Following the uncertainty around the impact of Brexit there was much discussion in the media about the catastrophic and immediate impact on the jobs market, with some media outlets stating the total number of advertised jobs had been halved in the week following the referendum.
However, the data coming out from all major job boards in the UK is telling a different story. …Continue
Added by Calvin Cox on August 3, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
LinkedIn is an invaluable resource. Online recruiting makes everyone’s lives a little easier. You’ve got access to a wealth of talent,…Continue
Exceptional customer service begins with hiring the right customer service representatives. Although it’s possible to hire such a staff to do the job, it may be challenging to select the most ideal people from a horde of candidates. Here are a few practical tips that can help you end up with a customer-focused team—and happier customers!
Hire Good Communicators
Because customer service mainly focuses on dealing with clients, hiring good communicators helps create…Continue
Added by Emma Sturgis on April 5, 2016 at 11:54am — No Comments
See, I think it's about time we call out the people who are spouting statistics with enough confidence that people believe them. That we have honest conversations about what those statistics mean for a recruiter and who is trying to fill 20+ reqs.…Continue
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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 25, 2015 at 10:49am — No Comments
As a career strategist I’m privy to conversation from job candidates who are at the mercy of internal and third-party recruiters. I say mercy because before they can sell themselves to the hiring manager, they have to get past the recruiter.
In the grand scheme of things there seems to be a misunderstanding…Continue
We've talked about looking to marketing and data scientists to improve recruiting, but what about people outside of your organization like actors? Yes, I said actors. Don't make a pun about actors and jobs - there's something to it.
That's why we've talked to Second City Improv Theatre…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on February 23, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments
It’s becoming ever-more critical that sourcers and recruiters know how to sell their company or client to candidates without getting stuck in a monetary loop. This means understanding all of the non-compensation extras which can help you acquire amazing talent – a vital skill when salary alone is not your strongest selling point.
Start by creating a list which documents everything that might matter to candidates, and…Continue
Added by Dana on February 18, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
I am new to the recruiting launching a Recruiting & Staffing agency specifically IT industry trying to get the just of were to locate client's and candidates. I was told to find client's I must get on vendor list ? Due to companies not contracting with temp agencies however vendor's only Is the new's paper a good search for client's that are looking to hire. Please help need some tip's to source candidate's.
Added by Donceletta Bellamy on January 4, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Finding a job is a worrying time for any candidate. Sometimes, recruiters and hiring managers lose sight of the personal turmoil that some of these candidates are experiencing. Even the best candidates can get left behind or trampled on in the stampede. Insufficient candidate care can damage a recruiter’s reputation and certainly harm an employer’s brand. Maybe it is worth reminding ourselves of their cries for help?…Continue
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist
We have all heard of Craigslist and most have used it. However not many have used it for sourcing. Below is how you…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments
There are literally thousands of articles available for candidates on how to leave a lasting first impression throughout the recruitment process. Everything from how to craft an engaging cover letter; to how to make a résumé stand out; and even to…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on September 8, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments
If you really want to give your business the best chance for success, then you need to hire the most talented, creative candidates available. Creative employees breathe new life into tired ideas and inspire other employees to push the envelope as well.
When it comes to the recruiting process, here are just a…Continue
Added by Dave on August 22, 2014 at 12:14am — No Comments
The historic act of headhunting is quite disturbing, yet fascinating. The literal practice of taking and preserving a person’s head after killing them, has advanced from ancient times to the 21st century.
Figuratively, the aggressive nature of the word has carried over to the modern day recruiting industry. In our …Continue
Added by Jody Dugan on July 10, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Job boards to me are the ideal and only place I would look for jobs. Why? Because it is so bloody simple. I register and set up some search terms so that…Continue
I was reading this article/blog on LinkedIn by Andrew Fraser "My history of abusive, co-dependent relationships with recruiters”. It was interesting to read people’s expereinces/thoughts on…Continue
While browsing Twitter recently I noticed an organisation that was offering an all in recruitment advertising service for less than £200 (about $335), so I got in touch. Not because I have any jobs to advertise, but because I was curious. Here's what they told me:
"We will write your advert ensuring it is…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Cali Yakaback on May 5, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Recently the big news story was Brendan Eich and his stepping down as the CEO of Mozilla under pressure from his board due to the calls for his firing by OKCupid and their followers. Six years earlier, Mr. Eich wrote a personal check to a cause that he supported aimed at defeating a gay marriage law in…Continue