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The 5 Things Everyone Should Know About SEO In Job Descriptions

No one but Larry and Sergey know the secret sauce in Google’s algorithm, but there are 5 principles to help you “think like Google” that will help your SEO (search engine optimization) for your job descriptions.

1) The URL Should Be In Plain English

Let’s start at the top: the URL.…


Added by Jason Webster on December 4, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

The Compelling Case

Video Series: The Simple Truth – The Compelling Case

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Added by Scott Wintrip on December 4, 2012 at 8:51am — No Comments

40 Amazing Social Media Statistics Every Recruiter Should Know (From 2012)

In the last 11 months, the social media landscape has continued to evolve at a rapid pace. There have been tons of updates to social networks such as Global brand pages on Facebook, new LinkedIn company pages, Twitter cover photos and more.  Several of these updates made social media even more attractive for recruiters.

If you have not yet jumped into social media recruiting, now is as good a time as ever to …


Added by Prafull Sharma on December 4, 2012 at 2:00am — 4 Comments

3 ways to stop other companies taking your candidate

Sometimes, the client experience can feel a bit like buying a house. I put forward a great candidate, they do a perfect interview and are offered the job. Client and candidate are happy. At least until someone else comes along with a better offer and lo and behold – that client has been ‘gazumped’ by the lure of a higher salary.

This happened to one of my clients recently, with the candidate turning down a role (despite already having accepted it) for the sake of a few thousand pounds…


Added by Kay Chouhan - KINNECT PERSONNEL on December 2, 2012 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Who should you follow!! Updated

Who should you follow!! Updated


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. Mind you this is the UPDATED list and there will be…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Smart Hiring And Firing

People are the engines that drive the success of companies, however, most hiring and accountability processes are not as nimble and efficient as they could be. Scott shares the “thorough to hire and fire” method for improving the success of the people side of your business.…


Added by Scott Wintrip on November 30, 2012 at 8:02am — No Comments

Think, Say, Act for Leaders

Video Series: The Simple Truth – Think, Say, Act for Leaders

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 29, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments

Exclusive Stats: The Impact Of Tweeting Job Descriptions


According to roughly 30% of all hires come through a referral. A referral pipeline can be easier to build in the early and mid-stages of a company’s growth. People are attracted by the opportunity to get in early and have an impact.

As your company grows, the referral pipeline can be…


Added by Jason Webster on November 28, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Spotting The Sniffles

If you pay attention, your body tells you when you are about to get sick. If you watch for the “sniffles” in your business, you can keep your company from getting a “cold.”

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 28, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments

The Customer is Not Always Right

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 27, 2012 at 8:47am — No Comments

What YOU say when your client says “send me the resume”

The fact is you make a placement only if your candidate gets an interview.

So your job as a recruiter is so much more than sourcing the talent and making the match. As important as they are, it’s all a waste of time if you don’t get your candidate sitting opposite your client.

And so you find yourself enthusiastically…


Added by Greg Savage on November 26, 2012 at 6:29pm — 6 Comments

5 Things That Will Change Recruiting

When people talk about HR trends they tend to look at what we do today and discuss ways it can be done better in the future. Applications and tools for recruiting, training, on-boarding, etc. are being developed at dizzying rates. Problem is – these new HR innovations are going to have a short half life.

Another way to look at HR trends is to look at the way business is changing.

The changes in technology, employee motivation, globalism, and resource mobility, just to name a…


Added by Jerry D. Thurber on November 26, 2012 at 1:00pm — 13 Comments

Building Unconditional Customer Loyalty

This past weekend I had the pleasure of being with my wife as she watched her beloved alma mater, Ohio State, beat Michigan in their yearly football matchup. While it’s been several decades since Holly sat in the stands cheering on her team as a student, you would’ve thought it was just yesterday as she hooted, hollered, and even dropped a few choice expletives. She is consistently passionate and loyal for everything Ohio State, regardless of whether they win or lose. Collegiate teams, and…


Added by Scott Wintrip on November 26, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments

Facebook Launches ‘Lame’ Job App

Posted by Vanessa Bostwick

You may want to rethink hitting that ‘sell’ button next to your LinkedIn shares. It appearsFacebook’s newest job search app has landed with an unceremonious thud in the recruiting space.

Last week the app launched with much fanfare, probably because Facebook has done little to nothing when it comes to creating job apps.…


Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 26, 2012 at 4:19am — No Comments

Straight-Line Fulfillment

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, yet, many people take a very roundabout way in getting things done, wasting time and resources in the process. Straight-line fulfillment, one of Scott’s signature methods for reducing labor intensity, is a process for streamlining how work gets done.…


Added by Scott Wintrip on November 23, 2012 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Social Style Selling

Sell how people prefer to buy and you increase the likelihood of closing the deal. In Social Style Selling, Scott shows you how to cater to each style and improve your chances for a better result.

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 21, 2012 at 3:56pm — No Comments

These 5 Top Facebook Career Pages "Get It"

The traditional recruiting approach is to hire a third party recruiting firm or individual recruiter who writes boring job descriptions, throws “hail mary” listings on job boards and works their network.

There is nothing wrong with this, but if you want younger, tech-savvy employees, I believe you need to go to Facebook: home of 1 billion people!

Here are 5 companies that are leveraging their Social Recruiting efforts by doing a good job with their Facebook Careers pages.  All…


Added by Jason Webster on November 20, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Since When is Money a Resource

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 20, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments

Title Search can be a waste!!

Title Search can be a waste!!

So a lot of sourcers still like to search by title. I mean the full title as listed on their job descriptions (JD). The only problem with this is there are a lot of different titles that can be used for the same job. For example you need a…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 16, 2012 at 7:44pm — No Comments

Evidentiary Interviews vs. Behavioral Interviews

While behavioral interviewing has some benefits, it falls short as it does not completely assess all of the behaviors necessary for success, only those you have time to review in an interview. Scott shares his latest invention in interviewing, the evidentiary interview, a more thorough way to assess talent.…


Added by Scott Wintrip on November 16, 2012 at 9:34am — 2 Comments

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