December 2016 Blog Posts (72)

Find more niche candidates with this simple technique

Searching for candidates with specific job titles can be a nightmare as there are often 100s of ways of describing exactly the same role.

Over the last year we’ve looked at several thousand searches and in each case, Recruiters are missing out on a straightforward technique to find more candidates.

Take “PHP Developer” for example. Every time we ever see a search looking for this, or any other kind of Developer, it will contain “PHP Developer”, then maybe a couple of other…


Added by Stephen Beckitt on December 31, 2016 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

How to Post a Project on - Freelancer Projects for Talent Pros

First, click on the 'start a project' button located in the header on every page:

This will take you to the 'post a project' screen:…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 30, 2016 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Ethics of employee tracking systems - where to draw the line?

Digital technology has opened up business to the global market and many companies have spread their ventures further out via the Internet. This means that organizations now are not only internally connected but communicate with third parties way more and share sensitive data outside their own…


Added by Rachel McPherson on December 30, 2016 at 6:51am — 2 Comments

Top Features of HRM Software for Business

Does your Human Resource Management Software (HRMS) have these features which can increase the efficiency of your organization?

No, then you need to focus on the features of the hrm software listed below as they can be very helpful in increasing the efficiency of your organization.These beneficial features of a human resource management system – features of the hrm software are used in many software’s but they are less chosen because many HR departments believe that…


Added by Sanjay Darji on December 29, 2016 at 2:23am — No Comments


not yo momma's networking tips

Now that you have your degree and have put your career into motion, how do you keep it in motion? Why, networking of course! You can find mentors and career growth opportunities just by keeping in touch with the people you’ve met over the course of your career. Networking doesn’t have to be a business card grab-game with sweaty palms and awkward elevator speeches. It’s the 21st Century and time to update your definition of networking with these five ways to…


Added by Recruiter Raya on December 28, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Prepare for Taking a Loan

Even those who plan their future with utmost austerity can get into a financial dire straits and when this happens, they are desperately looking for the exit. Because of this, there is seldom a person in the world who has never taken, or at least considered taking a loan. However, once community banks and credit unions sense that you are desperate, they start taking advantage of it, and you soon end up in quite the unfavorable situation. In order to avoid such a scenario, here are a few ways…


Added by Tracey Clayton on December 28, 2016 at 7:42am — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – Impact of Joining Goodies on Branding

There’s been so much talk about branding especially Employer and Employee Branding including Individual Branding. We’ve even spoken quite a lot about the measures to boost the offer to joining ratio and giving goodies to welcome new joinees on – board works. If you’ve been searching for ideas then you’re in the right place. Many organisations have implemented several measures to ensure that the hire’s joined and remain with the organisation. But how many of us have wondered about the fruits…


Added by Sourcing Adda on December 28, 2016 at 1:01am — No Comments

2016 in Numbers: Overview of Recruiting Statistics

While the subject matter of today’s post doesn’t sound particularly interesting, there is a good reason you should definitely take a moment to observe and study this year’s recruiting statistics. Simply put, looking at these statistics will help you understand how the industry is developing and moving forward, which is vital for…


Added by Nate Vickery on December 27, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Importance of RecruitingProfessional Staff for Your Attorney firm.

Assembling a competent team of staff is key to running a successful car accident attorney’s firm.

Are you looking for professional, well-groomed attorneys, paralegal staff, and administrative staff with a legal background? Do you need staff who are willing to commit to a long-term career with your firm? There is nothing worse than being in the…


Added by Ann Hoge on December 27, 2016 at 10:27am — No Comments

Beneficial Factors And Expenses Of Advanced Corporate Training Program

Those days are gone when corporate training programs encapsulated soft skills training, leadership training, and corporate team building in classroom settings. Now with the evaluation of newer concept at workplace and knowledge becoming obsolete by the day, corporate firms cannot just rely on official enterprise training programs usually restricted to giving info on structuring trainings.

