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Strings, Strings and more Strings!!

Strings, Strings and more Strings!!

 

So as most of you know I blogged about 25+ posts of search strings. However 1 thing has been made clear to me. Some people did not read the initial post.

 

What I posted were what is called uber strings. An uber string, like an uber resume, is a long string that encompasses most of all the possible permutations you could use to search for. This then allows you…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 4, 2012 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Looking for Predetermined responses can cost you candidate!

Looking for Predetermined responses can cost you candidate!

Throughout my career there is one thing I have noticed out of novice recruiters, interviewers, HR personnel, companies who are young or in experienced with hiring and recruiting and hiring managers. That is the "predetermined response". The predetermined response is the response the person asking…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 30, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Interview Feedback

OKay we have read interviewing 101, we have read BTOS, and we have read conducting the interview. Now Feedback

 

Interview Feedback

Should we hire the candidate or not

At the end of your interview you should be able to say whether you think this candidate should be hired for this job or not. But do not just stop there, also state whether this candidate should be hired for another position you may be aware of. A key to remember is, that…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 23, 2012 at 1:51am — No Comments

Conducting the Interview

During the interview your goal is to gather information so you can make a solid hiring recommendation. It is important to remember that candidates come from a variety of sources. Not all candidates want to interview with Your Company. In some cases, we have persuaded them to consider Your Company and come meet with you. Always read the mail from the staffing consultant on the morning of the interview to learn more about the circumstances of this candidate. Perhaps they are a referral, a…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 15, 2012 at 4:53pm — 2 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 5.5.12 to 5.11.12

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 future of work, happy employees, talent community, making things better and disruptive HR technology.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 11, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The BTOS Interviewing System

The BTOS Interviewing System

The premise behind the BTOS (Business, Targeted, Open Door, Sequential Interviewing system) is utilizing behavioral interviewing and Looklisology (see previous blog posting on Looklisology) and Probing questioning to combine and form a unique, highly flexible, and successful interviewing system. To start let's look at the definitions of each of the main parts of BTOS

Business Behavioral Interviewing(BBI)- Business…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 8, 2012 at 10:18pm — No Comments

Little words that can change the way we communicate!!!

 

Little words that can change the way we communicate!!!

There have been numerous books written on the subject of communication. One of the best is "Conscious Business" by Fred Kofman. I am reading this book now, but have read numerous others on the subject. The one thing that sticks in my mind…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 24, 2012 at 12:35am — 1 Comment

When does Hiring for Cultural Fit become Discrimination?

I have read numerous discussions over the past year in HR magazines and on Linkedin discussing the importance of hiring employees that match your company’s culture.  The reason being, if I have three equally qualified candidates from which to choose, clearly at that point I must hire the individual who best fits my organization’s culture. …

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Added by Ryder Cullison on April 19, 2012 at 1:32pm — 17 Comments

When a candidate doesn't wash their hands. . .

If you are interviewing with a company, think of yourself as a restaurant worker after you use the bathroom.  Simply put: Wash your hands.  Your mother told you this every day growing up so that when you got into public, it would be a natural habit.  Good habits pay big rewards.

Picture this:  I go to use our restrooms and run into someone I don’t know coming out of the stall where “Number 2” business was just taken care of.  I say “hello”, he says “hello”.   It’s just a cordial…

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Added by HRNasty on April 18, 2012 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

How to ask questions to determine a candidates Integrity & Honesty!!

Recently I came across a series of postings form a staffing professional, about how to determine the honesty and integrity of candidate. I realized I had blogged about that some time ago and directed this person to that post. She emailed me liking what I wrote and asked me to repost it so it would be easier to find, so here it is. Realize that the questions below are all behaviorally based however if you use the BTOS method you can turn these 9 questions into many many more. If you ar enot…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 16, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments

Resigning does not mean falling out with your current employer or does it?

