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Why Amazon’s Rank & Yank Doesn’t Work

We’ve come to expect larger organizations, the ones that have been around long enough to accumulate hundreds of employees, to have stellar performance management practices. Unfortunately,…


Added by Chris Arringdale on November 18, 2015 at 9:43am — No Comments

Role of Senior HR leaders in modern Organisation

Over the last decade, HR has evolved through various phases. It started from protecting the women employees in the industrial environment and gradually changed to hiring, attendance, compensation, and later to motivation, selection, assessments etc. With time and experience of these professionals in their work, job titles of HR business partner or Senior HR Managers were…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 18, 2015 at 12:55am — 1 Comment

The Hateful Love of Staffing

Are staffing companies and recruiting firms still seen as a necessary evil?

According to an October 2015 report byStaffing Industry Analysts, buyers gave their primary staffing suppliers a Net Promoter Score of -4%. A measure of…


Added by Scott Wintrip on November 16, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to Find a Job Using Instagram

It’s the age of social media, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Instagram can be used for far more than sharing pictures of your dog, your favorite recipe or your latest vacation.

With a little tact, you can use Instagram as an advantage in your job search. Not only is it a good way to…


Added by Marie Mendez on November 16, 2015 at 10:30pm — 7 Comments

Hike Group Chat – Importance of and Transparency in Sharing Role Details

As Talent Acquisitionist Professionals we are all aware of the various issues faced and we’re constantly looking for solutions and sometimes the advice we get from professionals within the Recruitment Industry tend to be most effective.

To name a few…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 17, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Copy that 'does the job' is fine. Copy that sells it is better

I'd finished work for the week early last Friday so decided, as an experiment, to throw an offer out on Twitter - I'd write a free bit of recruitment copy for the first recruiter to get in touch with me and send me an existing job ad or description. I didn't hold my breath, and to be…


Added by Alasdair Murray on November 17, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Job Boards - Are they obsolete?


Job Boards are more and more used by job seekers and are seen by them as more effective, with faster processes and delivering more than just market applicants to high volume clients. They are the Go-To resource:

  • 75% of job seekers are actively searching for or are open to a new opportunity. 2/3 rd among them are using Job…

Added by Marie Mendez on November 17, 2015 at 8:48am — 8 Comments

Why Boring Work is Subjective and Necessary

Your employee, Jill, wants to talk. She sits you down, darts her eyes around the room nervously, and comes out with it: she finds her job boring. You’re taken…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 17, 2015 at 9:49am — 1 Comment

How to be a Mentor in the Workplace

Once you have gained some experience in a specific career field, you are going to be asked to play a bigger role with junior employees. Words like manager, mentor, coach, leader,…


Added by Maren Hogan on November 13, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments

2015 HR Buying Trends Report

This week fisher VISTA released its annual HR Buying Trends Survey Report, a 12-page review and analysis of the results of the company's annual survey of HR buyers. The report gathers intelligence on the purchasing habits, preferences and budgets of buyers…


Added by Mark Willaman on November 13, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Elevate 2015 - The World's Largest HR Virtual Summit - Roundup (Part 1)

If you do not know, Elevate 2015 is the world’s largest virtual summit organized by HireVue and BambooHR last week to discuss all things HR and business. With 60 webinars conducted by industry-leading experts and visionaries, the summit offers…


Added by Ngan Pham on November 13, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

5 Facts You Should Know About the Candidate Experience

Employers are always looking for ways to find and attract candidates, and we can’t blame them for that. What we …


Added by Christine Marino on November 16, 2015 at 9:40am — 1 Comment

Sourcing Hacks - Sourcecon Fall 2015

This is part 7 in my Fall Sourcecon roundup, highlighting the presentations at Sourcecon Oct 2015.


This post is going to cover The last Session of the first day entitled “The Secrets of a Sourcecon Grandmaster Sourcer” By Jim Schnyder.


So Jim starts out with 15 tips, tricks,…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 28, 2015 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Boolean is Alive and Well, But Long Boolean is Dead

Recruiters like very long Boolean search strings. Why? It seems that the more synonyms and keyword variations you include, in long OR statements, the better control you get over the results and the more relevant results you will find. It's common to run searches on Google that …


Added by Irina Shamaeva on November 12, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Creating Job Advertisements That Attract a Multi-Generational Workforce

The most common conflict we see between the current generations in the workforce is actually one that isn’t new: the older generation thinks the …


Added by Joe Weinlick on November 12, 2015 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

How Career Happiness Influences Your Health. Take a Peek:

Office Space hit theaters in 1999, when Baby Boomers still outnumbered all generations in the workforce, Gen X-ers were amidst their entrepreneurial escapades and…


Added by Ryan Mead on November 12, 2015 at 9:39am — No Comments

Turn your Recruitment Marketing Activities from Blah to Irresistibly Effective

5 Attention-Grabbing Candidate Attraction Tips

Does any of this sound familiar?

The recruiting Manager sends a…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on November 11, 2015 at 5:36pm — 4 Comments

The Methodology to make sense of the madness!!!

So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Key Performance Management Metrics You Forgot to Assess

As Deloitte redesigns their performance management system, it has made some leaders wonder, What am I missing? Assessing employee performance isn’t just about measuring their…


Added by Chris Arringdale on November 11, 2015 at 9:45am — 1 Comment

You Aren't A Good Fit (Veteran's Day Salute)

My Mom used to hang up on the military recruiters when they would call. I still remember the way the recruiter on the other end of the line would stammer when my mother would say "This is Lt Colonel Deborah Richardson, US Army, and you will not be calling my house again. Do you understand soldier?" Then, when I would ask why I couldn't join the Army too, she would tell me "you aren't a good…


Added by Katrina Kibben on November 11, 2015 at 8:44am — No Comments

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