Most candidates are not fortunate enough to have a good recruitment process, considering only 5% of them rank their experience as “good.” So, where have we lost touch? It’s a clear indicator that some recruiters need a reassessment of their tech knowledge and people skills. However, a combination of both of these attributes results in an alignment with company goals. This vision is the… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on August 23, 2014 at 9:30am —
We dedicated Part 1 to resources used to streamline accounting practices for small HR/Recruiting businesses (money matters).Part 2 highlighted advertising, communication and… Continue
Added by Maisha Cannon on August 22, 2014 at 8:40pm —
Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget
Hopefully, that graphic to the right isn't making your head spin. The resources below are here to have the opposite effect, and help you… Continue
Added by Maisha Cannon on August 22, 2014 at 5:42pm —
Video interviews have a direct impact on contingency and teleworking. There, I said it. They create a culture of teleworking by allowing candidates to interview from home, no matter how far their living room is from your office. 50 million Americans have jobs that enable them to … Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on August 22, 2014 at 10:00am —
With the economy recovering, the labor marketplace has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven, according to a MRI… Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 21, 2014 at 10:00am —
Although we're in at least the seventh decade of the Digital Era, and people realize how integral social and digital technologies are to both our personal and professional lives, there is still a very strong tendency to underestimate the critical role of digital property in managing a brand identity, pursuing goals and objectives, and managing risk. Digital property is often treated as if… Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on August 20, 2014 at 8:58am —
For many people who still have free or basic premium Linkedin Accounts, not being able to see the surname of third degree connections is a constant frustration.
Most recruiters are aware that you can get around this problem by entering an X-ray search string into… Continue
Added by Chris South on August 19, 2014 at 11:30pm —
It's been too long! I've missed my RecruitingBlogs network, and promise to publish more soon. Here's one that's been in my drafts for far too long.
Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget
Entrepreneur's Motto: I started out with nothing and still have most of it left… Continue
Added by Maisha Cannon on August 19, 2014 at 10:00pm —
Not all VMS opportunities are bad; they’re just not all created equal.
Next time you have a prospect you are pursuing using a VMS system to manage the process, apply the VMS Test. Your results will guide you in learning if it is worth your time, energy, and effort to accept this business.
Answer each question “yes” or “no.”
- Have you been provided with detailed job descriptions, required and desired skills, details on cultural fit, and specifics on…
Added by Scott Wintrip on August 19, 2014 at 1:36pm —
If you're recruiting for a high salaried job, is it likely to be easier or more difficult to fill? A high salary may be considered an attractive incentive for some candidates. However, if there is a smaller talent supply, barriers to entry, or the job is commonly known to be stressful, it may become more challenging to find qualified candidates. … Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 19, 2014 at 10:14am —
Ever since it made humble beginnings around two decades ago, PHP programming has witnessed a rapid climb, going on to become the most popular programming language for all Web applications. Numerous websites are powered by PHP programming code while an overwhelming majority of Web projects and scripts rely on this popular language for their development.
Owing to the huge popularity of this development language, it is seemingly impossible any PHP programmer to…
Added by James on August 19, 2014 at 7:34am —
It seems as if the importance of having an eCommerce website for an online promotion of their products is a message that has been received well and truly by most of the businesses around the world. Nowadays, it is simply not enough to have a brick-and-mortar establishment somewhere on the high streets of your local town; with eCommerce websites businesses have an extra setup from which they can conduct business and sell products.
The best part of it all: the… Continue
Added by James on August 19, 2014 at 6:51am —
You always hear how recruiters can’t find the right candidates, or candidates at all for that matter. They blame it on a plethora of causes from poor candidate quality to a changing workforce. But that is the problem: you can’t blame it on the candidates. With a changing candidate pool, recruiters have to adapt to trending techniques. The game of recruiting has changed, and you need to… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on August 15, 2014 at 9:30am —
Besides the regular recruitment processes with all of your staff, someone you want to be on your side, at the best and worst of times, is the Sales Executive.
Their role in your company is vital to stepping up on a spectrum of the business world. However, these are a few things to take a step back if you happen to see them in front of you...
- Looking at a lot of numbers on a screen and making too general decisions on this new…
Added by Or Hillel on August 15, 2014 at 7:00am —
WARNING: Do not read this article unless you want to increase:
- Your online shares and referrals
- Job distribution and visibility to passive candidates
- Candidate response rates
- Recruiter productivity when requisition loads are heavy and inbox recruiting is the…
Added by Tracey Friend on August 14, 2014 at 11:00am —
In an effort to bridge the skills gap and aid economic recovery, Congress and the President passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which will reform and support job training for the US workforce. In this Act, schools and workforce boards will be able to offer skills training that matches demand in their region. The… Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 14, 2014 at 9:36am —
Computerworld featured the results of a study by Mondo, a company that recruits and places technology workers. Mondo recorded salaries earned by 4,000 of their placements in 2014 to determine top paying IT jobs. Below we listed the jobs they found to have the… Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 12, 2014 at 9:54am —
More people fail than succeed at selling staffing and recruitment services. One element that raises the level of difficulty is that we sell the only product on the market that can change its mind. The bigger, underlying issue, however, is not the product but the approach to selling itself.
Buyers, be they candidates buying into opportunities or hiring managers acquiring the services of the talent we represent, always believe themselves but only sometimes believe those who sell. Yet,… Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on August 11, 2014 at 4:06pm —
Couldn’t I argue that most of us hate being uncomfortable?! Couldn’t I also argue that some of us don’t like change? But couldn’t I also argue that change and being uncomfortable are the two things that hold us back from realizing our full potential as human beings?
Several months ago, I was forced to get out of… Continue
Added by Mike Chuidian on August 11, 2014 at 2:30pm —
I have a new client who needs help; specifically my type of help. The type of client who is sophisticated, holds high expectations and demands results. Yet, this very same client doesn’t know how to hire. Certainly knows how to recognize a great looking resume, but struggles to determine fit. The sophisticated, well educated executive, is gifted at what they do, but that doesn’t necessarily transfer into knowing how to recognize the right hire for their organization. Or recognize what they… Continue
Added by Cindy Cremona, CPC on August 11, 2014 at 7:30am —