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Recruiting: just a series of conversations?

Want to get recruiters all riled up? Tell them they ARE sales people. Or, tell them they ARE NOT sales people. Then watch the PASSION ignite. 

Whatever label anyone identifies with, isn’t recruiting just a series of conversations?

We are all familiar with how the 4 Ps…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 8, 2014 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

Mobile CRM for Recruiters – What to Look For?

Do you ever think what recruiters and HR managers use most of their time for in the process of hiring? Having worked closely with some major staffing firms and recruiting agencies, I can easily say – calling the candidates or communicating with them through emails are real time stealers. Both “interaction methods” can be time-consuming and fruitless if the candidates do not respond to phone calls/emails or ask to call later, leave a message and the like. Sounds familiar? My personal opinion…


Added by Andrey Magdebura on February 12, 2014 at 9:53am — No Comments

How To Grow Your Staffing Firm in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The staffing industry will see growth of at least six percent in 2014. With client expectations on the rise, staffing agencies will have to consider bolstering their own…


Added by Heather R. Huhman on January 14, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why I'm loving my new RPO job

I recently joined a Global RPO solution onsite at an investment bank.  Making the leap from agency, especially as an established consultant where I managed to build an innovative sourcing desk servicing an entire business; into a new position and environment was a huge risk for me. 

I went with my gut and chose carefully, selecting an RPO that had a…


Added by Sarah Calverley on October 27, 2013 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Tactics to hire top talent

It is very difficult for the recruiters to enroll top talent who have the right skill and experience. At the start of the New Year here is a huge pass out of fresh graduates that are ready to become the active part of the society. However rolling the fresh and new…


Added by Emaan Ali on October 21, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Cutting Hours Risky Way to Avoid Obamacare

Even with the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) delayed until 2015, companies are already looking for ways to get around the mandate. But they could find themselves in legal hot water if they adopt one of the most popular techniques - cutting employee hours.

Starting January 1, 2015, the employer mandate will require employers with 50 or more full-time or “full-time equivalent” employees to provide health coverage to its full-time…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 26, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to Define Your Hiring Needs

If your company is growing, you've likely encountered problems finding the talent you need, especially if that talent is technical in nature. You've also probably spent lots of $$$ on recruiting agencies and maybe even an RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) provider. And you're probably still unhappy with the quality of candidates you've received. If you're ready to take talent acquisition into your own hands, reduce costs and turnover, increase hiring speed and quality of hire, here are…


Added by Steve Myers on September 23, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

3 Video Interview Tips To Hire The Best

Video is everywhere. Today alone, 89 million Americans will watch 1.2 billion videos. And according to Cisco, online video users will double to 1.5 billion by the year 2016. So when it comes to finding great candidates for your clients, the odds are pretty decent these people are familiar with using online video.

This might just explain why six in 10 employers are already embracing online…


Added by RecruitingBlogs on September 20, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Contract Staffing 101: Front-Office vs. Back-Office

Part of what makes contract staffing a little intimidating to recruiters is the jargon that goes along with it. Bill rates, conversion fee, multiplier, Employer of Record . . . the list goes on and on.

One point of confusion for some recruiters who are new to contract staffing is the difference between the…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on September 17, 2013 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Hiring Trends for the "Most Valuable Skill of the Future"

Laurence Shatkin, a career information expert, recently correlated income and the occupations to see which skills are likely to be the most valuable in the future. With so much concern over losing jobs to off-shoring, outsourcing, and automation in the US, …


Added by Abby Lombardi on September 16, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

I Own You!

In the recruiting world, you commonly find two recruiting structure models...recruiters own the requisitions, or recruiters own the candidates. Although it won't be hard for you to identify which side of the equation I fall on, let me go ahead and take the suspense out of it for you. I prefer the recruiters own the…


Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on September 6, 2013 at 11:22am — No Comments

The Secret Sauce - Influence

Influence is the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behaviors, opinions, etc. of others.

It's a very powerful thing, and the driving factor between success and failure, not just in business, but also in life. Klout seems to…


Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on September 6, 2013 at 11:20am — 7 Comments

Benefits of a Contingent Workforce

Contingent workers provide convenient, flexible, specialized skills that best fit the changing needs of the modern workplace. 


Research indicates that one third of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers, who are…


Added by Jill on August 30, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Can Video Interviews Lead To Better Hires?

The job market might be in a tough spot, but the staffing industry is still in high demand. From 2009 to 2012, the U.S. staffing industry has created more jobs than any other American industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, staffing companies added more than 786,000 jobs to their payrolls in this time period. In 2012 alone, the staffing…


Added by Josh Tolan on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

4 Ways To Compliantly Engage New Contractors and Temps

By guest blogger, Sherry Griffin, SPHR, Elucidate Inc

One of the decisions facing many small business owners is how to bring on extra help at a reasonable cost. Business is on the uptick, but the economy isn’t making anyone feel overly confident about hiring employees on a permanent basis. Added to this, is that employer rules and regulations must still be followed and…


Added by Jill on July 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits Infographic

Added by Jill on July 15, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Military Staffing Series on Why hire Military/Veterans and How to understand them!!

Military Staffing Series on Why hire Military/Veterans and How to understand them!!

“American Soldier” by Toby Keith is a song about the life of a soldier…


Added by Dean Da Costa on July 1, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Temporary Jobs Grew 7.4% in May

The temporary workforce in the U.S. increased by 7.46 percent last month, continuing the steady growth it has been experiencing since February, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In May, the economy added 25,600 jobs in the temporary employment services industry, bringing the total number of…


Added by Jill on June 13, 2013 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Firm Faces $1.5 Million Lawsuit For Firing Temporary Workers Who Made Harassment Claims

A logistics firm fired three female temporary workers from their Tennessee warehouse because the workers filed a sexual harassment complaint. A fourth worker was also fired for agreeing to serve as a witness during a company investigation. Consequently, the firm is facing a hefty lawsuit of $1.5…


Added by Jill on June 3, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Social Recruitment through Pictures

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…


Added by Jen Picard on May 20, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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