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How to Recruit in a Tight Labor Market — like Australia’s

by Apr 17, 2015, 5:18 am ET

Screen Shot 2015-04-07 at 1.08.15 PMIn this podcast, I interview Job Advisor CEO Justin Babbet and Director Tim Mullen to discuss recruiting in Australia’s tight labor market, the paramount importance of a strong company culture, and how retention is the new recruiting.

In case you want to skip around, here’s a little guide: keep reading…

Podcast: LinkedIn; Zappos; Personalized Career Sites; Job Boards, and More

by Mar 6, 2015, 12:16 am ET

Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 11.03.27 AMWhy candidates aren’t completing the application process. What’s up with Zappos and its “no more more job descriptions” program. How LinkedIn can be better. Some truly innovative recruiting technology companies.

I talk about all that with Steven Rothberg of CollegeRecruiter in the 32-minute podcast below. keep reading…

Becoming A Social Enterprise

by Oct 25, 2012, 4:48 pm ET

Join us for this informative webinar with George LeBrun as we take a close look at social media and how it effects your organization. From developing a brand, to recruiting, to establishing social learning and community efforts, social media can be incorporated into every aspect of your business.

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How To Avoid the Top 3 Mistakes Organizations Make When Evaluating and Implementing Recruiting Technology Solutions

by Sep 14, 2012, 1:15 pm ET

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In this webinar, Chris Havrilla and Ben Gotkin talk about the top 3 mistakes made when evaluating and implementing recruiting technology. Listen in to this fascinating episode.

Get Your New Hire Salespeople Up To Speed… Fast

by Aug 30, 2012, 11:36 pm ET

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Lee B. Salz, sales management strategist and talent management expert, helps companies launch onboarding initiatives designed to reduce ramp-up time and increase seller performance. While many think of onboarding as merely the completion of new-hire paperwork, Lee’s approach creates bridges connecting salesperson potential with job proficiency resulting in fast results! Join us for this great webinar!

Not Your Mama’s User Groups!

by Aug 30, 2012, 11:28 pm ET

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In this webinar, netPolarity Sourcing Manager and MARS Head Instructor Mark Tortorici shed light on technical user groups, and forums and show attendees how to actively mine these online communities using advanced sourcing tricks to make the most out of them, exponentially expanding your talent pool for passive and hard-to-reach candidates.

Garbage To Gold: How Improving Your Data Boosts Your Business

by Aug 23, 2012, 10:39 am ET

In this session, Fred Shilmover of InsightSquared talked about the importance of data, being able to conceptualize and analyze it as well as what it means for your business.

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4 Social Learning Trends

by Aug 10, 2012, 2:45 pm ET

According to the latest industry report from, total expenditures in training are on the rise. The amount spent on training jumped about 13% from 2010, including increases in overall training budgets and payroll, and spending on outside products and services.

Sharlyn Lauby of the ITM Group presents on how to incorporate four learning trends into your organization.

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Sources of Hire — Channels of Influence

by Jul 25, 2012, 4:00 pm ET

In this session, Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin from CareerXroads plan to share their data from earlier this year and their thoughts about the last 10 years they’ve been asking a biased sample of companies for their data. A little story-telling, a little learning and a few recommendations on how you can improve what you do in the future (unvarnished by any hidden agenda).

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Workforce Planning – Your Competition Knows Your Best Talent, Do You?

by Jul 20, 2012, 5:08 pm ET

In this session, Brenan German, Managing Principal, Bright Talent Resources, Inc., a boutique Talent Acquisition Advisory and Recruiting Services firm, will discuss the basic principles of Workforce Planning and demonstrate tactical exercises to develop a Workforce Plan. A former Fortune 500 Talent Acquisition leader with nearly 20 years of experience, Brenan will share what he learned from his corporate experiences and consulting projects.

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Hiring in an Unfair Game: The Moneyball of Recruiting

by Jun 21, 2012, 3:18 pm ET

Baseball is like recruiting. Every seasoned expert knows how to achieve success and can easily spot the obvious traits of great performers. Or do they? Moneyball, the Michael Lewis bestseller and Brad Pitt film, shows that the experts do get it wrong – or, at least, there are better, more reliable ways to learn and understand the secrets of success. Put most simply: look at the facts.

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Onboarding: The Missing Link to Productivity

by Jun 14, 2012, 3:15 pm ET

How can a successful onboarding program improve productivity? What do organizations need to consider in order to build and to sustain this program? This webinar, based on research conducted in March and April 2012, will shed light on these critical questions and help organizations start to think strategically about linking onboarding to ongoing organizational performance.

