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Recruiting

Reboot and Recruit
blog.imomentous.com

Selling your professional story in a social culture

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4 Reasons to Use Social Media for Recruitment
www.bright.com

This article discusses 4 big benefits to using social media for recruitment.

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Top 10 Hiring Mistakes, #2: Fast Food Hiring
www.linkedin.com

Too often, managers under pressure settle for the “fast-food hire”. When you’re famished, the lines at that healthy salad joint always seem so long, but a burger, shake and fries are right around the corner. You figure you can work off the pounds — or deal with the stomachache — later.

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9 Job Openings Employers Can’t Fill
www.businessnewsdaily.com

For the second year in a row, skilled trade workers are the most in demand and employers can’t find people to fill the jobs.

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5 Reasons Why Digital Interviewing Will be the Standard
blog.rivs.com

Interactions among friends, family, and businesses are occurring more and more by video. Now is a great time for companies to start engaging candidates with digital interviewing.

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How to hire good people instead of nice people
qz.com

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they like the best. This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you nice people. You don’t need nice people. You…

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To recruit and retain: Mind the (generation) gap
www.accountingtoday.com

The latest numbers show an unemployment rate of 7.6 percent, but that figure doesn t tell the whole story about job opportunities.

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Well-crafted job descriptions make for better hiring
blog.score.org

In my last post, I provided a process-based approach one can take to set the conditions required to ensure your business environment includes processes which facilitate desired employee behaviors. So, how can you recruit and select employees who will fit your organizational needs? I’m going to go back to processes. First, if you didn’t recognize […]

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How Veteran HR Professionals view the Millennial Generation
www.employmentmetrix.com

According to a recent Beyond.com survey, over 84% of Millennial job seekers (age 19-26) are optimistic about finding employment, but there are substantial differences in how they view themselves and how HR Professionals perceive them.

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Attracting Passive Candidates In A Simple Way via Job Boards
direct-recruiting.net

Job boards when used in the right way can be a great source of quality candidates.  However it’s widely recognised that job boards tend to attract active candidates, who only make up around 20% of …

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LinkedIn Gets A New Navigation Bar
www.webpronews.com

LinkedIn continues to redesign various functions of its site on both desktop and mobile devices. Today, the company introduced a new navigation bar, which a …

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The Web is Your Resume (audio)
blog.careercloud.com

What happens when you make people apply to a job with a twitter hashtag? Vala Afshar, CMO of Enterasys Networks in Boston, Mass did just that and found the right person for free in just a matter of…

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How to Choose a Recruitment Provider
www.forbes.com

As the economy and job market heats up, so has the market for corporate recruiting… and recruiting services and consultants. Our latest data shows that businesses around the world spend over $3,300 per hire on recruiting and this budget has increased by almost 6% in the last year.  This means that […]

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Where Nice Guys are Hired First
www.inc.com

Luis von Ahn, a founder of Captcha and Duolingo, says one of the changes he made when starting his most recent venture was to focus on hiring nice people. He says he used to evaluate potential hires based solely on their competence, but realized the approach wasn’t effective.

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