Featured Blog Posts – August 2014 Archive (80)

How to become the critical HR leader you are meant to be

Human Resources are at a critical crossroads in today’s global marketplace. One route leaves HR where it has predominantly been from the days of National Cash Register. We are primarily charged with being the corporate fireman. We are there as the organizational administrative policeman. The downside is that you then are perceived as being a commodity or a mediocre part of the organization. The result being the functional manager’s feel they could very easily do without what you do. If you…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 31, 2014 at 9:29pm — No Comments

Digital Recruitment: A New Era of Job Seeking

The use of digital recruitment is at an all time high, rising to an astounding 94% of recruiters using digital platforms to hire candidates over the last six years. With more of us looking to travel the world and work than ever, a quick online search can help you find those dream…

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Added by John Brasington on August 31, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Why 61% of Companies Are Looking at Recruiting All Wrong

A few days ago, Software Advice released its annual report on Applicant Tracking Software buyer trends. The report includes data on the most common reasons for purchasing new software, popular deployment methods, and the top requested features.

Software Advice analyzed a selection of 385 small…

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Added by Suzanne Holloway on August 29, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

ReferenceUSA - a Resource not to be Missed

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If you do online research, don't overlook your local public library. It's an excellent resource of online information, not just on books and publications, but also on businesses. In this post, I will specifically write about the US Public libraries. Many other countries would have similar services offered at public libraries.

While Librarians are certainly skilled at organizing and searching for info, guess what... there's not even a list of all the…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on August 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

WWBD: What Would Buffett Do?

You don’t get to perch yourself on a park bench and eat ice cream with the likes of Paul McCartney by wingin’ it. Most employers don’t start a company because they’re good at doing the books, hiring or leading a team. People start companies because they’re passionate about a…

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Added by Raj Sheth on August 29, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

RECRUITERS WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?

RECRUITERS WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?

We are taking a short break form the series on lesser known sites, but do not worry we will get back to it, I have a boat load…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 28, 2014 at 2:27pm — 1 Comment

Want Great Talent? Think Outside of the Zip Code

You may be feeling the skill gap pressure, or you might be in the camp that believes the talent shortage is a myth. Regardless of how real you believe the talent drought is, you have, as a recruiter or staffing professional, at one point or another, found that finding the right talent can be down right impossible.

If it’s been smooth sailing, odds are the waters are…

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Added by Julie Salerno on August 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Derek Zeller Returns - To The Recruiting Animal Show

Our good friend, Derek Zeller, the @DerDiver returned to The Recruiting Animal Show today as a guest and, as a pleasant surprise, long lost former regular @MaureenSharib came back as…

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Added by Recruiting Animal on August 27, 2014 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Millennials Ready to Change the Workforce - Is Your Firm Ready for Them?

It appears that Millennials (or Generation Y if you prefer) aren't just a part of the workforce, they are poised to take it over and make fundamental changes.

The most common age in the current workforce is now 22, followed by 23 and 21, according to …

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

10 Job Interview Questions for an SEO Expert

Hiring an SEO expert is hard because SEO is changing all the time.. Most business owners know nothing about SEO, and even if they do, it’s probably outdated. The candidate who stays up to date is who you need to…

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Added by Paul Andre De Vera on August 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Optimizing Blog Posts: 11 Essential Considerations

Optimizing blog posts requires a fair bit of both art and science. Over the past four+ years, and particularly after working in the WordPress.org platform since the spring of 2013, I've learned a lot both about what TO do and what NOT to do. I've also learned a great deal from regularly curating content created by others.

I recently published the third edition of …

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Added by Courtney Hunt on August 27, 2014 at 9:28am — 2 Comments

Five of the Worst Hires of the 21st Century

We’ve written a lot about great hires who turned fledgling organizations around with their talent and will. Our point was to show the impact a single hire can make, as one visionary can transform a company on the verge of bankruptcy into a massive success.

However,…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 27, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

Lessons from the Wolf Pack #12 Dealing With Receptionists

Picture of a wolf pack which represents recruiters

Lessons from the Wolf Pack is an ongoing series of recruitment advice articles taken from, or inspired by, situations and events observed during our phone coaching sessions with recruitment consultants making real, live calls to win business and find candidates. This is advice directly…

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Added by Stephen Hart on August 27, 2014 at 6:41am — No Comments

No Recruiting Budget? No Problem.

  If you’re like most recruiters, chances are that doing more with less is a part of your job description. But just because you’re not a big spender or big brand doesn’t mean you can’t recruit like one.

So today,…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on August 26, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments

What Type of Recruiters Are Most In-Demand?

Among Human Resources related positions, Recruiter was the second most in-demand, ranking behind HR Manager. Job listings for Recruiters increased 4.5% over the past 30 days when compared to the same time last year, according to data from WANTED Analytics. If companies are hiring Recruiters, it can signal that the industry or…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 26, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Who REALLY Sucks? Scientific Study

This is a fairly frivolous research project, but I have heard so many people complaining in the past year about how 'recruiters suck', that I was motivated to go do some research, using the Google Chrome Search Engine to obtain data about what, or who, or which professions, vegetables, computer languages,…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on August 26, 2014 at 2:30am — 4 Comments

Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves

Global Recruitment Buying In the past eight days of travel in Australia and New Zealand, I’ve asked over 100 people, chosen at random, the first word that comes to mind when they think of recruiters. In the past three months, I’ve asked this same question while in London and also about the staffing industry in several cities in the United States. I need only one hand to tick off the number of positive responses I heard, which included “helpful,” “partner,” and “beneficial.”

On the other hand, and…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on August 25, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

5 Steps To Building The Perfect Job Interview

Hiring well is crucial to any organization’s success, and an important part of that is the interview. After all, the resume can give you some basics, but the interview is your primary chance to uncover real insight about your applicant pool.

But how does that happen? Can…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 25, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Why Recruiters Definitively Don't Suck

It's time to take an aggressive position against this prevalent and disappointing trend of demeaning recruiters.  It's almost become a fad for recruiters to write blogs about how recruiters suck, so that they can distinguish themselves against the others... their main 'selling point' being that they 'suck…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on August 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Habits of the Most Skilled Recruiters: Part One – The Good

Most candidates are not fortunate enough to have a good recruitment process, considering only 5% of them rank their experience as “good.” So, where have we lost touch? It’s a clear indicator that some recruiters need a reassessment of their tech knowledge and people skills. However, a combination of both of these attributes results in an alignment with company goals. This vision is the…

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Added by Raj Sheth on August 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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