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New Tools Cast a Wider Social Network for Recruiters

August 22, 2011
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With the launch of BranchOut in July 2010 and BeKnown and Google Plus, which made their debuts in June, recruiters are trying to decide how to best use a dizzying array of tools to find top talent.
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Qualified Applicant Pool Fills Fast When Employers Use the Right Keywords

August 22, 2011
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To increase a job’s likelihood of being noticed, HR practitioners must first research what keywords are commonly used as it relates to that position.
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Headhunter Firm Taps Insider Trina Gordon for CEO

July 13, 2011
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She succeeds Chris Clarke, who stepped down in December after 11 years with Boyden World Corp. The firm also named Gerhard Raisig to chairman from interim chairman and managing partner of Boyden Germany.
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Marriott Hopes to Win With Facebook Game

July 11, 2011
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The novel interactive game, called My Marriott Hotel, was born out of the mega-hospitality corporation’s quest to fill 50,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2011.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> We Lost Historical Data on Our Staffing Strategies. How Do We Rebuild?

May 31, 2011
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I have been given the assignment of establishing a strategic plan for staffing to become a "world-class staffing department." The trouble is, lack of data into our past: All historical information compiled from our previous HR manager got tossed during a reorganization. So how do we gain insights into where we have been, so we know which directions to take going forward? Any suggestions?
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Companies Look to Capitalize on Viral Voices

May 27, 2011
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Thanks in part to the explosion of social media, more employers are capitalizing on the credibility and power of employee word-of-mouth.
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Worker Screening Overseas Is Limited

February 27, 2009
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‘What works in the United States doesn’t work abroad. … In Europe, what’s private stays private,’ an attorney says.
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C-Suite September

October 27, 2008
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C-Suite September
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Recruitment Battle Plan

May 19, 2008
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Every corporation, from Google on down, can learn a lesson from the comprehensive and bold recruiting practices currently in use by the military.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Plug Skills Gaps of Our Recruiters?

September 9, 2005
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Recruiters at our company have a tough time closing deals. They gather specifications, source qualified candidates, screen and interview candidates and compile 'short lists'--and then they wait to hear back. Trouble is, I think our recruiters either a) have poor communication skills or b) aren't doing their jobs efficiently. How do I identify and plug the gap? What training modules might exist for enhancing their skills?
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