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The Perfect Candidate: Do They Exist?

Wrinkle-free shirt, eye contact strong, arrive promptly, do your research and not a hair out of line. It’s no wonder our knees quiver and palms sweat when diving head first into…

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Added by Greg Rokos on July 7, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Online Training Programs: The Pros and Cons

With every aspect of employee life becoming automated or moving to the cloud, it only makes sense that training would end up in the crosshairs of discussion. Currently, only 34% of…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 7, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Working on Work: Ideas to Care for Your Employees Right

Caring for your employees isn't just the right thing to do, it can also save your company a substantial amount of money. Taking care of your employees results in less sick days, increased productivity, and greater engagement in the workplace. Almost 90 percent of employers assume when an employee leaves it's because they found a better paying job; however, this is actually only true in about 12 percent of the cases. Losing employees is expensive, and it can be time-consuming and expensive to…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on July 6, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Marketing Checklist for Recruiters

My marketing firm put together a checklist for staffing firms that helps to put into perspective what companies need to be aware of in today's modern climate of all things digital. I wanted to post it here to get the community's opinion, and maybe start a dialogue on what some other companies are doing that have worked well:…

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Added by Justin Miller on July 6, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

So You've Got a Great Employer Brand . . . Now what?

It’s official: a poor employer brand reduces the number of prospective job candidates by half

The statistic emerged as part of…

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Added by Maura McElhone on July 6, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Teacher Recruitment At An All Time Low

It is a worrying fact that in the past few years the amount of students we see graduating with a degree in teaching or students planning a career in teaching has been rapidly declining. Teaching is at an all-time low, with student population still on the rise. This is an extreme situation and one that…

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Added by Mike James on July 6, 2015 at 11:53am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 12: VUCA and the TLS Continuum: Are they Incompatible?

I am currently reading a must read for all HR professionals, The Rise of HRWisdom from 73 Thought Leaders*, which was recently released by the Human Resource Certification Institute. It makes the case for the fact that the HR space has changed to one centered in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). The contributors…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 6, 2015 at 10:59am — No Comments

The Insanity of Client and Candidate Control

No one likes to be controlled. Which is just one reason why staffing and recruiting professionals must avoid this flawed practice.

Watch the video to learn more, including a better way of managing the buying and hiring process.

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Added by Scott Wintrip on July 6, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

Sales Recruiting Cold Call: What Are You Getting Out Of It?

To say there is a love hate relationship with cold calling would be an understatement. In any sales career cold calling is the lifeline of your success. You’re job as a salesperson is to get the person on the other end of the phone to say yes so you can complete the sale. In agency recruiting it…

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Added by Chadd Balbi on July 6, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to be assertive without being rude

Often, the line between being assertive and being rude is quite fuzzy and open to interpretation.

Assertiveness, by definition, is a communication skill that allows a person to clearly express their thoughts and feelings directly and appropriately, while still managing the thoughts and feelings of others around you.

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Added by Tonisha Parra on July 4, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

A blog about my dog (...and recruiting)

Almost exactly one year ago, my husband and I adopted our little fur baby from the local animal shelter. We both grew up with pets, but this was our first (and only child) together as a couple. Our sweet guy, Hurley, immediately became a part of our family and dramatically influenced our official new lifestyle as doggie people.

As his one year adoption anniversary approached, I wanted to come up with a way to celebrate how much love and enjoyment he has brought our…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

What Is Modern Recruitment Marketing Team

The modern recruitment marketing team is firm or agency that can help you in discovering talented marketing professionals to join your business. Marketing is an important aspect of any business and it is therefore vital for a business owner or company to select marketing…

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Added by Ann Aldrich on July 3, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

When Employer Branding and Candidate Experience Collide

I've worked in Employer Branding for nearly 20 years. I surprise myself every time I say it, but it really is that long.

I started by working on research strategies for clients in recruitment when the idea was still in its infancy. Research - other than some basic…

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Added by Nick Price on July 3, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat: Do we really need weekend drives or are there any alternatives?

The recent WhatsApp Group Chat was a hit amongst the members as we received lots of inputs that were simple yet quite interesting. If you weren’t able to make it this time it’s not too late to be in loop of the insights shared as you are reading them. Here’s what our distinguished Talent & Sourcing professionals had to say about whether we really need weekend drives or if there are any alternatives? …

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 3, 2015 at 1:54am — No Comments

Free Applicant Tracking System with "human" element in it

Instead of formulaic cut and pasted resumes and job descriptions, the free ATS Jobularity is making the search personal by using advanced tools like candidate videos, live references, and job descriptions delivered directly from hiring managers.…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 2, 2015 at 5:02pm — No Comments

4th of July and our Vets

ON the 4th of July we celebrate our great nation, but lets no forget those who have fought and are fighting to keep the ideals of our great nation alive, our Military and Veterans.  Below are links to sites that can help our veterans and companies find and hire vets.

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 2, 2015 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Improve Your Business: The Top 7 Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

Workplace diversity may seem like a hot phrase but it is the way of the future. A diverse workforce means diverse thinking, diverse solutions and a better connection to your potential customers. Here are seven of the best business benefits from having a diverse workplace.

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Added by Anita Ginsburg on July 2, 2015 at 2:41pm — No Comments

7 Ways to Attract Candidates Like a Silicon Valley Startup

With so many Silicon Valley companies setting trends when it comes to office layouts, benefits, and meeting philosophies, it’s only natural that…

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Added by Joe Weinlick on July 2, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Summer is here! How to keep calm and stay productive

Staying focused at work in summer can be quite hard especially after a long, cold winter and a rainy spring. As soon as the sun is out and weather gets hotter, we all dream about holidays, barbecues, sunbathing, long walks and pitches of beer, umbrella cocktails and other entertaining summer activities.

Summer is usually a shift…

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Added by Investigo Ltd on July 2, 2015 at 5:01am — No Comments

How many candidates does it take to get a hire? One, two, a thrrree?

I don't give a hoot, yeah I said hoot, about how many candidates it takes to get a hire. You know why? Because after being in this industry for 15+ nearly years you learn something about what it really takes. I'm going to break this down for you dear readers. We've all been doing it wrong lately. And, here is something more. You can blame whoever came up with the stoopid…

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Added by Michael Glenn on July 1, 2015 at 4:01pm — 1 Comment

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