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Is Tinder the future of recruitment?

Tinder is one of those technologies that made millions of people think, why didn’t I come up with that? Create your profile, indicate what you’re looking for in a person, and the app uses GPS to show…

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Added by David Reddin on January 27, 2015 at 8:01am — No Comments

The Magnifying Glass Strategy

Focusing on certain areas does not have to detract from others in your content strategy

I love talking content strategy, especially within the context of the larger talent acquisition and recruiting strategy. But I see the same thing over and over again, and I thought you might appreciate learning about my magnifying glass strategy.

The situation is pretty common. If you are building content for your career site, social platforms, email and outreach tools, you probably have a…

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Added by James Ellis on January 27, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Why your recruitment strategy for hiring senior staff is failing

Note: Originally written for the client audience, I thought it might be interesting to post this article here and see what people think....

Like most businesses, you want to grow. This growth plan is a mixture of organic building and investing in hiring externally. Ideally, a person with a strong experience, who is a perfect cultural fit for your business.

So you meet with a recruitment consultancy who spend hours with you, understanding your business, and getting a…

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Added by james nathan on January 27, 2015 at 4:58am — No Comments

SpringRole's Got Bravado. Why is the referral platform working so well??

Innovation is like the human spirit, it cannot be stopped.  The SpringRole Community is the first technological innovation in recruiting and hiring within the past twenty years. Can you remember what the last technology innovation in recruiting was? The Internet. Yep. That changed things dramatically and this will too. If you are starting to hear an alarm, good. Because you are starting to wake up. This is a…

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Added by James Chmielinski on January 26, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

6 Ways to Helping Your Employees Develop a Professional Development Plan



Companies that support their employees' professional development and growth tend to have a more contented and productive workforce. They experience less turnover and more promotion from within due to cultivating their employees' appreciation and gratitude.…

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Added by Karleia Steiner on January 26, 2015 at 3:45pm — No Comments

5 Recruiting Tools for Setting Up an HR Department

Every tool belt has a hammer and a screwdriver. They are the basics for any handyman job. Likewise, recruiters use computers and job descriptions as their basics. However, there are variations in the fundamentals of recruitment. These differences are what make the stellar job descriptions stand out from the mediocre ones, and the ATS shine over the average office…

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Added by Raj Sheth on January 26, 2015 at 10:52am — No Comments

Shut Up and Sell

In just two minutes the salesperson had gotten the client to say “yes” to giving his firm a shot at filling their needs. Had he stopped there, all would have been right and good in his world. Unfortunately, he continued to talk, extolling the features and benefits of the staffing services provided by his company. The “yes” turned into a “no” after the customer recanted, deciding to take time to think over his decision. Now that customer is buying from another firm, one I suspect whose…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on January 26, 2015 at 9:02am — No Comments

New Year Resolutions - Time to Make Your Career Your Priority!

New Year is the time for new resolutions, and these allow a person to make a fresh start or improve things that exist. One of the most important aspects of an individual’s life is their professional career. Career is a product of several factors, and therefore it is essential for you to choose the right career path to achieve your goals. New Year, therefore, is the right time to analyse the current status of your career and set new…

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Added by Avika Shah on January 24, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Shorten Hiring Time in Your Company

Recruiters are consistently pushed to shorten the time it takes to find and recruit new talent. In spite of such pressures, current average time-to-hire is the highest it’s been since 2009, and time-to-hire is only getting longer. The job market is better than it was 5 years ago. Even with more job openings, it still takes too long to bring on a new hire. What is the current …

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Added by Raj Sheth on January 23, 2015 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Experience is Nothing Without Ability and Motivation

Let’s just be honest, assessing talent is hard and not many people are good at it.  Most managers with hiring authority are the worse at making calls on talent.  It's because decisions are based on your point of view. In other words, the perspective we bring from what we've…

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Added by Chris Bell on January 23, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Facebook at Work, a Social Network for Corporates

Communicating with colleagues for assistance, irrespective of their post or location has always been a task for co – workers for this reason that the ones they wish to interact with aren’t easily available when you need them. As an answer to this issue Facebook has designed a social network that makes all of this possible within minutes hence, “Facebook at Work, a Social Network for Corporates”.

If you’ve been searching for ways to…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on January 23, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

HOW TO WRITE A PROACTIVE RESUME

So, you’re ready to write a resume. You sit down and think about what it is that makes you stand out against hundreds of other candidates. Well, if the phrases “go-getter,” “hard worker,” or “self-motivated” come to mind, you may want to rethink what you’re writing.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on January 22, 2015 at 3:18pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

DOYOUBUZZ is a site were they make it easy to create and store your resume. They have templates and resources to help you make the best and easiest resume you can. Of course they also store them…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 22, 2015 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Things you should say a strict “no” to at work

The ability to say “no” is almost a talent which can save you from a lot of troubles. But sometimes there are situations when you should say “no” not to someone else, but to yourself. If you can do this, you will spare yourself some stressful moments, improve your self-esteem and learn to better interact with your colleagues.

“No” to…

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Added by Jana Rookard on January 22, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

Infographic: Collecting on Backdoor Hires

Do you track your candidates after submitting them to clients? If so, for how long?

Most recruiters follow up with their candidates and clients for about 30 days after submission, but only some take the time to…

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Added by Jen Dewar on January 22, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

5 More Recruiting Myths Busted

The Recruitment field is just like any other field when it comes to presumptions that keep circulating within the field itself. Both recruiters and job seekers tend to fall prey to these myths. These are generally people who are usually on their feet at all times, sourcing for candidates.

During the process of recruitment these individuals aren’t always aware of the rumours spreading around and I can’t blame them because there are always new rumours floating around on a regular bases.…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on January 22, 2015 at 12:23am — No Comments

What is the Commercial Use Limited on LinkedIn Search? Part 2

Since we published last week’s blog post (What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn?) I’ve received lots of…

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Added by Chris South on January 21, 2015 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

5 Must-Read Books for Career Professionals

Most people have career-related New Year’s resolutions and it's not a surprise anymore. Many professionals are thinking of quitting their present job or planning a big career change as the new year begins. If you plan to re-evaluate, refresh or reconstruct your line of work, perhaps these resources will help you analyze and understand which journey you want to venture on, steps you can take and how to make the right career move.

Here are 5 highly recommended career-related books that…

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Added by Gabbie Keegan on January 21, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Old School Strategies for New Recruiting Challenges with @LevyRecruits and @MaureenSharib

You’d think that with all the talk about tools and technology out there, it takes the right system or software to compete for talent as a recruiter today. But let’s be real – at the end of the day, recruiters are in the business of building relationships. And when it comes to the human part of…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on January 21, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Employees Rate the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production

Great Rated! is excited to announce its 2015 People's Picks in manufacturing and production. These 15 companies stand out as the top workplaces in these sectors, based on anonymous surveys of their employees:

Large Companies:

  1. Hilcorp
  2. Stryker
  3. Devon…
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Added by Kim Peters on January 21, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments

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