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Dirty Old Snowmen

"I can count to ten. One, two, three, four, five, nine, six, eight... Well, I can count to five." — Frosty

Baby, it’s cold outside. No doubt, just about every part of the U.S. is feeling the bitterest of winter chills to kick off 2014. It’s been so cold, even the polar bears said, ‘…


Added by Jed Hamilton on January 9, 2014 at 11:21am — No Comments

‘Tis the Season… to Untangle?

"Where do you think you're going? Nobody's leaving. Nobody's walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas. No, no. We're all in this together. This is a full-blown, four-alarm holiday emergency here.” - Clark W. Griswold

Innovation drives change. Innovation…


Added by Jed Hamilton on December 20, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Hiring mistakes to avoid

Recruiting new staff is challenging and stressful…To avoid making hiring mistakes, it’s best to plan ahead. So apart from advertising the vacancies, looking at the time it takes to hire, getting the right number and quality of applicants and dealing with the admin burden, what else do employers need to look at? If handled properly, the hiring process can deliver a constant…


Added by Irina Nagy on November 28, 2013 at 9:17am — No 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 …


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

Silicon Milkroundabout 2013

Judith Blair, MD of PCR Recruitment, will be once again attending the Silicon Milkroundabout. She shares why this event is so important to the tech start-up industry and what 2013 has in store.


Silicon Milkroundabout is a London job fair aimed at tech start-ups and the talent pool looking for employment in this fast growing sector. Set up by a team of creatives initially as a pub event,…


Added by Sarah Diamond on October 22, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

Go With Your Gut? Not Anymore

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data." — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Go with your gut. Trust your instinct. Use your intuition.

These are tried and tired axioms in the world of recruiting. No offense to your gut, but with the resources and tools available today, instinct alone is not the smartest or most strategic way to go about recruiting. We all know the people a…


Added by Jed Hamilton on October 3, 2013 at 3:03pm — 3 Comments

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. …


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

New e-book on hiring for corporates launched - feedback wanted.

Hi all,

We will shortly be launching a small e-book on recruitment, a kind of guide to hiring for corporates and before we officially release it to our clients we wanted to open it up to anyone to review and critique.

You can view it here.

Feel free to add any content/comments below.

thanks from

Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on September 24, 2013 at 5:19am — No Comments

The Madness Behind Recruiting

The Madness Behind Recruiting
Caution all would be candidates! When approached by some HR members pretending to recruit you.  Be advised that they are not recruiting but…

Added by Raoul Q on September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Sourcing techniques: finding developers for Startups (pt1)

Recruiting in tech has become more about research and sourcing than ever before. 10 years ago the recruiter did the sourcing and all you had to do was to scan the job sites. These days its different while there is plenty of talent, they are just more hidden and less likely to engage. More and more inhouse recruiting teams are including a researcher/sourcer who is usually highly skilled at internet…


Added by Ruby Bhattacharya on August 29, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Streamline Your Hiring Lifecycle

The steps, the paperwork, the bits of information, the calls and emails can start to pile up and get messy, fast. Streamlining the hiring lifecycle facilitates a better candidate experience. When a hire is done efficiently and quickly the candidate feels like they are in good hands from the get-go. Streamlining the hiring lifecycle also makes for a more successful recruiter or hiring…


Added by Raj Sheth on August 8, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 7.13.13 to 7.19.13

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 big data, setting goals, geocoding, recruiting tech and Sharknado.

Also make sure to check out our article on the…


Added by Chris Brablc on July 19, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Problem with Talent Communities: They're All About the Recruiters

Community Map

There's a lot of buzz among recruiters about talent communities. The idea, from the recruiting side, is to build a talent community of dedicated professionals in a particular area. Professionals benefit by being connected with job opportunities and news in a particular area. Recruiters…


Added by Kerry Skemp on March 5, 2013 at 12:28pm — No Comments

8 Tech Blogs that will Enhance Your Career

It’s no secret that the IT industry has a demand for skilled workers, but there is still competition for the best jobs on the market.

Continually honing and acquiring tech savvy can give your career a boost - whether you want to get back to building programs & apps, you’re striving for that big promotion, or you’re ready to take your career in a new direction.

Fortunately, there are many resources…


Added by Jessica Lunk on February 18, 2013 at 10:30am — 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…

Added by Jackye on February 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Online Social Learning Communities: Necessary but not Sufficient

As the Digital Era progresses, professionals at all levels and career stages need to develop and maintain a core set of digital competencies. These competencies can be developed informally, through online social learning communities, but they must also be developed through formal education and training programs. Academic and other…


Added by Courtney Hunt on January 28, 2013 at 9:57am — No Comments

Don't be DUMB - Do SOMETHING when somebody reviews your LinkedIn profile

I've noticed online networkers have become much more aware of people who look at their LinkedIn profile during the last few months, but frankly not many do anything and let potential opportunities slip by - perhaps for the fear that they don't want to appear too pushy. I suspect there's something very British about that, but I admit that's a guess (wouldn't it be fascinating to see the LinkedIn behaviour stats country by…


Added by Martin Ellis on January 22, 2013 at 10:06am — 7 Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.5.13 to 1.11.13

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 mobile recruiting, recruiting models, technology trends, social recruiting and resolutions.


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



Added by Chris Brablc on January 11, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week: The New Year 2013

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 may expand the time period to over the holidays.  In this article, we’ll be talking about HR technology, 2013 trends, employer branding, social media and hiring for the future.


Here are the articles that interested us this week…


Added by Chris Brablc on January 4, 2013 at 2:28pm — No 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…


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

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