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.… Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on May 26, 2015 at 5:22pm —
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… Continue
Added by Danielle Thompson on May 26, 2015 at 3:30pm —
“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 … Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on May 26, 2015 at 2:56pm —
There is a new reality in recruitment, which Agency recruiters who want to… Continue
Added by Greg Savage on May 26, 2015 at 9:00am —
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… Continue
Added by Ron Stewart on May 25, 2015 at 3:02am —
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… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 24, 2015 at 4:48am —
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 —
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… Continue
Added by Emma Osborne on May 24, 2015 at 2:56am —
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… Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on May 22, 2015 at 1:29pm —
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… Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on May 22, 2015 at 11:55am —
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… Continue
Added by Dmytro Bilkun on May 22, 2015 at 11:02am —
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.
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 —
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… Continue
Added by Investigo Ltd on May 22, 2015 at 6:02am —
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… Continue
Added by Investigo Ltd on May 22, 2015 at 6:00am —
Ok big venting post coming. You have been warned.
Read this article real quick which was posted recently on www.ere.net - go ahead I will wait:
Okay - now let's get 15 things straight about why this is… Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on May 22, 2015 at 3:30am —
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Plaxo
Plaxo is a site were you can have a kind of one stop shop for your address book, were you cannot
only store your address book, but it will keep your address book updated and… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 21, 2015 at 4:00pm —
Research shows that young workers place a higher premium on mentorship and training than on the size of their paychecks. In fact, more than 60 percent of college and graduate students list mentoring as a… Continue
Added by Alison Napolitano on May 21, 2015 at 2:56pm —
Referrals are the holy grail of recruiting. If you ask 10 recruiting leaders, “What is your best source of hire?” 11 will say “employee referrals.” OK, I know the math is off there, but employee referrals are an important foundation of a successful recruiting…
Added by Chris Brablc on May 21, 2015 at 2:12pm —
Whether you’re a startup founder building your own sales team or a seasoned VP of sales, interviewing sales representatives can be a chore because predicting candidate success is very challenging.
Growth companies tend to have performance data afflicted by major pricing, product and strategy shifts. These changes limit the effectiveness of using… Continue
Added by Jordan Wan on May 21, 2015 at 10:10am —
I had a guy debating some recruiting matter with me on social media last week. To make his point, he finished with what he clearly felt was a telling coup de grace.
“Well, I have been recruiting since before LinkedIn came along, you know!”
In his… Continue
Added by Greg Savage on May 21, 2015 at 8:30am —