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The $70,000 Solution

Minimum wage hikes are all the rage these days. My own adopted hometown of Seattle recently approved…

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Added by Amy Ala on July 9, 2015 at 4:15pm — 7 Comments

Googling for LinkedIn Profiles Template and Custom Search Engines

This is a refresher on searching for LinkedIn profiles via Google (“X-Raying” LinkedIn) and links to a Custom Search Engine for those who don't want to write complex Boolean Strings.

LinkedIn has many public pages that Google indexes: profiles, company pages, job posts, and more. 

Public…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on July 8, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Coaching Employees with a Fight or Flight Response to Stress

Company culture is often defined (at least partially) by the employees within the organization. By using …

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Added by Ryan Mead on July 9, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Good (and Bad) Employee Benefits Around the World

Did you know 30% of employees are looking for other work while at their jobs? — Some of those might be wondering…

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Added by Kelly Robinson on July 9, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Why Your Job Titles Hinder Your Recruiting

Copywriters know that the most important part of an advertisement is the headline.  The majority of the public reads little else when deciding whether or not they are interested.

Recruiter's have something that is equivalent to a headline in an advertisement...the job titles of our job posts.  This is the first thing…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on July 9, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Blogging is so Misunderstood: 8 Things Everyone Should Know

I recently started working with two new clients on website projects, and both of them were adamant that they did not want to include blogging on their sites. They viewed blogs as too personal, informal, and unprofessional, and were concerned they would attract spammers and trolls.

Their concerns have merit of course, and the negative perceptions are understandable given the…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on July 8, 2015 at 8:21am — 3 Comments

Online Training Programs: The Pros and Cons

With every aspect of employee life becoming automated or moving to the cloud, it only makes sense that training would end up in the crosshairs of discussion. Currently, only 34% of…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 7, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Sales Recruiting Cold Call: What Are You Getting Out Of It?

To say there is a love hate relationship with cold calling would be an understatement. In any sales career cold calling is the lifeline of your success. You’re job as a salesperson is to get the person on the other end of the phone to say yes so you can complete the sale. In agency recruiting it…

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Added by Chadd Balbi on July 6, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

A blog about my dog (...and recruiting)

Almost exactly one year ago, my husband and I adopted our little fur baby from the local animal shelter. We both grew up with pets, but this was our first (and only child) together as a couple. Our sweet guy, Hurley, immediately became a part of our family and dramatically influenced our official new lifestyle as doggie people.

As his one year adoption anniversary approached, I wanted to come up with a way to celebrate how much love and enjoyment he has brought our…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

When Employer Branding and Candidate Experience Collide

I've worked in Employer Branding for nearly 20 years. I surprise myself every time I say it, but it really is that long.

I started by working on research strategies for clients in recruitment when the idea was still in its infancy. Research - other than some basic…

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Added by Nick Price on July 3, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

How many candidates does it take to get a hire? One, two, a thrrree?

I don't give a hoot, yeah I said hoot, about how many candidates it takes to get a hire. You know why? Because after being in this industry for 15+ nearly years you learn something about what it really takes. I'm going to break this down for you dear readers. We've all been doing it wrong lately. And, here is something more. You can blame whoever came up with the stoopid…

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Added by Michael Glenn on July 1, 2015 at 4:01pm — 1 Comment

7 Ways to Attract Candidates Like a Silicon Valley Startup

With so many Silicon Valley companies setting trends when it comes to office layouts, benefits, and meeting philosophies, it’s only natural that…

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Added by Joe Weinlick on July 2, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

The Last Step in the Hiring Process

10 really good reasons to talk to references

You’ve done a great job of screening, interviewing, negotiating and courting your new hire.  You’ve done the background check and verified employment eligibility – everything is good, right?  Not so…

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Added by Kimberly Lucas on June 30, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

How to Improve Employee Performance in 4 Steps

The performance appraisal. Love it? Hate it? Honestly, when it comes to employee performance there really isn’t any other way to improve the quality of their…

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Added by Chris Arringdale on July 1, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Are you #NotAtSHRM15?

If you are like me, and you didn’t make it to this year’s SHRM in Vegas (#NotAtSHRM15), you are still following along on Twitter to see the conversation and glean some insights from those in attendance.  Since it’s not just me, I thought maybe I would throw together a quick list of my favorite…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on June 30, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Healthcare Recruitment: Challenges and the Road Forward

Healthcare recruiters face their share of some unique recruiting challenges.  With the passing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act, recruiters know that they will continue to have an increasing volume of patients coming their way.  With advances in medicine and science, people are living longer than…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on June 30, 2015 at 5:07pm — No Comments

The Big Data Chicken and Egg Story

What’s often …

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Added by Kelly Robinson on June 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Candidate Experience: 3 Questions to Ask

“Best practices” usually applies directly to business. What method of investment is going to get the best ROI? What’s the best way to maximize the productivity of employees?…

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Added by Greg Rokos on June 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Algorithms vs. Recruiter – Can an Algorithm Replace a Recruiter?

I posted this on my blog a month ago at glennlist.com because the average time to fill has taken longer. What does the numbers mean for average time to fill? It means costs, candidate attrition, and performance…

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Added by Michael Glenn on June 30, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

This is What Recruiting Could Learn From Direct Marketing

In Direct Marketing, marketers send different marketing pieces in the mail…or post ads in print media…or post online on websites…or send emails.  And sales will immediately show the success or failure of the ad.  In direct mail campaigns, number of sales per number of items sent is an important number to track.…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on June 29, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

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