All Blog Posts Tagged 'Technology' (113)

The Power of Semantics in Recruitment

Recruiters who scan each and every resume that reaches their inbox may find it hard to work efficiently. Firstly, resumes are received freely by their mailboxes, and they are arranged simply according to the date and time when they were received. Next, there are hundreds – if not thousands – of resume…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on February 27, 2015 at 12:46am — No Comments

10 questions to ask recruitment software providers

Selecting recruitment software is a decision that doesn’t come around often. If your recruitment software isn’t enabling consultants to find and place more candidates it isn’t working. If you are in the market for new recruitment software make sure you ask potential providers the right questions so you know the system you purchase does the job it needs…

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Added by Mike Robinson on February 5, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Recruitment Software Dictionary

Whether you are actively looking for a new system or just want to see how solutions have progressed, the recruitment software dictionary has been created to help clear up some of the technical terms and phrases associated with recruitment software.…

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Added by Mike Robinson on February 3, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments

The Year Ahead for Technology Recruitment

The Year Ahead For Technology Recruitment

Towards the end of 2014 we saw demand for scarce technology talent in the UK continuing to rise, contractors stepping in to fill roles and salaries increasing.

Many of our clients have gone through growth phases this year and the highest demand has been for software and web developers and a focussed growth of digital marketing teams. This demand has increased as the year has gone on, and we are seeing the candidate market moving at an…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on January 12, 2015 at 6:34am — No Comments

Aunt Chippy: Gets Pranked At Ceramics Class. (Follow Up to How To Wrap a Christmas Gift)

I cannot get me enough of good ol' Aunt Chippy. This lady is of her rocker hilarious. Happy Holidays and enjoy the laugh. 

You can check out the last Aunt Chippy video I posted on How To Wrap A Christmas Gift here.…

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Added by Ryan Leary on December 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Semantic Web Data and Recruitment

The recruitment industry has faced a variety of trends over the last decade. The rise of social media and the economy of ideas has led to a market that is far more candidate driven. Due to sites such as LinkedIn and others, it is now much easier for candidates to approach the decision makers in small to mid-level companies directly rather than going through a recruiter. Even larger companies have begun posting jobs directly onto third party…

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Added by Dhruv Ghulati on November 14, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Creating Connection: How a Great Technology Workplace Keeps Its Talent Happy

At Great Rated, we recently analyzed 50,000 confidential employee surveys to create our list of People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology. For human resources professionals, the no.1 organization in the large-companies category offers a telling example of the practices that help create a true sense of connection between team members and their organization.    …

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Added by Kim Peters on October 10, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

WARNING: Profession Undergoing Maintenance

“Competing for tech talent never gets easier, nor is it a perfect mathematical equation. Instead it’s about understanding your market, knowing what your current and prospective employees are looking for, and doing your best to create the environment that attracts the right workers to your company.” – …

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 23, 2014 at 4:01pm — 3 Comments

The Power of TMTOWTDI in Talent Acquisition - Part I

If you are a programmer, you understand the meaning and power that TMTOWTDI (pronounced TIM-TOADY) can give you.  It originates from the world of Perl but also programming practices in general  it means that for every solution to a problem, there is more than one way to do it.  There are different ways write the code in order to achieve the desired results.

Now before I receive…

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Added by Mark Tortorici on August 12, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Demand for Wearable Technology Skills Grows

Last week, I highlighted that Google Glass has been appearing in job ads as demand is increasing for candidates that can work on the technology or perform duties with the device. Google Glass…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 1, 2014 at 9:30am — 6 Comments

What Are Millennials Looking for in the Hiring Process?

School is getting out and another wave of young professionals is slated to roll in the door of your booming business. Are you prepared for them with targeted recruiting efforts and a tailored hiring process? Do you have a hiring process that will send them running back to Google, or one that is designed to invite them and capture their attention?

Mobile…

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Added by Julie Salerno on May 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

10 Ways an ATS Can Save Your Sanity

Recruiters and hiring managers all face a large set of the same organizational challenges, no matter what industry they’re in. The workload, communications and data can quickly get to an unmanageable state. When that happens, recruiters get stressed, the candidate experience suffers and the company brand is compromised. What most people don’t realize is that even a small opening, with…

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Added by Raj Sheth on May 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

3 Action Items for Your Recruiting Process

Constantly revisiting each step of the recruiting process is essential for recruiters to stay competitive in attracting and engaging quality talent. Ever-evolving best practices, techniques and technologies require a constant finger on the pulse of modern recruiting tactics. Here are a few action items to…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 9, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Why Technology Can Never Build Recruitment Robots

With the wonderful World Wide Web turning 25 years old last week its only natural to reflect back on how it has touched almost every part of our daily lives. The technology has helped develop new business models worldwide and changed our economies forever. It’s predicted that by 2020 most…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on March 17, 2014 at 9:11am — 2 Comments

Attracting Tech Talent Through Company Culture Inspired Perks

A recent Dice survey reveals what tech talent wants the most from a recruiter besides a handsome salary offer. We were not surprised at all to find that the majority of those asked said that being frank about the company/culture is most important to them. How about putting those two…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

5 steps to HR Software

1 Know your requirements viz need, pricing -Read out exactly what requirements are put foreword by HR department and how it can implicate all connected processes in general. Start drawing out use cases which will help you to uncover the real need behind problems.

2 Get educated on its…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on March 11, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Social Recruiting: Dont Judge a Book by its Cover

It’s no secret that the world of recruitment is all pretty new to me, and as it rolls up to my second month at Enigma People Solutions I have made a few observations of the industry. The one that jumps out to me is how the industry is judged. Call it naivety but I had not realised the reputation recruiters, in particular IT recruiters, had in today’s market, they seem to be painted as the villains of the recruitment world. What seems…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on February 26, 2014 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

3 Common Software Issues: Testimonials



It’s not often that we brag, but when we can work in a way to address common HR software issues at the same time, we’ll do it. A great way to find out if a particular software vendor is a good fit for you, is to figure out what your main concerns and issues are first. Next, you can visit cases…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 18, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Does Video Interviewing Encourages Discrimination?

There used to be speculation about video interviewing encouraging discrimination. Some were worried that seeing candidates face-to-face earlier on in…

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Added by Julie Salerno on February 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Sourcing is like an Onion…you must peel it back



digital onion

We live in a world of automation.  We want to speed things up.  Or at least that’s what we want when we’re doing mundane things that are wasting our time.  It comes down to 2 things: FRUSTRATE or AUTOMATE.  FRUSTRATE: sitting in traffic going 3 MPH and watching squirrels walk faster than you.  AUTOMATE: adding a 360-degree jet-propulsion system to your car and flying over everyone.  FRUSTRATE: using a sourcing method that is cool…but takes too many steps for it to be…

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Added by Mark Tortorici on February 16, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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