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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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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.

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 ).

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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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.

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.

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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?

Trust Me, Glassdoor Impacts Your Recruiting Funnel

Glassdoor for Employers

Over the past six years, Glassdoor has become known for its candid company reviews and ratings. What many employers don’t realize, however, is that our community here at Glassdoor has a massive influence on job candidates. What does this influence look like?

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Sourcing difficulty for key locations based on market conditions

Allegis Global Solutions

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

Hyrell

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

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.

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

Social Talent

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be using Indeed.com’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.

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

CareerBuilder

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

51 Percent of 2014 College Grads’ Current Jobs Didn’t Require a Degree

CareerBuilder

We seem to be in a battle of high school versus college when it comes to redoing ’80s classics — and it’s making me nervous.

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Hire More Qualified Candidates by Stifling Snap Judgments

Hyrell

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.

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.

6 Game-Changing Trends for Your Job Search (Infographic)

Social Talent

Serious about your job hunt? Then it’s time to up the ante! There are 6 game-changing trends happening in today’s job market and you need to be taking advantage of every single one of them, if you are to secure that dream job.

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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.

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

CareerBuilder

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!

Your Questions About Best Places to Work: Answered

Glassdoor for Employers

We recently hosted a webinar about how to qualify for our Best Places to Work lists, including tips and insights from previous winners. Since we didn’t have time to answer all of your great questions, be sure to check out a full Q&A from the session below! Q: What are the three different lists this year and what are the size cutoffs for each? A: This year, we have three lists – 50 Best Places to Work (U.S. large companies with 1,000 or more employees), 50 Best Places to Work (U.S.

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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.

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

Recruiterbox

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.

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

To Personalize the Candidate Experience, You Need to Get Human

CareerBuilder

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.

15 HR Tips for 2015

iCIMS

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

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.