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How to Avoid the 3 Biggest Recruiting Mistakes

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John Vlastelica shared his thoughts on engaging hiring managers on the LinkedIn Talent Talent Blog. link].

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New Year, New Goals – Is Social Recruiting on Your List?

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I hope you had a great holiday season and got some time to relax. As for me, I spent this holiday season enjoying discussions with extended family followed by a vacation to Mexico. When I need to think, lying by the beach with the sun baking away is the best.

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Stop calling it an intake form. Please.

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Intake form. It’s a term I’m embarrassed to say I used for many years. You know, the form you take into a hiring manager meeting, to scope out a new req? There are so many things wrong with “intake form.”. First, calling it a form. Who likes forms? I know hiring managers hate ‘em.

Job Postings Are Not Dead (despite what Zappos is doing) – Part 1

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Every now and then, a high profile company does something so ground breaking, unique or radical in their talent management strategy that everyone takes notice, often resulting in the question, is this a new trend? Is dead? For example, when Yahoo!

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

#dontblameyourATS – A Movement

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by Ben Gotkin. I’m starting a movement, will you please join me. Far too much over the past several years, a certain inanimate technology has received a lot of grief, being blamed for everything from black-holes to being completely useless.

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Fixing the Black Hole: What you can do to improve your candidate experience right now – Part 1

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This interview/article originally appeared on Recruiting Trends. The Candidate Experience has been a hot topic lately, and for a good reason. The Candidate Experience Awards (CandEs) have amassed a mountain of data over the past few years, which for the first time has begun to define not what a poor experience looks like (we already knew that), but rather what a great experience looks like.

Interview with John Vlastelica on Using Social Media For Recruiting

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This interview/article originally appeared on Social-Hire.com , by Cheryl Morgan. As managing director of Recruiting Toolbox , John Vlastelica is an expert in streamlining and refining recruiting processes and changing them to fit how the best candidates look for the best jobs.

Free tech recruiting tips, tools and info

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Looking for free tools and information to help you recruit top tech talent? Introducing The Recruiting Toolbox Tech Resource Page.

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

The 2013 Candidate Experience Awards Results: Our Perspective

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By Ben Gotkin. For over 3 years now, the Talent Board has brought considerable attention to the Candidate Experience and its impact on an organization’s recruiting success. As experts on recruiting process, technology, interviewing and selection, candidate engagement, we at Recruiting Toolbox certainly have had a very keen interest in this issue as we work with our clients on their candidate experience either directly or indirectly all of the time.

LinkedIn Talent Connect Conference – Las Vegas – Oct 16-17, 2013

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Date: October 17, 2013 – panel, 11:30am PT. Location: Las Vegas MGM. Session: Hiring Managers as Your Secret Weapon. John Vlastelica Founder & Managing Director at Recruiting Toolbox, Inc. Many recruiting leaders know that hiring managers are the key to recruitment success, but getting hiring managers to be the talent leaders we need them to be isn’t easy.

Recruiting/Talent Project Management in the Real World

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Project Management in the Real World. A lot of recruitment leaders we work with are about to launch big initiatives.

Recruiting Trends for 2017 and Beyond…

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Jobs2Careers’ Editor Kelly Love Johnson polled 55 people in the recruitment space, and asked for their predictions. Here’s mine. Original Article: [link]. Recruiting success has evolved—it’s more than just filling reqs. I imagine a future where recruiters see their roles as more than just filling reqs, and even more than Talent Advisors. I see them as trainers and coaches, who are accountable for building hiring manager capability in their organizations.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

How to Engage Hiring Managers: An interview with John Vlastelica

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Hello Recruiting and HR Friends. Matt Alder with MetaShift in the UK interviewed John Vlastelica, Founder of Recruiting Toolbox , a few weeks ago about the topic he’s most passionate about: How to engage hiring managers in the recruitment process.

Free HR.com Webinar | The Candidate Experience and You | Feb 19

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Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 8am PT/11am ET. Location: Webinar. The experience that your candidates have with your process can have a direct impact on not only your employment brand, but even your company’s bottom line. Historically, organizations have built their employment processes to meet their own needs rather than the needs of their candidates.

Corporate Recruiters: Who Is Your Customer?

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Want to be a better Talent Advisor? Want to get out from under the crushing, overwhelming feeling of being unable to please every Hiring Manager you work with? Who is your customer? If you’re a corporate recruiter, you’d probably say the hiring manager, or maybe the candidate. But, I want to challenge us to think differently about the idea of “customer” in the context of providing good customer service to our clients.

Recruiting Toolbox Leadership Panel – Part 2

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As we get ready for the 2016 Recruiting Leadership Lab in a few days, I wanted to revisit the 2015 Recruiting Leadership Lab featured panel discussion from November 2015. This panel included senior Talent Acquisition leaders from GoDaddy, Informatica, and Netflix, who shared their insights about what it is like to lead talent acquisition in the real world today.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Social Recruiting is All About Engagement, SRSC is all about Social Recruiting

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When I talk with talent leaders at different companies, one of the hottest topics on their minds is social recruiting.

