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Five key considerations for your employee engagement strategy

With recent research by the Centre for Mental Health discovering that disinterested employees are costing the UK £15 billion a year, the need for an engaged and productive workforce is more important than ever before. Employee engagement programmes need to be considered as critical to…

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Added by Capita Resourcing on December 19, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Replacing Recruiter Greed with Goodwill: A new paradigm to evolve the talent acquisition profession

Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation.  The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars.  Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — 11 Comments

Free Download: Boolean Cheat Sheet for Beginners

Call them purple squirrels or whatever you want, but finding candidates isn’t so easy. Your job is to find those (fill in whatever animal and color you want here), and to find them before they’re talking to someone else about another opportunity.

But without the right skills, the hunt takes time.

And you know the saying: "Time is money."

You need to be faster than the other…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on December 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Out of the Box Sourcing Tips

Sourcing and recruiting go hand in hand, because both are dependent on the other in an important way. For recruiters to make a hire they need the talents of a Sourcer.

But when all else fails, it is good to know…

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Added by Chinmay Chavan on December 19, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

5 IT Resume Tips from an IT Manager

I caught up with Trent Devers - IT Manager at Dynamiq, to find out which aspect of an IT resume are the most important to him. Like most IT businesses, they get a huge response when hiring and have to scan through an abundance of applicants, where many of them don't even make it passed the initial…

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Added by Robert Taylor on December 19, 2014 at 12:29am — 2 Comments

Recruiting Stuff That Made Me SMH This Week

Most likely I’ve shared before that I consume A LOT of content (daily) on various business topics – a hefty chunk of it being HR and recruiting related articles, blogs and social media conversations. Earlier today I came across this post describing…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on December 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Lockheed Martin: Research Comes First

I have always preached research comes first with regards to staffing, and sourcing in particular. You have to know what you are looking for and know what companies have what you are looking for. You need to be able to find and contact those people, know trends, perform talent mapping and basically find what…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

7 Surprisingly in Demand Careers for 2015



Some jobs are more profitable than others. If you're thinking about going back to school or earning any post-secondary job certifications, here are seven fields that would welcome you with open arms.



1. Physical Therapist



According to the U.S.…

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Added by Karleia Steiner on December 18, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

Dress for Success: What You Should Wear to An HR or Recruiting Interview

When you really get down to it, not much about the ‘good old days’ was truly very good - but you did at least know you’d be expected to wear a suit to an interview.

Formality may have been stifling, but it took the agony out of the interview wardrobe…

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Added by Rebecca Baines on December 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Better Workplace: Boosting Employee Morale

It’s no secret; in fact, it is one of the most well-known maxims in the world of business. A happy employee is a productive employee.

Creating a good work environment where your staff feels welcomed, appreciated and valued is one of…

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Added by Manuel Angel on December 17, 2014 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment

You have got to Google images for “team building”. The only way it could get cheesier is if…

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Added by Ryan Mead on December 17, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

Hiring in Smaller Cities Outpaces Largest Metros

As we approach the end of 2014, I wanted to share with you an interesting trend in hiring demand this year. While many times we think that the competition for talent is in populous areas - like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and the Silicon Valley - we found that hiring grew significantly more in smaller, less…

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Added by Abby Lombardi on December 17, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

In recruitment, everybody sells, baby!

I read recently some ‘recruitment expert’ advising owners of recruitment companies to phase out ‘billing managers’ and to allow a team of ‘dedicated managers’ to simply ‘run’ the business’.

Now, how should I put this as calmly as I can? OK, this will have to…

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Added by Greg Savage on December 17, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

The Island of Misfit Tools

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).

There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

3 Recruiting Tools That Need a Revamp

This always happens. The latest and greatest piece of technology that you just bought is outdated only a week later. However, the fundamentals never go out of style. Referrals, Sourcing and Job Descriptions are important aspects of your recruiting strategy, and it is important to keep discovering fresh ways to keep them relevant with the times. You can use them in new ways that revamp…

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Added by Raj Sheth on December 15, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments

No Excuses: Why Employees Should Expect a Great Workplace Regardless of the Industry

Looking in from the outside, it can be easy to wish for the plump benefits package of a giant organization like American Express or the energy-infused camaraderie of a startup like…

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Added by Kim Peters on December 12, 2014 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

The Best Recruiter Christmas Party. Ever!

I don’t like recruitment Christmas parties.

And I have been to a few.

At least 50 I would say.

50? How old are you Greg? 100?…

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Added by Greg Savage on December 15, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Hashtag Employee Recruiting: How to Use Hashtags for Employee Recruiting

The advent of social media has brought with it unique ways for employers to reach out for recruiting purposes. Social media websites are full of talented individuals who may fit the bill for an open position, and utilizing hashtags is a newer development that makes this method of recruiting even more…

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Added by Jonathan Hulet on December 12, 2014 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

"Recruitment Just Turned Professional" - How Can We Get There?

Hand’s up who gives the recruitment industry a bad name? No takers? Well let me name some right here.

You. That’s right; the outrageously smarmy Agency Recruiter who floated in three candidates to my senior hiring manager behind my back, then when I went to give you a reprimand, you casually reflected that…

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Added by Andrew Marmont on December 12, 2014 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Helping Veterans During the Holidays

As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of those who have served. Let’s go out of our way to help, acknowledge, and appreciate those who proved the liberties that we live under. If you know of any who are looking for work, direct…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 11, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

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