Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

Sourcing, how and where you recruit possible candidates is a great way to use small, safe-to-fail experiments. Sourcing is a function of who you know, your network, and how well you can funnel people into your candidate funnel. That means that sourcing is a great place to experiment. Sourcing cannot be just about the number of resumes received. This means that all your sourcing is an experiment. The “problem” is that sourcing is a lot like marketing.

15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post 15 Companies Hiring Freelancers in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Boulder, CO, April 3, 2017 — According to a survey of over 3,000 professionals, 44 percent of workers expressed interest in freelance work as an appealing work schedule and 26 percent identified themselves as freelancers. Successful freelancers will utilize multiple sources for finding gigs, insist on working with a contract and create a system for tracking income and payments.

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How to Really Source Talented Applicants

Undercover Recruiter

How to Really Source Talented Applicants. Recruiting Applicants Candidate Sourcing employee advocacy Social SourcingIt can be tough attracting quality applicants. When you find skilled professionals you need to move decisively. Business is changing all the time and HR professionals need to be horizon-scanning and considering the talent pipeline needed to negotiate current challenges and address disruptive technologies.

Jobvite Publishes New & Needed Source of Hire Data (#RNL17)

The HR Capitalist

As I mentioned earlier this week, I'm just coming off a couple of days at Recruiter Nation Live 2017 , a conference put on by the good folks at Jobvite. Unrelated to the show - I actually got an email on the way to #RNL17 - Jobvite recently published what they call the 2017 Recruiting Funnel Benchmark Report. One of many things in the report mentioned above is Source of Hire data. Download the 2017 Recruiting Funnel Benchmark Report by clicking this link.

LuLaRoe Sues Blogger to Force Her to Identify Sources

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: LuLaRoe Sues Blogger to Force Her to Identify Sources. The post LuLaRoe Sues Blogger to Force Her to Identify Sources appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Multi-level marketer LuLaRoe (LLR, Inc. and LulaRoe, LLC) filed a lawsuit this week against blogger Christina Hinks, better known as Mommygyver. They hope to force Hinks to.

Global Stats Shaping Recruiting Trends in 2017

Undercover Recruiter

Global Stats Shaping Recruiting Trends in 2017. Recruiting AI diversity Global Recruitment Mobile sourcing Social Recruiting ThiswayglobalIf you want your company to improve its recruitment strategy this year, then it’s well worth considering how these trends can help you do that. Things like social media and mobile platforms can help to promote a job advertisement or engage potential candidates. Or maybe you can evaluate your hiring processes to see which areas can.

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Friday Five: Diversity Hiring in 2017

Workology

Now that we’re a few weeks into the new year, it’s time to check in on how they did and where things might go during 2017. How Will the Hiring Freeze Affect Diversity in […] Source. I wrote a lot about diversity hiring efforts last year, including covering tech companies making pledges to rapidly transform their workforces. HR diversity diversity hiring diversity in tech facebook hiring hiring freeze Twitter

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The Best Recruiting Tools and Software for 2017

Undercover Recruiter

Recruiting software can help your internal team with the process of sourcing possible employees, hiring individuals and assisting the onboarding process. The Best Recruiting Tools and Software for 2017. Running a successful recruiting agency is all about utilising all tools, tactics, and software available to streamline your process.

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How to Use a Google X-Ray Search to Find Hidden Candidates

Workology

One of the most effective ways to source for talent online is using what is called Boolean search. Sourcing google x-ray hidden candidates sourcingBoolean allows you to combine words and phrases using the words AND, OR, NOT (known as Boolean. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Careers in Water Management

Career Alley

As everybody knows, water is the source of life. Though it may not sound glamorous, working in water management can therefore be a pretty noble career. Career Opportunities Water Management

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Could Your Past Shape Your Future Career?

Career Alley

People gain inspiration for future careers from a variety of sources. Sometimes, we choose a career path because our parents did. Some of us even get ideas from our favorite television characters. But, if you’re struggling to settle on the right choice, it might be time to look further afield. As humans, we’re a collection […]. Career advice

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Best Freelance Jobs in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post Best Freelance Jobs in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Now that 2017 is right around the corner, some of these jobs are still in demand, but others are on the rise as well. In addition, blogs continue to be a source of reading for a large portion of the population (anyone with access to the internet). The post Best Freelance Jobs in 2017 appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. With every year that passes, the more the freelancing community expands.

