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The essential checklist for your new recruitment business.

If you haven’t built or run a business yourself and don’t have anyone with the experience of running or building a recruitment business to help you, it can seem too big a task to start, where do you begin? And how can you be sure you’ve covered off everything you need to do to get…

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Added by Rhys Jones on May 11, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Roadmap to Social Recruiting

Social media is the most prominent platform that has become the future of recruiting. Although it’s already passed through its nascent phase, still undergoing some growing pains. There are several companies struggling with the right way to approach recruiting on social platforms. Here is the right roadmap…

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Added by Reena Gupta on May 11, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Price of “mis-recruiting”

Have you ever wondered why it takes so much time for companies to hire a candidate? As per recent research by iCIMS, the average time to fill-up a position was 44 days in 2015. Recruiting a right candidate is…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on May 11, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

4 Recruiting Hacks That Will Get You the Best Candidates Every Time

With the recovery of the United States economy unfolding at a solid pace, the scales of the job market have tipped in favor of candidates. From about 2008 to 2012, the American job marketplace was paradise for employers due to the sheer availability of qualified…

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Added by Anica Oaks on May 10, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How to Measure Work Ethic When Hiring Salespeople

Sales is undergoing a data-backed hiring revolution. What does that mean for you?

It means that sales hiring, where decisions have always been dubiously based on “intuition” and “gut-feel,” is stepping up to the big-data plate and looking for a home run.

Remember the movie …

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Added by Kayla Kozan on May 10, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ziprecruiter, LinkedIn: Fraudulent Job Postings and Sharing Your Job Candidates

Hey Recruiters: It's time to turn on the lights and chase the cockroaches out. The story below is real and happened just this past week. It’s a story of fraud and one that has real world implications on my business.

If you haven’t heard the radio commercials for Zip Recruiter, you must listen to some remote C & W station from Muleshoe, Texas. 

My latest experience with Zip Recruiter

I was minding my business yesterday; I answered my phone. …

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Added by Sandra McCartt on May 10, 2016 at 5:18pm — 5 Comments

9 Buzzwords You Don’t Want to Ruin Your Job Descriptions

You need to hire someone. It’s time to sit down and write that job description!

“Let’s make it really…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on May 10, 2016 at 9:09am — No Comments

5 iPhone Apps That Are Changing The Way Business Is Done

A business needs many tools to help them be successful no matter how big or small they are. It is up to the owner of the business to make sure that they make these tools available. In the modern world of today, smart phones have given businesses a new way to operate. For…

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Added by Sheza gary on May 10, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

7 Home Office Alternatives for Freelancers

One of the greatest appeals to freelancers is the ability to work from anywhere. So why is it that so many of us find ourselves slogging the day away in a home office, or at the kitchen table? Not only is it sometimes unhealthy to never leave the house, it can be quite distracting to try and…

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Added by Monique Craig on May 10, 2016 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

The Art of Attracting and Retaining Millennials at the Workplace

Retaining of good talent is a demanding task for Human Resources as there are always other companies and more dangerous than that, competitors lurking around to get hold of them. But whenever it comes to millennial employees, the question becomes more difficult. Are these millennials worth the effort? This…

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Added by Kamlesh Maddheshiya on May 10, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

Mobile Job Seeking: Where are the applications?

  • 70% of job seekers have never applied for a job using their mobile.
  • 100% of job seekers save adverts on their mobile to look at later.
  • 100% of job seekers use multiple devices when searching, researching and applying for jobs.

Job seekers don’t trust their mobiles when…

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Added by Stephanie Mills on May 9, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Tech Hiring Is Slowing Down

True or False - is tech hiring slowing down?

I believe the answer is both, true and false. There is undeniably a slowdown in VC funding in the Bay Area as of late 2015 with all the unicorns and even giants falling in valuations due to “tech corrections”. Fundraising is not as…

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Added by Ninh Tran on May 7, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

What You Publish Online Matters To Employers

Social trends are building each year, particularly around the most common platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr.

In its first quarter 2015 earnings announcement in April, Facebook revealed that it now has more than 1.44 billion monthly active users (up 13 percent year-over-year). Of those, 1.25 billion were mobile users, an increase of 24 percent year over year.

With more than 350 million…

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Added by Reena Gupta on May 9, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

TLS Continuum: Process Improvement equals Experimentation equals failure (sometimes)

As I read the literature out in the market I see wide responses to organizational problems with the usual suspects. We resolve performance issues by cutting costs. We resolve performance issues by cutting human capital spend. We resolve performance issues by cutting overhead. Here is the problem,…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on May 6, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

More Technology, More Problems? Challenges for Recruiters in the Technology Age

There has been a lot of talk of the Technology Age and how the Recruitment Industry is changing because of the advancement in technology. Given the current scenario it’s obvious that you’ll like to know what challenges Talent Acquisitionists like yourself would face.

In view of this we…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on May 6, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Review: The Blueprint to Achieve an 85%+ Response Rate @StacyZapar

First off Stacy is amazing, one of the best speakers I have ever heard. The first thing she discusses in the intake meeting with the hiring manager, she says be more than an order taker. Ask questions, go over the job description, and make sure you have all the info you need and that you set the rules of…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 4, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

LinkedIn's Volunteer Portal: How It Can Help You

In this technological age, the professional market is no longer in the business of paper resumes and portfolios. LinkedIn is the leader in creating an optimal professional identity. With everything from a company rating to a job search engine, LinkedIn is the first place someone should start when entering the career world.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on May 5, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Has Your ATS Bumped into OFCCP Yet?

A properly configured ATS can be your most valuable asset when faced with an OFCCP audit, but only if you make sure it’s following the right protocols and collecting the right information. Make sure your applicant tracking system has been given the right instructions so it can help keep you…

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Added by Karl Wierzbicki on May 4, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Why you don’t need a social media strategy for your employer brand

Blasphemy! We’ve been reading article after article about how Snapchat is where to reach millennials, and at the very least I need an active Twitter feed!

Yes, that’s right, I don’t think you need to worry about a social media strategy for your employer brand…but more on that in a second.…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on May 4, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The Sophisticated Recruitment Marketer's Glossary of Acronyms

Wondering what all of those acronyms means when it comes to recruiting and marketing?

This infographic breaks down a glossary of acronyms to help you become a sophisticated recruitment marketer. …

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Added by Salvatore Trifilio on May 4, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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