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How Southwest Hires: Taking Fun Seriously

Colorful Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher believes in hiring for attitude, training for skill.

Traveling on Southwest Airlines has the potential to be a pretty miserable experience.

There are no assigned seats and no…

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 13, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

Creating Connection: How a Great Technology Workplace Keeps Its Talent Happy

At Great Rated, we recently analyzed 50,000 confidential employee surveys to create our list of People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology. For human resources professionals, the no.1 organization in the large-companies category offers a telling example of the practices that help create a true sense of connection between team members and their organization.    …

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Added by Kim Peters on October 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

5 Steps to Helping Employees Further Their Career Success

During the last two decades, company managers encouraged their employees so that they can be career self-reliant.

They want their employees to take charge of their careers without relying on guidance from within the organization.…

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Added by Karleia Steiner on October 10, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Recruiter Shows Fewer Results than a Basic Account

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Up until recently, search results in LinkedIn Recruiter (LIR) and in (any) personal account were the same. LIR provides more results available for viewing for a given search and better results visibility (and also some facets that are not available in a personal search).

This has changed dramatically.

If you have a LinkedIn Recruiter account, you must read on.

Here are three examples of searches, compared side-by-side for a personal vs a LIR…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 10, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Walmart Supports Employees with Cancer with New Healthcare Coverage

Yesterday I posted a disturbing article aboutChick-fil-A demoting a breast cancer survivor after she took medical leave for having double mastectomy. That…

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Added by Glenn Fox on October 10, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Should Recruitment Agencies Stop Worrying About Google Page Rankings?

I often comment about the reliance recruitment firms have on traditional sourcing strategies, but recently I’ve also noticed that website search engine optimisation (SEO) is also still perceived by a lot of agencies as being the most important form of branding outside of job boards.

I get this, it makes sense to have a high ranking website on Google so that people find you when they type in terms relating to your business. This blog isn’t focused on SEO but just quickly if you are…

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Added by Chris South on October 9, 2014 at 4:21pm — No Comments

3 Observations From A Marketer at #HRTechConf

We'll make this quick - there's more expo floor and happy hours to see.

Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.

For example, the…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Don’t complain when you are the cause!!

Don’t complain when you are the cause!!

So once again we will be taking a break from the series on lesser site, however rest assured we will continue it.

I am getting so so tired of all the hiring…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 9, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Recruit on a Budget

One of the biggest costs a company can incur is replacing employees or adding new people as the business grows.

While it is exciting to see companies do well, the increase in salaries and other costs associated with new employees can also impact a budget. It is important that the company look for the best…

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Added by Dave on October 9, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments

Healthcare Is in Need of Tech Talent

Technology is becoming increasingly important in healthcare. Electronic health records, payment models, consumer health applications, radiology barcoding applications, patient portals (which are intended to facilitate communication among providers, patients and healthcare organizations), telehealth, wearables, and robotics are just some examples of technological advancements being used by healthcare organizations and patients. IT professionals in healthcare are required to analyze,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 9, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments

Useful tools and technology you should be using as a recruiter

Over the last 20 years, technology has completely changed the recruitment industry, with the introduction of mobile, big data and social media all influencing the way recruitment agencies operate. In fact, the recruitment technology industry is expected to grow to £5 billion by 2015 (Tower Watson, 2013), highlighting how valuable technology has become in recruitment. This article looks at some of the most useful tools and technologies recruiters can access to make their lives…

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Added by Julian Goldie on October 9, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

What Recruiters Can Learn From a No. 1 Company on Great Rated's List of Top Tech Employers

At Great Rated, we're truly excited to share our recent People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology, based entirely on the results of confidential employee surveys. Not only do these companies offer fantastic benefits and opportunities for advancement. They've also created magnetic work cultures within a sector that can be particularly challenging for recruiters because the…

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Added by Kim Peters on October 8, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments

DOES YOUR RESUME MAKE A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION?

We all hear about how critical it is to make a good first impression. An important study recently showed that first impressions are eerily accurate and frustratingly arbitrary.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on October 8, 2014 at 6:33pm — 2 Comments

Steve Levy on The Recruiting Animal Show

Today we had the great Steve Levy - @LevyRecruits - on The Recruiting Animal Show.

Sometimes it's hard to tell what the show is like while you're doing it but I just listened to half of this one and it was a lot of fun and I didn't even get…

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Added by Recruiting Animal on October 8, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How Fox News Hires: It's All About the Brand

Like him or not, Bill O’Reilly is one of the most watched commentators in the USA. Credit: Justin Hoch, Wikipedia Commons

Love them or hate them, here is a fact about Fox News that no pundit could dispute: they are killing the…

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 8, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Company Pages: A Worthwhile Investment?

Just about three years ago I extolled the virtues and potential value of LinkedIn Company Pages, referring to them as "an undervalued gem for organizations of all types." I began that piece by writing:

LinkedIn’s “company” management capability is an amazingly powerful and surprisingly underutilized feature of the platform. Other than the Careers…
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Added by Courtney Hunt on October 8, 2014 at 9:32am — No Comments

Everything Must Change: Headhunter and Unashamed

Headhunter is defined as a person who identifies and approaches suitable individuals employed elsewhere to fill an open business position with their client.

When I first got in this business almost 12 years ago, this was a term that I did not like nor did I respect.  It was a term to…

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Added by Tim Saumier on October 8, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

What Every James Cameron Movie Says About Hiring

Titanic is just one example of James Cameron’s message to the world. 

When you think about it, all the big James Cameron movies have the exact same premise.

In all of them, humans are either over-confident or…

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 7, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Discover Highlights of Chennai : Culture, Economy and Jobs

Chennai is one of the vibrant cities not just in South India, but in the country as well with multicultural societies prevalent actively. Perhaps, it is because of this reason that people get to witness vibrant cultural aspects reflecting the diversified living prospects. The land of Cholas is not the same anymore with rapid developments taken…

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Added by Avika Shah on October 7, 2014 at 6:19am — No Comments

Are You ‘Consciously Incompetent’ Or ‘Unconsciously Competent’?

One thing I learned very early on in my career looking after teams of recruiters is that every single new consultant needs to know that, as their manager, you truly appreciate where they’re sitting in terms of their level of competency.

I also quickly learned that their perceived level of…

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Added by Paul Slezak on October 6, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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