Ben White has seven years’ experience in talent acquisition. He has worked as a headhunter and a corporate recruiter for two fortune 500 companies. Today he is part of the recruitment process insourcing team at Titus Talent, a talent strategies firm with several offices throughout the midwest, New York and the UK.
I spoke to him by phone to talk about how he recruits. Listen in and subscribe…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on December 13, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
I spent last Thursday hanging out with a few dozens recruiting peeps at the HRTX event. Small events like these are great because you can make personal connections and get a deep dive into topics that relate to the everyday recruiter. Some pics are below but here are some things I jotted down I thought were interesting.
Added by Chris Russell on December 12, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
As Friday approaches and the weekend nears I wanted to point out some things that caught my eye this week.
1. Pomato, an AI for recruiting startup has some thoughts on the 'artificial intelligent' recruiter and what the future holds. …Continue
Added by Chris Russell on June 9, 2016 at 1:24pm — No Comments
Is anybody from RB a trucking recruiter? I wonder what your day is like because I hear that it is one hot job market. Trucking and freight companies cant hire them fast enough.
There are several trucking jobs boards to which you can post your jobs to. So I wanted to list them here…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on April 15, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments
I’ve been hired to help broker the sale of TreasuryJobs.com, the only niche job board that serves that sector of the financial job market in the United States. The site launched in 2014 and has significant double digit sales with a strong history of growth since its inception. The site is hosted on theForceFinder job board software platform.…
Added by Chris Russell on March 2, 2016 at 11:07am — No Comments
How much does it cost to post a tech job these days? Well the answer varies from free to $495. I went on a tour of the tech job boards that I found online and here is a quick list. These are just single job post prices as of today's date.…
I spent a lot of time in my previous talent acquisition roles targeting college students for my various employers. We had two goals in mind, build brand awareness of our company and drive applicants. We had to make them aware of potential opportunities first before they could apply.…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on February 10, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
This is a new niche job board that launched this week. It sprang from the TaxTalent.com community of…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on January 19, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Any beer recruiters on here? I found a cool niche that has several job boards you might like to check out. These "Beer jobs" resources will keep your glass full. Enjoy a cold one on me. #cheers #beers #careers…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on January 1, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.
LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings…Continue
Lots of job sites and other recruiting tech has been in the news lately. Here's my roundup.
* Jobs2Careers Ranked #131 in Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies. Congrats to Bruce Ge for building a good aggregator in the face of Indeed and SimplyHired. READ ABOUT IT HERE
Added by Chris Russell on September 24, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
In case you haven’t noticed yet, the web is going mobile. More and more users are surfing your staffing or career site from their mobile phones and looking at it with a tiny 4 or 5 inch screen. Up to 30% of your traffic now comes from mobile devices. Which means you need to optimize it for their viewing pleasure.…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on January 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
The web is a visual medium. We all love to see pictures along with a story so why dont we put more visuals into job descriptions?
Its such as easy thing to do, or perhaps not since ATS's dont really let you upload an image. But employers need to start showing off their work environments is a more visual way since it can be a differentiator and a way to brand yourselves. This is especially true for companies who have that "cool" office space.
Even the most mundane building can…Continue
The new RecruitingBlogs job board has launched along with its newest job posting.
The Hertz Corporation needs to hire Corporate Recruiter in two locations:
The primary mission of the Corporate Recruiter role is to provide leadership in the assessment of recruitment needs, government compliance requirements, and staff supervision. Position Hertz as the employer of choice attracting the…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on September 30, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
I had the privilege of interviewing Linkedin's most connected woman. Stacy Zapar has been on the platform for 10 years and amassed 38,000 connections and counting. I thought I was doing good with 2000+ connections but her network just blew me away
If you listen you will…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on August 27, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Those of you with an iPhone or iPod Touch can now create visual job ads on the fly with a new app called InstaJob. It's available for download - $2.99 in the app store until August 31st when the price goes to $4.99. I've been working with employers like Amtrak on testing it and you can check out their Instagram…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on August 8, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Are you a cold calling machine? Well you could be if you listen to Georges Janin's advice. I recently had him as a guest
on CareerCloud Radio where I recorded him speaking at a NYC recruiter meetup. I'm not much of a cold caller but I thought…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on July 5, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
If you are a recruiter in transition are you properly leveraging your personal and professional networks to land your next gig? If not, why not? Look at these stats I found;
Added by Chris Russell on July 1, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments
I have always thought that most staffing agencies could use their own job board. Today I discovered the Jobspring Partners website. Its a combination job board and company site that really showcases their open technology rec's.
Their design is top notch, and they use the homepage as the job board piece showcasing jobs in an easy to read format. The color scheme is simple and powerful. They make great use of their social…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on March 18, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments
I've been thinking a lot about Applicant Tracking as it relates to social. There is a clear trend towards social networking profiles becoming more widely used to evaluate talent. A Linkedin profile + Twitter stream + Facebook Likes can tell you a lot more about a candidate than just a plain paper resume.
So the question is, is it time for an ATS that lets you apply via social only? What if you just required the candidate to submit…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on February 14, 2013 at 1:54pm — No Comments