David DeCapua's Blog (7)

Recruiting 2.0 - The Potency of Video

As a hiring manager, how many times have you said the phrase “The resumes I am getting do not match what I’m looking for at all”? Well, now is the time to restructure your hiring process and see what you can do to improve your results. For starters:

1. The proof is in the details – Your job description is everything; it should be detailed, but not a novel. Make sure that important “must haves” are at the top to catch those quick readers in their tracks before they hit the “apply”…


Added by David DeCapua on March 13, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments

Powerful Screening Tool for HR and Recruiting

With hundreds of resumes to review on a daily basis, recruiters and hiring managers need an efficient, scalable solution for filtering and identifying the right candidates. Video interviewing empowers recruiters and HR professionals to engage qualified candidates faster, and improves collaboration with hiring managers.

Recently my business has been looking for a technology professional, who possess not only technical skills, but the ability to communicate well with others.  It sounds…


Added by David DeCapua on February 2, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments

Shake Off The Turkey Coma and Land a Job With Video Technology!!

Now that your turkey induced coma has subsided, it's time to get back to your job search!  The year is quickly coming to an end and you need to have your new career set for 2012!  

So what are you going to do differently that will get you that critical interview?  It's not going to happen by submitting your Word document and cover letter - you should know that by now...  Unemployment is still hovering at near record levels so you are going to have to think outside the traditional…


Added by David DeCapua on November 28, 2011 at 1:55pm — 27 Comments

Video Technology Webinar

Video interview or video resume?  Live or streaming? Record at home or in a studio?  Free or paid?  Video technology is everywhere and its growing fast!  Every candidate and recruiting professional needs a strategy to meet this ideological shift.  TalentRooster is hosting an educational webinar to help those interested understand the opportunity that video technology offers. It's free and if you're interested, please join us! …


Added by David DeCapua on November 14, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

Recruiter Uses Video - Wins!

Recruiting professionals realize that the unemployment challenge continues to plague our great nation and it doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon.  Therefore, now more than ever it is imperative that you work smart and use technology to increase your odds for success. 

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, yet expecting different results. Why do many recruiters continue to operate status quo when there are technologies that will enable you to…


Added by David DeCapua on November 2, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Why My Staffing Firm is Kicking Your Butt


Last week several people from our staffing firm attended the American Staffing Association conference in New Orleans. As the owner of both a staffing firm (Dawson Resources) and a video technology firm (TalentRooster) I was able to observe from a unique angle.  Our staffing firm is based in Ohio, where the economy couldn't be worse, yet our business couldn't be better, which got me thinking....  Clearly I'm no smarter than other owners, so what are we doing better? Following are the…


Added by David DeCapua on October 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — 13 Comments

Monster / CareerBuilder + Video = Motivated Candidates

I have to brag - I can't help it...  My search, recruiting and staffing firm was tired of every Tom, Dick and Harry applying to our job postings - it was just too easy!  We'd get hundreds of unqualified candidates responding to postings they hadn't even read!  We decided to change the game and it works!  Now, if a candidate wants to reply to our postings, they have to make an effort!  We added TalentRooster.com technology to our postings, which will require all candidates to answer questions…


Added by David DeCapua on February 16, 2011 at 12:15pm — No Comments


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