When you are in the recruiting industry you send out lots of mass mailings be it for referrals, to advertise job opportunities, or to network. It is important that your emails to do end up in your contacts junk or spam folders. By sending out so many emails at one time you heighten the possibly of your email going to junk. Here are some tips to avert the junk folder:
Added by Kara Stringer on July 23, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments
No matter if you’re a current student or graduate or a high flying executive, a professionally written LinkedIn profile can help open up doors to opportunities and networks. Before LinkedIn existed, it was virtually impossible to connect directly with potential hiring…Continue
Amidst all the hubbub over targeting the best talent for your organization through social media recruiting, developing your …Continue
From shifts in the economy to advances in technology, the career choices of Americans have changed dramatically since the 1900s. Since the days when “farmer” was a popular occupation, to the present when 50 percent of the top 20 fastest growing jobs are in healthcare, career choices have certainly shifted over time. To illustrate the shift, Bryant & Stratton College, an institution that has been at the forefront of workplace education & training since the…Continue
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about the 80/20 rule, Yahoo’s new CEO, contextual mobile phones and employer branding.
Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order), enjoy!:
Added by Chris Brablc on July 20, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments
I'm back, friends!
After the longest blogging hiatus (read: lazy) in the history of the WORLD, I've decided to rejoin my favourite recruiting forum and start spitting chips at the industry that I decided to build my career in.
I feel like I've been in the twilight zone the past few weeks. Nay, months. Calgary is quite the anomaly when it comes to unemployment in Canada. For starters, we have one of the lowest unemployment rates in IT…Continue
Added by Laura Vezer on July 20, 2012 at 12:52pm — No Comments
A few months ago, a job seeker told me that she wished she could show a potential employer what she was capable of during the interview process. The job seeker stated that employers should allow candidates (who are qualified, pre-screened, and in the final running for the position) to perform the actual job for a week or so to better determine if there is a mutual…Continue
So the title got your attention did it? Well, then hopefully you get something out of this post that helps you improve your recruitment whether your an internal corporate recruiter or a third party agency person.
Before we begin, let me dispel some assumptions. There are no trade secrets to reveal here. What I'm going to share is maybe some ideas to counter what you THINK are the right things to do to be successful. Some common misconceptions, if you…Continue
Summer is here and its arrival is signified by the first week of July being one of shortest work weeks of the year. This is the week when the recruitment industry likes to put their rumor mill in high gear and starts spreading the myth “no one hires in the summer.” This gives average performing Recruitment Professionals the opportunity to go on an extended guilt free vacation. The Recruitment Professional still working back in the office is just like the good Farmer. They understand…Continue
Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on July 20, 2012 at 10:50am — No Comments
I received this list over 10 years ago and just refound it. I love the fact that it says “Placement Process” and not recruiting process. We are in this business to make placements! I did not write this list but do like it.
30 steps in the Placement Process
E-Verify is an online system that checks information provided on an employee's Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) against data from the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security.
While the system isn't mandatory for all employers, there is federal legislation pending to change that. And…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on July 20, 2012 at 10:24am — No Comments
Scott shares five ways to add “business insurance” to your organization by keeping a hiring pipeline open at all times; having a delivery evolution process; innovating products and/or services; developing skills; and having best practices instead of most practices.…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on July 20, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments
I resigned not too long ago before setting up my own agency and so its pretty fresh in my mind how difficult it can be - scary, wrenching etc. After witnessing one of my consultants get a bit "frustrated" with a candidate about this it made me think, as recruiters, we can sometimes get a bit blasé about the subject, so I recently wrote a blog post on resigning for our…
Added by Robert Fanshawe on July 19, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Most people at least know someone who has padded his business expenses and filed for "creative" reimbursements on their expense accounts. In some cases, employers do not have much oversight. And in cases with which I have been familiar, often the employers don't care or turn a blind eye, thinking it's a better way to offer raises without having to pay the additional taxes and benefits. In fact, if anything, it's a tax write-off.
Padding your business expenses can be regarded as a…Continue
Every time a hire is made successfully, it’s a combination of the right opportunity at the right time for both the candidate and the organization. A candidate is at the right place to move to the next step in their career and the organization offers an opportunity that meets the thresholds that the candidate desires.
When both the candidate’s and organization’s needs match up, it’s a glorious thing. However, there are many instances in which the timing doesn’t meet up and…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on July 19, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
This past week millions of Americans tuned in to enjoy the 83rd annual Major League Baseball All Star Game in Kansas City. This Midsummer Classic is an extraordinary event because it brings together the top talent from across the country to show off their skills and represent their team as the best of the best. The All Star game brought together the league’s heavy hitters in Prince Fielder, Jose Bautista, Carlos Beltran, and Robinson Cano. The best pitching the MLB has to offer in Felix…Continue
Added by Samantha on July 19, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Out of work, or looking for a career change ? Then simply call up your contacts (or your contact's contacts) and all will be fine. Or will it ?…Continue
Added by James Brookner on July 19, 2012 at 6:36am — No Comments
New Podcast: What It Takes To Make Successful Sales Calls
"Sales Call Reluctance Coach" Connie Kadanski interviews Scott Love to find out what it takes to make successful sales calls. Scott breaks it down into practical steps for anyone who must proactively prospect in order to succeed in their sales/recruiting role.
Listen now: http://www.greatrecruitertraining.com/podcasts
Added by Scott Love on July 18, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments
A recent stir concerning the rights of American-based companies to request and receive passwords to the personal Facebook accounts of their employees or potential employees has caused waves across the online – and offline – community.
A spate of articles has examined the legal…Continue