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Biometric Resumes are Coming Soon to an Interview Near You

Should your resume be one page or two? Well, that kind of thinking is soo... 1999. If you want to be in line with what’s happening in 2020 and beyond, start thinking about your biometric resume. What’s a biometric resume you ask? Well, imagine proving you are the best qualified person for the job based not on your past experience but instead,…


Added by Jim Stroud on November 17, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments

What Is Performance Management? 5 Reasons Why It Matters

Performance Management can be defined as a process focuses on aligning your employees with goals and competencies, creating development plans specific to an individual employee, and driving better business results. 

An effective Performance Management System helps to unlock employee’s talent full potential and turn your small business into a major competitor to the…


Added by Dhanya Raghavan on November 14, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

The Virtues of Retained Search

Why Retain Me? (The Hidden Benefits of Retained Search)

In the World of Search, aka ‘Technical Search’, or ‘Executive Search’, which are rather synonymous terms; there exist two modalities: ‘Contingency’ and ‘Retainer’. Contingency search is where a fee…


Added by Nicholas Meyler on November 13, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! SCGuild!!

SCGUILD is the Software Contractor Guild and as it implies is a place for software contractors. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 11, 2019 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Top 5 Benefits of RPO solutions: Discover 5 advantages praised by leaders

An experienced HR fully understands the struggle of competing for talent while being efficient.

Whether you need seasonal workers, have recrudescing projects requiring skilled people, or cannot maintain a big in-house recruitment team, at some point, you may need to hire more employees. If you want to refine the whole recruitment…


Added by Matt Smith on November 11, 2019 at 5:56am — No Comments

Port-a-Potty Recruiting – What’s behind Door #2 will shock you!

Over the summer, I was taking my high school daughter to band camp and found one of the best recruitment marketing ads I’ve seen in a very long time.

So, what do Port-a-Potties have to do with Recruitment…


Added by Jonathan Duarte on November 9, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Know the Numbers…

Employment & Unemployment

  • Employment Rate: 60.4%
  • Unemployment Rate: 3.6% 
  • Underemployment Rate: 12.5% 
  • Youth (16 to 24) Unemployment Rate: 7.9%

 Job Openings & Labor Force Participation

  • Job openings were at 7.02 million on the last…

Added by Luigi Lupo on November 9, 2019 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Recruitment Trends to Watch Out For in 2020

The economy in the U.S. right now is shaped by several key factors. These chiefly relate to global issues such as the trade war with China and the UK’s prolonged expectation of departure from the E.U; all of which affect the future of our recruitment…


Added by Bethan Port on November 7, 2019 at 9:26am — No Comments

The Right Way To “Sell” Your Job Opportunities

When it comes to recruiting, business professionals often speak in terms of “selling the job” to prospective candidates. It is true that effectively recruiting involves somewhat of a sales approach. How you put this into practice, however, depends on how you define the term “selling”.

If you think of sales as convincing someone to take a position, you may want to rethink your definition. The goal is to find the right person for a job, and the right job for the person.…


Added by Jimmy Konrath on November 6, 2019 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Four Tips to Tackle Unconscious Bias In Recruitment

Creating a diverse workplace should be at the top of mind for businesses of all sizes. A diverse workplace includes employees with remarkable thoughts and backgrounds in the world. The decision to hire a candidate would be based solely on their skills and ability to perform. Bias occurs when a person's brain makes a quick judgment based on a person's experience and background. Even the recruiter often doesn't know that he/she is making such a quick biased decision.…


Added by Rchilli Parser on November 4, 2019 at 11:55pm — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!! Doyoubuzz!!

DoYouBuzz is an app that helps you create a web, PDF, mobile formatted resume. This can be a great place to find candidates however a lot of recruiter do not search here. The reason is simple they do not know how. 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, a…


Added by Dean Da Costa on November 4, 2019 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Build vs Buy: The Challenges Recruiting Firms Face When Building a Homegrown Applicant Tracking System

Build vs Buy for ATS

The “build vs buy” decision is a hot topic when I speak with staffing agencies. Pros and cons are weighed, time and costs are measured, and more and more it’s a decision that may determine the future health of your business. And since TargetRecruit is built upon Salesforce, I encounter this topic more than in my past roles because Salesforce encourages developers to build on its platform. In other words, rather than building a homegrown solution from the…


Added by TargetRecruit on October 31, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

1 piece of content 14 ways

The number 1 reason I hear from business owners for not actively marketing on digital channels is this – I don’t know what content to create and I don’t have time to do it anyway!

I am going to take away that excuse right now. Creating content, just like all your marketing should be simple. There are 3 main types of content and my favourite is repurposed content.

Repurposed content is the existing content you are repeating or reusing. It sounds simple enough because it…


Added by Tanya Williams on November 3, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Top Tips for Boosting Your Employee Retention Rates

Whether you work for an SME or a large corporate enterprise, strong employee retention rates are highly desirable. Quite simply, it makes economic sense. The recruitment process can be costly to your business and retaining old employees is more efficient than bringing in expensive new…


Added by Bethan Port on October 30, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Top 5 Recruiting Trends in 2020

Over the years, recruitment and HR landscape have changed massively. Nowadays, organizations need to deal with talent competition, game-changing developments in technology, and changing workforce dynamics consistently.…


Added by Rchilli Parser on October 30, 2019 at 9:08am — No Comments

Sourcecon Fall 2019 Day 3, Tracks!!

Day 3 of Sourcecon and the tracks.


First up Jan Tegze and Is Technology our Friend or Our Enemy. Tools mentioned: Github, Stachoverflow, Plagerism Checker, Linkedin. Lost of talk of comparison thoughts on emails, inmails etc, All done form a European stance.


Mike Chuidian and the Cognitive side of Sourcing. Key…


Added by Dean Da Costa on October 28, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top Five Jobs in Artificial Intelligence

About 97 percent of companies are investing in artificial intelligence and Big Data, according to New Vantage Partners' executive survey.   

 This unexpectedly large statistic is enough to scare us about the future of work. Dependency on machines is increasing. It is no surprise that artificial intelligence is taking over jobs. Several reports have already predicted how robots will take over human jobs. Is it something to be concerned about?  

Definitely. Today more jobs are…


Added by Lucia Adams on October 25, 2019 at 3:26am — No Comments

Is Messaging is the new Text Recruiting?

I've been asking recruiters about how they use texting in recruiting. In this post we hear from Josh R. who has a theory that messenger apps may surpass texting.

He writes;

I started texting candidates in 2016. I was a little hesitant at first. Is this an invasion of…


Added by Chris Russell on October 23, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How To Make the Most of Your Job Adverts

Nowadays, it doesn’t matter if you have a great vacancy up for grabs, if you don’t know how to sell it then people won’t be interestedIn fact, you need to make the most of your job adverts to ensure that they stand out in an overcrowded market. Especially as…


Added by Bethan Port on October 23, 2019 at 11:51am — No Comments

The Importance of “Women In Business” Networks

I have been privileged to recently attend several Women In Business Network meetings, including a meeting of The Athena Network lead by @emmarundle and, of course, the inspiring Women In Business Expo, held for the first time this year at Farnborough. The rise in this style of connecting women who own their own business, or are succeeding in their…


Added by Abigail Britnell on October 23, 2019 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

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