3 Criteria You’re Missing from Your IT Job Postings

Tim Sackett Job Boards, job postings, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Tim Sackett, Udacity, Uncategorized

Crafting a good job posting is at the core of a successful recruitment process. Still, most organizations virtually ignore it when it comes to understanding the reasoning of why their process is failing.  The normal mode of operation in crafting your job posting goes something like this: Ask hiring manager to send you something about what the job they are …

5 FOT Reads to Start Your Week

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

You know it’s true. When people compare Pokemon Go to life, you either want to slap them or ask them to marry you.  Add FOT to that list, regardless of the side of the fence you’re sitting on.  Oh, yeah – shocking, but real estate agents are the most optimistic people in the workplace right now. Welcome to peak economic cycle, people. …

Talent Acquisition Is The Only HR Function That Matters

Dawn Burke candidate experience, Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, Influence, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Uncategorized

Sorda. I’m a generalist. I’m a grinder. I’m a leader. As a generalist at heart I do it all. Many of you do as well. So when I’m asked what is the most important function under the HR umbrella, I take a deep breath. I mean, picking the most important HR function is like: Saying your oldest child is the …

Does The “Humpty Dance” Automatically Play When HR Gets Emailed at Fox News?

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn, Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized, Worldwide FOT

Of course not.  There are a lot of strong HR pros at that organization. But as Kris Dunn writes over at the HR Capitalist, it’s been a tough week at Fox News related to harassment – and a reminder for everyone who has let powerful execs act like pervs because they didn’t have the power to take them on. Read …

5 FOT Reads To Start Your Week

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

It’s hot.  So are these reads: The ‘Uberization’ Of Recruitment: What You Need To Know – What’s most interesting is that 60% of these people have made the decision to work freelance by choice and not out of necessity. This particular statistic should give recruiters a lot of food for thought. Is the ‘Uberization’ of recruitment on the horizon? Will hiring …

5 FOT Reads To Start Your Week – Team America Edition

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Happy Fourth of July, America!  Here’s 5 reads to get you started on your week, Team America Style: Steve Boese Has Ranked The Founding Fathers of America.  It’s a good list, but does Adams truly belong at number 2? Wouldn’t he drop a home game to powerhouses like Jefferson and Franklin? Tim Sackett did a tribute to America with no …

Sourcing: The 2 Trustiest Tools in My Team’s Toolbox in 2016

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Sourcing, Uncategorized

What does your team need to source? How dollar conscious do you need to be about your budget?  I’m stingy.  Honestly, I’m way stingier with my sourcing budget than I am with my own money.  But I will always spend on automation—especially if the tools help me look smart and save time (which saves money!).  Show me what you got. …

Recruiting Online? Put Those Judgy Eyes Away.

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Uncategorized

In what seems like the dark ages of social media, circa 2008, when I was training recruiters and sourcers on how to not only find people but engage in social media, it seemed like the phrase I said most was something akin to “Everyone can see what you post, so think before you post.” These days, that’s said by everyone. …

Professional Positions Available! College Degree NOT Required!

Tim Sackett Candidate Pool, Tim Sackett, Uncategorized

Surprise! The newest trend in professional recruiting is that candidates don’t need an actual college degree! Yeah, you know that thing you automatically put into your job description before you add anything else. So, you’re hiring a manager of project development, what degree is that? You need a Business Analyst, what school do you want them to come from? Does …

Are We Still Posting Jobs In 2016?

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Sourcing, Uncategorized

It’s Sunday, and I’m writing another webinar on recruiting, sourcing and all that is wonderful in those worlds and all the wonder there could be. I’ve managed to keep it fun and light as we chat about recruiting in 2016 with references to Bowie and the Bionic Woman. One of the questions I’ve been asked to address is this idea of …