Hiring Principles: The One Document Every Recruiting Leader Needs to Make

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[This first appeared on LinkedIn’s Talent Blog , by Paul Petrone, who wrote an article based on John Vlastelica’s top 5 rated presentation at the LinkedIn Talent Connect conference in Anaheim, California.]

Join John Vlastelica for a Live Webinar on Leveraging Hiring Managers

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Leveraging Hiring Managers as Your Secret Weapon. Did you know that your hiring manager can be your secret weapon for attracting and converting the best talent?

Free webinar: How to give Hiring Managers what they want most: SPEED!

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Join me, John Vlastelica, Wednesday September 2, 11am PT/2pm ET for a free webinar that will focus on speeding up your recruiting process. It’ll be fun, irreverent, practical, and fast-paced. ERE is hosting it. Register here: ERE. How to give Hiring Managers what they want most: SPEED!

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.

HBR Article on Blitzscaling – hiring fast, at scale

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Great article on lessons learned from hiring FAST from Reid Hoffman, founder of PayPal and LinkedIn, and early investor in Facebook. Excerpt: That reminds me of Google’s decision to hire only people with very high GPAs from elite universities. As a heuristic, there’s obviously collateral damage—there are many smart people you’re not allowed to hire—but it makes sense if your goal is to hire a large number of smart generalists quickly. That created a lot of frustration. “I

Recruiting Toolbox welcomes Shannon Anderson as Principal Consultant, based in Seattle

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Recruiting Toolbox is proud to welcome corporate recruiting innovator, entrepreneur, and respected talent practitioner, Shannon Anderson, as Principal Consultant. Shannon draws on over 25 years of talent acquisition, executive search and leadership experience, including 14 years as a corporate recruiting practitioner.

Free webinar: September 10

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Hello Friends and Colleagues. John Vlastelica here. I’m leading a fun webinar, How to Avoid the 10 Biggest Mistakes Corporate Recruiters Make , on September 10, 2014 at 11am PT, 2pm ET. LinkedIn is hosting it. You can register here at LinkedIn. Details below.

Recruiting Toolbox Leadership Panel – Part 1

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Recruiting Toolbox held our Recruiting Leadership Lab in November 2015 for an audience of corporate recruiting managers and directors. We had a terrific group of attendees from companies like Target, Microsoft, Amazon, Etsy, Netflix, and many more. We got together in Silicon Valley for a two-day workshop focused on recruiting strategies, compelling business cases, influencing executives and enabling recruiting teams to be better business partners.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.

Focus on the big stuff in 2014

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Jan 6 2014 Chicago Temp. The New Year is here and so is the deep freeze! I’m writing from Chicago (or Chiberia as we are calling it today) where it is 14 below zero with a wind chill of a “freeze your face off in no time” 37 below. Seriously, we are colder today than Antarctica and Siberia.

Hiring Manager effectiveness is the key to great recruiting (and our new Interview Training site is live)

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Hiring Managers are the Secret Sauce…and we can help. OK, I don’t want this to seem like an ad for training your hiring managers. But I do want to get the word out – our new interview training site, PredictingSuccess.com , just went live. Many of you who know us probably know that we’re big proponents of hiring manager ownership (check out this free ERE webinar I did a few years ago on helping your hiring managers to be better hiring managers).

Recruiting Leadership Lab – Nov 7-8, 2013

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I’m excited to announce our 2013 US Recruiting Leadership Lab. It’s a 2-day, scenario-based workshop to help Corporate Recruiting Managers improve their ability to build and deploy recruiting strategies, influence execs, build business cases, drive change, and help their recruiters become more strategic, consultative recruiting partners. “It It was the best workshop I have ever taken for my own career development.”. - Sr Manager, Talent Acquisition, Yahoo!

Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

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If you want to see the best tools for recruiters in one place, then you’ll LOVE this guide. There are over 70 free and paid tools designed to simplify your job as a recruiter. And you can filter through the list to find the best recruiter software for you.

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Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Software Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

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This guide includes over 70 recruiting tools and a filter to help you find the best recruitment software to help run your business. The post Software Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List appeared first on Talent Hero Media

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Is Text Messaging the Future of Recruiting?

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Text messaging is becoming an incredibly useful tool for recruiting. What at first glance might seem as a very informal method of communication can actually pay dividends at all stages of the recruitment process. That’s because these days we’re all connected to our phones.

How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

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Recent reports that the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to an eight-year low is good news. But let’s be honest: for those of us in the talent business, it makes our jobs tougher.

5 Symptoms of Applicant Tracking Software Disease

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Advanced recruitment software has become an essential part of the DNA of how HR departments and staffing agencies find candidates and match them to open positions.

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.