Recruiting Blogs (20)

From Robbie Williams to Frank Sinatra the inevitable transition









My apologies as the embedded link doesn't seem to be working. And advanced warning, this isn't really Recruiting related.



Something about having a birthday makes me nostalgic. I find myself prone to reflecting on what has been in… Continue

Added by Dan Nuroo on August 6, 2009 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Motivational Music!

I re-synched my iPod last night. First time ever. I'm not very 'au fait' with iTunes, but last night I took the leap!



I'm not exactly sure how it works, but put my headphones on at work this morning, to write some killer presentations to accompany candidate resumes, and what I got blasting into my ears is nothing short of:





Amazing, awe-inspiring, EPIC, thunderous, get-up-and-moving, glorious...



I think you get the idea.



Every single song I've… Continue

Added by Laura Vezer on August 6, 2009 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Blog about the Applicant Tracking Industry SEO and HR

Ask any marketer about search engine optimization and they gladly go to into a dissertation on its benefits. Although marketing is talking purely about sales leads to the website, the same principles can be applied to attracting applicants to positions. Below is a quick guide to SEO and how you can apply it your recruiting process.



What is search engine optimization (SEO)?

According to Wikipedia: Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the volume or… Continue

Added by Julia on August 6, 2009 at 9:29am — 3 Comments

People finder (Passive search)

Olah Folks



GreetingS!!



We all are in Recruitment Industry for quite some time now.



In sourcing, quite often we come across just the names & we need to find out the contact details of theat person.





Below are Few of the sites which I know to find out the information:



123people.com (Free)



Spoke (Paid)



Orkut, facebook, twitter & other networking sites (Free)



could you please suggest few more good… Continue

Added by Jashan Joshi on August 6, 2009 at 3:06am — 1 Comment

The bottom line - does it work?

" did the technique work? - then it was the right technique".



These words of wisdom came from my martial arts instructor..The point being it is fruitless to worry about adhering to a particular "way", when the goal is survival.



What does this have to do with recruiting you ask? Well, ones recruiting methodology most likely mirrors that of the people who taught you to recruit, and much like habits, methodologies have a direct impact on ones success,



Methodologies… Continue

Added by Thomas Patrick Chuna on August 6, 2009 at 12:00am — 4 Comments

Throw Yourself a Job Shower...

Well, you've heard of baby, engagement and bridal showers. Why not do something nice for yourself and have a Job Shower! Forget Pink Slip Parties which help you network with equally desperate and unemployed folks all vying for the same job. What if you tried a different approach-desperate times, create desperate measures or something like that. Be kind to yourself and allow others to help you and throw yourself a Job Shower!



You might ask, "How would that work exactly if I'm… Continue

Added by Lisa Kaye on August 5, 2009 at 9:20pm — 2 Comments

The Office Cougar, Brah and Bro. Don't Hire.

This is the year of the Cougar, Brah and Bro. Do not hire them! Trust me, these folks will ruin a Recruiting department in a New York minute. Here is how.



The Staffing Cougar



Staffing agencies are crowded with Office Cougars (aka Account Executives). They are fiercest of the Cougar species. They approach their prey (aka Hiring Managers) with little fear and maul them in broad day light. Not a good, especially if your agency has squeaky clean reputation. However,… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on August 5, 2009 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Announcing BroadlookMobile.com and Contact Capture for the Blackberry

Contact Capture is now available free for the Blackberry & iPhone. This video shows a real world example of how a recruiter can save time getting contact information on your mobile device...without using those darn tiny mobile… Continue

Added by Donato Diorio on August 5, 2009 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Australia Immigration News Summary:

Here are the main stories for Australia immigration for the last two days from Global Visas.



Australian visa holders camp out for bargain flights

Working holiday Australian visas holders have taken to camping on the streets outside branches of STA Travel around the UK in order to grab a £10 bargain flight to Australia.



Australia immigration acts on refugee problem

Laurie Ferguson, Australia's Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs and… Continue

Added by Global Visas on August 5, 2009 at 11:25am — No Comments

How do you get an unemployed "A " player in front of your clients?

I am posting this blog everywhere and looking for some great responses and then I will share them on my blog as well!!! Okay, we all know when you fill the pipeline all need to be "A" players. Right? Now your client specifically tells you I do not want to see any unemployed folks. This being the case, you speak with an unemployed "A" Player what do you do? How do you convince your client to look at this Professional? Yes we are consultants too.......

