10 ways to optimize your job postings online

10 ways to optimize your job postings online
Every day, your job posts become harder to find online. And it is not just because employers post millions of job posts daily, drowning yours out in the noise. When over 90% job-seekers start their search on sites like Google, and job-post aggregators like Indeed.com hijack your targeted audience, diverting candidates away from your requirements, ...

Zero to Hero: Its a process, not an event

 Zero to Hero: Its a process, not an event
Here is a slide deck from the last Zero to Hero series of webinars: An overview of the Zero to Hero series of workshops with a preamble on why pay-as-you-go training fails more often than not.

Whole-Brain Recruiting: Thinking your way to Recruiting Advantage

Whole-Brain Recruiting: Thinking your way to Recruiting Advantage
One of the challenges many organizations face is translating sourcing data into actionable intelligence. Recruiters who are able to relate from the get-go to candidates’ personal circumstances and motivations have a considerable edge over recruiters who call rote. The divergence in competencies for sourcers and recruiters has created a problem that can seriously impair the ...

Still a work in progress…

Still a work in progress...
TIME FOR A CHANGE IN DIRECTION Over the last seven years the BROWN BAG RECRUITER site has generated many friends and new clients. I am grateful for both. In the process I have learned a lot. If you have been involved in the project in any way I hope you’ve learned a thing or two ...

Glenn Gutmacher: Bookmarklets

Glenn Gutmacher: Bookmarklets
Glenn Gutmacher introduced me to bookmarklets in 2005. I’ve been using them ever since. Bookmarklets are a handy light weight browser utility that launch and execute basic commands without the need for a full-blown add-on or extension. Following up on a recent SourceCon hangout Glenn posted a set of bookmarklets. With a few exceptions, they ...

Datanyze Your Sales, Marketing and Recruiting Workflow

What is Datanyze Datanyze is a sales intelligence platform that helps sales organizations and businesses reveal critical information to Datanyze Logohelp them close deals. It’s a mind blowing data tool that allows you to learn more about your competitors than they know about themselves. It’s true, and here is why this is important. Smart business ...

TextRecruit Partners with iCIMS Expanding Recruiter-Candidate Texting into Core Talent Acquisition Technology Practices

Beware: This post is not for the old heads at heart. (at least if you have not evolved in text messaging in recruiting) Here’s the pitch: 86% of Job seekers use their mobile device to search for a job 97% of all text messages are read with 90% of all text messages are read in ...

How Do You Connect with Your Candidates?

Full disclosure, I have been leveraging Glassdoor since shortly after their launch in 2008. I recall reading a reddit post regarding job search hacks around that time, and one of the redditors offered a quick how-to of the Glassdoor site. At the time, my primary interest was seeing what the interview process entailed, how long to expect ...

Extracting Email Addressess from LinkedIn

Extracting email addresses from LinkedIn or any other site is a great trick to have up you sleeve. There are plenty of tools to help you accomplish this task but here are 2 tools that I find to be easy to use, accurate and stable. The video below shows just one technique and tool. Below the video you’ll ...

Another way to Search LinkedIn

Last month I developed a very clever search tool for LinkedIn and this month I’ve developed another one. Last months tool was inspired by work from Irina Shamaeva and this months tool was inspired by the work of Steve Beckitt and his partner in SourceBreaker.com. Steve has written a blog about how it works and ...