 

There have been a number of articles recently on this topic mainly from the point of view of the person having to resign; I especially like the editorial by Wendy S Goffe on the Forbes website

http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2012/04/09/how-to-quit-your-job-without-burning-your-bridges/

However it does present an atypical response to…

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Added by Chris Bailey on April 13, 2012 at 4:55pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.31.12 to 4.6.12

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 talent communities, promoting within, source of hire, thoughts on HR Tech and Google semantic search.

I’d also like to remind any recruiters reading this, the deadline to submit an application for the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 6, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

First-Ever CEO Panel Presentation on Employer Branding at the Employer Branding Conference

The Employer Branding Conference and The Annual Universum Awards ceremony, which takes place May 10th & 11th at The New York Times Building in New York City, will offer the first-ever CEO Panel on Employer Branding. Moderated by Chief Executive magazine, the panel will feature three CEOs from top organizations who will provide insights into their branding challenges and a look at employer branding from a CEO’s perspective.

“Decisions made by CEOs…

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Added by Jonas Barck on April 6, 2012 at 8:58am — No Comments

“MOST”-Part 6!!! Getting the “MOST” out of yourself, Bringing it all Together!!

“MOST”-Part 6!!!

Getting the “MOST” out of yourself,

Bringing it all Together!!

 

So this is part #6, Bringing it all Together with the “MOST” technique.

 

Okay so let’s bring it all together.

 

If we learn how to multitask, then we can get more done in a shorty time frame, which will help with time management and planning and be helped…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 3, 2012 at 12:44am — No Comments

MOST”-Part 5!!! Getting the “MOST” out of yourself, Time Management and Planning!!

 

“MOST”-Part 5!!!

Getting the “MOST” out of yourself,

Time Management and Planning!!

 

So this is part #5, pillar 4 on the “MOST” technique.

 

Pillar 4 Time Management and Planning, simply put you need to understand or learn how to manage your time effectively and have a plan.

 

Time management and Planning are together…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 27, 2012 at 7:51pm — No Comments

“MOST”-Part 4!!! Getting the “MOST” out of yourself, Speed!!

“MOST”-Part 4!!!

Getting the “MOST” out of yourself,

Speed!!

 

So this is part #4, pillar 3 on the “MOST” technique.

 

Pillar 3 Speed, not just fast but warped speed fast, the ability to perform at warped speed is essential to the pillars.

 

So this is a biggy, speed can be god given, or gained over time and effort or both. For our purposes we…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 19, 2012 at 6:13pm — No Comments

3 Tenets of Excellent Customer Service in #HRTech

In this week’s #HRTechChat, we discussed what it meant to provide great customer service in the HR Technology space.  From real world examples of customer service excellence to how to create innovations that provide value to customers, there was a lot of great discussion and sound-bytes on the topic.

 

The question that inspired this post, however, was a simple…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 15, 2012 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Recruiting 2.0 - The Potency of Video

As a hiring manager, how many times have you said the phrase “The resumes I am getting do not match what I’m looking for at all”? Well, now is the time to restructure your hiring process and see what you can do to improve your results. For starters:

1. The proof is in the details – Your job description is everything; it should be detailed, but not a novel. Make sure that important “must haves” are at the top to catch those quick readers in their tracks before they hit the “apply”…

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Added by David DeCapua on March 13, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments

7 Signs You are Being Marginalized as a Recruiter

I've been writing about the marginalization of recruiters and thought I would put down the signs that you can use to evaluate whether or not you fall into that category of recruiter. Technology plays a significant role in the marginalization of recruiters, but it is not merely technology that forces many recruiters to the margins. Here are some clear signs for recruiters to take an honest look to see if they too are becoming marginalized.

7. The company makes you sign their…

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Added by Drue De Angelis on March 13, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

What is the most popular source of hire?

Jim Stroud interviews Gerry Crispin and discusses his annual research report - "Source of Hire."

00:01 - Introduction

00:17 - You know who The GodFather of HR is

00:32 - Bleep

01:52 - It is a flawed process how ATS count source of hire

03:33 - There isn't one source that stands on its own

05:10 - Direct sourcing has…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 13, 2012 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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