Derek Zeller

ICYMI: The Week In Recruiting – August 10, 2015

We’re bringing you the best recruiting and sourcing content on a weekly basis. Not seeing something from your favorite site? Suggest a site in the comments, and we’ll check it out!   Camp A or B: The Millennial Recruiting Divide – Marie Burns A Detailed Guide on Advanced Search Operators – Johnny Campbell, Social Talent The Finger...

It’s All In Magellan

By Derek Zeller When I first started in recruiting there were significant differences than in today’s environment. It seems that the first thing we do is run to a job board, LinkedIn, or just post and pray. What happened to that database that you have? I mean there are agencies and companies that have been...

Recruiting: It’s Not All In The Name

By Derek Zeller It’s true. In fact there is an interesting perception that because you’re big, you are better. Everyone wants to work for you.  Who wouldn’t want to work at Google, Amazon, and Apple?  Apparently there are a few.  How can I back up this statement?  Well, in my best Jim Carey voice “LET...

recruitDC Tweetup – Why It’s A Must-Attend

By Celinda Appleby It is safe to share that the concept of the “Three Amigos” was solidified over Bob Evans brunch about a year and a half ago. Mike, Derek and I came up with the brilliant idea to host Tweet-ups for local recruiting tweeps after we bonded over Social Media Sourcing Tips. Lucky for...

Still Learning After All These Years

By Derek Zeller “Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.” ― Richard Feynman I have learned over time that you should never stop trying to learn new things.  This is when you say, yep no brainer.  Why wouldn’t you want to continue learning new things?  Here is the...

How The OFCCP Is Going To Affect Government Contractors And Recruiting – Part 2

Ed. Note: This is part 2 of the series. You can find part 1 here By Derek Zeller In my first post on this subject I brought up the new rules that affect sourcing and recruiting.  In this follow up post I will talk about a few more things you should know.  Some of this...

How The OFCCP Is Going To Affect Government Contractors And Recruiting – Part 1

By Derek Zeller I am now going on my 11th year of recruiting within the GOV space and within that time I have seen quite a few changes. Nothing like the ones I am seeing now.  Usually I write with a little humor in my posts but what is coming is no laughing matter and...

Winter I$ Coming – Part 1

This post was originally published on the ClearedJobs.net Blog. It is republished with permission.  By Derek Zeller The theme is prevalent in the HBO show and book seriesGame of Thrones. It’s a prophetic thought that is set by these three words. “Winter is Coming” is the motto of House Stark. The meaning behind these words is one of warning and...

recruitDC Tweetup – The Wrap-up

By Derek Zeller Have you seen or maybe attended a RecruitDC conference in the last couple of years? Maybe you have said, “I just don’t have the time” to take a day off to go to a conference. We get that. We are recruiters too. That is why a number of months ago we partnered...