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Are You Waiting for the Great Pumpkin?

Without fail, year in and year out, beloved Peanuts’ character, Linus, sits in a pumpkin patch on Halloween night waiting for the Great Pumpkin to appear. Much to his dismay, it fails to turn up. Nevertheless, he remains undefeated and vows to wait again next year. He believes the Great Pumpkin is out there. …


Added by Steve Janack on October 19, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Recruiting Developers? You'll Want to Know This Before Interviewing Them

One of the first steps in evaluating a developer for an open role is taking a deep dive into their resume. Whether it's a traditional resume, their Developer Story, or even their GitHub profile, one of the first things you'll look into is their education. Did they go a good school? Did they complete a Computer Science program? 

But that's the old way of…


Added by Rachel on October 20, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

10 Ways to Promote Collaboration at Work

Collaboration is a major concern of managers and for good reason. Collaboration in the workplace has a plethora of benefits. Collaboration “allows employees to feel more connected to their jobs and co-workers, reduces stress at the workplace, makes their jobs easier, allows for more work freedom, and in general makes them happier people” says Jacob…


Added by Steven Duque on October 20, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Startups fight to Win Over HR Buyers

When we approach most Talent Acquisition and HR people that need to update or fill gaps in the company's computer science and information technology systems, they don't normally look at products and services offered by start-ups. Even after most offer trial runs and beg for beta testers to try out their shiny new software companies will reluctantly just stay with the same old traditional tools they have been using for last 15 years.

As if the software that a team just spent most of…


Added by on October 20, 2016 at 11:26pm — No Comments

When I Am Asked, How To Get Into Social Media Recruiting

In conversations I have had over the last few months, I have been asked by a couple HR VPs and Directors that they wanted to launch into social media recruiting and wanted to know how I would do it.

Going forward, I think my first question I ask is “why do you want to go on social media?” It seems everyone wants to be on social media…it’s cool…it’s what Google or Amazon is doing so I do too…etc. These are the wrong answers! You do not go into social media recruiting…


Added by Eric Putkonen on October 21, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Talent Void: 4 Industries in Need of Skilled Employees

From 2000 - 2013, a position as a software developer yielded a salary increase over 25 percent. In some industries, like healthcare and IT, are talent shortages. Hiring the correct number of employees with the right skills sets is important, regardless of the industry. Here are four such diverse industries that…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 18, 2016 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Entry-Level Sports Job Recruiting - What You Need to Know

Entry-level sports jobs are the best (and sometimes only) way to get your candidate's foot into the sports industry door. To choose the one that suits your candidate best, you must know where your candidate stand in terms of skills and competencies.

The National…


Added by Sam Saidman on October 18, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Need for Functional Guidance for International Recruitment

International Recruitment has always been a part of the Talent Acquisition Industry so I’m sure that most of us will be familiar with the process especially since we’ve gone through it at some point of time. When it comes to US Staffing or UK Staffing we’ve encountered that as well while going up the Career Ladder.  But what are we supposed to do when we’re doing Asian hiring i.e. seeking Talent to fill China position and are looking for Shanghai Talent?

Staying on the topic at hand…


Added by Sourcing Adda on October 19, 2016 at 1:13am — No Comments

How to Keep Your New Employees Motivated and Happy

Everyone who starts up a new business wants to be successful, but in reality, many of these new businesses will be closed within five years. It takes a lot in today’s world to simply survive, and it takes much more to grow. If you’re new to the business world, you may…


Added by Sheza gary on October 18, 2016 at 8:12am — No Comments

8 Key Differences Between Corporate Recruiters and Staffing Agency Recruiters

Enlisting the assistance of corporate recruiters or agency recruiters are two main ways to fill positions. The two are very different, however, both fundamentally and operationally. To understand which best serves your company’s needs, you need to understand how they differ from each other. Here are eight key differences between corporate and agency recruiters!

Corporate Recruiters vs. Agency Recruiters

1. HR vs.…


Added by Steven Duque on October 18, 2016 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Why Team Communication Is Important in Project Management

Whether we are talking about professional or personal communication, it is the foundation of every healthy relationship. But, when it comes to project management, it is of extreme importance, because 80 percent of the project manager’s job is, as a matter of…


Added by David Miller on October 17, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

How to Beat the ‘Bots – Advice for Applying to Jobs Online

            Ever since the first online job application process was used, several decades ago, the practice of automation of the process has continued, and even accelerated at a dizzying rate.  Today, it is very customary for most larger companies (and even small startups) to use Candidate tracking…


Added by Nicholas Meyler on October 17, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

How To Attract A Recruiter

Some trusted sources show that with the unemployment rates in the United States being as low as never before, you have all the chances to get the job you always wanted to. However, if you don’t play smart, you can easily blow an opportunity of a lifetime. Therefore, we…


Added by Richard Nolan on October 17, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

A Close Look at "Open to New Opportunities"

Signaling that one is "Open to New Opportunities" without alarming your boss is certainly a good idea for a job seeker. Recently, LinkedIn introduced this feature.

If you are a job seeker, there are a couple of things to be aware of…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 13, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

How NOT to Sell a Job to a Candidate

Let’s face it – given the choice, we’d pick a permanent employee over a temp time and time again. The benefits of taking on an employee full time are obvious, but this world of ours is far from perfect, and we all know that sometimes taking on a…


Added by Tom Rowbottom on October 13, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

4 Reasons Video Interviews are here to Stay

Whether you’ve tried them or not, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the invasion of video interviews. When they infiltrated organizations several years ago, maybe you thought they were just a phase and wouldn’t stand the test of time,…


Added by Holly Wade on October 12, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 1-Breakout Sessions 1

Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 1-Breakout Sessions 1

So day 1 Breakout Session Part 1 is here. The Breakouts fall into one of three categories; Candidate Identification (CI), Candidate Engagement (CE), and Marketing and Branding(MB).


First up…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 11, 2016 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Unrealistic Expectations


I still run a desk at my shop Sterling Consulting Group. Keeps me semi out of trouble and in the fray. Real time information from candidates and clients alike. It’s almost like having a looking glass or a machine that can see the future, maybe not 100% accurate but a solid glimpse anyhow.

I field calls on a daily basis from candidates that are “on the bench” looking for their next gig. I also speak with many candidates that I am trying to recruit to find out what…


Added by Maurice Robertson on October 12, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Managing Performance

No longer an annual event

Naturally, I am fascinated by how businesses operate and what management styles work in certain situations.  Recently, I have focused my attention on how postindustrial age hierarchy is not working and what that means for companies who are conventional in their human capital management structure.

Early in my career I worked for a large corporation.  The CEO had an Ivy League education, spent a long time in…


Added by Kimberly Lucas on October 12, 2016 at 10:36am — No Comments

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