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Looking for a content marketing opportunity in the recruitment space.

Started Jun 7, 2013 0 Replies

Hello, RecruitingBlogs!I'm looking to make a move in the recruitment space, preferably to a startup or small company. I have over 9 years of B2B marketing experience, two of which are in the space.My…Continue

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Linda Ferrante LoCicero commented on Jen Picard's blog post 'The $1 Billion Problem in the Staffing Industry'
"Submitting an average of 15 candidates per job?!  No way.  I'd say there's a (or several) recruiters who aren't doing their job if they are submitting 15 candidates per job!  I get that's not the point of the…"
Sep 19
Tim Davis commented on Jen Picard's blog post 'The $1 Billion Problem in the Staffing Industry'
"I am on a split with another recruiter and we just fell victim to this. They claim that, because the candidate interviewed for a different titled position that we are not owed the fee. The real problem is that the HR Talent Acquisition Specialist…"
Sep 16
Nick Lang commented on Jen Picard's blog post 'The $1 Billion Problem in the Staffing Industry'
"Happy to pay? I would say that is optimistic. I remember getting a call a couple of years ago from a candidate that I have known for a long time. His first words were "Red Alert, red alert." After I made sure all the windows and doors were…"
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The $1 Billion Problem in the Staffing Industry

Every recruiter knows it's bound to happen. At some point, one of your clients will hire one of your candidates without paying you. It's an age old problem in the staffing industry and many recruiters just consider it a cost of doing business.But you may not realize just how big this problem really is. In case the title didn't give it away, these unidentified hires account for $1 billion dollars in missed placement fees every year.How much of that money is owed to you?Research has shown that 1…See More
Sep 12
Jen Picard posted a blog post

The $1 Billion Problem in the Staffing Industry

Every recruiter knows it's bound to happen. At some point, one of your clients will hire one of your candidates without paying you. It's an age old problem in the staffing industry and many recruiters just consider it a cost of doing business.But you may not realize just how big this problem really is. In case the title didn't give it away, these unidentified hires account for $1 billion dollars in missed placement fees every year.How much of that money is owed to you?Research has shown that 1…See More
Sep 12
Anna Brekka commented on Jen Picard's blog post 'Kred Recruitment: Interview with CEO Andrew Grill'
"Thank you Jen - very cool."
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A blog post by Jen Picard was featured

Kred Recruitment: Interview with CEO Andrew Grill

I was able to chat with Kred's CEO Andrew Grill about how the site works, what their plans for the future entail, and what his thoughts are on using the site to find candidates.Kred has the potential to be a very powerful way to source passive candidates. As a sourcer, you can search through the Kred "communities" to find…See More
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Jen Picard posted a blog post

Kred Recruitment: Interview with CEO Andrew Grill

I was able to chat with Kred's CEO Andrew Grill about how the site works, what their plans for the future entail, and what his thoughts are on using the site to find candidates.Kred has the potential to be a very powerful way to source passive candidates. As a sourcer, you can search through the Kred "communities" to find…See More
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Jen Picard commented on Jen Picard's blog post 'Sourcing Candidates with Twitter's Advanced Search'
"Great post, Glen, thanks for sharing!"
May 16
Glen Cathey commented on Jen Picard's blog post 'Sourcing Candidates with Twitter's Advanced Search'
"That "Twitter Recruiting for Dummies" can be found here: http://booleanblackbelt.com/2014/01/14-tips-on-how-to-use-twitter-for-social-recruiting/ :)"
Apr 28

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Jen Picard
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The $1 Billion Problem in the Staffing Industry

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:00am 3 Comments

Every recruiter knows it's bound to happen. At some point, one of your clients will hire one of your candidates without paying you. It's an age old problem in the staffing industry and many recruiters just consider it a cost of doing business.

But you may not realize just how big this problem really is. In case the title didn't give it away, these unidentified hires account for $1 billion dollars in missed placement fees…

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To Get Great Candidates (and hires), Communicate!

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 3:21pm 3 Comments

With all of the candidates you’ve likely found through your job postings, referrals and proactive sourcing methods, it may be a daunting task to try to communicate with all of them.…

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Get World Class Talent with Relocation Benefits

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 9:00am 4 Comments

Great talent is hard to find because the demand outweighs the supply. Especially for tech companies, business is good and they need more software engineers to drive the production they have the demand for.

But they just can’t seem to fill their positions because jobs are being created much faster than they can…

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At 4:14pm on July 23, 2012, Bill Schultz said…

Tough crowd here, Jen.  ;-)

 
 
 

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