Within the last 30 days, more than 1.19 billion people have signed onto Facebook to update their profiles; interact with their friends, family members, acquaintances, and coworkers; follow companies; and conduct their social, personal, and professional lives…Continue
Unless you’ve been one of the lucky few to escape the cold grasp of the webs this week, you may have heard a thing or two about the controversy surrounding the A&E show, “Duck Dynasty.” While there are many heated debates going on at the moment…Continue
Innovation drives change. Innovation…
As 2013 comes to a close and we look towards 2014, overall signs of changes to the employment marketplace indicate that there may be a better picture for workers in 2014. But, upon closer inspection, the results appear to be mixed.
Added by Joe Stubblebine on December 20, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Here’s some advice: Burn them. Seriously. Who cares? That person made a connection with you, your company, and your brand; but none of that matters now. You…Continue
Recruiters spend a lot of time looking at career sites and job descriptions – which might explain why most have relatively short tenures. When your job is job search, exposure to end product – particularly after a difficult candidate conversation or hiring manager meeting – has a way of making the grass look a little greener.
Most recruiting jobs are ultimately…Continue
Added by Matt Charney on December 19, 2013 at 3:48pm — No Comments
OK. I admit it. I used to think "passionate" was a good CV or resume word. It conveys more than "hard-working" or "diligent" and adds "caring" and emotion. If you're passionate about something, you're fully absorbed, engaged and enthusiastic. I…Continue
In the early 2000's, I had just started working in recruiting and didn't know anything about the industry or its tools. My first week on the job, the company was implementing a new ATS (Applicant Tracking System). Dave, the guy who was leading the implementation, didn't show up my second day on the job and soon the…Continue
Whilst I cannot disagree that some agencies and some Recruiters…Continue
As a Southern California native, consuming (and/or cooking) mass quantities of Mexican cuisine is a way of life. One of the more delectable ingredients in many tasty recipes is refried beans. Ironically, the way these beans are made involves…Continue
As 2013 draws to a close, it's a good time to take one last look at what is actually going on in the job board industry. More acquisitions, revelations, and developments, actually - so let's take a look:…Continue
Learning and leadership development are crucial parts of a successful talent strategy. This week we began a series of infographics that analyze the online conversations taking place on topics related to learning and leadership development.
The series kicks off with “The Faces of Learning and Leadership Development,” which identifies 25 leading advocates—the people mentioned most frequently in social posts that link to content (articles,…Continue
Added by Mark Willaman on December 17, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
With over 92% of companies turning to mobile and social media channels as part of their recruitment process, it’s quite evident that technology has transformed the HR landscape. While LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter remain…Continue
How I keep Up With and Find Tools
Many of you know my reputation for being the "Tool Guy." I'm always on the look out for new tools, or "toys," as I call them, for sourcing and recruiting.…Continue
Nimble is a “social CRM” which combines pretty much everything you need for task and contact management into a single, simple and intuitive solution ideal for candidate relationship management - and more. Nimble exemplifies the growing divide between consumer and…Continue
Added by Matt Charney on December 16, 2013 at 1:22pm — No Comments
Marketing automation – not e-mail marketing, and yes, there is a difference – has been the backbone of successful recruiting campaigns for going on a decade. Marketing automation, when designed properly, drives leads through the sales funnel with the goal of nurturing, engaging and ultimately converting qualified…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on December 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
The place was a bit of a shambles and just between you and me my boss was a patronising prick. He’d seemed so nice; so approachable … during the interview process. But from day one it was as if Dr Jekyll had left Mr Hyde alone in the…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on December 16, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments
Summary: Targeted primarily to rookies, this guide offers a set of Twitter best practices that helps people maximize their ability to maintain a strong signal/noise ratio and avoid making mistakes that can hurt their individual professional and/or organizational brands. More experienced Tweeters – including mavens – may want to consider the advice and reconsider some of their own Twitter habits as well. …
This year I’ve taken myself out of my HR/recruitment comfort zone and immersed myself in the games industry. I’ve…Continue
Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Eileen Kern.
Every December, I like to set aside some time to think about my personal and professional goals for the coming year.…Continue
Added by Elise Jennings on December 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments