Friday, November 20, 2009

Why Cost Per Hire Is a Dumb Metric and Quality of Hire Is Not

In all the brouhaha about great new sourcing initiatives and Web 2.0 tools, how much have your recruiters and hiring managers improved their ability to hire great people, not average people? In my opinion, we've downplayed what it really takes to be successful in our profession - recruiting, counseling, and closing top people who have multiple opportunities, and making sure our hiring manager clients don't blow it.To start refocusing on the right stuff, I'd like to nominate quality of hire as the metric to assess recruiting department performance, and relegate cost per hire to the second page.

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Professional Hygiene Made Easy

If you aren’t proactively creating and maintaining a career identity using 4 social media tools (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter & professional blogs), you are hurting your professional credibility.
Here's why . . .

Friday, November 6, 2009

Where to find job openings on the web?

What are the best places to find a broad variety of job openings on the web?

  1. Indeed
  2. SimplyHired
  3. LinkUp
  4. Monster
  5. CareerBuilder
  6. Dice
  7. Yahoo HotJobs
  8. US Gov
  9. Twitter Jobsearch
  10. LinkedIn
  11. SnagAJob
  12. Hound
  13. Local Jobs


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