A Better Way to Track Your Source Effectiveness

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Candidate sources. Job boards. Postings. Just a few words that can evoke a range of emotions and reactions across your talent acquisition team. With the recent acquisitions of major job boards and Google’s entry into the job posting space, these platforms are at the top of mind in the HR space right now. As a talent acquisition professional […]

Want to Know How a Recruiter is *Really* Performing? Check These Metrics

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  Unlike many other white collar jobs, pretty much every single aspect of recruiters’ performances can be broken down into a metric. For recruiters doing a great job, this means it’s easy to see how great of a job they are doing and receive positive performance reviews for that hard work; for struggling recruiters…well, you […]

The Ideal Culture Starts With Quality Leadership And A Convincing Vision

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The best way to create and sustain a strong culture is to have top-notch people orchestrating employee engagement and retention. What goes on behind-the-scenes at your company is just as important as what the public consumes. A solid leader can be a crucial business tool for establishing a community of employees that love to come […]

The Tools You Need to Kickstart Your Recruiting Podcast

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There’s a podcast boom going on right now, and it’s here to stay. From business, finance, and blogging, to mystery stories and fitness—there is a podcast niche that fits everyone in. Even HR and Recruiting… Just check out Talent Sniper Radio, a podcast for recruiters, by recruiters featuring incredible guests in the space. Thinking about […]

Why We Aren’t Upfront About the Companies We Recruit For – And Why You Shouldn’t Be Either

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Not including referral candidates, every candidate who comes through your pipeline starts in the same place: your job description. Job descriptions are the very first thing a candidate sees. It’s the hook that pulls them in, gets them to apply, and kickstarts the entire recruiting process. And, as they say, first impressions are everything. With […]

How To Optimize Your Job Postings for Inclusion on Google’s New Job Search Function

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The search engine giant Google recently announced and debuted their foray into the job posting/aggregation space. Google for Jobs is a new platform for job seekers and employers utilizing Google’s existing search features in combination with feeds pulled from company’s career sites and third-party sites like LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, and Glassdoor. Free to use and with a fairly […]

3 Referral Mistakes You Need To Stop Making ASAP

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Referrals can be a recruiter’s best friend—especially if it’s a good one that leads to a hire. We all want more candidates, but we don’t just want any candidate—we want the best ones for our clients. The candidates that fit the business, the culture, the values… the ones that seal the deals! So of course, […]

HR Lessons From Uber’s Meltdown

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As I’m sure you’ve seen in the news this week, it’s been a rough go of it lately for the rideshare pioneer and giant Uber. Their string of self-inflicted public relations and employee nightmares has built up throughout the year and finally came to a head with the leave of absence taken by their CEO, […]

#NoLies: The Most Common Lies to Look for on Resumes

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As a recruiter you are tasked every day with filing through and looking at resume after resume. Sometimes you may run into that perfect resume for your req. only to find out that they had lied and what they talk about doesn’t match up to what you have in front of you. In fact, according […]

How To Attract and Keep Creative Talent on Their Toes

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Creative minds are a bit different when it comes to work. We think differently, we work differently, our personalities can be a little—unique? Some of us are happiest when secluded, some of us thrive in a constantly changing environment, but we all work best in our own ways—and knowing your creative’s specific personality can really give […]