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 Tools Review : Socedo

I didn’t think it was possible to get emotionally attached to recruiting tools. I am not embarrassed to admit that I have fallen in love. The object of my affection? Socedo. (Rhymes with Tuxedo) Headquarters:            Seatle, WA, United States What it does:             Socedo is a social selling tool that helps sales professionals automate the ...

Datananas: Create Targeted Lists of Prospects From Social Networks

What is and why use Datananas Datananas allows you to create targeted lists of prospects from online communities and social / professional networks. Datananas presents a streamlined lead aggregation process allowing you to identify your target leads on your social or professional network and verify each email in real time. List building consumes a significant part of ...

Pay My Bills Software Review: Big Biller

Founded in 1988, Big Biller is a straight to the point recruiting ATS. If Big Biller could speak, it would say,” um, hey you wanna ATS? Wanna CRM? I gotta ATS for yous.” (Seriously, it would.) I start judging software from its cover. I want software to look and feel fun so that I am ...

Freebie Friday Software Review : Qandidate

Still using spreadsheets and email systems to track candidates? Really?!?!  Allow me to introduce you to Qandidate.   Tool:                           Qandidate (Beta) Headquarters:        Westblaak 175 Rotterdam, Netherlands What it does:          Qandidate.com is the new and free recruitment system for those companies looking ...

Will Work for Weed : Recruiting for the Marijuana Industry

Currently, twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have laws legalizing marijuana and more are sure to come. This super niche market has created thousands of new jobs to be filled. The government along with business owners targeting the marijuana market are searching for a efficient way to find candidates to meet their hiring needs. ...