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San Diego Zoo Saves Thousands In HR (Case Study)

When managing a seasonal workforce, an efficient onboarding process is key. Check out how San Diego Zoo was able to go paperless to streamline employee onboarding and file management.

"On paper alone the cost savings is in the thousands and possibly the hundreds of thousands…


Added by Dan Orso on May 27, 2015 at 3:23pm — No Comments

5 Essential Roles in the Modern Recruiting Team

Talent acquisition strategy is changing, requiring new skills to help attract consumer-minded candidates. This change currently underway in recruiting is similar to how the marketing function has evolved over the past 10 years.

Marketing has largely turned “inbound” in the last decade―customers are finding their own paths to products and services versus companies using ads to disruptively get in front of potential customers. Inbound marketing has been the most successful marketing…


Added by Elyse Schmidt on May 27, 2015 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Employee Engagement in 3 Simple Steps

If you didn’t get a chance to attend our program meeting in May, employee engagement is the emotional connection people have with their work and their company.  It’s the energy, drive, pride, significance and connection they get from where they work, who they work with and what they do. …


Added by Danielle Thompson on May 27, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

How to Boost Your Recruiting Efforts with Big Data

Finding the perfect fit for a particular position isn’t always easy. When you’re pressed for time to fill multiple roles for hiring managers wanting the “perfect candidate,” it can be hard to find the time to be analytical. But with 73 percent of employers admitting that a bad hire is far more costly than leaving a position open, there’s no need to rush.  …


Added by Josh Tolan on May 27, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments

4 Sins of Highly Disengaged Employees

According to a recent Gallup poll, engaged employees make up less than a third of the US workforce. A little more than half of employees are not engaged, and a shocking 18 percent are actively…


Added by Tamer Rafla on May 27, 2015 at 9:32am — No Comments

9 Reasons Not to Be a Freelancer

In the modern office environment, there is a strong tendency to becoming a “free person”, especially among IT specialists and creative professions. As a rule, this free person leaves his old life, starts to work for himself and now doesn’t depend on anyone and lives how he wants. However, there are also some pitfalls. Let’s take a look at them.

1. Social protection

Now you can count solely on yourself: you don’t get medical insurance from work, paid sick leaves,…


Added by Jana Rookard on May 27, 2015 at 9:09am — No Comments

The Problem with Job Boards Is…

Too many unqualified applicants. Poor candidate pipeline. High cost-per-hire.  

Sound familiar? 68% of recruiters have said they are dissatisfied with the job boards they are currently using to post open jobs and recruit talent to their organizations, based on a recent Glassdoor survey.…


Added by Daniel Fogel on May 26, 2015 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Discovering the Culture

You will change jobs.  It’ll happen.  The days of staying at a company from graduation until the gold watch & pension at retirement are over.   So when you are looking for your new opportunity, how do you know what is the right fit for you?

When you are presented with an opportunity to interview, do your…


Added by Danielle Thompson on May 26, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Instantaneous Hiring: The Next Frontier of Talent Acquisition

“If you’re lucky enough to live in an Instacart zip code, you’ve already experienced the sheer joy of ordering Costco via your phone and having it delivered to your door two hours later,” states Leah McKelvey, Sr. Director, Sales & Partnerships at ClearEdge Marketing. “Have services like Instacart shifted expectations on the professional side too? Yes”

In a recent …


Added by Scott Wintrip on May 26, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Recruitment is marketing. Are you ready for that?

There is a new reality in recruitment, which Agency recruiters who want to…


Added by Greg Savage on May 26, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Is Twitter the New LinkedIn for Recruiting?

While LinkedIn has long been the favourite social media platform among recruiters for sourcing candidates, it looks as though Twitter is planning to reposition its role in the social media hiring process. Twitter has the lion’s share of job postings with…


Added by Ron Stewart on May 25, 2015 at 3:02am — No Comments

Veterans during Memorial Day!!

As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of those who have served. Let’s go out of our way to help, acknowledge, and appreciate those who fought to provide the liberties that we live under. If you know of any who are looking for work, direct…


Added by Dean Da Costa on May 24, 2015 at 4:48am — No Comments

The Recruitment Royal Rumble

The recruitment Royal Rumble between Line managers, internal recruitment teams, the recruitment agency, the other panel recruiters and at time the candidates is a complex set of relationships that can create great team work, lasting relationships, competition and at times conflict (often within the same piece of recruitment).

The External recruiter shows the ‘best in market’ candidate to the Line manager, who then asks the internal recruiter to arrange an…


Added by Emma Osborne on May 24, 2015 at 2:59am — No Comments

The Rise of the Intern

In our previous post “Are you killing the recruitment consultant?” we discussed the issues encountered by a recruitment consultants when putting candidates through online skills testing. In summary, as Examagram is a free product the normal issues based around cost were removed. The blog explains that due to the nature of the recruitment industry skills testing is not always preferential due to time constraints on turnaround…


Added by Emma Osborne on May 24, 2015 at 2:56am — No Comments


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It's easy to work temporary positions indefinitely. Contracts typically state that the position is not permanent, detail needed qualifications, tasks to be performed and the contract period. When you finish one contract job, you can go on to the next.

However, if you're interested in turning your contract position into a more long-term opportunity, here are…


Added by Recruiter Raya on May 22, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Candidates: Why You Don't See the Salary Range on LinkedIn Job Posts

In the previous post Why You Lose Potential Candidates with LinkedIn Job Posts, I talked about the (wrong) estimated salary ranges shown on LinkedIn Job…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on May 22, 2015 at 11:55am — No Comments

10 iPhone Apps to Help You Find a Job on the Go

With today’s mobile technologies, job searches are becoming easier than ever before.  There are tons of apps a job seeker can use to pursue a career and find employment opportunities.  Twitter gives opportunities to make connections with…


Added by Dmytro Bilkun on May 22, 2015 at 11:02am — No Comments

Developers Read Bad Recruiting Emails via Entelo

Entelo made this video about recruiting emails their developer received and I thought it worth sharing.  Great stuff in here...if you have done it, stop.  

And yes, mistakenly posted twice but I laughed both times.  

From Entelo:  

Published on May 20, 2015

Recruiters send alot of emails, and they aren't always perfect. We asked our Engineers…


Added by Noel Cocca on May 22, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

How OTT has Influenced Recruitment

What is OTT?

In broadcasting, over-the-top content (OTT) refers to delivery of audio and video over the Internet without using a traditional cable or satellite connection.

At the moment, websites like YouTube, Netflix and Daily Motion provide a lot of the…


Added by Investigo Ltd on May 22, 2015 at 6:02am — No Comments

The Joys and Challenges of Working Abroad

Nowadays, more and more people decide to move abroad for work related reasons. An old Chinese proverb says that ‘travelling thousands of miles is better than reading thousands of books’ and in a world where almost every company has some sort of international presence, taking a job abroad adds a big plus to…


Added by Investigo Ltd on May 22, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

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