Look forward to hearing from you all!!!… Continue

Added by sheila Greco on August 5, 2009 at 9:09am — 1 Comment

Pushed to the brink

"...with no union representation, participants on reality series are not covered by Hollywood workplace rules governing meal breaks, minimum time off between shoots or even minimum wages. Most of them, in fact, receive little to no pay for their work."

Explains some to me the popularity of social networks. More here.

Added by Maureen Sharib on August 5, 2009 at 6:29am — No Comments

Employ Smart, cut costs- Application Tracking System

Recession is spinning the world round in it's two little fingers and businesses of all sizes all around the globe are looking to cut down their costs to a bare minimum. Recruitments costs are one of the costs which take up, along with money, good time and effort. Where the HR departments are supposed to be working for more productive measures to support the companies, they are just left to recruit people- go through piles and piles of resumes, short-list, record data, make calls, take… Continue

Added by HDot on August 5, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments

The Ice Age of Job Boards is Now - Unless They Evolve like KODA.

I’m surrounded by programmers. Nerdy types that get to wear jeans, sneakers and T-shirts. I feel like a rent-a-cop at a Phish concert sometimes. But hey, I was here first. I hired all these mealy mouth geeksters that bitch and moan about the work environment – when they have to turn on the lights.



I may have arrived too early, but I signed up for KODA (in Beta). It is an amazing social networking site for… Continue

Added by Michael Glenn on August 4, 2009 at 11:00pm — 7 Comments

Four Challenges Recruiters Face in Today's Economy

There’s a saying I’ve heard and used over the last several years…



“Making money as a recruiter can be very volatile. When the economy is good, there’s almost nothing better, and when the economy is bad, there’s almost nothing worse.”



I’ve been a recruiter for the last 23 years and have gone through multiple recessions in that time. I’ve been fortunate to begin my career during a recession. It actually taught me how to operate in a difficult environment. I generally… Continue

Added by Harry Urschel on August 4, 2009 at 4:23pm — 4 Comments

New to Recruiting

I am new to recruiting blogs. How can I use blogs to source candidates for job openings I have. Any help would be apreciated

Added by Reuben Robicheaux on August 4, 2009 at 4:17pm — 2 Comments

Your external POWER is a Mirror/Reflection of your Inner power...

Hello to All....



QUOTE:



"The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are." Thomas Dreier



HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU ARE DEALING/WORKING WITH HIGH IMPACT RECRUITER? (CORP OR CANDIDATE)



* ALWAYS GET HEADS UP ON NEW JOB (NOT POSTED/ADVERTISED)

* HIRING MANAGERS KNOW/LIKE/TRUST RECRUITER

*… Continue

Added by Brian K. Johnston on August 4, 2009 at 3:26pm — 2 Comments

High Unemployment and Technology: A love story

Their eyes met across the room – he was everything she had been looking for: Organized, Responsive to Candidate Needs, Interactive with Her Hiring Managers, Great at managing the recruiting process – even tracked her metrics. She was everything he had been looking for: Someone to give his product a chance.



The time was 2001 – the location was any company in America that was evaluating software. You see, at that time – the “who are your other clients” question was paramount to getting… Continue

Added by Sarah White on August 4, 2009 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Webinar "Find e-mail IDs via Google"

"Find e-mail IDs via Google" - A Free Webinar



Conducted by Chandra Bodapati, CEO/Founder of eGrabber

eGrabber, the leader in automated Internet Lead-Generation tools for 12+ years



In this webinar:

1) We will reveal our six step process to find B2B email ID of anyone on the Internet.

2) We will share with you the formulas we developed through trial and error over the years.

3) We will show you a step by step process to use each of the formulas to find… Continue

Added by chandra bodapati on August 4, 2009 at 10:15am — No Comments

Bigfoot, Tooth Fairy and the Recruiting Magic Bullet



I've been reading and writing a lot of blogs, tweets, articles etc about what we all should be doing in our Recruiting efforts of late, and you know what? I think they are all starting to look alike.



Social Media vs Old School

Email, internet vs the phone

Twitter

Job Boards

The recession

Passive vs Active Candidates

Find… Continue

Added by Dan Nuroo on August 4, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Facebook recruitment - Case study

http://m2rk.wordpress.com/2009/08/04/facebook-recruitment/

Added by Mark Powney on August 4, 2009 at 8:44am — No Comments

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