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Have You Integrated LinkedIn’s Recruiter System Connect?

Every sourcer and recruiter suffer from shiny object syndrome. We all want what’s new, hot, fresh, and oh so shiny. We are quick to jump on the latest Chrome extension and sourcing tool. We are always in the hunt for...
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Your Recruiting Data Is BS

I could not control laughing when I had an executive and business leader tell me this while I was presenting his teams recruiting performance against industry standards. It was somewhat of a self-defense mechanism, but at that time a laugh...
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Recruiting for a Company That Is About to Collapse

I used to work at a well-known retailer for a year and a half and before moving on to my current role. I accepted the position with a lot of self-talk. I told myself, “Okay, Danyel, you know the company...
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Music and Recruitment Marketing — Creating Your ‘Sound’ Through a Variety of Tactics

From the 1960s on, the guitar has played an oversized role in our culture. One reason for this is the variety of ways the instrument can be played, the wide range of sounds that can be obtained. From finger-picking styles...
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It’s the Recruiter’s Fault I Took a Bad Role

A friend of mine sent me a message on Facebook asking me if I knew of a good IT recruiter in DC. Since I am not living there anymore nor am I working for a company within the metro area...
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Old-School Recruiting Messages Stand Out in a Digital-World

Most of your recruiting messages are simply lost within the literal flood of digital messages that top prospects receive every day. So, if you need your recruiting message to stand out, consider using unique but effective message delivery mechanisms
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TextRecruit, Nexxt Partner to Mashup Sourcing With Text Recruiting

Roughly a decade ago, Beyond (now Nexxt) added a little checkbox to its job-seeker registration form without knowing exactly how it would benefit the bottom line then, or in the future. The box asked for permission to text users about...
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How to Hide Your LinkedIn Profile From Recruiters

Are you getting so many LinkedIn invites that you already unsubscribe from all LinkedIn notifications? And is the number of LinkedIn invites that you are getting from strangers getting bigger every day? Then I will show you five easy tricks...
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Quick Wins for Your Corporate Recruitment Website

My good friend Matt Alder recently wrote an excellent piece on this website on why a recruitment website is so important. He also did research showing that most recruiters are unhappy with their own careers website. I can only reiterate his...
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Turbocharge Your Recruiting With These Digital Marketing Techniques

It goes without saying that the digital age has significantly impacted all traditional business departments. Yet for some reason, certain departments seem to be better at adjusting to and adopting new technologies. My field of digital marketing is

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