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Do You Have a Strategic Recruitment Marketing Strategy?

Attracting the right candidates is a difficult task and savvy recruiters must be creative and innovative. A recruiter’s primary goal is to quickly fill openings with people who possess the knowledge, skills, abilities, and cultural fit for their organization’s needs. The days when you could post an opening on a job board and receive plenty […]

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Social Networking Tools: A Q&A with Rebecca Barnes-Hogg of YOLO Insights

As social media sites gain more traction in the employment and recruitment world, it’s essential for recruiters to stay up to date on the latest and most popular sites and tools. After all, 21st-century candidates live online. Anyone with access to the internet can post a job opening online, but there’s so much more out […]

Your Company’s Image is Everything

I’ll never forget my first job interview. Hearing about how great this company was to work for made me want that job so much more. When I arrived, I had to wait a long time before meeting with the interviewer. I wasn’t given any information about the delay, wasn’t offered anything to drink, and wasn’t […]

The Dynamic Recruiting Landscape

The recruiting landscape is dynamic. It changes constantly, and it’s downright competitive given the improved economy and low unemployment rates. To keep up with the current trends that are driving the way top companies recruit and hire talent, it’s important to ask questions so you can adapt your strategy to attract qualified applicants.

Can We Abandon the Performance Review?

We’re in the midst of a revolution, where more than one-third of U.S. companies are replacing traditional annual performance reviews. Companies like Adobe®, Microsoft®, IBM, Deloitte, Dell, General Electric have opted for informal, regular check-ins between employees and their managers.

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7 Social Recruiting Strategies

By: Rebecca Barnes-Hogg, SPHR, SHRM-SCP YOLO Insights® The war for talent is real and the competition for skilled people is fierce. Traditional recruiting methods take too much time and are no longer cost effective. The “post and hope” strategy doesn’t work in our social world. Recruiters have to be proactive and engage with candidates long […]

Decoding the Military for Veteran Hiring Success

By Karin A. Vernazza, SPHR, as told to Archana Mehta Three years ago, President Obama announced a challenge to the U.S. private sector — hire or train 100,000 unemployed veterans or their spouses by the end of 2013. Many companies nationwide took on that challenge and started veteran-hiring job fairs to attract military talent but […]