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Hiring Sales People for Keeps – and Keeping Headhunters Away

February 5, 2013 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Selling, Recruiting, Sales Recruiting, Sales, Social Media, Productivity, Hiring, Sourcing, Sales Management
This week in the industry buzz: 5 questions to ask when hiring a sales manager; keeping your employees from getting poached by headhunters; how to bring out the best in your people; candidate sourcing trends for 2013; and how Twitter is burning up the Internet.

Balancing Acts: Building Recruiting Relationships on Solid Ground

February 5, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Recruiting, Professional Search, Vendor Selection, Sales Recruiting, Interviewing, Hr, Human Resources, Hiring
The business of recruiting and filling open positions is generally a delicate balancing act. Establishing and maintaining relationships with our clients and candidates is crucial to filling the role with the right person. The focus here becomes understanding the needs of both, and determining whether a viable match can be made. The challenge is then engaging both parties throughout the hiring process.

Featured Candidates: Six Sigma Green Belt; Strategic Management & Marketing Consultant

January 15, 2013 | posted in: Featured Candidate | tagged as: Six Sigma, Professional Search, Manufacturing, Candidate Spotlight, Operations, Program Management, Marketing, Product Management, Marketing Consulting, Strategic Management, Mba
This week, we’re featuring two talented candidates that would make dynamite additions to your current team: a Six Sigma-certified Product/Program Manager and a Columbia MBA grad.

The Human Factor: Cultivating Successful Candidate Relationships

January 15, 2013 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Sales Recruiting, Hr, Hiring, Human Resources, Sales, Candidate Qualification, Interviewing, Recruiting
Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a Recruiting Warehouse where candidates were assembled, perfectly packaged, and delivered to hiring managers in accordance with their preference? Unfortunately, people are not tangible products and each employee brings drastically different strengths and benefits to an organization, in addition to being motivated and measured differently.

Choosing the Right Size Search Firm for Your Business

January 15, 2013 | posted in: Operations | tagged as: Vendor Selection, Professional Search, Operations, Rpo, Business Strategy
For companies looking to fill open jobs, selecting the right recruiting partner can be as challenging as hiring the right candidate. There may be many options, but few fit the criteria. With so many diverse offerings in the recruiting marketplace, companies may find themselves bombarded with choices.

True Confessions of a New Year's Resolutionary

January 15, 2013 | posted in: Sales | tagged as: Productivity, Selling, Continuous Improvement, Recruitment, Sales
I have a passion for making New Year’s Resolutions. I take great pride in putting them out there every year with the absolute intention of having them stick. So what does this have to do with sales and recruiting? Not all that much, unless you consider how maddening it is to do the same thing over and over and expect different results.

7 Simple Ways to Market Your Open Jobs

December 18, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Social Media, Recruitment Advertising, Job Postings, Career Centers, Hiring, Recruitment Branding, Marketing, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Hr
As December draws to a close, hiring managers, recruiters, and Human Resources professionals are looking ahead to 2013 and considering their hiring strategy. Most know which and how many positions will be open, and are already starting to reach out to their professional networks and mine their internal databases to fill those jobs as quickly as possible.

Industry Buzz: Ramping Up Recruiting to End December With A Bang

December 11, 2012 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Innovation, Recruiting, Recruiting Process, Links, Hiring, Linkedin, Company Culture, Technology, Job Postings, Hiring Process, Social Media, Job Search
This week in the industry buzz: Why December is the most wonderful time of the year (for recruiting); 5 simple ways to increase job applications; why recruiters need to become more efficient (or be left in the dust); how LinkedIn is blazing new trails by allowing employees to graze on their own projects; the history of the text message; and how the job hunt is evolving.

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