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3 Ways to Shorten Hiring Time in Your Company

Recruiters are consistently pushed to shorten the time it takes to find and recruit new talent. In spite of such pressures, current average time-to-hire is the highest it’s been since 2009, and time-to-hire is only getting longer. The job market is better than it was 5 years ago. Even with more job openings, it still takes too long to bring on a new hire. What is the current …

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Added by Raj Sheth on January 23, 2015 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Experience is Nothing Without Ability and Motivation

Let’s just be honest, assessing talent is hard and not many people are good at it.  Most managers with hiring authority are the worse at making calls on talent.  It's because decisions are based on your point of view. In other words, the perspective we bring from what we've…

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Added by Chris Bell on January 23, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Facebook at Work, a Social Network for Corporates

Communicating with colleagues for assistance, irrespective of their post or location has always been a task for co – workers for this reason that the ones they wish to interact with aren’t easily available when you need them. As an answer to this issue Facebook has designed a social network that makes all of this possible within minutes hence, “Facebook at Work, a Social Network for Corporates”.

If you’ve been searching for ways to…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on January 23, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

HOW TO WRITE A PROACTIVE RESUME

So, you’re ready to write a resume. You sit down and think about what it is that makes you stand out against hundreds of other candidates. Well, if the phrases “go-getter,” “hard worker,” or “self-motivated” come to mind, you may want to rethink what you’re writing.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on January 22, 2015 at 3:18pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

DOYOUBUZZ is a site were they make it easy to create and store your resume. They have templates and resources to help you make the best and easiest resume you can. Of course they also store them…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 22, 2015 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Things you should say a strict “no” to at work

The ability to say “no” is almost a talent which can save you from a lot of troubles. But sometimes there are situations when you should say “no” not to someone else, but to yourself. If you can do this, you will spare yourself some stressful moments, improve your self-esteem and learn to better interact with your colleagues.

“No” to…

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Added by Jana Rookard on January 22, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

Infographic: Collecting on Backdoor Hires

Do you track your candidates after submitting them to clients? If so, for how long?

Most recruiters follow up with their candidates and clients for about 30 days after submission, but only some take the time to…

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Added by Jen Dewar on January 22, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

5 More Recruiting Myths Busted

The Recruitment field is just like any other field when it comes to presumptions that keep circulating within the field itself. Both recruiters and job seekers tend to fall prey to these myths. These are generally people who are usually on their feet at all times, sourcing for candidates.

During the process of recruitment these individuals aren’t always aware of the rumours spreading around and I can’t blame them because there are always new rumours floating around on a regular bases.…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on January 22, 2015 at 12:23am — No Comments

What is the Commercial Use Limited on LinkedIn Search? Part 2

Since we published last week’s blog post (What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn?) I’ve received lots of…

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Added by Chris South on January 21, 2015 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

5 Must-Read Books for Career Professionals

Most people have career-related New Year’s resolutions and it's not a surprise anymore. Many professionals are thinking of quitting their present job or planning a big career change as the new year begins. If you plan to re-evaluate, refresh or reconstruct your line of work, perhaps these resources will help you analyze and understand which journey you want to venture on, steps you can take and how to make the right career move.

Here are 5 highly recommended career-related books that…

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Added by Gabbie Keegan on January 21, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Old School Strategies for New Recruiting Challenges with @LevyRecruits and @MaureenSharib

You’d think that with all the talk about tools and technology out there, it takes the right system or software to compete for talent as a recruiter today. But let’s be real – at the end of the day, recruiters are in the business of building relationships. And when it comes to the human part of…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on January 21, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Employees Rate the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production

Great Rated! is excited to announce its 2015 People's Picks in manufacturing and production. These 15 companies stand out as the top workplaces in these sectors, based on anonymous surveys of their employees:

Large Companies:

  1. Hilcorp
  2. Stryker
  3. Devon…
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Added by Kim Peters on January 21, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments

2015 Contract Staffing and Recruiting Trends

2014 was a big year for contract staffing. The “temporary help services sector” added jobs and broke records nearly every month. This growth continues even now that direct hiring has finally bounced back from the recession.…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 21, 2015 at 4:42pm — No Comments

The one interviewing method you all should know!

Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…

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Added by Corinna Litera on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to bag your dream job using social media

What would we do without Facebook? We’d be free from those humiliating “tagged” photos from drunken nights out, that’s for sure. Aside from the unflattering pictures and trifling statuses about what people had for lunch, though, the social network is an…

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Added by Rebecca Baines on January 21, 2015 at 4:36am — No Comments

The Most Important Goal I Set This Year

 

Is it really almost the end of January? I'm a big fan of, "Set goals and you will achieve goals," mentality. I usually start putting my business and professional goals down on paper right after Thanksgiving . Then, I write a blog or a memo or something telling everyone else how to do so in early December. Then, I study my goals and get very prepared to make them…

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Added by Amy McDonald on January 20, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A logical option: Your Staff and Logistics

In the world of business, it’s not enough to create a great product. Getting the product in your customer’s hands is often one of the most important parts of the process. After all, if you’re client cannot find the product there’s no chance he’s going to buy it, and if he buys it online, straight from you, and…

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Added by Manuel Angel on January 20, 2015 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Study: The Most Important Characteristic In A CEO Is…

Elon Musk has this skill in bunches, which is why he’s so successful at so many things. Credit: Dan Taylor, Heisenberg Media; Wikipedia Commons

What’s the most important characteristic in a CEO?

Korn Ferry, the world’s largest…

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Added by Paul Petrone on January 20, 2015 at 11:28am — No Comments

Why Hiring Managers are Responsible for Business Branding

How businesses treat their candidates during the recruitment process directly impacts the perception of their brand in the market. The public image of a business doesn’t just stop with the marketing department, it is affected by the way in which businesses treat people – that means potential candidates as well…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on January 20, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Engineer underwear and other online recruiting news!

We're already into 2015, and as you might guess, the job board and online recruiting industry is staying busy.

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on January 20, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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