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Close Your Most Difficult Job Orders By Year's End!

Can you believe it is the fourth quarter of 2014 already? For many recruiters, this is "crunch time," where they try to close as many placements as possible before the end of the year. But as clients continue to …

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 23, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Free Social Sourcing Tool

The speed at which a recruiter gathers information is critical to their success. The recruiting tools that a recruiter has access to, can determine if they close on their next fee. Prophet is a tool that you'll certainly want to have access to.  

*Note: You must use the Google Chrome browser to use Prophet…

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Added by RecruitingBlogs on October 23, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Compare Free Messaging on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Google-Plus: Which Network Wins?

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Back in 2009 I published a post on ERE.net "Call or Email or Use Social Media?" The post was about reaching out to potential candidates, or to business prospects, using Social Networks. While some of the technical details are, of course, outdated 5 years later, the idea remains - and you can do MUCH more now than back then.



I'd like to clearly identify the topic of this post. It is not about messaging your friends on Facebook and…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 23, 2014 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

How to Recruit the Next Generation of Tech Sales Talent

Sales talent has become incredible elusive in the 21st century. Experienced rainmakers are “not looking at the moment” or “happy with what they’ve got.”  Generalist job boards deliver dozens of unqualified candidates to a hyper-complex corporate application process.  The lack…

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Added by Matthew Vitiello on October 22, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Ready to empower change in your organization? Only if I don't have to resign she said

I recently had the pleasure of talking to the members of the Mobile, AL chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Prior to my presentation, during the networking opportunity I walked the room stopping at each table and asking whether they were ready to go back to work and empower change in their organization. At one of the tables I stopped at, I received the response “sure as long as I don’t have to resign.”

We can’t remove the organizational inefficiencies unless we…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 22, 2014 at 1:36pm — No Comments

One Flew Over the ATS

Type in “passing the applicant tracking system,” or “resumes and applicant tracking systems,” and the first things that come up are articles upon articles detailing how applicants can at least get their resume in front of human eyes. Companies receive a plethora of resumes from applicants who aren’t necessarily qualified for the position, but they had fantastic resumes. However,…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 22, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

How do Potential Employees View your Organization?

You have found the right candidate for the opportunity. I always say, “If you like the candidate why wouldn’t another company want them too”. This being said, did you ensure that the candidates experience was respectful and professional? The answer to the question is very…

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Added by Benae Lambright on October 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Survey: 70% of Recruiters Allow Clients To Steal Candidates

UK Recruiter recently completed a survey which revealed that 69% of recruiters submit candidates to their clients without following up, resulting in…

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Added by Jen Dewar on October 21, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Competing for Talent with the Top Employment Brands

10.20.14 Top Employment Brands

ERE recently highlighted a list of the Top Employment Brands according to WilsonHCG, a recruitment outsourcing company. Their study considered multiple elements in their ranking system, including job board presence,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 21, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

What the CIA’s Ridiculously Intense Hiring Process Can Teach Us

The Central Intelligence Agency has perhaps the most intense hiring process in America, and for good reason. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

Aside from perhaps running for President of the United States, the most intense hiring process in America…

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Added by Paul Petrone on October 20, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Fall out: the latest online recruiting news, rounded up

Fall is most definitely in the air, as in leaves falling to the ground and making it hard to mow. But fall also means conferences for job board folks and (of course) deals, deals, deals! So without further ado, here is the latest news:

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on October 20, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments

My career. Multiple screw-ups, and ONE thing I got right.

I have had some major highs in a career that is now deep into its 4th decade. Lots of hard work, lots of luck, and plenty of great people, have helped me to some success, which has been fun and lucrative. And I am proud of many milestones along the…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 19, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Three Simple Strategies to Secure the Best Talent

Jim Collins once said that great vision without great people is irrelevant. For your business to thrive, you need to secure candidates with talent, passion and the drive to turn vision into reality.

So, how do you get an exceptional team around you? Not only do your…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on October 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Global staffing industry sales top $400 billion

The recent RCSA (Australia and New Zealand) International Conference held in Queenstown, New Zealand had a variety of industry speakers and one of the most interesting was Barry Asin, the President of Staffing Industry Analysts who, as the name suggests, compile data and undertake research on the staffing (recruitment) industry on…

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Added by Ross Clennett on October 16, 2014 at 7:49pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pinterest

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pinterest

Pinterest, were pictures, ideas, and interests all come together. Most have heard of Pinterest, few have used it to source.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 16, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Are Employers Using BYOD to Attract Talent?

As society has become more technologically mobile, bring your own device policies (BYOD) have become more popular with employees and employers. Professionals appreciate BYOD opportunities because it provides the convenience of using their own familiar device, access to the latest technology, work flexibility and/or work-life balance. Employers can benefit from BYOD's cost savings, potential increased productivity, and employee devices that supply the latest technologies. However, there are…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 16, 2014 at 10:31am — No Comments

The Only 5 Reasons to Ever Use a Search Firm

Companies use search firms for a variety of reasons.  A position is above a certain level.  A role is perceived to be too complex.  A hiring manager is complaining about the lack of candidate flow.  All seemingly valid reasons to plunk down a chuck of cash to your favorite…

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Added by Glenn Fox on October 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Is your recruiting and sourcing technology behind the times?

If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too. 



But if your processes are a blast from the past,…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 16, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

The Power of Film - Ten Top Tips for successful Employer Branding films

Bringing brands and the workplace to life using film has been achieved successfully by many organizations, but the way in which it is now used when it is so accessible has created more opportunities for using this powerful medium as part of an employer brand strategy.



I regularly use film as part of…

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Added by Nick Price on October 16, 2014 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Stop Complaining: Hire

Companies, hiring managers, recruiters, HR departments alike complain about: the lack of talent, having too many candidates or not enough candidates, not having their jobs posted on enough job boards, struggling to find the candidate who is proficient in several coding languages, wanting an entry level hire with three years of experience, and needing to hire fast but not having an organized, well-defined, and…

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Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on October 15, 2014 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

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