As I listen to the Internet scuttlebutt I have cause to stop and consider whether the HR profession, as we know it , is thriving or either dying or has already died. I have a fellow consultant who told me that the reason why I am not getting the interest in some of my programs is because the majority of HR people are ignorant. Others tell me that we, as a profession, have no fathom how to respond to the demands and needs of the C-Suite. So, what is the dilemma here?
To answer that…Continue
It is important to learn about employment opportunities, and career predictions in the field one is interested to pursue in a higher education at an institution of one choice. One should understand the areas that have many job openings across the world. Also, one…Continue
Building a strong team is high-on-the-priority list for…Continue
As most of you know Sourcecon Fall 2017 is coming in Austin, Tx on September March 25-27. The theme “Real People. Real Sorucing. Back to Reality.” I am involved in numerous events and such and hope to see…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on September 19, 2017 at 3:36pm — No Comments
In the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Human Resource departments review Disaster Recovery Plans and consider electronic employee files.
In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, companies are taking a closer look at their file management processes. The Human Resources office is one spot…Continue
Added by Dan Orso on September 19, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
One of the easiest, and best ways to increase your business’s revenue and profitability is to sell more services to your existing clients. Cross-selling and up-selling.
Of all the business issues I discuss with my clients, the one that comes up over and over…Continue
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Ah, the ‘Work for Us’ page! Filled with potential, overflowing with creative opportunity and brimming with the chance to build your brand’s reputation…or is it? We are still…
“This is on behalf of Happy Company. Thanks for applying for the job. We've got some quick questions for you. Are you ready?”
“Thanks for your time. We'll get back to you…Continue
How Employers Sabotage Themselves
The Attraction Phase
(Part 1 of 3)
The Talent Board ( the non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate…Continue
Let’s face it: the global talent shortage is not a fad: it’s the new norm, making the skills of agency, contract and internal recruiters more valuable every day.
These are exciting times for the recruitment industry. The exponential development of intelligent recruitment technology, a rapidly changing business landscape, and the pressure…Continue
Browsing Twitter one day I came across a pretty senior level role for a prominent UK organisation. Nothing unusual there. But, upon reading through the job advertisement it soon became apparent that no thought whatsoever had gone into its make-up. Indeed, this job post was over 200 lines long and…Continue
Among the many buzzwords circulating throughout the recruiting and staffing industry, none perhaps is said with more trepidation and contempt than millennials. The term for many a hiring manager and seasoned recruiter conjures images of some bearded hipster who wants to bring…Continue
Every human resources department or staffing agency is dedicated to attracting the best possible people, putting them in the roles that match their unique skills and experience. In a survey conducted by HR Daily Advisor, approximately 58 percent of respondents reported their organizations had a recruitment strategy in place, whether in the form of a written document or an…Continue
John Wooden, famous UCLA basketball coach and one of the greatest coaches in any sport ever used to preach that you must focus only on the things that you can control.
Great advice for hiring managers and recruiters. You can’t control a turn down. You can impact it by providing an attractive opportunity and offer, but you still can’t control it. You can’t control a crazy salary demand and you definitely can’t control the size of the candidate pool for a certain skill…Continue
The way of Recruitment has changed dramatically over recent years. In the world of recruitment people start using social media in talent acquisition.
When people think of social media as a recruitment tool, they immediately think of LinkedIn or facebook. Actually both are the social media tools and are primarily targeted at the jobs space; however, social media provides many more channels to recruiters than…Continue
Added by Chamanpreet Singh on September 13, 2017 at 1:44am — No Comments
It's no secret that with more people engaged than ever on Facebook, businesses are turning to that avenue to bring in more customers and get their products out there. But now businesses of all sizes are starting to look at Facebook as a way to bring in skilled…Continue
Amazon Web Services (AWS)is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a paid subscription basis with a free-tier option available for 12 months. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on September 11, 2017 at 2:12pm — No Comments
GlossaryTech for LinkedIn Chrome extension is finally live!
Originally intended for sourcing technical talent on LinkedIn, you can also use the extension to learn programming terms on any website, e.g. GitHub, StackOverflow, Wikipedia, etc.
The extension detects and…Continue
Added by Andrew Stetsenko on September 7, 2017 at 12:12pm — No Comments
HI! I'm Adam! I'm a recruiter! Oh, you want your dream job? SUPER! Let me see your resume? OH THIS IS PERFECT! I WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING! What's that? you aren't getting interviews? What would I change if I were you? NOTHING. YOU ARE PERFECT JUST THE WAY YOU ARE. IT'LL HAPPEN IF YOU REALLLLLLY WANT IT.…Continue
Added by Adam Karpiak on September 5, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I am taking a break from my series on lesser sites, to write this post because of a few interactions I have had over the last week or so with “sourcers”. These interactions led me to wonder what is wrong with sourcers these days.
I have been contacted several times, by sourcers…Continue