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How Talent Pools Get More Social

Last week, I spoke about Talent Communities and inevitably what I envision them to be.  But let’s take a step back and talk about what many organizations have in place today: Talent Pools.

 

For those unfamiliar with Talent Pools.  Talent Pools are a collection of recruiting contacts separated by specific disciplines & other…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 8, 2011 at 2:35pm — 2 Comments

Halloween & Recruiting: Learning from your 10 year old self!

When I was growing up, there was not a holiday that I looked forward to more than Halloween.  Not only did I love thinking up a great costume and getting free candy but I always really enjoyed the Halloween route planning sessions the night before.

 

Every Halloween I’d go to one of my friends places (as they had a better neighborhood) and we’d map out the houses and areas we would hit up during the night.  After years of experience, we knew the houses that gave the “good”…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 1, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

5 ways to build an Opt-In Talent Network

One of the biggest trends in recruiting today is the development of Talent Networks.  Here’s how I define a Talent Network (definitely feel to add your definition in the comments):

A Talent Network is a community of candidates that a recruiting organization builds organically through opt-in and sourcing and most importantly, engages with (via social media, email, SMS) to drive qualified candidates & hires into their recruiting…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 25, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 10.14.11 to 10.21.11

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. This week we’ll be talking about PNC sourcing strategies, talent communities, moneyball & HR, candidate experience, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 21, 2011 at 9:27am — 1 Comment

3 ways to improve your Career Fair process

It’s that time of the year.  The weather is getting colder, the leaves are changing and carved pumpkins are standing in front of many homes.  It’s officially Fall and we all know what that means: College Recruiting!

 

It is at this time every year that companies flock to the best colleges & universities across the US and try to find the best (cheap?) talent they can find on the college recruiting circuit.  Today is the day to make sure everything is ready for those college…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 20, 2011 at 9:10am — No Comments

3 Ways to improve your Candidate Experience

Employers are beginning to understand the importance of candidate experience.  Better candidate experience can lead to some or all the following:

  • More candidates applying for your job positions with a focus toward qualified candidates
  • More offer acceptances among candidates due to increase in your employer brand
  • Encourages positive word of mouth between candidates about open job positions

There are some great companies doing very cool things with…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 18, 2011 at 9:48am — 5 Comments

Double Dipping in your Recruitment Campaigns

No matter if you are receiving too many applicants or receiving too few, there is always value in looking on how you can maximize the performance of your recruitment marketing campaigns.

 

Whether it’s increasing your ability to collect recruiting contacts through opt-in or creating a better recruitment marketing mix of recruiting channels, there are plenty of opportunities to set up processes…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 20, 2011 at 9:35am — No Comments

Recruiting without blinders

You receive a new job requisition.  You post the job to numerous channels, sort through candidate resumes that come into your ATS, set up interviews and hopefully find a candidate that you hire.  Rinse and repeat.

 

With new job requisitions coming up every day and some that drag on without finding the right candidate, it can be easy to lose yourself in the day to day and focus less on the big picture.  It’s what I like to refer as “recruiting with blinders…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 13, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

3 Candidates you should be putting into your Talent Network!

Building your Talent Network isn’t just about getting as many recruiting contacts into your database as possible.  The focus instead needs to be in getting as many interested AND qualified candidates as possible into your Talent Network.   Cause let’s face it, your Talent Network is only as valuable as the candidates in it.

 

So where do you start?  While I’ve gone over ways to…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 7, 2011 at 12:10pm — 1 Comment

3 stages of a successful Talent Network strategy!

Building your Talent Network isn’t just about getting as many recruiting contacts into your database as possible.  Instead it needs to be in getting as many interested AND qualified candidates as possible into your Talent Network.   But to do that you first need to quickly fill your Talent Network with candidates that you can qualify.  This is where the Talent Network building process begins.

 

Let’s take a look at how you…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 1, 2011 at 1:54pm — 2 Comments

4 sourcing methods to begin growing your Talent Network!

