PODCAST: Do You Recruit Or Save Lives? Why Not Both!

Tim Sackett Canvas, Recruiting, Tim Sackett

Welcome to Recruiter Confessions! On this episode, Tim Sackett brings in Matt Jones, Partner at Harmer Consultants, Inc. Matt shares some hot takes on the following: –Why recruiting and saving lives are not necessarily mutually exclusive gigs –Beyond the obvious tips like proofreading your resume, how candidates can get in sweet with recruiters –What it takes to turn messaging (email …

Recruiters! Do You Need Permission to Text Candidates?

Tim Sackett Canvas, Recruiting, Tim Sackett

Image credit: Recruiting Social Do you hate getting unsolicited sales calls and texts!? I do! I bet if we did a FOT poll on this question it would come back 100% of people hate unsolicited sales calls and text messages! We know that roughly 95% of all text messages are seen in the first three minutes of being received. We …

The *Real* Way You Make Your Employer Brand Come To Life On Social Media

Kate Weimer Kate Weimer, Social Media

Your social media checklist for your employer brand might look something a little like this: Careers-focused channels created? Check. Posting regularly? Check. Growing your audience? Check. While those items alone ensure a robust social media plan, there’s one big item that’s missing in order for your employer brand to truly come alive on social media: community management. What community management …

The 5 Components Your Monthly Communications to ATS Candidate Pools Should Have

Kate Weimer Email, Kate Weimer, Recruitment Marketing

Even though social media is where everyone in the marketing space (including recruitment marketing) loves to focus their attention these days, the more traditional email campaign is a long ways away from laying six feet under. In fact, you’d be foolish not to incorporate some type of email campaigning into your recruitment marketing strategy. Therefore, one of the must-haves for …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Joe Gerstandt – Taking Employees’ Words at Face Value

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Jobvite

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below, featuring host Dawn Burke and her guest Joe Gerstandt, a speaker, writer and consultant within the scope of diversity and inclusion. Together, Dawn and Joe dive in on the difficulty of separating what you assume someone means when they say something, and taking what someone says at face value. Heed their advice on how not to get caught …

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On the Phone Again…

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Recruiting

I am on the phone again…talking to people. IRL. Shocking I know. 18 years of being tucked away, often called “secret weapon” or “best kept secret” (laugh hysterically here), sourcing my heart out and NOT talking to candidates. Talking to hiring managers on a limited, very limited basis. I think my favorite moment was working for a Telecom company where …

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ALWAYS Believe Adults Mean What They Say

Dawn Burke Communication, Dawn Burke, Jobvite

As HR Pros and Talent Acquisitions Specialists we have to make judgments based on information. We usually gather this information in the form of interviews (job interviews, coaching interviews, feedback surveys, etc.). What have I learned after all these years interviewing? When an adult tells you something, you have to believe they mean it. Here’s my story: When I was going …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Charlie Judy – Discriminating Against Boring People

Dawn Burke Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, Digital Interviewing, Jobvite

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below as Dawn Burke and her guest Charlie Judy, founder of WorkXO, dig in on her blog post, Can I Discriminate Against Boring People? Yes. Yes I Can. Dawn stands by her claim that candidates who throw away their shot and make her fall asleep in their video interviews should be passed by, and Charlie backs her up …

How Fast Is Too Fast?

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, HR, Recruiting, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett

Have you ever stopped to think that maybe technology is pushing our hiring process too fast? We all have a natural cadence to how we do things.  Imagine going out on a date with a nice young man.  You go and get coffee. Coffee is easy, and you can get out of it quickly if things are going south. The …