Featured Blog Posts – December 2015 Archive (68)

How to Train Your Employees to Combat Distractions

Everyone gets distracted at work. We take breaks from intense projects, use diversions to help us refocus, but everyone has times when these tangents go on for too long. When it comes to …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on December 31, 2015 at 9:55am — 1 Comment

Top 10 Business Books For Recruiters

There were times I couldn't remember the last time I read a book. I wasn't happy, I felt stuck. Sometimes I was mad at other people for no reason.

I had problems I didn't know how to solve. And I was stuck without an idea to spark my creativity.

Starting to read again seems like a huge task. A whole book? "That will take hours and days", I…


Added by Clinton Buelter on December 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Wordpress

WordPress is a WordPress is a personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, Web standards, and usability. WordPress is known in the community and some have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, called x-raying.


So to source…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 30, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

5 Signs It's Time for a New Employee Onboarding Process

Still on the fence about your new employee onboarding process? You shouldn’t be. Whether you haven’t created a formal onboarding process, haven’t looked at it for years or are getting mandates from senior leadership about changing the program, you…


Added by Christine Marino on December 30, 2015 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Use the Source: The 5 Top Open Source Recruiting Tools

Open source software, as defined on …


Added by Jackye Clayton on December 29, 2015 at 3:16pm — No Comments

In 2016, Realign Your Employer Branding

2015 was a big year for employer branding.  Because the job market right now is candidate driven, it seemed like every company was seeking an edge in the war for top talent. Employer branding was thought to be that edge. According to LinkedIn, 56% of…


Added by Catherine Hess on December 29, 2015 at 1:53pm — 1 Comment

3 Questions for Taking HR Paperless in 2016

Looking to take HR paperless next year? Here are 3 simple questions to get you started. 

If you're wondering how to take HR paperless next year, you're not alone. There is a massive surge of companies moving to electronic personnel files right now. The benefits speak for themselves: Instant file retrieval, streamlined workflows, advanced…


Added by Dan Orso on December 29, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Employee Satisfaction is More Vital Than You Realize

Employee dissatisfaction is getting wildly out of hand. Right Management conducted a survey in which they gathered responses from 411 workers in the US and Canada. The survey found that a mere …


Added by Maren Hogan on December 29, 2015 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

5 Advantages of Voluntary Employee Benefit Services

Employers don’t offer voluntary benefits like they used to. According to a recent survey, the number of companies likely to increase their …


Added by Timothy H. Olson, CEBS, CMFC on December 29, 2015 at 10:55am — 1 Comment

6 reasons why you need to stay on LinkedIn

Even after  you get your next job.

It never fails. After my customers land a job, they immediately abandon LinkedIn like it’s the plague. I’m always glad when they land, but beforehand I tell them, “When you get your next job, don’t leave LinkedIn. You may need it in the future.”

I'm afraid my words fall on deaf ears, and I just…


Added by Bob McIntosh on December 29, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Myth of Extroversion: Managing the Marvelous!

Today, if you scope around the internet you’ll see several articles focusing on the latest …


Added by Ryan Mead on December 28, 2015 at 9:58am — 4 Comments

7 Best Tips to Recruiters for 2016

We are coming nearer to the closure of Year 2015, and this passing year has shown promising results when it comes to recruitment and hiring. With our constant vigilance over past 12 months, here are some best tips from Applicant Tracking System to recruiters for 2016.

1. Attitude is important over qualifications

2015 has seen a great rise in start-ups and thus a rise in people with entrepreneurial mindset. There was no regret among these successful…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on December 28, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

6 Things You Must Do When You Feel Stuck Recruiting

"I didn't get enough sleep last night"

"I don't feel good today"

"My allergies are acting…


Added by Clinton Buelter on December 23, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

How to Put the Employee into Employee Recognition

Employee recognition is a high ticket item when it comes to retention and employer branding. The reality is no one wants to work in an environment where accomplishments go unnoticed. While it’s true employees won’t turn a blind eye to a bonus or…


Added by Chris Arringdale on December 23, 2015 at 10:02am — No Comments

Is There A Mismatch Between Recruiters And Candidates On Social Media?

Since the birth of social media, recruiters have had more choice…


Added by Ron Stewart on December 23, 2015 at 4:52am — No Comments

Use Network Fit to Predict Employee Performance

A significant challenge in the recruiting process is how Talent Acquisition can predict future employee performance.  Many Talent Acquisition professionals choose to screen and evaluate candidates on things like cultural fit, believing that a well performing employee would gel well with the current team.  However, approximately 20% of employees hired using …


Added by Catherine Hess on December 22, 2015 at 4:47pm — 2 Comments

Helping our Super Heroes our Vets!!

The Sourcing Foundation” is a foundation whose mission is “To provide sourcing & recruiting training and education to military veterans and spouses, the disabled, the unemployed, and underemployed. “  Simply put they are out to do MORE. Anyone who knows me, knows I am a huge Veteran advocate. I myself am a Veteran, and…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 22, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Want an Easier New Hire Onboarding Process? Go Paperless!

Easier onboarding and paperless onboarding go hand-in-hand; without the hassle of filling out a bunch of forms, the ability for your new hires to do it conveniently and wherever they please, the whole onboarding process is a bit simpler for everyone. It keeps you up-to-date with hiring trends, and can build your brand as an employer. But in…


Added by Christine Marino on December 21, 2015 at 9:33am — No Comments

Why Performance Evaluations Matter

An organisation working without an effective employee performance reviews or evaluation is not at all contributing towards development of its employees; and this is one of the major reasons why good employees leave organisation.…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on December 21, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

Forging a Healthy Recruiting Process

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the healthcare industry are expected to see an exponential period of growth through 2024.

Part of the reason for this is that older healthcare professionals are going to be retiring, while younger professionals will be entering the market.



Added by Dave on December 19, 2015 at 7:05pm — No Comments

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