I read a ton of blogs, participate in a lot of Twitter chats (or as I call them, “pithy parties”) and listen in on a lot of presentations about trends in talent acquisition and HR technology. But what’s trendy among the industry “influencers” who need your company’s cash to keep… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on November 21, 2013 at 10:58am —
When job boards hit the scene over 15 years ago, they firmly grabbed a solid spot in online recruiting. As job boards have evolved, it has become an understatement to refer to them as simply job boards any longer. They have morphed into several different types of online job search and recruiting…
Added by Raj Sheth on November 20, 2013 at 10:00pm —
Summary: Though Twitter hashtags have been around almost as long as Twitter itself, many people still do not understand what they are – or more importantly, how to use them appropriately. This post offers seven tips - plus a decision-making flowchart - to enable Tweeters to not only avoid looking like a Twitter rube, but to maximize the value of Twitter hashtags for both themselves and… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on November 21, 2013 at 7:00am —
This is the third time I’ve had the honor of judging the iTalent competition for new recruiting technologies in conjunction with HROToday, and I can safely say that the 3 finalists in last week’s European competition would all have trounced the competition in any… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on November 20, 2013 at 2:27pm —
Passive candidates are the hard to find, and hard to get players. Whatever your particular definition of “passive” is, the idea is the same; someone who isn’t looking for a job. For recruiters and sourcers, it is the difference between reactive and proactive approaches and techniques.
Passive candidates are recruiting gold for a gaggle of… Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 20, 2013 at 10:30am —
For all those curious, envious or just looking for a little fun, take a look at G2V's infographic - A Year in the Life of a Recruiter.
Added by Sarah Diamond on November 20, 2013 at 8:22am —
Earlier today, we covered the launch of LinkedIn Talent Updates, a content sharing service which allows LinkedIn Recruiter customers the ability to post content outside of just sharing jobs directly from the LinkedIn Recruiter… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on November 19, 2013 at 5:30pm —
As part of our Baby Steps in HR Tech series, we wanted to coverresume parsing and what this technology means for both candidates and recruiters.
“Resume Parsing is a technology that allows you…
Added by Raj Sheth on November 19, 2013 at 12:17pm —
Including recommendation letters into job applications can be a sticky process. If the chosen recommender fails to mention key attributes the candidate would like highlighted, the opportunity to impress the hiring manger may be drastically reduced. On the reverse side, a recommender may very well send an… Continue
Added by Britni Salazar on November 19, 2013 at 10:07am —
Companies will spend an estimated $103 billion this year alone on HRO providers, and a recent Towers Watson survey reported 44% of these companies planned on increasing this spend in the year to come. Despite these impressive numbers, the sustainability, scalability and… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on November 14, 2013 at 5:33am —
I’ve read literally hundreds of employment contracts over the years. I’ve written a fair few of them myself too.
It’s pretty common for most employers to include some kind of non-compete clause within their employment agreements in an attempt to protect their best interests.
These clauses are often… Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on November 17, 2013 at 8:00pm —
As far as I’m concerned, every professional can benefit from having a Twitter account. That doesn’t mean we all have to care what people are having for lunch, what hashtags are trending, or what celebrities are doing, thinking, or selling. It also doesn’t mean that we have to share (or overshare) the banalities of our own lives, amass hundreds or thousands of followers, or strive for a high… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on November 14, 2013 at 7:00am —
Recruitment agencies also know as employment agencies work as the interface between prospective employers and job seekers. When it comes to IT recruitment agencies, both public and private sector agencies follow a similar kind of protocol of hiring manpower. However, there are few differences between the work of private recruitment agencies. Private recruitment agencies charge a flat fee or a percentage… Continue
Added by Karter Bezon on November 13, 2013 at 5:07am —
Today, I’ll be at the #DICETRU event in Boston talking about the candidate experience. It should be a tremendous event with great practitioners and thought leaders. My discussion will be on the whole gamut of the candidate experience and hope the discussion will take a mind of it’s own towards the needs and thoughts of the audience. As everyone knows, it… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on November 12, 2013 at 10:11am —
Agency Recruiters will always beat Internal Recruiters. Always.
Even great internal recruiters can never do as good a job for candidates as great agency recruiters do.
And that’s simply because internal… Continue
Added by Greg Savage on November 11, 2013 at 5:30pm —
So you've just spent a stack load of $$$$ on your shiny new ATS and you're very pleased with it and rightly so. It will make life much easier for you but unless you're an expert in applicant tracking systems there are a few things you should probably know that the vendor would… Continue
Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on November 11, 2013 at 12:00pm —
Why differentiate yourself as a recruiter
As I was going through the slideshare presentation titled “Start-up of You” by Reid Hoffman, slide 21 really made me stop and think for a moment as it provided only two options: differentiate or die.…
Added by Shahid Wazed on November 9, 2013 at 11:30am —
This month we are focusing on the Baby Steps in HR Technology. No one enters this space knowing it all. HR technologies, with all of their changing acronyms and definitions can get confusing. As technology advances, these terms can get less concrete; adding tools…
Added by Raj Sheth on November 8, 2013 at 11:30am —
Featured Guest Post by Gerry Crispin
“I want to raise an issue with the group here that is causing me increasing concern”, said the country [UK] head of recruiting for a global hotel chain to nearly 40 of his peers representing a dozen different industries at a London meeting last month. He went… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on November 8, 2013 at 8:35am —
After spending hours, maybe even days, going through every job board, company website, and recruiting…
Added by Britni Salazar on November 6, 2013 at 3:30pm —