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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 — 4 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

How to Prepare for a Successful Background Check

I recommend my clients do both a background check and reference check of their new team member candidates. Why?

As it relates to reference checks, you would be amazed at the number of candidates who select inappropriate references such as their Aunt, girlfriend, or college roommate. Additionally, about 25% of the time my candidates give me references who provide a poor endorsement, or who never respond to the reference inquiry (a delay in…

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Added by Angela Roberts on July 18, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

Recruiting Tips: How to Write an Effective Resume

A resume is your opportunity to be on the center stage, under the spotlight, in front of a captivated audience. Turn that spotlight into a highlight by shining yourself in the BEST light! Writing a resume can be a daunting task, but it is one of the best investments you can make in finding your next job opportunity. It’s your calling card – make sure you are heard! Here are some clinical trial staffing tips that are easy and simple enough to get you on your way to writing an…

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Added by Angela Roberts on July 18, 2014 at 11:49am — No Comments

Recruiting Tips: How to Find the Right Job for You

Being able to find a job that will make you feel satisfied and content starts with knowing exactly what you are looking for. The first step you must take when you find yourself in the Job Seeker realm should be to make a detailed list of the job attributes you are seeking and break that list into “have to have” and “like to have” characteristics. You should have this list in mind as you search, apply, interview, and consider your offer packages for job…

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Added by Angela Roberts on July 18, 2014 at 11:41am — No Comments

I was for using big data in recruiting before I was against it

How to use big data in HR and recruiting

I was very fortunate to speak at the 2014 LinkedIn SourceIn event in New York last month. My topic was "I was for big data before I was against it." Everyone was awake when I was done, so I added it to my "win" column. These are the points I addressed.

# Why are recruiters doing more posting and praying than ever before?

# Who are some masters of big data?

# How…

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Added by Jim Stroud on July 18, 2014 at 11:23am — 2 Comments

Your Staffing Resiliency

It happened in a weak moment, I looked at everything in front of me, the emails, the open requisitions, the Instant Messenger, the weight of perceived change, the choice to pursue a home after renting for so many years, the shifts of staffing momentum and the shifts of personal choices in my friends, church, home life, et al.  I pushed back and told myself I need to take a walk.  For 10 minutes I just took a walk and took everything in.  It was a moment where I was overwhelmed.  It was a…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on July 17, 2014 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

How to Use Data to Prepare Your Hiring Strategy

We know that many jobs are hard-to-fill and that you need data to back up your recruitment strategy. To help, we thought we'd demonstrate how you can use data analytics to build your hiring plan. In this example, we examine hiring demand and talent supply data for an IT Project Manager opening in Seattle,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 17, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Unplugged with Rob Dromgoole: "Some recruiters say I’d rather jab a fork in my eye than talk about compliance.”

DirectEmployers was fortunate to have Rob Dromgoole, Director of Recruiting for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), present at the 2014 Meeting & Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. With over 17 years of experience, he definitely knows his stuff and has incredible industry insight. Check out this video from an interview with Rob to hear his perspective on OFCCP compliance, social media, My.jobs and…

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Added by Soapboxholland on July 16, 2014 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Unforgettable Leadership

Wintrip Consulting Group : Take No Prisoners Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting what matters most done.

How often is the leadership of yesterday forgotten today? In at least some instances, it’s…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on July 16, 2014 at 9:29am — No Comments

5 Recruitment Tools you must-have!

1 ATS-

 It is far much easier to complicate things than to simplify them.  But our yearning for pace in every solution we seek can lead us to trouble sometimes. So evaluate carefully before you make a purchase counting on speed. Applicant Tracking System, ATS in short manages…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on July 16, 2014 at 7:16am — No Comments

10 Most Demanded Jobs in Canada and Their Hiring Difficulty

Now that we're into the 2nd half of 2014, we thought we'd review which jobs were most in-demand in Canada during the past 30 days. In the chart below, we listed these jobs, as well as the candidate supply, demand, Demand Pressure, and Hiring Scale scores for each job,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 15, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Art of Headhunting: More Than Your Average Recruiter

Recruiters are responsible for bringing in candidates who are the best of the best. However, they can only gather the most innovative and proficient talent pool to select from if they have the right tools. Even if they are the right tools and skills, there is always the chance they could be used better. Technological tools are constantly developing, and you can’t use tools you don’t have the…

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Added by Raj Sheth on July 14, 2014 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

4 Easy Equations to Better Understand Millennials' Training Needs

Millennials are often considered entitled, lazy, and everything in between. Not a very good stereotype to try and enter the workforce with. People ask if they are ready for the workforce because they are generally assumed to be lackadaisical when it involves responsibility. The real question, however, is whether the workforce is ready for…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 11, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

6 Sheep to Count Before the Interview of Your Dreams

The perfect interview… a dream come true. For a recruiter or hiring manager there is almost no better feeling than a perfect interview with a dream candidate. Unfortunately, the hiring manager can’t really control the quality of the candidate. You can, however, control the quality of the interview. First, actually take the time to read the…

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Added by Julie Salerno on July 11, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

I Know What You Don’t

I never assume I can do my clients job. However, I can practically guarantee I can locate and recruit a candidate who can!

So it behooves me when a client insists through actions or words that they can do what I do, do it better and oh, by the way, it’s not that…

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Added by Cindy Cremona, CPC on July 11, 2014 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

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