Breaking: New Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9 for 2017

Workology

Employers and Human Resources staff may begin using this new Form I-9 or continue to use […] Source. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the release of a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, which is used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired to work in the United States. Basics HR hr audit i-9 i-9 form USCIS

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Project Management: What's Hot for 2017

Water Cooler Wisdom

Here, we feature some of the most intriguing Project Management developments heading into 2017, including 3D and virtual reality PM, crowdsourcing, corporate social responsibility, big data, and the rise of DevOps.   According to a recent article on Raconteur , more project managers are taking advantage of new software programs to coordinate contributions from various sources. The Project Management profession is evolving.

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Jobvite 2018 Recruiting Benchmark Report: Source of Hire Report!

The HR Capitalist

They've got the data - the report is based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of 2017 data from Jobvite’s massive database of more than 55 million job seekers and 17 million applications and includes year-over-year benchmark data by company size, by revenue, by source of applicants and hires, and by industry. The greatest lie the devil ever told the world was that you could get accurate Source of Hire info. Getting source of hire right is like herding cats.

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Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017. I’m hopeful that 2017 will be a year full of great opportunities for all job seekers actively searching, and for those passively open to new opportunities—which according to a new survey by JobVite happens to be 74% of us. I hope it provides you with some much needed encouragement and optimism as you take a good look at your resume and start making changes for 2017. Here is a list of my top five 2017 resume trends.

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4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

I explain that most recruiters and hiring decision-makers source and assess candidates by what they find in online searches of candidates’ names and relevant keywords that lead them to job seekers. I also stress that, since these people search LinkedIn first when they’re sourcing and vetting candidates, they’d better be there too, with a brand-solid profile. My first encounter with prospective clients is typically through an email with their resume attached.

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How to Write a C-suite Executive Career Brand Biography

Executive Career Brand

Remember that because most recruiters and hiring decision makers are searching online to source and assess top talent, they may see your bio (or About page) before they see your resume. When I first speak with potential c-suite clients, we discuss their job search target and goals, and which of the services I provide they’ll need to accomplish their career goals. They often want to know more about biographies — what they are, how they differ from resumes, and if they really need one.

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How to Write An Irresistible C-suite Executive Resume in 10 Steps

Executive Career Brand

That is, they source and assess candidates through Google search, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media. When was the last time you used your executive resume? When was the last time you even thought about it or looked at it? If you’re like many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with you’ve either never needed a resume to get noticed and land a job. or it’s been many years since you’ve needed one. or you’re not happy with your resume.

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Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us

Ms. Career Girl

2017 has been a full-on year for women in the workplace – we tried to close the gender pay gap and smash the glass ceiling, we fought for workplace harassment claims to be heard and, on our time off, we joined the Women’s March. Here are the biggest stories of 2017 for working women, from finding new leadership icons to finding our voices. Polly writes for Inspiring Interns, which specialises in sourcing candidates for internships and graduate jobs.

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Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing

Ms. Career Girl

It is important that you have “your group” or trusty sources lined up to read your work. The post Chocolates For Life And Advice On Writing appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If someone promised me endless boxes of chocolate for life to give advice on how to become a published writer in only four short words, I would say this: Read. Write. Repeat. Honestly, that’s my advice in a tiny tidbit. Read all the time and analyze what you’ve read.

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5 Little Books With Big Messages You Don’t Want To Miss

Ms. Career Girl

It’s always been a source of ideas, inspiration, and encouragement for me. I like to read. But as I’ve grown older, a busy life and the constraints of time have come into play. With so many demands on my time, I shy away from tomes that run upwards of 400 pages. That’s why I was delighted to have not just one or two but five delicious reads come my way that are like a well-portioned, healthy meal.

