All Blog Posts Tagged 'Talent' (309)

What are you doing today to learn from your past?

Most everyone has heard the famous quote from Winston Churchill “Those that fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it”. While this quote focuses on understanding the negative things in your past so you don’t do them again, I also think it’s important to look at the positive side as well. There is lots of information and experience from your past that you most definitely want to replicate and you need to be good at identifying these as well.…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 10, 2010 at 11:34am — No Comments

Better Economic Times plan for it, ...Employment Planning 2011 , a How to.

Vacation Plan for it, Better Economic Times Plan for it, Promotion Plan for it, Increased labor demand; plan for it. Here are some tips on how you can make a difference and get the things you want by Planning. Turn your Economic Worries into Action.

How would you like to lighten your…

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Added by Susan Hand on November 8, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Frights, Spooks and Scares this Recruiting season!

Halloween weekend is coming up and let’s admit that everyone likes a good scare. Encountering the unexpected is both thrilling and frightening at the same time but it’s how you react to these encounters that determines how much you enjoy it. Laughing about your momentary lapse in composure is usually the best reaction because lets face it, no-one wants to be the crying child who is a buzz-kill to what should be fun time.…



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Added by Chris Brablc on October 28, 2010 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Filling Executive Level Job Vacancies: Understanding Why Passion Trumps Pay

Compensation is no match for worker happiness, as I recently shared, in my post on how best to fill job vacancies. But how does compensation stand up to passion?



Recent research into what compels employee performance is changing our understanding of what motivational techniques are truly most effective. Contained within this research are important implications for staffing firms, corporations and executive search firms struggling with executive level job vacancies.



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Added by Tim Giehll on October 22, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Diversity Sourcing Part 5 Veterans!!

Diversity Sourcing Part 5 Veterans!!



In my original postings on…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 19, 2010 at 5:55pm — No Comments

R.I.P. Recruitment Search Agencies. Thank you for all your contributions but you will not be missed

Why would I write a post about the death of agencies when they are still active and a valued part of many companies budgets and recruitment process? That is a very insightful question and one the deserves a well outlined response.



First, on behalf of all the companies both small and large, thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the thousands of valuable human capital assets provided over the years. Those assets have provided us with innovation and productivity that have helped… Continue

Added by Mark A. Leon on October 17, 2010 at 9:30pm — 118 Comments

5 Timeless Recruiting Blog Posts Everyone Should Read

With the speed at which social media moves, can a blog post truly be referred to as “timeless?”

Of course. Working within the recruiting software industry, I see first-hand how the most modern features we offer our customers are essentially designed to solve the same core problems.

Similarly, messaging designed to solve core recruiting challenges can always be seen as timeless, even if this messaging is contained in a blog post that…

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Added by Tim Giehll on October 14, 2010 at 7:11am — 2 Comments

How to measure a Recruiter/Sourcer/?



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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 12, 2010 at 4:11pm — 1 Comment

$100 Billion In Stock Potential: Facebook’s Staffing Solution

If only every staffing solution were so easy.



Not a day goes by where I am not amazed by a new software solution that our team helps develop. From on-demand versions of our product to web-based staffing software, each bit and byte of data we work with is dedicated to helping staffing companies fill their client’s needs.



If only I knew it was as simple as offering 1% of a $100 billion stock.



This article from…

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Added by Tim Giehll on September 29, 2010 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Job Posting vs. Resume Sourcing: Push vs. Pull

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



To celebrate our…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 14, 2010 at 8:53am — No Comments

Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?





Originally posted on Q4B Marketing Blog





Whenever I am introduced to someone outside of work I try to find out as much as I can about them, what they do, where they work, do they like what they are doing. I

do this because…

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Added by Nick Tubach on September 2, 2010 at 11:29am — No Comments

Ready for your Career Site Makeover?

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



I was flipping through the channels last night and I came across Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Every week…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 2, 2010 at 10:18am — No Comments

Top Ten ways you know your recruitment marketing stinks!

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



In honor of Dave Letterman’s bit on The Late Show, I’ve put together a top 10 list of my own. Here are the 10…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 1, 2010 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Would you wear the same pair of pants for the rest of your life?

Same pants... for the rest of your life!

The Scenerio:

Hiring Manager: "So what do you want to do"

Candidate: "I'd like to do XYZ but I would also be interested in working later on in ABC!"

Hiring Manager: "Well I think you could really do well doing GHI so you're hired! Congrats... Hear is your uniform, this is what you will wear for the rest of your career!"

Candidate: "The rest of…

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Added by Benjamin McCall on September 1, 2010 at 12:43am — No Comments

Recruiting is a Triathlon, not a Sprint

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



I competed in my first triathlon this past weekend and overall I was really happy with the results. I walked off the course, knowing that I put…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 12, 2010 at 10:24am — No Comments

Why Interviewing Should be More Like A Dating Service

As we consider the reality of surpassing 400 million Americans by 2030, a global recession that continues to linger and a dramatic change in social lifestyle, the schematics of dating have taken on a new framework. Competition is higher and the quality of candidates has shrunken to some questionable lows. Mobile communication and Web 2.0 have reduced the percentage of time spend in actual intimate face to face settings and more and more of us are becoming desensitized to human… Continue

Added by Mark A. Leon on August 9, 2010 at 12:04am — 2 Comments

Pull vs Push in the Candidate model

In the course of our talent acquisition work at Kinetix we invariably see both the good and bad habits of both companies and candidates in the process. One item that regularly bothers me on the company side is a behavior practiced by so many corporate and HR folks that we call it the “Heisman”…. that is to say that they feel so overwhelmed by all the applicants to their job postings…many of which may not be…

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Added by Shannon Russo on August 4, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Hiring Managers, Please get a Clue!!!!!

Hiring Managers, Please get a Clue!!!!!…



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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 3, 2010 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Green Jobs - A Guide to Making a Difference and Making History!

Whether we like it or not, we will be forced to make plenty of new energy choices in the decades ahead. Who knows what will emerge as the dominant "energy flavor," but the sources of energy we use today for shelter, lighting, entertainment and…

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Added by K.C. on August 2, 2010 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 7.24.10 – 7.30.10

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 30, 2010 at 11:47am — No Comments

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