Featured Blog Posts – September 2016 Archive (42)

Hitting The Target: Using Professional Associations To Create A Staffing Competitive Advantage: Part II

Hitting the Target with Professional Associations in Recruiting/Staffing is a way that Talent Acquisition can create a Competitive Advantage in Sourcing and Talent Attraction.  In this series I study this marketplace and how it is going to have an impact in the future and how to effectively engage, build value and employer brand with these organizations.  The next Topic in…


Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 30, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Why HR & Recruitment Will Always Be One

A few years ago, when I first started writing here at Recruiting Blogs I must admit one of my very first posts, was all about how HR and Staffing/Recruitment were completely connected.  It was in 2008.  A lot has changed since that time, as continued technologies have evolved our staffing roles, and recruiting focus points.  Believe me, nothing pleases me more than a…


Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 30, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

A Guide to Recruiting KPIs

Don’t recruit blind when you can use data to make informed decisions and optimize your recruiting strategy. The benefits of tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) for recruiting go beyond allowing hiring managers and recruiters to make more better decisions, however. “KPIs set expectations and improve…


Added by Steven Duque on September 29, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

I Became A Better Recruiter When I Started Running With My Husband

My husband and business partner has been in the staffing and recruiting industry for over 20 years. He’s worked in corporate recruitment and at agencies, he’s been a contract recruiter and now owns his own executive search firm. I was an educator. I taught from first grade up to college…


Added by Benae Lambright on September 28, 2016 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Recruiting Metrics to Improve ROI

All too often historically, recruiting has been carried out without any sort of rigorous analysis. Even when metrics are applied to recruiting, traditional recruiting metrics miss the mark when it comes to measuring what really matters to impact return on investment…


Added by Steven Duque on September 28, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

10 Reasons Why Now is Still A Great Time To Be A Recruiter

There may be times where one looks at the big picture and wonders, what is coming?  In our day and age in Staffing/Recruitment we are the pilot of our own destiny. A Pilot must train hard, and keep their skills sharp, in order to successfully fly.  As I went to the March Field Aviation Museum recently nothing was more readily apparent.  But now is still a GREAT time…


Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 27, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

The 15 Most Awesome Recruiting Videos

One of the hottest trends in recruiting, and for good reason, is recruiting videos. “While a picture may speak a thousand words, a video has the potential to reach millions” …


Added by Steven Duque on September 27, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Hitting The Target: Using Professional Associations To Create A Staffing Competitive Advantage: A Blog Series


Throughout the Centuries - Archers have pulled back their bows in an effort to hit the target.  Their approach evolved with time in how they saw the target, honed in on it, and set the tone for their approach to perfectly hitting the center.  Recruiting I am afraid is much like archery.  Hitting the target in staffing is a bigger picture affair,…


Added by Mike Rasmussen on September 27, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Radio Silence

Oh brother here we go down that rabbit hole of being a Recruiter again. Sometimes I wonder why I get out of bed in the morning! This gig makes you feel alive, bends you, stretches you, tries your emotions, your patience and kicks you straight in the teeth sometimes! It’s not like selling a car or other inanimate object. My product, people, they think, they…


Added by Maurice Robertson on September 26, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

10 Keys to Successfully Managing a Remote Team

Telecommuting is a pervasive workplace trend with no sign of going out of style anytime soon.According to US Census Bureau data, there has been an 80 percent increase in telecommuting in the United States since…


Added by Steven Duque on September 26, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Super sales performance – who do you need?

When hiring, managers will look for core experience essential to fulfil a role and evidence of the desired skills and qualities which will make an individual a good match for their organisation. Without this a hiring manager will effectively be shooting in the dark hoping they hire a high calibre candidate. When recruiting for super sales performance the list of…


Added by FMC Global Talent on September 26, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Why Jimi Hendrix is my business hero

In the music business there are a two main ways to succeed. You can work like crazy and hope to be found, doing what you need to do until stardom breaks, or you can apply to an advert, audition for a band or singing group and be produced into a star.

Both are legitimate ways to succeed. …


Added by james nathan on September 26, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

There is a war on Talent - And only one person is in control!

No matter what industry you work in, I can tell you right now that there is a war on talent! Everyday great candidates are being contacted by multiple head-hunters, in-house recruiters and even being forwarded targeted jobs based on LinkedIn’s highly sophisticated skill matcher. With all of these temptations, strong candidates now have full control…


Added by Robert Stone - McCANN on September 23, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Netflix Model of Recruiting

In a market where competition over top tech talent is fierce and top companies don’t think twice aboutpoaching develo

pers and engineers from other companies, it’s incredibly difficult for startups and…


Added by Steven Duque on September 22, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Signs it's Time for an Upgrade to Your Candidate Management System

An Effective Recruiting Solution is a Must for Professional Recruiters 

Recent studies show that professional recruiters continue to be in high demand in the U.S. and abroad. Businesses routinely list "recruiting and retaining talent"…


Added by Jason S. Capps, Ph.D. on September 21, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

4 ways to engage passive candidates

First time posting on Recruiting Blogs! I'm kicking off with 4 ways to keep passive candidates engaged with your organisation and brand...

Building a talent pool of skilled candidates is an essential part of your in-house recruitment strategy.

Here's how to keep those invaluable passive candidates actively engaged…


Added by Hannah Vincent on September 21, 2016 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Raising the Bar the Moneyball Way

I was recently rewatching the movie “Moneyball” and this movie often makes me think and rethink about the way we recruit.

If you need a quick refresher, it comes down to the Oakland A’s had their best players hired away for more money than they could afford. So big teams with big budgets would hire the best…


Added by Eric Putkonen on September 21, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

8 Ways to Have More Time

Time management tips are individual because each of us has his own difficulties and possibilities. Students have different problems than businessmen or housewives, women other than men, office workers other than freelancers. But some ideas may be useful for everyone.

1. Let's start with statistics

List the tasks of your everyday life. Calculate, how…


Added by Walter Hurley on September 20, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - What's lacking in a Recruitment Consultants work and how to fix it?

The Talent Acquisition Industry is constantly evolving so what does that mean for us as fellow Talent Acquisitionist’s? It means we too need to adapt to the changes. Put simply it’s time to stop and find out what aspects need a change for Talent Acquisitionists like your-selves to achieve success.   

After having said that the popular discussion topic was suggested by…


Added by Sourcing Adda on September 20, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Amazing Benefits of Coworking Spaces Recruiters Should Not Ignore

There are many benefits of joining a coworking space, especially if you are a freelancer working from the confines of your home. But, there are also many hidden benefits for those looking to hire people for a certain type of work. Co-working spaces are visited regularly by recruiters who are looking to expand their businesses by adding an…


Added by Tracey Clayton on September 20, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

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