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TheSocialCV: Now indexing 105 million workers
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Is it possible to map the global workforce? TheSocialCV thinks so. It took more than four years of development and required running more than 10 billion online records through a semantic processing engine, but TheSocialCV has indexed more than 100 million professional profiles and mapped more than 200 million professional interactions. More



Early bird sourcing: Recruiter competencies for passive candidates
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You can't recruit and hire passive candidates using the same work flow or the same recruiters used for active candidates. From a strategy standpoint, the idea is to find candidates either the very second they enter the job market or before. But to do this, you need a different process for sourcing and recruiting the 83 percent of workers who are not actively looking for a new job. This is what is meant by an "Early Bird Sourcing Strategy." More

28 tips for a better talent management strategy
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Does your talent management strategy seem more like a whim than a plan? These 28 tips — ranging from workforce planning to relationship building — can help focus your efforts and lead to better results. More

Staffing executive: Employers 'scared' to take on permanent staff
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Employers burned by the cost of laying off workers in the last crisis are uneasy about taking on permanent staff amid faltering economic growth putting pressure on the current workforce, a staffing industry executive said. More

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Recruiting opportunity: Digital media jobs outpace qualified talent
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Despite continuing growth in digital advertising, media agencies are struggling to recruit enough quality staff to fill the increasing number of digital media roles needed to meet demand. More

Mortgage hiring outpaces layoffs in third quarter
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Hiring in the mortgage industry outpaced layoffs in the third quarter, according to a new report compiled by MortgageDaily. More



Stranger in a strange land: Agency skills in the corporate world
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Despite a slow economy, recruiting has picked up during the past year. Talent is hard to find in some segments, and corporate leaders talk about bringing "agency skills" to their recruiting teams. What they mean is they want to add the executive recruiting skill set to their existing staff. So, they hire a recruiter with an agency background. On its face, this would seem to make sense. But it rarely works. More

High-frequency firms on a hiring spree
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Firms in the financial sector are looking to recruit FX traders, quantitative equities traders, heads of execution and developers, according to search professionals. More

Veteran hiring, assistance on the rise
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Several news releases indicate companies are teaming up with organizations focused on hiring transitioning veterans. Partnerships include Joining Forces and Taleo, and the National Resource Directory and SimplyHired.com. Meanwhile, realizing the benefits of veterans in the workforce, Chase was set to hire more than 300 veterans on Veterans Day. More
 


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