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HR Technology Conference: Talking Social Recruiting With SHRM

I was kind of surprised when my friends over at SHRM reached out to me with a few questions about social recruiting; after all, SHRM is decidedly not a recruiting-focused organization, and that same membership that seems to actively work to block their employees social media access also is, in my experience,…

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Added by Matt Charney on October 2, 2014 at 4:12pm — 1 Comment

The Secrets of Contract Staffing Success as Told By a Veteran Recruiter

Recruiting is all about relationships. Contract staffing is no exception. Getting contract job orders depends on your ability to nurture existing relationships with clients and creating new ones.

When it comes to building client relationships Linda Blakemore, President and Owner of the …

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 2, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

How to Utilize Google+ As a Recruitment Tool

Social media continues to explode on the internet with a growth rate set to reach almost two billion users in 2015…

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Added by Megan Ritter on October 1, 2014 at 7:29pm — 3 Comments

The Ever Changing Landscape of Talent Acquisition Will Require Recruiting Pioneers

Well - I find that the end of summer has finally come, and what a memorable one it was.  As I joined my family this Monday for a nice and relaxing movie at our local Library, I ventured upon this statue in the courtyard of that venue.  It is a Pioneer memorial.…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on October 2, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Bringing Back The Human Side Of Recruiting

As a follower of Liz Ryan, I've read multiple articles on how to make the workplace more human. Thankfully I have a supportive manager who empowers me to try out new ideas. Here's a story of what happened when I…

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Added by Allan Leung on October 2, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Hire Slow and Fire Fast -- Are You Kidding?

Hire Slow and Fire Fast  

The latest buzz words in recruiting ...



Hire Slow?

I have an idea for you. If you have the luxury of hiring slow, don't fill the job at…
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Added by Barbara Goldman on October 2, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

"What is Sourcing?" vs. "What Does a Sourcer Do?"

A term definition works if the majority of practitioners agree to it. It's quite remarkable, that with Sourcing becoming hugely popular and necessary, we still lack a definition.

Back in January Glen Cathey wrote:

"It believe it would certainly be helpful and beneficial to have a universally agreed upon definition…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 1, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Is it as good as it looks? Work expectations vs reality

Not sure that much has changed over the years when it comes to a recent graduate’s real vs perceived understanding of what a “real job” entails and what it she is entitled to. Not sure anyone…

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Added by Anna Brekka on October 1, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Your Employer Brand Needs Some Attention

There. It’s out in the open. No foul intentions, but sometimes the truth can sting a little. There are tons of articles out there in cyber space covering employer branding with about million statistics in every one of them. Little did you know, your branding falls under the not-so-flattering category of statistics. One of the galling pieces of datum is that 29% of …

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 30, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Knock it Off with These Recruiting Worst Practices

There are best and worst practices for every business. The recruiting and HR space is no different. Candidates take note of the things you do well… and not so well. With the consistent development of new tools for the space, the hiring process is constantly under construction. The best practices change and evolve along with the technology. There are easy solutions to these poor…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 30, 2014 at 3:40pm — 1 Comment

Is Mr. Smarty Pants Skewing Your Team Alignment?

Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status.…

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Added by Ryan Mead on September 30, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Top Recruiting News of the week (and Featured Bloggers!)

When it comes down to it, our writers are our everything. Our sites wouldn't exist without the great content you submit. So this week, we've taken a moment to acknowledge two of those people, not just the words they write for us.…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on September 30, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Are You Including the Right Keywords in Your Job Ad?

When preparing your job ad do you think about your intention and strategy? Do you consider whether you want your ad to attract a broad candidate supply with relatable skills or candidates that possess very specific abilities? Do you think about words and phrases your target candidates may be searching for when looking for job openings?

The answers to these questions can determine how your job is listed. If you want your ad to attract a large candidate supply that has related skills,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 30, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments

Upset with New InMail Policy? Learn Eight Ways to Guess and Verify Email Addresses

Suppose you are determined to find someone’s email address. With the new LinkedIn InMail policy, some say, this may happen in their practice more often. The post below outlines eight top ways to…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on September 29, 2014 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Describe Your Company Culture in Five Words: Can You?

If asked to describe your company culture in five words, you’d probably come up with three extempore before pausing to reach into your mind to find the most accurate and appealing last two adjectives. The most common ways companies describe themselves (and their employees) are:…

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Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on September 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

How aggregators are utilized by job boards: survey results

About a month ago, I asked job boards around the world to participate in the 2014 Aggregator Usage survey. This study asked about how job boards really use aggregators,…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 29, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

3 ways to contact LinkedIn members who are not open to receiving InMail

It's happened to all recruiters and sourcers at some point. You're scouring LinkedIn or LinkedIn Recruiter in the hopes of finding the ideal candidate. You skim the preview, see what you're looking for, and excitedly click to open the profile.

Excitement turns into disappointment when you see the greyed…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on September 29, 2014 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

Empathy in Recruiting

Jill Krasny had a good article earlier this week on Inc.com called The Awesome Power of Empathy. This of course being the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. The article reminded me of when I first applied to be a search consultant at an Indianapolis MRI…

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Added by Amy McDonald on September 25, 2014 at 11:24am — 2 Comments

Know it all? Really!

We are going to take a 1 week break from the series on lesser sites, as this subject came up and got me going. 

Recently there was a thread on Facebook title…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 25, 2014 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Trust Me, I'm a Professional

Oh RBC how I've missed you... my divorce fueled hiatus has come to an end and in the immortal words of Elton John, the bitch is back.

So much has happened since we last chatted... one thing that hasn't changed? My love/hate relationship with my profession. Don't get me wrong,…

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Added by Amy Ala on September 24, 2014 at 7:59pm — 8 Comments

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