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Reference Checking may or may not be a part of your daily recruitment activity. For many, it's a love / hate relationship. For some it's a significant channel for lead generation, for others it's a way to create better hires, faster.

Regardless of your reason for reference checking we have found that on Recruiting Blogs, there are many…

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

The Evolution Of Reference Checking Into A Strategic Hiring Solution

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 12, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

LinkedIn is Expanding it's Diversity Offering

LinkedIn has made news in the last few weeks in a number of stories, some good and some bad (depending on your perception)

I wanted to post this to the group because I think this move shows some value to the corporate groups that subscribe to LinkedIn.

What are your thoughts? Is LinkedIn continuing to head in the right direction?

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LinkedIn is expanding its diversity offering by teaming up with the Professional Diversity…

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 12, 2013 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Video: Facebook Social Graph AND Zuckerberg acknowledges the value of Recruiters!

Facebook today unveiled a few new tools with Social Graph leading the way as the most innovative and potentially the…

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Added by Ryan Leary on January 15, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

TrueAbility Announces Seed Funding of $750,000 to Disrupt the Technical Recruiting Status Quo

TrueAbility announced today that it closed an early-stage seed round to continue evolving their flagship product.  Investors signaled their confidence in company founders and TrueAbility's product AbilityScreen, seeing it as an innovative means of improving the technical recruiting process, and committed $750,000 towards that…

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Added by Ryan Leary on January 14, 2013 at 10:07am — 1 Comment

LinkedIn Drops Sharing Apps Wordpress, Box.net and Gives out New Profiles: BUT NOT 100%

A new change for LinkedIn profiles is coming to a desktop near you starting TODAY! 12-11-12. Take a look at a recent email I received form LinkedIn regarding the changes below.

Now before we all get into a battle with LinkedIn "Doing their own thing" it's important to realize that the services are not going away. The presentation will be different and the services that connect you to the services will be different. That being said, it does look like you will need to connect the new…

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Added by Ryan Leary on December 11, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Aunt Chippy: How to Wrap a Recruiting Gift! This is Classic

This is classic. I needed to post this. Enjoy your holiday…

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Added by Ryan Leary on December 6, 2012 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Astrologer makes a $35,000 placement...

Or did he...

I'll start by saying that I am not an astrologer nor do I understand the first thing outside of the fact that I am a Virgo and that Virgo begins with a V.

I attended a wedding this past weekend and was introduced to a family members "friend". He was a bit older most likely in his 80's.  To start a conversation he asked what I do for a living. I kept it simple and told him that I am a recruiter.

The rest of the night was history as…

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Added by Ryan Leary on October 1, 2012 at 9:30am — 16 Comments

Real Egg Crackdown - McDonald's pulls a Domino's

A friend of mine forwarded me this article from Yahoo on McDonald's. It's interesting because he said "check out this video from Micky D's. I guess we have to stop saying would you like fries with that and ask if they want an award for cracking eggs...."

Funny thing is that he is unemployed.... Even funnier the people in the video…

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Added by Ryan Leary on August 6, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Building Talent Communities in under 30 minutes a day with Maren Hogan Registration

Not sure if you have noticed but Talent Communities have been disgustingly sitting at the top of recruitment conversations over the last 12 months. Well, its been longer than that, but the last 12 months has proven to show some return. We decided to bring in someone that does this for a living to share some tactical strategy with the community.…

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 18, 2012 at 3:05am — No Comments

Recruiting Webinar :: 6 Power Boolean Searches and 6 Recruiting Automation Tools (ALL FREE)

Tomorrow 11/17/2011 at 2:00 PM RecruitingBlogs will be hosting:

6 Power Boolean Searches and 6 Recruiting Automation Tools (ALL FREE)

 

We will cover: (No Theory Just Tactical, Real solutions)

  • 6 little known / used Boolean powersearches
  • 6 completely free and efficient tools that can be used for recruiting
  • 1 Very cool free tool that will…
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Added by Ryan Leary on November 16, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Another Twitter Blog Post

Hey Everyone.



