiting: Avoiding Corruption

Posted by James Chmielinski on December 4, 2016 at 5:12pm 0 Comments

Corporate recruiting departments lack financial transparency and accountability needed to align agency hiring performance with authorized incentives.  In some cases, it's designed that way, making "kickbacks" a sad yet common (and all too casual) practice resulting in unauthorized incentives and…


WhatsApp Group Chat – Is Counselling Candidates on improving their Job Hunt Strategy a Recruiters Role?

Posted by Sourcing Adda on November 30, 2016 at 12:24am 0 Comments

The Talent Acquisition profession is evolving rapidly due to the Digital Marketing Age.  We are slowly moving from performing full cycle Recruitment processes alone to Employee & Employer Branding as well. Given this scenario it’s obvious to question what aspects are involved in a Recruitment Professionals Role.

That being said our popular Wednesday discussions…


Reports of the death of the recruiter are greatly exaggerated

Posted by joshua sklut on November 30, 2016 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

I have been a recruiter for almost 20 years, the bulk of which has been on the external agency side. I have worked for agencies of all shapes and sizes. The big firm churn and burn, let's bring in 20 new recruiters and hopefully 2 will make it at least 6 months, style. The small 5 person shop run by the big producer who assumed he would, of course, be a strong manager and yet his firm has 100% turnover every year because he isn't, in fact, a good manager. I'm sure most of…


Marketing Your Most Critical Business Positions

Posted by Anica Oaks on November 30, 2016 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Companies can utilize creative recruitment methods to fill critical business positions. Traditional recruitment methods have changed in recent years. Hiring managers use advertising, social media, and community events to find valuable employees. Discover these…


Cold Calls

Posted by Maurice Robertson on November 28, 2016 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

I have stayed on the sidelines and read a lot of articles, talked with people in my industry and other sales verticals, and just plain have taken stock on how I get new accounts. The death of the “Cold Call” is very pre-mature. I can’t count the articles on line and that come to my desktop stating I’m…


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