The 50 most commonly required certifications are advertised in 30% of all job ads. Wanted Analytics analyzed the hiring difficulty for 50 of the certifications, licenses, or other requirements that appear in job ads and listed the ones that score the highest on our…Continue
Your web developer is going to have control over your company’s online image. If they lack experience, a few incorrect letters added to a piece of code or a simple click of the mouse could bring your website tumbling down.
For a job with that much responsibility, the recruitment…Continue
When the time comes to make your next hire, simply ask yourself one key question, before you make an offer.
‘Will this person raise our average?’
Ask yourself, and ask the other hiring managers involved.
This is a very expensive failure of your recruitment process because at the time of the offer you have completed around 95% of the necessary…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Ken Forrester on January 13, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
This post offers five strategic cautions that remind Twitter to think of itself as a utility rather than a novelty,…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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?…Continue
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 …Continue
Added by Craig Fisher on January 9, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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.…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Doug Douglas on January 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue