From what I can see, it seems most companies still ask for cover letters. Isn’t this just one more hurdle and inconvenience to make applicants go through that really doesn’t add value?
Based on my experience, cover letters are not needed anymore. I know I am not alone in this (from speaking with peers), but I have not read a cover letter in years. By and large, we don’t care what is on the cover letter. Everything we need to see should be on the resume.…Continue
The world of recruitment and marketing software is massive and girl do I love a bit of software.
Many a time over my five years working in recruitment marketing I have felt like a new tool would fix everything. That we'd be more efficient, more successful and happier girls and boys if we could just have this new tool… and of…Continue
AviationCV.com has some major news from around the world this week. The company’s blog is honored to be named as one of the best from thousands of top aviation blogs in the world! AviationCV.com managed to end up in third place among top 50 aviation blogs and websites for aviation professionals. Following their visitors needs, recently the company…Continue
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The economy is rising again, and some companies are starting to hire for more roles . Finding good talent is one of the most common challenges companies face. When looking for the right person, a good job description is the first step you should take.
The bad news for job seekers is that the majority of job descriptions are long, rigid and…Continue
Added by Joanne McDonagh on March 31, 2017 at 5:38am — No Comments
Recruiting needs to be relevant. In this picture you can see the sun shining through the waterfall - it creates instant beauty, a different perspective, the perception adds a nice view which makes the picture relevant in your mind's eye. Just like perception, recruiting must become relevant again. And I hope like this picture recruiting and staffing can shine through to…Continue
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take,” said hockey star Wayne Gretsky.
Those words couldn't be more relevant to Jenn Hall.
Hall has been in recruiting for a decade, sourcing for The Walt Disney Company, being a technical recruiter for Google, the manager of executive recruiting & sourcing for Hulu…Continue
Added by Megan Flamer on March 30, 2017 at 8:21pm — No Comments
In today’s business world, an employer looking to hire must start thinking like the coach of a sports team — a coach like Mike Babcock, famous for coaching the Detroit Red Wings, two Canadian Gold Medal Winning Olympic Hockey teams, and the Toronto Maple Leafs, selects players not only for their existing skills and knowledge of the game, but also for their…Continue
Bullhorn Among First Companies to Leverage Latest SEEK APIs; Integration Empowers Recruitment Agencies to Increase Web Traffic and Parse Applications Automatically …Continue
Added by Jackye Clayton on March 30, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments
Three Important Questions to Ask When Hiring for A Digital Marketing Role
Digital marketing is one of the fastest growing industries in the world right now, the days of old outbound marketing methods such as cold calling and radio advertisements are coming to an end and it’s vital companies are now adapting digitally.
When hiring for a digital marketing role its crucial you hire…Continue
Added by Recruitment Tech on March 30, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Recruiting without LinkedIn just isn’t possible.
We don’t need a website. Our company is on LinkedIn.
I don’t need an applicant tracking system. I source my candidates on LinkedIn.
You are a smart, savvy and successful recruiter. And you’ve tethered your livelihood to a platform over which you have little (if…Continue
Added by Adam Appleton on March 29, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. In the month I’ve been MIA, I hit a milestone in my life that I’m damn proud of: after years of training, I earned my purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Just one more belt closer to black.
While thinking about this momentous…Continue
Added by Rick Girard on March 29, 2017 at 4:19pm — No Comments
Millennials are on track to surpass baby boomers as the largest group. When this happens, millennials will be the dominant force in the workplace and in various other spheres of life. But even now, millennials are changing the workplace for the better. The great thing about this is that most of the changes will make life easier for employers.
Businesses are adopting a more democratic approach.…Continue
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“Is our team any different from a family?”
Sketching a team tree we establish a rapport between individual members and the team as we :…Continue
Added by Rchilli Parser on March 29, 2017 at 7:51am — No Comments
Last week's article (which you can find here https://lnkd.in/dDTEXfP) got a great response and I'm glad so many people found it helpful. I know sometimes my advice seems contrary to what other recruiters may have told you in the past, but that is because I always put the candidate's best interests first...not mine or my agency's. I feel bad when I have someone tell me a story about previous recruiters because even…Continue
Added by Adam Karpiak on March 28, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
The morning session of day1 consisted of Intro to Machine Learning by Summer Husband, AI in Search by Glen Cathey.
First, up Summer Husband, the first thing I would like to say is Summer is one of the smartest people I have ever heard. She is scary smart and yet knows how to make so us mere mortals can understand it. She started out with a great intro to…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on March 27, 2017 at 5:13pm — No Comments
This blog post does not refer to the former government policy regarding sexual orientation in the military. Rather this refers to a vital part of the TLS Continuum and the voice of the customer. We can’t improve our processes without the input from our customers. However it does no good for you to ask the customer what keeps them up at night if you are not going to follow through on resolving those concerns.
Let me give you an example. We recently had a problem with our 43inch TV and…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on March 24, 2017 at 10:11pm — No Comments
In today's job market, it seems as if the competition has become fiercer than ever -- even for those minimum wage jobs. If you've recently graduated college, or if you're preparing to graduate and enter the workforce, you may be wondering if you'll find employment that's truly worth your while. And while you know that you likely won't be…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on March 24, 2017 at 3:57pm — No Comments
The most awaited and exciting event of the year Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON17) for Sourcing ADDA is back in action with preparations on and rolling. Having completed, two consecutive years of success with #TASCON15 & #TASCON16 now Sourcing ADDA proudly presents #TASCON17. Then again it seems like only yesterday we had conducted our first ever, one of its kind Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Conclave (#TASCON15)…Continue
Added by Sourcing Adda on March 24, 2017 at 5:56am — No Comments
Is your company looking to add employees this year and do you have questions about the many different options within the search firm market?
CHROs and human resource professionals taxed with consistently maintaining, optimizing and expanding their talent supply chain may find themselves having to consider whether outsourcing recruitment to an…Continue