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Why Willy Wonka is the ultimate recruiter

You’ve all heard of Willy Wonka. You know him as a chocolate maker, an inventor, a whacky entrepreneur with a particular love for musicality. But do you also know him as a fantastic recruiter? If not, it’s time to change your perceptions.

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on November 18, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Don't Let the Browser Hit You on the Way Out

No one is pushing you out the recruitment door, but if you don’t stay up-to-date on updates… your browser will. Not all browsers were created equal and with that said, it’s time to catch up to modern web development standards. Everything from the desktop browser capability to career page mobile responsiveness has an impact on the quantity and quality of the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on November 18, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Whistle While You Work: My Top 10 Sourcing Soundtracks

Research shows that under some conditions, music actually improves our performance.…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on November 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Developments in Facebook for Sourcers

The new trend that is followed by recruiters and sourcers today is recruiting candidates via Social Media like LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and Facebook being one as well.  With every second person having an account with Social media, it is only natural that recruiting will be done via these platforms.

Hence the need for “Latest Developments in Facebook” arises; in order to assist recruiters and sourcers alike. There are certain tools that Facebook offers which can speed up…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 17, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Best Christmas Bonus A Company Can Give

Clark Griswold became furious when he got a membership to the “Jelly of the Month” club, as opposed to his usual Christmas bonus.

I know it isn’t even Thanksgiving yet, but for many businesses, it is time to figure out what to…

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Added by Paul Petrone on November 17, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Habits of the Most Skilled Recruiters: Part 3 - The Ugly

Nick Corcodilos, recruiting professional, recently published an article in the Ask The Headhunter newsletter. The article begins with a reader’s reservations in regards to…

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Added by Raj Sheth on November 17, 2014 at 12:01pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Activity: Trying to Manage the Virtually Unmanageable

This article attempts to help intermediate and advanced LinkedIn users understand how their LinkedIn activity is broadcast and shared with other users, and provides recommendations for the best approaches to managing that activity within LinkedIn's constraints. It provides a comparable assessment and recommendations for filtering and managing other people's LinkedIn activity as…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on November 14, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Semantic Web Data and Recruitment

The recruitment industry has faced a variety of trends over the last decade. The rise of social media and the economy of ideas has led to a market that is far more candidate driven. Due to sites such as LinkedIn and others, it is now much easier for candidates to approach the decision makers in small to mid-level companies directly rather than going through a recruiter. Even larger companies have begun posting jobs directly onto third party…

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Added by Dhruv Ghulati on November 14, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Why Specialist Sourcers will be our industry Rockstars in ten years



In today’s sourcing market we are inevitably faced with two roads: agency or internal. With agency, as I was for more than six…

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Added by Andrew Marmont on November 14, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Carbonmade

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Carbonmade

Carbonmade, is a place for creative like designers, graphic people, illustrators and more. Few have heard of Carbonmade and even fewer have tried to source in it. Well to do this…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 13, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Takers and Givers: Which Are You?

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There are two types of people in this world: Takers and Givers. While pretty self-explanatory, I cannot help but think of how this comparison works in the world of recruiting:

1) The Recruiter – Are you someone who is only focused on the next placement so you can get paid? Or are you someone who understands that placements and cash are a by-product of the work you do…

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Added by Tim Saumier on November 13, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Dude, I am helping you out! Don't be a Di@k!

I've been in the recruiting game for a while now.  Been in it since 1995.  I get that we are in an ungrateful profession.  It is always zero- to- hero and vice-verse. "What have you done for me lately" is just a part of what I expect to hear EVERY SINGLE DAY.  I get it.  I go back for the punishment willingly because…

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Added by Will Thomson on November 13, 2014 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

Chuck Blakeman - Recruiting For Culture

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Added by Recruiting Animal on November 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Critical Obamacare Facts for Staffing Firms

It seems like we've been hearing about the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) employer mandate for forever. If nothing changes, the provision will finally start to take effect January 1. With that in mind, let's review some critical facts about the law for staffing firms.

  • If you have 50 or more full-time or "full-time equivalent" employees, you will have to provide healthcare insurance to full-time employees under the employer mandate. This includes ALL W-2 employees on your…
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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on November 11, 2014 at 1:23pm — No Comments

3 things I learnt at the Onrec Conference and Exhibition

The 10th annual Onrec Conference and Exhibition took place in London last month. As ever, the event featured a great line up of speakers offering their insights in to the world of online recruitment.

Having first started in 2004, speakers took the time to reflect on what has happened in the industry over the past 10 years, as well as covering the latest trends and topics within online…

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Added by Stephanie Mills on November 12, 2014 at 6:04am — No Comments

Employer Branding - Focus on the business outcomes, not the methodology

Whenever I begin working with a new client, my first task is to understand the landscape. Often what people think they want is not always what they actually need. They look at what appears to be a solution, but without asking the right questions. This often focuses on inputs rather than outputs –we want some staff training/focus groups/workshops as opposed to what is the business outcome we want to achieve?

Don’t aim to solve problems.…

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Added by Nick Price on November 12, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Hiring by The Top Military Friendly Employers

Earlier this year GI Jobs Magazine released their list of the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers of 2015. This list…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on November 11, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Hoarding and Data Migration

When I was growing up, I remember my grandmother having a particular eccentricity that we always teased her about.  She had a room that we referred to as the “Toilet Paper Room” because that’s where she stored toilet paper.  (Yes, a whole room.)  She also had a massive stash of paper grocery bags.  There were things like this that seemed silly to me to stockpile, because they were so readily available.  To her, she had a fear of someday running out.  I think many of us have seen this with…

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Added by Leanne Goplen Zabriskie on November 11, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments

Applicant Tracking System: An Overview to Choosing a Software Package

Summary: Applicant tracking systems support recruiting, gathering applicant information, interviewing and selection, and hiring. Here's a comprehensive guide to evaluating your applicant tracking system.

Choosing and implementing an applicant tracking system has a significant impact on your business' ability to recruit and retain top talent. Many human resource managers and company executives are unaware that there are different types…

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Added by Julia on November 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Who Said HR Professionals are Apathetic?

Engaged Human Resources

HR Professionals RULE

 

Despite indications that employee engagement levels remain quite low these days, the response to SL8Z HR Pulse Survey has restored our faith in the greater HR community at large. With a response rate of nearly 25%, we’ve collected enough data to develop the first “HR Recruitability Index”.  This index shows how…

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Added by Glenn Fox on November 10, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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