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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

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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

3 ways to super-charge your ATS with technology

For many organizations, the ATS represents the central technology that they use to recruit top talent.  It provides a great way for them to capture applicants and manage the hiring process from apply to hire.  Through these functions, the ATS is an integral technology for your recruiting process.

 

However, when you think about the recruiting process, the ATS by itself leaves a little bit to be desired.  While it does a great job with managing the hiring process, it often lacks…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 18, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Demand High for Tech Interns

You probably already know how hot technology hiring is.  Well, according to the Wall Street Journal, some of the hottest tech companies are also clamoring for interns in additional to full-time hires. 

Tech companies ranging from start-ups to household names are expanding their internship programs,…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 16, 2012 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.9.11 to 12.16.11

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’ll be talking about forecasts for HR Technology, 50 best places to work, hiring failed business owners, gamification in recruiting and Facebook Timeline and how to get better in Twitter.

Here are the articles our that interested us this…

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Added by Chris Brablc on December 16, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

PeopleSoft Users! Learn to How to Improve Candidate Sourcing and Strengthen your Employer Brand

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Added by Stephanie Weirich on November 22, 2011 at 7:27pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 10.8.11 to 10.14.11

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’ll be talking about optimizing social media profiles for SEO, mobile in HR, the HR Technology conference, analytics in HR and a great interview with General Mills for recruiting.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 14, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of Week 10.1.11 to 10.7.11

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’ll be talking about the #HRTechConf, remembering Steve Jobs, social recruiting with NPR and Moneyball for Recruiting.

 

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

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 7, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

What I learned in Vegas: #HRTechConf Wrap-Up

The 14th annual HR Technology Conference didn't disappoint in Vegas this year. Not only was this the biggest collection of rockstar attendees at the conference to date but the breakout and main panel discussions were the best I've seen them. I also love the addition of HR Tech Connect to enable attendees to interact before the event.

From the main / breakout sessions to the expo hall, here are my thoughts and observations on a great few days in Vegas:

Scanning the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 6, 2011 at 4:31pm — 1 Comment

5 Reasons I’m excited for this year’s #HRTechConf!

The 14th annual HR Technology Conference begins in less than a week and we are getting prepared for all the HR & recruitment marketing goodness that will be happening in the wonderful land of Vegas!  There is so much to do but we can’t help but get excited for this year’s event for a few great reasons:

 

1) To See Other Awesome Technologies - We are technology company at our core and we are really…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 29, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Feeding your Applicant Tracking System with Talent

There's been a lot of buzz lately around Talent Generation and as Recruiters, what we can do to ensure we drive the best quality candidates into our Applicant Tracking Systems. This is another great post by my colleague Mike Vilimek (@mikevilimek) about exactly this topic. Take a read...

 

I recently read a great article titled, …

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Added by Stephanie Weirich on September 1, 2011 at 2:52pm — 5 Comments

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