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Source of Hire & Candidate Touchpoints

Two weeks ago I wrote a post on accurately measuring "Source to Hire" through your ATS & job distribution technology and received the following interesting comment from Master Burnett:

 

There is rarely a single source of hire in today’s hyper connected reality. Single source of application maybe.…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 11, 2011 at 3:45pm — No Comments

How to accurately measure source of hire with ATS & Job Distribution!

As I was looking at the Twitter stream last week, I came across this tweet:

 

"Most important recruiting analytic is hardest to Identify: source of hire"



I found this tweet interesting for a few reasons.

 

First, I think we all understand that this is a huge pain point for many organizations.  Recruiting organizations are still having a hard time to accurately tracking source to hire with their ATS and other…

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Added by Chris Brablc on September 27, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

How one recruiter sourced 27 I.T. professionals from Twitter

This is an old post from my blog "The Recruiting Unblog.", but as there have been a few posts recently on the topic of Twitter and Recruiters, I thought it was worth sharing. David Palmer asks"Does twitter do anything for recruiters?. This is how one recruiter figured out how to source from Twitter, and got great results. Be glad to hear of other success story's, and no…

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Added by Bill Boorman on September 18, 2011 at 7:37pm — 50 Comments

First Round Interview? No, First Round Impressions

Preface: This post is written less as my opinion and more as a culmination of all the feedback (use cases) some four thousand high-end technology professionals have given me over the past three plus years.

We are in one of the tightest, if not the tightest candidate markets since, well…forever. More open positions than qualified candidates and new companies sprouting up every day (like the dot com). That said, the technical community has maintained a very high bar…

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Added by Erin Wilson on August 12, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

Source Candidates from Social Media in no Time

Social media recruiting has taken precedence over the traditional recruiting methods in the recent years. Millions of users join one social network or other on a daily basis. A recent survey has revealed that 82% of job seekers in the U.S. use social networks and 14.4 million job seekers have used social networks to find their last job. Almost 90% of the companies in the U.S. use social media as a recruiting strategy.



Social media recruiting shot to fame because of two reasons. The… Continue

Added by Umamaheswari.K on August 9, 2011 at 8:56am — No Comments

Automate Recruiting Processes and Stay Ahead of your Competition

Recruiters and hiring managers spend a lot of time to source resumes and extract resumes. Generally when you search for resumes in search engines, you get a lot of results. Along with the resumes, the search results also contain other unwanted information. So, to pick only the resumes from the search results, you need to manually click each result and check whether it is a resume or not, and then segregate the resumes alone from the search results. This is a time-consuming and tiresome…

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Added by Umamaheswari.K on June 29, 2011 at 4:51am — No 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

How to quickly build resume database from the Internet?

A resume database is one of the most primary and powerful tools that recruiters or hiring managers should always have in their kitty. It is a consolidated list of qualified candidates or some times prescreened candidates that recruiters and hiring managers can quickly reach out during various recruiting assignments.

 

There are some steps involved in building a resume database. The first step is to identify the targeted audience and search resumes. Typically recruiters search for…

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Added by Umamaheswari.K on April 21, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Job board Ranked #2 Source of New Hires, Second only to Referrals (mostly employee referrals)

Today, Mark and Gerry of CareerXRoads released their latest 2010 Source of Hire Report.

 

Two of the most notable changes in the numbers this year are the following:

* Job boards became the #2 source of new hires, behind referrals.

* Social media sites still don't account for a large percentage of hires.

 

To me,…

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Added by Jonathan Duarte on March 17, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Effective Closing-from the mouths of babes...

I've been in sales since I was about 15 years old and have worked a desk since late 1999. I've had the pleasure (and in some cases nearly nauseating pain) of working with some of the best sales people around. I've had the opportunity to train fledgling salespeople and watch them grow and develop from rookies, paralyzed by call anxiety, into take-no-prisoners, hard line closers. But, the truth is, with all of the…

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Added by Kevin Vaughn on September 7, 2010 at 1:59am — 2 Comments

Top 10 Things that are Seldom Measured and Analyzed that Should Be

Corporate recruitment departments are usually extremely busy places. The focus is mostly on filling currently open requisitions. Satisfying the internal customers' immediate needs is paramount. Large quantities of fascinating data can be collected during that process but seldom are. My experience is that even when that data is collected, it is rarely analyzed.

Following are some ideas about what to collect and analyze.

  1. Source of hire data is really…
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Added by Simon Meth on May 2, 2010 at 10:34pm — 10 Comments

Where did that hire come from, anyway? And who cares?

A long time ago – say, in the early 1990s – employers had a very good

idea where their job candidates originated. Most came from ‘word of

mouth’ and the rest via newspaper ads.



Not so today. In a world where candidates can discover jobs via Twitter, job

boards
, social

networks
,… Continue

Added by Eric Shannon on April 5, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Open Source Software and HR

There are many open source products available to the Human Resources community, but I feel as though many HR professionals are unaware of how these free software products can be implemented and beneficial to their organization. As we try to maintain our budgets and businesses in this tumultuous time, it is important to know what free software options are out there for HR professionals and how they can be utilized within their organizations.



Open source tools may be the closest… Continue

Added by Dayna Racow on May 8, 2009 at 2:26pm — No Comments

ReferYes Sourcer: New Automated Sourcing Tool to Find Resumes From Online Social Networks and Search Engines

Do you want to find qualified candidates and resumes on the internet for free? Now, ReferYes Sourcer provides a free automated sourcing tool to help recruiters and sourcing experts find their candidates online.





ReferYes Sourcer is a passive candidate sourcing tool that searches for resumes and candidates on top search engines and social networks (Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, ZoomInfo). You don’t have to be a Boolean… Continue

Added by Rami Madi on April 14, 2009 at 6:56am — 2 Comments

HR/Staffing Issues

When experiencing an issue as the Human Resources Manager, or a coroporate recruiter, where are you sourcing the solutions to your problems? Google? Analyst? Trade Shows? Your thoughts are appreciated!

Added by Alisha Smith on March 27, 2008 at 8:25pm — 3 Comments

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