Featured Blog Posts – August 2019 Archive (40)

Future-Proofing Your HR Strategy: 10 tactics to ensure your HR strategies keep you relevant

We’ve been hearing a lot about the concept of future-proofing your business like it’s something entirely new. In reality, wise companies have been future-proofing all along. Regardless of its roots, future proofing—which we’ll simply define as the ability to remain relevant among your competitors—is critical to the long-term success of any organization. While there’s lots of reading out there surrounding corporate-wide future-proofing strategies, our focus is as always on…

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Added by Mark Jackson on August 30, 2019 at 2:47pm — No Comments

17 Google Custom Search Engines for Sourcing

Enjoy!

  1. Google No-Captchas(a.k.a. Search Like a Human)

    Public link: Search Like a Human– just search for anything without being tested for not being a bot
  2. Email Formats – use to discover email patterns for any corporation…
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Added by Irina Shamaeva on August 30, 2019 at 8:43am — No Comments

How to Do Executive Job Title Research

Often, especially when sourcing for executives, we need to answer questions like these):

What are possible job titles at a particular level of seniority, in a given industry (or at a company), with given functions?

Equipped with this intelligence, we can start constructing filtered people searches. Without this research upfront, we would be encountering both false positives and false negatives when searching.

While doing open-ended searches (on…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on August 30, 2019 at 8:41am — No Comments

The History of Labor Day

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, not only does it mark the end of the summer and the back-to-school blues, it’s a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. We celebrate a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our…

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Added by Luigi Lupo on August 30, 2019 at 4:45am — No Comments

How to use a recruitment agency to your advantage

The beginning of the year saw the UK hit the lowest rate of unemployment in 44 years. The director of the Jobs Economist consultancy, John Philpott stated in an interview with the Guardian that, “Nobody seems to have told the labour market about the mood of Brexit-related economic uncertainty which has gripped the UK since last autumn.”

220,000 people entered the UK workforce between December 2018 and January 2019 which contributed to a record high employment total…

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Added by Jack Johnson on August 29, 2019 at 5:47am — No Comments

Plugging the gender gap in STEM

There has long been a stereotype surrounding the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) industries. Unfortunately, despite the stereotype being very out dated, its presence still lingers, with women in the industry still at a very low level.

The impression most have on the sector is manual labour, long working hours and rows of assembly lines. While this may not be…

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Added by Alice Turnbull on August 28, 2019 at 11:49am — No Comments

Industry 4.0

Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution.  Like the First Industrial Revolution’s steam-powered factories, the Second Industrial Revolution’s application of science to mass production and manufacturing, the Third Industrial Revolution’s start into digitization, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s technologies, such as…

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Added by Luigi Lupo on August 28, 2019 at 10:22am — No Comments

Six Ways to Attract Passive Talent

             Are you looking at attracting the top talent?

            What strategies are you using to hire the best fit?

            How can you get potential candidates from your passive database?

            

If you do not market yourself properly as an employer, then you will see that your top talent will get attracted to your…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on August 28, 2019 at 9:26am — 2 Comments

Performance Management Vs Performance Appraisal

The terms employee performance management…

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Added by Dhanya Raghavan on August 27, 2019 at 7:49am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! CV Maker!!

CV Maker is a site where you can make your resume or CV. As a result there are a lot of real resumes on the site. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 26, 2019 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Why Google Voice?

As a recruiter, it’s not unusual for days to be booked back-to-back with emails, messaging, and of course, phone calls. Some challenges come with these tasks,…

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Added by Kelly Carroll on August 26, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Expert Opinion: Solving Unconscious Bias in Recruitment

Unconscious bias. Is this affecting your recruitment process?

I am sure you must be looking for a solution to this challenge. Our nature makes us like people who are just like us. This process is unconscious. We do not do it…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on August 26, 2019 at 2:35am — 2 Comments

How to Build the Most Effective Employer Referral Program

You may have heard great things about employee referral programs. How it’s one of the cheapest ways to recruit new talent for your company and find the best employee for the role. Here are some more statistics that you may not know about referred applicants. Those candidates are…

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Added by Or Hillel on August 25, 2019 at 3:44am — No Comments

Why You Should Never Ghost Your Recruiter...

https://www.oakstone.co.uk/new-blog/why-you-should-never-ghost-your-recruiter

As a candidate, recruitment consultants spend a lot of time qualifying you, coaching you for interview, giving you feedback and trusting you to put the effort in to…

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Added by Jodey Cheyne on August 23, 2019 at 5:06am — No Comments

Are You Too Cheap To Attract Great Talent?

Finding and attracting great talent is difficult.  There is an endless list of companies competing against you for the very best.

The biggest obstacle standing between you and your perfect hire however is not the size of your talent pool or lack of qualified candidates or even your competition… it’s most likely your…

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Added by Jodey Cheyne on August 23, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

What is Emotional Intelligence in The Workplace?

The notion of emotional intelligence was captured by psychologists Peter Salovey and John Mayer in a landmark article back in 1990. EQ is classified as the ability to identify, evaluate, and manage emotional responses in those around you, as well as your own self.

What does Emotional Intelligence Look like?

As a…

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Added by Abigail Britnell on August 23, 2019 at 4:34am — No Comments

Software Seats and the Off-boarded Employee: Closing the Security Gap

No matter how well your HR team recruits, some of those hires are going to leave. When they do, they leave behind gaping holes in your company’s security and data compliance measures, thanks to the massive rise in SaaS apps.

These holes create significant safety and compliance concerns that extend far beyond the IT department and HR team, especially now as compliance and data safety is under increasing scrutiny and legislative attention.

How can you manage the offboarding…

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Added by Sheza gary on August 23, 2019 at 2:51am — No Comments

How to Structure an HR Team of Any Size

Whether you are running a large multinational corporation or a growing startup or small to medium-sized business, HR is one is one of the most important departments in your company. Why? The answer…

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Added by Lauren Adley on August 22, 2019 at 10:25am — No Comments

Green Collar Jobs

A few generations ago it seemed like the world’s resources were infinite, and people needed only to access them to create businesses and grow humanity – but things have changed…

We are all familiar with Blue and White collar job sectors, but now a third sector has emerged and is growing by leaps and bounds - The Green Collar Job Sector.

Green…

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Added by Luigi Lupo on August 21, 2019 at 11:56am — No Comments

8 Ways to Improve Your Employer Brand

Having a poor employer brand can mean your company loses out on hiring the very best talent. But what exactly is an ‘employer brand’?  

And what can organisations do to ensure prospective employees see their company in the very best light? 

In this article we discuss eight things you can do to make you more…

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Added by Richard England on August 21, 2019 at 5:57am — 1 Comment

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