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The Systemic Problem in Recruiting Top Performers

How many times have you heard one of the following statements from hiring managers?

  • “I want top performers.”
  • “I want to hire a star.”
  • “I am looking for an A-player.”

And then very shortly later hearing something along the lines of the following:

  • “I am…

Added by Eric Putkonen on August 12, 2016 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Employer Brand – Whose responsibility is it?


There is no doubt Employment Brand is important.  Professional world has come to terms with it.  Nobody is disputing it – it is like the ‘Social Media is Here to stay’ argument that was a hot topic a few years ago and these days it is unthinkable not to include any form of Social Media as a…


Added by Julie Starovoitova on August 11, 2016 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Is IP walking out your door?

Have you ever considered how much it costs to lose a key team member? Some studies show it can be anything up to 200% of the person’s annual salary. At ELR Executive we actually think that seems rather low, especially if you factor in the associated ‘IP Drain’ –…


Added by Debbie Morrison on August 10, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Harri Bev Scale: the language of new recruiting sites - really!

Although I looked at new sites a month ago, here I am again with a new batch. Why? Well, honestly, because our industry seems quite prolific in generating new businesses! As is often the case, I will be including some sites that are in the online recruiting biz but don't quite fit the 'job board' box. I hope that's ok. Here we…


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on August 9, 2016 at 11:36am — No Comments

Recruiting Made Easy Thanks to eToggler

Recruiting a person to fill in a position at an organization or company can either be on a temporary level or permanent level. It can also involve selecting and appointing individuals for any unpaid volunteer positions or unpaid trainee roles. So what happens when you are looking for skilled…


Added by Rohit Khanna on August 10, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

LinkedIn Has Lost It's Luster

If you’re sourcing on LinkedIn alone, you’re probably starting to hit the corners of their universe. You’ve talked to all of the people who could be a fit for your job and new talent isn't so easy to find. The worst part? When you do find new folks, you’re stuck calling a catfish. You know - one of those people that will post fake photos on social media to lure you. Then when you see them in real…


Added by Katrina Kibben on August 9, 2016 at 2:09pm — 2 Comments

3 Emerging Talent Search & Acquisition Trends Reshaping The Recruitment Process

Keeping in pace with the changing dynamics of recruitment, the talent search and acquisition process over the years has undergone a drastic change. Organizations no longer rely only on traditional database driven search approach. With the influx of social networks, talents from…


Added by Ramnath Banerjee on August 9, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Coderwall


Coderwall is a space for tech's most talented makers to connect, share, build, and be inspired Coderwall is not well known in the staffing community and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 8, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

5 Crazy Recruiting Hacks You Need To Know

With all the different sourcing tools out there it's easy to waste hours and hours of time screwing around and accomplishing nothing. So here are 5 tools we identified to help us recruit better and waste less time. 

1) Email…


Added by Quintin Ford on August 8, 2016 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Big Data in Campus Recruiting

The Rakuna team had an incredible week at this year’s NACE 2016 Conference & Expo in Chicago in June. From one-on-one chats with university recruiting professionals during our ride with CEO to attending interactive …


Added by Ngan Pham on August 8, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

3 Must have tools for Recruiters

As as recruiter you must be using some tools for time and cost efficiency. But there are some tools that not only saves tons of time and money but is very easy to use and increase the productivity.

Below are some of the tools that I am in love with.…


Added by Rahul Vashistha on August 8, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

NEWS UPDATE: Recruitment Industry still booming despite post-Brexit slump

Recent data collected by Adzuna shows that 1.158 million positions were created in June. This equates to 0.5 job seekers per open position.

Doug Monro, co-founder at Adzuna…


Added by Kerry Clifton on August 5, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

A Bug in Search With LinkedIn Recruiter

A few weeks ago, I ran a search on my free account for a plant engineering manager. I searched my first level connections, second level connections, and group connections. I received about 40 responses.

I clicked the button, "open in recruiter," to message a number of these people.…


Added by Jeff Altman on August 5, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Why technology can never replace the recruitment consultant

A recent study showed that a computer algorithm was more reliable than a human recruiter at hiring. The study was conducted by the US National Bureau of Economic Research and found that those placed by a computer algorithm stayed in their roles 15%…


Added by Kerry Clifton on August 5, 2016 at 8:27am — No Comments

Should your company Club “Talent Acquisition” and “Learning & Development” departments?

Human Capital is a top notch issue for all companies around the world. Most of the CEO’s are aware of the challenge that stands ahead, companies need to adapt to mega-trends. As per the recent study of …


Added by Satyajeet Thorat on August 4, 2016 at 2:36am — No Comments

Combining the tools that works to work better!!!

Combining the tools that works to work better!!!


There are a lot of tools out there that can help you source. Recruiters as a whole are good at using them individually, however they rarely look at combining these tools. Today I am going to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 1, 2016 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

WhatsApp Group Chat - Linkedin’s take over by Microsoft

Linkedin the favoured buddy of Talent Acquisitionists is about to change the way Talent is Sourced with Microsoft taking it over. Everyone in the field is wondering whether it’s going to be a boon or a bane. Thus it’s the talk of the neighbourhood in the Talent Acquisition Industry.



Added by Sourcing Adda on August 2, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to Get the Best Out of Your Recruiter

In our digital age, it isn’t hard to find articles on how to interview and hire potential candidates - the internet is full of advice on exactly that. But how do you know you are getting the right candidates through the door in the first place? Your interviewing process may be…


Added by Joshua K. Jackson on August 2, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

How to Keep a Check on Social Media Usage at Work?

The results of a recent study conducted by Pew Research Center shows that most professionals use social media at work to take a mental break. Around 34 percent of the candidates said that they take to social media to give themselves a mental break. However, owing to the addictive and all pervasive…


Added by Kamlesh Maddheshiya on August 3, 2016 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

The dormant database

The world of talent acquisition is changing fast. People expect to be treated in a different way now and all this means recruiters need to develop new skills and ways of recruiting.

Companies like Indeed have woken up the world of jobs and recruitment in good and bad ways. Before…


Added by Iain Hamilton on August 3, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

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