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Fastest-Growing Staffing Firm Executive Interview: Harry Youtan, Group Managing Director, Americas, Phaidon International

In Fastest Growing Staffing Firms, Interviews by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Global staffing firm Phaidon International was recently named one of 2016’s top 10 fastest-growing staffing firms by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Harry Youtan, Group Managing Director, likens Phaidon’s culture to a rocketship that propels internal and external employees alike into lasting, mobilizing careers. How do they do it? Read on.

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Learn How to Become a Great Social Recruiter

In Recruiting Millennials, Social Recruiting, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Social recruiting uses social media channels to source talent. Recruiters use platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat to attract, identify, and engage potential candidates. Below are introductory lessons to all things social recruiting. The two options of study for each lesson work with how much time you have: Quick Tip gets you up to speed on the basics of …

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Storytelling for Staffing Agencies

In Social Recruiting, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

He was 21 when he started a business revolution in a friend’s suburban garage. Ten years later, they would introduce a product that changed how most Americans live. 1984 aired during the Superbowl. To this day, the commercial is considered a marketing hallmark and continues to receive awards for its impact. It aired in the United States only twice. Steve …

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Gonzo Recruiting – How to Land Top Candidates by Being Outrageous

In Recruiting Millennials, Social Recruiting, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

To play with game changers, you’ll need tactics that inspire with intrigue and interest. Leave ordinary recruitment to your competitors and, instead, find gonzo recruitment inspiration in the examples below. Tinder your way to a great candidate Most people go on Tinder to find a special someone, but some companies like Amazon and Fetch use it to attract professional prospects. …

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Recruiters are from Mars, Candidates are from Venus

In Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

“When recruiters and candidates respect and accept their differences, then success has a chance to blossom.” ~Adapted from John Gray’s (in)famous self-help book, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Successful recruiting comes down to one thing: perspective. Recruiters and candidates have vastly different points of view. Recruiting is a demanding job. But, the candidates are going through one …

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Is Your Social Strategy Stuck in 2005? Use Video to Fix It.

In Social Recruiting by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Rev up your agency’s social strategy with the Internet’s best form of show and tell — video content. Today, one-third of online users spend their time watching videos. What’s more, 92% of people share those videos with others. Give your candidates the response-worthy content that they value. The types of video content your agency can create is unlimited Videos are …

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TextUs and erecruit Join Forces to Bring Business-Class Text Messaging to Staffing Industry

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Partnership will help increase placement volume and deepen client and candidate engagement for Top Staffing Firms Boston, MA – Sept 7, 2016 – Today, erecruit, the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers, announced a technology partnership with TextUs, a business-class text messaging platform built specifically for staffing and recruiting firms. Read the entire announcement …

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Are You Using the Best Metrics to Drive Your Staffing Agency’s Success?

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To win at the ever-changing recruiting game, you’ll need new ways to measure success. Below are three current metrics to upgrade your staffing strategy. Use “Source of Influence” instead of “Source of Hire” The What Source of hire surveys candidates to see who or what leads them to you. Usually, this counts the very last thing that directed a candidate …

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How to Make Sure Your Staffing Firm’s Employer Branding is on Point

In Recruiting Millennials, Social Recruiting, Sourcing by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Finding a new job is a big step and candidates nowadays aren’t doing it blindly. When potential candidates google your staffing firm, you want to be the clear and best choice. A great employer brand can help you. What is employer branding? Employer branding describes everything that a company does to create value for its employees. From an intuitive application …

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How Your Recruiters Can Attract Millennial Candidates

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Your recruiters can’t escape Millennials. They are the largest segment of the labor force in the US and are inevitably reshaping the workplace. And your recruitment approach. Here’s how your recruiters can attract them. The first step? Help your team like Millennials   If your recruiters aren’t Millennials themselves, they’ve definitely heard a lot of buzz about this generation. TIME …