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2 Questions a Candidate Needs To Answer Before Getting Hired

So, let's just say you have just put together an impeccable resume or created the ultimate cover letter that would impress Donald Trump, does that mean that your phone will be ringing off the hook with interview request? Or perhaps you have set up an interview with the CEO of Dream Jobs, Incorporated with the…

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Added by SJ Boyd on January 8, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Never Stop Searching LinkedIn

Due to the just-introduced Commercial Use Limit on Search, many LinkedIn members are hitting the search quota for the month in the first day or two of January 2015 - and have to wait another month to search again.…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on January 8, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Hiring in retail, manufacturing or healthcare?

Retail. 

Manufacturing. 

Healthcare.

All industries that can be a constant struggle for recruiters to find great candidates.

So what’s the best way to reach job hunters in these and other industries traditionally underserved by LinkedIn’s business…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on January 8, 2015 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Reasons your Job May Be Going Unfilled

Currently the average posting period for all jobs is 45 days, according to data from WANTED Analytics. This it the time it takes Recruiters to…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Snapchats, Facebook and Whisper - why we must continue fighting for Graduate recruitment with our customers

Remember life as a graduate?

Beer. Money, but not much. Dorky friends (maybe that’s just me). Exuberance. Life can wait. Scary moments. That guy that always hangs out the pub. That girl that you had the hots for in every class but never spoke to. Student loans. Debt. Can’t do my tie…

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Added by Andrew Marmont on January 8, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will…

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Added by Ryan Mead on January 7, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments

Team Performance Trends: What's New and What's Next in 2015

The Christmas trees have been dragged to the curb, the New Year confetti has been swept up, and people are getting down to business in 2015.

For many businesses, this means taking an honest look at teams, development, and recruitment. Having the right people in the right positions is more important than ever. Articles like…

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Added by David Reddin on January 7, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: How to Maximize the Impact of HR Through Outsourcing

If you are an HR Manager, HR Director or HR Vice President then HR outsourcing might seem redundant considering you work in HR.  However, we recommend you take a closer look at your daily, weekly and monthly activities and where you have the greatest opportunity to add the most value to your company while…

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Added by Chris Bobcean on January 6, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Big Data - What it is and why you can ignore it

 

Big Data has been talked about at length but what is it and how can it help recruiters? Unfortunately I fear, Big Data is another one of these technical terms that have been corrupted by sales people in an effort to confuse and further corrupted by the confused, of which there are very many.

Big Data is a technical term for data sets that are so complex that they…

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Added by Shane McCusker on January 6, 2015 at 9:46am — No Comments

The complete A-Z of recruitment catchphrases



Every industry has its fair share of insider catchphrases, and recruitment is no exception. Whether you’re a hiring manager, a working professional or a curious job hunter, here’s an A-Z glossary of phrases used by recruiters to add a touch of…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on January 6, 2015 at 3:30am — 4 Comments

The Hiring Problem That’s Killing Companies And Driving People Bananas

Not only is this problem holding back business, it's driving people nuts.

What if I told you that 80 percent of a particular workforce thought they had a great understanding of what they were doing and what was expected of them. And…

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Added by Paul Petrone on January 6, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments

FIVE HOT IT JOB SKILLS FOR 2015

Information Technology (IT) has always been a bit of a different animal in the job search world. A properly skilled IT job searcher tends to have more opportunities presented to them than perfectly polished candidates in other industries. That's mostly because IT is still…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on January 5, 2015 at 6:40pm — No Comments

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Employment Brand

According to Wikipedia, a brand is the “name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s product as distinct from those of other sellers.”  In Recruiting, your product is your company, your culture, and your candidate’s experience.  You need to pique interest in the marketplace and make…

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Added by Leanne Goplen Zabriskie on January 5, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Stop treating LinkedIn profiles like Resumes and you'll find more candidates

There's a temptation to search LinkedIn profiles just like you'd search for Resumes.

Particularly in niche markets, it can mean missing out on huge numbers of candidates.

Here are…

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Added by Stephen Beckitt on January 5, 2015 at 4:38am — 2 Comments

TLS Continuum Part 2: Creating a Center of Excellence

This second installment in this series is considering two issues. The first is where are we as HR professionals? The second looks at what we consider the definition of HR excellence, which will lead us to the roadmap for creating that HR Center of Excellence.

In Achieving HR Excellence…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 2, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Spark of the Recruiter Civil War: The Pricing Paradox of Huge Fees

A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | james@techstardust.com | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition | #recruitingwars

Spark of the Recruiter Civil War: Fooling, Fees, &…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 31, 2014 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

The New Face of Veteran Community!!!

This blog was written with Marvin Smith the “godfather of Talent communities” and my coworker at Lockheed Martin. I am honored to work with, know and count Marvin as one of my friends.

 At Lockheed Martin, we’re driven by a sense of purpose and a passion for innovation to solve…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 31, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

A Recruiter’s Guide to Social Media Monitoring

The field of recruiting is a diver’s profession; recruiters are needed in every aspect of the company, no matter which field, be it a System Admin, Sales and Marketing Executive etc. All of these job profiles require individuals of calibre and that too having varying skills – sets specific to the job…

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Added by Sheetal Devarde on December 31, 2014 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

7 Sourcing Tools from 7 Sourcing Pros

As the year winds down, it’s typically a time of reflection. You spend the months of November and December looking at performance for the past year, spreadsheets and sitting in budget meetings that never end but even with all that planning, it’s hard to feel like you’re doing something new or…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on December 30, 2014 at 11:58am — No Comments

Reputation Management on the Job Boards

Finding the right job board is just as important as finding the right job, which is why reputable job boards are so important for recruiters and potential employees.

Whether it's finding a job board with dependable listings or one where employers can seek out ideal candidates, reputation management can…

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Added by Dave on December 30, 2014 at 10:39am — No Comments

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