Why recruitDC Matters To Me

The amazingly talented Audra Knight appears on recruitDC today. She'll discuss why you should be coming to next week's event, and what recruitDC has meant to her. We're looking forward to seeing Audra share her expertise next week. 

Jason Redman: A Veteran’s Perspective

By Kathleen Smith Jason Redman is a keynote speaker on the second day of the CyberMaryland 2014 conference. Jason is a U.S. Navy SEAL Lieutenant (retired), Founder of SOF Spoken Speaking company, author of “The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy Seal Leader” and CEO and Founder of Wounded Wear. I feel really...

Looking Back On Talent Connect 2014

By Danielle Boykin I’m fresh off the plane from Talent Connect in San Francisco, and am trying to put into words how I feel about the overall experience.  Here are the highlights: San Francisco was beautiful, the Giants were going to the World Series, the weather was pleasant and the fog was minimal…what’s not to...

Join Us For The Next recruitDC Event – December 11th!

Join us for the next recruitDC! Our upcoming half day conference will be hosted at the USAToday/Gannett building in McLean on Thursday, December 11th from 7:30am to 12:30pm. We have an exciting line-up for this half day conference, starting off with Talent Advisors: The Next Frontier from Dion Love, Senior Director at CEB. Following this session,...

Got Community?

By Kathleen Smith Community as an aspect of our daily lives – not the television show – has become another buzzword. We want to live in a community -sometimes a gated community-, we want to be part of a community to learn, share, become popular; entrepreneurs want a community to make revenue and recruiters want...

Turning The Tables – Job Searching As A Recruiter

As recruiters, we’re uniquely positioned to see job searches on a daily basis. We see how they start, the progression of the interview cycle, and the end of the cycle where a candidate lands in their new job. As is often true, it’s hard to see something clearly when you are right on top of it....

How To Network Your Way Into Your Next Startup Job

By David Adelman Landing a job isn’t easy. With unemployment stubbornly high and constant competition from overqualified candidates, overseas labor and overzealous robots, getting hired is getting harder. I recently watched several friends go through the job hunt, and one thing became clear: The traditional method of applying for posted jobs won’t cut it anymore....

Social Media Recruiting in the Defense and Intelligence Community

By Kathleen Smith The buzz concerning social media for recruiting and employer branding has reached a fever pitch. What was once thought impossible, namely access to social media sites, and is now permitted. But now that the gates have opened many are in a quandary as to how to implement social media.

What Do Recruiting & Bartending Have In Common?

By Celinda Appleby Over at HP, we have been having a conversation amongst our Global Talent Acquisition team about “What makes a Great Recruiter?” on our internal social media network. The responses from our Recruiters have been really awesome! However, all I keep thinking about is how recruiting is like bartending. Maybe I am in...

Getting Back To Recruiting Basics

By Mike Chuidian Couldn’t I argue that most of us hate being uncomfortable?! Couldn’t I also argue that some of us don’t like change? But couldn’t I also argue that change and being uncomfortable are the two things that hold us back from realizing our full potential as human beings? Several months ago, I was forced...
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