All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting' (1,127)

3 Important Recruitment Technology Trends for 2012

With this week's #HRTechChat, we took an interesting look at HR Technology, gaps that exist in the marketplace and who drives product innovation.  The most interesting part of the conversation however was a look into technology trends that we are seeing and where we thought the most innovation would be occur.

 

While there were a lot of great ideas that were thrown out and mentioned,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 10, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

What is a Talent Community?

Talent community is a word that means different things to different people.  In a recent addition of TChat radio, I was amazed at the diversity of opinion from the panelists.…

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Added by Marvin Smith on January 10, 2012 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

The Present of Presence

As I pondered the death of a 19 year-old former classmate of my daughter this past weekend, I was reminded of just how fleeting time and life can be. While goals and aspirations are worthy endeavors, the most meaningful aspect of life is each and every present moment.

This week, your being fully present with every customer, colleague, and individual in your life is the highest level of service you can provide. As you give the present of presence, you’ll be rewarded as well as you hear…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on January 9, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Facebook's Four Principals of Success

There are a lot of…

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Added by Terry Starr on January 6, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Staffing and the Jerry Maguire syndrome!!

Staffing and the Jerry Maguire syndrome!!

 

“Help me to help you!” We have all heard it, that very very famous and perhaps even over used quote from the movie Jerry Maguire. But when it comes to the staffing world it should be one of the most important quotes we ever hear.

 

Too many times there is a less than great relationship between staffing and the hiring manager (HM). Too many times, there is not enough…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 4, 2012 at 9:37pm — 7 Comments

Who should you follow!!

Who should you follow!!

 

So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS feeds etc. People or companies that will provide you valuable information about staffing and recruiting. This list is not all encompassing, but hits allot of the biggies.

 

Now as I am sure I do not…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 27, 2011 at 10:55pm — 5 Comments

Recreating the Wheel, Why?

Recreating the Wheel, Why?

How many staffing professionals, recruiters, and sourcers, create their own Boolean strings? Answer most of us. However how many copy those strings down and keep them in a file of some kind for use later? Answer not many. Why? Why do we feel the need to reinvent the wheel, recreate the search strings over and over again, when we can simply copy them to a spread sheet for use later. Moreover we can keep a tack of the results from a…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 20, 2011 at 10:15pm — 2 Comments

Perspective

Hung from the ceiling of the Guggenheim in New York City, virtually all of the work created by Maurizio Cattelan is offered in a new perspective to patrons of his work. Pieces can be viewed from different angles and compared in context with the full breadth of his creation. Cattelan agreed to display his art at the Guggenheim only if it were arranged in this provocative and unique manner.

To see your clients and their work in a new light, you too should insist on viewing things from a…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on December 19, 2011 at 8:33am — No Comments

Sometimes simple is best, less is more!!!!!

Sometimes simple is best, less is more!!!!!

 

Within HR, staffing and business in general, there is a huge push towards metrics, and process. Everyone wants to ensure they have a process, and it can be measured. These things are very important, however we need to ensure we look at them and incorporate them for the right reasons, and looking for the right things.

 

So let’s start with process, of course you need a process…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 15, 2011 at 7:13pm — No Comments

Social Media list of Lists!!

Social Media list of Lists!!

Main Categories: general (not specific to any brand, mission, type of person), specific (targets a specific group, such as flixster which is movie orientated), and misc (any site that does not fall under the first 2 categories). Of course each main category has many sub. Below are the social sites by sub category and of course there are more and more being brought on line every day.

Sub Categories:…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 9, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

The Artwork Affliction

Like the artwork on the walls of your home or office, most people eventually stop noticing the details that surround them. That is why saavy manufacturers, such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi, periodically repackage their products to ensure they keep our interest.

Your prospects and clients will stop paying attention to the details of your business unless you repackage what you do from time to time. This includes marketing materials, questions asked, websites, talking points, blogs, and…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on December 5, 2011 at 8:31am — No Comments

Social Media Architecture/Framework!!!!!! Part 5

Social Media Architecture/Framework!!!!!! Part 5

This will be the 5th and final in the series of posts about Social media architecture.

In part one we went over the why, we talked about branding and about seeing what is being said out there about you. In part 2 we discussed the different sites. In part 3 we discussed tools and more. In part 4 we selected sites and tools.

Now it’s time to put it all together

First get your profiles…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on December 4, 2011 at 3:12pm — No Comments

External Recruiters: Are you a "salesperson", a "consultant", or both?

The big question I'm really interested in is this: What's in the best interests of the candidate and client... a consultative approach, or a sales approach?



After all... the "better" recruiters in our industry always focus on the big "close". For these recruiters, every aspect of their work resolves around…

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Added by Sean O'Donoghue on December 2, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

The Leadership Needle in the Haystack

How do we know when we’ve found a great leader? What differentiates the effective leader from the high performer, the effective manager, the superb executor? The great leader is the proverbial needle in the haystack. But when you know what sets them apart, they can be identified with confidence.

What defines a great leader? The answer is surprisingly simple: followers. There is great wisdom in that observation. Leaders engage in five consistent and specific…

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Added by Thomas Spry on December 1, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Who, What & Why of candidates dropping off during the apply process

There’s no secret that candidates are dropping off of the apply process today.  Depending on your recruiting organization you are in the dark about these candidates or you have the proper recruiting metrics to understand how many are actually dropping off the process.  No matter which one there’s one thing you know: candidates are dropping off at some point during the apply…

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Added by Chris Brablc on December 1, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Social Recruiting...the Basics We Always Forget!

Just two weeks ago, I attended a conference in Philadelphia regarding social media’s influence on the business world as we know it. It’s amazing to see how different departments are leveraging social media in their day-to-day tasks. In fact it’s great. However, for those of you who haven’t jumped on board the social media train, you are missing out. Let’s take HR for example. Recruiters know that they…

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Added by Karen Bucks on December 1, 2011 at 11:32am — 1 Comment

Social Media Architecture!!!!!! Part 4



Social Media Architecture!!!!!! Part 4



This will be the 4th in a series of posts about Social media architecture.



In part one we went over the why, we talked about branding and about seeing what is being said out there about you.

In part 2 we discussed the different sites. In part 3 we discussed tools and more.

Now it’s time to pick the sites and the tools to use.

So for the purposes of this we are…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 23, 2011 at 7:02pm — No Comments

PeopleSoft Users! Learn to How to Improve Candidate Sourcing and Strengthen your Employer Brand

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Added by Stephanie Weirich on November 22, 2011 at 7:27pm — No Comments

The Uncertainty of Gratitude

The economic crisis in Europe, an apparent stalemate over a debt deal in Washington, persistently high employment, the ongoing military conflict in Afghanistan, threats of another global recession…the list of uncertainties goes on and on. During this Thanksgiving week in the United States, it may be difficult for some to feel grateful given the current circumstances.

Uncertainty always exists, yet, with the proliferation of the 24-hour media outlets our society has become…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 21, 2011 at 9:12am — No Comments

Social Media Architecture!!!!!! Part 3





Social Media

Architecture!!!!!! Part 3




This will be the 3rd in a series of posts about Social media architecture.



In part one we went over the why, we talked about branding and about seeing what is being said out there about you.

In part 2 we discussed the different sites and more.

Now it’s time to cover tools and more.



Tools: these are tools that will help you with your social…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 18, 2011 at 5:50pm — No Comments

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