October 2016 Blog Posts (87)

WhatsApp Group Chat – Competency Mapping (CM) & Succession Planning (SP)

The Talent Acquisition Industry is constantly evolving and as Talent Acquisitionists we’re come across concepts like Competency Mapping (CM) & Succession Planning (SP) but what does it mean and how can it help at an organisational level? Are common questions that come up and getting a clear perspective when there’s so much information flowing around isn’t easy to resolve.

Well if you’ve been following us @SourcingAdda then your…


Added by Sourcing Adda on October 26, 2016 at 1:58am — No Comments

Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 1-Breakout Sessions 3

So day 1 Breakout Session Part 3 is here. This is also the 5 post in the series. The Breakouts fall into one of three categories; Candidate Identification (CI), Candidate Engagement (CE), and Marketing and Branding(MB).

First up was Guprit Bhambra “Secrets to Market Mapping your way to Success”. She starts out going through a list of sources of data,…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 25, 2016 at 1:39pm — No Comments

ENGAGE Partners With PayScale to Deliver Integrated Compensation Insights

Innovative sourcing intelligence platform now offers compensation data for passive candidates

CHARLESTON, S.C., (Oct. 25, 2016) - ENGAGE, the sourcing intelligence platform that utilizes predictive analytics to identify potential target candidates and their likely availability, today announced its partnership with PayScale to provide compensation intelligence on…


Added by Katelyn Hudson on October 25, 2016 at 11:02am — No Comments

How to Determine if a Candidate is a Cultural Fit

Disregarding the importance of cultural fit is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager can make. It’s tempting to choose the candidate with the most impressive credentials, but that isn’t always the choice that will add the greatest value. “Cultural misfits will underperform, regardless of their talent” …


Added by Steven Duque on October 25, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Determine if a Candidate is a Cultural Fit

Disregarding the importance of cultural fit is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager can make. It’s tempting to choose the candidate with the most impressive credentials, but that isn’t always the…


Added by Steven Duque on October 25, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Coming up Trumps – finding the right leader

On 8th November 2016 the USA votes for its next president after what has been by far the most controversial, divisive and at times downright bizarre election campaign in the country’s history. The actions and personalities of the two candidates have got the whole world talking about what is required for the most powerful job in the world; neither seems…


Added by FMC Global Talent on October 25, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Sustaining Biz Momentum and Staffing During a Slump

(Credit: Programa Concejales por un Día - Colegio Escalabrini Ortíz)

Every small business owner has felt the pinch of a tight budget. It can happen at any stage of your business, and it might seem like laying off employees or cutting back on recruiting is the only solution. Perhaps you’re in the first…


Added by David Kirby on October 25, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

What To Do When an Employee Becomes Terminally Ill

Being an human resources professional, you can often find yourselves bogged down in day-to-day tasks with the same paperwork to fill out, the same meetings to attend, and the same people to talk with. While one can find themselves longing for a break in the routine, some breaks bring tasks that can be hard to bear. One of these more challenging situations is when an employee becomes terminally ill. This can feel like being dropped into uncharted territory if you don't have the proper…


Added by Jonathan Hulet on October 24, 2016 at 11:21pm — No Comments

New Job Offer? How to Peacefully Relocate Your Family

It's a known fact that for many people, the moving process can be incredibly stressful. While it may be exciting to accept a new job offer, it may be hard for your family to wade through the transition of saying goodbye to life as they know it. Starting a new chapter is still exciting, even though it is stressful. In order to keep the stress level down, consider…


Added by Emma Sturgis on October 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Top Resources Job-seekers Use to Find Employment

Finally, you've arranged a wonderful resume, two or three introductory letters, and you're prepared to put yourself out there and discover the job of your dreams. You could simply search for a spot that offers you the nuts and bolts, yet there's an entire universe of conceivable outcomes out there, waiting to be tapped into, so aim high, don't…


Added by Marc Mendelman on October 24, 2016 at 5:48am — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 70: It is the process not the end result

Think about your organization carefully and what do you see? Whether you are a manufacturing operation or a service organization you each have the same basis for the success or failure of your organization operation. That basis is a collection of processes that are unique to your individual corporate culture, visions and missions. The problem is how do you view those processes.

