All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (1,095)

What are Online ACs and Pre-recorded Video Interviews?

Which selection tool should I use to identify the best suited candidate for my vacancy? This is not a trivial question, since you certainly want to make a good decision and know you cannot rely on your gut feeling, right? That’s why we will have a closer look at two selection tools which have proven to be very useful in everyday recruiting: online assessment center andpre-recorded video interviews. Just to remind you, in the last post, we presented two other smart selection…

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Added by Corinna Litera on December 18, 2014 at 7:44am — No Comments

How Airbnb Used Storyboarding To Revamp Its Candidate Experience

How Airbnb hires is closely tied to its brand. “Belong Anywhere” is the company tagline, representing its mission to build a trusted community of people and places to stay. So, imagine if a candidate applied to the community-based brand, only to hear nothing back? The contradiction would be a disappointment, and…

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Added by Casey Marshall on December 17, 2014 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment

You have got to Google images for “team building”. The only way it could get cheesier is if…

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Added by Ryan Mead on December 17, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

10 Reasons Reference Checks Need a Makeover

Over the last several months, we have spoken with dozens of recruiters and HR managers about the onboarding process. Through all the conversations, one thing always stood out when it when it came to discussing the recruiting and the onboarding process. As one HR manager so eloquently put it, “reference and background checks suck! I hate them!”

This got us thinking, what makes references “suck” so much? What are the ways we could help recruiters and…

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Added by Dor Rubin on December 17, 2014 at 11:51am — No Comments

2015's Hot Jobs in English Speaking Countries

As 2014 comes to an end, we reflect on the past year and look forward to 2015 with uncertainty and a plethora of predictions. Today, we thought we'd talk about the hot or in-demand jobs from 2014, according to data from WANTED Analytics. We examined the most commonly advertised occupations in the world's largest…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on December 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Want to make great hires? Ask behavioural interview questions.

When it comes to ascertaining whether a candidate really would be a good cultural fit for your company, you don’t need a crystal ball. The only thing that a smart recruiter needs is a set of strategic behavioural interview questions.

The…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on December 16, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments

What are Realistic Job Previews and Situational Judgement Tests?

In order to meet the challenges of skills shortage, war for talent and demographic change, you need to ensure a professional personnel selection. For this purpose, however, more and more methods and tools are available. We will present you several very useful selection tools and their advantages as well as their disadvantages! In the first part of our series, we’ll be talking about “Realistic Job Previews” and the “Situational Judgment Test”.…

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Added by Corinna Litera on December 16, 2014 at 8:03am — No Comments

7 Video Interviewing Tips for Job Seekers

You can’t escape them. You can’t ignore them. Your candidates want video interviews, and your organization is looking for ways to save money. There’s no better way to do that than to save 67% on travel costs with video interviewing. There…

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Added by Julie Salerno on December 16, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

4 Recruiting Strategies for Facebook

Most individuals these days spend a considerable amount of time on Social Media sites like Facebook. The concept of meeting people in person seems to have taken a back seat lately, as a result of changing times. With people flocking to social networking sites to establish long lost connections or to simply connect with people they wouldn’t be able to meet up on regular bases. This seems like the perfect platform to re-establish those connections.

If you thought that this site only…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on December 16, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

3 Recruiting Tools That Need a Revamp

This always happens. The latest and greatest piece of technology that you just bought is outdated only a week later. However, the fundamentals never go out of style. Referrals, Sourcing and Job Descriptions are important aspects of your recruiting strategy, and it is important to keep discovering fresh ways to keep them relevant with the times. You can use them in new ways that revamp…

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Added by Raj Sheth on December 15, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Lean Recruiting

People are not the only ones getting on the scale as staffing and recruitment firms across the globe are trimming the fat as a catalyst for growth. Lean Recruiting initiatives across the globe are focusing leaders to eliminate wasted time, resources, energy, and effort. The results benefit everyone as clients have talented people working more quickly, candidates land better opportunities with less effort, and their providers are rewarded for their efforts while also be able…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on December 15, 2014 at 12:11pm — No Comments

2 Tricks to Boost your Sourcing Process

The task of a recruiter has never been easy nor is a sourcer’s task either. Although, the advent of Social Media has definitely simplified both tasks, that doesn’t mean that sourcing candidates now requires the least amount of effort. Anyone experienced either as a Recruiter or Sourcer will agree to this statement. For those of you who think otherwise, it’s probable a good idea to interact with professional’s in the field.

So if you’re a Sourcer or a Recruiter who also does sourcing,…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on December 15, 2014 at 5:44am — No Comments

Five questions that make a difference in hiring process

OK, let's see how it usually looks: first your departmental head riddled out the candidate with all sorts of "tell me about you and your career path" questions. Then the CV was forwarded to your HR responsible who further squeezed out the same person in hiring process like a sponge, interrogating every single detail from biography, plus a couple of standard questions like "Are you a team player?", "Why did you leave your previous job?", "What is your career objective?" or even some direct…

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Added by Maya Nicole on December 11, 2014 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Where to Find Grads in 2015?

Many fields are experiencing shortages of talent as demand continues to rise. One way to address a limited candidate supply is by on-campus recruiting. Hiring recent college graduates helps employers gain an edge among the competition for talent since it enables them to capitalize on candidates entering the workforce and broaden their candidate supply. According to the …

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on December 11, 2014 at 9:56am — No Comments

14 Must-Read Recruiting Articles of 2014

A lot has happened this year in the recruiting world. Getting the right candidates through the door has remained the number one objective, but the…

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Added by Casey Marshall on December 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Employee Assessment Tool: Psychometric Testing FAQs

If you’re considering joining the over 80% of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. currently using psychometric testing, you probably have a few questions like, “What the heck is psychometric testing?”…

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Added by Ryan Mead on December 10, 2014 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Tips to Create Perfect Posts on Twitter

The recruitment field, like most fields have made certain changes to keep up with the changing times. Gone are the days when recruiting relied on the ‘walk in’ principle that was traditionally followed? Nowadays, the entire process that was time consuming is rather simple and fast too.

If you’re…

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Added by Chinmay Chavan on December 10, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

Boolean Bar -Am Unable to Download - Detects a Virus and Fails to Download

I love the fact that you have produced the Boolean bar, however my computer will not allow me to download it because    my protective software detects a virus on the software. Is there any way you can help? I have tried several times and my software just gives me a failure sign. Is there any way to clean the software that is on the web? I sure there are hundreds of others that are having this same problems. Let me know what I can do. I desperately need this software. I am a recruiter!      …

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Added by Leslie Ameel on December 9, 2014 at 6:28pm — 1 Comment

The Value of Interns: Paid or Unpaid

Internships are requirements for many college degrees and a distinct pathway to new experiences when looking into new career fields. Some students are lucky to get vital work experience in their internship… others not so much. Are your interns getting more than your morning coffee?

Interns – paid or unpaid – are…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on December 9, 2014 at 11:38am — No Comments

3 tips for creating your company’s candidate experience

A successful and sustainable employer branding does not end with receiving an application. Personnel selection is actually the first real touch point between your applicant and you, and it is, therefore, vital to your recruiting success to continuously communicate with them so as to make them feel acknowledged.The selection process has to be at the center of a coherent and company-specific employer brand communication. Excellent and well-thought…

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Added by Corinna Litera on December 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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