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…Continue
Added by Kimberly Lucas on June 30, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on June 30, 2015 at 5:07pm — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on June 30, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Michael Glenn on June 30, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments
What’s often missing from the big data…Continue
Added by Kelly Robinson on June 30, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment
In this post I am sharing an observation about some newer public LinkedIn pages. It's quite…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on June 29, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Eric Putkonen on June 29, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on June 29, 2015 at 4:00am — 8 Comments
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…Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on June 26, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 25, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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.
Many of the…Continue
Added by Steve Levy on June 25, 2015 at 4:00pm — 17 Comments
"The most dangerous phrase in the language is, "we've always done it this way."
So said computer scientist and United States Navy officer, Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.
How right she was.
As technology advances and the ways in which people consume and engage with online content shifts as a result, so too, must the sectors in…Continue
Added by Maura McElhone on June 25, 2015 at 8:30am — 2 Comments
At times we may ask ourselves this question. Why do we recruit? What joy comes of it? Why do we do this day in and day out. What is it that drives those of us whom have chosen staffing as our chosen venture to do what we do? Well - let me give you 10 reasons. I was recently out in Silicon Valley again - while there I had a wonderful time and enjoyed seeing…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on June 25, 2015 at 2:30am — 4 Comments
I find data to be a bit of a gateway drug. You get a taste of it and you go deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole finding both answers to your original questions and finding new questions you didn’t realize you needed resolution for as well. As I am retiring for the day, I can frequently find myself disappearing into Wikipedia for hours at a time as one question leads to…Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on June 23, 2015 at 1:01pm — No Comments
Its 9:15 PM where am I? about to start a 4km run on my treadmill. When most people are winding down, watching TV, sipping a glass of vino perhaps, I'm running....and thinking. The parallels of trying to lose weight and job search amaze me. Why on earth would I push myself to cram in a 4km run at bed time? Because the rewards of losing a few inches are well worth the effort…Continue
Added by Tara de Jonge on June 23, 2015 at 10:40am — No Comments
By Elaine Boylan - June 19, 2015
One of your top missions as a hiring manager is to attract and retain qualified staff. If you've been successful in onboarding personnel who address your company's needs with minimal training - bravo! On the other hand, if you recognize yourself in the gaffes that follow, it may be time for a little self-assessment. Has…
Added by Mariana Sarceda on June 19, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The HR department is no longer the silent silo that it once was. HR professionals aren’t seen as the paper pushers down the hall; their roles are diversifying and they are taking on responsibilities that weren’t part of traditional HR job requirements just 5 years ago. The fact is they just can’t do it alone. There is obviously efficiency through specialization, but…Continue
Added by Kelly Robinson on June 19, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Hi5
Hi5 is a social networking site were you use games, suggestions, and shared interested to connect
With others. Hi5 is well known in the community and some have tried to source in it. Well to do
this without worry you need go no further than into…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on June 18, 2015 at 7:56pm — No Comments
In the past, when graduates were fresh out of college and just starting to start their careers the extent of their company culture knowledge was really word of mouth. You had to know someone personally. Parental advice, coaching from an older sibling, and the old college career center were the primary sources of intel. Graduates heard pointers on how to interview, what to…Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on June 18, 2015 at 11:15am — 1 Comment
As a recruiting platform focused on helping startups hire top sales talent, we converse with candidates on a daily basis about how they are evaluating their job offers.
In a competitive hiring market, such as the one we are in, the playing field for the interview process have been leveled. Startups need to treat each candidate like future family members — this…Continue
Added by Jordan Wan on June 18, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment