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It’s All About the Partnerships, baby: HR Tech This Week

Citibank Australia increased their customer engagement and loyalty by creating a dining program where they partnered with Fairfax to offer their customers a free bottle of wine when they dined at participating restaurants. Citibank noticed that, regardless of budget, their customers tend to…

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Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on October 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Knowledge and Power

People often say knowledge is power, which is incredibly inaccurate. Knowledge applied in a compelling way is true power as it engages people in a meaningful manner. The question is, with so much available knowledge, how does one pick and choose what to acquire and what to ignore?

Companies in staffing and recruitment, in particular, often don’t have the right knowledge that will be powerful in how it helps them support prospects and customers in improving their…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on October 6, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments

Randstad Sourceright Sourcing Leaders Discuss Trends In Sourcing

Guess who was featured in a video featuring Randstad Sourceright sourcing leaders? Me! Yay! So excited! Check it out as well as interviews from people much smarter, better looking and more talented than me (okay, now I'm getting depressed)…

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Added by Jim Stroud on October 4, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Everything Must Change: So You Want to Be A Recruiter?

As I was on vacation this past summer, I was reflecting on why some recruiters are better than others and why it shows up in their results. Great recruiters know the vital signs just like any great business or great sports team. They understand the levers that need to be pulled in order to achieve the desired results.

When I started TYGES International twelve years ago, I bought a franchise from MRI and was terrified to say the least because most people that bought in…

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Added by Tim Saumier on October 3, 2014 at 10:29am — 5 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist

We have all heard of Craigslist and most have used it. However not many have used it for sourcing. Below is how you…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Most recruiters are losing money

This blog is blunt. It’s about the commercial reality of making money in recruitment. If you run a business, and are making no money, this will probably explain why.

Or if you are a recruiter, it could explain why you can hardly scrape by on your income, or why you will get fired.

And the data suggests lots of recruiters, companies and individuals, are losing money. Many of them are managing to do that in an improving economy!

Want proof?

The latest…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 2, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments

Going to HRTech next week?

So are we! – To listen, learn, interview and network

Every year there is a certain excitement about going to the annual HR Technology Conference. It’s a BIG show!  There is…

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Added by Anna Brekka on October 2, 2014 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

HR Technology Conference: Talking Social Recruiting With SHRM

I was kind of surprised when my friends over at SHRM reached out to me with a few questions about social recruiting; after all, SHRM is decidedly not a recruiting-focused organization, and that same membership that seems to actively work to block their employees social media access also is, in my experience,…

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Added by Matt Charney on October 2, 2014 at 4:12pm — 1 Comment

The Secrets of Contract Staffing Success as Told By a Veteran Recruiter

Recruiting is all about relationships. Contract staffing is no exception. Getting contract job orders depends on your ability to nurture existing relationships with clients and creating new ones.

When it comes to building client relationships Linda Blakemore, President and Owner of the …

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 2, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to Utilize Google+ As a Recruitment Tool

Social media continues to explode on the internet with a growth rate set to reach almost two billion users in 2015…

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Added by Megan Ritter on October 1, 2014 at 7:29pm — 3 Comments

The Ever Changing Landscape of Talent Acquisition Will Require Recruiting Pioneers

Well - I find that the end of summer has finally come, and what a memorable one it was.  As I joined my family this Monday for a nice and relaxing movie at our local Library, I ventured upon this statue in the courtyard of that venue.  It is a Pioneer memorial.…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on October 2, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Bringing Back The Human Side Of Recruiting

As a follower of Liz Ryan, I've read multiple articles on how to make the workplace more human. Thankfully I have a supportive manager who empowers me to try out new ideas. Here's a story of what happened when I…

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Added by Allan Leung on October 2, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Hire Slow and Fire Fast -- Are You Kidding?

Hire Slow and Fire Fast  

The latest buzz words in recruiting ...



Hire Slow?

I have an idea for you. If you have the luxury of hiring slow, don't fill the job at…
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Added by Barbara Goldman on October 2, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

"What is Sourcing?" vs. "What Does a Sourcer Do?"

A term definition works if the majority of practitioners agree to it. It's quite remarkable, that with Sourcing becoming hugely popular and necessary, we still lack a definition.

Back in January Glen Cathey wrote:

"It believe it would certainly be helpful and beneficial to have a universally agreed upon definition…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 1, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Is it as good as it looks? Work expectations vs reality

Not sure that much has changed over the years when it comes to a recent graduate’s real vs perceived understanding of what a “real job” entails and what it she is entitled to. Not sure anyone…

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Added by Anna Brekka on October 1, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Your Employer Brand Needs Some Attention

There. It’s out in the open. No foul intentions, but sometimes the truth can sting a little. There are tons of articles out there in cyber space covering employer branding with about million statistics in every one of them. Little did you know, your branding falls under the not-so-flattering category of statistics. One of the galling pieces of datum is that 29% of …

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 30, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Knock it Off with These Recruiting Worst Practices

There are best and worst practices for every business. The recruiting and HR space is no different. Candidates take note of the things you do well… and not so well. With the consistent development of new tools for the space, the hiring process is constantly under construction. The best practices change and evolve along with the technology. There are easy solutions to these poor…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 30, 2014 at 3:40pm — 1 Comment

Is Mr. Smarty Pants Skewing Your Team Alignment?

Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status.…

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Added by Ryan Mead on September 30, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Top Recruiting News of the week (and Featured Bloggers!)

When it comes down to it, our writers are our everything. Our sites wouldn't exist without the great content you submit. So this week, we've taken a moment to acknowledge two of those people, not just the words they write for us.…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on September 30, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Are You Including the Right Keywords in Your Job Ad?

When preparing your job ad do you think about your intention and strategy? Do you consider whether you want your ad to attract a broad candidate supply with relatable skills or candidates that possess very specific abilities? Do you think about words and phrases your target candidates may be searching for when looking for job openings?

The answers to these questions can determine how your job is listed. If you want your ad to attract a large candidate supply that has related skills,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 30, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

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