All Blog Posts Tagged 'referral' (52)

Astrologer makes a $35,000 placement...

Or did he...

I'll start by saying that I am not an astrologer nor do I understand the first thing outside of the fact that I am a Virgo and that Virgo begins with a V.

I attended a wedding this past weekend and was introduced to a family members "friend". He was a bit older most likely in his 80's.  To start a conversation he asked what I do for a living. I kept it simple and told him that I am a recruiter.

The rest of the night was history as…

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Added by Ryan Leary on October 1, 2012 at 9:30am — 16 Comments

5 Steps to Create a Talent Community

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/08/five-steps-to-creating-a-talent-community/

With the development of social recruiting come increased points of engagement with your company’s talent community. This collective of potential candidates needs to be cultivated and maintained, and social media tools and activities make it easy to do so.

Members of your talent community…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on September 13, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

3 Best Practices to Humanize Social Recruiting

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/08/three-best-practices-to-social-recruitthe-human-way/

As social media continues to gain an influential hold within our everyday lives, more and more corporate recruiters are jumping on the social recruiting bandwagon. They are signing up for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, posting jobs on their social media pages, and…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on September 5, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Sigal’s Six Tips to Implement Enterprise Gamification in Referral Programs – Part 2

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/07/sigals-six-tips-to-implement-enterprise-gamification-in-referral-programs-part-2/

In Part 1 of our series on implementing enterprise gamification in referral programs, we discussed the low employee…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 27, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments

Let’s Gamify Referral Programs! – Part 1

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/06/lets-gamify-referral-programs-part-1/

Employee referral programs suffer from perpetually low participation rates, an average of up to only 20%. The majority of employees are not actively involved due to unawareness or indifference. Introducing gamification into the program can change this: you’ll drive more excitement and engagement, resulting…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 21, 2012 at 8:24am — No Comments

The Art of the Job Description

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/05/the-art-of-the-job-description/

Amidst all the hubbub over targeting the best talent for your organization through social media recruiting, developing your …

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 23, 2012 at 8:39am — 4 Comments

Facebook Privacy Issue and Your Referral Program

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/05/facebook-privacy-issue-and-your-referral-program/

A recent stir concerning the rights of American-based companies to request and receive passwords to the personal Facebook accounts of their employees or potential employees has caused waves across the online – and offline – community.

A spate of articles has examined the legal…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 18, 2012 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

Employer Branding and Why It Matters in Recruiting – Part 1 in Employer Branding Series

 Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/04/employer-branding-and-why-it-matters-in-recruiting-part-1-in-employer-branding-series/

Employer branding is quickly transforming into a key element of the recruitment industry. Today it’s not enough to simply advertise open positions and wait for…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 4, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

Employees as Brand Ambassadors on Your Career Website

Source: http://blog.gooodjob.com/2012/04/employees-as-brand-ambassadors-on-your-career-website/#more-342

 

What better way to brand your company’s workplace and recruit candidates on your …

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on July 1, 2012 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

3 Dimensional Candidate Care.. BE the ravioli

There was a recent stat published on Source of Candidate, with Referrals coming in at #1 (23% of hires).  I'm still amazed that there are so many companies out there that do not have a formal or even informal internal referral program.

As this statistic stays strong, it is even more important to look at how you get…

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Added by Becky Franzen on April 16, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Motivating Employee Participation in Referral Programs

You know how essential your employee referral program is to sourcing candidates – but do your employees?

Referral programs are an integral internal sourcing tool for any company: the existing relationship between employees and potential candidates adds to candidates' positive perspective of the work environment, which…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 11, 2012 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Tips on Creating an Effective Employee Referral Program

Who knows your company culture better than your own employees? They live it everyday, and therefore can most likely evaluate who else would be a good fit in the environment. Employee referral programs are a great way to recruit quality talent to your company. According to an article written on The Hiring Site, referrals make up 26.7%…

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Added by Merima A on March 9, 2012 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Social State of Mind with CareerXroads

CareerXroad's 2012 Sources of Hire has hit the virtual shelves of our in-boxes and Twitter feeds, bringing fascinating findings about the current status of recruiting, and promising developments for the future.

In January 2012, authors Gerry Crispin and Mark Mehler interviewed staffing heads from small to mid-sized companies. The results correspond with the…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 5, 2012 at 9:25am — 4 Comments

What's a Millennial - and how can I get one?

Today's tech-savvy newbie labor force has developed work philosophies which differ from those of previous generations.  And with more than three-quarters of these Millenials (also known as Gen-Y) frequenting social media network sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, they are cultivating and shaping new communication trends which are changing the ways in which we relate with…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on March 1, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Employees = Your Best Brand Ambassadors

It’s no secret in recruiting, referrals are a major source of quality hires.  And key to referrals are your employees.  While many organizations understand they need to get their employees better involved in their recruitment marketing process, the question is how to do it.

 

When getting started, you need to understand a few things.  First, understand what your main goal is.  Not only should…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 24, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles 9.24.11 to 9.30.11

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about referral recruiting, making an employee referral program, Recruitment SEO, hiring from qualified candidates, the Facebook…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 30, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Referral Recruiting Reviewed

 

There has been a few posts recently on refferal recruiting, and whether technology and employer branding initiatives will make every employee a recruiter for the company.That's not a view I hold. The best people to recruit are recruiters, Their job is to identify the best candidates for a post, manage the hiring manager and both sides of the process and close all parties…

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Added by Bill Boorman on September 24, 2011 at 9:41pm — 9 Comments

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