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The Top 7 Recruiting Fails For 2012
2012 was a great year in recruiting.  After attending several recent events and networking with recruiters, recruiting leaders, and job seekers now is a great time to reflect back and publish what we’ve recently heard as the top 7 recruiting #fails in 2012. #7 – Recruiting with Pinterest:  Gag.  Enough said. #6 – Mobile Recruiting:  Mobile recruiting is a hot topic and... Read the full article
29 LinkedIn Tips Everyone Should Use
LinkedIn continues to be cited as one of the top sites for sales professionals, recruiters, and job seekers. Is the site continuing its’ explosive growth? LinkedIn recorded 4.2 billion professionally oriented searches on the platform in 2011 and is on pace to surpass 5.3 billion in 2012. Additionally, they’ve added 1,000 employees this year. Yeah, that’s growth. We’ve be... Read the full article
The Facebook Job Board Debacle
By now you would have heard Facebook has launched a new jobs app, in partnership with 5 organizations. As you would guess, the experts and news organizations are stating LinkedIn should be scared as they have been “put on notice”. After receiving some feedback and taking a look at the app, there are some substantial obstacles to overcome before LinkedIn ever has to worry. In ... Read the full article
25 Social Media Tips from Recruiters
Social Media and social networking is no new concept in the job search space.  Depending on who you ask – you’ll receive varying tips to build your network and possibly land a job. Some of the advice is good, but as one Recruiter shared, “Don’t listen to all the bad advice out there – if it seems crazy it’s because it is”. At a Minnesota Recruiters event a week ag... Read the full article
LinkedIn Training – Talent HQ Event
LinkedIn continues to be cited as the top online channel for both job seekers and recruiters. Yet, most do not spend an adequate amount of time investing in their online profile. Reasons for this vary from not enough time or knowledge, to the an awareness gap in keeping up with the sites new enhancements and features. I’m pleased to share that Paul DeBettignies, Co-Founder and... Read the full article
Indeed.com Acquired By Recruit
Recruit Co. Ltd., a Japan-based HR services and consumer internet firm has acquired the job search site leader, Indeed.com.  Indeed will continue to be led by its current management team and operate as an independent subsidiary of Recruit. Indeed launched 8 years ago, and in that time became the #1 job search site with 80 million unique visitors per month.  The company also gre... Read the full article
50 Job Search Tips From Recruiters
When researching the most effective practices on conducting a job search, job seekers can get a lot of mixed messages on what to do (or what not to do) – depending on the who they talk to. HR and Recruiting professionals can be a great source of information, given their roles in the recruitment and selection process. This article is comprised of job search tips from 50 differen... Read the full article
Announcing The 2012 Recruiting Awards
The stage is set for the 2nd annual recruiting awards program, and the RecruitingAwards.com site is open for nominations through Friday, September 21st.  Winners for 2012 will be announced live at the Recruiting Trends Conference in Las Vegas next month. The awards are for recruiting professionals regardless of the industry or company they recruit for, and are open to corporat... Read the full article
The Facebook Job Board Debate
The topic of Facebook launching a job board this summer has received a lot of attention the past couple of weeks.  From stating a Facebook job board could kill LinkedIn’s momentum - to quoting 92% of recruiters are using social media to recruit talent. Have recruiters hired people through Facebook or have job seekers found a job through Facebook? Sure. The irony is all of t... Read the full article