All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (1,410)

WhatsApp Group Chat - Should personal statements of candidates be given more importance than qualifications?

Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda) is back with another discussion which proved to be quite informative. The chats are conducting in different cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Kolkata and Gujarat.  

This time the discussion focussed on, “Should personal statements (what candidates say) of candidates be given more importance than qualifications?” The views expressed are worth your time and effort invested in adding to your learning so here goes……

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Added by Sourcing Adda on August 28, 2015 at 8:41am — No Comments

Recruiting With Facebook - The Stats You Need To Know!

Facebook is the largest social network in the world and is getting bigger. It is far too frequently misunderstand by the recruitment industry.

Sure it might not be LinkedIn and so people will not just be using it for work and updating their job details on there. But with over a billion monthly…

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Added by Mark Cook on August 27, 2015 at 10:42am — No Comments

4 Reasons Women Aren’t Applying to Your Jobs–And What You Can Do About It

It sucks but it’s true: If a woman’s been in the workforce long enough, there’s a good chance she’s experienced some type of discrimination. As a physician, my mom frequently made less than her male colleagues despite seeing the most patients at her practice. At one of my jobs, I was paid at a…

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Added by Erin Engstrom on August 27, 2015 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Are Your Employees Part of Your Employer Brand?

The recruiting world has had to think like marketers lately.  In order to compete for top talent, they've begun strategically communicating with job seekers in numerous ways. Many recruiters are now crafting engaging job advertisements. Other recruiters have created branded corporate career pages.  But…

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Added by Catherine Miklaus on August 26, 2015 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Are Job Postings Worth Money?

I saw an ad recently for one of those major job boards. You know the kind. Back in the day they changed recruiting by putting the job ads that used to fill up newspaper classified sections on the internet. It was liberating. It felt revolutionary. Then these guys went a step further. They took the paper resumes that we were all required to…

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Added by Joel McLean on August 26, 2015 at 11:34am — 2 Comments

Caution

We are not the least bit impressed with Zero Fee Recruiter.  They promise to deliver you high quality drivers that match your criteria, which we laid out in great detail, and they delivery us a bunch of unqualified drivers or drivers that do not even hold a CDL.  I strongly advise anyone that if you are looking for a recruiting group to help with your needs, stay away from Zero Fee Recruiter.  They are certainly not worth the money they charge you.

Added by Kathy House on August 25, 2015 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Job Advertisements: Writing, Posting and Socializing

A successful job ad ties in writing, marketing, and competitive intelligence into one targeted recruitment strategy. With the 38% …

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Added by Kelly Robinson on August 25, 2015 at 11:08am — No Comments

The 7 Types of Candidates: How to Hire Them

Know thy candidate. During job interviews, hiring teams and recruiters often get a feel for what kind of candidate each interviewee is and what kinds of traits that…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 25, 2015 at 10:49am — No Comments

Getting Hired and Digital Recruiting

The advancement in technology has undoubtedly brought people closer together. As a result we have become more globally connected. While the internet serves as a very good tool for getting connected and being connected with your friends and relatives; whether close and far off it should be noted that it is also an exceptional tool for recruiting too.

Modern recruiters now focus on social media recruiting and sourcing therefore a job seeker’s first impression is no longer done during a…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on August 25, 2015 at 1:37am — No Comments

Are Job Hoppers Good for a Company

According to CNN Money, last year over 2.8 million employees quit their job in search of better salaries.  While that is often a great signal of the impending wage hikes and a strengthening economy,…

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Added by Catherine Miklaus on August 24, 2015 at 3:43pm — 1 Comment

WhatsApp Group Chat - Should hiring decisions be influenced by candidate information on Social channels?

The WhatsApp Group Chat discussion that was held tuned out to be quite informative for all Talent Acquisition Professionals present. What’s more we had a plethora of perspectives expressed and all present benefitted.  It is said, “Learning never stops”.  And coming across interesting conversations like these has proved that it still holds true. Don’t you agree?

Besides it’s for reasons like this that having a forum where like-minded individuals can come together to interact and share…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on August 22, 2015 at 1:35am — No Comments

Using Google Plus for Recruiting

Google Plus is a hidden treasure trove for recruiters and yet it is still largely undiscovered by many recruiters.

Many people write it off with the belief that no one actually uses Google Plus. Well that’s not quite true.

Google Plus is integrated into Google search results so if a candidate is on…

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Added by Mark Cook on August 20, 2015 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

Put the Candidate Back in Candidate Experience

In the HR/ recruiting space, there's often a buzz about the candidate experience.  Multiple recent studies have cited candidate experience as the number one reason why a candidate would choose one company over another.  When top talent seems in short supply, it's time to get creative.  It's…

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Added by Catherine Miklaus on August 19, 2015 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Life is short: How the Ashley Madison scandal highlights the need for cybersecurity talent.

Today Twitter and news feeds have been filled with the Ashley Madison hacking scandal. In July, the website was reported to be hacked by a collective called ‘The Impact Team,’ however the company claimed that only two profiles were revealed. After threats to Avid Life Media were ignored, the group have…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on August 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

How To Get Noticed In Your Field

Throughout your career you will be judged on your credibility to handle the opportunity at hand.

Potential future employers and contacts who you are looking to work with you will be evaluating you and deciding if it is worth spending time with you.

Investors will be assessing your ability to grow an idea…

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Added by Mark Cook on August 18, 2015 at 11:45am — No Comments

Leverage Your Networks To Recruit World Class Talent

 

You take the time to create strong professional networks. You continue to build, nurture and maintain them. This is a skill many recruiters have mastered and successfully continue to leverage as they recruit…

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Added by sheila Greco on August 17, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Forget Big Data. Recruitment Has a Huge Data Problem.

Whenever I see an article on Big Data and how it's going to revolutionize HR from hiring to management, I cringe a little. Not because I don't think it can, or even will. But because HR, and especially recruitment, have huge data problems that have been staring them right in the face for years - and they haven't changed a thing.

The inability to collect, organize, and analyze…

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Added by Joel McLean on August 17, 2015 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

How recruiters can use The Office to improve their candidate experience.

Most of us have heard of The Office; the UK and later American television show that follows the day-to-day lives of sales staff. Whilst there are no direct links to the recruitment industry, each character represents a real-life candidate that recruiters could encounter. With that in mind, we,…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on August 17, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

How An Applicant Tracking System Can Save You Money

The popularity of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is growing and not just for large companies. Small and medium sized companies are looking to advance their HR departments as well. But there has to be a good combination of human and computer…

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Added by Mark Cook on August 17, 2015 at 5:08am — No Comments

Companies are constantly seeking out talented individuals, to build and grow their individuals business. In times when talented and skilled labour isn’t easy to come by, especially when such individu…

Companies are constantly seeking out talented individuals, to build and grow their individuals business. In times when talented and skilled labour isn’t easy to come by, especially when such individuals are in demand by several companies be it; a small start - up, a growing business or a big business. It’s safe to say that a recruiter’s task is never ending as candidates who have been great employees but have received better packages.

Recruiting is the most daunting task or job…

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Added by Sheetal Devarde on August 17, 2015 at 2:02am — No Comments

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