Dean Da Costa's Blog – January 2012 Archive (5)

QR the Bar code of Staffing, Recruiting, and HR!!

QR the Bar code of Staffing, Recruiting, and HR!!

 

QR code stand for Quick response code.  It is basically a bar code that can quickly allow smart phones or any mobile device that has the application to provide quick easy access to anything on the internet.

 

This is fast becoming the new thing to put on resumes, business cards etc.



What it does is to easily allow someone to download your contact info, and…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 31, 2012 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Visual Stimulated Resumes (VSR), HMM well VizualizeMe!!

Visual Stimulated Resumes (VSR), HMM well VizualizeMe!!

Well it had to happen, we all know we are visual people we like to see things. We like to be excited by what we see. Let’s get real though a resume usually is not that exciting. It is usual fairly mundane and after reviewing 100s it can get old. So well now comes Vizualize.me a site that takes your profile, your resume and makes it into more of a Visual Stimulated…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 24, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments

When is a consultant not a consultant?

When is a consultant not a consultant?

 

So I know allot of companies have changed the title of the staffing professionals to include the term “consultant”.  However the problem is their definition of consultant is incomplete. In most cases they are having the staffing professionals (SP) live up to the advice part of being a consultant but not the service part. They want their SPs not to solve the problem but instead advise and help…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 17, 2012 at 9:14pm — No Comments

The Pillars of Staffing!!

The Pillars of Staffing represent the main four points of the staffing process. They are sourcing, recruiter screening, technical screening, and the face to face interview. Now in between the pillars are interconnecting webs which represent main communication points that occur during the cycle and at the beginning and end are the start and stop points or anchors. You can also think of this whole thing as a process bridge, were each anchor is like the beginning and end of a bridge which…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 12, 2012 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Staffing and the Jerry Maguire syndrome!!

Staffing and the Jerry Maguire syndrome!!

 

“Help me to help you!” We have all heard it, that very very famous and perhaps even over used quote from the movie Jerry Maguire. But when it comes to the staffing world it should be one of the most important quotes we ever hear.

 

Too many times there is a less than great relationship between staffing and the hiring manager (HM). Too many times, there is not enough…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 4, 2012 at 9:37pm — 7 Comments

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