Fashion Forward and Hiring Trends

Recruiting Daily

Fear of side pony-tails, daisy dukes and other fashion trends of the 80’s and 90’s that leave us feeling like a spectacle or some character from an “old” movie. Which, by the way has already been fashionable at one point in my lifetime (see Nirvana era).

The Interview Process: Old-Fashioned Vs. Progressive

Spark Hire

After all, how embarrassing to have an old-fashioned interview process while other companies are showing yours up with their progressive process! The Old-Fashioned. The standard interview process, as we know it, has undergone great changes over the years.

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When Fashion Strikes, Will You Hire?

Staffing Talk

What “looking one’s best” means is up for debate, especially among the extreme fashion-conscious. Here are a few of the latest fashion trends that could get a recruit hired – or not. The jury is still out on these from a fashion standpoint.

Fashion Faux Pas: Funkyzeit Mit HR

Snark Attack

OpEd candidate experience fashion HR Recruiting Social Media worthless content If you’ve seen me at a conference, this is going to be hard to imagine. But when I was immersed in the world of Fortune 50 HR departments, the professional equivalent of a home ec class, I thought the best way to fit into a world where I was an obvious interloper was by simply […].

The Guide to Performance Job Advertising

by spending advertising budget in the most effective fashion, to drive high-quality candidates. The Guide to Performance Job Advertising 7 Best Practices to Boost ROI Contents Introduction Define and set an apply goal for each open job. Stop advertising jobs that have enough applicants.

10 Old School Sales Techniques That Still Work for Recruiters

FireFish Software

Because in true classic fashion, it probably hasn't gone out of style. With everything new you learn about sales as things advance, have you forgotten what you already knew? Well, don't!

Why Face-To-Face Networking Events Are Important

FireFish Software

How many times have we been told that digital marketing is replacing good old fashioned face-to-face networking? How many times have we heard that recruitment is changing, the industry is moving and expanding online, and recruiting through social networking channels is the future?

Fashion-Minded Photographs

Staffing Talk

I enjoy the fashion blogs , but none of them can keep up with the artistic sense of my brother Doug's online photo gallery. He will be doing a montage of his favorite photographs for Tempworks in the coming weeks. You can buy his pictures too here

5 Things You’re Forgetting to Do Before Sending Your Resume

Undercover Recruiter

If you could choose between a beautifully tailored outfit designed to fulfil all of your wildest fashion dreams or a ready-to-wear baggy tee from some random retailer, which would you pick?

Back to the Basics – Thinking in Variations by @MatthewJLeBlanc

ERE SourceCon

Many moons ago I was listening to a presentation by Glen Cathey and the key take-a-ways was the notion of thinking in variations and the possibilities it presented when coupled with some good old fashioned Boolean.

Interviewing Sourcers – Hire The Person, Not The Skill

ERE SourceCon

I have gone back and forth on this debate, teetering between choosing technology expertise and industry experience, or choosing good old fashioned passion and drive (assuming you can’t have both). You’ve just completed your interviews, and now it’s time to decide.

Use Less Boolean on Google for Better Productivity

ERE SourceCon

With these shifts, long and bulky Boolean search templates are getting less useful and provide fewer relevant results, compared to searching in a simpler fashion, and that is what I am going to illustrate in this post.

Want to Keep One Step Ahead? You Better Get Serious About Talent on Demand

Recruiting Daily

At first, it sounded like another buzzword to me, or some fashionable concept you could use to differentiate yourself from the masses. Recently I’ve heard more and more of my fellow Talent Acquisition experts refer to something called “Talent on Demand.”

12 Recruitment Memes That Speak The Absolute TRUTH!

Social Talent

Who doesn’t like a good old fashioned meme to bring you back down to reality. There’s one thing that has to be said for recruiters – They love a bit of humour! Life as a recruiter can be stressful, and the job can be a rollercoaster at times.

Vision Is Back In Fashion, Beware!

Staffing Talk

During the market crash a few years back, vision became a dirty word. Anyone claiming to have a vision for anything became suspect for having zero execution and negative income. Tactics, the short term ability to get stuff done and make money, ruled the day.


How Does Hiring and Footwear Selection Compare?

Undercover Recruiter

When purchasing footwear most people would go to a different shop to buy running trainers than they would for ‘fashionable’ shoes and you would hopefully select each of these purchases using very different criteria.

4 Elements That Recruiters Should Remember About Branding

Top Echelon Contracting

In past blog posts, I’ve covered a lot of ground as far as the difference between marketing and branding for recruiters, how to brand yourself in a positive AND negative fashion, and who’s responsible for actually doing the branding. The post 4 Elements That Recruiters Should Remember About Branding appeared first on Top Echelon. Recruiter Training

The Most Hated Words Among Recruiters

Social Talent

If one word is enough to make a grown woman grimace with disgust, what words or phrases make recruiters the world over squirm in a similar fashion? Moist – the most hated word among women the world over, according to a new survey.

Mark Tortorici Discusses Sourcing Challenges in 2017

ERE SourceCon

In typical Tortorici fashion, he lays down the truth about the mythical quick wins versus hard work.

Leverage Niche Job Boards to Source Talent Smarter


Every industry struggles with hard-to-find, high-skilled talent, including logistics managers for retail, nurses for health care and designers for fashion. Want to know how to best hire fashion professionals? FashionUnited is an independent international B2B fashion platform.

