Citibank Australia increased their customer engagement and loyalty by creating a dining program where they partnered with Fairfax to offer their customers a free bottle of wine when they dined at participating restaurants. Citibank noticed that, regardless of budget, their customers tend to…Continue
Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on October 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
People often say knowledge is power, which is incredibly inaccurate. Knowledge applied in a compelling way is true power as it engages people in a meaningful manner. The question is, with so much available knowledge, how does one pick and choose what to acquire and what to ignore?
Companies in staffing and recruitment, in particular, often don’t have the right knowledge that will be powerful in how it helps them support prospects and customers in improving their…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on October 6, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments
Guess who was featured in a video featuring Randstad Sourceright sourcing leaders? Me! Yay! So excited! Check it out as well as interviews from people much smarter, better looking and more talented than me (okay, now I'm getting depressed)…Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on October 4, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
As I was on vacation this past summer, I was reflecting on why some recruiters are better than others and why it shows up in their results. Great recruiters know the vital signs just like any great business or great sports team. They understand the levers that need to be pulled in order to achieve the desired results.
When I started TYGES International twelve years ago, I bought a franchise from MRI and was terrified to say the least because most people that bought in…Continue
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist
We have all heard of Craigslist and most have used it. However not many have used it for sourcing. Below is how you…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments
This blog is blunt. It’s about the commercial reality of making money in recruitment. If you run a business, and are making no money, this will probably explain why.
Or if you are a recruiter, it could explain why you can hardly scrape by on your income, or why you will get fired.
And the data suggests lots of recruiters, companies and individuals, are losing money. Many of them are managing to do that in an improving economy!
Added by Greg Savage on October 2, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments
Every year there is a certain excitement about going to the annual HR Technology Conference. It’s a BIG show! There is…Continue
I was kind of surprised when my friends over at SHRM reached out to me with a few questions about social recruiting; after all, SHRM is decidedly not a recruiting-focused organization, and that same membership that seems to actively work to block their employees social media access also is, in my experience,…Continue
Recruiting is all about relationships. Contract staffing is no exception. Getting contract job orders depends on your ability to nurture existing relationships with clients and creating new ones.
When it comes to building client relationships Linda Blakemore, President and Owner of the …Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 2, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
Social media continues to explode on the internet with a growth rate set to reach almost two billion users in 2015…Continue
Well - I find that the end of summer has finally come, and what a memorable one it was. As I joined my family this Monday for a nice and relaxing movie at our local Library, I ventured upon this statue in the courtyard of that venue. It is a Pioneer memorial.…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on October 2, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments
As a follower of Liz Ryan, I've read multiple articles on how to make the workplace more human. Thankfully I have a supportive manager who empowers me to try out new ideas. Here's a story of what happened when I…Continue
A term definition works if the majority of practitioners agree to it. It's quite remarkable, that with Sourcing becoming hugely popular and necessary, we still lack a definition.
Back in January Glen Cathey wrote:
"It believe it would certainly be helpful and beneficial to have a universally agreed upon definition…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 1, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Added by Anna Brekka on October 1, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
There. It’s out in the open. No foul intentions, but sometimes the truth can sting a little. There are tons of articles out there in cyber space covering employer branding with about million statistics in every one of them. Little did you know, your branding falls under the not-so-flattering category of statistics. One of the galling pieces of datum is that 29% of …Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 30, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments
There are best and worst practices for every business. The recruiting and HR space is no different. Candidates take note of the things you do well… and not so well. With the consistent development of new tools for the space, the hiring process is constantly under construction. The best practices change and evolve along with the technology. There are easy solutions to these poor…Continue
Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status.…Continue
Added by Ryan Mead on September 30, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments
When it comes down to it, our writers are our everything. Our sites wouldn't exist without the great content you submit. So this week, we've taken a moment to acknowledge two of those people, not just the words they write for us.…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on September 30, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments
When preparing your job ad do you think about your intention and strategy? Do you consider whether you want your ad to attract a broad candidate supply with relatable skills or candidates that possess very specific abilities? Do you think about words and phrases your target candidates may be searching for when looking for job openings?
The answers to these questions can determine how your job is listed. If you want your ad to attract a large candidate supply that has related skills,…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 30, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments