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Recruiters Working with Talent Sourcers: 5 Things NOT to Do

The bad news is, your manager said "no" to engaging an agency for that tough-to-fill role that's killing you. The good news? You are now working with a talent sourcer to identify and drive leads for you.

For those of you who don’t have the luxury of working with an in-house Sourcing Team that has established processes and SLAs in place, (and even those who do!) here's a short list of what NOT to do when engaging with a sourcing resource:

1) Don’t lob it the over the fence.… Continue

Added by Nathan Vance on September 11, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

7 Core Characteristics of a Sourcer

Last week, a good friend asked me, "What exactly do you do as a Sourcer? Is it the same thing you did as a Recruiter? How exactly does it work?"…


Added by Maisha Cannon on September 10, 2014 at 9:51pm — 2 Comments

What's cooking in the world on online recruiting: a news roundup!

You know, I keep thinking that I won’t lead off with news of VC money for one of these news roundups – and then it happens again. I guess it means that recruiting continues to be hot, and the services that connect employers to candidates are even hotter. So…


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 10, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

The Real Reason Companies Are Taking So Long To Hire

There was an interesting fact this week in the Wall Street Journal: it is taking companies 25 days to fill vacant positions, a 13-year high.

This is shocking, considering the…


Added by Paul Petrone on September 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Recruiting Daily Appoints Derek Zeller as new Managing Editor @Derdiver

New Haven, CT – September 9, 2014: Recruiting Daily, LLC announced that it has appointed Derek Zeller as a Managing Editor for Recruiting Daily properties including RecruitingDaily.com, RecruitingBlogs.com and RecruitingTools.com. Noel Cocca, CEO and Owner of Recruiting Daily LLC, made the announcement.

“Derek has an extensive background in our industry, and is one of its most talented writers and recruiting technology experts,” Cocca said. “With his unique mixture of technical…


Added by Noel Cocca on September 9, 2014 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Best and Worst Places to Find Healthcare Talent

Demand for healthcare jobs continues to rise. Since July 2009, the number of jobs posted online increased 40%, according to data from WANTED…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Somebody resigned? Don’t be a fool. Stay cool.

A while ago I wrote what proved to be a popular blog about how to resign with grace.

But what about the manager who gets a resignation? How should they behave?

Sad to say, the commercial world is…


Added by Greg Savage on September 8, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Getting Your Employees Stoked About Brand Social Media

Employees are a company’s biggest social media asset, says Duncan Gilman – Dean of Students at Splash Media U. With organic reach for…


Added by Katrina Kibben on September 8, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments

Lessons Learned: Ethics

At least three people that I have placed in the past decade (still at their jobs, at the same companies) have made over $500,000 this year. This feels good to know -- some people benefited from my work...

What's really interesting is that all three of those people actually asked me to help them find other jobs, because they weren't that happy at the companies after a year or two.  

I was very attentive to their concerns, but remained hands-off as much as possible, given the…


Added by Nicholas Meyler on September 6, 2014 at 4:36pm — No Comments

The greatest recruitment movies of all time!

When you consider what an emotional, competitive and crazy world recruitment is, and the characters it attracts, maybe it’s strange that there have not been more movies about the industry. I have seen all the “Wall Street-esq” movies and seriously, I have worked with and against crazier characters than most of theirs! Is Hollywood missing something here?



Added by Greg Savage on September 7, 2014 at 1:01am — 4 Comments

Interviewing Techniques that Pique Millennials’ Interest

Millennial unemployment is higher than the rest of the out-of-work population. Of the 6.2% of the American population that is unemployed, 40% of them are Millennials.…


Added by Julie Salerno on September 5, 2014 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

5 stATS for the Dollar Conscious HR Professionals

Making a large purchase for the company – like an ATS for example – isn’t a simple decision. A negative candidate experience can damage your company branding and, likewise, the employer brand. Considering 46% of applicants have a poor candidate experience,…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 5, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why Pay-For-Performance Plans Don’t Work

Doesn’t pay-for-performance just seem like a great idea?

It is simple, basic behavioral psychology, right? A dog does what you want, you give them a bone. A person does what you want, you give them $100. Or some recognition, like Employee of the Month.

But, believe it or not, there…


Added by Paul Petrone on September 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

You're Darn Tootin: Out with the New, In with the Old

There’s something rather entertaining about retro slang and sayings. Perhaps it’s due to the over-saturation (as if it’s been raining cats and dogs or ice buckets) or overuse of the latest industry buzzwords or pure exhaustion from the endless auto-play videos of any fashionable Internet fad.



Added by Kelly Blokdijk on September 4, 2014 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Is Your Recruiting Firm at the Mercy of the Economy?

As a recruiter, have you ever felt like your livelihood was at the mercy of economic whims? That you are travelling down a winding path without a map? If so, taking a look at recent statistics could provide the map you are looking for. All signs pointing to contract staffing in all economic conditions.

Forty-two percent of employers told CareerBuilder that they planned to hire contractors in 2014. If you look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs reports for the past…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 3, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why It’s Time To Stop Underrating HR

It is time to stop underrating HR. Credit: Geralt, Pixbay

Every organization in America, no matter how big or how small, is only as strong as the people who work there. In fact, …


Added by Paul Petrone on September 4, 2014 at 9:29am — 1 Comment

Replacing Rapportive!!

Replacing Rapportive!! 

I decided to hold of one more week before going back to the lesser sights, as I have been aqsked a lot about replacing Rapportive, so here we go. Since Rapportive stopped…


Added by Dean Da Costa on September 4, 2014 at 2:46pm — 1 Comment

The Secret To Hiring Great People Is…

Hiring the right people is crucial to any organization’s success.

Photo Credit: Wikipedia Commons

What’s the most critical aspect of consistently hiring great people?



Added by Paul Petrone on September 3, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Better in person: four ways a virtual interview can hinder the recruitment process

It’s an increasingly more common phenomenon to engage in a virtual job interview in today’s job market; indeed, it’s a fair assumption that many of the readers of this article will have engaged in at least one themselves. Many people have been quick to embrace this new trend, but as with many…


Added by Tom Chapman on September 3, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

How To Build A Successful Mobile Recruiting Strategy

This is not just another webinar. Consider this your mobile recruiting strategy training plan. Because let's face it - you know that when it comes to mobile recruiting your company is either just getting…


Added by RecruitingBlogs on September 2, 2014 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

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