recruitment branding

Hit the Easy Button

Recruiting is often an expensive proposition, but Dr. John Sullivan, an internationally known HR thought-leader from the Silicon Valley, says that there are several budget-friendly, and easy-to-implement recruiting tools that will make your life much easier. Here are a few to get you started:   Give me five. (more…)

Are You a Talent Trendsetter?

 A recent survey by Jobvite reported that 69 percent of recruiters are expecting to see the race for talent rise. So, what can recruiters do to make sure they don’t fall behind? Ron Stewart, a recruitment industry veteran, who has owned companies in the IT, (more…)

Link up with LinkedIn

The battle is heating up. Social media is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to not only job seeking, but job sharing and recruiting. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are all working to secure their niches. This first of a three-part series focuses (more…)

Engage Passive Candidates through YouTube

Savvy hiring managers know that social media platforms such as LinkedIn are an integral part of the candidate sourcing process. However, one platform, which happens to be the second most popular search engine, often takes a backseat – YouTube. That’s right – YouTube is not just (more…)

Why Candidate Completion Rates Don’t Matter in Employee Selection

It’s pretty common for us to hear from hiring managers that a primary concern about implementing an online selection tool is that people will drop out. But if your application process leaves behind 20% of your candidates that’s probably a good thing. For some jobs, (more…)

Managing Candidate Expectations –’s ChequedTV

Managing the Candidate Experience in your employee screening process. Setting expectations is the key. Understand the Why Why are you different? Why does the rigorous process aid the candidate? How can a candidate best utilize the system? Explain the Steps What are you asking them to do? What is the order of (more…)

The Death of Corporate Recruiting Sites?

Dr. John Sullivan wrote a great blog post on ERE today suggesting that the corporate career site is dead. Basically his premise is that, as the use of social media in recruiting continues to accelerate, the purpose for the career site of today really diminishes. Take a (more…)

Use Reference Checking for Candidate Sourcing

Do you use reference checking (at least in part) for candidate sourcing and pipeline building? Many of the top companies do, but, there are some pretty passionate dissenting voices as well. We would love to hear your opinion. Join the conversation going on over at LinkedIn.

Social media clout as part of employee screening?

Great blog post today by Steve Boese exploring the question of whether one day (soon?) we will begin measuring a candidate’s online presence and influence as a component about the individual. It’s an interesting thought as more and more of employee screening is moving online and public (more…)

Candidate Sourcing from Reference Checking

Reference checking can be an important component in your recruiting and candidate sourcing process. This ChequedTV episode explains why you should do it and how to do it most effectively. Why Do it? You have more information on a reference provider than you think such as where (more…)