Featured Blog Posts – October 2017 Archive (22)

Best 5 Tools For HR Managers In 2018

2018 is approaching quickly, and it’s time to set professional goals for the upcoming new year. Human resources is a field that has been directly impacted by technology and new advances in various online platforms. Here are some new online tools to help you reach new professional heights in 2018:


Get streamlined

Streamline your search…


Added by Or Hillel on October 31, 2017 at 6:28am — No Comments

How Employers Sabotage Themselves -The Selection Phase (Part 3 of 3)

How Employers Sabotage Themselves

The Selection Phase

(Part 3 of 3)

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


Added by Felicia Fleitman on October 30, 2017 at 2:24pm — No Comments

The One Movie Line That Will Change Your Approach to Finding and Keeping Talent


It was the end-of-season talent show at the Kellerman’s resort. Johnny Castle (played by Patrick Swayze), the resort’s dance instructor and Frances “Baby” Houseman’s crush (played by Jennifer Grey), recently got fired by the resort for having a relationship with Baby. With a desire to complete the last dance of the season (and love on his mind), Johnny…


Added by Anthony E. Gyamfi on October 27, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Open letter to business owners around the world who need to recruit world class talent

Dear business owner,

You need to fill a role within your business in order to achieve your strategic goals, and you entrust the job to either an internal recruiter, an external recruiter or a department head to get it done. You want a specific type of person to help you fill a skills gap and deliver on your targets. And you need them now.…


Added by Robert Drury on October 27, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Evaluating Salespeople's historical performance with NYC's new Salary Fairness law.

On Oct 31st a new NYC law around salary fairness goes into effect. The law says that you cannot ask a prospective candidate about their salary history. The intent is that you will not offer a candidate a new salary based on their prior salary history and the goal is to minimize salary inequality - especially between men and women. You can read more about the law …


Added by Feargall kenny on October 24, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT4!!

In part 4 of my Sourcecon posts, we will discuss the things that came from the George Bool track and general sessions. We will deal with day 2 in this post.

Leading off day 2 of the George Bool and the general session was Stacy Zapar. Stacy spoke a lot about 2007 and how things were then, a lot of job boards etc. Then she talks about the intake meeting…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 23, 2017 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

What are Boomerang Employees and Why Should I Care?

What are Boomerang Employees and Why Should I Care?

Earlier this year in our Employment Market Outlook 2017, we referenced the increase in…


Added by Angie Barnes on October 20, 2017 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

A Founder’s Story: First Hiring Pains and Designing a Culture Around Baseball


Last week on Hire Power Radio Show, Rick Girard talked with Sean Ferrel to discuss the trials and errors of building his company with first hires and how he designed his interview process based on themes learned through baseball.

Here’s what we discussed with…

Added by Rick Girard on October 19, 2017 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Wage Disparity Still a Barrier to Recruiting Primary Care Docs

65 million isn’t just the number of years that have passed since the extinction of the dinosaurs. It’s also the number of Americans who live in a community with less than one physician for every 3,500 people. Now, whether you’re a doctor or not, can you imagine having over 3,500 patients? Why are there areas where the…


Added by Devin Caldwell on October 19, 2017 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Programming Languages and IT Sourcing Pitfalls

These are the top fifteen programming languages on Github, the top site where engineers collaborate on creating software. Scroll down on the advanced search dialog  and you will see the lo-o-o-o-ong choice of the languages, starting with the 24 most popular, then, listing "everything else":

Github also offers to search for languages using the…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on October 18, 2017 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT3

In part 3 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the George Bool track and general sessions. We will deal with day 1 in this post.

The opening of Sourcecon saw Jim Stroud do his thing. He spoke about Facebook and the stats that go with it, how Facebook has a massive global reach over 7 billion worldwide as of June 2016. Despite…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 16, 2017 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Staffing Hacks: Time Saved is Money Earned

Hi all,

If staffing firms are searching for greater efficiency, spending countless hours chasing time cards and manually entering data each week won’t help.

In my numerous conversations with staffing firms across North America, I am continuously amazed at how many firms still follow a manual process. Manual data entry promotes a higher risk of error. This risk is increased if the…


Added by Kevin Ko on October 12, 2017 at 3:19pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 83: The HR Missing Link- Have You Found it Yet?

In Part 82 of this series, I posed the question whether or not human capital management was dead or not. In this part I want to suggest that there is a vital path to your survival both as an HR professional and as part of your organization.

The C-Suite office holders of the 21st century are in a quandary. They are confronted with a wide-ranging audience they must answer to. This audience includes the stakeholders of the organization as well as the human capital assets. The…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 12, 2017 at 11:32am — No Comments

What Does a Ban on Asking Candidates Historic Salary Information Mean for Your Recruiting Strategy?

Times are certainly changing, and nowhere are they changing faster than in employment law. Massachusetts has become the first state to ban employers from asking candidates about their salary history with a law that takes effect in…


Added by Kore1Staffing on October 11, 2017 at 5:03pm — No Comments

What Millennials are Looking for in a Boss

As an employer, you might work with a lot of Millennial employees. You may even see your Millennial employees as being a big part of your company's future. Therefore, you probably want to make sure that you are leading them in the right direction. Millennials are often looking for different things than their older counterparts…


Added by Devin Caldwell on October 11, 2017 at 4:52pm — 1 Comment

Running out of Steam...

I know we have all been there before- faced with difficult positions and lack of qualified candidates. I'm desperately looking for inspiration. I work in the auto industry- to some degree. We are a niche product that sells new and used wheelchair accessible vehicles-- 70 locations across the country that are essentially set up like mini dealerships, plus two corporate offices, and a BDC. I hire Auto Techs, Service Managers, Auto Salespeople, GM's, etc.- you get the gist...

I have…


Added by Lauren Widmayer on October 11, 2017 at 11:50am — 2 Comments

The Way Your Company Writes It's Job Descriptions Can Get You Sued!

Last week on Hire Power Radio Show, Rick Girard sat down with Usama Kahf to discuss the ins and outs of hiring for compliance issues and how to best minimize potential…


Added by Rick Girard on October 10, 2017 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT2

In part 2 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Anonymous Track.

From Jim Schnyder’s Leveraging Linked Recruiter we gain the following tips, tricks or tools: Knowledge of the LIR premium insights, Search insights, Visual Capture ability, Competitive intel, and more. We learned about the LIR CRM capabilities, notes,…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 9, 2017 at 12:22pm — No Comments


As we near the end of Septemeber we bring you some of the top upcoming HR eventsaround Ireland & The UK for the month of October. You might want to circle these ones on your calendar. 



Added by Joanne McDonagh on October 4, 2017 at 11:48am — No Comments

The Ultimate List Of Sourcing And Productivity Tools For Recruiters In Tech

What makes up the tech stack of the experienced IT recruiter? In this article, we’ve put together a list of tools from real practitioners and industry experts, namely:…


Added by Andrew Stetsenko on October 4, 2017 at 5:46am — 3 Comments

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