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Talent Acquisition Vs Recruiting

December 8th, 2016|Blog|

Is it just semantics, or is Talent Acquisition actually different than Recruiting? Just by looking at the title, you should be able to decipher that they are very different beasts. By definition, recruiting is enrolling or enlisting someone into an organization. Acquisition, on the other hand, is the act of acquiring, such as learning or [...]

Recruiter Confessions: I like some interviews better than others

October 13th, 2016|Blog|

Throughout my experience as a recruiter, I can say one of the best feelings is finishing up an interview with an impressive candidate who just totally nailed it. There is no denying I’m completely immersed in applications, resumes, and interviews on a daily basis, so there are key factors that stand out to me. These [...]

Amping Up Your Candidate Knowledge

September 1st, 2016|Blog|

Whether a candidate is in a stable position and passively keeping an eye out for their dream job, or are out of work and just seeking steady employment, it is our duty as Talent Advisors to take the time to get to know our candidates. Interviewing is just one of the many tools available, but there [...]

Social Media, Can It Be Used Professionally?

August 25th, 2016|Blog|

For a few years now, LinkedIn has been the go to site for networking with other professionals. However, less and less professionals now use it regularly, and the ones who do have a lot of complaints about it. The concept is great, but so far the execution hasn’t been entirely successful. Can there be a [...]

“I’ll message you” – Recruiting and Communication in 2016

August 19th, 2016|Blog|

Recruiting is all about communication. With the endless tech advances over the past decade, we have never had more ways of finding and keeping in touch with people. As recruiters, this has flooded our pipelines with qualified candidates. But can we trust these forms of communication more than a direct verbal conversation? Between LinkedIn, Twitter, [...]

Dedication and Discipline

August 9th, 2016|Blog|

Natural talent only determines where you start; it is dedication and discipline in your life that makes you great. Throughout your life, there are ups and downs, twists and turns – similar to how each day is when you are a recruiter. There are going to be those days where everything goes right: finding candidates [...]

The Importance of Maintaining Strong Relationships with Your Recruiter

July 20th, 2016|Blog|

They say timing is everything, and in recruiting, it is. Career situations can change pretty fast these days, with contracts that can end abruptly, downsizing, or changing family situations. For example, you may need to cut down a commute to be closer to your home for your loved ones. You try to remember that recruiter [...]

Are you ready for this summer? Tips on PTO planning

July 15th, 2016|Blog|

As we pass the opening weekend of beaches, pools and BBQ’s, it’s time to start planning for the summer.  In Talent Acquisition, we see a huge influx of PTO time requests for the summer months.  Parents want to take their kids on vacation, families want to come and visit; and the pull of the sun [...]

Summertime in the Office: How to Keep Your Blues at Bay

July 15th, 2016|Blog|

  The weather outside is gorgeous,  but you’re stuck in the office under the drab, fluorescent lighting, daydreaming of all the other places you would rather be.  To top it off,  your social media feeds are flooded with photos of summer time fun, and your teacher envy is at an all-time high. You may have [...]

Analytics within Recruiting: Not Just a Fad

July 7th, 2016|Blog|

It’s not news that analytics has been a growing field within the world of recruiting in recent years. It’s also not news that analytics have played a key role in the success of many companies, which include Google, Deloitte, McKinsey, Jet Blue, Best Buy, and Netflix, who have all used analytics to improve their hiring [...]