Every candidate who's ever worked with an Agency Recruiter will tell you that Recruiters are very busy people. There's no doubt about it.
There are daily demands and urgent deadlines to meet. Client presentations to be made and positions to fill. Candidates to contact and interviews to be…Continue
Added by Jeanna Zivalich on April 16, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
This is the final post in the series I've been working on for the last few weeks. To start from the beginning you'll want to go HERE. We've talked about …Continue
Added by Amy McDonald on April 16, 2014 at 11:08am — No Comments
On April 14 the Wall Street Journal ran an article about companies eliminating their HR departments. If you poll large enough population of corporate executives about the role of HR, a majority will tell you that HR is an obstacle to getting things done.
A couple of weeks ago Robin Schooling, fellow…Continue
The subject of the counter offer is a very highly debated topic. If you are in a job search while currently employed and in fact entertain a new offer, it is a safe assumption that your current employer will do what it takes to keep you. And while having two companies fighting over your professional services can feel flattering, it is incumbent on you to fully understand the situation and not just take the highest offer.
This article is not written to persuade…Continue
So, I was surfing the Internet when a title of an article caught my attention. And I just couldn't resist clicking through the link to read what it was all about. The title of the article was: …Continue
Representing only 5-10% of the total sales population, consistently producing top performing sales people are extremely rare. As a result, smart companies aggressively pursue these 'diamonds in the ruff' and are consistently looking for an edge to attract the best sales people. The thing about top performing sales…Continue
One of the biggest stumbling blocks that keeps recruiters from pursuing contract placement opportunities is confusion over determining the rates, particularly the hourly bill rate that is charged to the client company. But once recruiters understand the formula, establishing bill rates can be quite…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 15, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
I recently went down to the Bayou, joining 1,100 HR practitioners and leaders in downtown New Orleans for the 11th Annual Great Places to Work Conference. It made sense that this super event was held in the Super Dome, because, in my opinion at least,…Continue
Added by Ashley Rowe on April 15, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Company brands are not the same as talent brands, and the best-known businesses are not always the ones who recruit the top talent – although they…Continue
If you own or run a recruitment business, you will know that staff salaries absorb 60% of your costs. That…Continue
Added by Greg Savage on April 15, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments
Immersion, out from MIT Labs (so you know it’s gotta be legit), claims to provide a “people centric view of your e-mail life,” which, according to their website, provide “a detailed description of our personal and professional history” that’s “older than…Continue
Several years ago, when social media was really starting to take off, the idea that an individual or organization could successfully engage in “just minutes a day,” was rampant. Then reality sunk in and people recognized that effective engagement requires time, hard work, and commitment. Finding ways to be more efficient and effective was still a primary…Continue
Do you work for a recruiting agency? Do you work for a commercial company that does not work with the Federal Government? Do you think you have nothing to worry about with the new regulations being signed in to law? OFCCP and 503c does not concern me? You might want to rethink…Continue
Recently I published 7 Simple To Dos for Rookies to Enhance Their LinkedIn Profile, the first in a three-part series that offers a “crawl-walk-run” approach to helping folks upgrade their LinkedIn…Continue
Along the path in staffing is one inevitable constant, and that is change. I will not get into the changes in my work world but they have been varied of late, such that I can only think of one universal truth.
As shifting winds of macro-economic fluctuations, business conditions, governmental regulations,…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on April 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Job interviews can be stressful at the best of times. That's understandable - especially if it's for a job you really want. The reality is, far too many people fail their interview before they really get started - because they don't prepare properly and they don't present the best image of themselves.
Added by Peter Ellington on April 10, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
This is one of those times. Literally everything that could happen... did. After 5 years in recruiting, I want to…Continue