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How to Optimize Your #1 Source of External Hires

Yes, we are talking about your employee referral program. For several years, referrals have topped the list of external hire sources. It makes perfect sense - who can assess cultural fit and level of skill better than a current or former employee?…

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Added by Kelly Robinson on April 1, 2015 at 11:16am — No Comments

Tips for Landing New Clients as an Entrepreneur

Working outside the typical 9 to 5 job can be great, but without a solid base of clients, you could end up just another starving artist. The purpose of entrepreneurship is to have financial freedom and a better work-life balance. In order to stay ahead of the game…

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Added by Rob Morgan on April 1, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Anyone Need a Cheat Code for Your Recruiting Budget?

In 1989 Tecmo Co. Ltd. released arguably the greatest football game of all time, Tecmo Bowl for the Nintendo Entertainment System, or Famicon for my friends from Japan.  Compared to the EA Sports games, which we have become used to in HD and with the hyper realistic depictions of Colin…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on March 31, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Find Freelancers across the world, for free

A lot of X-Ray searches are stacked in favour of people looking for Permanent staff, rather than professional contractors.

Here, we’ll show you some techniques to redress the balance. There are more and more freelancer sites popping up and they attract people from across the globe who can work remotely, or on site.

On these sites you'll find a good mix of Contractors and Interims who can commit to long term projects, together with professionals looking for shorter term…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on March 31, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What no one tells you about psychometric testing

Psychometric testing has long been splitting opinions in the recruitment industry, with one camp of recruiters labelling them a valuable assessment resource and the other labelling them a pseudoscientific pile of crock.  Despite the…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on March 31, 2015 at 6:10am — 3 Comments

How and When to Hire a Contingent Worker

Contingent workers have the “always on” mentality. The self-employed workers live and breathe time management since they work according to their own schedule. They also pick and choose how many clients they want to have. This means contingent employees must use their time wisely and take advantage of any…

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Added by Julie Salerno on March 30, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

5 Ways to Mobile Marketing: The Apps Revolution!

With Smart phones and Tablets flooding the markets and finding their way in almost every home, it is only natural that mobile marketing would facilitate a company’s branding and marketing. If there was an easier and efficient way to market your products or the company’s branding that too being cost…

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Added by Ashwani Paswan on March 30, 2015 at 5:06am — No Comments

Is Your Job Board a Good Recruiting Vehicle?

Running an online job board can be very rewarding, but only if you have a steady flow of traffic to your site.

Unfortunately, data aggregators and social media are expanding the job recruiting market, which is a growing threat for many online job boards.

If…

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Added by Dave on March 27, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Busting Your Bracket: Why Recruiting Stats Are Crap

Do you have a March Madness bracket? I personally have a few running right now. My strategy to pick this time? Random.

My logic here is that every year before now, I’ve gone on ESPN and checked the predictions from the sportscasters. I have that little bit of hope that this could be the…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on March 27, 2015 at 1:53pm — 4 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Instagram

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Instagram

Instagram is a site where you can take pictures, videos and store them and then share them with

your social profiles. Instagram is very well known in the community but few have tried to source in

 it. Well…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 26, 2015 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Video Interviewing and Your Recruiting Strategy

Let's be honest, if we took a look at the technology you're using to interview even 5 years ago, I bet it would look almost the same as it does today. Maybe a new platform or two but essentially the same sh*t, different year, despite the blogging community and a ton of startups who have spent…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on March 26, 2015 at 2:47pm — No Comments

#FirstInHr: How to Recruit and Hire Like a Pro

You’re new to hiring. Because, well, you’re not a hiring professional really. The small business owner you work for spends 35-45% of business hours handling employee-related…

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Added by Raj Sheth on March 25, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Battles Worth Fighting

I shared two very different articles on Facebook this week. One was about a…

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Added by Amy Ala on March 24, 2015 at 10:00pm — 7 Comments

Hey Business Owners, You're Doing Social Media All Wrong



By Eric Foutch

Even with all the information out there in support of social media for businesses, many are still convinced it isn’t worth their time or energy. They’re wrong, and if you’re not participating in social media, then so are you! Here are some major social media…

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Added by Maren Hogan on March 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Employer Branding: The Never Ending Story

Branding demands commitment; commitment to continual re-invention; striking chords with people to stir their emotions; and commitment to imagination. It is easy to be…

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Added by Julie Salerno on March 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Weed and Greenhouse: what's growing in online recruiting

Well, another 30 days has come and gone - and not surprisingly, things have…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on March 24, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Where are the personalized careersites?

Why aren't candidates completing the application process? What’s up with Zappos and its “no more more job descriptions” program? How can LinkedIn get any better? (I have an idea.) Some truly innovative recruiting technology companies. I talk about all that with Steven Rothberg of…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 22, 2015 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

The 5 Catalysts Behind The Staffing Industry Boom

During years when temporary employment makes up slightly more than 2% of the current workforce (nearly 3,000,000 temp workers) and is continuing to increase, it is fascinating to notice the trends in a booming temporary employment and staffing industry compared to trends in employment as a whole.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that  a year over year comparison between temporary employment…

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Added by Jonathan Rodriguez on March 19, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Slideshare

Slideshare is a site where you can store you presentations and make them available to anyone. This includes Resumes.  Slideshare is known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further  than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 19, 2015 at 3:29pm — 1 Comment

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