Featured Blog Posts – September 2017 Archive (30)

4 Tactics to Attract Top Talent

Every human resources department or staffing agency is dedicated to attracting the best possible people, putting them in the roles that match their unique skills and experience. In a survey conducted by HR Daily Advisor, approximately 58 percent of respondents reported their organizations had a recruitment strategy in place, whether in the form of a written document or an…

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Added by Kevin Ko on September 14, 2017 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

Focus On What You Can Control

John Wooden, famous UCLA basketball coach and one of the greatest coaches in any sport ever used to preach that you must focus only on the things that you can control.

Great advice for hiring managers and recruiters.  You can’t control a turn down.  You can impact it by providing an attractive opportunity and offer, but you still can’t control it.  You can’t control a crazy salary demand and you definitely can’t control the size of the candidate pool for a certain skill…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on September 14, 2017 at 1:25pm — 1 Comment

Supplement Recruitment Marketing with Social Media.

Supplement Recruitment Marketing with Social Media

 

The way of Recruitment has changed dramatically over recent years. In the world of recruitment people start using  social media in talent acquisition.

When people think of social media as a recruitment tool, they immediately think of LinkedIn or facebook. Actually both are the social media tools and are primarily targeted at the jobs space; however, social media provides many more channels to recruiters than…

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Added by Chamanpreet Singh on September 13, 2017 at 1:44am — No Comments

How Facebook Videos Could Help You Attract Big Talent

It's no secret that with more people engaged than ever on Facebook, businesses are turning to that avenue to bring in more customers and get their products out there. But now businesses of all sizes are starting to look at Facebook as a way to bring in skilled employees to their workforce.

This…

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Added by Kevin Faber on September 12, 2017 at 12:36pm — 1 Comment

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Amazon Web Services

 

Amazon Web Services (AWS)is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a paid subscription basis with a free-tier option available for 12 months. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 11, 2017 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Learn Tech Terms While Sourcing With GlossaryTech for LinkedIn

GlossaryTech for LinkedIn Chrome extension is finally live!

Originally intended for sourcing technical talent on LinkedIn, you can also use the extension to learn programming terms on any website, e.g. GitHub, StackOverflow, Wikipedia, etc.

The extension detects and…

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Added by Andrew Stetsenko on September 7, 2017 at 12:12pm — No Comments

No Relo

The number of Americans relocating peaked in……….ready for this………1985.  Last year only 10% of people in the US moved.

The problem with this is that people are not getting to where the jobs are.  It’s not just that companies don’t want to pay for relo.  That is certainly true and is a factor, but candidates don’t want to move.  The average time spent in a given job has been getting shorter and candidates know this.  So uprooting the family and moving away from the place that you’ve…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on September 6, 2017 at 6:04am — 2 Comments

What’s wrong with Sourcers!!!

I am taking a break from my series on lesser sites, to write this post because of a few interactions I have had over the last week or so with “sourcers”. These interactions led me to wonder what is wrong with sourcers these days.

 

I have been contacted several times, by sourcers asking me were they could look for certain niche skills. I…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on September 5, 2017 at 5:47pm — 1 Comment

Good Cop/Bad Cop

HI! I'm Adam! I'm a recruiter! Oh, you want your dream job? SUPER! Let me see your resume? OH THIS IS PERFECT! I WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING! What's that? you aren't getting interviews? What would I change if I were you? NOTHING. YOU ARE PERFECT JUST THE WAY YOU ARE. IT'LL HAPPEN IF YOU REALLLLLLY WANT IT. DON'T WORRY, YOU'LL SEE!! Oh, hold on, my co-worker wants to…

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Added by Adam Karpiak on September 5, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Machine Learning and AI Recruiting Future

The technological ecosystem is constantly evolving, and as it does, so do the various components of that ecosystem. As the world grows more decentralized and the power and proliferation of knowledge can equip the right persons with access to game-changing technology. In the worlds of industry and business, the incorporation of emerging tech can mean the difference…

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Added by Adam Appleton on September 1, 2017 at 3:08pm — 2 Comments

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