Featured Blog Posts – October 2016 Archive (44)

How to Keep Your New Employees Motivated and Happy

Everyone who starts up a new business wants to be successful, but in reality, many of these new businesses will be closed within five years. It takes a lot in today’s world to simply survive, and it takes much more to grow. If you’re new to the business world, you may feel lost in how to do either of those things. Fortunately,…

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Added by Sheza gary on October 18, 2016 at 8:12am — No Comments

Why Team Communication Is Important in Project Management

Whether we are talking about professional or personal communication, it is the foundation of every healthy relationship. But, when it comes to project management, it is of extreme importance, because 80 percent of the project manager’s job is, as a matter of…

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Added by David Miller on October 17, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

How To Attract A Recruiter

Some trusted sources show that with the unemployment rates in the United States being as low as never before, you have all the chances to get the job you always wanted to. However, if you don’t play smart, you can easily blow an opportunity of a lifetime. Therefore, we have prepared a list of things you need to…

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Added by Richard Nolan on October 17, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

How to Beat the ‘Bots – Advice for Applying to Jobs Online

            Ever since the first online job application process was used, several decades ago, the practice of automation of the process has continued, and even accelerated at a dizzying rate.  Today, it is very customary for most larger companies (and even small startups) to use Candidate tracking software which tries to make life easy for those that are doing the…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on October 17, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

3 Big HR Changes for Tech Startup Talent Acquisition in 2016

Thanks to the remarkable…

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Added by Ellie Martin on October 14, 2016 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

A Close Look at "Open to New Opportunities"

Signaling that one is "Open to New Opportunities" without alarming your boss is certainly a good idea for a job seeker. Recently, LinkedIn introduced this feature.

If you are a job seeker, there are a couple of things to be aware of…

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 13, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

How NOT to Sell a Job to a Candidate

Let’s face it – given the choice, we’d pick a permanent employee over a temp time and time again. The benefits of taking on an employee full time are obvious, but this world of ours is far from perfect, and we all know that sometimes taking on a temp…

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Added by Tom Rowbottom on October 13, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Unrealistic Expectations

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I still run a desk at my shop Sterling Consulting Group. Keeps me semi out of trouble and in the fray. Real time information from candidates and clients alike. It’s almost like having a looking glass or a machine that can see the future, maybe not 100% accurate but a solid glimpse anyhow.

I field calls on a daily basis from candidates that are “on the bench” looking for their next gig. I also speak with many candidates that I am trying to recruit to find out what…

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Added by Maurice Robertson on October 12, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Managing Performance

No longer an annual event

Naturally, I am fascinated by how businesses operate and what management styles work in certain situations.  Recently, I have focused my attention on how postindustrial age hierarchy is not working and what that means for companies who are conventional in their human capital management structure.

Early in my career I worked for a large corporation.  The CEO had an Ivy League education, spent a long time in…

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Added by Kimberly Lucas on October 12, 2016 at 10:36am — No Comments

HOW TO ANSWER THE QUESTION ‘WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT?’

One of the most maddening questions ever to come out of the interview process is "What is your greatest accomplishment?" This question is uncomfortable for a number of reasons. You might be afraid of giving the interviewer a wrong answer, or you don’t feel particularly accomplished in your current…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on October 12, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

4 Reasons Video Interviews are here to Stay

Whether you’ve tried them or not, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the invasion of video interviews. When they infiltrated organizations several years ago, maybe you thought they were just a phase and wouldn’t stand the test of time, yet here we are.…

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Added by Holly Wade on October 12, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Executive and Non-Executive Search Sourcing

Sourcing for Talent to fill high profiles is usually done with Executive Search Sourcing. A process similar to the Head-Hunting technique; wherein candidates are sourced & screened based on some criteria. Executive Search Sourcing is generally done by Executive Search firms that specialise in it.  

We are all quite familiar with Executive Search Sourcing but what about those of us who are novices to Executive Search Sourcing? Considering this aspect as well we…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on October 12, 2016 at 1:32am — No Comments

Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 1-Breakout Sessions 1

Fall Sourcecon 2016 Day 1-Breakout Sessions 1

So day 1 Breakout Session Part 1 is here. The Breakouts fall into one of three categories; Candidate Identification (CI), Candidate Engagement (CE), and Marketing and Branding(MB).

 

First up Kerri Mills with 6 Secrets to Sourcing like a Grandmaster under the…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on October 11, 2016 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Recruiting: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I love being a recruiter! Really! We get a bad rap from a large number of people, but it's like any field, there are the good, the bad and the ugly. I like to think I'm one of the good ones. I know my clients, candidates and my boss would agree.

 Recruiting is a very rewarding job that starts with the hunt for the…

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Added by Robye Nothnagel on October 11, 2016 at 2:40pm — 1 Comment

RECRUITING TALENT IN A MULTI-CULTURAL MARKETPLACE: DON’T GET LOST IN TRANSLATION

Whether achieving diversity goals for our clients or simply presenting the best available talent in an increasingly tight candidate marketplace, our recruiting practice at CFOs2GO is uniquely organized to execute talent acquisition strategies with recruiters from different cultural backgrounds who speak multiple languages.

Cultural…

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Added by Mwape Chalansi-Jokic on October 11, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Creating The Most Effective Job Title. Hint: No Ninjas.

Are you hiring ninjas? No?

Resist the urge to use that lame word in your job title!

Look, you might think using the word ninja in your job title makes you look "cool" but in reality? It's just plain old lame. The bottom line is that job seekers aren't searching to be a ninja - they want to be a sales executive or marketing lead.…

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Added by Abby Cheesman on October 11, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Finding candidates’ closet skeletons with help of artificial intellect

Today, we can witness a rapid growth of headhunting practices, as any company, a mid-size or a large-size one, wants to attract to their team savvy experts who will bring considerable benefits. However, sometimes it’s not so easy to find out the suitable candidates, because a seemingly experienced and leading specialist may hide some valuable info, have…

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Added by Yana Yelina on October 11, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

Corporate Recruiting: The Important Do's and Don'ts of HR

The definition of corporate employee recruiting and training refers to the methods employed to provide personnel with the business skills they will require to attain their work-linked actions. When a Human Resource Department is part of the company infrastructure, the overall responsibility for employee competency, training and…

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Added by Kevin Faber on October 6, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Reviewing Careerbuilder’s Annual Surveys of Job Seekers

I was reading Careerbuilder’s report, “How to Rethink the Candidate Experience and Make Better Hires,” this week and saw some interesting things. In today’s post I will go over a few of the things……

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Added by Eric Putkonen on October 6, 2016 at 9:56am — No Comments

HAVE A CONVERSATION, NOT AN INTERROGATION

Police Detective Interrogating A Prisoner In Handcuffs

It's easy for job candidates to sit through an interview and feel as though they are on an unequal footing with the hiring manager. This is sometimes due to their own anxiety or their preconceived notions about how the interview will go. At other times, their anxiety directly relates to the hiring manager conducting the interview. Here are three tips to ensure that interviews look more like a conversation than an interrogation. Spotting a bad interview is a…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on October 5, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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