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Big Data: A Big Opportunity for HR

Phil Simon | Posted 06.07.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

Excerpted from Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data (John Wiley & Sons) by Phil Simon. In many organizations, Human Resources (HR) re...

Career Branding: How to Market Yourself Well

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

When applying for a position it is most beneficial to properly "market your brand" so that an employer can easily evaluate your candidacy based on how you specifically are qualified and how you are better equipped than the competition.

How Social Media Recruitment Can Strengthen Your Company Brand

Sajjad Masud | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Sajjad Masud

When it comes to next-gen recruitment methods, social media's importance cannot be understated as it continues to take an increasingly mainstream role in recruitment strategies adopted by best-in-class companies.

How to Create an Effective Recruitment Marketing Campaign

Sajjad Masud | Posted 05.26.2013 | Business
Sajjad Masud

While posting your jobs is great, waiting for the right person to apply is unlikely to garner the results you need. Here are some lessons you can take from the world of traditional marketing and apply to your recruitment efforts.

5 Employee Costs Founders Often Forget

Bryce Maddock | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Bryce Maddock

Major acquisitions aside, startups are often blind to the actual costs associated with full-time employees. As you celebrate and toast to your latest round of funding, please take heed of five employee costs often forgotten by founders.

Are You Ignoring Candidate Experience At Your Own Peril?

Amit De | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business
Amit De

Good candidate experience is open, communicative, and honest about your company and position. Bad candidate experience leaves your candidate with a very bad impression of your organization.

Recruiting New Talent: Ensuring a Strong and Vibrant Work Force

Dr. Ricardo Azziz | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Dr. Ricardo Azziz

Bringing new talent into your organization is a wonderful thing -- these individuals represent growth, vitality, energy and creativity.Whether you are directly or indirectly involved in recruiting and hiring, here are some tips to help ensure a strong and vibrant work force.

13 Tips to Get That Job in 2013 on LinkedIn

Joanna Popper | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Joanna Popper

6. Do not send job requests in an email with multiple cc's at various companies. Court your contacts. Make them feel special. No one wants to see that you want any old job. We'd like to feel that you want a job from us or with our companies.

Top 25 Recruiting Classes

Posted 02.08.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post With the 2013 version of National Signing Day in the books, let's take a look at the National Football Post'...

Coding for GOOD Update: Why We Stopped Recruiting and Started Teaching

Ben Goldhirsh | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Ben Goldhirsh

Business leaders should consider how making an investment in curriculum and teaching resources may better suit their hiring needs than conventional recruiting methods -- especially as the nature of the 21st century workforce continues to evolve.

How Will Notre Dame Deal With NCAA Recruiting Reforms?

Joshua Vowles | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Joshua Vowles

In effect, the NCAA has changed its philosophy from socialism to capitalism. It has changed its system from being state-run to the free market. Now, how will this affect Notre Dame? Will Notre Dame be willing to spend the money to compete with the football factories?

4 Tips to Hire Fast

Sajjad Masud | Posted 02.12.2013 | Small Business
Sajjad Masud

In the race to find top talent, speed might just be the name of the game. Whether your startup company is pre- or post-funding, getting the right people on board as quickly as possible is the best way to ensure success.

Why the Traditional Career Fair Is on Its Last Leg

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 12.06.2012 | Impact
Kevin O'Brien

So if the employer doesn't see value, and the job seeker doesn't get much out of them, what is really being accomplished? At best they are a resume exchange and branding opportunity and nothing more.

Are You Leading a Team or Are You Creating a Team of Leaders?

Mario Simon | Posted 02.04.2013 | Small Business
Mario Simon

To make critical decisions, our employees need to be proactive leaders. Adopting a hierarchical organization with execution running downward is no longer sustainable nor optimal for a 21st century workforce.

4 Ways to Fill Your Open Positions Now

Sajjad Masud | Posted 12.26.2012 | Business
Sajjad Masud

With the holidays fast approaching, now is the time for your company to find talented candidates and fill those open positions -- before Thanksgiving dinners and Christmas vacations dwindle your workforce and applicant pool.

Employers Need to Stop Whining About the Skills Gap

Liz Ryan | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Managers want job applicants to be able to fly and see through walls. Managers want what they want, but as my husband's friends used to say on the southwest side of Chicago, "People in Hell want ice water."

Big Choices and Dreaming Big: The Women Tech Founders of DEMO 2012

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Julie Kantor

Lights, camera, action! DEMO 2012 in Silicon Valley was sensational. Launch day for a new company unspools like a 24-hour rollercoaster ride and our team returned to Washington, DC sleep deprived, technology addicted, and ready to try out a dozen new web and social innovations.

5 Hiring Lessons From Apple and the iPhone 5

Josh Tolan | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business
Josh Tolan

When looking for advice on how to update your hiring methods to find great candidates, move your company forward, and cut down on unemployment, there isn't a much better example than Apple.

5 Reasons Recruiters Aren't Giving You the Time of Day

Brazen Life | Posted 11.25.2012 | College
Brazen Life

Recruiters all look for different qualities in candidates, but while each recruiter has his own preferences, there are often similarities in what they don't like. By avoiding these missteps, you can easily make yourself a much more attractive candidate.

The Secret to Finding and Attracting Top Tech Talent in the Midst of a Shortage

Jamey Jeff | Posted 11.24.2012 | Small Business
Jamey Jeff

With top technical talent in high demand, companies have to get creative in order to attract high quality candidates. Easy to say, harder to do, right?

Katherine Bindley

The Stigma Against These Types Of Job Seekers: Survey

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.08.2012 | Business

A new survey has found that hiring managers and recruiters believe it is easier to place a candidate who has a job -- but who also has a criminal reco...

An Open Challenge to Recruiters, Employers and Job Seekers: Let's See How Really Serious You Are About Putting America Back to Work

Mario Castellanos | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business
Mario Castellanos

I am openly challenging -- as of this moment -- every employment recruiter and every recruitment agency to dedicate ten percent of their time and ten percent of their search time on those "hard to fill" positions employers state they cannot find the people to fit the jobs.

The Awful Truth about the Black Hole

Liz Ryan | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

You're an employer. You place a job ad. A lot of people apply for the job. Some of them seem to be well-qualified and others don't. Is that any excuse not to respond to every single one of them?

Nine Ways Recruiting Is Broken, Broken, Broken

Liz Ryan | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

We let hiring managers act out their fears and longings on a blank sheet of paper (or a page on a screen) and we call it a job spec, whereas it could more reasonably be called a Delusional Vision of the White Knight Who Will Save Me.

A 'Simplicant' Solution To Unemployment

Sajjad Masud | Posted 09.26.2012 | Small Business
Sajjad Masud

Among the various macro and micro economic reasons contributing to the situation are the many inefficiencies in the job market that are keeping employers from filling their open positions in a timely and efficient way.