All Blog Posts Tagged 'Generation' (29)

Recruiting the Generation After the Millennials

Raised during the financial fallout of 2008 and knowing only a world with the internet, will the generation to follow the Millennials change the way we recruit?

Before the detractors grab their pitchforks over yet another discussion of generational differences, let’s agree that it's…

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Added by Calum Morrison on March 14, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Can I Speak to You for a Moment? It’s a Sales Man Here

The moment an unknown number flashes on your mobile phone and your true caller application shows that it could be from a sales agency, you slam the phone down or pick it up and say you are busy. But from the sales man's perspective, he was just trying to do a simple appointment setting. Yes, this is what every sales executive does as a first step in order to generate leads and gain more leverage in their sales figures. But the act of setting an appointment is not…

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Added by Morna Collins on November 24, 2015 at 12:39am — No Comments

The Methodology to make sense of the madness!!!

So last week I wrote about how some seem to feel the usage of tools in staffing and sourcing is un needed. I went on to explain why they are wrong and said I would layout my methodology for determining which tool to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Your new Mentra – “Give more to get some”

2015 will certainly be an interesting year to be working in recruitment. We are in my current company talking a lot about best practices and finding more effective ways to connect with our clients and candidates.

“Networking”. It was a just word before I start working here. Before I understand that working in recruitment was not simply signing in to a job board and call people randomly. But those two years here have certainly taught me a lot of things.

I have spent of good part…

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Added by jonathan joly on March 10, 2015 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Recruiting the Misunderstood : Part Two – Gen Y Awareness

I’m back this week with part two in the series : Recruiting the Misunderstood. In Part One I defined Gen Y and discussed the various characteristics of the “Millennial”. I received some good feedback…

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Added by Amy McDonald on November 6, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Recruiting the Misunderstood : Part Two – Gen Y Awareness

I’m back this week with part two in the series : Recruiting the Misunderstood. In Part One I defined Gen Y and discussed the various characteristics of the “Millennial”. I received some good feedback…

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Added by Amy McDonald on November 6, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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

Who should you follow!! Updated

Who should you follow!! Updated

 

So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list and there will be…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Candidate Engagement: The winners, the losers, and the OMGPleaseChooseANewCareer

This post originally appeared on the Talent Technology blog: http://www.talenttech.com/blog/candidate-engagement-winners-losers-and-omgpleasechooseanewcareer

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Once upon a time, before I knew anything about the recruiting industry, I found myself laid-off and looking for work. And in the midst of that…

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Added by Jen Watkiss on June 5, 2012 at 7:57pm — 2 Comments

Not Your Typical Millennial

By this time, we’ve all heard about the Millennial generation or Gen Y.  We know about Helicopter Parents (or worse, Blackhawk parents), entitlement issues, and the fact that they’re all what we’d consider “digital natives.”  Yep – Gen Y has never known the world without the internet.  We’re different than any other generation.  Yes, you heard me right.  We.  I’m a Millennial too. …

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Added by Kirk Baumann on October 4, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Sourcing through Facebook: From “Nah” to “Yeah!”

“Facebook and Sourcing?  Nah…”

The debate about Facebook’s revolutionary role in online sourcing rages on.  Some recruiters, citing the site’s reputation as a purely social networking site, claim that its informal atmosphere seemingly precludes any serious professional networking (a niche filled by LinkedIn).  Simply put, they say, Facebook users log-on to have fun, not to look for jobs.  

 

On the contrary.  As a corporate recruiter,…

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Added by Dana Feigel on September 19, 2011 at 5:15am — 19 Comments

Helping those looking for work!!!!!!!!! Part 3 The Job of finding a Job!!

Helping those looking for work!!!!!!!!! Part 3 The Job of finding a Job!!

 

So given the unemployment rate went up a week or so ago, I thought I would repost a 3 part series I did about a year ago on resumes, finding a job and more. So here we go.

 

Part 2

 

The Job of finding a Job!!

 

That is right finding a job is a job, if you cannot commit a minimum of 3-4 hours a day looking, than you will…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 19, 2011 at 12:56am — 1 Comment

Helping those looking for work!!!!!!!!! Part 2 The secret to having a resume that is searchable and Optimized!!!

Helping those looking for work!!!!!!!!! Part 2 The Job of finding a Job!!

 

So given the unemployment rate went up a week or so ago, I thought I would repost a 3 part series I did about a year ago on resumes, finding a job and more. So here we go.

 

Part 2

 

The secret to having a resume that is searchable and Optimized!!!

As you all know when you apply to a job, your resume goes into a huge…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 9, 2011 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

Feeding your Applicant Tracking System with Talent

There's been a lot of buzz lately around Talent Generation and as Recruiters, what we can do to ensure we drive the best quality candidates into our Applicant Tracking Systems. This is another great post by my colleague Mike Vilimek (@mikevilimek) about exactly this topic. Take a read...

 

I recently read a great article titled, …

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Added by Stephanie Weirich on September 1, 2011 at 2:52pm — 5 Comments

Linkedin cheats etc

Linkedin cheats etc

 

LinkedIn has become huge, and using it for sourcing has become even bigger. But of course sourcing within LinkedIn has limitations. Below are some tips, tricks, cheats that may help. Most are nothing more than utilizing the things you learned in my previous postings. But here they are more specialized.

 

So domain and site searches in search engines

 

site:linkedin.com add…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 20, 2011 at 1:42am — No Comments

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