Candidate Sourcing

Use OOH to Recruit Passive Candidates

If you need better recruiting results, your recruiting strategy needs the OOH factor, out-of-home advertising, specifically billboards. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans spend more than 100 hours a year commuting to work. That’s a lot of time for eyes on the road, eyes of passive candidates already employed who aren’t looking at online…

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Use LinkedIn InMail Templates

One of the most common concerns on the minds of recruiters is how to increase candidate response rates from LinkedIn InMails.  Recruiters know the problem all too well – candidates are inundated with calls, emails and InMails from recruiters, and so grabbing their attention becomes quite a challenge. My advice to increase your InMail response…

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The Recruiting Division is now ContractRecruiter.com

Well, it’s been a while since my last blog post. I have been exceptionally busy  making a number of incremental but impactful changes to our recruiting tools, team, and best practices – especially in regard to passive candidate sourcing.  But the biggest change over past few months has been our new company name.  Since 2009,…

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The Ideal Candidate for 2015 and Beyond

Technology is the game changer in career and industry in 2015 and beyond. It means workers now need very different skills than 10 years ago. Global Talent 2021, by Oxford Economics with support from Towers Watson and several major global employers, reports that these include digital skills, agile thinking, interpersonal skills, and global operating ability.…

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Recruiting Industry Conferences in 2015

When your organization needs to learn the latest trends in recruiting, what the experts are saying, and how to expertly execute talent acquisition strategy, you need to get away for some speed learning. Read on to learn what this year’s recruiting industry conferences have planned for employers, hiring managers, HR professionals, and talent acquisition leaders.…

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Should You Outsource Recruiting?

Maybe you don’t realize it, but unless your company is a worldwide business with a large talent acquisition unit, you should ponder the need to outsource recruiting. Here at The Recruiting Division, we keep our eye on the latest recruiting and human resources trends and techniques because they save money and produce superior results. We’ve…

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Why Employee Onboarding Matters

What happens during a new employee’s first day with your company? Is there a video involved? Lots of paperwork? Would employees describe it as a “bore-ientation?” Or is your new employee onboarding program designed to help new hires adjust to your company culture, work environment, and performance expectations from day one? That’s what Talya Bauer,…

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Employment Laws Every Human Resources Professional Should Know

Employers must conduct staffing in accordance with laws and regulations at the federal, state, and local levels to avoid discriminatory hiring practices. Employment laws regulate hiring and firing, wage and hour administration, and employment practices such as giving employees breaks, minimum employment age, and safe work environment. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act…

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Tackling the Most Pressing Issues in Recruiting [VIDEO]

After the viral success of our infographic, “The Complete A to Z Guide to Recruiting Smart,” Andy did an interview with Dr. Tracey Wilen, author of “Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends”. In the interview, Andy does a deep dive into the problems of employee-employer mismatch. Andy and Tracey discuss how choosing the right hires…

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