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…Continue
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…Continue
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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.
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…Continue
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…Continue
Companies overlook new hire onboarding. It’s what they do. They’re so busy sourcing, interviewing, and hiring new candidates, they forget that what you do after a candidate accepts the offer is just as important as all the steps that lead up to it. If your company’s bleeding good employees or missing out on candidates because they’re tired of waiting for the official offer,…Continue
The internet is the perfect source of information about any topic be it Social Media monitoring or simply tracking your business on social channels. The recent developments have caused companies and Talent Acquisition professionals to track any other activity related to a business’ presence on Social Media. For obvious reasons I need not mention.
With that being said most Talent…Continue
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Next up in my Spark Series is the very talented Mr. Eric Vozzola. Eric, like myself, was born and raised here in Las Vegas, NV. I met Eric in…Continue
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As the temperature begins to warm up, flowers bloom, allergies rear their ugly head, and people arm themselves with a broom and dustpan. It can only mean one thing: spring has sprung! But spring isn't the only time to clean up and clear out dusty, old processes.
Spring cleaning is about starting fresh. Applying that mindset to your recruiting…Continue
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Jose Rangel – Founder of Paws & Bootcamp, Fitness Fanatic, Extreme Dog Lover
I’m super excited to be writing my first “Spark Series” post! Just as a…Continue
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Campus recruiting has been a hot topic for many years, in fact it's one of the hotttest topics debated at budget time for many large multinational corporations. It's a necessary eveil that you can compare to the NFL draft. It's really that important.
Recently, we held a #Tru Conference in the form of Campus Recruitment where we invited a panel of millennial students entering the job market. We wanted to get real views from real students on their likes, dislikes and of…Continue
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Agreeableness is an estimate of the point at which one tires of being defiant and turns to acts of submission. We recognize “challengers” and we notice “adapters” within the personality archetypal framework. These two polar ends…Continue
Today marks the UK release of Disney Pixar’s latest animation picture, ‘Inside Out’, a story that focuses on a girl named Riley and her emotions — joy, fear, anger, disgust and sadness. These emotions are the occupants of her mind (otherwise known as, ‘Headquarters’), the control centre for all of her feelings. As she and her family adjust to a new life…Continue
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Your interview went great, and you really wowed the hiring manager. Regardless of the industry you’re interviewing in, a follow-up letter is always recommended.
Could you accidentally blow your chances with one of these follow-up faux pas? Not after this blog…Continue
Recruitment is a highly tuned skill; not only do you have to be knowledgeable in your company and the field you're hiring for, but you have to be able to cut through the prose, nervousness and first impressions to see the diamonds in the rough as it were.
When it comes to recruiting for a position like graphic designer, it can be difficult to find a candidate that not only has the skills, but shares the vision of where your company is going and how they're getting there. Graphic…Continue
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Setting up a recruiting strategy can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have much experience with the hiring process. Regardless of where you are in developing your business, look to social networks for new hires. Not yet convinced about…Continue
You're a jerk, ya know. This is the e-mail you send me, really? I honestly don't even know how you got my contact information or why in the world your CMS thought I might be interested in being a "supply executive."
Now, if the fact that this job is absolutely irrelevant to me wasn't enough to make me…