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Ready to empower change in your organization? Only if I don't have to resign she said

I recently had the pleasure of talking to the members of the Mobile, AL chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Prior to my presentation, during the networking opportunity I walked the room stopping at each table and asking whether they were ready to go back to work and empower change in their organization. At one of the tables I stopped at, I received the response “sure as long as I don’t have to resign.”

We can’t remove the organizational inefficiencies unless we…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 22, 2014 at 1:36pm — No Comments

4 Tips to Surviving the First Year at Business School

Starting university is one of the memorable milestones in one’s life. Although it is exciting to know what the future holds, it is also important to be prepared with what uni life has to offer. If you have decided to get a diploma of business administration, then you better be ready for challenges and competition because the world of business can be hard nosed.

The first year is always the most challenging. This is the time when students work hard to adjust and balance their school…

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Added by Gina Walter on October 2, 2014 at 6:17am — No Comments

Recruiting the Top Secretaries Should Not Be Taken for Granted

  A few years ago, secretaries served a basic purpose in a business.

They answered phones and greeted visitors. It was often considered an entry-level position with no experience required.

Times have changed and today's secretaries need more skills and background for the job. In essence, they can make…

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Added by Dave on September 29, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Recruiter Tips: It’s Time To Lose The Script

I have trained thousands of recruiters in my time. So I would like to think that I know what works and what doesn’t.

Recruiting is sales.

There. I said it.

Sure it’s about helping candidates get jobs; or finding the best talent for employers. But when all is said and…

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Added by Paul Slezak on September 22, 2014 at 2:30am — 4 Comments

Getting back into the swing of things.

Dear Group,

I've been out of the industry for the past five years and I'm ready to get back into action. Any and all tips for finding candidates using the free techniques would be greatly appreciated. Also, I would love to hear from you good people about the best marketing strategies for garnering new business. I had a recruitment consultant firm that made most of our revenue via billable hours. I'm looking to ramp-up using a host of different options from billable hours to…

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Added by Lionell Artemus on August 25, 2014 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 3

We dedicated Part 1 to resources used to streamline accounting practices for small HR/Recruiting businesses (money matters).Part 2 highlighted advertising, communication and…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 22, 2014 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 4

Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget

Part 4

Hopefully, that graphic to the right isn't making your head spin. The resources below are here to have the opposite effect, and help you…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 22, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 2

Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget

Part 2

Part 1 highlighted…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 20, 2014 at 11:31am — 2 Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 1

It's been too long! I've missed my RecruitingBlogs network, and promise to publish more soon. Here's one that's been in my drafts for far too long.

Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget

Part 1

Entrepreneur's Motto: I started out with nothing and still have most of it left…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 19, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

When Should Your Business Use a Recruiter?



Thousands of U.S. companies rely on the services of professional recruiting firms to fill employment needs. Some companies choose not to work with recruiters for various reasons – in house HR, specificity, budgeting concerns – but there are plenty more good reasons to bring in a professional recruiting team to help with staffing needs.



Here are a few instances your business should consider using a recruiter to help meet its hiring…

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Added by Verigent on August 4, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

1982 Relived

Time travel is possible! How do I know? Because last night, I was transported back to 1982 as I went to see Journey in concert.

Back in 1982, just a freshman in high school at the time, I went to see Journey. They were my favorite band and Steve Perry was my favorite singer. Now, at the time, my…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on May 23, 2014 at 12:20pm — No Comments

3 Key Ways Business Intelligence Impacts Recruiting and Hiring

Recruiting and hiring are highly competitive fields, and those parties on both sides of the transaction have a vested interest in getting ahead. Companies are eager to beat out their competitors by hiring the best possible people, and meanwhile, job hopefuls are looking to do everything they can to find the ideal…

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Added by Cali Yakaback on May 5, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Holding Publishers Accountable for Their Authors' Conduct

Att’n: The Crown Publishing Group

A Division of Random House, Inc.

1745 Broadway

New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212.782.9000
 

March 7, 2014 

Dear Crown Business Press, …

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on March 7, 2014 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

Yesterday is History, Tomorrow Is Mystery & Today Is Present

You read that real quick didn’t you? But go back and really consider the implications of the words themselves to the human resource professional in the daily exercise of their responsibilities.



Yesterday is History



There is no organization that is free from having made really bad human resource decisions. We have all fed into the corporate mantra, even though we may believe differently. We have been fed the Kool-Aid that the corporate organization is…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 17, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What is your 8" diameter steel plate?

The NBC News reported on Sunday that the Washington State Department of Transportation reported that a construction project to construct a tunnel in Seattle had been halted because the world’s largest boring machine had been stopped by an 8 inch diameter steel pipe. When I stopped for a moment to consider this I asked myself in our HR functions what is our 8” diameter steel pipe?

The majority of HR professionals will tell you that they meet that 8” pipe every day. We are told by a…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 6, 2014 at 11:17am — 1 Comment

Employment Picking Up Momentum: TIME TO ENGINEER A NEW RESUME!

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment rate dropped a staggering .3% to 7%. In the process 203,000 new jobs were created. This brings the total to 1,235,000 new jobs created over the last seven months!

 

Job creation was across the board in most sectors including:

  1. Transportation and warehousing creating 31,000 new jobs in…
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Added by Scott Sargis on December 7, 2013 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Do these words still have meaning in today's world?

Recognize these words and do they have any meaning in today's marketplace?

"Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on November 20, 2013 at 5:03pm — 1 Comment

Ireland budgets for bailout exit but teacher numbers set to rise in 2014

 

The debate over teacher numbers in our schools and the knock-on effect that has on class sizes will always be a sensitive subject; with many parents feeling there will never be enough teachers to ensure their children receive the attention and education they deserve.

But news emanating from Ireland suggests their education system may be bucking this perceived trend, thanks to a delay in budget cuts.

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin…

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Added by Matt Crist on October 24, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

How David Can Beat Goliath in the War For Talent [infographic]

Small and medium sized organizations are David up against large Goliath companies in the war for talent. They can definitely win, say Hirefly, but they need the right approach.…

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Added by Luz Iglesias on October 21, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Know, like and trust - where real business really comes from

In the professional services marketplace, little is as valuable as the word of mouth referral. That wonderful moment when the phone rings and the person on the other end says something like “so and so mentioned I should call you”. There really isn’t anything nicer.

And where does this come from? It is most…

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Added by james nathan on September 2, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

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