All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (1,551)

The Right Hello Can Mean All the Difference

Making the right first impression is one of the keys to succeeding in recruiting, but did you realize that the very first word you speak, "hello", can often make or break a relationship with a client or a candidate?

Whether on the phone or in person, how you go about…


Added by Dave on November 29, 2015 at 3:42am — No Comments

Hike Group Chat - Impact of Social Media in Candidate Selection

We use it on a regular basis, it has revolutionised the Talent Acquisition Industry as we know it, it’s at the tip of our fingers, we spend a great deal of our time on it and it keeps us updated with the current trends. Any guesses?

Yes, you’re right. We’re talking about…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 25, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

3 Reasons to be Thankful For Your Talent Acquisition Team

When you are seated around the dinner table with your friends and family this Thanksgiving, and Uncle Dave asks what you are thankful for, your talent acquisition team might not be the first thing you say. So why not give thanks a few days early to the sourcing, recruiting and…


Added by Birch Faber on November 24, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Grammar and your CV: Top Tips

Even amongst experienced professionals, poor grammar and spelling in CVs and covering letters is disappointingly common. It suggests to your prospective employer that you have not paid sufficient attention to the nitty-gritty detail in your application, and can alone be responsible for…


Added by Marie Mendez on November 24, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

How to write a personal statement for your CV

A powerful CV will invariably include a personal statement, otherwise called a profile or career summary. The aim is to enable the recruiter to quickly identify the strategic value you can add to their…


Added by Marie Mendez on November 24, 2015 at 3:06pm — No Comments

The Big Bang Theory of Social Recruiting

Social recruiting is the latest buzzword amongst recruiters. The user base of any social network is unquestionable.  Companies have started to utilize the power of social recruiting, but are still missing the tricks to make it most…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 24, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

5 Ways to Build Your Own Purple Squirrel

Ah the elusive purple squirrel... you may not know it when you're writing the job description, but you've got someone in mind for the role.  Typically, recruiters have a set list of requirements for the job.  They've also usually got a list of things that they'd like their purple squirrel to…


Added by Catherine Miklaus on November 23, 2015 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

7 Questions Candidates should ask during HR interview [Infographic]

Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 23, 2015 at 12:54am — No Comments

A Case Against Optimization in Recruiting

Over the last few years, we've seen a range of attempts at applying technology to human interactions. Whilst I applaud platforms such as LinkedIn which make it easy for recruiters and prospective candidates to find each other, often companies go too far in implementing technology in pursuit of…


Added by Sam Fletcher on November 20, 2015 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

The Spectre HR: James Bond Style

Some people think that formal education is essential for achieving a goal. Some believe job training and experience can do the trick, while others say personal character and attitude will do the job.…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 20, 2015 at 12:24am — No Comments

How Texting and Recruitment Marketing Can Fill Your Talent Pipeline

Recruitment marketing is all about candidate engagement. How can you attract and nurture candidates to fill your talent pipeline before you even post a job application?

The concept takes its name from inbound marketing, which focuses on providing useful content to prospects in order to attract high quality leads. Only in the case of recruitment marketing, employers are providing brilliant content to job seekers in a cadence and style that drive…


Added by Birch Faber on November 19, 2015 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

What is Wrong With So Many LinkedIn InMails

I was carefully reading Steven Lowisz’s…


Added by Eric Putkonen on November 19, 2015 at 1:43pm — 1 Comment

Speed up Hiring

By Robert Gallagher

Chipotle Mexican Grill made news this month for announcing their push to hire 4,000 workers in a single day. Although fast-food companies might have an edge over other business…


Added by Robert Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Design Your Path to Improved Sticky Recruitment Results

Rediscover the Valuable Lost Art of Recruitment Selection Design

So here we are. You are at it again.

It never stops.

It is a need that is never…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Recruiting is the best thing to do today!

Congratulations! Recruiting is now being backed by Investors, venture capitalists and big businesses, which is good news for the Hiring business. Especially for startups, who just can’t wait to meet the rising demand of procuring best talent. Not only,…


Added by Rchilli Parser on November 19, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Need versus Want In Your Job Search

How you come across at interview, in particular your vibe, is something that people neglect in their interview preparation. But make no mistake, in an interview situation, the person sitting opposite you will pick up on your vibe, consciously or not.



Added by Marie Mendez on November 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Role of Senior HR leaders in modern Organisation

Over the last decade, HR has evolved through various phases. It started from protecting the women employees in the industrial environment and gradually changed to hiring, attendance, compensation, and later to motivation, selection, assessments etc. With time and experience of these professionals in their work, job titles of HR business partner or Senior HR Managers were…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 18, 2015 at 12:55am — 1 Comment

Top Tweets of the SourcingChat – Recruiter Skills and Competency Development

Here we go again another successful #SourcingChat for Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda). We @SourcingAdda are glad to have so many Talent Acquisitionists expressing their views which have enlightened us as well as our fellow participants. The participation that we’ve had has certainly assisted us in achieving our objective. We are consciously trying our level best to make this experience a memorable one that will not only enlighten you but others as well simultaneous with fun as a finishing…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 18, 2015 at 12:24am — No Comments

Job Boards - Are they obsolete?


Job Boards are more and more used by job seekers and are seen by them as more effective, with faster processes and delivering more than just market applicants to high volume clients. They are the Go-To resource:

  • 75% of job seekers are actively searching for or are open to a new opportunity. 2/3 rd among them are using Job…

Added by Marie Mendez on November 17, 2015 at 8:48am — 8 Comments

Copy that 'does the job' is fine. Copy that sells it is better

I'd finished work for the week early last Friday so decided, as an experiment, to throw an offer out on Twitter - I'd write a free bit of recruitment copy for the first recruiter to get in touch with me and send me an existing job ad or description. I didn't hold my breath, and to be…


Added by Alasdair Murray on November 17, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

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