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January 15, 2014
A strong employer brand is critical to recruiting great talent, but building one can be especially challenging at small businesses where there may not be a dedicated HR pro, much less an in-house recruiter.
October 2, 2012
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, [...]
July 31, 2012
Coming off the momentum of two previous events held in the Boston area, Monster.com is holding the third in a series of social recruiting summits in Washington, DC on August 9th to share best practices with employers and college career centers on how to educate, engage and reach the next generation of job candidates through [...]
March 30, 2012
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.
March 16, 2012
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 [...]
March 7, 2012
How critical is social media to the Emerging Workforce and how are they incorporating social into their professional lives? On Thursday, February 23rd, Monster hosted an invite-only summit to share best practices with employers and college recruiters on how to reach the next generation of job candidates through social media and networking platforms, such as Facebook.
January 25, 2012
With the hiring market showing signs of life and the war for talent heating up, it was time to turn the tables for an honest look at the top lies recruiters tell candidates. Obviously, these statements are often true and crucially important when communicating with candidates. Most recruiters are honest and upfront with job seekers. Largely caring and committed, recruiters really care about every candidate. The bad news is that many of the most common put offs, while usually well-intentioned and largely innocuous, are as integrated with the recruiting process as applicant tracking systems. The good news? Avoiding these “worst practices” instantly translates into observing best practices, an improved candidate experience and an easy win for your employment brand.
January 10, 2012
I have come across certain people who have tweeted nothing but their offerings and wares. Recruiters, you’re as guilty as anyone – I get that you’re posting a job, but why not at least attempt to converse with someone who may be a candidate rather than turn everything you post into a classifieds section? I don’t get it. Why are you on social media if you clearly don’t want to be social? Because that, my friend, is not social media. That’s advertising. And it’s frowned upon.