Whether you call it a strategy session or an intake meeting – the initial conversation you have with your hiring manager is the most critical step in the recruitment process. In my experience, anytime there has been an issue with a search, it could be traced back to the strategy session. The success, or failure, [...]
It’s a hiring managers dream. To have their recruiter source and sell a “passive” candidate on the req. Right or wrong, candidates get labeled from passive to active and everything in between. The reality is there is a group of candidates not looking for their next opportunity. Entelo, a talent search engine which is launching [...]
Great recruiters and researchers use competitive intelligence in a variety ways to advance their organizations talent acquisition efforts and results – from industry information, company research, organizational charts, employee information, labor market information, and overall trends. Recruiters that lead the way use competitive intelligence to position and drive influence with their hiring leaders. And sure, [...]
Earlier today CareerBuilder and USA Today distributed their Q2 2010 hiring forecast. The report contains several great statistics, including: The rise of social media The importance of branding and messaging The increase in video usage
Diversity, collaboration, and your workforce impact the success of business. The press about the workforce, aging demographics, and talent shortages is everywhere. Consider the following: Gen X and Gen Y make up the core demographic of social networking sites [i.e. Facebook and MySpace]. Generating an estimated 90 million viewers every month, between business, industry, professional, [...]
Businesses shed 51,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate up to 5.7% and there is further softening in online advertised job vacancies in July, The Conference Board Reports. The Myth of a Talent Shortage, by Kevin Wheeler. Don’t ask illegal questions in job seeker’s interview.
By Jason Buss. In recent polls, Americans report that after the economy it’s the environment that people are concerned about. This is expected after seeing record prices at the gas pumps, in heating oil, the housing market, and more. Given this focus on the environment and climate, it is not surprising that politicians are coming [...]