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What You Can Learn From What Google Learned About Hiring

Larry Page and Sergey Brin were both high-achieving students, as both earned master’s degrees from Stanford before they co-founded Google.

Understandably, when they started hiring at Google, they focused in on hiring people like them, namely people from great schools with high…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

I was for using big data in recruiting before I was against it

How to use big data in HR and recruiting

I was very fortunate to speak at the 2014 LinkedIn SourceIn event in New York last month. My topic was "I was for big data before I was against it." Everyone was awake when I was done, so I added it to my "win" column. These are the points I addressed.

# Why are recruiters doing more posting and praying than ever before?

# Who are some masters of big data?

# How…

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Added by Jim Stroud on July 18, 2014 at 11:23am — 2 Comments

How to Convince a Combative Hiring Manager to Change

We all have routines. These daily and weekly routines can be hard to break or even change. Recruiters love the concept of video interviewing replacing traditional interviews, but it can be tough to get the hiring manager on board. While video interviewing saves more than time, money, and effort, hiring managers may balk at having to change their routine. What…

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Added by Julie Salerno on July 18, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Your Staffing Resiliency

It happened in a weak moment, I looked at everything in front of me, the emails, the open requisitions, the Instant Messenger, the weight of perceived change, the choice to pursue a home after renting for so many years, the shifts of staffing momentum and the shifts of personal choices in my friends, church, home life, et al.  I pushed back and told myself I need to take a walk.  For 10 minutes I just took a walk and took everything in.  It was a moment where I was overwhelmed.  It was a…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on July 17, 2014 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Dribbble

Dribbble is a site that is designed to be a community of designers, developers and such answer questions. People on this site might be; developers, web designers, graphic designers, Icon Artists, Typographers and much more. The people you might find here will also…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 17, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Gap: What Really Happens Between The Offer and The Acceptance

Do you remember those weeks before you got hired at your current job? Do you remember being excited by the prospect of finding a position that interested you and, despite knowing you were qualified for it, the nervousness of not knowing if you would be selected for an interview?

What about the few…

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Added by James Ellis on July 17, 2014 at 11:02am — 4 Comments

Video Interviewing to Hire Talent

Video interviews are becoming much more common today than just a few years ago.  Talented, in-demand candidates are busy and have tight schedules. The flexibility offered by video interviews increases the chances of connecting with top talent.

A recruiter is much more…

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Added by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 17, 2014 at 10:16am — 2 Comments

How to Use Data to Prepare Your Hiring Strategy

We know that many jobs are hard-to-fill and that you need data to back up your recruitment strategy. To help, we thought we'd demonstrate how you can use data analytics to build your hiring plan. In this example, we examine hiring demand and talent supply data for an IT Project Manager opening in Seattle,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 17, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

7 Reasons To Love – and Embrace – SlideShare

Most people have heard of SlideShare, but they probably don't realize how powerful and diverse the platform is, or the important role it can play in their content marketing and digital engagement efforts. This post offers seven reasons for taking another look and considering an upgrade.

According to…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on July 17, 2014 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

35 Of The Funniest Things Found On A Resume

The resume is an integral part of the employment process, as you’re tasked with the unenviable job of fitting your entire professional life into two (or at a push, three) pages in the hope of impressing your potential employer.

However, the pressure of getting your foot in your prospective workplace’s door…

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Added by Jade Hadden on July 17, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

Unplugged with Rob Dromgoole: "Some recruiters say I’d rather jab a fork in my eye than talk about compliance.”

DirectEmployers was fortunate to have Rob Dromgoole, Director of Recruiting for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), present at the 2014 Meeting & Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. With over 17 years of experience, he definitely knows his stuff and has incredible industry insight. Check out this video from an interview with Rob to hear his perspective on OFCCP compliance, social media, My.jobs and…

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Added by Soapboxholland on July 16, 2014 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Studies Reveal Everything Wrong With HR – And How To Fix It

Two recent studies – one by a well-respected university, a second by a leading industry journal – chastised human resource departments in general, saying they rely too much on “gut instincts” and fads instead of hard numbers and science.

“Faulty practices and decision making (is) abound in HR,” read one study…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 16, 2014 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Your Guide to Google+ for Recruitment Marketing

If you’re trying to reach out and find the best candidates, it might be time to start taking Google Plus a little more seriously. With over 300 million monthly visitors accessing the site, it’s clear that this is no longer the ghost town of social media that everyone ignores. Just as with any other social network,…

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Added by Megan Ritter on July 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Companies Taking Longer Than Ever To Hire

Recent statistics on the job market provide a positive outlook for both the direct hire and contract sides of recruiters' desks. But on the heels of that good news is a less positive statistic: it is taking companies an average of 25.1 days to fill open positions, according to the …

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on July 16, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Talent Hacker's Manifesto

Nick Marsh of Makeshift recently introduced the term Talent Hacking.  His contention was that hiring was broken and there existed a movement towards a new way of thinking.  How…

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Added by Matt Buckland on July 16, 2014 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Step Inside the Outhouse That IS LinkedIn

Way back when I first joined LinkedIn I was considered by many of my (regular, non-HR/recruiter) contacts to be an ambassador and promoter of the site. For several (perhaps hundreds) of my connections, I was their first. Less active networkers, distant colleagues, friends, or acquaintances would often comment to me…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 15, 2014 at 9:00pm — 14 Comments

A Glorious Time To Be An HR Marketer

Note: This was originally published on the HRmarketer.com Blog

Gene Marks recently presented a popular and provocative article on Forbes titled, “…

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Added by Mark Willaman on July 15, 2014 at 6:23pm — No Comments

10 Most Demanded Jobs in Canada and Their Hiring Difficulty

Now that we're into the 2nd half of 2014, we thought we'd review which jobs were most in-demand in Canada during the past 30 days. In the chart below, we listed these jobs, as well as the candidate supply, demand, Demand Pressure, and Hiring Scale scores for each job,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 15, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

20 reasons your boss hates you

Does your boss hate you?

OK, hate is a strong word. I am sure she does not actually hate you. (Well, maybe not).

But let’s say you irritate her, disappoint her, and ultimately incline her to regard you more as a liability than an asset. And that can only end in tears.

30…

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Added by Greg Savage on July 15, 2014 at 2:00am — 2 Comments

Hi! I'm a Recruiter and I Work for Free!

Can you imagine a world where professional athletes only get paid if they win? In 1960, the Dallas Cowboys didn't win a game. In 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't win one. And as recently as 2009, the Detroit Lions didn't win a single game. In the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats won just 7 games in…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on July 14, 2014 at 1:12pm — 5 Comments

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