It’s no secret that the world of recruitment is all pretty new to me, and as it rolls up to my second month at Enigma People Solutions I have made a few observations of the industry. The one that jumps out to me is how the industry is judged. Call it naivety but I had not realised the reputation recruiters, in particular IT recruiters, had in today’s market, they seem to be painted as the villains of the recruitment world. What seems…Continue
AIRS have created a new tool (Google Chrome Extension) which would be easier to search resumes from Google, LinkedIn and Indeed. AIRS can be reached at http://www.airsdirectory.com
Add the resume search Google chrome extension using …
Added by Sathish Ganesh on February 18, 2014 at 8:07am — No Comments
Are last Fridays party and the not-so-great decisions that came along with it going to influence if you get your dream job or not? Well the truth is it could. The use of social media in hiring is something we all need to think about. It has made our lives increasingly public and Human Resources personnel…Continue
If you’re a sales or marketing person you understand the importance of continuously expanding your reach online.
Where to start? LinkedIn vs Facebook, which social network should you focus on first? If you’re like the rest of us you’re probably feeling a tad overwhelmed. So let’s start with baby steps.
In my opinion for B2B businesses, or B2C businesses with corporate clients, LinkedIn is the only choice, especially if you find it…Continue
Added by Barbara Ashton on February 5, 2014 at 10:12am — No Comments
Recently, I noticed the "Activity" feed on my LinkedIn Profile Page was no longer visible to me or my visitors. Initially, I assumed a "bug" took hold so I reported the malady to LinkedIn, only to find the omission was intentional.
Technical support offered no reason but to say "Activity feeds have been…Continue
During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:
Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment? …
Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments
We all know how important it is in recruiting to embrace social media as an effective medium in your recruiting process, but many of us don’t know how to integrate social media recruiting initiatives with an ATS optimally. Social media has changed the way we recruit. Knowing how to use your ATS in a manner that facilitates social recruiting is important. If the occasion should…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on January 6, 2014 at 2:53pm — No Comments
Within the last 30 days, more than 1.19 billion people have signed onto Facebook to update their profiles; interact with their friends, family members, acquaintances, and coworkers; follow companies; and conduct their social, personal, and professional lives…Continue
To know what’s in trend is of utmost importance to HR managers. They need to catch up with the trend & be onboard. For e.g. Social Recruiting has impacted the recruitment horizon so profusely, that it’s difficult to separate nuances of professional and personal…Continue
Search Engine Marketing
Rich Peterson wants you to market your jobs on search engines. Rich says you’ll reach six times more potential candidates than Monster, Hot Jobs, and CareerBuilder combined.SEM is a powerful force that should lie at the core of your recruitment strategy.
Paid search - such as advertising job opportunities and driving traffic…Continue
Rich Peterson told government recruiters that broadcast advertising allows employers to create a greater sense of reality, immediacy and enthusiasm through sight, sound, and or motion. It reaches a passive audience that might not otherwise be exposed to your message in the more traditional realm of print/classified advertising.
Although broadcast as a medium is generally considered "intrusive", "repetitive", and "annoying", these are actually the most important aspects of…Continue
Rich Peterson stated, Using, “non-traditional recruiting media,” is also a chance for you to convey something about your corporate culture and job opportunities to jobseekers.
1.) Signatures: Ask all of your employees, companywide, to put a footer in their e-mails reminding people that their, “company is hiring.” A signature can say "Note: we're hiring Star Developers, Energized Sales Managers and Effective Digital…Continue
Later this week I’ll be…Continue
We are at a point where we have left the discussion whether or not social media is going to be a serious employer branding tool far behind. We are beyond the hype. And we are happy about it. It is about time to measure the ever-changing social media landscape and to find out how the usage of social media for recruitment has changed over the last twelve months. Did employers put more effort in engaging with their target audiences? Did we experience more interaction? And…Continue
Added by Vincent Rietveld on October 14, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments
You don’t have to be in the Talent Acquisition space to know the canvas of recruitment is evolving faster than most other professions. The tools and resources available to network, identify talent, grow networks and manage referrals are tremendously effective and readily available. If you have had your business savvy hat on while enjoying a latte watching the stock market ticker, you will see that LinkedIn has been leading the way among the social media stocks. Their future looks bright…Continue
Prior to the Internet, we relied on the people around us. Today, it's too easy to be "Liked" and have anyone publish anything they want anywhere. We need to return to our roots and stick with the folks we trust.
Social Media owns us. It…Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Social networking and the ease of communication that technology has brought have forever changed the way we interact. These tools have also changed the way we learn. Social collaboration integrated with learning management is a new trend in interactive learning management systems.
Leaders in the …Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 13, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
As the presence of social media steadily grows, companies are shaping their workforce social media policies. HR professionals were asked to list their most problematic policies in this 2013 HR Policies:…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 10, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments
I have loved the term, “Work smarter, not harder” for a long time now. Not that I don’t appreciate hard work, but what I appreciate more is creating consistent and efficient processes that make life and work easier. I love when a task can be completed in less time and with fewer steps. That’s…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 10, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments