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Added by Amy Ala on April 17, 2015 at 4:39pm — 2 Comments

Recruiting Daily’s Most Excellent Meme Contest

I love a good meme. For the web savvy out there, I’ve been a meme aficionado since the Know Your Meme segment used to play on the Rocketboom. The flood of memories whether we’re talking about Bubb Rubb and his…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on April 13, 2015 at 11:00am — 60 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DevBistro

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DevBistro

DevBistro is an employment site were people list their resumes, were you can search for jobs or

candidates. DevBistro is well known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 16, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Enough of the tired old recruitment articles, already

If you work in recruitment, you’ve probably seen enough articles about how to attract candidates to make your eyes bleed. Similarly, you’ll have read about how recruitment is like speed dating so many times that it’s enough to send you into a…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on April 16, 2015 at 5:56am — No Comments

5 Resume Writing Mistakes That Will Cost You a Potential Job Offer (According to Google)

From a recruiter to PHP developer, everyone needs a resume. It’s not a very pleasant writing activity, and someone might even hate the very guts of it, still a solid resume must be forwarded, if you want to land a classy job with tons of money in the paycheck, sky-high prestige, comfy office,…

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Added by Ann Aldrich on April 16, 2015 at 9:15am — No Comments

The Do’s and Don’ts of Recruitment Marketing

There are five main components of a successful recruitment marketing strategy―but not all strategies are created equal. So why not listen to major organizations that are succeeding?

Check off the do’s and banish the don’ts to make your program more engaging and improve your ROI.

DO talk about the work in an impactful way. Lockheed Martin uses content to actually open up conversations with segments of their talent pools. Instead of talking about the job as a…

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Added by Elyse Schmidt on April 16, 2015 at 10:16am — No Comments

Recruiting Perfectionism Is Slow Death

Hard to believe but I wrote this 6 years ago - just when the bad-recruiter-behavior was beginning to really fester online (not that it wasn't around before but as social was taking off, it just seemed to start getting worse.

Considering the recent activity in the "We Really…

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Added by Steve Levy on April 15, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Are you ready for Google’s mobile algorithm change?

Google algorithm change April 2015

With mobile Internet usage exceeding PC usage Google is taking steps to improve users mobile experience online. On April 21st Google will be rolling out a major change to their search algorithm. The use of ‘Mobile-friendliness’ as a ranking signal will be increased impacting search results in all languages worldwide.

The importance of a mobile friendly website in recruitment isn’t a new topic, with more and more candidates using smart devices to find and…

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Added by Mike Robinson on April 15, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Headhunters Vs. In House Recruiting – a Comparison

Which is better, using a headhunter to hire staff, or using in house resources? When it comes to finding and hiring great talent, human resource staff members have two options. They can use in house staff to recruit, interview, and vet out potential employees, or they can rely on the…

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Added by John Unger on April 15, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

How to Humanize Your Job Descriptions

Most job listings are dull and underwhelming. That’s not been an issue in the last few years when it’s been essentially a buyer’s market. But today, when talent is increasingly in demand, what is the response to a ho-hum job ad?  Dead silence. Your candidates are going on to the next job listing. Meanwhile, a good…

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Added by Raj Sheth on April 14, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

When Marketing and HR Love Each Other Very, Very Much...

Something wonderful can happen – a solid, positive employer branding strategy. The collaboration between marketing and Human Resources leadership can yield some pretty powerful returns. Increased innovation, productivity and quality of execution are just the tip of the iceberg when these traditionally siloed…

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Added by Kelly Robinson on April 14, 2015 at 10:44am — No Comments

You’ve Been the Candidate: So Think Like One [in Mobile]

There is a driving similarity between us marketers, HR managers and recruiters: Every single one of us has been a job candidate.

We’ve been the active candidate, constantly pursuing and looking. We’ve also been the passive candidate, researching the companies we like and waiting for the right role to…

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Added by Elyse Schmidt on April 13, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Don’t Buy a Tool to Generate More Applications When You Really Want Better Applications

While there is a wide spectrum of people looking for a job and potentially interested in changing their life for you, let’s break them into two camps: people who need to do a lot of research before they apply and people who don’t. Let’s call these groups “shoppers” and “button-clickers.”

Button-clickers believe that a job search is a numbers game: the more jobs they apply to, the more the odds go up of getting an interview and finally an offer. Sure, they believe in…

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Added by James Ellis on April 13, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

10 Worst things to say in an interview...

As soon as you drop some words in a job interview a light bulb can spring from nowhere and give a signal to the interviewer that you are already not the right person...every word counts!

Wizard,Ninja/Guru/Expert/Warrior

If you get the Job, we will decide if you are ninja'd enough, wizardry,guru- tastic, or expertise and warriors status enough for you to work…

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Added by Or Hillel on April 12, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 8: The Corporate Silent Killers

In the human side of things we regularly hear about medical conditions that can result in death yet we can overlook their presence because they are asymptomatic.  The condition is present but unless a series of diagnostic tests are performed the patient never knows the problem exists.

Our organizations are no different. Every corporation has hidden in its processes; there are every day non-value added activities that serve no customer demands.  Which serve no benefit to the…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 10, 2015 at 3:01pm — No Comments

5 Digital Engagement Questions Every Organization Should Address

After writing 5 Digital Resolutions Everyone Should Make (and Keep!), I committed to following my own advice. Since the beginning of the year, I have focused on cleaning up not just my own digital footprint, but that of The…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on April 10, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! indeed

How to source on the lesser known sites!! indeed

Indeed is an employment-related metasearch engine, were you can search for jobs or candidates.

Indeed is well known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do this…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 9, 2015 at 5:53pm — No Comments

The 4 Elements of an Archaic HR Department

Human Resources is still an invaluable pillar of any business venture, but the sentiment that it’s unnecessary is definitely out there. HR can feel like a minefield of…

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Added by Julie Salerno on April 9, 2015 at 10:37am — 1 Comment

Tips for a Better Candidate Experience

We’ve all been in the position of the candidate, spending copious amounts of time sifting through jobs descriptions, painstakingly filling out application forms and patiently waiting (and waiting and waiting) for a reply from the prospective employer. We would think that this experience…

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Added by Stephanie Mills on April 9, 2015 at 9:01am — No Comments

Reports and Analytics for “People” People

As you prepare to implement a recruiting solution, an important consideration to think about is your reporting needs.  If we don’t build the data elements into the system, you won’t be able to report on them!

So what data are you reporting on?  What numbers are important to your organization?

There are really two types of data that I find valuable for a recruiting function:  predictive analytics and performance indicators.

Predictive analytics should help you improve…

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Added by Leanne Goplen Zabriskie on April 7, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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