All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiters' (95)

Hiring Expectations ...

It’s been a while since I’ve actually had some time to sit down and put some thoughts on paper. Now that I had a chance to think about it, hiring expectations seemed like a common problem recruiting…


Added by Paul Alfred on September 29, 2013 at 9:12am — 2 Comments

Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?

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…


Added by Mark A. Leon on September 23, 2013 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

What Candidates Want, What Employees Need....

Recruiters can quickly get sucked into their own world, meaning that filling the position is all they see at the end of the tunnel. And that's a great Key Performance Indicator, after all, recruiters depend on getting "butts in seats".

Whether you're corporate or agency, the mark of a good recruiter is finding the right person for the job. In fact,…


Added by Raj Sheth on August 14, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Why Do I Market Candidates?

I have a long successful career on establishing profitable business, breaking new industries, and turning a profit when the rest of the recruiting/staffing industry is still trying to recover from any given recession they might be experiencing.   When asked how I consistently do this with repeated success, I explain   “I Market Candidates.”    

Here are some of the reasons why I market candidates:…


Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on July 9, 2013 at 8:58am — No Comments

Talent42 Review - How to NOT Suck When Recruiting Candidates From Outside the US

With each recruiting role I’ve taken the world has gotten bigger and bigger. My very first role was hiring delivery drivers in an around my own neighborhood. This week I’m setting up interviews for a guy in Seoul. The times have changed indeed. One of the talented presenters from Talent42 was Kevin Wheeler – hey any guy who’s profile pic appears to have been taken at a winery is ok by me. J I was lucky enough to sit next to Kevin on Day…


Added by Amy Ala Miller on July 7, 2013 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

Talent42 Review - The Open Web: Recruiting Passive Talent In Today's Competitive Market

I don't know many tech recruiters who don't at least have a grudging appreciation of Dice. Not only was Dice one of the sponsors of Talent42, their new President Shravan Goli gave a presentation on their latest offering, Open Web. I think he said he's been on the job for…


Added by Amy Ala Miller on July 7, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Reluctant to Call it Call Reluctance

I often get questions from recruiters in regards to making phone calls; in fact I just received a call from Vince asking how I deal with call-reluctance. While you can’t change the reaction of the person on the other end of the phone, you can change how you approach making your phone calls to better prepare…


Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on June 25, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Will LinkedIn And Stalker Concerns Impact Recruiters?

It was hard to miss the big story this week in social media. But what might it mean for recruiters? Could the petition created by Anna R. on force the…


Added by Tim Spagnola on June 23, 2013 at 3:21pm — 6 Comments

Recruitment is Broken

Recruitment is Broken

Many people will know Greg Savage through his blog, The Savage Truth, or indeed his…


Added by Shane McCusker on June 6, 2013 at 4:30am — 5 Comments

Tip for working with recruiters – Listen and don’t be desperate!

Thought I would share an article written by my boss, Ed Guy, who is a veteran recruiter and owner of NationStaff Inc....


I have heard that the most important trait for a successful sales person is the ability to listen. Hear your client and then get them what they want. As a recruiter,…


Added by Evelyn Amaro on January 22, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

5 Recruiting Predictions for 2013

Everyone who is anyone is offering their predictions for what the biggest trends in recruiting and hiring will be in 2013, so we figured we might as well throw our hat in the ring.  Based on what we have read and discussions we have had with recruiters over the past year, here are our predictions for 2013:

  1. Employers will remain cautious about hiring. Although the fiscal cliff has been resolved, there is still a lot of economic uncertainty out there that is…

Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 8, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Where to Find Sales Recruiters?

When you are looking for a job in today's job market, the key is to know the right people. Experts all over television, career websites, radio, and online media all point to your network of associates as playing the vital role of landing your next position.

However, at the same time, how many people actually know any sales recruiters? It's not as if you meet them at the local coffee shop and hand over your resume. With online tools, websites, career boards, and social…


Added by Or Hillel on January 2, 2013 at 8:21am — No Comments

3 ways to stop other companies taking your candidate

Sometimes, the client experience can feel a bit like buying a house. I put forward a great candidate, they do a perfect interview and are offered the job. Client and candidate are happy. At least until someone else comes along with a better offer and lo and behold – that client has been ‘gazumped’ by the lure of a higher salary.

This happened to one of my clients recently, with the candidate turning down a role (despite already having accepted it) for the sake of a few thousand pounds…


Added by Kay Chouhan - KINNECT PERSONNEL on December 2, 2012 at 5:06pm — No Comments

How to Get Companies to Give YOU Their Job Orders

In a fantasy world, when you approach a new company for job orders, they would say "Where have you been? We have been waiting for you!" and give you a couple of solid job orders to fill.

In the real world, you are one of several recruiters trying to get the same job orders from the same companies.  After meeting with "no less than 100 staffing agencies" over the past several years, Matt Lowney, EVP Talent & Operations for the Buntin Group, offers some tips to help recruiters…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 9, 2012 at 2:37pm — 8 Comments

The Words We Use As Recruiters (choose wisely)

From today's RBC Daily:

"Change just one word and you can sometimes change your entire approach for the better." This is a great quote from Jeff Harden's new article on Inc. entitled The 5 Most…


Added by Tim Spagnola on March 13, 2012 at 10:22am — 2 Comments A Recruiters Friend? or Foe?

I wrote about this new service this morning in today's RBC Daily, but for those that might have missed it....

Will it help you poach and attract new candidates?…


Added by Tim Spagnola on February 7, 2012 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments

4 Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2012

It's a new year, and the usual predictions abound about what will be hot in 2012.  Based on what we've been reading and hearing, here are the recruiting trends we think recruiters should keep an eye on:

1. Social Media Recruiting Wars - The race is on to see which social network, if any, will unseat LinkedIn as the recruiter's social network of choice.  When it was released last year, a lot of people had their money on Google+ due to it's ability to…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 26, 2012 at 11:13am — 2 Comments

Best Embalmers & Best Recruiters Have What In Common?

International Cemetery, Cremation, and Funeral conference - Photo source: Enchantment (Albums) Guy Kawasaki

Exactly what do the best Embalmers have in common with the best…


Added by Valentino Martinez on January 22, 2012 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Who is the Employer of Record in Contract Staffing Situations?

In a typical contract staffing situation, a company utilizes the services of a worker for a specific amount of time and outsources the employment of that worker to a third party. That third party is often referred to as the Employer of Record and serves as the W-2 employer for that worker.  As the Employer of Record, the third party takes on the legal liability and the responsibility for the following employment…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on December 29, 2011 at 10:28am — 2 Comments

Yes, Great Resume, Oops, Oh no, Communication Skills!

So you are on the lookout for that hardcore technology developer with the 2 skills your Client is calling you down every day about; “Paul where are you on that search …? We are really under a lot of pressure …” You drop everything again, to re-focus on the…


Added by Paul Alfred on December 19, 2011 at 8:30am — 16 Comments

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