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October 2, 2012

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Has Social Recruiting Killed the Help Wanted Sign?

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Is the Help Wanted a complete waste of time when the rest of the world seems to be on the Internet tweeting jobs and posting video job ads? That little Help Wanted sign is just step one in the evolution that brought us all to the social recruiting conversation. We’ve moved from Help Wanted signs, [...]

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March 30, 2012

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Monster 5 for Friday: Talent War Edition

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Monster 5 for Friday: Talent War Edition

College students across the county are rejoicing: after several years of reduced post-college career opportunities for the emerging workforce, the college graduate class of 2012 has more job prospects. Companies across the country are trying to gobble up the brightest and most creative minds in the graduating class through company branding, perks and outreach strategies. The War for Talent is back on.

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March 16, 2012

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Monster 5 for Friday: Goldman Sachs Edition

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Monster 5 for Friday: Goldman Sachs Edition

This week, when top executive Greg Smith announced his resignation in a very public op-ed in the New York Times, critics began to compare his resignation methods to business dealings more akin to the popular show, Mad Men. Human resources leaders may have viewed Mr. Smith’s resignation as an HR retention disaster, lacking all steps [...]

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January 19, 2012

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The 100 Best Companies To Work For In America

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The 100 Best Companies To Work For In America

The recently-announced 2012 list of The 100 Best Companies to Work for in America proves once again that great companies understand employee engagement — and how to cultivate it — consistently. This conscientious approach to talent management explains why some companies make the list year after year. To learn more about what it takes to be chosen, we spoke with Amy Lyman, co-founder of the Great Place to Work® Institute and author of The Trustworthy Leader: Leveraging the Power of Trust to Transform Your Organization (Wiley, 2012).

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December 21, 2011

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How To Score With Talent Marketing

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How To Score With Talent Marketing

Social media and technology have emerged as some of the most exciting HR topics not only of this year, but pretty much this entire decade. Breaking down these trends, however, means realizing that no matter what tool, these trends all revolve around talent – the talent we have, the talent we want and, perhaps most importantly, the marketing we need to attract top talent.

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December 14, 2011

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Moving Towards Mobile Recruiting

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Moving Towards Mobile Recruiting

Mobile is an opportunity to differentiate; but more than that, it’s a transformation to our professional world that we can no longer ignore. Just as the internet changed the way we attracted candidates from newsprint to online; the mobile phone is revolutionizing the way employers must market to candidates. Close to 80% of job seekers use mobile applications to look for a job and quite frankly, the stats on speed and retention of mobile recruitment messages by candidates vs. traditional recruiting methods is stunning.

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December 13, 2011

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The Abstract Art of Social Media Marketing

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The Abstract Art of Social Media Marketing

Social media consultants are the worst. As if they really know what they are doing, what is really successful and/or why. Here’s the thing, if someone tells you they are a guru in social media marketing… please do me a personal favor and never talk with them again. Truth is… they lie.

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December 8, 2011

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Mobile Recruiting Strategies for Improving Candidate Experience

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Mobile Recruiting Strategies for Improving Candidate Experience

Your smartphone is always with you, and recruiters know that. That’s why growing numbers of them are utilizing mobile technologies to recruit and vet job candidates. Utilizing mobile technology in the hiring process can make the application and interview process move along much more quickly, says Erin Peterson, recruitment outsourcing practice leader with Aon Hewitt, a global leader in human capital consulting and outsourcing solutions.

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December 1, 2011

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5 Keys for Building Successful Internal Talent Communities

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5 Keys for Building Successful Internal Talent Communities

If you’re paying attention to the social recruiting conversation, you’re probably already familiar with the concept of talent communities, which have emerged as one of the industry’s hottest topics in 2011. We so often get wrapped up in debating the definition that we often forget to explore the tangible benefits and actionable solutions talent communities represent for HR and recruiting professionals. Creating a talent community can not only help acquire top talent, streamline hiring processes and cut recruiting costs externally, but also functions as a great employee engagement and communications tool.

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