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Done with Job Interview? Now, Learn How to Follow Up?

The waiting game begins

After a job interview, the toughest thing is to weather the waiting period, which may take months or sometimes, even more. Time goes by and you may not hear a single word from the interviewer who seemed very…


Added by Ben Karter on September 15, 2015 at 6:10am — No Comments

Happy Freelancers, Happy Companies!

The scientific community has recently unveiled hundreds of surprising new research studies which proposes that happiness can be taught like mathematics or geography. This has a huge impact on the economy given that, according toHarvard…


Added by Vera Gavizon on August 20, 2015 at 3:28pm — No Comments

The 5 Catalysts Behind The Staffing Industry Boom

During years when temporary employment makes up slightly more than 2% of the current workforce (nearly 3,000,000 temp workers) and is continuing to increase, it is fascinating to notice the trends in a booming temporary employment and staffing industry compared to trends in employment as a whole.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that  a year over year comparison between temporary employment…


Added by Jonathan Rodriguez on March 19, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Here’s to the Independent Recruiter!

Great news!  The world is still ok.

The federation of small businesses tells us that of the  5.2 million businesses in the UK, small firms accounted for 99.3 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK, 47.8 per cent of private sector employment and 33.2 per cent of private sector turnover.

This is good!  Power to the people.  The independent  man still holds the key to his own destiny.  This is important in a world where we see the big multinationals are constantly…


Added by Dan Midwinter on March 10, 2015 at 6:18am — No Comments

6 Killer For Job Seekers to Consider

Conducting job search is often an extremely time consuming and daunting task for most. However, if you understand the strategic approach to a smart job hunt, you can find the right company where your skills would be recognized and your struggles would come to an end.

Here are some steps that will help you to find the right job that suits your experience and skill sets:

  1. Set Your Goals: Have a clear set of goals on what type of career you wish to have. This…

Added by Ben Karter on March 3, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Hike your Professional Career by associating with a Reputable Recruitment Agency

The reason you are looking for a job change could be anything from a change of place, an opportunity to climb up the ladder, or simply to get into a profession that matches your passion. Irrespective of any reason, the smartest way to deal with such a situation, especially if you are in London or Reading is to look for the most reputed IT recruitment agency Reading or London job consultants who will help you to find what you deserve.

Why should you look for IT employment agencies…


Added by Ben Karter on February 19, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Collect $25,000 on Placements that You Have Already Made

Clients are starting to tell us that the economy is picking up, and for the first time in years they are starting to feel optimistic. This…


Added by Wilson Cole on February 16, 2015 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Recruiting Game-Changers for Agencies & Executive Search in 2015

The recruitment industry has seen a massive shift in the last few years with exponential growth and increased revenue in certain sectors. On the whole, Ciett found that the global revenue of recruitment agencies stands at over $350 billion, with over 200,000 recruitment agency branches across the globe, employing over 620,000 employees in 2013. Additionally, during the 12 month period ending August 21 2014, employment agency revenue…


Added by Maurice Karpes on January 12, 2015 at 8:23am — No Comments

Employee Referrals Rise 85% in New (Quanta) Recruiting Trend: A Guide

A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition | #recruitingwars #techstardust

A simple yet powerful referral-hiring guide for executives, recruiters, and leaders

2015. The future is now but after 30 years of attempted talent acquisition innovation, we only see…


Added by James Chmielinski on January 4, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Spark of the Recruiter Civil War: The Pricing Paradox of Huge Fees

A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition | #recruitingwars

Spark of the Recruiter Civil War: Fooling, Fees, &…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 31, 2014 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

How well does Interviewing work in Choosing the best Employee?

Employee Performance There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance.  Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57.  We could make the…


Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

I Used To Write Job Ads

Back in the day, just before and during the early days of the Internet, I used to write job copy. I generated about 90% of my fees by selling this to my clients.

I’d produce a great display ad - probably not always as great as what the client would get from a decent creative ad agency, but…


Added by Mitch Sullivan on October 27, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Hi! I'm a Recruiter and I Work for Free!

Can you imagine a world where professional athletes only get paid if they win? In 1960, the Dallas Cowboys didn't win a game. In 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't win one. And as recently as 2009, the Detroit Lions didn't win a single game. In the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats won just 7 games in…


Added by Doug Douglas on July 14, 2014 at 1:12pm — 5 Comments

“Recruitment is a sales job”

This is a fairly consistent opinion of most agency recruiters and is, for the most part, only partly true.

Unfortunately, most buyers of recruitment agency services wish it wasn’t true at all.

That’s not because these buyers don’t like being sold to – many of them do, because buying the right stuff is part of their job and one of the ways they add value to their…


Added by Mitch Sullivan on April 7, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Are Temp Agencies Becoming Obsolete?

It is clear that the industry of flexible work is on the rise. Revenues of temp agencies for placing temporary and contract workers was $104.8 billion in 2012, up from $98.3 billion in 2011 based on …


Added by Vera Gavizon on January 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

RPOld School

Recruitment Process Outsourcing. This phrase burst onto the recruiting scene in the past 10-15 years or so, but the concept of it has been around for much longer. It was consistently used in the 1970’s during Silicon Valley’s very competitive market for high tech labor – it was very hard to find…


Added by Doug Douglas on December 14, 2013 at 4:08pm — 1 Comment

I'm That Mime Inside the Imaginary Box

Mime Box

We’ve all seen them. Those annoyingly entertaining mimes who pull themselves down a sidewalk with an imaginary rope, or ride an imaginary escalator down behind a barricade. But the one they are probably the most well-known for is the imaginary box that has seemed to trap them. They can press on the walls, scream, pound their fists – but nothing penetrates that box!

If you are a HR…


Added by Doug Douglas on December 3, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Why I'm loving my new RPO job

I recently joined a Global RPO solution onsite at an investment bank.  Making the leap from agency, especially as an established consultant where I managed to build an innovative sourcing desk servicing an entire business; into a new position and environment was a huge risk for me. 

I went with my gut and chose carefully, selecting an RPO that had a…


Added by Sarah Calverley on October 27, 2013 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Tactics to hire top talent

It is very difficult for the recruiters to enroll top talent who have the right skill and experience. At the start of the New Year here is a huge pass out of fresh graduates that are ready to become the active part of the society. However rolling the fresh and new…


Added by Emaan Ali on October 21, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

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