All Blog Posts Tagged 'Talent' (308)

Strong personality does not mean hard to work with!!

Strong personality does not mean hard to work with!!
 
One of the newest things that is being used as a catch all for saying no to a candidate, is really not new it is just being used a lot more as of late. It is the whole strong personality rational. Now…
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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 28, 2013 at 2:07pm — 1 Comment

Mirror, Mirror!!

Mirror, Mirror!!

How we communicate with our coworkers, hiring managers and candidates will impact our ability to do our job. The question is how do we do it, how do we communicate with all those people with all those different personalities and communication…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 20, 2013 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Tips for Smarter Reference Checking



Reference checking can be a pain. Often times it is unsatisfactory and time-comsuming. Unless you have a defined process for reference checking, you can be stuck with a whole lot of nothing. The goal of obtaining the proper information to make an objective…

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Added by Raj Sheth on June 20, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Employee Referral Program Tips that Actually Work!

Referral programs can do wonders for a business. Referred employees have higher retention rates and increase employee engagement in their company. But generating a successful referral program takes a lot more than a few free toasters. A good referral program starts with …

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Added by Raj Sheth on June 18, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Being too good looking can get you fired, really?

Being too good looking can get you fired, really?

 
I read an article someplace were a lady in Utah got fired because she was too good looking. Her boss’s wife felt she was too good looking and was worried about her husband who…
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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 11, 2013 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Social Recruiting =creativity or failing!!

Social Recruiting =creativity or failing!!

In the advent of social media and social recruiting we need to learn how to be more creative with our…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 5, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments

How many Staffing Professionals are too many?

How many Staffing Professionals are too many?

Is the answer to an increase in staffing needs always to add more recruiters, or sourcers? Do we really think the answer is always to add more. Is more really better? The answer is not always more but perhaps…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 29, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Too many jobs, to long, not long enough, enough is enough!

Too many jobs, to long, not long enough, enough is enough!

Believe it or not there are hiring managers (HM), and staffing professional who will ignore and not even really read the resume of a candidate if they have had too many jobs in a given span, were some place to long,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 21, 2013 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Boolean Operators and More Updated!!

Boolean Operators and More Updated!!

 

So this is an update to my all inclusive list of operators. The update is as of 5/14/13, of course I will have other updates as I find new operators. Why you ask, well as I said below there are always new ones…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 14, 2013 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Making Friends With Marketing: Why, When and How

If you're new to hiring, it may come as a shock that one of your biggest advocates might be in another department entirely. That's right, it's time to make friends with Marketing! 

Why (you ask with that perplexed look on your face) Maren, WHY would I need to make friends with the marketing pros at my company? 

 

They get attraction in a big…

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Added by Raj Sheth on May 7, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Think Talent Pipelining in 3...2...1

Building a talent pipeline sounds like this really difficult, intense task and for that reason, many who are first in HR might think of it as an "advanced" activity. Nothing could be further from the truth. The very things that make talent pipelines successful are things that you can put in place from your very first day (and in fact, are often more effective that way!)

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Added by Raj Sheth on May 2, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Is Fit a deterrent to innovation?

Is Fit a deterrent to innovation?

 

All you hear when you talk to companies is fit, the right fit, fits in with the team, etc. The problem is fit, can and usually does mean ensuring that the people you bring in, are of similar type,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on April 12, 2013 at 8:40pm — 3 Comments

Online Interviews Extend Employer Brand Beyond the Career Website

For a talent acquisition manager, the career website is often their first exercise in employer branding. These days, companies are deploying employer brand strategy to their social media channels as a means to further engage with talent. However, once a candidate decides to apply for a job, the rest of the hiring…

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Added by Angela Yu on March 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Part 8: How Talent Networks fit into a comprehensive recruitment strategy

This is the seventh post in a series on Talent Networks.  You can view the other posts here:

Part 1: What is a Talent Network?

Part 2: Developing a Talent Network Strategy

Part 3:…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 14, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments

5 Myths about Recruitment Marketing

Within any organization there are a number of things that you take for granted as being true in your process and strategy.  Things that in thought may not appear to be a big deal but given a second look may have a considerable impact on your overall results.  And in many cases, this is not done with intent but happens because you expect your technology and process to accurately handle these areas.  The real problem is that some organizations don’t even realize they have a problem.

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 13, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments

10 Awesome "Careers Page" Ideas You Might Have Missed

Most Careers pages are boring. As we pointed out last month, some remind you of a visit to the DMV. On the flip side,  some employers do an outstanding job of making their Jobs section…

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Added by Jason Webster on March 7, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Part 7 – Measuring the Success of your Talent Network

This is the seventh post in a series on Talent Networks.  You can view the other posts here:

Part 1: What is a Talent Network?

Part 2: Developing a Talent Network Strategy

Part 3:…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 27, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Want to write a great HR blog? Leave the Industry









I was…

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Added by Michael Wright on February 26, 2013 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Converting a Military job to the Civilian World and more!!

Converting a Military job to the Civilian World and more!!

So one of the most difficult things to do is convert a military occupational classification (MOC) or job to a civilian job. It is hard because the MOC’s typically do not carry standard titles, and the…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.2.13 to 2.8.13

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 social recruiting, candidate experience, identifying talent, building trust and talent pipelines.

Also, here is John Sumser’s list of…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 8, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments

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