Sat.Jan 03, 2015 - Fri.Jan 09, 2015

Facebook’s Hiring Surprise is Good For Sourcing & Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

Nearly a year ago I stumbled across an interesting post on LinkedIn that revealed that Facebook’s single biggest recruiting focus was NOT what most people would assume. Can you guess what it might be? Software engineering? Infrastructure? Wrong. People and recruiting? Not even close.

10 Step Guide: How to Attract Recruiters on LinkedIn (Infographic)

Social Talent

Job seekers! It’s a new year, and that means it’s a new you. Forget 2014! It’s literally history! It’s time to get back on that horse and back into the job hunt game. This is your time!

PODCAST: How Employer Branding Impacts Your Recruiting

Glassdoor for Employers

When SkilledUp reached out to me to do my first podcast on how employer branding impacts your recruiting, I pounced at the opportunity to discuss a topic I was so passionate about.

Strong Interest In The 2015 Mobile Recruitment Awards

Web Based Recruitment

We are pleased to report that there has been strong interest in our 2015 Mobile Recruitment Awards. Now in their second year the awards will acknowledge those companies leading the way in the use of Mobile Recruitment and at the same time help raise the awareness of Mobile Recruiting best practice.

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Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

Capital Improvements: Why VC Firms Are Betting Big on Glassdoor

Recruiting Daily

While it might not be the sexiest of sectors, the market for recruiting and HR technology remains red hot, with well funded and pedigreed startups proliferating in an increasingly competitive arms race for the estimated $90 billion in annual spend this segment represents.

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Genesys Puts Emphasis on Employee Engagement

Glassdoor for Employers

What a wonderful surprise it was to discover that Genesys was chosen by Glassdoor as one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work ! The honor is especially meaningful knowing that it came from those who make Genesys what it is by living our values every day – our employees.

Why Talent Advisors Must Be Curious Observers of HR Technology


In the constant flurry of information that one faces on a daily basis as a talent advisor, it seems HR technology is the area making the most noise. HR technology is important, and it’s a reality. When it comes to HR tech, what knowledge is truly needed in a talent advisor role?

What Staffing Agencies Really Want From Corporate Recruiters

Recruiting Daily

After writing about what corporate recruiters really want from staffing agencies , it only seemed fair to turn the tables and discuss what those on the other side of the aisle really want from those of us in corporate. So, if you’re working in house, listen up. I mean, look, I get it.

Top 8 Recruitment Conferences You MUST VISIT in Spring/Summer 2015

Social Talent

The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

Winning Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Changes E.

Glassdoor for Employers

I have to admit to being thrilled when I heard Kareo was named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work. Being selected as the 22nd Best Place To Work among small and midsize businesses in the U.S. changes everything. Not just for me as a recruiter, but for the whole company and everyone who works here. How we did it. I’ve been asked how we went from just a few reviews on Glassdoor two years ago to winning this award.

3 Social Media Trends for 2015 that Recruiters Need to Know

NPA Worldwide

Identity Theft and HR: Is Your Employee Data At Risk?

Recruiting Daily

If you’ve seen one of those ridiculous LifeLock commercials on TV, read the advice columns in Parade Magazine or are an aficionado of crappy Melissa McCarthy comedies, you’re already familiar with the concept of identity theft.

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If LinkedIn Skill Endorsements were Honest (Infographic)

Social Talent

Like super-duper honest… Happy Friday Recruiters! And well done, many of you have officially survived your first whole week back in the office post-festive season.). We’ll be back next week keeping you up-to-date on all things recruitment with more weekly sourcing news.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

What Makes HubSpot a Best Place to Work

Glassdoor for Employers

Ask any CEO if his or her company is a Best Place to Work and I guarantee you almost 100% of them will respond with a resounding “yes.” We all think we lead exceptional organizations with outstanding cultures, but at the end of the day, it’s not our opinion that matters.

#FirstInHR: How to Recruit and Hire Like a Pro


You’re new to hiring. Because, well, you’re not a hiring professional really. The small business owner you work for spends 35-45% of business hours handling employee-related paperwork , recruitment, hiring, and onboarding… in other words, they double as an HR professional.

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

Recruiting Toolbox

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.

5 Crazily Interesting Sourcing News Stories to Kick-Off 2015 – 5 January 2015

Social Talent

In the news this week: Only 11% of Silicon Valley Executives are Female. Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo! It’s no secret that Silicon Valley and the tech industry as a whole has a gender equality problem.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Why VC Firms Are Betting Big on Glassdoor

Glassdoor for Employers

The following article originally appeared on You can read the original article here.

Job Seekers are from Mars, Recruiters from Venus


I spent a long time as a recruiter, and I now work alongside great recruiters every day as I help my clients look at their hiring methodologies. Technology is changing everything for talent advisors.

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Candidates Are Users, Too: Why UX Matters in HR and Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

Have you ever actually applied for a job that’s posted on your careers site? Yeah, I’m guessing from that blank look that the answer is probably never – or at least, it’s been a while, if you’re like most recruiting and staffing practitioners.

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Recruitment Forecast 2015

NPA Worldwide

If you track the future of recruitment and you do not know Bob Marshall, you should tune in. Bob’s site is ; he is great at providing recruitment analytics and fact-based information on the current status of employment and how it will impact recruitment.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

PODCAST: How Employer Branding Impacts Your Recruiting

Glassdoor for Employers

When SkilledUp reached out to me to do my first podcast on how employer branding impacts your recruiting, I pounced at the opportunity to discuss a topic I was so passionate about.

3 Benefits of Maintaining Work-Life Balance in Your Business

Spark Hire

With the ever-growing popularity and constant advances in technology, many employees are finding it difficult to achieve a work-life balance. When your employees lose track of the precious line dividing their personal life from work life, your business is in danger.

They Buy Anything: Selling HR and Recruiting Software To Suckers

Recruiting Daily

45% of Employers Expect to Raise the Minimum Wage in 2015


As CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson previously mentioned , the U.S. job market is turning a corner as caution gives way to confidence. More than one-third of employers expect to add full-time, permanent staff in 2015, the best hiring outlook from CareerBuilder’s U.S. Job Forecast since 2006.

Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.