Avoid These 5 Outdated Tactics for Recruiting & Hiring Candidates


Going old-school might work for music or fashion, but in recruitment and hiring, you need to get with the times or lose out. Your competitors are waiting to swoop down on that candidate you’ve been eyeing, and your […]. The post Avoid These 5 Outdated Tactics for Recruiting & Hiring Candidates appeared first on Jobsoid. Recruitment

Employers Spill on the Most Memorable Job Interview Fails

The Hiring Site

In the same way it doesn’t take long for the fashion police to hunt down a fashion faux pas on the red carpet — sorry but you can’t make white gloves happen , Amal Clooney — it doesn’t take long for employers to find out if candidates are the right fit during a job interview.

VUCA World Part 5: Pillar 2 of the Light Footprint Approach


One meta-winner here is the fashion retailer Zara. This mix of centralization and decentralization lends the firm exceptional agility, enabling it to bring new fashion trends into its stores in just two to four weeks – way ahead of the competition.”. In VUCA World Part 4: Pillar 1 of the Light Footprint Approach , we began to discuss The Light Footprint Approach presented by consulting firm Roland Berger , regarding how to survive in the VUCA world.

Wait a Minute. Who’s Doing the Branding Here, Anyway?

Top Echelon Contracting

We’ve addressed how you can brand yourself and your recruiting firm in a positive way, and also how you can do so in a negative fashion. That brings us to this question: who’s doing the branding here, anyway? You’ll notice. The post Wait a Minute. Who’s Doing the Branding Here, Anyway? appeared first on Top Echelon. Recruiter Training

3 Ways to Use Erecruitment to Your Advantage

Top Echelon Contracting

Filling open jobs in a timely fashion with a high-quality candidate is a problem for companies and recruiters alike. The longer a position remains open, the more costly that opening becomes. The situation isn’t getting any better, either. According to. The post 3 Ways to Use Erecruitment to Your Advantage appeared first on Top Echelon. Recruiter Training

Candidates Use 16 Different Resources During a Job Search

The Hiring Site

From good, old-fashioned networking to sending resumes and job applications from a smartphone, today’s candidates have what it takes to find their next career: patience and skill.

Brené Brown, Tim Gunn, and More to Keynote at Talent Connect 2017

Linkedin Talent Blog

Tim Gunn, fashion icon, gives a fireside chat on finding extraordinary talent. to his meteoric rise as a TV personality and fashion consultant, he’s had an instinct for spotting talent and bringing it out in others.

How to Create a Positive Corporate Culture


If the employee feedback is taken in an anonymous fashion, there is a higher likelihood that their true feelings will be represented. How to Create a Positive Corporate Culture. Contributed by Tess Pajaron. It is not uncommon for large corporations to be faulted for their inability to create a positive culture within the company.

6 of the Best Employer Brands on Snapchat Right Now!

Social Talent

Back in February this year (2016), and just before New York Fashion Week, the team at Elle Magazine UK decided it was high time they started a Snapchat account.

4 Simple Ways To Effectively Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

When engaging with a passive candidate, recruiters must steer away from old-fashioned techniques. What Are Passive Candidates? A passive candidate is someone that is employed who is not actively searching for a new job opportunity.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Eliminate Chairs From Team Meetings


Do standing meetings help teams accomplish more, or are they a corporate fad to accompany the latest set of fashionable buzzwords? Building Culture Leading People Startups

Sourcing: Employee Referral Solicitations

Recruiting Toolbox

Employees who make referrals are recognized (with bonuses and good ol’ fashioned public recognition)? The 3 Levels Of Employee Referral Solicitations. Employee referral posters in our hallways? Check.

Use OOH to Recruit Passive Candidates

The Recruiting Division

Expanding fashion retailer H&M planned a national advertising campaign last year that included billboards along with other outdoor recruiting tactics such as a college tour in an H&M Airstream.

How Diversity Fuels Innovation

Glassdoor for Employers

A perfect example is MICA (My Intelligent Communication Accessory), a connected bracelet designed for the socially connected woman in partnership with Opening Ceremony—a leading fashion house and retailer.

How To Answer The Most Common Interview Questions


If you’re unemployed, be honest and depict your reason for leaving in a positive fashion: “I was a valued member of the team but was let go due to widespread budgetary cuts in the organization.”

Job Seeker Tips: Writing Thank You Notes

NPA Worldwide

Thank you notes can happen in many fashions; email, handwritten, etc. Today’s guest blogger is Nick Hutchison , business development intern for NPAworldwide. Nick is a junior at Davenport University studying business and marketing. We are happy to have him on the team!

How ModCloth’s Company Culture Helped One Employee Climb The Ranks To Career Happiness

Aire is now the Associate Manager of Fashion Media and Public Relations at ModCloth, and is also a freelance personal stylist. I am also very proud of the relationships I have made with many well known fashion editors, costume designers, and even some celebrities.

Team Pages That Make You Want To Join A Company

Social Talent

The Kickstarter page is designed in the fashion company’s products page. A team page can make or break a good impression. Whether it’s people who are thinking of applying for a job or potential customers your team page has a chance to make a big impact.

20 Epic Fails At Every Office Party

Social Talent

Trying to be fashionably late only to realise you’re the only one there when you arrive… 4. Ahh the classic office party. A time and place where the drinks are flowing and stressed workers are letting their hair down. What can possibly go wrong? Well… loads.

The UK Recruitment Landscape of June

BroadBean Technology

Fashion. Interested in seeing how the recruitment market performed in June this year? Our recruitment market analysis of June 2016 is presented in the infographic below. To recap, we saw an increase in permanent and temporary vacancies on a MoM basis.