Featured Blog Posts – July 2015 Archive (58)

How Does Employee Engagement Affect Performance?

Are happy employees engaged employees?…

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Added by Chris Arringdale on July 31, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Frictional Unemployment and the Death of Boolean

In 2006, the company I was working for was bought by a group of private equity firms and they decided to outsource IT. My VP kept me in the business and trained me in process improvement. For the longest time, I wondered what I could do to protect my laid-off coworkers. Let's do what I…

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Added by John P Carty on July 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

How (and Why) To Create A Facebook Video Ad

I read a post on RecruitingBlogs this morning that said you get the most views on a Facebook job ad. I'm calling BS in my first ever video blog post. 

Yeah yeah, I know video…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 30, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Data Breach – Could It Happen to You?

The short answer is yes.…

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Added by Jaime Spuhler on July 30, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

How To Spot a Fake LinkedIn Recommendation

Recruiters and hiring managers often head straight to LinkedIn to learn more about new job applicants. They look at their pictures, read their profiles, and decide whether or not to interview…

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Added by Donna Svei on July 29, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

WHAT IS YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL? CURVEBALL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

 

Curveball interview questions can either be incredibly beneficial or extremely misleading in relaying a candidate’s fit for a position. The success or failure primarily lies in the type of curveball question the hiring manager is asking.

There are generally two types of curveball interview questions: personality-based and brain teasers. Let’s take a closer look at why one type is effective and the other is not.

 

Personality-Based…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on July 29, 2015 at 12:40pm — 4 Comments

The Pervasive Post and Pray Pathology

The corruption of our thinking began with learning things that we are unwilling to unlearn. Beginning with inventing the wheel and discovering fire, we eventually came to worship better technological advances. Often we found that automation alone was not the answer, but we failed to understand…

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Added by Tom Bolt on July 29, 2015 at 10:43am — 8 Comments

Five things Breaking Bad can teach you about recruitment

The recruitment industry and hit American TV series Breaking Bad aren’t, perhaps natural bedfellows.

The latter is, of course, a hard-hitting drama about an ordinary chemistry teacher whose…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on July 29, 2015 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

Get More Efficient with Your New Hire Onboarding. Here’s How:

Companies overlook new hire onboarding. It’s what they do. They’re so busy sourcing, interviewing, and hiring new candidates, they forget that what you do after a candidate accepts the offer is just as important as all the steps that lead up to it. If your company’s bleeding good employees or missing out on…

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Added by Christine Marino on July 28, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

5 Effective Social Media Metrics for Business Tracking

The internet is the perfect source of information about any topic be it Social Media monitoring or simply tracking your business on social channels. The recent developments have caused companies and Talent Acquisition professionals to track any other activity related to a business’ presence on Social Media. For obvious reasons I need not mention. 

With that being said most Talent…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on July 28, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Embrace your mistakes and keep chasing your dreams

Eric Vozzola – Vegas Native, Graphic Designer, Urban Artist

Next up in my Spark Series is the very talented Mr. Eric Vozzola.  Eric, like…

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Added by Christina M. Bates on July 27, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Give Your Recruiting Process a Good Spring Cleaning Now



As the temperature begins to warm up, flowers bloom, allergies rear their ugly head, and people arm themselves with a broom and dustpan. It can only mean one thing: spring has sprung! But spring isn't the only time to clean up and clear out dusty, old processes.…

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Added by Josh Tolan on July 27, 2015 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Ask WHY not HOW

Jose Rangel – Founder of Paws & Bootcamp, Fitness Fanatic, Extreme Dog Lover…

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Added by Christina M. Bates on July 26, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

4 Videos From #TruCollege on Campus Recruiting

Campus recruiting has been a hot topic for many years, in fact it's one of the hotttest topics debated at budget time for many large multinational corporations. It's a necessary eveil that you can compare to the NFL draft. It's really that important. 

Recently, we held a #Tru Conference in the form of Campus Recruitment where we invited a panel of millennial students entering the job market. We wanted to get real views from real students on their likes, dislikes and of…

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Added by Ryan Leary on July 25, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Coaching Employees Who Challenge or Adapt?

Agreeableness is an estimate of the point at which one tires of being defiant and turns to acts of submission. We recognize “challengers” and we notice…

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Added by Ryan Mead on July 24, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Pixar’s Inside Out: Getting into a hiring manager’s ‘Headquarters’.

Today marks the UK release of Disney Pixar’s latest animation picture, ‘Inside Out’, a story that focuses on a girl named Riley and her emotions — joy, fear, anger, disgust and sadness. These emotions are the occupants of her mind (otherwise known as, ‘Headquarters’), the…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on July 24, 2015 at 7:29am — No Comments

THREE POST-INTERVIEW MISTAKES NOT TO MAKE

Caucasian hand refuses a flower or declines a gift isolated on white background

Your interview went great, and you really wowed the hiring manager. Regardless of the industry you’re interviewing in, a follow-up letter is always recommended.

Could you accidentally blow your chances with one of these follow-up faux pas? Not after this blog…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on July 23, 2015 at 11:39am — 6 Comments

Letting the Designers Come To You

Recruitment is a highly tuned skill; not only do you have to be knowledgeable in your company and the field you're hiring for, but you have to be able to cut through the prose, nervousness and first impressions to see the diamonds in the rough as it were.

When it comes to recruiting for a position like graphic designer, it can be difficult to find a candidate that not only has the skills, but shares the vision of where your company is going and how they're getting there. Graphic…

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Added by Rob Morgan on July 23, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

#FirstInHR: Using the Power of Social to Recruit

Setting up a recruiting strategy can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have much experience with the hiring process. Regardless of where you are in developing your business,…

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Added by Raj Sheth on July 22, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Dear Recruiter, You're On The Wall of Shame

Dear recruiter-



You're a jerk, ya know. This is the e-mail you send me, really? I honestly don't even know how you got my contact information or why in the world your CMS thought I might be interested in being a "supply executive." 



Now, if…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

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