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No Fear Employment Branding – Low To High Tech Ways To Increase Stickiness

by Jun 13, 2012, 3:11 pm ET

In the informative webinar presented by Amelia Merrill of Risk Management Solutions, we’ll be taking a close look at the tools and strategies you’ll need to entice and engage top talent. Amelia will be discussing the importance of designing an attractive and functional career site that helps you stand out from the competition. In addition, we’ll be covering ways to engage your candidate base once they have applied, including staying in touch through video, live and virtual events, social media, and chat.

For more podcasts, webinars, and articles on recruiting be sure to check out!

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Attracting Passive Candidates

by Jun 7, 2012, 3:00 pm ET

This webinar will provide Recruiters/Human Resource Professionals with the training required to create a solid foundation for the Recruitment Process. Using this process, the company will be able to recruit, screen, and select the Passive Candidates. The selection of better and more engaged employees leads to greater profitability, fewer Human Resource challenges, and greater retention.

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Winning The War For Talent: 10 Ways to Build a Killer College Recruiting Program

by May 25, 2012, 3:01 pm ET

The war for top university talent is on. In less than two years, Generation Y will make up more than 50% of the workforce, and the winners in the war for talent will be the organizations that hire and inspire the most driven, adaptable, and agile young professionals – regardless of company size. But what does “talent” really mean, and how do you create a world class college recruiting program to attract, recruit, develop, and retain your future key business leaders?

For more podcasts, webinars, and articles on HR be sure to check out TLNT!

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At ADP, Recruiters Are Training Recruiters — and Salespeople — in Social Media

by May 15, 2012, 7:00 am ET

Business-to-business blue-chip ADP is trying to spread the word on social media to potential employees that it’s about more than just payroll. As part of that, it’s making sure recruiters are up to speed on how to use social-media sites, how not to use them, and why.

Lisa Sherr, senior director, global staffing marketing & analytics, talks with me about this training of “brand ambassadors,” “coaches,” and “certified social media experts” in the audio below. She covers:

  • Why this was started in the first place
  • Basic vs. advanced use of social media
  • The use of recruiters to train ADP employees in other departments in social media
  • Whether the training is tactical (e.g. how to use Twitter) or strategic (making and carrying out a plan)

It’s about nine minutes, below. keep reading…

How To Avoid The 10 Biggest Mistakes Corporate Recruiters Make

by May 10, 2012, 3:48 pm ET

As a consultant and trainer to corporate recruiting teams, John Vlastelica gets to see what many of the best recruiters do differently. In this fun, sometimes irreverent webinar, John will share 10 of the biggest mistakes corporate recruiters make, and what you can do to avoid them. We’ll discuss poor assumptions recruiters make about sourcing, technology, and hiring managers, things that can be career-killers when you’re looking to interview for your next recruiting job, and some tactics to help you recruit better today.

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Marriott’s 10 Days of Shoes on Facebook

by May 8, 2012, 2:35 pm ET

Marriott is giving away $100 each day for 10 days to a different job seeker, a Facebook freebie meant to generate a little attention to the company’s community and make more people aware it has open jobs.

The hotel chain received the 2012 ERE Recruiting Excellence Award in the employment branding category. It also has experimented with Facebook contests and games in the past, as mentioned in this post by Matt Jeffery.

Marriott’s Jessica Lee and I talk about the shoe program, below. She describes what drove the creation of the giveaway; how the company will measure results; what it means by a “spirit of community” it wants to create; and the balancing act between investing in a Facebook career page vs. a corporate careers site. keep reading…

Employee Engagement Is Broken: Unlocking The True Driver of Employee Performance

by May 3, 2012, 3:55 pm ET

In this dynamic, provocative and groundbreaking presentation, you will learn to see the science of employee engagement in a completely new way. You will understand why the way we have historically measured employee engagement is fundamentally flawed. You will discover that many of the ways we have been working to drive employee engagement may be actually hurting the company’s performance. And, most importantly, you’ll learn what to do about it. You will be introduced to the concept of Reality-Based Engagement where accountability and engagement intersect to produce awesome results. This will include some practical guidance for how to cultivate the power of personal accountability within your organization.

For more podcasts, webinars, and articles on HR be sure to check out TLNT!

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High-Impact Performance Management: Maximizing Performance Coaching

by Apr 27, 2012, 3:58 pm ET

Coaching and recognition are both powerful tools – but what happens when they are combined? Bersin & Associates’ recent research, High-Impact Performance Management: Maximizing Performance Coaching, shows that some of the coaching activities most used by managers at high-performing businesses are those that incorporate recognition.

For more podcasts, webinars, and articles on HR be sure to check out TLNT!

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