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Singapore National Job Bank and its effect on recruitment

Singapore is undergoing a pretty comprehensive overhaul of its employment / labour laws. With phase one well under way the governments Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has already introduced a number of laws that affect many employees from PME’s (Professionals, Managers and…


Added by Angel Joana Hall on November 27, 2014 at 12:03am — No Comments

Why most small recruitment agencies stay small

Our industry is one that is dominated by small recruitment agencies. Yet, I would imagine that most of the owners of these small agencies would like to grow if they could grow profitably. Unfortunately much of the growth, if it does occur is not profitable growth.

The Recruitment Industry Benchmarking (RIB) Report has 126 members across Australia and New Zealand and states an…


Added by Ross Clennett on November 26, 2014 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Five Sourcing Tips I Learned From Others #Thankful


Once in a while I run into a post outlining a sourcing tip that I didn't know about, or hear a new tip in conversations. Today I'd like to point to some of those tips and thank my colleagues for sharing them.

1) The Facebook #Sourcing Tutorial by Balazs Paroczay . It's not "just" a tip but a whole methodology of constructing Facebook Graph…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on November 26, 2014 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Postcards from a Concerned Candidate

Finding a job is a worrying time for any candidate. Sometimes, recruiters and hiring managers lose sight of the personal turmoil that some of these candidates are experiencing. Even the best candidates can get left behind or trampled on in the stampede. Insufficient candidate care can damage a recruiter’s reputation and certainly harm an employer’s brand. Maybe it is worth reminding ourselves of their cries for help?…


Added by Fiona Anson on November 26, 2014 at 6:06pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Skillpages

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Skillpages

Skillspages is a professional community were people create a profile that will list their skills. Some of you have heard of Skillpages but only a few have used it to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 26, 2014 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Need-to-Know Mobile Recruitment Stats

There is an explosion happening. Mobility has blasted its way into the world of recruitment and there is no stopping it. So, as a recruiter, it’s your job to know exactly how mobile is weaving throughout the hiring process. Candidates want to be able to search, apply, and upload their resumes through their mobile smartphones. If your career page can’t do that – if …


Added by Raj Sheth on November 26, 2014 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Unplugged with Vantiv's Tom Poole: Social Media and Customization Best Practices

Member company Vantiv is the nation's largest PIN debit acquirer (The Nilson Report, March 2013) and one of the nation's fastest growing technology firms. You might not realize it, but they've driven many of the changes that prompted the shift from cash to electronic payments.

Vantiv is…


Added by Soapboxholland on November 26, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Improve the User Experience for the Recruiter, Client, and Candidate

In his book “Good to Great,” Jim Collins said that one of the keys to building a great company is getting the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats. In 2013, U.S. corporations took seat filling to the next level,…


Added by Jake Villarreal on November 25, 2014 at 2:18pm — No Comments

This Year HR Is Thankful To Finally Go Paperless

Stuffed! If your Human Resources department is full of overflowing filing cabinets, it's time to go paperless. Employee file management software can get you there fast.

With the holiday season quickly approaching, many take the time to stop and…


Added by Dan Orso on November 25, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

What HR Teams Need To Learn From United Technology’s Big Hire

United Technologies just named a new CEO, Gregory Hayes, on Monday. Credit: United Technologies

United Technologies shocked the business world…


Added by Paul Petrone on November 25, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments

The Biggest Mistakes HR Professionals Make on LinkedIn

With more than 332 million people utilizing LinkedIn to market their professional skills, the social network is a goldmine for HR professionals who are looking to recruit top-notch talent to work for their companies. Fortunately, many of the mistakes that HR professionals are making on the social media outlet are easy to fix. 

Make sure you don't stumble over these common pitfalls when designing your company profile and recruiting candidates on…


Added by Jonathan Hulet on November 25, 2014 at 11:18am — No Comments

How Staffing Firms Can Use Video Interviewing

It’s not just about the cool new piece of technology anymore. Video interviews make sense because they are efficient, cost effective, and they are simply convenient. Not to mention 60% of …


Added by Julie Salerno on November 25, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments

Expand your mind: lotsa new and unusual recruiting sites and services

Theoretically, I shouldn't be doing another roundup of new sites so quickly after the last one - but you know what? There is so much happening in our industry right now, I thought, to heck with that! I'm gonna do another one anyway! So join me as I take a look at some of the…


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on November 25, 2014 at 10:06am — No Comments

A Move Toward More Effective Team Building

Teams are known for stirring up creativity, innovation and even lasting professional bonds. Unfortunately, they can be known for stirring other things up too. When you are asked to be part of a team or project at work, you probably immediately think back to college. We all had to endure working around schedules, picking up the slack and…


Added by Ryan Mead on November 25, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Increase your Agency's Revenue by 10% - Without Doing 10% More Work

What if I told you that up to 10% of placed job candidates are not detected, resulting in over $1 billion in uncollected placement fees industry-wide?

What if I also told you that missed placements that have been identified within a year have a 78% chance of successful collection?



Added by Jen Dewar on November 25, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Curious Recruiter

 Just today I was reading an article about an HR Mangers frustrations with novice recruiters and their lack of training and their inability to ask questions to probe deeper to see what the needs of a role truly are. This immediately brought me back to my rookie days of…


Added by Andrea Clarkson on November 25, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Is our 24/7 access to technology truly improving our work process or is it limiting our true creativity and passion?


I have been wanting to write this piece for some time and with the recent discussion circulating surrounding Time Magazine new cover regarding technology and man essentially becoming one I decided it was time to pick up my pen; well rather get to typing away on my computer. Last week I was…


Added by Andrea Clarkson on November 25, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

How to Advance Your Career without Wasting Money

Surely, the best way to spend your money is professional development. You can invest in your own future. However, how can you make the investments that are really smart and guarantee returns?

So, today we will talk about some ideas about the smartest investments.

Spend money…


Added by Ann Aldrich on November 25, 2014 at 7:22am — No Comments

Job of Stockbrokers and Their Role in Helping You Invest Smartly On Shares

In simple words, the job of stockbrokers is to smartly manage the financial transactions of stock bought or sold by their clients. They work in favor of both individual and corporations. They are addressed as financial advisor, investment consultant, wealth manager and the list goes on. 

These professionals…


Added by Merry Gomes on November 25, 2014 at 6:59am — 1 Comment

Attracting Millennials: 3 Top Tips for Recruiting Gen Y Talent

Like it or not, millennials are changing the face of recruitment as we know it. As the candidate talent pool becomes flooded with millennials (people born after 1980), traditional recruitment methods are falling flat.

Millennials now make up between 47 and 50% of the world's working population. And in the…


Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on November 25, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

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