February 2022 Blog Posts (35)

Partner Sat rating, the true measure of a good Hiring Manager (HM)!!!

So, we as staffing professionals are held accountable for candidate and client (HM) satisfaction. This is measured with a survey and subsequent percentage for success according to a set of question that are answered with a rating scheme.

 

However so much of our ability to be good, is dependent on our HMs. If you have a good HM you will…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 28, 2022 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Top 9 Tips When Using Applicant Tracking System as an SMB

The Rakuna team had an incredible week at this year’s NACE 2016 Conference & Expo in Chicago in June. From one-on-one chats with university recruiting professionals during our ride with CEO to attending interactive sessions and thought-provoking keynote addresses, I am excited to share my key learning…

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Added by Ngan Pham on February 28, 2022 at 5:32am — No Comments

The Narrative Resume is Dead!

Getting my coffee today, I peered down as I always do, at the piles of newspapers stacked ankle-high bordering the service counter at my local delicatessen. All the major publishing players are represented. I scanned the headlines while waiting 15 deep to order my “black no sweet”.

The headlines read –

“Sensational”, “Bleak”, “Scandalous”, “Dry”, and “Rye”

But none…
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Added by Nick Lagos on February 27, 2022 at 3:30pm — 10 Comments

Best Practice for Accepting Paper Resumes at Career Fairs

The hiring process today is a minefield of laws, regulations and ever-changing legal challenges. Failing to comply can have a wide range of consequences; none of them desirable, and many very expensive. This is why employers need their recruiting and hiring vendors to help protect, rather than expose, them.



A common practice like accepting paper resumes at career fairs and offline recruiting events seem to be straightforward and simple in the past suddenly becomes questionable…

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Added by Ngan Pham on February 26, 2022 at 1:44am — No Comments

Happy and Productive Workplaces: How Technology Limits Staff Burnout

Whether you are a digital enthusiast or not, there is no denying that we are surrounded by amazing technology nowadays. We can see self-driving cars steer about in traffic lanes, avant-garde robots, and even remote rovers landing on Mars without complications. With its endless potential, technology can have enormous benefits for our daily routines. This is especially true for our office hours in the workplace.

Indeed, technology and AI in the office can bring an array of advantages.…

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Added by Alicia Walker on February 24, 2022 at 10:06am — No Comments

Words and Phrases to Recruit by!!!

Words and Phrases to recruit by!!!

In no particular Order

  1. Take control!!- This means to come in and establish yourself with your client. You must establish credibility, in order for them to truly work with you and for you to have the type of presence needed to be viewed as the…
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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 21, 2022 at 8:12pm — No Comments

The UK’s engineering talent shortage

The UK’s engineering and manufacturing sector has a proud history that spans industrialisation and ship-building – but has encountered bouts of difficulty in modern times thanks to overseas competition, the closure of coal mines and outsourcing. According to the Office of National Statistics, the proportion of jobs accounted for by the manufacturing and mining and quarrying sectors in the UK fell from 26.4% to just 7.8%. The Royal Academy of Engineering estimates that the UK needs to find…

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Added by Alicia Walker on February 21, 2022 at 9:24am — No Comments

FORMULA FOR A QUICK INTRODUCTIONS

Tell me about yourself,” the interviewer says.

 

“So, what do you do?” asks the person you just met at a networking get-together.

 

You find yourself…
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Added by Mandy Fard - CPRW, CMRW on February 20, 2022 at 2:30am — No Comments

LINKEDIN TIPS FOR JOBSEEKERS

Of course, you’re on LinkedIn, it’s a no-brainer, right? LinkedIn is the top professional social media platform, and the first place recruiters look. So, you keep your profile up to date and maintain an active…
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Added by Mandy Fard - CPRW, CMRW on February 20, 2022 at 2:30am — No Comments

Hiring or Up-skilling: How does digital transformation play a vital role?

