As the Digital Era continues to progress, social and digital technologies will become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it. Although external applications such as marketing, sales, and customer service have dominated adoption activities and discussions to date (particularly in the context of consumer goods and services), they are basically the tip of the…Continue
The bane of a recruiter’s job… not finding the right candidate. Most recruiters want to find the right candidate in the right amount of time without sacrificing candidate experience. Sounds easy enough, so why is it so hard? Tim Sackett recently wrote about how simple…Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on March 4, 2015 at 11:03am — No Comments
Three phrase in every talent acquisition professionals’ vocabulary. It’s also the three areas where most HR leaders are trying to build business cases for new initiatives that will keep their company on the edge of hiring…Continue
The hackneyed thing most old people thought about love in this modern time is that everything is so fast to an extent that each person involved in the process of falling in love gets to fall out of love long before they knew each other well.
This is expert opinion from those who had to wait weeks before getting a much-awaited reply from a scented letter, those who had to withstand the pain of watching the rusty mailbox from afar, those…Continue
The same company that led the way in how we watch movies is now paving new roads in vacation policies. In an effort to cultivate self-motivated and…Continue
Recruiting and employee management don't end when an offer has been accepted. In fact, the new employee's first days and weeks on the job are critical to establishing a strong foundation, ensuring that the employee will thrive, and laying the groundwork for what you hope to be a long-term employee engagement. Today's…Continue
Any Star Trek fan will know just how much wisdom is packed within each episode of the show. The exploits of the starship Enterprise crew are not only the stuff that sci-fi fans dream of, they also provide a strong business model to learn from and an abundance of sound strategy advice. Although…Continue
I'm going to continue the LinkedIn Lovefest from last week by detailing here the fake connection requests I receive for the week as well as the subsequent research I conduct to determine how deep the cancerous root is growing. Your comments are always appreciated.
What should you write here? Here’s a hint: think what you can do for your audience, not what your audience can do for you. Credit: Twitter
Today, I spent time looking for companies that have social…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on March 2, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
As part of my never-ending battle with fake LinkedIn profiles, I noticed that during the overnight, "Eng.Yusif Ibrahim" reached out to connect. Fabulous.
According to his profile, Mr. Ibrahim is "Retired" and in Libya, having worked in "Government Administration."
Since this profile smelled like a pile of rotting fish, I image searched this fellow; nothing of note came up on the first page,…Continue
Added by Steve Levy on March 1, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I'd like to share a tip on how to search LinkedIn for the members outside of a certain geographical area.
There are at least two good reasons to search outside of an area:
1. If you search by keywords, with no location specified, you are likely to see the top results from your own area - LinkedIn thinks that finding people who live nearby is a high priority.
To illustrate, here's an example search from an account, whose owner resides in the San…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on February 27, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments
We all want to get a good job that suits us completely. The recruiters play really very important part in all the organizations and fields. They gives a company an opportunity to find best and most eligible staff and also, they allow deserving candidates to get right opportunity and career along with a dream job. The efficiency of recruiter actually effects positively on the organization and candidate’s future.
If the recruiter is right then it will allow…Continue
Added by Patty on February 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) stated that December had the highest level of job openings since January 2001. This is a sign that the economy is improving, but also that recruiting is getting more difficult. As demand increases overall, so does the competition for talent. Throughout the US, there are 17 qualified candidates in the…Continue
BrandYourself is the first product that empowers you to control what people find when they Google your name. BrandYourself 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…Continue
For as long as I can remember (probably as long as they've been in existence) one way I've kept tabs on the job market and trends in general is through active job alerts from various job boards.
I know, #NerdAlert right?
Whether I'm looking or not, I periodically look at posted jobs that come through to see what's up, who's hiring, and of course wonder about the companies posting the same opening every few weeks or month after month.
I clicked on a…Continue
Do you think that Genentech is aware that someone with a fake LinkedIn profile pic is "working" for them in Sales? Same here - but since I recently tweeted this out, perhaps they WILL know and reach out to their LinkedIn rep and ask the tough questions about fake profiles.
So over lunch, I looked over BRENDA Donna's profile (yes, the first name is capitalized on "her"…Continue
I am not creative enough to make this stuff up.
Here's the scenario:
Sarah is currently making $68,000 and not in a management position. She started interviewing because she wants management, opportunity, and a different company culture. Her company is large and structured in a way that limits her opportunities at the local level. She doesn't see herself going corporate, but currently reports to corporate, and is not happy with the reporting structure.
I admit - even after doing these roundups of new and unusual recruiting-related sites for many years - it's a bit overwhelming. Last time out, I pointed out 8 sites that I thought were pretty interesting. Well, it's barely 3 months later and I have…Continue
We've talked about looking to marketing and data scientists to improve recruiting, but what about people outside of your organization like actors? Yes, I said actors. Don't make a pun about actors and jobs - there's something to it.
That's why we've talked to Second City Improv Theatre…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on February 23, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments