The New School Podcast: Personal Branding for Recruiters

Tim Sackett Jennifer McClure, Personal Brand, Podcast, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing

On the latest edition of The New School Podcast, we ask, “What are the new recruiters today missing when it comes to branding themselves?” Host Tim Sackett and guest Jennifer McClure dig into this topic of personal branding within the HR/recruiting space. They pinpoint ways to help you elevate your own personal brand—and explain why it’s so important. It’s a …

Are Recruiters Like Dodo Birds?… Soon to Be Extinct?

Jennifer McClure Jennifer McClure, Recruiting, Working With Recruiters

Recently, I attended a local panel discussion on “How to Sell and Close Candidates” and as you might expect, the room was filled with Recruiters – both corporate and third party types – interested in learning tips and techniques to recruit the best candidates. While waiting for the meeting to begin, I noticed a man who walked into the room …

Is Your Employment Brand Being Created on the Social Web Without You?

Jennifer McClure Culture, Jennifer McClure, Social Media

Talk to any business leader or HR professional today about implementing a social media strategy to enhance their Employment Brand and recruiting efforts, and you’re likely to be met with a blank stare. Once they snap out of their trance of horror, the first question is often – “But what happens if someone says something bad?” Which makes me wonder… …

Outplacement Services – A Recruiter’s Candy Store? It Should Be…

Jennifer McClure Candidate Pool, Jennifer McClure, Recruiting

Jim was a Director of Strategic Planning at a Fortune 50 organization who successfully led the sales strategy for one of the company’s premier brands. Bob was a Director of Marketing at a Fortune 500 company who received numerous industry awards and professional accolades for innovative initiatives that created product line growth. Dave was a President of a multi-billion dollar Fortune …

FOTv Show #3 – Is a One-Page Resume the Secret to Job Search Success?

Kris Dunn FOTv, Jason Pankow, Jason Seiden, Jennifer McClure, Joshua Letourneau, Kris Dunn, Paul Hebert, Recruiting

FOTv IS BACK.  And we’re pissed off, and we’re not going to take it anymore. OK, I jest.  A little.  But we are eating our own today.  The target of our dining experience?  Jason Seiden, who had the audacity to say that in order to have a successful resume, you need to keep it to one page.  Here’s what the …

What Would Happen If Goldilocks Interviewed At Your Company?

Jennifer McClure Culture, Interviewing, Jennifer McClure, Recruiting

You’ve heard the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears right? Breakin’ it down for you – Goldilocks was a bratty little girl who disobeyed her mom and invaded the home of the Bear family while they were out for a walk. While she was there, she helped herself to their stuff in search of an experience that was “just right”. To bring you …

Providing Feedback to Rejected Candidates – Will You Please Suck It Up?

Jennifer McClure Jennifer McClure, Recruiting

You’re a Recruiter. You have an open position. You source. You screen. You interview. You send several candidates to the hiring team for consideration. In the end, the “best” candidate is selected. You celebrate the successful completion of the search by either updating your recruiting metrics or collecting a hefty placement fee. One candidate is happy and starting a new …

The Top 6 Ways A Recruiter Knows If You’re A Good Client – Or a Terrible One…

Jennifer McClure Interviewing, Jennifer McClure, Recruiting, Working With Recruiters

As a Third Party Recruiter, I spend quite a bit of time meeting with potential Clients to learn about their leadership recruiting needs, and educating them on how we can work together to identify, recruit and attract the best talent to their organization. Usually, after some information sharing and discussion, as well as completion of the necessary paperwork, we’re off …