My friend's son got an offer from a company. He saw that they put all new employees on a 3 month probation period so he wondered if he was let go what his severance package would be. I think he was due 7…Continue
Added by Recruiting Animal on April 23, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments
As they look for creative ways to improve their approach to , many HR offices opt to focus their efforts on the college ranks. Today, colleges and universities represent a ripe area to pluck talent cheaply and efficiently, and countless businesses are taking advantage.
It’s an ideal situation for them. When…Continue
A few possibilities include:
1) Nosy lookie-loos just curious about what you have going on.
2) You’ve changed…Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 23, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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So why does a company hire a person?
It isn’t to have more people around. The goal…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on April 23, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
Having a great human resources team is crucial to any successful company. The problem is, they aren’t always seen that way to outsiders or even to fellow employees.
Why? Any longtime business owner understands the importance of having a great human resources team and yet it is hard to quantify their value in real dollars. But the truth is, they provide tremendous value, with much of their worth coming from the dollars you don’t have to…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on April 23, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
I continue to be amazed by the number of anemic profiles there are on LinkedIn, how easy it is to access Facebook activity that’s not intended for the public, how many people have no filter and/or no sense of time and place when they post on Twitter, and how uncivil people can be when commenting on news articles and blog posts. Not much surprises me…Continue
Recently I flew across the world as a guest of REC to speak to recruiters in Manchester and London.
The Business Brains II series included excellent presentations from Kevin…Continue
That’s right; I said it, “The dumbing down of Staffing”. As much as we all love technology, and tools, I mean one of my monikers is “the Tool Guy”, technology and tools are dumbing us down. What I mean by that is we have a breed of staffing professional, that all they know is checking their ATS, checking the…Continue
Added by Recruiting Animal on April 22, 2014 at 3:15pm — No Comments
Do you ever catch yourself doing or saying something that your parents used to do or say that drove you crazy? My dad used to used whistle while he was driving...all the time...non-stop. It would drive me insane! Now, I often find myself driving down the road, listening to some tunes, whistling…Continue
Todd Schecter volunteered to be on the show via Twitter. I didn't have to go running after the guy begging him to be a guest. I didn't even know him before he just showed up and raised his hand.
And I thought he was a good guest and so…Continue
Added by Recruiting Animal on April 22, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
When we started out with Mystery Applicant, we set the goal that every job applicant would be given the opportunity to give their feedback on the process. Every single one. Every minute of the day.
This is a key part of our offering as we wanted to hear from…Continue
According to a McKinsey & Company study, solar power is "a far more cost-competitive power source today than it was in the mid-2000s, when installations and manufacturing were taking…Continue
Added by Ashley Rowe on April 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Candidate emails, social media posts, the company blog and job listings are just a few of the points in your recruiting initiatives that should always, always, always include a call-to-action of some sort. Candidates, customers and clients need to know the next steps, what is expected of them and what they can expect from you.
Lucky for us, Dan Zarrella at HubSpot (…Continue
LinkedIn announced last week that they’d reached a milestone of 300 million users, which is pretty impressive, considering that means that their online population pretty much parallels that of the United States.
This comes about 5 quarters after reaching …Continue
So you’ve landed your first job. What now? Build an emergency fund.
What is an emergency fund? An emergency fund as its name suggest, is used for emergencies. It is liquid, and can be converted to cold hard cash easily to help you out in difficult times. This fund does not magically appear, but is built from your own hard earned money for the sole purpose of financing yourself or family through emergencies. A good rule to follow is that you shouldn’t…Continue
Added by Dharmender Kumar on April 22, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments
1 Possibility PRO- Taking cue from @AlliPolin, here’s what she said; Answers are over-rated. If you're so sure you're right, you stop looking for new possibilities. Leaders always hunt down and epitomize possibilities. They are known for this…Continue
Added by Rchilli Parser on April 22, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments
Wouldn't it be swell if there were a place where recruiters could not only collaborate and compare notes, but also be evaluated on their skillset?
Tomorrow, hundreds of in-house HR and recruiting professionals will converge on San Diego for the 14th Annual Spring ERE Conference and Expo – “the only conference designed specifically to help talent acquisition leaders improve the performance, value and recognition of the in-house recruiting function.”…Continue
Here’s the question of the day – what if we treated hiring like a zero-tolerance industry?
A zero-tolerance industry is an industry where mistakes are not tolerated. Nuclear engineers work in a zero-tolerance industry. Air traffic controllers work in a zero-tolerance industry. Police officers work in a zero-tolerance industry.
Those jobs are zero-tolerance industries because they are literally matters of life and death. Hiring isn’t.…Continue