BrightMove Hits a Home Run with Their New Recruiting Software Release

BrightMove, Inc. is excited to announce the release of BrightMove Recruiting Software Generation 6. BrightMove has completely redesigned their user experience offering an unprecedented amount of flexibility to recruiters designed to make good recruiters into Rock Stars. “With an keen eye on ensuring recruiting efficiency, ease of use and quick access to metrics, we completely […]

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Committing the Crime of a Mis-hire: Who is Really to Blame?

by Nanci Lamborn – Writer/Blogger/HR Practitioner – BrightMove Recruiting Software The forbidding yellow file lurked in my chair as I walked into my office, a file made all the more daunting by the Pink Form of Woe just visible from the corners within the folder. Bob’s personnel file. I knew it sat on my chair […]

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Where’s Your Peanut Butter: Unconventional Interview Questions that Uncover Key Skills

by Nanci Lamborn – Writer/Blogger/HR Practitioner – BrightMove Recruiting Software We’ve seen several articles recently about the rise of unconventional recruiting methods (http://tinyurl.com/kuq4yc) and off-the-wall interview questions (http://tinyurl.com/yz9kg5s) that are now gaining notoriety (http://tinyurl.com/yj4to9b). Some job seekers on the hunt are taking offense and complaining that questions like Microsoft’s “Why is a manhole cover round?” […]

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If Obama Was My Applicant: Has Face Value Killed Good Recruiting?

by Michael Brandt – BrightMove Recruiting Software I am on a plane right now and got  an urge to write something that I find very important not only in recruitment, but in how people evaluate and judge applicants and people in general. I use the analogy of President Obama simply because we are in a […]

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Why I’m Afraid of Monster!

Like some of you I have several new jobs that I need to get filled—nothing that my seasoned and experienced professional HR-type self shouldn’t consider to be a walk in the park. Thankfully I’m usually well equipped. I have several personal job posting favorites like small (often free) localized job boards and social networking groups […]

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Overalls, Anyone? What’s Happening to our Work Ethic?!

by Nanci Lamborn – BrightMove Recruiting Software “I’m sorry. I really need to stop you there.” I was right in the middle of an interview, explaining in detail the job description, work environment, and company culture to the candidate. On paper this applicant looked like an ideal match, and after the usual grueling question and […]

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Employee Referrals: The Risk of Hiring Relatives

by Nanci Lamborn – BrightMove Recruiting Software It’s one of the most unnerving statements an employee can make to the Hiring Manager while dropping off the resume of a referral. “She’s my (sister-cousin-mother-daughter-lover-ex-wife-fiancée.) She’s really smart, she works real hard, and I heard you’re interviewing, right? I told her you might give her a call.” […]

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Can a Slob Survive Today’s Unforgiving Job Market?

by Nanci Lamborn – Blogger/Writer – BrightMove Recruiting Software This week I was planning to post the continuation of last week’s article about the pros and cons of hiring inside referrals. But a story I just read piqued my interest, sending me down memory lane to discover some truths about some ugly habits and some […]

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Is Flashy Flash Driven Recruiting Software Safe?

By Michael Brandt – COO – BrightMove Recruiting Software Having been in the HCM space for well over a decade, I follow the software technology change in recruiting and talent management software quite heavily and have recently really been interested in the move to use Flash by many vendors as a means to add some […]

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Inside Referral Candidates: Birds of a Feather & All That Fluff

Two of the worst interviews I can recall in my recent history were both referred from one of my most successful, highest producing employees. Both candidates were abrasive, arrogant, and unfriendly, and neither interview lasted very long. At first the disparity between the unpleasant applicants and the accomplished referring employee left me somewhat perplexed. But […]

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