Posts tagged Recruiting
Introducing Amplify HR Executive Search

The legacy stereotypes of “Personnel” still exist, but there is a new model of HR that is growing and fundamentally changing the strategic value of the HR function and transforming organizations along the way.

This new model is something I’ve long been drawn to - and I’m excited to announce a new business within Amplify to help support modern HR executives and the progressive companies who hire them.

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Recruiters Explain Which Types Of Messages They Actually Reply To

You’re looking for a job—which means you’re networking your pants off. Wisely, you’re focusing on contacting recruiters and human-resources folks in particular, and you’re (just as wisely) taking a two-pronged approach: paging through LinkedIn for all it’s worth, and piecing together the email addresses of the contacts you identify, whenever you’re unable to send them an InMail message.

You realize it’s a bit of a crapshoot, since a lot of the time, this means reaching out to people you don’t know, so it’s all the more crucial that you nail your introductory message. But how do you do that? Recruiters and HR professionals receive loads of unsolicited notes from jobseekers, and yours needs to stand out.

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Kill Your Unicorns

There's never been a better time to be a recruiter. I believe this. There are a variety of career paths, tools, and techniques that recruiters can pursue. There’s room for “old school recruiters” who just want to make placements with their rolodex and phone. There’s room for more creative types with a marketer’s DNA who want to lead branding efforts. There’s room for analytic types who want to crunch talent management numbers, find correlation, and develop strategy. Let’s kill these unicorns and celebrate this diversity of recruiting career possibilities. There will be a time in the future when these unicorns are commonplace, but it’s not today.

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How To Increase Hiring Efficiency With Social Recruiting [Dice Webinar]

Want to learn how to incorporate social into your recruiting workflow? Join me Wednesday 11/19 2-2:45p EST for the latest webinar in Dice's Open Web series where I'll be sharing proven techniques on how to increase your hiring efficiency with social media. You won't want to miss this one!

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Glassdoor Summit Preview: You Say You Want A [r]Evolution? #GDSummit

What if...we started over. What if we built recruiting today, based on current job search behaviors and expectations? What would it look like?

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