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How to Write Amazing Job Descriptions!

As the economy is turning around, so is the job market.  Job seekers, especially great ones, are becoming scarcer and openings are more abundant.  To get the great candidates, you really need to sell your opportunities.

But you’re a recruiter, not a writer or marketing specialist, right? …

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Added by Leanne Goplen Zabriskie on April 28, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

The Recruiting Robot: Is Human Interaction Ancient News?

Ever since the development of the electronic computer in the 1950s, we’ve been figuring out ways we can use technology to its fullest potential.  The evolution of computers and the internet affects the recruiting process as well, including screening candidates and hiring new employees onto a team. Akin to the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on April 28, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

The anatomy of the perfect recruitment email

Carefully-crafted, impactful recruitment emails are the white Bengal tigers of the industry: they’re fabulously and unfortunately rare. We’ve all seen examples of the canned drivel that bad recruiters spam out. You know the sort. They usually include clangers such as obviously generic templates, unspecified clients, pleas for CVs/referrals and heavy…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on April 27, 2015 at 10:34am — 16 Comments

The Long-Term impact of the Candidate Experience on Your Bottom Line

I recently interviewed Tim Keningham, Global Chief Strategy Officer and EVP at Ipsos Loyalty. Tim is co-author of a terrific new book titled The Wallet Allocation Rule. At one point, our conversation focused on recruiting, and more…

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Added by Peter Clayton on April 23, 2015 at 12:26pm — 1 Comment

Salute and Recruit Veterans for a Stronger Workforce

Did you know the military has over 7,000 job positions across more than 100+ functional areas, and 81% of these jobs have a direct civilian equivalent.…

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Added by Kelly Robinson on April 23, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! SCGuild

How to source on the lesser known sites!! SCGuild

SCguild is a site for contractors to show they are available, what they do and post resumes. SCGuild

is a known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do this…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 23, 2015 at 3:21pm — No Comments

5 Reasons This Job Ad is Pure Brilliance

Man did this ever ruffle feathers… a small company in San Diego is hiring not ONE but TWO awesome developers. Instead of bothering with a laundry list of must haves and educational requirements, they dropped an F-bomb laden missive on…

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Added by Amy Ala on April 23, 2015 at 11:43am — 4 Comments

Recruiting Daily’s Most Excellent Meme Contest Winners

Thanks for all your entries to Recruiting Daily’s Most Excellent Meme Contest. While in today’s millennial-focused society we’d like to say you’re all winners and give you a little something, our intern screwed up the participation trophy order so we’re going to just offer you a heart felt…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on April 20, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Snap Judgement: Why Snapchat is Bang on the Money with Latest Recruitment Tactic

Proving that a billion-dollar evaluation isn't everything, this week it emerged that super-startup, Snapchat, is just like any other company when it comes to finding and recruiting top tech talent.

For these guys, too, the struggle is real.

Luckily for Snapchat, they have some seriously…

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Added by Maura McElhone on April 21, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

How to Pinpoint Developers at specific companies on Github

Along with breathing, eating and occasionally sleeping, sourcing on Github is among a Tech Recruiter's most vital tasks.

Searching for Developers at specific companies with 100% accuracy used to be quite tricky. So we thought we'd make life easier for you tech Sourcers.

Previously, we've shown you…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on April 22, 2015 at 8:39am — No Comments

Ten Recruitment Mistakes You Really Need to Avoid!

Mistakes are costly, and no more so than in recruitment where they can permanently blot your copy book. Instead of learning the hard way through your own experience I've highlighted some of the common quagmires to watch out for. 

The devil’s in the…

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Added by Calum Morrison on April 22, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Stop Reading Off Résumés to Start Asking the Right Interview Questions

Did you know that Google CEO Larry Page signs off on every new hire? Vetting more than 30,000 employees for one of the most powerful companies in the world is no easy task, and it shows the importance…

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Added by Stirling Cox on April 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Whazzup? The latest online recruiting and job board news!

It's that time of the month - time to see what happened, to whom, and how. Not surprisingly, LinkedIn makes an appearance - but there are some other surprises. Let's check it out:…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on April 21, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

5 Common Candidate Pains and What Recruiters Can Do About Them

Today’s job market is run by candidates. Good candidates are getting harder to come by, and they’re refusing job offers. Recruiters are aware of this too: 79% of recruiters say the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on April 21, 2015 at 10:08am — No Comments

6 reasons Excel doesn't cut it as a recruitment CRM / ATS

Since its introduction in 1985 Microsoft Excel has become one of the go to applications for all manner of business / data related tasks. Straight out of the box Excel is a great tool for storing and sorting relatively uncomplicated data and with advanced knowledge Excel is capable of much more. But…

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Added by Mike Robinson on April 20, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Recruiters, Resist The Personality Test!

Personality testing has long been considered an integral part of the recruitment process, but is it time that this contentious method of deciding on a potential candidate’s suitability for a role is scrapped? In 2009 personality testing was a huge industry – to the tune of around $500 million worldwide. A survey performed in the UK found that 92% of recruiters considered the…

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Added by Tonisha Parra on April 20, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Pillage My Network & Date My Sister

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Added by Amy Ala on April 17, 2015 at 4:39pm — 2 Comments

Recruiting Daily’s Most Excellent Meme Contest

I love a good meme. For the web savvy out there, I’ve been a meme aficionado since the Know Your Meme segment used to play on the Rocketboom. The flood of memories whether we’re talking about Bubb Rubb and his…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on April 13, 2015 at 11:00am — 60 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DevBistro

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DevBistro

DevBistro is an employment site were people list their resumes, were you can search for jobs or

candidates. DevBistro is well known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 16, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Enough of the tired old recruitment articles, already

If you work in recruitment, you’ve probably seen enough articles about how to attract candidates to make your eyes bleed. Similarly, you’ll have read about how recruitment is like speed dating so many times that it’s enough to send you into a…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on April 16, 2015 at 5:56am — 2 Comments

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