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7 Recruiting Quotes That Will Inspire You

Brazen Recruiting

Words can provide a lot of inspiration in our lives. They make us rethink our perceptions and give us hope when times are tough. This is especially true when it comes to recruiting. Surprisingly, however, there’s a dearth of great recruiting quotes to keep us motivated professionally. Luckily, there’s no lack of quotes from other smart and inspirational sources. Download Now. William Shakespeare.

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How To Boost Your Social Recruiting With Videos


How To Boost Your Social Recruiting With Videos. Written and contributed by: James Pointon. Broaden your applicant pool with a new take on media. Today’s job recruiters are well aware that social media is a candidate gold mine. Platforms from LinkedIn to Facebook can yield a massive pool of highly qualified applicants, ensuring that employers will be spoilt for choice on the hiring the right person for the job. But job recruiters also know that converting qualified social media users into actual applicants requires a bit of wooing. Tell a story. Pay attention to length. Add subtitles.

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10 Things You Should Never Put in Your inMails…Like Ever

ERE SourceCon

Are your inMails up to scratch? Let’s face it, sometimes it’s easy to cut corners when it comes to sourcing and contacting candidates on LinkedIn. The temptation to send out a mass inMail, close your eyes, cross your fingers and hope for the best can be a lot to resist, but please, for the love of god, RESIST! Uncategorized Featured

20 of the Most Annoying Things Your Co-Workers Do

Social Talent

Co-workers. You’ve just gotta love them. Without them, who would we share the daily coffee run with, or have deep and meaningful conversations about the latest ‘Game of Thrones’ episode with? The reality is that after you leave school/college, most of the friends that you make as an adult are more than likely the ones that you met at work. Or ‘What’s that?’

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Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees. Register for this fun and fast paced session that will go through examples, tools, and what you should do tomorrow to gain an edge.

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How Google’s New Updates Will Affect Recruitment Marketing

Harger Howe Recruitment

Have you ever tried to find something on your phone quickly only to be deterred by pop up ads that seem to be almost impossible to X out of? We have! Some companies use this strategy to get people to sign up for their newsletters while others use them for agressive recruitment marketing. This type of marketing is abrasive and leaves a bad impression on the user. So what does that mean exactly?

How the Power of “Purpose” Can Help You Build a Powerful Employer Brand

Social Talent

What is the number one reason that someone accepts a job? I’ll give you a hint; the absence of this is also the number one reason that people quit jobs. Got it yet? Money” I hear you cry. Cash, better benefits, more time off. But no, that’s not it. reason that someone accepts a job is meaning, direction, and purpose. Our desire to find meaning, to find purpose is innate. But what does this mean?

Decision Time: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Undercover Recruiter

We’ve all been there – a crossroads in our life when we are forced to choose between staying at a comfortable job versus exploring a new opportunity. The first option offers safety and familiarity, while the second offers new challenges, new surroundings and a bit of mystery and excitement as to what the future will. View Article. Decision Time: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Career Management


Candidate Relationship Management: Blackholes are for Space, not HR


Recruiting. Engagement. Performance. Culture. Intelligence. Candidate Relationship Management: Blackholes are for Space, not HR. Written by: Lyla Rozelle on 08.22.2016. We’ve all been there. Staring at our screen, waiting for a response from a text. Sometimes that response doesn’t come for days, sometimes it doesn’t come at all. That feeling is the worst. Boring or poorly-written job descriptions.

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Talent acquisition for the 21st century

To succeed today, organizations need to take advantage of information technology in every area of their business. Talent acquisition is no exception. Robust, reliable technology can help recruiters more effectively engage with candidates.

How To Build A High-Performance Sourcing Department – Part 5 Leading by Example

ERE SourceCon

Sourcing requires a skill set that includes expertise in a variety of areas; such as cold calling, SEO, branding, social media and technology. Although sourcing requires this varied skill set, all too often, sourcing functions are led by recruitment or human resource professionals who lack core sourcing skills.

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These Social Media Tips Will Make You Rethink Recruiting


The four biggest social media outlets provide unique features that can be used to grab the attention of job seekers. Recruiting

How to: Effectively Sniff Out Resume Inaccuracies

Social Talent

Ok, so, resume inaccuracies might not be the most common resume problem. In this 2014 LinkedIn post , Google’s Laszlo Bock, a Senior Vice President of “People Operations” at Google (AKA human resources), put “Lies” as the fifth most common issue he observed with resumes. The Problem. Sometimes, the “goof” is someone rounding up their college GPA.

Lies, Deception and Gut Feelings … No Wonder Hiring Fails Half the Time


The Top 7 Reasons Why Your Process Continuously Produces Hiring Failures. Corporate Recruiting Hiring Process Featured

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The Essential Guide to Recruiting Performers

In today's competitive talent market, it's essential for HR leaders to be able to connect their recruiting efforts to hiring results. This eBook will show you how to easily navigate the talent market and focus on hiring employees with the most ROI: Performers.

5 Ways to Guarantee You Won’t Fill Your Open Roles


If you're having a problem hiring - with a recruiter or not - here are five possible reasons you can't get butts into your seats. Elastic Recruiting Hiring Talent How to Top Talent

7 Talent Community Truths That Took Me Years to Learn

ERE SourceCon

Ten years ago, I realized that the worldwide web had turned social. wasn’t certain when it happened, but suddenly it became a reality. The social revolution really put talent sourcers on the map. Social media was the answer to our dreams; people were no longer in hiding, we could find anyone. Social recruiting became a highly valued expertise and the adventure began.

