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Archive for May, 2016

What Recruiters Really Mean….

Comments Off on What Recruiters Really Mean….Written on May 30th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, What recruiters say-and what recruiters really mean, Cloud computing: What startups should know, The number one benefit your employees want, that will not cost you exactly nothing, If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

What recruiters say-and what recruiters really mean: When a recruiter says, “We’ll be in touch,” do you expect a response within a week or less? If so, you’re a victim of the translation gap between recruiters and job seekers. Most jobs take about 24.5 days to fill—so you might not learn your fate for a while. ...Read More…

Cloud computing: What startups should know: Cloud computing offers small businesses and entrepreneurs a wide range of benefits. A recent study found that approximately 40 percent of today’s small businesses use the cloud for all or most of their information technology (IT) needs, and this number is expected to grow to 80 percent by the year 2020. There are several reasons why so many businesses have transitioned to the cloud. The most …Read More…

The number one benefit your employees want, that will not cost you exactly nothing: Every few months you see news media organizations come out with rankings of what benefits employees rank as most desirable, or most valuable to them, or ones they wouldn’t give up, etc. And the list always includes stuff like: …Read More…

Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in the end.” – Sanjo Jendayi
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The New HR……

Comments Off on The New HR……Written on May 27th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Why human capital developers are the new HR, What recruiters really want, How Do I make sure my resumes get noticed, If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

Why human capital developers are the new HR: I’ve noticed a disturbing trend among Human Resources professionals recently. They are leaving tech companies due to professional dissatisfaction. The trend signals that these companies don’t have an active, engaging role for human resources beyond administrative tasks. A gap is emerging between the next generation …Read More…

What recruiters really want: When pursuing a dream job, your CV will need to impress recruiters and show them that you are a strong suitable candidate. But what exactly do recruiters want to see in a CV and how do they need the information presented? StandOut CV has put together an infographic to show how recruiters really assess your CV, and the challenges they face in securing the best talent. Once you know what their lens looks like, you can adapt your CV accordingly to give them what they need, and land more job interviews. …Read More…

How Do I make sure my resumes get noticed: As a recruiter, I am often asked, “What do you look for in a resume?” The answer isn’t so uniform. It really depends on what job I am recruiting for and the expectations laid out by the particular hiring managers I am working with …Read More…

‘Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement” Clement Stone

Technology Can Help……

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Unproductive meetings got you down? Technology can help, Don’t hire based on first impressions, How to write a perfect cover letter, If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

Unproductive meetings got you down? Technology can help: There are few things more frustrating for a headhunter than asking a person basic questions that revolve around what they, the job seeker, are looking for in a job and receiving only uncertain answers in return. I’m not talking about something like salary; that’s a question where a wise person states a target objective and is flexible enough to let the market decide their value. …Read More…

Don’t hire based on first impressions: We’ve all seen that candidate who just wasn’t ready for the interview. Their laptop broke down the night before, or the bus was late, or something else happened so that the interview just didn’t go the way they had planned. …. Read More…

How to write a perfect cover letter: Your cover letter is often the very first contact you will have with a recruiter or employer, so it needs to make a great impression. A poorly-worded and sloppy introduction will make you look unprofessional, and could even mean that your CV doesn’t actually get opened. However, a professional and persuasive cover letter will greatly increase your chances of getting shortlisted for roles. …Read More…

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value” .–Albert Einstein

Hard Work and Succeeding……

Comments Off on Hard Work and Succeeding……Written on May 23rd, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, 5 Way to get more candidates to accept your offers, Why hard work isn’t enough to succeed, Recruiting online? Put those judgy eyes way. If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

5 Way to get more candidates to accept your offers: Employers are used to having the upper hand with candidates. However, as the economy improves and and top candidates gain access to more opportunities, hiring professionals and recruiters have to change their attitudes. It’s a candidates market out there, so you’ll need to adopt new strategies if you’re going to succeed. … Read More…

Why hard work isn’t enough to succeed: One of the most common messages I received as a child was, “Work hard, and you will be rewarded.” This sentiment was echoed by loved ones, teachers, and mentors. There’s a good chance you, too, heard the same rumor about life being fair and equitable. …Read More…

Recruiting online? Put those judgy eyes way: In what seems like the dark ages of social media, circa 2008, when I was training recruiters and sourcers on how to not only find people but engage in social media, it seemed like the phrase I said most was something akin to ...Read More...

“ Courage is greater under pressure” – Ernest Hemingway

The Art Of Resume….

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, 4 Secret to creating a great candidate experience, The art of the resume, Beyond the resume, How to choose the best candidate, if you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

4 Secret to creating a great candidate experience: Welcome to Recruiter Q&A, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Have a question you’d like to ask? Leave it in the comments, and you might just see it in the next installment of Recruiter …Read More…

The art of the resume: Job seekers tend to spend quite a lot of time perfecting their resumes. From the tiny details like fonts and margins to the major components like experience and education, everything on a resume can be mulled over for days – if not weeks or months. …Read More…

Beyond the resume, How to choose the best candidate: A traditional resume (or a LinkedIn profile) may be necessary for anyone who’s looking for a job, but in my 10 years as a business owner, I’ve never relied on either one to hire. Honestly, I think resumes are a waste of time. Part of the problem is that it’s human nature to exaggerate or even glorify a simple role. But the bigger issue is that there are a lot of things resumes ….Read More…

Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” – Joseph Barbara

Job Market Experiences a Rapid Growth

Comments Off on Job Market Experiences a Rapid GrowthWritten on May 18th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Q& A with the recruitment queen and her local job, Solar Job Market experiencing rapid growth, 5 Steps on site recruiting success. if you’re an agency recruiter or hiring company, stop by and visit RecruitAlliance.

