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Why HR is the Most Important Job In the Company

Yeah we said it. HR, Recruiting, Hiring. The people in charge of people are the most important part of any organization. Not only do they bring in the people that make the company who it is and what it is, they also create the culture with which future…

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Added by Raj Sheth on April 23, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments

NEW GROUP: SERVICE PROVIDER SOLUTIONS

We would like to invite everyone to check out the group Service Provider Solutions a one stop shop for human resource managers, directors, recruiting agencies and staffing firms seeking solutions or seeking additional training or certification credit hours to connect with a multitude of industry service provider companies such as: educational, payroll, back office, financing, professional employer…

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Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments

Is Fit a deterrent to innovation?

Is Fit a deterrent to innovation?

 

All you hear when you talk to companies is fit, the right fit, fits in with the team, etc. The problem is fit, can and usually does mean ensuring that the people you bring in, are of similar type,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 12, 2013 at 8:40pm — 3 Comments

First in HR: Know Your Numbers in Hiring

With any job, it's important to know where you stand and then set goals for yourself, and often times this is a numbers game. As the hiring manager, your goals need to be something tangible and quantitative. It's not enough to show the metrics of your busywork (humber of job ads posted, hours logged or resumes read).

To prove your recruiting and hiring methods work, you…

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Added by Raj Sheth on March 26, 2013 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

Why More Candidates Isn't Better

These days, HR and Recruiting professionals seem to post new jobs everywhere, from niche sites, to job board aggregators to industry-specific landing pages and of course, all the social channels like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. This can put a new or startup hiring team in a quandary. Where to come up with hefty job board fees? What if we can't afford (or don't need) the sophisticated tools that LinkedIn has to offer? Finally, the most important question of all:

Is having MORE…

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Added by Raj Sheth on March 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Is it time for a "social only" ATS?

I've been thinking a lot about Applicant Tracking as it relates to social. There is a clear trend towards social networking profiles becoming more widely used to evaluate talent. A Linkedin profile + Twitter stream + Facebook Likes can tell you a lot more about a candidate than just a plain paper resume.

So the question is, is it time for an ATS that lets you apply via social only? What if you just required the candidate to submit…

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Added by Chris Russell on February 14, 2013 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Converting a Military job to the Civilian World and more!!

Converting a Military job to the Civilian World and more!!

So one of the most difficult things to do is convert a military occupational classification (MOC) or job to a civilian job. It is hard because the MOC’s typically do not carry standard titles, and the…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The 13 Documents You Need to Start Your HR Department

Remember when you got to go to camp or on a field trip as a kid and there was always that handy dandy checklist to help you pack? Wouldn't it be nice if that were something that you got in real life too? Just like we talked about last week, we're doing a great series called "The First in HR" and we want to give you real tools that you can use every day. 

Building an HR Department within a new or established company is going to take some work, but with a solid plan and…

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Added by Raj Sheth on February 12, 2013 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

The moving target that is the job Description!!

The moving target that is the job Description!!

We have all seen it and dealt with it. A job Description (JD) not written with us being involved, that says almost nothing, and when you speak to the hiring manager (HM) and ask question they…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 1, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Boolean Operators Updated!!

Boolean Operators Updated!! 

So this is an update to my all inclusive list of operators. The update is as of 1/16/13, of course I will have other updates as I find new operators. Why you ask, well as I said below there are always new ones being…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 16, 2013 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

The Overly Cocky Candidate!!!!

The Overly Cocky Candidate!!!!

We have all had one, in most cases several. For me the ultimate overly cocky candidate was the one who basically told me, I would hire him, I would pay him this much, he would start when he wanted, he would get…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 28, 2012 at 2:39pm — 1 Comment

Who should you follow!! Updated

Who should you follow!! Updated

 

So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list and there will be…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Are your Linkedin profile and resume SEO friendly?

Resume and Profile Search Engine Optimization

Job boards and social media have totally changed the game for job seekers and recruiters.   Understanding search engine optimization (SEO) can give you the upper hand when developing your on-line profile and resume.…

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Added by Steve Jones on September 22, 2012 at 7:01pm — 4 Comments

Should job boards and employment sites have these features? Just wondering...

As noted in previous posts, I’ve been thinking lately about what makes a job board good – or not. Below are a few questions to that effect – and yes, some employment sites have these features, but most do not. Maybe there absent features you’ve wondered about?

  • Voice input for search: Hey, if you’re…
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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 18, 2012 at 9:08am — 3 Comments

3 Places to start when sourcing candidates

When we talk about building a Talent Network, we speak a lot about providing a number of options and ways for candidates to opt-in to this network, whether that’s in job distribution campaigns, on the Career Site or a number of different locations.  But the second half of that equation and just as important is your recruiters / sourcers proactively sourcing candidates into your…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 30, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments

How Recruitment Software Improves Your Hire Quality

When professionals in hiring, recruiting and HR talk about their experiences with applicant tracking systems (ATS), the frustration can be palpable. “Our applicant screening isn’t giving us any qualified candidates,” employers say. Would-be candidates often report not even receiving a rejection notice after applying. Leigh Buchanan of Inc.com came out with a …
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Added by Suzanne Vaughan on August 3, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Are You Using a Gold-Medal ATS?

Read the latest post from Elise Jennings!

The Olympic Games are underway! Just six days ago we watched 10,000+ athletes walk out during the opening ceremony waving and smiling at over 4 million international spectators. One can only imagine what a population increase of 4 million people would be like. The UK went through a great deal of preparation in London to not only accommodate the visitors, but also when it came to the organization and readiness of the workforce at…

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Added by Samantha on August 2, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Advanced Internet sourcing for Recruiters

I regularly run free recruitment software and technology webinars and yesterdays, on Advanced Sourcing, proved more popular than most. This is a recording followed by my notes on what happened.

I wanted to convey the shear scale of the subject of recruitment sourcing while also focus on some useful techniques that can give immediate benefit. It’s really mind blowing…

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Added by Shane McCusker on June 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Surviving Vendor Acquisition

When a tech company is acquired, the acquiring company gets a new revenue source, and the acquired company receives more capital. But the customer's future is left…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on June 20, 2012 at 11:08am — No Comments

Automate or Lose

ManpowerGroup’s latest Employment Outlook Survey announced an increase in hiring confidence among U.S. employers, reporting a positive Net Employment Outlook.  The quarterly report measures employers’ intentions to increase or decrease the number of employees in their workforce during the next quarter. Great news for the staffing industry, implying an increased potential to develop new clients and an increase in placement activity.

Many companies migrate…

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Added by Reena Gupta on June 18, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

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