Challenges Faced By The Corporate Sector:

Employees who tend to work the usual way…


Added by Santanu Sen on December 27, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

5 Reasons Why Video Interviewing Strategy Is Here To Stay

Considering today’s high attrition rate, conducting face-to-face interviews are becoming increasingly problematic and costlier at the same time. Technological advancements, especially those related to video interviewing, can provide organizations a more efficient, flexible and cost-effective process. Video interview allows job seekers and employers to connect…


Added by Ben Karter on December 25, 2016 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Shutting it down for the Holidays

Anyone who knows me knows I rarely take time off. However this year I vowed to take some time, recharge and be ready for the new year. Hence why this post is late and will be my last till the new year. I which everyone a happy holiday and will leave with you one small gift. A tool that can help you find phone numbers called…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 24, 2016 at 12:53am — No Comments

Things you should check before applying for a job opening

With plans to switch job or with a hope to get the first job, people often are in a hurry. They want a resolution, and they want it at the earliest.

However, while asking for the same, people often make many mistakes.

If you have made a sudden job switch or have been desperately looking for one, you might consider reading this before applying for the next job opening.

Check out the following points and decide whether are you making the same mistakes or you are sensible…


Added by Madeline Wallace on December 23, 2016 at 4:58am — No Comments

How Not To (And How To) List Education On Your Resume

When listing your education provide the institution you attended, degree and your major(s). If you have multiple degrees, you should start with your most advanced degree then work your way down (Master’s – Bachelor’s – Associate’s). If you attended multiple schools in your quest for higher education, you only need to list the one you received your degree from.

The following are tips on how not to list education on your resume, which was prepared by…


Added by Jennifer Broflowski on December 22, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

4 Customer Challenges Blocking your Recruiting Agency

Hiring season is in full swing with recruiting agencies circling employers like sharks.  Today's climate in the staffing world reminds me of the staffing spike in 2006.  Back then, submitting the right candidate to a prospective client got you in the door and ensured, fast-track placements.  This time around, it may get you in the door but it doesn't…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 22, 2016 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Infographic: 10 Reasons Why HR Professionals Hope to Find Assessments in Their Stocking

Clear, compelling data to support all of your talent selection and development decisions: doesn’t that sound like the perfect gift for the HR professional in your life?

The good news, according to OutMatch, a leader in talent solutions technology, support, and services, is that it’s possible. The key is to do what more than 8 in 10 Fortune 500 companies are doing: integrate assessments into your hiring and development…


Added by Steve Janack on December 22, 2016 at 12:48pm — No Comments

7 Advantages of Using a Cloud-Based Applicant Tracking System

As noted in a TechCrunch article, there’s “little doubt … that nearly every business and every industry is running on software delivered as online services.” 

In HR technology, the spread of cloud-based software continues in full force. According…


Added by Mark Jackson on December 22, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat – How to identify if a Candidate will definitely join the Organisation?

Talent Sourcing is easy but getting the desired Talent and even more important ensuring that they join the organisation isn’t as easy as people make it out to be. Most Talent Acquisitionists can relate to the scenario and thus are constantly seeking out for new resources and techniques or strategies to boost the joining ratio.

Having, said that we’ve spoken a great deal about how to improve the…


Added by Sourcing Adda on December 22, 2016 at 12:57am — No Comments

Measuring Quality of Hire in Recruiting

Per the Global Recruiting Trends 2017 by LinkedIn, in the top 3 of recruiting metrics we see “length of stay” and “hiring manager satisfaction.” Both of these point towards quality of hire. Another main recruiting metric is “time to fill,” but this metric…


Added by Eric Putkonen on December 21, 2016 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Election Round-Up: What You Need to Know

Now that the dust is finally settling on the election and 2016 is drawing to close, many of us are beginning to think about the possible changes coming our way in 2017. Because no one has time to follow each and every new new political development live, here is what you need to know about the changes that we could start to see as the next presidential term begins.

What a Trump Presidency Means for Recruiting

Mandatory Overtime Could Go Away

The Obama…


Added by Steven Duque on December 21, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

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