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Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: GrabCad

How to source on the lesser known sites!! GrabCad

GrabCad, IS a place for Cad experts to show their stuff, and say a little about themselves. It is a place were engineers manage and share their cad files. Think of it as…


Added by Dean Da Costa on January 15, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Where to Find Talent for US News' Best Jobs

US News released their best jobs of 2015. To determine their findings they referred to the jobs that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicted to have the…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 15, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Which fictional recruiter are you?

We’re not quite sure how any recruitment professional worth their salt can get through work without knowing which fictional recruiter they are. How can you pick up the phone, screen candidates and work your way through a mountain of CVs without…


Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on January 15, 2015 at 6:39am — 6 Comments

Did Oregon Lose The National Title 'Cause They’re Millennial "Babies”?

Oregon coaches don’t believe in yelling at their players, leading some to wonder if they are insane. Credit: Ytoyoda, Wikipedia Commons

Monday night, Oregon lost college football’s national championship game to Ohio…


Added by Paul Petrone on January 13, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

LinkedIn Updates its InMail Credits and Renewals

For recruiters, LinkedIn’s new updates to its InMail credits and renewals seem to be good news to its users. Because these changes can improve its user’s efficiency thus their performance too will ameliorate simultaneously. I’m sure that by now you too are asking the same question as me i.e. what updates, LinkedIn has made to its InMail credits and renewals?  So let’s find out about these changes and use them to our advantage.

But before we move on to the nitty -…


Added by Chinmay Chavan on January 14, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Dopamine and Desire

This week I had a conversation with a colleague about how essential crisp well-positioned communication is in business, how much effort it takes, and how rare it is. Later, I had a twitter interaction about new graduates trying to get traction in job searches and how important it is for them to…


Added by lisa rokusek on January 12, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Aligning Candidate Experience to a Great Workplace with @GerryCrispin and @KimPeters

What do Deloitte, Genentech, Intel and Stryker all have in common?

 Easy. They have each won recognition in 2014 for not only creating a great work environment but translating that commitment to the treatment of their candidates – even the ones they don’t hire.

They’ll also be…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 12, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

6 Recruiting Trends To Watch in 2015 (And Beyond)

With another year ending it’s only natural that all active recruiters are curious about the trends that might make the 2015 year market. So if you are one of those recruiters who like to be aware of the possible challenges that they may face then you have come to the right place.



Added by Yusuf Pathan on January 12, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

What is the Commercial Use Limit on LinkedIn Search?

It is early January so you may not yet have noticed any change to LinkedIn, but in the background there have been several key changes implemented for 2015. Two of these changes are very significant for recruiters and have the potential to force those that are currently getting by with the LinkedIn Basic account to upgrade to Premium.

The primary reason recruiters tell me that they don’t upgrade their LinkedIn account is that they get most of the functionality they need from…


Added by Chris South on January 12, 2015 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Culture: A Fitting "Word of the Year" for 2014

As we prepared for an exciting new year at Great Rated!, my colleague Ed Frauenheim recently wrote this excellent article on our blog that I wanted to share with this community as well. – Kim Peters

The word of the year for 2014 was a…


Added by Kim Peters on January 9, 2015 at 1:07pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Shorten Hiring Time in Your Company

Recruiters are consistently pushed to shorten the time it takes to find and recruit new talent. In spite of such pressures, current average time-to-hire is the highest it’s been since 2009, and time-to-hire is only getting longer. The job market is better than it was 5 years ago. Even with more job openings, it still takes too long to bring on a new hire. What is the current …


Added by Raj Sheth on January 9, 2015 at 2:42pm — 1 Comment

Who Really Matters in the Global Workplace?

The third installment in the TLS Continuum series is devoted to discovering who really matters in the global workplace. It is the basis of an ongoing debate, sometimes a volatile one at that. The debate is on one hand talking about shareholders and on the other talking about stakeholders.



Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 9, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Sourcing Candidates In Asia In The Year Of The Goat

2015 is the year of the Goat.  According to the Chinese Horoscope Calendar, this year will bring about further stabilization in the world economy and focus on growth, particularly here in Asia.  Many companies are making direct investments via setting up regional offices, and/or, aggressively…


Added by Howard Ichiro Lim on January 8, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

2 Questions a Candidate Needs To Answer Before Getting Hired

So, let's just say you have just put together an impeccable resume or created the ultimate cover letter that would impress Donald Trump, does that mean that your phone will be ringing off the hook with interview request? Or perhaps you have set up an interview with the CEO of Dream Jobs, Incorporated with the…


Added by SJ Boyd on January 8, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Never Stop Searching LinkedIn

Due to the just-introduced Commercial Use Limit on Search, many LinkedIn members are hitting the search quota for the month in the first day or two of January 2015 - and have to wait another month to search again.…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on January 8, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Hiring in retail, manufacturing or healthcare?




All industries that can be a constant struggle for recruiters to find great candidates.

So what’s the best way to reach job hunters in these and other industries traditionally underserved by LinkedIn’s business…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 8, 2015 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Reasons your Job May Be Going Unfilled

Currently the average posting period for all jobs is 45 days, according to data from WANTED Analytics. This it the time it takes Recruiters to…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Snapchats, Facebook and Whisper - why we must continue fighting for Graduate recruitment with our customers

Remember life as a graduate?

Beer. Money, but not much. Dorky friends (maybe that’s just me). Exuberance. Life can wait. Scary moments. That guy that always hangs out the pub. That girl that you had the hots for in every class but never spoke to. Student loans. Debt. Can’t do my tie…


Added by Andrew Marmont on January 8, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will…


Added by Ryan Mead on January 7, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments

Team Performance Trends: What's New and What's Next in 2015

The Christmas trees have been dragged to the curb, the New Year confetti has been swept up, and people are getting down to business in 2015.

For many businesses, this means taking an honest look at teams, development, and recruitment. Having the right people in the right positions is more important than ever. Articles like…


Added by David Reddin on January 7, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

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