Employee retention is on the minds of many businesses and HR managers. Employee turnover can cost a business a lot. Time spent recruiting, hiring and training pales in comparison to the actual cost of replacing a new hire. In one post about staffing,…Continue
Added by Erica Bell on June 18, 2013 at 2:44pm — No Comments
These younger candidates are looking for technology, flexibility and guidance in their candidate experience. You can offer them all of the above with video interviewing. In fact, quite often, this new generation of workers will choose these things over monetary compensation. Attracting talent, means knowing what they're looking for.
Added by Angela Yu on June 18, 2013 at 2:02pm — No Comments
Being too good looking can get you fired, really?
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 11, 2013 at 6:52pm — No Comments
Social Recruiting =creativity or failing!!
In the advent of social media and social recruiting we need to learn how to be more creative with our…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 5, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments
How many Staffing Professionals are too many?
Is the answer to an increase in staffing needs always to add more recruiters, or sourcers? Do we really think the answer is always to add more. Is more really better? The answer is not always more but perhaps…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 29, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments
Well, we've come to the point in the First in HR series where it's time to talk about what to do when you have to let someone go. It's not an easy topic to tackle, in fact it's the hardest. Coming to terms with the fact that someone isn't a fit within your organization is rarely…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on May 28, 2013 at 2:23pm — No Comments
Millennials are entering the workforce by greater numbers than ever before. Businesses are looking for ways to recruit top talent, including those who are recent college graduates. As businesses and startups look for ways to recruit high-quality candidates from GenY, they should take a look at the mindset of Millennials to gain better insight into the aspects of their business they should sell to those sought after applicants. A Spring 2013 …Continue
Added by Erica Bell on May 28, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Too many jobs, to long, not long enough, enough is enough!
Believe it or not there are hiring managers (HM), and staffing professional who will ignore and not even really read the resume of a candidate if they have had too many jobs in a given span, were some place to long,…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 21, 2013 at 8:59pm — No Comments
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 spy sourcing tips, Google’s hiring process, social recruiting, HR technology and eHarmony joining the recruiting fray.
Before we get to the articles, I have a quick reminder. The Candidate Experience Awards…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on May 17, 2013 at 7:45am — No Comments
Added by Jackye on May 16, 2013 at 7:28pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 14, 2013 at 3:54pm — No Comments
Making it easy to apply!!
Over the last few weeks, I have gone out to many company sites and check out the style, process, and length of time to apply to an open position. I was amazed at some of the things I saw. About 50% of the companies had easy,…Continue
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…Continue
For the independent recruiter, the demands on your time are often overwhelming from day 1. There are so many moving parts and things to do that there are never enough hours in the day. Even for the seasoned business owner, it’s difficult to relinquish control of any part of their…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on May 3, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Building a talent pipeline sounds like this really difficult, intense task and for that reason, many who are first in HR might think of it as an "advanced" activity. Nothing could be further from the truth. The very things that make talent pipelines successful are things that you can put in place from your very first day (and in fact, are often more effective that way!)
Added by Raj Sheth on May 2, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Over the past week I have been going through some family issues which began with a medical emergency last Friday. Everyone we talked to from our family practitioner to the ER medical team believed that the signs pointed towards one thing. When the surgeons went in to operate on Saturday morning, they found an entirely different problem was manifested in the same environment. Upon reflection we do the same steps in the HR world we work in.
Every single day we are confronted with…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on May 2, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments
Staffing or specifically sourcing is like hitting in baseball. To quote the character ‘Jack Elliot” from the movie “Mr. Baseball”, “Hitting is like the…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 30, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments
The really successful internet marketers seem to get so much done in a small amount of time. To some degree, that's because they are doing the same thing over and over and they have it down to a science. However, they also follow some tried and true time management tactics to stay focused and…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on April 29, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Worked here before, not good, so never again really?
I know Hiring Managers (HM) have certain predisposition about certain type of candidates, In this case I am talking about people who worked at the company before and their performance was not great. As a result, if they are being looked at…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 25, 2013 at 5:19pm — No Comments
Yeah we said it. HR, Recruiting, Hiring. The people in charge of people are the most important part of any organization. Not only do they bring in the people that make the company who it is and what it is, they also create the culture with which future…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on April 23, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments