May 2013 Blog Posts (163)

Day 4: Now I have no weekend

This week's marketing campaign was such a smashing success that my Macbook Pro with retina display will be chugging some electrons this weekend. 

Somehow, someway, we're gonna need to squeeze around 30 or so experienced Program Managers our of DB to present on four new JO's....all pretty close siblings to one another so there should be pretty good synergy.  One of the FOUR NEW CLIENTS I found this week also is seeking an engineering liason with Korean language skills so they can…

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Added by Stephen Nehez, Jr. on May 31, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Since when did LinkedIn turn into a pub for candidates?

For awhile now I have been thinking about this post, how I would write what I am thinking, how to share with my fellow recruiters exactly what I mean by Linkedin is like a bar. So I will write simply, I feel like every time one of our candidates logs into LI to do a bit of professional networking on ideas, thoughts that they are having, we are all lingering with a drink or in this case a…

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Added by Raechele Greenwald on May 31, 2013 at 12:22pm — 3 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 5.25.13 to 5.31.13

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 data driven stories, social recruiting, sourcing / recruiting partnership, skill shortages and great developer job ads.

Also, a reminder.  The Candidate Experience Awards have started accepting applications for…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 31, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Recruitment Consultant Training: NLP A New Tool Which Can Help Your Recruiters Bill More

For some recruitment consultant training providers, hard work will get them wherever they need to get to in their careers: they'll slowly work their way up, and everything will fall into place. And, while this is a very real possibility for many companies with years of experience with recruitment consultant training, for the majority it usually takes some…

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Added by Nicky Coffin on May 31, 2013 at 9:43am — 1 Comment

Recruitment Training: The 3 Key Areas That Will Quickly Guarantee Increased Billings

Recruitment training is vital to any business that wants to either hire employees for themselves or for another company. The recruitment industry is huge and growing by the day. This is not surprising when you appreciate how important it is to hire the best person for the job. Mistakes can be costly financially and in lost time, clients and candidates. That is why it is vital to train your recruitment consultants from day…

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Added by Nicky Coffin on May 31, 2013 at 9:27am — No Comments

Recruitment Training: Why Performance Coaching Can Double Your Turnover

Recruitment training is vital if you are in the recruitment sector and want your business to grow. If you're in the recruitment training part of the company, the chances are that you possess a few key skills which come fairly naturally - things like intuition, the ability to sense a person's hidden skills, and determining when someone isn't suited to a certain…

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Added by Nicky Coffin on May 31, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

Training for Recruitment Consultants: Why Your New Recruiter Needs a Coach

Training for recruitment consultants should be a major priority for any recruitment agency. Picture the scene: you run an established Recruitment company - business has been on the up for some time and it shows no sign of slowing down soon. Then, just at what feels like the height of your success, you get the news you've been dreading: your top recruiter is…

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Added by Nicky Coffin on May 31, 2013 at 9:09am — No Comments

Starting A Recruitment Agency: Why Management Training Will Accelerate Your Profits

Starting a recruitment agency on the surface might appear quite simple. Especially if you have been a successful recruitment consultant in the past. It might be quite easy to be hands on bringing in new clients and candidates and growing at a rapid rate. Then suddenly there is no just you. The new team arrives and you have to manage them. This is often where the challenges start.



Of all the job roles out there, the…

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Added by Nicky Coffin on May 31, 2013 at 9:07am — No Comments

I see it's spamming season - must be something in the water....

I've been busy.  I think quite a few of us have - hopefully.  So lately I haven't been able to drop in as much.

The past few days I've visited hoping to join in on the fun and I notice the spammers are back.  Bummer.......

Note to "social recruiting training marketing resume coaches" just now finding this wonderful, treasusred community:

Please consider just hanging out, jumping in to the discussion, and make new friends.  We don't need your spam.

Better yet, let…

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Added by Jerry Albright on May 31, 2013 at 9:00am — 19 Comments

SEO Doesn’t Work Anymore In Recruitment

SEO myths abound online. This is a classic one that I spotted on a well read recruitment forum recently. In fact last week I was in a conversation with a recruiter who was suffering from a classic case of SEO gobbledegook….is that a word? It seems to be appropriate in this particular scenario.

