Category Archives: Recruiting

Where did all the jobs go????

I was having a nice little Friday afternoon-until I read this article! http://www.ere.net/2012/04/06/march-jobs-gains-are-smallest-in-months/#more-24799  Ouch!  (thanks @ere.net ha!) Jobs growth has decreased in the month of March. hat I personally think has contributed to the decrease is the fact that the holiday seasons are over. There was a huge increase in job openings in the retail and hotel/restaurant sectors […]
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You want me to read what? A Newspaper?!?! What’s that???: Print Help Wanteds: Going, Going, Almost Gone

Print Help Wanteds: Going, Going, Almost Gone. Newspapers post “jobs wanted” ads?!?!?!?! If you are a Millenial like me, chances are that you NEVER read the newspaper. And why would you? I don’t even like the feel of newspaper on my fingertips, let alone enjoy the ink rubbing from the pages onto my fingertips and […]
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Building Your Employment Brand: Integrating Common Marketing Strategies Into Your Recruiting Strategy

Original article posted from @ere_net  at http://www.ere.net/2012/03/07/when-your-consumer-and-employment-brands-dont-synch/ HR professionals are not typically knows as “Marketing Gurus” but in the era of social recruiting, mobile ATS Android platforms and #twesumes, we have begun to evolve our skills to fit the new job-seeker market. Morgan mentions in her article that there are 5 ways that employers can build […]
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Hiring-Veterans Welcome

http://www.ere.net/2012/03/01/dear-corporate-america-from-any-veteran-usa/ Great article-but there are definitely some key points that this writer needs to understand. I think that providing a resume that reflects your skills in a manner that is similar to the job you are applying for makes things much easier for a recruiter. I might review over 80 resumes for just one position […]
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Become a Rockstar Interviewer: The 2-Question Performance-based Interview, Part 1

The 2-Question Performance-based Interview, Part 1. This is a great exercise for both recruiters and job seekers to practice.  SMART questions can often be used as  follow-up questions  to competency based questions. Once you identify if the interviewer has the competency to perform an essential job duty, you can knock out the behaviors behind those […]
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Cha-Ching. I know what I’ll be doing next Wednesday. How about you? How To Recruit With Video

How To Recruit With Video. So doing this!!! Have you RVSP’d yet??? Don’t wait! I am soooo excited. Namaste  

Can You Get an Elephant Into a Refrigerator?

Can You Get an Elephant Into a Refrigerator?. How did I miss this posting??? My favorite off-the-wall interview question is: How many golf balls do you think you can fit into this (interview/conference) room? What’s your favorite curve-ball producing interview questions?   Namaste

I want to learn: How To Recruit With Video

How To Recruit With Video. Wahhhhh. Yes, that is me, actually crying! I really want to start a social media recruiting bonanza at my company. I am already utilizing Twitter and LinkedIn in my grassroots recruiting initiatives, but posting recruitment videos on YouTube would be taking our talent acquisition to an entirely new level!!!! Going […]
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What’s on your Brag Rag? 5 Kinds of Stories to Tell During Onboarding

5 Kinds of Stories to Tell During Onboarding. Thanks @ere_net for another relevant and current recruiting article. I fully stand behind the idea of sharing pride stories in my recruitment process. At my current company, we recruit 1-2 marketing specialists each year. I love to “brag” about how incredible the Director of Sales and Marketing […]
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Social Media-Talent Acquistion’s Secret Weapon: Recruiting Leaders Say Social Media Influences Their Hires

Recruiting Leaders Say Social Media Influences Their Hires. Another great article from @ere_net with help from CareerXroads! As a recruiter, I hear from everyone, candidates, hiring managers, executives and fellow HR professionals, that LinkedIn has done wonders for them in regards to their recruiting intiatives! This makes me ecstatic! As someone born into the tech/social media […]
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