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5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 7.1.11 to 7.8.11

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 metrics and accountability in HR, recruiting trends, being appropriately frustrated, HR Technology integration and employer branding.


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


Added by Chris Brablc on July 8, 2011 at 11:41am — No Comments

Blogging 101 for the HR Professional: Part II

In my last post, Blogging 101 for HR Professionals, I talked about why blogging in the HR world is a good idea. I promised a follow-up list describing how to get an HR blog started. Here it is.

7 Easy Steps for Starting and Maintaining an HR Blog

1. Get permission from the boss. Unless, like me, you are the boss. Then just do…


Added by Tim Giehll on July 7, 2011 at 10:16am — 1 Comment

Blogging 101 for the HR Professional: Part I

As you know, I spend a fair amount of time blogging about recruiting software and the talent management industry.  I’m always surprised by the small number of HR professionals who are also blogging.  It’s true, it does take time, but I’ve found that blogging is a great way to get more exposure for our company and products.


My intention in this post is to inspire other HR professional and recruiters to also consider blogging so with that, here are my 5 Reasons Why Blogging in…


Added by Tim Giehll on July 6, 2011 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Silicon Valley, Center of Innovation, Center of Staffing Prowess, Center of Economic Recovery Hope

A few days ago I visited Belgatos Park in Los Gatos. Los Gatos literally means the cats. It is in this park where Mountain Lions, Deer, Bobcats, Boar, Hawks, Coyotes and a whole host of wildlife call home near the perennial Silicon Valley. It is interesting to return to nature, and view from a distance the downtown of the valley that has been at the forefront of so much change.

Wikipedia has this to say:…


Added by Mike Rasmussen on July 6, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

We’re Attending the SHRM Conference — Will You Be There?

The Society for Human Resource Management’s 63rd Annual Conference and Exhibition is being held from June 26-29, 2011, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. eEmpACT is very proud to be participating in this event, as we agree with SHRM that the next two years will be a turning point in the HR profession and a vital time for the recovery of our nation.

SHRM says that this year’s conference will feature the largest number of practitioners, strategic…


Added by Tim Giehll on June 24, 2011 at 2:48pm — No Comments

Three Cheers to the "Other" Recruiting Heroes: HR Generalists!

Our team is working really hard this week to complete a couple of really big projects for some clients. Much of the work on those projects has to do with corporate recruitment processes and staffing organizational design. I was taking a break today from my work, and I reflected on something really…


Added by Jeremy Eskenazi on June 22, 2011 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Boomer Shakespeare Retires as HR Exec

Some time ago, I mentioned to you all about my daughter who happens to study philosophy and literature in college. Since college is over for the summer, this series is also coming to an end.  We’ve discussed multiple different ways her world of arts and my world of business coincide and have even produced a blog series from those very discussions. Today is the final version to those that I have already shared with you and it will be the last in this expansive series. While I believe that…


Added by Tim Giehll on June 22, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments

Unemployed need not apply..Really…Really!!

Unemployed need not apply..Really…Really!!


You read it right, there are actually companies out there who are putting up signs or including in

their job descriptions that the “unemployed need not apply”.


How pathetic, how disgusting, how wrong. The bad part is because the unemployed are not a

Protective class, there is nothing that can be done about it. Now of course if the company must



Added by Dean Da Costa on June 16, 2011 at 7:54pm — 11 Comments

What's Up With the CelebutaHRd Phenomenon?

The Spring HR and Recruiting/Staffing conference season is almost complete (we have the exciting SHRM Annual Conference still upcoming in at the end of June). I must say, I have thoroughly enjoyed the 2011 conference season. Most of the sessions I attended at ERE Expo Spring 2011 and at the SHRM Talent &…


Added by Jeremy Eskenazi on June 13, 2011 at 12:33pm — 4 Comments

Process makes perfect!!

Process makes perfect!!


