Featured Blog Posts – September 2019 Archive (28)

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 2, Main Speakers!!

Day 1 of Sourcecon was Peer to Peer and a special Linked presentation, so I will be starting with day 2. I will focus mostly on tools of course, with the main session of day 2 first.


With that first up: “the Real World (and Not MTV) with Angie Verros. The gist of this session is messaging. After finding candidate you have to be able to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on September 30, 2019 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Why You Need to Understand Millennials


Added by Josh Mangum on September 30, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How May I Assist You in Recruitment?

Artificial Intelligence is a buzzword for quite some time in the HR industry. The advent of AI is simplifying the process of hiring candidates. In the last few years, many recruitment software have shown their capability to reduce recruitment cost and time.

Over a period of time, the HR industry is witnessing several significant…


Added by Rchilli Parser on September 30, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

What is vendor neutrality and why is it important?

I had the great pleasure of speaking with David Searns, CEO at Haley Marketing while at the 2019 California Staffing Professionals conference. Haley Marketing serves a number of our mutual clients and is a frequent contributor to our blog.  We talked about why vendor neutrality is important for staffing agencies…


Added by Sylvia Dahlby on September 29, 2019 at 7:30pm — No Comments

The Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove: Giving Negative Feedback

When it comes to constructive criticism, delivery makes all the difference. Bob Lutz, the former GM vice-chairperson, eloquently visualizes effective…


Added by Josh Mangum on September 27, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Age and Workplace Satisfaction

According to a recent study by Leadership IQ, the biggest statistical driver of workplace satisfaction for workers between the ages of 21-30 is whether their supervisor recognizes and praises their accomplishments. 

Only 30% of workers ages 21-30 would strongly recommend their organization as a good place to work.  Interesting contrast is that 47% of…


Added by Luigi Lupo on September 27, 2019 at 11:27am — No Comments

I Think It Is Time For a Recession.... REALLY

I can't remember the last time I wrote a post on Recruiting Blogs.  I've been pretty quiet the past couple of years.  My blogging career really started around 2012 right here on this site!  I didn't have anywhere else to write or express my opinions.   It was a popular thing to do and I shared more content than most people write in years.  It got to be a little bit of an obsession.  

I stopped because I was tired of talking about recruiting.  I also realized that people got tired of…


Added by Will Thomson on September 25, 2019 at 5:26pm — 2 Comments

Be Decisive to Avoid Losing Candidates in the Hiring Process

Out of the plethora of studies conducted in regards to success in management, the most commonly stated character trait of successful managers is decisiveness. This is especially true in…


Added by Josh Mangum on September 25, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Stop Judging, Start Assessing: Strategies to Transform your Recruitment Process


Resumes and in-person interviews have always been the quickest ways to evaluate candidates and assess if they are fit for a job. But not anymore. 

As digital transformation creeps into the recruitment process, skills…


Added by Pankaj Deshmukh on September 25, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

People Analytics

When we discuss analytics it is very easy to get lost in an ocean of data, graphs, and reports. Most ERP software or HRIS (human resource information systems) present a long list of graphs and reports that can be accessed and still we will always have some request to the database admin to extract some or the other data from the backend. And yes this luxury is available to only large firms that use enterprise software and have a…


Added by Steve Hopkins on September 25, 2019 at 6:44am — No Comments

What Traits Are Red Flags to Look Out For When Hiring?

When it comes to hiring, it’s imperative that you get your process right. Whether you have an in-house hiring team, or you’re relying on a staffing agency to source top talent; the cost of making a bad hire can be pretty substantial. 

In fact, an article in Forbes reports…


Added by Bethan Port on September 24, 2019 at 7:40am — No Comments

The Next Labor Force Generation

There is a new emerging generation of employees entering the labor force – bringing different values, experiences, and expectations to the mix. 

I’m starting to see quite a bit of research, books, articles, blogs, podcasts, and discussions focusing around the differences with Generation Z. There is a lot of research that outlines the differences and…


Added by Luigi Lupo on September 23, 2019 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Obscure Health Care Professions That Require No Degree

The largest segment of the economy and with a workforce that's growing much faster than the job sector at-large, healthcare remains a vital component of the economy. As larger percentages of people are living longer lives and the number of people alive is increasing with each passing year, it's no shock that this crucial segment of daily life is seeing rapid growth in economic terms.

Most people are familiar with the “bread and butter” occupations in the healthcare…


Added by Laura O. Tolentino on September 20, 2019 at 6:33pm — No Comments

Why You Should Never Accept the Counteroffer

Don’t Accept the Counter Offer!

Professionals of all ages and at all levels change jobs for a variety of reasons. Seeking a new challenge, opportunities for growth or changing to a new industry are all common…


Added by Josh Mangum on September 20, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Defining the Psychology of Entrepreneurship

When you’re running your own business, its import to understand the mindset you’ll need to achieve the success you want. A theory put forward by psychologist David McClelland, a Harvard professor, offers that entrepreneurs possess a need for achievement which drives their activity and their ability to achieve success.

 Entrepreneurs display and…


Added by Abigail Britnell on September 18, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Challenges of CHROs in A High-tech World

Human resources are directly connected to all departments in an organization and embrace a positive relationship with each person. It is this connection that affords HR to become more engaged in business.

The CEOs of today expect Chief Human Resource Officers (CHRO)- the HR leader to be a strategic partner in business, understand the company’s business plan, identify potential talent needs, and design a workforce to support company’s future. Articulating the…


Added by Lucia Adams on September 17, 2019 at 7:56am — No Comments

How to Hire with Limited Resources

An efficient hiring process can be difficult to perfect. It’s even more of a challenge when you’ve got limited resources to deal with. From budget limitations, to lack of time, to a small hiring team; these obstacles can all be damaging to your hiring process. Especially in an…


Added by Bethan Port on September 17, 2019 at 7:22am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Webmii!!

Webmii is a site that says it is the next generation people search where you can find info about people as well as visibility scores. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag…


Added by Dean Da Costa on September 16, 2019 at 3:11pm — No Comments

How to Tell the Candidate They Did Not Get the Job


Added by Josh Mangum on September 11, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Do you know the numbers?

  • Unemployment Rate: 3.7%
  • Underemployment Rate: 13.9%
  • Job openings were at 7.2 million on the last business day of July
  • Jobs Openings Rate: 4.5%
  • Number of hires were at 6 million on the…

Added by Luigi Lupo on September 10, 2019 at 11:11am — No Comments

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