As recruiting becomes more and more competitive across industries, it's becoming more important than ever to begin capturing qualified candidates and building your Talent Network.  Having your own Talent Network can help your organization improve your recruiting results and provides the following potential benefits:

  • Fill positions faster: Once you have a Talent Network in place, you should be able to fill some of your positions utilizing these candidates.  Once…
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Added by Chris Brablc on August 30, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments

What should be the goal(s) of your recruiting campaigns?



I talk with a good number of recruiting organizations about their recruiting goals and on several occasions I’ve asked the question “what are your main goals for a recruiting campaign?”.  The answer is almost always straightforward: “to make a quality hire.”

 

You can’t argue with that.  If getting quality people into your organization is not a priority, then you have more problems in your organization than just recruiting.  But when you are looking at the main…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 23, 2011 at 2:35pm — 2 Comments

Presidential Candidates Endorse Lean Six Sigma to Cut Government Waste

Welcome Newt Gingrich – Candidate for the United States President to the Lean SIx Sigma Group. http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=37987

 

I would like to welcome Newt Gingrich as the newest member of the Lean Six Sigma Group.

Mr. Gingrich supports Lean Six Sigma in helping to remove waste, while at the same time, increasing value in the US Government. He has agreed to…

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Added by Steven Bonacorsi on August 14, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments

3 ways to make sure your Talent Network doesn’t ignore you!

Every job distribution campaign you run is a great opportunity not only to make a hire but to build your Talent Network so you can make more hires (more quickly) in the future.

 

However, having a large Talent Network is not the goal unto itself.  It’s having a Talent Network that you are able to leverage and utilize your Talent Network to hire future employees that…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 9, 2011 at 9:52am — 1 Comment

3 Recruiting Success Stories

Every so often on this blog I like to highlight some of the companies that we work with that are doing some interesting things in their recruiting.  I highlight these companies as they are leveraging data and Talent Networks to drive innovation in their recruitment marketing strategies in a way that I believe can help other organizations potentially improve their recruiting processes.

 

Here are a few examples of companies that are utilizing their internal…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 4, 2011 at 9:47am — 7 Comments

Use past employees to find your next hires!

When you are building your Talent Network it is important to understand what types of recruiting contacts should be part of your Network.  Recruiting contacts can include those collected in dual purpose job ads, through sourcing campaigns, applicants that enter your ATS, social recruiting followers and most importantly your current employees.  One group of recruiting contacts that is forgotten and outright dismissed by organizations is your past employees.

 

When employees move…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 3, 2011 at 12:04pm — 2 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 6.25.11 to 7.1.11

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. This week we'll be talking about candidate experience stories, sourcing, online recruiting surveys, Monster's new BeKnown and some cool info-graphics.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 1, 2011 at 11:17am — No Comments

A look into a perfect recruiting world!

You ever wonder what recruiting would look like in a perfect world?  What your recruitment strategy and process would be if you didn't have supply or demand problems in your recruitment funnel?

 

I have and here is what I think of when I visualize the steps of a perfect recruitment marketing process:

 

1. Job Opening: First and…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 30, 2011 at 9:54am — No Comments

5 Recruiting Lessons you can learn from your Sales Team!

Earlier this week, I took a look at recruiting lessons you can learn from marketing professionals.   In today’s post, I’d like to take a look at some best practices that can be learned from your sales team to help you improve your recruitment marketing strategy.

 

As I said…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 17, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

5 Recruiting Lessons that can be learned from Marketers!

There is no doubt that recruiting is becoming a more strategic function within the corporate world.  Companies are continually looking to improve their recruiting strategy to help them bring in more talented people in a more efficient way.  With this need for better recruiting strategy they are looking for their recruiting organizations to evolve and become more strategic.

 

When we look at the continued evolution of the recruiting function, we continually compare it to sales,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 15, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

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