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Boolean Operators and More Updated!!

Boolean Operators and More Updated!!

 

So this is an update to my all inclusive list of operators. The update is as of 5/14/13, 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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 14, 2013 at 3:54pm — No Comments

How Lunch Affects Your Hiring Judgment

We've warned candidates about the challenges of interviewing with tired or hungry recruiters, but ultimately we'd like to remove all bias from hiring decisions.  This will require the leadership of talent acquisition teams to change recruitment processes that are vulnerable to bias.  Here are a few interviewing pitfalls to be aware of and our recommendations for removing…

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Added by Angela Yu on May 7, 2013 at 1:01pm — 2 Comments

From 90 Days to A Few Weeks: Shorten YOUR Hiring Cycle

First in HR is a series we dreamed up here at Recruiterbox to help those who are hiring for small businesses and startups.

In today's lighting speed business world, it's not always easy to know what to do and how to do it. That's where First in HR comes in. Read the entire series here or just sign up for our inbox updates.…

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Added by Raj Sheth on April 19, 2013 at 3:00pm — 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

Dear Candidate, I Love You

They're in your sights and now it's time to reel 'em in.

There is no better feeling for a recruiter than finding that perfect candidate (except maybe when they accept an offer). But sometimes that perfect person is working in some other office. How to get them to notice you?…

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

Online Interviews Extend Employer Brand Beyond the Career Website

For a talent acquisition manager, the career website is often their first exercise in employer branding. These days, companies are deploying employer brand strategy to their social media channels as a means to further engage with talent. However, once a candidate decides to apply for a job, the rest of the hiring…

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Added by Angela Yu on March 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — No 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

10 Awesome "Careers Page" Ideas You Might Have Missed

Most Careers pages are boring. As we pointed out last month, some remind you of a visit to the DMV. On the flip side,  some employers do an outstanding job of making their Jobs section…

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Added by Jason Webster on March 7, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Facebook check pre-hire? Never. Here's why -

I must be behind the times or just in denial. 





I don't believe that so many employers are taking to the online streets of Facebook for pre-employment screening. I think they might be making it up just to look hip or as part of some kind of…

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Added by Michael Wright on March 5, 2013 at 8:26am — 8 Comments

Will You Accept a Few White lies From a Candidate?

Lying is something that most people will say is a bad habit, yet many candidates seeking a sales job interview are known to lie on their resumes or even tell a “white lie” in regards to the answers to questions while on a sales position interview.The English Dictionary defines a white lie as a minor or…

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Added by Or Hillel on February 28, 2013 at 4:42pm — 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

3 Mistakes That Could Make Your Jobs Page Look Like The D.M.V.

I look at a lot of jobs/careers pages.

So you can imagine my surprise when I was perusing the “Jobs” pages of the  Forbes Magazine Most Innovative Companies In The World —  and found that many of them are sub-standard.

In particular, some of these innovative companies have jobs pages that remind me of the experience I have when I visit the Department of Motor Vehicles…

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Added by Jason Webster on February 13, 2013 at 12:39am — No Comments

The Candidate Experience: A consumer dilemma...

Think back to the most important item you ever bought. Whether it was a house, a car, an engagement ring or a much sought-after collectible, I’m sure you did your research - consulted reviews, comparison sites, friends, relatives and maybe even the experts. Every buy…

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Added by Laura Purt on February 8, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments

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

I HAVE RETIRED!!

I HAVE RETIRED! 

I almost can't believe I am actually saying those words, but YES(!) I am retired.

My LinkedIn account  is closed (can't seem to figure out how to actually close it so I just deleted everything) and I will no longer be on Twitter.  This will be my last entry on Recruiting Blogs…

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Added by Cora Mae Lengeman on February 1, 2013 at 8:00am — 15 Comments

Attraction Strategy: Merely an innovation of creativity?

The recent decision by the RAD Awards not to shortlist, or appoint a winner due to the quality of the entrants for their candidate experience category raises some interesting questions regarding the candidate experience and its perceived place within recruitment marketing. The fact that the category was introduced…

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Added by Laura Purt on January 31, 2013 at 11:14am — No Comments

What Human Resources can Learn from the Brutal NHL Lockout

Roller Coaster enthusiasts are usually bummed by the extremely short track, wishing there were more ups, downs, and mega insane twists. While we can’t blame a thrill seeker for wanting a longer ride, maybe roller coasters are just meant to be short and to the point, and not drawn out, exhausting, and detrimental to those around it.

The NHL, it’s players, league officials, and fans of the game have just reached the end of their own long roller coaster ride.  While the lockout…

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Added by Christopher Young on January 22, 2013 at 9:30am — 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

Zuck Wants Facebook's Top Recruiter To "Delight" Candidates

I was catching up on email while standing in line at Peet’s in Oakland yesterday morning when the headline for a job description caught my attention:

“Head of Global Recruiting for Facebook”

Wow, we here @Ongig study job ads a bunch — I wondered what…

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Added by Jason Webster on January 14, 2013 at 3:00pm — No 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

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