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 ...

Recruiting Sales Pros Like a Boss

Recruiting sales professionals can be tough. Some of the reasons are obvious; they are already successful in their current position if they leave all of the hard work they have put in will go to someone else. In a monster.com article, Landy Chase wrote that “Twenty percent of the sales people really do produce eighty percent of ...

You are a Terrible Racist: Tools for Diversity Recruiting

By definition, diversity recruiters are prejudice and best, racist at worst. I have been writing about diversity recruiting for years yet, it is still a problem for most companies. I am of the mindset that the issue is not because of a lack of diversity candidates, it is because of a lack of training on how ...

Freebie Friday Software Review : JobLint

Sometimes when writing job descriptions, you can get going so fast that you don’t notice if your language could rule a potential candidate out for the running. But there is a reason you are going so quickly; you are busy right!?!? Allow me to introduce you to a free recruiting software that can help,  JobLint. ...

3 Steps for Improving Your Mobile Recruiting

It was not that long ago that job seekers forgave companies for not having a mobile optimized job page. It was all too common to not be able to apply for a job with your phone. These days, if you are not using a job page optimized for mobile devices, you are basically turning away ...

LeadIQ for Recruiting Lead Generation? Dean DaCosta says Yes!

Developed with the sales market in mind, LeadIQ is a lead generation tool to help gather detailed email and social information on the people you find on the web. Our friend Dean DaCosta tried it out for us. Watch this video to learn more about the LeadIQ extension as well as what Dean thought about ...