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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 0 Comments

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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Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Vizify

Posted by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Vizify was a website designed around your other social media profiles. It was recently bought by Yahoo, however the profiles still exist and they are searchable. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and…

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Tools to Get You Started on Your ATS Quest

Posted by Sean Pomeroy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Making the decision to buy or rent an ATS (or change your ATS provider) is a big one. Of course, your company has certain needs, some of which are more important than others. However, one size doesn’t fit all. We’ve provided a Comparison Tool to guide you towards the ATS that is the perfect fit for your company. It’s a $4 billion industry and is expected to grow at least 20% in…

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Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack

Posted by Kelly Blokdijk on July 24, 2014 at 7:01pm 21 Comments

Here’s the recruiting scenario:

An executive search firm principal (let’s call him Jack) searches for and sources potential prospects via LinkedIn

Jack finds and contacts a potential prospect (let’s call her Jenny) through inMail

In his inMail…

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You're Three Questions Away From Quantifying Your Resume

Posted by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 24, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Some people have an advantage when it comes to quantifying their accomplishments on their resume.  Take Deep Roy, the one-and-only Oompa-Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; how many of us can say that we saved our company millions of dollars by doing 165 jobs?

Hiring managers and recruiters want…

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What's not OK to ask an LGBT co-worker?

Posted by Katrina Kibben on July 24, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

I’ve been having some fun with this topic and some shock value. After I shared my last post on LinkedIn, the scary side of the world reared its ugly head. I saw comments like “you weren’t…

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How Yahoo Hires: Recruiter-In-Chief

Posted by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 11:22am 7 Comments

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

If you gave Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer truth serum and asked her about her hiring practices, she’d probably say she’s trying to put Yahoo on par with her former company, Google.

If you gave Yahoo employees truth…

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Practice Makes Perfect: Video Interviewing Gives Candidates an Edge

Posted by Julie Salerno on July 24, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

The benefits of video interviewing greatly outweigh the rather minimal costs. It saves companies roughly 67% on traveling costs over traditional face-to-face interviews. As wonderful as it is for companies to save that extensive amount of money, what…

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"Sandra is correct- "The outcome of this example might have been totally different if mr. Jack Mehoff had taken the opportunity to speak on the phone for 10 minutes with a candidate he was trying to recruit..." This is not a complicated…"
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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 people around me. It was late, I…See More
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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 get the job.…See More
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lisa rokusek commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack'
"Isn't this a fun thread? Neither candidates nor recruiters are carbon copies of each other - so there won't be a one size fits all answer here.  BUT in an industry where we fight for credibility and respect it might be worth our while…"
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