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Which Recruiters Are Ruining LinkedIn?



Did the day LinkedIn introduced their ‘Like’ button mark the beginning of the end for the integrity of the ‘professional business’ platform?

One too many pictures of cats and inspirational quips…

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Added by Calum Morrison on May 18, 2015 at 12:14pm — No Comments

How To Source Passive Candidates #Sosuasia Style

Sourcing passive candidates is one thing, but connecting with them is quite another. In this video, Jim Stroud demonstrates how to find and contact passive candidates based on the content they produce or share online. Plus, Jim gives a heads up on his international speaking engagements and a near-death experience. Yowza! Tune in for all the fun.…

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Added by Jim Stroud on May 18, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

What Startups Can Learn From Saturday Night Live

If you missed Saturday Night Live’s epic 40th anniversary special, you should check it out on NBC.

Not only was it a nostalgic look at 40 years of comedy, it was also a…

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Added by Jordan Wan on May 18, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 10: The Ultimate Goal

It was our intent throughout the TLS Continuum Roadmap to lay out a clear path to reach where we are now.  In addition as we proceed with this and the subsequent installments It is critical that we make sure we are on the same page at this juncture.

In the nine parts of the series we began by looking at the importance of values. I was concerned that to understand the roadmap it is was necessary to understand the role of organizational values in the process improvement efforts. Part 2…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on May 18, 2015 at 9:36am — No Comments

Mad Men Inspired Recruitment Tips

Mad Men, one of the most talked about television dramas of our time. Over it’s 7 seasons we have witnessed the growth, decline and merging of businesses, the acquisition and loss of clients and the rise and fall of staff. Sound familiar? The competitive world of recruitment has a lot in common with the…

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Added by Mike Robinson on May 18, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

The 5 Key Steps to Recruit Early Team for Your Startup

Maybe the hardest and most annoying part of launching a perspective and successful startup is a recruiting the first team of professionals that will pioneer in the development of new business. At first sight, it seems impossible to find staff with appropriate experience, character and skills you are looking for. Sometimes this recruiting journey can be inspiring and exhilarating, but at other time it can be really energy-draining and frustrating.…

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Added by Irene Adler on May 15, 2015 at 11:43am — No Comments

Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes When Hiring Your First Startup Head of Sales

Hiring your first senior salesperson is daunting when your business is new—you don’t know much yet about what has worked so far. And even if you do manage to find the perfect hire, you may find yourself needing someone with different strengths as your business grows and changes over time.

Here are the common mistakes we’ve seen founders make when pursuing their first startup…

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Added by Jordan Wan on May 15, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

Interim Manager vs Contractor

In an unpredictable interim market the differences between the Interim Manager and the Contractor debate shows no signs of abating. With the Interim Management Association, IMA, making 2015 the launch of their campaign to promote the value of interim managers within the workforce, it is the…

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Added by Investigo Ltd on May 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

4 Habits that Effective Recruiters Avoid

You are probably familiar with the current trend that is followed i.e. Social Media Recruiting. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this put simply it is a new strategy that recruiters and companies use to fulfil their branding as well as hiring needs by utilising Social Networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ optimally.

As a Recruiter if you’re wondering why you’re efforts are going in vain, then you are probably following the 4 habits that Effective…

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Added by Sheetal Devarde on May 15, 2015 at 1:41am — No Comments

Redefining Employee Referral Programs into the Modern Referral Network

Ask a recruiter where she gets the highest quality candidates, and she likely will say from employee referrals.

If employee referrals are so valuable, why aren’t they getting more focus in talent acquisition strategy?

SmashFly set out to understand the state of employee…

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Added by Lori Sylvia on May 14, 2015 at 8:48pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Jobvertise

Jobvertise is a site were you can post and search. Jobvertise is a known in the community but few

have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your

bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, called x-raying.

 

So to source…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 14, 2015 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Is your fear of making a bad hire impacting your business?

When I coach individuals in their career searches, one of the characteristics I listen for is what I call “head trash.”  This is a collection of thoughts and ideas, both objective and subjective, which have accumulated over the course of your career and can result in self-limiting behavior.   For instance, people who are turned down for a multiple jobs may start to believe they are not good enough for a specific position, and refrain from applying for…

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Added by Kimberly Lucas on May 14, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

DIVERSITY KEY IN FILLING TECH ROLES

Gender Gap

There is a high demand for individuals in STEM fields. Even conservative estimates assume that for decades to come there will be many more tech jobs available than there will be qualified applicants to fill them.

Many big tech companies are thinking ahead and doing anything they can to boost the number of people necessary to perform work in a technical role.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on May 14, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Acquisition or Attraction?

I live in the recruiting world...been a citizen for around 10 years now. While I have seen numerous posts on the horror stories of individuals who have encountered less than ethical recruiters in their pursuits, not all of cut from the same cloth. Some of us take pride in what we do and see the value of helping people put their talents and abilities to work with great employers. The difference here would be integrity, purpose, and strategies. 

In a conversation with a peer a few days…

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Added by Doug Douglas on May 14, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments

Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Agency recruiters are about to enter a new golden era. More fun. More money. It’s all about to open up.

But not everyone will rise on the tide. Just relying on a recovery will be your biggest mistake. The benefits will not flow to everyone evenly. We will have to provide something very different to what we provided before.

You have to act now.…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 14, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

If Game of Thrones characters were candidates…

It’s here: the recruitment article you’ve all been waiting for. We know it’s a struggle speaking to candidates when you’re really trying to digest the latest mind-blowing Game of Thrones episode. We know it’s hard reading job specifications…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on May 14, 2015 at 4:22am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Out of the Box Sourcing

Like always our third WhatsApp Group Chat started off on an amusing note with enjoyable comments shared. I bet you wished you would have been there and I’m sure you’re curious as to what the discussion was all about. Well, I’ll try not to beat around the bush and tell you straight up. The Chat focused on Out of the Box Sourcing.

But before we get on with the interesting insights, I’d like to begin with an amazing write up that one of our members Shrikant Shirke posted on –…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on May 14, 2015 at 3:07am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 9: Why are we doing that?

In order to understand how our organizational processes work In Part 4 of this TLS Continuum series I asked if you knew where you were going? To understand the response to the question the article guided you through the process of creating an eagle’s eye view of the organization called a process map. The purpose of the Process Map is to provide you with a picture of the steps…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on May 13, 2015 at 10:55am — No Comments

Creating excellent job ads to attract the right talent

Are your job adverts attracting enough applicants? Actually, are they attracting the right type of applicants?

You’ve probably heard this before – a company is as good as its employees. All companies want to hire the best candidates for their vacancies but the war for talent is not easy to win. Therefore, to ensure your job ads attract the very best talent to your positions, you need to start writing them as you would if you…

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Added by Investigo Ltd on May 13, 2015 at 10:45am — No Comments

The Economic Impact on the Future of Recruiting

The current state of employment needs a change. While this might seem like a drastic phrase to use, it’s true and here’s why: the problems lay in changes to the way people find jobs. Baby Boomers are beginning to reach the age of retirement, and their children and grandchildren are now taking…

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Added by Maren Hogan on May 13, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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