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Winning the War for Talent

When I talk to companies in the BC Interior about their business plans, strategies and goals, they put an enormous emphasis on hiring people with the right experience. They’re engaged head on in “Winning the War for Talent”.

Recent conversations with my clients about their War for Talent typically look like this:

“We pay competitively and have a top notch…


Added by Barbara Ashton on March 26, 2014 at 9:42pm — 1 Comment

How to Avoid Compensation Complaints

Like the overly complicated tax code in the US, many compensation plans for sales roles are filled with convoluted rewards, confusing tiers and thresholds, and loopholes that undermine the system.

Thankfully, it doesn’t take an act of…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 26, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

What Media Properties Does the HR Marketplace Mention Most on Twitter? The Data Says…

HRmarketer software analyzes more HR marketplace data than anyone else. Every day, this includes tens of thousands of HR- and benefits-related tweets, Facebook updates and LinkedIn updates, as well as 5,000-plus new articles and blog posts.



Added by Mark Willaman on March 25, 2014 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Shadow Casting

“You’ve had a really bad attitude for the past few days and I don’t want to be around you any longer. You need to fix whatever is bothering you and quick!” The words came out quick, hot, and angry. After they said it, all I could do was stop.  I tried like hell to put on a brave exterior, but on the inside I…


Added by John on March 24, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Putting Lipstick on a Pig and Calling It Innovation

Hundreds of leaders in the staffing and recruiting industry heard panelists and speakers talk about “innovative” ideas last week at the Executive Forum in San Diego.

In a number of instances, what was said was no different than putting lipstick on a pig and saying she’s a contender for Miss Universe. The…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Top 10 Recruiting Tips; 2014

Recruiters have lot to figure out before calling a candidate for the interview. What adds to this is relevancy of candidate profile with job advertised. So we have tried to assimilate the best practices across globe to choose the best person for job.…


Added by Rchilli Parser on March 21, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites:

This is the 3rd in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free. …


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 20, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Extreme Customer Service

Wintrip Consulting Group : Take No Prisoners Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting what matters most done.

When’s the last time a customer thanked you for making a mistake? If the answer is never or…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 19, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Let’s Get Visual, Visual

Whether we’re talking career sites, web sites, social shares or even job listings, incorporating visual features can take each step of the recruiting process farther. The power of visual is undeniable, yet many recruiters are leaving it out of their everyday candidate communications. This missed opportunity to grab clicks, shares and engagement has to stop, and here’s…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Gamification in HR: Going Beyond the Buzzword

In the recruiting world, it seems there is a lot of discussion about gamification even though gamification is something that’s been around for years. Let’s get this out of the way up front – for almost all companies or organizations, gamification should not be viewed as a solution for attracting candidates (…


Added by JWTINSIDE on March 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

How to Create Your Own Little Army of Recruiters

A trend in recruiting of non-employee referral programs is also called “Friend of the Firm” (FOF) referrals, as nick named by ERE contributor Dr. John Sullivan. Recruiters are really starting to get creative when it comes to broadening their reach in a more targeted…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 14, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Candidate Gravity – TempNet

It was an honor and pleasure to be your keynote speaker at TempNet.

I promised more potential Points of Gravity for enhancing your gravitational field in the market. Here those are:

  1. College and trade school recruiting
  2. Providing outplacement services
  3. Contacts from trade association websites
  4. Speaking at events attended by…

Added by Scott Wintrip on March 14, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!

This is the 2nd in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and…


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 13, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

4 Reasons Why Video Interviewing Will Improve Your Recruitment Process

Regardless of the current economic climate, the average number of interviews is increasing as staffing moves more towards temporary staffing and people on average stay shorter in one job.

This trend creates several problems and leads to…


Added by Niddia Paauwe on March 13, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Corporate Vitamins and Minerals

Wintrip Consulting Group : Take No Prisoners

Healthy bodies gain their strength and stamina through a balanced intake of nutrients, exercise, and sleep. Nutritionists have raised our awareness of physical health by focusing our attention on what we ingest and do each day, often in the context of Minimum Daily Requirements. MDR’s make the achievement of healthy living easier by allowing us to manage this one day at a time.

The corporate body also requires a balanced intake of nutrients in order…


Added by Scott Wintrip on March 12, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! VisualCV!!

How to source on the lesser known sites!! VisualCV!!…


Added by Dean Da Costa on March 6, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

5 Entrepreneurial Traits Yield More Jobs!

As I shared in many previous writings, the biggest engine for jobs growth is small companies and the entrepreneurs that run them. Research from the Small Business Administration (SBA) proves that these business risk takers created almost 70% of the net new jobs in the U.S. over…


Added by Scott Sargis on March 6, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Building the Architecture: The Magic of Staffing

It takes a number of different systems, tools, and programs to create a complete staffing function. In this post we are going to discuss what most of them are and at…


Added by Dean Da Costa on February 27, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Clock Watching - am I too old school?

Somebody very close to me recent started working in the city (London, England for my US friends). Being the first role out of university, all was

 and is very exciting for them. So, 6 months in and they are changing jobs which is pretty much par for the course at that age when you are finding out what it is you want to do etc…

However, I received a phone call when the new job offer letter came through and I wanted to take a pulse check and see what my fellow…


Added by Chris Bailey on February 27, 2014 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

Social Recruiting: Dont Judge a Book by its Cover

It’s no secret that the world of recruitment is all pretty new to me, and as it rolls up to my second month at Enigma People Solutions I have made a few observations of the industry. The one that jumps out to me is how the industry is judged. Call it naivety but I had not realised the reputation recruiters, in particular IT recruiters, had in today’s market, they seem to be painted as the villains of the recruitment world. What seems…


Added by Enigma People Soultions on February 26, 2014 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

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