Sad but true, earlier this year the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission had to hold a public hearing because of a disturbing trend: several companies, nationwide, had been excluding unemployed applicants from hiring consideration. Their ads specifically stated that they would only consider employed job candidates, using phrases like “No unemployed candidates will be considered at all” and “Client will not consider/review anyone NOT currently employed, regardless of the reason.”
Readers of this blog know that I’m a big fan of utilizing social media along with staffing software. I did some digging recently and came up with the 10 most influential recruiters and staffers on Twitter as determined by the “jobs” category on WeFollow. Click on their names to get to their Twitter…Continue
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This is especially true today, when moving often entails 1) selling a house in a horrible market, 2) selling a…Continue
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But what about non-virtual job seeker networks? Are they worth the time of a staffing professional?
I’ll give you my answer by telling you the story of one such network in the Twin Cities.
In 1987, five members of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Eden…Continue
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7 Easy Steps for Starting and Maintaining an HR Blog
1. Get permission from the boss. Unless, like me, you are the boss. Then just do…Continue
As you know, I spend a fair amount of time blogging about recruiting software and the talent management industry. I’m always surprised by the small number of HR professionals who are also blogging. It’s true, it does take time, but I’ve found that blogging is a great way to get more exposure for our company and products.
My intention in this post is to inspire other HR professional and recruiters to also consider blogging so with that, here are my 5 Reasons Why Blogging in…Continue
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