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Why You Shouldn’t Reveal Employee Benefit Costs


Added by Timothy H. Olson, CEBS, CMFC on November 25, 2015 at 9:39am — No Comments

Why HR & marketing should join forces to attract staff

Bagels and holes. Hugs and kisses. Tom and Jerry.

It appears there’s a new force in the world of powerful twosomes - a yin and yang so perfect, you’ll be surprised you’ve not thought of it already.

The pair in question…


Added by Nina Cresswell on November 25, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

What is the one secret to successful recruitment?

You might think that recruitment is relatively easy – admittedly time-consuming, of course, but basically a simple task. All you have to do is sift through candidates’ applications, decide who you want to invite for an interview and then make your decision based on what happens in the…


Added by Alex Sebuliba on November 25, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hike Group Chat - Impact of Social Media in Candidate Selection

We use it on a regular basis, it has revolutionised the Talent Acquisition Industry as we know it, it’s at the tip of our fingers, we spend a great deal of our time on it and it keeps us updated with the current trends. Any guesses?

Yes, you’re right. We’re talking about…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 25, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

3 Reasons to be Thankful For Your Talent Acquisition Team

When you are seated around the dinner table with your friends and family this Thanksgiving, and Uncle Dave asks what you are thankful for, your talent acquisition team might not be the first thing you say. So why not give thanks a few days early to the sourcing, recruiting and…


Added by Birch Faber on November 24, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

It’s never just a coffee (It’s interview Number 1)

So you are job searching. And in response to one of your proactive enquiries you receive a positive response: “Let’s meet up for a coffee

That’s nice you think. A chance to talk about the role and opportunity informally and off the…


Added by Jane Paine on November 24, 2015 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Empowering & Onboarding Candidates with Paperless Onboarding

Onboarding is about more than making a first impression. In order for onboarding to go smoothly, candidates need to not only have all their paperwork…


Added by Christine Marino on November 23, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments

5 Ways to Build Your Own Purple Squirrel

Ah the elusive purple squirrel... you may not know it when you're writing the job description, but you've got someone in mind for the role.  Typically, recruiters have a set list of requirements for the job.  They've also usually got a list of things that they'd like their purple squirrel to…


Added by Catherine Miklaus on November 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 9

This is part 9 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.


This post is on the 2nd Keynote of the 2nd day of Sourcecon  entitled “Personas: A Key Component of Your Recruitment Strategy By Allsion…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 23, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Right Recruits Prove a Necessity in the Business World

The recruitment process is oftentimes daunting, especially when it comes to sifting through the competition to find the right candidate.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways your business can find the best recruit the first time around.

With hiring help in mind,…


Added by Dave on November 23, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

The Big Bang Theory of Social Recruiting

Social recruiting is the latest buzzword amongst recruiters. The user base of any social network is unquestionable.  Companies have started to utilize the power of social recruiting, but are still missing the tricks to make it most…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 24, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

10 Facts on Creating the Most Effective Wellness Program

Wellness programs are on the rise with the growing awareness of health in the workplace. Many employees want the programs in their office, and employers are beginning to implement…


Added by Timothy H. Olson, CEBS, CMFC on November 20, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments

On The Value of CEOs and Headhunters

In response to an excellent article in Financial Times (Nov. 16, 2015) by Andrew Hill, I posted this and was pleased to receive 'editor's pick' notice.  Here is a link to the article, which I have previously posted on LinkedIn and elsewhere:…


Added by Nicholas Meyler on November 20, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Millennial retention is all based on family benefits

No age group wants paid time off for themselves or loved ones more than millennials. As these tech-savvy young adults come of age both at work and at home, they’re feeling the stress of decreasing life balance and increasing demands. 

Employers, too, are affected by…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on November 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Design Your Path to Improved Sticky Recruitment Results

Rediscover the Valuable Lost Art of Recruitment Selection Design

So here we are. You are at it again.

It never stops.

It is a need that is never…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

An Open Letter to Recruitment Agencies

Dear Recruitment Agency,

(Yes, contingent recruiters, I'm talking to you)

Working as part of an in-house recruitment team, you receive a lot of approaches…


Added by Sam Fletcher on November 19, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

What is Wrong With So Many LinkedIn InMails

I was carefully reading Steven Lowisz’s…


Added by Eric Putkonen on November 19, 2015 at 1:43pm — 1 Comment

How Texting and Recruitment Marketing Can Fill Your Talent Pipeline

Recruitment marketing is all about candidate engagement. How can you attract and nurture candidates to fill your talent pipeline before you even post a job application?

The concept takes its name from inbound marketing, which focuses on providing useful content to prospects in order to attract high quality leads. Only in the case of recruitment marketing, employers are providing brilliant content to job seekers in a cadence and style that drive…


Added by Birch Faber on November 19, 2015 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Resume of James Bond [infographic]

The whole world is in anticipation of the new James Bond movie – SPECTRE. Some of you have already seen it, some of you have to wait for a few more days. 

In honor of the 007 agent we have created a TOP SECRET resume filled with information about James Bond you didn’t…


Added by Tomas Ondrejka on November 20, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

A Case Against Optimization in Recruiting

Over the last few years, we've seen a range of attempts at applying technology to human interactions. Whilst I applaud platforms such as LinkedIn which make it easy for recruiters and prospective candidates to find each other, often companies go too far in implementing technology in pursuit of…


Added by Sam Fletcher on November 20, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

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