All Blog Posts Tagged 'how' (82)

Top 5 Headaches Today's Employers Face (And How You Can Address Them)

Employers (like myself) juggle hundreds of problems at any given time, and having a crowded head makes it much more difficult to accomplish the tasks at hand efficiently. While I've spent a…


Added by Maren Hogan on August 31, 2015 at 10:53am — 2 Comments

Recruiting is not a HOW business but a WHO business

Best practices. You know you’ve read that teaser a gazillion times.  One place you see this phrase are on popular recruiting websites and conferences.   The REALITY is this. Recruiting is ACTUALLY more about WHO than HOW.

Unfortunately, recruiters are lured away from the WHO and into HOW…


Added by Michael Glenn on August 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How (and Why) To Create A Facebook Video Ad

I read a post on RecruitingBlogs this morning that said you get the most views on a Facebook job ad. I'm calling BS in my first ever video blog post. 

Yeah yeah, I know video…


Added by Katrina Kibben on July 30, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

How To Create A Recruiting Meme

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll down past the creator to All Memes. Here you can see the most popular memes created recently and also see some of the available images. Another option? Just type a phrase into…

Added by Katrina Kibben on April 13, 2015 at 2:38pm — 1 Comment

Recruitment Content Directory: How 106 Pieces of Content Lead to 3,000,000+ Views

Recruiting is acquiring talent for your interests. IMHO I built one of the better blogs about recruiting, the SmartRecruiters Blog. In my three and a half years running SmartRecruiters content marketing and social media, I've recruited and edited 250+ writers and our work amassed 3+ million pageviews. I'd like to share some tips on how I did it and provide you with a directory of top recruitment…


Added by David Smooke on January 30, 2015 at 1:41pm — 1 Comment

The HR and Marketing Overlap (PODCAST)

News flash –word of mouth marketing about HR isn’t so good. Most people don’t know what you do or why you do it, especially your marketing team. They have no idea just how much your jobs align. (Lucky for you, we won’t tell them if you didn’t know either).

Think about it. Your…


Added by RecruitingBlogs on September 22, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How To Respond To A Co-Worker Coming Out

I want to start this post by saying that I’m so proud and excited about the response to my first post – Coming Out At Work. It’s really cool to know there are so many people who recognize that…


Added by Katrina Kibben on July 7, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

10 Interview Questions That Sound Weird but have Great Value

You may have all the right degrees that can get you through a job interview, if the interviewer decides to stay to the questions that relate job and how well you think you can perform it. But it has been noticed that employers like Apple, Yahoo! and more try to judge a person through some weird and tricky questions.…


Added by Akansha Arora on May 15, 2014 at 1:30am — 6 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?  …


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

My 10 Most Memorable Candidate Interview Moments

Please note this piece first appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog

I was trained from very early on never to ask a candidate a question about a their age, religion, marital status, or whether they might perhaps be suffering from a particular…


Added by Paul Slezak on November 5, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

First Rule of Resume Writing - Think of Annie...

This morning Annie wrote to me pleading for simple and clear resumes/CV's. Annie is a UK-based recruiter. Annie, and thousands like her, spend a good deal of their day matching people to jobs, and to do that Annie reads resumes...... lot's of…


Added by Martin Ellis on July 22, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Sourcing Fees Paid to a Recruiter?

As I settle into my corporate recruiting role, I am assessing the services that we are currently receiving from our third party recruiting agencies.   

I have been considering modifying our currently model of recruiting agency engagement to only include sourcing of candidates.  My team already conducts a thorough interview (prior to the hiring manager), sits in on the hiring manager's interview, conducts the reference checks and negoitates the offer directly with the…


Added by Lisa Ranger on June 25, 2013 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Guidelines for Hiring an Intern

This is the latest in the Intern Series that we've been running this summer. In this installment, we hear from an intern, Zoe Schiffer at one of our favorite companies, InternMatch.

Before you begin recruiting topnotch interns it is important to determine what you want out of them. Great work? Or great…


Added by Angela Yu on June 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Resume Forensics - How To Find Resumes and Candidates on the Web

Jim Stroud is the author of Resume Forensics Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…


Added by Jim Stroud on April 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

A Good recruiter should possess certain Qualities..


Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Deal With a Negative Coworker: Negativity Matters..!!


Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ideas for Recruiting Great Candidates..!!

Ideas for Recruiting Great Candidates

Tap Your Employee Networks in Recruiting Candidates Spread word-of-mouth information about the position availability, or eventual availability, to each employee so they can constantly look for superior candidates in their networks of friends and associates. In this age of online social and professional…


Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Hidden LinkedIn Resume Tool for Candidates

Fed up with sub-standard Resumes and CV's, even from top people?

Point them to LinkedIn's hidden resume builder at It's saved my candidates bacon more than once. It converts their LinkedIn…


Added by Martin Ellis on January 25, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Top CV/Resume Tip: How to write an attention-grabbing Personal Statement

My headline advice for anybody writing their CV/Resume is to get your punches in early and grab the readers attention with your Personal Statement. It should also follow these basics:

  • Make it no longer than 5 or 6 lines
  • Include your…

Added by Martin Ellis on December 7, 2012 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

How to Choose a Headhunter - Great questions to test them...

Since I started writing this "How to Choose a Headhunter" series in 2008, the world of recruitment/headhunting has turned upside down. Back then, my first post was the top questions I'd advise anybody considering engaging a headhunter for the first time, but time has moved on and the questions have changed - although not all of them!…


Added by Martin Ellis on December 5, 2012 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

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