All Blog Posts Tagged 'tools' (60)

LinkedIn Has Lost It's Luster

If you’re sourcing on LinkedIn alone, you’re probably starting to hit the corners of their universe. You’ve talked to all of the people who could be a fit for your job and new talent isn't so easy to find. The worst part? When you do find new folks, you’re stuck calling a catfish. You know - one of those people that will post fake photos on social media to lure you. Then when you see them in real…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on August 9, 2016 at 2:09pm — 2 Comments

Making the Hiring Process More Straightforward and Streamlined

It takes an average of 34 days to fill a job, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. And the bulk of that time is spent placing ads, reviewing resumes and scheduling interviews. Yet many companies struggle with the hiring process because of the vast…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on June 10, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Price of “mis-recruiting”

Have you ever wondered why it takes so much time for companies to hire a candidate? As per recent research by iCIMS, the average time to fill-up a position was 44 days in 2015. Recruiting a right candidate is…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on May 11, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

7 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making With Social Media & Online Recruiting

Today Social media recruitment is a well-known practice, with over 92% companies using social media as a hiring tool in their recruitment process as per Statista. As per SHRM report, 43% of organizations said that they use social media or online search engine to screen candidates. Social media is not only a…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on May 4, 2016 at 2:13am — No Comments

Introducing Hiregrid Analytics: Easy, accurate analytics for your career site.

70% of Talent Recruiting Leaders believe that they’re using data poorly.

Applicant tracking systems simply aren’t designed to provide the data you need to plan and execute an effective recruitment marketing strategy.

At the heart of the problem is…

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Added by Joel McLean on March 24, 2016 at 1:52pm — No Comments

Oh Joy: The 12 Days Of Sourcing

Tis the season for listicles and best-of's, right?

Here at RecruitingBlogs, we feel especially qualified to pull together your top 10's and best-of's because we actually have a pulse on the recruiting industry. It helps that we're the only truly crowd-sourced recruiting blog out there. We also host recruiting events, write eBooks and blog posts, plus moderate recruiting webinars. That to say, we…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on December 10, 2015 at 6:06pm — 2 Comments

10 online tools to write a triumphant resume

t’s not that easy to get a good job these days. There are dozens of candidates and sometimes hundreds of them, applying for one single post. In this situation, your qualifications are not enough anymore. One needs to make an impression from the first look! And so, you must create an appealing resume that will determine HR persons call you right away.

Below,…

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Added by Julie Petersen on November 24, 2015 at 9:48am — No Comments

Effective Twitter Analytic Tools

We’ve come across this time and again, not only that; it has got us wondering what the hype is all about and for something as futile as this? You might also be puzzled about why this particular topic is given as much importance as it has. Well this is all about the changing trends that I’ve been mentioning countless times.

Any which ways with the internet now replacing the traditional methods of recruiting, keeping in pace with these new developments is just as important. As a result…

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Added by Yusuf Pathan on February 19, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

How To Become A Data Driven Recruiter

Everyone is talking about big data but there aren't enough people talking about how you might actually use that data for anything useful. Slap all the numbers you want in a PowerPoint deck - if it doesn't add up to more money or making your job easier, who cares?

So while the rest of the…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on February 11, 2015 at 1:11pm — 3 Comments

7 Sourcing Tools from 7 Sourcing Pros

As the year winds down, it’s typically a time of reflection. You spend the months of November and December looking at performance for the past year, spreadsheets and sitting in budget meetings that never end but even with all that planning, it’s hard to feel like you’re doing something new or…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on December 30, 2014 at 11:58am — No Comments

Replacing Recruiter Greed with Goodwill: A new paradigm to evolve the talent acquisition profession

Employers rely heavily on staffing agencies to find, qualify, and hire talent, and this cost inhibits us from innovation.  The emerging talent acquisition market is estimated to be valued at $85 billion dollars.  Organization leaders are fed up with traditional recruit…

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Added by James Chmielinski on December 19, 2014 at 4:00pm — 13 Comments

How well does Interviewing work in Choosing the best Employee?

Employee Performance There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance.  Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57.  We could make the…

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Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Six Critical Techniques for Using Social Media in Your Next Career Move

Posted by Donald Sonn   http://profrecruitersblog.com/

If you are looking for a new opportunity, or even If you just want to…

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Added by Donald Sonn on November 12, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Unwritten Tricks Recruiters Use To Attract Graduate Students

The philosophy of recruiting is changing today. Yes, this sphere is not what it used to be several years ago, because today recruiters have to deal with totally different kinds of candidates – Millennials.

Hiring Millennials differs…

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Added by Lesley J. Vos on October 3, 2014 at 5:44am — No Comments

How to Utilize Google+ As a Recruitment Tool

Social media continues to explode on the internet with a growth rate set to reach almost two billion users in 2015…

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Added by Megan Ritter on October 1, 2014 at 7:29pm — 3 Comments

What Does Your Interview Outfit Say About Your Work Ethic?

It doesn’t matter if you are conducting or participating in an interview. It doesn’t matter what position you’re interviewing for. However, whether you are the candidate or the interviewer what you wear can potentially make or break the interview. The outfit you bring to the table while speaking to your (potential) future employer not only makes a statement about your…

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Added by Julie Salerno on September 30, 2014 at 3:16pm — 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

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 1

It's been too long! I've missed my RecruitingBlogs network, and promise to publish more soon. Here's one that's been in my drafts for far too long.

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

Part 1

Entrepreneur's Motto: I started out with nothing and still have most of it left…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 19, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Experience? I Don't Need Experience to Build an ATS!

I have made a decision. I think I am going to write a book on the safest way to skydive. Now, I've never been skydiving, nor is it likely that I ever will as I am afraid of heights. But really, how hard can it be? Stick a parachute in a backpack - hitch a ride on a plane - open the door - jump - scream -…

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Added by Doug Douglas on April 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

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