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Money, Money, Money – Sourcing from the Financial World

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:00

Reminiscing about my childhood led me to remember playing Monopoly with my family when we gathered together for holidays. As a child, it was just a board game, and I was always excited to play with those awesome tokens, especially my favorite, the Scottish Terrier.

Are You Ready For Feedback That’s Radically Transparent

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:30

Here’s an actual email sent to Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, by an employee named Jim Haskel:

The Soap Opera at Dice’s Parent Company Continues With Lawsuit, Job Board Sale

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:33

Amid a collapsing stock price and the search for a new CEO, DHI Group Inc. (DHX), the company that operates tech job board Dice and other niche job sites, continues to be in the news. This time, the drama centers around a lawsuit with an old nemesis and the sale of one of its job boards.

Move Over Retention, It’s All About Attraction Now

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:30

Retention is a key metric for most companies. Particularly when it comes to retaining the top performing people, tracking turnover can uncover problems as well as identify successful practices and managers.

Are You Delivering the Development Your Team Wants?

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:35

In “Millennials Want Jobs to Be Development Opportunities,” the Gallup Organization reports the following:

A New Technique in Marketing Has Intriguing Possibilities for Recruiters

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:30

What do Lexus and Papa Johns have in common? They’re using cutting-edge marketing tactics that most of the talent-acquisition world isn’t using but should be.

Beth’s Story: One Conversation, One Conference, One Chance

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 07:00

When our healthcare roles changed suddenly in the midst of a layoff, well we were worried. I always had the impression the two sourcers on a full cycle team would get the axe first. Well, I was half right, my cohort Beth Price was suddenly let go after we had thought the layoffs were over. It totally sucked, not only did I lose an awesome teammate, the workload tripled because there was only one sourcer to source and post all external jobs.

How to Overcome Leadership Blindness: The Challenge of Seeing Differently

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:58

The world of business mimics that of entertainment. Both artists and top executives have two lives. The one glamorous of success and perfection; and the other one human, vulnerable, the life behind the scenes.

Preparation Is the Key to Career Success

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:35

“Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln”

Combining Common Sourcing Tools to Create a Sourcing Solution – Part 9

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:00

Sourcers are keen on the advantages of sourcing tools, but many are still learning the power behind combining sourcing tools to achieve optimal success. This is the ninth article in a series of posts on how you can combine tools to create sourcing magic.

University Study Says These Are the Top 10 Emerging Jobs for College Grads in the U.S.

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:54

Looking to launch a new job board or searching for a recruiting gig with real potential? If so, the University of California San Diego Extension Center for Research on the Regional Economy has just released its annual list of the top 10 emerging careers for college grads in the U.S. Interpreters and translators topped the list.

Three Reasons Why HR Needs Data Science

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:35

Data science has crept into so many areas of business that even smaller companies have begun to adopt some of the techniques large organizations have been using to better understand their customers and their business. Increasingly, data science is making its way into human resources, where companies are leveraging the information on performance, engagement, retention and more to make better decisions.

The Only Speed Metric You Need

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:33

Over the past two years, I’ve spent a good amount of time talking to companies about their metrics, and while most companies don’t have good data, almost every company was able to quote me their time to fill number.  

Why the ‘Pence Rule’ Is a Bad Business Practice

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:37

In the wake of ongoing sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood, Congress and the media, some male bosses are thinking of adopting what is known as the “Pence Rule.”

Why You Need a Sourcing Buddy

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:00

You can master sourcing, recruitment marketing, recruitment processing, or candidate tracking. However, even if you know all of that, there are many other things that you may have missed. It is almost impossible for one person to track every single innovation or new sourcing trick that somebody has discovered. You can try to do that, but you will soon be overwhelmed by all the information out there.

Half of All Workers Got No Raise This Year

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:59

Hiring tips, management help and the role that compensation plays in recruiting, from the Humetrics blog.

Stop Talking About Change. Start Talking About Adaptation!

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:35

Let’s talk about change for a moment. Think of yourself. Think of any groups or organizations (including family) in which you are involved. Now, imagine I come to you and say, “I want to talk to you about some changes our organization has decided to make” or, “I want to talk to you about some changes you need to make.”

Is Your CEO on Comparably’s ‘Best Of’ List for 2017?

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:30

One of the nice things about having an anonymous employee review site is the PR gold you can tap into pretty much whenever you want. It’s particularly advantageous if CEO reviews and rankings are part of your offering. Surprisingly, Glassdoor has been the only resource for best (and worst) CEOs for the past decade based on worker sentiment.

Timing Is Everything — Initiate a December Recruiting Push When Competition Is Low

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:50

Timing is always critical in recruiting, and sometimes the best way to land top talent is to wait until the major corporate competition is not active. Data reveals that for new jobs put out to search, December is 35 percent lower than average, while the number of applicants in December is about average (a great ratio for firms that are recruiting).

How to Prepare Managers to Talk About Pay

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:16

Of all the topics organizations need to talk about, you’d think they’d be most effective about communicating compensation. After all, although you hope that employees love their jobs, they work to earn money — to pay their mortgage, put gas in the car and buy their children shoes. So employees care deeply about how they’re paid.