All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting Tools / Sourcing' (993)

How to Recruit the Next Generation of Tech Sales Talent

Sales talent has become incredible elusive in the 21st century. Experienced rainmakers are “not looking at the moment” or “happy with what they’ve got.”  Generalist job boards deliver dozens of unqualified candidates to a hyper-complex corporate application process.  The lack of collegiate sales majors and Gen-Y job seekers pursuing a career in sales amplifies the already constant pressure on recruiters to meet their hiring quota.

 

Fortunately, we are living in the…

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Added by Matthew Vitiello on October 22, 2014 at 11:48pm — No Comments

One Flew Over the ATS

Type in “passing the applicant tracking system,” or “resumes and applicant tracking systems,” and the first things that come up are articles upon articles detailing how applicants can at least get their resume in front of human eyes. Companies receive a plethora of resumes from applicants who aren’t necessarily qualified for the position, but they had fantastic resumes. However,…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 22, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

SmartRecruiters and LinkedIn Expand Integration



SmartRecruiters becomes a more comprehensive applicant tracking system for LinkedIn sourcing and recruiting.…



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Added by Paul Andre De Vera on October 21, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Competing for Talent with the Top Employment Brands

10.20.14 Top Employment Brands

ERE recently highlighted a list of the Top Employment Brands according to WilsonHCG, a recruitment outsourcing company. Their study considered multiple elements in their ranking system, including job board presence,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 21, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

6 Things That Might Make You Think about Jumping Careers

We all go through life pretty much the same way. First we are sent to school, where they prepare us for college. Then we are sent to college for 4 years where we give them thousands of dollars so they can show how to survive in the real world. Then, we move out into the world and realize that no amount of training actually prepares you for what is really out there. But we persevere anyway, get the job we think we are supposed to get, and continue on.

Some of us may be lucky enough to…

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Added by Ray Holder on October 21, 2014 at 9:29am — No Comments

The Powerless Approach to Staffing and Recruitment

We are powerless when it comes to making people do what we want. I believe this is one reason parents are given teenagers, reminding them how powerless they truly are over people, places, and things.

Too many people in our business continue to promote the myth of client and candidate control, insinuating that we can or even should manipulate the choices of others. These dangerous, Repetitive Practices (methods which cause harm) do nothing more than perpetuate the predominant, negative…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on October 20, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments

Fall out: the latest online recruiting news, rounded up

Fall is most definitely in the air, as in leaves falling to the ground and making it hard to mow. But fall also means conferences for job board folks and (of course) deals, deals, deals! So without further ado, here is the latest news:

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on October 20, 2014 at 8:38am — No Comments

A Career in Database Administration – A Guide

Database administration is one of the most challenging professions. The safe and sound administration of a database is a big responsibility and those who have the capacity to cope up with an immensely demanding profession can certainly excel in the field of database administration. If you are one of them, a career in this field will be perfect for you. But, before you consider a career as a database administrator, commonly called a DBA, you should assess yourself to know whether you have the…

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Added by Jenny Richards on October 18, 2014 at 8:04am — 1 Comment

Three Simple Strategies to Secure the Best Talent

Jim Collins once said that great vision without great people is irrelevant. For your business to thrive, you need to secure candidates with talent, passion and the drive to turn vision into reality.

So, how do you get an exceptional team around you? Not only do your…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on October 17, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Only 5 Reasons to Ever Use a Search Firm

Companies use search firms for a variety of reasons.  A position is above a certain level.  A role is perceived to be too complex.  A hiring manager is complaining about the lack of candidate flow.  All seemingly valid reasons to plunk down a chuck of cash to your favorite…

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Added by Glenn Fox on October 16, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Are Employers Using BYOD to Attract Talent?

As society has become more technologically mobile, bring your own device policies (BYOD) have become more popular with employees and employers. Professionals appreciate BYOD opportunities because it provides the convenience of using their own familiar device, access to the latest technology, work flexibility and/or work-life balance. Employers can benefit from BYOD's cost savings, potential increased productivity, and employee devices that supply the latest technologies. However, there are…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 16, 2014 at 10:31am — No Comments

Find LinkedIn Profiles via Google Search (Custom Search Engine, Making X-Raying Easy, Efficient)

 

Did you always want to search for LinkedIn profiles using Google but haven't done so yet? This is an intro to searching and a link to a Custom Search Engine to do just that.

This is a "shortcut" (a Custom Search Engine) to searching for LinkedIn…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

5 Ways Recruiters Can Set Expectations with Hiring Managers

I frequently hear from sourcing and recruiting professionals that Hiring Managers don't understand the current labor market, which often leads to frustrations during the recruiting process. At the in-take meeting, it's very important that you paint a clear picture so Hiring Managers understand the challenges you're likely to encounter as you source potential candidates. This way, everyone is on the same page and expectations are managed right from the beginning. Below are some pieces…

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Added by Abby Lombardi on October 15, 2014 at 10:58am — 2 Comments

Everything Must Change: Inhuman Resources

 

Recently I was on spring break at Disney with my family. I happened to be in line for a ride and noticed this sign on the outside of a door – Inhuman Resources.  It got me thinking about Human Resources professionals in the world today and what is expected of them.  When you look at most companies, HR professionals…

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Added by Tim Saumier on October 13, 2014 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part II

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part II

In my last article we discussed how important is your self-confidence, your self-drive and trust in the team to be successful in bringing the best in you - (…

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Added by Priyanka Mylari on October 13, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part I

Every Requirement is a Possible Offer – Part I

Recruitment is a profession that brings you endless opportunities. According toBureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 4.7 million job openings in the U.S. and another…

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Added by Priyanka Mylari on October 13, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Is Your HR Department Winter-Ready?

With the turning of the seasons comes a new budget for many companies – nongovernment organizations receive their new budgets in October after the beginning of the fiscal year. With a rearranged or increased budget, there’s a good chance you’ll have the opportunity to create a new position. At the very least you’ll be able to reallocate money to a position you had to remove due…

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Added by Raj Sheth on October 13, 2014 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Teleworking: The Pros and Cons for Employers

What comes to mind when the word “teleworker” comes up in discussion? You may think of an entry-level 20-something parent sitting on the sofa with their laptop on the coffee table and a little one running around singing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” Truth is, the …

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Added by Julie Salerno on October 13, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments

Creating Connection: How a Great Technology Workplace Keeps Its Talent Happy

At Great Rated, we recently analyzed 50,000 confidential employee surveys to create our list of People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology. For human resources professionals, the no.1 organization in the large-companies category offers a telling example of the practices that help create a true sense of connection between team members and their organization.    …

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Added by Kim Peters on October 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Recruiter Shows Fewer Results than a Basic Account

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Up until recently, search results in LinkedIn Recruiter (LIR) and in (any) personal account were the same. LIR provides more results available for viewing for a given search and better results visibility (and also some facets that are not available in a personal search).

This has changed dramatically.

If you have a LinkedIn Recruiter account, you must read on.

Here are three examples of searches, compared side-by-side for a personal vs a LIR…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 10, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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