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May

Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary!

Since 2009, recruitDC has been hosting annual conferences and networking events for regional recruiters.  In honor of that milestone, we have a new logo as well as a new website.  We hope that you will share information about our regional recruiting based organization with all levels of talent acquisition professionals in your organization. We also invite you to...
10
May

Time Management in Talent Acquisition

From the Roman poet Horace’s famous phrase, Carpe Diem, to the modern concepts of Work-Life balance time is our most precious resource. People have been looking for ways to better manage their time for as long as time has been measured. Despite the myriad of technological advances, the constant influx of information in our brave...
05
May

Join Me at RecruitDC to Learn about Community Management

RecruitDC 2019 is right around the corner- have you bought your ticket yet?  To quote Anne-Marie (which is really to say ‘To quote Nelly’,) “If you want to go and take a ride with me… studying the impacts of community Hey, show me the productivity!”  I may have paraphrased somewhere in there.  Don’t worry, I...
05
May

Thank You, recruitDC

I've been very lucky in my career. Luck played a part in how I even got into recruiting. It played a part in my having some of the best mentors and teachers that you could ask for over the course of a career. Because of my appreciation for all of this luck, I've always wanted...
10
Feb

The 7 Fastest-Growing, Highest-Paying Jobs

If you have an English degree, you might remember the warnings of, “You’ll never make a living with that!” (Nicer commenters might have suggested you look into teaching.) Who would have guessed that the demand for content writers with search engine optimization savviness in the digital era would put writers in such high demand—and enable...
07
Feb

Old School Sourcing Still Works!

During his presentation at the recruitDC 2016 Fall Event, Steve Levy said (I’m paraphrasing here), “. . . to be effective, sourcing HAS to connect with candidates where they are”. He even suggested to reach college students, consider posting ‘tearaway’ flyers in campus buildings where computer courses are being taught, or outside campus hang outs....
16
Sep

3 Critical Elements in a Successful Employee Onboarding Program

Employee onboarding is a crucial component of effective business operations, providing your new hires with the background knowledge they need to perform their job duties to expectations. New employees may have industry experience or expertise, but they’re reliant on you to equip them with the knowledge they need to perform well within their role. To...
11
May

Let’s Overcome the Suck of Sourcing. #SourceLikeABoss

Do you remember the time when you could create a job positing on whatever job board was the hottest for your jobs and wake up the next day (and the following weeks) with 50-100 resumes in your inbox?  Then, you got to choose, schedule and get people jobs.  Looking back, geez, we were lucky back...
03
May

Keep it Simple: How to Get More Done

We're in the final month before recruitDC's Spring Event on May 26th (Tickets? Click Here). We're continuing our preview of the speakers who'll be joining us for the event. Conor Nicholson, Founder of NSS RPO is on deck today with a sample of what he'll discuss in his session "I'm a Recruiter, Now What?"
01
Mar

Getting Employee Relocation Right

Your company has had an open position for months and you have found the perfect candidate for the role, but they live half way across the country.  Your company has agreed to relocate the new employee and you would like to make sure that it goes well.  How do you proceed with the new hire...
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