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Twitter Hashtags: 7 Tips and a Decision-Making Flowchart

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…


Added by Courtney Hunt on November 21, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

3 Recruiting Technologies & Tools Changing the Future of Hiring

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…


Added by Matt Charney on November 20, 2013 at 2:27pm — No Comments

4 Passive Candidate Hacks in Recruiting

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…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 20, 2013 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

The Year in the Life of a Recruiter

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 — No Comments

New LinkedIn Features Move Content Marketing Into Recruiting Mainstream

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…


Added by Matt Charney on November 19, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Baby Steps in HR Technology: What is Resume Parsing?

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 — No Comments

Succeeding With a Recommendation Letter

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…


Added by Britni Salazar on November 19, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments

Transaction to Transformation: The Next Generation of Outsourcing

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…


Added by Matt Charney on November 14, 2013 at 5:33am — 5 Comments

How to Alienate the Best Talent

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…


Added by Paul Slezak on November 17, 2013 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Twitter for Rookies: Simple Guidance for Getting Started

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…


Added by Courtney Hunt on November 14, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Things To Know About IT Recruitment Agencies

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…


Added by Karter Bezon on November 13, 2013 at 5:07am — No Comments

Making a Business Case for the Candidate Experience

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…


Added by Chris Brablc on November 12, 2013 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

Agency Recruiters will always beat Internal Recruiters. Always.

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.

Never. Ever.

And that’s simply because internal…


Added by Greg Savage on November 11, 2013 at 5:30pm — 37 Comments

6 Secrets Your ATS Provider Doesn't Want You To Know

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…


Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on November 11, 2013 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Differentiate Yourself OR Die

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 — 16 Comments

Baby Steps in HR Technology: #HRTech Definitions

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 — 2 Comments

Are ‘Phishing’ Scammers Shifting En Masse To Recruiting: How Deep? How Widespread?

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…


Added by Matt Charney on November 8, 2013 at 8:35am — 12 Comments

Falling in Love on the Job Boards

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 — 5 Comments

HR Executive Profile: Leading The People Behind the Product

With $944 million in 2012 revenue, Ceridian has one of the widest footprints of any HR Technology vendor, serving an estimated 100,000 customers in 5o countries.  With its recent acquisition of Dayforce, a SaaS enabled suite actively rolling out a recruitment module in addition to its core HCM…


Added by Matt Charney on November 7, 2013 at 9:46am — No Comments

WARNING: LinkedIn Candidate Fatigue Approaching...

Let's be honest with ourselves. All recruiters are using LinkedIn - whether they admit it or not. They won't be using it as the only search tool - or at least I hope they're not!…


Added by Martin Ellis on November 5, 2013 at 10:11am — 26 Comments

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