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Why Technology Can Never Build Recruitment Robots

With the wonderful World Wide Web turning 25 years old last week its only natural to reflect back on how it has touched almost every part of our daily lives. The technology has helped develop new business models worldwide and changed our economies forever. It’s predicted that by 2020 most…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on March 17, 2014 at 9:11am — 2 Comments

Attracting Tech Talent Through Company Culture Inspired Perks

A recent Dice survey reveals what tech talent wants the most from a recruiter besides a handsome salary offer. We were not surprised at all to find that the majority of those asked said that being frank about the company/culture is most important to them. How about putting those two…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Beyond Silicon Valley Tech Hubs

Yes, there are more places to find tech talent than Silicon Valley, CA.! As the need for great tech talent increases, hot tech hubs are popping up around the US as excellent places to join together, create communities and foster growth. Just as each area comes with unique expectations and needs, these hubs have their own specific…

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Added by Raj Sheth on March 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

BYOD Policy Advice From a Pro

BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device is a new-ish workforce trend. When employers support their employees to bring their own devices it can increase productivity. BYOD industry leader, Cisco conducted a study that found …

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Added by Julie Salerno on March 15, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

How to Create Your Own Little Army of Recruiters

A trend in recruiting of non-employee referral programs is also called “Friend of the Firm” (FOF) referrals, as nick named by ERE contributor Dr. John Sullivan. Recruiters are really starting to get creative when it comes to broadening their reach in a more targeted…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 14, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Five Successful People Who Struggled When Young

Even the most successful people had to overcome failure and hardship at some point or another during their careers. Take inspiration from these five visionaries who had…

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Added by Cristopher Denton on March 14, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Why ‘agency recruitment’ is totally screwed

The recruitment agency business model is grotesquely dysfunctional.

It is broken.

Yes. It. Is.

Certainly for permanent recruitment.

We are just so used to it, have it so imbued in our psyche, that we don’t appreciated how farcical and damaging it is.

For…

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Added by Greg Savage on March 14, 2014 at 12:00am — 58 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Vizualize.me



This is the 2nd 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

More Obamacare Relief and Extensions

It seems nearly everyday lately there is Obamacare news.  And most of it seems to be surrounding extensions or relief. Two announcements made in the past week are no exceptions.

The first had to do with healthcare plans that were cancelled last year because they did not meet the Affordable Care Act’s minimum…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 13, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Honesty in little things is not a little thing

If we poll our employee population, you are very likely going to hear the response that they are looking for an authentic work environment. But just what does authentic mean?

Dictionary.com defines the term as “not false or copied; genuine; real” So look at your organization or your functional area of…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on March 13, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

4 Reasons Why Video Interviewing Will Improve Your Recruitment Process

Regardless of the current economic climate, the average number of interviews is increasing as staffing moves more towards temporary staffing and people on average stay shorter in one job.

This trend creates several problems and leads to…

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Added by Niddia Paauwe on March 13, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

How To Use Social Media for Recruitment

Recruiters are using the social media in four key ways, primarily to recruit appropriate talent, to research and stay abreast of latest developments, to retain existing employees and stay engaged with them and to promote themselves through structured employer branding campaigns.

An…

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Added by Vasudha Pradhan on March 13, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Top 4 Aspects of the Hiring Process

In the many buckets that fill up the Human Resources world, it is argued that hiring can be one of the toughest/ most aggravating.

You have to schedule interviews, coordinate the internal interview process, go through the selection process, perform all pre-employment onboarding and offer a position.…

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Added by Chadd Balbi on March 12, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

CBO: $10 Minimum Wage A Mixed Bag

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released a report presenting mixed reviews for President Obama’s key initiative of raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. On the…

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Added by Scott Sargis on March 12, 2014 at 8:51am — 8 Comments

What does it mean to be employable?

A few of us non-traditional, mold-breaker, non-conformist, square pegs in a land of round holes occasionally jokingly refer to ourselves as unemployable. And, in certain ways that isn’t far from accurate.

If we look throughout history we find plenty of well-known business and leadership success stories that…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on March 11, 2014 at 9:00pm — 12 Comments

Broken Promises by a Recruiter

One of the hardest things to do as a recruiter is to deliver on expectations. Notice that I didn’t say delivering on promises. Say this out loud: “But you promised!” Did you hear that in a child’s voice punctuated by a mini-tantrum-induced…

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Added by Tom Bolt on March 11, 2014 at 10:14am — 9 Comments

Most In-Demand Skills for Recruiters

Since the recruiting environment is constantly evolving as new technologies become available and more widely adopted, we were curious to see what skills or tools are currently being advertised in Recruiter job ads.

What (hard) skills should Recruiters cultivate for their career path?

If you're filling…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on March 11, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Latest Career Trend Predictions for Recruitment Agency in 2014

The previous year had brought about radical changes in the recruiting industry and 2014 is all set to take those changes to a new altitude altogether.

Experts reveal that the face of our careers…

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Added by Jenny ho on March 11, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Why Personal Branding Affects Company Branding

If you are hoping to land a job or want to keep your current job, you have to realize that your personal brand will affect a company. A wrong step could leave a company a lot of clean-up—your picture gets placed in the paper for something illegal; you guest post a controversial article; a joke on Twitter gets…

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Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on March 10, 2014 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Cost vs. Value in Recruiting & Hiring

In recent discussions with two quite different clients in Singapore they mentioned that they had each failed to resolve critical hiring needs that had originated well over a year ago.

Firm one had known for some time that they were losing a partner in a strategically vital practice area and would require a…

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Added by Mark Husband on March 9, 2014 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

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