Posts Tagged with "Recruiting"

Domo Recruiting Billboard: Offensive? or Just (Really) Bad Taste?

Monday, January 7, 2013

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A recruiting billboard from Domo along I-15 in Utah County is either offensive or just really (really) bad taste. North-bound travelers on I-15 through Lindon, Utah will find a recruiting billboard from local tech startup Domo that many will find either shocking, offensive, oddly funny or just downright lame. Odd billboards from Domo’s chief, Josh [...]

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LinkedIn: Indicator of Internal Company Mood #recruitertips

Friday, June 22, 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

Tuesday, January 10, 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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Hiring Good Programmers?

Wednesday, December 23, 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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72% of Orgs Do Not Recruit With Social Media

Thursday, September 3, 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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Layoffs and Restructure at Google

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Google announced on their blog recently that they’ve not only reduced the number of contractors they’re employing but they’re now reducing the number of recruiters on staff by about 100: Our first step to address this was to wind down almost all our contracts with external contractors and vendors providing recruiting services for Google. However, [...]

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Employers Helping with Relief from High Gas Prices

Monday, August 11, 2008

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A recent survey concerning the effect of high fuel costs on jobseekers and recruiting revealed some interesting information: “Almost a third of respondents said that fuel costs have affected their recruiting efforts, as job applicants are less willing to make lengthy commutes. What’s more, eleven percent of candidates are seeking higher salaries, purportedly due to [...]

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Developing a Network of Passive Seekers

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

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I saw this plate the other day… A few days ago, I wrote about how hard it is for good, employed job seekers to search for new work while retaining anonymity. But what if a candidate is not really “looking”, but also wouldn’t pass up the right opportunity if it, well, fell in their lap…? [...]

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Where are the Girl Geeks for the Tech Jobs?

Saturday, May 3, 2008

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Girl Geek discussion at BarCamp London A few days ago, I was part of an interesting conversation. I had a lunch meeting with three managers of a department for one of my clients. One (male) had just completed several first-round interviews with candidates I had provided. Another manager (female) asked him a very simple, but [...]

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Bestest Blog Post Evaaaar?

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

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I think I just wrote the best blog post of my life… and it wasn’t even on MY BLOG.  It was on Jason’s… down in the comments. It’s how to get yourself noticed by a hiring manager when you have too many skills, or you’re overqualified, or you  are a round-peg in a square-hole. Related [...]

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