Award-winning Airline Soft-launching New Career Site


One airline has soft-launched a new career site, after a year and a half spent working on its brand strategy and developing new content. Corporate Career Website Featured

An Airline You’ve Barely Heard of Needs Pilots Like Others Need Techies


Republic Airways, an airline you may have flown on without even realizing it, needs pilots badly. So badly, it’s restructuring the company partly due to the skills shortage. Advertising & Marketing Branding College Recruiting Social Media Management Featured

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Empower Your Employees to Make Judgment Calls, and Avoid a PR Nightmare

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If you were anywhere near the internet last week, you likely saw headlines about United Airlines forcibly removing a passenger from a flight on the evening of April 9 after he refused to give up his seat. Companies to Learn From employee advocacy employee empowerment PR united airlines

United Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR


The now-infamous incident when United Airlines roughed up a passenger on Flight 3411 concluded with the acceptance of a settlement by the injured party. The airline responded late, and poorly—and they are paying for it. Recruiting Software Blog hr social media united united airlinesUnited Incident Highlights Power of Social Media…for HR.

Airline Demands Access to Fired Hostess’s Bank Records

Staffing Talk

Now she has been forced by her former employer – and the courts – to have her Facebook activity and bank account examined for proof that she cheated the airline and didn’t deserve to be compensated for her time off.

Listen, Learn, Lead: How United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz Turned the Company Around

Glassdoor for Employers

Most people wouldn’t be able to weather the storm that United Airlines went through the past couple of years and still come out on top – but Oscar Munoz is not most people.

Can You Hear Me Now? Hiring a Competitor’s Star or Day-Old Bread?

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United Airlines recently hired a top exec from American, and it led to a Fortune article titled, How a New Hire Added $1.5 Billion to United Airline’s Market Cap. Details: Investors decided Tuesday that adding Scott Kirby to the United Airlines turnaround formula made the company worth $1.5 Shares of the airline rose as much as 9.58% in trading Tuesday against the stock’s previous closing price—sending the airlines market cap up to $16.6

You Really Need to Rethink Your Fonts

Staffing Talk

Here’s a quick rundown of.0001% of the companies that use it and, in some cases, haven’t changed their branding in 50 years because of it: 3M, American Airlines, Jeep, BMW, Jackass , The Office , JC Penney, American Apparel, Target, NASA, Apple, Motorola, and Panasonic.

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Apple, Coca-Cola and Singapore Airlines: What Can We Learn


Fortune Magazine and Hay Group’s list of most admired companies in the world has Apple, Coca-Cola and Singapore Airlines in it. The post Apple, Coca-Cola and Singapore Airlines: What Can We Learn appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog Here are the three things that small businesses can learn from them: 1. When there is a setback, do not lose hope. Keep trying. If you have a clear vision and are willing to work hard, success is sure to follow.

Delta’s Flexible Staffing: ‘Win-Win’ Or No Win?

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Delta Air Lines is the only domestic airline to use a flexible staffing program. The airline calls it a “win-win,” saying it helps better manage staffing levels. The airline won’t make public the cost savings it derives from the program.

Are You - Or Your Clients - Legally Liable For The Behavior Of Your Temps?

Staffing Talk

" The responsibility of employers for the behavior of employees is being looked at after the deadly German airliner crash. But what about staffing companies?

Aim Higher … From Talent Acquisition Business Partner to Trusted Advisor


But much like your airline mileage or hotel points where the membership reaches beyond the Silver and Gold to Platinum, the same can be said for the next level that everyone should be aspiring to: a status known as trusted advisor.

How To Shrink A Candidate Pool

Recruiting Blogs

Airlines are complaining about a pilot shortage. A recent article stated that the shortage is best understood as an obvious manifestation-and perhaps the nadir-of a long-term deprofessionalization of what was once a solidly middle-class career: We made the pilot occupation so unattractive, so tenuous and poorly paid, that people stopped wanting to do it. That’s how you shrink a candidate pool. Todd Kmiec. link]. United States

Staffing News of the Day, October 25, 2013

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Sue the rude: Southwest Airlines agent who was publicly shamed on Twitter sues customer [ERE]. More than a quarter of unemployed Americans have been out of work for at least a year – but it’s worse in other developed nations [NY Times].

Staffing News of the Day, April 8, 2013

Staffing Talk

Gag order placed on American Airlines employees prohibits them from complaining about excessive executive compensation [Forbes]. BLS: Staffing job growth strong in March [Staffing Today].

The Rise of the Super-Commuter


In some cases, it’s practical for workers to fly into town on a regular basis instead of relocating, taking advantage of the fares on low-cost airlines.

Loyalty Schemes Marketing. In Recruitment?


Global giant Randstad has partnered with a New Zealand airline points programme, offering one Airpoint for every hundred dollars spent on temp, contract or permanent fees. We’re always interested in the variety of different ways recruitment businesses choose to market themselves.

Future Shock: 3 Trends That Will Make Recruiting More Difficult


For example, in mobility industries (transportation, airlines, trucking, automotive) it’s predicted that nearly 40 percent of the key skills required by 2020 are not key today.

Improve Hiring Leverage by Including Travel Perks


Here are a few possible areas for travel negotiation: Airline choice—no more price points: Traditionally, frequent fliers were at the mercy of company budgets. As a negotiating point, candidates and current employees are looking for their choice of airlines based on safety record, scheduling, and on-time records. Travel schedules: In addition to choice of airline, executives are looking for travel arrangements that suit their overall schedule.

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

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You’ll hear from great companies like Rolls Royce, Informatica, and Southwest Airlines and learn from their real world experience. I hope you had a great holiday season and got some time to relax.

