All Blog Posts Tagged 'candidates' (216)

5 Lessons In Attracting, Onboarding and Developing Top Talent From The World’s Biggest Improv Theater

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…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on February 23, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Salary Looks Great, But What Are the Perks? Drawing On Company “Extras” to Captivate Candidates

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…

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Added by Dana on February 18, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Three Easy Techniques to Advance in Your Career

1) If your boss doesn’t know you want to move up in the company you are unlikely to get a promotion or even recognition for doing good work.  Bosses annot read your mind. Our attention is split all over in this time of electronic communications, and the same is true of your supervisor;The bosses attention is focused on  their team, politics, performance, paperwork, compliance, strategy, competition, profile building, hiring and firing, and many other items. If you don’t get feedback…

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Added by Donald Sonn on January 29, 2015 at 1:35pm — No Comments

4 Critical Techniques for Wowing Your Job Interviewer!

Most job interviews are for positions that will pay at least several thousand more than you are currently earning. Successful job interviews can vault your career forward. Yet, most applicants leave the process to chance. That also explains why they lose out most of the time. Don't let that happen to you! Prepare by studying these simple steps toward success: 

Before…

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Added by Donald Sonn on January 6, 2015 at 8:25pm — No Comments

New to recruiting industry

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

Can you be Happy in Work and in Life or Only One at a Time?

 

 Posted by Donald Sonn

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A business coach who often coaches top executives told me this tale:

It happens quite often that when I coach top leaders, they end up realizing…

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Added by Donald Sonn on December 22, 2014 at 11:58am — No 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…

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

Postcards from a Concerned Candidate

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?…

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Added by Fiona Anson on November 26, 2014 at 6:06pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist

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…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

How to Make a Great Impression With Your Candidates



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…

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Added by Paul Slezak on September 8, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

Recruiting the Right Creative Minds

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…

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Added by Dave on August 22, 2014 at 12:14am — No Comments

12 Tips To Bring Out Your Inner Headhunter

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 …

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Added by Jody Dugan on July 10, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Job boards Aren't Dying (but a lot of recruiters are doing their best to help kill them off)

I sometimes think people are thinking far too hard and becoming much too confused about the whole recruitment process and how to attract applicants.

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…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on June 19, 2014 at 6:30am — 7 Comments

"It's a recruiter's JOB to deal with candidates and put up with shit"....Really??

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…

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Added by Leena Chhabra on June 12, 2014 at 5:30pm — 10 Comments

Technology and the numbers game is destroying creativity of thought.

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…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on June 3, 2014 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

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

Political Stance Screening Questions?

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…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 11, 2014 at 4:41pm — 3 Comments

The Easy and Quick $3 Million Fix

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Did you know that there is a glaring hole within many companies that contributes to their overall turnover? This hole can cost your company big bucks too, but people seem content to just let it occur. Did you know that it can also be fixed pretty quickly, easily, and cost effectively?

Walk down this journey with me - and I promise - I'll make it quick. Employee Bill works for your…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on March 19, 2014 at 11:20am — 3 Comments

Can We Be Friends?

During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:

Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment?  …

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Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Why Candidates Decline Job Offers (And What To Do About It)

Every recruiter has had, or will have, the experience of a candidate declining a job offer, contrary to everything the candidate has said or done up until that point. 

This is a very expensive failure of your recruitment process because at the time of the offer you have completed around 95% of the necessary…

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Added by Ross Clennett on January 13, 2014 at 8:00pm — 10 Comments

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