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Competing for Talent with the Top Employment Brands

10.20.14 Top Employment Brands

ERE recently highlighted a list of the Top Employment Brands according to WilsonHCG, a recruitment outsourcing company. Their study considered multiple elements in their ranking system, including job board presence,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 21, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

What the CIA’s Ridiculously Intense Hiring Process Can Teach Us

The Central Intelligence Agency has perhaps the most intense hiring process in America, and for good reason. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

Aside from perhaps running for President of the United States, the most intense hiring process in America…

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 20, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Fall out: the latest online recruiting news, rounded up

Fall is most definitely in the air, as in leaves falling to the ground and making it hard to mow. But fall also means conferences for job board folks and (of course) deals, deals, deals! So without further ado, here is the latest news:

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on October 20, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments

My career. Multiple screw-ups, and ONE thing I got right.

I have had some major highs in a career that is now deep into its 4th decade. Lots of hard work, lots of luck, and plenty of great people, have helped me to some success, which has been fun and lucrative. And I am proud of many milestones along the…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 19, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Three Simple Strategies to Secure the Best Talent

Jim Collins once said that great vision without great people is irrelevant. For your business to thrive, you need to secure candidates with talent, passion and the drive to turn vision into reality.

So, how do you get an exceptional team around you? Not only do your…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on October 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Global staffing industry sales top $400 billion

The recent RCSA (Australia and New Zealand) International Conference held in Queenstown, New Zealand had a variety of industry speakers and one of the most interesting was Barry Asin, the President of Staffing Industry Analysts who, as the name suggests, compile data and undertake research on the staffing (recruitment) industry on…

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Added by Ross Clennett on October 16, 2014 at 7:49pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pinterest

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pinterest

Pinterest, were pictures, ideas, and interests all come together. Most have heard of Pinterest, few have used it to source.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 16, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Are Employers Using BYOD to Attract Talent?

As society has become more technologically mobile, bring your own device policies (BYOD) have become more popular with employees and employers. Professionals appreciate BYOD opportunities because it provides the convenience of using their own familiar device, access to the latest technology, work flexibility and/or work-life balance. Employers can benefit from BYOD's cost savings, potential increased productivity, and employee devices that supply the latest technologies. However, there are…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 16, 2014 at 10:31am — No Comments

The Only 5 Reasons to Ever Use a Search Firm

Companies use search firms for a variety of reasons.  A position is above a certain level.  A role is perceived to be too complex.  A hiring manager is complaining about the lack of candidate flow.  All seemingly valid reasons to plunk down a chuck of cash to your favorite…

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Added by Glenn Fox on October 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Is your recruiting and sourcing technology behind the times?

If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too. 



But if your processes are a blast from the past,…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 16, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The Power of Film - Ten Top Tips for successful Employer Branding films

Bringing brands and the workplace to life using film has been achieved successfully by many organizations, but the way in which it is now used when it is so accessible has created more opportunities for using this powerful medium as part of an employer brand strategy.



I regularly use film as part of…

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Added by Nick Price on October 16, 2014 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Stop Complaining: Hire

Companies, hiring managers, recruiters, HR departments alike complain about: the lack of talent, having too many candidates or not enough candidates, not having their jobs posted on enough job boards, struggling to find the candidate who is proficient in several coding languages, wanting an entry level hire with three years of experience, and needing to hire fast but not having an organized, well-defined, and…

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Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on October 15, 2014 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

5 Ways Recruiters Can Set Expectations with Hiring Managers

I frequently hear from sourcing and recruiting professionals that Hiring Managers don't understand the current labor market, which often leads to frustrations during the recruiting process. At the in-take meeting, it's very important that you paint a clear picture so Hiring Managers understand the challenges you're likely to encounter as you source potential candidates. This way, everyone is on the same page and expectations are managed right from the beginning. Below are some pieces…

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Added by Abby Lombardi on October 15, 2014 at 10:58am — 2 Comments

Everything Must Change: Inhuman Resources

 

Recently I was on spring break at Disney with my family. I happened to be in line for a ride and noticed this sign on the outside of a door – Inhuman Resources.  It got me thinking about Human Resources professionals in the world today and what is expected of them.  When you look at most companies, HR professionals…

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Added by Tim Saumier on October 13, 2014 at 9:15pm — No Comments

People Work for People First and Companies Second

People First The employee's decision to quit their current company or join a new company is all part of "Who do I work for?" decision. Most will say, it's customer first. Doctors work for patients. Athletes work for fans. Farmers work so people can eat great food. However, bringing the consumer to the producer is…

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Added by David Smooke on October 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Diversity Programs aka The Big Illusion and Implicit Bias

Everywhere you turn lately, you seem to come across another article on diversity (including this one which might just piss you off). It's interesting to see companies highlight their programs to the media in an effort to save face. Unfortunately, the inefficiencies of their diversity programs and the…

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Added by Chris Bell on October 13, 2014 at 4:06pm — 2 Comments

LinkedIn Recruiter Shows Fewer Results than a Basic Account

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Up until recently, search results in LinkedIn Recruiter (LIR) and in (any) personal account were the same. LIR provides more results available for viewing for a given search and better results visibility (and also some facets that are not available in a personal search).

This has changed dramatically.

If you have a LinkedIn Recruiter account, you must read on.

Here are three examples of searches, compared side-by-side for a personal vs a LIR…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 10, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Don’t complain when you are the cause!!

Don’t complain when you are the cause!!

So once again we will be taking a break from the series on lesser site, however rest assured we will continue it.

I am getting so so tired of all the hiring…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 9, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments

3 Observations From A Marketer at #HRTechConf

We'll make this quick - there's more expo floor and happy hours to see.

Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.

For example, the…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Everything Must Change: Headhunter and Unashamed

Headhunter is defined as a person who identifies and approaches suitable individuals employed elsewhere to fill an open business position with their client.

When I first got in this business almost 12 years ago, this was a term that I did not like nor did I respect.  It was a term to…

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Added by Tim Saumier on October 8, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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