All Blog Posts Tagged 'HR' (781)

How to source on the lesser known sites: Odesk

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Odesk

Odesk is simply a place were freelancers make themselves available for you to hire. The skills range from; developers, SEO. PM, and so much more. …

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Why The Job Interview Shouldn’t Be About Selling The Job

There is a misnomer floating around cyberspace that the job interview should be just as much about the hiring manager selling the job to the candidate as it is the candidate selling themselves to the hiring…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 13, 2014 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Why ESPN’s Career Site Is Awesome

Monday, I spent the day looking through career pages to find the best ones on the web. And while I saw many fantastic pages - including Bonobos, …

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 12, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

The Critical Hiring Data You’re Not Collecting

Warren Buffett puts a premium on collecting behavioral data while hiring. Credit: Pete Souza

When you analyze how we initially screen job applicants, something becomes obvious: it is all about what the applicants have done (or said they’ve done), instead of finding out who the people really are.

Think about it. Looking at a resume – 80 percent of which contain misleading statements, and 53…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 12, 2014 at 8:42am — No Comments

Marvel and DC: Similar Companies; Very Different Job Descriptions

Marvel’s Spiderman and DC’s Batman. Credit: DJKAYE, deviantart

DC and Marvel have been foes since the 1930s, when the two companies began printing comic books. Since, they…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Kinzaa

Kinzaa lets you build visually stunning infographic resumes. An infographic resume is a way of describing your resume information in a visual or graphical form.  Infographics provides the format that sets you apart from the crowd. Employers get the specific information they crave in a…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 8, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Behance

Behance is a special site were creative people can showcase their work, and find jobs. This is for Illustrators, graphic designers, Motion Graphics etc. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and true tool, called x-raying.…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

What Oprah Taught The World About Hiring

Oprah Winfrey. Credit: Alan Light

If you want to learn the secret to hiring, there is no better lesson than Oprah Winfrey.

Winfrey is a bold, African American woman who wanted to talk about gays and feelings before it…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 31, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Parable of Iron Man: How One Big Hire Can Make All The Difference

In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.

Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008:Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 30, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Greatest American Hires Of The Past 100 Years: Dwight Eisenhower

Hiring Eisenhower as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe might have been FDR’s greatest move. Credit: Wikipedia

At VoiceGlance, we believe the key to any organization’s success is hiring the right people. To honor that belief, we…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Vizify

Vizify was a website designed around your other social media profiles. It was recently bought by Yahoo, however the profiles still exist and they are searchable. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How Zappos Hires: All About Culture

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Credit: Wikipedia

When Tony Hsieh started Zappos in 1999, he was smart enough to realize what would make his company stand out.

There was nothing unique or proprietary about a site that sells shoes. It had competitive prices, but…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

What's not OK to ask an LGBT co-worker?

I’ve been having some fun with this topic and some shock value. After I shared my last post on LinkedIn, the scary side of the world reared its ugly head. I saw comments like “you weren’t…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 24, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How Yahoo Hires: Recruiter-In-Chief

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

If you gave Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer truth serum and asked her about her hiring practices, she’d probably say she’s trying to put Yahoo on par with her former company, Google.

If you gave Yahoo employees truth…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 11:22am — 7 Comments

How Amazon Hires: No Mistakes Allowed

The E-commerce site’s hiring practice takes after its intense CEO, Jeff Bezos. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

Amazon’s theory on hiring can be tied to something its CEO, Jeff Bezos, …

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 23, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Why Your Lowest-Paid Hires Can Matter The Most

Credit: Ethan

There are two coffee shops in my neighborhood: a Tim Hortons and a Dunkin’ Donuts.

The prices at both are pretty much the same. The food is different - if anything I prefer Dunkin’ Donuts. And yet, I got to the Tim Hortons every…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 22, 2014 at 3:25pm — No Comments

What Companies Are Consistently Getting Wrong About Hiring

Credit: Vo Minh Thong

Forbes reports that the average customer satisfaction ranking for companies in America is around 86…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 21, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What You Can Learn From What Google Learned About Hiring

Larry Page and Sergey Brin were both high-achieving students, as both earned master’s degrees from Stanford before they co-founded Google.

Understandably, when they started hiring at Google, they focused in on hiring people like them, namely people from great schools with high…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Dribbble

Dribbble is a site that is designed to be a community of designers, developers and such answer questions. People on this site might be; developers, web designers, graphic designers, Icon Artists, Typographers and much more. The people you might find here will also…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on July 17, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What The Normal HR Team Looks Like

62 percent of HR professionals are women. Credit: Pixbay

So what does the normal human resource department look like?

Well, according to a survey by the Society for Human…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 17, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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