Featured Blog Posts – January 2017 Archive (36)

Performers at the Super Bowl aren't paid as much as you might think...

Super Bowl LI: What is Lady Gaga Paid to Headline the Halftime Show? 

It's the greatest show on earth! 

Just like her predecessors, Lady Gaga has spent months preparing for her 13-minute appearance during the Super Bowl halftime show, where music is only part of the spectacle. Outrageous set designs,…


Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on January 31, 2017 at 9:51am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Realtor.com

 Realtor.com is an online resource for home buyers, and sellers with a comprehensive database of for-sale properties and the information, tools and professional expertise to help people purchase a home.Now  Realtor.com is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Of course this…


Added by Dean Da Costa on January 30, 2017 at 3:20pm — No Comments


Greetings from the Jungle! Been quite a hectic January so far and this year is looking great on the hunting front. Yes the economy is flat in spots but even companies in these flat spots are in dire need of qualified candidates. In other spots the economy is sizzling hot and the demand for people far far out weighs the supply. Always a good idea as a…


Added by Maurice Robertson on January 29, 2017 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Is There a Better Way Than Reviewing Resumes?

I recently watched “Why hiring is broken” by Kate Glazebrook from TEDxGoodenoughCollege. Yet another person saying resumes are broken (which is true), but this time with research to back it up. They don’t really do a good job predicting performance and they allow biases to creep in.…


Added by Eric Putkonen on January 27, 2017 at 12:33pm — No Comments

How Do Big Companies Monitor Their Employees?

There is no news that big companies monitor their employees. Yet how exactly do they do it? When do the acceptable methods of boosting staff's efficiency cross the line and interfere with employees’ private life, violating their rights?

How Do They Track the Staff?

Checking the letters sent via company email is considered legal employee monitoring.…


Added by Jana Rooheart on January 26, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

What Recruitment Marketing Is & Why It Matters

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again - tomorrow’s recruiting, and even today’s recruiting, is very different from the recruiting of the past. In a booming international economy that is marked by greater flexibility of location and…


Added by Steven Duque on January 25, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

6-year High Schools Could Be The Answer to Skills Shortage

It’s been said the most in-demand jobs of the future exist only in our imaginations. An estimated 65% of children entering schools today will work in roles that don’t currently exist and the central driving force is technology. The quick pace of high-tech, in-demand skills training has caused…


Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on January 25, 2017 at 11:27am — No Comments

Stop Focusing on Technical Minutia to Attract Elite Technical Talent

In the past five years, much has been written about the tech talent shortage. As recently as this past September, Fortune reported that 65% of technology leaders believe that hiring challenges are hurting the industry. Yet in an article for The Huffington…


Added by Anthony Coggine on January 25, 2017 at 10:43am — No Comments

Cover Letters Are Dead

Even before I fell into the recruiting industry, I never believed in cover letters. Now that I have been immersed in the recruiting industry for years, I am a firm believer that cover letters are and will forever remain dead.

Here are just a few reasons that job-seekers should stop wasting their…


Added by Kristina Evans on January 24, 2017 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Let’s speak about this interesting acronym {GRIND}

Good day to one and all, yes, I am writing about how, what way and so on to get your GRIND on, yes, a little urban but effective.

I have a goal, not to work for another if I can help it and help others with the ups and downs of the job search. For a person {which is me} that has worked, looked and achieved jobs for the last thirty years I have some say so on the all-important job search.

How many remember the days of the NY Times, the Daily News and yes even the NY…


Added by Wayne White on January 24, 2017 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Assessing Candidate Behavior in the Hourly Job Market – A Staffing Perspective

The Hourly Full-Time and Temp Job Market:

Staffing companies across the nation fulfilling hourly full-time and temp job contracts consistently face two questions:

  1. Is this candidate going to show up for work on Monday? and;
  2. Will they act professionally in a manner to satisfy this role?

Unfortunately, two…


Added by Geoffrey Harris on January 24, 2017 at 12:15pm — No Comments

5 Definitive Signals To Screen & Hire High Achievers

At some point of time, we have all come across this witty interview cartoon of Canary Pete where the interviewer (presumably) was seen testing the candidate’s out of the box thinking ability.

But how do you spot and hire high achievers who can add supreme value to your organization? It’s challenging, but not rocket science. As part of Pervenio’s…


Added by Ramnath Banerjee on January 24, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Don't Become Blockbuster Video: 5 Steps To Build Your Employer Brand And Attract Today's Workforce


You have to learn to adapt.

If you do not, you will go the way of Kodak, Blockbuster, and Research In Motion (Blackberry).

Their failure to be innovative and adapt to future trends are well-documented, and they were all doomed because of a simple premise:

“That’s the way we’ve always done things around here.”

This way of…


Added by Anthony E. Gyamfi on January 24, 2017 at 9:06am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! OkCupid

    OkCupid is an American-based international operating free online dating, friendship, and social 

    networking website that features member-created quizzes and multiple-choice questions.

Now  OKCupid is not well known in the staffing world. And not a lot of recruiters try to source there . The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on January 23, 2017 at 2:26pm — 1 Comment

Communication Toolbox for Recruiters: Mastering Business Correspondence

The way you express yourself in writing can not only show that you know how to avoid mistakes but also contribute to your career. This aspect is known to be often neglected y job recruiters because of a common…


Added by Scott Ragin on January 20, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Traits of a good recruiter

With Recruiter Agency Recruiters dealing with two sets of clients on a daily basis, it is important for them to have the ability to balance the needs of both.

This is the list of traits that you should recognise in your current recruiters;

  • Good recruiters know as much as possible…


Added by Kerry Clifton on January 20, 2017 at 6:09am — No Comments

High Touch Recruitment through Automation

Is "high touch" recruiting really high touch if it takes weeks to personally engage a candidate?

The High Touch Recruitment Process

In a world where candidates have an increasing number of jobs available at their fingertips, a company’s brand becomes a determining factor in attracting the best talent. For a staffing firm,…


Added by Mark Veevers-Carter on January 19, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Hiring Managers Aren't Fluent In Interviewing

The interview is a culmination of efforts, not the kick off. It’s a result of the hiring team’s hard work, patience and persistence. It’s a key step toward making a hire and closing that req. And, for some reason, we throw interviewers and hiring managers in with 0 training.

The fact is that interviews are two-way. You’re making…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 18, 2017 at 10:20am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Recruiter Rewards & Recognition and its Impact on Recruiters

We’ve heard of Recruiter Rewards & Recognition and have either seen or experienced its impact first hand. Then again not all of us are fortunate enough to have such experiences but are still required to formulate Recruiter Rewards & Recognition plans and to follow through with the plan.

Having, said that @SourcingADDA we were able to shed some light on Recruiter Rewards & Recognition and its impact…


Added by Sourcing Adda on January 18, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Airbnb

Airbnb was Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone or tablet. Of course this can include software development, Tech Writing, etc. Now  AirBnb is not well known in the staffing…


Added by Dean Da Costa on January 16, 2017 at 5:06pm — No Comments

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