Recruiting today is no small task, especially as companies continue to need more talent to support their growth, and the market for candidates becomes more competitive. Here, the recruiter’s role becomes proactive, rather than reactive.
While the traditional resume offers a look into the candidate’s experience, skills, and education, there’s little insight into personality and brand. This is where a creative resume can set a candidate apart from the rest of the crowd.
How one salesperson gets creative to get the sale; why recruiters will always outperform job boards; how a robot is gunning for your recruiting job; why you can’t hire high achievers; how one candidate is kickstarting his career; and how to hire for long-term fit.
Thanks to a flooded candidate marketplace and increased competition for entry-level jobs, young people are taking the long way around to a professional career path. While it may seem like there is a shortage of talent, what’s really happening is a flood of candidates who may have great skills, but poor resumes.
What happens when Jeff Gordon meets an unsuspecting car salesman; how one candidate used Storify to land a job with NPR; how to give your boring job postings a makeover; what not to do on a new employee’s first day; how LinkedIn is poised to emulate Twitter and Facebook.
This week: how Heineken is shaking up the interviewing process and thinking outside the box; how Google keeps staff happy; the secret to successful hiring; and how LinkedIn endorsements may not always get you the attention you want.
Recruiting talented sales professionals continues to be a challenge, even with all the great candidates on the market. Part of why sales hiring can be so difficult is because of the sales recruiting process, rather than the candidate pool itself. Recruiters may uncover strong candidates with the right skills for the job, but end up losing them to a complex or lengthy recruitment process.
This week: the secrets to becoming a strategic talent leader; how traditional sales processes are disappearing—and how you can reach more customers; why your boring job ads are costing you candidates; 6 key disciplines for successful sales pros; and how Twitter is changing the interview process, one tweet at a time.