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Panel: Job Ads Suck with @BillBoorman + @StephenODonn

If I did a search for "job ads that suck," a couple articles - including quite a few from our websites would pop up. It's a fact - most job ads are very poorly written. They're some of the worst content on the internet, and that's saying a…


Added by Katrina Kibben on April 13, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How Netflix Screwed Up In A Hilarious Way.

We're huge fans of Netflix here at OCEAN | STREET  so naturally we consume all of their content. And I mean all of their content. From movies and shows to  social media…


Added by Quintin Ford on April 16, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum: Dangers lurking in our corporate culture

The very essence of our organizations is found within the corporate culture of the organization. It creates the vision of the organization both internally and externally to your organization. From the very beginning of the TLS Continuum series we have stressed the need to see a problem, feel its…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 16, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Character, Competency, Chemistry

Interviewing for the sustainable hire 

I’ve had a number of conversations this month with hiring managers who feel like their interviewing techniques aren’t getting the desired results.  One CEO in particular said, “We aren’t doing…


Added by Kimberly Lucas on April 15, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Where to Post Your Truck Driving Jobs

Is anybody from RB a trucking recruiter? I wonder what your day is like because I hear that it is one hot job market. Trucking and freight companies cant hire them fast enough. 

There are several trucking jobs boards to which you can post your jobs to. So I wanted to list them here…


Added by Chris Russell on April 15, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Biggest Problem with Contingency Recruitment

When I first started my career in recruitment I held the enthusiasm and naivety (in equal measure) to believe I would successfully fill every position I worked on. Some of these positions were handled on a sole agency or retained basis, but the vast…


Added by Joshua K. Jackson on April 15, 2016 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

The Dream Chaser

Up next in my Spark Series is a recent friend of mine, Joe DeHart.  Side note- my Spark Series is where I interview my network of friends who are doing amazing things and share insights from their stories. Joe and I met briefly years ago through a mutual friend but it wasn’t until this past December when I…


Added by Christina M. Bates on April 14, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Rapid-Fire Tips & Tricks For Sourcing

So this is the 5th presentation of the conference. Titled “Rapid-Fire Tips&Tricks”   BY Jim Schnyder. So this was basically Jim showing a few tools and then an open forum for everyone to chime in on tools.…


Added by Dean Da Costa on April 14, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Essential Elements of a Successful Job Advert

A hiring process requires copious amounts of time, manpower, and money. Reviewing tons of applications, making tons of phone calls, and setting up tons of interviews is intensely draining. You don’t want to have to do it any more than necessary. Finding the right candidate in a…


Added by Kelly Smith on April 14, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hiring @Baremetrics – A talk with founder Josh Pigford

Below is the transcript of the talk between Perry Oostdam, Co-founder and CEO of…


Added by Hagi Trinh on April 12, 2016 at 11:18am — No Comments

Employee Retention- 3 Strategies To Increase Chances Of Employing Candidates That Will Stay With Your Company


In the recruiting profession there is no magic formula that will guarantee that once a candidate accepts your offer that they will remain with the company for several years or even a decade. What companies can guarantee is that they provide their…


Added by Benae Lambright on April 12, 2016 at 11:35am — No Comments

3 Easy Tips to Streamline HR with Electronic Personnel Files

Keeping your Human Resources department running smoothly can be a real challenge. Electronic personnel files 

can make a huge difference. 

The Human Resources department is a busy place. New employees are constantly being hired and active staff can require just as much assistance. Dealing with all of the paperwork that goes along with working in HR can be seriously challenging. Many companies have moved to electronic…


Added by Dan Orso on April 12, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How Communities Can Increase Volunteer Recruitment

The world of volunteer recruitment can be just as difficult to navigate as the for-profit sector; maybe even more so considering that non-profits don’t always have the resources to woo potential volunteers with enticing benefits or impressive salaries. Instead,…


Added by Karina Crooks on April 12, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How Much Money is Paid in Recruitment Fees Every Week? Dr. Evil Knows.

Most agency…


Added by Nick Ellis on April 12, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Top Free and Open Source Applicant Tracking System For Your Business

Scouting for best talent. That is a challenge every other business has to grapple with. While there is a pool of ‘competent’ candidates for each job posting, very few can successfully handle the job at hand. That adds to the bulk of work recruiters need to handle…


Added by Sanjay Darji on April 12, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

Ghosting Candidates

Have you ever heard of the concept of ghosting? If you’re not on top of the latest pop culture lingo,ghosting is the concept of the “slow fade” in dating. You start in typical dating fashion, enamored with the…


Added by Katrina Kibben on April 11, 2016 at 3:52pm — 2 Comments

4 Easy Steps That Turn Any Recruiter Into A World-Class Cyber Sleuth

So this is the 4th presentation of the conference. Titled “Four Easy steps that turn any recruiter into a World-Class Cyber Sleuth”  BY Shally Steckerl.  Shally starts with a new Facebook hack to find people from a particular company.…


Added by Dean Da Costa on April 7, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Counteroffer: Just say no! (Infographic)

Top companies don’t make counteroffers, but some 40% of all companies still do. It can be difficult to leave a long-time employer and a strong counteroffer can seem like an excuse to…


Added by Bob Gallagher on April 7, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

We Need to Combat SPD (Self-Perception Disorder)

Several years ago I had heard from a friend about SPD – Self-Perception Disorder.  You know…those times when the pot is calling the kettle black (aka double standards).  Or when people self-sabotage their own efforts for goals that are trying to achieve and wonder why they can not achieve their goals.

It became a running gag with friends and my wife.  But it does make you aware of how people (and yourself) can get into trouble by not being…


Added by Eric Putkonen on April 7, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to improve your LinkedIn response rate from passive candidates

LinkedIn is an invaluable resource. Online recruiting makes everyone’s lives a little easier. You’ve got access to a wealth of talent,…


Added by Kelly Smith on April 7, 2016 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

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