All Blog Posts Tagged 'HR' (987)

How do I Add Value to the Relationship?

I recently was involved in a conference call with a prospective client who was asking me whether I would be available to come speak to their office meeting about how the staff could work closer with corporate HR professionals. I got off the call and began to look back to the time in my career when I was in the external recruiter's seat and what was important to me to establish that relationship.

So for what it is worth, here are my thoughts.

  1. The Toyota Production System…
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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on December 6, 2012 at 5:11pm — 1 Comment

Aunt Chippy: How to Wrap a Recruiting Gift! This is Classic

This is classic. I needed to post this. Enjoy your holiday…

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Added by Ryan Leary on December 6, 2012 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Why Your Recruiter Branding Matters!

Much has been said (and to my chagrin), about recruiters who are money hungry, blood sucking, pieces of …well you get the point. I would like to believe that recruiters love what they do and genuinely look out for the best interest of their candidates. After all, we’re all in this business to better the careers and quality of lives of people, right? A little money earned by recruiters doesn’t hurt…

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Added by Mike Chuidian on December 5, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Diversity Scam: We Talk the talk but do we walk the walk

We have just recently undergone a decisive election era in which some very strong views have been expressed. Some of those comments made me take a moment and reflect on the status of diversity within this country and the workplace in particular.

One of the facts that became abundantly clear is that there is a dramatic change in the demographics of the society in which we live. Change is tough but when the majority suddenly finds itself in the minority it raises a wide range of…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on December 2, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments

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

I am only worth $.15 to you, really!!!!

In the past couple of weeks we have seen and heard from a number of business owners who have tried to put a price tag on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act cloaked in the argument as to why they have to add costs to their ultimate end users- the customer.

Whether it is the owner of Papa John's Pizza or the franchise owner of Denny's they seem to be forgetting one very important piece of the picture. In each case where would these organizations be if their human capital made…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on November 27, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments

5 Things That Will Change Recruiting

When people talk about HR trends they tend to look at what we do today and discuss ways it can be done better in the future. Applications and tools for recruiting, training, on-boarding, etc. are being developed at dizzying rates. Problem is – these new HR innovations are going to have a short half life.

Another way to look at HR trends is to look at the way business is changing.

The changes in technology, employee motivation, globalism, and resource mobility, just to name a…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on November 26, 2012 at 1:00pm — 13 Comments

Title Search can be a waste!!

Title Search can be a waste!!

So a lot of sourcers still like to search by title. I mean the full title as listed on their job descriptions (JD). The only problem with this is there are a lot of different titles that can be used for the same job. For example you need a…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 16, 2012 at 7:44pm — No Comments

Stockholm’s Syndrome and Recruitment Technology

Increasingly I keep getting the feeling that organizations feel they are being held captive by the existing systems and technologies that they are using for recruiting.  Whether it’s silence that follows whenever a presenter asks if conference goers “like their ATS” or the increased questions we get from organizations on the technology they should be using, I feel like many organizations are not all together thrilled with their existing…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 8, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments

Job Hoppers = no hire…Really

Job Hoppers = no hire…Really

Yup I said it, and this is going to be one of my most controversial posts to date. First let me start by saying this is mostly for corporate staffing. We all know that Hiring Managers (HM), HR, and a lot of Staffing Professionals(SP) have a bias…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 7, 2012 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Yoga Poses for the Angry Recruiter

Recruiting can be stressful. You try so hard to find the perfect candidate and sometimes it seems like all the stars are aligned against you. To help with this problem, I have come up with some yoga poses to be used for some of those more stressful moments.

Down Dog: This pose is used when that candidate you had high hopes for totally pisses-off the President of the company by saying something really stupid. The pose is to be executed at…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on November 7, 2012 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

Mining for Gold that is already there!!

Mining for Gold that is already there!!

ATS, HRIS, CRM what do all of these have in common? Answer almost every company has them, but most do not use them right. To that end let the mining or more correctly strip mining begin. How many companies have a candidate…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 1, 2012 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Big Data Is Big Deal for HR

After the movie Moneyball came out there were lots of blog posts about how Moneyball had lessons for HR. Essentially this was a Big Data argument. The essence of what the Moneyball process was all about was taking vast amounts of information about your people and your potential recruits and applying data analytics to see that information from new angles. The new angles allowed them to see productivity and efficiency differently than conventional wisdom had always said it should be…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on November 1, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

On Reference Checks

By Jennifer Brownell, Managing Director, Q4B

Be honest. If there is one part of the recruiting process that most recruiters would rather not do themselves, would 

rather that someone else, anyone else, take responsibility for doing (someone in HR,…

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Added by Jennifer Brownell on October 31, 2012 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

And Why Should We Ban the Resume: The Three C's of Career Arc

Over the course of several years – be it 10 or 40 – you leave a wake behind you that represents the impact you've made. Recruiters traditionally relied on your resume to tell them about your career arc, but today a lot is being written about how your electronic footprint may be a better, more complete representation of your professional mark.

I have fully embraced social media as a grand, open marketplace of resource communication, coordination and exchange. I saw early on that this…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on October 29, 2012 at 3:19pm — 2 Comments

The New Employee: A New HR Dynamic

In several blog posts over the last year or so I have referred to “The New Employee Economy.” So what is it? In a nutshell – it is the future.

Anybody over the age of 35 has grown up in a world where they mostly understand work as a commitment to some organization or company that lasts for 8 to 10 years (maybe more) and you move on one or two more times before you retire. The company takes care of your insurance (increasingly less so) provides you with a career path, some on-the-job…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on October 25, 2012 at 5:14pm — No Comments

What do candidates really want from staffing process??

What do candidates really want from staffing process??

What do candidates really want from staffing process? How do they really feel they should be…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 24, 2012 at 10:43pm — 2 Comments

Presidential Debate Misses the Employment Point

The Presidential Debates are almost over. I wish they would talk more about how exciting and dynamic the new employee economy can be. I wish they would tell us what they are going to do to make sure we have an economy where individuals can thrive (as opposed to stale old structures). Sure there are jobs be created again in manufacturing - but that is just plugging holes. 

They will talk back and forth about a myriad of ideas. And certainly they will talk about jobs. They will talk…

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Added by Jerry D. Thurber on October 22, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments

Jim Stroud on Social Recruiting

I was VERY fortunate to be interviewed by Monster.com for their "Inside HR" series. The topic was on social recruiting, so I had a couple of things to say. Tune in to find out what they were. (Or, if you have nothing better to do over the next 2 minutes.)…

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Added by Jim Stroud on October 19, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 10.13.12 to 10.19.12

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 mobile recruiting, marketecture, employer branding, recent job board news and the history of social media.

 

And if you haven’t seen it, we were honored to be named on of George Larocque’s #HRWins HR…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 19, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments

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