July 2015 Blog Posts (133)

TLS Continuum Part 13: I have to get out of this place

Congratulations you have been designated a high performance, high potential human capital asset. You have achieved the goal of getting the corner office. Your career development plan/succession plan is on target with this stop only going to last about three years and then you are off to another assignment. These plateaus are enhancing your career portfolio but along the way you have missed out on a golden opportunity to take your career to the highest level it could go. Do you really know…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 31, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments

How Does Employee Engagement Affect Performance?

Are happy employees engaged employees? Truthfully, it doesn’t matter (to performance) if your team is happy or not. It…


Added by Chris Arringdale on July 31, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

What's the Big Deal with Big Data?

You’re a high-level talent acquisition director who wants to move sourcing and…


Added by Kelly Robinson on July 31, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

Custom Writing Service ProPaperWritings.com Shows their Statistics

One of the most popular custom writing services has just dropped their numbers showing the real deal in college studying.

One of the most popular custom writing services has just dropped their numbers showing the real deal in college studying. Who will know the inside of college…


Added by Larry on July 31, 2015 at 9:35am — No Comments

5 Must-Haves of a Great Applicant Tracking System


Added by Alexandra Corey on July 31, 2015 at 9:24am — No Comments

Recruiting Proactively in 5 Simple Steps

We’ve heard so much talk about Proactive Recruiting but where are all the Proactive Recruiters hiding? Have they conveniently decided to make a no show or are they playing hide and go seek? Well that’s a tricky question and one only Employers may have the answers too or is there some other reason, that’s interesting?

I think the later holds true since, they might not be aware of what goes into making a perfect hire. So the obvious question is what are the 5 simple steps to Recruiting…


Added by Sourcing Adda on July 31, 2015 at 1:35am — No Comments

Frictional Unemployment and the Death of Boolean

In 2006, the company I was working for was bought by a group of private equity firms and they decided to outsource IT. My VP kept me in the business and trained me in process improvement. For the longest time, I wondered what I could do to protect my laid-off coworkers. Let's do what I was trained to do.

The Reduce Frictional Unemployment…


Added by John P Carty on July 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

How (and Why) To Create A Facebook Video Ad

I read a post on RecruitingBlogs this morning that said you get the most views on a Facebook job ad. I'm calling BS in my first ever video blog post. 

Yeah yeah, I know video isn't your favorite for recruiting but there are big benefits to using video on…


Added by Katrina Kibben on July 30, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Data Breach – Could It Happen to You?

The short answer is yes.…


Added by Jaime Spuhler on July 30, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

How effective are Social Media Recruiting Surveys?

If you’re a Recruiter then I’m sure you are well aware of the current scenario with the Talent Acquisition Industry. If not then a write up on how effective are Social Media Recruiting Surveys will definitely enlighten you about the same. I can think of several reasons as to the effectiveness of Social Media Recruiting Surveys. These surveys help you identify what the latest trends are and how effective are your efforts to gather talent as against you’re competitors.

The survey dealt…


Added by Sourcing Adda on July 30, 2015 at 1:25am — No Comments

How To Spot a Fake LinkedIn Recommendation

Recruiters and hiring managers often head straight to LinkedIn to learn more about new job applicants. They look at their pictures, read their profiles, and decide whether or not to interview them. They often skip their recommendations because of time…


Added by Donna Svei on July 29, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments



Curveball interview questions can either be incredibly beneficial or extremely misleading in relaying a candidate’s fit for a position. The success or failure primarily lies in the type of curveball question the hiring manager is asking.

There are generally two types of curveball interview questions: personality-based and brain teasers. Let’s take a closer look at why one type is effective and the other is not.




Added by Recruiter Raya on July 29, 2015 at 12:40pm — 4 Comments

Should You Be Recruiting Telecommuters?

Are telecommuters a liability because they are out of sight? Or perhaps telecommuters are a cost effective way to staff companies? 

So should businesses be recruiting telecommuters? 

There are many pros and cons to recruiting telecommuters but if done correctly, both telecommuters and businesses can benefit greatly.




Added by Dave on July 29, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Pervasive Post and Pray Pathology

The corruption of our thinking began with learning things that we are unwilling to unlearn. Beginning with inventing the wheel and discovering fire, we eventually came to worship better technological advances. Often we found that automation alone was not the answer, but we failed to understand why.

Nobody who is a recruiter today would…


Added by Tom Bolt on July 29, 2015 at 10:43am — 8 Comments

Five things Breaking Bad can teach you about recruitment

The recruitment industry and hit American TV series Breaking Bad aren’t, perhaps natural bedfellows.

The latter is, of course, a hard-hitting drama about an ordinary chemistry teacher whose life is turned upside down when he finds out he has cancer. He wants to…


Added by Nina Cresswell on July 29, 2015 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

Modern CV Making: Is Your Résumé Outdated?

With all these rapid changes in technology and computer software, it is getting harder and harder to keep up with the latest trends. However, sometimes this may work to our disadvantage. When it comes to applying for jobs—something humanity has been doing for centuries—if you want to make it, you have to keep up.

You will find hundreds of articles online that give tips on how…


Added by ray holder on July 29, 2015 at 7:29am — No Comments

8 Career Fair Myths and Realities Uncovered

Well we’ve gone over this several times yet we still continue to follow these myths that we think are realities when they aren’t. As Recruiters this holds true for most of us as every field has its own myths and realities that most professionals aren’t aware of.  But if you think that you’re aware of all of them think again as I’m sure that you’ve missed some. So let’s uncover some career fair myths and realities.…


Added by Sourcing Adda on July 29, 2015 at 1:27am — No Comments

Sustain Human Resource Management by Top Most Companies

In any part of the world where industry exists there is always going to be a need for man power. There are those that say that with improving technology, there may no longer be a need for human workers. While there are areas in the world where computers are taking over, it will be decades before a complete take over if it ever does over. There will of course always be a need for humans to work and repair these computers. This means that human labor is very necessary now more than ever. This…


Added by Mark Long on July 28, 2015 at 8:06pm — No Comments

Job Interview Travel Tips

Job interviews can be stressful enough, but what about interviews that require you to travel? This is a whole different ball game. Traveling to meet with an employer is not a vacation, and you don’t want to pack on any extra stress in addition to your interview. The trick is to be prepared for the interview, and not have to worry about the travel portion at all. Traveling is stressful enough, but you don’t want to stress over traveling AND the interview. There are a few organizational things…


Added by Jan Hudson on July 28, 2015 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Job Boards are Still Popular and Here's Why

Job boards came around in the early days of the internet, but they’ve come a long way since then and are still popular amongst job seekers. While some critics thought that job boards would die out as technology sped ahead, that’s not the case. Job boards are evolving:…


Added by Ron Stewart on July 28, 2015 at 12:34pm — No Comments

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