A picture is worth a thousand words. Cliché? Yes. True? Absolutely! Especially in terms of social media, people have so much to look at and take in (the average Facebook visit is 20 minutes), that pictures stand out and make the biggest impact because visuals are a little easier to process. For example, you can tell people how awesome your office is, but it's so much more powerful to show them your…Continue
Added by Jen Picard on May 20, 2013 at 5:03pm — No Comments
Boolean Operators and More Updated!!
So this is an update to my all inclusive list of operators. The update is as of 5/14/13, of course I will have other updates as I find new operators. Why you ask, well as I said below there are always new ones…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on May 14, 2013 at 3:54pm — No Comments
The laws surrounding email SPAM are somewhat of a mystery to many recruiters, with many actually violating the law on a regular basis without even know it. And that's scary because EACH separate email sent in violation of the CAN-SPAM Act may be subject to penalties of up to $16,000. That’s right, per email sent.
"Yikes", you say. "That’s a crap load of money," you exclaim.
Added by Jeff Wood on April 21, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
We would like to invite everyone to check out the group Service Provider Solutions a one stop shop for human resource managers, directors, recruiting agencies and staffing firms seeking solutions or seeking additional training or certification credit hours to connect with a multitude of industry service provider companies such as: educational, payroll, back office, financing, professional employer…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments
The president of our company and I were recently invited to attend a keynote given by one the 50 most influential people in business internationally and I could go on and on with all their credits but will reframe. She was asked what bit of information she would pass on to someone just getting started. I could give you her answer but that was not the point of this post.
The more I thought about her speech the more I thought how there is really little difference in those at the top…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 3:44am — No Comments
Is Fit a deterrent to innovation?
All you hear when you talk to companies is fit, the right fit, fits in with the team, etc. The problem is fit, can and usually does mean ensuring that the people you bring in, are of similar type,…Continue
Regardless of your position it is very important to fully understnad the difference between various employment statuses.
Employee status is defined by both IRS code and DOL laws.
Non-exempt simply means the employee is not exempt by DOL from the employer paying overtime. They may work for the client company or a third-party provider.
Exempt is a status given to certain employees who meet DOL requirements such as minimum salaries, job titles and certain work requirements…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 9, 2013 at 7:07am — No Comments
The therapy industry is booming, and for the next 10 years, the outlook is high. This means that while other fields may be slowing down and disappearing due to a down turned market, therapy jobs will be safe from the turmoil of unemployment. Travel Occupational Therapy Jobs provide stability and a substantial paycheck that some other fields can’t boast. It’s easy to get lost in the many facilities currently seeking qualified OTs, and it’s easy to grab a job nearby that seems…Continue
Added by parvin mahfuz on April 5, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
In September 2012 LinkedIn introduced the clever and strategic feature of allowing users to give "kudos" to their professional connections with just one click. Only six months later the number of endorsements that have been issued on the social network has well surpassed its expectations with more than…Continue
Added by Catie Augusta on March 28, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments
I have always thought that most staffing agencies could use their own job board. Today I discovered the Jobspring Partners website. Its a combination job board and company site that really showcases their open technology rec's.
Their design is top notch, and they use the homepage as the job board piece showcasing jobs in an easy to read format. The color scheme is simple and powerful. They make great use of their social…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on March 18, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments
One of the questions we get most often from recruiters looking to get into contract staffing is "What are the top industries for contract staffing?" That's why we analyze the contract placements that come through our back-office each year.
According to our 2012 placement…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Converting a Military job to the Civilian World and more!!
So one of the most difficult things to do is convert a military occupational classification (MOC) or job to a civilian job. It is hard because the MOC’s typically do not carry standard titles, and the…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Employers and labor-market experts say the pendulum is swinging (albeit slowly) away from off shoring labor strategies toward a more home grown approach.
According to the experts, U.S. employers are recognizing the limits of shipping work abroad and are now looking to strengthen operations…Continue
Added by Jill on February 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Boolean Operators Updated!!
So this is an update to my all inclusive list of operators. The update is as of 1/16/13, of course I will have other updates as I find new operators. Why you ask, well as I said below there are always new ones being…Continue
Like every other recruiter on the face of the earth, I use LinkedIn to source candidates, specifically the IT kind. I am also a member of some groups on LinkedIn that are relevant to my industry and the industry I recruit for. So one day I’m combing through my LI feed and come across a posting in the .NET Developers group. The title of the post…”RECRUITERS: If you post a JOB on our DISCUSSION board I will ban you…Continue
The Few, the Proud, the Looking, and why you should hire them!!
Yes, we are talking about the military. Every year thousands of these proud warriors get out, and face an uncertain future. Not knowing what they should do.
However, there are some things everyone…Continue
2013 is just around the corner. According to Staffing Industry Analysts, 2013 looks to be a terrific year for the staffing and recruiting business. How will you put your best foot forward with your Recruiting & Sales Process Automation? Are you familiar with the newest term in Recruiting…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on December 17, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments
99% of organizations will be closed on Christmas Day this year, with 85% also closed for the holidays on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013.
Added by Jill on December 6, 2012 at 1:17pm — No Comments
A job interview can be a nerve-wracking process. This is especially true in the ultra-competitive IT industry, where experience is just one of the factors you need to beat out all the other candidates for the same position. Worse, if you’re nervous about the interview, it will show – and your stage fright may count against you.
So how can you gain enough confidence to breeze through an IT interview and prove you’re perfect for the job? Keep these tips in mind the next time you’re…Continue
Added by Jon Raymond on November 30, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments
For most restaurant owners, it’s difficult to layoff employees in the name of saving money. Many owners do everything they can to try and fix the situation on their own—take a pay cut, work extra hours and hire less, take out loans to help pay the company bills—but sometimes there is nothing a boss can do to help keep…Continue
Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on November 28, 2012 at 5:12am — No Comments