Featured Blog Posts – February 2013 Archive (35)

Is there a truly social job search service out there?

So perhaps you saw that LinkedIn has updated/upgraded its job search functionality? They sent me an email inviting me to give it a whirl, so I did – and it got me to thinking about social stuff and job search.

First, LinkedIn: the job search is nice, and it’s something that they should have done a while ago – but better late than never. You can search, easily see who is related to or in the companies you discover, follow companies, save jobs and…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on February 26, 2013 at 8:50am — 3 Comments

Want to write a great HR blog? Leave the Industry









I was…

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Added by Michael Wright on February 26, 2013 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

When Management Should Be Fired..Immediately!

Pay close attention AT&T. If you monitor mentions on social media print this one in Red.



I received several emails starting early this morning. The subject lines were some variation of "What Should I Do"?



The emails all related to the AT&T area manager telling all employees of the sales call center that they must report to work today. What's wrong with that? Just one little thing. Amarillo, Texas is in the middle of the worst blizzard we have had since 1903. It… Continue

Added by Sandra McCartt on February 25, 2013 at 3:11pm — 18 Comments

The LinkedIn Way-The Game Headhunters Are Losing

Recently, LinkedIn dazzled us with a new tool that they are hoping will create a positive buzz and generate a new stream of revenue to their brand.  This new tool is “profile viewed”.  If you did not receive an email regarding your ranking, then you are probably not a (Recruiter) serial LinkedIn user. 

Also, there were many articles written on this particular subject, specifically LinkedIn’s marketing strategy, so my intention is only to bring one issue to your attention.  The issue is…

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Added by Ken Forrester on February 25, 2013 at 9:45am — 3 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.16.13 to 2.22.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about sourcing, candidate experience and improving hires.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 22, 2013 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Twitter to Add Stream Filters to Control Content and Distribution Channels: Game Changer

The time has come to control content, so says Twitter. This month Twitter will be adding new fields to tweet structures on return API calls. What does this mean? It means nothing to 99% of the twitter world however this change will inevitably effect how corporate entities use twitter and it…

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 21, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Why do I Love being a Staffing Professional!!

                                                         Why do I Love being a Staffing Professional!!

So I have been in staffing for over 20 years. In fact it was 20 years last week. It started me thinking why did I get involved in staffing, why do I love it so much. Now some who are in staffing will say it is…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 20, 2013 at 8:39pm — No Comments

What To Do When A Recruiter "Goes Dark" - Part 2

Last week I introduced you to a job seeker asking for advice on how to handle a “missing” recruiter. This candidate (I interviewed him – he’s good) was frustrated after following instructions and getting zip / zero / nada in response. Check out Part 1 here. My advice to our friend? Here’s a portion of the email response I sent –

“Here's what I would do. I would…

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Added by Amy Ala on February 19, 2013 at 9:20am — 5 Comments

Video interviewing changes the way we work

Changes in Technology have changed the way we work, communicate, read books, listen to music and even watch TV so it should come as no surprise that its now changing the way we hire. Although video interviewing has been around for a while 2012 saw it really…

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Added by Amie Barnett on February 19, 2013 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

follow-up flubs, fiascoes and failures that frustrate candidates

Plenty of explanations or excuses exist for why many in the recruiting industry decide to put minimal effort into creating a quality candidate experience. One of the most common gripes job seekers have is lack of follow up after they’ve applied for a position. Even worse, many applicants never hear any feedback whatsoever after interviewing. Or, the communication they receive along the way is vague, mystifying, and in some cases downright unprofessional.

 

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 18, 2013 at 11:47pm — 3 Comments

Is your boss ruining your career? It’s time to dump the chump!

Recently some good friends and I were enjoying a great bottle of wine over dinner when an interesting discussion arose. “Is your boss ruining your career?” We all unanimously agreed that we had either been in the situation before or were currently in one.

Each of us sitting at the table that night is…

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Added by Jackye on February 18, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Who or what really, really winds you up at work?

A survey of 2,500 office workers carried out at the end of 2012 revealed that the most annoying trait amongst their colleagues was noisy eating.  Not surprisingly, general messiness, smelly food and irritating habits were also high up on the list of general gripes. But it got me thinking, other than the above examples, what is it that winds YOU up at work? Here are five of my own personal favourites.

At number five, what I like to call ‘the sarcastic welcomer’ i.e. the person who…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on February 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Simple Tips on Cracking the Uncrackable Account

Okay, I give in.  I am going to give you the secrets. I've been the sales person.  I've been the senior recruiter.  I have been the account manager.  I have been the corporate recruiter.  I went back to school to get a Master's Degree and have some HR sense. I have even been a VP of HR's right hand…

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Added by Will Thomson on February 18, 2013 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

Recruitment Technology: Friend or Foe?

Unsurprisingly, over the past few decades almost every aspect of our daily lives has been influenced by technological devices. HR has been no exception and there has been an exponential increase in technology-based solutions in the recruitment and human resources sector.



However, many…

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Added by Laura Purt on February 18, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.9.13 to 2.15.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about employee retention, job descriptions, ROI, recruitment metrics and big data.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 15, 2013 at 2:51pm — No Comments

A bad IT Recruiter Walks Into a Bar...

D ear Wannabe IT Recruiters:

Please quit and do something that you are better suited for.  I don’t know, sell cars. Become a barrista. Just do something – ANYTHING as…
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Added by Jackye on February 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Sourcing is Dead



The End of Sourcing Is Near … is a post by Dr. John Sullivan on ERE that is drawing lots of attention. I am not going to…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on February 14, 2013 at 10:30am — 18 Comments

A Death in the Work Family

Whenever you walk in on someone crying, you can’t help but think “who died"? Yesterday, tragically, my question was the right one. I learned that a very close co-worker had passed unexpectedly the night before.

This news comes on the heels of a previous loss last week – one of our sales people died. HR had already done what they do in these instances – made sure everyone had the EAP number, worked with leadership to pass along information while retaining privacy for the family, looked…

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Added by Amy Ala on February 14, 2013 at 9:43am — 13 Comments

LinkedIn banishes your ability to post Links on your profile...

So as the world turns so goes LinkedIn and so goes your profile links. Have you noticed that you can no longer add links to your LinkedIn profile?…

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 13, 2013 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

The Evolution Of Reference Checking Into A Strategic Hiring Solution

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 12, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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