So often companies are slow to hire when a position is open. Many think that if a position is vacant for a period of time, the company is saving money. This could not be further from the truth! Take a look at the simplified formula* below to determine how much money your company saves by quickly filling positions.
Annual revenue generated by company
Number of revenue generating employees = Revenue per employee per year
Revenue per employee per… Continue
Added by IBW Recruiters on January 6, 2010 at 7:35am —
Should you pay to upgrade your membership? There are a number of executive and professional organizations on the internet. I belong to a number of them and enjoy the benefits of membership. However, even some of the ones to which I am a member I have a problem with some aspects of their business model. I fundamentally do not want to pay for anything. At least not for some of the services offered such as “access” to job opportunities that are “hidden.” These sites “uncover” job opportunities for… Continue
Added by Tom Cairns on January 5, 2010 at 3:01pm —
i just saw a great science fiction movie about a guy who can see just two minutes into the future. it got me fired up again about looking five years into the future. because seeing the future, changes it.
here's what I see coming
- what do you see changing in your future?
Added by Eric Shannon on January 5, 2010 at 1:44pm —
As I continue along in my job search for an IT Staffing Recruiter position, I'm becoming more and more keen on the benefits of using Twitter.
Sure, plenty of people use Twitter in less-than-optimal ways, sharing the minutia of their daily lives to anyone who will listen. But I'm not talking about that kind of tweeting. I'm talking about a genius yet easy-to-use tool that can and should enhance any job search if used correctly.
First and foremost, Twitter is about giving… Continue
Added by Victoria Schanen on January 5, 2010 at 9:44am —
It’s never a good idea to upset your customers. So why would a job board allow a so-called ‘fake’ job posting – a job listing that, in fact, does not currently exist?
1. Maybe the job board didn’t know it was fake. After all, dozens or even hundreds of jobs are posted at many sites each week – by employers, not the job board.
2. The ‘paying’ customer posted that ‘fake’ listing. Money speaks.
3. ‘Fake’ postings are almost impossible to screen.
For the sake of… Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on January 5, 2010 at 9:29am —
I just love websites that are well designed. In my earlier days I worked as an Information Architect
for companies like Digitas. And I've designed all the sites that fall under my company umbrella as the CEO of AllCountyJobs.com
. So I think I have a little credibility when it comes to recognizing good web design.
Recently one of my podcast service companies,… Continue
Added by Chris Russell on January 5, 2010 at 7:00am —
2010 Trends in Screening–Trend One:
Employment Screening Resources
(ESR), is releasing it “Third Annual Top Ten Trends in the Pre-Employment Background Screening ” for 2010. ESR had identified new trends that are starting to make a difference, as well as old trends that have evolved as the screening industry matures and as plaintiff’s attorneys, including class action lawyers, have started to focus on background checks. These… Continue
Added by Les Rosen on January 4, 2010 at 6:30pm —
Marketing in its purest form is very simple... get the right message in front of the target audience and a successful campaign should be in the future. But with the recent changes and upgrades in the world of technology it's becoming more difficult for advertisers to ensure that their message is being heard. Ten years ago companies primarily marketed their services with television commercials, radio spots, and print ads in newspapers. The world of online advertising was little more than pop up… Continue
Added by Eric Osterman on January 4, 2010 at 4:16pm —
Effectively dealing with a customer complaint can be the difference between return business and lost business.
My family did quite a bit of travelling this holiday and it was not seamless to say the least. Now mistakes happen and when you are dealing with multi-layered services within one company I can understand how frustrating it can be to have to fix the problems created by other people or departments. However – at the end of the day the customer should not be made to pay for… Continue
Added by Corey Harlock on January 4, 2010 at 3:24pm —
My resume has not been short listed for the job, “I am qualified for that job, and still recruiters reject my resume for interview”
. This is the most common question for more than 75% job aspirants in the market. If a recruiter rejected your resume, it means he didn’t like your resume; maybe you are not qualified for the job. Recruiter wants to shortlist first resume, because it makes their work easy, they don’t want to source too many resumes for a particular position. Still they reject… Continue
Added by Mohammad Arshad on January 4, 2010 at 3:00pm —
The last decade has, in my opinion, seen one of the biggest seed changes the recruitment industry has seen for many years. While I am referring to social media, I also combine that with the evolution (it took it's time but now has real momentum) that has been online recruitment.
