All Blog Posts Tagged 'tools' (70)

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…


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…


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

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


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…


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…


Added by Megan Ritter on October 1, 2014 at 7:29pm — 4 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…


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…


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…


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…


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 -…


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

Show Me The Money: 7 Awesome (and Free) Recruiter Tools

Welcome to the second part of our “Show me the Money” blog series. If you joined us last week for part one, you would have learned how to reduce agency spending in five steps. Today we’ll be sharing seven awesome, free recruiter tools to help make you more effective.




Added by Christopher Young on April 9, 2013 at 12:04pm — 3 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

Video: Facebook Social Graph AND Zuckerberg acknowledges the value of Recruiters!

Facebook today unveiled a few new tools with Social Graph leading the way as the most innovative and potentially the…


Added by Ryan Leary on January 15, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Social Recruiting Tools

Here are some of the Social Media tools I use and why?

There is no value in data, the value comes from the interpretation of data, and Visibli is an online tool that will help with this. It’s used for real-time data analytics, allowing you to see how many clicks your links have received, who clicked them and how engaged they were, plus it’s fully customisable to agencies, businesses and individuals.



Added by Amanda Ashworth on December 3, 2012 at 3:38pm — 1 Comment

Techie Tidbits: [Tech Tools Review #2] ~ Rapportive

Rapportive is a free app (recently acquired by LinkedIn) that shows you everything about your contacts right inside your inbox. Rapportive helps you build rapport quickly (hence the name) and is "relationship management built into your…


Added by Maisha Cannon on June 9, 2012 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

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…


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

Social Share: The Power of Distribution in Job Advertising & Employer Branding

This blog originally appeared here on our site,

Do you advertise jobs or products/services? Are you blogging? If you think that just simply putting…


Added by Johnny Campbell on February 3, 2012 at 9:06am — No Comments

Hiring Mistakes: How to Avoid Them and What to Do If You Don’t

Have you ever hired someone who didn’t turn out to be what you expected?  Did that seemingly well-spoken, educated and experienced interviewee turn into just another “warm body” consuming valuable office air, or worse, turning off your best customers?  We call it a “cultural malignancy” when a senior level hire fails to fit with their team – affecting team members’ performance or causing key team members to leave. Ouch.

Well, it turns out you’re not the only one who’s been caught in a…


Added by Ben Baldwin - ClearFit on July 19, 2011 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Yet another self-created tool because we don't have the budget...

DOE is cutting right and left as they prepare for the worst. This means I'm left to fend for myself. This means no CRM besides what our watered down version of Kenexa can provide. In order to keep ahead of all of the outside emails I get on a regular basis (20+ daily) I decided to find a free solution. 


Thus, my simple Zoho form was created: …


Added by Justin McMillin on March 15, 2011 at 6:08pm — 1 Comment

Automate your Resume Screening by Tenfold

Identifying the right candidate is the highest cost component in a recruitment business. Recruiters and HR managers find it difficult when they have numerous clients looking for multiple job openings.


Today, Recruiters and Hiring Managers find matching resumes from job portals and email inbox that are…


Added by Umamaheswari.K on February 21, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

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