I think a lot of my work was inspired by Punk Rock HR, which was the only recruiting related blog I actually read when I was actually recruiting; I didn't want some pedantic professional "thought leadership" in the few minutes I had between meetings, interviews and phone screens. The reason…Continue
Every hiring manager and recruiter measures themselves on how well they can tell the future. They have to, because that's what judging a person based on their resume really is. When we talk about resumes, be it applicant or employer, we talk about it like it’s your permanent record, the complete and total summation of your career thus far.
When you read…Continue
I’m excited to be traveling to Orlando for the upcoming SHRM 2014 Conference.
Now I would never consider myself an “expert” by any stretch when it comes to conference attendance, but having been to a few of these as well as some other statewide conferences, I’d like to share some credible advice that will make your conference going experience more enjoyable.
Here’s my quick list of Do’s & Don’ts for #SHRM14
Do- Remember to always be…Continue
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According to a survey by global research company Millward Brown, Apple is no longer the world's most valuable brand. In the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2014 Report, Google now…Continue
"Anyone can match a résumé with a job description. That takes a week or so to learn. And you may even make some placements. But it’s the craft of recruiting I am talking about. The art. The skill of it. That takes years. Decades. Forever. Great recruiters are sponges. For life. You are never totally ‘on top of your…
Did you know that corporate training spending trends are a strong indicator of economic activity? Good economic times mean that corporate training is back in a big way, and I bet there’s more you didn’t know about corporate…Continue
As a video interviewing company, we embrace the power of visual tools in the hiring process. Face-to-face screening and interviewing brings an element into the process that no resume, or phone conversation can bring. That being said, there are so many ways to build brand recognition and reputation with visuals throughout every step of the …Continue
Let’s first establish that, yes, it does matter what candidates think about your hiring process. There are far too many recruiters still out there with the attitude that if a candidate really wants to work for their company, they have to go through their process (no matter how crappy).
The entire process should be looked at from the candidate’s perspective. The hectic,…Continue
After spending 8 years in corporate finance at Intel, Army Reserve Officer Rob Polston was deployed to Afghanistan. Upon his return to the company, he eagerly jumped on the opportunity to be a part of the veterans recruiting and staffing program that Intel was developing. Since then, Rob has continued to set new standards of excellence for hiring and retaining…Continue
Everyone remembers their first 40 tech hires. Well, Yoav Shapira, early VPE of HubSpot, certainly does. Despite the lack of an in-house recruiter, as well as mixed experiences with RPOs, Yoav grew the marketing SaaS company's dev team by 10x during his time there.
We linked up with Yoav to hear about his experiences and what he learned about what did and didn't work.…Continue
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Now I know it's my birthday later this month but really LinkedIn shouldn't have bothered ... I mean ... finally Premium features that I really like!
Enhanced profile viewer stats, key word suggestion and the one that I like the most because it enables profiles to really pop off the page…Continue
Jeff is a good speaker but when he and his colleague Melissa Adamo were on the line the accents were so strong I felt like I was in a foreign country. His boss, Marty Burns called in too, from Amsterdam. And there was a guy we called Joe The Plumber who…Continue
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Traditional training and development programmes have always been drawn up on a one-to-one basis, employee and line manager, and focus on how to progress up the career ladder or take on more responsibility in the coming months.
But that just doesn’t cut the mustard for all organisations.
On a practical level, one line manager could be responsible for many…Continue
Added by Chris Ryan on June 5, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
She has a team of six relatively successful consultants. Three of those have been employed long term with her. One of those consultants was easily the biggest biller of the…Continue
How do you feel about recruiting Millennials? If the thought makes you involuntarily groan, you are not alone. Whether or not you believe the stereotypes about this young generation, also known as Generation Y, it's clear that some recruiters are experiencing challenges when trying to place them.
Before you throw in the towel, check out these tips for…Continue
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Interviewing - It's a Two-Way Street. I've used this phrase with clients on many occasions and usually it draws the proverbial "duh" response. But recently a hiring manager who had done a couple of phone interviews with a "passive" candidate (who by the way is a top performer at another company) said, "It was like…Continue
For a host of reasons, many organizations have been taking a Digital DIY (Do It Yourself) approach to pursuing technology initiatives, both externally and internally. Though the motivations for these approaches are understandable and seem logical on the surface, more often than not they are suboptimal strategies that aren't in an organization's best interests. A corollary approach,…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on June 4, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments
With LinkedIn conquering every bit of Recruitment left it’s still a tough run for many job boards to survive. We’ve tried to assimilate their key challenges and how can they be addressed to avoid this aftermath.
Job Boards, if realize their niche early can penetrate in any sphere of…Continue
But that was five years ago – I’m a different person now…Continue
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