September 2015 Blog Posts (125)

Building the Best Job Advertisement in 3 Parts

The hardest part of posting a new job advertisement is building the description itself. You know what the job entails and you even have a perfect candidate in mind, but how do…

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Added by Joe Weinlick on September 24, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

5 Ways to Engage Employees Before Performance Problems Arise

Productivity, performance, and standards are key facets of your team’s day-to-day work. But before issues with these develop, what can you do? Are there any preventative measures departmental and company leadership can take? Yes – specifically targeted…

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Added by Chris Arringdale on September 24, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Much Do Disabled Veterans Get Paid?

Veterans can apply for compensation from the Department of Veteran Affairs in order to be proved eligible for VA benefits. These benefits come in handy especially for many ex-military officers who end up in debt and homeless due to lack of a steady income.

Such cases have been on the rise due to the fact that many employers are not hiring veterans for a number of reasons. The main reason is the fact that…

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Added by Ava Collins on September 24, 2015 at 7:13am — No Comments

The Discerners A New Series by Steve Levy and Maureen Sharib Chapter 1 Ballscon #2

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Added by Maureen Sharib on September 24, 2015 at 4:45am — No Comments

The Discerners A New Series by Steve Levy and Maureen Sharib Chapter 1 Ballscon

The Discerners A NEW Series by Steve Levy and Maureen Sharib

Chapter 1



Ballscon / Day One / Morning Session



“Omygawd she wants us to move?” the pretty twenty-something long-haired brunette hissed as she leaned in, uncrossing her long, thong-footed legs in…

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Added by Maureen Sharib on September 24, 2015 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Five Ideas to Help Shorten Your Job Search

The job landscape continues to be difficult to navigate, especially for those already unemployed. If you're in this position, you probably want your job search to be over as quickly as possible. Here are five ideas to help shorten your search.



Assess Your Goals

Take time to assess your goals and…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on September 23, 2015 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

RPO: Is It the Right Recruiting Solution for You?

Thinking of using an RPO provider to augment your recruiting and hiring processes? You’re not alone. The RPO market is rapidly growing, and with today’s increasingly dynamic business environment, it’s no surprise. While outsourcing is not a new concept in the world of HR, it has evolved into a more targeted service. More specifically, Recruitment…

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Added by Jaime Spuhler on September 23, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What truly IS job hopping?

Job hopping, or the act of consistently leaving numerous jobs after short periods of time, is typically frowned upon in the working sphere. If a hiring manager or recruiter notices that a candidate is a “job hopper,” they take it as a sign that he or she is either pursuing the wrong career, or has a poor decision-making process when it comes to finding employment.  It can reflect a lack of commitment, staying power and seeing things through to the end.

But there are other factors that…

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Added by Jan Hudson on September 23, 2015 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Are You Spending Too Much Time On Admin, When You Should Be Talking To Candidates?

Are you still managing your recruitment using spreadsheets and email? Are you a hiring professional working in a small or mid-sized business? When your organisation decides to start hiring are you paralysed with the fear of being buried under piles of CVs?

The process of reviewing CVs, interviewing candidates and hiring can be…

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Added by Mark Cook on September 23, 2015 at 12:01pm — No Comments

What does Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Say about You?

In a world of increasingly complex technology, where we are more and more connected each day and our every move is documented online, why is it that so many people have a ‘blind spot’ for their LinkedIn profile? You would be hard pressed to find someone that doesn’t regularly update a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages, but why are so many LinkedIn profiles left forgotten…

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Added by Fiona Grimmer on September 22, 2015 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Is Hiring the Most Important Thing You Do?

Yes… no…. depends? It is a question I most often ask of every manager or leader I meet for the first time, whether a prospective client, an existing client, or a new colleague. One simple answer speaks volumes about mindset and puts a stake in the ground indicating where the conversation, if there is to be one, needs to start and where it needs to lead. We are…

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Added by Skip Graham on September 22, 2015 at 1:18pm — No Comments

Having the Right Company Culture Plays Key Role in Recruiting the Best

A company's culture can essentially be defined as the thing or things that make it a cohesive unit.

Company culture focuses on what the company not only believes, but also how it puts those beliefs into action in interactions with employees and…

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Added by Dave on September 22, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

Why Authentic Storytelling Matters for your Employer Brand

Our people are our greatest asset.

We offer great upward mobility. 

We like to work hard and play hard.

I’m sure you’ve all heard the phrases before.  Honestly there are a lot of us who have uttered them before ourselves.   The thing is, when the phrases are so commonplace and everyone is saying the same things, it strips any real meaning from the words. …

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Added by Daniel Fogel on September 22, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

Adjust Your L&D Program to Meet Changing Workforce Needs

Learning and development programs will change, or at least they should… that’s the reality. Your workforce isn’t the same…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 22, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments

How our personality type helps in deciding our career path

According to career counselors, there are a number of factors and situations that decides the career path of an individual. But among all, the one major contributor is our personality type. Although there is no precise parameter to pin-point how much exactly personality type affects, but promoters of this concept say it is crucial in deciding how much one would earn…

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Added by Mukul Agarwal on September 22, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

Providing Candidate Feedback Should Be A No Brainer

PROVIDING CANDIDATE FEEDBACK IS A NO BRAINER

As we know recruiting is a process. One in which is nonstop until the hire is made. This is a no brainer. But sometimes we forget about the candidates. Those who spent time speaking with us, updating their resumes, speaking with our clients, going on an interview and sometimes not. As recruiters we need to remember candidates are people who deserve feedback. Providing candidate feedback during the process and at the end of…

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Added by sheila Greco on September 22, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

Recruiting For Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a topic that comes up regularly and many companies conduct surveys in an attempt to measure employ engagement.

Unfortunately, it is reported to be low. …

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Added by Eric Putkonen on September 22, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Why Recruiters on Your Team Aren’t Listening

Leaders are often frustrated that they have to repeat themselves. Are the recruiters and other staff members on their team not listening?

No, often, they are not.

Short attention spans have gotten shorter. We have just nine seconds to capture someone’s attention. And only 30 seconds to share our full message being tuned out.

Less is more when it comes to being masterful in conversations. Being a “soundbiter” will have more of your direct reports listening, wanting to…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on September 22, 2015 at 8:17am — No Comments

5 Reasons for a Strong Campus Recruiting Program

More and more Companies are looking for cost effective and time saving methods and techniques to improve the quality of hires. While Social media is the obvious choice, most companies are now looking at campus recruiting as the obvious choice. It’s a surprise! Isn’t it?

You are probably wondering the same things as I am. So let’s tackle the question that is on everybody’s mind. Why is that so? Therefore, with an effort to ease you’re curiosity as to the company’s choice of action, it…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on September 22, 2015 at 1:11am — No Comments

#AskHR: What made you to say no to a candidate?

#AskHR is an initiative started by Applicant Tracking System, where we reach out to Talent Acquisition professionals and discuss with them about the most burning issues of recruitment world.

This time the debate is about the most common issue an organisation is facing. Even when…

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Added by Mukul Agarwal on September 22, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

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