It cannot get much simpler than this, if you want candidates to reply to you, reply to them. I recently talked to a group of professionals who were looking for work. Most of them, 98% in fact, said that they had been contacted by recruiters, at different times, replied only to never hear back at…Continue
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I was recently speaking to some recruiters at a particular company. A few had known of me from my Microsoft (MS) days. One of them asked me how I made the big…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 19, 2013 at 9:29pm — No Comments
The California HR Conference (Formerly PIHRA Annual Conference) will be held in Anaheim on August 26-28th. This event is California’s largest HR conference and promises to provide a great opportunity to gain HCRI credits, check out vendors and network with other veteran HR execs. If you are interested in attending but do not have tickets, we have free passes to the expo hall (but please let us know if you’d like one before the Thursday, the 15th deadline).
Added by Jill on August 14, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments
As we all know there is a great deal of skill, experience and dedication in being a great staffing professional. What some us may not realize is there is also a great deal of luck. How many times have we been banging our heads against the wall looking for a…Continue
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Added by Pradeep Sahay on August 11, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
Here we go… another horrible example of the type of cold call/emails some recruiters are sending.
I’ve never heard of the recruiter that sent this - who according to their LI profile, has been an agency recruiter since 2008 and has a whopping 36 connections. I don’t recall having any prior interactions with their agency and don’t know how they have my email address. What I do know is this a one of the lamest messages I’ve seen in quite a while.
The talent shortage we created!!
I was speaking to a friend of mine who is a recruiter. He was complaining about the shortage of talent. I asked what he was looking for, he told me and…Continue
Video resumes are becoming an extremely popular way to stand out from the crowd. They are easy to make, and they showcase a candidate’s creativity and tech skills. When used correctly, a good video resume can shoot you straight to the head of the pack.
We have embraced video to the fullest. Why read when you can watch! Over 1/3 of web traffic comes from …Continue
Added by Angela Yu on July 31, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
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 do we feel the need to…Continue
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 HR C-Suite Influence, providing candidates with feedback, community building, he said – she said and…Continue
Interview by John Scorza, SHRM, Danielle Monaghan, HR director at Cisco Systems Inc., learns from cross-cultural HR experiences. "as HR director for Cisco Systems in North Asia, she delivered a range of HR services to more than 7,000 employees in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.
Back in the U.S. since last year, Monaghan is director of human resources overseeing leadership…Continue
Added by Dave Mendoza on July 23, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Military Staffing Series Part 3
Sites for finding Military/Veterans!!
“In America” by the Charlie Daniels Band is a song about America and its veterans. About how we may disagree amongst ourselves but when it counts we stand as one, we…Continue
Recruiting is difficult. Hiring an awesome employee is a very personal experience for both the candidate and the hiring team. Candidates have aspirations, thoughts, beliefs, and feelings. Recruiters have the same, with the added pressure of big hiring goals to hit. We’ve been curious to know more about the things corporate recruiters perceive to being in their in…Continue
Be sure to view Dean's recent webinar on Military Sourcing: Click Here to View to Webinar Recording
Military Staffing Series Part 2…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 16, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Let’s cut right to the sobering truth: the war for talent is upon us. Even more sobering is that recruiters unprepared for battle are already at a disadvantage. But…Continue
Added by Joe Quinn on July 15, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Cut them hours. It is survival time
Ever since the beginning of the financial downturn we have seen organizations of all sizes determined to solve the
economic effects of the downturn by cutting headcount. In the process improvement efforts many organizations believe that the way to improve the organization is to cut headcount. The we add to this the…
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 11, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Military Staffing Series Part 1
Why hire Military/Veterans And How to understand them!!
“God Bless the USA” by Lee Greenwood has long been the anthem for are armed forces and for Veterans. Over the years many other songs have come…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 8, 2013 at 8:55pm — No Comments
Inspired answers to interview questions and scenarios taken form the archives of recruitment legend for some Friday fun – now would you hire these people?
1) An interviewee was asked to sell a glass of water that was on the table in front of them. In order to do this they set fire to the bin in the room, which created a need….
2) A nervous 16 year old applying for a position in the Royal Navey when asked the question can you swim ? replied 'why havn't you got enough…Continue
Added by Chris Bailey on July 5, 2013 at 12:16pm — No Comments
I want to get peoples take on this, I try very hard to limit my LinkedIn connections to only people I could pick up the phone to and ask a question. That way if you did really need an introduction to one of my connections I could provide that service for you, should I so choose. I understand LinkedIn’s philosophy of…Continue