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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

Job Ads for Recruiters Drop in October

In the first half of this year, hiring demand for Recruiters was growing – a promising sign that employers planned to do more hiring. However, over the past several months, the volume of job ads for Recruiting professionals has declined significantly. In October, demand dropped again with about 4,700 new job ads posted online for Recruiters, 10% less than in September and down 9% versus one year ago.

 

Volume of Online Job Ads for Recruiters…

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Added by Carolyn Menz on November 15, 2011 at 10:03am — 1 Comment

Words to the Wise - "Believe you can and you're halfway there." Theodore Roosevelt

 Cardinals 6, Rangers 2

All the Way Back, the Cardinals Win the World Series

Matt Slocum/Associated Press

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated after defeating the Texas Rangers to win the World Series.…

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Added by Valentino Martinez on October 29, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Hiring Demand for Recruiters Still Growing – Up 10% in September

During September, more than 5,300 job ads were posted for Recruiters. Although a decline from August's post-recession high in demand (when more than 6,000 new jobs were advertised online), this represents not only a 10% year-over-year increase, but also 7% growth from the beginning of the year. An increase in hiring demand for Recruiters may be a good indicator that companies plan on hiring more in the coming months. Employers and staffing firms each placed about half the job ads during this…

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Added by Carolyn Menz on October 13, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Are Recruiters Creatures of Habit?

Are recruiters creatures of habit?

 

Or are recruiters habit forming creatures who learn, or fail to learn, from their mistakes?  And successes?

 

Only you recruiters would know. …

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Added by Valentino Martinez on September 22, 2011 at 1:14am — No Comments

To Survive, And Perchance To Dream…..



Let me throw all the crap against the wall and lets just see what sticks!! It seems to me that the older I get; the more I hear about the people who have forgotten about why they got in “The Game” and settle instead into complacency and give up on the successes they had plans for or the dreams they once held near and dear. This is not…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on August 25, 2011 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

Authenticity, Believability and Commitment



To me, there seems to be two types of people in the workforce: Those that can and those that wish they could. Once we realize which of the two groups we are currently in, then we can take the steps necessary to advance to the more prestigious group. It has been beaten into us from the time we are old enough to understand that we always have to be…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on July 19, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

How do you Become The Best….

Six words which form what I think is one of the great un-answered questions of all time. Others have tried, come close or failed to attain the brassiest of brass rings—and that is to discover how one becomes the best!!



Is it a course or an educational module? Is it something found with style, a trendy newspaper, or the tabloids? Is it an expression? or possibly a frame of mind? Could be…any or all of the above plus other thoughts not yet expressed. Or it could be none of the above… Continue

Added by Daniel J Smith on June 28, 2011 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Changes...

Change occurs all the time, usually in subtle ways but occasionally in a manner that feels like a ton of bricks were dropped on your head. This then leads to a lot of questions and sometimes a little hesitation as a new direction is chosen and the path is mapped out. Unsure of the destination you head out (knowing that the journey is half as much fun as reaching the destination.)

This is usually the point where you start to ask questions, verify the new goals and set up the strategy…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on June 1, 2011 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Friends and Enemies...

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends”- Dominique Pirolo, 2011

It is an interesting thought that we would give that much power over our affairs to people who may not always have our best interest at thought.

Dealing with those who go against the grain is nothing new, so to think these individuals will agree to your ideals is quite a stretch. Its those whom we refer to as friends that deserve to be…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on May 27, 2011 at 3:12pm — 2 Comments

I Want You to Want Me!!!!

“People will hate you, rate you, break you, and shake you; How strong you stand is what makes you”- Judy Reynolds, Facebook 2011.

Interesting comment I received via Facebook the other night. And how timely and true it could really be. Everyone wants to be number #1, sometimes so much so, that they forget the things they felt were important at one time, or feel that success is the be all and end all. To me, this all comes down to merit, how much faith we place in ourselves; and how…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on May 20, 2011 at 10:12am — 2 Comments

What are Recruiters made of????

 

 

Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails

That's what Recruiters are made of !"

What are little HR Professionals made of?

"Sugar and spice and all things nice

That's what HR Professionals are made of!"

 

When you are…

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Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on May 3, 2011 at 6:56am — No Comments

How Engaged Are Your Recruiters?

In my mind, the engagement level of an organization's Recruiters are a major indicator of how well that organization's Recruitment function performs.  Over the years I have worked with hundreds of Recruiters in countries all over the world and one of the characteristics that always differentiated the performance of the great Recruiters from their Recruitment colleagues was the high levels of passion and engagement they brought every day to their role and their organization.

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Added by Simon Parkin on May 2, 2011 at 2:53pm — No Comments

What’s New with eEmpACT v16?

How did we make eEmpACT software even more user-friendly for our nationwide network of staffing agency clients? By making it mobile!

In October, we introduced our latest staffing software upgrade. Version 16 of our eEmpACT staffing software now features iPhone and iPad integration, allowing new mobile capabilities. Recruiters can access every aspect of their eEmpACT v16 systems — performing candidate searches, updating vacancies and accessing profiles — while on the move.

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Added by Tim Giehll on March 29, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments

recruitDC Bound? Spring 2011

recruitDC Spring 2011 is an action pack day filled with topic sharing, tool gathering and networking. Highlighting many of our local recruiting superstars plus a few out of the area luminaries, recruitDC will bring our DC area recruiting community together for networking and to support best practices.



The day will include keynote presentations as well as concurrent sessions on key topics challenging the recruiting community.



Topics include:…
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Added by Jay Perreault {DCTechRecruiter} on March 11, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Why are a majority of recruiters not able to succeed in their 2nd recruitment job?

A LinkedIn discussion, Why are a majority of recruiters not able to succeed in their 2nd recruitment job, having performed reasonably well at their 1st? attracted hundreds of comments from fellow recruiters across the globe. This blog is a summarisation of what I think are the top 10 reasons. Credit however to recruiters who have found success in their second, third and are still recruiting………



1. Weak to begin with - More than likely they were… Continue

Added by Alban on March 2, 2011 at 10:00pm — 13 Comments

Let's All Go to a "Tweet Meet"...

One of the important things I’ve seen in the last while, is networking with others is a contact sport. At the end of the day, though we all have the same agenda,…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on November 26, 2010 at 11:37am — No Comments

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