I am involved in the research for a new book devoted to making our educational institutions more places of…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 23, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

When I Am Asked, How To Get Into Social Media Recruiting

In conversations I have had over the last few months, I have been asked by a couple HR VPs and Directors that they wanted to launch into social media recruiting and wanted to know how I would do it.

Going forward, I think my first question I ask is “why do you want to go on social media?” It seems everyone wants to be on social media…it’s cool…it’s what Google or Amazon is doing so I do too…etc. These are the wrong answers! You do not go into social media recruiting…


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

Startups fight to Win Over HR Buyers

When we approach most Talent Acquisition and HR people that need to update or fill gaps in the company's computer science and information technology systems, they don't normally look at products and services offered by start-ups. Even after most offer trial runs and beg for beta testers to try out their shiny new software companies will reluctantly just stay with the same old traditional tools they have been using for last 15 years.

As if the software that a team just spent most of…


Added by TechHiring.com on October 20, 2016 at 11:26pm — No Comments

10 Ways to Promote Collaboration at Work

Collaboration is a major concern of managers and for good reason. Collaboration in the workplace has a plethora of benefits. Collaboration “allows employees to feel more connected to their jobs and co-workers, reduces stress at the workplace, makes their jobs easier, allows for more work freedom, and in general makes them happier people” says Jacob…


Added by Steven Duque on October 20, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Recruiting Developers? You'll Want to Know This Before Interviewing Them

One of the first steps in evaluating a developer for an open role is taking a deep dive into their resume. Whether it's a traditional resume, their Developer Story, or even their GitHub profile, one of the first things you'll look into is their education. Did they go a good school? Did they complete a Computer Science program? 

But that's the old way of…


Added by Rachel on October 20, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

True Impact And Importance Of Logistics Training In Business

Implementing logistics training is really an imperative issue in companies these days. It is a business necessity and it has many planning stages in business as well. However, it is not uncommon to witness the absence of a logistics expert in logistics companies. The result is not only in poor company planning but disorganized processes as…


Added by Santanu Sen on October 20, 2016 at 2:16am — No Comments

Are You Waiting for the Great Pumpkin?

Without fail, year in and year out, beloved Peanuts’ character, Linus, sits in a pumpkin patch on Halloween night waiting for the Great Pumpkin to appear. Much to his dismay, it fails to turn up. Nevertheless, he remains undefeated and vows to wait again next year. He believes the Great Pumpkin is out there. …


Added by Steve Janack on October 19, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments



Employees are an important part of a company. They have direct access to customer streams, they define the workflow and are responsible for overall success. Without great employees, business would fail.

Usually, the focus on employees revolves around their performance, benefits and pay. But take it from a company that has been awarded the Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the Bay Area; it’s not enough. Here…


Added by Recruiter Raya on October 19, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Integra People proud of successful North Wales Office

Integra People opened its North Wales office two years ago after the company pinpointed the region as a key strategic area for growth, and is proud that the company’s success has risen quickly and substantially.



The office in Bangor has enabled Integra to recruit a number of Welsh/English speaking…


Added by Sarah Lily Tuson on October 19, 2016 at 8:02am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Need for Functional Guidance for International Recruitment

International Recruitment has always been a part of the Talent Acquisition Industry so I’m sure that most of us will be familiar with the process especially since we’ve gone through it at some point of time. When it comes to US Staffing or UK Staffing we’ve encountered that as well while going up the Career Ladder.  But what are we supposed to do when we’re doing Asian hiring i.e. seeking Talent to fill China position and are looking for Shanghai Talent?

Staying on the topic at hand…


Added by Sourcing Adda on October 19, 2016 at 1:13am — No Comments

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