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Critical Condition: Pulling The Plug On HR

Posted by Matt Charney on July 30, 2014 at 12:25pm 2 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.

But…

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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…

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

Posted by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 29, 2014 at 3:38pm 1 Comment

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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Hiring Trends for the Skill Set CIOs Want Most

Posted by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 29, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

In a recent Robert Half survey, 57% of CIOs said that network administration is the most in-demand skill set within…

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No rest for the weary: news of the job board and online recruiting world

Posted by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on July 29, 2014 at 8:30am 5 Comments

Hey folks! It's summer! Laying back, sipping a cool drink, going barefoot. But apparently in our industry, summertime means 'deal time'. Check out the acquisitions and funding action below. My head is spinning. I think I need a…

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How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options

Posted by Christopher Young on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am 5 Comments

As a recruiter, HR professional or hiring manager, you’re aware of the use of video interviewing for your hiring and recruitment needs, but you may be questioning which platform to use. Does it make a difference whether you choose video interviewing technology tailored specifically for…

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Why Recruiters Should Stay Close To Their Candidates During Their Notice Period

Posted by Paul Slezak on July 28, 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments

My flight home from San Francisco the other day was delayed by over an hour. It felt like every 10 – 15 minutes the boarding time would be pushed out, resulting in a mass sigh or groan of frustration from the all the passengers waiting in the departure lounge.

I wasn’t paying too much attention to the…

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3 Reasons Your Recruitment Process is Failing

Posted by Raj Sheth on July 26, 2014 at 9:30am 1 Comment

You have tried everything in the book, and still it seems as though your recruitment system isn’t working anymore. It turns into a never-ending cycle of too much to process and not enough resources to do so. Well unfortunately, without an Applicant Tracking System, it is easy to let unqualified candidates slip through the cracks of employer decency and not alert them when they didn’t…

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Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?

Posted by Chris South on July 25, 2014 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

In a recent article, John Sullivan  highlighted examples of three ultra-bold recruiting practices, commenting that they are quickly becoming mainstream and that those that don’t adapt will be left behind in the ongoing talent war. Another commentator suggested that these ultra-bold recruiting practices were only practical for an elite tier of hiring…

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Keith Halperin commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame'
"Thanks, KB. Back in the '90s or early '00s, I saw some recruiters' resume used exactly the same phrase about themselves that I'd used. (it wasn't anything particularly common,  it was moderately long, and I like to…"
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Kelly Blokdijk commented on Matt Charney's blog post 'Critical Condition: Pulling The Plug On HR'
"#FACT - I am a big dork"
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Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame

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 it.Dictionary.com definitionpla·gia·rism …See More
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Keith Halperin commented on Christopher Young's blog post 'How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options'
"Thanks, Christopher and Recruiting Animal. IMHO, ANYONE mentioning video interviewing is likely to be someone trying to make money (one way or the other) selling/leasing/renting a VI system to you. If I may be so bold: probably about the only…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Matt Charney's blog post 'Critical Condition: Pulling The Plug On HR'
"Thanks, Matt. Do you see the functions of HR being parceled out among other departments? -kh"
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Christopher Young commented on Christopher Young's blog post 'How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options'
"Very true.  Much appreciated!"
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Recruiting Animal commented on Christopher Young's blog post 'How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options'
"If you don't say exactly who you are upfront people don't think, "Hey, isn't he modest." They think you're a shill and you don't want them to dismiss you like that."
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Christopher Young commented on Christopher Young's blog post 'How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options'
"Thanks for the feedback!  I didn't want to self-promote our company, but rather provide some additional thoughts.  I'll provide a disclaimer.  "
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Recruiting Animal commented on Christopher Young's blog post 'How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options'
"Chris this isn't a bad article but you should say at the outset that you are in the business. Otherwise, it makes you look shady. And it gives Recruitingblogs a bad name."
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Keith Halperin commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"Nicholas: Hmmm....a SWE with "borderline personality and sociopathic traits"? T Thiose traits are wasted on a SWE. She should consider becoming: 1) a CEO or 2) a "Self-proclaimed Recruiting Thought Leader" (of…"
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