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The Game Changers of Recruitment Technology

‘Recruitment will always remain a high-touch people business but what these products show us is that the right technology, applied at the right time, can make us even better at what we do, whether it’s working faster, smarter or in completely new ways.’…

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Added by Laura Purt on October 29, 2012 at 8:01am — No Comments

Best Recruitment Marketing Articles from the #HRTechConf 2012

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. This week we are going to do something a little different.

With the HR Technology Conference this past week, I would like to highlight some of the best articles from the conference as well as other articles I came across during the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Insights from the Candidate Experience Awards (#theCandes) at #HRTechConf

This is my 3rd year attending the HR Technology Conference and one of my favorite sessions the last 2 years has been the Candidate Experience Awards.  There are a number of companies doing some great things in thinking about what they need to do to improve the candidate experience.  By really focusing on their recruiting processes to create an environment for better communication,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

More Healthcare Jobs Require Electronic Medical Record Experience

Healthcare professionals are going to need more than just medical knowledge to get many of today's jobs.

In fact, the most common skill requested in healthcare job ads has little to do with medicine.  It's the ability to manage Electronic Medical Records…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 9, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments

The Sessions & Everything Else I’m looking forward to at #HRTechConf 2012

The HR Technology conference is less than a week away and I’m extremely excited about being able to once again attend in Chicago this year (here are my takeaways from last year).  As always, the conference remains one of the best ways to stay current with the important trends happening in the HR and recruitment technology space and see the cool new innovations that are on the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 4, 2012 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

Professional Sectors Experiencing Record Demand for Contractors

Demand for temporary/contract workers in the professional sector is expected to exceed previous records in 2012 and 2013, according to Staffing Industry Analysts' U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast.

Specifically, the IT Staffing and Engineering/Design industry…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 2, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

Recruiter Notes Increased Use of Contractors in Wireless Industry

As the number of mobile devices and users increases rapidly, contractors are helping the wireless telecommunications industry keep up with the demand.

More than 3.8 million Americans are employed in this sector, which accounts for 2.6% of all U.S. employment, according to CTIA, the International Association for the…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 13, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

HR Technology - Embracing the present and the future

Human Resources Oxford Dictionary definition plural nounthe personnel of a business or organisation, regarded as a significant asset in terms of skills and abilities

There is no doubting the essential role of HR within any business, large or small, however in this ever-changing digital age the increasing importance of technology within HR cannot be underestimated either. At every touch point in the recruitment and…

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Added by Laura Purt on August 28, 2012 at 7:19am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 8.11.12 to 8.17.12

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 United Airlines, ideas, spending in 2013, ruling the world and implementation lessons.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 17, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Technology: The Key Ingredient for Startup Recruitment Success



Last week, I came across an article from Tech Cocktail which gave some great advice on how to hire top talent for your startup. Oftentimes, startups are overlooked in the topic of recruitment; a fact that I find to be pretty misleading when it comes to highlighting both the importance of this issue, and the reality of how…

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Added by Samantha on August 7, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Automate or Lose

ManpowerGroup’s latest Employment Outlook Survey announced an increase in hiring confidence among U.S. employers, reporting a positive Net Employment Outlook.  The quarterly report measures employers’ intentions to increase or decrease the number of employees in their workforce during the next quarter. Great news for the staffing industry, implying an increased potential to develop new clients and an increase in placement activity.

Many companies migrate…

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Added by Reena Gupta on June 18, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 5.5.12 to 5.11.12

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 future of work, happy employees, talent community, making things better and disruptive HR technology.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on May 11, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

More Corporate IT Departments Relying on Contractor

It's no secret that there is a huge need for IT talent right now.  A recent PC World article analyzes how many corporate IT departments are turning…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

IT Hiring Increases, Hits New Record

The Information Technology industry added 13,300 jobs in January, bringing the total number of IT jobs in the U.S. to an all-time high of 4.1 million, according to Staffing Industry Analysts.

Citing information from TechServe Alliance's index of IT Jobs, the article states that IT employment is at its highest…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 15, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Lack of Health IT Talent Stumbling Block for Healthcare Organizations

Despite government funding, healthcare organizations are struggling to obtain the Health IT staff needed to automate their processes.

The federal government is funding several initiatives to help healthcare organizations invest in IT.  For instance, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is providing funding for implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) through the The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act

But…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on March 8, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

What Technology is Doing to the Paper Resume

The art of writing a resume is one that has been practiced for years and years as a tool to help job seekers define their skills and experience.  Over time the traditional and recognized way of formatting and writing a resume has changed minimally, or has it?  It use to be that you would print our resume and hand deliver it to the employer, then came fax and email, and now we have the concept of online job boards.  Over time will the printed resume even be necessary?  Has the content on the…

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Added by Kara Stringer on February 27, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments

SMARTPHONES THRIVE: TOP REASONS ALL JOB SEEKERS SHOULD CARRY ONE

 

It is 2012 and the economy has not completely recovered—particularly in the legal sector. As a legal recruiter, I’m in the tough position of placing a select few candidates from a highly-saturated, highly-qualified pool of available attorneys.  There are more attorneys available than there are available seats on projects. Law firms remain cautious about hiring; many attorneys continue to experience layoffs; and, new attorneys…

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Added by David King on February 21, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What are the Hottest Industries for Contract Staffing?

Contract staffing was bright spot for the recruiting industry once again in 2011.  As the economy tried to forge ahead, it appeared that many companies shifted their traditional direct-hire placements to contract placements.  

As a result, Top Echelon Contracting experienced a 22% increase last year in the number of commercial contractors placed on long-term contract assignments in the technical, professional, and healthcare arenas.   This represents 17 years of growth…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 21, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Mobile....What Happened Recruiting Technology?

In 2010 I wrote an article Recruiting Goes Mobile In 2010 predicting that with so many candidates on mobile, this is where we need to be.  I attended SourceCon last week and the topic much of the content was surrounding mobile sourcing.  It made me ask the question...Why are we behind always in recruiting technology?  Why are we not making it happen BEFORE the trend hits?  2 years ago I was…

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Added by Jenn Francine on February 12, 2012 at 6:04pm — 4 Comments

Issues to Watch for Exempt Computer Professionals

One of the most popular industries for contract staffing is Information Technology. It is also one of the trickiest to navigate in terms of overtime requirements.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)requires that most employees have to be paid at a rate of 1.5 times their regular pay rate for any hours worked over 40 in a work week. However, the FLSA allows for certain job classifications to be exempt from these overtime regulations. In most cases, in…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 31, 2012 at 8:34am — No Comments

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