A picture is worth a thousand words. Cliché? Yes. True? Absolutely! Especially in terms of social media, people have so much to look at and take in (the average Facebook visit is 20 minutes), that pictures stand out and make the biggest impact because visuals are a little easier to process. For example, you can tell people how awesome your office is, but it's so much more powerful to show them your…Continue
Added by Jen Picard on May 20, 2013 at 5:03pm — No Comments
To help you and your organization, I’m launching a new newsletter this Tuesday, May 21st. CalledTake No Prisoners, this free weekly memo explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on May 20, 2013 at 1:33pm — No Comments
Wage-and-hour lawsuits are up for the fifth straight year according to a study undertaken by the Federal Judicial Center. Between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013, plaintiffs brought a total of 7,764 suits. This is a 10 percent jump over the course of the year. Big box retailers,…Continue
Added by Jill on May 20, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments
There are many people who do not believe in hiring an external recruiter to get talented professionals. This is because they are no aware of the benefits that they can attain from doing so. Once they know what a recruiter does and how they can save money and time, these businessmen will never think twice in hiring…Continue
Added by Daniel Smith on May 20, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments
Employing people was never easy. Perversely, it's more difficult now because there are more candidates than jobs, but there are simple steps any employer can take to reduce the risk of appointing the wrong person...Continue
Added by Martin Ellis on May 20, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments
“Yoga is almost like music in a way; there’s no end to it.” — Sting
Selling, like yoga, is almost like music as there is never an end to it, if it’s being done right. Yet, so many salespeople engage in a stop-start mentality in their sales practice. They start selling, land a few good prospects or customers, try to leverage them for all they are worth, then find themselves back at the beginning of having to start selling again. It’s little wonder that so many salespeople are not…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on May 20, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments
Is Yahoo! dead or alive?
Just about an hour old, the Wall Street Journal is now reporting that the recent rumors of the more than $1 billion…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on May 20, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
It's called The Psychology of Job Hunting but it's really about the fear of cold calling and networking.
It's focus is self-image and boundary issues. That doesn't sound interesting but I tried to make it very colloquial and enjoyable to read.
Added by Recruiting Animal on May 19, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments
This is my first blog here, so I thought I would start by sharing my experience on why I started-up my own Recruiting Firm about 3 yrs ago. The story really begins when I left the Army for college, I never dreamed that I would own a Recruiting and Staffing Firm. Hell, I didn't…Continue
The elevation of the human resources function to business partner status has increased the demand for people skilled at identifying gaps and delivering impactful human capital solutions. The days of the personnel people police compliance only HR professional are waning as Boards of Directors and Owners in businesses of all types continue to recognize that the people working within the enterprise can make or break you.
I mention the human…Continue
Added by Shirley Ray on May 18, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Employee Referrals are regarded as one of the best ways to get quality applicants. Whether you chose to build a program through email, social media, or by simply posting flyers in your office to solicit them, there are some general guidelines you should follow to ensure that you continue to get them.
Added by Jen Picard on May 17, 2013 at 7:57pm — No Comments
1. Ideas are not opportunities. Ideas are cheap, plentiful, and disposable.
2. Good opportunities are required for good business.
3. People make up the personality of a business.
4. A business is ultimately a persona of the owner in all aspects.
5. The inertia of hard work and perseverance can overcome a bad market/tough competitor.
6. A business is made of metrics. To not…
Last week I hosted the 10th Annual HR conference at the Ritz Carlton here in Grand Cayman and we invited a
number of international speakers to attend. One of whom was Ryan Kahn, host of MTV's HIRED program (@hired). Ryan spoke very well about the engagement of the Millennial's and it did strike a chord with me that we are…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on May 17, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I have heard this saying many times in my life, and recently I have realized this is the reason why I am in the recruiting industry. One thing at this point in my life I have never been good at is selling myself to a potential employers! I know for those of you who have trusted me to help find you a new job, this might scare you a little. Some of you may be saying; "I knew that's why this guy could not find me a job!" The reality is because of this fact, I…Continue
Added by Ryan Harding on May 17, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
The Houston Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues was this Wednesday and Thursday. The sessions that I attended were excellent. Thank you to the exhibitors for their financial support! A couple of the presenters mentioned that in a recent survey, more CEOs interviewed sited Human Capital as their top challenge than any other concern. HR expertise is more important now than ever and it is finally being recognized. Recruiting, engagement, and retention are now key concerns on the minds in the…Continue
Added by Sue Orr on May 17, 2013 at 11:24am — No Comments
During an advising call with a client this week, she reported lackluster performance by one of her company’s locations. As we dug into the issue, it became clear that the members of the sales team were fishing with the wrong net.
Salespeople have the equivalent of nets in their sales efforts. Some use wide nets, like those on a shrimp boat, that bring in many possibilities, allowing them to pick and choose the best customers. Others employ the equivalent of a small aquarium net,…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on May 17, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
I never thought I would be writing a blog out of frustration so early on a Friday morning. I can really use some recruiting industry expert advice here and I think this might be the right place to post this. Anyone out there who is reading my blog, have a Facebook…Continue
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about spy sourcing tips, Google’s hiring process, social recruiting, HR technology and eHarmony joining the recruiting fray.
Before we get to the articles, I have a quick reminder. The Candidate Experience Awards…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 17, 2013 at 7:45am — No Comments
Just today whilst phoning clients and prospective clients I have had company names barked at me, been put on hold…Continue
Added by james nathan on May 17, 2013 at 7:23am — No Comments