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The Big Deal About Easy Applications

Have you ever applied to a job and an hour into the thirty question application wondered if it was worth it? Or maybe you clicked apply and were directed to a login screen to find that you’re still three steps away from beginning the actual application.  Did you muddle through? Walk away?  Save it for later?

To employers,…


Added by Natalie Morgan on October 7, 2015 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Are You Making the Most of Video Interviews?

Using video interviews helps you meet more applicants and reduce the cost of your recruiting cycle.  We’re going to talk about some tips to take advantage of this fast-growing form of hiring engagement.

A poor hiring decision costs time and money, both for your company and for the…


Added by Jaime Spuhler on October 7, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Companies Are Buying Applicant Tracking Systems. Does Your Business Need One?

There is currently a recruitment technology revolution happening. As technology has become more affordable, businesses of all sizes have begun using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to streamline their recruitment…


Added by Mark Cook on October 7, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to Recruit the Under-Sourced Veteran Talent Pool

We’ve all fallen prey to resting on our laurels, but as recruiters, staying stagnant is a recipe for failure. Between workforce generational gaps, skills gaps and gaps in …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 7, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

Starting a Career in Accounting

Accountancy as a career provides a variety of different work, contact with people, high pay and myriad opportunities to work abroad. Accounting services are needed in all sectors of the economy and once qualified, people can either work in firms or set up their own practice. The job description for an accountant demands financial expertise to advise management in the decision making process for optimal productivity and whilst roles might change depending on the field of operation, an…


Added by Tonisha Parra on October 7, 2015 at 9:03am — No Comments

3 Tips for Boosting HR Productivity

Keeping HR running smoothly is a serious challenge. Switching to electronic personnel files can help boost productivity in a number of ways.

Human Resource departments are incredibly important to any organization. On any given day, your HR team is…


Added by Dan Orso on October 6, 2015 at 1:59pm — No Comments

The 10 Worst Ways in the World to End Your Email Signature

Love it or hate it, email is here to stay and so are those lame sign offs. You know the ones, the signatures that make people cringe and clog spam filters or worse make the same corny…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 6, 2015 at 9:24am — No Comments

The Future is Talent Sufficiency, Not Talent Scarcity

The CEO of Uber recently posed one of the most important questions leaders can ask about their own organizations.

Appearing during the first week of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Travis Kalanick was asked about the future of Uber. He focused on Uber Eats, an on-demand food delivery service being quietly rolled out in select cities.

Colbert, in his patently playful manner, acted as though he didn’t understand. How could Uber effectively…


Added by Scott Wintrip on October 6, 2015 at 8:10am — No Comments

How to Compare the Size of Talent Pools by Location

Today will be a very practical post that covers what I recently did for research when a hiring manager said he was open to hiring in other locations (anywhere in the US) and asked for suggestions on which locations to target that might have large talent pools.

This can be done…


Added by Eric Putkonen on October 6, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Practices that perpetuate the negative recruitment stereotype

It only takes a few cowboys (and girls) to change people’s perceptions of a profession. Head over to Google, type: “recruiters are…” and take a second to look at the search predictions. The results don’t make for great reading (although recruitment is not alone). For the thousands of great recruiters…


Added by Mike Robinson on October 6, 2015 at 4:33am — No Comments

Searching for Fluorescent Reptiles

Recently, a new scientific discovery was made, which was that a fluorescent sea-turtle of the Hawksbill variety was discovered in Papua, New Guinea. I haven't been to Papua, yet, but it is on my 'bucket list'.

Apparently, scientists had never previously conceived the idea of a fluorescent…


Added by Nicholas Meyler on October 6, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Do you inspire performance in your sales and recruiting efforts?

Hello World!

My name is James Chmielinski and I am a believer of passion and performance.

 From an early age, I was competing on baseball fields and the performance + competition bug has never left me.  I want to be the best.  I can't help it but the grind can have its…


Added by James Chmielinski on October 5, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

3 Qualities the Best Onboarding Programs Have

It’s a pretty hefty claim to say “I have the best onboarding program.” It might be a fit for your company, but what about the candidates and new hires you bring to the team? If…


Added by Christine Marino on October 5, 2015 at 12:03pm — No Comments

6 Shakespeare Inspired Quotes to Help You Improve your Interview Process

Image source: Shakespeare comparisons via Wikicommons

Here is a Shakespearean riff on the recruitment process.

The Bard: A Surprising Source of Hiring Wisdom

To those who have been mentally…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on October 5, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

LinkedIn Profile versus Traditional Resume: What Is More Effective?

When you Google your name, is LinkedIn among first links that appear? If not, then you absolutely must consider creating your professional image using LinkedIn ­- a powerful tool for getting hired today.

Compare a having both a resume and LinkedIn profile to a winning partnership, where both sides are in harmony with each other. Each part is integral,…


Added by Ann Aldrich on October 5, 2015 at 10:48am — No Comments

Hike Group Chat – How to curb NO SHOW of Candidates?

If you’ve been consciously following Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda) then you’d know that we have shifted the well - received WhatsApp Group Chat discussions on to the Hike platform. This is to improve the engagement and experience of our fellow community members. In addition we also make an effort to give our members the opportunity to come up with topics that they would like to discuss.

In view of that…


Added by Sourcing Adda on October 5, 2015 at 8:33am — No Comments

#AskHR: Should Companies Blacklist any Candidate?

#AskHR is an initiative started by Applicant Tracking System, where we reach out to Talent Acquisition professionals and discuss with them about the most burning issues of recruitment world. To start with, our discussion topic is  - “Should Companies Blacklist any Candidate?”. We asked what could be…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on October 5, 2015 at 4:52am — No Comments

What is the potential value of Diversity & Inclusion as an Industry and how can Recruiters make money?

My most recent publication on Linkedin titled ' Diversity & Inclusion on your Linkedin Profile?' aims to show how Google became the largest Diversity &…


Added by Robert Haastrup-Timmi on October 4, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

5 Ways Video Conferencing Helps HR Teams Win

Looking for a way to lower attrition levels and encourage company-wide loyalty? Want to improve productivity levels among your employees? Here are some ways video conferencing can help make that happen:

 1. Attract Great Talent

According to B2B…


Added by Rob Morgan on October 4, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

How Far Will You Go to Make Your Resume Stand Out?

What are you willing to do to make your resume stand apart from the pack? Would you plaster your face on a giant billboard? Drop off your application in costume? In many lines of work, creativity gets you points. However, it’s important not to go overboard. 

To make your resume…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on October 4, 2015 at 12:52am — No Comments

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