Posts Tagged ‘jobs’

Retention Is Key: Companies Shift Focus From Sourcing and Hiring to Retaining Talent

In 2011, the recognition of a lackluster candidate talent pool was reflected in the concentration organizations gave (and still give) to sourcing and hiring methods. Attracting passive candidates, identifying the potential in applicants rather than simply focusing on lacking experience, these were always strategies, but did not get as much attention in overall strategic planning when great applicants were easier to find.

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It's Really Simple: RSS Feeds Offer A High Return on Investment

Saving time and money is an epic battle dating back to beginning of time, or at least back to the beginning of money. We now live in a digital age where everything moves at a faster pace than ever before. In order to keep up, we must acclimate. For every old, tried-and-true method, there comes a time when a newer, better version takes its place.

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Recruitment Etiquette Lesson 3: Pre-Interview

Lesson number three goes back to the beginning of the hiring process. No matter how long you’ve been in your current role, think back to when you were job hunting. Remember what it was like to submit an application and get no response or to spend a lot of time going through the process, only to end up getting a denial letter?

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Freelance Workers Have a Need for Independence…But You Can Retain Them?

Freelance and contract workers have become all the rage with reductions in force and mandatory budget cuts in companies across the nation. With employers escaping health insurance obligations, vacation pay, and other full-time benefits, freelance workers may require a higher wage, but are only on the books for the duration of a project or task. This is absolutely fine with the contract employees too, they prefer it that way.

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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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