Hit The Reset Button and Rethink Your Recruiting Strategy

By Jonathan Reynolds on Aug 11, 2015 Quality has always trumped quantity when it comes to recruitment. Finding the right applicant has never been a numbers game — but if you examine the way most of today’s companies are hiring, you may think most companies have forgotten the basic goal of recruitment. Sites like MonsterContinue reading “Hit The Reset Button and Rethink Your Recruiting Strategy”

Measure What Matters…Recruiting Metrics That Need Your Attention.

By Matthew Burzon on Aug 3, 2015 A quick look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2015 New England and State Unemployment Report reveals some insightful information for those that view human capital as their organization’s greatest asset. May’s national unemployment rate remains unchanged from April at 5.5%, while the New England region has declined to 4.9%. Continue reading “Measure What Matters…Recruiting Metrics That Need Your Attention.”

The Passive Candidate Spectrum — Getting Inside their Psyche for More Successful Recruiting

by Maury Hanigan We’ve all met superstar recruiters at some point in our careers. The ones who work with essentially the same tools and resources as everyone else but still manage to consistently outperform their peers. Those elite few who regularly source “unreachable” candidates and close top-tier talent at impressive rates. One of the hallmarks ofContinue reading “The Passive Candidate Spectrum — Getting Inside their Psyche for More Successful Recruiting”

Imagine Your Ideal Salesperson. Turns Out Your Mental Picture is Probably Wrong.

Originally posted on The Staffing Advisor:
If you’re looking for an employee on the front lines of your business (salespeople, customer service, etc), you might have this image of an outgoing, gregarious individual. Or maybe you picture the aggressive (pushy?) self-confident types, who relentlessly drive sales results. Well, I hate to break it to you,…

The Pitfalls of Hiring: Judging Performance Without Context

Originally posted on The Staffing Advisor:
Humanity has always relied on our ability to make snap judgments of strangers so we could survive, otherwise there was always the chance of being caught unawares by a dangerous rival warrior masquerading as a peaceful trader. I haven’t heard of any recent Maryland tribal wars, but in hiring,…

Elwood Professional Recruiter

Elwood Professional Recruiter Recruiter Grand Rapids, MI Columbus, IN  Can you confidently communicate with clients, ask for referrals, and handle the pressure of working in a fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy speaking with and working with professionals from varied backgrounds? Do you continuously stay up to date with latest technology and trends in social media?Continue reading “Elwood Professional Recruiter”

The Role of Social Media in Recruiting

Social Media is emerging as a tool that more recruiters rely on in the hiring process. Networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Viadeo, and Google+ can provide recruiters with an array of information about potential candidates, as well as new avenues for reaching passive candidates and advertising the company’s current openings. Many companies with aContinue reading “The Role of Social Media in Recruiting”

Shaky On Your Staffing Firm Knowledge?

A staffing firm is kind of like Chandler Bing’s job: everyone knows it exists – and that it’s important – but no one can really explain what it is. In short, recruiters help match the right candidates with the right employers. While many companies have in-house HR departments, staffing and recruiting firms can help when theContinue reading “Shaky On Your Staffing Firm Knowledge?”

Experience vs Fresh Graduate

There has been some confusion among the workplace and job seekers on whether companies will, or should, hire young individuals right out of college or hire/keep the older, more experienced employee. Being a senior in college, my worry of getting hired right after graduation has skyrocketed. Why would businesses hire a freshly graduated job seekerContinue reading “Experience vs Fresh Graduate”