July 2014 Blog Posts (139)

Employee Branding: Quantity v's Quality

A misconception amongst many hiring managers is the belief that being a recognised or international company/brand is enough to attract the best talent. New research has now proven statistically that this is definitely not the case. The real truth is, regardless of your company size, finding great talent is difficult. 

According to advisory firm CEB,…


Added by Tracey Lane on July 31, 2014 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Is your logo protected?

In the world of business, trademarks are everything. Your logo represents your business brand and is often the first thing people associate with your company. A logo can literally make or break your brand so it’s important to ensure it is fully protected.

Recently the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market has altered the practice of black and white logos. It is important you understand the new changes and what it could mean for your…


Added by Ann Hoge on July 31, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: Behance

Behance is a special site were creative people can showcase their work, and find jobs. This is for Illustrators, graphic designers, Motion Graphics etc. To do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old try and true tool, called x-raying. 

So to source within Behance…


Added by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

What Oprah Taught The World About Hiring

Oprah Winfrey. Credit: Alan Light

If you want to learn the secret to hiring, there is no better lesson than Oprah Winfrey.

Winfrey is a bold, African American woman who wanted to talk about gays and feelings before it was kosher to talk about gays and feelings. Her background…


Added by Paul Petrone on July 31, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Recruiting Truck Drivers Isn't Getting Easier

The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted that long-haul Truck Driver jobs are going unfilled for months. According to data from…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

Is It A Good Idea To Use Social Media For Business Recruitment?

Since the inception of social media, this online resource has proved to be invaluable in more ways than one – from initially establishing itself as a means of advanced digital communication to a form of promotion that can elevate the reputation of a brand to celebrity-like status overnight.

So it’s no surprise that social media is now being used by businesses for…


Added by Jade Hadden on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Employee Training: Teaching New Tricks

Baby Boomers are still working. Even though they’re beginning to retire from their career-centered jobs, 47% of them say they will work after they retire.  So, you can’t assume that your training program geared…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on July 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Rise of the Bitter & Twisted Job Seeker: Are you one and how can you turn it around?

The Rise of the Bitter & Twisted Job Seeker: Are you one and how can you turn it around?

Defeated, demoralized, bitter & twisted – this is the new face of the perpetually unemployed and underemployed. Where once this was an older generation of workers in struggling industries finding it difficult to keep up with new technologies and market conditions, today the underemployed are from every walk of life and vocation. Teachers – graduating by the tens of…


Added by Daryl Daley @IntelMinds on July 31, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Recruiting with Twitter

I really do think more recruiters should be using twitter. It is such a powerful tool to find and engage with Candidates.

Recruiters are, in my opinion, far too obsessed with CVs. When are we going to realize that this is not the only way to understand a candidate. In fact how often do you look at a CV and forget that there may actually be a living breathing person behind…


Added by Shane McCusker on July 31, 2014 at 9:56am — 10 Comments

Extracurricular Activities: More Important Than a Degree When Job Hunting?

Due to the outstanding quantity and quality of applicants we’re afraid your application was not successful this time.”


The value of extracurricular…


Added by Recruitment News on July 31, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame

Usually when a recruiter contacts someone via LinkedIn, it’s because s/he saw something of interest on that person’s profile. Then there’s THIS GUY that apparently liked what he saw enough to plagiarize it.

Dictionary.com definition…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 30, 2014 at 8:06pm — 27 Comments

Critical Condition: Pulling The Plug On HR

People have been foretelling the end of time since pretty much the beginning of it, and most of them are crazy – the ring a bell, stand on the corner in Times Square with a sandwich board and sackcloth kind of crazy.

But then again, some of those people are the foundation for major world…


Added by Matt Charney on July 30, 2014 at 12:25pm — 3 Comments

The Parable of Iron Man: How One Big Hire Can Make All The Difference

In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.

Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008:Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The Last Stand, Ghost Rider, Spider-Man 3 and Fantastic Four:…


Added by Paul Petrone on July 30, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Stop! Don't Apply for That...Job?

It takes a special kind of scumbag to prey on people desperately looking for a way to support their family and pay their bills.  Whether you need a job or you’re just looking to make extra cash, be aware that many job listings are posted just to rip you off. 

Not all crooks wear ski masks and lurk around corners.  Most crooks are people you’ll never see.  They are…


Added by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 29, 2014 at 3:38pm — 3 Comments

The Greatest American Hires Of The Past 100 Years: Dwight Eisenhower

Hiring Eisenhower as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe might have been FDR’s greatest move. Credit: Wikipedia

At VoiceGlance, we believe the key to any organization’s success is hiring the right people. To honor that belief, we created a series that recognizes some of the greatest American hires of…


Added by Paul Petrone on July 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

10 Commandments of Starting a New Job

10 Commandments of starting a new job


Whether you are just out of university, switching professions, or looking for senior actuary jobs, the working world has a different challenge for us…


Added by Recruitment News on July 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Hiring Trends for the Skill Set CIOs Want Most

In a recent Robert Half survey, 57% of CIOs said that network administration is the most in-demand skill set within their IT departments. With this being a highly sought after…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

No rest for the weary: news of the job board and online recruiting world

Hey folks! It's summer! Laying back, sipping a cool drink, going barefoot. But apparently in our industry, summertime means 'deal time'. Check out the acquisitions and funding action below. My head is spinning. I think I need a vacation!:…


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on July 29, 2014 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options

As a recruiter, HR professional or hiring manager, you’re aware of the use of video interviewing for your hiring and recruitment needs, but you may be questioning which platform to use. Does it make a difference whether you choose video interviewing technology tailored specifically for recruiting or opt to use a video chat option like Skype? Actually, it does.…


Added by Christopher Young on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

President Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Discrimination

As a recent Recruiting Daily article from Katrina Kibben pointed out, many employers still have the legal right to terminate…


Added by Nicole Greenberg Strecker, Esq on July 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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