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Employment Lawyer on Severance and Larry Lebofsky, Recruiter

Posted by Recruiting Animal on April 23, 2014 at 4:23pm 0 Comments

Well, we had a very controversial show this week. I don't know why. I didn't expect it to be.

My friend's son got an offer from a company. He saw that they put all new employees on a 3 month probation period so he wondered if he was let go what his severance package would be. I think he was due 7…


4 Key Strategies for Improving College Recruiting

Posted by Cali Yakaback on April 23, 2014 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

As they look for creative ways to improve their approach to , many HR offices opt to focus their efforts on the college ranks. Today, colleges and universities represent a ripe area to pluck talent cheaply and efficiently, and countless businesses are taking advantage.

It’s an ideal situation for them. When…


Why "Who's Viewed Your Profile" on LinkedIn Doesn't Matter

Posted by Kelly Blokdijk on April 23, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

There could be any number of reasons why someone looks at your LinkedIn profile and why your profile shows up in a search. 

A few possibilities include:

1) Nosy lookie-loos just curious about what you have going on.

2) You’ve changed…


Dressing for Success in Cyberspace: Give Yourself a Digital Make-Over

Posted by Courtney Hunt on April 23, 2014 at 8:00am 3 Comments

I continue to be amazed by the number of anemic profiles there are on LinkedIn, how easy it is to access Facebook activity that’s not intended for the public, how many people have no filter and/or no sense of time and place when they post on Twitter, and how uncivil people can be when commenting on news articles and blog posts. Not much surprises me…


The 25 Things Every Recruiter Should Know

Posted by Greg Savage on April 23, 2014 at 6:30am 2 Comments

Recently I flew across the world as a guest of REC to speak to recruiters in Manchester and London.

The Business Brains II series included excellent presentations from Kevin…


The Dumbing Down of Staffing

Posted by Dean Da Costa on April 22, 2014 at 8:30pm 2 Comments

That’s right; I said it, “The dumbing down of Staffing”. As much as we all love technology, and tools, I mean one of my monikers is “the Tool Guy”, technology and tools are dumbing us down. What I mean by that is we have a breed of staffing professional, that all they know is checking their ATS, checking the…


The Commonalities of Generations

Posted by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 22, 2014 at 12:04pm 1 Comment

Do you ever catch yourself doing or saying something that your parents used to do or say that drove you crazy? My dad used to used whistle while he was driving...all the time...non-stop. It would drive me insane! Now, I often find myself driving down the road, listening to some tunes, whistling…


Todd Schecter, Technical Recruiter

Posted by Recruiting Animal on April 22, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

 Todd Schecter volunteered to be on the show via Twitter. I didn't have to go running after the guy begging him to be a guest. I didn't even know him before he just showed up and raised his hand.

And I thought he was a good guest and so…


Candidate Dispositioning - What does it mean and why does it matter?

Posted by Nick Price on April 22, 2014 at 10:30am 5 Comments

When we started out with Mystery Applicant, we set the goal that every job applicant would be given the opportunity to give their feedback on the process. Every single one. Every minute of the day.

This is a key part of our offering as we wanted to hear from…


Earth Day Hiring Trends: Solar Demand Is Soaring

Posted by Ashley Rowe on April 22, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

According to a McKinsey & Company study, solar power is "a far more cost-competitive power source today than it was in the mid-2000s, when installations and manufacturing were taking…


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saurabh tyagi posted a blog post

How to Implement a Mobile Recruiting Strategy in 2014?

Technology is progressing at a frightening pace, and anybody who doesn’t adapt to the latest tech standards is surely risking being left behind.  From desktop to laptops to mobiles, recruitment has also come a long way, with mobile recruiting becoming the latest buzzword.There are countless ways in which mobile is…See More
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Nick Price commented on Nick Price's blog post 'Candidate Dispositioning - What does it mean and why does it matter?'
"@Keith - Good point. I have seen reward structures put in place and bonuses related to having good candidate experience at Recruiter level. These organizations are the more progressive. There has to be the accountability at the highest levels as you…"
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Greg Savage commented on Greg Savage's blog post 'The 25 Things Every Recruiter Should Know'
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Winning Ways of Head Hunting for Passive Candidates

Why this great urge to try and recruit a passive candidate rather than simply seek to hire the most qualified individual who best fits your company? It is important to understand what a passive candidate is before comprehending why they are in demand like never before and have become such a hot commodity in the recruitment market, being chased and courted by companies of all sizes and stature.Three things separate the passive employee from the others:They are more engaged and committed,They are…See More
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Kelly Blokdijk commented on Matt Charney's blog post '300 Million Ain't Nothing But A Number'
"@ Keith - I think all of the setting should be opt in. I rec'd a SH Chrome update today, but noticed that it doesn't seem to function same way as before. It shows an icon on top right of screen and allows name search, but from what I can…"
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Keith D. Halperin commented on Matt Charney's blog post '300 Million Ain't Nothing But A Number'
"@ Kelly: It would be interesting to see what percentage of the 300M were actually open to any position (by doing as I suggested- having to opt in every 30days), but I fear we'll never know that... BTW, I understand that Sellhack is digging its…"
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Kelly Blokdijk commented on Matt Charney's blog post '300 Million Ain't Nothing But A Number'
"@Keith - Most likely I checked all of the boxes when I joined and never bothered to opt out. In a way, it's intentional as it looks less intentional to show all of them than it does to pick none or only one preference.  @Derd - how do you…"
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Keith D. Halperin replied to Jason C. Blais's discussion 'Three Years Later'
"@ Jason: "Other than that, the landscape does look mostly unchanged." Indeed: recruiting (and other) salaries/rates stagnate, while hype and ******** deluge the land.... Same old, same old.... Keep Blogging, Keith ""
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Keith D. Halperin commented on Cali Yakaback's blog post '4 Key Strategies for Improving College Recruiting'
"Also, if you offer the the non-"Fabulous 5%" decently-paid, well-benefited FT jobs; they'll crawl over broken glass for you, and if you offer to assume their student loan payments for as long as they work for you- they'll worjhip…"
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Jason C. Blais replied to Jason C. Blais's discussion 'Three Years Later'
"I used to snicker at people espousing the impact of big data on recruitment, but I do think it's coming to fruition now.  With Web 3.0 every new website built today is allowing for some type of personalization of the user experience.…"
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Jason C. Blais replied to Jason C. Blais's discussion 'Three Years Later'
"Thanks Tim, glad to be back.  I do think Mobile is certainly expanded in the past three years.  I just put together a presentation on the state of recruitment 2014, and some great data about the fast growth of mobile and smartphone access…"
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