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Hiring Outside of the Box

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…

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Added by Raj Sheth on October 29, 2013 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment

What Candidates Want, What Employees Need....

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,…

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Added by Raj Sheth on August 14, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Employer Branding without a Motion Picture

small__4259789467 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,…

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Added by Angela Yu on June 13, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Recruiting Innovation: And the Oscar goes to......

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…

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Added by Tim Spagnola on June 6, 2013 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

5 Impacts Of A Strong Employer Brand

You’ve likely heard the buzz over Employer Branding. We’ve seen excellent articles detailing the steps to success, as well as …

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Added by Jason Webster on April 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Facebook Changes: 4 ways to adapt your employer branding efforts

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…

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Added by Michael Wright on March 13, 2013 at 1:51am — 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

Why aren't more employers using video for employer branding?

The stats are scary.





The average cost-per-hire is something like $5,000 USD.…





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Added by Michael Wright on March 5, 2013 at 4:00am — 5 Comments

Recruiting 101: The Secret Hiring Sauce

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…

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Added by Raj Sheth on February 26, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

What is HR in Charge of?

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…

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Added by Raj Sheth on February 25, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Struggling to concentrate in the office? "Go outside and play..."

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…

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Added by Laura Purt on January 24, 2013 at 7:33am — No Comments

What’s remarkable about your organization?

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…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 23, 2013 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Social Recruiting 2013: Think Like Marketing



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.…

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Added by Jason Webster on December 28, 2012 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Could your Recruitment Strategy be Damaging your Consumer Brand?

“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, …

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Added by Laura Purt on December 3, 2012 at 9:42am — No Comments

Are You Embracing Recruitment's Black Hole?

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…

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Added by Laura Purt on November 26, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Employer Brand - Your biggest candidate draw...

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…

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Added by Laura Purt on October 19, 2012 at 5:59am — No Comments

The Online Candidate Experience: Your first impression counts...

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…

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Added by Laura Purt on September 25, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Companies get creative: Three ways to use social media to attract top talent

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?

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Added by Laura Purt on August 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

SW Recruitment Society Event - The importance of a great candidate experience

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…

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Added by Laura Purt on August 28, 2012 at 7:16am — No Comments

Employer Brand Leadership - Is your company doing enough?

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…

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Added by Martin Shaw on August 25, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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