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How to Be the Best of the Best Recruiters

If you want to be one of the top recruiters, not just for your company, but also within the industry, there are a number of things you can do to increase the likelihood of that happening. You can be the best of the best recruiters in the industry if you have a real passion for what you do. You also must strive to do your best in every recruiting action you take. Here are a few things you can do to step it up a notch.

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Added by Ann Aldrich on June 17, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 52: Dangers of "Hiring in your image"

On a fairly frequent basis I hear hiring managers make the statement that “when interviewing new candidates I try and find someone who is just like me to bring into the organization.” I can understand the tendency to do so. If they are just like the hiring manager there is likely to be less of a…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on June 17, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

The massive cost of not doing something right the first time

It’s interesting to look at successful businesses and understand the factors that make them such a success. There are of course many many of these, great product or service, great people, great hiring, great training, great value proposition – the list goes on and on….

The one thing that they all…

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Added by james nathan on June 17, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Five New Age Digital Communication Jobs around the Globe

In the past, marketing and advertising has been about traditional media, whether in print or on TV and radio. The rise of the internet has changed all that. Banner advertising, social media platforms, blogs and even in-game adverts have brought new opportunities to reach consumers and new challenges for marketing departments.

Perhaps the biggest difference with these new digital channels is that many of them are a two-way street. No longer do marketers just pump out their message:…

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Added by Mary Yohanan on June 17, 2016 at 3:05am — No Comments

Talent42 2016!!!!

Well Talent42 2016 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle. This is just a general overview with a full breakdown to follow. So subjects ranged from interviewing, contacting candidates, the future, Best practices, Tools…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 16, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Are Your Recruiting Strategic Analytics Contributing to the Bottom Line?

In the past couple of years, HR technology has grown leaps and bounds to encompass real hard quantitative data.  For the first time, HR and Talent Acquisition have a seat at the table and are able to inform business decisions with numbers and facts, not qualitative anecdotes.  Yet, as employers rush…

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Added by Catherine Hess on June 16, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to improve the candidate experience

“It’s a pain.”

This is what you often hear (from both sides of the hiring equation) about applicant tracking software (ATS).

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Added by Hagi Trinh on June 16, 2016 at 10:11am — No Comments

How Applicant Tracking System is Simplifying Staffing Firms’ Recruitment Process

Now-a-days organizations working in different vertical, especially technology and startups, are bearing the brunt of economic fluctuation! This has forced the production teams of these firms to redefine their workflows, re-design their IT solutions and constantly assess these IT solutions for its cost-effectiveness and efficiency.

All these needs have engineered the automation…

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Added by Reena Gupta on June 16, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Four types of problem candidate

There are different types of a difficult candidate that hiring manager’s experience in an interview. Here is a list of the…

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Added by Kerry Clifton on June 15, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Microsoft buying LinkedIn, WIIFM(what’s in it for me) as an HR?

Microsoft buying LinkedIn, WIIFM(what’s in it for me) as an HR?



The recent announcement of Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion shook the online community. The professional networking LinkedIn valued at $192…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on June 15, 2016 at 3:26am — No Comments

Logistics Training Makes An Employee More Competitive In This Sector

A logistics process means how products or materials are moved from one company to company, state to state and person to person. This is undoubtedly a great process, so that the users can get the best product from a company. Now many companies are using logistics to get things done is a very clean and clear way of travel. It involves the…

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Added by Santanu Sen on June 15, 2016 at 2:17am — No Comments

To Post Or Not To Post A Profile Picture

Remember the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. This saying means a lot especially since we are living in a digital age. Pictures of us are everywhere. There is really no way to escape it, unless you are like my mother who will take O.J. leaps across furniture whenever someone takes out a camera. It’s…

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Added by Benae Lambright on June 14, 2016 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Careers Page Design Advice

Throughout the course of a given month, we analyze dozens of career sites, and talk to a similar amount of practitioners who are constantly trying to get a grip on how they should design their careers pages. So, we thought we’d share some of the advice we give over and over…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on June 14, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Headhunter as a Promising Profession

Headhunters (or just hunters) are engaged in search and luring of top managers and senior executives. They can find any valuable specialist, to persuade him/her to go away from a rival’s company and close the position.

The profession is no less complex and demanding than other professions of…

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Added by Ann Aldrich on June 14, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What Makes A Good Recruitment Agency

Experiences of recruitment agencies differ widely and what it comes down to, at the end of the day, is the individual agency and the way the team deals with its clients. A great recruitment agency can make the process of fitting applicants to roles simple and swift for everyone involved – it’s the key to ensuring smooth transitions and great matches. So, what makes a good recruitment agency and how do you find one?

A personable approach…

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Added by Sam Sam D on June 14, 2016 at 6:44am — No Comments

The Future of Job Ads is NOT Video

At a recent conference there was a lot of talk about several new online services designed to assist with creating videos specifically for jobs. Off the back of this, one of our regular clients even grabbed me and suggested we film every hot job moving forward (this from a company with over 600 live jobs!).

The premise holds appeal, with video now the most popular…

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Added by Chris South on June 13, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

HR Driven Trends in Enterprise Integration



Ten years ago, it seemed the enterprise software market had reached a state of maturity with a few major players controlling the majority of the market and little opportunity for new entrants or radical innovation. And then came the shift to the cloud—with the mobile revolution close on its heels. These disruptive changes have ushered in a new…

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Added by Karl Wierzbicki on June 13, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The New Talent Strategy: Contingent Workers

We've long heard that there's a skills gap in many industries- healthcare, the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) have had particular difficulty in finding top talent.  Companies across the nation have felt the sting of trying to recruit top talent to fill open positions.…

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Added by Catherine Hess on June 13, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Successfully Courting Top Passive Candidates: 5 Important Tips

Your next new hire could easily be sitting at their desk at this very moment, completely ignorant of your existence, or at least of your need for them. Recruiting passive talent has been part of staffing – especially for crucial upper-level positions – for as long as recruitment itself has been an organized effort. Some may cast aspersions on the practice, claiming that it reflects negatively on the image of the organization. If passive recruitment is practiced in a disrespectful or…

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Added by Reena Gupta on June 13, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

6 Ways HR Leaders Can Help Humanize the Startup Organization

Even a decade back, businesses were only concerned about productivity, and the entrepreneurs took great interest in generating profits. The trend hasn’t quite changed now. Even today, passionate business owners strive hard towards driving growth in their dream ventures. However, there have been transformations. Present-day businesses are knowledgeable about the significance of human resources, and consider HR as an integral part of the organization.

Perhaps this was not the approach…

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Added by Alliance International on June 13, 2016 at 4:48am — No Comments

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