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Some Business is Just Not Worth It!

This is going to be simple and sweet, but it has been weighing heavily on my mind.  The other day I received a check from one of my clients.  It was well below what I have been used to making for a placement.  Why I took this order, I still have no idea!  The whole process was exhausting.  Some business is just not worth…

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Added by Will Thomson on December 5, 2016 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

5 Signs it’s Time to Consider Hiring a Consultant

A few weeks ago I discussed some recruiting and hiring trends that were on the rise in 2016, and are expected to continue rising in 2017. Although that was by no means a thorough examination of the current composition of the average business environment, the reoccurring theme was, in short: increased use of…

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Added by Pete Jay DuCharme on December 5, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Kickbacks in Recruiting: Avoiding Corruption

Corporate recruiting departments lack financial transparency and accountability needed to align agency hiring performance with authorized incentives.  In some cases, it's designed that way, making "kickbacks" a sad yet common (and all too casual) practice resulting in unauthorized incentives and…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 4, 2016 at 5:12pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Jail - One mans journey into the abyss....

Oh LinkedIn, how you vex me! You are like nicotine, a.k.a. the worst drug ever. I smoked, then I quit, then I started again, then I quit, then i started again and THEN I really quit for good. This is how I see you, LinkedIn. I need you to do my job but I hate you oh so much. You are not good for me, at all, but I crave you especially after I have been drinking...coffee that is...You are great first thing when I wake up and right before I go to bed. I need to just look at a…

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Added by joshua sklut on December 2, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How Assessments help companies make smart hiring choices

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You might be surprised to learn that the country’s best salespeople hail from Iowa. Or that Oregon produces more CEOs than any other state. (We’d be surprised too, since we just made that up.) But what if you actually had predictive insight like that? What if you could screen applicants by certain indicative elements, in order to better predict their success with your organization? Well the fact is, you can. Employee assessment tools enable you to use key data points and…

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Added by Mark Jackson on December 2, 2016 at 10:24am — No Comments

10 Top tips for surviving the office Christmas party

It’s that time of year again…………………….in fact ‘tis the season to be jolly Fa la la la la, la la la la!

The trouble is that always, without a doubt, someone is going to make a fool of themselves at the office Christmas party. People end up saying or doing things they…

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Added by Kerry Clifton on December 2, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

5 Tips to Captivate Your Candidates

Candidates you recruit want you to connect and follow up with them, tactfully.  

Here are five tips to help you get started on the right track:

 

1. Deliver a business reason

Why is there a match?  Make sure that you are direct and transparent about why you are…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 1, 2016 at 12:51pm — No Comments

How Will Technology Impact the Future of Recruiting? Bill Vick interviews James Chmielinski



In this Recruiter Hangout, Bill Vick and James Chmielinski discuss the impact that technology will have on the future of recruiting and sourcing. Gone are the days of the huge all-in-one platform. The new generation of Millennials are independent entrepreneurs, who want choice. Watch now to learn what Bill and James think about the generation gaps, and how software and apps…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

7 Ways to Craft an Outstanding LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is a very powerful network that is used to connect individuals and companies together, especially those who are seeking employees and vice versa. Due to this being an incredible way of connecting and seeking employment it’s essential to spruce up your minimalistic LinkedIn profile. Instead of just adding the basic information, you need to make your LinkedIn profile a clear representation of your…

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Added by Brenda Savoie on December 1, 2016 at 8:14am — No Comments

6 Traits of Project Managers That Make Them Great Leaders

Project management may seem simple at first glance, but in reality project managers do a lot of work to keep things running smoothly. A project manager bears a lot of responsibility and must be a good leader. If anyone thinks that this job only consists of distributing…

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Added by David Miller on December 1, 2016 at 12:44am — No Comments

Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 2-Breakout Sessions 2

So day 2 Breakout session 2, included “Apocalypse Now:Linkedin Down” by Chris Horon and Holly Mallowes,  “Fight Spam” by Allison Kruse and Glen Cathey, and “Sourcing Data is Impact Data” by Scott Sherman.

