Several years ago I walked into my favorite bookstore and was fascinated by a book on the shelf.What caught my eye was the bright orange cover and the band of duct tape across the cover. The book was Chip and Dan Heath’s first book titled “Made to Stick.” Since then I have been looking forward to reading their other works. It is no different for their newest work titled “Decisive.”
In Chapter 7 titled“Ooch”, they talk about a company which scheduled interviews for an open…Continue
Attracting Talent: Good companies create a strong brand identity with their customers and then deliver on that promise. Great employment brands do the same, with quantifiable and qualitative results. As a result, the right people choose to join your company.
Selecting Talent: Management should implement proven talent selection systems and tools to create profiles of the right people based on the competencies of high performers. It's not simply a matter of…
In September, I attended iCIMS’ customer advisory board and was incredibly impressed by the level of discussion around strategic talent acquisition and the best practices shared during the two day event. Below is a recap of my session on creating a positive new hire experience.
Year-after-year, onboarding remains one of the most popular topics we cover in our HCM research at Aberdeen. One reason is that onboarding is something that impacts everyone. As…
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On Wednesday, the big news at Talent Connect was that LinkedIn had gone mobile. But mobile access wasn't the only upgrade that LinkedIn's Recruiter product received, although this one received very little fanfare: recruiters who occupy a LinkedIn Recruiter seat can now post status updates directly onto…Continue
We have been hearing for awhile now that mobile is where it's at, and today? LinkedIn announced they agree. A big part of the product announcements are focused on their mobile users. Makes sense, since somewhere between 70-80% of job seekers report using mobile to find their next career move & 30% of…
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“Most organizations have at least five different technology products that recruiters touch within a single day.”Continue
Over 30 percent of members who view jobs on LinkedIn come from mobile, and…
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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
For some components of the recruitment process, mid- and large-size organizations often retain professional recruiters or outsource some of the process to recruitment agencies.
Rich Peterson says the recruitment industry has 4 main types of…Continue
For some components of the Talent Acquisition process, mid- and large-size organizations often retain professional recruiters or outsource some of the process to Talent Acquisition agencies.
Rich Peterson says the Talent Acquisition…Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
For more thoughts on recruitment marketing analytics, check out our post “Why the Time for Talent Analytics in Recruitment is NOW”.
When you look to build a metrics & analytics strategy, what…Continue
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I was recently speaking to some recruiters at a particular company. A few had known of me from my Microsoft (MS) days. One of them asked me how I made the big…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 19, 2013 at 9:29pm — No Comments
As we all know there is a great deal of skill, experience and dedication in being a great staffing professional. What some us may not realize is there is also a great deal of luck. How many times have we been banging our heads against the wall looking for a…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 12, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
The talent shortage we created!!
I was speaking to a friend of mine who is a recruiter. He was complaining about the shortage of talent. I asked what he was looking for, he told me and…Continue
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about lost dogs, recruitment’s evolution, social recruiting, passive candidates and sourcing certification.
Now on to the articles. Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order),…Continue
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The benefits to the company are clear. Referred candidates are more likely to be hired, more likely to engage at work and more likely to stay longer. Referred employees…Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 12, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
With each recruiting role I’ve taken the world has gotten bigger and bigger. My very first role was hiring delivery drivers in an around my own neighborhood. This week I’m setting up interviews for a guy in Seoul. The times have changed indeed. One of the talented presenters from Talent42 was Kevin Wheeler – hey any guy who’s profile pic appears to have been taken at a winery is ok by me. J I was lucky enough to sit next to Kevin on Day…Continue
I don't know many tech recruiters who don't at least have a grudging appreciation of Dice. Not only was Dice one of the sponsors of Talent42, their new President Shravan Goli gave a presentation on their latest offering, Open Web. I think he said he's been on the job for…Continue