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Performance Management

These days a lot of importance is given to the word Performance Management in the corporate companies especially as they use it as one of the strategies to improve the productivity of the company. Some find this to be a complicated process as there is no specific indication of what this process deals with. Does it deal with some product / service or some department or employees or anything else? To remove…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on November 15, 2013 at 4:05am — No Comments

Top Job Hunting Guidelines to be considered at the Age of 50?

For people who are 50-years old and would like to work again or change jobs, the job vacancies in London look very appealing. However, the job market today is a battle field for them, despite the fact that they are old hands in their field of work, applicants with less experience and fewer skills are still preferred by companies. Why? Most probably, this is because, those candidates are way younger. Although this is a painful truth, mid-lifers must face this fact.

In the past, when…

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Added by Will Smith on November 14, 2013 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Putting the Zing back in your Thing



Life as a recruiterhas its ups and downs from the joyous highs of making that big placement in that unfillable role to the…

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Added by Gareth Hooper on November 14, 2013 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Making a Business Case for the Candidate Experience

Today, I’ll be at the #DICETRU event in Boston talking about the candidate experience.  It should be a tremendous event with great practitioners and thought leaders.  My discussion will be on the whole gamut of the candidate experience and hope the discussion will take a mind of it’s own towards the needs and thoughts of the audience.  As everyone knows, it…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 12, 2013 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

6 Secrets Your ATS Provider Doesn't Want You To Know

So you've just spent a stack load of $$$$ on your shiny new ATS and you're very pleased with it and rightly so. It will make life much easier for you but unless you're an expert in applicant tracking systems there are a few things you should probably know that the vendor would…

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Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on November 11, 2013 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

The Sky is Falling

If you’ve read a  newspaper or watched the news lately you have no doubt been bombarded with bad news stories about how poorly the economy is doing and how tough things currently are.  Sure, the economy is certainly not booming but the oversaturation of negative news items would have you believe that the sky is…

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Added by Gareth Hooper on November 9, 2013 at 9:09pm — 3 Comments

Interviews don’t work. But don’t worry, I have the answer.

The Washington Post recently published a blog that suggests there is no evidence that interviewing job applicants prompts better hiring decisions.

My own 143 years of experience in the recruitment industry (that's dog years by the way) has brought me to a place where I find myself agreeing…

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Added by Mitch Sullivan on November 9, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

How to make your temporary legal job permanent

Temporary legal jobs are becoming more common and with increasingly less stigma attached, as law firms are noticing the benefits that lie in hiring temporary legal professionals.

If you are considering signing up with a specialist legal recruitment agency in the hope of acquiring a temporary legal job, you could still be…

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Added by Jordan Southern on November 8, 2013 at 7:54am — No Comments

Can Employers Control Their Employees’ LinkedIn Profiles?

Employees are the cogs that keep company gears moving forward. It’s understandable that any business would want to keep those cogs well-oiled and optimized. Problems that an employee may encounter are also the company’s problems. That being said, employees are still people, and they have free will. Trying to control and manipulate them will end badly.

That point also holds true when it comes to social profiles such as LinkedIn. Companies are already attempting to dictate the content…

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Added by Adrienne Erin on November 5, 2013 at 3:42pm — 2 Comments

Recruiters Are Too Expensive! Or Are They?



There have been two articles these past few weeks which prompted this post;  one came into our email from Imriel Morgan at Talent Puzzle, referring to the fact that 
“Recruitment agencies can actually save you money!”(yes,…

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Added by Michelle Ansell on November 5, 2013 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

How to ruin your employer brand

I’ve already talked about the importance of building a strong employer brand and how essential it is to carefully nurture the relationship with job seekers and employees in one of my previous blog posts. And I hope all businesses, no matter how big or small they are, are aware of the importance of investing time and money into building a great and attractive employer…

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Added by Irina Nagy on November 5, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Applicant Tracking Myths

Are you considering buying an Applicant Tracking System but questioning whether it’s worth purchasing one? Many myths surround the value and use of ATS’s and many business do not completely understand what an ATS is, what it does and why they might need one.

Following on from one of my previous …

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Added by Irina Nagy on November 1, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Tips on Communication Skills

Have you ever heard that people got fired for in effective communication? Or a sales executive was fired for his incapability to express in a business meeting? Or a professor was fired because he wasn’t able to deliver the exact content to his students? A student who is intelligent failed in his examination because of lack of ability to express the contents or his thoughts on the sheet of paper? By this we can…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 30, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Your Job Ad is NOT a Hamburger

by Luz Iglesias from Hirefly.com

I recently saw some advice to hiring managers that…

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Added by Luz Iglesias on October 29, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Career at CrossRoads?

For many of us, there comes a time in our careers when it feels like a change is required.
 
But, whatever the reasons for re-evaluating, the idea of starting again and trying something new can be daunting. So, to help you choose your direction, here are out tips for managing a career crossroads.
Am I ready to make a change?
 
Switching careers can be a tough decision, especially if…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 25, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to Perform in your Interview

Many people have been job searching for months but wonder how to land right away into a job interview. They don’t know. But you have to reap the benefits of “power words” to get to a job interview. So while writing your resume, search online and use the power words to make it strong. Don’t make your resume boring and only list your facts. To get noticed, however, try to make it such that the employer gets impressed by your resume and gives a call you for an interview. One of the many…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 24, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Not All Recruitment Analytics are Equal

If you’ve been to a HR conference the past few months, you more than likely have heard analytics and big data mentioned at least once or twice (and probably more than that.)  And for good reason.  Analytics represent a way for organizations to perform better on what they do every day.  Providing the insights and knowledge that they don’t have today to improve tomorrow.

Makes sense right?  The major problem for organizations is not determining that they need analytics but moreso how to…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 23, 2013 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Over Half of Digital Job-Seekers Only Hear Back From 1 in 5 Applications: Where Is It Going Wrong?

Over half of digital job-seekers only hear back from 1 in 5 jobs they apply for despite an increase in vacancies, a new survey has revealed.

The survey, carried out by niche online jobs board Bubble Jobs, made the observation as research into the digital industry shows that the sector is burgeoning despite all the bad news about employment.

A study into the European app economy revealed that almost 800,000 jobs have…

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Added by Lauren Riley on October 22, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Silicon Milkroundabout 2013

Judith Blair, MD of PCR Recruitment, will be once again attending the Silicon Milkroundabout. She shares why this event is so important to the tech start-up industry and what 2013 has in store.

 

Silicon Milkroundabout is a London job fair aimed at tech start-ups and the talent pool looking for employment in this fast growing sector. Set up by a team of creatives initially as a pub event,…

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Added by Sarah Diamond on October 22, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

How David Can Beat Goliath in the War For Talent [infographic]

Small and medium sized organizations are David up against large Goliath companies in the war for talent. They can definitely win, say Hirefly, but they need the right approach.…

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Added by Luz Iglesias on October 21, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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