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Are In-Demand Candidates Still Reading InMails?

Posted by Chris South on July 21, 2014 at 10:08pm 2 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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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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(WEBINAR) 4 reasons not to miss Improving Candidate Experience With Digital Interviews

Posted by Katrina Kibben on July 21, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

We’ve all been job seekers at one point or another. And we’ve likely had a shitty experience for one reason or another.

We’ve all been in a situation like that at one point or another. You can’t connect on skype, the video interviewing platform doesn’t work or even something as simple as not knowing if you’re calling the hiring manager or they’re calling you. The company…

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What You Can Learn From What Google Learned About Hiring

Posted by Paul Petrone on July 18, 2014 at 1:00pm 1 Comment

Larry Page and Sergey Brin were both high-achieving students, as both earned master’s degrees from Stanford before they co-founded Google.

Understandably, when they started hiring at Google, they focused in on hiring people like them, namely people from great schools with high…

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I was for using big data in recruiting before I was against it

Posted by Jim Stroud on July 18, 2014 at 11:23am 2 Comments

How to use big data in HR and recruiting

I was very fortunate to speak at the 2014 LinkedIn SourceIn event in New York last month. My topic was "I was for big data before I was against it." Everyone was awake when I was done, so I added it to my "win" column. These are the points I addressed.

# Why are recruiters doing more posting and praying than ever before?

# Who are some masters of big data?

# How…

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How to Convince a Combative Hiring Manager to Change

Posted by Julie Salerno on July 18, 2014 at 10:30am 3 Comments

We all have routines. These daily and weekly routines can be hard to break or even change. Recruiters love the concept of video interviewing replacing traditional interviews, but it can be tough to get the hiring manager on board. While video interviewing saves more than time, money, and effort, hiring managers may balk at having to change their routine. What…

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Your Staffing Resiliency

Posted by Mike Rasmussen on July 17, 2014 at 11:00pm 1 Comment

It happened in a weak moment, I looked at everything in front of me, the emails, the open requisitions, the Instant Messenger, the weight of perceived change, the choice to pursue a home after renting for so many years, the shifts of staffing momentum and the shifts of personal choices in my friends, church, home life, et al.  I pushed back and told myself I need to take a walk.  For 10 minutes I just took a walk and took everything in.  It was a moment where I was overwhelmed.  It was a…

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Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Dribbble

Posted by Dean Da Costa on July 17, 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

Dribbble is a site that is designed to be a community of designers, developers and such answer questions. People on this site might be; developers, web designers, graphic designers, Icon Artists, Typographers and much more. The people you might find here will also…

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The Gap: What Really Happens Between The Offer and The Acceptance

Posted by James Ellis on July 17, 2014 at 11:02am 4 Comments

Do you remember those weeks before you got hired at your current job? Do you remember being excited by the prospect of finding a position that interested you and, despite knowing you were qualified for it, the nervousness of not knowing if you would be selected for an interview?

What about the few…

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Are In-Demand Candidates Still Reading InMails?

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 who send more than one…See More
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Are In-Demand Candidates Still Reading InMails?

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 who send more than one…See More
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