Creating Agile HR, Part 4: Agile Sourcing

Hiring Technical People

In the late 90’s, with the internet boom, Monster and other job boards started advertising electronically. Suddenly, a job ad could be large and all-encompassing because employers were no longer restricted to some number of inches of newspaper. That gave rise to specific job boards for specific kinds of jobs. (In In Manage Your Job Search , I wrote about how to find the right kind of job board for you.). You network.

Developing & Executing a Recruitment Strategy with SmashFly

Workology

The problem is finding qualified job seekers and candidates to apply for positions. We have so many options from job boards, to social networks, referral relationships, and other networking activities. We agonize over what seem to be simple decisions like job board distribution, job seeker email marketing, and even banner ads and other more traditional advertising options. Recruitment Process & Employment Dashboard Metrics.

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Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! before you even begin the proactive process of networking your way into your next great-fit gig. Most job seekers don’t know what to do, what not to do, what the first steps are, whether they need help, and basically, how to stage a successful job search campaign. 5 Reasons Your Executive Job Search is Taking Too Long. as you network your way into the “hidden” job market, where most jobs reside.

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The World’s Best Executive Resume Is Not Enough

Executive Career Brand

if you’re not using it with executive job search best practices. It’s targeted, contains value-driven metrics and relevant keywords, and positions the job seeker as a good-fit candidate for the kinds of jobs he’s seeking. Yet the job seeker complains to me that he’s gotten ZERO RESPONSE to it. When I ask him how he’s using his resume, he says he’s responded to hundreds of job postings on the job boards.

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The Biggest Executive Job Search and Personal Branding Mistake

Executive Career Brand

What’s the first step when you’re about to dive into a job search? Create your resume, or update your existing one, so you can hit the job boards hard right away? The biggest mistake too many job seekers make from the get-go is skipping over the critical first step – identifying target employers that are a mutual good fit. that will accelerate your job search, if you jump right over that first step.

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Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

The cost of social recruiting is minimal (compared to posting on job boards) and opens them to a much larger pool of potential candidates. There’s a lot more going on at LinkedIn – social branding, networking, curating content, etc. Obviously, you can’t customize your LinkedIn profile for each target company, but you can indicate your job-type and industry preference. Your resume shines when you’re actively networking your way into the companies you’re targeting.

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Want a Successful Executive Job Search? Run It Like a Small Business

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve been in a job search for a while, and not much is happening, you’d be wise to re-jig your strategy, and start thinking of running your job search like it’s a business. That’s what wise job seekers do. They know that, when you’re job hunting, you’re essentially a solopreneur. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You.” ” His advice perfectly applies to job search and career management.

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16 Deadly Executive Job Search Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? Many of them are baby boomers who come to me never having needed a resume (or any career documents) to land jobs over their 30+ year careers. Some haven’t been faced with job search for 5 or 10 years, or longer.

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Human Work in a Digital World

Workology

Do you utilize job boards, your own career site or otherwise? Do you tweet jobs out to a community? Do you send out email blasts to a talent network? Do you post on job boards? Do you tweet out your jobs? Keeping solid metrics to measure efficiency and validity will help ascertain whether or not to continue those practices. Human Work. When it comes down to getting the word out about an open position, what is the best practice?

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Recruiters are Looking, What Do You Need To Do To Be Found?

Career Alley

We all know that the job market is difficult at the moment and so people are branching out to new ways of connecting so it is vital that you have a social media profile that is up to date and up to scratch. It may seem boring but it is creating more opportunities in the job market than many other social media outlets. These keywords need to be related to your career experience and your job title to make it easier for recruiters to pick you out.

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Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Career Solvers

This month my Career Collective colleagues are discussing tactics for giving your job search strategy a mid-year checkup. In today’s challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space. Below are five strategies for crafting a more powerful presentation of your qualifications to get noticed faster and accelerate your job search. It’s really no different for job seekers.

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The 3-Step ‘Beat Unemployment’ Plan

Career Realism

Begin preparing now to limit the length of your unemployment and maximize your job search success. This 3-step “beat unemployment” plan works for job seekers at all levels of the spectrum, from entry-level workers to senior executives. Define Your Job Search Strategy. Before you can structure your job search, you have to define what kinds of positions you will search for – the titles, levels of roles, industries, and types of companies you will pursue.

