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Succession Planning

I attended an seminar on succession planning today.  They made an excellent point that the company's strategies are only one part of the equation for success.  The best strategies in the world will not lead to success without proper execution.  The company's talent handles the execution.  Good strategies + good execution (talent) -> success.

Added by Sue Orr on February 26, 2015 at 4:58pm — No Comments

In-Demand Jobs with Talent Shortages

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) stated that December had the highest level of job openings since January 2001. This is a sign that the economy is improving, but also that recruiting is getting more difficult. As demand increases overall, so does the competition for talent. Throughout the US, there are 17 qualified candidates in the…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 26, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

How to Launch a Career in the Green Energy Industry

There is no doubt about it. The global green movement is growing in leaps and bounds and we can expect the trend to carry on over the next many years. The interest in green energy is massive, with governments around the world injecting more and more funds into various programs and initiatives. Having bubbled under the surface for a few years, the green industry has finally come full circle, making it a great place for anyone looking to launch a business or career.…

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Added by Jenny Richards on February 26, 2015 at 1:45am — No Comments

What Are The Qualities of Best Recruiters?

 

We all want to get a good job that suits us completely. The recruiters play really very important part in all the organizations and fields. They gives a company an opportunity to find best and most eligible staff and also, they allow deserving candidates to get right opportunity and career along with a dream job. The efficiency of recruiter actually effects positively on the organization and candidate’s future.

If the recruiter is right then it will allow company or…

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Added by Patty on February 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Brenda, Beverly, Heather, Natalie, Kathryn and Kelly

Do you think that Genentech is aware that someone with a fake LinkedIn profile pic is "working" for them in Sales? Same here - but since I recently tweeted this out, perhaps they WILL know and reach out to their LinkedIn rep and ask the tough questions about fake profiles.

So over lunch, I looked over BRENDA Donna's profile (yes, the first name is capitalized on "her"…

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Added by Steve Levy on February 25, 2015 at 12:11pm — 5 Comments

Have You Discovered ZipRecruiter Resumes Yet?

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It looks like ZipRecruiter, that has been offering job posts and social shares of jobs, is rapidly working on adding resume database access, currently in Beta. Applicants for past jobs can opt-in for their resumes to be found and viewed by all employers who use the system. (This gives ZipRecruiter instant volume of candidates already in the database.) New applicants can opt-in when uploading a resume.

Resume…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on February 25, 2015 at 11:51am — No Comments

How Elon Musk Hires: 9-to-5ers Need Not Apply

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is one of the most intense and ambitious people on earth. And it shows in his hiring process. Credit: Wikipedia Commons Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is one of the most intense and ambitious people on earth. And it shows in his hiring process. Credit: Wikipedia Commons…

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Added by Paul Petrone on February 25, 2015 at 10:39am — No Comments

Functional vs. Cultural Fit: Hiring Beyond the Interview

Hiring for cultural fit is a popular term amongst HR professionals and recruiters. While the latest trends tell us to hire for personality, hiring decision makers can’t ignore a lack of skill…

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Added by Julie Salerno on February 25, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments

UK recruitment sector growth hits all time high

In 2014, 4,083 new recruitment agencies were launched in the UK – an increase of 7 percent compared to last year, according to research from leading contract finance provider, Sonovate.

This means that more recruitment agencies were launched in 2014 than at any other…

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Added by Richard Prime on February 25, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

4 Great Expert-Recommended Tips to Launch a Career in the Green Energy Industry

Energy companies have it in their plans to adapt to energy needs constantly. The biggest shift in global energy needs that has happened in recent times is the need to adopt green energy from efficient sources.

This has necessitated the need for green energy professionals not only with these large companies but also in smaller companies that try to bring green energy to the grassroots.

For example, as a professional in the green energy industry, you can help solve…

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Added by Jenny Richards on February 25, 2015 at 1:37am — No Comments

New recruiting sites: the startups just keep coming

I admit - even after doing these roundups of new and unusual recruiting-related sites for many years - it's a bit overwhelming. Last time out, I pointed out 8 sites that I thought were pretty interesting. Well, it's barely 3 months later and I have…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on February 24, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

How to Cast a Vision for Your Company in 2015

After a few months into the new year, it’s easy to turn your back on your New Year’s resolutions. However, in order for your business to accomplish its goals this year, you must persevere. In order to make a real and lasting change, you have to understand where the weaknesses are in your company so you can actively plan how to change them…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

SEO recruitment for dummies

In 2015, any business not using Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) as a tool in its sales and marketing arsenal is lagging dangerously behind. The recruitment industry is no exception: SEO provides a powerful and highly effective way to attract candidates and stay ahead of the curve. With 67% of…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on February 24, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

IT Staffing & Recruitment Business: From a Balanced-Score Card Perspective

IT staffing industry & recruiting, like any other industry, has…

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Added by ZYoin Jobs on February 24, 2015 at 4:39am — No Comments

What can the company do for you?

Fresh graduates, listen up. How many times have you applied blindly to any job post that comes your way, even the ones that are not remotely related to your dream career? How many times have you considered taking any job available, even when the employer in question doesn’t offer anything to interest you? This needs to stop.

Even in the current economy, it is crucial for recruiters to select the right candidates. It is even more crucial for you to choose the right employer to work…

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Added by Vanessa Pham on February 24, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Twitter’s new features - Group Chat via Direct Message & Video Tweets

Twitter is definitely one of the popular social media channels used by most individuals and it has no intention of relinquishing its title either. As a result it has upgraded its features to improve the experience of its growing user base. Twitter’s two new features i.e. Group Chat via Direct Message and Video…

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Added by Ashwani Paswan on February 24, 2015 at 12:39am — No Comments

How to Destroy Your Career Without Trying

I am not creative enough to make this stuff up.

Here's the scenario:

Sarah is currently making $68,000 and not in a management position. She started interviewing because she wants management, opportunity, and a different company culture.   Her company is large and structured in a way that limits her opportunities at the local level. She doesn't see herself going corporate, but currently reports to corporate, and is not happy with the reporting structure. 

Our…

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Added by Barbara Goldman on February 23, 2015 at 3:58pm — 3 Comments

5 Lessons In Attracting, Onboarding and Developing Top Talent From The World’s Biggest Improv Theater

We've talked about looking to marketing and data scientists to improve recruiting, but what about people outside of your organization like actors? Yes, I said actors. Don't make a pun about actors and jobs - there's something to it.

That's why we've talked to Second City Improv Theatre…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on February 23, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Job Hopping Is NOT On The Rise (And That’s A Bad Thing)

This idea that millennials are job hoppers is completely inaccurate (and that might be a bad thing). Credit: Reebs, Wikipedia Commons

If you do …

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Added by Paul Petrone on February 23, 2015 at 11:29am — No Comments

The Digital Revolution: Is our workforce at risk of full automation?

For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 23, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

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