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Best Practices for Using Google Hangouts for Recruiting

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 4, 2013 | Comments Off on Best Practices for Using Google Hangouts for Recruiting

As a business leader, have you had an opportunity to set up and use a Google Hangout yet? This free video conferencing service offered by the world’s leading search engine is becoming a hot spot for those who want to be heard online. At the same time, a few smart recruiters are also finding ways…

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Five Best Practices to Become an Employer of Choice

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 2, 2013 | Comments Off on Five Best Practices to Become an Employer of Choice

In their book entitled How to Become an Employer of Choice, Herman and Gioia define an Employer of Choice as an entity, whether in the public, private or not-for-profit sector, that can attract, strengthen and retain top talent for long periods of time. CEB’s Q3 2012 Global Workforce Insights report has identified the top five…

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What is Outsourced Recruiting?

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 1, 2013 | Comments Off on What is Outsourced Recruiting?

As a successful owner of an RPO or Recruitment Processed Outsourcing firm, I often get asked just what outsourced recruiting really means. Wikipedia defines outsourced recruiting as a provider who acts as a company’s internal recruiting function for all or a portion of its jobs. While I agree with Wikipedia’s definition, I believe that an…

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Information Technology Virtual Recruiters Meeting Economic Challenges

By Andrew Greenberg | Mar 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Information Technology Virtual Recruiters Meeting Economic Challenges

Over the next few years, the most vital partnerships your IT business can invest in is with virtual recruiters and staffing agencies. Why? Your company growth can be supported by strategic staffing campaigns that an outsourced recruitment provider can manage better than your in-house resources. Will there be more jobs in IT? The time to…

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10 Ways to Select Staffing and Recruitment Services for Your Business

By Andrew Greenberg | Feb 25, 2013 | Comments Off on 10 Ways to Select Staffing and Recruitment Services for Your Business

An organization is only as great as the people who are on staff. Therefore, it’s critical to hire and retain the best employees to get the job done well. However, do you realize how important it is to also select staffing and recruitment services that can support your business growth and objectives? Just consider how…

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Recruiting On Demand – 7 Steps to Successful Hiring

By Andrew Greenberg | Feb 7, 2013 | Comments Off on Recruiting On Demand – 7 Steps to Successful Hiring

With the Great Depression becoming a thing of the past, many companies are anticipating a busy hiring season ahead. However, internal HR teams are facing some challenges when trying to recruit top level candidates, even while there are above-average unemployment numbers in the USA and abroad. These challenges include: oversaturation of the unskilled labor market,…

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Social Recruiting Trend – More Candidate Focused in 2013

By Andrew Greenberg | Feb 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Social Recruiting Trend – More Candidate Focused in 2013

Should a social recruitment strategy be based solely on business growth objectives, or on the unique needs of high performing candidates? As an HR manager or recruiter, how closely tied your social recruitment strategy is to actual candidate satisfaction is something you need to start asking yourself now in order to attract the best talent…

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Best Recruitment Process Outsourcing Solutions for a Growing Business

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 30, 2013 | Comments Off on Best Recruitment Process Outsourcing Solutions for a Growing Business

Despite the challenges of the Great Recession, your business is now growing, and that means you need good people to get the job done. To do this well means using a cost-effective and efficient recruiting method to locate and hire high quality professionals who can take your business to the next level. Instead of attempting…

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Explaining the Risks of Offshoring with IT Outsourced Recruiting

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 29, 2013 | Comments Off on Explaining the Risks of Offshoring with IT Outsourced Recruiting

It’s fairly common in the Information Technology sector to use outsourced recruiting to maintain staffing levels for project initiatives. Outsourcing some or all tasks in technology allows a business to expand with quality work completed by a diverse pool of skilled labor, without much of the overhead. This is critical in a global economy that…

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How Much Does Recruiting Outsourcing Cost?

By Andrew Greenberg | Jan 25, 2013 | Comments Off on How Much Does Recruiting Outsourcing Cost?

Let’s be frank for a moment. As hiring professionals, we all know that it can be confusing trying to decide what recruiting method will provide the greatest return on investment. Recruiting outsourcing is a decision that cannot be taken lightly. It must fit in well with your business objectives if it is to succeed. While…

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