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3 ways to tell management just is not into you

Cube Rules

Rewarded, if not in monetary value, through recognition of a job well done. Not because it is something required to do, but because improving our job skills is a needed activity to ensure employment security. But past that, past the improving our job skills, there is a serious need to look at the culture of a company (or department, or your manager’s team) to determine what that culture rewards for the work performed. You build metrics around the methodology.

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How LinkedIn Has Changed Recruitment in the UK

The Undercover Recruiter

Well, for one it gives companies access to ‘passive’ candidates , or those not actively looking for a new job but who make up the vast majority of professionals. As someone who started their career in recruiting before LinkedIn, I know what an impact it has had on the actual day-to-day recruiter job. To further investigate this, we thought we’d ask some talent acquisition leaders how the professional network has impacted the way they go about recruiting.

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Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Resume Bear

In today’s challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space. Below are five strategies for crafting a more powerful presentation of your qualifications to get noticed faster and accelerate your job search. It’s really no different for job seekers. Every resume needs clear evidence that you are qualified to do the job you are applying for.

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The Most Engaged UK Recruitment Women on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn UK have compiled a top 10 ‘power user’ list of the most engaged UK women in the recruiting industry on the world’s largest professional network. LinkedIn compiled the list by looking at a range of engagement metrics including status update frequency, network strength, engagement in groups and a number of other factors. Network widely, join groups, read discussions, share updates, seek opinions, engage and respond. Dont just be a jobs feed!

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Unemployed 2009-Go to Market For You

Career Brander

Career Brander Blog About Career Brander « Career Brander Blog Jobs is a four letter word » Unemployed 2009-Go to Market For You Published August 7, 2009 Uncategorized Leave a Comment Tags: go to market for you , job search , personal branding Over the past several months, I’ve had the opportunity to be the featured speaker to several different groups of unemployed professionals. Each individual is at a very different point in their job search.

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The Social Conundrum for HR: Is There One?

Workology

And the social sharing of advice and ideas is blooming on every social corner – I love it and wish I had had these types of resources and networks when I was working in the trenches. Perhaps it’s in the subtle shift of job boards and HR technology to add social capabilities to their offerings. and just not applying the old school method of “post and pray” All of these things play into the hiring and job search changes we have seen.

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How In-House Recruiting Saved Epsilon £430,000 & Improved Staff Retention

The Undercover Recruiter

After filling some initial key vacancies I focused on a more structured and strategic approach to internal recruitment, using a variety of tools: Tools & Methods I Use To Recruit: Currently the key methods I use for sourcing and attracting candidates include: Professional networking Sites – LinkedIn , Xing (Germany) and Viadeo (France). This has significantly improved since using the various niche boards as it helped to increase brand awareness in the sector.

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8 Ways To Beat Job Search Burnout

Career Realism

You probably know the dangers of burnout, but do you also realize that you can become burned out from a job search? Related: 6 Tips For Managing Job Search Stress. However, left unaddressed, burnout can threaten your relationships, your health, and your career, not to mention your job search. So, how can you prevent or heal job search burnout? Organize your search and networking to-dos with tools such as JibberJobber that simplify critical follow-up tasks.

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Job Search: Then and Now

Career Rocketeer

I’m often asked what changes I’ve seen in effective job search strategies from several years ago versus now. Years ago, when job applicants had to actually type a resume, then take them to a printer or copy shop to have them run off, there was more, although not much more understanding of mistakes on a resume. Metrics are king! Certainly never rely on your cover letter to make your case for a job when it should be presented in your resume.

Meet Steve… Tired Of Being Led On By Employers

Career Realism

For the next three weeks, we will share stories of job seekers who have applied for a scholarship ( see the application form here ), so you can see how important it is that we get them the help they want and deserve, but can’t afford. An additional element of frustration in my job search has been the fact that wages are clearly decreasing while current students and recent graduates are saddled with excessive debts. Q: Why do you feel our Job Search Accelerator Program can help you?

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5 Reasons Job Seekers Will Use Instagram Stories Not Snapchat for their Job Search

Competitive Resumes

In today’s day and age, social proof and timeliness are critical to standing out in the job market. To make the most of your job search, you want to put your skills and career acumen where they will be viewed by your network, potential new connections, recruiters, hiring managers, and companies. I know you’re tired of waiting for responses from job boards or referrals from friends. Read: Five Ways to Subtly Catch The Eyes of Employers During Your Job Search.

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. And many companies are taking advantage of the job market to pay as little as possible and get bargain priced talent. Is this your first time here?

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