We believe that one of most exciting things about business is the opportunity to sculpt a culture. Each workforce has its own identity, it is up to recruiters and hiring managers to create this identity and build it. With a large focus on hiring for attitudinal and cultural…
Added by Raj Sheth on October 29, 2013 at 1:11pm —
Recruiters can quickly get sucked into their own world, meaning that filling the position is all they see at the end of the tunnel. And that's a great Key Performance Indicator, after all, recruiters depend on getting "butts in seats".
Whether you're corporate or agency, the mark of a good recruiter is finding the right person for the job. In fact,…
Added by Raj Sheth on August 14, 2013 at 12:56pm —
Company's dedicated largely to HR, should be excited for the new Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn movie, The Internship, that came out this past weekend. These two 40-something, tech illiterate Joe's are vying for a much coveted internship with Google. If their employer brand wasn't awesome enough, this movie made Google the employer of the century.
Viewers get an inside look at the perks of being a Google employee. We see slides, nap pods,… Continue
Added by Angela Yu on June 13, 2013 at 3:21pm —
Ok - so perhaps it is not all that innovative, but as an aspiring filmmaker (as if you have extra time between running a desk and family) and New York Film Academy grad I could not resist.
The popular online marketing place Etsy is… Continue
Added by Tim Spagnola on June 6, 2013 at 7:30am —
You’ve likely heard the buzz over Employer Branding. We’ve seen excellent articles detailing the steps to success, as well as … Continue
Added by Jason Webster on April 18, 2013 at 3:00pm —
In a desperate attempt to stay relevant to what some people claim is an increasingly disenchanted audience, especially teens, FB is soon to be rolling out a more visual and less cluttered… Continue
Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 1:51am —
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… Continue
Added by Jason Webster on March 7, 2013 at 12:30pm —
The stats are scary. Continue
The average cost-per-hire is something like $5,000 USD.…
Added by Michael Wright on March 5, 2013 at 4:00am —
Recruiting is something that many folks simply happen in to. Expedia's Jeremy Langhan did, I did and countless other recruiters will tell you a similar tale. While some of us are naturally gifted and others need a bit more polish the truth is, there are basics that everyone needs to learn. Nowhere is this more true than in the world of corporate recruiting.
The secret hiring sauce is like any other finely tuned recipe, it changes subtly over time. It may have different high and low… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on February 26, 2013 at 12:32pm —
Human Resources is different than recruiting which is different than hiring. If you find yourself at a small company, chances are you may find yourself doing all three jobs, sometimes all in one day. Here are some basic primers on each job and how to manage them when you're wearing more than one hat in the hiring department.
Breaking down HR: in some corners of the internet you will find a nested menu of all the categories that HR has ever been responsible for. And then, if you are… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on February 25, 2013 at 2:00pm —
Do you remember as a child always being told to ‘go outside and play’? We’ve all heard it, whether we liked to watch TV, read a book or play games, the outdoors was always a better alternative according to our elders. Though we didn’t realise it at the time, it widened our perspectives, expanded our… Continue
Added by Laura Purt on January 24, 2013 at 7:33am —
In this past week’s 5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week, I highlighted a podcast with Valve Software’s Gabe Newell where he spoke about their unique workplace and employment culture.
First, I just want to say I’m a huge Valve fan and they make some of my favorite (and arguably greatest) video games in the world including the Half Life and… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on January 23, 2013 at 2:31pm —
As the “battle for talent” heats up in 2013, the buzz will be about the hot trends in Social Recruiting: Employer Branding, Mobile Engagement, Social Sharing, Talent Communities, and Recruitment Videos.…
Added by Jason Webster on December 28, 2012 at 12:34pm —
“We all know the power of negative word of mouth on image and reputation and what may have started out as an opportunity to communicate a strong employer brand may actually end up damaging it.”
Brett Minchington, … Continue
Added by Laura Purt on December 3, 2012 at 9:42am —
Do you ask candidates for feedback on your recruitment process? Not just the successful ones but the unsuccessful as well?If you do, how in-depth do you go and how do you use the data to positively impact future recruitment? And if you don’t, you’re missing out...
Many people talk about how to manage recruitment’s black hole, understand it or even outwit it but what about… Continue
Added by Laura Purt on November 26, 2012 at 9:30am —
On the hunt...
You know the sector you wish to work for, the skills you can offer and what drives you to succeed, but what influences your decision to apply? Whether you’re looking for a temporary role to cover a short period in-between… Continue
Added by Laura Purt on October 19, 2012 at 5:59am —
How do you communicate with your candidates? Do you know where they first heard of you, what spurred them to apply for the role or what their first impression was? In the vast communications landscape a candidate’s first sighting could have come from an array of sources. They, themselves, probably couldn’t tell you where their first influencer came from. Because of this companies must ensure they’re on top of their… Continue
Added by Laura Purt on September 25, 2012 at 6:00am —
Due to a global skills shortage, 65% of organisations have experienced problems resourcing in the past year. There has never been a better time for companies to get creative with recruitment and as organisations increasingly invest in social media to build their online communities, what is being done to stand out in this vast and ever-changing social landscape?
Added by Laura Purt on August 28, 2012 at 8:30am —
As the first event held by the newly established South West and South Wales Recruitment Society, it was an undeniable success. Entering a room filled with lively chatter, curiosity took hold. It was easy to see why this event was so popular.
Sponsored by TMP UK and Penna and hosted by David Thompson the Chair of the South West and… Continue
Added by Laura Purt on August 28, 2012 at 7:16am —
If people are a company's key to gaining competitive advantage, then this is the area where an employer brand strategy should be looking to generate the most traction.
To place the sole responsibility for your employer brand strategy with one department, be that HR or Marketing makes no sense at all. This is a shared responsibility and so needs a shared involvement. How many CFO's or COO do you know that have involvement in their company's employer brand strategy? Then ask why it is… Continue
Added by Martin Shaw on August 25, 2012 at 6:00am —