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5 Reasons Why a LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Replace Your Resume

Posted by Chris Bell on August 1, 2014 at 11:00am 3 Comments

As I was going through my regular LinkedIn profile review.  It occurred to me that LinkedIn profiles have become more than just a brief description of someone’s background.  They seem to have evolved into full resumes.  I have a few…

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Get Out of Your Cubicle and Into a Collaborative Recruiting Process

Posted by Raj Sheth on August 1, 2014 at 10:00am 1 Comment

Teamwork. It’s the building block of any company, big or small. The benefits of teamwork stretch beyond the borders of your cubicle and out into the world of recruiting. Collaborative recruiting has a deeper impact than just your typical, run-of-the-mill programs. This is because it involves more than just the Human Resources and recruiting departments. Collaborative…

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Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products

Posted by Fred Liggin on August 1, 2014 at 9:30am 6 Comments

There are 8,760 hours a year. 2,190 hours per year are spent asleep (an average of 6 hours per night). 2,080 hours per year are “sold” for a paycheck (40 hours per week multiplied by 52 weeks a year). …

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How Video Interviewing Can Help You Hire for Cultural Fit

Posted by Julie Salerno on August 1, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Video interviewing is no longer an up and coming practice, it’s here. With 63% of HR managers having used video screening as a means to finding candidates, there is good reason to use this technology for enhancing your hiring…

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#1 Key to a Recruiters Success

Posted by Alex Moyle on August 1, 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments

You can read all the books, listen to tapes and watch videos that will give you every technique under the sun to encourage clients to give you job orders.
 
You can go to the other extreme…
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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.…

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Recruiting Truck Drivers Isn't Getting Easier

Posted by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am 6 Comments

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

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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…

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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…

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Recruiting with Twitter

Posted by Shane McCusker on July 31, 2014 at 9:56am 5 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…

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Matt Charney commented on Simon Hopes's blog post 'Could You Be Great As an HVAC Technician? Exploring HVAC Careers'
"This doesn't violate any of our rules, but I'm not sure how many recruiting and HR pros (which is this site's audience) give a crap about careers in HVAC unless they have the misfortune to get stuck hiring for them."
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Kelly Blokdijk commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame'
"So THIS GAL needs to be endorsed for her cut & paste skills too. But, wait, there's more!!! Little Miss Mary doubled down & plagiarized my stuff on BOTH of her LI profiles (the twofer troll that stole) and in more than one…"
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Nicholas Meyler commented on Chris Bell's blog post '5 Reasons Why a LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Replace Your Resume'
"Obvious stuff, but true.  Needs to be said.  Agreed."
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Kelly Blokdijk liked Fred Liggin's blog post Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products
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Kelly Blokdijk commented on Chris Bell's blog post '5 Reasons Why a LinkedIn Profile Shouldn’t Replace Your Resume'
"Interesting post, Chris. I'm not familiar with anyone fully expecting their LI profile to replace their resume (in the traditional sense). Though if complete/comprehensive enough, a LI profile does serve as a searchable set of data that may…"
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Kelly Blokdijk commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame'
"Good catch, @John T - I guess Mary liked even MORE of it than David did since she copied a bigger chunk of text. The rest of the content in that profile above seemed odd to me too (like cut & pasted out of some other context - perhaps a job…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Ashley Zito Rowe's blog post 'Recruiting Truck Drivers Isn't Getting Easier'
"Thanks, Ashley. I can imagine that the initial  use of these will be delayed due to insurance concerns- there might have to be someone in their initially even if they aren't actually driving. However, as they gradually become better, you…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"@ Anna: RE: "In the end, treating people like products by focusing on the placement rather than the person serves no one."  Actually, as long as the person stays and is productive, it serves the client, and if…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Raj Sheth's blog post 'Get Out of Your Cubicle and Into a Collaborative Recruiting Process'
"Thanks, Raj. Where did you get your numbers and claims from? If from Dr. Sullivan: where did HE get his numbers from? In any case, how do we know if the numbers and assertions are correct and true? Who has verified them? Is the verifier(s)…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Fred Liggin's blog post 'Everything Must Change: People Are Not Products'
"Thanks, Fred. This is a noble attitude, yet I fear very unrealistic in an industry fundamentally committed to the bottom line, where the driving mantra is "you're only as good as your last placement". I believe that for every…"
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Keith Halperin commented on Shane McCusker's blog post 'Recruiting with Twitter'
"Thanks, Shane. Much appreciated. You do a presentation on this: COUNT ME IN! Cheers, Keith"
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