Attracting Younger Professionals into the Intelligence Community

By Kathleen Smith There has been a lot written about the challenges of recruiting, hiring and retaining Millennials. At a recent Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA ) event Millennials, the Community and  Social Media panelists discussed how this generation is impacted and can have an impact in the intelligence community.

How Effective Leaders Produce Results

A guest post by The RBL Group Driving optimal results, developing an efficient workplace culture, and setting the stage for teamwork is all in a day’s work for an effective leader. These office superheroes lead their teams to success while ensuring that every member plays an active role in the process. Ever wonder how they...

Spring Is Here: Grow Your Veteran Candidates

By Kathleen Smith We continue to see a large veteran work force transition and even with all the transition support programs out available, veteran unemployment still stand at 5.6%. Veteran hiring was the topic of conversation at a recent recruitDC Military Hiring Networking Session, where attendees looked at veteran recruiting through two lenses: from veteran...

How To Decrease Your Staffing Firm Spending

By Mike Wolford One of the most common questions I get in Sourcing is how do I reduce my reliance on Staffing Agencies?  The most frequent reason to hire I have heard to hire a Sourcer is “we are hiring a Sourcer primarily to reduce the amount we spend with Staffing Agencies.”  So is this...

How To Design A High Impact Interview Process

Ed.Note: This post originally appeared on Amplify Talent, and has been republished here with the Author’s consent.  By Lars Schmidt                 Hiring. It’s one of the top factors in determining whether your organization will succeed. Your people, and the culture they help you build, shapes the DNA of...

My Manifesto To Engineers

By Pete Radloff Recruiters are frustrated. Especially those doing technical recruiting in hotbeds like San Francisco, New York and D.C. They can find the talent that they want out there, but they can’t get them to respond. And frankly, I get it. Engineers must feel like slabs of meat in a recruiter-filled nightclub, when it’s...

A Tribute To A “Famillion-aire”

By Ben Gotkin It was almost a decade ago that my colleagues and I sat at the downtown DC Ritz-Carlton to see our boss, Gary Cluff, receive the 2004 HRLF Award for Service.  He was being honored for his years of bringing the local HR and Recruiting community together through Project SAVE, MASH, and a...

Reinventing Michael Banks: A Lesson in Empathy – recruitDC Guest Post

By Bob Wheeler Many veterans on the job hunt get frustrated because they feel like potential employers don’t understand or appreciate their experiences.  While this is often true, we have to remember that empathy goes both ways. Service members also need to find ways to understand the unique constraints that recruiters, hiring mangers, and supervisors...

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...

Hire A Veteran To Be Your Next Recruiter

Ed Note: This was reposted from The Cynical Girl with permission from the author By Laurie Ruettimann There are three major problems plaguing modern-day recruiting. The myth of the passive candidate. Far too many people say, “If they want to work here, we don’t want them. Keep looking.” The paradox of choice.When faced with 600 resumes...
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