September 2015 Blog Posts (125)

Innovate Your Recruiting Process and Attract Better Talent

When it comes to recruiting talent, is your recruiting process innovative?  Would you consider your company a leader in your space?  Is your recruiting exciting?  Do candidates feel they're part of something special?  If not, you may be stuck in the humdrum of recruiting in the past.  Like technology, the recruiting process is always evolving.  If your company is not…


Added by Catherine Hess on September 21, 2015 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Make Your Online Footprint Attractive to Employers

When you apply for a job, your potential employer is going to conduct an online search of you if they're even remotely interested in hiring you.

You won't have any pre-notification that they're going to do the search, so make sure you're prepared ahead of time.

Your online footprint refers to any of the results that turn up when someone searches…


Added by Dave on September 21, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How to Decrease the Cost of Hiring a New Employee

Recruiting new employees can cost a pretty corporate penny. But the price tag of a new hire doesn’t stop after they’ve accepted your job offer. It continues through the onboarding, orientation and training processes. The key is understanding where…


Added by Christine Marino on September 21, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Awakening Your Hiring Managers to OFCCP Compliance and Its Importance

As HR Practitioners, we can all agree that any new legislation that adds work to our desks is generally unwelcomed. In 2013, when the OFCCP asked for increased due diligence on the part of employers where self-identification requirements, good faith efforts and applicant data collection on individuals with disabilities among other things; HR people working for federal…


Added by Janine Truitt on September 21, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 20: What is in it for Me?

As we discussed in the TLS Continuum Part 18: Changing Managers to Leaders, as managers/leaders in the new global; marketplace we have a new responsibility added to our workload. This new responsibility is to both educate and train our human capital assets so that the organization can move forward.


Wait a minute are they not the same term?

Talk to many in and outside of academia and they will tell you when we educate someone, we also train them. Others will tell…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on September 18, 2015 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Recruitment is a contact sport: What rugby and recruiters have in common.

The 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off today and it’s safe to say, we’re excited. Years of training and planning sees 20 teams come together today in a six week, 48 game extravaganza. Kicking off in Twickenham, ‘the home of English rugby’, the tournament will take place across the UK. In honour of this, we take a look at some of the…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on September 18, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Hiring for Cultural Fit Doesn’t Mean You’re Hiring Friends

We hear it time and time again, …


Added by Ryan Mead on September 18, 2015 at 11:51am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Do we need to consider Business Ethics to achieve your KRAs?

Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda) members who have been active on our WhatsApp Group Chat discussions will know that the topic for the discussion is a continuation of the previous WhatsApp Group Chat that was held where these aspects weren’t the main focus. Based on the discussion we‘ve had we decided to devote an entire discussion on the topic i.e., “do we need to consider business ethics to achieve your…


Added by Sourcing Adda on September 18, 2015 at 8:59am — No Comments

5 Things You Must Do When Starting a Training Company


Added by Anjali Dixit on September 18, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

How Missing One Performance Appraisal Can Damage Productivity

Employees need – they desperately want – feedback from their supervisors. While many suggest the benefits of informal feedback, passing down the hall or a casual conversation about the latest team project, there are benefits to integrating formality…


Added by Chris Arringdale on September 17, 2015 at 9:52am — 2 Comments

Why Your Business Needs An Applicant Tracking System

Time is a precious commodity. We simply don't have the time to do every task manually and if we did, who would really want to anyway?

If you work in recruitment you probably receive hundreds of CVs and/or applications a day, but how many of those immediately grab your attention prompting you to invite them for interview? My guess is not a…


Added by Mark Cook on September 17, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Facebook is building an empathy button not a ‘dislike’ one!

There has been much debate circulating around for some years about having a Facebook dislike button. Several Facebook users have been requesting for another button like Sorry, interesting or dislike but to no avail. Well your wait is over as Mark Zuckerberg has finally responded to your constant requests. Here’s what Mark Zuckerberg had to say about whether…


Added by Sourcing Adda on September 17, 2015 at 3:21am — No Comments

Does Your Employer Brand Empower Employees?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.7 million people quit their jobs in July 2015.  Those are staggering figures considering there was a net 2.7 million new hires in July.  Part of this is driven by an economy that is increasingly gaining in health and vigor.  And part of it is the…


Added by Catherine Hess on September 16, 2015 at 5:15pm — No Comments


Job Prospects for Hackers

The business landscape has been changed over the last decade by internet and computer use. With all of that accessibility comes vulnerability as businesses are a constant target for hackers across the globe. The job prospects for white hat hackers are on the rise, however, with companies such as Google paying for information on exploits and vulnerabilities through their Vulnerability…


Added by Recruiter Raya on September 16, 2015 at 1:13pm — 2 Comments

Ready to Kick-Start you New Career?

Are you thinking, every day, “I need to look for a new job!”

Are you dreaming about starting off fresh with a completely new career, and getting career change advice can be hard, you need to ask yourself these questions! where you can challenge yourself and work with that…


Added by Jacob Palmer on September 16, 2015 at 12:50pm — No Comments

#FirstInHR: What to Look For in a Potential Hire

When your small business expands beyond the founding team’s ability to manage all of it, it’s time to hire a few people to cover the day-to-day essentials. You may know what jobs you need filled and …


Added by Erin Engstrom on September 16, 2015 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

Email Best Practices for Recruiting Organizations

ATTN: Talent Acquisition teams. If there is a key area to borrow from the marketing side of the house, it’s in email marketing best practices. Pardot, one of the leading marketing automation platforms, reported these powerful statistics about email in 2015:

  • For 70% of Internet users,…

Added by Elyse Schmidt on September 16, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Secret to Succeeding with Talent Community Marketing

What I refer to exactly is using Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or any other social media outlet to gain followers who we can later recruit or get them to apply.  I have seen many companies try to create Twitter accounts or Facebook pages to attract talent and most fail for the same basic reason…relevance.…


Added by Eric Putkonen on September 16, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

What's Preventing You From Finding Qualified Candidates?

Time and time again, we hear that there's a lack of qualified candidates on the job market.  Despite record amounts of candidates entering the job market, this has been repeated by recruiters for months. In fact, recent studies have shown that recruiters feel it's harder to hire qualified candidates now than it was only 6 months ago.  But with an availability of so much…


Added by Catherine Hess on September 15, 2015 at 1:14pm — 1 Comment

Advice For New Recruiters Starting A Career In Recruiting

If you are new to recruiting don't skip over this. If you've been recruiting for a few years and you're not sure what to do next, keep reading.

Don't listen to recruiters that tell you to stay away from lazy corporate recruiters. Or the corporate recruiters that tell you to keep your distance from staffing agency recruiters or the solo…


Added by Clinton Buelter on September 15, 2015 at 11:03am — No Comments

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