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Headhunters as Brokers of Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Brokerage:  Headhunters (like me) don't sell Intellectual Property, but we do sell introductions and connections with Inventors and Innovators who create valuable IP (Intellectual Property). How does one become a broker of Intellectual Properties (via referrals) and how does…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on June 24, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

Is Talent Acquisition Prepared for the Retirement Boom?

The Baby Boomer generation, once the largest age group participating in the workforce, is coming of age.  I don't mean that in a John Hughes movie sort of way.  I do mean that they're approaching their desired retirement age.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,…

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Added by Catherine Hess on June 23, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How Microsoft-LinkedIn Could Reboot Recruiting

What's the big deal?

 

On June 13, 2016, three big brothers got together and spun the roulette. The Microsoft house took the gamble, and the LinkedIn players got their huge payout. Microsoft's CEO …

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Added by Ninh Tran on June 23, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Hiring at Rockstart—The benefits of having a good hiring process

Dubbed as “World’s Greatest Startup Machine,” Rockstart is home to more than 78 startups joining its accelerator program. After receiving 1000-day mentorship and funding at Rockstart, many of its alumni have kept rocking their records. Among those are big names like 3D Hubs and…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on June 23, 2016 at 7:26am — No Comments

How to Recruit a Developer

The wrong way

I, like many software developers, get messages from recruiters in spurts. A couple of weeks will pass silently and then in one week I’ll get three or four LinkedIn messages, a…

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Added by Isaac Lyman on June 21, 2016 at 2:22pm — No Comments

My Top 5 Reasons why you shouldn't do a Top 5 list!

I have been doing some research recently to look at ways to enhance our communications strategy.  I don't want Greenacre to be THAT type of agency.... You know the one- 50 cold calls a day in order to pick up a job, the one all their clients try to avoid (until they get caught by a bogus name intro or a hidden…

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Added by Barry Forsythe on June 21, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

In 2016, Googling Simpler is Better

The content below, backed up by examples, has immediate practical implications.

Over the last few years, Google has made algorithm advances in the area of semantic search. Last Fall Google told us that…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on June 20, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 Smart Ways To Have Effective Impression On The Interviewer

 

 The day when you are supposed to meet an interviewer is similar to the day when you first enter your high school or college – you are anxious, nervous and excited. But at the same time, you are always worried about whether you would be able to make a good impression on the person, who is on the other side of…

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Added by Ben Karter on June 20, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Infographic: Take a Trip Through 'Candidate Land' to Improve Your Hiring Process

We all know the popular children’s board game Candy Land, in which players try to avoid a series of pitfalls while moving from start to finish. It’s not unlike the challenges faced by job seekers, many of whom are interested in pursuing new opportunities, and doing so at the same time employers are having difficulty finding qualified employees. So what’s the problem? Companies need to ask themselves this question: Do we have a hiring process that brings strong talent to our door, or have…
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Added by Steve Janack on June 20, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Recruitment lessons from Euro 2016...

For us, Euro 2016 means one thing: the opportunity to use football as a rich, radiant analogy for recruitment. (Any excuse, right?)

Football fervour is sweeping through the office, and there’s no better time to unite our joint passions for the beautiful game and the beautiful world…

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Added by Ash Knight on June 20, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 52: Dangers of "Hiring in your image"

On a fairly frequent basis I hear hiring managers make the statement that “when interviewing new candidates I try and find someone who is just like me to bring into the organization.” I can understand the tendency to do so. If they are just like the hiring manager there is likely to be less of a…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on June 17, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

The massive cost of not doing something right the first time

It’s interesting to look at successful businesses and understand the factors that make them such a success. There are of course many many of these, great product or service, great people, great hiring, great training, great value proposition – the list goes on and on….

The one thing that they all…

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Added by james nathan on June 17, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Talent42 2016!!!!

Well Talent42 2016 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle. This is just a general overview with a full breakdown to follow. So subjects ranged from interviewing, contacting candidates, the future, Best practices, Tools…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 16, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Are Your Recruiting Strategic Analytics Contributing to the Bottom Line?

In the past couple of years, HR technology has grown leaps and bounds to encompass real hard quantitative data.  For the first time, HR and Talent Acquisition have a seat at the table and are able to inform business decisions with numbers and facts, not qualitative anecdotes.  Yet, as employers rush…

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Added by Catherine Hess on June 16, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to improve the candidate experience

“It’s a pain.”

This is what you often hear (from both sides of the hiring equation) about applicant tracking software (ATS).

Candidates …

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Added by Hagi Trinh on June 16, 2016 at 10:11am — No Comments

Careers Page Design Advice

Throughout the course of a given month, we analyze dozens of career sites, and talk to a similar amount of practitioners who are constantly trying to get a grip on how they should design their careers pages. So, we thought we’d share some of the advice we give over and over…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on June 14, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Microsoft buying LinkedIn, WIIFM(what’s in it for me) as an HR?

Microsoft buying LinkedIn, WIIFM(what’s in it for me) as an HR?



The recent announcement of Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion shook the online community. The professional networking LinkedIn valued at $192…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on June 15, 2016 at 3:26am — No Comments

Social Recruiting with Facebook Video Comments

You can now leave video comments on Facebook! Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Jim Stroud shares his thoughts. Plus, are you wondering how to find Java developers? Jim Stroud shares a sourcing tip on how to find them on Twitter. Tune in now for all the fun and if you have not…

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Added by Jim Stroud on June 12, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

HR Driven Trends in Enterprise Integration



Ten years ago, it seemed the enterprise software market had reached a state of maturity with a few major players controlling the majority of the market and little opportunity for new entrants or radical innovation. And then came the shift to the cloud—with the mobile revolution close on its heels. These disruptive changes have ushered in a new…

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Added by Karl Wierzbicki on June 13, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Future of Job Ads is NOT Video

At a recent conference there was a lot of talk about several new online services designed to assist with creating videos specifically for jobs. Off the back of this, one of our regular clients even grabbed me and suggested we film every hot job moving forward (this from a company with over 600 live jobs!).

The premise holds appeal, with video now the most popular…

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Added by Chris South on June 13, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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