I used to get frustrated by all the SEO…

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Added by Denise Oyston on May 31, 2013 at 7:16am — No Comments

How To Market Your Recruitment Company Online

Marketing your recruitment company is easier than most people think. It just needs some attention to a few key areas and you will see results. The recruitment business is fascinating and different. Not only do you need to attract clients willing to pay your fee you also need to be able to produce high calibre candidates that your clients will go crazy for.

First as a recruitment business owner you need clients and a steady stream of them so that you have enough placements coming your…

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Added by Denise Oyston on May 31, 2013 at 6:52am — No Comments

How Do We Stop Being The Best Kept Secret In Recruitment And Increase Your Revenues By 25%

We are marketers who listen intently to what our clients and prospective clients say to us. The one phrase that has stood out over the last month is………

How Do We Stop Being The Best Kept Secret In Recruitment? There is an answer, in fact there a few. For today let’s just focus on one to get the ball rolling.…

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Added by Denise Oyston on May 31, 2013 at 6:39am — No Comments

Digital Marketing for Recruitment Recruiters-Get These 3 C's Right

fast track your sales

Digital Marketing for Recruitment Companies has taken many twists and turns over the past few years. Since the explosion of digital and social media, recruitment companies are now using these mediums as a way of engaging with both clients and candidates online. Done correctly, content marketing…

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Added by Denise Oyston on May 31, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Defining “fat and complacent”

Please indulge me while I tell three stories to clarify words I stated a couple weeks ago.

My first real job with a real paycheck was at a McDonald’s in Whitmore Lake, Michigan, when I was 15 years old.   The Manager is one of the most serious people I had encountered by that age.  Before allowing me to work in the kitchen, I was handed a plastic bag and told to go outside and clean the property.  It was mandatory to call it “trash” as we were not allowed to use the word “garbage”. …

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Added by Stephen Nehez, Jr. on May 30, 2013 at 5:48pm — 1 Comment

Day 3: "And we're off...."

Crawled into the office this morning after a five mile morning run that didn't go so hot.  And what was waiting in my voicemail inbox???? 

Answer:  Only a 1 minute 58 second message from the Vice President of Sales at a HUMUNGOUS Tier 1 automotive supplier expressing that his Program Management group is in dire need for NOT ONE, NOT TWO, BUT THREE Program Managers here in Day-twah!  (That's Detroit for outsiders.)

So I waited a couple hours because I'm so busy and gave him a…

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Added by Stephen Nehez, Jr. on May 30, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Starting a Recruitment Agency: It All Starts With Attracting The Best Recruiters

Starting a recruitment agency, looking in from the outside, can seem like a simple thing: the staff sit at their desks and answer emails all day from interested people - smiles are exchanged, and daily working life is easy. Quickly and easily, the recruiters simply and efficiently match the right people with the right jobs, and the hardest thing they ever have to do is answer the phone. Sounds like an easy life,…

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Added by Nicky Coffin on May 30, 2013 at 3:10pm — No Comments

What Recruiters Should Know About Summer Internships for 2013

It's summertime in the city (or country as the case may be) and you know what that means? Interns! Interns are a huge part of the workforce and we want to celebrate them. We're kicking off a series of guest blog posts from all kinds of intern experts where we'll cover internship programs, how to assess an intern, the places to go online to find…

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Added by Angela Yu on May 30, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Candidate Experience selected as key priority for recruiters at Innovation Summit

The Recruiting Innovation Summit, held in San Francisco earlier this month, offered recruiters the chance to learn about and discuss what innovations will be driving the recruitment…

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Added by Laura Purt on May 30, 2013 at 10:20am — No Comments

Would You Want a Planned, Canned Response? – Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought for the Week

Cans work well for beans and vegetables but fail miserably in sales. Yet, many sales organizations mandate that salespeople memorize or read specific soundbites designed for specific situations. Would you want to be on the receiving end of one of these impersonal, canned statements? This type of sales practice is just one of many reasons why people dislike hearing a sales pitch.

In Sales Yoga, we practice the art of Integrative Questioning to build rapport, develop…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on May 30, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Recruitment Training: How To Choose A Company To Train Your Recruiters

Recruitment training is important no matter what company you are a part of if, your goal is to grow and increase your employees. It is especially important if you own a recruitment agency and have a team of recruiters whose key function is to deliver to your clients a steady stream of appropriate, top flight candidates.

So what do you need to consider when choosing from a range of companies that can potentially provide…

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Added by Nicky Coffin on May 30, 2013 at 8:17am — No Comments

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