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The Bad ‘Employment Brand’ Video from Vimeo (That Actually Tells the Truth)

22 August 2012

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Vimeo, the video sharing company, posted (like lots of companies) a video promoting what it’s like to work there. But, unlike most company “work here” videos, this one is full of odd, awkward moments and is likely pretty realistic. It’s somewhat like watching The Office, when that awkward moment happens and normal tv shows would [...]

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New Feature: Apply For Jobs with Your LinkedIn Profile

13 August 2012

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Some time ago, LinkedIn created a tool to let job applicants apply with their LinkedIn Profile. I am pleased to make this available as an option to companies looking to post jobs with Utah Tech Jobs. This expands my simple goal to connect great talent with great companies and to reduce the “friction” in job application [...]

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LinkedIn: Indicator of Internal Company Mood #recruitertips

22 June 2012

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Recruiters know that LinkedIn often shows a company’s internal mood better than any press-release promising change, earnings statement, news report of miraculous new focus or analyst briefing. See/Share: http://bit.ly/LbyR2y

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Using Google Forms to Aid Campus Recruiting

10 January 2012

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Of all the things I have learned about Campus Recruiting, staying in touch with those candidates about current and future recruiting opportunities is crucial. The problem? Managing the inflow of data in a way that’s manageable without your own staff of hundreds. Enter Google Forms, an iPad or other tablet, a smart-phone QR code and [...]

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Why Very Talented People Leave Big Companies

15 December 2011

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With the way very large companies seem to be posting record profits these days (Uhhh, thank you… stimulus package??), you’d think people would be flocking to these ginormous corporations as a safe-haven in times of economic turmoil.  Yet (while that may be the case) the fact remains that being BIG doesn’t (of course) mean BETTER [...]

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Attracting Talent That Bring Passion to Their Work

2 September 2010

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You will never attract passionate people to work for you until you create ways of letting people be passionate about the work they already do for you–and then find ways of letting that passion out into the world so that it can seek out, find, and attract others to you. (SEE VIDEO)

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Telecommuters Gain 2.5 Days Productivity Over Office Workers

3 June 2010

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Conventional wisdom suggests that having employees in the office means they will be more focused and more productive, but recent research from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management suggests that Telecommuters – people who work from home one or several days per week – and those who have flextime available to them from their [...]

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Hiring Good Programmers?

23 December 2009

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I found a good sample of Joel Spolsky’s thoughts on hiring good programmers: The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing Hitting the High Notes Sorting Resumes Finding Great Developers The Phone Screen This is seriously good content, and some really awesome reading. Oh, and concerning Hitting the High Notes… Remember, there are exactly as many notes as [...]

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EnticeLabs Receives $2 Million from First Advantage and Omniture Founders

28 September 2009

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Welcome news to the ears of the great team at EnticeLabs, First Advantage and Omniture’s founders Josh James and John Pestana have chipped in $2 Million in funding to add to the $1.3 Million the Provo, Utah startup has already received in the past. Techcrunch broke the news earlier today. Over the past few years, [...]

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72% of Orgs Do Not Recruit With Social Media

3 September 2009

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The sample size can’t be representative of all orgs, but Smartblog on Workforce polled their readers and found 72% of them do not recruit using social media tools. Also, 43% of respondents couldn’t care less, thank you. What innovative ways is your company recruiting? (or… not?) IMG from CollegeRecruiter.com Related Posts:Domo Recruiting Billboard: Offensive? or [...]

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