Featured Blog Posts – January 2018 Archive (19)

How Layoffs Affect Glassdoor Reviews

It’s a feeling like no other. After months of meetings, projections, and gut-wrenching stress, the decision has been made: your company needs to lay people off. You sit in with the managers as one by one, employees are given the hard news, watching them try to keep a brave face as their world shatters.

Layoffs suck. Whether the people you’re laying off are in the office next door or across the country, the results are the same: your company’s decision is taking away somebody…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on January 22, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Association X-Ray 9-Step "Plan of Attack"

Association sites are an excellent source of professional and contact information. Are you familiar with associations in your industry? Finding them is as easy as Googling for <industry name> <location name> association.

How would you research an unfamiliar association site? When I research an association site, I am interested in pages with lists of members and in contact information (that will let me look up additional…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on January 19, 2018 at 12:07pm — No Comments

How working for yourself can actually be less risky than changing jobs.

Since setting up Davidson Gray to invest in and support recruitment business start-ups, I must have had hundreds of conversations with recruiters considering working for themselves. The biggest reason by far most recruiters settle for a new job rather than setting up, is the desire for security.

However is moving jobs really more secure?

Statistically, 4 out of 5 new recruitment business start-ups don’t last beyond 2 years,…

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Added by Rhys Jones on January 19, 2018 at 4:35am — No Comments

Robots/AI Will Not Take Over Recruiting

Imagine a Future where Robots own every aspect of the Recruiting/Staffing process, where the Robots drive down the cost of staffing such that no human recruiter exists ever again.  Imagine where Artificial Intelligence in a reality like Sky Net is scratching the surface of ingenuity such that sourcing,…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on January 19, 2018 at 12:00am — 3 Comments

What Does Your Website Say About Your Clients?

There has been a great deal written regarding the importance of your website as a reflection of your business and professionalism. It’s 2018, and if you weren’t aware, the internet is ubiquitous. Every year that passes only further cements the reality that legitimate, professional organizations have a…

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Added by Adam Appleton on January 18, 2018 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 3 – Scraping!!

This is part 3 of the Methodology, Sourcing. In part 2 we talked about Sourcing, now that we have that done it’s time to Scrape the results.

Scraping is the act of getting the info from one source to a reusable, and mobile source such as a CSV, Txt, Excel etc. Doing this makes it easy to upload…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 15, 2018 at 1:55pm — No Comments

2018 Recruiting Trends: 9 Recruiting Strategies to Implement in 2018

This list of 2018 recruiting trends should be your guide for improving your recruiting strategy.

Are you ready to implement these new recruiting trends or will you be left behind?…

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Added by Kristina Martic on January 12, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Alexa, tell me what this job needs!

In June 2014, Eugene was the first program to pass the Turing Test,  a test of machine’s ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, that of a…

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Added by Reena Gupta on January 12, 2018 at 5:03am — No Comments

Innovative Technologies and Strategies that are Changing Recruitment at Its Core

To gain an important competitive advantage in today’s marketplace, you must leverage the proper strategies, which should be both different and better compared to your niche competitors’. Just like in any business, to gain competitive advantage means to stand out from the crowd, to think out-of-the-box, and to display a better value proposition to your prospects – whether they are B2B clients or B2C customers.

So whether you’re a B2B or B2C business owner,…

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Added by Sarah Loise on January 11, 2018 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Three Marketing Ingredients for a Killer Employer Brand in 2018

Alexandra Petrini, Director of Marketing at OneWire

Alexandra Petrini, Director of Marketing at OneWire

Recruitment marketing is the name of the game this year and creating a killer employer brand should be a top priority for your company in 2018.

As the director of marketing at OneWire, I’ve become an expert at…

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Added by OneWire on January 11, 2018 at 11:08am — No Comments

3 Answers to Know Before Buying HR Recruiting Tool

 

So, are you also in a race of purchasing tools that make your HR job quick and easy? Oh! it's a big yes. Great, such tools really make our job easy. But do you know nearly 8 out of 10 HR professionals regretted their software purchases? According to a report, only 24 percent of HR managers and…

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Added by Robin joseph on January 9, 2018 at 5:42am — No Comments

DO YOU LEAVE YOUR CANDIDATES IN THE DARK ?

It’s that time of year when new trends begin to emerge for the upcoming year. We recently discussed an emerging trend in our last article 2018 HR TRENDS – CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

 

Minimal job descriptions, no confirmation email and no notice when the job position is filled, all contributed to…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on January 9, 2018 at 5:24am — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 2 – Sourcing!!

This is part 2 of the Methodology, Sourcing. In part 1 we talked about Research, now that we have that done it’s time to Source. So regardless of where you source, you need to understand one of the recruiter languages, Boolean, Symantec, and or…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 8, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

3 Ways Your Pre-Employment Assessment Loses Candidates

The scarcity created by the IT talent shortage understandably makes companies cautious about who they hire. To lower the number of bad hires, many implement a…

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Added by TransTech Staffing on January 8, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

Midlife: The Second Chance Career

For more than twenty-years, Charlotte’s primary focus was working her way up the corporate ladder in the Human Resources department of a large publicly traded company.

Day after day she worked hard to meet the demands of her superiors and colleagues, until one morning she woke up with a sickened, sinking feeling in her stomach.

It was her career, she…

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Added by BreckAdmin on January 5, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Relationships are the Key to Millennial Engagement

You’ve done it.

 

You attracted a highly-skilled young professional to your company and you both are in the throes of new hire bliss. The first few months fly by, but eventually, things start to change. Your…

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Added by Rick Girard on January 4, 2018 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Why quality coaching is dying off in the recruitment industry.

I find it ironic the recent popularisation of coaching is having the detrimental side effect of reducing its use, particularly in recruitment. I’ve seen as coaching has become the buzz word for staff development, training is now often referred to as coaching, so real coaching is being squeezed out. 

Coaching is extremely different to training, if you really want to realise your own, or your employees potential effective coaching is vital.

I recently posed the question on my…

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Added by Rhys Jones on January 3, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 1 – Research!!

Prior to the Holidays I gave the intro to this series were we will cover a sourcing methodology. Now keep in mind this is a “Readers Digest” version, which means it is going to be short and sweet. So we will began were all good sourcing strategies and methodologies must start – Research. The…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 2, 2018 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Essential Tips for Maintaining a Stable Growth in Your Start-Up

Having your own business has many benefits. First, it gives you a chance to be your own boss. Consequently, it allows you to explore the field that you are passionate about. While starting the business may seem an easy task, keeping it…

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Added by Jeremy Sutter on January 1, 2018 at 11:13pm — No Comments

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