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Why great recruiters make dud managers

Greg Savage

It’s one of the biggest mistakes I have made, and many others are making it right now. Promoting your top recruiter into a manager role. Of course, a great recruiter can become a great manager. It happens. But it’s not a given. In fact it’s actually unlikely.

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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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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.

The Leprosy of the Recruitment Conference Exhibitor

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I’m looking for a little bit of feedback today from anyone who has paid for, stood at, and run an expo stand at a conference. Is it really worth the time, effort and money? I ask for two reasons: Last week I popped into the expo stand area of the HRINZ Conference at the Viaduct Event Centre.

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.

Understanding What Mobile Job Seekers Want From Companies

Web Based Recruitment

I presented a session yesterday at the Recruitment Agency Expo about “Why Recruiters Need To Go Mobile” As a speaker it is always great to get feedback on your presentation and content, however this bit of feedback was rather unexpected! So meet Charlette!

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What It Takes to Become a Best Place to Work: Winners Reveal

Glassdoor for Employers

Today, Glassdoor announced the winners of the Employees’ Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work in the U.S. large employers and SMB s) and in the UK. If you’re trying to figure out how to earn this honor for your company so that you can better recruit then this blog is for you.

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Stop Making These Recruiter Mistakes

NPA Worldwide

As independent recruiters, it is difficult to keep up with the rapidly changing industry and not get caught up in the standard pitfalls that come with the territory.

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.

What Questions Should I Ask During Virtual Interviews?

Hyrell

Virtual interviews (or video interviews) are no longer a hiring trend—they’re commonplace.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

How to: Avoid the Top 10 Job Interview Mistakes (Infographic)

Social Talent

We all know just how awkward a job interview encounter can be. And for those of your that don’t, a. You’re very lucky and b. you have to read THIS POST immediately!

10 everyday phrases that basically mean “Get **d”

Greg Savage

We use them, and hear them, all the time. Politely worded little sentences that in fact contain a very clear message. And that message is often highly aggressive, or at best dismissive and derisory.

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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.

Sourcing vs. Recruiting – What’s the Difference?

Boolean Black Belt

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

New Zealand Recruitment Wrap Up 2014

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I’m having to bash today’s blog out in quite a hurry I’m afraid (or maybe that’s a good thing – you decide). Apparently there’s a load of kiwi websites down this morning, and with this blog being one of them, there’s not much time to write.

What Are Your Three Wise Recruiting Strategies For 2015?

Web Based Recruitment

From reading various research and prediction type articles over the last few weeks it is clear Recruiters are confident that the number of vacancies in 2015 will continue to rise. However, Recruiters seem less confident in being able to find and attract enough quality candidates to fill those roles.

Two Days in the Eye of the Talent Acquisition Storm

Talemetry

I arrived in San Francisco for the HCI Talent Acquisition Innovation Forum on the eve of the storm, Wednesday. Despite the warnings, I couldn’t know what was to come. Talking about the storm. hr technology events

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!

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

5 Reasons to Avoid Recruiting on LinkedIn

NPA Worldwide

Recently, I read a post on the New York Times’ You’re the Boss blog, entitled Why I Do All My Recruiting on LinkedIn. Employers will read this and some of them will think, “Wow! That’s a GREAT idea!

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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3 Ways to Update Your Hiring Process for the Digital Age

Hyrell

In our personal lives, we are obsessed with having the latest and greatest technological advancement to hit the market. Whether it is the new smart phone, tablet, or computer, we have to have it.

Top 5 Résumé Fails (Infographic)

Social Talent

We’ve been dispensing a lot of CV and résumé advice over the last couple of weeks, mainly because we believe that better CVs benefit everybody.

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

Most recruiters are losing money

Greg Savage

This blog is blunt. It’s about the commercial reality of making money in recruitment. If you run a business, and are making no money, this will probably explain why. Or if you are a recruiter, it could explain why you can hardly scrape by on your income, or why you will get fired. And 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.

Excellent New Twitter Talent Sourcing and Recruiting Tool

Boolean Black Belt

Do you leverage Twitter in your sourcing and recruiting efforts? If NO – I strongly recommend you read my 14 Tips on How to Use Twitter for Social Recruiting and see the two comments from Matt Chiasson.

#hiremattpontin Campaign puts Social Recruiting Theory into Practice

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As most recruiters in New Zealand with the slightest touch of a finger on the pulse know by now, the much vaunted ASB talent acquisition team is being deconstructed into its’ component parts and decentralised into the business.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.