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6 Shakespeare Inspired Quotes to Help You Improve your Interview Process

Image source: Shakespeare comparisons via Wikicommons

Here is a Shakespearean riff on the recruitment process.

The Bard: A Surprising Source of Hiring Wisdom

To those who have been mentally…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on October 5, 2015 at 11:33am — No Comments

Practices that perpetuate the negative recruitment stereotype

It only takes a few cowboys (and girls) to change people’s perceptions of a profession. Head over to Google, type: “recruiters are…” and take a second to look at the search predictions. The results don’t make for great reading (although recruitment is not alone). For the thousands of great recruiters…


Added by Mike Robinson on October 6, 2015 at 4:33am — No Comments

How to Compare the Size of Talent Pools by Location

Today will be a very practical post that covers what I recently did for research when a hiring manager said he was open to hiring in other locations (anywhere in the US) and asked for suggestions on which locations to target that might have large talent pools.

This can be done…


Added by Eric Putkonen on October 6, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

The 10 Worst Ways in the World to End Your Email Signature

Love it or hate it, email is here to stay and so are those lame sign offs. You know the ones, the signatures that make people cringe and clog spam filters or worse make the same corny…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 6, 2015 at 9:24am — No Comments

Optimize Your Candidate Reference Checks

In the digital age, references seem quite easy to obtain.  An employer can simply log onto LinkedIn, read the bevy of recommendations and move on.  Not so fast.  Those recommendations could be friends, family and even strangers with nice things to say about the person.  They may not represent the…


Added by Catherine Miklaus on October 1, 2015 at 5:20pm — 2 Comments

5 Ways Video Conferencing Helps HR Teams Win

Looking for a way to lower attrition levels and encourage company-wide loyalty? Want to improve productivity levels among your employees? Here are some ways video conferencing can help make that happen:

 1. Attract Great Talent

According to B2B…


Added by Rob Morgan on October 4, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Large Free Resume Database Hidden In Plain Sight

Are you a Recruiter looking for talent online? It didn’t use to be some years ago, but now searching for online resumes on Google is a bit of a pain. We need to use advanced operators (intitle:resume OR inurl:resume) and add keywords. Then, we need to exclude job posts (-job -jobs -careers …). Need to exclude resume…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 2, 2015 at 12:13pm — 6 Comments

Posting Isn't About Perfection - What We Feature (READ THIS)

If you've been hesitating to post on RecruitingBlogs for any number of reasons, just don't - ok?

I'm not sure what everyone's opinion is of our site, but I can tell you what I've learned managing this community over the last few years. The most important lesson? We need your voices for…


Added by Katrina Kibben on October 1, 2015 at 11:11am — 3 Comments

Is Your Workaholic Culture Ruining Employee Performance?

We’ve all had days at work where you clock in before the sun rises and clock out after the sun sets… but hopefully it’s not a habit. For organizations where it’s more common to eat…


Added by Chris Arringdale on October 1, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

How to Solve the Biggest Problems in Hiring Process?

According to experts of many reputed IT agencies in London that handle recruitment requirements of small, middle and big sized companies, finding and hiring the right person for a job is a tough task. They say that though it may sound simple, it’s pretty difficult in reality. After all, finding competent candidates who either become an…


Added by Ben Karter on October 1, 2015 at 6:03am — No Comments

Recruiting: Targeting Millennials, The New Majority

It's official...there are more Millennials in the American workforce than any other generation, including Baby Boomers and Generation X. Considering that Millennials hold starkly different workplace values than the generations before them, how prepared is your company to not only survive…


Added by Ryan Naylor on September 29, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments

What Does HR Stand for?

Have you ever been horseback riding?  I am solidly in what can only be considered the novice camp.  The last time I went horseback riding I was matched up with what appeared to be the oldest horse in the stable. The fact his name was “Old Blue” should have been a tip off.  I was joining a group…


Added by Daniel Fogel on September 29, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

6 Ways to Stop Competitors from Poaching your Talent

A competitors poaching of new recruits is every recruiter’s nightmare, especially if it involves a lot of time and effort invested in the process on the part of the recruiter to find that right candidate. As if this isn’t enough, but now we have to watch out for…


Added by Sourcing Adda on September 29, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

The new kids in town: a roundup of new recruiting sites

Just like that horrible Eagles song, the new recruiting sites keep rolling along. I did my last round up of new job boards and recruiting sites a few months back…


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 29, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

4 Ways HR Practitioners Can Continue to Grow

The world is not going to …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 29, 2015 at 9:39am — No Comments

7 Secrets Only Successful Onboarding Programs Know

Onboarding is like a strategic game of chess, but instead of …


Added by Christine Marino on September 28, 2015 at 9:45am — No Comments

Proactively Acquiring Employee Referrals?

Every year I see the CareerXRoad Source of Hire Survey and also recently I saw…


Added by Eric Putkonen on September 28, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Learn How the 2015 Fortune 500 Use Recruitment Marketing

Recruiters understand that the talent acquisition universe has changed. Candidates have more choices than ever before.  The labor market has improved, unemployment is at a…


Added by Lori Sylvia on September 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Employers Be Like, FML…A

Let me begin by saying, the Family and Medical Leave Act is vital in protecting employees’ rights and obligations outside of work. The workplace isn’t a vacuum in which the outside world has…


Added by Maren Hogan on September 25, 2015 at 10:10am — No Comments

Not Getting Any Bites? 4 Fixes for Your Job Listing

Crafting the perfect job advert is no easy task. Not only does creating the content of job ads usually fall quite far down a priority list for recruiters and HR teams, but it’s also hard work knowing how to engage the right audience and make a job listing stand out. If the…


Added by Ron Stewart on September 25, 2015 at 9:14am — No Comments

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