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10 words you must NEVER use to describe yourself

Greg Savage

Who am I to tell you how you can describe yourself? Nobody. So ignore me at your leisure. On the other hand, I can tell you for free that the words you use in your résumé, your LinkedIn profile, your Twitter bio, your cover letter, and in spoken language, create a response in the reader, […].

14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting

Boolean Black Belt

Twitter’s been around for nearly 8 years and has always been popular in recruiting circles, but there are still plenty of recruiters who don’t use Twitter to its full potential or are simply new to using Twitter for recruiting.

Trending Sources

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

Recruiting Toolbox

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!

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.

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.

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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 ).

Resumes suck. Here’s the data.

Aline Lerner

EDIT: KeepSafe in San Francisco and Improbable in London are now both hiring engineers without relying on resumes!

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5 Things Jobseekers NEED to Know About LinkedIn

Stacy Zapar

Okay, you’ve created your LinkedIn profile, updated all of your past experience and education, so you’re all set to go, right? Wrong. If you don’t actually DO something with your LinkedIn account and make the most of it, then you’re missing out.

When Is The Best Day To Post a Job?

ApplicantPro

Let’s face it, we are creatures of habit. We have habits we continue to follow, even though the factors that lead to our initial habit no longer exist or are no longer relevant. This fact seems to hold true with Human Resources professionals and their hiring processes.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

Glassdoor’s 2014 Recruiting Budget: Revealed

Glassdoor for Employers

It’s 2015 planning time. It’s time to figure out your 2015 recruiting goals, strategies and tactics. It’s also time to nail down what budget and resources you need to hit those goals. And of course, you aren’t done until you’ve convinced your boss that your budget requests are reasonable!

36 lessons I learned from 2,000 client visits

Greg Savage

Have I done 2,000 client visits? Definitely, at least that many. All over the world.* I did not count them, obviously, but one a week over my career, takes me well over that number. So did I learn anything? I like to think so. Do these resonate with you? Just doing a visit is not […].

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How to Get Unlimited LinkedIn InMails

Boolean Black Belt

What does LinkedIn’s new InMail policy mean for you? That depends on how effective your InMails are and the response rates you can achieve.

Job Postings Are Not Dead (despite what Zappos is doing) – Part 2

Recruiting Toolbox

Somewhere along the line, recruiting technology became ‘self-aware’, allowing organizations to mindlessly post all of their jobs to job boards globally, big and small. It was in the late 90’s and it was pegged as the solution to our sourcing challenges.

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Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Recruiting and Tools [Part 2]

ClearCompany Recruiting

In part one we covered talent forecasting and the employer brand , along with the tools to support both. The final piece of the recruiting puzzle, is crafting a positive and lasting candidate experience. Any recruiter’s tool of choice in this endeavor is going to be a strong ATS.

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Recruiter Talk – Implementing Recruiting Software

BrightMove

Recruiting technology review website Software Advice re […]. Recruiting Software Blog hr software implementation best practices Recruiting Software recruitment software software advice software best practices software implementation staffing software technology advice technology implementation

500,000 Mobile Job Applications In Only 6 Months!

Web Based Recruitment

If you were wondering if job seekers would search and apply for jobs using mobile then this figure of 500,000 mobile job applications in only 6 months should hopefully go some way in convincing you!

The ULTIMATE Recruiter’s Guide to Mobile for 2015

Social Talent

Mobile. It’s a little word that means big things and big change, particularly within the recruitment industry.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.

Farewell, Mobiquity

Good To Know

About a year and a half ago, a good friend & colleague in the talent acquisition field connected me with Susan Miele, one of the top human resources pros in the world (as a side-note, if you ever have the chance to work with Susan, jump at it). We hit it off, to say the […]. Job Offer Jobs Leadership Martin's Career Thingy Mobiquity career Job Change

How Can We Save LinkedIn Publisher?

Stacy Zapar

For years, LinkedIn has been my morning paper. Really. Every morning, I'd wake up, grab my cup of coffee and sit down to read through the articles on my LinkedIn homepage. The content was great for professional development, industry news, content curation and general insights as I kicked off my day.

5 Things That Will Keep HR Up At Night in 2015

The Hiring Site

I host a show called DriveThruHR. I have done 1,000 podcasts where I have asked each guest to tell me what’s keeping them up at night. I’ve decided to bubble those things up to five recurring themes. Here are the five things that will keep you up at night in 2015: 1. Employees.

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5 Biggest Mistakes Even Experienced Recruiters Make

HireRabbit

In any aspect of life, experience always plays a key role in determining success. However, in an ever-changing and fast-evolving business world, sometimes, even those with the most experience can fall short by succumbing to common mistakes.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

Five recruiter ‘must haves’ (Infographic)

Greg Savage

Welcome to the first ever ‘Savage Truth’ Infographic. Just to mix thing up a bit. Short and sweet, too. Five recruiter essentials. Check you have them, won’t you? Thanks to Ross Coverdale of Head Resourcing for producing this Infographic. Have your say.

Sourcing vs. Recruiting – What’s the Difference?

Boolean Black Belt

#dontblameyourATS – A Movement

Recruiting Toolbox

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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3 Ways to Gain a Competitive Edge in Hiring

ClearCompany Recruiting

About half of the companies polled in this year’s PayScale Compensation Best Practices Annual Report are having a difficult time filling skilled positions. Popular belief is that these hard-to-fill positions are strictly in the IT field –not so.

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.