 

First up “Apocalypse Now:Linkedin Down” by Chris Horon and Holly Mallowes.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 30, 2016 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Marketing Your Most Critical Business Positions

Companies can utilize creative recruitment methods to fill critical business positions. Traditional recruitment methods have changed in recent years. Hiring managers use advertising, social media, and community events to find valuable employees. Discover these…

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Added by Anica Oaks on November 30, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Reports of the death of the recruiter are greatly exaggerated

I have been a recruiter for almost 20 years, the bulk of which has been on the external agency side. I have worked for agencies of all shapes and sizes. The big firm churn and burn, let's bring in 20 new recruiters and hopefully 2 will make it at least 6 months, style. The small 5 person shop run by the big producer who assumed he would, of course, be a strong manager and yet his firm has 100% turnover every year because he isn't, in fact, a good manager. I'm sure most of…

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Added by joshua sklut on November 30, 2016 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

How to prepare for your first interview in a new market

A career change at any stage in life can be an intimidating prospect. Interviewing in a new market requires more effort and thought than moving on to a new role in the same sector. However, it’s important to remember that you don’t have to start with a blank slate – with some careful preparation you’ll find you have plenty to offer, even if you don’t have direct industry experience.

Identify and focus on transferrable skills 

So many skills are transferrable from one industry…

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Added by Recruitment Tech on November 30, 2016 at 9:14am — No Comments

TIPS FOR OVERCOMING JOB HUNT BLUES

Looking for a new job can be an exciting and rewarding experience. The very thought of landing a new opportunity breeds optimism; most job seekers look forward to the fresh start a new role brings. But what if the job search doesn't go as planned? What if days of job seeking quickly turn into weeks with no offers? What if weeks then lead to months of fruitless searching? For many job seekers, this is an all too common scenario that often leads to a sense of…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on November 30, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Is Counselling Candidates on improving their Job Hunt Strategy a Recruiters Role?

The Talent Acquisition profession is evolving rapidly due to the Digital Marketing Age.  We are slowly moving from performing full cycle Recruitment processes alone to Employee & Employer Branding as well. Given this scenario it’s obvious to question what aspects are involved in a Recruitment Professionals Role.

That being said our popular Wednesday discussions…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 30, 2016 at 12:24am — No Comments

Cold Calls

I have stayed on the sidelines and read a lot of articles, talked with people in my industry and other sales verticals, and just plain have taken stock on how I get new accounts. The death of the “Cold Call” is very pre-mature. I can’t count the articles on line and that come to my desktop stating I’m…

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Added by Maurice Robertson on November 28, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Streamlining Your Hiring Processes With Automation

As our lifestyles become increasingly driven by technology and technical innovation, so must consumer markets. The business landscape must constantly adjust to stay competitive, creating a growing need for top talent in IT, engineering, design, marketing, and other key areas. This…

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Added by Kevin Faber on November 28, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

One-Stop Portal for Government Job Search - www.sarkarijobmilegi.in

Over 1 crore job hunters every year search for the platform of Government Job where they can get the information based on their area of interest and at the same time they can connect with other people preparing for the same. www.sarkarijobmilegi.in  is one of the most reliable job search website which provides correct and authentic information to its readers. It is an internet based startup and a Google partnered agency based in the City…

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Added by Rohan Bajaj on November 28, 2016 at 4:26am — No Comments

Are You on The Move? Here's What You Need To Know When Hiring Movers

An average of 14.19% of the U.S. population moves to new homes every year. This increase in demand for movers has greatly improved the industry. Thus, there are many companies available for your disposal, but that does not mean you don’t need to screen them carefully.

Let's say you need to hire a mover to give you help…

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Added by Ashley Mills on November 28, 2016 at 2:27am — No Comments

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