All Blog Posts Tagged 'tech' (46)

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

Stockholm’s Syndrome and Recruitment Technology

Increasingly I keep getting the feeling that organizations feel they are being held captive by the existing systems and technologies that they are using for recruiting.  Whether it’s silence that follows whenever a presenter asks if conference goers “like their ATS” or the increased questions we get from organizations on the technology they should be using, I feel like many organizations are not all together thrilled with their existing…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 8, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments

Best Recruitment Marketing Articles from the #HRTechConf 2012

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. This week we are going to do something a little different.

With the HR Technology Conference this past week, I would like to highlight some of the best articles from the conference as well as other articles I came across during the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on October 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Tumbln into Tumblr: 7 Reasons it Hits a Social Media “Sweet Spot”

Tumblr seal If you haven’t considered adding Tumblr to your social media portfolio yet, my latest blog post offers seven reasons why it hits a “sweet spot” for established individual and organizational users, complementing and augmenting engagement on other platforms in unique and effective ways. Additional reasons are welcome.…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on September 11, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

A Second Look at the One-Way Interview

Recruiting and technology can be a dreadful combination if personal touch is sacrificed for the sake of streamlining processes (think: being caught in automated phone system hell).

I recently spoke…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on July 16, 2012 at 6:55pm — 2 Comments

Where is Tech Talent Hiding?

Maybe they’re helping new startups rise to Googledom. Or maybe they’re enjoying the spoils of working for big business. Whatever the case, these guys and gals are enjoying the job flexibility that comes with being in high demand.

Great tech talent. You won’t find it by hitting the job boards.

A Techie’s Playground

The real players…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on June 13, 2012 at 9:54am — 1 Comment

Techie Tidbits [Tech Tools Review #1] ~ WiseStamp

WiseStamp is a handy dandy app that allows you to customize your email signature.

I use the free version in conjunction with Gmail and it works swimmingly well for both branding and presenting a professional signature from a web-based email account. WiseStamp is compatible with other…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on June 8, 2012 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Top 8 Interview Mistakes Made by IT Professionals

Top 8 Interview mistakes made by IT Professionals

The job description looks like a perfect match, the recruiter says your background looks great, and you’re looking to make a move to a new company. What could possibly go wrong?

nexus IT group has gathered 8 of the most common mishaps experienced by technology professionals.  What do these blunders consist of and how do you avoid them?…

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Added by Travis@nexusITgroup.com on May 15, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Tech Tuesday: Apple Macs, affiliate programs and a robot that helps kids with autism.

This post originally appeared on www.skillstorm.com/blog

Apple RumorsSources:
Fortune.com,…

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Added by SkillStorm on May 15, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments

SkillStorm's Tech Tuesday: Pinterest, iPad 3, and Wikileaks

Pinterest

Sources: PCWorld,…

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Added by SkillStorm on February 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

How safe is your cloud?

Cloud Computing: How safe is your cloud

This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog: www.skillstorm.com/blog

Update: this morning it was anounced that the data will remain on Megaupload's site for two weeks, but access is still denied to users

US prosecutors of file sharing host Megaupload have announced that files may be deleted as…

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Added by SkillStorm on January 31, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

January: Data Management Market Skyrockets and More

January report: The Data Management Software Market Is Surging; Healthcare IT Employment is on the…

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Added by Terry Starr on January 19, 2012 at 10:01pm — 2 Comments

The Apple iPad 2: what’s it good for?

This post originally appeared here: www.skillstorm.com/blog

The latest commercial from Apple depicts several different people using the new Apple iPad 2 for hobbies they love, whether that’s…

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Added by SkillStorm on November 30, 2011 at 11:54am — 13 Comments

Is a Cover Letter for Social Media and IT Jobs Necessary?

Cover letters can be a great way to get your foot in the door at a company that you want to work for.  A cover letter is usually sent in the body of your email with an attached resume when applying for a job.  They tend to be of great importance in this stage of your job search because it highlights your qualifications, skills, and why you would be an asset for the company.  Career Columnist Eve Tahmincioglu, says that…

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Added by Shana Borwegen on March 3, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Will Social Recruiting Dig the Job Board Plot Next to the "Help Wanted" Grave

I find this whole recruiting train of thought amusing...

With Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, and myriad other avenues of engagement - worrying about where the best site to place a job ad...well, er - it sounds like a discussion from a 100 years ago listening to two buggy whip salesmen chatting about which blacksmith to…

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Added by K.C. on February 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 20 Comments

Is Making a "Career Investment" like Swallowing a Dead Fish? - PART I

(With 2/3 of the workforce or about 60-70 million people actively looking or open to a new job opportunity, and just 3-4 million jobs advertised, creating a Career Investment Portfoilio may just be the wisest step to take...This Two Part article will spell out the state of the current employment economy and explain how to easily build a Career Investment Portfolio and benefit from it now and into the…

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Added by K.C. on February 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Meaningful Work? ...the Transition is Waiting!

I recently Googled the term “Make a Difference,” and found a host of inspiring stories and blogs about great charitable work and helping…

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Added by K.C. on November 9, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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