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. In the late 90’s, with the internet boom, Monster and other job boards started advertising electronically. That means that sourcing is a great place to experiment.

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? They easily slid into new jobs.

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The Most Important Job Search Activity: Are You Tracking It?

Tim's Strategy

With all the job search activities a job seeker has to do in this employment marketplace to conduct a successful job search, it can easily become overwhelming. You ask, “What is this one metric, Lisa?”. I pose this question to job seekers often.

2013 114

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Workology

This is a blog post from our sister blog, Secrets of the Job Hunt. You might be surprised at how savvy recruiters and human resources professionals are when it comes to using social media for recruiting, sourcing, and workplace branding at your organization. Job Feeds.

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

Or, they haven’t looked for a job in several years. We discuss how job search has changed in the past several years, and that these days their resume may not be their first introduction to the people they need to attract. 7 Things Successful Executive Job Seekers Know.

2017 186

The Biggest Mistakes New Job Seekers Make

Career Solvers

I meet many job seekers who have never had to conduct a formal job search. If you’re looking for a new job, below are some tips for starting off your search on the right foot: 1. It can be tempting to apply to jobs online. A job search is like a marathon.

2016 80

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

Executive Career Brand

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. That is, they source and assess candidates through Google search, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media.

2017 203

Is the Executive Resume Dead or Dying?

Executive Career Brand

Resumes have morphed over time from being a career history document often leading with an objective statement – to a career marketing communication showcasing relevant achievements, branding and metrics, to link good fit with value proposition. probably much fewer for senior and c-level jobs.

2011 241

4 Reasons You Can’t Write Your Own Executive Resume

Executive Career Brand

We discuss how job search has changed in just the past few years, and that these days their resume may not be their first introduction to the people they need to attract. when they’re sourcing and vetting candidates, they’d better be there too, with a brand-solid profile.

2011 188

Executive Brand Resume: Differentiate Your ROI Value Above the Fold

Executive Career Brand

It’s a marketing document designed to align your qualities and qualifications with your target employers’ requirements and needs, while differentiating the value you offer over your competing job seekers. Most recruiters and hiring authorities are busy sourcing top talent by searching relevant keywords on LinkedIn, and assessing candidates by what they find when they Google their names. Understand that search engines pay most attention to the top part of any web page.

2010 121

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

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. This has not escaped our careers and job searches.

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How to Make a Business Case for Hiring Military Veterans #SHRM16

Workology

Look beyond job boards and find ways to engage them. Measure at periodic intervals like quarterly metrics. It’s easy to overmeasure and be focused on the metrics. You want to make sure that while you are aware of the metrics, it’s not your number 1 focus.

How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

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?

3 Flexible Day Jobs For Actors

Career Realism

With a flexible source of income, he was able to audition, do the work that he landed, and develop his acting skills along with his IMDB page. That is why having a day job with growth potential – or even a parallel career path – in place before that decision needs to be made is so valuable.

2013 82

Analytics & Execution is Key to Be Taken Seriously in Employer Branding

Workology

Long before employer branding was even invented, recruiters struggled with justifying their hiring efforts especially when it came to source and quality of hire. The more choices of candidate sources made the need for something to make sense of all it. I went so far as to publish my phone number in online job and newspaper ads because I was desperate for understanding in the type of recruiting ROI I was getting.

2015 103

Be a Lean, Mean, Creative Recruiting Machine in 2015

Workology

Our jobs are extremely challenging thanks to a good economy combined with an increase in the number of candidates who are looking to make a move in 2015. These candidates are smarter and more secretive than ever about their 2015 job search.

2015 138

The Social Conundrum for HR: Is There One?

Workology

Perhaps it’s in retention, employee engagement/contentment which leads to still the greatest source of hire: employee referrals. Perhaps it’s in the subtle shift of job boards and HR technology to add social capabilities to their offerings. Effective Metrics.

2013 150

Performance Improvement Plan a Fraud? – Here’s 12 Clear Indicators

Sklover Working Wisdom

Here is an example: you did not train your staff well when, in fact, training your staff is not part of your job description. Goals without Measurable Metrics.” Without clear and defined metrics of success, it cannot be shown whether you have failed or succeeded, and thus absence of measurable metrics is a trap set by a trapper, in and of itself. Or, identifying and securing 10 new sources of raw materials at best-available prices in one week?

2016 100

Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » NETWORKING » Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

2010 114

How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

That post was about signaling strength during job interviews. Key Metric: What was impacted? Make sure that metric is also relevant and measurable in the way your industry defines it. My goal in writing these posts is to enable job seekers.

Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » RESUME & COVER LETTER » Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

2010 114

HR LunchBreak: Affecting the VALUE of Your Workforce

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Sourcing and Research. As a result, HR can also lead the way toward defining key results or performance indicators for every job description- hard and fast metrics by which the strength of your workforce can be analayzed. Blais began blogging in 2004, as he researched the value of social networks and new media for employers and job seekers.?e Recruiting / HR Jobs.

2011 54

10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Today the focus is on LinkedIn – the social networking site that many job seekers now call home. Whereas Twitter and Facebook still receive lower marks from many job seekers. That a job seeker has taken the time to get them.

2010 113

On Being A Good Fit For The Job | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.16.10] View Comments On Being A Good Fit For The Job This is an interesting topic for me. A company has a job and you have skills and experience that either match well or don’t match well. That’s our job for the hiring company.

2010 94

my boss’s praise is alienating my coworkers, dealing with frustrated temps, and more

Ask A Manager

The management at his work is fairly incompetent, which has been a growing source of frustration for him, and he’s actively looking for a new job. He decided (and I agree) that the best course of action would be to accept the terms of the performance plan without argument and seek clarification on the metrics of the plan wherever possible, but on the whole redouble job-searching efforts. Job candidates are not your clients.

10 Interview Styles To Avoid | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.17.10] View Comments 10 Interview Styles That Make My Blood Run Cold I don’t do as much interviewing in my current job as I used to do earlier in my career. You cannot say: “I really need this job&#.

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