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,…Continue
As promised, this week I am going to begin a three part series on how anyone can increase their candidate flow and find success with big-scope sourcing. As with anything you do in your business, the very best place to start is with planning.
You will find that big-scope sourcing effects only how you find the best candidate. I am not suggesting that you change your…Continue
Added by Amy McDonald on February 22, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The recent decision by the RAD Awards not to shortlist, or appoint a winner due to the quality of the entrants for their candidate experience category raises some interesting questions regarding the candidate experience and its perceived place within recruitment marketing. The fact that the category was introduced…Continue
Added by Laura Purt on January 31, 2013 at 11:14am — No Comments
Preserving your brand when staff leave and preserving your personal reputation when you move to a new company should be both party’s main aim.
We work within media agency, digital agency, sales and research & insights and I would say brand preservation is a key pre-requisite in any sector regardless of the industry. Some good old…Continue
Added by Lipton Fleming on October 22, 2012 at 5:27am — No Comments
Prioritization, Passion, Grit, Determination, Goals, and Steadiness. Some adjectives if you will that define my desk management strategy. On any given staffing day, in any given state, nation, or country, across the US and across the World, talent management continues to evolve, change and bring with it new days and new ways of seeing the world.
Often I sit back as I start and end my day with a review of the tasks ahead, the activities that will propel me to staffing…Continue
If people are a company's key to gaining competitive advantage, then this is the area where an employer brand strategy should be looking to generate the most traction.
To place the sole responsibility for your employer brand strategy with one department, be that HR or Marketing makes no sense at all. This is a shared responsibility and so needs a shared involvement. How many CFO's or COO do you know that have involvement in their company's employer brand strategy? Then ask why it is…Continue
Added by Martin Shaw on August 25, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Since 1981, I have worked with over 3000 hiring managers across the United States. Most of whom have never been trained how to interview. If they haven’t been taught how to interview, they certainly have not been taught how to select the best fit. Therefore, they bring their own unique interview techniques and questions to the interview party. Of course, the candidates bring their own special treats to the interviewing party; and I will share some of those also.
“I recruit using Dice.” “I recruit using social media.” “I recruit using LinkedIn.” “What is the best job board to recruit Sales (or IT or Marketing or Finance, etc) candidates?” These are all questions I have seen repeatedly in recruitment Yahoo! Groups or in LinkedIn Groups.
It appears that many companies confuse sourcing with recruiting, possibly since many sourcing tools try to sell themselves as recruiting tools. While sourcing is certainly important, it is the third…Continue
As I write this this forum has been developing and evolving just like everything else in staffing land. Sourcing or as I like to call it sourcering or working the staffing magic has…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on October 19, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments
It goes without saying - every move you make has the potential to shape your career for years to come. From time to time, when you are not looking for a new role - well curious folks come knocking on the door and try to lure you away. In these economic times, many of us have not had that happen for some time and perhaps, we go from place to place, company to company seeking a haven from the economic storm brewing all around us, even facing a unique opportunity or two, where the money may…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 27, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments
MacGyver, the 1980’s television icon played by Richard Dean Anderson, was a secret agent who never carried a weapon. Instead, MacGyver relied on improvisation and a sound working knowledge of scientific principals, his Swiss Army knife, some duct tape and the occasional…Continue
Added by Dan Ogden on June 21, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Learn more about these three current issues in this interview of Scott Wintrip of the Wintrip Consulting Group /…Continue
Today is another addition to those “literary posts” that I have already shared with you. This day is a day we take some additional advice from the greatest playwright of our time and apply it to the business world and your recruiting department, because what Shakespeare taught us about love and war, he can also teach us about business. These lessons are most applicable to your Internal Recruiting Staff. Today’s topic: Othello.
If you are unfamiliar with the…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on April 28, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
With all of the straight and narrow, by the book, out of the box, sane and insane, crazy and not so crazy personalities that make up the $500 Billion dollar Global Recruitment Industry we call home – I thought where is our…Continue
As of January 1, the minimum wage went up in these states: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Washington.
We’re not talking about a large amount, either for the wage or the increase. In Ohio, for example, the minimum wage went up from $7.30/hour to $7.40, and in Arizona it went from $7.25/hour to $7.35/hour. The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hour, and states are free to have a higher minimum wage. …Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on March 11, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
A while ago, I mentioned to you about how I have a daughter who studies philosophy and literature in college. We’ve discussed multiple different ways her world of arts and my world of business coincide and have even produced a blog from one of those very discussions. This time we have a series of blogs set up for you, this being the first. This day is a day we take some advice from the greatest playwright of our time and apply it to the business world, because what Shakespeare taught us…Continue
An HR thought leader is someone who has innovative ideas and concepts – someone who, despite what is going on around them, defies convention and tries something new and succeeds. It is a term that was coined over fifteen years ago and has a lot of new dynamics in the current age. I have recently written to you about resources for those who desire to be on the track to HR thought leadership but there is more to sharing innovative ideas than just outlets. There are common traits that can be…Continue