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58% of people in the wrong job

Now before recruiters get all defensive, I know that it's not as black and white as this.

However let's see what we can learn from this recent survey.

The survey asked people if they felt they were in the right job. It also asked them if they felt their work environment was compatible. …


Added by Martin Gibbons on November 4, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Get What You're Worth At Work: How to Build A Better Relationship With Your Boss

Learn how to walk the fine line between knowing your worth and arrogance to unlock your maximum reward potential.

Skip back to the 1960s. Fresh-faced graduates and hopeful apprentices were marched in front of potential employers like a faceless…


Added by Rebecca Baines on November 4, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Lippl – A Handy Tool for Recruiters

LinkedIn is a veritable treasure trove of candidates. Any recruiting professional worth his/her salt knows how to make best use of its myriad features and keeps abreast of its latest additions and changes. Lippl is one such free service pertaining to the professional networking site that is fast gaining…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 4, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

What if everyone knew everybody’s contact information?

I believe in less than 5 years, everyone’s contact information will be accessible to anyone. If it isn’t sites like social sites like Facebook pushing everyone to share everything or hackers stealing and leaking everything, it will be irresistible new…


Added by Shon Burton on November 3, 2014 at 12:50am — No Comments

Employee Engagement Is All About Recruiting

[thnks to Scott Adams for being so astute about HR issues & for the use of his intellectual property]

Dilbert on Engagement

My thesis is that most have no idea what is meant by employee engagement:

That employee engagement isn’t something that company leaders can inspire just by being leaders.

That engagement is not an HR initiative…


Added by Steve Levy on November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Say it isn't so! Recruiters are "Luddites" when it comes to technology?

*** Please note this post originally appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog ***

I have a confession to make: I only joined Facebook about 2 years ago (having resisted for manyyears).

A few days…


Added by Paul Slezak on October 31, 2014 at 10:36pm — 1 Comment

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Kaggle

Okay guys this is the one you have been waiting for. A place to go to find some of the most sought after and hardest to fill positions there are. Kaggle, Is the home of Data Science. Data Science that means “Big Data”, “Machine Learning” and everything  DATA .  Think of it as github…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 31, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Employee Referral Programs – Pros and Cons

Employee Referral Program is a tried and tested method of recruiting that has retained its popularity amid all the new developments in the domain of recruiting. It is still widely believed that “referrals make the best hires.” Therefore, a carefully crafted employer referral program…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 3, 2014 at 12:54am — No Comments

Trick Or Treat! How To Be Prepared For An HR Audit

Human Resource departments get audited constantly, but it doesn't have to be a scary experience. Here's how to be prepared in the event of an HR audit.

HR has a tough job. So much paperwork is created in the department that it can be a real challenge to tame…


Added by Dan Orso on October 31, 2014 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Heeeeeeeeeeere’s Data


With Halloween upon us, it seems a perfect time for the HR and recruitment industry to face up to one of its biggest fears: The inevitable coming of big data and analytics.The anxiety around this has been building and has now reached a level akin to fear of the coming Zombie Apocalypse.

The hype on analytics in HR and recruiting has been growing to near cacophonous levels, but unlike other business disciplines, adoption and application…


Added by Jed Hamilton on October 30, 2014 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Most In-Demand Skills by City

LinkedIn recently posted an article that illustrated how certain skills are more commonly listed by LinkedIn users in certain cities throughout the US. For…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 30, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Hiring Managers: We Know #TheStruggleIsReal. (As told in gif-list form!)

In response from requests from our recruiters to let our hair down a bit more, and participate a popular internet craze, we present …Being A Hiring Manager: 7 Reasons Why #TheStruggleIsReal.

Ah, hiring managers. A lot of responsibility, not enough hours in the day. It’s not an easy job, and we feel your pain.

Too many candidates at the wrong time,…


Added by Charlotte Phillips on October 30, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Characteristics of a Good Sourcer

If youare of the impression that Recruiting is the right field for you, you should probably invest time to gather information about the profession beginning with the desirable characteristics that a good Sourcer should possess.…


Added by Sourcing Adda on October 30, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments

Diversity Sourcing & Recruiting - HIREconf Preview

The push for diversity talent is a major initiative within corporations.  This is no easy task by any means.  You are dealing with a smaller candidate pool than normal.  The level of difficult is magnified and sometimes you are looking for diversity candidates who are minority within their own…


Added by Mark Tortorici on October 29, 2014 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Accents: a career barrier or a badge of honour?

Accents are a part of who we are. They don’t just tell the world where we’re from, they also tell a small part of our story. So why are our accents under threat?

When it comes to the workplace, there is a definite stigma around accents. Research has shown that a staggering 80% of employers make…


Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on October 29, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

A Sourcing Toolkit for Recruiting Success

In a technology driven age knowledge about social media is absolutely essential for recruiters. It is the In thing with modern Sourcers today. So how can we obtain better results from our searches without equipping ourselves with the necessary tools to perform efficiently and effectively as recruiters?  So let’s…


Added by Sourcing Adda on October 29, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

Master Recruiting on GitHub in 4 Minutes

We all now recruit in candidate short markets, this means traditional digital sourcing tools such as job boards and LinkedIn are producing fewer results. To solve this problem recruiters are looking to new platforms to find candidates. For recruiters working in the IT industry, in particular those who are recruiting software developers, GitHub is a great tool. For anyone who is new to GitHub we have produced this video to show you how to use the site and also a couple of tips such as…


Added by Chris South on October 29, 2014 at 2:34am — No Comments

The Evolution of Passive Candidate Recruitment

So, I've been in recruiting for just about 5 years. Longer than some. Not as long as others. I've worked for an agency, a small startup, and now one of the biggest social media companies on the planet. During my time at these institutions, I've…


Added by Greg Harezlak on October 28, 2014 at 5:45pm — 1 Comment

4 Things Staffing Firms Need to Know About Marijuana Legalization


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Five Ways For Job Hunters To Use Social Media Productively

As you graduate from University and enter in to the world of work, social media has the ability to help and even enhance your chances of landing your dream job in a highly competitive…


Added by Peter Holmes on October 28, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

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