Recruiting In 3D

TMA’s Social Recruiting Summit Recap

Last week I attended the TMA Social Recruiting Summit in New York City. For a kid from New York, any trip there is nice, because in addition to being able to see some family while I am up there,… Read More

The 100 Most Influential People in HR and Recruiting on Twitter

I’m very humbled and privileged to be part of this list. There are some amazing recruiters out there who are also on this list. Make sure to check them out! Check out the list here

2014 Global Social Recruiting Activity Report: Top 5 Trends Worth Watching

This post was originally published on RecruitingDaily on September 15, 2014   Bullhorn recently released their fourth annual Global Social Recruiting Activity Report, detailing the activity of both candidates and recruiters across social networks like Facebook, Twitter and… Read More

Be Seen To Be Found – Job Hunting In 2014 And Beyond

Ed Note: This post initially appeared on the Careers in Government – GovTalk blog. You can read the original post here. Getting a job these days is about so much more than your resume. That’s not to say… Read More

A Recruiters Manifesto to Engineers

This post first appeared on recruitDC.org 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… Read More

Personal Branding – More than just “vanilla”

I had the opportunity to co-write a post with Susan Strayer on her site about personal branding. I think it’s about time we put what that is into perspective. I think we’ve covered a great deal of bases… Read More

What Do Applicant Assessments Tell Us, Anyway?

You’ve seen it. Maybe you’ve lived it. Maybe you had to implement it, and you may even have taken it. The dreaded pre-employment assessment. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some of the more common types in… Read More

Cover letters? Are We Thin-Slicing Recruiting?

What is it with the love affair people have with cover letters? Is it professional? Sure. Is it a nice way to give a complete presentation of your professionalism? Check. Does it show you completed a basic course… Read More

Too many tools?

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Doostang, Plaxo Digg, I could go on and on. Is it possible that we’ve acquired too many tools in our “Recruiter’s Toolbox/Arsenal”? In all reality, how many sites can you really keep as current and… Read More

Why that interview DIDN’T get you a second date.

I’m always concerned about making first impressions, whether it is in my personal life or professional settings. They say you get one shot at it, and you’d better make it count. Recently a few situations have come to… Read More

Keeping The Ambulance Chasers Away When Recruiting With Social Media

It’s coming. As sure as the sun will rise tomorrow, it is coming. The US has become an incredibly litigious society in the last 20 years or so. Remember the lady who sue McDonald’s because the coffee she… Read More

Job Board Leopards Changing Their Spots………… Again

I’ve taken some notice lately of the current trends in the job board marketplace lately. It seems that many of the boards are looking to transition from the old model of “post & pray” to more of an… Read More