All Blog Posts Tagged 'HR' (869)

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Snapscore

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Snapscore

Snapscore is a Web 2.0 professional site the attempts to quantify your professional qualifications. Snapscore is known in the community but few have tried to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 12, 2015 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Why You Shouldn't Recruit For Charisma In Executive Positions

When hiring the leader of any organization, such as a CEO, one of the desired personality traits that comes up time and time again is “charismatic.” People say that they want a dynamic leader, who can inspire and lead the masses.

But does charisma really lead to success? Is having a dominant personality that others instinctively follow necessarily a good thing?

Jim Collins and his team spent five years indirectly researching what makes a great leader…

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Added by Paul Petrone on February 11, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

Tom Brady Is Kinda A Boring Dude (And What That Has To Do With Hiring)

New England Patriot Quarterback Tom Brady is secretly sort of lame. Credit: Keith Allison, Wikipedia Commons

Tom Brady is regarded as …

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Added by Paul Petrone on February 6, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites! Fossies

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Fossies

Fossies is an open source software archieve. Fossies is not known in the community and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 5, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Viadeo

Viadeo, is a Web 2.0 professional social network whose members include business owners, entrepreneurs and managers. Viadeo is known in the community but few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 29, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

5 Traits a Solid Recruiter Has by Default

These are the 5 Essential Traits of a Successful Recruiter

Many think being a recruiter is easy. What a massive fallacy such assumption is! As far as landing a solid expert goes, an HR manager not only takes into consideration professional qualities, yet evaluates candidate’s…

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Added by Janet G. Brown on January 27, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

How to source on the lesser known sites!! DOYOUBUZZ

DOYOUBUZZ is a site were they make it easy to create and store your resume. They have templates and resources to help you make the best and easiest resume you can. Of course they also store them…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 22, 2015 at 2:35pm — No Comments

The one interviewing method you all should know!

Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…

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Added by Corinna Litera on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Study: The Most Important Characteristic In A CEO Is…

Elon Musk has this skill in bunches, which is why he’s so successful at so many things. Credit: Dan Taylor, Heisenberg Media; Wikipedia Commons

What’s the most important characteristic in a CEO?

Korn Ferry, the world’s largest…

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Added by Paul Petrone on January 20, 2015 at 11:28am — No Comments

The Two Recruiting Metrics That Actually Are Worth Measuring

In the mid-2000s, a key metric for customer service reps at Dell Computers was “handle time,” or the amount of time they would spend on the phone with a customer. The concept was it would encourage customer service reps to handle problems quickly.

What happened, though,…

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Added by Paul Petrone on January 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: GrabCad

How to source on the lesser known sites!! GrabCad

GrabCad, IS a place for Cad experts to show their stuff, and say a little about themselves. It is a place were engineers manage and share their cad files. Think of it as…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 15, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Your 2015 HR & Recruiting Events Calendar

Last year, we shared articles and social media…

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Added by Casey Marshall on January 14, 2015 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Did Oregon Lose The National Title 'Cause They’re Millennial "Babies”?

Oregon coaches don’t believe in yelling at their players, leading some to wonder if they are insane. Credit: Ytoyoda, Wikipedia Commons

Monday night, Oregon lost college football’s national championship game to Ohio…

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Added by Paul Petrone on January 13, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Bring the heart back to Staffing!!

Bring the heart back to Staffing!!

I wrote this 3 years ago, and when I reread it I realized it applies now more than ever. 

So “The heart of Rock and Roll” as Huey Lewis sang, is still beating. The…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 8, 2015 at 5:04pm — 1 Comment

The Hiring Problem That’s Killing Companies And Driving People Bananas

Not only is this problem holding back business, it's driving people nuts.

What if I told you that 80 percent of a particular workforce thought they had a great understanding of what they were doing and what was expected of them. And…

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Added by Paul Petrone on January 6, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments

The New Face of Veteran Community!!!

This blog was written with Marvin Smith the “godfather of Talent communities” and my coworker at Lockheed Martin. I am honored to work with, know and count Marvin as one of my friends.

 At Lockheed Martin, we’re driven by a sense of purpose and a passion for innovation to solve…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 31, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

The New, Essential Quality To Look For While Hiring

The Vineyard Vines owners are  quintessential dorky white guys, and they own it. Credit: Vineyard Vines

How can Vineyard Vines get away with charging $38 for a shirt with a …

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Added by Paul Petrone on December 29, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments

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 as of 12/23/14 and there will be more updates coming. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Top 10 Hiring Trends of 2014

2014 is about to end, here’s what changed from a hiring perspective.

The end of 2014 is near, and overall it has been a good year for the business world. While we still haven’t completely recovered from the “Great Recession”…

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Added by Paul Petrone on December 19, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

Lockheed Martin: Research Comes First

I have always preached research comes first with regards to staffing, and sourcing in particular. You have to know what you are looking for and know what companies have what you are looking for. You need to be able to find and contact those people, know trends, perform talent mapping and basically find what…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

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