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Candidate Experience
06
May

3 Reasons Why the Power is in the Talent’s Hands

Time-to-fill rates have reached a 13-year high, yet hiring managers still have the same expectations and wonder why talent isn't rushing through the doors. The joys of recruiting, right? If you’re feeling like you’re being asked to find purple squirrels, you’re not alone. In fact, any savvy recruiter is probably experiencing this. Why? We’re facing...
16
Apr

Meet recruitDC Spring 2015 Keynote Speaker – Carmen Hudson

Closing Keynote Presentation – Carmen Hudson You Got This! Tools and Inspiration for the Modern Recruiter Google the words “recruiters are”.  Go ahead. Did the autofill results shock you?  Probably not.  We’re not in the most celebrated profession. Ever the optimist, Carmen is convinced that recruiters can turn this around. We have an important job, and...
15
Apr

Meet recruitDC Spring 2015 Keynote Speaker – Nando Rodriguez

Lunchtime Keynote – Nando Rodriguez Personal Branding: Connecting the Dots between Your Brand and Theirs Nando Rodriguez will dive into keeping the authentic voice of the recruiter while in alignment with their company’s message in a fun and dynamic session. Nando Rodriguez, Talent Brand Specialist + Ex Social Media Recruiter, often described as dynamic, creative and...
25
Feb

The Greener Grass

By Lori Reed For nearly half of my life, I have worked in recruiting and shown candidates the way to greener grass. Having just returned from the proverbial “other side of the fence”, I cannot resist the temptation to find the teaching moments for myself and my community of Recruiters. Job searching and recruiting, two...
04
Feb

5 Reasons The Cover Letter Is NOT Dead

By Will Thomson Truthfully, I am sick of hearing about it. I talk to recruiters all of the time and a large majority of them say, “I never read cover letters”. I have heard, “I just don’t have time”. Maybe I am old fashioned, but let me say this, I have found some pretty darn...
10
Dec

Countdown To recruitDC: Mark Batenchuk On Candidate Engagement

Ed Note: The fall 2014 recruitDC event is just days away. The schedule is packed with great interactive content and I am honored to moderate the engaging talent panel. We’re sharing a final sneak peek with you, from Mark Batenchuk of Scope Group. How do you define candidate engagement? Successful candidate engagement is the epitome of effective...
09
Dec

Countdown To recruitDC: Mike Bruni On Candidate Engagement

Ed Note: The fall 2014 recruitDC event is just days away. The schedule is packed with great interactive content and I am honored to moderate the engaging talent panel. We’re sharing a sneak peek with you, where each of the panelists will provide their perspective of candidate engagement.  We are going to continue the series with Mike Bruni...
08
Dec

Countdown To recruitDC: Looking At Candidate Engagement

Ed Note: The fall 2014 recruitDC event is just days away. The schedule is packed with great interactive content and I am honored to moderate the engaging talent panel. We’re sharing a sneak peek with you, where each of the panelists will provide their perspective of candidate engagement.  We are going to start the series with Will...
03
Dec

We Do We Do It?

By Doug Munro Spoiler alert – you’ve read this piece before. It’s been written by many great recruiters, but frankly the story never gets old for me. I hope others feel the same way. Most of us run a constant risk of becoming bitter and jaded. More than likely all of us have slipped away...
10
Nov

5 Things Recruiters Don’t Normally Share With Job Seekers

By Susan LaMotte As a talent strategy consultant and career coach, I tell clients all the time: “I get the other side of the equation.” Companies like that I coach job seekers, and job seekers like that I consult with talent acquisition teams at companies.  Having a foot in both worlds means I don’t forget...
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