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5 Things You Should Have In Your ATS Messaging to Avoid Looking Like an ***

FOT Note: This post is sponsored by the good folks at CareerBuilder.com, who care so much about the world of recruiting and human resources that they’ve become an annual sponsor at… Get the Rest

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Crapadappadoo! What Sourcing Tool Did I Miss In 2014?

It's December and I'm taking stock... stock of my tools and gizmos to source.  I'm not the only one---float into any sourcing chat or group, and you'll see

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The Dream Chaser

I was just as shocked as all of you. I couldn't believe what had just happened. I finally got mad enough to walk out of that comfy-corner-office-HR-Director job...

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LinkedIn Influencer – FOT Style

So, I'm guessing many of you know about LinkedIn's Influencers.  These are usually folks like: Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Deepak Chopra, Barack Obama, Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn's

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7 reasons I Love Recruiting!

Hi, my name is Tim Sackett, and I love recruiting.  Yes, it is considered an illness by many (Hi, SHRM ladies!).  Yes, I'm probably addicted.  So, for this

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I Got Hired On Match.com

During the recent break I got to watch a ton of of TV, and I noticed that dating websites ramp up the commercials during the holidays! I also

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Sackadamus Gives His 2014 Predictions

The Annual Sackadamus FOT Predictions have become legendary, primarily for their uncanny accuracy and for the simple fact no one is willing to go out on such

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No New Art

Before you review this article, do me a personal favor and click this link—it's only 600 words or so but it will provide some useful context. Last line of

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5 Secrets From LinkedIn’s Recruiter Certification Test

A few weeks back, LinkedIn (LI) made a big splash at their annual Talent Connect conference when they launched their new LinkedIn Recruiter Certification. Immediately, everyone in the

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The Future of Recruiting Tools

What tools are you currently using to find candidates? -Resume databases – probably 90% of recruiters (internal and external). -LinkedIn – probably 75% of recruiters with professional type openings. -Facebook –