With the Recruiting Innovation Summit this week in San Francisco, I thought it was as good a time to discuss innovation in our space and discuss how and why it comes about.
I’m not down there but our CEO Mike Hennessy & CSO Scott Fowle are, if you want to get your SmashFly fix.
So let’s get…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 15, 2013 at 10:38am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments
This is the second post in a series on Talent Networks. You can view the first post here, “What is a Talent Network?“.
In our last post, we set the stage for what a Talent Network is and the value it can provide to employers and candidates. In today’s…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on December 18, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments
2013 is just around the corner. According to Staffing Industry Analysts, 2013 looks to be a terrific year for the staffing and recruiting business. How will you put your best foot forward with your Recruiting & Sales Process Automation? Are you familiar with the newest term in Recruiting…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on December 17, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments
A few weeks ago at HR Technology Conference there was a great session called “What’s Next? What Talent Acquisition Challenges are Seeking Technology Solutions?” with a tremendous panel of talent acquisition practitioners (for a more detailed look at insights from this panel, find them here.)
One idea that was brought up during…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 24, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on August 30, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments
Nothing interests a CEO more than the topic of increasing revenue. Nothing. If anyone tries to tell you different, they may be fooling themselves. Sure, leading a company to greatness takes specific skills that are both innate and learned but the most important aspect of being a CEO is creating the pathways that will…Continue
There has been much talk about Cloud computing or SAAS recruitment software and the massive benefits for a recruitment agency to move to the Cloud. I find this quite amazing for two reasons, firstly most people I speak to aren’t really sure what this means and secondly the whole argument seems to have absolutely nothing to do with finding candidates, making placements or anything else to do with recruitment.
For the life of me I can not see what all the fuss is about, but…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Shane McCusker on June 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Whether an employee of staffing company, a candidate working with a staffing company to find their next career, or a company that has hired the services of a staffing company, one had better make certain that it is E3 Certified. What is an E3 Certification you ask?
The E stands for EMPOWERMENT. The 3 represents the EMPOWERMENT of the following 3 groups:
Added by Reena Gupta on May 24, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments
ERE.net recently posted a blog outlining four strategies to implement as we face the War for Talent. This War for Talent has been blogged about and tweeted about ad nauseum and will continue to gain hype as the days and weeks go by, that is for certain. Don’t get me wrong, it was a very well written and easy to understand blog with several high level strategies to…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on May 7, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Staffing firms typically contact TargetRecruit with several specific goals and a list of high level requirements as they evaluate Applicant Tracking Systems. These requirements vary for every staffing company, in fact, no two staffing company’s requirements are exactly alike. The ultimate objective, however, is always the same:
“Increase our staffing company’s sophistication as an enterprise by automating workflows, business processes, and communications to increase placements…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on April 13, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments
With the current job markets unprecedented demand for specialists in healthcare, IT Professionals have a new challenge to face as they re-evaluate their expertise and prepare to embrace a career change andplay an important role in U.S. healthcare history. In this blog, I am going to take a brief look at Healthcare IT and the likelihood of long term growth in this segment of the employment market.
In order to provide better health care at lower cost,…Continue
Added by Greg Corson on April 10, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments
Living in the era of social media eases our efforts in finding our dream job. Whether you own a smartphone, iPhone or a tablet, running iOS, Android or Windows 7, you have a large range of mobile apps to choose from if you want to find a job at lightning speed.
Due to their rich intuitive features, mobile apps can assist you at all stages of the job search process. You can track job listings, get access to hiring company’s videos, tweets and blogs, make use of job search tools and…Continue
Added by Greg Corson on April 9, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
With the rise of social recruiting, online profiles and alternative resume solutions, the resume has long been resumed dead by many. However, while the concept makes some sense, much of the recruiting technology out today is still tied to the resume as the main source of information needed from candidates in the apply process. This was OK 5 years ago but with the wealth of information available online, there are a number of tremendous data points available to recruiters to make good…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 3, 2012 at 11:08am — No Comments
As smartphone adoption rates multiply and social networking behaviors increase, the mobile recruitment industry will steadily expand over the next few years. According to a Nielson report published in late 2011, 44% of Americans own a smartphone, up from just 18% two years ago. Although a Vision Mobile study reported that gaming is the top category access by 62% of all U.S. smartphones, Nielson’s “Social Media Report – Q3” states mobile social media use is also on the rise with nearly 2 of 5…Continue
Added by Greg Corson on April 3, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Did you locate your dream job, but find yourself discouraged by the challenge of standing out from the crowd of competing applicants?
The seasoned staffing professionals at Relational IT are in perpetual contact with the IT talent pool, and offer these insights into techniques to differentiate yourself, regardless of your experience and expertise:
Build a strong personal brand. This will help you distinguish yourself from other professionals, stay competitive in the employment…Continue
Added by Greg Corson on April 2, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
According to the National Association for Business Economics, one recent Business Week article announced that “Surveys Show that Fewer U.S. Companies Plan to Boost Hiring in 2012”. U.S. companies planning to hire people in the next six months fell to 27 percent, the lowest in at least five quarters, and 64 percent said employment will not…Continue
Added by Greg Corson on April 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about what a CRM is, ERE Expo 2012, ways to piss off candidates, common sourcing mistakes, candidate experience and what’s new with LinkedIn.
Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on March 30, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments
When looking at recruitment technology, the first thing you need to answer why you need it. You need to determine the “what” in terms of the actions and functionality you need it to provide in order to successfully implement your recruitment marketing strategy.
I encourage you to sit down with your recruitment team and brainstorm.
Added by Chris Brablc on February 15, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments