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What Better Time to Start a Recruiting Agency or Consultancy
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Some new spinoffs, consultancies, and agencies we’ve been in touch with:

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How Should We Break Up Sourcing and Recruiting?
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We suck as talent acquisition leaders. We suck because we don’t share with each other all of our failures! One of the biggest TA failures over the past decade has been this concept of how to break up Sourcing and Recruiting. It’s still one of the hottest topics in recruiting process! Yes, we definitely need […]

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Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP) first Board Meeting
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This week the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP) Board (of which I’m apart) met for the first time, live, and in person in Atlanta. There hasn’t been an official launch yet of ATAP, but the work continues to make this association the one global talent acquisition association that all recruiting professionals will turn to. […]

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C-Level Burnout: A Problem No One Talks About
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When Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne recently passed away, the corporate world mourned one of the greatest turnaround leaders of the modern business era. Marchionne was one of the auto industry’s most tenacious and respected CEOs, who took over Fiat in 2004 and spearheaded the acquisition of Chrysler in 2009.

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A Wild and Crazy New Model of Employment
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Companies today adhere to a decades-old recruitment process originally designed for in-person paper applications — a pre-Internet, one-company-for-life era that has quickly passed us by. The Internet increased our visibility of choice and ease of application, which – coupled with accelerating, always-on technology — shortened our attention spans to less than a goldfish’s.

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Non-Sourcing Tools to Help Sourcers Who Code Excel
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Data hygiene is not sexy, but it is necessary whether you are getting data from manually typed, scraped, or coded sources. Microsoft Excel’s looks have not changed in the last decade. I still consider myself a novice because no one person will ever use all the program’s capabilities.

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Can Gamification Give Micro-Niche Job Boards An Edge?
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How does a recruiting technology startup compete with the immensity of competition like LinkedIn and Indeed? One strategy is to go after, not a niche, but a micro-niche. A great example of that is TrueUp, a startup which focuses exclusively on accountants with experience in the Big 4 accounting firms.

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3 Steps Companies With a Blended Workforce Should Take to Protect Themselves
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Companies that solely rely on traditional hiring models may soon lose their ability to remain competitive. Traditional models of hiring no longer provide the agility businesses must have to access in-demand skills when and where they’re needed.

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Ponisha.ir unveils app for freelancers, employers
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Ponisha.ir, a veteran online outsourcing site in Iran, introduced the first version of its mobile app with multiple features, including access to messages, sending of text and audio message to freelancer or employer. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Ponisha.ir unveils app […]

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It’s Different for Girls: LinkedIn’s Unprofessional Network
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The bias behind being called a feminist is rampant. To this day, just saying the word feminist strikes fear in most men’s eyes. They look shocked and scared by the mental image of burning bras and screaming women and forget that this is an important passion point. Bottom line, women aren’t treated with the same lense and […]

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We Are The World: Why It’ll Cost You To Ignore Diversity
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Diversity quotas are impacting the bottom line for ad agencies, forcing them to start hiring people who look more like their customer than colleagues.

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5 Key Takeaways From The #SourceCon Webinar – Sourcing Like A Salesperson – Metrics That Matter For Sourcers
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On Thursday, September 8th, I hosted my first SourceCon webinar, Sourcing Like A Salesperson. It was a great experience, affording me the opportunity to become acquainted with many great sourcers from many great corporations. As a courtesy to all sourcers, I have written a brief summary and key takeaways from the webinar. For those, who […]

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20 Rules For Radical Recruiting & Sourcing Success – “Herman’s Laws”
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Those that attended my September 8th webinar – Sourcing Like A Salesperson or attended the roundtable discussion I led on Friday, September 22nd at the SourceCon Fall Conference in Anaheim, know that I am a firm advocate for sourcers to keep a journal to track all of their thoughts, ideas, and activity. I try as […]

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Notes to HR Tech Vendors – #10 – Your Real Competition
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I’ve done a few presentations titled something like, “HR Tech Buyers Guide”, “How to Buy HR Tech”, etc. The presentation is designed for HR and TA practitioners to help them become better buyers of HR Tech. To understand the crap that HR and TA Tech vendors do and say to get you to buy stuff […]

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