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We’re All Becoming Tech Workers… And We Need to Be Ready

As the Digital Era continues to progress, social and digital technologies will become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it. Although external applications such as marketing, sales, and customer service have dominated adoption activities and discussions to date (particularly in the context of consumer goods and services), they are basically the tip of the…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on March 4, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Inappropriate use of LinkedIn

Someone I know; and is highly respected in the Talent Acquisition / Social Media space, mentioned the other day on Twitter that she had received a Valentines card through LinkedIn.  She was rightly offended, as that's an inappropriate use of LinkedIn.

It got me thinking about how some people can be inappropriate in their use of Social…

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Added by Dale Taylor on March 4, 2015 at 4:16am — No Comments

5 Little Known Features of Instagram

You’re probably familiar with Instagram but the question here is how well do you know Instagram and its features? Is the knowledge you have enough to guarantee success?  These are important questions that require answers. Especially since, the current trend that is followed is social network recruitment.

Instagram is the perfect app for those of you who have a flair for photography and images. You can use this app…

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Added by Sheetal Devarde on March 4, 2015 at 4:15am — No Comments

How do College Students Benefit from BPO Jobs?

Fresh out of college and looking for a good job? Well, getting a job without prior work experience may be a challenge. Thank god for the BPOs; you needn't worry about not being experienced. What’s more some of the BPO jobs rival top multinational company jobs in terms of salaries, perks and other facilities therefore making the industry very lucrative for students just out of college.



Benefits of working in a BPO for college students



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Added by Anjali Dixit on March 4, 2015 at 2:37am — No Comments

Employer Branding and Social Recruiting Stats You Need

Employer branding, employee engagement and social recruiting.

Three phrase in every talent acquisition professionals’ vocabulary. It’s also the three areas where most HR leaders are trying to build business cases for new initiatives that will keep their company on the edge of hiring…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on March 3, 2015 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Recruiting: Is it Sales or Purchasing?

So may people think recruiting is sales. And to a point it is - selling the candidate on the company and the company on the candidate -  however a recruiter should be a purchaser of long term relationships and company investments.

If you are looking to hire: hire an external recruiter on retainer or an internal recruiter on salary.

Recruiter goals should be focused on filling positions with the right candidates as well as long term retention.…

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Added by Wendy Matyjevich, SPHR on March 3, 2015 at 11:49am — No Comments

Love in The Time of Social Media

The hackneyed thing most old people thought about love in this modern time is that everything is so fast to an extent that each person involved in the process of falling in love gets to fall out of love long before they knew each other well.

This is expert opinion from those who had to wait weeks before getting a much-awaited reply from a scented letter, those who had to withstand the pain of watching the rusty mailbox from afar, those…

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Added by Emma Cox on March 3, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Netflix and Unlimited Vacation Time

Want More Productive Employees? Netflix Says Give Them More Vacation Time

The same company that led the way in how we watch movies is now paving new roads in vacation policies. In an effort to cultivate self-motivated and…

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Added by Maren Hogan on March 3, 2015 at 10:34am — 3 Comments

How to Build an Onboarding Experience

Recruiting and employee management don't end when an offer has been accepted. In fact, the new employee's first days and weeks on the job are critical to establishing a strong foundation, ensuring that the employee will thrive, and laying the groundwork for what you hope to be a long-term employee engagement. Today's…

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Added by Julia on March 3, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

How to Go Into a Career in Energy Management Information Systems

If you would like to launch a new career in the green energy industry, or if the organization that you work for makes energy management seem overwhelming and complex, there are several training programs you can take in order to be better placed to make a difference.

Being more proactive about energy conservation instead of complaining about high costs of energy can be a starting point to launch a new career. For example, you could reduce…

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Added by Jenny Richards on March 3, 2015 at 8:02am — No Comments

5 Key Elements Medical Recruiters Look for in a Doctor’s CV

It’s no secret that doctors are very much in demand all over the world, however that’s no excuse for a poorly written CV. Doctors must have a clear CV which indicates that they can meet the demands of their chosen specialism. There are four key elements which medical recruiters…

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Added by Ron Stewart on March 3, 2015 at 6:43am — No Comments

4 Renewable Energy Careers You Should Consider Going Into

The interest in renewable energy took a dramatic shift at the beginning of the 21st century when it became apparent that use of fossil fuels is expensive. At the same time, new ideas cropped up to help consumers save money on energy bills.

There have been deterrents to such ideas and some misguided complaints that have kept certain consumers from adopting good money saving…

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Added by Jenny Richards on March 3, 2015 at 1:48am — No Comments

6 Killer For Job Seekers to Consider

Conducting job search is often an extremely time consuming and daunting task for most. However, if you understand the strategic approach to a smart job hunt, you can find the right company where your skills would be recognized and your struggles would come to an end.

Here are some steps that will help you to find the right job that suits your experience and skill sets:

  1. Set Your Goals: Have a clear set of goals on what type of career you wish to have. This…
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Added by bezon karter on March 3, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

A move to broaden the scope of the Gangmaster licencing Authority

Anyone heard of the recent bid to increase the power and scope of the GLA?Here are my thoughts...

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I have taken…

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Added by Dan Midwinter on March 2, 2015 at 12:07pm — No Comments

It’s only logical: 5 lessons recruiters can learn from Spock

Any Star Trek fan will know just how much wisdom is packed within each episode of the show. The exploits of the starship Enterprise crew are not only the stuff that sci-fi fans dream of, they also provide a strong business model to learn from and an abundance of sound strategy advice. Although…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on March 2, 2015 at 11:12am — 2 Comments

Faking It On LinkedIn For The Week (UPDATED Tuesday)

I'm going to continue the LinkedIn Lovefest from last week by detailing here the fake connection requests I receive for the week as well as the subsequent research I conduct to determine how deep the cancerous root is growing. Your comments are always appreciated.

~Steve

TUESDAY

Not quite a connection request - but an email outreach that led to me doing 2 minutes of research; read this line by line – you might notice a thing or two:

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Added by Steve Levy on March 2, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Quantity vs. Quality: The Group and the Panel Interview

Looking ahead for what the "Next Big Thing" in hiring will be, we should consider what this year’s recruiters have at their disposal. More specifically, 63% of recruiters will have a higher hiring volume in 2015 (up from 43%…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 2, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

What Companies Are Getting Wrong About Social Recruiting

What should you write here? Here’s a hint: think what you can do for your audience, not what your audience can do for you. Credit: Twitter

Today, I spent time looking for companies that have social…

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Added by Paul Petrone on March 2, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Ways to Build an Online Presence

You’ve heard this once, you’ve heard this a thousand times but are you wondering why, well that’s not the first, I’ve heard of. Most individuals share this same thought, isn’t that a relief. You’re not the only one. Besides you can never have enough of information that will come handy.

In an age when internet is used in almost every aspect of life, it’s only natural that recruiting too will be done via social networking sites. If you are of the opinion that you have a better chance of…

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Added by Jasmine Joseph on March 2, 2015 at 1:58am — No Comments

Retired and Enjoying Life (except on LinkedIn)

As part of my never-ending battle with fake LinkedIn profiles, I noticed that during the overnight, "Eng.Yusif Ibrahim" reached out to connect. Fabulous.

According to his profile, Mr. Ibrahim is "Retired" and in Libya, having worked in "Government Administration."

Since this profile smelled like a pile of rotting fish, I image searched this fellow; nothing of note came up on the first page,…

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Added by Steve Levy on March 1, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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