All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (1,201)

How To Search Outside of a Geo-Area on LinkedIn

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I'd like to share a tip on how to search LinkedIn for the members outside of a certain geographical area.

There are at least two good reasons to search outside of an area:

1. If you search by keywords, with no location specified, you are likely to see the top results from your own area - LinkedIn thinks that finding people who live nearby is a high priority.

To illustrate, here's an example search from an account, whose owner resides in the San…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on February 27, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Interviewing is a Two Way Street

Recruitment like the housing market has changed over the years. It’s no longer a sellers’ market, or in this case, an employers’ market and sometimes our best selling point is the perception others have of us. It comes as no surprise that there is…

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Added by Tara de Jonge on February 27, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments

The Power of Semantics in Recruitment

Recruiters who scan each and every resume that reaches their inbox may find it hard to work efficiently. Firstly, resumes are received freely by their mailboxes, and they are arranged simply according to the date and time when they were received. Next, there are hundreds – if not thousands – of resume…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on February 27, 2015 at 12:46am — No Comments

In-Demand Jobs with Talent Shortages

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLTS) stated that December had the highest level of job openings since January 2001. This is a sign that the economy is improving, but also that recruiting is getting more difficult. As demand increases overall, so does the competition for talent. Throughout the US, there are 17 qualified candidates in the…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 26, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

How to Launch a Career in the Green Energy Industry

There is no doubt about it. The global green movement is growing in leaps and bounds and we can expect the trend to carry on over the next many years. The interest in green energy is massive, with governments around the world injecting more and more funds into various programs and initiatives. Having bubbled under the surface for a few years, the green industry has finally come full circle, making it a great place for anyone looking to launch a business or career.…

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Added by Jenny Richards on February 26, 2015 at 1:45am — No Comments

Have You Discovered ZipRecruiter Resumes Yet?

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It looks like ZipRecruiter, that has been offering job posts and social shares of jobs, is rapidly working on adding resume database access, currently in Beta. Applicants for past jobs can opt-in for their resumes to be found and viewed by all employers who use the system. (This gives ZipRecruiter instant volume of candidates already in the database.) New applicants can opt-in when uploading a resume.

Resume…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on February 25, 2015 at 11:51am — No Comments

UK recruitment sector growth hits all time high

In 2014, 4,083 new recruitment agencies were launched in the UK – an increase of 7 percent compared to last year, according to research from leading contract finance provider, Sonovate.

This means that more recruitment agencies were launched in 2014 than at any other…

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Added by Richard Prime on February 25, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

4 Great Expert-Recommended Tips to Launch a Career in the Green Energy Industry

Energy companies have it in their plans to adapt to energy needs constantly. The biggest shift in global energy needs that has happened in recent times is the need to adopt green energy from efficient sources.

This has necessitated the need for green energy professionals not only with these large companies but also in smaller companies that try to bring green energy to the grassroots.

For example, as a professional in the green energy industry, you can help solve…

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Added by Jenny Richards on February 25, 2015 at 1:37am — No Comments

New recruiting sites: the startups just keep coming

I admit - even after doing these roundups of new and unusual recruiting-related sites for many years - it's a bit overwhelming. Last time out, I pointed out 8 sites that I thought were pretty interesting. Well, it's barely 3 months later and I have…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on February 24, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Twitter’s new features - Group Chat via Direct Message & Video Tweets

Twitter is definitely one of the popular social media channels used by most individuals and it has no intention of relinquishing its title either. As a result it has upgraded its features to improve the experience of its growing user base. Twitter’s two new features i.e. Group Chat via Direct Message and Video…

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Added by Ashwani Paswan on February 24, 2015 at 12:39am — No Comments

My Job Seeking Experience

I knew finding a job was hard work, but I had never imagined that it would be this hard.  I have always believed in creating my own source of income, working for myself, and running the business how I wanted it to be ran. Sure I worked part time at a few grocery stores for extra money, but for the most part, I have always created my own source of income.  Over this past year however, I decided that I would have to get a "real" job, because I no longer had enough money to continue building my…

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Added by Johnny Andrews on February 21, 2015 at 2:27pm — 5 Comments

The Many Online Ways to Find Employment

A job search isn't fun when you're sitting at home looking through the local job ads in the newspaper or trying to find a company website which lists their latest vacancies. Rather than walking into shops and handing over a CV to somebody behind the till or asking for a meeting with somebody from HR, more and more prospective employees head immediately to the Internet to help them to find a job but even that isn't easy.

You might think it's relatively simple... just log on to a…

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Added by Chris White on February 20, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Glassdoor grumps: are they really a fair reflection of a company?

Once upon a time, word of mouth and angry letter-writing were our top forms of expression when it came to outing a bad company to work for. Now, as our lives are increasingly led online, job review sites such as Glassdoor are making employers take greater care in the way they present themselves to potential staff. But are they 100% reliable?

For job seekers the site is a breath of fresh air; with a wealth of transparent reviews from…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on February 19, 2015 at 9:49am — No Comments

Effective Twitter Analytic Tools

We’ve come across this time and again, not only that; it has got us wondering what the hype is all about and for something as futile as this? You might also be puzzled about why this particular topic is given as much importance as it has. Well this is all about the changing trends that I’ve been mentioning countless times.

Any which ways with the internet now replacing the traditional methods of recruiting, keeping in pace with these new developments is just as important. As a result…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on February 19, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

How to Collect $25,000 on Placements that You Have Already Made

Clients are starting to tell us that the economy is picking up, and for the first time in years they are starting to feel optimistic. This…

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Added by Wilson Cole on February 16, 2015 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Can Contract Staffing Be a Recruiting Solution for Your Company?

Contract workers can prove to be an effective staffing solution of choice for your company if permanent hiring is not required for the moment. Yet, you must have learned to do lot more with fewer resources in your business or work even during economic uncertainties. It is here when you need to recruit additional workers for promoting growth, improving productivity for staying ahead of the competition. But does expanding the company with permanent employees makes you nervous? Accent Staffing…

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Added by Accent Staffing on February 16, 2015 at 1:41am — No Comments

Staying in Touch on the Recruiting Trail

When it comes to the job hunt, text messaging is making life a little easier for recruiters and applicants alike. That's right; texting is quickly becoming the communication method of choice in the competitive job market world.

Here are just a few ways job seekers and hiring…

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Added by Dave on February 12, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Cangrade Continues Major Growth with SilkRoad Partnership

Cangrade, a leading provider of powerful pre-employment evaluation software, has partnered with SilkRoad, a top global supplier of cloud-based, end-to-end HR solutions. Cangrade’s Candidate Assessment Platform (CAP) will integrate with SilkRoad’s Recruiting (OpenHire®)…

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Added by Cameron Martin on February 12, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Pros and Cons of Recruiting via Facebook

In today’s technology heavy society, it will comes as no surprise to many of you that Facebook has now become one of many ways to advertise and apply for jobs both online and in your local area. While it was probably inevitable – with fan pages and business pages having been a part of Facebook for a few years now – using Facebook as a means of advertising a position within your company is not yet a pain free process.

However it is not all doom and gloom as there are a number of…

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Added by Mike James on February 12, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

The Pros and Cons of Recruitment Marketing via Facebook

In today’s technology heavy society, it will comes as no surprise to many of you that Facebook has now become one of many ways to advertise and apply for jobs both online and in your local area. While it was probably inevitable – with fan pages and business pages having been a part of Facebook for a few years now – using Facebook as a means of advertising a position within your company is not yet a pain free process.

However it is not all doom and gloom as…

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Added by Mike James on February 12, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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