Using game thinking and game mechanics to engage people and solve problems in non-game activities, or gamification, is one of the outgrowths of advancing technology and social media. And today’s recruiting solutions are increasingly taking advantage of the emerging field of gamificaiton. The recent Pew Internet/Elon University report “The Future of Gamification” found that university…

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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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Why do companies use Recruitment Process Outsourcing, and what exactly is it? RPO can be a valid and cost-effective strategy for some companies. It can also be the wrong and expensive option for others. RPO, which stands for Recruitment Process Outsourcing, refers to the use of a third party to form all or part of…

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