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Recruiting Truck Drivers Isn't Getting Easier

The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted that long-haul Truck Driver jobs are going unfilled for months. According…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Recruiting with Twitter

I really do think more recruiters should be using twitter. It is such a powerful tool to find and engage with Candidates.

Recruiters are, in my opinion, far too obsessed with CVs. When are we going to realize that this is not the only way to understand a candidate. In fact how often do you look at a CV and forget that there may actually be a living breathing person behind…

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Added by Shane McCusker on July 31, 2014 at 9:56am — 2 Comments

Extracurricular Activities: More Important Than a Degree When Job Hunting?

Due to the outstanding quantity and quality of applicants we’re afraid your application was not successful this time.”

 

The value of extracurricular…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 31, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

5 Steps to Your Successful Personal Statement

 Among the documents that you apply for college admission, your essay is very important. This assignment is given by an admission committee. Writing it you can tell about yourself. The other documents reflect some quantitative indicators: your grades, test results, skills.

To form a complete picture, admissions committee members want to know what your qualitative differences from other applicants are. Ideally, you should show yourself as the formed personality, able to express clearly…

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Added by Ann Aldrich on July 29, 2014 at 12:11pm — No Comments

10 Commandments of Starting a New Job

10 Commandments of starting a new job

 

Whether you are just out of university, switching professions, or looking for senior actuary jobs, the working world has a different challenge for us…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 29, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments

Hiring Trends for the Skill Set CIOs Want Most

In a recent Robert Half survey, 57% of CIOs said that network administration is the most in-demand skill set within…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options

As a recruiter, HR professional or hiring manager, you’re aware of the use of video interviewing for your hiring and recruitment needs, but you may be questioning which platform to use. Does it make a difference whether you choose video interviewing technology tailored specifically for…

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Added by Christopher Young on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Women in Leadership

Challenging the Status Quo: Women in Leadership

When a female-focussed Government reshuffle and the Church of England’s breakthrough on women bishops dominate the headlines in the same week, you might be forgiven for thinking that the glass ceiling has been smashed to…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 28, 2014 at 6:45am — No Comments

Graduate Schemes vs Every Other Job

Graduate Schemes vs Every Other Job

Finally, after nothing but discouraging graduate unemployment statistics and predictions of fees never being fully paid back, graduate employment is on the rise. Instilling new hope into the thousands of students graduating in…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 28, 2014 at 6:36am — No Comments

3 Reasons Your Recruitment Process is Failing

You have tried everything in the book, and still it seems as though your recruitment system isn’t working anymore. It turns into a never-ending cycle of too much to process and not enough resources to do so. Well unfortunately, without an Applicant Tracking System, it is easy to let unqualified candidates slip through the cracks of employer decency and not alert them when they didn’t…

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Added by Raj Sheth on July 26, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Tools to Get You Started on Your ATS Quest

Making the decision to buy or rent an ATS (or change your ATS provider) is a big one. Of course, your company has certain needs, some of which are more important than others. However, one size doesn’t fit all. We’ve provided a Comparison Tool to guide you towards the ATS that is the perfect fit for your company. It’s a $4 billion industry and is expected to grow at least 20% in…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Practice Makes Perfect: Video Interviewing Gives Candidates an Edge

The benefits of video interviewing greatly outweigh the rather minimal costs. It saves companies roughly 67% on traveling costs over traditional face-to-face interviews. As wonderful as it is for companies to save that extensive amount of money, what…

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Added by Julie Salerno on July 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

3 ways to find people on LinkedIn (that most people don't Know)

We all know that LinkedIn is one of the most popular sources of candidates for the recruitment industry. Unfortunately for many recruiters, their client have as much or sometimes better access to search LinkedIn than they do. In this video I show 3 alternative ways to search LinkedIn and find people that may otherwise be missed. By understanding how LinkedIn works and the…

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Added by Shane McCusker on July 24, 2014 at 7:12am — 2 Comments

Corporate Government Research Trends

Corporate Governance Recruitment Trends

 

An extensive study conducted by Barclay Simpson Recruitment analyses and assesses the growing…

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Added by Recruitment News on July 24, 2014 at 3:07am — No Comments

HP is Trying out New Tech to Attract University Talent

Celinda Appleby Global Digital Media Lead for HP TA team sent over their latest technology too play with! HP Talent Acquisition announced a new augmented reality (AR) media campaign, “HP Careers”, aimed at inspiring and attracting university candidates by showcasing the employee…

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Added by Derdiver on July 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Elusive, Ever Hard To Find Purple Squirrel

Scenario - 1 week to schedule nearly 30 interviews, gain multiple momentum steps on many requirements, and making simultaneously multiple offers, screening more candidates to keep pipelines full, all while getting ready to move your 30-40 requirement desk to the point where manageability might even be realizable.  How can you do it?  How do you find the elusive, hard to find, perpetual purple squirrel time and again, or do you need to - will the candidate with those…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on July 23, 2014 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Where Are STEM Gender Gaps?

Diversity in the workplace is important for a number of reasons. Some of those include having a workforce that understands and reflects your customer base or an atmosphere of different perspectives that can create innovative ideas. Diversity is also looked at by some as …

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Are In-Demand Candidates Still Reading InMails?

Last Thursday Linkedin announced that they are making changes to their InMail policy

In short they are trying to reduce the amount of ineffective bulk InMails that are sent, hopefully improving the overall candidate experience which in turn should result in improved response rates for recruiters.

Linkedin is doing this by targeting the two percent of Recruiter users…

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Added by Chris South on July 21, 2014 at 10:08pm — 5 Comments

Storytelling, It’s a Recruiters Job

For many years, I’ve often pondered what separates good recruiters from great recruiters. As a staffing leader, you’re always tasked with things like employee development and building recruiter capability. We routinely set aside budget for investments into sourcing training, ATS systems & process…

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Added by Chris Bell on July 21, 2014 at 12:10pm — No Comments

How to Prepare for the Face-to-Face Interview

The #1 mistake I see people make is to believe the Face-to-Face interview is about their specific qualifications and how they meet the requirements for the position being discussed.

In my experience, the “in-person” interview is only marginally focused in this area, and thus largely focused on your soft skills such as having a pleasing personality, ability to build relationships, strong time management and organizational skills, and of course,…

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Added by Angela Roberts on July 18, 2014 at 11:58am — No Comments

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