Maximizing Your Employer Brand for Recruiting


While the workplace cultures at giants like Amazon, Google and Southwest Airlines are well-known beyond their immediate industries, a positive reputation is just as important for small-to-medium-sized businesses and staffing agencies.

RecruitingLive w/ Anne Taylor: Learning to recruit, and survive during a merger.

Recruiting Daily

Anne Taylor, Corporate Recruiter and Talent Acquisition Manager with Virgin America will be on hand to discuss their experience following Alaska Airlines’ […]. A merger or acquisition usually means culture change, layoffs, new policies, procedures, and regulations.

The State of Recruitment: Operating with Integrity


No industry is immune: the airline, automotive, accounting, pharmaceutical, banking, broadcast, and transportation network industries have all been in the hot seat most recently.

Qantas often annoys me. But this time, ‘well done’!

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Lately I have been assessing why I usually fly Qantas, as I have been getting more and more aggrieved at the airlines pricing policy. Seriously, Qantas regularly have Business Class seats at TWICE the price of comparable airlines to places like London. I see a lot of the inside of planes. Some of my business […]. Client Skills Recruitment Recruitment Skills client service Customer loyalty customer service

The Making of an Olympian

Staffing Talk

I really liked this ad by United Airlines…gets me excited to watch the upcoming Olympics. And if you want to get really teary-eyed, watch this video about Olympic hopeful Jordyn Wieber.

Quality of Hire: The Name of the Game at #ERE15


Recruiting analytics helped Frontier Airlines discover that quality of hire was the same for the long-term unemployed as it was for other candidates. This year’s ERE Recruiting Conference was all about quality of hire, which will be a key trend for 2016.

Best Places to Work Starts With Hiring

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At Southwest Airlines , our world-famous culture and reputation for putting our people first allows us to recruit the best. We know we’re lucky to have inherited this culture from our legendary founders, who entrusted us to maintain what’s special about the LUV Airline.

Hard Hiring Decisions: Do Soft Skills Count?


As quoted in Forbes, former CEO of Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher, once said, “we can change skill levels through training, but we can’t change attitude.” In the recruiting world, skill sets are often reduced to metrics. But what about so-called soft skills? Do they matter?

Jobvite Snags Silver Stevie Awards for Customer Service


The Stevies are world-recognized accolades for businesses that excel in providing superior service, and this marks our second year joining the ranks of winners like Salesforce, Box, Marriott, and Delta Airlines. We couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that for the second year in a row , Jobvite has won two Silver Stevie Awards: one for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year , and one for Customer Service Department of the Year.

5 Steps to Writing Good Employer Brand Content

Proactive Talent

Companies like Southwest Airlines, for example, have excelled at this and if you've ever taken a flight you'll see it by the upbeat, fun-hearted nature each and every employee has. Taking the stories of their employees and what its like to work for Southwest Airlines has allowed them to build a culture that is unbeatable. This type of content makes Southwest Airlines a best in class company to work for.

Mobile Recruiting, it's time to think differently


Mobile first companies like Uber, Tinder and Instagram are causing huge disruption in their markets and many existing industries are rushing to embrace mobile, creating such useful things as mobile banking, mobile payments and mobile airline check ins to name but a few.

6 of the Best Employer Brands on Snapchat Right Now!

Social Talent

Yes, Aer Lingus (the budget airline) is (in my opinion) one of the best companies for showcasing the people behind their brand on Snapchat. In fact, they were the very first airline to start using Snapchat as part of their employer branding strategy.

Use the “2+1” Rule to Create Great Staffing Clients

Staffing Talk

He was the director of a France based airline cooperative, and he took me by the horns and set me straight when I was selling my airline software all wrong. I was lucky early on to get schooled by a great sales personality. Prospect champions can quit, get fired and even flat out die. Then who ya gonna call? He taught me something every great staffing sales person knows intuitively: to win a mega deal you need a champion inside the prospect’s organization.

Top 10 Weirdest Job Interview Questions (asked by REAL companies in 2015!)

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” – asked at Spirit Airlines. Is it me, or are job interview questions just getting weirder and weirder?! I know job seekers have to (and should be) prepared for almost anything these days, but seriously?

9 Incredible Employee Perks That Really Exist

The Hiring Site

Apple, Chevron, General Mills, Dow Chemical, American Airlines, Kellogg and Sprint are among the companies that have expanded their health insurance policies in recent years to cover some of the costs of gender reassignment surgeries. opens up promising aviation market in China with a new page

Recruiting Blogs has extraordinary news as they launched a new page which is dedicated to Chinese airlines. Boeing predicts that China alone will need 111 000 pilots and 119 000 technicians in the coming years. So there is an undoubtedly promising aviation market.

10 things I learned researching the ATS platforms used by the Fortune 100

Great Hires

American Airlines gives candidates the option to apply using their Yahoo credentials. Last week I decided to research the applicant tracking systems (ATS) used by the Fortune 100.

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Recruiting Coordinators: The unsung heroes of talent acquisition

Great Hires

Despite all the flight delays and being oversold, she was able to beg the airlines to find a way to re-route the candidate and get them to the interview on time.

Four Questions for Addressing the Big Data Talent Shortage


The world’s largest manager of flight bookings for major airlines has over 40 Data Scientists on their payroll. With the explosion of information pouring into companies’ servers and data warehouses in recent years, the enormous power that big data holds is unquestionable among executives.

How Relocation Packages Impact Recruitment

Recruiting Blogs

For example, an Arizona-based company may have worked out an arrangement with a major airline to purchase all of their employee transportation from that airline in exchange for lower prices. Recruiters work hard to find people outside of their immediate location to work for their companies.