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Is it as good as it looks? Work expectations vs reality

Not sure that much has changed over the years when it comes to a recent graduate’s real vs perceived understanding of what a “real job” entails and what it she is entitled to. Not sure anyone…

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Added by Anna Brekka on October 1, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Your Employer Brand Needs Some Attention

There. It’s out in the open. No foul intentions, but sometimes the truth can sting a little. There are tons of articles out there in cyber space covering employer branding with about million statistics in every one of them. Little did you know, your branding falls under the not-so-flattering category of statistics. One of the galling pieces of datum is that 29% of …

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 30, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Knock it Off with These Recruiting Worst Practices

There are best and worst practices for every business. The recruiting and HR space is no different. Candidates take note of the things you do well… and not so well. With the consistent development of new tools for the space, the hiring process is constantly under construction. The best practices change and evolve along with the technology. There are easy solutions to these poor…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 30, 2014 at 3:40pm — 1 Comment

Is Mr. Smarty Pants Skewing Your Team Alignment?

Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status.…

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Added by Ryan Mead on September 30, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Top Recruiting News of the week (and Featured Bloggers!)

When it comes down to it, our writers are our everything. Our sites wouldn't exist without the great content you submit. So this week, we've taken a moment to acknowledge two of those people, not just the words they write for us.…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on September 30, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Are You Including the Right Keywords in Your Job Ad?

When preparing your job ad do you think about your intention and strategy? Do you consider whether you want your ad to attract a broad candidate supply with relatable skills or candidates that possess very specific abilities? Do you think about words and phrases your target candidates may be searching for when looking for job openings?

The answers to these questions can determine how your job is listed. If you want your ad to attract a large candidate supply that has related skills,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 30, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

Upset with New InMail Policy? Learn Eight Ways to Guess and Verify Email Addresses

Suppose you are determined to find someone’s email address. With the new LinkedIn InMail policy, some say, this may happen in their practice more often. The post below outlines eight top ways to…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on September 29, 2014 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Describe Your Company Culture in Five Words: Can You?

If asked to describe your company culture in five words, you’d probably come up with three extempore before pausing to reach into your mind to find the most accurate and appealing last two adjectives. The most common ways companies describe themselves (and their employees) are:…

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Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on September 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

How aggregators are utilized by job boards: survey results

About a month ago, I asked job boards around the world to participate in the 2014 Aggregator Usage survey. This study asked about how job boards really use aggregators,…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 29, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

3 ways to contact LinkedIn members who are not open to receiving InMail

It's happened to all recruiters and sourcers at some point. You're scouring LinkedIn or LinkedIn Recruiter in the hopes of finding the ideal candidate. You skim the preview, see what you're looking for, and excitedly click to open the profile.

Excitement turns into disappointment when you see the greyed…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on September 29, 2014 at 6:00am — 9 Comments

Empathy in Recruiting

Jill Krasny had a good article earlier this week on Inc.com called The Awesome Power of Empathy. This of course being the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. The article reminded me of when I first applied to be a search consultant at an Indianapolis MRI…

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Added by Amy McDonald on September 25, 2014 at 11:24am — 2 Comments

Know it all? Really!

We are going to take a 1 week break from the series on lesser sites, as this subject came up and got me going. 

Recently there was a thread on Facebook title…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 25, 2014 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Trust Me, I'm a Professional

Oh RBC how I've missed you... my divorce fueled hiatus has come to an end and in the immortal words of Elton John, the bitch is back.

So much has happened since we last chatted... one thing that hasn't changed? My love/hate relationship with my profession. Don't get me wrong,…

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Added by Amy Ala on September 24, 2014 at 7:59pm — 8 Comments

If I only had a brain says the scarecrow

The news wires of late have been filled with stories one after another of NFL players involved in some form of domestic violence. Listening to Roger Goddell’s statement last week added to the feeling that something in this picture was missing. Like many organizations the NFL preferred their bottom line to what was morally and ethically right. Consider the reports from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regarding the $17,000,000 they have collected in fines for a wide range of…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on September 24, 2014 at 1:56pm — 3 Comments

When Cheaper and Better isn't enough: Opportunity Costs and Recruiting

In the past 20 years, many companies have outsourced myriad functions to vendors, partners, and professional services companies. Some of the most popular functional areas for this have included accounting and…

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Added by Evan Donaldson on September 24, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Website Builder Platforms: Best Options for Small Businesses

The days of having to build a website "brick by brick" (i.e., code it line by line) are long behind us. For small organizations and "single shingle" professionals in particular, who don't have in-house resources and can't afford the time or money for complex development projects, there is a wide range of website builder and hosting options available that can enable them to create or update their…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on September 24, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams

The way we work is steadily changing; traditional 9-5 jobs are turning to flex hours and workstations are wherever you can bring a smart device.  If you aren’t already part of the flex work movement, with about 29% of full time employees having flexible work schedules, it probably won’t be long until your organization taps into this opportunity.

Flex work…

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Added by Ryan Mead on September 23, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

WARNING: Profession Undergoing Maintenance

“Competing for tech talent never gets easier, nor is it a perfect mathematical equation. Instead it’s about understanding your market, knowing what your current and prospective employees are looking for, and doing your best to create the environment that attracts the right workers to your company.” – …

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 23, 2014 at 4:01pm — 3 Comments

Is the Classic Job Description Antiquated?

The short answer to the title question is yes. With the advent of startups, new businesses emerging, and technology ever-changing the classic job description is not appealing or compelling for the average job seeker today. Who wants to work at a company whose job description is from the time of typewriters?

Unless you’re a hipster who’s hoping to write on an authentic typewriter at their alternative new…

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Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on September 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Never a dull moment: a roundup of new and interesting sites

It's happened again - I've let the better part of a year pass since I took a look at some of the new and interesting sites and services out there. …

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 23, 2014 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

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