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Archive for October 2013

3-Ways-Recruiting-Metrics-Rock

Recruiting metrics may seem like extra effort or just one more report to look at each month, but actually, recruiting metrics can provide a foundation for persuasion, comparison, and problem-solving that you wouldn’t have without them. Recruiting metrics rock when you need to convince upper management that your organization needs to implement social recruiting. Or…

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3 Reasons Why Small Companies use Top Recruiting Firms

Employers may have an advantage in a tough economy when they have a surplus of qualified candidates. But internal recruiting staff such as HR departments and hiring managers may not realistically be able to fill key positions because of overlapping human resources and management responsibilities. Many small employers have only one or two people in…

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3 Important Reminders for Technical Recruiters

Best practices in recruiting result in a competitive advantage in business. Effective technical recruiters find the best candidates before competitors in the least amount of time, attract diverse workers, develop a strong candidate pipeline, stay in contact with top candidates, and save money. Top results like these require top recruiting practices. Social media, advances in…

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3 Effective Recruitment Strategies for 2013

Employers and recruiters use various recruitment strategies to meet recruiting goals. To attract and hire the best requires the latest recruiting methods and technologies to target specific aspects of recruiting, such as sourcing, engaging, hiring, and pipelining or building a talent community. Although recruitment is commonly the responsibility of human resources professionals, it also falls…

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The 4 Top Challenges for Sales Recruiters

Sales recruiters have some pretty specific challenges. There are a lot of sales people out there, but sales recruiters must identify the top sales candidates who love sales and will work tenaciously to close sales a large percentage of the time. They must know where to look for top sales candidates, identify top seller traits,…

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The Importance of Soft Skills in IT Staffing

The increasingly competitive market for technology talent means that recruiters involved with IT staffing have to continuously source and recruit skilled candidates. Technology workers make up a highly competitive talent pool, and many businesses’ ability to expand operations by taking on new clients or developing new products and services depends on their ability to source…

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Why Top Companies are using Gamification for IT Recruiting

A new trend in IT recruiting is using gaming for sourcing, developing, and motivating candidates and employees. Companies including Deloitte, Marriott, Aetna, Google, and the Department of Defense are using gamification to get ahead of their recruiting competition and attract and engage more candidates. As engagement becomes more important because of a tight economy, tough…

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Employee Engagement Ideas To Use Right Now

Employee engagement is not just for worldwide corporations. It’s becoming a necessity for business success and a way to get a competitive advantage in a changeable economy and job market. If your employees are not actively engaged, emotionally committed to and excited about working for your company, they are costing you money and losing you…

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3 Effective Employee Engagement Ideas

The roots of employee engagement reach all the way back to studies in the 1920s of worker morale and willingness to work toward organizational goals. Today, employee engagement ideas encompass workers’ emotional commitment to the companies that employ them, their passion for the organization and the work, and the positive business outcomes that are derived…

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The Importance of Conducting Background Checks in Recruitment

“Never judge a book by its cover.” That’s a common saying that’s been around for many generations. In terms of recruitment, it means something very unique. When it comes to selecting the best candidates to work for your business, going deeper than just face value should be a routine practice. Uncover the Truth with Background…

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