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Recruiting Trends and Trends and Trends… #HRERecruitTalent
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I’m out this week at the Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference and guess what I’m speaking on!?!?! Recruiting Trends! It’s pretty insane when you look at the recruiting landscape. When I was doing research on what trends I should talk about at the conference my initial list had over 50! That becomes the big […]

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Career Confessions of Gen Z: Culture Conundrum- Employee Engagement Platforms
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In 2019, we’re on the cusp of a frontier where an army of digital pioneers are laying claim to their stake in the exponentially advancing market of E-HRM. If you’ve sat in the HR department of any business, you’ll get what I’m talking about here. You’ll have found yourself answering a cold-call or ten from […]

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Career Confessions of GenZ: Flexibility as a Benefit!
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Statistically, Generation Z makes up the largest population of any other age grouping in the United States of America. Most companies already realize this, and if not, they probably should be reading this post. Companies are almost obligated to structure their environments so that they are appealing and welcoming to our generation. If they choose […]

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6 signals to reject an employer recruiting you
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Why the best talent rejects recruiting calls and declines interview requests. What do they know that you don’t know?

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Blue-collar job site Wodedagong.com gets funding
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Chinese blue-collar jobs platform Wodedagong.com has reportedly secured an undisclosed series C funding round. According to a report in iyiou.com, the funding round — led by Matrix Partners China — was completed in late 2018, but was not disclosed until now. Founded in 2015, Beijing-based Wodedagong.com primarily operates in just three markets — Hangzhou, Shanghai […]

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Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: Pocket Recruiter (@pkrecruiter)
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Today on The Weekly Dose I review the recruiting technology, Pocket Recruiter. Pocket Recruiter drastically reduces the time it takes to screen, source and evaluate candidates, helping recruiters achieve a higher interview to placement ratio.  Pocket Recruiter is one of these new recruiting technologies built around the concepts of Machine Learning and A.I. Basically, it integrates […]

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Welcome to the Real-World Tesla Employees!
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You probably saw this last week but it came out that Tesla employees fear for their jobs more than any other technology company, of over 8000 tech workers surveyed: A survey by workplace chat app Blind shows that out of all the major tech companies, Tesla’s employees most fear being laid off. Blind surveyed 8,230 tech […]

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What’s the Difference between Great Recruitment Marketing and Bad RM?
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Smashfly released their annual 2019 Recruitment Marketing Benchmarks Report this week and there are some real takeaways that I think help TA teams become better right away tactically at RM.  In the middle of the report on pages 11-13 the report shows what great TA teams are doing differently than those who are failing at […]

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3 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity that Doesn’t Entail Pain or Torture!
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The holy grail of great leadership is simply getting the most positive productivity for an extended period from your team. That. Is. It. If I take your current team and I get them to do more work that is of the same or higher quality, I am a better leader than you are. “Yeah, well, […]

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Career Confessions from Gen Z: Snow Days – From Fun to Stress
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Welcome to the reboot of Career Confessions of Gen Z! I started this in 2018 with my Gen Z son, Cameron, and the response was off the charts. So, in 2019 I found 8 great Gen Z HR, TA, and Marketing pros to continue the Gen Z content. Enjoy!  Snow days are not what they […]

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Career Confessions of Gen Z: Generational Individuality as a Millennial
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Welcome to the reboot of Career Confessions of Gen Z! I started this in 2018 with my Gen Z son, Cameron, and the response was off the charts. So, in 2019 I found 8 great Gen Z HR, TA, and Marketing pros to continue the Gen Z content. Enjoy!  For as long as I can […]

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Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Jobvite goes shopping!
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Big news out of the world of the Talent Acquisition technology. Jobvite, with a major investment from K1 Investment Management, went out and bought three best of breed recruiting technologies: Talemetry – CRM, Recruitment Marketing technology RolePoint – Employee referral and internal mobility technology Canvas – Text-based screening and interview technology All four of these […]

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What Does Tim Sackett Actually Do?
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So, besides my beautiful wife asking this question, frequently, I get asked this question all the time! During the spring and fall conference season, I’m out and about all over the world speaking. At almost every stop I’ll have at least one person come up to me and ask, “So, what do you actually do?”  […]

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Doing Time in Recruiting
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Have you done any time? I asked the unsuspecting young lady sitting next to me. She just stared at me not sure if I was joking or serious, and really not wanting to engage either way.  Old recruiters tend to be a bit forward. Their time has worn away the niceties and cultural norms society […]

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