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Move Over Twitter. Snapchat is Newest Social Recruiting Strategy

Snapchat is a great tool to share with friends and randoms quick photos and now video quickly. The photos or video disappear as a pseudo guarantee that the physical evidence will be erase...


A Comprehensive Guide To Recruiting on Google+

One of the biggest advantages that Google+ has for recruiters is that the social media platform is run by Google. This means that any content being shared on that platform gets search eng...


Relationships Matter: What We Can Learn From the Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Companies on LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]

“Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first,” says newly appointed Senior Vice President of Retail at Apple Ang...


How Workplace Happiness Affects Your Paycheck

Studies have shown that when we are happy at work, we are smarter, more motivated, more competitive and, thus more successful. While it’s widely known that overall fulfilment allows us to...


Part Two: CA Discrimination Law and Web-Based Recruiting Practices #hrbasics

Last week Mary Wright explained California discrimination law and its consideration of recruitment as a “term and condition of employment.” This week she discusses how “...


#TChat Recap: It’s All About The Talent Engagement Experience

The balance of power is shifting in the employer/employee relationship. What does it mean for the future of work? The #TChat crowd weighs inRead More The post #TChat Recap: It’s All...


Three Tips to Streamline Your Interviews and Auditions, Part 4

See Three Tips to Streamline Your Hiring, Part 1, Three Tips to Streamline Your Recruiting, Part 2, and Three Tips to Streamline Your Phone Screens, Part 3 to see our story to here. When ...


Take the Work Out of Networking with LinkedIn’s New Connected App [SLIDESHOW]

Today we’re excited to introduce our new LinkedIn Connected app for iPhone. Connected is all about providing genuine opportunities for you to strengthen your relationships. It helps you r...


Coping with Volatility in the 21st Century Business World

Lately, I've received a lot of emails from people who are worried about the unpredictability of today’s business culture. Employees simply can’t stomach the constant swinging from one dir...


Life Isn’t About Finding Yourself

I have several quotations on the wall in my office. One of them is the following: Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. (George Bernard Shaw) Why did...


The Ultimate Guide To Skype Interviews For Interviewer And Interviewee [INFOGRAPHIC]

We all know what to expect when it comes to a face-to-face job interview, but for many people, Skype interviews are uncharted territory. Here are some tips for dealing with interviews, bo...


The Entrepreneur’s Checklist: 7 Things You Need To Start A Business

Want to run your own business someday? Check out the entrepreneur's checklist. In order to start a business successfully, you will need the following... The post The Entrepreneur’s ...


Beware: The #1 Myth About Getting Your Dream Job

You want a job you love, but you're afraid it's too far out of reach so you settle for an 'OK' job. Well, here's the #1 myth about getting your dream job... The post Beware: The #1 Myth A...


Why Networking Must Be More Than An Event

When was the last time you talked to a stranger on the bus? This author did, and found himself with a new networking connection. Here's what happened. The post Why Networking Must Be More...


How To Edit Your Overqualified Resume

If you are a candidate who may be overqualified for a job you’re considering, think about making adjustments to your resume to help you get the job. The post How To Edit Your Overqualifie...


How Your Attitude Defines Your Job Search

Job search troubles got you down? Keep your head up - your attitude, truly, is everything. It defines you and your job search. Find out why. The post How Your Attitude Defines Your Job Se...


The No Fear Approach To Handling A Combative Employee

As a new manager, you’re glad to have Chris on your team. He seems like an ideal employee: smart, experienced and gets things done. There’s just one problem. He disagrees with you and his...


New Perspective Brings Improved Days

The sun was streaming through the window to suggest that negotiation and a willingness to consider a new perspective applies to both personal and business life. Your personal life provide...


Take A Leap, Take a Risk, IT WILL BE OK! #hrbasics

This week is HR Basics week, I could tell you about the best interview questions I have used over the years, boring! Here is the story of the leap I took and the rut that followed. A litt...


How to Find Headhunters

In my last post, I explained how headhunters work, and the importance of targeting them correctly. But how do you find the right headhunters for your industry, level, and/or profession? T...


What are the Challenges of Being a New Recruiter?

I was watching the highlights of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge on Sky Sports which entailed 16 teams from around the world attempting to row 3,000 nautical miles from La Gomera t...


Every Rose Has It’s Thorn in HR #hrbasics

When I started out in Human Resources, I was naive.  I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I’m a recruiter in the Human Resources field.  I like what I do treme...


How To Create A Competitive Claim That Is More Than Hot Air

Most companies struggle with defining what makes them unique; different from their competitors. They can’t answer the question “Why should I do business with you and NOT your ...


The BAD Candidate Experience: Alive & Kicking

The Bad Candidate Experience Alive & Still Kicking Job Seekers in the Face Every time I think we are past it – over it – ready to mark “the bad candidate experience&...


#1 Secret For An Interview-Snatching Phone Screening

Many years ago, I had a phone screening interview in the nude. And guess what? I aced it. Here's my #1 secret for an interview-snatching phone screening. The post #1 Secret For An Intervi...