All Blog Posts Tagged 'tech' (42)

4 Reasons Video Interviews are here to Stay

Whether you’ve tried them or not, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the invasion of video interviews. When they infiltrated organizations several years ago, maybe you thought they were just a phase and wouldn’t stand the test of time,…

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Added by Holly Wade on October 12, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

How to select a new Sherlock Holmes in Sourcing

Believe it or not but Sherlock Holmes is around us. This article should answer the question how to find that very Sourcer who’s going to do his/her job best.

Since…

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Added by Andrew Stetsenko on March 31, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

Tech Job Board Pricing Guide

How much does it cost to post a tech job these days? Well the answer varies from free to $495. I went on a tour of the tech job boards that I found online and here is a quick list. These are just single job post prices as of today's date.…

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Added by Chris Russell on February 17, 2016 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

3 Questions to Ask Every HR Tech Vendor - #RCNVSTexas Edition

We're live here in Austin - halfway through our road tour of Texas. If you haven't heard about it yet, we're hitting the road this week to connect senior HR and recruiting people with our insider crew of vendors. Now, this isn't like any event we've been to in the recruiting industry. In fact, we…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on February 10, 2016 at 3:14pm — No Comments

We're All Tech Companies Now

While the phrase "we're all tech companies now" is bordering on entry into the cliche hall of fame, what it means to recruiting strategies in every type of business is bordering on crisis.

See, while there are hundreds of highly competitive jobs at Microsoft or Google, there are infinitely…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on October 19, 2015 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Developers Read Bad Recruiting Emails via Entelo

Entelo made this video about recruiting emails their developer received and I thought it worth sharing.  Great stuff in here...if you have done it, stop.  

And yes, mistakenly posted twice but I laughed both times.  

From Entelo:  

Published on May 20, 2015

Recruiters send alot of emails, and they aren't always perfect. We asked our Engineers…

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Added by Noel Cocca on May 22, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

DIVERSITY KEY IN FILLING TECH ROLES

Gender Gap

There is a high demand for individuals in STEM fields. Even conservative estimates assume that for decades to come there will be many more tech jobs available than there will be qualified applicants to fill them.

Many big tech companies are thinking ahead and doing anything they can to boost the number of people necessary to perform work in a technical role.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on May 14, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Aunt Chippy: Gets Pranked At Ceramics Class. (Follow Up to How To Wrap a Christmas Gift)

I cannot get me enough of good ol' Aunt Chippy. This lady is of her rocker hilarious. Happy Holidays and enjoy the laugh. 

You can check out the last Aunt Chippy video I posted on How To Wrap A Christmas Gift here.…

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Added by Ryan Leary on December 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Craigslist

We have all heard of Craigslist and most have used it. However not many have used it for sourcing. Below is how you…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 4

Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget

Part 4

Hopefully, that graphic to the right isn't making your head spin. The resources below are here to have the opposite effect, and help you…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 22, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 2

Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget

Part 2

Part 1 highlighted…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 20, 2014 at 11:31am — 2 Comments

Wanna See Something Really Scary?

"You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind..." — Rod Serling

You wanna see something really scary?

How about a dimension where a majority of job seekers search AND apply for jobs from their mobile devices, yet only a small fraction of companies are enabled to allow this? Now that’s a scary dimension. And it’s the one we’re living in right now.

How’s …

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Added by Jed Hamilton on October 31, 2013 at 2:33pm — 1 Comment

SmartRecruiters Unveils Hiring Platform

Integrated platform provides everything businesses need to source, engage and hire the best talent.

SmartRecruiters today announced the launch of the SmartRecruiters Hiring Platform. The new solution is a single platform, which allows businesses to source, engage, and hire top talent. SmartRecruiters Hiring Platform is now available to 50,000 SmartRecruiters customers around the world. …

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Added by David Smooke on October 3, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Damn it feels grrrrrrr to be a recruiter

"PC Load Letter?? PC Load Letter??!!" - Michael Bolton, Initech

Ok, so it's not the most original pop culture reference, but the daily tech frustrations portrayed by Peter, Michael and Samir in the movie Office Space do seem to mirror those faced by today's recruiting professionals.

Every day, I see commentary around the notion that the HR and recruiting…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on September 25, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Do you know the difference between a lawyer and a recruiter? You will always hear from a lawyer! :-)

All joking aside, the current state of the recruitment industry is no laughing matter. It is a world lacking any form of entry barrier and as bizarre as something directed by David Lynch himself! HR departments so it seems, were put in place with the sole purpose of fending off hordes of thick skinned recruiter-goblins, whose only…

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Added by Valbonne Consulting on January 19, 2013 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

The Millennial Recruiter Is Going To Kick Your Ass

Over and over again, and everywhere I look… I am hearing and reading that the 21st Century Workforce is going to be demanding, “flexible hours and flexible work arrangements.”  If you think Corporate America is not ready for it, I’ll let you in on a little secret…Staffing and Recruiting Agencies who have access to the latest…

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Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on January 16, 2013 at 9:00am — 8 Comments

Tech Professionals Hate Our Guts

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…

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Added by Mike Chuidian on January 3, 2013 at 1:19pm — 3 Comments

10 Reasons Every Recruiter Must Start With an Agency

It was 1995, I had just graduated from Ole Miss, the Harvard of the South.  I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do for a career.  I was considering moving to Memphis, Tennessee, but I had no leads, so I packed my things and moved back to Austin, Texas.  After all, I was 22 and I had no money…

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Added by Will Thomson on December 9, 2012 at 10:00pm — 26 Comments

Aunt Chippy: How to Wrap a Recruiting Gift! This is Classic

This is classic. I needed to post this. Enjoy your holiday…

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Added by Ryan Leary on December 6, 2012 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

3 New Sites to find Tech Talent

Tech talent is hard to find. Whenever you have a strong demand in a certain industry, new sites will launch to try and help employers find that talent. We are now witnessing a new crop of techie job sites that have a fresh approach on recruiting tech talent. As a recruiter would you try these? Here’s a look at three that caught my eye.

1. Headhuntable

http://www.headhuntable.com/

This is a free job board that…

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Added by Chris Russell on November 8, 2012 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

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