All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (1,148)

Top 5 Recruitment Trends for 2015

Recruiting talented employees isn’t going to be plain sailing in 2015. The widening gaps between the demand and supply of skilled workers is creating a cut-throat environment in which 69% of recruiters are expecting to see competition for candidates increase. To successfully ride out the storm, recruiters are going to need to keep up to speed with this year’s key trends.…


Added by Ron Stewart on January 27, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Is Tinder the future of recruitment?

Tinder is one of those technologies that made millions of people think, why didn’t I come up with that? Create your profile, indicate what you’re looking for in a person, and the app uses GPS to show…


Added by David Reddin on January 27, 2015 at 8:01am — No Comments

The Magnifying Glass Strategy

Focusing on certain areas does not have to detract from others in your content strategy.

I love talking content strategy, especially within the context of the larger talent acquisition and recruiting strategy. But I see the same thing over and over again, and I thought you might appreciate learning about my magnifying glass strategy.

The situation is pretty common. If you are building content for your career site,…


Added by James Ellis on January 27, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Shut Up and Sell

In just two minutes the salesperson had gotten the client to say “yes” to giving his firm a shot at filling their needs. Had he stopped there, all would have been right and good in his world. Unfortunately, he continued to talk, extolling the features and benefits of the staffing services provided by his company. The “yes” turned into a “no” after the customer recanted, deciding to take time to think over his decision. Now that customer is buying from another firm, one I suspect whose…


Added by Scott Wintrip on January 26, 2015 at 9:02am — No Comments

Facebook at Work, a Social Network for Corporates

Communicating with colleagues for assistance, irrespective of their post or location has always been a task for co – workers for this reason that the ones they wish to interact with aren’t easily available when you need them. As an answer to this issue Facebook has designed a social network that makes all of this possible within minutes hence, “Facebook at Work, a Social Network for Corporates”.

If you’ve been searching for ways to…


Added by Sourcing Adda on January 23, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

5 More Recruiting Myths Busted

The Recruitment field is just like any other field when it comes to presumptions that keep circulating within the field itself. Both recruiters and job seekers tend to fall prey to these myths. These are generally people who are usually on their feet at all times, sourcing for candidates.

During the process of recruitment these individuals aren’t always aware of the rumours spreading around and I can’t blame them because there are always new rumours floating around on a regular bases.…


Added by Yusuf Pathan on January 22, 2015 at 12:23am — No Comments

Old School Strategies for New Recruiting Challenges with @LevyRecruits and @MaureenSharib

You’d think that with all the talk about tools and technology out there, it takes the right system or software to compete for talent as a recruiter today. But let’s be real – at the end of the day, recruiters are in the business of building relationships. And when it comes to the human part of…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 21, 2015 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

The Most Important Goal I Set This Year


Is it really almost the end of January? I'm a big fan of, "Set goals and you will achieve goals," mentality. I usually start putting my business and professional goals down on paper right after Thanksgiving . Then, I write a blog or a memo or something telling everyone else how to do so in early December. Then, I study my goals and get very prepared to make them…


Added by Amy McDonald on January 20, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Purple Squirrel – Where Art Thou?

Here And There I Look For Thee,

In My Search To Make A Big Fat Fee!


Out On The Field To Purple Squirrel Find,

Job Portals, Adverts And Social Media On My Mind!


And, Or &…


Added by Sharath Kumar on January 20, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

The Dream

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Having a dream is a powerful thing. So proved Dr. King in the life he lived and in the words he shared as an American civil rights activist. Dreams, based upon deep convictions and core beliefs, can be the basis of tremendous good in both personal and professional…


Added by Scott Wintrip on January 19, 2015 at 9:48am — No Comments

Where to Find Talent for US News' Best Jobs

US News released their best jobs of 2015. To determine their findings they referred to the jobs that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicted to have the…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 15, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

6 Social Media Recruiting Strategies that you should be using

The advent of Social media no doubt has made a recruiter’s job relatively easy and has also improved their performance on the whole. Ever thought about what if the effectiveness with which a task is performed can be simplified further and that to with the right tools. Now, wouldn’t that make all the difference?

In view of this need, there are certain tips that might prove useful and even boost your recruiting process nonetheless. So let’s begin with the popular Social Media sites…


Added by Sheetal Devarde on January 15, 2015 at 5:47am — No Comments

Your 2015 HR & Recruiting Events Calendar

Last year, we shared articles and …


Added by Casey Marshall on January 14, 2015 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

LinkedIn Updates its InMail Credits and Renewals

For recruiters, LinkedIn’s new updates to its InMail credits and renewals seem to be good news to its users. Because these changes can improve its user’s efficiency thus their performance too will ameliorate simultaneously. I’m sure that by now you too are asking the same question as me i.e. what updates, LinkedIn has made to its InMail credits and renewals?  So let’s find out about these changes and use them to our advantage.

But before we move on to the nitty -…


Added by Chinmay Chavan on January 14, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

6 Recruiting Trends To Watch in 2015 (And Beyond)

With another year ending it’s only natural that all active recruiters are curious about the trends that might make the 2015 year market. So if you are one of those recruiters who like to be aware of the possible challenges that they may face then you have come to the right place.



Added by Yusuf Pathan on January 12, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

How We Hire: Tilt's A-Method Recruiting Model

A recent study shows that companies with mature talent acquisition strategies perform 30 percent better than their peers on business outcomes. Tilt, a high-growth crowdfunding startup in San Francisco, has built…


Added by Casey Marshall on January 9, 2015 at 7:24pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Shorten Hiring Time in Your Company

Recruiters are consistently pushed to shorten the time it takes to find and recruit new talent. In spite of such pressures, current average time-to-hire is the highest it’s been since 2009, and time-to-hire is only getting longer. The job market is better than it was 5 years ago. Even with more job openings, it still takes too long to bring on a new hire. What is the current …


Added by Raj Sheth on January 9, 2015 at 2:42pm — 1 Comment

Never Stop Searching LinkedIn

Due to the just-introduced Commercial Use Limit on Search, many LinkedIn members are hitting the search quota for the month in the first day or two of January 2015 - and have to wait another month to search again.…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on January 8, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

6 Reasons to Develop a Mentorship-style Training Program

Growing up, children often look up to their parents for guidance. However, that guidance doesn’t have to stop in professional adulthood. Kevin Systrom, Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, and other technology all-stars all had mentors. What does each of these people have in common? Their businesses were successful with the help of mentors in the last 15 years.…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on January 8, 2015 at 11:37am — No Comments

Reasons your Job May Be Going Unfilled

Currently the average posting period for all jobs is 45 days, according to data from WANTED Analytics. This it the time it takes Recruiters to…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 8, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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