All Blog Posts Tagged 'company' (61)

Outsourcing: Is it The Choice for You?

There are many things to consider when deciding whether or not to outsourcing any of the tasks that are necessary for running your business. Labor costs, and the availability of human resources, are just two things that you must keep in mind while you are making this decision. However, the most important consideration that should be driving your decision on this matter is this; Are you able to dedicate the time and resources…


Added by John Unger on November 17, 2015 at 4:50am — No Comments

We're All Tech Companies Now

While the phrase "we're all tech companies now" is bordering on entry into the cliche hall of fame, what it means to recruiting strategies in every type of business is bordering on crisis.

See, while there are hundreds of highly competitive jobs at Microsoft or Google, there are infinitely…


Added by Katrina Kibben on October 19, 2015 at 2:25pm — No Comments

How to Show Your SuperStar Employees More Appreciation

According to a recent Forbes article, over 40 percent of people quit their jobs due to lack of recognition. Regularly expressing appreciation to employees is an excellent way to reduce turnover and increase employee work satisfaction and when you recognize some of your most superstar employees you keep morale high and positive. Below are four great options to show more…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 3, 2015 at 4:26pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Shorten Hiring Time in Your Company

Recruiters are consistently pushed to shorten the time it takes to find and recruit new talent. In spite of such pressures, current average time-to-hire is the highest it’s been since 2009, and time-to-hire is only getting longer. The job market is better than it was 5 years ago. Even with more job openings, it still takes too long to bring on a new hire. What is the current …


Added by Raj Sheth on January 23, 2015 at 4:04pm — No Comments

How to Align Your Cultural Identity with Your Recruitment Strategy

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Sharlyn Lauby.

S harlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP is the HR Bartender, whose blog is a…


Added by Elise Jennings on January 31, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Get the Right People Rule the Fight Market

Like it or not, markets in which businesses operate have changed and the speed at which these markets changed have left many businesses out of the race. With technology being infused in every small to big organizational dynamics, businesses need smart people who know the art of their trades well better than the competition. And you know who the competitors are? World is at race against you – it’s the whole world that is your competition.

So, where you are leading your business…


Added by Emaan Ali on January 16, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

If You Are A High-Achiever But Somehow Frustrated In A Big Business…Read On

Maybe you’re in the wrong type of company, or more appropriately, maybe your competencies are better suited to a business of another size. One of my first questions to candidates is whether they consider themselves a big or a small-company person. It’s difficult to explain but a lot of people are quite rightly attracted to the branding and apparent success of larger businesses, and might think the question is there to catch them out.

A few start looking at me sideways, but the reality…


Added by Rana Hein-Hartmann on November 15, 2013 at 11:08am — 4 Comments

How Twitter Built My Brand

Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; a 

few RT’s sprinkled in, several hundred #’s here, and……BAM!!! You’re a Tweetin’ machine! The first time I set up my first Twitter account, @MikeChuidian, I really didn’t know what to…


Added by Mike Chuidian on March 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 51 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.12.13 to 1.18.13

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 company culture, the perfect candidate, candidate attraction, employer branding and the Facebook Social Graph.

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


Added by Chris Brablc on January 18, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 12.8.12 to 12.14.12

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 employer branding, hiring for cultural fit, job referrals and recruitment predictions for 2013.


Before we get to the articles, I’d also like to provide a link to the  “…


Added by Chris Brablc on December 14, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Use Culture to Weed Out Recruits

Before an applicant even walks through the doors of your business, they should have a clear idea of your company culture. And, part of recruiting qualified employees should be your company culture. If you effectively market your company’s…


Added by Erica Bell on December 4, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Is your Executive Candidate Experience killing your company brand?

The executive candidate experience needs special attention.  We may think that every candidate needs special attention, but the fact of the matter is, these candidates ARE different and can kill your recruiting brand.   

I recently wrote …


Added by HRNasty on August 29, 2012 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

A Look at how Southern Company uses their Facebook Career Page

Facebook Career Page A visually appealing cover photo can do wonders for a Facebook career page. Here we are having an inside look on the Southern Company's Career page. What did they do right and what can they improve on?


Click here to learn from the successes and downfalls on their …


Added by Lizzie Bluestein on July 12, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Question of the Week: What Should I Do When the Company Won't Cover My Interview Travel Expenses?

Answer: It depends.

Scenario: You're a mid-career job seeker and have been applying for jobs left and right. Due to the competitive market, you have expanded your initial local search to include 5-7 key markets throughout the US.  You start to make headway, and after gaining momentum, are invited…


Added by Maisha Cannon on May 29, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Is Now the Time to Go Into Business for Myself?

After several years of layoffs, many companies are either standing pat with their current workforce sizes or even adding employees here and there.

Others, however, continue to make cuts where needed in order to stabilize their losses and try and position themselves for a positive 2012 as we sit a quarter of the way into the year.

In the event you have found yourself the victim of a job layoff recently or just do not look forward to going to work each and every day, could your…


Added by Dave Thomas on April 12, 2012 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

Can You Sell Yourself On a Job Interview?

Whether you are applying for a job at the local mini-mart or as a top executive for a small or large business, being able to sell yourself is critically important.

So, on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being poor and 10 being great), how would you consider your selling skills when it comes to the job hunt?

While some job applicants find the interviewing process a piece of cake, others sweat their way through it, oftentimes doing something along the way that eliminates them from the…


Added by Dave Thomas on March 29, 2012 at 12:24pm — No Comments

What the LinkedIn “Follow Company” Button Means for Recruitment

Although it comes as a surprise to many, LinkedIn has not offered a “follow company” button until very recently. The new feature was announced on the LinkedIn blog Monday, February 27th and was designed to make things easier on both a consumer and the company. Being that LinkedIn is the network for professionals, this was a long time coming for many. With almost all other social networks…


Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on March 8, 2012 at 5:52pm — 6 Comments

Social Talent Best Practice Tips: Social Media Policies for Your Recruitment Business

Since we largely train recruiters and businesses how to leverage the power of social media as a sourcing tool, an employer branding tool and a business development tool, one common question we get asked all the time from nervous HR managers to company directors is advice on a social media policy that will enable…


Added by Johnny Campbell on November 29, 2011 at 11:36am — 2 Comments

The Missing Link – Internship Programs Tie Great Company Culture with Economic Growth

This post originally appeared at


Many companies will be wrapping up their summer internship programs this month as college coeds head back to school.

Is your company taking advantage of its internship program?  As a recruiting and staffing professional, are you targeting…


Added by Jessica Lunk on August 17, 2011 at 10:47am — 2 Comments

Farewell from a Summer Intern at Sendouts

Written by Taylor


Hey Everybody,


Wow my last day as an intern already. Only two and a half months ago I was touring the office with Brian and trying to learn everyone’s…


Added by Jessica Lunk on August 12, 2011 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

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