On CruiterTalk.com I have an ask the recruiter section. A questioncam in this week that has spawned a 4 part posting series I wanted to share. Here is a snipet of part I. Please take a peak at the full deal HERE.



Ok, so check it out; Twitter is absolutely the most widely talked about and maybe even the most used tool to communicate on a second by second basis. It’s fast paced, quick hitting and gets relevant… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on February 18, 2009 at 11:56am — No Comments

Philadelphia Recruiters Meet-up a Great Success

Well, the first recruiter meet up in the Philadelphia area has come and gone and I have to say it was a great success. With over 60 recruiters strong, the conversation was full of really strong best practices and strategy sharing regarding social media and leveraging web 2.0 technologies in our day to day. So much of our job is about process, strategy and now more than ever technology.



More HERE



I’ve been asked many times… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on February 2, 2009 at 11:38am — No Comments

Zvents.com

Having the ability to source and uncover top talent is crucial to your success. Sometimes the tools we use come from non-traditional means.



I’ve recently come across an outstanding tool that is not at all meant for recruiters but you know what that means. As a breed, we are probably the more sticky and intrusive people around, but in the end we find people jobs and that’s what it’s all about.



Enter Zvents.com. Here is a little background. Based in San Mateo Ca.,… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on January 7, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

What makes me a smart recruiter?

What makes me a Smart Recruiter? Recruitingblogs.com makes me a smart recruiter and all of you make me a smart recruiter. Let’s face it, we all share somewhat of the same drive and attributes as recruiters. Some just succeed a little more than others.



So what makes me different? Honestly, not much. But one day oh probably a little more than a year ago, I had some great conversations with some guy who had a vision. A vision to create a home for recruiters like you and I. A home where… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on December 21, 2008 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Friday Fun - Search Engine Rap Battle

Howdy there - each Friday CruiterTalk will feature a segment call Friday Fun. A time to share some light news, fun links etc. Please feel free to pass anything on and I will include a link back to you for your submission.

So, lets have some search engine fun today... Check it out below. You can also view the full site for the entire battle at:

www.searchenginerapbattle.com

Ryan
www.CruiterTalk.com

Added by Ryan Leary on December 19, 2008 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Creative Sourcing Vs. Deep Sourcing

This response come from a questions posted the other day regarding the differences between Creative Sourcing and Deep Sourcing. This is a great topic to talk about and really defines the strategy in which you find yourself implementing. Well I hope this helps. Feel free to comment and post your thoughts as well. More questions and answers can be found in full at www.CruiterTalk.com

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Question: What is your definition of Creative Sourcing… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on December 16, 2008 at 12:44pm — No Comments

What in the Wakoopa is going on here?





Posting is abridge due to screenshots...



Remember back in the day, say the year 2000? The turn of the century, Y2K, when we all thought the world was going to end. I personally thought that by now I would be flying my Delorean DMC 12 to work or having my robot housemate fetch me some beverages. So, I never got any of that but I did get Wakoopa!



What the hoopa is Wakoopa?



Wakoopa is a great tool that allows you… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on December 11, 2008 at 2:12pm — 2 Comments

Communication - Collaboration - Conversation - Community

Communication - Collaboration - Conversation - Community



What do these terms mean to you?



To me they represent the data shift that we have seen over the past few years; it represents the need to share information and the need to touch as many people as possible for no real specific reason. It’s about having the feeling that you belong; the feeling that your thoughts and work are respected and needed. It’s the impact that you have on your peers and the idea that your… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on December 8, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

VisualCV - Continuing to build your online Brand



Shared by Ryan Leary (www.CruiterTalk.com)



I’ve noticed recently many people adding VirtualCV to there list of online media to promote themselves. What is it? I hate when I get pictures on resumes, I think it’s silly (though that mindset can change tomorrow and probably will).

But this is different. It’s a way to add some pizzazz to your on-line brand.



VisualCV is highly indexed… Continue

Added by Ryan Leary on November 25, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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