Featured Blog Posts – June 2017 Archive (33)

10 Things You Should Never Do at an Interview

Getting a job is now more difficult than ever, starting with the application process and ending with the interviews. Once you have submitted the resume you have worked so hard on, it is time to move on with the next step and get ready for the interview. If you got the call you were hoping to get, it is time to get prepared to impress the interviewer and make them choose you from all the candidates.…

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Added by Brenda Savoie on June 30, 2017 at 4:01am — No Comments

5 Qualities All Great Recruiters Share

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The foundation of every business is the quality to recruit candidates who will successfully perform their duties.…

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Added by Cassidy Hennigan on June 28, 2017 at 3:27am — 7 Comments

Are these job description mistakes impacting your application completion rate?

A well-written job description can be your ultimate weapon in your recruiting toolbox. It’s the first time a candidate interacts with your employer brand and can influence their perception of your company as a whole.

However, if you’ve made any mistakes within the job description, it can impact everything from your application completion rate to candidate experience. Take an extra few minutes to review your post, checking for the mistakes below. It could mean the…

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Added by OneWire on June 27, 2017 at 10:55am — No Comments

Candidates Are People, Not Produce

Let's get right to it. Candidates know EXACTLY what I am talking about.

The client LOVED you. They want to be kept updated on your search progress.
The client LOVED you. You were their first interview and they want to meet a few others.
The…
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Added by Adam Karpiak on June 27, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

Linkedin User agreement and what you missed!!

So a lot has been posted and shared about the updated user agreement for Linkedin (LI). Mainly about the use of tools, extensions etc. Reactions have varied from oh well who cares I am going to do what I do. To Oh, know I am not using any tools, or extension (ext) on any place anymore. This post is not about…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 26, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How will the Future of AI Impact Your Job as a Recruiter

Artificial Intelligence is no longer a science fiction storyline, but a concrete reality that is revolutionizing countless businesses across many industries. In fact, …

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Added by Chris Donovan on June 26, 2017 at 10:51am — 1 Comment

Hidden Job Market Statistics Are Baloney

Job seekers like to look at job boards to find opportunities — because it’s easy. In fact, with the launch of Google for Jobs this week, it got even easier.

What Is the Hidden Job…

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Added by Donna Svei on June 23, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

How Google Jobs changes recruiting

There’s nothing quite so ominous for an industry as when Google decides to focus its energy in that industry’s direction. As we stand in the dawn of Google for Jobs, it’s hard to say what it’s impact will be on the recruiting world or how Google Jobs changes recruiting, but as with most things Google, it is…

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Added by Adam Appleton on June 22, 2017 at 2:22pm — 5 Comments

Can HR Software Help Your Business?

HR Software is on the increase within the business world, and for all the right reasons.  There are plenty of ways that this type of software can benefit your business, and today I’m going to tell you a few of them!

 

What is it?

HR Software or a…

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Added by Emily Lennox on June 22, 2017 at 3:44am — 2 Comments

5 Steps to Writing a Fantastic Job Listing

The age-old conundrum of having to wade through the “noise” is something that increasingly affects hiring managers and HR professionals.

With the ever-growing work force and propagation of job listing options, hiring professionals face challenges like never before. In order to find the right candidates for the right positions, without having to spend countless hours reading through irrelevant resumes,…

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Added by Mark Lerner on June 21, 2017 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Recruiters Need To Give Candidates The "Disney Experience"

If you've ever been to Walt Disney World or Disneyland, you know that customer service is paramount to Disney. Yes, you may wait in line for 200 minutes to check out the latest rides, even if it turns out to be a 5 minute psychedelic version of "It's A Small World." With flying jellyfish (I'm…

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Added by Adam Karpiak on June 21, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments

How Employment Legislation Affects Recruitment

There are 11 main employment laws and legislations which can directly affect the recruitment process.  Some of these laws will affect your recruitment more than others, but an awareness and understanding of each of them is a great way to ensure compliance within your…

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Added by Emily Lennox on June 20, 2017 at 11:58am — No Comments

7 Ways to Make Your Workplace Trans-Friendly

Is your workplace safe for transgender and gender non-conforming employees?

Your policies need to be inclusive, whether your office currently has trans team members or not. With some changes, you’ll be better prepared to…

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Added by Mark Lerner on June 20, 2017 at 10:52am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Vimeo

 

Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos. It was the first video sharing site to support high-definition video. Vimeo was founded in November 2004 by Jake Lodwick and Zach Klein. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 19, 2017 at 6:23pm — No Comments

The Interview Questions You Should Never Answer

Earlier this month the BBC’s LinkedIn page posed a question: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve ever been asked in a job interview? It garnered over 1,500 comments…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on June 19, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Ycombinator!

Y Combinator is an American Seed Accelerator started in 2005.  Now of course that does not explain why you might want to source there, Well the site offers a lot of news and articles, as well as resources and a robust community. Now as we have learned if someone is talking about or writing about a topic…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 14, 2017 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Glassdoor Pricing: How it Really Works

We all know Glassdoor, the review site where employees can anonymously comment on the pros and cons of working at a given company, as well as the salaries that they were/are paid.

Glassdoor has become a staple of job seekers’ candidate journeys, and therefore has become an increasingly important consideration in a company’s employer branding strategy.

After seeing this post in a Facebook group we’ve grown to love, we thought we’d collect responses, and share…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on June 13, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Mapping Job Recruit Talents

While a resume tells you a lot about an individual it does not tell you whether they will succeed in a role and how their personality will fit in your organization. At DeepTalent we set out to find a way to identify the intrinsic motivations that drive people. We first started by developing a survey that covered the commonly recognized strengths that are associated with being good at various job…

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Added by Scott Olson on June 13, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

17 Ways To Grow Your Career As A Recruiter

Shutting the door, she turned facing me sitting on the floor. “How much longer?”

“How much longer what?”

“Until we start moving forward with our…

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Added by Clinton Buelter on June 13, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

How To Recruit Using Instagram

Instagram is definitely a favourite among Millennials, and depending on what your company is hiring for it can be a great way to hire fresh talent.  So, today I’m going to give you an idea of how to recruit using Instagram!…

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Added by Emily Lennox on June 13, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

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