Johnny used to be a…Continue
Added by Recruiting Animal on December 14, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
“We are getting too many applicants as it is”. This is a phrase I’m hearing more and more from recruitment marketing organizations. Organizations feel this way for a few reasons:
1. They feel their recruiters are swamped as it is and additional screening would just add to the work pile.
2. They are currently hiring candidates that are good or acceptable for…
Added by Chris Brablc on December 14, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments
We can see what the resume says. But who is this person really? Is he or she a dog or cat person? Are they more like their German Shephard or their Tabby?
Don’t scoff. For all you extremely talented recruiters out their schooled in the latest behavioral role playing or SWOT-style interviewing techniques, are you really delving into this candidate’s hidden psyche from a fresh angle?
This post originally appeared at www.sendouts.com.
There is a trend sprouting up in cities across the US to tear down monster interstatesas a way to increase vibrancy in downtown areas.
In the case of St. Louis, I-70 cuts…Continue
Added by Jessica Lunk on December 14, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Another year is drawing to a close, the Coca-Cola adverts are back on TV and our thoughts turn to the excitement of the Christmas Party. Whether you are a 600 strong army hiring out a huge venue or a small gathering in a restaurant, there is a shared objective. Celebrate your successes, toast a year of hard work...and do everything in your power not to drink to the point of being that person everyone is talking about the next day!…Continue
Added by Lipton Fleming on December 14, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
How to make video job descriptions (and why you should be producing your own) is the topic when Jim Stroud interviews Will Staney of VMware and investigates how they are successfully using video job descriptions to recruit active and passive candidates online. If you are not using video job descriptions in your recruitment strategy, no doubt you will consider it after this episode of The Jim Stroud Show. At the very least, video job descriptions are an employer branding opportunity your…Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on December 13, 2011 at 8:59pm — No Comments
If you are waiting to start using Google-Plus for sourcing and recruiting, you will soon find yourself falling behind your competition. Google-plus is still smaller than major social networks but its size doesn’t matter that much. It is also a moving target in terms of its functionality, but that makes it even more interesting!
Here are just a few tips.
Identifying/Cross-Referencing Prospects. If you know someone’s…
We've reported throughout the year that social media skills are in high demand by employers as it is becoming a more integrated business strategy. Human Resources professionals – especially Recruiters – are more and more commonly required to have skills and experience with social…Continue
I’m not prone to feel sorry for people who don’t put together a good resume and complain about not finding a job, just like I don’t feel sorry for recruiters who complain about bad applicant tracking software but who never took the time research such a crucial purchase.
But then again, I can’t tell you the…Continue
A week or two ago I wrote two similar blog posts about analytics. BY FAR, these are the most important tools for measuring your business; thus determining strong/weak points and building from there. Not surprisingly, and not that I'm offended, two commented on one and said they do them but didn't offer any details when asked and the other had no comments at all, even though it was featured.
Perhaps because no one really does them, understands them or perhaps are afraid of the…Continue
The Fort Lauderdale Winterfest Boat Parade is usually a standard affair: big boats with great lighting parading down the Intracoastal Waterway, people lined up on shore to wave, admire and imbibe. Every…Continue
Added by SkillStorm on December 13, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Preparing a highly targeted and personalised cover letter and you are already on your way to a brand new job. Obviously, you will need a professionally written resume also! By impressing the reader (hiring professional) and they will enthusiastically move onto your resume. Disappoint the reader and your resume will be deleted.
Will a perfectly written cover…Continue
Two weeks ago I took my eldest son to the 2012 Year 7 Orientation Day at his new secondary school. All the kids and parents were milling around before the event started. There was an excited buzz in the air as students from many different primary schools checked out their future school-mates.
As I was waiting for the formalities to start, I was looking around the hall and noticed the school motto plastered across the wall: There is more in…Continue
Added by Ross Clennett on December 12, 2011 at 7:51pm — No Comments
My mother is on Facebook. I’ve been mildly amused by this until last week when that’s how I found out my mom lost her job. That’s right, my mom - who lives a mile away, who I see twice a week and talk to on the phone almost every day, told Facebook she got laid off before her recruiter daughter. My jaw dropped. My eyes watered. I immediately grabbed my phone and ran down the hall to call her. After two tries she finally picked up, in tears. My brother, 12 years younger…Continue
Added by Ryan Pratt on December 12, 2011 at 4:22pm — No Comments
Added by Ryan Pratt on December 12, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments
Being a recruiter is not easy. It can be frustrating but also really rewarding all at the same time. We are human beings and can make mistakes but please DO NOT tell a candidate to **** off. If you need to vent or need a break from work then take a vacation but you should never blow up on a candidate and then accidentally email 4,000 people.
Some recruiter just suck and you can read more about…Continue
Added by Dorothy on December 12, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
As we approach the end of the year, we thought we'd return to the list of the "50 Best Careers of 2011" pubished by US News to see if the actual hiring demand was similar to expectations. Over the next few weeks, we'll revisit each job category and look at hiring demand. Today, we'll review the Business and Finance…Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on December 12, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments
I've been a member of RBC for years now, entered as a recruiter (and still do some for select clients) and am now an executive director for a job board. I've found this community to be one of the best on the net for straightforward, no holds barred commentary with the belief that all is designed to assist each other and help grow our businesses.
So I have a question; if you have a business that can help someone who posted a blog about a problem, situation or concern…Continue
I have conflicting sentiments regarding a recent exchange I had with someone within my LinkedIn network. This is a 1st level connection but someone who I do not know nor have had any previous direct communication. So I guess this is how “social” works these days…
On 12/09/11 7:20 AM, -name- wrote: -------------------- Yesterday -company name- decided to start donating toys for Facebook likes. The boss has always been a supporter of -charity…