2013

5 Ways that People are RUINING LinkedIn's News Feed

Stacy Zapar

I used to love my LinkedIn news feed. I really did. I would go there every morning, coffee in hand, and browse through the latest industry news and thought-provoking blog posts. I found a ton of great content and have always trained clients to think of it as their "morning paper."

LinkedIn Talent Connect Conference – Las Vegas – Oct 16-17, 2013

Recruiting Toolbox

Date: October 17, 2013 – panel, 11:30am PT. Location: Las Vegas MGM. Session: Hiring Managers as Your Secret Weapon. John Vlastelica Founder & Managing Director at Recruiting Toolbox, Inc. Many recruiting leaders know that hiring managers are the key to recruitment success, but getting hiring managers to be the talent leaders we need them to be isn’t easy.

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The Future of Job Boards

Staffing Talk

Contrary to popular belief, the job board industry is expanding faster than ever. The supposed dominance of generalist big boards such as LinkedIn and Monster actually pales in comparison to the thousands of niche boards that open up every year.

The 13 Documents You Need to Start Your HR Department

Recruiterbox

Remember when you got to go to camp or on a field trip as a kid and there was always that handy dandy checklist to help you pack? Wouldn’t it be nice if that were something that you got in real life too?

When Social Media Meets Employer Branding: Your Guide to Doing it Right

A strong and authentic online presence can mean big things for your company’s employer brand—from driving employee engagement to showing potential candidates how awesome your culture is. We created this quick and easy guide to help get you started.

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Seven Ways to Increase Job Applicant Flow

Hiring Thing

I have compiled a list of common tips for improving applicant response to a job listing. Take a look at your next job listing and see if any of these suggestions could help

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In LinkedIn Jail? Here’s How to Get Out and Stay Out!

Stacy Zapar

LinkedIn is a giant community of 225 million users, most of whom are positive contributors to the world’s largest social networking site for business.

Why You Should Include Your Twitter Handle in Your LinkedIn Headline

Stacy Zapar

Your LinkedIn headline (that blurb of text right under your name) has always been a key component of your LinkedIn profile. But it’s more important now than ever before… Let's explore why.

Can’t Follow More than 2000 People on Twitter? Here’s How to Get Over the Hump

Stacy Zapar

Are you a Twitter newbie who jumped right in and started following a bunch of folks? Perhaps you’ve been on Twitter a while but are just now getting to the point where Twitter suddenly won’t let you follow anyone else. What’s going on? Why can’t you follow more people?

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.

Are YOUR Candidates Ending Up in the Recruiting Black Hole? Here’s an Easy Fix.

Stacy Zapar

The Recruiting Black Hole. Every job applicant knows it all too well.

How to 'Court' Purple Squirrels Online

Stacy Zapar

Imagine yourself back in high school with a big crush on the homecoming queen. (We’ll We’ll do this from the male perspective just for demonstration purposes.) You really like her. She’s smart, pretty, fun and every guy would kill for a date with her. So what do you do?

How Devices & Media Saturation Have Changed Your Candidates

Staffing Talk

Like you, I love to rip on Millennials. In the same way that, I suspect, every generation rips on the one(s) that come(s) after. They’re different, they’re lazy, they’re spoiled, and – dammit – they’re changing things.”

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What Warren Buffett Wants to Know Before He Hires You

Recruiterbox

Hiring right is easier said than done. Everyone has their two cents about sourcing, screening and hiring, but what ends up mattering are the tried and true methods.

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees.

5 Hidden Dangers That Come With Cutting Employees for Obamacare

Staffing Talk

Over the past year we’ve heard a lot about companies who say the Affordable Care Act will force them to cut their number of employees down or, in some cases, nearly all their employees down to part-time.

Star Employees Leaving? Here Are 6 Tips To Retain Top Talent

HireRabbit

When your company is privileged enough to acquire great and outstanding talent, next comes the daunting task of retaining that talent. More and more business practices today involve pirating the top employees of competitors.

