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Recruitment - Planning is succeeding

If you are reading this article, you might be thinking how much prep work is really needed to recruit someone. After all, if I need to recruit I just put an advert out and phone our agency, that's what my process tells me to do.

Well, the success of your recruitment function may have more…


Added by Iain Hamilton on July 27, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Save Time with a Few of My Recruiting Bookmarklets

You might be thinking, “what is a bookmarklet?”  Well, it is a small piece of JavaScript code that is stored as a bookmark in a web browser.  This code typically allows users to interact with the currently loaded web page or the page it will be going to in some way.

I am offering to share 6 bookmarklets that I created (and one that was found).  I created them with the help of Mr.…


Added by Eric Putkonen on July 26, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

12 Must Have Skills All Recruiters Need to Master

There are certain skills that every recruiter must master if they are passionate about their career.

Without them, you'll simply lose your recruiting game and will continue to let your employer, client, candidates down.

Fortunately, there are a few…


Added by Pravin Belliraj on July 19, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New Tools To Accommodate Millennials- Part 2

In Part 1, we talked about hiring talent with Snapchat & Virtual Reality, if you haven’t go …


Added by Satyajeet Thorat on July 19, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

Pokemon GO, the return of in person sourcing.

So back in the dark ages of sourcing, before social media, before job boards, before wide use of the internet, one of the ways you would source would be to try to find out were the people from a company would congregate after work. You would go there and try to connect with them, figure out what they…


Added by Dean Da Costa on July 18, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Contingent Search - Still A Very Flawed Industry

No big news here. I often write simply to crystallize thoughts, so much so in this case that I changed my mind 3 times during the writing. I've read serious articles from ERE to The Fordyce Letter aimed at this painful subject, as well as, lots of blog posts. I just refuse to believe, or even understand, why…


Added by Skip Graham on July 18, 2016 at 2:23pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 56: A team is greater than its parts, It is not dependent on a single part

Your organizations has committed to improving your processes, however you have left out a critical part of the equation. No process improvement effort tis going to succeed without the input from a cross-functional team which looks at both the current and future state of the process within the…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 15, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

So, you want qualified applicants to apply, huh?

Attracting the right applicants to a job posting can be challenging, right? 

Sure. Sometimes. Not always. 

But, getting them to apply might be... 

If your "apply now" process starts like the following, I'd like to point out a possible reaction: "ain't nobody got…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 15, 2016 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment


It’s not the word “STAFFING” as bad but the way it has been portrayed is bad.

Despite the fact that temporary and contract employment has become more prevalent than ever and staffing agencies help million to find a job, staffing agencies still get a bad name. If you browse the internet…


Added by Omer Mutaqi on July 13, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

How to Recruit Top Talent With Pokemon Go

If you haven’t heard of it by now, where have you been? Pokémon Go is the latest viral sensation storming people’s smartphones, turning the world into an augmented reality Pokémon catching ground for everyone with a mobile internet connection.

After already…


Added by Chris South on July 14, 2016 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Interview with a recruiter

How long have you worked in recruitment?

37 years!

What made you join the recruitment industry?

I suppose you can say I set out to work in the recruitment industry, although this was not initially my long term career goal. My mum worked as a temp while my sister and I were growing up, so I knew a little bit about the industry, or so I thought.

My work experience at school was at Alfred Marks, recruitment agency, in Romford, they…


Added by Kerry Clifton on July 13, 2016 at 4:11am — 1 Comment

Corporate Recruiters Need a CRM in Addition to an ATS

I have worked in a few different corporate recruiting departments over the years.  They almost always had an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).  They never had a Customer Relationship Management system (CRM).  Then I went to UnitedHealth Group.  They have both an ATS and CRM for recruiters to use.

“Why”, I…


Added by Eric Putkonen on July 12, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Why Retention Starts Before You Even Hire

Every recruiter will tell you that attracting talent and retaining talent are two sides of the same recruiting coin. But only the best know that retention starts well before a hire is even made. Your retention strategy should be at work even as you are trying to attract the right talent.

Why? Put simply, failed retention is costly. One study put out by SHRM estimated that the replacement costs for a salaried employee amounted to roughly six to nine months of that person’s salary, on…


Added by Delighterr Inc on July 12, 2016 at 7:39am — No Comments

The Story of a Recruiter

Not all Recruiters are created equal…

I was struck this week by a recruiter-shared LinkedIn post, entitled “The Story of a Recruiter’. It was most likely an innocent share with no anticipation of the flurry of response which ensued. The original post got 289 likes and 38 comments. As…


Added by Kim James on July 11, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Boosting Your Recruiting Process

online recruitment system Finding good candidates is half the battle. The other half of the battle is managing to retain those candidates. One way to improve how you fill positions and who you fill them with, is to focus on improving your recruitment process.

This article is going to focus on 8 things you can do that will give your recruitment process a huge boost. Did you know that boosting your hiring process is as easy as using our free online recruitment system?…


Added by Murali Takalpati on July 8, 2016 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Are you using (or thinking about using) Indeed? Don't.

Are you using (or thinking about using) Indeed to advertise your jobs?

Before you do, please read the below and learn about Indeed's, new, "Prime," offering for clients and candidates.

This is the most unethical business practice (by a job board) I have ever…


Added by Career Brokers, USA on July 8, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Google Announces "Quantum Cryptography" Initiative

Let's face it -- quantum computers are real, and they will eventually be able to crack any kind of encryption.  This means data cannot be safely stored.  We've already seen major hacking by the Chinese, Russians, etc. of NSA, DOD and other classified institutions' data.  The highly probable leak…


Added by Nicholas Meyler on July 8, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

TOP 10 HR & Recruitment Quotes from Technology Leaders

Attracting and retaining the most talented people is crucial for success of any company, especially for IT companies. Hiring technical roles is one of the most difficult task.

That’s why we have gathered 10 inspiring quotes from some of the most successful leaders working for technological…


Added by Mario Buntić on July 7, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Recruiting site roundup: the July edition

It never stops: the recruiting industry continues to sprout new job boards and job-board-like sites. It's been a couple of months since my last roundup, so I thought it was time to take a look at what is new, interesting, and up-and-coming.…


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on July 6, 2016 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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