Unless you’ve been one of the lucky few to escape the cold grasp of the webs this week, you may have heard a thing or two about the controversy surrounding the A&E show, “Duck Dynasty.” While there are many heated debates going on at the moment regarding the opinions expressed by one of the cast members and his…Continue
With over 92% of companies turning to mobile and social media channels as part of their recruitment process, it’s quite evident that technology has transformed the HR landscape. While LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter remain the most frequently used social channels for recruiters…Continue
With temperatures plummeting into the negatives earlier this week, it’s safe to say that the holiday season has officially arrived in Chicago. While other cities may measure the arrival of the holidays by the amount of tinsel and stockings hanging around, Chicagoans typically base this assessment on how many layers are required to leave the house.
Added by Britni Salazar on December 13, 2013 at 2:29pm — No Comments
2013 has been an amazing year for recruiting, and more significantly, recruiting technology. Not only has there been a real shift in embracing new technology as it applies to outdated hiring practices, but these trends show no signs of slowing down even as this year comes to an end.
Dr. John Sullivan, an…Continue
Added by Britni Salazar on December 9, 2013 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Let’s set the scene: you’ve been yearning for the perfect candidate to swoop in to fill an open position (for what seems like ages) when you receive an interview invitation from HR signifying that your dream has come true. After going through the trouble of scheduling, you finally meet the candidate face to face only to realize five minutes in that their…Continue
It’s no great secret that millennial talent is a hot-button issue among HR professionals and recruiters. Each day it seems as though there’s a new whisper floating through the industry airwaves discussing the “challenges” millennials bring to the workforce.
Millennials are lazy. They’re demanding. They’re…
Including recommendation letters into job applications can be a sticky process. If the chosen recommender fails to mention key attributes the candidate would like highlighted, the opportunity to impress the hiring manger may be drastically reduced. On the reverse side, a recommender may very well send an overly enthusiastic account of the candidate which…Continue
Added by Britni Salazar on November 19, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments
Looking for a job is hard work. It’s practically a job in and of itself. However, ask anyone who has ever applied for a job, and they’ll tell you that all of that hard work suddenly seems worth it once that first interview offer arrives.
While our RIVS team has previously offered tips on how to ace an interview, LinkedIn Influencer and Wharton Professor, …Continue
After spending hours, maybe even days, going through every job board, company website, and recruiting resource known to man, you finally spot it: the perfect job.…
In the past, it seemed as though companies prided themselves on finding the most experienced candidates to fill open positions with the viewpoint that experience automatically must have meant quality. However, it seems that more and more, employers are finding out that this line of thinking is outdated, and often times, misguided.…Continue
“Most organizations have at least five different technology products that recruiters touch within a single day.”Continue