Kelly Blokdijk
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Kelly Blokdijk's Discussions

RESUMES: are you willing to ACCEPT or do you REJECT a HOT MESS?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chadd Balbi May 21, 2014. 4 Replies

Should a resume with inarticulate or incoherent content, misspellings, grammatical gaffes, poor punctuation, typos or funky format be rejected? Or, no biggie?I recently posted an article on this…Continue

Tags: blame, LI, rejection, candidate, job

Recruiter wants to know all about your status

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith D. Halperin Mar 19, 2014. 10 Replies

Do you notice any problematic parts of this email message from a search firm recruiter who is recruiting for a senior level HR position? I am FIRST NAME, Recruiter with SEARCH FIRM NAME, reaching out…Continue

Tags: executive, firm, job, position, Agency Recruiting

recent LI messages (replies) not coming through email

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Ferrante LoCicero Jan 30, 2014. 3 Replies

Just wanted to find out if anyone else has noticed this happening... Hope my explanation makes sense! ~~~~ This isn't directly related to the recent controversy about LI's latest "enhancement" to LIR…Continue

Tags: Networking, Group, Messages, Recruiting Tools / Sourcing, Email

Would YOU source me?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly Blokdijk Jan 16, 2014. 7 Replies

Experiment time. Or, rather a favor to ask.Would anyone who doesn't already know me AND is NOT directly connected to me, be willing to do a quick LinkedIn search to see if I show up in your…Continue

Tags: HR, seo, human, resources, Recruiting Tools / Sourcing

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Michael Jones liked Kelly Blokdijk's blog post So, you want qualified applicants to apply, huh?
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Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'So, you want qualified applicants to apply, huh?'
"I just love it when Recruiters / HR Leaders go all out to think about candidate/customer experience and make a concerted effort to put the 'human' before the 'resources'.  Ahem! Much work to be done.  The good news is…"
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So, you want qualified applicants to apply, huh?

Attracting the right applicants to a job posting can be challenging, right? Sure. Sometimes. Not always. But, getting them to apply might be... If your "apply now" process starts like the following, I'd like to point out a possible reaction: "ain't nobody got time for that! "Important Information:  It could take…See More
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So, you want qualified applicants to apply, huh?

Attracting the right applicants to a job posting can be challenging, right? Sure. Sometimes. Not always. But, getting them to apply might be... If your "apply now" process starts like the following, I'd like to point out a possible reaction: "ain't nobody got time for that! "Important Information:  It could take…See More
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Craig Kelly commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'Do crappy job ads = crappy company culture?'
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A blog post by Kelly Blokdijk was featured

Do crappy job ads = crappy company culture?

I have this theory that job ads reflect the "quality" of a company's culture. Here are a few examples of what I mean... Job ads full of typos, misspellings, grammar errors and poor formatting, such as chunks of jumbled text, look sloppy and reflect a place that doesn't value professional communication skills…See More
Feb 11
Kelly Blokdijk posted a blog post

Do crappy job ads = crappy company culture?

I have this theory that job ads reflect the "quality" of a company's culture. Here are a few examples of what I mean... Job ads full of typos, misspellings, grammar errors and poor formatting, such as chunks of jumbled text, look sloppy and reflect a place that doesn't value professional communication skills…See More
Feb 11
Kelly Blokdijk is now friends with Austin Fraser Ltd, Robert Haastrup-Timmi and Robin Rand
Feb 5
Kelly Blokdijk commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'How is writing about millennials still a thing?'
"Thanks for the comments, Ladies! Please spread the word. Maybe we can start a movement to ban such noise.  BTW - KK, I like how the image resembles me :D"
Feb 5
Kelly Blokdijk liked Kelly Blokdijk's blog post How is writing about millennials still a thing?
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Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'How is writing about millennials still a thing?'
"Top brainpoke post! I am here raising my hands in the air, clapping and nodding yes, YES!!  Please let's keep this sensible conversation going.  HR-Recruiting-Business sphere has gone nuts over this Millennial thing - panic mongering,…"
Feb 5
A blog post by Kelly Blokdijk was featured

How is writing about millennials still a thing?

In fact, how was it EVER a thing?If I had a dollar for every time I've read or heard something along the lines of the following, I'd be able to afford lots of lunch items not listed on the Del Taco "buck and under" menu. "For the first time in U.S. history, four generations are working together side by…See More
Feb 5
Katrina Kibben commented on Kelly Blokdijk's blog post 'How is writing about millennials still a thing?'
"A-men. Just wrote a post about it myself because it drives me nuts. I mean, get the fundamentals right, then we can talk about it. Until then? No. Just no.  http://recruitingdaily.com/recruitment-generational-marketing/"
Feb 5

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Kelly Blokdijk's Blog

So, you want qualified applicants to apply, huh?

Posted on July 15, 2016 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

Attracting the right applicants to a job posting can be challenging, right? 

Sure. Sometimes. Not always. 

But, getting them to apply might be... 

If your "apply now" process starts like the following, I'd like to point out a possible reaction: "ain't nobody got…

Continue

Do crappy job ads = crappy company culture?

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 1:00am 1 Comment

I have this theory that job ads reflect the "quality" of a company's culture. Here are a few examples of what I mean... 

Job ads full of typos, misspellings, grammar errors and poor formatting, such as chunks of jumbled text, look sloppy and reflect a place that doesn't value professional…

Continue

How is writing about millennials still a thing?

Posted on February 4, 2016 at 9:30pm 3 Comments

In fact, how was it EVER a thing?

If I had a dollar for every time I've read or heard something along the lines of the following, I'd be able to afford lots of lunch items not listed on the Del Taco "buck and under" menu. 

"For the first time in U.S.…

Continue

Recruiters: Are you serious?

Posted on October 23, 2015 at 12:00am 1 Comment

Some people don’t appreciate sarcasm, snark or cynicism. And, some people don’t think cheese, bread and wine qualifies as a well-rounded meal. If I told them that’s exactly what I’m consuming for “dinner” while writing this, they’d probably ask: “Are you serious?”

Are you…

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At 1:35am on February 16, 2015, Accent Staffing said…

Hi Kelly,Thank you much for accepting my friend request.Also, I have read some of your blog post and I really mean that your thoughts are lovely specially the one in this "Recruiting Stuff That Made Me SMH This Week"

I'll be eagerly waiting for your other blogs to read.

 
 
 

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