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Why You Should Be Measuring Quality of Hire

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Last year, staffingindustry.com reported that 69% of survey respondents are not measuring quality of hire (QoH). Yet, according to the same survey, “Of the companies that measure quality of hire, 85 percent believe doing so has a positive impact on hiring quality and nearly half believe there is a significant impact.” This information was obtained from a Hudson RPO and HRO Today Institute global benchmarking report. Prior to the last five years, quality of hire wasn’t at the forefront when it came to HR metrics. Job matching service The...

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Social Media Spotlight on WordPress

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Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, let’s talk about WordPress. What is the idea behind or purpose of WordPress? Known best for its blog hosting capabilities, WordPress “started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins and widgets and themes. WordPress is limited only by your imagination (and tech chops).” How many current WordPress users are there and/or how popular...

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Social Media Spotlight on Vimeo

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Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, let’s talk about Vimeo. What is the idea behind or purpose of Vimeo? Vimeo is similar to YouTube, but it is geared towards the more “artsy” crowd of film-buffs and art enthusiasts. It is a more creative, niche version of YouTube. How many current Vimeo users are there and/or how popular is Vimeo? According to their website, Vimeo has over 100 million worldwide monthly visitors, with over 27 million in the United States alone....

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Social Media Spotlight on Behance

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Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, let’s talk about Behance. What is the idea behind or purpose of Behance? Behance is a portfolio platform used for those in creative industries (photography, graphic design, toy or industrial design, fashion, illustrators, web design, etc.) to showcase their talents and potentially secure work. The Behance self-proclaimed mission is “to empower the creative world to make ideas happen.” Behance was purchased by Adobe in December...

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Social Media Spotlight – Reddit

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Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, let’s talk about Reddit. What is the idea behind or purpose of Reddit? Reddit is the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet.” Created in 2005 (and often compared to Digg, which launched the previous year), Reddit users posts links to articles or information on the web and these links are posted on the Reddit site in list format. Other Reddit users then vote on the link’s worthiness to sit on the top of the list, as well as...

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Hybrid RPO – A Trending Recruitment Strategy

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Last week, a general RPO overview was given to clarify what Recruitment Process Outsourcing is for those considering this option. Digging even deeper, let’s take a look at the hybrid RPO option and its potential benefits. What does Hybrid RPO mean? Hybrid RPO is a term used to describe the process of an employer who utilizes Recruitment Process Outsourcing assistance in combination with internal resources, such as corporate recruiters, talent acquisition strategists or administrative assistants. Hybrid RPO’s allow an organization to retain...

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Why You Should Be Thinking about RPO

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How would you define your departmental (or organizational) goals for the next 12 months? Do more with less? Increase productivity? Hire and train new staff? Perhaps all of the above apply. What if you could outsource some or all a certain job function in order to meet these goals? For recruitment, that’s where RPO comes in. Recruitment Process Outsourcing is a way to increase efficiency in the areas of sourcing, screening, hiring, and onboarding employees. Third party companies work in a variety of ways to relieve these responsibilities,...

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Social Media Spotlight – Tumblr

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Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, let’s talk about Tumblr. What is the idea behind or purpose of Tumblr? Started in 2007, Tumblr was purchased by Yahoo in June 2013. According to Tumblr, it is a site where you can “post text, photos, quotes, links, music and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colors to your theme’s HTML.” However, I think Doug Aamoth, blogger for Time Magazine’s...

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Social Media Spotlight – Snapchat

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Continuing with the social media-centered series of posts dedicated to popular and up and coming social media sites, let’s talk about Snapchat. What is the idea behind or purpose of Snapchat? Launched as Picaboo in 2011 and later relaunched as Snapchat, the mobile app allows users to connect with friends using photos and videos. Photos on Snapchat self-destruct within 1 to 10 seconds upon delivery to the recipient. Their new feature, Snapchat Stories, allows photos to be posted to a timeline for 24 hours and then they are automatically...

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Social Media Spotlight – Flickr

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Beginning with the post on social media site Vine, we are continuing in a series of posts dedicated to popular, up and coming social media sites. Let’s talk about Flickr. What is the idea behind or purpose of Flickr? Created in 2004 by Ludicorp Research and Development, and purchased by Yahoo in 2005, Flickr has become a leader in the social media subset of photo sharing. Users share photos and connect through the posting of those images. Bloggers and websites use Flickr as a host for their embedded images. Flickr also hosts images for...

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