All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (1,054)

How Staffing Firms Can Use Video Interviewing

It’s not just about the cool new piece of technology anymore. Video interviews make sense because they are efficient, cost effective, and they are simply convenient. Not to mention 60% of …

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Added by Julie Salerno on November 25, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments

A Move Toward More Effective Team Building

Teams are known for stirring up creativity, innovation and even lasting professional bonds. Unfortunately, they can be known for stirring other things up too. When you are asked to be part of a team or project at work, you probably immediately think back to college. We all had to endure working around schedules, picking up the slack and…

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Added by Ryan Mead on November 25, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Attracting Millennials: 3 Top Tips for Recruiting Gen Y Talent

Like it or not, millennials are changing the face of recruitment as we know it. As the candidate talent pool becomes flooded with millennials (people born after 1980), traditional recruitment methods are falling flat.

Millennials now make up between 47 and 50% of the world's working population. And in the…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on November 25, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

7 Little Known Features of Facebook

Facebook is a widely used Social networking site, yet how many of us can say that we know everything about Facebook? Isn’t this ironical, I mean we spend approximately most of our time interacting with friends and relatives both near and far. We virtually live our lives on Facebook either…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on November 25, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

The benefits of online exam format questions

Long gone are the days of scanned in sheets which are only as accurate as the person entering the information. The latest trend sweeping the industry is online exam format questions. If you have filled out any type of exam using an online connection in the last several years then chances are you have filled it in using these online exam format questions. But just what are the benefits of these? Here are a few examples to keep you engaged.

Accuracy: One thing which…

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Added by Tonisha Parra on November 25, 2014 at 3:40am — No Comments

The benefits of online exam format questions

Long gone are the days of scanned in sheets which are only as accurate as the person entering the information. The latest trend sweeping the industry is online exam format questions. If you have filled out any type of exam using an online connection in the last several years then chances are you have filled it in using these online exam format questions. But just what are the benefits of these? Here are a few examples to keep you engaged.

Accuracy: One thing which…

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Added by Tonisha Parra on November 25, 2014 at 3:40am — No Comments

Being Grateful and Unsatisfied

While I’m all for being grateful, especially being mindful of this during this week’s American Thanksgiving celebration, I’m not too keen on satisfaction. Satisfaction can become a trap that keeps you cemented to your doorstep, allowing competitors to grab the glory, the gusto, and even some of your market share.

One of my favorite examples of this is when I asked a workshop participant, who was resistant to ideas for improving her company, if she was satisfied with her current…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 24, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments

What is a Learning Culture & How Do I Get One?

David Garvin, co-author of Is Yours a Learning Organizationsaid learning cultures are two things:

1.  Skilled in creating, acquiring, interpreting, transferring and retaining knowledge

2.  Able to modify behavior in response…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Little known Facts about Recruiting and Sourcing

Most people are familiar with the recruiting and sourcing terminology, but how often do we as Recruiter’s and Sourcer’s stop to 

think about the techniques and increase our knowledge about the latest developments in our chosen field.

We have chosen our…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 24, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Essence of Fit

We have all been there. Stressful recruiting situations demand the quest for finding fit. It is the essence of all we do. Regardless of what fit is defined as, the real truth is there are so many with a different understanding of what it truly means, the reality of the process is that quest for fit really comes down to a few factors quite honestly. And defining "Fit" in your organization is really the backbone of each and every hire, fill, and staffing outcome…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on November 22, 2014 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

What 2 Taxi Drivers In Asia Remind Us About the World's Best Recruiters

My girlfriend and I jumped in a taxi. It was 3.31pm on a bright and humid Friday, in downtown Hong Kong Island, part-way through our Asian holiday. Have you ever been to Hong Kong? What an experience – such a bustling city, full of contrasts, old and new – it was my first time. Anyhow – we were in the…

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Added by Andrew Marmont on November 21, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Due Tomorrow Do Tomorrow: College Education Memes at their Best

It was only a matter of time before the meme craze hit colleges and it has done so in a big way. Well, there is no better way to share fun than through a meme these days but the creativity you observe from college education based memes is just astounding.

College Education Memes Background

Since the 1970s when Richard Dawkins coined the term ‘meme’, it was not really about images and video clips.…

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Added by Jenny Richards on November 21, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments

Best Chrome Extensions for Recruiting

Most fields have evolved and developed to match up to changing times and the recruitment field is no exception. With social media being widely used by employers of different fields on a large scale to source qualified candidates, hence the need for suitable tools that can speed up the process is inevitable.  

Tools like Plug – Ins, Add – Ons or browser extensions, assist recruiters and sourcers alike in capturing right talent at the right time. Therefore you have browser extensions…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on November 20, 2014 at 7:23am — No Comments

So what about those Indeed TV Ads?

Remember when LinkedIn used to say it wasn't a job board? Oh, wait - I guess they still do. Yet if you ask a room of HR professionals that question, the answer is crystal clear: "Of course LinkedIn is a job board!"

Well, I would argue that Indeed is going through something similar. Launched in 2004, the site for many years defined what a job aggregator was: a site that aggregated the majority of its jobs from job…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on November 18, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

Don't Let the Browser Hit You on the Way Out

No one is pushing you out the recruitment door, but if you don’t stay up-to-date on updates… your browser will. Not all browsers were created equal and with that said, it’s time to catch up to modern web development standards. Everything from the desktop browser capability to career page mobile responsiveness has an impact on the quantity and quality of the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on November 18, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Why Willy Wonka is the ultimate recruiter

You’ve all heard of Willy Wonka. You know him as a chocolate maker, an inventor, a whacky entrepreneur with a particular love for musicality. But do you also know him as a fantastic recruiter? If not, it’s time to change your perceptions.

Let’s…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on November 18, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

Play Big and Go Home

It’s all too easy to play the game their way. Following their rules, their pricing, their way of doing business. They are the customers, your competition, the majority of the market, and playing their game doesn’t serve most firms very well.

If you’re really satisfied with playing the game their way stop reading, because this post is not for you. For the rest of you, here’s how you play the game your way:

Identify…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on November 17, 2014 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Whistle While You Work: My Top 10 Sourcing Soundtracks

Research shows that under some conditions, music actually improves our performance.…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on November 17, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ways you Limit your Company from Hiring the Best

People hire folks that remind them of themselves.  This is a debate that has gone on for a long time in the workplace. The question that many organizations must ask is, “Are you challenging your employees to hire the best or who may be a “fit” for your company?”  At The Lambright Group, we are continuously requested to find candidates that meet the qualifications of the job description and a profile developed by either Talent Acquisition or the Hiring Managers. If your company is fortunate…

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Added by Benae Lambright on November 17, 2014 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Habits of the Most Skilled Recruiters: Part 3 - The Ugly

Nick Corcodilos, recruiting professional, recently published an article in the Ask The Headhunter newsletter. The article begins with a reader’s reservations in regards to…

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Added by Raj Sheth on November 17, 2014 at 12:01pm — No Comments

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