Oh how the standards of the recruiting process have changed. As recruiting technology continues to evolve, so do those standards. Each year brings with it a heightened bar for the candidate experience, as well as the success of recruiters. I refer to this evolution asKeeping up in the HR tech arms race. While there is more to the equation, attracting great…
Added by Raj Sheth on April 9, 2014 at 8:00am —
Want to get recruiters all riled up? Tell them they ARE sales people. Or, tell them they ARE NOT sales people. Then watch the PASSION ignite.
Whatever label anyone identifies with, isn’t recruiting just a series of conversations?
We are all familiar with how the 4 Ps… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 8, 2014 at 7:00pm —
So with all the talk about staffing and recruiting and sales or not, I thought I would repost my original post on the subject. With a little twist.
I recently read an article were the… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 8, 2014 at 2:30pm —
Anyone who has not yet filed a petition for a Fiscal Year 2015 H-1B visa is out of luck. As predicted, the available H-1B visas went quickly as … Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 8, 2014 at 12:30pm —
In today's economy, companies are flooded with applications for each position that they post as job seekers apply for more positions than ever. One recent study revealed that companies were seeing as many as 211… Continue
Added by Julia on April 8, 2014 at 11:00am —
Demand for IT jobs in 2014 has been tracking behind last year, according to WANTED Analytics data. This March, there were 5% fewer IT jobs advertised online than there were during March 2013. Despite being fewer IT jobs available, competition for tech talent continues to be intense. Considering this, we looked at which tech hot… Continue
Added by Ashley Rowe on April 8, 2014 at 9:00am —
If you want something different, you must do something different. Even if you want things to stay the same, change is still required. Everything evolves, including the economic climate, needs of colleagues and constituents, the competitive landscape, and the momentum caused by constantly shifting trends. The status quo, if that is truly a desirable state, requires… Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on April 7, 2014 at 9:00am —
To some people it may seem rather ridiculous to share this kind of guidance in 2014, but judging from the anemic LinkedIn profiles I view on a daily basis, it's clear that it's advice people still need. I know everyone is busy, but if how they represent themselves as professionals is important to them (and it should be), they need to make the time to get this particular… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on April 8, 2014 at 7:30am —
This week at the HR Tech Tank, a startup incubator & networking event for startups and emerging technologies in the human capital management and recruiting space, one of the major topics that emerged as front of mind for attendees echoes that of entrepreneurs everywhere. Once you’ve got a great product, how do you… Continue
Added by Matt Charney on April 8, 2014 at 6:13am —
1 Research- Start hunting for ATS vendors relevant to your industry only. Refrain from making assumptions on this stage and ask for referrals, evaluation and the best would be a trial. Shortlist whether your desired ATS caters to staffing, small business or big enterprises. All major ATS… Continue
Added by Rchilli Parser on April 8, 2014 at 5:11am —
“Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.” ― Richard Feynman
I have learned over time that… Continue
Added by Derdiver on April 7, 2014 at 2:30pm —
OK, so I know Im a recruiter, but after seeing countless Top 10 Things I Hate headlines, I realize a little recruiter introspection is in order.
Sure, we see what in-house HR hates about us, which is most everything, but how about those of us who are in the… Continue
Added by Cindy Cremona, CPC on April 7, 2014 at 2:30pm —
Gay marriage. Abortion. Equal pay for women. Display the 10 Commandments. ObamaCare. Keystone pipeline. Gun control. Global warming.
Where do I stand on these issues? I'm not sure I should tell you. As it turns out, we have gotten to a point in America where no one can share an opinion or donate to… Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 7, 2014 at 11:30am —
Most recruiters and hiring managers don’t have any idea how many of their candidates are actually customers or potential customers. “Treat your candidates like customers” isn’t just something fun to say; quite often, candidates and customers are one in the same.
A candidate experience isn’t an extra step; it’s a completely vital part of the recruiting life cycle.… Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 7, 2014 at 8:30am —
This is a fairly consistent opinion of most agency recruiters and is, for the most part, only partly true.
Unfortunately, most buyers of recruitment agency services wish it wasn’t true at all.
That’s not because these buyers don’t like being sold to – many of them do, because buying the right stuff is part of their job and one of the ways they add value to their… Continue
Added by Mitch Sullivan on April 7, 2014 at 7:00am —
What is a modern recruiter? Someone who is honest first, knowledgeable second, consistent third, humble fourth, helpful fifth, personable sixth, and resilient seventh – of course these are equally valid in other arrangements. Continue
Too many people who call themselves recruiters don’t take pride in their…
Added by Steve Levy on April 6, 2014 at 11:30am —
SuccessFactors (@SuccessFactors) recently released an infographic aimed at “putting your career site on steroids.” We like the sound of that! As one of the most effective tools that recruiters have at their disposal, it’s important to invest in the…
Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 6, 2014 at 8:30am —
Each year, PayScale releases a Compensation Best Practices Report with great insights for business leaders to learn and grow from. It is vital for leadership to keep a finger on the pulse of compensation practices and trends in order to stay competitive, attract… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on April 5, 2014 at 7:30am —
I have made a decision. I think I am going to write a book on the safest way to skydive. Now, I've never been skydiving, nor is it likely that I ever will as I am afraid of heights. But really, how hard can it be? Stick a parachute in a backpack - hitch a ride on a plane - open the door - jump - scream -… Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 4, 2014 at 3:30pm —
This week I continue with debunking recruiter secrets, which we've already determined, aren't really secrets at all. To catch up on the series, start with the first post here. Last week, I debunked the… Continue
Added by Amy McDonald on April 4, 2014 at 11:30am —