June 2015 Blog Posts (96)

The Last Step in the Hiring Process

10 really good reasons to talk to references

You’ve done a great job of screening, interviewing, negotiating and courting your new hire.  You’ve done the background check and verified employment eligibility – everything is good, right?  Not so fast!  Did you talk to your new hire’s references?   

At least twice a week…


Added by Kimberly Lucas on June 30, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Look beyond the ping pong perks when you're evaluating a career opportunity

Ping pong tables, foosball tables, beer on tap, unlimited vacation. Question is, does this make a company more attractive than a company without these perks? For some, yes it does. But should these perks be the only thing that you look at? Or even part of an evaluation checklist that excludes companies without these things? Maybe not.

Having worked in talent acquisition for the better part of the past 15 years starting as an agency recruiter, agency owner, and now an internal…


Added by Jamie Koback on June 30, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Healthcare Recruitment: Challenges and the Road Forward

Healthcare recruiters face their share of some unique recruiting challenges.  With the passing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act, recruiters know that they will continue to have an increasing volume of patients coming their way.  With advances in medicine and science, people are living longer than ever before.  Demand is increasing in both volume and…


Added by Daniel Fogel on June 30, 2015 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Are you #NotAtSHRM15?

If you are like me, and you didn’t make it to this year’s SHRM in Vegas (#NotAtSHRM15), you are still following along on Twitter to see the conversation and glean some insights from those in attendance.  Since it’s not just me, I thought maybe I would throw together a quick list of my favorite tweets coming out of the event. Some of these are insightful, some are irreverent,…


Added by Daniel Fogel on June 30, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Algorithms vs. Recruiter – Can an Algorithm Replace a Recruiter?

I posted this on my blog a month ago at glennlist.com because the average time to fill has taken longer. What does the numbers mean for average time to fill? It means costs, candidate attrition, and performance…


Added by Michael Glenn on June 30, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The Big Data Chicken and Egg Story

What’s often missing from the big data…


Added by Kelly Robinson on June 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Is Your Resume Going to Stand Out?

No matter what the pundits say about the shrinking unemployment rate, it seems like it's harder than ever to find a good job.

Unfortunately, the new standard method of uploading your resume online doesn't make it any easier to get your resume noticed among the hundreds of competing documents that recruiters and employers go through regularly. Is your resume…


Added by Dave on June 29, 2015 at 10:32pm — No Comments

Top 25 “Fake” and “What Not” LinkedIn Profiles

In this post I am sharing an observation about some newer public LinkedIn pages. It's quite…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on June 29, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

This is What Recruiting Could Learn From Direct Marketing

In Direct Marketing, marketers send different marketing pieces in the mail…or post ads in print media…or post online on websites…or send emails.  And sales will immediately show the success or failure of the ad.  In direct mail campaigns, number of sales per number of items sent is an important number to track.…


Added by Eric Putkonen on June 29, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Trends in the Compliance market

The Compliance market in 2015 is characterised by a massive increase in demand for Compliance personnel across both the buy-side and sell-side sectors.

This expansion of existing Compliance teams is a direct response to the surge of new rules and regulations coming from the FCA and the PRA. The increasingly regulated environment within financial…


Added by Investigo Ltd on June 29, 2015 at 9:21am — No Comments

Think like a marketer to attract top talent

In an increasingly competitive employer market, it is essential for every recruiter to think like a marketer in order to generate awareness, establish trust, engage with candidates, build relationships and, basically, take ownership of their talent brand.

Your Talent Brand

Are you familiar with the concept?

Your talent brand is what your…


Added by Investigo Ltd on June 29, 2015 at 9:15am — No Comments

Real Learning Doesn’t Need Bells and Whistles

Learning Management Systems are a technology, and as with any technology, it’s…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on June 29, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Recruitment Software Affecting Your Business

The good thing about the process of recruitment is that the arduous steps can now be done with the aid of recruitment software. The main goal and reason for existence of businesses is to make money, and unless the business is in the recruitment industry, majority of its time, effort, and resources should be directed to its income generating tasks. For the administrative processes, the recruitment software should be able to help out. Here are some of the ways a…


Added by Rchilli Parser on June 29, 2015 at 6:56am — No Comments

Recruiters, stop stalking your candidates

Some recruiters call it ‘social media profiling’. Others call it ‘social screening.’ In certain cases, a more appropriate term would be ‘stalking’.


1984 in 2015

Want to know some alarming statistics? According to a study by social media monitoring service Reppler, over 90% of recruiters visit a candidate’s profile on a social network as…


Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on June 29, 2015 at 4:00am — 8 Comments

3 Qualities to Convey When Interviewing For A Creative Role

Jobs in creative fields require a unique skill set. Hiring managers look for specific tools and qualities when filling these positions. While education and experience are important factors, there are a few key characteristics that employers value most highly. Here are three characteristics you should project when interviewing for a creative position.


Hiring managers look for originality in creative employees. They want…


Added by Recruiter Raya on June 26, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Market Your Recruiting Skills

With millions of Americans still looking to get a leg-up in the American workforce, it should not come as a surprise that many recruiters have a vested interest in filling many positions nationwide.

Part of being a good recruiter is having skills in the marketing department. Sure, your main goal is to fill jobs, that is filling jobs with qualified candidates…


Added by Dave on June 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Five Reasons for Fresher’s to get into the Marketing Sector

The marketing sector has great learning and career honing opportunities to offer to freshers. However, fresher does mostly fail to…


Added by Anjali Dixit on June 26, 2015 at 3:45am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pipl

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Pipl

Pipl is a comprehensive people search tool that can show you a lot of information about people.

 However sometimes doing it form within the tool can be hard and frustrating. Pipl is well known

 in the community and some have tried to source in it.…


Added by Dean Da Costa on June 25, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Cartoon Characters of LinkedIn

According to LinkedIn, there are:

347,000,000+ Registered Members

111,000,000+ in the United States

28,000,000+ in India

20,000,000+ in Brazil

17,000,000+ in the UK

…and among all these “registered members” there are 8 “real” people who go by the name Beavis Butthead.

Heh-heh, heh-heh.

Many of the…


Added by Steve Levy on June 25, 2015 at 4:00pm — 17 Comments

TLS Continuum Part 11: Clash Point: I See but I Don't feel

This past week has been full of events in our world that makes one stop and consider just where we are going. Beginning with the horrific shootings in Charleston, the shooting of law enforcement officers and the apology at the sentencing trial of the Boston Bomber we see examples of situations where we as a global community we see our problems but we do not take it…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on June 25, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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