August 2013 Blog Posts (159)

How to Use LinkedIn to Find Quality Job Candidates

As a recruiter, it's important to be savvy and creative while searching for ideal job candidates. While there are plenty of candidates out there, corporate and business clients aren't paying money to have a recruiter find them just any employee. To dig through the pool and find the best possibilities, a recruiter must employ smart tactics for locating candidates that possess the skills, knowledge,…

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Added by Mary Ylisela on August 31, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Using a Cover Letter Template: Yay or Nay?

A cover letter is often the first impression a potential employee gets of a job candidate. This single sheet of paper or document on a screen can open the door to an interview or promptly close it, causing the job seeker to lose all hope of getting the position.

It's recommended that a cover letter accompany every resume sent. If the job seeker is applying for positions in different fields, he or…

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Added by Mary Ylisela on August 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.24.13 to 8.30.13

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 big data, college recruiting, LinkedIn, CRM and sourcing.…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 30, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Your Internship Job Listings Stink: 6 Ways To Turn Them Around

Attracting the best and brightest intern candidates to your internship program isn’t an easy task. In fact, the search for talented interns often leaves us overlooking some of the most valuable pieces of the recruiting and hiring puzzle -- namely,…

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Added by Ashley Mosley on August 30, 2013 at 9:52am — No Comments

Revolutionizing The World Of Recruitment: #LinkedIn Infogrpahic

Found this interesting infographic late last night and wanted to share it with everyone.

LinkedIn - Revolutionizing the World of Recruiting

Credit to masters-in-human-resources.org
http://www.masters-in-human-resources.org/recruiting/

Added by Noel Cocca on August 30, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Are job boards being outdone by social media? Not really.

Following up on one of my previous blog posts, it’s pretty obvious that social media recruiting is not going to go away any time soon. But, this does not mean that the job boards aren’t vital anymore to the recruiting industry. They…

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Added by Irina Nagy on August 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Behavior is the mirror that shows our image

I have to thank one of our local churches once again for providing the ammunition for this post. They had on their electronic message board in the front of the church yesterday the message “Behavior is the mirror in which we show our image.” I fully understand to whom the message was intended; however when we dig deeper into the message the same concept can be…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Why your job role will soon be digital

Digital recruitment agencies are no longer considered specialist, they are fast becoming the norm. Why? The world has taken a turn for the digital and as much as you try to avoid the incessant white noise, it’s hard to resist. You know the saying, ‘if you can’t beat them, join them’; it’s time to join forces.

You might think that joining the…

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Added by Sarah Diamond on August 30, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Why To Choose Recruitment Agency When Searching Job

The benefit of choosing a recruitment agency is it can be helpful in matching your qualification and work experience with the companies that are looking for skilled manpower. Hunting jobs through an employment agency will  take a lot of searching out of your hands. Most of the agencies have…

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Added by Sharon Kaith on August 30, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

Sourcing techniques: finding developers for Startups (pt1)

Recruiting in tech has become more about research and sourcing than ever before. 10 years ago the recruiter did the sourcing and all you had to do was to scan the job sites. These days its different while there is plenty of talent, they are just more hidden and less likely to engage. More and more inhouse recruiting teams are including a researcher/sourcer who is usually highly skilled at internet…

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Added by Ruby Bhattacharya on August 29, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The #1 Source for Contract Job Orders

One of the biggest questions recruiters have when adding contract staffing to their business is how they will find contract staffing clients. 

The easy and unexpected answer is they don't have to run out and find a bunch of new clients to start getting contract job orders. Recruiters have told us that the best source of contract job orders is their current…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Big Data Technology: HR and the Candidate Experience

“The fact that the recent HR Tech Europe Spring conference in London focused not on technology but on data tells you just how important the issue is becoming for organisations.”…

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Added by Laura Purt on August 29, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Is the Stink What You Think? — Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought for the Day

I've heard it said you are what you eat, which, if true, makes me a vegetable since I eat so many! While I get the concept of our bodies being impacted by what we put in them, what deserves just as much attention is something equally important — what we put in our heads.

Persistent thoughts become pervasive beliefs and some of these reek of inaccurate…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on August 29, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to Spot a Recruiter worth Working With

There is a large, growing population that views recruiting as a useless profession. They find recruiters to be greedy, selfish and more concerned with their commission than the candidates. Used car salesmen are starting to get a better rep.…

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Added by Chadd Balbi on August 29, 2013 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Actionable Insight doesn’t come from Data in a Silo

For more thoughts on recruitment marketing analytics, check out our post “Why the Time for Talent Analytics in Recruitment is NOW”.

When you look to build a metrics & analytics strategy, what…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 28, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Unshakeable Resolve

Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated,…
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Added by Scott Wintrip on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Can Video Interviews Lead To Better Hires?

The job market might be in a tough spot, but the staffing industry is still in high demand. From 2009 to 2012, the U.S. staffing industry has created more jobs than any other American industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, staffing companies added more than 786,000 jobs to their payrolls in this time period. In 2012 alone, the staffing…

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Added by Josh Tolan on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Setting the Standards for Success

Getting the most out of your career doesn’t have to be hard. If you set yourself the right goals and standards early, half of the job is done – you just have to adhere to them as you progress through your working life. These standards will only increase as you get better and companies expect more from you. You will be rewarded with progressively better salaries and benefits as you continue, and…

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Added by Sarah Diamond on August 28, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

4 Ways to Take Your Contract Staffing Recruitment Efforts Mobile

According to Glassdoor, 68% of job seekers use their mobile device to search for jobs once a week or more. 

As the number of mobile-dependent job seekers continues to grow, it's becoming increasingly important that…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 27, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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