Featured Blog Posts – July 2017 Archive (28)

Talent42 2017 Part III

Well Talent42 2017 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle.


This is part 3 of my give back on Talent 42 2017.

So I decided here to end this give back series with a listing of the tools talked about during the conference. So here we go:

Email Qualifier,…


Added by Dean Da Costa on July 31, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Recruitment fails and no feedback – does it have to be the daily life for job seekers?

The labor market lately is full of great job offers and lack of unemployed professionals. That makes the better qualified workers to be more fussy about the job offers and perks. Nowadays, this potential well-qualified worker with impressive experience can call the shots. This is why the companies, more than ever, should take care of their employer branding. You think that it’s a piece of cake? Not at all! Remember, that a huge part of that is keeping a positive candidate experience,…


Added by Anna Sykut on July 27, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments

How to Develop a Data Driven Recruiting Strategy

Data today is what oil was in the 18th century. Data is present in an enormous amount and those who are able to extract it meaningfully can reap a huge reward. The same applies to recruitment as well. The massive amount of data is being collected in recruitment and related processes when used correctly can help organization decrease cost-per-hire and time-to-hire. As an organization, you need data driven recruiting process up and running yesterday itself!



Added by Amri Anand on July 26, 2017 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Job Apps: Are They Really Revolutionising Recruitment?

Job apps are everywhere. There is HiUpSnagAJob, and the gold ‘ol Indeed. Some of the first job apps, Switch and Jobr, aimed to revolutionise the recruitment process. The idea was simple, make the job hunt…


Added by ISL Recruitment on July 26, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

5 Hiring Mistakes HR Directors Should Avoid


Directors of human resources are known to make several hiring mistakes. There are obvious mistakes that they notice right away, such as not performing employment verifications, and less obvious ones that they don't notice at all. The company's resources are wasted on the wrong employees as a result of bad hiring decisions. Avoid making 5 mistakes that dampen your ability to find good…


Added by Rachael Murphey on July 25, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Recruitment Process (in images)


Added by Charlotte Barrington on July 24, 2017 at 11:43am — No Comments

Strike While The Iron Is Hot.....or

When you have a tough job to fill, a skill set that is in high demand and with a shortage of qualified people, you have to move when you can.  Too many times we see hiring managers hold to a set process of finding 3 candidates to interview before moving forward or something similar.

It’s great to have a good hiring process that works for you, but you have to think about the current situation and do what is best for business.  Candidates with backgrounds and skills that are in short…


Added by Todd Kmiec on July 24, 2017 at 5:54am — No Comments

A Guide To Responding To Negative Staff Reviews On Glassdoor

For business managers with better things to do, dealing with the employer-rating website Glassdoor can feel like a waste of precious time. Yet little could be further from the truth.

Glassdoor is one of today’s loudest voices when it comes to the reputation of companies, their processes and management. Over thirty million job seekers…


Added by Marilyn Louise on July 21, 2017 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Three Lessons Learned from the Indeed Interactive Conference

This spring I attended the Indeed Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas. Indeed accounts for more hires globally than any other source, so the conference was a great opportunity for me to hear about current trends in the market from industry leaders, and see other great speakers like Malcolm Gladwell. My initial goal was to write about what I learned when I first returned from the conference full of ideas and inspiration. The reality is, I…


Added by Adam Fitzer on July 20, 2017 at 8:59am — No Comments

The Top 3 Headhunting Mistakes, and How To Fix Them.

For organisations within niche sectors, or companies searching for C-Suite candidates, there’s a high possibility you’ve engaged with a Headhunter, or have rolled out Headhunting Techniques within your team. These three mistakes are costing you a serious amount of time.…


Added by Cameron Briggs on July 19, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Talent42 2017!!!! Part 1

Well Talent42 2017 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle.


This is part 1 of my give back on Talent 42 2017. First up “Tech Skills for 2021 by Scott Ruthfield”.

The long story short here is a few things

1.The Cloud



Added by Dean Da Costa on July 17, 2017 at 5:10pm — No Comments

BEWARE...The Robots are coming and will become your workmates soon!!!!

With more and more talk about the advancement of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics in the future, it seems that the world is destined to be taken over by robots in the years to come!

With this in mind, here are just a few robots that could be competing against you in the recruitment work place...


Straight laced, organised and…


Added by Leith Monro on July 17, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

Metrics You Should Be Measuring for HR Success

Hiring candidates in a perfect world goes something like this:

Step 1: Post the job opening for the position you need to fill.

Step 2: Fill that position with a qualified candidate.

Step 3: Pop the champagne bottles because you are on fire !

Here’s the reality: Measuring the success…


Added by Joanne McDonagh on July 14, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

5 Ways a Recruiter can Make Work Less Hectic

The recruiter’s job is to acquire talented workforce for his clients. So, if the recruiter cannot communicate his achievements, personality and skills for candidates, he will lose out heavily. The task of a recruiter is not easy and he will need to establish his own brand image to get faster and better responses and ratings. Watch this Video…


Added by Bella Williams on July 13, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments

What Game of Thrones Teaches us About Recruitment

Winter is coming this season (7) and we all can’t wait for 16th July to watch the first episode. Game of Thrones never 

ceases to surprise us and I am sure this season will be no different. While we anxiously wait for these unexpected events,…


Added by Amri Anand on July 12, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

A Recruiter’s Insider Secrets to Graduate Interview Success

Image source: Pixabay

These Insider Secrets to Graduate Interview Success are not for your typical graduate job hunter.

But first let me congratulate you on obtaining your degree. Now with that out of the way let’s get down to real business.

The contents of this post are a departure from your typical graduate interview preparation…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on July 11, 2017 at 4:54pm — 2 Comments

How Procrastinating Can Find You Awesome Clients

What do you do when you sit down at your desk?

Ease into things by checking out your favourite news site? Perhaps a bit of LinkedIn? Twitter, Facebook…

While it might seem like a bad habit – procrastinating can work wonders for your prospecting!

Yes, even those cheeky scrolls through Facebook when you know you really should be doing something…


Added by Chantal Brockman on July 11, 2017 at 12:08am — No Comments

Talent42 2017!!!!

Well, Talent42 2017 has come and gone, and it was spectacular. 2 days of speakers covering the entire spectrum of the Staffing Lifecycle. This is just a general overview with a full breakdown to follow. So subjects ranged from interviewing, contacting candidates, the future, Best Practices, Tools galore, Using Data, Leadership track, Talent Advisor track, AI…


Added by Dean Da Costa on July 10, 2017 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Building the Right Workforce for the Summer Rush

Summer, a/k/a “prime time” for your restaurant, retail store, or hospitality venue, is upon us. While it’s critical to have enough employees to meet the rush, it’s quite another to have the right employees: those who provide exceptional customer service that can make or break your business. How important is it? According to a Walker study, customer experience is becoming the biggest brand differentiator for consumers –…


Added by Steve Janack on July 10, 2017 at 2:19pm — No Comments


The unemployment rate has been trending down since 2010.  That’s a good thing even considering the fact that we were in really bad shape then and the numbers are regularly massaged.

If you include the underemployed (those working at lesser jobs than they really need but still not qualifying for unemployment) the numbers aren’t nearly as good.  You really have to include the underemployed to get a feel for how good or bad the situation is.  The underemployed don’t make enough money and…


Added by Todd Kmiec on July 10, 2017 at 12:05pm — No Comments

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