Are there best practices or techniques for using social resumes and mobile recruiting tools when sourcing candidates? I'm looking for guidelines on making sure we see each résumé without it becoming a time management issue. Our goal is the same: Find the best available talent, but our team is primarily trained to recruit the old-fashioned way.
—Old School, recruitment services practice manager, manufacturing, Anniston, Alabama
Recruiting’s future vendor scene won’t be driven by job postings, and there’s three macro-trends that are vying for your budgeted recruiting dollars.Read More
Employee referral software gives recruiters instant access to employees’ vast social networks — but will the quality of candidates suffer?Read More
We need a strategy that is effective but won't be cumbersome or costly. What are the keys to using social tools to recruit?
—Behind the Curve, human resources representative, finance/insurance/real estate, North Hollywood, California
How do I search for, and select, a recruiting firm to help us find engineers? Specifically, my customer group has about 15 very specific, hard-to-fill engineering openings. We're already using social media and have considered advertising in trade publications, but we also need a more targeted approach.
—Dear Recruiting a Recruiter, manufacturing, Dearborn, Michigan
As organizations seek to control costs and gain greater visibility into their total talent supply, more companies are adopting an integrated approach to talent acquisition.Read More
Founder and CEO, VidCruiter, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
In 2011, the TalentBoard, a San Francisco not-for-profit founded by talent management experts, released its first set of Candidate Experience Awards, recognizing companies with model recruiting programs, and the board is in the process of selecting a second set of winners for 2012.Read More
How valid is the old 1-to-100 ratio of human resources staffing?
—Keeping Up With Changing Times, HR manager, services, Raleigh, North Carolina
Despite the favorable job market, some new doctors are unhappy about their choice of profession. The survey found that 28 percent said they would select another field if they had to do their education over again.Read More