Human Resources are at a critical crossroads in today’s global marketplace. One route leaves HR where it has predominantly been from the days of National Cash Register. We are primarily charged with being the corporate fireman. We are there as the organizational administrative policeman. The downside is that you then are perceived as being a commodity or a mediocre part of the organization. The result being the functional manager’s feel they could very easily do without what you do. If you…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 31, 2014 at 9:29pm — No Comments
An astounding 94% of recruiters are using social media to advertise jobs, to communicate with others in the sector and networking with prospective new employees. We are now living in the era where it is now more important than ever for job sectors to have a strong social media profile.…Continue
Added by John Brasington on August 31, 2014 at 5:43pm — No Comments
The use of digital recruitment is at an all time high, rising to an astounding 94% of recruiters using digital platforms to hire candidates over the last six years. With more of us looking to travel the world and work than ever, a quick online search can help you find those dream…Continue
Added by John Brasington on August 31, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments
People sometimes complain about "enormous" Headhunter fees, where we are paid something on the order of lawyers' hourly rates. I found this an interesting problem to analyze: Are we worth our salt?
When I perform a search correctly, my work results in millions of dollars of value to my client, sometimes even billions. I think recruiters are way underpaid for what they provide as a service, and I would say there are very few lawyers out there that have my skills or…Continue
Added by Nicholas Meyler on August 30, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
“Layoff” is quite a familiar term to all of us in the job sector. We are all panicked to think of it. However, an organization can go through bad days and at that time it has no other alternative but to cut the manpower. It is, therefore, essential to be prepared for such a crisis in advance. It will be incredibly…Continue
Added by Richard on August 30, 2014 at 10:18am — No Comments
Ready or not, here the Millennials come. By 2025 it’s expected that Millennials will comprise a whopping 75% of the global workforce. If you’re not careful, you’re going to lose them fast. …Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 30, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
A few days ago, Software Advice released its annual report on Applicant Tracking Software buyer trends. The report includes data on the most common reasons for purchasing new software, popular deployment methods, and the top requested features.
Software Advice analyzed a selection of 385 small…Continue
Added by Suzanne Holloway on August 29, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments
We often hear great leaders talk about the importance of people at their organizations. Hiring great people is fundamental to an organization’s success. As Lawrence Bossidy, the former COO of General…Continue
Added by Suzanne Holloway on August 29, 2014 at 5:38pm — No Comments
If you do online research, don't overlook your local public library. It's an excellent resource of online information, not just on books and publications, but also on businesses. In this post, I will specifically write about the US Public libraries. Many other countries would have similar services offered at public libraries.
While Librarians are certainly skilled at organizing and searching for info, guess what... there's not even a list of all the…Continue
Added by Irina Shamaeva on August 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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When I was 9 years old and hoping to become the next great Mets pitcher, my father’s advice was pretty simple: watch Rich Wlodarczyk.
Rich, who was 11, was the best pitcher on my little league…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on August 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
You don’t get to perch yourself on a park bench and eat ice cream with the likes of Paul McCartney by wingin’ it. Most employers don’t start a company because they’re good at doing the books, hiring or leading a team. People start companies because they’re passionate about a…Continue
Leaving your child into the hands of a tutor to take care of his/her academic needs is never an easy decision for parents. What if the tutor is not patient with the child? What if the teacher turns out to have a violent streak? What if the tutor fails to give the necessary guidance, you expect him/her to give? Similar such questions frequent your minds as parents, when you seek a tutor. These concerns often lead to a…Continue
Added by Angel Joana Hall on August 29, 2014 at 1:08am — No Comments
RECRUITERS WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?
We are taking a short break form the series on lesser known sites, but do not worry we will get back to it, I have a boat load of…Continue
Building, maintaining and supporting a successful team can be just as much work as whatever the team itself is actually accomplishing, but it doesn’t have to be. The following four elements of team building define what lies at the core of an effective team and their leadership.
Identifying individual strengths and weaknesses is how the best teams are assembled. While part of team chemistry has to do with…Continue
Added by Ryan Mead on August 28, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
The services of medical transcriptionists are much sought after by healthcare professionals all over the world. Medical transcriptionists listen to recorded voice dictations of physicians and other healthcare professionals and transcribe them into written documents. These documents can then be used by these physicians for recordkeeping purposes, for insurance purposes, to track patient histories and monitor progress etc. These medical transcriptionists listen to these…Continue
Added by Angel Joana Hall on August 28, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments
The following is the transcript from a webcast I led on 8/26/14 for SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management). This should not be copied, distributed, or used without my permission. Thank you.
Hello everyone. My name is Doug Douglas. I’m speaking with you from Austin, Texas today where I live…Continue
Added by Doug Douglas on August 28, 2014 at 10:44am — No Comments
You may be feeling the skill gap pressure, or you might be in the camp that believes the talent shortage is a myth. Regardless of how real you believe the talent drought is, you have, as a recruiter or staffing professional, at one point or another, found that finding the right talent can be down right impossible.
If it’s been smooth sailing, odds are the waters are…Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on August 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
The most common age in the current workforce is now 22, followed by 23 and 21, according to …Continue
Hiring an SEO expert is hard because SEO is changing all the time.. Most business owners know nothing about SEO, and even if they do, it’s probably outdated. The candidate who stays up to date is who you need to…Continue