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Trees, Culture, and Recruiting

Sounds as if another ubiquitous #CultureChat has taken place at SXSW replete with recycled lines about what culture is to the experts. Could they all be wrong?

While it's…

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Added by Steve Levy on March 16, 2015 at 11:20am — 3 Comments

Spamming The LinkedIn Way

Since there are so many ways that as recruiters we're not getting an appropriate bang-for-the-buck from our LinkedIn investments (and more importantly, in any way aligned to the heights of their marketing bluster), I'm going to focus this week on the many ways that we are spammed via the LinkedIn messaging…

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Added by Steve Levy on March 15, 2015 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

KILLER LinkedIn Search HACK: See 100% of EVERY LinkedIn Profile - 100% FREE

Whether you’re in the Matt Charney camp, or the camp occupied by the likes of Irina Shamaeva and Glen Cathey, 13-LinkedIn-dos-and-donts-600x337 LinkedIn is one site where you must use Boolean search to get the best results.

LinkedIn is Bi-otch when it comes to snagging free information, but here is a tip that…

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Added by Ryan Leary on March 13, 2015 at 10:00am — 11 Comments

What Doesn't Work on LinkedIn

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I love LinkedIn and use it every day. LinkedIn has changed our profession, revolutionized sourcing and recruiting, and continues to be the #1 go-to site for the majority of recruiters, with no competition in sight. I am glad to share creative LinkedIn Sourcing techniques with my colleagues in blog posts, discussions, webinars, and as part of the Sourcing Certification Program..

Lately, I've been running into some LinkedIn functionality that seems temporarily broken.…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on March 12, 2015 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! SlideBoom

SlideBoom is a site where you can store you presentations and make them available to anyone. This

includes Resumes.  SlideBoom is known in the community but 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 pull out an old…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 12, 2015 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Streamline Your Training Process to Fill the Skills Gap

The job market is beginning to resemble a field of round holes littered with square pegs. While 11 million Americans are looking for jobs, 4 million jobs are looking for workers. The reason those two numbers don’t meet each…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 12, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

The Digital Transformation of Business Functions

No one would argue with the notion that social and digital technologies are having a significant – and sometimes dramatic – impact on societies and economies. And though most people may not yet refer to this as the Digital Age or Era, they would likely concede that we are indeed transitioning away from a world driven primarily by industrial and mechanical technology to one…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on March 11, 2015 at 9:13am — No Comments

Is Snapchat the New Facebook?

By Eric Foutch

I recently read this awesome post on LinkedIn that said Snapchat is the new Facebook. At first, I laughed thinking I was going to argue with pretty much the entire article, and…

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Added by Maren Hogan on March 11, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Social Media Recruitment Facts and Figures

Social media has recently continued to evolve at a rapid pace, giving rise to new and improved methods and techniques for recruiting. To cater to these developments several updates have been made to various social media sites including browser extensions that now assist and enhance a recruiter’s experience.…

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Added by Chinmay Chavan on March 11, 2015 at 4:46am — No Comments

Did Indeed Hide Your Job Postings? Deduplication Explained

If you are a recruiter and you are not familiar with Indeed's deduplication process, it could make it difficult for job seekers to find your job postings and undermine your recruitment efforts. All too often, Indeed marks job postings as duplicates when the jobs are truly distinct. Fortunately in some situations, you can use better job titles to make sure your jobs are not hidden.

The purpose of deduplication is to…

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Added by John P Carty on March 10, 2015 at 4:18pm — 5 Comments

‘Candidate Control’ – Outdated Training Theory or Sensible Recruitment Blueprint?

One of the first things new consultants are taught during most recruitment training is ‘candidate control’ – i.e. how to make sure your candidate stays in communication with you, attends your interviews, and accepts the offer you get them. Old school recruitment trainers will tell you that ‘you should never present an offer to a candidate unless you know they are going to accept.’ This concept isn’t as mechanical as…

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Added by Kanu Avasthy on March 9, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

How Much Follow Up Should Recruiters and Applicants Do?

Being a recruiter means dealing with myriad of personalities.

Whether you have worked in the recruiting business for years or decades or you’re just getting your feet wet these days, you undoubtedly will find that some applicants are easy to work with, others on the other…

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Added by Dave on March 8, 2015 at 8:44pm — No Comments

5 things recruiters should NEVER say to candidates



When it comes to recruitment articles, there’s a great deal of emphasis on what the candidate should avoid saying. Not much content at all, however, can be found on phrases that recruiters should avoid uttering.

Since anyone who works in recruitment knows (alas!) that we’re only human and…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on March 9, 2015 at 4:47am — 9 Comments

5 Mistakes We Make in Resumes According to HR Managers

Some time ago I started wandering what the most frequent resume mistakes are. I decided to ask my friend Jana Rookard, who has been an HR manager for ten years and now works at Assignment Jedii – assignment help service. She said that she has looked through more…

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Added by Adam Mann on March 6, 2015 at 9:38am — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Elance

Elance is a site were you can find freelancers to do project work, post positions, and post your

Protoflio. Elance  is known in the community but 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 pull out an old tried…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 5, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

5 Ways to Ruin Twitter for Everyone

By Eric Foutch

There are tons of brands, people and companies that are taking advantage of my favorite social media outlet, Twitter. As of January 2014 there were 645,750,000 Twitter users with 135,000 new users…

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Added by Maren Hogan on March 5, 2015 at 10:41am — 2 Comments

Why Not Surveying Job Seekers Could Cost You

As an employer, you’re probably bombarded with applicants, maybe more than you can handle. But do you know how these job seekers found you or what the best channels are to reach them? How do you guide your recruitment marketing decisions? What information are you using to understand your job…

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Added by Soapboxholland on March 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

We’re All Becoming Tech Workers… And We Need to Be Ready

As the Digital Era continues to progress, social and digital technologies will become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it. Although external applications such as marketing, sales, and customer service have dominated adoption activities and discussions to date (particularly in the context of consumer goods and services), they are basically the tip of the…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on March 4, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Reduce Your Time-to-Hire with These 3 Tips

The bane of a recruiter’s job… not finding the right candidate. Most recruiters want to find the right candidate in the right amount of time without sacrificing candidate experience. Sounds easy enough, so why is it so hard? Tim Sackett recently wrote about how simple…

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Added by Julie Salerno on March 4, 2015 at 11:03am — No Comments

Employer Branding and Social Recruiting Stats You Need

Employer branding, employee engagement and social recruiting.

Three phrase in every talent acquisition professionals’ vocabulary. It’s also the three areas where most HR leaders are trying to build business cases for new initiatives that will keep their company on the edge of hiring…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on March 3, 2015 at 3:56pm — 4 Comments

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