Featured Blog Posts – September 2017 Archive (30)

Big Mistakes Modern Experienced Recruiters Make

Experience is always important for a recruiter but this does not mean the highly experienced recruiter cannot make mistakes. In fact, some make more mistakes simply because they do not evolve to the changing business world. Recruiters need to get the job done right or the business is not going to hire the very best talent available. This can so easily lead to huge problems and it is the company that suffers. If you are an experienced recruiter, be sure that you do not make the following…

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Added by Laura O. Tolentino on September 29, 2017 at 8:54pm — 1 Comment

Why Recruitment Owner/Managers Need to KPI Themselves for Real Business Growth.

Oddly enough it’s common for recruiters who progress beyond running a desk to stop using KPI’s. It’s the same for a lot of SME business Owner / Managers who not only don’t KPI themselves, they don’t even track the businesses progress beyond placed and invoiced figures. This is easily done in the early days of growing your business, as the owner makes the gradual transition from running a desk to running the business, but remember “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” and if you aren’t…

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Added by Rhys Jones on September 29, 2017 at 4:46am — No Comments

How Employers Sabotage Themselves - Part 2

How Employers Sabotage Themselves

The Application Phase

(Part 2 of 3)

The Talent Board…

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Added by Felicia Fleitman on September 28, 2017 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Accents in recruitment and employment

For better or worse, the UK has different attitudes to its regional accents. What are these attitudes, and what impact do they have on employment? Facilities management company DCS Multiserve has provided us with this research…

Accents affect employability

Research has shown that a strong accent can affect how employable a person is – and how they are treated at work.

Eight in 10 employers admit to making…

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Added by Jake Holyoak on September 28, 2017 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

Utilizing AI to Qualify Quantitative Search Results

Today’s search landscape has solved how we discover the data; now the question becomes, how do we make sense of it all?

The modern day hiring process is chock full of immediate and quantitative search results full of robust background information and experience across the world wide web. Companies such as LinkedIn and software like Bullhorn has mastered the ‘search result’ – giving recruiters innovative new tools to source relevant candidates for open requisitions. But…

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Added by Tri-Search on September 27, 2017 at 8:27pm — 2 Comments

Why most staffing companies suck at staffing and what you can do about it!

Let me put my foot in my mouth for a minute and just state the obvious. Staffing agencies suck! An awful lot of them ...and they are driving corporates and other agencies away!

A friend recently told me that her feed is replete with business owners and corporate managers…

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Added by Susan Varghese on September 26, 2017 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Why did we build HR Chatbots?







It’s a Monday morning. You enter the office hastily, grab a quick cup of coffee and then rush to your seat, contemplating on the huge stack of work that…

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Added by Bangabdi Roy Chowdhury on September 26, 2017 at 6:59am — 1 Comment

Hacking the Lack of Features in Recruiter

Do you use LinkedIn Recruiter? Read on.

Given the UI design for advanced people search dialog in LinkedIn Recruiter (that I would call user-unfriendly), there couldn't possibly be a clean resolution for the vague "companies or boolean" field:

Indeed, if there is one word entered, which is a company name (like Apple), will it be looking for employees of that particular company (Apple) or for people from all the companies with this…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on September 25, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 82: Is Human Capital Management Dead?

As I listen to the Internet scuttlebutt I have cause to stop and consider whether the HR profession, as we know it , is thriving or either dying or has already died. I have a fellow consultant who told me that the reason why I am not getting the interest in some of my programs is because the majority of HR people are ignorant. Others tell me that we, as a profession, have no fathom how to respond to the demands and needs of the C-Suite. So, what is the dilemma here?

To answer that…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on September 25, 2017 at 10:03am — 1 Comment

Top 5 Recruiting Jobs in 2017 Every Student Should Consider Studying

It is important to learn about employment opportunities, and career predictions in the field one is interested to pursue in a higher education at an institution of one choice. One should understand the areas that have many job openings across the world. Also, one…

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Added by Garrett Penn on September 23, 2017 at 1:23pm — 2 Comments

5 Tips for recruiting best employees

Building a strong team is high-on-the-priority list for…

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Added by Pallavi Chawla on September 22, 2017 at 1:39am — 1 Comment

Sourcecon Fall 2017!!

 

As most of you know Sourcecon Fall 2017 is coming in Austin, Tx on September March 25-27. The theme “Real People. Real Sorucing. Back to Reality.” I am involved in numerous events and such and hope to see…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 19, 2017 at 3:36pm — No Comments

How Water-Tight is HR's Disaster Recovery Plan?

In the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Human Resource departments review Disaster Recovery Plans and consider electronic employee files.

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, companies are taking a closer look at their file management processes. The Human Resources office is one spot…

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Added by Dan Orso on September 19, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

“WOULD YOU LIKE FRIES WITH THAT?” – WHAT MCDONALDS CAN TEACH US ABOUT CROSS-SELLING

One of the easiest, and best ways to increase your business’s revenue and profitability is to sell more services to your existing clients. Cross-selling and up-selling.

 

Of all the business issues I discuss with my clients, the one that comes up over and over…

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Added by james nathan on September 19, 2017 at 9:33am — No Comments

The Best Company ‘Work for Us’ Pages

Turn Prospective Viewers into New Recruits with these Great Ideas

Ah, the ‘Work for Us’ page! Filled with potential, overflowing with creative opportunity and brimming with the chance to build your brand’s reputation…or is it? We are…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on September 19, 2017 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

How Employers Sabotage Themselves -1

How Employers Sabotage Themselves

The Attraction Phase

(Part 1 of 3)

The Talent Board ( the non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate…

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Added by Felicia Fleitman on September 18, 2017 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

How HR Chatbots can save 100+ hours a month?

“This is on behalf of Happy Company. Thanks for applying for the job. We've got some quick questions for you. Are you ready?”

 

“Yes”

 

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“Thanks for your time. We'll get back to you…

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Added by Bangabdi Roy Chowdhury on September 18, 2017 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

4 Key Problems Facing the Modern Recruiter (Part 1).

Let’s face it: the global talent shortage is not a fad: it’s the new norm, making the skills of agency, contract and internal recruiters more valuable every day.

These are exciting times for the recruitment industry. The exponential development of intelligent recruitment technology, a rapidly changing business landscape, and the pressure…

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Added by Brian Thompson on September 15, 2017 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Technology is doing its best to kill creativity

Browsing Twitter one day I came across a pretty senior level role for a prominent UK organisation. Nothing unusual there. But, upon reading through the job advertisement it soon became apparent that no thought whatsoever had gone into its make-up. Indeed, this job post was over 200 lines long and…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on September 15, 2017 at 6:36am — 2 Comments

Why Recruiting Websites Lose Millennials and Why It Matters

Among the many buzzwords circulating throughout the recruiting and staffing industry, none perhaps is said with more trepidation and contempt than millennials. The term for many a hiring manager and seasoned recruiter conjures images of some bearded hipster who wants to…

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Added by Adam Appleton on September 14, 2017 at 3:53pm — 2 Comments

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