May 2015 Blog Posts (117)

Recruiting the Best IT Help in Today's Technological World

Recruiting for IT assistance is hardest when you're first building your IT team and you don't yet have any experienced IT professionals on staff.

The challenges are myriad, but they can be overcome by progressing along your recruitment journey in an organized, savvy way.

Here are the steps to recruiting for top IT talent using your existing recruiting…


Added by Dave on May 29, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

The benefits of employee referral programs

Employee referral programs encourage a company’s employees and contacts to source potential candidates for vacancies from their own networks usually in exchange for rewards or compensation.

Candidates hired through referral programs are considered to be better performers as they tend to be pre-qualified by the referrer and better suited for specific jobs. On top of…


Added by Investigo Ltd on May 29, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments

Steps For Satisfactory Car Insurance Policy Purchase:

Buying a car insurance can be a tricky process particularly when you are doing it for the first time but the steps involved in getting the right insurance for your car or cars can hint you that what makes a car insurance policy satisfactory for purchase particularly in Illinois;

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Get the best rates:

The best way to get the best process for the insurance policy is to compare a number of policies given by different companies such as you can determine…


Added by Geo Msn on May 29, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

What's In A Dream ATS? WhatsApp Chat Recap

The birth of technology has transformed the lives of people to a great extent. It is used in almost all aspects of an individual’s life thus making it convenient. Connecting with friends and family at a global level is possible due to the Internet. With that being said, Recruiters can now connect easily with other Talent Acquisition professionals at a global and national…


Added by Sourcing Adda on May 29, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Naymz

Plaxo is a is a professional social networking platform that allows users to network with other professionals

and manage their online reputation. Naymz is a 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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on May 28, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Importance of an Employee Handbook

Does your organization have an Employee Handbook? If so, when is the last time you updated it? Employee Handbooks are necessary for setting expectations up front with new employees and serve as a reference for existing employees who might have specific questions. In addition, Employee Handbooks serve as a written statement of company policy, require new employees to review/sign-off on and include mandatory information from State and Federal Governments.  When an employee signs off by…


Added by Chris Bobcean on May 28, 2015 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Building Your Team with Diversity in Mind

When building out a team, a new division or staffing your company in general, it’s of course important to focus on skills, both hard and soft. You want team members to know what they’re doing and work well together. But many companies overlook the importance of building a diverse team, and there’s reason to believe, it hurts the bottom line. Here are some hard…


Added by Ryan Mead on May 28, 2015 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

(Even more) Terrifying recruitment stories. In 6 words!

'Terrifying recruitment stories. In 6 words', caught the imagination of many. 12,000 unique blog views, dozens of blog comments,(On the Savage Truth site) and endless social media shares are testament to…


Added by Greg Savage on May 28, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Women at Work - Sound Bites, Statistics of Women Who Lead [Infographic] via @MBAatUNC

Women today are making professional strides at an unprecedented level. Women are starting businesses at 1.5 times the national average, a 20 percent increase over the last decade. Women are also pursuing higher education in record numbers; women now hold more bachelors and graduate degrees than men. There is still a disparity in earnings and leadership titles across genders, but there are more outspoken advocates of professional women than ever before. Notable leaders like…


Added by Alison Napolitano on May 28, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Why Online Jobs are Becoming Hot in India

In past 5 to 10 years internet in India has grown considerably. Many people love to browse on Internet, however there are many who are interested in making a living out of it.

In fact, today online jobs are becoming so popular that younger generation is ready to take chances. I have strong points to prove that online jobs are really becoming hot in India.

You may or may not agree with me but my points are very persuasive. Here are some of them

1. Money, Money and…


Added by Priya N on May 28, 2015 at 2:12am — No Comments

San Diego Zoo Saves Thousands In HR (Case Study)

When managing a seasonal workforce, an efficient onboarding process is key. Check out how San Diego Zoo was able to go paperless to streamline employee onboarding and file management.

"On paper alone the cost savings is in the thousands and possibly the hundreds of thousands when all is said and done. Our goal is to share DocuSign and DynaFile…


Added by Dan Orso on May 27, 2015 at 3:23pm — No Comments

5 Essential Roles in the Modern Recruitment Marketing Team

Talent acquisition strategy is changing, requiring new skills to help attract consumer-minded candidates. This change currently underway in recruiting is similar to how the marketing function has evolved over the past 10 years.

Marketing has largely turned “inbound” in the last decade―customers are finding their own paths to products and services versus companies…


Added by Elyse Schmidt on May 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Employee Engagement in 3 Simple Steps

If you didn’t get a chance to attend our program meeting in May, employee engagement is the emotional connection people have with their work and their company.  It’s the energy, drive, pride, significance and connection they get from where they work, who they work with and what they do.  And while we could discuss this topic, what it means and how to maximize…


Added by Danielle Thompson on May 27, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

How to Boost Your Recruiting Efforts with Big Data

Finding the perfect fit for a particular position isn’t always easy. When you’re pressed for time to fill multiple roles for hiring managers wanting the “perfect candidate,” it can be hard to find the time to be analytical. But with 73 percent of employers admitting that a bad hire is far more costly than leaving a position open, there’s no need to rush.  …


Added by Josh Tolan on May 27, 2015 at 11:56am — No Comments

4 Sins of Highly Disengaged Employees

According to a recent Gallup poll, engaged employees make up less than a third of the US workforce. A little more than half of employees are not engaged, and a shocking 18 percent are actively disengaged. Millennials are the least engaged generation at 28 percent while…


Added by Tamer Rafla on May 27, 2015 at 9:32am — No Comments

9 Reasons Not to Be a Freelancer

In the modern office environment, there is a strong tendency to becoming a “free person”, especially among IT specialists and creative professions. As a rule, this free person leaves his old life, starts to work for himself and now doesn’t depend on anyone and lives how he wants. However, there are also some pitfalls. Let’s take a look at them.

1. Social protection

Now you can count solely on yourself: you don’t get medical insurance from work, paid sick leaves,…


Added by Jana Rookard on May 27, 2015 at 9:09am — No Comments

The Problem with Job Boards Is…

Too many unqualified applicants. Poor candidate pipeline. High cost-per-hire.  

Sound familiar? 68% of recruiters have said they are dissatisfied with the job boards they are currently using to post open jobs and recruit talent to their organizations, based on a recent Glassdoor survey.  

Personally I like job boards.  I’ve mentioned this before but I think of…


Added by Daniel Fogel on May 26, 2015 at 5:22pm — 6 Comments

Discovering the Culture

You will change jobs.  It’ll happen.  The days of staying at a company from graduation until the gold watch & pension at retirement are over.   So when you are looking for your new opportunity, how do you know what is the right fit for you?

When you are presented with an opportunity to interview, do your homework.  Check out the company’s reviews on-line.  What do…


Added by Danielle Thompson on May 26, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Instantaneous Hiring: The Next Frontier of Talent Acquisition

“If you’re lucky enough to live in an Instacart zip code, you’ve already experienced the sheer joy of ordering Costco via your phone and having it delivered to your door two hours later,” states Leah McKelvey, Sr. Director, Sales & Partnerships at ClearEdge Marketing. “Have services like Instacart shifted expectations on the professional side too? Yes”

In a recent …


Added by Scott Wintrip on May 26, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Recruitment is marketing. Are you ready for that?

There is a new reality in recruitment, which Agency recruiters who want to thrive need to understand, and act on.

Clients are…


Added by Greg Savage on May 26, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

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