All Blog Posts Tagged 'information' (25)

Is Big Data a Good Recruiting Tool?

The recruiting process can get pretty complicated, especially when multiple applicants with varying work backgrounds are vying for the same position.

Luckily, big data is helping recruiters and hiring managers’ better stay on top of job applications.

With job seeking data management in mind, here are…

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Added by Dave on October 21, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments

3 ways to contact LinkedIn members who are not open to receiving InMail

It's happened to all recruiters and sourcers at some point. You're scouring LinkedIn or LinkedIn Recruiter in the hopes of finding the ideal candidate. You skim the preview, see what you're looking for, and excitedly click to open the profile.

Excitement turns into disappointment when you see the greyed…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on September 29, 2014 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

The Madness Behind Recruiting

The Madness Behind Recruiting
Caution all would be candidates! When approached by some LinkedIn.com HR members pretending to recruit you.  Be advised that they are not recruiting but…
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Added by Raoul Q on September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

8 Tech Blogs that will Enhance Your Career

It’s no secret that the IT industry has a demand for skilled workers, but there is still competition for the best jobs on the market.

Continually honing and acquiring tech savvy can give your career a boost - whether you want to get back to building programs & apps, you’re striving for that big promotion, or you’re ready to take your career in a new direction.

Fortunately, there are many resources…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on February 18, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

A bad IT Recruiter Walks Into a Bar...

D ear Wannabe IT Recruiters:

Please quit and do something that you are better suited for.  I don’t know, sell cars. Become a barrista. Just do something – ANYTHING as…
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Added by Jackye on February 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Tech Professionals Hate Our Guts

Like every other recruiter on the face of the earth, I use LinkedIn to source candidates, specifically the IT kind. I am also a member of some groups on LinkedIn that are relevant to my industry and the industry I recruit for.  So one day I’m combing through my LI feed and come across a posting in the .NET Developers group.  The title of the post…RECRUITERS: If you post a JOB on our DISCUSSION board I will ban you…

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Added by Mike Chuidian on January 3, 2013 at 1:19pm — 3 Comments

LinkedIn and Stranger Danger: The risks and rewards of connecting with people you don’t know.

 

When you reach out to connect with a new person on LinkedIn, there is a warning printed at the bottom of the screen: “Important: Only invite people you know well and who know you.” But, why?

I am a complete supporter of networking via social media, so I do not necessarily condone only connecting with people you know.

There are definite perks to adding…

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Added by Angela Gleichsner on September 20, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

More Corporate IT Departments Relying on Contractor

It's no secret that there is a huge need for IT talent right now.  A recent PC World article analyzes how many corporate IT departments are turning…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Resigning does not mean falling out with your current employer or does it?

 

There have been a number of articles recently on this topic mainly from the point of view of the person having to resign; I especially like the editorial by Wendy S Goffe on the Forbes website

http://www.forbes.com/sites/deborahljacobs/2012/04/09/how-to-quit-your-job-without-burning-your-bridges/

However it does present an atypical response to…

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Added by Chris Bailey on April 13, 2012 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Successful Resume Format for IT Candidates

There are many ways to write a resume, some that work and some that don't. My guidelines for building a winning resume focus on relevancy and content placement.

Resume Design



A. Summary

Focus on drafting your resume around your Target Job. Start off with a summary that is no more than 3 sentences. Be sure to clearly define what you are looking for. For instance, if you are looking for a position as a helpdesk analyst, your summary should read something…

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Added by Ryan McCormick on March 23, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments

Success Depends on Failure

“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.”

― Groucho Marx



After a couple of hectic weeks it is now time to get back to the desk and share some thoughts and wisdom with the community. To old friends, "Hello..", and to new readers "Welcome, I hope you enjoy the view!"



Like any business, one hopes that honesty and fair-play is engrained in our daily dealings, that's how we get ahead, and create options and fill new… Continue

Added by Daniel J Smith on December 9, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Emergency in Ireland!

