Featured Blog Posts – August 2016 Archive (46)

Infographic: 5 Ways to Add Measurable Data and Build a 'Gold Medal' Selection Process

If you're like all of us at OutMatch, you can't help but be inspired by the Olympic Games. The commitment to excellence demonstrated by these world-class athletes provides an important lesson to organizations that want to hire the best employees -- the gold medalists, if you will. You can't do that unless you're at the top…


Added by Steve Janack on August 16, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Evolution of Recruiting

Get your recruiting strategy out of the stone age. Employees want more from their jobs, and companies have to work hard to keep up. The old ways of attracting talent won’t attract today’s quality candidates, and companies slow to evolve are missing out. It’s an employee’s market, and in order to bring in the best of the best, recruiters need to start marketing their employer…


Added by Bruce Downes on August 16, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Real Time Collaboration: Why Being Social At Work is Paying Off

“Live chatting” still has an aura of “playtime” associated with it, even today when so many social platforms have been introduced.  But did you know that “chatting” in the workplace has a new term and is considered great for business?

Yes, it’s now called ”real time collaboration”. Working Social is paying off in very big ways in many staffing…


Added by TargetRecruit on August 16, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Scribd

Scribd is a digital library of books, comics, magazines and more. This includes resumes. Now the interesting par tis very few recruiters go here to search. The reason is simple they do nto know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, called x-raying.


So to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 15, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Systemic Problem in Recruiting Top Performers

How many times have you heard one of the following statements from hiring managers?

  • “I want top performers.”
  • “I want to hire a star.”
  • “I am looking for an A-player.”

And then very shortly later hearing something along the lines of the following:

  • “I am looking for someone who has been there and done…

Added by Eric Putkonen on August 12, 2016 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Employer Brand – Whose responsibility is it?


There is no doubt Employment Brand is important.  Professional world has come to terms with it.  Nobody is disputing it – it is like the ‘Social Media is Here to stay’ argument that was a hot topic a few years ago and these days it is unthinkable not to include any form of Social Media as a channel in your marketing and recruitment…


Added by Julie Starovoitova on August 11, 2016 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Is IP walking out your door?

Have you ever considered how much it costs to lose a key team member? Some studies show it can be anything up to 200% of the person’s annual salary. At ELR Executive we actually think that seems rather low, especially if you factor in the associated ‘IP Drain’ – that is, the cost of the knowledge that walks out your door the day they leave. From our experience…


Added by Debbie Morrison on August 10, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Recruiting Made Easy Thanks to eToggler

Recruiting a person to fill in a position at an organization or company can either be on a temporary level or permanent level. It can also involve selecting and appointing individuals for any unpaid volunteer positions or unpaid trainee roles. So what happens when you are looking for skilled talent but don’t have the necessary resources to pay them? Well, you can turn online…


Added by Rohit Khanna on August 10, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

LinkedIn Has Lost It's Luster

If you’re sourcing on LinkedIn alone, you’re probably starting to hit the corners of their universe. You’ve talked to all of the people who could be a fit for your job and new talent isn't so easy to find. The worst part? When you do find new folks, you’re stuck calling a catfish. You know - one of those people that will post fake photos on social media to lure you. Then when you see them in real…


Added by Katrina Kibben on August 9, 2016 at 2:09pm — 2 Comments

Harri Bev Scale: the language of new recruiting sites - really!

Although I looked at new sites a month ago, here I am again with a new batch. Why? Well, honestly, because our industry seems quite prolific in generating new businesses! As is often the case, I will be including some sites that are in the online recruiting biz but don't quite fit the 'job board' box. I hope that's ok. Here we…


Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on August 9, 2016 at 11:36am — No Comments

3 Emerging Talent Search & Acquisition Trends Reshaping The Recruitment Process

Keeping in pace with the changing dynamics of recruitment, the talent search and acquisition process over the years has undergone a drastic change. Organizations no longer rely only on traditional database driven search approach. With the influx of social networks, talents from all sectors are looking for positive organizational reviews before joining to…


Added by Ramnath Banerjee on August 9, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Coderwall


Coderwall is a space for tech's most talented makers to connect, share, build, and be inspired Coderwall is not well known in the staffing community and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, called…


Added by Dean Da Costa on August 8, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Big Data in Campus Recruiting

The Rakuna team had an incredible week at this year’s NACE 2016 Conference & Expo in Chicago in June. From one-on-one chats with university recruiting professionals during our ride with CEO to attending interactive sessions and…


Added by Ngan Pham on August 8, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

3 Must have tools for Recruiters

As as recruiter you must be using some tools for time and cost efficiency. But there are some tools that not only saves tons of time and money but is very easy to use and increase the productivity.

Below are some of the tools that I am in love with.…


Added by Rahul Vashistha on August 8, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

A Bug in Search With LinkedIn Recruiter

A few weeks ago, I ran a search on my free account for a plant engineering manager. I searched my first level connections, second level connections, and group connections. I received about 40 responses.

I clicked the button, "open in recruiter," to message a number of these people. LinkedIn Recruiter, no matter whether I used Boolean search or their new handy-dandy…


Added by Jeff Altman on August 5, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

NEWS UPDATE: Recruitment Industry still booming despite post-Brexit slump

Recent data collected by Adzuna shows that 1.158 million positions were created in June. This equates to 0.5 job seekers per open position.

Doug Monro, co-founder at Adzuna comments,…


Added by Kerry Clifton on August 5, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Why technology can never replace the recruitment consultant

A recent study showed that a computer algorithm was more reliable than a human recruiter at hiring. The study was conducted by the US National Bureau of Economic Research and found that those placed by a computer algorithm stayed in their roles 15% longer than those placed by humans.

With recruitment…


Added by Kerry Clifton on August 5, 2016 at 8:27am — No Comments

Should your company Club “Talent Acquisition” and “Learning & Development” departments?

Human Capital is a top notch issue for all companies around the world. Most of the CEO’s are aware of the challenge that stands ahead, companies need to adapt to mega-trends. As per the recent study of PWC, 93% CEO’s say that they…


Added by Satyajeet Thorat on August 4, 2016 at 2:36am — No Comments

Competition for candidates reaches record levels

Following the uncertainty around the impact of Brexit there was much discussion in the media about the catastrophic and immediate impact on the jobs market, with some media outlets stating the total number of advertised jobs had been halved in the week following the referendum. 

However, the data coming out from all major job boards in the UK is telling a different story.  …


Added by Calvin Cox on August 3, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

The dormant database

The world of talent acquisition is changing fast. People expect to be treated in a different way now and all this means recruiters need to develop new skills and ways of recruiting.

Companies like Indeed have woken up the world of jobs and recruitment in good and bad ways. Before large aggregator job boards arrived, candidates often had to…


Added by Iain Hamilton on August 3, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

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