Losing the candidate at the last second!!
Yet another break in our series on lesser known sites, has us addressing a huge issue.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 6, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments
Resumes are incredibly flawed sales tools that prove the common saying that “less is more.” Case in point comes from a salesperson new to the staffing and recruitment industry. Instead of the resume he sent to the buyer creating buy-in, it’s generating pushback as the hiring manager is questioning why the candidate for a contract role has worked at seven companies in the past 10 years. The answer—each of these was a contract assignment. Yet, this fact did nothing to allay the concerns of the…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on November 3, 2014 at 10:32am — No Comments
Recruiters know how to successfully identify talent amongst the crowd. They also know how to exploit the intelligence gathered during the research/sourcing process. Often realizing the value of such intelligence and the importance it plays in creating a strong pipeline. But what happens to this intelligence once the pipeline is filled? Is the once sought after talent suddenly dismissed?…Continue
Added by sheila Greco on November 3, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments
[thnks to Scott Adams for being so astute about HR issues & for the use of his intellectual property]
My thesis is that most have no idea what is meant by employee engagement:
That employee engagement isn’t something that company leaders can inspire just by being leaders.
That engagement is not an HR initiative…Continue
Okay guys this is the one you have been waiting for. A place to go to find some of the most sought after and hardest to fill positions there are. Kaggle, Is the home of Data Science. Data Science that means “Big Data”, “Machine Learning” and everything DATA . Think of it as github…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 31, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The push for diversity talent is a major initiative within corporations. This is no easy task by any means. You are dealing with a smaller candidate pool than normal. The level of difficult is magnified and sometimes you are looking for diversity candidates who are minority within their own…Continue
Added by Mark Tortorici on October 29, 2014 at 7:08pm — No Comments
While the quote “you can’t take it with you” may apply to money and material possessions, managers must require that team members take with them their greatest asset to the job each day—responsibility. Leaders of organizations doing better than others are always insisting on consistent execution, and execution can only happen if everyone does their part, being responsible for their contribution.
For example, take two recruitment companies in the UK working on the same type of growth…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on October 27, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments
AngelList is site where you can learn about startups, get funding, get a job and place a job. IT is also a place where you can search if you know how. Now of course you can join and go through it that way. However as you can guess by now there is another way…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 23, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
We are powerless when it comes to making people do what we want. I believe this is one reason parents are given teenagers, reminding them how powerless they truly are over people, places, and things.
Too many people in our business continue to promote the myth of client and candidate control, insinuating that we can or even should manipulate the choices of others. These dangerous, Repetitive Practices (methods which cause harm) do nothing more than perpetuate the predominant, negative…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on October 20, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pinterest
Pinterest, were pictures, ideas, and interests all come together. Most have heard of Pinterest, few have used it to source.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 16, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments
Don’t complain when you are the cause!!
So once again we will be taking a break from the series on lesser site, however rest assured we will continue it.
I am getting so so tired of all the hiring…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 9, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments
Headhunter is defined as a person who identifies and approaches suitable individuals employed elsewhere to fill an open business position with their client.Continue
People often say knowledge is power, which is incredibly inaccurate. Knowledge applied in a compelling way is true power as it engages people in a meaningful manner. The question is, with so much available knowledge, how does one pick and choose what to acquire and what to ignore?
Companies in staffing and recruitment, in particular, often don’t have the right knowledge that will be powerful in how it helps them support prospects and customers in improving their…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on October 6, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist
We have all heard of Craigslist and most have used it. However not many have used it for sourcing. Below is how you…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments
Are you hiring right? “Of course we are,” answered Dan, a CEO who is a new advisory client from the West Coast of the United States. Then, he took the Hire Right Assessmentand was shocked to learn how much better other companies were doing at hiring for internal staff.
Getting hiring consistently right is difficult for most companies, which is one reason why the staffing and recruitment industry has grown and flourished over the years. However, most executives in…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on October 2, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments
There are best and worst practices for every business. The recruiting and HR space is no different. Candidates take note of the things you do well… and not so well. With the consistent development of new tools for the space, the hiring process is constantly under construction. The best practices change and evolve along with the technology. There are easy solutions to these poor…Continue
Whoever said that “a failure to plan is a plan to fail” didn’t understand planning. Unless mentally impaired, no one actually plans to fail; what really happens is they fail to take into consideration the one element that kills the chances of any plan succeeding—emotion.
Logic makes people think while it’s emotion that makes them act. All variations of planning, be they strategic plans, project plans, or broader business plans are exercises in logic. Done right, they make…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 30, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 26, 2014 at 8:25am — No Comments
Recently there was a thread on Facebook title…Continue
Last week I had the honor of speaking at the conference of the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) in Houston, an event with lots of smart and talented people sharing information and learning good practices. Embedded within those good ideas, unfortunately, were Repetitive Practices, inefficient routines that are often the way things have always been done. These include:
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 22, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments