Call them purple squirrels or whatever you want, but finding candidates isn’t so easy. Your job is to find those (fill in whatever animal and color you want here), and to find them before they’re talking to someone else about another opportunity.
But without the right skills, the hunt takes time.
And you know the saying: "Time is money."
You need to be faster than the other…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on December 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
With budgets and headcount pretty much frozen until the new year, if you’re like most recruiting organizations, it’s time to actually take a deep breath – and a step back – while planning for what’s next for you and your recruiting organization in 2015.
The inevitable end of the year slow down is also a great time to make sure that your professional recruiting skills can…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on November 18, 2014 at 4:25pm — No Comments
What do you think of when you think about the perfect administrative assistant? If you’ve worked at a few companies I imagine you’re thinking about a specific person you’ve worked with before rather than some list of qualities. For me, it was Candace. Candace started managing our front desk and…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on October 27, 2014 at 11:42am — No Comments
If you’re still inputting data into Excel or dialing for dollars off a well worn Rolodex, chances are that you’re not only behind the times – you’re also losing out on candidates, clients and the competition, too.
But if your processes are a blast from the past,…
Recruiting technology is trying to make recruiters better marketers.
For example, the…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
When it comes down to it, our writers are our everything. Our sites wouldn't exist without the great content you submit. So this week, we've taken a moment to acknowledge two of those people, not just the words they write for us.…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on September 30, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments
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Added by Katrina Kibben on September 8, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Employees are a company’s biggest social media asset, says Duncan Gilman – Dean of Students at Splash Media U. With organic reach for…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on September 8, 2014 at 10:41am — No Comments
If you’re like most recruiters, chances are that doing more with less is a part of your job description. But just because you’re not a big spender or big brand doesn’t mean you can’t recruit like one.
Added by Katrina Kibben on August 26, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments
Using an image from a Google search is harmless… until $70,000 (or more) is awarded against you in statutory damages. That could be on the low end. Potential damages like that spark a lot of questions in a marketer’s minds. Am I breaking the law? How do permissions really work on…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on August 21, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments
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I’ve been having some fun with this topic and some shock value. After I shared my last post on LinkedIn, the scary side of the world reared its ugly head. I saw comments like “you weren’t…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on July 24, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
We’ve all been in a situation like that at one point or another. You can’t connect on skype, the video interviewing platform doesn’t work or even something as simple as not knowing if you’re calling the hiring manager or they’re calling you. The company…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on July 21, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
I want to start this post by saying that I’m so proud and excited about the response to my first post – Coming Out At Work. It’s really cool to know there are so many people who recognize that…Continue
The big “secret” you have to reveal to everyone you meet. But they can look at you and tell, right? Not necessarily. Well, at least I can say I used…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on June 24, 2014 at 11:59am — No Comments
So I’m going to tell it to you straight. When it comes to investing time in a Facebook page, lately, I’m just plain against it. Well, that is unless you’re going to spend money on ads. Seriously. The social media budget is a reality.
I’m sorry if you’ve spent a ton of resources and energy building out an organic Facebook plan. News flash: the organic only days are gone. Organic reach is in the…Continue
When people hear I've worked in social media, I typically get a lot of questions - how should I promote my Facebook page? How many Twitter followers is good? Can you show me how to...(fill in the blank with some minor adjustment Mashable suggested).
Frequently, blogging comes up. It's a hot topic right now.…Continue