Companies, hiring managers, recruiters, HR departments alike complain about: the lack of talent, having too many candidates or not enough candidates, not having their jobs posted on enough job boards, struggling to find the candidate who is proficient in several coding languages, wanting an entry level hire with three years of experience, and needing to hire fast but not having an organized, well-defined, and… Continue
Added by Teju Adisa-Farrar on October 15, 2014 at 6:00pm —
We all hear about how critical it is to make a good first impression. An important study recently showed that first impressions are eerily accurate and frustratingly arbitrary.… Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on October 8, 2014 at 6:33pm —
Hire Slow and Fire Fast
The latest buzz words in recruiting ...
I have an idea for you. If you have the luxury of hiring slow, don't fill the job at… Continue
Added by Barbara Goldman on October 2, 2014 at 9:30am —
Something Interesting Happened Today.
Another recruiter focused on something stupid and quietly eroded his corporate recruiting department. Unfortunately, the only person who noticed was me.
So, I thought I'd tell you about it. Do what you will with the information, but I know one thing. There is never one person doing something. If it happens in our office, it's happening to…
Added by Barbara Goldman on September 20, 2014 at 12:00pm —
This is not just another webinar. Consider this your mobile recruiting strategy training plan. Because let's face it - you know that when it comes to mobile recruiting your company is either just getting… Continue
Added by RecruitingBlogs on September 2, 2014 at 4:00pm —
Monday, I spent the day looking through career pages to find the best ones on the web. And while I saw many fantastic pages - including Bonobos, … Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on August 12, 2014 at 1:30pm —
I recently shared data on gender diversity in STEM (science, tech, engineering, and mathematics) jobs. This time, I'm examining ethnic diversity for these fields. How ethnically diverse is US's STEM candidate supply? Below are the percentages of qualified people in the US workforce for each STEM field, broken down by ethnicity.
Ethnic Breakdown of… Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 5, 2014 at 10:10am —
The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted that long-haul Truck Driver jobs are going unfilled for months. According… Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am —
The famous Chick-fil-A sandwich. Credit: J. Reed
There are a few things you need to become a franchisee operator of a Chick-fil-A.
A commitment to the company. A strong belief in “wholesome values”. A willingness to endure a year-long vetting process. And it helps… Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on July 25, 2014 at 11:25am —
Here’s the recruiting scenario:
An executive search firm principal (let’s call him Jack) searches for and sources potential prospects via LinkedIn
Jack finds and contacts a potential prospect (let’s call her Jenny) through inMail
In his inMail… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 24, 2014 at 7:01pm —
Want to stand out in a crowded field? Treat your candidates right. Credit: Oleg Chursin
If you ask anyone in business how important customer service is, they’ll all answer the same way: very. That’s because they know a bad… Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on July 14, 2014 at 10:11am —
After some recent scheduling inconsistencies causing a few extra absences from the gym, I was pumped to get my sweat on today. My energy level was revved up from the brief break, so I was eager to take advantage of the situation to get back in the groove.
My workout routine started out strong and I… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on June 25, 2014 at 11:00pm —
By now you’ve probably heard and maybe even read at least one of the 129,732 industry blogs or news articles about Zappos’ new job… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on June 3, 2014 at 9:30pm —
Zappos takes the ax to job postings and develops its own Social Media network to evaluate potential hires. Demonstrate passion for the company and its products publically and perhaps you can be one of the… Continue
Added by Daryl Daley @IntelMinds on May 30, 2014 at 9:30am —
In Washington, a bipartisan bill encouraging energy efficiency, the Shaheen and Portman's Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, was recently stalled due to disagreement over amendments to the bill.
According to … Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am —
The hospitality industry is growing. That’s the good news. Now for the bad news: employee turnover continues to be a problem within the industry. According to a… Continue
Added by Josh Tolan on May 8, 2014 at 2:30pm —
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 —
As they look for creative ways to improve their approach to , many HR offices opt to focus their efforts on the college ranks. Today, colleges and universities represent a ripe area to pluck talent cheaply and efficiently, and countless businesses are taking advantage.
It’s an ideal situation for them. When… Continue
Added by Cali Yakaback on April 23, 2014 at 3:30pm —
A significant percentage of people involved with screening and selecting job candidates fancy themselves detectives, mind-readers, psychics and psychologists. They’re almost always willing to trust their own gut. But not much else slips unscathed through the scrutiny of these trust deficient evaluators of talent.…
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 16, 2014 at 8:30pm —
Want to get recruiters all riled up? Tell them they ARE sales people. Or, tell them they ARE NOT sales people. Then watch the PASSION ignite.
Whatever label anyone identifies with, isn’t recruiting just a series of conversations?
We are all familiar with how the 4 Ps… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 8, 2014 at 7:00pm —