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7 Things to Look for in Your Next Health & Welfare Consulting Gig

What brought you to this Industry?  Did you do a lot of research and took all the right steps to get where you are today? Or, did you backed into it purely by accident?  Now that you have decided to pursue a career in this Industry, how you got here is less important.  What’s most important is what are you doing to…

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Added by Ken Forrester on January 13, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Twitter Changes in 2014: 5 Strategic Cautions



Summary
: Recent and forthcoming Twitter changes may serve the company's short-term interests, but they may not lay the best foundation for long-term success.

This post offers five strategic cautions that remind Twitter to think of itself as a utility rather than a novelty,…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on January 13, 2014 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Conundrum of Candidates' Conjecture

Although I understand how and why it happens, it is not in my nature to make assumptions, jump to conclusions or surmise. My analytical bent prevents me from forming critical decisions or taking action without adequate evaluation of tangible evidence or factual data.

That proclivity has served me…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on January 11, 2014 at 11:00pm — 10 Comments

LinkedIn Lawsuit: You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide

Word of LinkedIn’s recent lawsuit against unknown defendants is quickly spreading across the internet – and it’s not just about finding out who is scraping the site. There…

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Added by Nicole Greenberg Strecker, Esq on January 10, 2014 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

5 Content Marketing Predictions for 2014

Consider this a bonus prediction, but keyword laden lead paragraphs in content marketing will continue to be the only original content most B2B marketers write in 2014.  Or do you think rhethorical questions to drive engagement constitutes original content?…

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Added by Matt Charney on January 10, 2014 at 11:50am — 7 Comments

Are Temp Agencies Becoming Obsolete?

It is clear that the industry of flexible work is on the rise. Revenues of temp agencies for placing temporary and contract workers was $104.8 billion in 2012, up from $98.3 billion in 2011 based on …

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Added by Vera Gavizon on January 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Why Your Talent Community Should Be More Than Just a List

Talent communities have reached a level of market maturity such that most companies no longer need to be sold on the idea. In fact, most of the employers I speak with believe they need (or already have) an accumulation of online social…
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Added by Craig Fisher on January 9, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

3 Ways Wearable Devices Will Impact HR and Recruiting

Wearable devices are taking the world by storm. I caught the craze over the summer and purchased a pair of Google Glass for the team. We have probably utilized the device for no more than 40 hours total. It is not that it is not cool, its just not meaningful at the moment. And people give you…

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Added by Alex King on January 9, 2014 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Social Media Management: From Novelty to Utility

Summary: Social media is still a novelty to many professionals, especially those in leadership positions. Rather than viewing social and digital technologies as a radical departure from traditional communication approaches, however, it’s better to think of them as “new tools for doing old things” and to remember they are facilitators and enablers, not an end unto themselves.…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on January 9, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Recruiters: Own The Silence In Your Conversations

This morning I relished in a few moments of  that sweet silence that those of you who are parents will relate to. It’s that time before the children are awake when I can sip my coffee and consider my agenda. Sometimes I do some non-essential reading. Before I was a parent, it was the time in the morning when I arrived before the…

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Added by Amy McDonald on January 8, 2014 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

Postcards from the Edge: The Dark Side of Global Recruiting

Featured Guest Post by Gerry Crispin

The hiring process has no minimum acceptable (or unacceptable) standard of practice. Anything goes and many recruiters prefer it that way. Perhaps intuitively we know that people who think of themselves as recruiters (or enjoy being seen as successful recruiters by others), are highly individualistic and, if occasionally…

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Added by Matt Charney on January 8, 2014 at 9:27am — 5 Comments

The Ticket Scalper Version of Direct Talent Sourcing

When accepting those rapidly accumulating random LinkedIn connection invitations, I generally also scroll down to peruse my timeline. In doing so, I often notice plenty of job opportunities being posted. Some of these are blasted out by automation tools and others are manually added as a person's LI…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on January 7, 2014 at 11:00pm — 7 Comments

If This Then That

As I watched the news the past couple of days, the newest hot debate is over extending unemployment benefits. The previous extension has expired, and the politicians - as always - are looking for a "winning" argument to score political points for the next election. It seems like the easiest thing to do for a politician is go around saying that the pursuit of happiness includes a free…

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Added by Doug Douglas on January 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

LinkedIn: Top 3 Trends Impacting Recruiting in 2014

If there’s one recruiting trend you can count on in 2014, its that LinkedIn will continue its dominance – and ubiquity – within the talent acquisition conversation. With over 90% of recruiters reporting to using the “professional network” for sourcing and screening candidates in 2013, LinkedIn enjoys a market…

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Added by Matt Charney on January 7, 2014 at 2:19pm — 4 Comments

6 Tips for Sending Better Recruiting E-Mails

As we wind down our three part look at recruiting contact campaigns, you’ve learned how to build, deliver and measure a successful recruitment contact campaign.  We’ve taken a look at what recruiting contact campaigns are…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 7, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Recruiting with Creative Content

We aren’t the first to link recruiting to marketing. There are a lot of parallels, and using creative content to attract the right audience is a big one. Content marketing has become huge in the last decade. No matter who you’re trying to reach, bite-sized, visually appealing content is…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on January 7, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

How To Get More Bang For Your HR Tech Buck

Every year in the US alone employers spend $72 billion — that’s billion, with a B — on recruiting services, staff and technology. For some perspective: $70 billion will…

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Added by Matt Charney on January 7, 2014 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Baby Steps in HR Tech: Social and Your ATS

We all know how important it is in recruiting to embrace social media as an effective medium in your recruiting process, but many of us don’t know how to integrate social media recruiting initiatives with an ATS optimally. Social media has changed the way we recruit. Knowing how to use your ATS in a manner that facilitates social recruiting is important. If the occasion should…

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Added by Raj Sheth on January 6, 2014 at 2:53pm — No Comments

The Mastery of Recruiting?

Last week, my wife and I watched a fine documentary on TV called…

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Added by Keith D. Halperin on January 6, 2014 at 8:00am — 10 Comments

Welcome Back! Where's our Intern?

By now, your holiday slowdown should be over. It’s been replaced with a mountain of email that needs to be reviewed; calendar invites that need to be accepted or declined, and the feeling of “Holy Smokes I got to get back up to speed quickly aka why did I take 2 weeks off?”



This is also your last chance to get a summer intern.

OK, today’s not really your last chance, but I wouldn’t wait until the end of the month to get started. You’ve got to the end of this…

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Added by John on January 6, 2014 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

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