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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 hand...

3 Notorious Time Sinks in Recruiting

Doug Horn on August 15, 2014 11:42:00 AM EDT


Ask an employer what the one thing they spend the greatest amount of time on and 99 out of 100 times, the answer you’ll get is recruiting. It’s one of the most critical aspects of running a successful business, but it can be a cruel mistress if you let it. Sometimes, it even feels..

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..

Writing the Perfect InMail on LinkedIn

Norm Clausen on June 9, 2014 3:27:00 PM EDT

In the quest to fill your company's open positions with top talent, it's often necessary to pursue passive candidates--those who are currently employed and not actively seeking a new position. After all, if you're looking to fill a role that requires a very specific skill set, where..