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Know it all? Really!

We are going to take a 1 week break from the series on lesser sites, as this subject came up and got me going. 

Recently there was a thread on Facebook title…


Added by Dean Da Costa on September 25, 2014 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Empathy in Recruiting

Jill Krasny had a good article earlier this week on called The Awesome Power of Empathy. This of course being the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. The article reminded me of when I first applied to be a search consultant at an Indianapolis MRI…


Added by Amy McDonald on September 25, 2014 at 11:24am — 2 Comments

Trust Me, I'm a Professional

Oh RBC how I've missed you... my divorce fueled hiatus has come to an end and in the immortal words of Elton John, the bitch is back.

So much has happened since we last chatted... one thing that hasn't changed? My love/hate relationship with my profession. Don't get me wrong,…


Added by Amy Ala on September 24, 2014 at 7:59pm — 8 Comments

Seems The Same....Only Different

If you’ve been around in business since the turn of the century (I like saying that. Makes me feel old and experienced) then some of what we see going on in the world may remind you of the most recent downturns in the economy.

Air strikes on terrorist targets, lofty stock market, political climate, unemployment, income disparity. There is a lot to compare to the Dotcom Bust and the Financial Crisis. But things are different now and I believe we are in decent shape going forward. It’s…


Added by Todd Kmiec on September 24, 2014 at 6:52pm — No Comments

If I only had a brain says the scarecrow

The news wires of late have been filled with stories one after another of NFL players involved in some form of domestic violence. Listening to Roger Goddell’s statement last week added to the feeling that something in this picture was missing. Like many organizations the NFL preferred their bottom line to what was morally and ethically right. Consider the reports from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regarding the $17,000,000 they have collected in fines for a wide range of…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on September 24, 2014 at 1:56pm — 3 Comments

When Cheaper and Better isn't enough: Opportunity Costs, Recruiting, and the difficulty companies have considering future cost savings.

In the past 20 years, many companies have outsourced myriad functions to vendors, partners, and professional services companies. Some of the most popular functional areas for this have included accounting and payroll functions, helpdesk, marketing, low-level software development, among many others. When these moves were made, they were often justified by the fact that these were not the main areas of focus of the company, the chosen partner(s) demonstrated a clear focus,…


Added by Evan Donaldson on September 24, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

When Cheaper and Better isn't enough: Opportunity Costs and Recruiting

In the past 20 years, many companies have outsourced myriad functions to vendors, partners, and professional services companies. Some of the most popular functional areas for this have included accounting and…


Added by Evan Donaldson on September 24, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Website Builder Platforms: Best Options for Small Businesses

The days of having to build a website "brick by brick" (i.e., code it line by line) are long behind us. For small organizations and "single shingle" professionals in particular, who don't have in-house resources and can't afford the time or money for complex development projects, there is a wide range of website builder and hosting options available that can enable them to create or update their…


Added by Courtney Hunt on September 24, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

Job sites & tech in the news

Lots of job sites and other recruiting tech has been in the news lately. Here's my roundup.

* Jobs2Careers Ranked #131 in Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies. Congrats to Bruce Ge for building a good aggregator in the face of Indeed and SimplyHired. READ ABOUT IT HERE



Added by Chris Russell on September 24, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to find your dream job through LinkedIn

How to find your dream job through LinkedIn

30% of Google searches are employment related and a grand total of 94% of employers are now using digital recruitment to find their dream job online, making LinkedIn more relevant than ever.

Social media…


Added by Recruitment News on September 24, 2014 at 7:35am — 1 Comment

Getting started as a home based recruiter

Hello everyone:

I am interested in starting a home-based recruiting business. My niche would be healthcare. I am a registered nurse of over 20 years and have done my share of marketing. I would like to…


Added by Crystal Redwing on September 24, 2014 at 4:42am — No Comments

Big Tools: How Small Businesses Can Benefit, Too

On this blog, we have spoken ad nauseam about how video interviewing and video screening have impacted the Fortune 2000. We’ve discussed cost savings, productivity increases and compliancy protections around having a fully mobile interviewing platform.…


Added by Julie Salerno on September 23, 2014 at 4:13pm — No Comments

WARNING: Profession Undergoing Maintenance

“Competing for tech talent never gets easier, nor is it a perfect mathematical equation. Instead it’s about understanding your market, knowing what your current and prospective employees are looking for, and doing your best to create the environment that attracts the right workers to your company.” – …


Added by Raj Sheth on September 23, 2014 at 4:01pm — 3 Comments

5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams

The way we work is steadily changing; traditional 9-5 jobs are turning to flex hours and workstations are wherever you can bring a smart device.  If you aren’t already part of the flex work movement, with about 29% of full time employees having flexible work schedules, it probably won’t be long until your organization taps into this opportunity.

Flex work…


Added by Ryan Mead on September 23, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

True or False? Test Your ATS Knowledge

Applicant Tracking Systems and training programs are common HR tools in many companies. Within the next 18 months, 57% of large or medium organizations plan to make a major purchase for their …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 23, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

How Persistence Led to a Job at Microsoft

Persistence is not only a key trait for recruiters, but it can also be a key trait for job seekers. Here is how persistence led to my job at Microsoft...Click…


Added by Glenn Fox on September 23, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Barcode Recognition Helps HR Go Paperless Fast

Barcode recognition is a scanning automation method that is helping Human Resources departments go paperless fast. 

Going paperless is a very appealing idea for many organizations. Making the switch can help a department operate much more efficiently, save money and reduce our impact on the environment. The only…


Added by Dan Orso on September 23, 2014 at 12:01pm — 2 Comments

Is the Classic Job Description Antiquated?

The short answer to the title question is yes. With the advent of startups, new businesses emerging, and technology ever-changing the classic job description is not appealing or compelling for the average job seeker today. Who wants to work at a company whose job description is from the time of typewriters?

Unless you’re a hipster who’s hoping to write on an authentic typewriter at their alternative new…


Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on September 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Never a dull moment: a roundup of new and interesting sites

It's happened again - I've let the better part of a year pass since I took a look at some of the new and interesting sites and services out there. …


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 23, 2014 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

The HR and Marketing Overlap (PODCAST)

News flash –word of mouth marketing about HR isn’t so good. Most people don’t know what you do or why you do it, especially your marketing team. They have no idea just how much your jobs align. (Lucky for you, we won’t tell them if you didn’t know either).

Think about it. Your…


Added by RecruitingBlogs on September 22, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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