Featured Blog Posts – January 2016 Archive (82)

Any body CANNOT be a Recruiter

Seeing the last year’s trend, 2016 has raised a new debate on whether any layman person could take recruitment as his/her career. The big answer is NO. Recruitment is a very specialized field. Just like organisations look for core Marketing, Finance & Operation professionals, similar is the need to have trained recruiter.

Here are 6 things, …


Added by Mukul Agarwal on January 18, 2016 at 12:38am — 6 Comments

TLS Continuum Part 32: The ROI of Change

A common theme in many corporations is what is in it for us? If we spend this amount to secure this new service or product how much are we going to see in return? Every decision is couched in this idea that decisions must be made dependent on what we will see back from the investment. We avoid innovation and new ways to run more effectively because the ROI equation does not…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 15, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Preparing an Agency Recruiter for a Corporate Recruiter Interview

Hi all, 

It's been a while since I have posted here. I thought this blog would be the best resource to ask this question. I've been an agency recruiter for almost 4 years now and I am becoming a bit more proactive about finding a corporate job (this has always been my ultimate goal). I know there are some major differences between the agency and corporate world and I…


Added by Cristina Lewis on January 15, 2016 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Treat Employee Cheer like King, No Matter the Size of Your Business

Glassdoor recently published its list of the …


Added by Maren Hogan on January 15, 2016 at 11:08am — No Comments

Improve Employee Benefits Communication in 4 Steps

Benefits packages can determine whether a candidate decides to accept your job offer or your talent competitor’s job offer. So, how are you communicating your company’s employee benefits? Hardcopy manuals? Email? Well, as with most business happenings,…


Added by Timothy H. Olson, CEBS, CMFC on January 15, 2016 at 10:41am — No Comments

Most Common Recruitment Startup Mistakes – Part One

So you’re sick of earning money for…


Added by Rhys Jones on January 15, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Don’t Copy these Shockingly Lousy Leader Behaviours From Elite Football

Leader Behaviours You Needn't Copy to Succeed

My next statement is considered sacrilegious by 3.5 billion people.…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on January 14, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites: Coroflot

Coroflot is a Career and community site hosting individual creative portfolios, a global design firm directory, and a database of job and project openings.  Coroflot is not well known in the staffing community and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true…


Added by Dean Da Costa on January 14, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How The Best Leaders Use Dynamic Coaching Styles

What are your strengths as a leader? Possibly communication, collaboration or guidance. Few …


Added by Ryan Mead on January 14, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Generation Z: How The New Millennials Will Change Your Recruitment Strategy

In the same way baby boomers looked upon Generation X with raised eyebrows and slightly aghast mouths, recruiters are now looking to Generation Z - the cohort born from the mid-1990s to now - with the same curiously baffled expressions.

But we’re going to have to start hiking up the…


Added by Nina Cresswell on January 14, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Is Culture Fit Just A Buzzword?

Culture fit is becoming a top priority for big companies. It is simply based on the idea of hiring synchronized individuals who share the same thought process as the company’s culture to create successful and productive teams. A recent study done by …


Added by Satyajeet Thorat on January 14, 2016 at 3:00am — 4 Comments

Recruiting Jobs - Week of January 11th

If you're looking for a great recruiting job in the midst of all these how-to's and what not to do's, you're in luck. In case you didn't know, you actually can find one here, on RecruitingBlogs.

With the power that is Indeed.com, RecruitingBlogs actually has its own mini job board where we're featuring - you guessed it - recruiting jobs. So if you're looking for…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 13, 2016 at 4:11pm — No Comments

A Full-Scale Approach to Building a High-Performance Organization

After all of these professional conversations about developing high-performance teams and HiPo employees – once you’ve hired them – …


Added by Chris Arringdale on January 13, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

Managing cash in your recruitment business.

I would say the most dangerous trap most recruiters fall into when becoming self-employed for the first time is failing to manage cash flow. The adage you must not forget when you first set up is:-

“Placements are vanity, invoices are sanity but CASH is king!”

This may seem obvious but when you’re employed you often have…


Added by Rhys Jones on January 13, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

How to Increase Employee Participation in Volunteer Programs

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized, I am somebody.”



Added by Hesha Patel, MBA on January 12, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

16 Hiring Problems You Need to Solve in 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]

If your hiring process still consists of baiting job seekers with text-heavy job ads, screening candidates via phone interviews, or asking a list of “common interview questions” found online, it’s safe to say your hiring process is in need of an overhaul.

The infographic below, compiled by video interview solution…


Added by Heather R. Huhman on January 12, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

4 Things Your Candidates Wish You Knew

It’s not uncommon to find articles about what employers want and expect from …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on January 12, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

THIS is recruiting greatness. Are YOU up to it?

There has been endless talk about the future of recruitment, and I have suggested that there are brilliant opportunities for…


Added by Greg Savage on January 12, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

10 Ways to help prevent New Hires from Culture Shock

New employees can be fresh graduates from a college who are not at all familiar with a professional culture or even experienced employees who are totally unaware of the current company policies. But if these new hires are not made familiarize with their new surroundings they might face culture shock that can hamper their productivity at work. Here are our 10 best tricks to…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on January 12, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

10 Foolproof Steps for Employers to Maximize Your Career Fair Experience

When you engage in a career fair, you’re going to run into eager candidates of all styles, stripes, and banners. But the candidates that stand out are sharp, informed, and always engaging. If you’re going to get those candidates, you’ll need recruiters who are ready to meet them. Here are ten tips on how to make the most of a career fair and catch the people you want for your…


Added by Ngan Pham on January 11, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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