With so many social sites out there to use for sourcing candidates, you will find that some work better than others for certain types of positions. For example, we wrote a post a few weeks ago about using Pinterest and Instagram to find creative job candidates, such as…Continue
Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 28, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments
Since moving to Texas a little over a year ago I have learned about a special partnership between Josh Hamilton and his “Accountability Coach.” Josh’s Accountability Coach is his father-in-law, and he actually travels with Josh and the Rangers in order to help Josh with his commitment to sobriety. The more and more I got to thinking about this type of relationship, the…Continue
According to a recent study by Bernard Hodes, 51% of brands have an employer branding strategy set for 2012. These companies have strategies in place to show job seekers what it’s like to work at their company, with the goal of accurately showing off the average employee experience. But what happens to the other 49% of brands that may be ignoring their company’s employer…Continue
Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 5, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
At last, Facebook have updated some functions for Pages that'll make managing a Facebook page much better. If you or your company manage a Facebook page, particularly if you use it for employer and consumer branding, then you need to make yourself familiar with these changes.…Continue
Although it might not be the keystone of your social recruitment strategy, it undoubtedly helps proliferate your company’s name to job candidates out there. Meet Tumblr– my favorite social networking platform, by far. Many see it as a college hipster blogging site, or a volcano of useless, sarcastic internet memes. But those people are clearly missing two vital…Continue
Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 4, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Completing the final classes to earn your online degree is an exciting time. It can also be nerve-wracking as you prepare for job interviews. You may feel unprepared, especially if you are moving into a new industry. Luckily, there are common job interview tips that apply across a variety of fields, even if you’re trying to change industries after earning a business degree online or an online criminal justice degree.
1. Dress the Part. Flip flops on the beach are…Continue
Added by Crystal T on May 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
How does YouTube fit into a world in which every individual attempts to brand themselves and their organizations? How can we make ourselves known? How can companies show job candidates why they should work for that organization? Social recruitment is a way for you to do all of this. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are great places to do this, but what about YouTube?
Added by Lizzie Bluestein on May 23, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
ERE.net recently posted a blog outlining four strategies to implement as we face the War for Talent. This War for Talent has been blogged about and tweeted about ad nauseum and will continue to gain hype as the days and weeks go by, that is for certain. Don’t get me wrong, it was a very well written and easy to understand blog with several high level strategies to…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on May 7, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Customer service job is in demand now a days. There is a tough competition going in job market for this job and it is very difficult to get your dream job in hand. Resume is the first step in moving towards job search. So to get your dream job in hand your resume should be effective. All the section of resume are must. The most important section of it is skills for resume.…Continue
Added by Sandy Dsouza on February 23, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments
No doubt you have been overwhelmed with high-level forecasts from wise recruiting soothsayers about 2012 being the year of mobile recruiting, the critical importance of building talent communities, the rise of employer branding… and many other trends that, truthfully, you hardly understand and definitely have little control over.
These people are smart, and much of what they say is spot on. But a lot is total hogwash too, no more than a distraction, and certainly most of it, you…Continue
Social Recruiting finally went mainstream in 2011 with corporate and agency recruiters embracing LinkedIn and internet sourcing as a required skill for the modern recruiter, shifting away from job-board advertising to digital headhunting. It was also a year of continued economic uncertainty ending with fear of a double dip recession in Europe and beyond. Despite this we will remember 2011 as the year that the recruitment industry took its head out of the arse of the global recession and…
Do you remember recruitment back in the 1990s? I do. A typical day would start with the post being delivered, we would gather around and rip open all the envelopes, pore over the CVs, passing them around the boardroom table in Number 2 Argyle Square, Donnybrook, where I started my recruitment career with …Continue
Preparation for an interview can be one of the most important things you do during your job search. I am not talking about having your suit dry-cleaned; I am talking about being ready for anything the interview may bring. Take the time needed to prepare and follow these simple tips:
1. Why did you apply for this job? You should have a well outlined answer to this question. Think about what attracted you to the job posting, what tasks get you excited, and the skills you want…Continue
Do you have a worksheet? As a busy recruiter, you are probably aware that systems and processes make your life easier, but it strikes me as funny the number of recruiters that don’t actually have a working job order, or worse still a job order that is not working effectively!
There are 2 main purposes to a job order, most recruiters think there is only one, to gain the information for the vacancy in a clear and detailed manner; but the other important part of the job order is to…Continue
Added by Stephanie Bressan on December 2, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
In the first half of this year, hiring demand for Recruiters was growing – a promising sign that employers planned to do more hiring. However, over the past several months, the volume of job ads for Recruiting professionals has declined significantly. In October, demand dropped again with about 4,700 new job ads posted online for Recruiters, 10% less than in September and down 9% versus one year ago.
Volume of Online Job Ads for Recruiters…Continue
Works at days' end...when it's about to be lights out. Listening to the mellowest of melodies...love this Charlie Haden & Pat Matheny construct of:
The Moon Song from their beyond the Missouri Sky album/disc.
Added by Valentino Martinez on October 31, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
So you have a career in the field of your dreams, and you are making a fairly good living- the bills are covered, the social life is on fire, the family situation is just as you like it at this time (subject to change: like life!). AND….You look as though there is no end in sight for the success you feel you deserve, after all the long hours, the…Continue