Tim Spagnola's Blog (14)

What is your Recruiting Job Title?

This topic has come up previously on RBC and I must say that I do find it to be a bit amusing. As a recruiting professional - what is your current job title?

Recruitment Consultant


Talent Acquisition Specialist

Candidate Experience Manager

Have any…


Added by Tim Spagnola on February 11, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Will LinkedIn And Stalker Concerns Impact Recruiters?

It was hard to miss the big story this week in social media. But what might it mean for recruiters? Could the petition created by Anna R. on change.org force the professional social network to adopt a blocking feature? With close to 7K…


Added by Tim Spagnola on June 23, 2013 at 3:21pm — 6 Comments

Infographic: The Art Of Getting Retweets

OK Twitter fiends - ummm...Social Recruiters.....thought you might enjoy this one. A nice overview on how to get that coveted RT. Do you have secret tricks to making sure your tweets are heard? How has Twitter helped you at your desk (if at all)? 

Added by Tim Spagnola on June 23, 2013 at 10:50am — 2 Comments

Temp Staffing Strategy: Walmart's BIG Gamble

Walmart Stores, Inc. has a new staffing strategy and that is focused on temp employment. A recent survey showed that the shopping giant has moved to mostly hiring only temp employees for the past several months. Is this cost cutting move? Does it impact organizational culture? Is it a work around for the forthcoming Affordable Care Act? Does anyone really…


Added by Tim Spagnola on June 14, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Infographic: High Paying Jobs Requiring Little to No Work Experience

Hidden Gem Jobs for the Unemployed or Underpaid -- Brought to you by Job-Applications.com
Hidden Gem Jobs for the Unemployed or Underpaid infographic courtesy of Job-Applications.com

Added by Tim Spagnola on June 9, 2013 at 2:56pm — 2 Comments

Agency Recruiting: And you think you missed out on a placement fee?

From time to time all 3rd party recruiters face it. Show me the money! Whether it is a late paying client or one that disputes the placement, issues over commissions is not a new topic. A quick search on the RBC will identify numerous blogs and forum discussions on this topic, but I think the story of Alan Metz takes the cake;

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP…


Added by Tim Spagnola on June 8, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Recruiting Innovation: And the Oscar goes to......

Ok - so perhaps it is not all that innovative, but as an aspiring filmmaker (as if you have extra time between running a desk and family) and New York Film Academy grad I could not resist.

The popular online marketing place Etsy is taking a unique approach to recruiting top talent. Check out the…


Added by Tim Spagnola on June 6, 2013 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

The Job Site For Pretty Applicants Only - Are you pretty enough?

Most of you probably heard or felt the uproar yesterday on this new job board, but for anyone that might have missed;

Beautiful people get more opportunity in life. This is pretty widely accepted.

Now an online recruitment site is taking that assertion to the next level by allowing only beautiful people on their new job…


Added by Tim Spagnola on June 4, 2013 at 9:30am — 12 Comments

UK Employment: The Jobs, The Money, The Issues [Infographic]

Added by Tim Spagnola on February 5, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

The Words We Use As Recruiters (choose wisely)

From today's RBC Daily:

"Change just one word and you can sometimes change your entire approach for the better." This is a great quote from Jeff Harden's new article on Inc. entitled The 5 Most…


Added by Tim Spagnola on March 13, 2012 at 10:22am — 1 Comment

Jobpoacher.com: A Recruiters Friend? or Foe?

I wrote about this new service this morning in today's RBC Daily, but for those that might have missed it....

Will it help you poach and attract new candidates?…


Added by Tim Spagnola on February 7, 2012 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments

No Client, I will not send your ideal candidate

                                           Would you hire this individual? Most of my clients won't.

I thought of adding this to the rant forum but thought other RBC members might have experienced similar situations. Perhaps there is more that I can be doing.

As many of you know I recruit…

Added by Tim Spagnola on October 6, 2011 at 8:37am — 18 Comments

I Wish I Could Recruit ..........

No this is not a rant post, but rather good weekend fodder. I was speaking to a colleague this weekend and this individual was sharing some thoughts about new obstacles within their market, and some difficulties associated with a few potential placements. It opened up into a 'if I could have done it differently' conversation which served as inspiration for this…


Added by Tim Spagnola on July 16, 2011 at 8:28pm — 1 Comment

A Formal Hello & Thank You

Hello RBC –

I wanted to just take a quick moment to offer a hello to everyone. It has been quite hectic since last week as you can all imagine, but I really wanted to express my sincere appreciation for all the kind words and feedback both Noel and I received. It means a great deal to us and illustrates the true value of the RBC, which is the community.


I wanted to also take a moment to thank Jason. His time and insights since the beginning of this process have been…


Added by Tim Spagnola on June 27, 2011 at 1:10pm — 3 Comments


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