All Blog Posts Tagged 'sourcing' (329)

3 Reasons Why You Should Hire Employee Referrals

HR practitioners and researchers alike agree that employee referral programs are an excellent source-of-hire. Cost-effective, yet sporting a significant ROI, referral programs enable corporate recruiters to leverage their employees’ networks to reach quality talent pools. With a faster time-to-hire than average, referred applicants are recognized as more productive additions to the workforce.

Employee Referrals Make for Better Employees

1. For…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

10 Sourcing Complexities

I have been asked to list the "Sourcing complexities and pain points" (especially  in IT recruiting, but not just). Here are the 10 points I came up with.

Add yours?

1. Job Descriptions Are Not Enough. Sourcing from a job description alone is difficult, because it never completely defines what to search for. In fact, job descriptions are written for candidates, not for recruiters or sourcers.

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on March 29, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.16.13 to 3.22.13

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. In this article, we’ll be talking about the Source of Hire, outlawing HR, recruiters and refs, the value of sourcing and talent acquisition value mapping.

Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 22, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.2.13 to 3.8.13

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. In this article, we’ll be talking about moneyball, big data, candidate sourcing, Avery Bradley and career sites.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 8, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments

How's the New Gig?

The first impression a new hire has of a company is based on their experiences from the date they accept an offer to the first couple weeks of employment.  New employment is a HUGE deal and often becomes the conversation starter for most individuals.  How many times after you inform a close friend or family member about your new position did you hear, “How is your new job?”  Most often, the answer to this question is formulated based a person’s experiences during the first few weeks of…

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Added by Elise Jennings on March 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Part 7 – Measuring the Success of your Talent Network

This is the seventh post in a series on Talent Networks.  You can view the other posts here:

Part 1: What is a Talent Network?

Part 2: Developing a Talent Network Strategy

Part 3:…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 27, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Facebook Graph Search: don't get caught with your pants down

OK, so it has finally happened.  We’ve talked about it for years, we’ve argued about it in the bar and in the board room:

“Facebook will always be for my personal stuff and Linkedin is always for my professional stuff.”



Not so fast. …

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Added by Joe Stubblebine on February 25, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.16.13 to 2.22.13

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. In this article, we’ll be talking about sourcing, candidate experience and improving hires.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 22, 2013 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Ask Jackye: Three Million Networking Contacts and Counting

Please Note - This article was originally posted on Sourcecon.com in 2011.  I still feel it is relevant today so I am re-posting.

Ask Jackye: Three Million Networking Contacts and Counting

How do you source for high demand…

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Added by Jackye on February 18, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

A bad IT Recruiter Walks Into a Bar...

D ear Wannabe IT Recruiters:

Please quit and do something that you are better suited for.  I don’t know, sell cars. Become a barrista. Just do something – ANYTHING as…
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Added by Jackye on February 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

It's All About The Customer Experience

When you think of recruiting in retail, you need to think about customer experience first. The entire success of a …

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Added by Keri Brzozowski on January 29, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Free Sourcing From TheLadders - RBC OFFER

We have had a lot of requests to repost this offer so here it is!....see below

Hi Everyone!

 

Each month we like to send free tools to the RecruitingBlogs community so that everyone has the opportunity to search like a pro. If you haven't heard, TheLadders now has a completely free way to source candidates at any level. …

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Added by Noel Cocca on January 11, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Leading the Way to a Winning Employee Referral Program

Leads present an excellent opportunity for corporate recruiters to garner more qualified candidates via their employee referral programs. Permitting employees to do their own initial qualifications and refer names and contact details without resumes opens the door to a wider group of top talent who don’t necessarily have updated CV’s ready and available to submit.

However, many corporate recruiters are hesitant to dive in and forego resumes at the referral stage. Reasons range from…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 3, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

Its Complicated—Living In Confluence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 1: The Rise of Social In Talent Acquisition

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Added by Marvin Smith on January 2, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Happy 2013—Here We Go Again

Whether we like it or not, 2013 is here. As the calendar turns, it seems a perfect time for reflection, both personally and professionally.  2012 was another year of broken…

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Added by Marvin Smith on January 1, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week: Holiday Edition

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. In this article, we’ll be talking about the best HR blogs of 2013, having respect for job candidates, 5 HR Technology trends, the downside of doing the same thing and getting into the mind of the sourcer.

 

Since, he typically gets his list out…

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Added by Chris Brablc on December 21, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Boost Your Employer Brand with Your Referral Program

Providing your employees with social tools to make job referrals can give your company’s employer brand an incredible boost. Your employees are your company’s best ambassadors, and when they share your job vacancies with their social networks, they not only provide their connections with direct access to the corporate recruitment team, but also send all the right messages about the kind of workplace you run.  

 

Four Unbeatable Employer…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 19, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments

How To Recruit with Social Media (Instagram)

http://www.scribd.com/doc/110006494 - How to generate leads from Instagram is the topic this week. Big thanks to Chris Russell for sharing this tip with me. If you are a recruiter or a sourcer, then you definitely want to peek at this one.

DO THIS NOW!

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Added by Jim Stroud on November 10, 2012 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Ballot Lessons for Corporate Recruiters

With the US elections fast approaching, let’s take a look at the parallels between the campaign season and the sourcing of top talent. Both election nominees and corporate recruiters actively engage in a series of tactics to prove that theirs is the winning side, whether it be political party or company. Their strategies serve to paint a positive picture of the results they pledge to carry out, including:

1) Benefits: First things first – what do you bring to the table that…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

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