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The 3 Greatest Tools a Recruiter Can Have

Doug Horn on November 4, 2014 1:34:00 PM EST

In the past, this blog has discussed the traits that make up a good recruiter, but until now, we have left out some of the best recruiting and sourcing tools that are available out there. With the global staffing market in 2013 topping $416 billion, and the United States claiming..

The Pros and Cons of Agency Recruiting

Norm Clausen on September 5, 2014 2:07:00 PM EDT

This is the fifth part in our ongoing series on recommended sourcing techniques. For other parts of the series, please view:

#1 Internal Promotions#2 Referrals#3 Job Boards#4 LinkedIn

When it comes to recruiting, there’s no question that the top quality candidates come from..

Are Rehires the Right Move?

Doug Horn on September 2, 2014 11:22:00 AM EDT

No one likes returning to anything with their tail between their legs, especially a previous place of employment. It takes a lot of courage to swallow one’s pride and walk through that old boardroom door, but sometimes a rehire can also be the best hire.

As an employer, it’s your..

The Pros and Cons of Sourcing Candidates on LinkedIn

Norm Clausen on August 27, 2014 11:33:00 AM EDT

This is the fourth part in our ongoing series on recommended sourcing techniques. For other parts of the series, please view:

#1 Internal Promotions #2 Referrals#3 Job Boards

This is the place the pros turn for talent. LinkedIn can be an extremely powerful tool in an experienced..

Recruiting on Social Media: Is it Worth Your Time?

Doug Horn on August 9, 2014 1:38:00 PM EDT

Amidst all the selfies, New Year’s resolutions, and invitations to play Candy Crush you see daily on various social media websites, quality candidates exist, just waiting to be hired. The question isn’t where they are hiding, but whether recruiting on these social media outlets is an..

Job Boards: They're not dead yet

Norm Clausen on August 1, 2014 12:48:00 PM EDT

This is the third part in our ongoing series on recommended sourcing techniques. For other parts of the series, please view:

#1 Internal Promotions #2 Referrals #4 LinkedIn

Despite being pronounced dead more times than disco, the job boards have persistently reinvented themselves to..

Recruiting in the Recovery: Champagne Tastes, Beer Budget

Norm Clausen on July 24, 2014 9:00:00 AM EDT

Like a buoy flowing with the tides, recruiting follows the water mark of the economy.  It’s a vastly different situation whether recruiters are floating high on an ocean of available placement opportunities or scraping a dry seabed. The same could be said about the availability of..

RecruitiFi, Greenhouse, & Quirky Co-Host Sourcing Panel

Norm Clausen on July 14, 2014 2:53:00 PM EDT

RecruitiFi and Greenhouse, who recently integrated their applications, teamed up with the crowdsourced invention site, Quirky, to co-host a recruiting panel focusing on sourcing techniques.  The highly esteemed panel consisted of representatives from each of the major sourcing..

Bridging Sourcing with Relationship Management

Alan Sky on June 19, 2014 11:05:00 AM EDT

With today’s digital access to candidate information, the sourcing world is open more than ever before. This has been a great boon to tech-savvy recruiters who specialize in sourcing, a talent management discipline which is focused on finding, assessing, and engaging skilled..

The Benefits of Hiring by Referral

Norm Clausen on June 16, 2014 11:00:00 AM EDT

This is the second part in our ongoing series on recommended sourcing techniques. For other parts of the series, please view:

#1 Internal Promotions #3 Job Boards #4 LinkedIn

 

Regardless of your company’s HR structure, you’re sitting on a tremendous network of effective..