Posts Tagged with "Recruiting Industry"

SOS Technical: Local Utah Recruiting Strength

Thursday, March 8, 2007

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Of course, with what I do, my employer often comes up in my blog. We recently published a new flier that explains some of the reasons why I feel we do so well against our competition here in Utah. Here’s some of that information, or you can download the flier yourself. About SOS Technical SOS […]

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Recruiters: You’re Competing with the Photocopier

Thursday, February 8, 2007

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Many agency recruiters I talk to laugh when I explain this, but they don’t realize how true it really is… until it burns them. It’s easy not to notice this because it’s human nature for people to think their service or product or business is the most-important thing on their client’s minds… but obviously, that’s […]

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No Wonder Hiring Techs is Tough

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

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Semiannually, Dice.com, a job board focused squarely on the high-tech recruiting marketspace, is surveying technical and non-technical professionals to determine how the technical industry is faring, in terms of a career-path for professionals. The most-recent survey (PDF Format), published in July 2006, shows that technical professionals are “overwhelmingly satisfied in their jobs.” and thereby would […]

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So, You Wanna Be A Recruiter?

Friday, October 6, 2006

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Sharing a gem I gleaned from the ERE Recruiting Leadership Forum this morning, a posting by Nicole Cox, Director of Recruiter Network Quality at Decision Toolbox about the ten criteria she uses to choose a good recruiter: 1. Tenacity2. Strong communication skills3. Ability to set expectations with the client and candidate4. Ability to push-back on […]

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Compare Salaries By Location

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

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I am still jiving over Indeed’s new tool for Salary Search. I was just mashing up some results when I realized the tool nicely allows comparison of salary among localities, or globally (as far as Indeed’s system is concerned, anyway). I started comparing my local market (Utah) to the Indeed global market, not suprized to […]

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Salary Comparison Tool

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

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Ever since I heard about Indeed, I have been a fan. Aggregated jobs search results in one place–alerts by email or RSS/XML. Back in April, I bumped into their Job Trends tool and I analyzed six hot job categories to see their frequency in the indeed job-posting world: Engineer Customer Service Sales Receptionist part time […]

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What is a Contingency Recruiter?

Tuesday, September 5, 2006

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I found an incredible article titled Getting the Most From Your Relationship with a Contingency Search Firm, written by Bob Marshall, Recruitment Educator at Recruiter.com. If you’re a hiring manager (or you might be) keep this handy! Like any successful relationship with a consultant, working with a contingency recruiter will be more productive when each […]

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Recruiting and the ‘Dual Coinidence of Wants’ problem

Thursday, July 27, 2006

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Jason Alba blogged today about the difference in a company’s speed-to-hire versus a job-seeker’s speed-to-be-hired When I explain this to people, I think back to Econ 101 when they explained the purpose of "Money" in that it prevents the problem of the Dual Coincidence of Wants (Wikipedia). Wikipedia: "The problem is caused by the improbability of […]

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