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Creating Agile HR, Part 2: A Flow for Agile Hiring

Hiring Technical People

That’s why there are three columns before the Sourcing column. Sourcing needs its own flow, so the output of that column is on this board, but not the entire flow. Once the Sourcing activities provide candidates, there are people in the Ready to Phone Screen column. Sourcing might have a component from people in the team. This is part of an Agile HR series. The previous post is Creating Agile HR, Part 1: What HR Does.

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Creating Agile HR, Part 3: Possible Agile Hiring Metrics

Hiring Technical People

We also might want to look at sourcing in some way, another piece of cycle time. Sourcing requires another team. Now, you have an agile approach to the hiring process, but we still have to deal with sourcing as part of hiring. One of the problems with agile hiring is this: what data do you collect? Let me digress for a bit and talk about cycle time and lead time. This image explains cycle time and lead time for a cross-functional team.

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Undisclosed STD’s: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Ms. Career Girl

I think it’s very important to know the facts — you know, true facts — not just something that was found on the internet that may not be a true source, or may be a sensationalized source. Disclosing an STD to a new potential partner can be tricky! Read on for Dr. Sheila Loanzon’s expert advice on how to tackle this thorny topic like a boss. At what point do you tell a potential date that you have herpes?

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What Are The Best Sources To Educate Yourself About Cryptocurrencies?

Imarticus Learning

2017’s closing seven months saw explosive highs of crypto prices and 2018 promises many new ones. The post What Are The Best Sources To Educate Yourself About Cryptocurrencies? Blockchains are today’s buzz word and synonymous with cryptos that have affected literally every industry from banking, insurance, the real-estate sector, fintech, and startup sectors. Training is crucial as it helps you to learn the latest skills in technologies that will dominate the future.

Shift-M Podcast Posted About Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Showing open source work vs learning (what do you look for and why?). Yegor Bugayenko asked me to be a guest on his podcast to talk about Hiring Geeks That Fit. I gladly accepted and the podcast is now up: Shift-M/10. We spoke about many issues in hiring: Laundry list/shopping list problem in job descriptions. Starting with a “test” or a phone screen (I need to write a post about starting with auditions/tests first.). What “cultural fit” really means.

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How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals

Ms. Career Girl

They are a Source of Encouragement. They are a Source of Help. Or They are a Source of Frequent Reality Checks. This is why being a source of support and encouragement for friends and family members who are trying to accomplish their own goals is just as important as receiving that support from others. The post How to Start Enjoying Hard Work And Accomplishing Your Goals appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Janet Anthony. Her bio follows.

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

Some have said that, with the new 2017 User Interface, LinkedIn’s power and value have somewhat diminished. LinkedIn puts me smack dab in front of plenty of potential great-fit clients sourcing practitioners like myself. FOR JOB SEEKERS: LinkedIn puts you in the line of vision of executive recruiters and hiring decision makers at the companies you’re targeting, for whom LinkedIn is a main sourcing tool. Anyone can be a source of quality job leads.

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The World of Hemp

Ms. Career Girl

More specifically, the production of wheat in order to raise livestock is literally ruining the environmental makeup of the planet, hemp is an alternative that would not only continue the global food economy, but also serve as a textile, motor-fuel, and nutrient source. Hemp naturally produces the ideal 3:1 omega 6 to omega 3 fat ratio, making in one of the best external sources of healthy fat. Hemp is not only a source of balanced fats, but is a powerful antioxidant.

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How to Avoid Bad Career Advice

Ms. Career Girl

Consider the Source. Consider whether the source knows your industry, has current information, and knows what it is like to build a career in 2017. Look for sources that provide both support and fight your career plans, as sometimes tough love can lead to the best advice. Use Multiple Sources. Even the best mentor can lead to bad career advice if that is the only source you use. Do your research and seek out a variety of trusted sources.

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Side Effects: Eighty Five Percent of American Workers Hold at Least One Side Gig

Ms. Career Girl

The Spherion survey, conducted online in April 2017 with global market research organization Research Now ® , found that 85 percent of workers hold at least one side gig, or secondary source of employment, in addition to their primary job. The post Side Effects: Eighty Five Percent of American Workers Hold at Least One Side Gig appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. When asking a modern worker what time his or her workday ends, don’t be surprised if the response is, “Which one?”

