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Recruiter Madness 1st Round: Breaking Down Key Matchups

Screen_Shot_2014-03-20_at_12.41.01_PM It's that mad time of the year again! By now, you've done your research, crunched the numbers, or gone with your gut, and you've submitted your pool-winning bracket. Luckily, though, there's still time to work on your Recruiter Madness bracket. This year, 16 of the most popular recruiting methods are going toe-to-toe in a win-or-go-home tournament. Have a look at the final bracket and read the breakdown of the matchups below!

 

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Added by Robert Stevenson on March 21, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Training is Part of the Company Culture

Since many organizations have adopted the idea of hiring for cultural fit and training for skills, everyone is amping up their training to provide optimal support and growth. Training is becoming a core part of hiring, retention and engagement, and is therefore a strong piece of the company culture.

Mark Murphy, founder and CEO of Leadership IQ, has been part of some…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Top 10 Recruiting Tips; 2014

Recruiters have lot to figure out before calling a candidate for the interview. What adds to this is relevancy of candidate profile with job advertised. So we have tried to assimilate the best practices across globe to choose the best person for job.…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on March 21, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

How fools recruit: 'I'll know them when I meet them'

No matter how far we think businesses have come with respect to recruitment and employment practices, there are always plenty of reminders that old habits die hard. 

One of these old habits is the classic client response to a recruiter who requests a job description; ‘I don't need a job description,…

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Added by Ross Clennett on March 20, 2014 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Talent.me

This is the 3rd in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free. …

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 20, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Hate Scheduling Screens & Interviews? Meet Betty.

For all the advances we've made when it comes to recruitment technology and systems integration, for some reason, one of the most critical business needs for talent acquisition has largely gone ignored by emerging startups and established players: scheduling.

The HR…

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Added by Matt Charney on March 20, 2014 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

March Madness - Which Colleges Have the Most Engineering Graduates?

The NCAA's March Madness tournament is underway today. While college and universities around the country compete to see who has the best basketball team, we thought we'd pair up schools weekly to find out who has the biggest candidate pools for particular fields, based on…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on March 20, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Consider A Temp-To-Hire Strategy To End Long-Term Unemployment

The good news: nationwide unemployment rates continue to fall. In December it dipped below the 7% mark for the first time in over five years! 

The bad news: millions of people remain unemployed.

Most experts agree that we’re gradually clawing our way out of the recession.…

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Added by Mike McKerns, SPHR on March 20, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

3 Secrets to Building a Great Recruiting Desk

Please pardon this week’s title. I used the word “secrets” to get your attention. The…

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Added by Amy McDonald on March 20, 2014 at 10:04am — 3 Comments

On "Culture" - “You keep using that word, I do not think it means what you think it means”.

How many job adverts currently advertise a "great culture", "a start-up culture" or a "Google-like culture"?  

It seems as though the only company not shouting about how Google-like their culture is are Google themselves.  It's a particular bugbear of mine at the moment because it's not only a trite…

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Added by Matt Buckland on March 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

What is Glassdoor Saying About You? Does it Matter?

We’ll cut right to the chase; yes, it does matter what has been posted about your company on Glassdoor. With over 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, office photos and more, this transparent career…

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Added by Julie Salerno on March 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

To Get Great Candidates (and hires), Communicate!

With all of the candidates you’ve likely found through your job postings, referrals and proactive sourcing methods, it may be a daunting task to try to communicate with all of them.…

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Added by Jen Dewar on March 19, 2014 at 3:21pm — 3 Comments

The Easy and Quick $3 Million Fix

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Did you know that there is a glaring hole within many companies that contributes to their overall turnover? This hole can cost your company big bucks too, but people seem content to just let it occur. Did you know that it can also be fixed pretty quickly, easily, and cost effectively?

Walk down this journey with me - and I promise - I'll make it quick. Employee Bill works for your…

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Added by Doug Douglas on March 19, 2014 at 11:20am — 3 Comments

The Mobile Job Seeker

Over the last 12 months I have lost count of the amount of recruiters that have told me their career’s site is responsive which is great but when you actually delve deeper the main thing I have found is very few sites are you able to complete the application process from start to finish on a mobile device. Put yourself in the job seekers shoes how annoying and time consuming it is for you to find that dream job on your device only to find out in order to upload a CV you need a laptop or…

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Added by Amanda Ashworth on March 19, 2014 at 5:38am — 1 Comment

Gamification in HR: Going Beyond the Buzzword

In the recruiting world, it seems there is a lot of discussion about gamification even though gamification is something that’s been around for years. Let’s get this out of the way up front – for almost all companies or organizations, gamification should not be viewed as a solution for attracting candidates (…

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Added by JWTINSIDE on March 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

The Importance of: Access

As recruiters, there are several things we need to do our jobs.  Decent job descriptions, realistic salary ranges, candidates who do not tell lies, managers who can make a hiring decision, etc. etc.



However, there is one thing that trumps all in the process. I’ve often referred to it as the currency in…

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Added by John on March 18, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

How 3 Major Companies Do Telework

Do you remember reading about Robert Crandall, former head of American Airlines, calculating that if they removed just one olive from every salad served to passengers, nobody would notice, and the airline would save $100,000 a year? Innovative thinkers like Crandall have made telecommuting their olive. The larger the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on March 18, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Bullhorn S Release - The Fastest & Most Powerful ATS Ever Built?

 

Screenshot of http://go.bullhorn.com/131YQK568000128007l7N00 - March 17, 2014

S Release is built for the Cloud and promises the best of MaxHire, Sendouts and Bullhorn

Last week, the marketing team at Bullhorn sent Sendouts customers an email announcing the launch of S Release, the next…

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Added by Nicole Greenberg Strecker, Esq on March 18, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Using “The Other Three” in Social Recruiting

Known as the “Big Three”: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook have led the way in social recruiting. It makes sense, connections are simple to make, there are vast pools of data to be collected and these are where internet users are spending massive amounts of their time. While the Big Three are the place…

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Added by Raj Sheth on March 18, 2014 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

RECRUITERS WASTE THEIR TIME ON SOCIAL MEDIA

RECRUITERS WASTE THEIR TIME ON SOCIAL MEDIA

BREAKING NEWS!! WMD’s FOUND!! (Weapons of Mass Distraction)

Are you trapped in an endless cycle of “likes”, “follow” and “connects’”, if so, you’re not alone. Social Media sites like Twitter, Facebook and the business connectivity site LinkedIn have…

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Added by Daryl Daley @IntelMinds on March 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

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