Tag Archives: talent acquisition

Veteran hiring: beta testing a Veteran targeted social network

It’s September and you know what that means: scarves, sweaters, Pumpkin Spice Lattes (#PSL) and EEO reporting…wait, what?!? EEO reports??? Yep. For those of you lucky enough to live in a place where the leaves start turning to autumn colors and the temperature dips just enough to don that cozy, oversized sweater on casual Fridays, […]
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Employees Referrals as Your Smoking Ace: The 3 Levels of Employee Referral Solicitations

The 3 Levels of Employee Referral Solicitations. YES!!!!!!! This is one of the best ere. net posts yet. As a former recruiter turned HR Generalist/Talent Acquisition Manager/Wearer of Many Hats at my current company (BrightScope), I live and die by top notch employee referrals. In the past 4 months, we were able to recruit 3 […]
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You Can Use Facebook at Work: A Facebook Jobs Board Would Be Big, But Obstacles Remain

A Facebook Jobs Board Would Be Big, But Obstacles Remain. This article left me inspired and motivated to start cracking away at my company’s Facebook page. Thanks Work4Labs for being so user-friendly. You can check out my handy-work at http://app.work4labs.com/job/brightscope/front-end-developer/1937206/38258991934?st=_5fqX6P6pmWalAf32SRRznpeF-g&ref=perma. This is the first of many Facebook job posts. Now all I have to do is […]
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Talent Re-Defined: Advice and How-To’s “Are You Hiring Deciders, or Drifters?”

http://www.ere.net/2012/04/18/are-you-hiring-deciders-or-drifters/ Thanks ere for this article. It just qualifies a few of the characteristics that I think truly shine in the most talented individuals within my current and past organizations. In a time where many organizations are changing-some organizations are losing talented, valued employees to competitors and others are growing and recruiting round the clock, […]
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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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Succession Planning and Career Development

http://www.ere.net/2012/03/13/unless-no-one-gets-sick-quits-or-dies-a-plans-in-order I almost fell out of my chair while I was reading this article this morning. I was literally just having a conversation with my organization’s hiring managers about this very topic late last week. I find it incredibly detrimental to the success and growth of a company when hiring managers and/or Sr. Managers fail […]
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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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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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