Standard-formula job descriptions don’t attract, says Skill Scout, Inc., CEO Elena Valentine; try storytelling to get the response you want. Valentine’s tips came at BLR’s RecruitCon Road Trip East, held recently in Boston.
In his session on technology trends shaping recruiting today, expert Bob Corlett used GRIM to help outline his thoughts. His remarks came at BLR’s RecruitCON conference held last year in Las Vegas. Corlett is the founder and president of Staffing Advisors.
Employers can’t develop effective hiring strategies without knowing the kind of talent they already have on board, what they’ll need in the future, and how to fill any gaps. A workforce analysis can identify those gaps so that employers can develop an actionable plan. And HR professionals who take the lead in this workforce analysis […]
Recruiters today recognize that they can, and probably should, do most or all of their sourcing online and through social media, but many recruiters don’t know how to go about it.
Yesterday’s Advisor detailed the six tests that internship arrangements must pass for an internship to be unpaid. Today, we will discuss internships that le2615ad to permanent employment, plus an internship checklist.
“Intern” might sound like the answer to your prayers—what’s not to like about an eager, capable person that you don’t have to pay, right? Stop right there!
As recruiter, you’ve probably seen your fair share of unusual methods from candidates. Today we’ll look at a list of what some have tried and how you might handle them.
Well, not 60 seconds, but 10 days according to internationally known HR thought leader John Sullivan, PhD. Citing research by Officevibe.com, Sullivan says that the best candidates tend to stay in the job market for 10 days. If you wait, you lower your quality of hire, Sullivan says. These tips came during his session at […]
Yesterday we looked at an infographic outlining the real and considerable costs of a bad reputation. Today we’ll look at what you can do to help.
A recent analysis by Quest Diagnostics shows that workplace drug use is higher than it has been in 12 years. What does that mean for recruiting? Let’s find out.