Complaining will do nothing but make your “time to fill” metric exceed the 58-63 day period that is currently the industry average to fill a requisition. I have sat through or led enough recruiting pipeline report meetings to learn when a recruiter is “getting after it” and when they are just making excuses. Here are […]
Do you know that 73% of candidates are passive job seekers? What does this mean? This broadens the scope of sourcing candidates. You can utilize the power of passive candidate database where candidates are not actively looking for jobs, but always ready to explore better opportunities.
Not a day goes by without someone asking me how they can quit their job and become a consultant, coach, speaker, or entrepreneur. “I’m thinking about going out on my own, Laurie. How do I get started?” – HR and Recruiting Peeps Do you dream about quitting your job and going out on your own? […]
Employee engagement continues to be a challenge for organizations of all shapes and sizes. The road map to tackling this challenge is right in front of you if you are willing to involve your employees in the solution. But what should you be asking your people to get that answer? What they value, of course. […]
Grooves, a fast growing recruiting firm based in Tokyo, has netted $3 million U.S. in funds from the country’s biggest travel agency JTB Corp. and All Japan Tourism National Fund to capture South East Asian hospitality and tourism talents to work in Japan.
Leading jobs aggregator Indeed’s company reviews are gaining popularity in Turkey.
I’m going to say something a little unpopular, especially among the big agencies who want to charge you 6 figures for a one-liner: I don’t think most companies benefit from having an employer value proposition, or EVP. Don’t @ me. Before you throw any virtual tomatoes, hear me out. When I say employer brand, what […]
Gather ’round the campfire, kids, because I’m here with a story from a galaxy far away, a time when things seemed simpler, when good was easier to distinguish from evil, and when we weren’t so divided. It was also a time when “UPS Driver” was a premium job. Don’t laugh out loud–that’s disrespectful. UPS Drivers […]
RecTech Media has launched a new service for employers to improve the candidate experience. It’s for job applicants who are turned down.
I started today’s post with the idea to riff on JTBD (that’s “jobs to be done” for those in Rio Linda), a point of view pioneered by Harvard business professor Clayton Christensen. JTBD is the idea that people don’t buy what you sell–they hire out a job to achieve an objective. Approaching your business in […]
Classified founders and investors Iñaki Arrola and Gerard Olivé are among a group of entrepreneurs that has addressed the new Spanish government, dominated by the socialist party PSOE, on how to support entrepreneurship and startup culture in the Spain.
Last year, I wrote about how recruiting had finally reached the tipping point: forcing recruiters to treat candidates more like customers and get more creative to find and engage new talent through social media and text messaging. With the power to switch jobs more frequently, preemptively reject companies, and negotiate, or even turn down signed […]
Netflix does a great job writing their job descriptions that speak to candidates. This screencast sponsored by REjobify, a better way to reject your candidat…
Studies show that job seekers prefer social channels like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter as a means of looking for better prospects. So, whether you are looking for fresh graduates, experienced professionals or someone in between, there is no better place to tap top choice candidates and promote your employer brand than these popular platforms. But, […]