All Blog Posts Tagged 'recruitment' (990)

The same thing that's dragged job boards down will kill off social recruiting (or why recruiters fail to grasp the concept of advertising)

Honestly, if I had a penny for every time I have read about how the job boards are dying I'd have ooh, let me see now, at least one of the Queen's English pounds sterling. And you know what? they are not dying of old age, they are being poisoned into oblivion by the very people who are meant to make them work - the recruiter.



Yes siree, it doesn't take much figuring out. Social media isn't the holy grail these gurus would have you believe it is. Post the same crap as you've been…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on July 20, 2010 at 9:00am — 11 Comments

Interview with Pamela Kiwan, HR & Recruitment Specialist at Cedarcom, Beirut, Lebanon

Bio:

Pamela holds a Masters Degree in Management&Marketing from the Lebanese University in Beirut. With over 4 years of experience in the Recruitment & HR field in various industries with regional companies in the United Arab Emirates, Pamela today heads the HR department at Cedarcom – Mobi in Beirut, Lebanon.



1. How do you like living and working in Lebanon?

Beirut has always been referred to as the Paris of the Middle East, and it’s true. Beirut’s… Continue

Added by Mona Karaoui on July 20, 2010 at 4:29am — No Comments

What to look for in a prospective employer?

Question from Job seeker

I am soon to graduate with a MBA from one of the UAE’s Top academic institutions. I can confidently say I have attained an excellent education background, impeccable communication and analyzing skills backed with internship experiences at Top Multi National companies in the Middle East. I have already started applying to jobs in the UAE and have 2 to 3 offers waiting in line. I am not sure though, what is it that I must look at first when trying to choose… Continue

Added by Mona Karaoui on July 20, 2010 at 4:23am — 1 Comment

Lessons in candidate engagement from the Old Spice Man!

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



If you didn’t see it, Old Spice ran a great…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 19, 2010 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week (7.10.10 to 7.16.10)

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week’s topics include…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 16, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Three reasons why a company will use a search process to find talent

  1. To access a larger proportion of the candidate marketplace and tap into niche, sector or geographically specific talent pools. By using a search approach, a company can increase their chance of finding the right candidate. Some companies know well enough that they will have a small pool of candidates to choose from on certain roles, such as technical specialists. For example, a maritime engineer position with an EPCM is unlikely to…
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Added by Shireen DuPreez on July 16, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

3 quick ways to begin engaging with candidates today!

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



With the rise of sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, it is readily apparent of the importance of building connections into your Talent…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 15, 2010 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Recruitment Marketing Messaging: Telling Candidates what you’re about in 10 minutes or less!

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



If you didn’t already know, SmashFly Technologies is part of the MassChallenge Start-up Competition and as part of the 2nd round…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 13, 2010 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Interview with Markus Gries, HR Director at Fraport KAIA, KSA

Visit: http://blog.bayt.com/2010/06/interview-with-markus-gries-hr-director-at-fraport-kaia-ksa



Bio


Markus graduated with a MBA from WIU in Phoenix, AZ and then worked as Head of Flight Operations in Frankfurt from 1989 till 1996. Markus has long been working for Fraport´s joint ventures abroad. For nine years in Tenerife and Palma de Mallorca, Spain, as Director… Continue

Added by Mona Karaoui on July 11, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

The Middle East Consumer Confidence Index- June 2010

July 05, 2010



The goal of the Middle East Consumer Confidence Index analysis is to understand the perceptions and attitudes of Middle Eastern consumers regarding the economy of their countries, their personal financial and job situation, their likelihood to purchase and invest and the employment and jobs market in general. Job seekers surveyed were spread across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco and other Middle Eastern and North African… Continue

Added by Mona Karaoui on July 11, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week (7.3.10 to 7.9.10)

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week’s topics include…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 9, 2010 at 11:01am — No Comments

4 Ways to Win a Job Placement with an Unconventional Job Candidate

It’s no challenge to place a “great candidate” – you know the typ: the right education, the right career history, cookie cutter objective, perfect fit. But what about a “great candidate” who doesn’t tick the conventional boxes but you know could deliver on the job?



The biggest leap story we heard was from a nationwide recruiter who said one of her most satisfying placements was rebranding a vicar as a sales executive. He successfully made the transition and was able to use his… Continue

Added by Adam Lewis on July 7, 2010 at 1:21am — 1 Comment

Employment Brand drives Recruiting Independence

With fireworks and the good times of Independence Day fading in the rear view mirror, it’s time to gear up for the busy summer ahead in recruiting. The interesting part of this summer will be the unique challenges employers face building a plan for recruiting during the rest of 2010 while thinking strategically about recruiting in 2011.



Should you be optimistic? Should you be conservative?



Whether you are bullish or bearish on the future, the growing competition for talent… Continue

Added by Neil Costa on July 6, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Recruitment Metrics = Better Recruiting Decisions

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



On this blog, I speak a good deal about the importance of collecting metrics in your…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 6, 2010 at 10:44am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week (6.26.10 to 7.2.10)

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment…

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Added by Chris Brablc on July 2, 2010 at 10:20am — No Comments

The Sales Recruitment Model is Broken 7 steps to fixing it

I’ve been discussing how a strategic approach to sales may involve standing still for a while in order to create solid future growth. In order to achieve that the strategy must contained two defined

processes.

First and foremost a sales process that enables everyone to sing off the

same song sheet (I discuss that at salesdr ).And this applies to recruitment consultancies too!



Secondly any process…

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Added by John Hill on July 2, 2010 at 4:10am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Success comes when you think like a Marketer!

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



It is becoming abundantly clear that the recruiting landscape is increasingly changing. Companies are becoming more competitive and creative in the ways that they attract top talent. It's no… Continue

Added by Chris Brablc on June 30, 2010 at 1:45pm — 4 Comments

A diverse workforce is a better workforce

As business becomes more global, it increasingly encounters a more culturally diverse customer base. Hiring a varied workforce shows respect for customer diversity, may increase the extent to which customers identify with the company, and secures internal innovation.



Recruiting is one of the most difficult tasks an employer can face, and many can often be heard complaining that it is difficult to secure the right talent, particularly at the top end of the scale.



Could it… Continue

Added by Adam Lewis on June 28, 2010 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Two Tribes – The Battle for Respect (or handbags at dawn!)

I think we will all agree that Inhouse Recruiters (IHR) and suppliers don’t always see eye-to-eye, in the majority of cases I would say that we might as well be in a different markets, who’d have thought we are all in recruitment! The biggest rift is in the non-relationship between agencies and theirs customers, which…

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Added by Gary Franklin on June 27, 2010 at 9:38am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week (6.19.10 to 6.25.10)

Originally posted on the SmashFly Recruitment Marketing Blog.



Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing. This week’s topics include…

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Added by Chris Brablc on June 25, 2010 at 10:54am — No Comments

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