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5 Signs You're Dealing With a Recruiter That Cares

If you’re a sceptic of recruitment agencies, chances are it is due to a bad experience where you’ve been shown a complete lack of integrity and candidate care.

The recruiter probably expressed little interest about your individual requirements and deemed that your CV had enough keywords in it to send it over…

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Added by Dominic (Whitehall Resources) on March 7, 2014 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Analyzing the "RecruiterSpam" Problem

Once upon a time, and a beri-beri good time it was, there was a poorly-researched article about e-recruiters in The Atlantic magazine recently, which prominently featured me, without acknowledgment, and without any effort at journalistic integrity or any effort to determine the truth of the…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on March 7, 2014 at 12:00am — 6 Comments

5 Ways to Manage A Distributed Team Effectively

Running a distributed or virtual team is much easier than you think! Perhaps you are thinking about employing a team of freelancers to manage your software development or maybe you need virtual receptionists and administrators to handle the day to day running of your business. When managed well, a distributed team can increase productivity and help you to reduce overheads, but it really does need to be managed exceptionally well. There…

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Added by Or Hillel on March 6, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

YOU MAKE ME SICK! (said the candidate to the recruiter).

I like words. I probably like them too much. I spend a lot of time thinking about words and the meanings they hold. But thinking about words and their impact is not a waste of time for me as a recruiter.   So often words, either spoken or written, are all I have in my arsenal as I strive to engage and…

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Added by lisa rokusek on March 5, 2014 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Hiring Lessons: “The One-Size fits all” IT Staffing Company mergers & buyouts – Why clients are losing

Canada is one of the most advanced countries in the world when it comes to information and communications technology. There are constant developments which require companies to improve their pool of IT employees to keep up with the changes and advance in the market. With the high demands…

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Added by Daryl Daley @IntelMinds on March 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Migrating your data when changing recruitment software provider

About 6 months ago, I replied to an interesting post on LinkedIn. The thread was started by a recruitment agency director who posted a question asking for suggestions in relation to a new recruitment software provider. The surprising thing was that he was looking to stop using one of the “major brands” in the industry for something else. I’m not…

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Added by RecruitmentWorx on March 5, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Should You Recruit an Employee or an Independent Contractor?

Companies attempting to keep costs low may consider recruiting independent contractors instead of permanent employees.

While the notion may seem attractive on its face, however, anyone responsible for recruiting talent should understand the critical differences between the two before choosing which…

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Added by Shannon Trenton on March 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

4 Types of Local Laws to Watch For If You Run Your Own Back-Office

One of the toughest things about running your own contract staffing back-office is keeping up with the myriad of state and federal employment laws.  

Now recruiting and staffing firms also have to worry about the growing number of local laws.

And once you have realized that there is a law in a…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 5, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Tips for Tuesday: Job Seekers and the Resume

According to many articles--including this one: LinkedIn and Business-- Tuesday through Thursday are prime online networking days for those…

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Added by Katie Bauer on March 4, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Digital Herpes: Content, Cowardice & Owning Your Voice

I’ll confess: I’m a troll.  And not because I’m so damn short.  It’s because, to cite my favored definition, a troll – in online parlance, at least – is someone who enjoys experimenting with the emotions and passions about things that seem, to any reasonable person, silly, superficial and specious.  …

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Added by Matt Charney on March 4, 2014 at 5:56pm — 21 Comments

Five Financial Aspects to Consider Before Becoming a Freelancer

Working as a freelancer has many perks, allowing you to enjoy a flexible schedule, pick projects that interest you, and work from the comfort of your own home.…

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Added by Cristopher Denton on March 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Understanding the World Wide Web: A Brief Primer

Even though we all use the World Wide Web every single day for both work and pleasure, most of us would be hard pressed to define exactly what it is, describe much about its history, and/or articulate details of its impact. This primer offers a quick introduction to all those things.

 

Distinguishing the…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on March 4, 2014 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

The Future of Recruiting is Happening Now

A few years ago I speculated about the future of recruiting. I consulted my Magic 8 Ball for clues to the future and it warned that life as we know it would evolve into one where a…

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Added by Tom Bolt on March 4, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

That Chip Drives Me

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You can almost recognize it when you see it, can't you? It's that look in someone's eye. The way they carry themselves. The determination that they seem to ooze. It's that person who has a chip on their shoulder...something to prove.

I grew up attending a very academically challenging private school from 6th grade to 12th grade. The school like to boast that if we could…

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Added by Doug Douglas on March 3, 2014 at 5:20pm — 1 Comment

How Recruiters Can Pay It Forward

Ask a recruiter why they do what they do, and you're likely to get a wide variety of answers. Among them may be:

  • "I sort of just fell into recruitment"
  • "I'm an extrovert, this was a good fit"
  • "I didn't want to do sales"
  • "I like helping people"

The fact is, most of us got into this business because deep down we love helping people, just as much if not more than making money. Yes this is true. Fortunately, we've…

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Added by Pete Radloff on February 28, 2014 at 11:51am — 10 Comments

Three Ways to Get Your Small Business Noticed with Minimal Costs

In an extremely competitive market, it’s often difficult to get your business to stand out from the crowd. Advertising can get expensive, so it’s…

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Added by Cristopher Denton on February 28, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Top 10 Qualities to have in Your Dream Job

1 Unlimited passion in doing your work - Life without passion is said to be fatal. So instead of whining about life, work, situations or any particular person, do jobs that makes you happy and moreover you enjoy doing it keeping the economics intact.

2 Aligns with your monetary…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on February 28, 2014 at 1:30am — 3 Comments

Building the Architecture: The Magic of Staffing

It takes a number of different systems, tools, and programs to create a complete staffing function. In this post we are going to discuss what most of them are and at…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 27, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

OFCCP changes are going to affect government contractors and recruiting Part 2

In my first post on this subject I brought up the new rules that affect sourcing and recruiting.  In this follow up post I will talk about a few more things you should know.  Some of this is, well, a little dry but as I said before this is not really funny stuff. 

We all follow EEOC rules and…

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Added by Derdiver on February 27, 2014 at 3:10pm — 8 Comments

Best Tech Jobs and the Best Places to Recruit Them

US News recently released their Best Jobs of 2014 which are based on employment opportunity, good salary, manageable work-life balance, and job security.

For the first time ever, an IT job ranked #1, as tech and healthcare jobs…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 27, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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