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
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
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
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
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
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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 — No Comments
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
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 — No Comments
The stats are scary.
The average cost-per-hire is something like $5,000 USD.…
Converting a Military job to the Civilian World and more!!
So one of the most difficult things to do is convert a military occupational classification (MOC) or job to a civilian job. It is hard because the MOC’s typically do not carry standard titles, and the…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
‘Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages.’ - Terry Pratchett
In the words of Terry Pratchett I felt it was time to stop dreaming about being a footballer or generally some sort of famous person and get some wages. I decided to become a sales person as it seemed to fit in with my…Continue
Added by Lipton Fleming on January 24, 2013 at 4:54am — No Comments
For some businesses social media recruiting has become an important part of a solid recruiting strategy. However, There are a lot of businesses who are still figuring out how social media will fit into their overall recruiting mix. This post is for everyone, even if you are already utilizing LinkedIn, Facebook and twitter for…Continue
Added by Prafull Sharma on January 18, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Boolean Operators Updated!!
So this is an update to my all inclusive list of operators. The update is as of 1/16/13, 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 being…Continue
In the last 11 months, the social media landscape has continued to evolve at a rapid pace. There have been tons of updates to social networks such as Global brand pages on Facebook, new LinkedIn company pages, Twitter cover photos and more. Several of these updates made social media even more attractive for recruiters.
If you have not yet jumped into social media recruiting, now is as good a time as ever to …Continue
In a world where seemingly everyone has gotten involved in Social Media (still hate that term), is it odd when you run across someone who is not? I am not talking about someone in their 80s, but someone in today’s work-a-day world. Certainly there are many people who do not feel they have time, or who may feel that their personal involvement in social or professional networks adds little value to either their professional standing or their company’s performance. But isn't this a dying breed?…Continue
Added by Jerry D. Thurber on October 19, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments