November 2015 Blog Posts (145)

Should you be using Contract-to-hire?

By Robert Gallagher

Most managers have three options when hiring: contractcontract-to-hire(a.k.a temp-to-perm), or permanent. There are significant benefits and drawbacks that come with each…


Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 2:49pm — No Comments

What is Wrong With So Many LinkedIn InMails

I was carefully reading Steven Lowisz’s…


Added by Eric Putkonen on November 19, 2015 at 1:43pm — 1 Comment

Career Change: How to Pull Yourself Out of a Boring Job

If you’ve begun to realize you don’t love your job as much as you used to, take comfort in the thought that getting into a career rut is easy. First, you land a great position. Next, you work for the same company for a couple of years and after a while, you learn that your boss never gives your any raises and you have nowhere left to grow.

If this scenario sounds familiar, it might be time to pull yourself out of a dead-end job and find a new, more rewarding career.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on November 19, 2015 at 1:24pm — No Comments

An Open Letter to Recruitment Agencies

Dear Recruitment Agency,

(Yes, contingent recruiters, I'm talking to you)

Working as part of an in-house recruitment team, you receive a lot of approaches from contingent recruitment agencies all offering the same…


Added by Sam Fletcher on November 19, 2015 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

5 Tips for the Most Important Call You'll Ever Make

By Robert Gallagher

Many of the traditional tips for a successful interview: eye contact, pressed suit and a firm handshake, lose the majority of their effectiveness over the phone. That’s not the only way phone interviews differ from the standard…


Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

Hiring Superstars

By Robert Gallagher

It goes by many names: The A-player, The Game-Changer, The Superstar. Notice the sports theme? Maybe it’s because companies scout these candidates like high school prodigies and hiring one is celebrated like…


Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Speed up Hiring

By Robert Gallagher

Chipotle Mexican Grill made news this month for announcing their push to hire 4,000 workers in a single day. Although fast-food companies might have an edge over other business models when it comes to speed, there’s no reason every…


Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Design Your Path to Improved Sticky Recruitment Results

Rediscover the Valuable Lost Art of Recruitment Selection Design

So here we are. You are at it again.

It never stops.

It is a need that is never satisfied.

It continues to suck time and…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Get Noticed as a Passive Candidate

By Robert Gallagher

You might love your job. But that alone is no guarantee of long-term employment.

The job market is increasingly mobile in terms of job tenure. This comes even as 44% of employed…


Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Managing?

Right Management released a survey earlier this year revealing 68% of …


Added by Ryan Mead on November 19, 2015 at 9:43am — No Comments

Recruiting is the best thing to do today!

Congratulations! Recruiting is now being backed by Investors, venture capitalists and big businesses, which is good news for the Hiring business. Especially for startups, who just can’t wait to meet the rising demand of procuring best talent. Not only, they’ve to build a strong team but find talent from diverse backgrounds…


Added by Rchilli Parser on November 19, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Focusing On The Future: HR Trends for 2016

2015 has almost come to a close. While the holiday season is typically viewed as a more “quiet” time in the corporate world, it can also be a great opportunity for businesses to recruit top talent to hit the ground running for next year. To help reinvigorate your hiring drive and get a head start, here are some HR trends to keep an eye out for in…


Added by Jaime Spuhler on November 18, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Is your profile picture helping or hindering your job search?

Why is your profile photographs are so important to your job search, and how can you make sure your profile pictures are working to your advantage?

There was a time when people were nervous about the internet. They were scared to used credit cards online and they were scared to upload their photographs. There was also a time…


Added by Jane Paine on November 18, 2015 at 1:25pm — 2 Comments

Steve Jobs' inspiration quotes: What recruiters can learn from the man behind Apple

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Last Friday saw the release of ‘Steve Jobs’, the biographical film depicting the life of the legendary Apple founder himself. Whether you’re fans of Apple products or not, it’s…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on November 18, 2015 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Start at the top: The importance of making the right senior appointments in engineering

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In a recent blog post, we talked about the IET’s ‘Skills & Demand in Industry 2015’ survey and…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on November 18, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Why Amazon’s Rank & Yank Doesn’t Work

We’ve come to expect larger organizations, the ones that have been around long enough to accumulate hundreds of employees, to have stellar performance management practices. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Rack and stack performance review…


Added by Chris Arringdale on November 18, 2015 at 9:43am — No Comments

Role of Senior HR leaders in modern Organisation

Over the last decade, HR has evolved through various phases. It started from protecting the women employees in the industrial environment and gradually changed to hiring, attendance, compensation, and later to motivation, selection, assessments etc. With time and experience of these professionals in their work, job titles of HR business partner or Senior HR Managers were…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 18, 2015 at 12:55am — 1 Comment

Top Tweets of the SourcingChat – Recruiter Skills and Competency Development

Here we go again another successful #SourcingChat for Sourcing Adda (@SourcingAdda). We @SourcingAdda are glad to have so many Talent Acquisitionists expressing their views which have enlightened us as well as our fellow participants. The participation that we’ve had has certainly assisted us in achieving our objective. We are consciously trying our level best to make this experience a memorable one that will not only enlighten you but others as well simultaneous with fun as a finishing…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 18, 2015 at 12:24am — No Comments

Recruiting Trends Conference & Webinars Acquired by LRP

LRP Conferences and Human Resource Executive® Magazine, affiliates of LRP Publications, announced today the acquisition of the Recruiting Trends Conference ( A business unit of Diversified Communications, Recruiting Trends provides recruiters, sourcers, talent acquisition managers, and other HR and recruiting professionals the opportunity to expand their knowledge, discover solutions to their most pressing challenges,…


Added by Jason Pike on November 17, 2015 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Why Boring Work is Subjective and Necessary

Your employee, Jill, wants to talk. She sits you down, darts her eyes around the room nervously, and comes out with it: she finds her job boring. You’re taken aback — you thought she loved her job! You might scramble to fix the problem, but you need…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 17, 2015 at 9:49am — 1 Comment

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