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Find 50,000 more Data Scientists with one small search adjustment

One of the most sought after skill sets these days is the Data Scientist. Commanding high salaries and high fees, these candidates are worth their weight in gold, but a huge proportion of them are currently being missed.

Each of the hundred odd Analytics-focused Recruiters we’ve worked with tend to start their Data Scientist Boolean search with:

“Data Scientist” AND …..

A logical way of searching, but it misses a significant proportion of…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on February 20, 2017 at 10:05am — No Comments

Carrot v's Stick

 

Presidential elections and British referendums aside, the western world has been drifting generally towards the left for some decades. In such an environment you might imagine the argument about carrot or stick management styles would be something of a no contest. Yet closer inspection…

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Added by Debbie Morrison on February 16, 2017 at 12:37am — No Comments

The Millennial… Coming to an office near you…





Phew, that was close.  Too close for words.  I was almost one of them.  You know the ones that according to a viral video sensation are:

  • "Tough to manage"
  • "Entitled, narcissistic, self-interested, unfocused and lazy"
  • "Addicted to social media and only interested in their…
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Added by Solutions Driven on February 16, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Implementing a New ATS? Follow These 5 Tips.

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Selecting a  quality applicant tracking system (ATS) that meets your needs is critical for improving your talent acquisition process and results. But if you don’t implement it successfully, even the right ATS technology won’t be much help.  

In this post, we provide five tips that will help you successfully implement a…

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Added by Mark Jackson on February 16, 2017 at 11:27am — No Comments

Often Recruiters Can Never Truly Be a Partner

I have been a recruiter for a long time and spoken with a lot of my peers about this. In the end, I think Human Resources/Talent Acquisition has messed up the possibility of being partners to many hiring managers. We keep saying hiring managers are our primary customers. There is a difference between customers and partners.

We also all have heard the phrase, “the customer is always right.” Some of us send out hiring manager satisfaction surveys and others have them integrated into the…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on February 16, 2017 at 9:33am — No Comments

Did You Know? Cannabis-Related Industries Employ an Estimated 150,000 Workers

New Industries = New Occupations

The $21 Billion Industry

Note: This is a follow-up from a previous Did You Know. Read it…

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Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on February 14, 2017 at 3:38pm — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Pre - Engagement before On-Boarding Candidates

There’s been a lot of talk about Pre & Post Engagement of applicants, we’ve even heard a lot about pre & post joining goodies. But have you ever thought about other areas where we can implement the Engagement of applicants? If no, then you’ve come to the right place; we’ll be exploring the areas where we can utilise this technique to improve the joining ratio of candidates shortly.

In an attempt to improve the joining ratio of the candidates we…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on February 15, 2017 at 12:29am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - How Important is work location in terms of Hiring?

Talent Acquisitionists are always Sourcing for the needle in the haystack and there have been several occasions wherein the applicant has turned down the opportunity due to commuting concerns.  As a result closing the desired Talent has proved to be difficult.

Having said that, @SourcingAdda we’ve taken the initiative to try and understand the importance of work location in terms of hiring. Thanks to our Bangalore…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on February 8, 2017 at 1:24am — No Comments

Why Improving Your ATS Is The Fastest Way to Win Talent [Infographic]

Your best tool as a recruiter is your ability to step into the shoes of your applicants. What’s their experience like?

The candidate experience is a great place to start making improvements to your recruitment process, which is where Deanna began. As the Human Resource Director for Care Mountain, she knew…

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Added by Heather R. Huhman on February 13, 2017 at 9:40am — 1 Comment

LinkedIn Marketing for Medium-Large Recruitment Agencies

If you’re managing marketing for a recruitment agency that has multiple branch locations, either in the same country or across multiple regions, you could be missing a trick when it comes to the results gained from your LinkedIn Company Page.

Most medium-large recruitment agencies own a myriad of LinkedIn Company Pages, some started by the marketing teams, others created by overzealous recruiters who are keen to stake ownership of their local market. This leads to many issues of…

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Added by Chris South on February 13, 2017 at 2:43pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Disqus

Disqus is a site that helps you with your website, its content and so much more. Discus is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 13, 2017 at 3:04pm — No Comments

4 Unexpected Places Where You Might Find Your Next Hire

When it comes to a recruiting strategy, the immediate direction companies turn to is job board advertisements, connecting with others via LinkedIn and talking to institutions like universities in the community.

And while that might be all your company needs to build a team, a little creativity to spice up your recruiting game is…

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Added by Maren Hogan on February 13, 2017 at 9:32am — No Comments

Chatbots in Recruiting: What You Need to Know

If you’ve ever booked a flight, bought a product online or needed some help from customer service, it’s likely you’ve crossed paths and interacted with a chatbot. The use of these automated systems has helped ease quite a few tasks like these for consumers and associates. Could the same be said for industries…

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Added by Noel Webb on February 9, 2017 at 10:59am — No Comments

Catching the Purple Unicorn

in an enchanted land far far away there lived some magical creatures.  These creatures were so amazing that there was nothing they could not do, everything they did was perfect.

Happily they roamed…

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Added by Kerry Clifton on February 10, 2017 at 6:40am — No Comments

Why HR professionals need knowledge base for better team coordination

Human resources can be considered as the creator of an organization, if a company is the world. HR is responsible to recruit and train employees, so that they are seasoned and ready for expected work environment.

But very few think of the coordination required by HR professionals in order to make better decisions…

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Added by Robin Siddhu on February 9, 2017 at 6:12am — No Comments

What Recruitment Trends Will We See in 2017?

Recruitment trends come and go but for the lucky few they stick around and make a big difference in the industry. After a rocky 2016 for many companies and for culture in general (is it too early to remind you of Trump, Brexit, and Bowie?), we look forward to the recruitment trends of 2017.

Brand Identity

With more recruitment companies…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on February 9, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Trip Advisor

TripAdvisor, Inc. is an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related content. It also includes interactive travel forums. Now  Trip Advisor is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 6, 2017 at 3:49pm — No Comments

RPO – Let’s not make it a race to the bottom!

RPO service providers must focus on their own unique value rather than trying to be the cheapest as they compete for new business.

In the competitive RPO market is it all about price?

I was discussing the importance of price during the sales process with some senior…

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Added by Howard Flint on February 7, 2017 at 9:09am — No Comments

8 Hiring Stats That Will Change the Way You Recruit

When it comes to creating recruiting processes or making hiring decisions, I like to do my research. And in my normal fact-dependent fashion, I did a little refresher research before I got I began screening and interviewing this fall’s round of interns and onboard new talent at …

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Added by Maren Hogan on February 7, 2017 at 9:03am — 1 Comment

Candidate Engagement: Getting it right in 2017



I'm aware this is a bit of a 'back-to-basics', 101 style post.

But maybe we need it.

Because there are still organisations who either can't (because they don't have the right …

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Added by Hannah Ovenden on February 3, 2017 at 6:42am — No Comments

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