• 10 Articles Recruiters Shared The Most This Week 25 July 2014, 08:00 AM In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. This week it was special treat to discover that one of the top posts is by a gentleman who sits just a few desks away from me – Rogier Verhulst. His post offers very compelling advice to hiring managers and I encourage you to read it and share these ideas with the people you work with. To give you a few hints, […]
  • Get Ready to Get Busy: Business Leaders Expect a Global Rise in Hiring 24 July 2014, 04:16 PM Every quarter, as a part of the LinkedIn Economic Confidence Outlook Survey, we ask business leaders to sound off on the global economy and hiring trends. The results for Q2 just came out, and out of the 15 countries that we surveyed, leaders in 14 of them foresaw a healthy increase in hiring. It looks like you, recruiters, are going to get a lot busier as the year progresses. The one stand-out in the survey is Brazil, where leaders predicted a drop in hiring, compared to the previous quarter. Here are the full results: These optimistic predictions about hiring come amidst […]
  • Good Interview Questions Top C-Level Execs Use 23 July 2014, 11:26 AM Interviewing a candidate is never an easy task. You can either become a fan of someone who has a charming personality but isn’t quite right for the role, or conversely — skip over a stellar candidate, who does not perform well when touting her accomplishments. For a hiring manager or recruiter, figuring out good interview questions to ask can make all the difference. But the ability to whittle down a list of the very best interview questions often comes with years of experience. Fortunately, many C-level executives have already shared some of their favorite interview questions for the rest ...
  • Answer These 4 Questions to Select Better Candidates 22 July 2014, 08:00 AM I’ve just started on a big staffing project helping a company ramp-up an entire new sales and distribution channel. As part of this I’m working as the bridge between the hiring managers and the RPO’s recruiting team. We’ve made the promise to the recruiters that if they screen the candidates properly each candidate will be personally interviewed by a hiring manager. Even better, we said that if they become really good at this phone screening process 40-50% of those presented would be hired. That’s a tall order, but not impossible. Imagine how many more placements you could make if you […]
  • 3 Big Ideas I heard at the Talent42 Conference 22 July 2014, 07:00 AM A few weeks back I ventured to my first tech recruiter conference — Talent42. The host/organizer, John Vlastelica, created an engaging and personal experience where every single recruiter in the audience had the opportunity to voice her ideas, chime in with success stories, or ask the presenters questions. Aside from hearing from an all-star line up of speakers (from Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Square, Microsoft, and so on), the attendees also got to play Recruiter Jeopardy and participate in hands-on sourcing roundtables. All in all, two days very well-spent. As I walked away from the confe...
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