In my last post, I discussed types of recruiting contact campaign approaches; this week, I’ll discuss turning that initial approach into real recruiting action, along with some tips and tricks for turning contacts into candidates. Like any campaign, it’s important to have a defined timeline…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on December 31, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
On this New Year’s Eve, we get to make a choice of what we leave behind and what we take with us into the coming year. We get to choose our actions, goals, aspirations, dreams, and desires. We get to select a belief in all of the possibilities or all of the problems that could occur.
We have control over three things in our lives: our choices, our words, and our actions. Given this limited span of influence, it behooves us to choose wisely.
May your dreams come true…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on December 31, 2013 at 8:05am — No Comments
This year’s top five blog posts (at least, according to Google Analytics) not only generated the most traffic, but also represents something of a microcosm for RecruitingBlogs.Continue
Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) were designed to track requisitions and candidates as a system of record, but when it comes to actually engaging with candidates, most of these systems fail to capture the individual interactions and personalized engagement between recruiters and candidates, particularly when it comes to electronic communications like e-mail. While…Continue
Added by Matt Charney on December 30, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments
Take a moment and see things through the eyes of a child, especially during this holiday season. Anticipation and excitement fill her entire being as she thinks about all of the possibilities that the day will hold. Even when family members become impatient with her or one another, she still sees the glass half full, believing that wishes do come true.
Where does this attitude go when you become an adult? It gets buried under responsibilities, distractions, and the stresses of life.…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on December 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Is the candidate just using you to angle for a raise or promotion and strategically seeking out a job offer so they can announce to their boss they've been offered another opportunity hoping for that…Continue
Hey you guys, LinkedIn is DEAD. All the cool kids are recruiting on Facebook and you better have yourself some Pinterest sourcing sessions. I’m serious. So serious, in fact, I Binged “Social Recruiting” (well what did you expect) and got over 42 million results, most of which were a horrifying mix of conferences and poorly written blogs by people who couldn’t make a placement…Continue
Added by Steve Levy on December 26, 2013 at 11:32am — No Comments
My recently concluded 3-part series highlighted innovative ideas and companies that are creating countless new jobs. Unfortunately, there are numerous other companies like Sears Holdings Corporation that are doing exactly the opposite!Continue
If you can’t contact a candidate, you can’t hire them. Every hire begins with engagement. Getting in contact and getting a response from candidates is still essential, particularly in today’s increasingly social, interconnected world of…Continue
If the best way to predict the future is to invent it, Bayt.com has certainly made some remarkable predictions for the future of recruitment since 2000 and throughout 2013. Here are just a few of them:
The Bayt.com professionals community is today over 14 million professionals strong and growing fast! At every career level from fresh grads to senior executive and C-Suite, professionals are…Continue
Once a year something magical happens. The world stops. Stores are closed, and when you go outside, you can hardly hear any traffic. I really look forward to this time of year every year.
The world is frantic. We are always in a hurry and there is always something to be done. Our lists are always long and it seems like there are never enough hours in the day to get everything done.
In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we often forget what the holiday season is all…Continue
What a great year...2013! I'm sure for many of you the lump of coal for 2013 will the be taxes you owe. Obviously, the flip side of that is that if your recruiting practice isn't on an upward climb right now, you might want to review what's going on. I just finished working out on the elliptical for an hour and watched a documentary on the initiating boot…Continue
Within the last 30 days, more than 1.19 billion people have signed onto Facebook to update their profiles; interact with their friends, family members, acquaintances, and coworkers; follow companies; and conduct their social, personal, and professional lives online.
On every login, Facebook users are…Continue
You know the story. You find a great candidate, they tell you how keen they are to join your company, you organise interviews and start the hiring process; the manager likes them so much they go out on a limb to get an offer to them... the candidate verbally accepts; and then... silence. You can't reach the candidate, they don't respond to your messages and the joining date is rapidly approaching
The exact circumstance can differ by varying aspects (permanent / contract /…Continue
Q. Hi, I have heard the term ‘social recruitment’ thrown around a lot this year. What is it and how is it different, say from posting a job online here on Bayt.com? – Danish H., Recruiter
A. Hi Danish, when you harness the power of social platforms to drive your recruitment efforts further, what you essentially get is termed as ‘social recruitment’.
As social media has developed and continues to morph today, its impact on HR and the recruitment process is…Continue
Added by Apeksha on December 22, 2013 at 6:58am — No Comments
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I have to give a shameless plug, my…Continue
Unless you’ve been one of the lucky few to escape the cold grasp of the webs this week, you may have heard a thing or two about the controversy surrounding the A&E show, “Duck Dynasty.” While there are many heated debates going on at the moment regarding the opinions expressed by one of the cast members and his…Continue
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