This week I had a really nice trip to Leitrim – Leitrim is a place I have rarely been to and it wouldn’t be somewhere that would spring to mind for a weekend getaway – but what beautiful scenery and what lovely friendly people! It reminded me that we should be proud of living in a country that has both modern cities and spectacular rural settings. Anyway, I digress, the reason I was in Leitrim was to visit the offices of the National Recruitment Services…

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Added by Emma Fenton on November 25, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments

Healthcare IT is hot, hot, hot!

We already know that healthcare and information technology are two of the biggest industries for jobs, particularly contract positions. So what do you get when you combine those two industries together? A hot new recruiting niche that is boosting job orders for recruiters working both perm and contract placements.

A study by the University of San Diego Extension showed that…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on June 8, 2011 at 9:58am — No Comments

How Much is Too Much?

This is probably a topic I have already had my say on. If not, please let me ramble for a few minutes on the importance of some personal information on an online profile (used to acquire business)

I think it is safe to say that most of us are active on Linked In, Twitter, Facebook, Recruiting Blogs, (or any blog in general) and on these and many other sites we have been asked to provide some information of a personal nature (Name, E-mail, Phone Number, or any way someone can contact…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on May 13, 2011 at 1:16pm — 6 Comments

Inhale Resumes from Job Boards, Search Engines and Social Networks



In today’s tech-dominant world, resumes are found everywhere. Search engines, social networking sites, job boards, free resume portals, blogs, personal websites, alumni associations are some of the major sources of resumes. It is quite encouraging for recruiters and hiring managers, but the challenge lies in how quickly you can find the resumes and extract resume & contact information from them.



Typically, recruiters and hiring managers visit various resume sources and… Continue

Added by Umamaheswari.K on May 5, 2011 at 7:04am — 2 Comments

Resume Parser seamlessly extracts qualified resumes from any Internet source

In a fast-paced business world, recruiters are expected to deliver results in a limited timeframe. Whether it is building a resume database of qualified candidates or trying to fill hard-to-fill job openings, time is one of the most crucial factors of success.



Surveys reveal that recruiters spend quite a lot of time in manually extracting qualified resumes from various sources. It eventually consumes a lot of time and effort, and makes recruitment a lengthy process. A lengthy… Continue

Added by Umamaheswari.K on March 11, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Automate your Resume Screening by Tenfold



Identifying the right candidate is the highest cost component in a recruitment business. Recruiters and HR managers find it difficult when they have numerous clients looking for multiple job openings.

 

Today, Recruiters and Hiring Managers find matching resumes from job portals and email inbox that are…

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Added by Umamaheswari.K on February 21, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

IT professionals benefiting from the GFC after the fact

Working in IT, just as in many other professional sectors, involved a bit of risky business as the GFC kicked the economy down a notch or ten. But since the economy cranked out of hibernation much more swiftly than was expected, IT projects that were put on hold are now being reinstated and the professionals who may have…

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Added by Stephanie Bressan on May 30, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

Recruiting Google & Facebook Users

According to Alexa.com, Google (#1) and Facebook (#2) are the two most popular sites on the Internet. For companies actively engaged in recruiting talent via the Internet, it is important to consider, what are the defining qualities of these sites that make them so attractive to Internet users? Once defined, how can companies seeking to hire best-in-class talent leverage this information to better recruit with prospective candidates?



Instant, Well-Organized…

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Added by Omowale Casselle on March 31, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments

Learn how to Find Missing Email IDs of Candidates - Recruiter Special

LeadResearcher is an Internet research tool that allows Recruiters to instantly find the missing E-mail Ids for Candidate Profiles from Social Networking Sites. Enter the candidate & company name and LeadResearcher will find the working E-mail Id from the Internet.



LeadResearcher enables Recruiting professionals to quickly piece together missing information for their leads. For example, With Just name & Company, LeadResearcher searches the Internet, blogs, social networking… Continue

Added by Joel John Fernandes on November 23, 2009 at 3:01pm — No Comments

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