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Be the Recruiter You wish to See...

Posted by lisa rokusek on July 22, 2014 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

Super cheesy title, right? I know. But hold on to your rotten tomato, okay? Don't pelt me with it just yet. I've been thinking about recruiting in general and my business in particular, and now more than even I understand that the business we do is a reflection of who we are. I often say, "All business - but recruiting in particular - is a contact sport." As I've gained experience, that phrase means different things. Sometimes a contact sport is bloody conquest, a war of egos and control…


Follow the Process...Even in an Ocean of Candidates

Posted by Mark Tortorici on July 22, 2014 at 1:30pm 2 Comments

While having an email exchange with my friend Lisa Amorao (@leese), she mentioned to me a certain req that she needed filled.  As we talked, I figured out that this was a req unlike most.  As we went…

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…


Where Are STEM Gender Gaps?

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

Diversity in the workplace is important for a number of reasons. Some of those include having a workforce that understands and reflects your customer base or an atmosphere of different perspectives that can create innovative ideas. Diversity is also looked at by some as …


3 Important Lessons on the Candidate Experience from American Express

Posted by Chris Brablc on July 22, 2014 at 9:00am 3 Comments

As a marketer, I’ve always been fascinated by the customer service experiences that I have as a consumer and the different methods used by companies to communicate with customers.  I’ve had bad experiences and great ones and it was a very good experience yesterday that I would like to share as it provides some insight…


Are In-Demand Candidates Still Reading InMails?

Posted by Chris South on July 21, 2014 at 10:08pm 4 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…


(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…


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…


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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