Featured Blog Posts – June 2017 Archive (27)

10 Things You Should Never Do at an Interview

Getting a job is now more difficult than ever, starting with the application process and ending with the interviews. Once you have submitted the resume you have worked so hard on, it is time to move on with the next step and get ready for the interview. If you got the call you were hoping to get, it is time to get prepared to impress the interviewer and make them choose you from all the candidates.…


Added by Brenda Savoie on June 30, 2017 at 4:01am — No Comments

5 Qualities All Great Recruiters Share

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The foundation of every business is the quality to recruit candidates who will successfully perform their duties. On the face of it, the process of recruitment seems simple; in fact,…


Added by Cassidy Hennigan on June 28, 2017 at 3:27am — 7 Comments

Are these job description mistakes impacting your application completion rate?

A well-written job description can be your ultimate weapon in your recruiting toolbox. It’s the first time a candidate interacts with your employer brand and can influence their perception of your company as a whole.

However, if you’ve made any mistakes within the job description, it can impact everything from your application completion rate to candidate experience. Take an extra few minutes to review your post, checking for the mistakes below. It could mean the…


Added by OneWire on June 27, 2017 at 10:55am — No Comments

Linkedin User agreement and what you missed!!

So a lot has been posted and shared about the updated user agreement for Linkedin (LI). Mainly about the use of tools, extensions etc. Reactions have varied from oh well who cares I am going to do what I do. To Oh, know I am not using any tools, or extension (ext) on any place anymore. This post is not about this but I will address it a little. Long story…


Added by Dean Da Costa on June 26, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How will the Future of AI Impact Your Job as a Recruiter

Artificial Intelligence is no longer a science fiction storyline, but a concrete reality that is revolutionizing countless businesses across many industries. In fact, 62% of enterprises are expected…


Added by Chris Donovan on June 26, 2017 at 10:51am — 2 Comments

Hidden Job Market Statistics Are Baloney

Job seekers like to look at job boards to find opportunities — because it’s easy. In fact, with the launch of Google for Jobs this week, it got even easier.

What Is the Hidden Job Market?

Career coaches look at survey reports that show the majority of hiring is done…


Added by Donna Svei on June 23, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

How Google Jobs changes recruiting

There’s nothing quite so ominous for an industry as when Google decides to focus its energy in that industry’s direction. As we stand in the dawn of Google for Jobs, it’s hard to say what it’s impact will be on the recruiting world or how Google Jobs changes recruiting, but as with most things Google, it is safe to say there will be some level of resonation. As it…


Added by Adam Appleton on June 22, 2017 at 2:22pm — 5 Comments

Can HR Software Help Your Business?

HR Software is on the increase within the business world, and for all the right reasons.  There are plenty of ways that this type of software can benefit your business, and today I’m going to tell you a few of them!


What is it?

HR Software or a HRMS (Human Resource Management System) combines multiple HR…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 22, 2017 at 3:44am — 2 Comments

5 Steps to Writing a Fantastic Job Listing

The age-old conundrum of having to wade through the “noise” is something that increasingly affects hiring managers and HR professionals.

With the ever-growing work force and propagation of job listing options, hiring professionals face challenges like never before. In order to find the right candidates for the right positions, without having to spend countless hours reading through irrelevant resumes,…


Added by Mark Lerner on June 21, 2017 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

How Employment Legislation Affects Recruitment

There are 11 main employment laws and legislations which can directly affect the recruitment process.  Some of these laws will affect your recruitment more than others, but an awareness and understanding of each of them is a great way to ensure compliance within your company.  So, today I’m going to tell you about each of…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 20, 2017 at 11:58am — No Comments

7 Ways to Make Your Workplace Trans-Friendly

Is your workplace safe for transgender and gender non-conforming employees?

Your policies need to be inclusive, whether your office currently has trans team members or not. With some changes, you’ll be better prepared to recruit and…


Added by Mark Lerner on June 20, 2017 at 10:52am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Vimeo


Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos. It was the first video sharing site to support high-definition video. Vimeo was founded in November 2004 by Jake Lodwick and Zach Klein. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry…


Added by Dean Da Costa on June 19, 2017 at 6:23pm — No Comments

The Interview Questions You Should Never Answer

Earlier this month the BBC’s LinkedIn page posed a question: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve ever been asked in a job interview? It garnered over 1,500 comments brimming with shocking, offensive, and just plain irrelevant interview questions. From,…


Added by ISL Recruitment on June 19, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Ycombinator!

Y Combinator is an American Seed Accelerator started in 2005.  Now of course that does not explain why you might want to source there, Well the site offers a lot of news and articles, as well as resources and a robust community. Now as we have learned if someone is talking about or writing about a topic they are usually well versed in it. So if they write an article…


Added by Dean Da Costa on June 14, 2017 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Mapping Job Recruit Talents

While a resume tells you a lot about an individual it does not tell you whether they will succeed in a role and how their personality will fit in your organization. At DeepTalent we set out to find a way to identify the intrinsic motivations that drive people. We first started by developing a survey that covered the commonly recognized strengths that are associated with being good at various job…


Added by Scott Olson on June 13, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

17 Ways To Grow Your Career As A Recruiter

Shutting the door, she turned facing me sitting on the floor. “How much longer?”

“How much longer what?”

“Until we start moving forward with our…


Added by Clinton Buelter on June 13, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

How To Recruit Using Instagram

Instagram is definitely a favourite among Millennials, and depending on what your company is hiring for it can be a great way to hire fresh talent.  So, today I’m going to give you an idea of how to recruit using Instagram!…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 13, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

14 Experts on Taking Your Productivity Game from Slow to Pro

It’s easy to lose focus on being productive when we’re so busy being busy. When you reach a point when your 40-50 hour workweek is no longer sufficient to get your job done, it’s time to take a step back and evaluate—not what your workload is, but how you’re doing your job.

I took a break from being busy to reach out to several…


Added by Jobs2Careers on June 7, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Week in Review

I am not a recruiter but I work in recruiting. Is that weird? Nah. I used to work at a company that manufactured passive components but am I an engineer? Nah. We all have something we specialize in, even if we aren’t specialists. So I thought it would be interesting to give some perspective on things that I, personally, know nothing about. I want to TRY to focus on recruiting, business, HR, etc.; I make no promises - because sometimes we need a little non-business related news in our lives.…


Added by Alexis Gingerella on June 7, 2017 at 8:07am — No Comments

The hot new SaaS application for Recruitment

Shift scheduling has emerged as a hot new SaaS application for employers of contingent workers in the “Gig Economy."   The product category is introducing some valuable new products that staffing agencies should consider to save time & money, increase back-office productivity and facilitate more responsive and agile scheduling as changes are inevitably required.  Good shift scheduling systems can also improve contractor…


Added by Kevin Ko on June 6, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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