James Aiken, President of Legacy: Executive Search, shares secrets from his experience on talking with thousands of different candidates in the building materials market. The actions here have helped managers in the window/door manufacturing industry, carpet industry, lumber industry and building materials industry as a whole.
Building Materials Executive Recruiter James Aiken Shares Secrets of Retaining Top-Performing…Continue
Added by James Aiken on September 23, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
I was recently rewatching the movie “Moneyball” and this movie often makes me think and rethink about the way we recruit.
If you need a quick refresher, it comes down to the Oakland A’s had their best players hired away for more money than they could afford. So big teams with big budgets would hire the best…
Added by Eric Putkonen on September 21, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
Last Thursday I went to the Military and Veteran Job Fair at Target Field (downtown Minneapolis, MN). It was put together as a pre-event by the Medal of Honor Convention Twin Cities. The morning started with an Employer Town Hall. Two veterans who had successfully transitioned into the corporate world spoke to us about recruiting and retaining military and veterans.
Surprisingly, their focus was initially more on retaining than recruiting. They said it is…
Added by Eric Putkonen on September 8, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
According to the U.S. Government and Accountability Office, approximately 40% of America's workforce now qualifies as contingent workers. This change in the way people prefer to work is evidenced by the…Continue
Added by Catherine Hess on August 29, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I won’t be talking about usability, time needed to complete the application, or many other very important topics. Today I want to focus on a specific test. A test I think that should be done routinely and regularly.
Either a recruiter from a different area, the Recruiting Manager, or even someone in HR…Continue
Added by Eric Putkonen on August 24, 2016 at 9:34am — No Comments
The modern job seeker is usually someone of a younger generation, and there's plenty of information available highlighting how these new professionals approach employment and what they tend to expect from employers. Millennials are used to an internet age, a recession, and more professional adaptability. They might need or require different benefits than your older staff. You want to recruit the right workers, but how do you get them interested? With that said, here are four things modern…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 19, 2016 at 5:14pm — No Comments
“Live chatting” still has an aura of “playtime” associated with it, even today when so many social platforms have been introduced. But did you know that “chatting” in the workplace has a new term and is considered great for business?
Yes, it’s now called ”real time…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on August 16, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments
How many times have you heard one of the following statements from hiring managers?
And then very shortly later hearing something along the lines of the following:
If you’re sourcing on LinkedIn alone, you’re probably starting to hit the corners of their universe. You’ve talked to all of the people who could be a fit for your job and new talent isn't so easy to find. The worst part? When you do find new folks, you’re stuck calling a catfish. You know - one of those people that will post fake photos on social media to lure you. Then when you see them in real…Continue
Starting TechHiring.com we were continually asked what differentiated us from the pack. There are lots of tools on the market and most do the fundamental job of connecting recruiters with jobseekers. Some better than the others. Recruiters use tools that they can get an nice return on investment. A recruiting tool needs to drive incremental results. One way we do things differently is make the website more useful to job seekers. We offer professionals in Computer Science ways to showcase…Continue
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Coderwall is a space for tech's most talented makers to connect, share, build, and be inspired Coderwall is not well known in the staffing community and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and…Continue
Combining the tools that works to work better!!!
There are a lot of tools out there that can help you source. Recruiters as a whole are good at using them individually, however they rarely look at combining these tools. Today I am going to…Continue
Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on August 1, 2016 at 11:33am — No Comments
This is my account of Day 2 “The Afternoon” of Talent 42 2016.
To start off we had Justin Thenutai of Microsoft speaking on “How Microsoft Elevates Recruiting Performance with Market Intelligence”. Long story short it is on how to understand Market Trends to predict…Continue
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So back in the dark ages of sourcing, before social media, before job boards, before wide use of the internet, one of the ways you would source would be to try to find out were the people from a company would congregate after work. You would go there and try to connect with them, figure out what they…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 18, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Day 2 started with opening remarks by John V, which as with Day 1 really go things rolling.
First up was “Using Data to Fuel Growth” by Neal Narayani and Jim Baaden for Uber. This was about Uber and how they grew to over 6k employees in over 425 cities in 70 countries in 6 years, this growth…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 14, 2016 at 5:42pm — No Comments
The 4th of July is a huge date in the history of our country. It is the day we became a free, new nation, it is the date we adopted the “Declaration of Independence”. IT is a date that we as Americans should hold sacred, because it is the date when we actually became Americans. While we…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 30, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments
This is my account of Day 1 “The Afternoon” of Talent 42 2016.
Right after lunch we were back at it with a QA moderated by John V. and with Lisa Nakashohi of Oculus, Annie Rihn of Zillow and Jennifer Boulanger of Booking.com.
Some good stuff came out of it mostly how each company handles…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 29, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Back in 2014, David Darmanin was frustrated with a lack of an all-in-one, affordable CRO (conversion rate optimization) solution. So he brought a team together to build that dream tool. The result is Hotjar. By now, Hotjar has gained worldwide traction…Continue
Added by Hagi Trinh on June 29, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments