February 2013 Blog Posts (193)

What Is Your Gift?

I wish I could tell you I have had only a couple of jobs in my career.  Truth being told, there is nothing further from the truth.  It took much longer than I would have ever anticipated to find my niche.  When I graduated from college, I had no idea what I wanted to be "when I grew up".  Eighteen years later, I am closer, but a curve ball could come at me at any…

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Added by Will Thomson on February 24, 2013 at 11:30pm — 5 Comments

Top 5 Ways to Successfully Build a Career

Our life basically depends on our career. It ensures our present and determines our future. It is very important that we build our career in a very successful way. There are various tips for everyone out there to help them to establish a successful career.

Ways to build a career:

1      Be a regular student: We are always in a continuous process of learning. Believe this and always be ready to learn more. The more…

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Added by Daniel Smith on February 24, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

How To Prepare Yourself Perfectly For Your First Job Interview

Have you completed your studies and are you now searching for a job? Nowadays we can easily access information on almost anything. If you want to get some information on the latest jobs in your city, you can get it with the help of the internet. However, there is a proverb, “do not do anything free which can make you money”. So people always try to seem professional and charge for services. It’s not acceptable to take an inflated amount of good money,…

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Added by Daniel Smith on February 24, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

High Job Satisfaction Comes Not From Cash

Work is a day-to-day activity that most people have to do to sustain income for everyday lives. And while most are passionate in performing our everyday duties, some just go with the flow of things just for the money. Since this is the case, is there any way to keep less enthusiastic employees motivated?

How will you be able to show them that work is more valuable that the pay they are going to receive? In this article, we are going to talk about the importance of money as a tool for…

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Added by Joel Cheesman on February 24, 2013 at 12:32am — No Comments

Big-Scope Sourcing Part 1 : Planning for Mass Candidate Flow

As promised, this week I am going to begin a three part series on how anyone can increase their candidate flow and find success with big-scope sourcing. As with anything you do in your business, the very best place to start is with planning.

You will find that big-scope sourcing effects only how you find the best candidate. I am not suggesting that you change your…

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Added by Amy McDonald on February 22, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Does your Company Culture Attract the Right Candidates?

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s decision to cut off…

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Added by Jen Dewar on February 22, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.16.13 to 2.22.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about sourcing, candidate experience and improving hires.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 22, 2013 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Sales One-Sheet

Scott provides insight on how using a one-sheet can increase and improve sales by making sure the correct questions are asked of the customer consistently.

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Added by Scott Wintrip on February 22, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

How did you got your current job?

Dear Friends,

Recently i was having a discussion with some of my colleagues on how they got their current job. What i could make out was that most of them got it through some internal reference. Please share your views on this.

Added by Sunil Kumar on February 22, 2013 at 7:46am — 7 Comments

HR Technology in a Nutshell

Over the last four days we've considered how HR technology and business strategy can be leveraged to promote beneficial and long-lasting client-specialist relationships: embracing HR technology to boost the efficiency and clarity of your processes,…
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Added by Laura Purt on February 22, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Twitter to Add Stream Filters to Control Content and Distribution Channels: Game Changer

The time has come to control content, so says Twitter. This month Twitter will be adding new fields to tweet structures on return API calls. What does this mean? It means nothing to 99% of the twitter world however this change will inevitably effect how corporate entities use twitter and it will undoubtedly effect how recruiters, recruitment organizations (namely the…

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Added by Ryan Leary on February 21, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Interview - Michael Heller, Recruiter

I met Michael Heller a few weeks ago on Twitter. He was arguing with me about something so I invited him to try his luck on The Recruiting Animal Show.

The callers didn't speak up a lot during the show but when the Aftershow came they let him have it. Why? I don't know. It was pretty good show. But…

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Added by Recruiting Animal on February 21, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Senate Bill Calls for Creation of "Entrepreneur Visas"

While Washington struggles to come up with comprehensive immigration reform, the Senate has introduced a bill to help foreign professionals set up shop in the United States.

The bipartisan Startup Act 3.0 would create 75,000 "entrepreneur visas" that would be given to immigrants holding H-1B work visas or F-1 student visas, according to the…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 21, 2013 at 1:17pm — 2 Comments

Mobile Readiness Report Shows Boston Companies Underprepared on Mobile

RecruitingHop's new Mobile Readiness Report: Boston showcases the mobile readiness of Boston's Top Places to Work (as defined by the Boston Globe). We found that, despite their status as top employers, the majority of companies lack a…

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Added by Kerry Skemp on February 21, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Where My Girls At?

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The philosophy of pursuitology is to change recruiting from the inside out. It is not enough to want diverse employees, you have to change your perspective on how you look at diversity and inclusion. In my “Must be Able to Drive a Zoo Vehicle” presentation at SourceCon, the audience and I…

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Added by Jackye on February 21, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Thought of the Day

Value is not what you do or even how you do it. It’s what you achieve for the customer that differentiates you from other providers.

Added by Scott Wintrip on February 21, 2013 at 9:36am — No Comments

When You Should Never Tell Your Hiring Managers “OK”

Over the last few months I’ve been doing a lot of searches (so obviously it means working with a lot of hiring managers) and managing a team of recruiters. We were working on a multi-position recruiting project for mid level managers for a large entertainment company. So it was a great learning lab for refining and testing techniques for creating trusted advisor relationships with hiring managers—none of whom did we ever meet in person. 

One thing I noticed is how easily, accidently…

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Added by katherine moody on February 21, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Client Service: The Final Touch

Previous blog articles highlighted the importance of consistently professional and clear …
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Added by Laura Purt on February 21, 2013 at 5:18am — No Comments

Real life Graduation....into work!

I interview Graduates & I really do know how tough it is out there for them. The long term view isn’t all that bright & I can’t give Graduates a heap of platitudes. There are too many candidates – Grad & non Grad on the market looking for the same jobs to do that.

But, if I can impart one really solid piece of advice it’s this: if you finished studying last Summer & still have no work, you must try & push yourself NOW to get some Temping – or voluntary…

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Added by Roseanne Stockton on February 21, 2013 at 4:04am — No Comments

More than words: 3 Reasons why music matters in your messaging

I've been spending a lot of time lately working on promotional / employer branding materials for the benefit of my employer. As part of this work, I learned that if you want to get a message across, audio branding - AKA the use of music as part of the message, is pretty important.…



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Added by Michael Wright on February 21, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

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