This is definitely embarrassing to admit but I learned how to ride a bike pretty late in life. By late, I mean I learned on an adult bike when I was about 12 because someone pushed me down a hill. Hold your giggles, please.
I’ll never forget the exhilaration of realizing “hey! I’m riding…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on June 15, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments
Have you ever seen a sales person in action? If not, make it your mission to seek one out and watch how they work. From making a client's day with an unexpected gift, to offering a smile and asking how the family’s keeping, sales people know what it takes to get their audience…Continue
The WhatsApp Group Chat that was held this week was quite informative as we received interesting insights that we as Recruiters and Sourcers haven’t thought of before while hiring. Having said that, you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about therefore I’ll come right to the point. The…Continue
Added by Sourcing Adda on June 12, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Zoominfo
Zoominfo is a vertical search engine focused on people, companies, and the relationships among
them. Zoominfo is well known In the community and some have tried to source in it.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 11, 2015 at 6:44pm — No Comments
An organizational succession plan should always have a plan B. It is one of the biggest problems for any business and a core issue for leadership. Succession planning is like an insurance plan for the survival of your business. So it stands to reason then, that if you don’t have a succession plan, you…Continue
You see this in nearly every job posting. It’s understandable; unless you’re desperate for talent and need a position filled right now, you have enough wiggle room to make sure your new hire has at least some experience working in your field. So to keep the…Continue
I remember it like it was yesterday. The whole process lasted about three months, which included several different interviews, tests and onsite visits when I finally received the call I had anxiously been waiting for. I had just accepted my offer at Zappos.com as a customer loyalty…Continue
Added by Christina M. Bates on June 10, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
Living in Silicon Valley and working in the world of recruitment, conversations naturally turn how competitive the tech talent market is whenever I chat with my neighbors in the Bay Area. Julie Cooper writing for…Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on June 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
What is the candidate experience, really, and why should we be so concerned with it? With the recent improvements in the job market, good candidates have multiple positions to choose from. As an employer, you need to compete for the best hires. The way to compete is to make the candidate feel valued and excited from the beginning of the recruiting process.
Is it easy to apply for a job in your organization? If your application is long and asks for a lot of background information,…Continue
When it comes to job interviews, recruiters often find themselves in the fantastical realm of fiction. There's something about the tension of the situation and the acute need to impress that turns people into elaborate story-tellers, full of exaggerations and inflated claims.
In fact, a whopping 81% of people lie during job interviews. Yes, those digits are the right way around...81%! For…Continue
Think Twitter is all about social and superficiality? Think again. Just kidding, you were right. Researchers at Cornell University conducted a study backed by the National Science Foundation to measure sentences based on construction, rhetoric and keywords to determine which tweets get shared more than…Continue
There are still many resumes on the Internet. Google is still by far the best search engine. However, Googling the world wide web for online resumes has stopped being productive for the majority of locations and industries, with few exceptions.
I'll share some thoughts, as to why Googling for Resumes is Obsolete, shortly. Let us first look at a typical Google "Boolean String" in the style still taught in some Sourcing classes or auto-created by a "Boolean…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on June 9, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Tech.pro
Tech.pro is a professional network built for developers and tech folks. Tech.pro is not well known in
the community and few have…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 4, 2015 at 7:45pm — No Comments
Everybody’s party to a little embellishing or the occasional white lie, but when stretching the truth becomes outright lying for a role, then a recruiter needs to pull their candidate up before their client does.
With pressure to stand out from the crowd, some candidates feel the need…Continue
When was the last time you calculated a candidate’s potential commute? Or asked what their ideal time would be? For the majority of recruiters, time is ignored in favour of distance. But what does a mile mean anyway? It could be one hour in gridlock traffic or 5 minutes on a motorway. It’s dependent on…Continue
Recruiters and hiring managers wear a plethora of hats within a company. Sourcing, attracting, recruiting, interviewing and onboarding the right candidates are all dependent on those conducting these practices. All of these tasks include intricate work in order to hire the best possible candidate who will…Continue
Added by Greg Rokos on June 3, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
In Can LinkedIn Groups be Saved? I suggested enhancements Linkedin could make to improve the value and restore the vitality of LinkedIn groups. No matter how many improvements LinkedIn makes to the feature, however, the quality of LinkedIn…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on June 3, 2015 at 9:20am — No Comments
Our recent article, “6 Reasons to Develop a Mentorship-Style Training Program” examines the various benefits for employers and employees to create an…Continue
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