The primary change is that we're… Continue
Added by Andy Headworth on January 4, 2010 at 12:57pm —
Door-to-door salesmen, junk mail, telemarketers, urgent recorded phone messages, and Viagra emails.
Utter just one of these words to a family member of friend and chances are they will elicit words of anger, frustration, and just flat out negativity. Automatic DM's are no different. There has been a great debate on Twitter ever since the auto-DM (automatic Direct Message) was… Continue
Added by Jessica Miller-Merrell on January 4, 2010 at 11:00am —
I wanted to tell you about a few new job sites we here at RecruitingBlogs.com have put together with the help of Job Target
Added by Slouch on January 4, 2010 at 9:32am —
If you’ve turned on a television in the last 18 months you’ve probably seen the commercials encouraging consumers to ask car dealerships to “Show them the CarFax” before purchasing a used vehicle. A CarFax report is a certified report detailing the history of the vehicle. The report covers several important topics such as if the car has been in any accidents, service records, ownership history, and if the car has had any title issues. This product has gained quite a bit of momentum in the past… Continue
Added by Eric Osterman on January 3, 2010 at 10:12pm —
I’m scheduled to get back to work on Monday, January 4th. Big deal, huh? I’m returning after a month of medical leave. During this month, I’ve had to re-learn the most basic, fundamental human function: breathing. Due to an “interesting” sequence of medical events, I required extensive surgery on my right lung in early December. As a follow-on, I literally had to re-establish (re-learn) a consistent, “normal” breathing pattern. Something that most humans do 15-20 times per minute for their… Continue
Added by Frank Zupan on January 3, 2010 at 12:22pm —
Why Hire a Freelance Business Writer?
While running the writers’ website, Writerfind.com, I often get asked “Why hire a writer” and “What can a writer do for my business?” Here are some answers, based on my own experience and that of professional writers who are asked this question.
Any company, whether large or small, can benefit from hiring a freelance writer. A large company, which already has staff for marketing and communications functions, can supplement staff when… Continue
Added by Nicole Bishop on January 2, 2010 at 10:30pm —
Am I too late to start planning of 2010?
Well, seeing I survived another NYE I thought it was prudent to think of 2010, and what it will bring, personally and professionally.
Personally will be very interesting, child numero 3 is coming around April, Zach (almost 6 as he always is telling me) is starting school full time
(just plain scary) and Talia… Continue
Added by Dan Nuroo on January 2, 2010 at 8:38am —
You're a recent college graduate, you're eager, you're hungry, but you're unemployed. Now what?
1.Make sure your resume is posted, or refreshed, on the to major job boards(Monster, CareerBuilder, HotJobs), school job boards, and association sites.
2. Make sure relevant key words, including courses are on your resume in the format that they would be searched. Employers use search tools to find candidates. If you don't have the keywords if the exact way they are searched your… Continue
Added by Fred Dimyan on January 1, 2010 at 7:10pm —
There are many benefits to be had by recruiting online:
1) Wide geographical reach
3) Lower Cost
4) Automating the Process
5) Interaction with candidates
For more specific info on these 5 benefits check out www.hrmguide.co.uk/recruitment/introduction_to_online_recruitment.htm
Once you’ve tried it out, you’ll be unlikely to revert to print-only… Continue
Added by IBW Recruiters on January 1, 2010 at 1:41pm —
Most job seekers understandably think that their resume is their most important written job search tool. Why? Because most people associate resumes with landing their next job. Resumes are important, even critical, to your ultimate goal of landing your next job. However, resumes are best used only when you are applying for a specific position. After all, that’s the purpose of a resume – to articulate your background, skills, abilities and credentials – with the hopes of garnering an… Continue
Added by Matthew Levy on January 1, 2010 at 9:33am —