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How to source on the lesser known sites!! JobBoarders

How to source on the lesser known sites!! JobBoarders

Jobboarders is a professional community for those working in the online employment industry, however it has a large and robust…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 20, 2014 at 1:05pm — No Comments

How to handle yourself offshore

The world’s population is expanding on a daily basis - it is estimated that by 2050, there will be 9.7 billion people on our small planet.

That sheer number of people that will exist on the planet by that time means that there will be a larger need for energy and power than at any point in human history to date. As a result, governments around the world will be devoting an increasing amount of time and money towards solving their energy needs. With fuel commanding higher prices than…

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Added by Ann Hoge on November 20, 2014 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Best Chrome Extensions for Recruiting

Most fields have evolved and developed to match up to changing times and the recruitment field is no exception. With social media being widely used by employers of different fields on a large scale to source qualified candidates, hence the need for suitable tools that can speed up the process is inevitable.  

Tools like Plug – Ins, Add – Ons or browser extensions, assist recruiters and sourcers alike in capturing right talent at the right time. Therefore you have browser extensions…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on November 20, 2014 at 7:23am — No Comments

5 ways recruiters are slipping up on social media

Despite how social recruitment is as an industry, many agencies and consultants are making big mistakes in the ways they share news through social networks.

Some of these mistakes are basic, some are less obvious, but each of them can significantly hold you back from gaining the followers and influence…

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Added by Paul Breton on November 20, 2014 at 6:19am — 1 Comment

The Wellsprings of Life are Love & Work, but in what order?

http://profrecruitersblog.com/Man travelling for Work

When I got my first professional position, I worked a lot of hours in the name of success. I’d moved for that opportunity, far away from my friends and family, but that was fine: I didn’t really have time for a life. My…

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Added by Donald Sonn on November 19, 2014 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Selecting the Right Talent Engagement Platform for Your Organization

Recruiting has shifted in a clear direction – one where social recruiting has become the norm.  Being able to connect with potential candidates online has opened up a whole new world of possibilities with expanded networks and reaching passive candidates with much more ease.

Out of this trend, new technologies like talent communities, portals, networks and others have emerged.  There are many versions of these, ranging from engagement as a simple Facebook page to something more…

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Added by Melissa Macfarlane on November 19, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

5 Myths of Recruitment

Myths are common to all fields and recruitment is no exception. These are common misunderstandings that are passed down from the first generation to the next and the next and the one after that. It is a vicious cycle that can do no one any good, unless identified and rectified.

Although you might think that you don’t fall in to the category of individuals who are victims of the vicious cycle, guess again? Do you recognise any of these myths in you?…

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Added by Chinmay Chavan on November 19, 2014 at 7:58am — No Comments

Hire for Cultural Fit Even with a Contingent Workforce

Did you know that from late 2009 to 2012 the number of temporary workers in the workforce increased by 29%? I think we can call that a rapidly growing sector of the workforce, especially when…

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Added by Ryan Mead on November 19, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

It's Not Over Yet: 9 Recruiting Tricks To Try In 2014

With budgets and headcount pretty much frozen until the new year, if you’re like most recruiting organizations, it’s time to actually take a deep breath – and a step back – while planning for what’s next for you and your recruiting organization in 2015.  

The inevitable end of the year slow down is also a great time to make sure that your professional recruiting skills can…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on November 18, 2014 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Electronic Employee Files Streamline HR

Paper can cause a lot of problems for a Human Resources department. Electronic employee files help HR eliminate paper to become more efficient.

Managing employee files can be a true challenge. Paper is easily misfiled, lost or even accidentally…

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Added by Dan Orso on November 18, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Why Smart Businesses Love Hard Times

Halliburton should be hurt by low oil prices. But instead, they are using it to their advantage. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

As you have probably noticed while filling up, gas prices are down. In fact, …

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Added by Paul Petrone on November 18, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments

So what about those Indeed TV Ads?

Remember when LinkedIn used to say it wasn't a job board? Oh, wait - I guess they still do. Yet if you ask a room of HR professionals that question, the answer is crystal clear: "Of course LinkedIn is a job board!"

Well, I would argue that Indeed is going through something similar. Launched in 2004, the site for many years defined what a job aggregator was: a site that aggregated the majority of its jobs from job…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on November 18, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

Don't Let the Browser Hit You on the Way Out

No one is pushing you out the recruitment door, but if you don’t stay up-to-date on updates… your browser will. Not all browsers were created equal and with that said, it’s time to catch up to modern web development standards. Everything from the desktop browser capability to career page mobile responsiveness has an impact on the quantity and quality of the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on November 18, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Why Willy Wonka is the ultimate recruiter

You’ve all heard of Willy Wonka. You know him as a chocolate maker, an inventor, a whacky entrepreneur with a particular love for musicality. But do you also know him as a fantastic recruiter? If not, it’s time to change your perceptions.

Let’s…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on November 18, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

The Honeymoon Period: Onboarding and Retaining New Employees

This post was originally published on CareerPlug's blog.  

Congratulations on your new hire! The hiring process can be tiring, especially if you don’t have to go through it that often.  But before you get back to business as usual, remember that one stage of hiring a new employee ending means another begins: orientation and onboarding.  Perhaps you think this involves some paperwork and…

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Added by Natalie Morgan on November 17, 2014 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Play Big and Go Home

It’s all too easy to play the game their way. Following their rules, their pricing, their way of doing business. They are the customers, your competition, the majority of the market, and playing their game doesn’t serve most firms very well.

If you’re really satisfied with playing the game their way stop reading, because this post is not for you. For the rest of you, here’s how you play the game your way:

Identify…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 17, 2014 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Whistle While You Work: My Top 10 Sourcing Soundtracks

Research shows that under some conditions, music actually improves our performance.…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on November 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

8 Wretched Ways to Destroy Team Alignment

How you’re sabotaging team alignment, let me count the ways. I get it, no manager or leader intentionally sets out to destroy the alignment of the teams that they’ve built, but it’s what we don’t know that can hurt us. You may not realize these ultra-common ways that leaders are…

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Added by Ryan Mead on November 17, 2014 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Ways you Limit your Company from Hiring the Best

People hire folks that remind them of themselves.  This is a debate that has gone on for a long time in the workplace. The question that many organizations must ask is, “Are you challenging your employees to hire the best or who may be a “fit” for your company?”  At The Lambright Group, we are continuously requested to find candidates that meet the qualifications of the job description and a profile developed by either Talent Acquisition or the Hiring Managers. If your company is fortunate…

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Added by Benae Lambright on November 17, 2014 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Habits of the Most Skilled Recruiters: Part 3 - The Ugly

Nick Corcodilos, recruiting professional, recently published an article in the Ask The Headhunter newsletter. The article begins with a reader’s reservations in regards to…

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Added by Raj Sheth on November 17, 2014 at 12:01pm — No Comments

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