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TLS Continuum Part 12: VUCA and the TLS Continuum: Are they Incompatible?

I am currently reading a must read for all HR professionals, The Rise of HRWisdom from 73 Thought Leaders*, which was recently released by the Human Resource Certification Institute. It makes the case for the fact that the HR space has changed to one centered in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). The contributors…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 6, 2015 at 10:59am — No Comments

The Insanity of Client and Candidate Control

No one likes to be controlled. Which is just one reason why staffing and recruiting professionals must avoid this flawed practice.

Watch the video to learn more, including a better way of managing the buying and hiring process.

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Added by Scott Wintrip on July 6, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

Sales Recruiting Cold Call: What Are You Getting Out Of It?

To say there is a love hate relationship with cold calling would be an understatement. In any sales career cold calling is the lifeline of your success. You’re job as a salesperson is to get the person on the other end of the phone to say yes so you can complete the sale. In agency recruiting it is no different. You must speak to the hiring manager who will ultimately make the decision on whether or not you are getting a commission check. So if the cold call is so important, how are you…


Added by Chadd Balbi on July 6, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to be assertive without being rude

Often, the line between being assertive and being rude is quite fuzzy and open to interpretation.

Assertiveness, by definition, is a communication skill that allows a person to clearly express their thoughts and feelings directly and appropriately, while still managing the thoughts and feelings of others around you.



Added by Tonisha Parra on July 4, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

A blog about my dog (...and recruiting)

Almost exactly one year ago, my husband and I adopted our little fur baby from the local animal shelter. We both grew up with pets, but this was our first (and only child) together as a couple. Our sweet guy, Hurley, immediately became a part of our family and dramatically influenced our official new lifestyle as doggie people.…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What Is Modern Recruitment Marketing Team

The modern recruitment marketing team is firm or agency that can help you in discovering talented marketing professionals to join your business. Marketing is an important aspect of any business and it is therefore vital for a business owner or company to select marketing…


Added by Ann Aldrich on July 3, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

When Employer Branding and Candidate Experience Collide

I've worked in Employer Branding for nearly 20 years. I surprise myself every time I say it, but it really is that long.

I started by working on research strategies for clients in recruitment when the idea was still in its infancy. Research - other than some basic…


Added by Nick Price on July 3, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat: Do we really need weekend drives or are there any alternatives?

The recent WhatsApp Group Chat was a hit amongst the members as we received lots of inputs that were simple yet quite interesting. If you weren’t able to make it this time it’s not too late to be in loop of the insights shared as you are reading them. Here’s what our distinguished Talent & Sourcing professionals had to say about whether we really need weekend drives or if there are any alternatives? …


Added by Sourcing Adda on July 3, 2015 at 1:54am — No Comments

Free Applicant Tracking System with "human" element in it

Instead of formulaic cut and pasted resumes and job descriptions, the free ATS Jobularity is making the search personal by using advanced tools like candidate videos, live references, and job descriptions delivered directly from hiring managers.…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 2, 2015 at 5:02pm — No Comments

4th of July and our Vets

ON the 4th of July we celebrate our great nation, but lets no forget those who have fought and are fighting to keep the ideals of our great nation alive, our Military and Veterans.  Below are links to sites that can help our veterans and companies find and hire vets.



Added by Dean Da Costa on July 2, 2015 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Improve Your Business: The Top 7 Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

Workplace diversity may seem like a hot phrase but it is the way of the future. A diverse workforce means diverse thinking, diverse solutions and a better connection to your potential customers. Here are seven of the best business benefits from having a diverse workplace.



Added by Anita Ginsburg on July 2, 2015 at 2:41pm — No Comments

7 Ways to Attract Candidates Like a Silicon Valley Startup

With so many Silicon Valley companies setting trends when it comes to office layouts, benefits, and meeting philosophies, it’s only natural that…


Added by Joe Weinlick on July 2, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Summer is here! How to keep calm and stay productive

Staying focused at work in summer can be quite hard especially after a long, cold winter and a rainy spring. As soon as the sun is out and weather gets hotter, we all dream about holidays, barbecues, sunbathing, long walks and pitches of beer, umbrella cocktails and other entertaining summer activities.

Summer is usually a shift…


Added by Investigo Ltd on July 2, 2015 at 5:01am — No Comments

How many candidates does it take to get a hire? One, two, a thrrree?

I don't give a hoot, yeah I said hoot, about how many candidates it takes to get a hire. You know why? Because after being in this industry for 15+ nearly years you learn something about what it really takes. I'm going to break this down for you dear readers. We've all been doing it wrong lately. And, here is something more. You can blame whoever came up with the stoopid…


Added by Michael Glenn on July 1, 2015 at 4:01pm — 1 Comment

Inspire Your Hire!


Added by Andrea Clarkson on July 1, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Look beyond the ping pong perks when you're evaluating a career opportunity

Ping pong tables, foosball tables, beer on tap, unlimited vacation. Question is, does this make a company more attractive than a company without these perks? For some, yes it does. But should these perks be the only thing that you look at? Or even part of an evaluation checklist that excludes companies without these things? Maybe not.

Having worked in talent acquisition for the better part of the past 15 years starting as an agency recruiter, agency owner, and now an internal…


Added by Jamie Koback on July 1, 2015 at 11:13am — No Comments

How to Improve Employee Performance in 4 Steps

The performance appraisal. Love it? Hate it? Honestly, when it comes to employee performance there really isn’t any other way to improve the quality of their…


Added by Chris Arringdale on July 1, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

How to Coach a Focused Team

Every employee works and learns in different ways, and knowing who works how is the best way to build productive and happy teams. At Vitru, we’ve distilled several kinds of…


Added by Ryan Mead on July 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Number One Reason Recruitment Start-ups Fail

Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity but cashflow is a crunching blow of reality.

Without the right injection of working capital or sufficient planning agencies are effectively signing their own death warrants.

Cash is King!



Added by Calum Morrison on July 1, 2015 at 6:54am — No Comments

4 Ways to use Tumblr for Recruiting

Being in to the Recruitment industry for so long, I’m sure you’ve heard of Social Networking sites and their effectiveness in recruiting. If you are familiar with the popular Social Media channels such as Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, then understanding Tumblr will be relatively easier.

Unlike the popular Social Media channels that are designed for different purposes there is one that combines most of the features that a collection of Social Media sites cover separately i.e. Tumblr.…


Added by Sourcing Adda on July 1, 2015 at 3:53am — No Comments

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