September 19 , 2018

Sourcing

The Many Benefits of Social Network Recruiting: Making a Compelling Business Case

Business Case Step #1: Identify the Potential Benefits of Social Network Recruiting Provide targeted executives with a list of potential benefits and then simply have them select the ones that (if proven) would be compelling enough to positively influence their decision. Have them eliminate benefits that, whether true or not, wouldn’t influence their decision. With that guidance in hand, design …

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Recruit Teachers to Become Employees Using “Group Targeting”

The Ideal Target Group of Recruiting ProspectsSo take a minute and think about the fabulous opportunity that exists here. First off, forget the word "teacher" for a few minutes if you can. Instead, look at this group from an objective non-emotional perspective.The fa ct is that any group of individuals with the following characteristics would be judged as an ideal …

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Paying For Interviews: There Are Important Lessons To Be Learned Here!

Lessons Everyone Can Learn From NotchUp's Approach I have no relationship of any kind with NotchUp, but its approach is so brilliant that I puts its founders in my top 10 list of people who have a superior understanding of what it takes to attract fully-employed top performers (some mistakenly call them "passives"). The Washington Post reported that within a …

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Great Recruiters Correctly Classify Their Prospects

Classify According to Motives Develop a formal process for grouping prospects based on their reasons for looking or not looking for a job. The premise here is that you are currently missing out on some prime prospects. You are also wasting resources on some candidates because you have failed to identify and then classify these individuals based on their motives …

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Recruiting Questions From Hell: Sourcing and Other Areas of Employment

Section 3. Sourcing: Do you spend the majority of your money and time on the most effective sources? 1. Which recruiting source produces the very best on-the-job performers? Which source produces the worst quality hires? Does the budget percentage spent on specific sources match the effectiveness of the source? Discussion: If you run the data in recruiting, you invariably find …

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Can’t Find People? Try Name-Generation Firms To Solve Your Sourcing Problems

The solution goes by a variety of names including: Names research Name identification Unbundled search Whatever you call it, name identification research is simply the most underutilized sourcing tool in corporate recruiting. The reason that name research is so valuable is that most corporate recruiters are weak at sourcing or finding candidates. In contrast, corporate recruiters are pretty good at …

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Talent Ripe for the Picking: Targeting Top Talent in Hurricane-Impacted States

Leveraging Bad Weather and Natural Disasters Natural disasters are discriminatory, and tend to strike with a rather predictable pattern. Anything in life that has the ability to impact business and can be predicted is fair game when it comes to being competitive. Location has long been something firms have used to distinguish themselves, be it in sales or, in our …

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Employee Perception a Common Roadblock to Diversity Referrals

All Recruiting Sources Are Not Equal Given the fact that the working population of the U.S. has become more diverse in recent years, you would think that it should be easier to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. Unfortunately for many corporations, diversity recruiting is a never-ending fishing expedition that continues to yield undersized fish. Newspaper advertisements, once the standard …

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Learning Another Lesson From Sales

Numerous world-class recruiting departments have developed some degree of centralized sourcing. Often such functions can be staffed with college students, interns, and other low cost forms of labor. What follows is a listing of the most common online approaches lead generation firms use to build up their databases. All lead generation approaches share a common goal: to identify and to …

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