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.

Your Career Site's Secret Weapon: Style

ClearCompany Recruiting

Over the years, I''ve seen some bad career sites. I don''t mean just a little sloppy, I mean honest to goodness embarrassing pages that send potential candidates running for the hills. Recruiting Attracting Talent Job Descriptions Career Sites

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.

Live Webinar: Conducting the Perfect Interview – Prepare Your Team for Successful Hiring

Unstructured interviews can be faulty gauges of whether or not a candidate is the right fit. When you tighten up your interview process and equip your hiring team with structured interview questions and a way to provide standardized feedback, you’re able to get reliable hiring manager feedback and hire the right people faster. Join us on Thursday, 2/22 at 11:00AM PT, 2:00PM ET to learn how to conduct structured interviews and streamline your hiring process.

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The most powerful social recruiting technique of all

Metashift

So it''s been a while……I didn''t intend to take such a long break from blogging it just sort of happened. I''m back now though and just because I haven''t been writing doesn''t mean I haven''t been paying attention to what has been going on and frankly I''m a little bit worried. In the plethora of blog posts, white papers, conferences, webinars and hang outs about social recruiting, the focus and topics are always very similar.

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The Power of Niche Job Boards

iCIMS

Think job boards are dying? Think again

Pre-Hire Assessment Science Revealed: Value for Employers, Value for Candidates

Bersin

These days there is a lot of talk about BigData in HR. And it's a good thing: there is a science to people management, and the more data we have about people the easier it becomes to make critical people decisions. Data helps us understand why some people perform better than others, why some people […]. Talent Acquisition Providers

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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.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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?

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 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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Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Could Your Recruiting Process Be Turning Off Top Candidates?

HireRabbit

When companies and managers seek to formulate and design their recruitment and talent acquisition strategies, the overbearing work load seems to leave them feeling stressed.

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.

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.

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.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

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?

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.

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.”

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

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.

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.

Facebook Recruiting Lessons From The Military

HireRabbit

If you are already recruiting from Facebook or planning to do so, you will be accessing as much data and information as possible about how other businesses are doing it. You will be analyzing the trends and your competitors.

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.

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?).

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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A video about video interviewing

Metashift

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

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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.

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.