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4 Unexpected Places Where You Might Find Your Next Hire

When it comes to a recruiting strategy, the immediate direction companies turn to is job board advertisements, connecting with others via LinkedIn and talking to institutions like universities in the community.

And while that might be all your company needs to build a team, a little creativity to spice up your recruiting game is…

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Added by Maren Hogan on February 13, 2017 at 9:32am — No Comments

Chatbots in Recruiting: What You Need to Know

If you’ve ever booked a flight, bought a product online or needed some help from customer service, it’s likely you’ve crossed paths and interacted with a chatbot. The use of these automated systems has helped ease quite a few tasks like these for consumers and associates. Could the same be said for industries…

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Added by Noel Webb on February 9, 2017 at 10:59am — No Comments

Catching the Purple Unicorn

in an enchanted land far far away there lived some magical creatures.  These creatures were so amazing that there was nothing they could not do, everything they did was perfect.

Happily they roamed…

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Added by Kerry Clifton on February 10, 2017 at 6:40am — No Comments

Why HR professionals need knowledge base for better team coordination

Human resources can be considered as the creator of an organization, if a company is the world. HR is responsible to recruit and train employees, so that they are seasoned and ready for expected work environment.

But very few think of the coordination required by HR professionals in order to make better decisions…

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Added by Robin Siddhu on February 9, 2017 at 6:12am — 1 Comment

What Recruitment Trends Will We See in 2017?

Recruitment trends come and go but for the lucky few they stick around and make a big difference in the industry. After a rocky 2016 for many companies and for culture in general (is it too early to remind you of Trump, Brexit, and Bowie?), we look forward to the recruitment trends of 2017.

Brand Identity

With more recruitment companies…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on February 9, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Trip Advisor

TripAdvisor, Inc. is an American travel website company providing reviews of travel-related content. It also includes interactive travel forums. Now  Trip Advisor is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 6, 2017 at 3:49pm — No Comments

RPO – Let’s not make it a race to the bottom!

RPO service providers must focus on their own unique value rather than trying to be the cheapest as they compete for new business.

In the competitive RPO market is it all about price?

I was discussing the importance of price during the sales process with some senior…

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Added by Howard Flint on February 7, 2017 at 9:09am — No Comments

8 Hiring Stats That Will Change the Way You Recruit

When it comes to creating recruiting processes or making hiring decisions, I like to do my research. And in my normal fact-dependent fashion, I did a little refresher research before I got I began screening and interviewing this fall’s round of interns and onboard new talent at …

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Added by Maren Hogan on February 7, 2017 at 9:03am — 1 Comment

Candidate Engagement: Getting it right in 2017



I'm aware this is a bit of a 'back-to-basics', 101 style post.

But maybe we need it.

Because there are still organisations who either can't (because they don't have the right …

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Added by Hannah Ovenden on February 3, 2017 at 6:42am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Gamification in On-boarding

We’ve heard a lot about Gamification done to boost Talent Acquisitionist’s performance, how it can improve the KRAs and case studies where the results were positive and in keeping with the assumptions. While we’re impressed by the results and progress we’ve received due to Gamification.  Have you thought of other possibilities where Gamification could be implemented to boost performance?

If you haven’t thought about it yet then let’s start with examples…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on February 1, 2017 at 12:21am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Realtor.com

 Realtor.com is an online resource for home buyers, and sellers with a comprehensive database of for-sale properties and the information, tools and professional expertise to help people purchase a home.Now  Realtor.com is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there .…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 30, 2017 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Performers at the Super Bowl aren't paid as much as you might think...

Super Bowl LI: What is Lady Gaga Paid to Headline the Halftime Show? 

It's the greatest show on earth! 

Just like her predecessors, Lady Gaga has spent months preparing for her 13-minute appearance during the Super Bowl halftime show, where music is only part of the spectacle. Outrageous set designs,…

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Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on January 31, 2017 at 9:51am — No Comments

Is There a Better Way Than Reviewing Resumes?

I recently watched “Why hiring is broken” by Kate Glazebrook from TEDxGoodenoughCollege. Yet another person saying resumes are broken (which is true), but this time with research to back it up. They don’t really do a good job predicting performance and they allow biases to creep in.…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on January 27, 2017 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Objections

Greetings from the Jungle! Been quite a hectic January so far and this year is looking great on the hunting front. Yes the economy is flat in spots but even companies in these flat spots are in dire need of qualified candidates. In other spots the economy is sizzling hot and the demand for people…

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Added by Maurice Robertson on January 29, 2017 at 12:55pm — No Comments

What Recruitment Marketing Is & Why It Matters

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again - tomorrow’s recruiting, and even today’s recruiting, is very different from the recruiting of the past. In a booming international economy that is marked by greater flexibility of location and…

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Added by Steven Duque on January 25, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

How Do Big Companies Monitor Their Employees?

There is no news that big companies monitor their employees. Yet how exactly do they do it? When do the acceptable methods of boosting staff's efficiency cross the line and interfere with employees’ private life, violating their rights?

How Do They Track the Staff?

Checking the letters…

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Added by Jana Rooheart on January 26, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

6-year High Schools Could Be The Answer to Skills Shortage

It’s been said the most in-demand jobs of the future exist only in our imaginations. An estimated 65% of children entering schools today will work in roles that don’t currently exist and the central driving force is technology. The quick pace of high-tech, in-demand skills training has caused…

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Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on January 25, 2017 at 11:27am — No Comments

Assessing Candidate Behavior in the Hourly Job Market – A Staffing Perspective

The Hourly Full-Time and Temp Job Market:

Staffing companies across the nation fulfilling hourly full-time and temp job contracts consistently face two questions:

  1. Is this candidate going to show up for work on Monday? and;
  2. Will they act…
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Added by Geoffrey Harris on January 24, 2017 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Let’s speak about this interesting acronym {GRIND}

Good day to one and all, yes, I am writing about how, what way and so on to get your GRIND on, yes, a little urban but effective.

I have a goal, not to work for another if I can help it and help others with the ups and downs of the job search. For a person {which is me} that has worked, looked and achieved jobs for the last thirty years I have some say so on the all-important job search.

How many remember the days of the NY Times, the Daily News and yes even the NY…

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Added by Wayne White on January 24, 2017 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Stop Focusing on Technical Minutia to Attract Elite Technical Talent

In the past five years, much has been written about the tech talent shortage. As recently as this past September, Fortune reported that 65% of technology leaders believe that hiring challenges are hurting the industry. Yet in an article for The Huffington…

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Added by Anthony Coggine on January 25, 2017 at 10:43am — No Comments

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