Opportunity cost is huge in recruiting. It’s important in all walks of life, but even more so in recruiting.
Wasted time on a search that is impossible or nearly impossible. Wasted time on a candidate that doesn’t work out or interviews for a job that you aren’t going to get. You don’t get that time back and we all know that there is a search that will fill, and a candidate that will fill the role, and a right job for everyone. Wasted time is time not spent on the one that works. … Continue
Added by Todd Kmiec on March 4, 2019 at 1:52pm —
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and it got me thinking about my own experience as an Apprentice. I fell pregnant in my last year at 6th form and shortly after finishing my A-Levels I had my baby, when I was ready to get back into work I found it nearly IMPOSSIBLE to find a job, due to me having virtually no previous work experience. I… Continue
Added by Charlotte Barrington on March 4, 2019 at 9:46am —
Recruiting is frustrating. For everyone. Candidates, hiring managers, internal recruiters, external recruiters, and anyone else involved.
Not getting the job you want, not knowing if you’ll get the job you want, not getting the candidate that you want and need etc….. The frustration is unavoidable. They key is to avoid the stress that comes from the frustration so you can focus on what’s in front of you, the process, not the individual results that you can’t control.
If you… Continue
Added by Todd Kmiec on March 3, 2019 at 10:39am —
What makes a great job ad?
What makes a great job ad, the one that stands out from all the… Continue
Added by Kristina Martic on March 2, 2019 at 6:30pm —
How many of you use Reddit?
Do you know there is one subreddit called as recruiting hell? Where all the candidates complain about how recruiters are harassing them every day.
Now, just in case, if you are using some of these practices, maybe you can improve yourself and attract high-quality candidates.
I did some research on Reddit and wrote a few things I found interesting and I am sure, this small 5-6 min read will help…
Added by Steve Hopkins on February 27, 2019 at 5:52am —
TapFrame is a site were mobile developers can place their app, and get paid. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. 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 simple search with some extras, and a whole lot… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 25, 2019 at 9:00pm —
Social media is a great innovation allowing businesses to expand their market reach and engage with new audiences. It allows businesses to connect with little or no marketing budget and opens up a new world of business like never before.
However, the one thing that many businesses forget is that they don’t own those audiences. That’s right – you are… Continue
Added by Tanya Williams on February 25, 2019 at 7:30pm —
As a hiring manager, what do you do when you have an urgent requirement and the ideal candidate doesn’t seem to be available? One option is to simply wait. But you could be waiting indefinitely. And in business you can’t really afford to. The only other option is to compromise. But where?
Being able to make concessions in the right areas… Continue
Added by Richard England on February 25, 2019 at 10:23am —
When trying to attract suitable candidates for a role, the importance of a job title is often underestimated. As it’s the first thing that a potential applicant will see, it’s crucial you get this part right. Failure to do so could mean losing out on the ideal candidate.
Here’s four things to keep in mind.
1. Include keyword… Continue
Added by Richard England on February 21, 2019 at 9:58am —
Sumry is the perfect tool to tell your story in an interactive format that evolves as you do. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. 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 simple search with some extras,… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 20, 2019 at 2:28pm —
The following article is based on a presentation delivered to CFA Institute members by Betsy Williamson, Managing Director of Core-Asset Consulting.
The event, entitled ‘Better Career Outcomes’, was organised by the CFA… Continue
Added by Richard England on February 20, 2019 at 9:44am —
The Advantages Gamification
The following are a couple of nice examples of apps which use gamification so that you might get a feel of how it's used in practice. When you have more than that which you require, it means you will need to search longer for what it is that you are looking for, which then means less time for being productive. Let's look at some ideas which make sense. No stuff on earth will make you happy. Men and women play games… Continue
Added by Julia Baron on February 19, 2019 at 8:29am —
You think you've done all the hard work. The role profile has been written, the search has been conducted, the CVs have been sifted, the interviews have taken place, the personality profiling has been done, the screening is complete, and the start date has been arranged.
Your new employee is set to join in three months’ time. Now all you have… Continue
Added by Richard England on February 18, 2019 at 9:19am —
Wellness in the workplace is something of a hot topic at the moment. More employers than ever are realising the importance of taking good care of their staff. With most people spending around a third of their lives at work, it’s paramount that employers take their employees’ wellness… Continue
Added by Bethan Port on February 18, 2019 at 7:21am —
Much has been written about the millennial generation and its impact on the workplace in general.
But what, specifically, can you do as a law firm to engage with this demographic group?
And what changes can you make to ensure you're recruiting and retaining the very best of Generation Y?
What is a… Continue
Added by Richard England on February 15, 2019 at 6:00am —
Over the last few years, recruiting is driven by innovative technologies and strategies. Recruiters have become eager to improve efficiency by doing more in fewer efforts. Hence, artificial intelligence has been introduced to automate and streamline the recruitment process. Diverse and unbiased recruitment plays a vital role in building a talent pipeline. Thus, these objectives are on the priority list of recruiters or HR professionals.
Added by Rchilli Parser on February 13, 2019 at 1:08am —
As the famous figure of speech goes, ‘Jack Of All Trades, Master Of None’, it basically is referred to the type of people who have dabbled themselves in many skills but somehow failed to achieve expertise in any one. The phrase was originated in the form of just ‘jack of all trades’ by Robert Greene in 1592 to dismiss William Shakespeare, who was… Continue
Added by Hardik Vishwakarma on February 12, 2019 at 5:30am —
The asset management industry in Scotland – and the rest of the UK, for that matter – is grappling with a problem that cuts to the very heart of its existence. No, it’s not the pressure on fees. Nor is it investors growing love affair with passively-managed funds.
Fund managers are suffering from a dearth of fund managers. If not… Continue
Added by Richard England on February 13, 2019 at 4:42am —
How to source on the lesser known sites!!SourceForge!
SourceForge is a Web-based service that offers software developers a centralized online location to control and manage free and open-source software projects. Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The… Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on February 11, 2019 at 1:30pm —
2018 was a great year for the growth of the staffing industry despite struggles associated with recruiting qualified candidates and filling orders. The year ended on a great note with December seeing an increase of 312K USD in employment and overall employment growing by 1.8% YoY.
The temp market also…
Added by TargetRecruit on February 7, 2019 at 10:00am —