Featured Blog Posts – December 2015 Archive (72)

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

TLS Continuum Part 30: Drivers of Change

In the April 2015 issue of Talent Management Magazine an article written by Warren Parry and Randall Wandmacher of Accenture discussed Using Fact, Not Feeling to Deliver Change. The article contained a list of 10 drivers of change. This blog post with their permission will look at…


Added by Daniel T. Bloom on December 18, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

8 Reasons To Quit Sending InMails

I don't seek to gain from a "something for nothing" mindset.  In fact, I give away some of my best work. I also like to review my work and apply the 80/20 rule to be more productive.

Here's why I quit sending InMails....

1. Incomplete Data At A…


Added by Clinton Buelter on December 18, 2015 at 11:52am — 2 Comments

The Best of Best Practices in 2015

There are a ridiculous amount of blog posts, conferences, training programs and experts out there with opinions that run the gamut when it comes to the best management styles. One camp is behind responsibility and …


Added by Maren Hogan on December 18, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Lagging in Recruitment Trends?

If you think your …


Added by Timothy H. Olson, CEBS, CMFC on December 18, 2015 at 10:02am — No Comments

Best Practices for Employee Referral Programs

As Recruiters we’re constantly required to fill positions on a regular basis so we require a strong pipeline of Candidates. With that being the case receiving Employee Referrals actually helps us speed up the Recruitment process. For this reason we decided on how best we can improve Employee Referrals.

Therefore the weekly…


Added by Sourcing Adda on December 18, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

2015’s Blogs from The HR Rabbit Hole

“This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back.

You take the blue pill, the story ends.

You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.

You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how…


Added by Nicole Antonio-Gadsdon on December 17, 2015 at 3:04pm — 2 Comments

5 Kinds of Talent Recruiters Should Fight Tooth and Nail For

The most admired companies of our time have one thing in common. They are keenly adept at attracting and nurturing rising stars. They work diligently at this because they know that high-achieving personnel tend to have a profound influence on operating results. To this end, recruiters need to know that there are five different talent types that they should look for and fight…


Added by Anica Oaks on December 17, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Why Lou Adler is Wrong About Personality Assessments

Lou Adler (…


Added by Ryan Mead on December 17, 2015 at 9:38am — No Comments

What's News in Recruiting Technology

Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.

LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings With Big Data Analytics: you can now see more data…


Added by Chris Russell on December 17, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments


You don’t have to use Jedi mind tricks to be successful in an interview. Yes, even you can harness the power of your midi-chlorians and use that power for good. Here’s some sound advice from our favorite Star Wars heroes to help guide and inspire you during interviews.

“Your focus…


Added by Recruiter Raya on December 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Don’t Make These 5 Common Performance Review Mistakes

Performance reviews are naturally stressful, for both the manager and the employee. In fact, over 40% of employees dislike these reviews and an even higher percentage of HR professionals don’t like their systems. Obviously, something is already broken…


Added by Chris Arringdale on December 16, 2015 at 10:19am — No Comments

Confessions from Recruiters for Year 2015

2015 has seen a rise in number of hiring across the globe, and specially among the start-ups. As we are nearing the end of this year, we reached out to recruiters of various companies (both Corporate Organisations as well as Recruitment Agencies) and asked them to make a confession about their work in this industry. Here is a collection of most…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on December 16, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

5 Reasons to use Pinterest for Recruiting

With everything going online and digital even the Recruitment process will be conducted online with the help of Social Network platforms. The top five most used Social networks are LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google+ but slowly crawling its way in is Pinterest. 

Doesn’t this information meet the criteria for an article devoted to using Pinterest for…


Added by Sourcing Adda on December 16, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Post Sourcecon Fall 2015!! Part 12

The last Fundamental track for day 2 was, “How to: Stop Wasting Time in Talent Acquisition” by Holly Fawcett and Jubal Ince.

So this presentation was a lot about using Social Talent and their awesome Boolean sourcing tool, which handles the identify metric below.…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 15, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

24 Awesome career pages to draw inspiration from

Looking to upgrade your careers page? Here are some of our favorite career pages from various industries. These pages are beautiful, mobile friendly repositories of information on what makes their company a unique place to work, highlight employee value propositions, and overall enhance the company’s employer brand. Enjoy!



Added by Phil Strazzulla on December 15, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What Makes An Exceptional Recruiter?

You know those chatty people? The one who goes beyond the polite pleasantries of "hello how are you" in the grocery line but actual has a conversation about one of the random stimuli that a grocery store is full of, from your outfit to the apples you're buying? Yeah, that's me. I am exceptionally chatty. I actually like conversations, unlike most of you who are just…


Added by Katrina Kibben on December 15, 2015 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

What’s Keeping Your CEO Up at Night?

“It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope.” - Pope John…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on December 15, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

Do You Recruit Strong Followers?

Recruiting is a tricky business.

It's easy to recruit in volume, but what you really want is quality, not quantity.

When looking for the best and brightest, one trait that is commonly sought after is leadership ability. But what is a leader without any followers?

Chances are that your company also needs workers with great followership abilities, as…


Added by Dave on December 15, 2015 at 3:03am — No Comments

What I Learned From Reading 1017 Cold Recruiting Emails

I’m not in a good mood right now. I'm pissed to put it bluntly.

I finished reading through 1017 cold emails and InMails sent by recruiters to a technical candidate.

The recruiters were junior and senior technical recruiters (at staffing agencies and corporate recruiters at tech companies) located all across the US.



Added by Clinton Buelter on December 14, 2015 at 12:01pm — No Comments

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