"How about your local Dept. of Labor AKA...the unemployment office. I've used my state's website plenty of times and have found great candidates. I also send postings to local houses of worship, vocational schools, etc."
"As recruiters/HR professionals, we should know better than to waste our time on job boards. On average, 70% of job seekers will find their next gig through networking. When I'm in search, I refuse to spend my time applying on line waiting to…"
"Job descriptions...the worst. When I try to make sense of some of the descriptions I receive it is a painful process. I remember when we actually wrote ads (or had someone write the ads for us) so they would be ready to run in the Sunday paper. "
Talent Management = Performance Management
Employee Engagement = Keeping folks happy to reduce turnover
Talent Acquisition = Recruiting
HR Business Partner = HR Manager / Generalist
Strategic Partner = Begging to be viewed as more than a…"
"@Jerry, please explain your service. Clients pay you how much to determine if they should interview someone??? Not trying to be funny, but this sounds crazy. Are you a headhunter? Why would an employer pay you that much to conduct pre-screens if…"
"I will guesstimate that phone screens didn't really become popular until the mid to late 90's. Prior to that, you were called and asked when you could come in to interview. As the times have changed, methods have changed. However, people…"
thank you VERY much for going to bat for us seasoned Corporate recruiters, who work really hard at going after and keep relationships with passive candidates. I am not a job board screener, I am a recruiter after all!
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