A Dose of Mobile Recruitment Reality

Metashift

It was a great pleasure to attend and speak at The Mobile Recruiting Conference 2013 in Atlanta last week. This was the third year the event has run and Michael Marlatt did a great job of ensuring it was as valuable in terms of insight as the previous two. I''m now back in the UK and reflecting on some key issues and themes that will define how mobile recruiting will develop over the coming 12 months.

Motivational Techniques to Keep Employees Happy and Productive

Hiring Thing

Every company faces the challenge of how to motivate employees to perform at their full potential. This challenge seems even more daunting for small businesses that are operating on leaner budgets.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

How To Get Fired on Your First Day As a Temp

Staffing Talk

As most anyone will tell you, first impressions are the most lasting. It’s said that it takes just one-tenth of a second for us to make our first impression of someone. If someone’s first impression of us is a negative one, that perception can be tough to shake.

Recruiting Is A Sales Job And Job Posts Are Where It All Begins

Staffing Talk

At a seminar I once attended at a recruiting conference about writing effective job posts , Eric Putkonen, a veteran recruiter, and president of Minnesota TechJobs.com , said this: “Recruiting is a sales job, and a marketing job. And effective job posts are where everything begins.”

More Than Half Of New Tech Jobs Filled By Women

Staffing Talk

Where are the women? That’s what many were asking this month when Twitter created 1,600 instant millionaires with their Initial Public Offering. As The New York Times put it , “The board? All white men. The investors? All men. The executive officers?

Employee Referral Program Tips that Actually Work!

Recruiterbox

Referral programs can do wonders for a business. Referred employees have higher retention rates and increase employee engagement in their company. But generating a successful referral program takes a lot more than a few free toasters.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.

How to Message LinkedIn Group Members

Stacy Zapar

The group messaging feature on LinkedIn has changed a few times since I originally blogged about it in 2010 , so I’m writing a new post to show you how to email LinkedIn group members (well, message them) for free. As always, there are a few downsides to group messages. Let's explore those first.

How to Succeed in Recruiting by Letting Go of Perfectionism

Staffing Talk

Great recruiters understand that perfect is the enemy of great. They realize their placements, much like the candidates and clients they deal with, aren’t “perfect” – even when they’ve made the best match possible.

Using America’s “Mood Map” to Recruit

Staffing Talk

As Americans, we’re often hyper-aware of – even proud of – our regional differences. Don’t we endlessly defend the superiority of “ soda” over “pop ?” Don’t we relish a heated argument about the merits of Carolina-style barbeque vs. the Texan variety? Or vice versa?).

The Story No One Ever Hears About Staffing

Staffing Talk

Let’s face it, as more and more companies turn to staffing agencies to meet their personnel demands, staffing in general has developed a bad reputation among some sectors of the public.

Secrets to Boost Your Offer Acceptance Rates!

Losing a quality candidate at the job offer stage is one of the most costly pitfalls in recruiting. Download our guide to boosting your offer acceptance rates and learn the 5 secrets to closing top candidates every time.

How To Utilize Facebook Graph Search For Recruiting

HireRabbit

What Is Facebook Graph Search and How Does It Work? With the introduction of Graph Search, Facebook has revolutionized the search feature of the mammoth social networking site.

A video about video interviewing

Metashift

A short video to launch Metashift''s Video Interviewing Guide

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Four Ways To Optimize LinkedIn for Hiring

Hiring Thing

LinkedIn is a reliable and affordable way to increase your visibility with qualified job seekers when you are hiring. The social network provides great tools to help job seekers search for jobs and get a feel for companies that are hiring.

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Job Hoppers & The Unemployed Make Great Workers

Staffing Talk

It’s long been conventional wisdom that so-called “job hoppers” and the long-term unemployed make bad employees, right? Not so, according to a Q2 2013 Workforce Report by Evolv , a data provider that uses analytics to study employee retention.

How To Overcome Recruitment Challenges & Supercharge Your Recruitment RO

Gain access to this ebook to learn how you can overcome steep recruitment challenges and increase your organization's recruitment ROI.