April 2014 Blog Posts (157)

Racial Profiling Aggregation: Meet Entelo Diversity

Sure, only 47% of the American workforce over the age of 16 are women (a gender disparity that’s been gradually closing over the past decade), but you wouldn’t know that from the looks of your average HR department. There’s a reason we…


Added by Matt Charney on April 30, 2014 at 5:00pm — 7 Comments

Sourcing Lesser Known Sites: BeKnown by Monster

This is the 5th in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free.

The 4th site we will discuss is BeKnown.  BeKnown is monsters answer to social networking and business.  Beknown…


Added by Dean Da Costa on April 30, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Phil Noelting, CEO of Qwalify - Building Culturally-Fit Talent Pipelines

Back in 2013, I attended Geoff Webb's TRUToronto unconference and there I met a nice young guy named Phil Noelting, the CEO of @Qwalify. He gave me his card and we talked briefly about him being a…


Added by Recruiting Animal on April 30, 2014 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

Hiring Managers vs. HR for Contract Job Orders

A common questions we hear from recruiters who are new to contract staffing is “Where do I go for contract job orders?” Conventional wisdom has been to go to the  hiring manager rather than human resources (HR).

That's because the direct hire and contract hiring processes were often handled separately, so much so that HR may not have been aware of…


Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to Craft a Memorable Twitter Bio

What does your Twitter bio say about you? If you’re not completely happy with it and you’re looking to spice it up a bit, check out this article for some useful tips that will help.…


Added by Cristopher Denton on April 30, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

A Reflection on Cancer

Tomorrow is a day of celebration for me...I was declared "cancer free" on May 1, 2012. My battle with cancer has had a profound impact on me personally and has changed me in many ways. Some in my behaviors, but mostly in my motivations and drivers.

To give you a brief history, I was diagnosed with Atypical Carcinoid Cancer. This is a pretty rare but fast…


Added by Doug Douglas on April 30, 2014 at 12:21pm — 1 Comment

It's Not What You Think

Wintrip Consulting Group : Take No Prisoners Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting what matters most done.

Getting buy-in, while an admirable concept, is holding back versus helping many companies. If…


Added by Scott Wintrip on April 30, 2014 at 10:19am — 3 Comments

Report: HR Takes Less Than 5 Minutes To Review A Resume

There is no more crucial aspect to any organization’s long-term success than hiring. Just one stat: a top-performer at a company, on average, is worth at least 14 times their salary…


Added by Paul Petrone on April 29, 2014 at 11:00am — 13 Comments

Three Keys To An Effective Wellness Program

Credit: National Cancer Institute

As you know, healthcare costs continue to rise, due mostly to chronic diseases, described by the Center of Disease Control as the most preventable health problems in the United States. So the obvious way to save money for your organization is a…


Added by Paul Petrone on April 28, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Impact Of Social Media In Job Search

The way social media has transformed every aspect of our lives is unprecedented. It has not only affected us on a personal front but also on professional front including job search.

The way you use social media for public interaction today can have a…


Added by Jenny ho on April 28, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Want To Win The Talent War? Identify Top Talent Faster. Here’s How.

Imagine 100 stones were dropped on the ground and 40 people were allowed to look through them. Some of the stones were precious gems, others valuable – but not as valuable – quartz and others were worthless fool’s gold; although they all look similar to the untrained eye. In that case, who wins?

It isn’t the person who just grabs a…


Added by Paul Petrone on April 28, 2014 at 10:00am — 11 Comments

Professional Recruitment Can Increase Your Company's Worth

Many businesses struggle for ways to improve their overall value, and spend a lot of time searching for new markets to expand their business into. This can be done through the implementation of new technologies to improve the efficiency of various processes, as well as hiring external consultants. While these methods of growth can be effective, hiring an executive recruitment firm will give you the best results…


Added by Simon Hopes on April 28, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Gone, But Not Forgotten?

Many buyers are forgetting to buy from salespeople they actually like. Is it message? Quality of service? Cheaper price? No, no, and no.

It’s even simpler than all of that…it’s presence. Even many of the very best salespeople are losing deals because they aren’t around when buyers are ready to buy. What’s most unfortunate about this is that showing up is one of the few things salespeople can control.

Out of site, out mind, means out of…


Added by Scott Wintrip on April 28, 2014 at 8:34am — No Comments

Spring is Here! Revisit Your Vacation Policy

Spring has sprung and those request offs are rolling in. There is a happy place somewhere between keeping employees motivated and maintaining a competitive edge in business…the problem is that it’s pretty hard to find. The good news is that other leaders have been there and done that, and they’ve reported back. Workplace leadership expert and …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 27, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Top 7 Incentives and Perks Candidates Crave

Who knows job seekers better than GlassDoor? Their research provides regular resources for recruiters looking for insights into the job seeker’s mind. They conducted a 2013 study and revealed the top 7…


Added by Raj Sheth on April 26, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Incredible Performance Starts with Onboarding

Are you familiar with the term “Breakeven Point”? It’s the point at which gains equal losses. Each new employee hits a breakeven…


Added by Andre G. Lavoie on April 26, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Process Management or Time Management? That Is the Question

I was talking with a friend the other day who, was lamenting that she had too much work and not enough time to get it all done. Her manager contended the reason was that she and her teammate did not understand how to manage their time. This is an age-old argument that I hear often in the workplace.

It is a tendency for many in management roles to immediately assume…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on April 26, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

The Elements of a Stellar Onboarding Program

Attraction and retention are on the minds of company leaders everywhere right now. HireRight revealed that 52% of respondents in a study stated that their top business challenge was hiring and retaining talent. With low engagement and increasing…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 26, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Are You a Recruiter or a Sales Person? You Should Be Both!

I recently read a blog post “Think Recruiting Is Sales? Think Again.“  and then Amy Ala wrote a response I’m a Recruiter.…


Added by Robye Nothnagel on April 25, 2014 at 3:33pm — 3 Comments

Marketing Advice

I have been marketing my bench for a few years now and have had a lot of success ( Definitely not Phenomenal though), for Q2 I have been asked to focus on two skills i.e SAP and Drupal, All along I have been marketing a wide array of skills i.e Generic IT.

Can any one give me some advice on the following?

1.How do I go about identifying SAP and Drupal Resources (My Preferences would be OPT Candidates, L2 EAD or VISA TRANSFERS)?

2. Presuming that I build a good…


Added by Ross Marian on April 25, 2014 at 1:11pm — 2 Comments

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