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Why Recruiters Need to Pick up the Phone!

When it comes to recruitment no news is still good news.

Leaving candidates in the dark over feedback from an interview will not only scupper your current dealing with them, but the prospect of any future business along…

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Added by Calum Morrison on April 28, 2015 at 10:13am — No Comments

The Recruiting Robot: Is Human Interaction Ancient News?

Ever since the development of the electronic computer in the 1950s, we’ve been figuring out ways we can use technology to its fullest potential.  The evolution of computers and the internet affects the recruiting process as well, including screening candidates and hiring new employees onto a team. Akin to the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on April 28, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Transformation of HR & Marketing Trend Analysis

Automation. Segmentation. Content Creation.

All words that I’m used to hearing in marketing, but not phrases I remember hearing when I first got into recruiting. Of course, things change, now we're a recruiting technology company and we make products that help with reducing…

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Added by Kelly Robinson on April 28, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Do You Have These 8 Traits of a Consistent Boss?

It is not afraid to leave the comfort zone.

Being a boss and being human are completely opposite things. You don’t have to be human to be a good boss. In fact, a good boss isn’t a human, he’s a leader and icon on the first place. Colossus for the entire team and its every member, that’s who a…

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Added by Irene Adler on April 27, 2015 at 4:44pm — No Comments

A Message to College Recruiting Leadership - You're Either In or Out

I consider myself extremely fortunate to have spent the past few decades working with organizations that viewed their college programs as critical to their ability to compete in the marketplace. However, in my observation this point of view seems to be the exception. Without strong support from an…

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Added by Jenny Murray on April 27, 2015 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Nick Fury's Guide to Assembling Your Team

Nick Fury - spy, former head of S.H.I.E.L.D., and leader of one of the most powerful teams in the marvel universe: The Avengers.  Despite Fury’s closed communication management style (as Tony Stark puts it, “his secrets have secrets” …

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Added by Natalie Morgan on April 27, 2015 at 12:53pm — No Comments

The anatomy of the perfect recruitment email

Carefully-crafted, impactful recruitment emails are the white Bengal tigers of the industry: they’re fabulously and unfortunately rare. We’ve all seen examples of the canned drivel that bad recruiters spam out. You know the sort. They usually include clangers such as obviously generic templates, unspecified clients, pleas for CVs/referrals and heavy…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on April 27, 2015 at 10:34am — 3 Comments

8 Hits for a Recruiter-Workaholic to Finally See Family and Daylight

HR-managers are quite demanded folks these days. Professionals of great caliber are usually overloaded with duties, assignments and board meetings. No room to breathe, no room to take your 8-year-old kid to the zoo. Deep inside you hope you’re a superhero, an x-man, or prodigy, coping with plenty of tasks…

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Added by Ann Aldrich on April 27, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Professional Photos and Your Job Search

This blog was originally posted at taraflannery.com.  Click the link to see examples of great professional photos!

As you are pulling yourself together and getting ready to embark on a job search, is it necessary to have a professional photo to go along with your resume?  I think it is becoming more and more important, but there are a few things to consider before you pick out a snapshot and paste it next to your…

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Added by Leanne Goplen Zabriskie on April 27, 2015 at 9:56am — No Comments

Effective Hiring is Never a Solo Act

Companies are remiss if they go it alone in trying to recruit good people. Most organizations are unable to fulfill all of their own needs for full-time employees and temporary help. And that is okay, as hiring is not their core business. This is the staffing industry is a vital contributor.

Staffing and recruitment companies must do a better job of delivering services that allow their customers to always hire someone today or acquire contract talent in an instant. Almost every…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on April 27, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Does Being a Smoker Put Off Potential Employers?

If you've been a smoker for a while, you might be oblivious to the message is sends out about you. This can make a huge difference in an interview and to potential employers. We're going to look about what smoking says about you, and how it could influence potential employers as to whether they take you on or not.



They might say it doesn't matter - but that isn't necessarily the case



Most interviewers and potential employers want to seem as open-minded as…

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Added by Peter Ellington on April 27, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Thirteen Recruitment Disasters to Look Forward to

The more you leave to chance the more likely you are to lose your candidates. Recruitment's not a roll of the dice and here are thirteen pitfalls that if you haven't already experienced, you have yet to look forward to. 

The wrong…

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Added by Calum Morrison on April 27, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Boosting Video Conferencing Confidence

From business meetings to school presentations, video conferencing is an excellent tool for communicating with several people in more than one location. With the aid of the Internet and a phone line, you can now attend a class in Ohio from your living room in Texas, or make a sales pitch from your Los Angeles office to potential clients in Berlin. This cuts down on travel time, expenses, and inconveniences. Blue Jeans can provide the software and venue for a technically flawless video…

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Added by Rob Morgan on April 25, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Umbrella companies and what they can do for your recruitment business

When our Business Development Managers meet new customers, they ask ‘Why are you considering using the services of an umbrella company?”. The answers are varied and wide ranging but let us explain the main advantages to your business that you should expect from a compliant service provider. In making the decision to engage with an umbrella company, you’re…

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Added by James Richings on April 25, 2015 at 7:36am — No Comments

Knowledge is power, but are recruiters effectively harnessing it?

If there were only one theme dominating recruitment in 2015 it would certainly be this: inundation. The old database model and conventional job boards are colliding with the social media explosion more than ever, leaving recruiters drowning in a mass of information that is…

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Added by Sergei Makhmodov on April 24, 2015 at 5:51am — No Comments

Social Media Monitoring - Why is it essential?

We live in a world that is dominated by technology. The advancement in technology has resulted in almost every one being active on popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest. This development makes one wonder whether Social Media Monitoring is essential. If this question has crossed your mind then you are on the right track.

Well then let’s answer the question, “Social Media Monitoring – Why is it essential?” Mind you if you…

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Added by Jasmine Joseph on April 24, 2015 at 1:46am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! SCGuild

How to source on the lesser known sites!! SCGuild

SCguild is a site for contractors to show they are available, what they do and post resumes. SCGuild

is a known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do this…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 23, 2015 at 3:21pm — No Comments

TECH TIPS FOR VIDEO JOB INTERVIEW

Using video as a recruiting tool is a relatively new application of webcam technology; however, it is continuing to expand. Many employers are using video chat programs such as Skype and Google Hangouts to conduct video job interviews. Some employers are even…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on April 23, 2015 at 1:34pm — No Comments

The Long-Term impact of the Candidate Experience on Your Bottom Line

I recently interviewed Tim Keningham, Global Chief Strategy Officer and EVP at Ipsos Loyalty. Tim is co-author of a terrific new book titled The Wallet Allocation Rule. At one point, our conversation focused on recruiting, and more…

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Added by Peter Clayton on April 23, 2015 at 12:26pm — 1 Comment

5 Mistakes a Halfwit Recruiter Makes Landing a Web designer



Chances are, web designers will hate you for reading this article. Truth is, web-designers want people (clients, HR specialists, friends) think they are wizards doing wonders with Ps and Ai. The greater the…

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Added by Ann Aldrich on April 23, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

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