As, with anything, that involves multiple people or entities having to work together, it goes much easier when everyone understands the hows and whys of working together. As a staffing professional, we must ensure we establish the process we will use to help our clients fill positions. A well established and agreed upon process makes it easier all around. Everyone knows what to expect from you and what is expected from them. Go so…


Added by Dean Da Costa on June 10, 2011 at 4:54pm — 1 Comment

Jumping up and down on the CEO’s desk screaming, “HR NEEDS A SEAT AT THE TABLE!” won’t get you there

I know, amazing.  Guilty as charged, right here too.


Let me back up…If your organization is tactical in nature and responsive to every fire the C-level throws at the HR department to fix, then that is precisely what you will get – every fire and nothing more.  If you are responsive, but also focused on autonomous mastery of the HR discipline, consistency of purpose, and include everyone in your organization in this transformation –  the C-level will come to you for that…


Added by Nikole Tutton on June 10, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

Dear Recruiter, Are you connecting with your candidates?


Recruiting is a specialty art. It is not as simple as providing full life cycle support. The key elements of a successful recruiter include:




Project Management

Public Relations


Client Relationship Building




Yes, all of these skill sets are critical to an effective and…


Added by Mark A. Leon on June 7, 2011 at 9:25pm — No Comments

Social Media is a fad...

...maybe.  Certainly the phrase is.  Ok I hear ya about the evangelism and all the hype, but that happens whenever you have a new thing on the block of any magnitude.  Over time it dies off and we get to making the most of the opportunity.  I've been around long enough to know, and the Internet was the last time we had such frothing at the mouth.

Back then people argued the toss over…


Added by Gareth Jones on June 3, 2011 at 3:27pm — 8 Comments

"Treat them the way you would want to be treated"

"Treat them the way you would want to be treated"


Candidate and Client Satisfaction!!!- Well this is one of the most important issues for a recruiter/staffing professional. It is not just about filling positions. It is about having a good relationship with your client and ensuring you treat each candidate with respect. Remember it is a small world and I can guarantee you, candidates talk. You treat one bad and it will get…


Added by Dean Da Costa on June 3, 2011 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Leveraging Social Media in Recruiting -- Chris Hoyt, PepsiCo on Twitter

Recently, at a Staffing Management Association of Dallas/Fort Worth, my colleague, Diana Meisenhelter caught up with Chris Hoyt, Talent Engagement and Marketing Leader for PepsiCo. We asked Chris this very simple question: How are you using and measuring Social Media to attract talent? His comments revolved around Twitter and how his company uses it. Check out DFW SMA.



Added by Jeremy Eskenazi on June 1, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments


If most hiring managers knew what games many (not all) HR staffing types play in blocking external recruiters, who can actually fill their hard-to-fill openings,...they would (should) cocoon them and convert them into speed bumps befitting their role in the recruitment process.



Added by Valentino Martinez on May 30, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

No such thing as too much communication!!

No such thing as too much communication!!


      As with any relationship communication is key. I have found it is far better to over communicate than under communicate. Clients appreciate knowing what is going on and one of the biggest complaints about recruiting is lack of communication. One of the biggest ways to do this is to manage your inbox. Do not let it become overwhelming and a place where emails go to die. Stay on top of it. Respond to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on May 27, 2011 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Change can be good!!!!

My apologies for no post last week. I have been very ill. But am back up, sort of, and running so here we go!!



Change can be good!!!!


Change, one of the scariest words in the English dictionary, also one of the most exciting, and perhaps one of the most important. Change means - to become different, or make something or somebody different. For us in staffing it means the ability to be flexible. This means just…


Added by Dean Da Costa on May 20, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

10 Tips on Getting a Contract with an HR Gatekeeper

1. Cold Calls. If you are cold calling me from any company that rhymes with Blobert Blaf or similar companies, call me from your mobile because I can see your company on my caller ID.  Expect me to still blow you off, but call me in 6 months to show me you made it. We may talk then.…


Added by Bert Shimabukuro on May 17, 2011 at 6:30pm — 29 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 5.7.11 to 5.13.11

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 great job ads, reasons why your metrics are ineffective, how to find the right company culture, social media best practices, increased hiring of management positions and how sitting can be dangerous.


Here are…


Added by Chris Brablc on May 13, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments

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