Although we're in at least the seventh decade of the Digital Era, and people realize how integral social and digital technologies are to both our personal and professional lives, there is still a very strong tendency to underestimate the critical role of digital property in managing a brand identity, pursuing goals and objectives, and managing risk. Digital property is often treated as if…Continue
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Most recruiters are aware that you can get around this problem by entering an X-ray search string into…Continue
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Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget
Entrepreneur's Motto: I started out with nothing and still have most of it left…Continue
Not all VMS opportunities are bad; they’re just not all created equal.
Next time you have a prospect you are pursuing using a VMS system to manage the process, apply the VMS Test. Your results will guide you in learning if it is worth your time, energy, and effort to accept this business.
Answer each question “yes” or “no.”
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Today I want to talk about technology adoption and take a look at where we are with the technology we use for recruitment and talent acquisition.
If you are unfamiliar, here’s the technology adoption life-cycle curve above.
So what are you looking at? Basically, for the adoption of any technology you experience a timeline of adoption that looks a lot like above. With innovators and early adopters being the…Continue
I 'm working on a job order for a retained client right now. This will back-fill a position within their organization that I like to call their "Joan". Joan - like on Mad Men, you know? I love…Continue
If you're recruiting for a high salaried job, is it likely to be easier or more difficult to fill? A high salary may be considered an attractive incentive for some candidates. However, if there is a smaller talent supply, barriers to entry, or the job is commonly known to be stressful, it may become more challenging to find qualified candidates. …Continue
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I teach and mentor others in a tongue in cheek manner on the topic of: How to Destroy Your Business in 5 Easy Steps.
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I recently took a cruise on Royal Caribbean with my girlfriend. It got me thinking about the services we provide as HR
and agency recruiters. Some of these may not be a total surprise to you, but realize just how effective these five points can be if you truly invest time and energy into accomplishing…Continue
After strong bipartisan support from Congress, President Obama passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to reauthorize the Federal Workforce Development laws. It has been over a decade since they have been revisited, and the American workforce has long needed the federal workforce development system…Continue
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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Odesk
Odesk is simply a place were freelancers make themselves available for you to hire. The skills range from; developers, SEO. PM, and so much more. …Continue
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You always hear how recruiters can’t find the right candidates, or candidates at all for that matter. They blame it on a plethora of causes from poor candidate quality to a changing workforce. But that is the problem: you can’t blame it on the candidates. With a changing candidate pool, recruiters have to adapt to trending techniques. The game of recruiting has changed, and you need to…Continue
Driving by the local church which has provided a great number of inspirations for past blog posts, they had on their billboard the statement “if our prayers are empty words so is G-d’s response” As many of you know I never talk religion in this space, and will not begin now, but it did bring up an interesting…Continue
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It doesn’t matter if you are conducting or participating in an interview. It doesn’t matter what position you’re interviewing for. However, whether you are the candidate or the interviewer what you wear can potentially make or break the interview. The outfit you bring to the table while speaking to your (potential) future employer not only makes a statement about your…Continue
In an effort to bridge the skills gap and aid economic recovery, Congress and the President passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which will reform and support job training for the US workforce. In this Act, schools and workforce boards will be able to offer skills training that matches demand in their region. The…Continue
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On the other hand, I can tell you for free that the words you use in your résumé, your LinkedIn profile, your…Continue
Do you know how many recruiters there are in the world? Quite a lot.
Even just in Britain we are talking tens of thousands. And that’s the problem. When you reach out to someone whether a head-hunt target or an active job seeker you are just another recruiter / head-hunter / faceless minion from…Continue
Even though social media is fully integrated into the global culture and economy, many leaders are still reluctant to put themselves and/or their organizations in a position where they may have to listen to and/or engage with various stakeholders via these public channels. They tend to fear potential reputational harm and/or the stickiness of having to respond to criticism and negative feedback in an…Continue