All Blog Posts Tagged 'Talent' (314)

Luck in Staffing!! | The Sourcing Institute

Luck in Staffing!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 12, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

The talent shortage we created!!

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 5, 2013 at 8:40pm — 1 Comment

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 7.27.13 to 8.2.13

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 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),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 2, 2013 at 4:03pm — No Comments

It’s not all about the Benjamins in Referral Programs

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…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 12, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Talent42 Review - How to NOT Suck When Recruiting Candidates From Outside the US

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…

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Added by Amy Ala on July 7, 2013 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

Talent42 Review - The Open Web: Recruiting Passive Talent In Today's Competitive Market

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…

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Added by Amy Ala on July 7, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

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!)

Think…

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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

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