In the past eight days of travel in Australia and New Zealand, I’ve asked over 100 people, chosen at random, the first word that comes to mind when they think of recruiters. In the past three months, I’ve asked this same question while in London and also about the staffing industry in several cities in the United States. I need only one hand to tick off the number of positive responses I heard, which included “helpful,” “partner,” and “beneficial.”
On the other hand, and…Continue
Most candidates are not fortunate enough to have a good recruitment process, considering only 5% of them rank their experience as “good.” So, where have we lost touch? It’s a clear indicator that some recruiters need a reassessment of their tech knowledge and people skills. However, a combination of both of these attributes results in an alignment with company goals. This vision is the…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on August 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Fiverr
Fiverr is a site where people can advertise their skills and you can go and find someone who can do what you need them to do, engage them and hire them. Like ODesk…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Slowly, you’ve begun to notice a declining number of quality candidates applying for job openings. That fateful day has arrived, and you’ve realized that candidates are actively rejecting you as their choice employer. You can’t help but ask…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Not all VMS opportunities are bad; they’re just not all created equal.
Next time you have a prospect you are pursuing using a VMS system to manage the process, apply the VMS Test. Your results will guide you in learning if it is worth your time, energy, and effort to accept this business.
Answer each question “yes” or “no.”
Added by Scott Wintrip on August 19, 2014 at 1:36pm — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Odesk
Odesk is simply a place were freelancers make themselves available for you to hire. The skills range from; developers, SEO. PM, and so much more. …Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
You always hear how recruiters can’t find the right candidates, or candidates at all for that matter. They blame it on a plethora of causes from poor candidate quality to a changing workforce. But that is the problem: you can’t blame it on the candidates. With a changing candidate pool, recruiters have to adapt to trending techniques. The game of recruiting has changed, and you need to…Continue
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By Paul Petrone and Bill Palifka
Hey recruiters and hiring managers – the right failure is okay.
In hiring, everyone is looking for that superstar,…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on August 14, 2014 at 2:31pm — No Comments
If you are a programmer, you understand the meaning and power that TMTOWTDI (pronounced TIM-TOADY) can give you. It originates from the world of Perl but also programming practices in general it means that for every solution to a problem, there is more than one way to do it. There are different ways write the code in order to achieve the desired results.
Now before I receive…Continue
Added by Emily Davis on August 12, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
More people fail than succeed at selling staffing and recruitment services. One element that raises the level of difficulty is that we sell the only product on the market that can change its mind. The bigger, underlying issue, however, is not the product but the approach to selling itself.
Buyers, be they candidates buying into opportunities or hiring managers acquiring the services of the talent we represent, always believe themselves but only sometimes believe those who sell. Yet,…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on August 11, 2014 at 4:06pm — No Comments
Kinzaa lets you build visually stunning infographic resumes. An infographic resume is a way of describing your resume information in a visual or graphical form. Infographics provides the format that sets you apart from the crowd. Employers get the specific information they crave in a…Continue
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.
Many professionals want to be at the advanced level, preferring to take part in processes or…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on August 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
A misconception amongst many hiring managers is the belief that being a recognised or international company/brand is enough to attract the best talent. New research has now proven statistically that this is definitely not the case. The real truth is, regardless of your company size, finding…
Behance is a special site were creative people can showcase their work, and find jobs. This is for Illustrators, graphic designers, Motion Graphics etc. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and true tool, called x-raying.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
In a recent Robert Half survey, 57% of CIOs said that network administration is the most in-demand skill set within…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
You have tried everything in the book, and still it seems as though your recruitment system isn’t working anymore. It turns into a never-ending cycle of too much to process and not enough resources to do so. Well unfortunately, without an Applicant Tracking System, it is easy to let unqualified candidates slip through the cracks of employer decency and not alert them when they didn’t…Continue
Vizify was a website designed around your other social media profiles. It was recently bought by Yahoo, however the profiles still exist and they are searchable. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 25, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Making the decision to buy or rent an ATS (or change your ATS provider) is a big one. Of course, your company has certain needs, some of which are more important than others. However, one size doesn’t fit all. We’ve provided a Comparison Tool to guide you towards the ATS that is the perfect fit for your company. It’s a $4 billion industry and is expected to grow at least 20% in…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
Diversity in the workplace is important for a number of reasons. Some of those include having a workforce that understands and reflects your customer base or an atmosphere of different perspectives that can create innovative ideas. Diversity is also looked at by some as …Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments