April 2018 Blog Posts (66)

What job advert buzzwords really mean

Hidden meanings. My goodness… they are a curse.

Especially if you’re like me – someone who just wants to know what’s going on, make a useful decision then move to the next thing.

Real meanings are hard enough. There are, for example, triangular warning signs beside hilly roads telling me to look out for falling boulders. I’m…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on April 21, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

Cost Per Hire vs Value Of Hire - How HR Shows Their Value

A lot of HR teams struggle with how they can show the value they are bringing to the organization. It's understandable - how do you quantify things like a better culture, or stronger hires? Well, when there's a will, there's a way.

It's always a worthwhile exercise to look at what other parts of the organization are doing to solve a given problem. In this case, marketing once again has shown an interesting way to understand the overall health of our talent acquisition operation, as…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on April 20, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

What is Rattan?

Rattan comprises approximately 600 different species of reed palms native to tropical regions of the world, so there is naturally something very exotic about the way that it looks. Rattans are visually quite similar to bamboo, but its stems are solid and require some structural support as they are quite vine-like in the way that they grow. Their vine-like qualities enable rattan to be shaped into all sorts of wonderful styles, making them a favourite for…

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Added by Angelina on April 20, 2018 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Change Management: How To Elevate Companies

Seeing Change in a New Light

Often times, we see change as a necessary evil, instead of an opportunity to improve. We've made the word change sound (and often feel) like something deleterious. However, if we view change as an opportunity to make situations/companies/teams that much better, then we can see it as an opportunity. This is the mindset of Marvin Washington, Professor and Department Chair…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on April 20, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

7 Tips for HR Software Success

Technology has rapidly discovered a central place in the realm of HR. While only a couple of years prior, utilizing some sort of software to deal with HR assignments, for example, representative file management and scheduling was generally uncommon, now utilizing tech for these errands is the standard. It bodes well for most organizations to automate these sorts of errands and digitize the "printed material" expected of…

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Added by Pallavi Chawla on April 20, 2018 at 7:23am — No Comments

William Almonte - How to Write a CV For a Job Application

William Almonte is the CEO and founder of titan staffing system, Inc. He is providing a higher level industrial staffing support to employers throughout the Tri-State area. William Almonte offers staffing solutions in Mahwah, NJ.

For more information :…

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Added by William Almonte on April 19, 2018 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Charitable Hearts in Business: How to Change The World, One Corporation at a Time

Charitable Hearts in Business: How to Change The World, One Corporation at a Time

I grew up fairly poor. My family could afford the necessities, but that was that – no extras. My mom sewed our clothes. We got one present at Christmas – that kind of stuff. Nothing terrible – we never struggled to eat – but there definitely weren’t any outings to the movies, fancy vacations, or ballet classes. I remember feeling self-conscious about it at times. Kids would be wearing the hottest…

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Added by Roxanne Williams on April 19, 2018 at 3:34pm — No Comments

10 Ways to improve Candidate Experience

Improving candidate experience is a must if you want to win in a war for talent. The current job market is candidate driven, which means you don’t pick talent anymore. Talent picks you. That’s why it is absolutely necessary to start improving…

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Added by Kristina Martic on April 19, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Make your First Day of Work Count

The excitement of anything for the first time is totally unexplainable. As someone who has been looking for an excellent job for a while and is finally getting to go to work, you must be extremely excited for your day. There’s a high chance you’re getting anxious about messing up. Don’t worry because our tips will help you make an impression on the first day that will leave your workplace in…

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Added by Ladderise on April 19, 2018 at 2:31am — No Comments

Who Does That?

Incredibly, we’ve seen a couple of situations lately where a new hire walked off of the job after or even during the first day.

One of the hiring managers asked, “who does that?”  The answer, of course, is someone that you don’t want to employ.  Walking off the job without having a conversation with your supervisor says a lot.

Character matters and it’s impossible to hide from.

Todd…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on April 18, 2018 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

Trouble Retaining Tech Talent? 5 Benefits will Keep Your Top People

How do you go about retaining tech talent when the turnover rate is aggressively high? That’s the question companies nationwide are asking. We’re at the point where some highly skilled IT professionals are being approached multiple times a week by …

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Added by TransTech Staffing on April 18, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

How International Recruitment is Benefitting the Recruitment Industry

International hiring has been a part of the recruitment industry for a long time but has become the center of attention as well as concern in the recent years. It is a known fact that foreign countries are outsourcing jobs at a higher rate and have also been hiring candidates from different locations all over the globe. Some employees are working from their respective local places in an international company whereas some have moved travelled…

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Added by William Almonte on April 18, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

Difference Between Inbound and Outbound Recruiting

Inbound and outbound recruiting strategies are two major recruiting methods used in Talent Acquisition. There has been a lot of buzz around these terms lately, but what do they really…

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Added by Kristina Martic on April 17, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Cultivating A Dream Workplace - Hiring Managers

Hiring The Right Manager vs. Any Manager

Ryan Houmand of Qwerke philosophy on hiring managers is simple - they need to know how to manage! This sounds basic, but most companies hire managers who are really great individual contributors as sale people, engineers, etc and not those who are actually skilled at managing. The…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on April 17, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Mental Health In The WorkPlace: The High Cost of Not Caring

When it comes to mental health in the workplace in the UK, the figures are far from positive. Poor mental health is costing the economy up to a staggering £99bn per year!  The direct cost to the employer is £42bn as a result of being present-but-not-functioning, absenteeism, and staff turnover.

Sadly there is still a huge stigma attached to …

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on April 17, 2018 at 9:33am — No Comments

William Almonte - Typical Obstacles That a Recruiting Firm Often Undergoes

The drastic changes in the placement and posting system have shifted the gears of how the recruiting firm works. The recruiting firms are one of the essential mediators in the entire pipeline of the job market. There are not only tremendous and unpredictable changes in the recruitment and placement industry but the internal functioning system of maximum organizations, where the specific candidates are placed to have undergone massive changes. There are multiple reasons to the fact, and some…

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Added by William Almonte on April 17, 2018 at 1:47am — No Comments

Sourcecon Spring 2018 the recap Day 2 Purple Squirrel Sessions!!

Sourcecon Spring 2018 day 2, Purple Squireel Sessions.

 

First up Angie Verros- Band Mates Wanted. In this session, Angie talks about attracting top talent and the war for talent. She talks about first impressions, messaging, keeping it real, being unique, and more. TOOLS; Canned responses, and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 16, 2018 at 2:37pm — No Comments

How to Effectively Recruit Licensed and Competent Truck Drivers

Truck driving is a job that can be suitable for people who are calm and who can focus for extended stretches of time. If you’re a recruiter who wants to find capable truck drivers, you need to look for professionals who are licensed and qualified. Hiring high-quality…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on April 16, 2018 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Three Research Tips for Recruiting Agencies

If you work at a recruiting agency, the following Boolean Strings would be useful for generating new business.

1) Find people who have recently started new jobs:

site:linkedin.com…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on April 16, 2018 at 10:44am — No Comments

Is Micromanagement Losing You Top Talent?



Whenever we take on a new employee, we all aim to keep them for the long run and provide them with a bright future. We want to give employees the freedom to control how they work and the autonomy they deserve, especially for employees with many years of experience.

However, what happens if this autonomy starts to fade? Or worse yet, was…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on April 16, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

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