Featured Blog Posts – November 2017 Archive (17)

Global Staffing Trends- 2017

This is one among the findings out of LinkedIn’s recently released 2017 Global Staffing developments report.

Highlights of the survey included within 2,000 manager-level and above, search and staffing recruitment professionals in 35 countries — include: The good news is the fact that 68% of staffing firms assume their firms to develop compared to 2016, also say they plan to hire greater…


Added by Ekansh Pahwa on November 29, 2017 at 4:41am — No Comments

Real-life Employer Branding Ideas That Work

Employer Branding ideas are essential for building a strong and attractive employer brand. Many firms have started investing more in their employer branding strategy so I decided write about some real-life employer branding ideas and strategies. HubSpot and Facebook have mastered their employer branding and…


Added by Kristina Martic on November 28, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Why companies do not underestimate the strength of their employees’ social contacts?

Companies do not underestimate the strength of their employees’ social contacts. Just the opposite, they’ve begun to reward them if they help bring new and skilled help into the firm.

Every employee knows someone who knows someone else, and their neighbour has a guy who’d be perfect for a specialised position in…


Added by Daniela Berakova on November 27, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments

Fascinating: Custom Headline Search

I must admit that until I started using the search technique that I am about to describe, I did not realize that a significant number of LinkedIn members customize their Headlines. I had expected most members to stay with the default Headline, which is <Job Title> at <Company>. Not true. It won't be easy to estimate the percentage of customized Headlines, but they are quite common.

What members put in Headlines often falls into one of these…


Added by Irina Shamaeva on November 26, 2017 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Top Tips for Assessment Centres and Group Exercises

Today’s blog is focused on helping you understand what Hiring Managers are looking for from candidates during assessment days and group exercises.

For those of you who are less familiar with group assessment days, we’ll start by briefly covering the basics of how assessment centres work and what you can typically expect from the day.

Assessment days: The…


Added by ISL Recruitment on November 22, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Top Tips for Recruiting the Best Talent for Startups

Hiring the top talent out there to work on the startup that you have going can be daunting. You have to find the best people for the positions you need to fill. When you make a wrong choice, this could mean bad results for your company. Use these top 7 tips for choosing the best talent to work within your startup and see your company prosper. You may be surprised to find…


Added by Sheza gary on November 22, 2017 at 2:15am — 1 Comment

HR Stats That Have Changed The Way We Recruit

This is a list of Human Resources (HR) statistics that have changed the way HR professionals recruit and hire. These HR stats have resulted in innovative recruiting strategies and methods. Improvements in technology and HR analytics have enabled us to measure and get useful insights. We should use these HR stats to make better and more…


Added by Kristina Martic on November 21, 2017 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Attract and Retain Millennials with Solid Career Pathing

It’s no surprise that in the current candidate-driven market, employers have to adjust, rethink and implement new strategies to not only attract, but also retain talented employees.  There has been a lot of research presented over the past few years on learning to understand what motivates the Millennial generation and how to better merge workplace styles and expectations.…


Added by Angie Barnes on November 21, 2017 at 11:42am — 1 Comment

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT 7

In part 7 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Shelly Sandberg track. 

First up Ben Gotkin and Sourcing Metrics Working Session. At the beginning was nan introduction to ATAP which is the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals. A great organization trying to standardize things within the staffing world. This…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 20, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT6

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT6

In part 5 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Purple Squirrel Track.

First up is Finding the Human inside your Client by Jeff Newman. The basics of this presentation is to get to know your hiring managers, both on a personal level and professional as it will make…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 14, 2017 at 5:46pm — No Comments


One of the biggest undertakings in HR is recruitment.

When we think of recruitment and the process it involves we instantly think about the process such as specifications of a particular job, the action of attracting candidates to apply for that job, screening and selection of candidates, hiring the right candidate and the onboarding of those candidates.

These processes are changing and are facing new changes in 2018. What will the next HR trends for…


Added by Joanne McDonagh on November 14, 2017 at 8:02am — No Comments

Do you know what it is that you want before you start recruiting?

You’ve gone to the effort of writing a job description, creating some online adverts or engaging a recruiter to find you someone, but have you really thought through who your business needs? 

"Of course” I hear you cry. “Why would we bother doing all those things if we didn’t know what we needed to recruit for?”…


Added by Robert Drury on November 10, 2017 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Why Do The Best Engineers Not Work For You?

Andrew here, the idea man and active contributor to the GlossaryTech. I’m the…


Added by Andrew Stetsenko on November 8, 2017 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Decrease Turnover: Staying Ahead with Stay Interviews

Building on our article last month about Job Hoppers, companies have the opportunity to decrease turnover by implementing the valuable practice of the “Stay Interview” with current employees.  This is certainly not a brand-new concept, but…


Added by Angie Barnes on November 3, 2017 at 11:22am — 2 Comments

Ask yourself why someone wants to work for you

Following the recent purchase of my last company I’ve been spending a bit of time talking to other businesses about working with them and it’s been quite surprising how much the businesses have focused on what I can do for them and not what they can do for me.

Yes, if you’re looking to hire someone to come and do some work for you, absolutely you need to find out if they can do the job. For me…


Added by Robert Drury on November 3, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

How Job Search Tactics Vary by Generation

Recruiters from different spheres tend to divide job seekers into three well-known groups: Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials. It’s easy to discern members of each group by certain characteristics.

There is no stereotype, according to which employers favor a certain group. Still, it’s important to adjust the job search strategies to the peculiarities of the…


Added by Monica White on November 3, 2017 at 3:53am — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2017 PT5

In part 5 of my Sourcecon posts we will discuss the things that came from the Programing track and general sessions.

So Steven Jiang of Hiretual spoke about creating a chrome extension, He gave an easy overview of a chrome ext. Then He spoke about HTML, CSS, and JS. He gave a link to source code you can download at…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 2, 2017 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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