Q& A with the recruitment queen and her local job: From time to time I like to highlight job boards that are doing things right. RecruitmentQueen.com, run by Jennifer Schultz, is a local job board …Click Here…

Solar Job Market experiencing rapid growth: The solar industry has expanded dramatically over the last decade. In 2015 alone, it grew nearly 12 times faster than the general economy, making it one of the fastest developing industries in the country. …Read More…

5 Steps on site recruiting success: It’s high time to confess that the hiring process is far from what it looked like ten or even five years ago. To keep your eye on the ball and get that dream job, you should be ready for a video interview. Six out of ten hiring ...Read More...

“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” – Joseph Barbara

Recruiting Careers…

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Managing your recruiting career, is it time for a year of yes, 6 add-ons any onboarding program would benefit from, Chrome Extension Review: Sales Search, If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

Managing your recruiting career, is it time for a year of yes?: Seems like everyone is due for a year of yes.  Shonda Rimes had one and she’s ridiculously creative and successful.  Bethenny Frankel decided to come from A Place of Yes … Read More…

6 add-ons any onboarding program would benefit from: Finding talent — like really great talent — is hard. Great employees don’t come around every day. So when they do, are you 100% sure your onboarding program is making a great first impression with them? If not, you’re in trouble …Read More…

Chrome Extension Review: Sales Search: In a new series on recruiting tools, each week I’ll be featuring a newly discovered Chrome Extension – breaking down the features and use cases for sourcing and recruiting experts. These short and sweet tool breakdowns will give you a sneak peek into the latest and greatest Chrome extensions I’m using to source right now. …Read more…

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

HR Talent & Technolgies

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Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, 100 HR & Talent technologies you should know right now!, Candidate, may the feedback be with you, The career summary: What, Why, How?, If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

100 HR & Talent technologies you should know right now!: My good friend William Tincup is probably the single smartest person I know in the HR and Talent Technology space, worldwide! That’s saying a lot because this space is filled with smart men and women. ..Read More..

Candidate, may the feedback be with you: Interviewing for a new job is a stressful process: one that requires multitasking, concentration and commitment. It is also like a long and drawn-out battle; competitive and full of causalities …Read More…

The career summary: What, Why, How?: In many cases it’s the only thing a hiring manager will look at, and even so, not for very long. When crafted well a resume can give a great perspective of your employment history, from where you have worked, to your accomplishments within each company. Ideally, it will reveal the skills you’ve attained. … Read More…

“There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” Henry Ford

Social Goods Fuel Recruiting…..

Comments Off on Social Goods Fuel Recruiting…..Written on May 11th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, What is it a leader does?, The importance of research in sourcing: , How social good fuels recruiting. If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

What is it a leader does?: The other day, a coaching client asked me a question that I was shocked to realize I didn’t have a ready-made answer to. Asking around and conducting some research revealed that most others don’t either. The question was: What is it that a leader does? ….Read More…

The importance of research in sourcing: Over the last few months, I have noticed an uptick in the lack of research that is being done by Sourcers at the onset of a job search.  It is vitally important as a Sourcer that we complete this initial research for a successful strategy. This means …Read More…

How social good fuels recruiting: Millennials, defined as those born roughly between 1980 and 2000, in particular claim to care deeply about the people, products and companies they invest in. And they expect their employers to do the same. Nearly 60 percent of millennials actively seek out employers whose corporate responsibility behavior reflects their own values, according to research by professional services …Read More…

“ The future depends on what you do today “ -Mahatma Gandhi

Technology’s New Tools For Recruiting…

Comments Off on Technology’s New Tools For Recruiting…Written on May 9th, 2016 by
Categories: Corporate Recruiters, Human Resources, Third-Party Recruiters
Today, we’re going to share some great articles about, Five ways to succeed with HR technology, What tool, website or program to use and when, Is age just a number in recruitment?. If you are looking to hire, stop by and visit  RecruitAlliance.

Five ways to succeed with HR technology: Here is my semi-frequent reminder and pointer for blog readers that I also write a monthly column at Human Resource Executive Online called Inside HR Tech and that archives of which can be found …Read More…

What tool, website or program to use and when: The vast amount of sourcing tools, websites, systems, and programs can be very overwhelming for any recruiter or sourcer. When and what should I use, is a popular question that I am frequently asked. With so many options, there can be an issue in recognizing when what, and how to use …Read More…

Is age just a number in recruitment?: I go out and meet outstanding business owners all the time; those who are growing their Error! Hyperlink reference not valid. across a number of sectors. An increasing number of these incredible and inspiring leaders are younger than me, some by a good 10 years or so. They have made impressive achievements in their early careers and have leap-frogged some of their peers to the top of their tree. … Read More…

“ Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it.” -Katharine Whitehorn
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