Recruiters’ failure to follow-up hurts networking

College Recruiter

Attending networking events on college campuses is a great way for recruiters and hiring managers to interact with and build relationships with college students. By engaging in conversations with college students, recruiters and hiring managers can find potential candidates for entry-level jobs, internships, or other career opportunities. It is also important to keep in mind […].

Next Generation Sourcing

Social Talent

If you have taken our world-class training before, you will be familiar with our exclusive souring tool called SourceHub, which helps you to dramatically improve your sourcing efforts through automatically generating your Boolean search string. Read on and learn how you can take advantage of the latest updates here: Find Candidates Any Time, Any Where. Step 1: Click on Hiroto. Neat, right?

3 Important Shifts in Job Seeking Behavior

Hiring great people today requires a new set of tools and a new way of thinking.

Uber For Outplacement: The Gig Economy and The Death of HR.

Recruiting Daily

There’s a running narrative among recruiting and HR people in which the concept of the “gig economy” is held as a sort of utopian progression of work. In theory, the ‘gig economy’ means that workers choose when (and if) to work, function as their own boss and build their own business without the previously necessary barriers to entry, like capital or a criminal background check.

Pokemon Go And the Art Of The Employee Perk


There is a direct (and hopefully positive) correlation between your recruiting and retention efforts. Specifcally, the time, money, and effort spent landing the best talent for open positions is a complete waste without a commensurate effort to keep them engaged. The folks at Great With Talent  talk about ignoring the relationship recruitment and retention as HR suicide. Dramatic? Overstated?

So You Want to Recruit for Startup? Here are Five Things You Need to Know

ERE SourceCon

Many recruiters are excited to have startups as clients. It is the adventure and attraction to candidates that seems to lure recruiters. It’s the “wow” factor of, I use this product every day, or I could see myself using this product, that is very appealing. This is an uncharted territory for a lot of staffing agencies and independent recruiters who have only worked with large clients.

Massachusetts Outlaws Salary History Questions

Newton Software

What Is Your Current Salary? Asking This Question in Massachusetts Will Soon Be Illegal. On Monday, August 1st, Massachusetts’ Governor, Charlie Baker, signed legislation making it illegal for employers to ask candidates about their salary history during the interview process. New Law Will Challenge Hiring Professionals. Additional Measures Included to Promote Pay Equity. To address R.J.’s

The New Era of Talent Acquisition

Seventy six percent of recruiting professionals said their recruiting techniques have evolved or changed over the past three years.

9 Tips For Launching A Career Abroad (Infographic)

Social Talent

Are you thinking of launching a new career abroad? Whether you’re a graduate, professional or just fancy testing your skills in a new market, working abroad can change your life – and look good on your resume! But before you start thinking about packing your bags, you need to do some research first. How much is the cost-of-living in the country you have decided on? Source: Wizzcash.

How Lackluster Tech Job Listings Can Lead to Bad Hires

Stack Overflow

How many times has a hiring manager come to you with a job that was so urgent, you could only cobble together a job listing that you hoped would grab the attention of developers? If your experiences have been anything like mine, I have a feeling that you’ve launched plenty of searches for developer candidates with job listings that you weren’t exactly thrilled about. Tech Job Listings

These Social Media Tips Will Make You Rethink Recruiting


Enlist your current employees to help seek out the best talent. Radicals & Visionaries

It’s Time to Test Your Application Process

Recruiting Blogs

I won’t be talking about usability, time needed to complete the application, or many other very important topics.  Today I want to focus on a specific test.  A test I think that should be done routinely and regularly. Use a pseudonym and a different phone number and email address.  Obviously these people should be called for an interview. Because we do not test it. United States

Reinventing Talent Assessment: Harnessing the Power of Assessment Innovations

When recruiting for high-volume roles, where organizations are faced with high attrition rates with continual requisitions, the total cost becomes enormous.

How to Use Social Media As a Candidate Magnet

Undercover Recruiter

Organisations are increasingly using social media as a recruitment tool to help promote job vacancies, and it can be particularly effective at reaching up-and-coming talent. This isn’t surprising when you consider that recent research showed that 86 per cent of people in the first 10 years of their career are likely to use social media. View Article. How to Use Social Media As a Candidate Magnet.

7 Intriguing Recruitment News Stories this Week – 22nd August 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: These are the BIGGEST Job Turn-Offs for UK Professionals. According to new research by CV-Library , the UK’s job hunters have quickly become more demanding than ever before. Interestingly, the recruitment process itself appears to be a make-or-break factor for candidates, with; 20% confessing that they’d be put off by unclear job descriptions. and 7.8% and 6.1%

Being a Better Recruiter Isn’t About Being More Efficient, It’s About Being Different


I’m now working with a bunch of staffing professionals and corporate recruiters who (along with their employers) want to be more competitive. suggested the best way to change is by becoming different, not by trying to be more efficient. Why is being different more important? Because it can result in improvements of 50-100% or more in 6-12 months. Start by refreshing your recruiting mindset.

Taking a Chance on the Less-Than-Perfect Hire


How do you spruce up your resume when you don’t have access to a computer? How do you prepare for an interview when you’re homeless? How do you compete with seemingly ideal candidates when your experience is far less than perfect? Recently a photo of Shaun Beever went viral on social media. His compelling story is one of transformation and determination. Would you have taken the chance?

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