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With Halloween upon us, it seems a perfect time for the HR and recruitment industry to face up to one of its biggest fears: The inevitable coming of big data and analytics.The anxiety around this has been building and has now reached a level akin to fear of the coming Zombie Apocalypse.

The hype on analytics in HR and recruiting has been growing to near cacophonous levels, but unlike other business disciplines, adoption and application…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on October 30, 2014 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Most In-Demand Skills by City

LinkedIn recently posted an article that illustrated how certain skills are more commonly listed by LinkedIn users in certain cities throughout the US. For…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 30, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Hiring Managers: We Know #TheStruggleIsReal. (As told in gif-list form!)

In response from requests from our recruiters to let our hair down a bit more, and participate a popular internet craze, we present …Being A Hiring Manager: 7 Reasons Why #TheStruggleIsReal.

Ah, hiring managers. A lot of responsibility, not enough hours in the day. It’s not an easy job, and we feel your pain.

Too many candidates at the wrong time,…

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Added by Charlotte Phillips on October 30, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Characteristics of a Good Sourcer

If youare of the impression that Recruiting is the right field for you, you should probably invest time to gather information about the profession beginning with the desirable characteristics that a good Sourcer should possess.…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on October 30, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

Diversity Sourcing & Recruiting - HIREconf Preview

The push for diversity talent is a major initiative within corporations.  This is no easy task by any means.  You are dealing with a smaller candidate pool than normal.  The level of difficult is magnified and sometimes you are looking for diversity candidates who are minority within their own…

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Added by Mark Tortorici on October 29, 2014 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Accents: a career barrier or a badge of honour?



Accents are a part of who we are. They don’t just tell the world where we’re from, they also tell a small part of our story. So why are our accents under threat?

When it comes to the workplace, there is a definite stigma around accents. Research has shown that a staggering 80% of employers make…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on October 29, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

A Sourcing Toolkit for Recruiting Success

In a technology driven age knowledge about social media is absolutely essential for recruiters. It is the In thing with modern Sourcers today. So how can we obtain better results from our searches without equipping ourselves with the necessary tools to perform efficiently and effectively as recruiters?  So let’s…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on October 29, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

Master Recruiting on GitHub in 4 Minutes

We all now recruit in candidate short markets, this means traditional digital sourcing tools such as job boards and LinkedIn are producing fewer results. To solve this problem recruiters are looking to new platforms to find candidates. For recruiters working in the IT industry, in particular those who are recruiting software developers, GitHub is a great tool. For anyone who is new to GitHub we have produced this video to show you how to use the site and also a couple of tips such as…

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Added by Chris South on October 29, 2014 at 2:34am — No Comments

The Evolution of Passive Candidate Recruitment

So, I've been in recruiting for just about 5 years. Longer than some. Not as long as others. I've worked for an agency, a small startup, and now one of the biggest social media companies on the planet. During my time at these institutions, I've…

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Added by Greg Harezlak on October 28, 2014 at 5:45pm — 1 Comment

4 Things Staffing Firms Need to Know About Marijuana Legalization

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Five Ways For Job Hunters To Use Social Media Productively

As you graduate from University and enter in to the world of work, social media has the ability to help and even enhance your chances of landing your dream job in a highly competitive…

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Added by Peter Holmes on October 28, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

How Effective is Social Media for Sourcing?

If you are interested in being a Recruiter and a budding recruiter at that; then you surely are wondering, “How Effective is Social Media for Sourcing?” especially if the traditional methods work.

To brief you of the effectiveness of Social media; well it is a cost effective way of sourcing…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on October 28, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

6 Common Blunders New Hires Make - And Then Get Hurt

So, you just landed yourself a new job and you are probably nervous, because you want to impress your employer. Well, you are not the first person to feel like this because everyone feels nervous the first time they step into the professional waters.

Starting a new job is a nerve wracking experience. It might cause much anxiety because you really want this job, and you cannot afford to be thrown out in the first week. Besides, you have a lot…

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Added by Madeleine Allan on October 28, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

8 tips for hiring better administrative assistants

What do you think of when you think about the perfect administrative assistant? If you’ve worked at a few companies I imagine you’re thinking about a specific person you’ve worked with before rather than some list of qualities. For me, it was Candace. Candace started managing our front desk and…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 27, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments

I Used To Write Job Ads

Back in the day, just before and during the early days of the Internet, I used to write job copy. I generated about 90% of my fees by selling this to my clients.

I’d produce a great display ad - probably not always as great as what the client would get from a decent creative ad agency, but…

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Added by Mitch Sullivan on October 27, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Call Me Madame?

There’s simply no science that a career and job search expert can refer to that can be used to guarantee that a recruiter will call you once your cover letter (if you’ve actually sent one) and résumé hits their Inbox. Even a spot-on performance match can’t get past the dumbass biases – or just plain dumbassability – that many recruiters and hiring managers carry with them to the office each day.

Where do people get their job search advice from? Do they even ask these experts…

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Added by Steve Levy on October 26, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Recruiting Employees with YouTube: How it Works

Recruiting talented employees in today's connected world means appealing to them through more than just job board postings. It means launching a multi-faceted campaign that highlights not just a particular job opportunity but also why your business's culture is attractive to…

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Added by Jonathan Hulet on October 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Vince Brown, Healthcare IT Recruiter -- Recruiting Animal Show

I met Vinnie Brown just a short while ago. I guess he was reading my pleas for guests on Twitter and decided to raise his hand.

Before the show he posed as someone who was kind of nervous to be coming on and facing the crew but once he…

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Added by Recruiting Animal on October 23, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: AngelList

AngelList is site where you can learn about startups, get funding, get a job and place a job. IT is also a place where you can search if you know how. Now of course you can join and go through it that way. However as you can guess by now there is another way…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 23, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Close Your Most Difficult Job Orders By Year's End!

Can you believe it is the fourth quarter of 2014 already? For many recruiters, this is "crunch time," where they try to close as many placements as possible before the end of the year. But as clients continue to …

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 23, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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