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Added by Martin H.Snyder on April 1, 2014 at 3:41pm — 1 Comment

The Suckiness of Phone Time Reports

Recruiters have lots of metrics that they are measured on, but the most worthless of them all is the Phone Time Report. This is the report that shows how much time a recruiter spends on the phone each day/week/month.

Some live by this report, and for the life of me, I just can't see why. It is filled with abuses and does not accurately reflect the production level or successes of a…

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Added by Doug Douglas on April 1, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

LinkedIn Files Lawsuit Against SellHack; Why 800 Pound Gorilla Is Scared of A Startup

SellHack is one of those rare tools that actually delivers as promised, meets a real recruiting need and actually lives up to the hype - which isn't easy to do, considering the amount of buzz and word of mouth that this emerging startup has built up in a relatively short amount of time.  What makes SellHack really unique, however, is the fact that unlike so many other point…

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Added by Matt Charney on April 1, 2014 at 11:54am — 2 Comments

Proximity and Relationships in Recruiting

The other night I was out having dinner with my wife and friends.  It is always interesting when our group gets together.  The guys sit on one side of the table and the women sit on the other. The guys talk sports, talk about our favorite beer and whiskey, and work.  The women talk about kitchen redesigns and…

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Added by Will Thomson on April 1, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Best Places to Recruit the Most In-Demand Engineers

Engineering jobs continue to be in-demand and hard-to-fill. According to WANTED Analytics, there were more than 228,100 engineering job ads posted online…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on April 1, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

New Sourcing & Recruiting Tool: TextRecruit

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 31, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

15 Recruiting Related Blog Topics

If you're actually on the front lines and have something to say, don't let not having an idea keep you from getting your voice out there.  We're all sick and tired of hearing about "authenticity" and "transparency" from marketers, but if you actually make placements or hires for a living, you can actually achieve what marketers can only talk about.  

Here are 15 blog post prompts to put in your pocket if you ever decide to get started.  And the…

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Added by Matt Charney on March 31, 2014 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Death by Repetitive Practice

While some people may like the idea of death by chocolate, most would probably agree that killing the success of a business with ineffectual approaches is a really bad idea. Unfortunately, that’s what’s happening in many companies across the globe.

While the use of Repetitive Practices in…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on March 31, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Applying for Jobs Online: Using a Mobile Solution for Your Online Recruiting

Applying for jobs using mobile devices is becoming increasingly common. According the Pew Research Internet Project, 58 percent of Americans own a smartphone and 32 percent own a tablet. With the increasing proliferation of mobile devices, recruiters need to develop…

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Added by Julia on March 31, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

What Do You Assume?

Another day another twitter discussion about how resumes are unnecessary and anyone who is anyone has a reputation and no need of a paper representation of his or her work.

I don't think that is true.  I really, really don't think that is true.  

 

 

Not captured in that…

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Added by lisa rokusek on March 30, 2014 at 7:25pm — 1 Comment

Battle of the Buzzwords: Fighting the War ON 'Talent'

I got into recruiting by accident, replying to a job posting for a talent scout while looking for a steadier job than my part time gig working the talent desk at Comedy Central, which entailed mostly phones and photocopies.  

I sometimes got to go get Starbucks for the Reno 911! producers or find a sassy black…

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Added by Matt Charney on March 28, 2014 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

First It's Writing, Now Faces: Enough Is Enough!

I am going to take a short break form my series on lesser known sites to source from, to…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on March 27, 2014 at 7:30pm — 34 Comments

Recruiting Through the Madness

“No matter what business you’re in, you can’t run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn’t matter how many games you’ve won.” – Jim Valvano

Well, it’s that time a year again, when business productivity slows to a crawl as “strategy sessions” are temporarily replaced by “bracket…

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Added by Jed Hamilton on March 27, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Debunking Recruiting Secrets: Client Relationships

If you missed last week’s post, be sure to read it first HERE.

If you have read it, you know that I came clean and told you that there really are no secrets to great recruiting. The real secret is just…

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Added by Amy McDonald on March 27, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Marketing Metrics HR Vendors Will Soon Be Paying a Lot of Attention To

In an excellent Barron’s article from earlier this year titled “It’s Not the Earnings, It’s ‘The Metrics’ That Really Matter,” Tiernan Ray…

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Added by Mark Willaman on March 27, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Put This In Your Black Hole: Candidate Boycott Gains Momentum

Organizers are calling for the immediate cessation of all activities related to recruiting and hiring with hopes candidate shortage will fix candidate experience

Washington, DC - Do you think the job search is broken?  If so, you’re not alone.  According to a recent survey by the…

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Added by Matt Charney on March 27, 2014 at 11:52am — 5 Comments

March Madness Continues - Which Colleges Have the Most Healthcare Candidates?

As NCAA's March Madness continues, so does our competition to see which colleges or universities have the most candidates for in-demand fields. Today, we're analyzing demand for healthcare jobs and which colleges or universities have the largest number of graduating healthcare candidates.

According…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on March 27, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Coping with Social Media Realities: Time and Information Management

When thinking about the digital engagement of active social media users, rookies generally alternate between wondering (often enviously or wistfully) “How do they find the time?” and scoffing (often dismissively and disdainfully) “How do they have so much ‘free’ time?” In our overcommitted, busy lives, lack of time is a common lament. Many people are so…

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Added by Courtney Hunt on March 27, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Why There's No Guarantee on Contingency Searches

The best guarantee a company can receive is when a firm works on a contingency basis. If we are not successful in our search work, then the customer pays nothing.

Contingency work is the ultimate service guarantee because we accept all the financial risks and we absorb the cost of the lost hours,…

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Added by Edward N. Woycenko on March 26, 2014 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

My Time as a Job Seeker

Let me just start with the simple truth that looking for the next gig sucks! And that is a sad truth coming from someone who enjoys change and new challenges. I believe it doesn't matter whether you are an “active” passive candidate (defined as I've got a job but am sort of looking), laid-off, fired…

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Added by Anna Brekka on March 26, 2014 at 5:30pm — 16 Comments

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