Its 5 am on Monday morning and you’re up ... But Holdup! (My Jamaican expression for wait a minute) You don’t get up this early on a Monday for work, after all you’re one of the Recruitment Player Veterans who normally strolls in at 10am for work after you’ve had your work out at the gym, Juice, coffee and bagel with cream cheese; oh yea let`s not forget your morning newspaper...…Continue
A large part of the human capital supply chain is the acquisition and sourcing of many talents – but the process of obtaining these assets in the first place is also an important detail. Resumes are read, interviewees are spoken to, and decisions are made. Quality hiring practices are too frequently abandoned because of the inconvenience of finding the proper employee in a sufficient amount of time. There are a number of ways to ease the process and the one I’m addressing today is…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on November 17, 2010 at 11:34am — No Comments
Slouch’s blog post on “ A Counter Offer of Biblical Proportions” enticed me to share some thoughts on why it’s important to deal with the Counter Offer issue very early on in the recruitment cycle; regardless of whether or not your candidate will get a Counter Offer.…Continue
Vacation Plan for it, Better Economic Times Plan for it, Promotion Plan for it, Increased labor demand; plan for it. Here are some tips on how you can make a difference and get the things you want by Planning. Turn your Economic Worries into Action.
How would you like to lighten your…Continue
Added by Susan Hand on November 8, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
Metrics based goals- made simple- what you really need!!…
Added by Tim Giehll on October 22, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments
Not a day goes by where I am not amazed by a new software solution that our team helps develop. From on-demand versions of our product to web-based staffing software, each bit and byte of data we work with is dedicated to helping staffing companies fill their client’s needs.
If only I knew it was as simple as offering 1% of a $100 billion stock.
This article from…Continue
When recruiting, we're often seeking certain leadership characteristics that would be best suited to lead the team and pursue the organizational goals.
Here we identify the most important leadership characteristics and how you can develop your leadership character.
When we started using the game of golf as our classroom to develop leadership we noticed a similarity between the way people play golf, and their leadership characteristics.…Continue
Added by Dr. John Kenworthy on September 27, 2010 at 8:02pm — No Comments
Same pants... for the rest of your life!
Hiring Manager: "So what do you want to do"
Candidate: "I'd like to do XYZ but I would also be interested in working later on in ABC!"
Hiring Manager: "Well I think you could really do well doing GHI so you're hired! Congrats... Hear is your uniform, this is what you will wear for the rest of your career!"
Candidate: "The rest of…Continue
Added by Benjamin McCall on September 1, 2010 at 12:43am — No Comments
Hiring Managers, Please get a Clue!!!!!…
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 3, 2010 at 2:13pm — No Comments
Leaders VS Managers
Recently I was asked by a fellow…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 9, 2010 at 1:32pm — No Comments
For many years I wondered what the real difference was between being good and being great. How do you clearly define it? What is it that puts a person or an organization at a different level than the rest? And I did read Jim Collins’ book which addresses the subject but I got my simple answer in a Homer Simpson DUH! moment watching TV. (How else do you achieve a Homer Simpson DUH! moment?) Ironically it was a General Motors…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on April 27, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week’s topics include the top Talent Management influencers , Twitter’s new…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 16, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments
Added by Tim Giehll on March 23, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments
With the unemployment rate in South Africa currently at its highest in over twenty five years it is estimated that around one million Job Seekers lost their jobs last year as a result of the
recession. Before the recession, job seekers were careful not to apply for jobs that they were not suited to, however with so many unemployed job seekers in the marketplace companies are now being inundated with job applications, many of which are not…
Added by Gillian Meier on March 8, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments