Art Imitating Life – Sales Films

The Whiteboard

For those who may not know, other than my love first love: recruitment, I am an avid film buff. Cannes Film Festival is in full swing and will be concluding on Saturday and we, the non-celebrities, get to glimpse at a smorgasbord of new releases. I often ask candidates during interviews what their favorite film is in order to find out a little bit about them and at times it can be pretty revealing.

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My BBC Film: How To Sell Your Skills Online

Sirona Consulting

Last year I was asked by the BBC to make a short film for BBC WebWise – their website for sharing different advice online. The aim of the film was to work with new jobseeker, review their existing profiles and offer advice on how and why to improve them.

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Documentary Film Offers 7(ish) Observations About Staffing

Staffing Talk

A new “ documentary film ” about the staffing profession serves to combat that phenomenon, functioning as both an informative gaze-behind-the-curtain for those outside the profession and a pulse-check for ambitious staffing professionals.

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5 Films That Sum Up Running a Recruitment Agency

FireFish Software

Sometimes I feel we should put things into perspective, take a step back, and take a lighter look at the battles we fight, the victories we savour, and the losses we endure when running a recruitment agency.

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The 9 Most Disastrous Job Interviews of TV and Film


Sometimes Tinseltown, for all its fictitious kitch, can end up capturing the essential, existential truth behind the dreaded life event that is the job interview.

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The Bad and The Not So Beautiful: Film School for Recruiters.

Recruiting Daily

That was the s**t you had to do to make a movie, even the most mundane ones, like my pseudo-artsy film school projects that weren’t worth the paper they were printed on (literally). Trust me; I actually spent a summer off producing tax training films for H&R Block.

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Activist accuses ASA director of disrupting worker film Q&A

Staffing Talk

He attended the Northside Film Festival in Brooklyn in June where he (unsuccessfully) attempted to disrupt the post-screening Q+A session.In " Dave Desalario took the ASA to task in the comments section of this SIA post:Jim Essey, a member of the Board of Directors of the ASA. another comment, Desalario accuses either the…

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Why Online Video Needs To Be Part Of Your Recruitment Marketing

Web Based Recruitment

To show just how good smart phones have become a broadcast TV advert for the new Bentley Mulsanne (which costs around $300,000) was filmed and produced last year using only an iPhone 5s and edited on an iPad Air!

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Staffing News of the Day, January 7, 2014

Staffing Talk

Have an army of freelancers and temps? Here’s how the Affordable Care Act affects you [Ad Age]. Illinois lawmakers aim to clarify who should pay if an employee injured en route to a job [Journal-Gazette & Times-Courier].

A Recruiter of Oscar-Winning Talent Talks 5 Ways You, Too, Can Build a 'Dream Team'


What were top artistic talents from films like 'Titanic,' 'Jurassic World' and 'Avatar' looking for in a new job? Employee Recruitment

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What ‘Hidden Figures’ Can Teach Recruiters About AI


In the recent film “Hidden Figures,” a group of women known as “computers,” help mastermind NASA’s effort to put a man into space and eventually on the moon.

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Using PR to Attract Top Talent


Some films use this idea for protection, as in a force field that repels threats. In movies, we’ve heard about the concept of “force.” Then there’s the force that’s like a special positive power, helping the good guys overcome the bad ones. Advertising & Marketing Featured

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Wonder Woman – Why Every Firm Needs to Hire One


Giving women the director role on major film projects is, unfortunately, rare. The Wonder Woman movie has been a blockbuster success at the box office, at least in part because both the main character and the director are women.

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How To Create Video Job Ads: Technical setup


Welcome back to our three part series blog ‘Making your best Video Job Ads’, this time we are going to cover all of your options when it comes to your set up for filming great video job ads. Recruitment Marketing Video Job Ads Video Marketing

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What If the Male Avengers Had to Pose Like the Female Ones

Staffing Talk

I guess a lot of people are going to see this film.

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8 Spooky Pranks You Can Play on Your Co-Workers This Halloween

Social Talent

There’s a reason they made 4 Scream films, the mask gave people the spooks! Now, I’m not saying every Scream film was scary (That’s a different story altogether), but the mask used in the films sure did play its part in many a prank!

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Making your best Video Job Ads: Part 2 – Technical Setup


Welcome back to our three part series blog ‘Making your best Video Job Ads’, this time we are going to cover all of your options when it comes to your set up for filming great video job ads. Recruitment Marketing Video Job Ads Video Marketing

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Leveraging User-Generated Video Content for Employer Branding

Undercover Recruiter

Creating employer brand films is costly and the lifespan of videos are not what they used to be. Hence today we’re going to chat about user-generated video content.

How to Hire Talent Successfully in the Entertainment Industry


Here, the sudden need to hire creative talent for a new film arises often. Most recruiters know what it’s like to get hit with a hiring fire drill. Whether you suddenly have to scale due to ambitious revenue goals or a demanding new project, those intense hiring pushes are frenzied - but ideally, they're ideally temporary. The entertainment industry is different. And when it does, teams have to quickly tap into an existing network of qualified candidates.

Terminator 6: The Day Recruitment Didn’t Die

Undercover Recruiter

Ok, so the title might be a little far-fetched for a feature film, but with the spate of recent blogs about automated systems killing off recruitment, it could very well be Arnie’s next blockbuster.

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Short of Technicians, We’re Trying Virtual Reality


The shortage of technicians and the unfamiliarity of the energy sector have prompted use to explore new ways of recruitment and therefore they developed six special 360-degree virtual-reality films.

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Launches Job Board to Help Former Criminals Find Work


In addition to being the original “Wolf of Wall Street,” a character popularized in the 2013 film by Martin Scorsese , Richard Bronson is now the CEO of a relatively new job board called 70MillionJobs.

Suds, Staffing and Life: Jason Voorhees And Recruiting


The Takeaway Before writing a script or filming anything, Sean Cunningham thought, “what would [.]. Sam read an interesting article that Jennifer Wood wrote for Esquire about the movie franchise Friday the 13th.

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Why No Job Seekers Watch Your Culture Video


No one watches your culture video If you film it, they will come, right? Recruiting teams have gotten wise to how powerful employer brand can be when trying to attract applications.

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7 Frightening Recruitment Statistics for Halloween

FireFish Software

So, no party/fancy dress/drinks list, or the even more ‘traditional’ horror films to watch at Halloween article. Our Halloween themed blog post avoids the expected. Instead, we’ve hunted down 7 frightening recruitment statistics.

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Five Easy Steps to Creating a Video Job Description


As mentioned, Uncubed has launched a beta of a new product offering that we couldn’t be more excited about: the Video Job Listing, which our clients can film from the comfort of their own computers. Happy filming!

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Should Recruiters and Employers Really Care If Candidates Smoke Weed?

Recruiting Daily

While I’d seen most of these classics before, this time I noticed a recurring theme that somehow struck me this time around: no matter what film, in practically every shot and scene, someone is smoking a […].

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How to Use Snapchat for Employer Branding

Undercover Recruiter

Apart from allowing individuals to take selfies through fun filters and film life around them, it’s also a modern marketing tool for reaching millennials and selling an employer brand. Snapchat is a craze that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.

Women in Tech: Hireology’s Julie Rodgers


Film has the Oscars, Theater has the Tonys, and in Chicago tech we have the Moxies. Last night were the 5th Annual Moxie Awards with hundreds of attendees representing the best of the tech industry in Chicago.

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The Opposite Bug

Boolean Strings

Two days after I published an astonishing discovery on the space ” ” providing extra results, LinkedIn Recruiter quietly changed its search algorithm – again! Big thanks to several colleagues who tried the searches, no longer saw the same results as I had posted, and alerted me).

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15 Funny Interview Questions

Social Talent

Describe your life using film titles. If you could steal credit for any great piece of art, song, film, book etc which one would you claim? So you’ve got a candidate sitting in front of you for an interview.

The Personality Types of Highly Successful People (Infographic)

Social Talent

Based on the Myers-Briggs personality types, this infographic by Colonial Life , uncovers the personality types of some of the world’s most successful people, including US President Barrack Obama, Film Director Stephen Spielberg and Singer/Songwriter Beyoncé.

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The Opposite Bug #talentconnect

Boolean Strings

Two days after I published an astonishing discovery on the space ” ” providing extra results, LinkedIn Recruiter quietly changed its search algorithm – again! Big thanks to several colleagues who tried the searches, no longer saw the same results as I had posted, and alerted me).

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J. Walter Thompson Wins Telly Award

JWT Inside

Like we’ve mentioned before , The Telly Awards recognize the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs. The hits just keep on coming, as our agency takes home another Telly Award!

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Critic says Staffing Talk post about workers was misleading

Staffing Talk

" Staffing industry critic and film producer Dave Salario writes on Twitter that our post on federal workplace rule changes was misleading:<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="">@StaffingTalk</a> &quot;hurting&quot;…

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Jennifer Lawrence and the Plight of the Female Recruiter

Staffing Talk

As a dutiful father, I’ll be hauling the youngest four of the household off to Catching Fire , the Hunger Games sequel, as soon as they get home from school on Friday, the opening day of the film. I’m not thrilled about the film’s length, 2.5

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7 of The Most Audacious Tactics Used To Hire Top Talent

Social Talent

The recruiter asked candidates to film short videos of themselves doing silly random acts. With the war for skills intensifying, companies are under even more pressure to evolve the way in which they hire top talent.

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Billy Beane to Keynote The Recruiting Automation Summit


Billy Beane, executive VP of baseball operations for the Oakland A’s and subject of the book & feature film, “Moneyball” will kick off the day with a presentation about how he changed the way the MLB found and recruited top players.

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Newton Bootcamp Video: Sustainable Growth at the Intersection of Talent & Technology

Newton Software

Navigate the Intersection of Talent & Tech with Newton Bootcamp Hot off the film reel and primed for the big screen, here is the recording from our latest Newton Bootcamp, “Sustainable Growth at the Intersection of Talent & Technology.”

Why You Should Be Recruiting Ex-Sports Professionals.

BroadBean Technology

See our short film: [link] ). Resilience. Determination. Teamwork. Confidence. Drive. Motivation. Focus. Tenacity. Courage. Leadership. Passion. Sacrifice. Energy. Results-orientation. Self-belief. Being coachable. Vision. Composure under pressure. Performance in the spotlight.