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How to Use Data to Demonstrate Your Value as a Recruiter

Collecting and analyzing recruiting data not only allows you to be more strategic about how you allocate human and financial resources within recruiting, but it also allows you to better market your services as a recruiter. “Everyone knows that corporations are measurement crazy, so I have found that by not measuring something (in this case recruiters), you are inadvertently sending a message to executives and employees that whatever you are doing is not strategic or even important…

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Added by Steven Duque on November 8, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Job Posting Optimization and Best Practices

The first thing potential job seekers see is the job title. It is the job titles that come up when searches are done on company job boards and more importantly on career sites (like Monster, Careerbuilder, etc.). So to stand out and get the best from those pools of talent, it is vitally important to have great job…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on November 8, 2016 at 11:31am — No Comments

If You Have European Customers...

Introduced by Nicholas Meyler

In my effort to invent new ways to extend and expand the range of possibilities available to Executive Recruiters/Management Consultants, I am currently working on a fascinating project with Inventor Doug Peckover who was awarded priority rights to the invention of “tokenization”…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on November 5, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Steps to Recruiting the Best in a Saturated Market

It isn't easy to find and retain good employees and contractors. Many years ago, Intel, the high tech giant, opened up a new division in Oregon specifically because they were experiencing more than 90 percent turnover per year in their key CPU development…

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Added by Kevin Faber on November 4, 2016 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

4 Tips for Embracing and Encouraging Younger Workers

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I despise generational assumptions and stereotypes. Most lack…

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Added by Michael Overell on November 2, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How to Manage Cashflow in Your Recruitment Agency

The recruitment industry is all too familiar with the pressures of cashflow.

That's especially true if your agency hires temporary staff members and contractors. Your agency will need to pay them alongside other outlays, such as supplier charges and overhead costs. This can mean you will struggle at times to survive through extended periods waiting for your clients to pay on contracts. The result is the main cause of breaks in cashflow for a recruitment agency of any…

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Added by Shaun Thomas on November 2, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to Prepare for Seasonal Hiring

The United States workforce expands the most in the spring and again in the late fall, in preparation for the holiday season. “For many businesses, the holiday season is a make-or-break period,” said Lauren Griffin, Senior Vice President of Adecco’s North Central…

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Added by Steven Duque on November 4, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Are You A Recruitment Thought Leader ?

Like most buzzwords thought leadership is a misused and misunderstood term.  To confuse you, even more, it’s also referred to as authority positioning too!

But what is it really? And why do you need to have it as part of the marketing plan for your recruitment organisation?

 

 

What Is thought…

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Added by Denise Oyston on November 2, 2016 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Top 4 Reasons Talented Employees Choose to Stay with a Company or Leave

One major key to a successful business is a steady workforce. It is always a major loss when an organization invests its time and resources on top achievers only to have them leave prematurely. There are employees who quit due to health issues and other…

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Added by Anica Oaks on October 28, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

What HR Needs to Be Aware of When Recruiting

Human resources isn't just about recruiting candidates -- it's about ensuring that the candidates they recruit will have a long and productive relationship with the company. Human resources departments need to think extremely long-term before committing to a new…

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Added by Kevin Faber on November 1, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Why a Structured and Streamlined Onboarding Process is a Must

Apart from some truly devastating life events, there are not that many things in a person's life that are more stressful than the first day at a new job.

The feeling of the new colleagues' eyes on you as you walk into your new workplace; a new company;…

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Added by Nate Vickery on October 27, 2016 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Fourth Quarter Hiring and Preparing for Hiring Season

The fourth quarter was traditionally known for having as little hiring activity as the always slow July and August months, but that’s no longer the case. A 2016 study by OfficeTeam of 300 human resources managers at US companies found that 26 percent of respondents typically increase hiring in the fourth quarter. 69 percent of those bring on staff at the end of the year to fill…

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Added by Steven Duque on October 27, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Recruiter/Sales/Biz Dev. Tip; How to Effortlessly Capture Business Card Info (While Sitting at the Airport, in a Hotel Room, or in Traffic)

Client facing Professionals have plenty of challenges being out and about- gridlock traffic, delayed flights, uncooperative parking meters, and un-charmable gatekeepers (I have never met one, but have heard the rumors), to name few. One particularly annoying challenge is processing the stack of…

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Added by Neil Elenzweig on October 27, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Night Work

Yes being a “Headhunter” is all sunshine and ponies, cheeseburgers fries with gravy? With a chocolate milkshake perhaps?

A lot of people we need to be in contact with are busy during the day (duh) so we have to give them a call at night when they can speak freely. Strike up the right relationship…

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Added by Maurice Robertson on October 27, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Closing A Candidate On A Job Offer

You get great news; your candidate is being offered the job! Hooray! Until you speak with the candidate and they are not sure they want to accept the job offer. You wonder how is this possible. They were engaged during the interview process. What went wrong? Many times the reasons why a candidate decides not to…

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Added by Benae Lambright on October 28, 2016 at 12:42pm — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Competency Mapping (CM) & Succession Planning (SP)

The Talent Acquisition Industry is constantly evolving and as Talent Acquisitionists we’re come across concepts like Competency Mapping (CM) & Succession Planning (SP) but what does it mean and how can it help at an organisational level? Are common questions that come up and getting a clear perspective when there’s so much information flowing around isn’t easy to resolve.

Well if you’ve been following us @SourcingAdda then your…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on October 26, 2016 at 1:58am — No Comments

6 DYNAMIC INTERVIEW QUESTIONS THAT WILL STUN YOUR NEXT BOSS

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Congratulations! You’ve landed the interview, now it’s time to nail it!

Preparation is vital to creating a lasting impression that positions you to receive a follow-up call. One of the things you want to focus on is ensuring you ask questions that not only extract valuable information, but also show that you are serious about the job.

The right questions…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on October 26, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

New Job Offer? How to Peacefully Relocate Your Family

It's a known fact that for many people, the moving process can be incredibly stressful. While it may be exciting to accept a new job offer, it may be hard for your family to wade through the transition of saying goodbye to life as they know it. Starting a new chapter is still exciting, even…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on October 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Coming up Trumps – finding the right leader

On 8th November 2016 the USA votes for its next president after what has been by far the most controversial, divisive and at times downright bizarre election campaign in the country’s history. The actions and personalities of the two candidates have got the whole world talking about…

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Added by FMC Global Talent on October 25, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

How to Determine if a Candidate is a Cultural Fit

Disregarding the importance of cultural fit is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager can make. It’s tempting to choose the candidate with the most impressive credentials, but that isn’t always the…

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Added by Steven Duque on October 25, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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