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Are You Losing Good Candidates to these Recruiting Mistakes?

As the economy continues to improve, one thing is becoming quite clear: it's a candidate's market. …


Added by Catherine Miklaus on September 3, 2015 at 12:21pm — No Comments

How to increase the number of applicants for job posts

Commute times have an enormous impact on whether a potential applicant will upload their CV, and increase your pool of candidates available.

A few commuter facts:

- 1 in 5 employees consider leaving their job because their commute’s too long

- Accountants spend the most time commuting each day at an average of 76 minutes

- Those in the automotive industry spend the least time commuting, with an average of 22 minutes

- £6,000 is lost each year by British workers due to… Continue

Added by Louisa Bainbridge on September 3, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Is Your Onboarding Program Effective?

More than a “welcome to the company,” an engaging onboarding program sets the stage for your new hire to hit the ground running. Whether you have one or five new employees, a sound, well-designed onboarding program creates compelling motivation for you—and your new hire—to get the most from this stage in the work lifecycle.

Why is onboarding important?

In an increasingly mobile workforce, job transition is common.  According to the …


Added by Jaime Spuhler on September 3, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Can You Spot the Lies on Resumes?

It's an unfortunate reality that candidates aren't always honest.  Too often, candidates think that by exaggerating skills and experience, they can land a great job.  And they often do.  However, over time, it becomes apparent that they were a poor hire. According to background screening company…


Added by Catherine Miklaus on September 2, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

What to Do When Your Performance Management Strategy Fails Big Time

Recently there’s been a decline in the quality of work around the office. As you look around, you notice more employees off task, more projects…


Added by Chris Arringdale on September 2, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments

Why company’s need to see a candidate on camera before offering them a job

Before cameras existed, the world was a different place.  Technology fixes as many problems as it causes, but since it is a regular feature of the modern world, then people have no choice but to use it.  So what advantages can be had through certain innovations like motion picture?  There are a lot of reasons why companies need to see a candidate on camera before offering them a job.

First and foremost, because of technology, there is the ever-present "catfish" lurking.  Who knows…


Added by Tonisha Parra on September 2, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

The 7 Types of Candidates: How to Train Them

When we last talked about the seven types of candidates, we discussed how to hire each type. They all have their own advantages, and each type works best in…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 1, 2015 at 10:52am — 1 Comment

Want to Recruit Better? Write Better Job Ads

Today’s recruiters have so much to do. When I started in the business, my job was to find people, qualified people, and there were a few ways to do it. Now it feels like there are multiple…


Added by Kelly Robinson on September 1, 2015 at 10:12am — 1 Comment

What Baseball Can Teach Us About Effective Hiring

Effective recruiting and hiring in the world of business is a lot like fielding a team in Major League Baseball (MLB).

According to the baseball rule book, on any given day, each major league team in North America can suit-up 25 players. But that doesn’t mean each team has only 25 players…


Added by Scott Wintrip on September 1, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Top 5 Headaches Today's Employers Face (And How You Can Address Them)

Employers (like myself) juggle hundreds of problems at any given time, and having a crowded head makes it much more difficult to accomplish the tasks at hand efficiently. While I've spent a…


Added by Maren Hogan on August 31, 2015 at 10:53am — 2 Comments

The New Employee Onboarding Checklist to Use Before Hiring

Okay, so you have a great new hire and you’re excited about getting them to work at your company. You have a wonderful work…


Added by Christine Marino on August 31, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Are you prepared for Job Interview? What about your body language?

Besides the common notion that your body language affects the way others see you, there is more to it. In one of the popular TED talks of October 2012, Amy Cuddy talks about how body language affects the way…


Added by Ben Karter on August 31, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

7 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Are you in the process of searching for a new job but can’t seem to get the callbacks you want?

It may be you’re making some common yet avoidable mistakes along the way. Don’t continue your job searching without being sure. Take a look at the following seven mistakes job seekers make:


If you’re sending out resumes without knowing what your ideal job is, you’re wasting your valuable time. So,…


Added by Jatin Singh on August 31, 2015 at 12:57am — No Comments

Why Should You Attend #truLondon 50?

Not sure if you should attend #truLondon? Here's why you can't miss this event Friday, September 4th at the Dutch Hall in London City.

Participants will come from the people space, thats anyone from HR, recruiting, talent acquisition, developers, job board professionals etc with no…


Added by Katrina Kibben on August 28, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 17: I Can See Forever

Back in the early 70’s there was both a hit song titled I Can See Forever and a best selling book about GM titled On a Clear Day you can see General Motors. The point of the analogy can be rooted in Deming’s 6th point of quality. In this point he emphasized…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 28, 2015 at 9:51am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Should personal statements of candidates be given more importance than qualifications?

Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda) is back with another discussion which proved to be quite informative. The chats are conducting in different cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Kolkata and Gujarat.  

This time the discussion focussed on, “Should personal statements (what candidates say) of candidates be given more importance than qualifications?” The views expressed are worth your time and effort invested in adding to your learning so here goes……


Added by Sourcing Adda on August 28, 2015 at 8:41am — No Comments

Progresses. New Gadgets

In all likelihood no one can imagine our presence without unmistakable devices and new gadgets today. They are an inevitable bit of our lifestyle, and they are at every step. In each spot where people contribute a lot of their vitality, we can see various mechanical contraptions. Clearly, various cynics ensure that the extensive number of these contraptions is pointless. It can in like manner be honest to goodness that a huge amount of them are made just for fun.On the other hand, why is it…


Added by marie ochoa on August 28, 2015 at 4:45am — No Comments

Interview Tips to Secure a Higher Role

At some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve considered applying for a role a step up from what you’ve been doing.  After submitting your resume and cover letter, you’ve been able to secure an interview. Success, the recruiting gods have smiled upon you! Not so fast; if you’re looking to compete…


Added by Catherine Miklaus on August 27, 2015 at 5:20pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pearltrees

Pearltrees refers to itself as "a place for your interests". Functionally the product is a visual and

collaborative curation tool that allows users to organize, explore and share any URL they find online

as well as to upload personal photos, files and notes. Pearltrees is not well…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 27, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What to do Before and During a Job Interview

The goal of any candidate at a job interview is to impress the interviewer by demonstrating the relevant knowledge and skills, asking appropriate questions and showing the depth of preparation. By asking relevant questions, you will show that you not only came to find out what the company can offer you, but also took time to think how useful you…


Added by Ann Aldrich on August 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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