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Give Your Team Inspiration Not Motivation

Ms. Career Girl

When you are inspired and touched emotionally, you might shed tears in an instant, or simply feel a noticeable physical resonance with the source of the inspiration. I think of inspiration as something that touches, moves, and affects us. Through emotions, or the heart if your prefer, it reaches beyond the logic and filtering of the mind.

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7 Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep Properly At Night

Ms. Career Girl

The blue light emitted from these sources suppresses melatonin production; a vital hormone required for regulating the sleep-wake cycle. The light from our laptops and mobile devices causes our circadian rhythms to become jumbled up as our bodies can’t distinguish whether the light is from the sun or from an artificial source like our phone. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , it is estimated that one third of the U.S.

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8 things you learn in your first year of work

Ms. Career Girl

Alexandra Jane writes for Inspiring Interns, which specialises in sourcing candidates for internships and graduate jobs. Joining the workforce is a wonderful and terrifying thing. The times when we mess up are the most memorable and formative of our lives, but it is the things that we learn and take away from these experiences that really matter.

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15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

To help the right people – executive recruiters, your target employers and others – find you on LinkedIn, you need to draw them to your profile through the relevant keywords and phrases they search to source candidates like you. Bedazzle Your LinkedIn Profile and Boost Profile Views. When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet.

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The Ten Best Professions For Introverts

Ms. Career Girl

While blogging takes a while to get going as a profession, introverts usually start off as small article writers and work for outside sources in order to gain revenue. The post The Ten Best Professions For Introverts appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Nelma Lumme. Her bio follows. As an introvert, you might be looking for solitary work that allows you to recharge your social batteries and give you a sense of personal haven.

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Perfectly Imperfect – Insights From Kelly McNelis

Ms. Career Girl

What’s your advice to young women who feel so much pressure to be perfect from so many sources? The post Perfectly Imperfect – Insights From Kelly McNelis appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Seems that women are constantly under the microscope to be perfect. Or, at least as perfect as the observer is willing to accept. That not only puts a lot of pressure on us, but often takes our time and focus away from our passions and even our personalities.

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How You Could Be Sabotaging Your Job Search With CV Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

Polly writes for Inspiring Interns, your source for graduate careers advice , with a graduate recruitment agency to help find your next internship or job. So, your CV is ready to send out to recruiters or hiring managers, and you’re poised to take those all-important interview invites. But what happens if you don’t grab their attention?

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How a Robust Online Presence Helps You Land The Best Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

When you’re sourcing a professional to advise you, or do work on your house, or sell your house, or whatever your need may be. Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers routinely search for social proof (or online evidence) to corroborate the claims candidates make about themselves in their personal marketing materials (resume, biography, cover letters, etc.). These people will assess your candidacy and evaluate your personal brand based on what they find about you online.

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Working The Workplace: How Office Environments Affect Our Output

Ms. Career Girl

Part of the reason is covered elsewhere in the document: between 2010 and 2012, the average square foot per person fell from 225 to 176, a number predicted to reach 151 by our current year of 2017. Susanna writes for Inspiring Interns, a graduate recruitment agency which specialises in sourcing candidates for internships and giving out graduate careers advice. The post Working The Workplace: How Office Environments Affect Our Output appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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The Ultimate Healthy Work Lunch Guide

Jobacle

Your blood is your brain’s source for oxygen – when the blood circulates to the brain more often, the brain gets more oxygen. You sit at an office desk all day, making phone calls and working on “important projects,” but if a healthy work lunch is not on the top of your mind, think again! If not closely monitored, this sedentary working lifestyle, coupled with access to break room treats, often leads to weight gain.

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The Pros and Cons of Graduate School in 2017

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Pros and Cons of Graduate School in 2017 appeared first on Ms. If you’re contemplating whether or not to further your education, read on for a look at the pros and cons of graduate school in 2017. One source calculates that it can cost in the range of $100,000 to $200,000 worth of debt as well as expenses for a two-year MBA. The post The Pros and Cons of Graduate School in 2017 appeared first on Ms.

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