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Tips for High-Volume Recruiters

Research, preparation and referrals go a long way
 
 
High-volume recruiters are a breed apart. They're consistently under pressure to fill multiple positions per day, meet tight deadlines and satisfy metrics tied to bonuses.
 
"It can be very stressful—overwhelming at times," said Rebecca Queen, an Orange County, Calif. ...




12 Simple Actions That Could Dramatically Improve Your Recruiting Results

I’ve written many times about actions recruiting managers can take to improve the impact of recruiting, but with the ongoing pressure many recruiting functions feel to do more with less, now is a great time to review a short list practical, easily implemented actions appropriate for an individual recruiter or manager. ...




5 Brilliant Recruiting Tricks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Congratulations! You're in the position to hire more employees. Before you start the process, check out these 5 tips to help you find the best talent.
 
f there's one fact about recruiting and hiring, it's that you either love it or hate it. ...




Do funny recruiting hacks work?

Do recruiting “hacks” work? Can you get a big company’s attention through wacky (or not so wacky) antics? One man, John Washam, tried and his story is, at the very least, interesting.
 
Washam wrote about his quest to work for Google on his blog, Googley As Heck. ...




16 building blocks that bolster employee engagement

Do you know what sets your company apart from the rest for job seekers? Is it your recent accomplishments? How about your Fitness Fridays or Casual Mondays? Or is it the opportunities you provide for employees to grow throughout your firm and take their careers to the next level? 
 
The chances are it’s all of these things, which collaboratively come together to build up your culture. ...




5 Ways to Determine Which Applicants Will Be Loyal Employees

Job hopping is now expected among professionals. In fact, LinkedIn’s March survey of more than 26,000 members found that job seekers don’t expect to stay with their employer for more than three years. But while company loyalty seemingly declines, there are still plenty of professionals out there who stay with their organizations. ...




6 Genius Ways To Make Your Office A Better Place

Your 9-to-5 just got a whole lot better.



Picture this: Your office is actually a place you look forward to going to every day.
It would be beneficial to feel this way. Hating your workplace can be incredibly draining and can even contribute to a host of health problems, from gaining weight and losing sleep to interfering with your personal relationships. ...




Bricks to clicks - how to achieve more effective resourcing through employee profiling

The faces of teams in retail are changing at such a rapid pace - all rushing to jump on the online retail band wagon and survive the tsunami of retail store closures across the country.
 
If established giants like BHS have to close the doors of their retail empire and make thousands of people redundant after years of loyal service, then many of these specialists will need to face considerable change and head towards the promised land of online retail. ...




10 Workplace Trends You'll See In 2017

Every year I give my top 10 workplace trend predictions for the upcoming year. You can read my predictions from 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 if you missed them. These trends are based on hundreds of conversations with human resource executives and workers, a series of national and global online surveys and secondary research from more than 160 different primary and secondary research sources, including think tanks, consulting companies, non-profits, the government and trade associations. ...




Where Girls Go to Code - Workforce Magazine

In late September, Accenture’s Ellyn Shook welcomed 1,200 new female engineers to the company at an onboarding event at its offices in India.
“That day was one of the most memorable in my career,” the consulting giant’s chief human resources officer said. ...