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Part 3: Building a Talent Network

This is the third post in a series on Talent Networks.  You can view the other posts here:

Part 1: What is a Talent Network?

Part 2: Developing a Talent Network Strategy


In our first post,…


Added by Chris Brablc on January 9, 2013 at 11:36am — 1 Comment

How to Be a SAP Professional?

In last decade IT market has experienced rapid growth since companies realise implementation of IT systems can offer competitive advantage. This eventually leads to increased turnover and better customer services. There is thus a steady growth of demand for IT specialists. Evolved technology has improved the…


Added by Daniel Smith on January 4, 2013 at 8:12am — No Comments

A Few Recruiting Resolutions for the New Year

With the New Year, it’s about time we got to announcing our resolutions.  If you are like me, I always look at the New Year as a chance to improve and with that come the forming yearly goals for myself.  For 2013, in addition to the usual get in better shape and career oriented goals, I’ve reflected on some personal and overarching recruiting industry goals that I hope can be achieved.


Here are some of my resolutions for 2013:

Personal Resolutions

For myself…


Added by Chris Brablc on January 3, 2013 at 12:11pm — No Comments

All I Want for Christmas: Recruiting Edition

With Christmas only a few days away, I figured it was a great time to get my wish list together for 2013.  But this year it’s not about toys and gifts but more so about the ideas and strategies that I hope catch on in the new year.  Ones that I think can help recruiting organizations derive more value out of the resources they have and in turn recruit more qualified talent into their organizations.


So without delay, here are the 10 things I want to see recruiting…


Added by Chris Brablc on December 20, 2012 at 10:15am — No Comments

What is a Talent Network? – Part 1

This post is the first post on what will be a series of posts on Talent Networks and how to use them to create value in your recruitment strategy.

Over the last year, I’ve heard a lot being thrown around about Talent Networks and Talent Communities and it is a strategic trend that is gaining steam among recruiting circles.  For this post, I wanted to take a step back and really define what Talent Networks are and aren’t and focus on the value that they can provide to both…


Added by Chris Brablc on December 12, 2012 at 11:41am — No Comments

How to avoid the silly mistakes in interviews!

‘Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure’ Confucius.

There is no way I can over exaggerate how important it is to make sure you have prepared well for an interview. This must be the rule whether you are a senior level candidate or someone starting out in your career.

Many people blame…


Added by Lipton Fleming on October 17, 2012 at 6:53am — No Comments

Tuesday Tip: Customer Service IS Key (From both sides of the Counter) #fail,#nofail

 One of the first things that you really should concern yourself with as a new employee is how you provide service to your client. I know this can be seen as a two-way street; as most of us spend numerous hours when we are not working, spending our hard-earned money as consumers. Don't let what you experience become…


Added by Daniel J Smith on September 25, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 9.8.12 to 9.14.12

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 media strategies, social recruiting, RPO’s, trends affecting HR and Career Site SEO.

In case you missed it hear…


Added by Chris Brablc on September 14, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments

What’s your recruitment metrics story?

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure to listen to three of our clients speak about their recruitment strategies at the Taleo World SIG this past week.  What really hit me is that each organization had their own unique story to tell about their recruitment marketing strategy.  One spoke about their need to innovate despite internal restrictive compliance and regulations.  Another spoke about their focus on…


Added by Chris Brablc on September 13, 2012 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Give your recruitment email marketing the edge over your Competition

How?  By applying mobile optimisation to your email campaigns


Any business that needs to attract active or passive candidate talent to jobs or talent pools has or will at some time run a range of targeted email marketing campaigns.  These targets may be from your own talent…


Added by Martin Shaw on September 12, 2012 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

When is it OK to Say ‘No’ to Your Boss?

Saying ‘no’ to your boss may seem like the most impossible thing to do but in some instances a firm no is the best option. The main problem for most people is how you go about saying no, as this can affect the relationship you have with your boss.

Realistically there is no one size fits all answer for this as everyone has a different type of boss, some bosses are axe…


Added by Lipton Fleming on September 11, 2012 at 5:34am — No Comments

Your Job Advert - How to Maximise Online Visibility and Conversion Excellence

If you do not know this already, then let me remind you and if you do know, I hope you are actually doing something about it!  Correctly promoting job advertising content via your career site and other online channels represents your best opportunity of attracting accurately matched, active…


Added by Martin Shaw on September 10, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

The Journey East: How A Major Career Choice Helped me Better Understand Candidate Experience.

I stood proudly looking down from Ensign Peak in Salt Lake City, UT, on August 11, 2012.  One could not help but see that a view from where famous Pioneer Leaders of the LDS faith nearly 165 years before had used as a planning platform for the city that would come to be known as Salt Lake would enable the planning and estimation steps needed.  I sat back on a rock admiring the view near a poignant and interesting marker marking the historic spot where the survey and landscaping mapping was…


Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 6, 2012 at 11:45pm — 1 Comment

Mobile Recruitment SEO - a quick start guide

Do you really need to worry about mobile search?

Over the last five years people using search to find stuff on their mobile device has gown five times its size and this year if we look at Mobile Search spending "Mobile search spend in the U.S. increased 333% in the second quarter of 2012…


Added by Martin Shaw on September 5, 2012 at 6:03am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.25.12 to 8.31.12

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 social recruiting metrics, beginning your social recruiting journey, some cool LinkedIn features, careers page fails and Career Site Optimization.


Here are the articles that interested us this week (in…


Added by Chris Brablc on August 31, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Your Career Site visitors need engaging content - Do you know how to make it overwhelming?

First ask yourself the question; do I really need irresistible content on my career site pages and for my online marketing?

  • You do if you want Google and its peers to value the content and give it authority when rating your page in search results
  • You do if you want to engage…

Added by Martin Shaw on August 31, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

The Best Applications come from Career Sites- its official

So why are so many career site owners still not maximising on this opportunity?

A respected peer technology company and one of the US's top online recruitment marketing solution providers, Jobs2Web, have recently published some very interesting data regarding their client base. This data relates to the success ratios of the various sourcing channels their clients use to direct hire in to the company.

From the analysis of their clients, recruiters needed to…


Added by Martin Shaw on August 30, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

How do I ensure my Career Site is seen by the best possible (ideal) candidates? - Keyword Strategy, that's how

Let's assume you have spent your money wisely and purchased a content management platform (like ours - sorry it needed to be said) that is technically compatible with the needs of Google and its peers in terms of page indexing.  Then the next thing you must get right is the linguistics you add to the site, that matches the linguistic styles of your ideal visitors.  You will have determined who these…


Added by Martin Shaw on August 29, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Lesser Spotted Interview Tips

You always hear the same old tips about how to research into the company, interviewer, role and question preparation. Well we’ve already covered those off in depth in our Ultimate Interview Guide, so we wanted to give you some basic but lesser known tips to get you through your interview and see you into round two.


Here are…


Added by Lipton Fleming on August 28, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

What are the goals for your recruitment messaging?

Within a given recruitment marketing strategy, you will be crafting and sharing a number of recruitment messages and content that aim to provide value to your overall recruiting performance.  From your job ads, to your Career Site landing pages to your email campaigns, your organization will be interacting with candidates consistently through the messages you produce from a recruiting perspective.


And while job ads are the most talked about form of messaging that people talk…


Added by Chris Brablc on August 14, 2012 at 1:01pm — No Comments

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