We would like to invite everyone to check out the group Service Provider Solutions a one stop shop for human resource managers, directors, recruiting agencies and staffing firms seeking solutions or seeking additional training or certification credit hours to connect with a multitude of industry service provider companies such as: educational, payroll, back office, financing, professional employer…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on January 28, 2013 at 9:57am — No Comments
http://www.scribd.com/doc/110006494 - In this episode of The Jim Stroud Show, Jim demonstrates how to find passive candidates on Tagged.com, the 8th largest social network.
Links in this video:
# Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites…
Added by Jim Stroud on October 26, 2012 at 10:28pm — No Comments
A top rookie mistake is investing lots of time in a bad job order. Does your office have an evaluation process to prevent you from this major time waster?
1) Is.There.Urgency? If it's a "as soon as possible", or "we would always hire one of those", or "it's in the budget" are NOT urgency indicators. If they can clearly articulate that there is serious trouble if this is not hired in the next 8 weeks, or client deliverables will NOT be met without this person, or we will NOT…Continue
Have you often been told by recruitment consultants that they are 'headhunting' for a particular role? In fact on Linkedin you will find that about 1 out of 2 recruiters will mention Headhunting on their profile... as a skill or something that they regularly do
The free online dictionary says:
Does the following sound familiar to you?
“I met this great person at an event last night, we got on really well, and they are about to instruct an advisor to do what we do, but the opportunity just didn’t come up to ask the question”.
What a wasted…Continue
Added by james nathan on June 29, 2012 at 8:18am — No Comments
If you are in the recruiting Industry and someone asked you what the role of a headhunter was, how would you explain it?
Ask anyone at random what a headhunter was, and they’ll probably say something like “aren’t they the ones who steal people?
Ask highly trained executives, and they will say something like “aren’t they the pushy types that call you out of the blue trying to get you to leave your job for some other job they’re pushing-so they can make a killing?
Completing the final classes to earn your online degree is an exciting time. It can also be nerve-wracking as you prepare for job interviews. You may feel unprepared, especially if you are moving into a new industry. Luckily, there are common job interview tips that apply across a variety of fields, even if you’re trying to change industries after earning a business degree online or an online criminal justice degree.
1. Dress the Part. Flip flops on the beach are…Continue
Added by Crystal T on May 25, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog:
If you’re looking for a way to get recruiters more involved and engaged in your training, workshop, or break-out session, consider using social media as learning tools. Most trainers and recruiters associate social media application like Twitter and Facebook as a way to market their company, find candidates or post job…Continue
Added by SkillStorm on May 17, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments
Questions about social media education and training often result in passionate discussions about the relative value of formal and informal learning when it comes to acquiring the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective digital engagement. Most of the participants in these discussions are early adopters who have successfully…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on May 10, 2012 at 12:24pm — No Comments
Recently when I presented the “Secrets of a Successful Job Search” at the University of Utah, I asked the participants “How many of you feel you have been discriminated because of your age?” About a third of the people raised their hands.
When you read about diversity recruitment most people discuss systems and solutions but I have yet to see anyone discuss the root problem. Possibly the reason that you do not see the root cause is that most people who write on the subject are outside…Continue
Recruiters have unprecedented access to phenomenal technology. Some solutions are free, some are a large investment. Some provide basic sourcing tools, and some solutions have so many bells and whistles, it’s hard to figure out a use for them all.
No matter what your budget, or your goals, everyone has access to great technology.
But there’s one key element great…Continue
Added by Jessica Lunk on March 21, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments
Making a career change is a big decision, especially if it involves not only you, but a family and loved ones as well. In order to better assess what type of job in what kind of environment suits you best, there are several questions you should ask yourself as you prepare to make a move. Asking yourself the following questions will help you realize what issues are – or aren’t – deal breakers.
Additionally, career education or career training can be invaluable as you start the…Continue
Added by Crystal T on February 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Knowing what jobs match your skills is just as important as receiving the right career training when choosing a career. Luckily, LinkedIn has developed a great tool to help you learn more about the types of jobs that fit your skill set…Continue
Added by Crystal T on February 21, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments
While working a blended desk may sound easy in theory, it takes a special person to do it effectively. Not calling myself…Continue
Added by Zachary Sines on January 10, 2012 at 8:48am — No Comments
This week I had a really nice trip to Leitrim – Leitrim is a place I have rarely been to and it wouldn’t be somewhere that would spring to mind for a weekend getaway – but what beautiful scenery and what lovely friendly people! It reminded me that we should be proud of living in a country that has both modern cities and spectacular rural settings. Anyway, I digress, the reason I was in Leitrim was to visit the offices of the National Recruitment Services…Continue
Added by Emma Fenton on November 25, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments
This was originally posted by Dave Ryan on the Illinois SHRM Blog. Big thanks for Dave for promoting!
This is another call to action for those of you out there who are still sitting on the fence about an upcoming event in the Chicago area. TNLive is coming to the Chicago area. Please click the link then you can see a video…Continue
Added by Craig Fisher on November 17, 2011 at 5:15pm — No Comments
In June of 2009, the American Staffing Association Staffing Index bottomed out, after a loss of 1.14 million jobs – 37 percent of its workforce. Since then, the staffing and recruiting industry has seen month-over-month improvement in many segments and many geographic areas. That news analyzed and reported on a year later in 2010 by the ASA, was perhaps one of many factors that may have led the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) to state that the recession of 2007-2009 ended that…Continue
Added by Phil McCutchen on October 27, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments
I cannot tell you how many times I have received calls or emails from great potential candidates about the terrible experiences they have had during an interview. Managers endlessly…Continue
Added by Francois Guay on September 19, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
The social era sparked a new revolution in recruiting. Web 2.0 and the rapid advancement of "speak your mind" sent brick and mortar businesses scattering to keep up with technological advancements. In early 2007, I had the great fortune of introducing Kelly Services' professional group in Houston to …Continue