Brand ambassadors are great for business, morale and branding. Every company can benefit from brand ambassadors, but leaders aren’t always so sure where to start in identifying and developing them. Some will be hard to miss with their enthusiasm, while others will need some fostering.
Use Social Media
Social media strategist Jay…
Added by Raj Sheth on April 19, 2014 at 12:30pm —
Let me guess. You already are using social media to screen candidates. And you are not alone. According to a recent survey by Reppler, 91 percent of people involved in hiring decisions at their company said they do too.
The problem is that recent studies have shown that this can be a highly… Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on April 17, 2014 at 2:00pm —
AIRS have created a new tool (Google Chrome Extension) which would be easier to search resumes from Google, LinkedIn and Indeed. AIRS can be reached at http://www.airsdirectory.com Continue
Add the resume search Google chrome extension using …
Added by Sathish Ganesh on February 18, 2014 at 8:07am —
Recently, I noticed the "Activity" feed on my LinkedIn Profile Page was no longer visible to me or my visitors. Initially, I assumed a "bug" took hold so I reported the malady to LinkedIn, only to find the omission was intentional.
Technical support offered no reason but to say "Activity feeds have been… Continue
Added by Nick Lagos on January 30, 2014 at 8:55am —
During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:
Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment? …
Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm —
We all know how important it is in recruiting to embrace social media as an effective medium in your recruiting process, but many of us don’t know how to integrate social media recruiting initiatives with an ATS optimally. Social media has changed the way we recruit. Knowing how to use your ATS in a manner that facilitates social recruiting is important. If the occasion should… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on January 6, 2014 at 2:53pm —
Within the last 30 days, more than 1.19 billion people have signed onto Facebook to update their profiles; interact with their friends, family members, acquaintances, and coworkers; follow companies; and conduct their social, personal, and professional lives… Continue
Added by Stephane Le Viet on December 23, 2013 at 12:30pm —
To know what’s in trend is of utmost importance to HR managers. They need to catch up with the trend & be onboard. For e.g. Social Recruiting has impacted the recruitment horizon so profusely, that it’s difficult to separate nuances of professional and personal… Continue
Added by Rchilli Parser on November 28, 2013 at 10:13am —
Search Engine Marketing
Rich Peterson wants you to market your jobs on search engines. Rich says you’ll reach six times more potential candidates than Monster, Hot Jobs, and CareerBuilder combined.SEM is a powerful force that should lie at the core of your recruitment strategy.
Paid search - such as advertising job opportunities and driving traffic… Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 2:00pm —
Rich Peterson told government recruiters that broadcast advertising allows employers to create a greater sense of reality, immediacy and enthusiasm through sight, sound, and or motion. It reaches a passive audience that might not otherwise be exposed to your message in the more traditional realm of print/classified advertising.
Although broadcast as a medium is generally considered "intrusive", "repetitive", and "annoying", these are actually the most important aspects of… Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 1:30pm —
Rich Peterson stated, Using, “non-traditional recruiting media,” is also a chance for you to convey something about your corporate culture and job opportunities to jobseekers.
1.) Signatures: Ask all of your employees, companywide, to put a footer in their e-mails reminding people that their, “company is hiring.” A signature can say "Note: we're hiring Star Developers, Energized Sales Managers and Effective Digital… Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 12:30pm —
You don’t have to be in the Talent Acquisition space to know the canvas of recruitment is evolving faster than most other professions. The tools and resources available to network, identify talent, grow networks and manage referrals are tremendously effective and readily available. If you have had your business savvy hat on while enjoying a latte watching the stock market ticker, you will see that LinkedIn has been leading the way among the social media stocks. Their future looks bright… Continue
Added by Mark A. Leon on September 23, 2013 at 9:00am —
Rich Peterson says, "Social Media basically owns us and influences everything we do."
Prior to the Internet, we relied on the people around us. Today, it's too easy to be "Liked" and have anyone publish anything they want anywhere. We need to return to our roots and stick with the folks we trust.
Social Media owns us. It… Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:00pm —
As the presence of social media steadily grows, companies are shaping their workforce social media policies. HR professionals were asked to list their most problematic policies in this 2013 HR Policies:… Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 10, 2013 at 12:56pm —
I have loved the term, “Work smarter, not harder” for a long time now. Not that I don’t appreciate hard work, but what I appreciate more is creating consistent and efficient processes that make life and work easier. I love when a task can be completed in less time and with fewer steps. That’s… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 10, 2013 at 12:04pm —
Good news for all you Apple-loving, HR folks! Last month at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference in San Fransisco, keynote speaker, Craig Federighi announced that LinkedIn will be integrated into the newest version of OS X, called OS X Mavericks. It was pretty great when they integrated Twitter, but now they’re … Continue
Added by Angela Yu on August 2, 2013 at 10:30am —
Boolean Operators and More Updated!!
So this is an update to my all inclusive list of operators. The update is as of 5/14/13, of course I will have other updates as I find new operators. Why you ask, well as I said below there are always new ones… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 14, 2013 at 3:54pm —
At Wowzer, since we love video, we love Vine. Vine does for video what Twitter did for blogging: helps people share glimpses of their lives in a minimalist format so that it's fast to create and fast to watch. But is Vine good for presenting yourself to prospective employers?
Vine videos are limited to 6 seconds; they're short, interesting and usually pretty fun to watch, in part because lots of clever users have… Continue
Added by Angela Yu on April 23, 2013 at 4:26pm —
Is Fit a deterrent to innovation?
All you hear when you talk to companies is fit, the right fit, fits in with the team, etc. The problem is fit, can and usually does mean ensuring that the people you bring in, are of similar type,… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on April 12, 2013 at 8:40pm —
Social media policies weren’t something companies even needed to deal with just a few short years ago. Now they’re a hot topic for most HR pros, especially if you’re the first one hiring in your company. Setting up an HR Department requires thinking through this potentially thorny issue. And it’s not just for small companies, when attracting the right talent, all companies need to recognize the importance of… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on April 2, 2013 at 11:14am —