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Women in Leadership

Challenging the Status Quo: Women in Leadership

When a female-focussed Government reshuffle and the Church of England’s breakthrough on women bishops dominate the headlines in the same week, you might be forgiven for thinking that the glass ceiling has been smashed to…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 28, 2014 at 6:45am — No Comments

Graduate Schemes vs Every Other Job

Graduate Schemes vs Every Other Job

Finally, after nothing but discouraging graduate unemployment statistics and predictions of fees never being fully paid back, graduate employment is on the rise. Instilling new hope into the thousands of students graduating in…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 28, 2014 at 6:36am — No Comments

Why Recruiters Should Stay Close To Their Candidates During Their Notice Period

My flight home from San Francisco the other day was delayed by over an hour. It felt like every 10 – 15 minutes the boarding time would be pushed out, resulting in a mass sigh or groan of frustration from the all the passengers waiting in the departure lounge.

I wasn’t paying too much attention to the…

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Added by Paul Slezak on July 28, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

3 Reasons Your Recruitment Process is Failing

You have tried everything in the book, and still it seems as though your recruitment system isn’t working anymore. It turns into a never-ending cycle of too much to process and not enough resources to do so. Well unfortunately, without an Applicant Tracking System, it is easy to let unqualified candidates slip through the cracks of employer decency and not alert them when they didn’t…

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Added by Raj Sheth on July 26, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Should You Offer Your Employees the Same Referral Fees as Your External Agencies?

In a recent article, John Sullivan  highlighted examples of three ultra-bold recruiting practices, commenting that they are quickly becoming mainstream and that those that don’t adapt will be left behind in the ongoing talent war. Another commentator suggested that these ultra-bold recruiting practices were only practical for an elite tier of hiring…

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Added by Chris South on July 25, 2014 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Vizify

Vizify was a website designed around your other social media profiles. It was recently bought by Yahoo, however the profiles still exist and they are searchable. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Tools to Get You Started on Your ATS Quest

Making the decision to buy or rent an ATS (or change your ATS provider) is a big one. Of course, your company has certain needs, some of which are more important than others. However, one size doesn’t fit all. We’ve provided a Comparison Tool to guide you towards the ATS that is the perfect fit for your company. It’s a $4 billion industry and is expected to grow at least 20% in…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

How Chick-fil-A Hires: The Christian Way

The famous Chick-fil-A sandwich. Credit: J. Reed

There are a few things you need to become a franchisee operator of a Chick-fil-A.

A commitment to the company. A strong belief in “wholesome values”. A willingness to endure a year-long vetting process. And it helps…

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

Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack

Here’s the recruiting scenario:

An executive search firm principal (let’s call him Jack) searches for and sources potential prospects via LinkedIn

Jack finds and contacts a potential prospect (let’s call her Jenny) through inMail

In his inMail…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 24, 2014 at 7:01pm — 23 Comments

You're Three Questions Away From Quantifying Your Resume

Some people have an advantage when it comes to quantifying their accomplishments on their resume.  Take Deep Roy, the one-and-only Oompa-Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; how many of us can say that we saved our company millions of dollars by doing 165 jobs?

Hiring managers and recruiters want…

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Added by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 24, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How Zappos Hires: All About Culture

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Credit: Wikipedia

When Tony Hsieh started Zappos in 1999, he was smart enough to realize what would make his company stand out.

There was nothing unique or proprietary about a site that sells shoes. It had competitive prices, but…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

What's not OK to ask an LGBT co-worker?

I’ve been having some fun with this topic and some shock value. After I shared my last post on LinkedIn, the scary side of the world reared its ugly head. I saw comments like “you weren’t…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 24, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How Yahoo Hires: Recruiter-In-Chief

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

If you gave Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer truth serum and asked her about her hiring practices, she’d probably say she’s trying to put Yahoo on par with her former company, Google.

If you gave Yahoo employees truth…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 11:22am — 7 Comments

Practice Makes Perfect: Video Interviewing Gives Candidates an Edge

The benefits of video interviewing greatly outweigh the rather minimal costs. It saves companies roughly 67% on traveling costs over traditional face-to-face interviews. As wonderful as it is for companies to save that extensive amount of money, what…

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Added by Julie Salerno on July 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

3 ways to find people on LinkedIn (that most people don't Know)

We all know that LinkedIn is one of the most popular sources of candidates for the recruitment industry. Unfortunately for many recruiters, their client have as much or sometimes better access to search LinkedIn than they do. In this video I show 3 alternative ways to search LinkedIn and find people that may otherwise be missed. By understanding how LinkedIn works and the…

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Added by Shane McCusker on July 24, 2014 at 7:12am — 2 Comments

Corporate Government Research Trends

Corporate Governance Recruitment Trends

 

An extensive study conducted by Barclay Simpson Recruitment analyses and assesses the growing…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 24, 2014 at 3:07am — No Comments

Bad Job Seeker Behavior: 9 Ways To Ensure You DON'T Get The Offer

It’s summertime!  Feeling like I’ll take a lighthearted theme this month.  One of the coolest things about my job is that I get a firsthand recall of the best—and the worst—things that happen during an interview.

The following are actual occurrences – I’m fairly certain that the…

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Added by Kimberly Lucas on July 23, 2014 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Jack be Quick Jack be Nimble

A month ago, many of us were glued to the tube watching the finals of the World Cup from Brazil. It gave us an insight into how in order to win, the players had to be quick and nimble. Every second of the game, the players had to be alert to what was happening on the field. The goalie had to forecast the moves that were required in order to meet the incoming ball to keep out of the net. The player on the field had to judge when was the right moment to kick the ball or to…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 23, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Amy Ala on The Recruiting Animal Show

 Amy Ala returned to The Recruiting Animal Show today and I thought it was a really good show.  We got into the nitty gritty of a number of really basic topics such as: What is sales? How do you start a call when the other person answers the phone?…

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Added by Recruiting Animal on July 23, 2014 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

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