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The Big Let Down – Rejection

Look I know you come here all the time and read every little nugget about recruiting and career advice but there is something that I haven’t shared with many of my friends. And that is REJECTION! In fact…I’ll be quite honest wit’ cha, I really have issues about rejection. I know! ...

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Candidate Sourcing Is A Dead Profession

Candidate sourcing is the walking dead of professions. It’s going to be automated or done through very complex AI algorithms that are programmed into apps AND eventually by Androids that are more human than human. Wouldn’t you agree? If not, I’ll challenge you to see for yourself on our Voight-Kampff ...

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SparkHire – 10 Tips for Video Interviews

I’ve messed around with SparkHire and it seems like a great tool for recruiters. It was more than a year ago when I was playing around with it but a lot has probably changed with it. IMHO, I think SparkHire might be a great tool for recruiters at the executive ...

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Pros and Cons of Taleo


I’ve been using Taleo for years and know all the pros and cons of using it. But let me give you the biggest PRO about Taleo. You get to put it on your resume. And, if you have implemented Taleo then you’re lucky  to have such a highly sought after skill/background. ...

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When start-ups get AcquiHIRED

You might find yourself living in a beautiful house with a beautiful wife and you may ask yourself…Did I just get Acquihired? Yeah. Welcome to where the players play! Zoom in Google Earth style right smack dab in Silcone Valley. Swish over here. Swish you’re over there. Boom. There is ...

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Truth About Using Global Recruiting Software


Billions. I love that word except when you’re talking about HR Software especially Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Why? Because. Billions. dollars. are. spent. on. overly. priced HR software that is more focused on tracking a candidate through the interview process. Not too long ago I worked with a well known ...

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