Digital transformation has become the new blue in every business. It is an essential step for businesses to be ready in the future. In the 2022 pandemic, digital transformation has saved businesses, yet many companies are struggling to cope with it. A modern technology that is being launched today will be outdated within a brief period. Along with bringing about digital transformation, it is also necessary for companies to match the speed of digital…

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Added by Pankaj Deshmukh on February 19, 2022 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Hackathon Events in Attracting Prospective Talents on Campus



With top university students so sought after, it’s important to make your company known on campuses. Follow these tips to take advantage of hackathons, events…

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Added by Ngan Pham on February 18, 2022 at 9:00am — No Comments

What Benefits Can We Attain by Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zone

Why Leaving Your Comfort Zone is Important for You to Grow Exponentially?

At one stage or another, we all have our comfort zones. Rather than a natural area, it is more like a psychological or emotional aspect of our personalities. That, in turn, specifies the regimen of our life. Staying in one's comfort zone…

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Added by Sheza gary on February 17, 2022 at 12:30am — No Comments

How Can Happy Employees Make For More Productive Workers?

The well-being of employees is crucial. Improper care for staff can impact their performance and can have harmful effects within a company. The Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) conducted research in 2020 demonstrating that reduced labour activity can occur as a result of high stress. Case studies also showed that workplace wellness programmes can result in increased…

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Added by Adam Johnson on February 16, 2022 at 5:17am — No Comments

Digitally-enabled positions offer hope for jobs and career growth among SA’s youth

By Lizelle Strydom, Managing Director at CareerBox

The rapidly growing digital economy provides hope for a career for South Africa's youth, but partnerships between NPOs and the private sector are needed to give them a 'hand up'.…

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Added by Vanessa on February 16, 2022 at 3:54am — No Comments

Happy and Productive Workplaces: How Technology Limits Staff Burnout

Whether you are a digital enthusiast or not, there is no denying that we are surrounded by amazing technology nowadays. We can see self-driving cars steer about in traffic lanes, avant-garde robots, and even remote rovers landing on Mars without complications. With its endless potential, technology can have enormous benefits for our daily routines. This is especially true for our office hours in the workplace.

Indeed, technology and AI in the office can bring an array of advantages.…

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Added by Alicia Walker on February 15, 2022 at 8:06am — No Comments

Clear Goals and Engaging Hosts: How to Create Powerful Virtual Learning Experiences

For centuries, conferences and teaching sessions have been carried out face to face. As technology progresses, new learning experiences have come into play. Attendees now sit inside a virtual room, where hosts give informative talks through a digital screen. In short, we are shifting more and more towards online learning classes.

Some may long for the days in which they could enjoy in-person educational activities, making eye contact with the speakers and sharing comments with their…

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Added by Alicia Walker on February 15, 2022 at 5:00am — No Comments

The dumbing down of staffing!

That’s right; I said it, “The dumbing down of Staffing”. As much as we all love technology, and tools, I mean one of my monikers is “the Tool Guy”, technology and tools are dumbing us down. What I mean by that is we have a breed of staffing professional, that all they know is checking their ATS, checking the Monsters, LI, Dices, CareerBuilder’s,…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 14, 2022 at 7:21pm — No Comments

7 Best Practice Strategies for Virtual Campus Recruiting

Hiring graduate talents is one of the biggest challenges companies face today. That’s why hiring teams are steadily adopting virtual campus recruitment efforts in today’s digitized market.

The never-ending mutation of the Covid 19 virus implies that this pandemic is likely to stay with us for months or even years to come. Is your recruitment strategy ready for virtual campus recruiting efforts? Check out these best practices and find out!





What Is Campus…

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Added by Ngan Pham on February 13, 2022 at 8:46pm — No Comments

How To Become Chief Risk Officer?

The chief risk officer is the business authority responsible for identifying, analyzing, and minimizing internal and external risks. The chief risk officer works to ensure the working of a company according to the government guidance.

CROs usually have postgraduate education for top chief risk officer recruitment with more than 20 years of experience in accounting, economics, law, or actuary domains. They are… Continue

Added by Alex Jone on February 11, 2022 at 4:30am — No Comments

How To Quantify Results on Your Resume When Your Job Isn't Big on Numbers

How To Quantify Results on Your Resume When Your Job Isn't Big on Numbers

“Quantify your…
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Added by Mandy Fard - CPRW, CMRW on February 9, 2022 at 6:34am — No Comments

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