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5 HR Game-Changers That You Need to Know About, Yesterday

ClearCompany Recruiting

Everything about the Human Resources department has changed drastically in the last decade, and the evolution is still going on. The HR tech arms race, as some experts have called it, can be an intense one to keep up in. New and improved technologies are consistently hitting the market.

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My career. Multiple screw-ups, and ONE thing I got right.

Greg Savage

I have had some major highs in a career that is now deep into its 4th decade. Lots of hard work, lots of luck, and plenty of great people, have helped me to some success, which has been fun and lucrative. And I am proud of many milestones along the way, possibly capped by the […].


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26 Crazily Creative Recruitment Ads You Need to See

Social Talent

Visual job descriptions are a very powerful way of engaging candidates and really advertising your job (something we spoke about last week ).

Don’t Talk To Me About Recruitment Algorithms

The Whiteboard

The word “algorithm” still makes me shudder, even 25 years on from when I reached my limit in the mathematics field.

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

A Recruiter’s Guide to Time Management

NPA Worldwide

At the NAPS conference in Houston, TX, one of my favorite speakers was Jon Bartos of The Global Performance Group , who spoke on the multi-million dollar producer’s guide to time management.

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40 Interview Questions that are Way Better Than Real Ones

Social Talent

What do you need to establish when interviewing a potential candidate? – If they have the right skills for the job at hand? Will they fit in with the company’s culture? If they’re suitable for this position at this stage of their career? If they have a good attitude?

How Much It Costs To Post A Job Online

Glassdoor for Employers

The following blog post was updated on October 9, 2014. Looking to post a job online quickly without having to deal with the hassle of talking with a salesperson or the commitment of a contract? Posting your jobs instantly online with a credit card for 30 or 60 days might be the best place to start.

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LinkedIn’s New Terms of Service: Better, But They Still Suck

Recruiting Daily

Linkedin’s new terms of service go into effect October 23, 2014. One of them requires members to always use the ® or ™ symbol whenever you write Linkedin. I didn’t use it. I don’t have to. I killed my Linkedin account awhile ago because I did not agree to their terms of service.

5 Technology-Related Roadblocks That Harm Your Candidate Experience


Employers spend a good deal of time and money on building a candidate experience that will keep their talent pipelines well-stocked, but how much of that investment is hindered by their own technology – or lack thereof?

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

4 Industry Affecting Recruitment News Stories – 6th October 2014

Social Talent

In the news this week: More LinkedIn InMail Policy Updates. As you may remember, we reported back in July that LinkedIn were clamping down on recruiters who send endless amounts of generic InMails, with a new InMail policy.

Lean Into It

NPA Worldwide

Today’s installment was submitted by T. Jeff McGraw of Callos Resource, LLC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jeff serves as the chair of the NPAworldwide Board of Directors, and has been a member of the network since 1994.

Don’t Be That Guy: Networking, Social Anxiety and How Not to be a Creeper

Recruiting Daily

I was recently invited – with somewhat short notice – to a Women’s Leadership professional networking event here in Chicago. After checking my calendar, I didn’t hesitant to say yes (free food, right?!) and invited a female colleague to join me.

It’s TIme to Redefine The Life Cycle of the Candidate Experience


My boss, the CEO, has a vision for human resources. As he says: I think HR should be the steward of the life cycle. Human resources has a chance to guide a person’s life from the time they check out our company until they leave us sometime later.”. That is brilliant!

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Top 10 In-Demand IT Job Titles (and Search Strings)

Social Talent

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be using’s industry employment trends analytics tools and our own sourcing tool, SourceHub, to provide you with comprehensive Boolean search strings for each of the Top 10 job titles in each of the most popular industries.

Hiring Headaches: What You're Doing to Turn Job Seekers Off


If you’ve ever been single, pursuing a relationship of some kind, then you know how unsettling the process can be.

The Week That Was in Recruiting: HR Technology Conference Edition

Recruiting Daily

Another day, another week. Of course, this isn’t just any week if you’re in this industry; it’s the week of the annual boondoggle that is the HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. But here’s the thing – I’m going to make you a promise.

To Personalize the Candidate Experience, You Need to Get Human


How do you bridge the world of resumes, applications, fax machines, email, Excel spreadsheets, ATS and CRMS? You need to get surprisingly human. Tweet this. Working in human resources can be difficult. Everybody wants a piece of your time. You spend all day in meetings.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

#FirstInHR : 5 Ways to Build a Better Team When it’s Just You


You know your team better than anyone; after all, you personally recruited and hired every single one of them. The process is time consuming and mentally taxing which is why corporations have hiring managers who are dedicated to onboarding the chosen candidates.

Hire More Qualified Candidates by Stifling Snap Judgments


Making snap judgments during the hiring process can lead recruiters and hiring managers to erroneously eliminate quality candidates, while selecting applicants who simply aren’t the best fit for the job qualifications or the company culture.

Times have changed and employer branding is key to staffing growth

Allegis Global Solutions

Staffing companies need to invest in marketing and their brand to prosper

[E-Book]: How Candidate Experience is Transforming HR Technology


It’s safe to say job seekers and employers are not always on the same page when it comes to interview do’s and don’ts — like the merits of restraint in cologne use or whether that tie says “I want this job” or “dry cleaning day’s tomorrow.”

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

15 HR Tips for 2015


Attract, screen, and manage talent through effective tactics & best-in-breed technology

Recruiting on Google Plus: How to Source Your Target Candidates


Google Plus has 300 million active users (out of 540 million total). Or, put another way, it’s roughly the size of Germany, France, Japan, and Algeria combined.

Respect Your Candidates


“I got this job offer and I was so anxious to get it,” said Ray, “but now I’m starting to get sketched out by the whole situation.”. How so?” we asked him. The VP was out of town,” said Ray. That’s why the offer was held up. I couldn’t get anybody to return a phone call.

Q4 Job Forecast: Nearly 3 in 10 to Hire Full-Time, Permanent Employees


As we look ahead to the last stretch of 2014, U.S. employers are positioned to close out the year on a high note.

The Power of Recognition: How HR & Business Leaders Can Partner to Develop a Strategy for Recognizing Employees

Speaker: Keri Ohlrich, CEO & Kelly Guenther, COO, Abbracci Group

Join Abbracci Group’s CEO Keri Ohlrich, PhD and COO Kelly Guenther as they explore how you can develop these relationships with leaders and influence engagement in your company.

7 Vacation Polices that Shake Up the Status Quo


Where do we draw the line between chaining our workers to their desks, and letting them run rampant in the streets? That’s the question that some HR policy makers face when designing (or in some cases, re-designing) a company’s vacation plan. Finding the right balance is no easy task.

Recruiting on Google Plus: How to Source Your Target Candidates


Google Plus has 300 million active users (out of 540 million total). Or, put another way, it’s roughly the size of Germany, France, Japan, and Algeria combined.

2014 PR + Social Media Summit: 5 Reasons You Need LinkedIn


The 6th annual PR + Social Media Summit , hosted by The Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University in Milwaukee, was held on Tuesday, October 7. The event included a wide range of speakers highlighting the latest tools and trends advancing Marketing and Public Relations.