All Blog Posts Tagged 'HR' (912)

When is a consultant not a consultant?

When is a consultant not a consultant?

 

So I know allot of companies have changed the title of the staffing professionals to include the term “consultant”.  However the problem is their definition of consultant is incomplete. In most cases they are having the staffing professionals (SP) live up to the advice part of being a consultant but not the service part. They want their SPs not to solve the problem but instead advise and help…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 17, 2012 at 9:14pm — No Comments

America Hires Virtual Job Fair Begins March 1, 2012

The America Hires Virtual Job Fair will take place Thursday, March 1, 2012 until Saturday, March 31, 2012. 



Participation is easy from any computer with internet access. This is an interactive event, there’s no…

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Added by Carlos Gil on January 16, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

The Pillars of Staffing!!

The Pillars of Staffing represent the main four points of the staffing process. They are sourcing, recruiter screening, technical screening, and the face to face interview. Now in between the pillars are interconnecting webs which represent main communication points that occur during the cycle and at the beginning and end are the start and stop points or anchors. You can also think of this whole thing as a process bridge, were each anchor is like the beginning and end of a bridge which…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 12, 2012 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Facebook's Four Principals of Success

There are a lot of…

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Added by Terry Starr on January 6, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Staffing and the Jerry Maguire syndrome!!

Staffing and the Jerry Maguire syndrome!!

 

“Help me to help you!” We have all heard it, that very very famous and perhaps even over used quote from the movie Jerry Maguire. But when it comes to the staffing world it should be one of the most important quotes we ever hear.

 

Too many times there is a less than great relationship between staffing and the hiring manager (HM). Too many times, there is not enough…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 4, 2012 at 9:37pm — 7 Comments

10 Predictions for Recruitment & Staffing in 2012

Social Recruiting finally went mainstream in 2011 with corporate and agency recruiters embracing LinkedIn and internet sourcing as a required skill for the modern recruiter, shifting away from job-board advertising to digital headhunting. It was also a year of continued economic uncertainty ending with fear of a double dip recession in Europe and beyond. Despite this we will remember 2011 as the year that the recruitment industry took its head out of the arse of the global recession and…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on January 4, 2012 at 5:19am — 8 Comments

Who should you follow!!

Who should you follow!!

 

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. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS feeds etc. People or companies that will provide you valuable information about staffing and recruiting. This list is not all encompassing, but hits allot of the biggies.

 

Now as I am sure I do not…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 27, 2011 at 10:55pm — 5 Comments

Recreating the Wheel, Why?

Recreating the Wheel, Why?

How many staffing professionals, recruiters, and sourcers, create their own Boolean strings? Answer most of us. However how many copy those strings down and keep them in a file of some kind for use later? Answer not many. Why? Why do we feel the need to reinvent the wheel, recreate the search strings over and over again, when we can simply copy them to a spread sheet for use later. Moreover we can keep a tack of the results from a…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 20, 2011 at 10:15pm — 2 Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.9.11 to 12.16.11

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. This week we’ll be talking about forecasts for HR Technology, 50 best places to work, hiring failed business owners, gamification in recruiting and Facebook Timeline and how to get better in Twitter.

Here are the articles our that interested us this…

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Added by Chris Brablc on December 16, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Sometimes simple is best, less is more!!!!!

Sometimes simple is best, less is more!!!!!

 

Within HR, staffing and business in general, there is a huge push towards metrics, and process. Everyone wants to ensure they have a process, and it can be measured. These things are very important, however we need to ensure we look at them and incorporate them for the right reasons, and looking for the right things.

 

So let’s start with process, of course you need a process…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 15, 2011 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Social Media list of Lists!!

Social Media list of Lists!!

Main Categories: general (not specific to any brand, mission, type of person), specific (targets a specific group, such as flixster which is movie orientated), and misc (any site that does not fall under the first 2 categories). Of course each main category has many sub. Below are the social sites by sub category and of course there are more and more being brought on line every day.

Sub Categories:…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 9, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Social Media Architecture/Framework!!!!!! Part 5

Social Media Architecture/Framework!!!!!! Part 5

This will be the 5th and final in the series of posts about Social media architecture.

In part one we went over the why, we talked about branding and about seeing what is being said out there about you. In part 2 we discussed the different sites. In part 3 we discussed tools and more. In part 4 we selected sites and tools.

Now it’s time to put it all together

First get your profiles…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 4, 2011 at 3:12pm — No Comments

10 Essential Strategies for Career Site Usability

If you build it, they will come.

If you build it well, they will stay.

Attraction is half the battle, but attraction is pointless if your career site is not sticky enough to maintain the candidate’s interest so that they apply. To increase application completion rates, Certified Usability Analyst, Jennifer Brogee,…

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Added by Julia on November 29, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Social Media Architecture!!!!!! Part 4



Social Media Architecture!!!!!! Part 4



This will be the 4th in a series of posts about Social media architecture.



In part one we went over the why, we talked about branding and about seeing what is being said out there about you.

In part 2 we discussed the different sites. In part 3 we discussed tools and more.

Now it’s time to pick the sites and the tools to use.

So for the purposes of this we are…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 23, 2011 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Social Media Architecture!!!!!! Part 3





Social Media

Architecture!!!!!! Part 3




This will be the 3rd in a series of posts about Social media architecture.



In part one we went over the why, we talked about branding and about seeing what is being said out there about you.

In part 2 we discussed the different sites and more.

Now it’s time to cover tools and more.



Tools: these are tools that will help you with your social…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 18, 2011 at 5:50pm — No Comments

Social Media Architecture/Framework!!!!!! Part 2





                                        Social Media Architecture/Framework!!!!!! Part 2



This will be the 2nd in a series of posts about Social media architecture/framework.



In part one we went over the why, we talked about branding and about seeing what is being said out there about you.



Now it’s time to go over some of the social sites.



Sites: now keep in mind there are hundreds and more every day. They…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 10, 2011 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Do Your Policies Send the Right Message?

http://resources.dice.com/2011/11/02/policies/



Does your company advocate innovation and creativity, but not offer a reward for great ideas? Does your policy support workforce diversity, though you have a homogenous management team? Your employees notice those dichotomies, and failing to practice what you preach can negatively impact their motivation and engagement……

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Added by Terry Starr on November 4, 2011 at 11:44am — No Comments

Interview Horrors, Just in Time for Halloween

http://resources.dice.com/2011/10/28/interview-horror-stories/

Every seasoned recruiter has experienced a nightmarish interview, so in honor of Halloween, here’s a collection of ghoulish tales from around the Internet. Enjoy!

Added by Terry Starr on November 4, 2011 at 11:42am — No Comments

The HR Black Hole: Five Ways You Can Fix It

http://resources.dice.com/report/hr-black-hole-five-ways-to-fix/

 

Dice surveyed more than 300 technology professionals to find out how they avoid the HR black hole. While 46% said it can’t be done, 41% said they leverage web searches and social networking sites to bypass the normal HR process and apply directly to recruiters and hiring managers. Is this a blessing or a curse to HR teams? And…

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Added by Terry Starr on November 2, 2011 at 11:49am — No Comments

A Prelude to Social Media Architecture/Framework!





A Prelude to Social Media Architecture/Framework!



This is going to be a

prelude to a 5 part series on social media architecture/framework for

individuals.

First thing is first, what are you trying to accomplish?

Who are you trying get noticed by?



Once you have determined that, figure out what message

you should send to accomplish this and what your personnel brand should be.



The…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 28, 2011 at 4:01pm — No Comments

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