WEBINAR: How to Hire When Unemployment is at Historic Lows

Tim Sackett Business Development, Candidate Pool, Canvas, Communication, Hiring Managers, Hourly Hiring, HR & Marketing, HR Technology, Job Market, Mobile Recruiting, Networking, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Talent Acquisition, Talent Strategy, Tim Sackett, Webinar 0 Comments

Gather ‘round talent buffs and let me tell you a story – of a time not so long ago in a land not so far away. A little agency called The Bureau of Labor Statistics (you may have heard of them) released a report claiming that the unemployment rate dropped below 4% for the first time in 15 years. Did …

RIP Voicemail – Goodbye, Old Friend

Guest: Pat Lynch Change, Change Management, Communication, Culture, Email, Employee Communications, Generations, Managing People, Mobile Recruiting, Old School

It’s becoming quite fashionable for people in my age bracket to attribute a whole host of world problems to the rise and influence of Millennials. The list of casualties is growing. I went to the self-appointed arbiter of all things social – Buzzfeed – to see what has fallen victim to this Millennial killing spree: Cable TV – Why check …

Would You Use Your Snap Bitmoji to Recruit Talent via Text Message? @goCanvasHQ

Tim Sackett Generations, Hiring Bias, Mobile Recruiting, Networking, Profiles, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, Talent Strategy

Okay, for those who are under the age of like 25 I probably need to first do some explaining! What the heck is Snapchat and what the heck is a Bitmoji!? Okay, I’m only joking a bit because I know you all know what the heck Snapchat is! Every younger person from like ten to mid-twenties is seemingly spending most …

Should You Consider Social Media in Recruiting Decisions?

Ben Olds Ben Olds, candidate experience, Candidate Pool, Mobile Recruiting, Online Applications, Recruiting

You know the story—girl meets boy, girl likes boy, girl wants to hire boy, girl decides to check boy’s Facebook/Snapchat/Twitter/Instagram, girl sees stuff she doesn’t like about boy, girl doesn’t hire boy. Is this OK? What do you think? Let’s exclude LinkedIn from the debate since that’s a generally accepted business and recruiting tool. What about all the others? Yes—it’s …

Mobile Recruiting: Have You Cracked The Code? (Part 1 of 2)

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, HR, HR & Marketing, Mobile, Mobile Recruiting

I want to preface this post by sharing how much I love Chipotle, specifically their Barbacoa tacos. Spicy, shredded beef, seared, then slowly braised for hours in a blend of chipotle adobo, cumin, cloves, garlic and oregano… yep, that is definitely something this carnivore can get behind. So, while eating my Barbacoa tacos yesterday… I caught this post on mobile …

Where The Rubber Meets The Road Responsively

William Tincup Good HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Mobile Recruiting, Recruiting, William Tincup

No, not that rubber. For the love of God, get your minds out of the gutter people. This article is about responsive design and why we should all care about it. Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at creating sites and applications to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, …

HR, Clay Aiken and The Phone

Laurie Ruettimann Always Be Closing, Laurie Ruettimann, Mobile Recruiting

I live in North Carolina. Today is election day, and Clay Aiken is running for Congress. This is a big deal in my home state. Even though I don’t live in the district, I am lucky enough to see commercials for Clay Aiken and his Democratic primary opponents. I also see political ads for the Republican incumbent, Renee Ellmers. And I’m lucky enough …

Happy Hour Job Search: Driving The Behavior of Mobile Job Seekers [Webinar]

Kris Dunn Job Boards, Kris Dunn, Mobile, Mobile Recruiting, Webinar

We love it at FOT when companies start talking about how they block specific types of websites to prevent employees from doing certain things.  One of the types of sites companies love to block is career sites.  “You’re not going to look for a job while you’re working.” You’re right, boss.  We won’t look for a job on your laptop …

Are You HR 5c or 5s?

Tim Sackett Communication, Culture, Current Affairs, Good HR, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Mobile, Mobile Recruiting, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Trench HR, Web/Tech

Confession time, I’m currently an iPhone 4s person and I feel inadequate. Not to worry though, that’s all about to change because I am due for an upgrade… I was just waiting for the next version of iPhone to be released, and like so many other sheep I’ll find myself following the line into the store to get the 5s. …

FOT Quiz: How To Spot A Fake Recruiter

Tim Sackett Always Be Closing, Audacious Ideas, Bad HR, Candidate Pool, Good HR, HR, Influence, Mobile Recruiting, Recruiting, Resumes, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Tim Sackett, Trench HR

Sorry, HR and Talent Pros – this is an article for your Hiring Managers and your Executives.  Please pass it along to them – you can stop reading now. There are two types of recruiters in the world. 1. The Recruiter you want – The Recruiter you want finds talent and fills your openings. 2. The Fake Recruiter – The …