In 1989 Tecmo Co. Ltd. released arguably the greatest football game of all time, Tecmo Bowl for the Nintendo Entertainment System, or Famicon for my friends from Japan. Compared to the EA Sports games, which we have become used to in HD and with the hyper realistic depictions of Colin Kapernick’s tattoos, Tecmo Bowl, in all of its 8 bit glory, was the first console game to…Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on March 31, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments
A lot of X-Ray searches are stacked in favour of people looking for Permanent staff, rather than professional contractors.
Here, we’ll show you some techniques to redress the balance. There are more and more freelancer sites popping up and they attract people from across the globe who can work remotely, or on site.
On these sites you'll find a good mix of Contractors and Interims who can commit to long term projects, together with professionals looking for shorter term…Continue
Added by Stephen Beckitt on March 31, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Psychometric testing has long been splitting opinions in the recruitment industry, with one camp of recruiters labelling them a valuable assessment resource and the other labelling them a pseudoscientific pile of crock. Despite the substantial doubt cast over their value, psychometric tests are used by some 70% of…Continue
Contingent workers have the “always on” mentality. The self-employed workers live and breathe time management since they work according to their own schedule. They also pick and choose how many clients they want to have. This means contingent employees must use their time wisely and take advantage of any time-saving tactics available. Managers with tight hiring budgets can…Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on March 30, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
With Smart phones and Tablets flooding the markets and finding their way in almost every home, it is only natural that mobile marketing would facilitate a company’s branding and marketing. If there was an easier and efficient way to market your products or the company’s branding that too being cost effective wouldn’t you want to use it? Well mobile marketing is bound…Continue
Added by Ashwani Paswan on March 30, 2015 at 5:06am — No Comments
Unfortunately, data aggregators and social media are expanding the job recruiting market, which is a growing threat for many online job boards.
If you're job board is feeling the pinch, here's what you can do to offer the best online recruiting vehicle…Continue
Added by Dave on March 27, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
My logic here is that every year before now, I’ve gone on ESPN and checked the predictions from the sportscasters. I have that little bit of hope that this could be the year I actually win a bracket contest. And do you know who I lose to? Usually it’s…Continue
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Instagram
Instagram is a site where you can take pictures, videos and store them and then share them with
your social profiles. Instagram is very well known in the community but few have tried to source in
it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 26, 2015 at 7:07pm — No Comments
Let's be honest, if we took a look at the technology you're using to interview even 5 years ago, I bet it would look almost the same as it does today. Maybe a new platform or two but essentially the same sh*t, different year, despite the blogging community and a ton of startups who have spent plenty of time trying to convince you to try this, that and the other thing to "pump…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on March 26, 2015 at 2:47pm — No Comments
You’re new to hiring. Because, well, you’re not a hiring professional really. The small business owner you work for spends 35-45% of business hours handling employee-related paperwork, recruitment, hiring, and onboarding… in other words,…Continue
I shared two very different articles on Facebook this week. One was about a female engineer at…Continue
Well, another 30 days has come and gone - and not surprisingly, things have happened in the job board and online recruiting industry. Has anything…Continue
“Branding demands commitment; commitment to continual re-invention; striking chords with people to stir their emotions; and commitment to imagination. It is easy to be cynical about such things, much harder to be successful.” – Sir Richard…
Added by Julie Salerno on March 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Even with all the information out there in support of social media for businesses, many are still convinced it isn’t worth their time or energy. They’re wrong, and if you’re not participating in social media, then so are you! Here are some major social media mistakes you’re making:
We are in the…Continue
Added by Maren Hogan on March 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Why aren't candidates completing the application process? What’s up with Zappos and its “no more more job descriptions” program? How can LinkedIn get any better? (I have an idea.) Some truly innovative recruiting technology companies. I talk about all that with Steven Rothberg of…Continue
During years when temporary employment makes up slightly more than 2% of the current workforce (nearly 3,000,000 temp workers) and is continuing to increase, it is fascinating to notice the trends in a booming temporary employment and staffing industry compared to trends in employment as a whole.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that a year over year comparison between temporary employment…Continue
Added by Jonathan Rodriguez on March 19, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Slideshare is a site where you can store you presentations and make them available to anyone. This includes Resumes. Slideshare is known in the community but 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 tool, called x-raying.
So to source…Continue
I’m not sure what it’s like where you live, but in Omaha, it can get gray for MONTHS on end. That affects people, especially me. So I like to have offices with lots of windows, tons of overhead light and lamps. Mirrors also…Continue
It's the chance to get to know the person, not just read the resume. It's a chance to see if he or she will be a good fit with the company and mix well with coworkers.
An interview can be the catalyst for more interviews and potentially a job offer or it can be the end before it ever began. Sometimes you can prep…Continue