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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…


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…


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…


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


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…


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…


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…


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

5 Reasons This Job Ad is Pure Brilliance

Man did this ever ruffle feathers… a small company in San Diego is hiring not ONE but TWO awesome developers. Instead of bothering with a laundry list of must haves and educational requirements, they dropped an F-bomb laden missive on…


Added by Amy Ala on April 23, 2015 at 11:43am — 3 Comments

How To Start A Recruitment Business

If you’re a talented recruiter and want to take the next step by building your own recruitment business, chances are you’re great at the bit that makes the money i.e. billing, but have little or no understanding of how to set up and build a business.

Yes this may seem obvious, but it’s important that you acknowledge this now rather than jumping in feet-first expecting to wing it. As recruiters it’s a habit some of us have, and on recruitment assignments we may often fly by the seat of…


Added by Louisa Brown on April 23, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Run These 3 Tests to Help Improve Team Alignment

How do we work best? It’s a question on every manager’s mind, but it can be difficult to answer. There are lots of remedies, solutions and workarounds floating out there, but it’s not always easy to see what methods work best for your own staff. However,…


Added by Ryan Mead on April 23, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Salute and Recruit Veterans for a Stronger Workforce

Did you know the military has over 7,000 job positions across more than 100+ functional areas, and 81% of these jobs have a direct civilian equivalent.…


Added by Kelly Robinson on April 23, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Stop Reading Off Résumés to Start Asking the Right Interview Questions

Did you know that Google CEO Larry Page signs off on every new hire? Vetting more than 30,000 employees for one of the most powerful companies in the world is no easy task, and it shows the importance…


Added by Stirling Cox on April 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Ten Recruitment Mistakes You Really Need to Avoid!

Mistakes are costly, and no more so than in recruitment where they can permanently blot your copy book. Instead of learning the hard way through your own experience I've highlighted some of the common quagmires to watch out for. 

The devil’s in the…


Added by Calum Morrison on April 22, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

10 Tips to write Masterpiece Resume

Framing a great resume is a surefire way of securing your dream job. Doing so, however, requires considerable shrewdness, diligence, and preparedness on your part. Here are 10 prime recommendations for writing a masterful resume and emphatically convincing recruiters to…

Added by Avika Shah on April 22, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments

3 Strategies to Source Quality Passive Candidates on LinkedIn

Due to high skills demand and low skills supply, recruiting high quality passive candidates is expected to be a key trend in 2015. A…


Added by Ron Stewart on April 22, 2015 at 10:39am — No Comments

The NRA, Tim McGraw and the Sandy Hook Promise: A Message for Management

The other day I was on Facebook and under the Trending section was an article talking about the push for a boycott of the upcoming concert to benefit the group by the National Rife Association. This reported boycott was based on the assumption that the group was advocating stricter gun laws. But before I get to my concerns regarding this and its applicability to management, for those of you who don’t know what the Sandy Hook Promise is consider this.

Sandy Hook Promise is an…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 22, 2015 at 9:57am — No Comments

Selecting Website Themes: A Guiding Framework

As I stated in Website Builder Platforms: Best Options for Small Businesses, I consider the WordPress content management system (which should not be confused with the platform) to be the best option for organizations that need…


Added by Courtney Hunt on April 22, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Pinpoint Developers at specific companies on Github

Along with breathing, eating and occasionally sleeping, sourcing on Github is among a Tech Recruiter's most vital tasks.

Searching for Developers at specific companies with 100% accuracy used to be quite tricky. So we thought we'd make life easier for you tech Sourcers.

Previously, we've shown you…


Added by Stephen Beckitt on April 22, 2015 at 8:39am — No Comments

Weed Out the Bad Resumes

When it comes to recruiting the best workers out there, are you truly taking the time to get the top talent?

While the answer to that question is yes for many employers, others will not always spend the needed time and resources to find the brightest workers. In those cases, it is not uncommon for the…


Added by Dave on April 21, 2015 at 5:30pm — 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…


Added by Irene Adler on April 21, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Snap Judgement: Why Snapchat is Bang on the Money with Latest Recruitment Tactic

Proving that a billion-dollar evaluation isn't everything, this week it emerged that super-startup, Snapchat, is just like any other company when it comes to finding and recruiting top tech talent.

For these guys, too, the struggle is real.

Luckily for Snapchat, they have some seriously…


Added by Maura McElhone on April 21, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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