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Anyone Need a Cheat Code for Your Recruiting Budget?

In 1989 Tecmo Co. Ltd. released arguably the greatest football game of all time, Tecmo Bowl for the Nintendo Entertainment System, or Famicon for my friends from Japan.  Compared to the EA Sports games, which we have become used to in HD and with the hyper realistic depictions of Colin…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on March 31, 2015 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Why are you frustrated with online job search?

We’ve been working hard to provide the first candidate based tool for job search. In effect, we think the entire current model is backwards. Jobs should be finding candidates instead of the other way around.

As part of this effort, we have spoken with hundreds of professionals about their experience and frustration with current job search. The feedback has been remarkably consistent with the key points being:

1.) Searching for jobs with current tools is…

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Added by Kate on March 31, 2015 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Find Freelancers across the world, for free

A lot of X-Ray searches are stacked in favour of people looking for Permanent staff, rather than professional contractors.

Here, we’ll show you some techniques to redress the balance. There are more and more freelancer sites popping up and they attract people from across the globe who can work remotely, or on site.

On these sites you'll find a good mix of Contractors and Interims who can commit to long term projects, together with professionals looking for shorter term…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on March 31, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

14 Things You Need to be a Great Co-Worker

I have been studying up on being a great leader and just how, precisely that is done. While I don’t have any tried and true battle theories (yet) I did think I would tackle some things that help make a great leader…being a great co-worker. Here are 14 things you NEED to be a great co-worker (which I sincerely hope begets great leadership skills cuz…you know):

SELF-AWARENESS

If you don’t have a handle on who you are as a…

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Added by Maren Hogan on March 31, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments

To Take or Not to Take Resumes at Career Fairs? That is the Question!

Depending on whom you ask, you’re likely to get a range of opinions and justifications. From a candidate’s perspective, the answer is going to be a resounding, “Are you kidding me, of course! That’s why I took time to attend this career fair in the first place.” However, ask 10 recruiters…

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Added by Jenny Murray on March 31, 2015 at 11:12am — No Comments

Does Your Salary Match Your Required or Earned Experience Level?

Often when candidates accept a new job opportunity, it’s for a higher level position or for more money. This advancement could be what attracted them to the job at the time, but will it keep them satisfied?

Say you had a job ad that asked for a candidate with 3 to 5 years’ experience and the salary offered at the time sounded appealing to the person matching that requirement. However, once that candidate is in your position, they will grow to have more experience, perhaps 5 to 8…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on March 31, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

What no one tells you about psychometric testing

Psychometric testing has long been splitting opinions in the recruitment industry, with one camp of recruiters labelling them a valuable assessment resource and the other labelling them a pseudoscientific pile of crock.  Despite the…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on March 31, 2015 at 6:10am — No Comments

Jordan Belfort used to be a dick

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I see lots of quotes and images of The Wolf of Wolf Street on LinkedIn.

Most of them are posted to promote some kind of positive, winning mentality in business. A lot of them seem to be posted by inexperienced people doing shitty jobs, selling shitty products, who think they’re going to be fucking millionaires one day.

I hate people like that.

They’re the kind of people you meet in a bar, that within 10 minutes of listening to their…

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Added by Mitch Sullivan on March 31, 2015 at 3:57am — No Comments

Applying for scholarship? - Four things you should make sure you do

When students start thinking about their higher education, there are decisions that should be taken based on the circumstances and capacity of different individuals. Just deciding the name of a college or a university is not enough, there are consequences of making that choice, commitments to be performed and effort to be undertaken. Sometimes your choice of a particular college and program can indirectly affect your family or your parents, if they are sponsoring your education fees. When we…

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Added by Albert Roger on March 31, 2015 at 12:50am — No Comments

Can Predictive Analytics Save Your Employees Before They Begin a New Job Search?

“For all of my career, I've been trying to catch people after they do something horrible. For once in my life, I'd like to catch somebody BEFORE they do something horrible, all right? Can you understand that?” - ATF Agent Doug Carlin (Déjà Vu, 2006)

We all would love to travel back in time to stop something bad from happening.  In business, losing a key employee when you could have prevented it can be tragic as well.  It can cost, on average, some …

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Added by Joe Seark on March 30, 2015 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Leadership Powerups

In almost every video game, there are special bonuses that convey advantages, such as more strength or firepower. These powerups can heal injuries, increase supremacy and accelerate a character’s ability to achieve the objectives and win a level or even the entire game.

Real-life powerups are available to leaders who foster interdependent relationships between all parties—managers, employees and co-workers. Interdependence creates a healthy dynamic…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on March 30, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

How and When to Hire a Contingent Worker

Contingent workers have the “always on” mentality. The self-employed workers live and breathe time management since they work according to their own schedule. They also pick and choose how many clients they want to have. This means contingent employees must use their time wisely and take advantage of any…

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Added by Julie Salerno on March 30, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

5 Ways to Mobile Marketing: The Apps Revolution!

With Smart phones and Tablets flooding the markets and finding their way in almost every home, it is only natural that mobile marketing would facilitate a company’s branding and marketing. If there was an easier and efficient way to market your products or the company’s branding that too being cost…

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Added by Ashwani Paswan on March 30, 2015 at 5:06am — No Comments

Is Your Job Board a Good Recruiting Vehicle?

Running an online job board can be very rewarding, but only if you have a steady flow of traffic to your site.

Unfortunately, data aggregators and social media are expanding the job recruiting market, which is a growing threat for many online job boards.

If…

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Added by Dave on March 27, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How to see them coming?

HOW TO SEE THEM COMING?
Written by: Kristopher Larkin
Edited by: Donald Sonn, PhD

Those…
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Added by Donald Sonn on March 27, 2015 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Busting Your Bracket: Why Recruiting Stats Are Crap

Do you have a March Madness bracket? I personally have a few running right now. My strategy to pick this time? Random.

My logic here is that every year before now, I’ve gone on ESPN and checked the predictions from the sportscasters. I have that little bit of hope that this could be the…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on March 27, 2015 at 1:53pm — 4 Comments

5 Tips to Finding Your Dream Teaching Job

Whether you’re a seasoned teaching expert with many years experience, a recent graduate seeking new opportunities in the teaching industry or someone outside of the education industry looking for new career prospects, finding a new teaching job takes time, effort and plenty of consideration.

Not only is it a…

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Added by Mike James on March 27, 2015 at 9:18am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Instagram

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Instagram

Instagram is a site where you can take pictures, videos and store them and then share them with

your social profiles. Instagram is very well known in the community but few have tried to source in

 it. Well…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 26, 2015 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Video Interviewing and Your Recruiting Strategy

Let's be honest, if we took a look at the technology you're using to interview even 5 years ago, I bet it would look almost the same as it does today. Maybe a new platform or two but essentially the same sh*t, different year, despite the blogging community and a ton of startups who have spent…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on March 26, 2015 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Back on British soil: The impact of a stronger UK economy on recruitment in the pharmaceutical industry

At the height of the economic downturn, confidence in the UK’s economy dropped. In a bid to reduce manufacturing costs and stabilise investments, many pharmaceutical companies took these processes abroad. As a consequence, some of our highly skilled, domestic labour…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on March 25, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

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