All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (1,319)

Look beyond the ping pong perks when you're evaluating a career opportunity

Ping pong tables, foosball tables, beer on tap, unlimited vacation. Question is, does this make a company more attractive than a company without these perks? For some, yes it does. But should these perks be the only thing that you look at? Or even part of an evaluation checklist that excludes companies without these things? Maybe not.

Having worked in talent acquisition for the better part of the past 15 years starting as an agency recruiter, agency owner, and now an internal…

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Added by Jamie Koback on June 30, 2015 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Candidate Experience: 3 Questions to Ask

“Best practices” usually applies directly to business. What method of investment is going to get the best ROI? What’s the best way to maximize the productivity of employees?…

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Added by Greg Rokos on June 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Top 25 “Fake” and “What Not” LinkedIn Profiles

In this post I am sharing an observation about some newer public LinkedIn pages. It's quite…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on June 29, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Trends in the Compliance market

The Compliance market in 2015 is characterised by a massive increase in demand for Compliance personnel across both the buy-side and sell-side sectors.

This expansion of existing Compliance teams is a direct response to the surge of new rules and regulations coming from the FCA and the PRA. The increasingly regulated environment within financial…

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Added by Investigo Ltd on June 29, 2015 at 9:21am — No Comments

Think like a marketer to attract top talent

In an increasingly competitive employer market, it is essential for every recruiter to think like a marketer in order to generate awareness, establish trust, engage with candidates, build relationships and, basically, take ownership of their talent brand.

Your…

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Added by Investigo Ltd on June 29, 2015 at 9:15am — No Comments

Recruitment Software Affecting Your Business

The good thing about the process of recruitment is that the arduous steps can now be done with the aid of recruitment software. The main goal and reason for existence of businesses is to make money, and unless the business is in the recruitment industry, majority of its time, effort, and resources should be directed to its income generating tasks. For the administrative processes, the recruitment software should be able to help out. Here are some of the ways a…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on June 29, 2015 at 6:56am — No Comments

Market Your Recruiting Skills

With millions of Americans still looking to get a leg-up in the American workforce, it should not come as a surprise that many recruiters have a vested interest in filling many positions nationwide.

Part of being a good recruiter is having skills in the marketing department. Sure,…

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Added by Dave on June 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Why Does One Recruit? What Joy Comes of It?

At times we may ask ourselves this question.  Why do we recruit?  What joy comes of it?  Why do we do this day in and day out.  What is it that drives those of us whom have chosen staffing as our chosen venture to do what we do?  Well - let me give you 10 reasons.  I was recently out in Silicon Valley again -…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on June 25, 2015 at 2:30am — 3 Comments

Empty Seats Are Like Open Wounds

In an organization, an empty seat is like an open wound. It’s a painful distraction that interferes with the business’s core mission.

When there’s an empty seat, the work must either be redistributed or left undone, resulting in stress, costs, delays, and lost opportunity, as well as lower revenue.

What’s more, hiring to fill empty seats can take weeks or months, adding strain and extra costs.

This is why I’ve launched a new LinkedIn Group, called …

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Added by Scott Wintrip on June 22, 2015 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

Seventy-two percent of Government vacancies remain unfilled

Ministerial departments in the UK failed to fill 72 percent of vacancies in 2014/15, according to Freedom of Information requests submitted by the leading cloud-based CRM provider, Bullhorn

Bullhorn requested information on total recruitment spend in the financial year 2014/15 from all 24 government ministerial departments. It also requested information on the number of advertised vacancies in the last financial year, and the percentage…

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Added by Peter Linas on June 22, 2015 at 6:51am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Tips to engage Passive Candidates

There we go yet another insightful Chat with a lot of take a ways. As always we’ve been hosting WhatsApp Group Chats in 6 different cities namely Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. These chats help you interact with influential people where you gain solutions to issues and valuable insights. If you’re not part of either one of these Chats, you have no idea what you’re missing.

Nevertheless being a Part of Sourcing Adda (@sourcingadda)…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on June 19, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

4 lessons recruiters can learn from Game of Thrones.

When George R.R. Martin wrote the Game of Thrones series, it’s unlikely that he had the recruitment industry in mind. However, when you look beyond the gruesome battles, great armies and mythical dragons, you’ll see a host of lessons recruiters can take on board to enhance their attitude and…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 18, 2015 at 5:40am — No Comments

How much does a recruitment business set up cost?

This is probably the most common question I get asked by recruiters wanting to set up their own recruitment business. So how much does a recruitment start up cost? It’s very much like how long is a piece of string. It has so many variables it’s impossible to give a cost for everyone, plus it is…

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Added by Louisa Brown on June 16, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

If Your Recruitment Marketing Message is for Everybody, You're Doing it Wrong

Have you ever seen a sales person in action? If not, make it your mission to seek one out and watch how they work. From making a client's day with an unexpected gift, to offering a smile and asking how the family’s keeping, sales people know what it takes to get their audience…

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Added by Maura McElhone on June 15, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Time-to-Fill Should Be Zero

Can your company instantly fill any open seat? When you achieve a zero time-to-fill, which I call ZERO-TO-FILL, you can.

A new LinkedIn Group, called ZERO-TO-FILL, is now adding members who will support one another towards this goal.

Members of ZERO-TO-FILL are committed to hiring that is faster and more accurate. Our shared vision? All jobs and assignments get filled with quality talent the day they open.

WHO MAY JOIN ZERO-TO-FILL:

  • Staffing and recruitment…
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Added by Scott Wintrip on June 15, 2015 at 9:31am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - What are the best websites to find Technical IT people?

The WhatsApp Group Chat that was held this week was quite informative as we received interesting insights that we as Recruiters and Sourcers haven’t thought of before while hiring. Having said that, you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about therefore I’ll come right to the point. The…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on June 12, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Talent Acquisition & Sourcing Conclave 2015 – Sourcing Lab Activities

The host was Sharath Kumar, Partner at SourcePRO, who began the session with fun activities too. The ones who gave the best answers were rewarded with SourcePRO mugs and badges. Here are the activities were conducted by Sharath Kumar…

Sharing Entertaining Ideas

The session began with an opening statement combined with Recruiting Humour…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on June 9, 2015 at 1:51am — No Comments

Googling for Resumes is Obsolete

CV OR Resume

There are still many resumes on the Internet. Google is still by far the best search engine. However, Googling the world wide web for online resumes has stopped being productive for the majority of locations and industries, with few exceptions.

I'll share some thoughts, as to why Googling for Resumes is Obsolete, shortly. Let us first look at a typical Google "Boolean String" in the style still taught in some Sourcing classes or auto-created by a "Boolean…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on June 9, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Waiting for Talent is Unacceptable

We live in an on-demand world. Every day, we access more and more products and services at the click of a mouse, touch of a button, or by dialing our phones. Many companies have installed apps, websites, and other devices allowing their employees to order food, report updates, and procure supplies the moment they are needed. This same convenient access must be applied to acquiring talent.

“Downloading” the next hire should not be a reactive process where people access resumes to begin…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on June 8, 2015 at 9:04am — No Comments

Getting Yourself Hired by a Great Company: Five Techniques for Mastering Job Interviews

A terrific job interview is about the employer and their problems - not about what you want or need.  The employer has a problem and is looking for you to solve it. They need someone for a variety of reasons but whatever their reasons - they are looking for someone to solve a problem, and you have to show how are the optimal person to do that for the company, given this specific situation.

Finding out first what problems the company has is the best strategy. Start by thinking how you…

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Added by Donald Sonn on June 5, 2015 at 2:44pm — No Comments

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