February 2014 Blog Posts (146)

Delighting your clients is so easy....

“Under promise and over deliver” – these are the very wise words of Tom Peters. It’s such a simple concept but in practice so few businesses manage to do it.

This baffles me.

If we manage our client’s expectations, if we let them know exactly what they can expect and then deliver on, and if possible over that expectation – every one is happy. And we all want…

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Added by james nathan on February 20, 2014 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

90 is Real. The Real Issue With an Aging Workforce.

Were you one of the 11.3 million that tuned in to see Jimmy Fallon's premier as host of The Tonight Show this week? I'm already a Fallon…

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Added by Amy McDonald on February 19, 2014 at 1:39pm — 6 Comments

LinkedIn: Uncovering Hidden Names, Viewing Full Profiles

This is a short version of my blog post, with the main 3 steps outlined.

Uncover Hidden Names, View Full Profiles Profiles on LinkedIn in 3 Simple Steps.

For the profiles that you find in people search, in some cases you will see only the last name initial, in some cases the name is shown as LinkedIn Member. Here is how to get to the full information in 100% of the cases, no matter what type of account you have. 

Step…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on February 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

LinkedIn Opens Publishing Platform; "Professional Network" Wants To Own Your Content, Too

In his recent RecruitingBlogs post, "Agency Recruiters Censored!," Nick Lagos wrote a sentiment which seemed widely shared by this community, which is to say, LinkedIn's move from professional network to…

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Added by Matt Charney on February 19, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Humanization is Recruiting Bacon

Humanization has become the bacon of the HR and recruiting world. By that, I mean that it is loved by everyone but no one wants to see it made. Experts call for HR Pros to humanize everything from employer …
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Added by Julie Salerno on February 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

The Talent Analytics Super Bowl

Talk of talent analytics has taken over the recruiting blogosphere. This exciting new workforce science has quickly created a party of true believers, and along with it, a party of…

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Added by Raj Sheth on February 19, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to End Unemployed Discrimination

President Obama has asked employers to hire the long-term unemployed and has even gotten more than 300 companies to agree to improve their recruiting efforts to ensure the unemployed get a fair shake.

But as you know, this is easier said than…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

3 Common Software Issues: Testimonials



It’s not often that we brag, but when we can work in a way to address common HR software issues at the same time, we’ll do it. A great way to find out if a particular software vendor is a good fit for you, is to figure out what your main concerns and issues are first. Next, you can visit cases…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 18, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Numbers Game: A Corporate Recruiter's Take on the State of Staffing

Bullhorn done did it again. Today, the staffing software giant released its fourth annual Recruiting Trends Report.

In December 2013, Bullhorn polled 1,337 agency professionals to get a sense not only of 2013 but also what to expect in the future.

As a…

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Added by Amy Ala Miller on February 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — 11 Comments

Does Video Interviewing Encourages Discrimination?

There used to be speculation about video interviewing encouraging discrimination. Some were worried that seeing candidates face-to-face earlier on in…

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Added by Julie Salerno on February 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

How Does Education and Experience Level Affect Hiring Trends for Registered Nurses

Tim Spagnola of RecruitingBlogs asked us about recruitment analytics for Advanced Practical Nurse (APRN) providers.

We took this a step further and analyzed hiring trends for Registered Nurses based on experience level, Junior (0-2 yrs.), Middle (3 - 7 yrs.), and Senior (8+ yrs.), as well…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 18, 2014 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

TSA – Today’s Radical Accountability Zero

Five security lines and only one of them open to the long queue of passengers. TSA staff standing around laughing and joking. It’s no joke that that this was the scene at Airside C at Tampa International Airport this morning.

Congratulations to the Transportation Security Administration and their team in Tampa. Your status of Radical Accountability Zero has been well earned.

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This segment features companies, organizations, industries, and even individuals who exemplify…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on February 18, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments

Things to notice in a face-to-face interview

The activities prior to an interview such as screening and shortlisting candidates are important in finding the right candidates.But face-to-face interviews remain the most critical means for hiring even today.

Body Language

Look out for positive body language…

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Added by Alok Mehra on February 18, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

AIRS Free Resume Search - Google Chrome Extension

AIRS have created a new tool (Google Chrome Extension) which would be easier to search resumes from Google, LinkedIn and Indeed. AIRS can be reached at http://www.airsdirectory.com



Add the resume search Google chrome extension using …

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Added by Sathish Ganesh on February 18, 2014 at 8:07am — No Comments

View 3rd Degree LinkedIn Profile - When you don’t know the last name.

If you have a first name, you can do a X-Ray LinkedIn armed only with the basics.



Example: 



site:linkedin.com intitle:lance "location * san francisco bay area" "industry * e-learning" 



If you’re 3rd degree or beyond, you’ll notice that Lance has no mention of his employer, skills or anything outside of his name, location and industry. These three elements are the minimum a public profile can have so take…

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Added by Sathish Ganesh on February 18, 2014 at 7:58am — No Comments

Decrease Time-to-Fill with These 3 #Hacks

Time-to-fill is a very important metric in recruiting. The amount of time that it takes for a job request to turn into a new employee is considered a measure of efficiency for recruiters. While the organization needs to ensure that each new employee is a good match, there is also the loss of productivity factor that creates a sense of urgency for recruiters and hiring managers. These…

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Added by Raj Sheth on February 18, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Make a Superstar Your Own



When you’ve got key talent joining your organization, there are steps you can take to ensure that they experience a smooth transition. Peyton Manning has the intrinsic ability to join a new team, become a part of it and lead. While he’s not the coach, he acts as the backbone of the team and delivers…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 17, 2014 at 12:49pm — 2 Comments

Recruit Like a Marketer: 5 #Marketing Hacks to Try

Jim Durbin said it best when he said, “Recruitment Marketing is the New Black”.  We’ve got it down when it comes to making the applications roll in. In fact, it is not uncommon to hear about companies receiving hundreds of applicants per position.…
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Added by Raj Sheth on February 17, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

What the Hell is Success Anyway?

"I want to be successful when I grow up". Isn't that what we are taught at an early age? When you are younger you aspire to do so much and achieve so many great things. You are full of vigor and stamina. You have goals, and you start knocking them down one by one. You are determined to be somebody. You are determined to make a difference.

One thing I have…

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Added by Will Thomson on February 17, 2014 at 12:49am — 14 Comments

Sourcing is like an Onion…you must peel it back



digital onion

We live in a world of automation.  We want to speed things up.  Or at least that’s what we want when we’re doing mundane things that are wasting our time.  It comes down to 2 things: FRUSTRATE or AUTOMATE.  FRUSTRATE: sitting in traffic going 3 MPH and watching squirrels walk faster than you.  AUTOMATE: adding a 360-degree jet-propulsion system to your car and flying over everyone.  FRUSTRATE: using a sourcing method that is cool…but takes too many steps for it to be…

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Added by Mark Tortorici on February 16, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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