The Navy League Hiring Center, Powered by IdealHire Technologies, Inc., Adds Rich Content to Assist Transitioning Military
Scottsdale, AZ – January 2, 2008
IdealHire Technologies, Inc. Announces New Skills Translator for Transitioning Military on the Navy League Hiring Center
Scottsdale, AZ – December 20, 2007
New Online Career Center to Benefit Departing Members of the U.S. Sea Services by Matching Their Skills and Experience with Corporate Members’ Jobs
Washington D.C. and Phoenix, AZ – March 25, 2005
Arizona Technology Council Launches Web-Based Career Center Powered by Idealhire
Tempe, AZ – November 16, 2004
IdealHire Technologies, Inc. “PowerMatch™” Adopted by TASER International. Inc. for Accurate Candidate Identification
Scottsdale, AZ – April 14, 2004
Can We Finally Retire the Resume?
2/2006 Newsletter, www.zoominfo.com, by Allan Schweyer, Human Capital Institute
Resumes contain unstructured data and are difficult to search and expensive to handle, store and retrieve. In terms of compliance, they are more difficult to audit and might expose organizations to greater liability. The author recommends all jobs be posted on the internet and applicants required to submit e–profiles in structured data.
Why You Must Eliminate Job Descriptions
Job Seeker Advice for the New Talent Economy
12/25/2007, www.ere.net, by Lou Adler
Lou Adler says that traditional qualifications-based job descriptions are unnecessary and actually reduce the size of the candidate pool.
5/5/2007 by Jason Warner
With the ease of internet job applications, job seekers apply for jobs indiscriminately and employers are faced with screening thousands of resumes. This blog advises job seekers to do the basics to set themselves apart like learning about the company, applying for jobs where the qualifications are clear, and sending thank you notes.
WorldatWork Highlights Key Predictions for Human Capital Management in 2008 and Beyond
Eight themes about the future of human capital management emerge from a literature survey and analysis. “These predictions have wide-reaching implications for the professions involved in employee attraction and retention,” said WorldatWork President Anne Ruddy. “An organization’s ability to attract, motivate and retain will emerge as the primary indicator of fiscal performance and survival.”
10 Things Candidates Hate; 10 Things They Love
11/22/2007, www.ere.net, Allison Boyce
Ms. Boyce sums it up as “respect” for the candidate. Some of the pet peeves are: interviews with people who have never looked at the resume, crashing online application software, overly thorough interview process, lack of follow up, and more.
Building and Seeding Talent Pools
11/27/2007, www.interbiznet.com, by John Sumser
Facing a critical labor shortage as Baby Boomers retire, the solution is to plan, seed and develop talent pools.
Career Builder Survey: Job Forecast 2008
12/26/2007, www.yahoo.com, PRNewswire, by Careerbuilder.com
Eight major trends predicted for 2008 from a survey of 3,000 professionals. Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder, said, “Time-to-hire continues to be a challenge for employers as they struggle with a shortage of qualified candidates. Nearly one-in-five employers report it typically takes them two months or longer to fill their open positions and 40 percent say they currently have open positions for which they can't find qualified candidates.”
The 17 Dumbest Things in Recruiting
12/20/2004, www.drjohnsullivan.com, by Dr. John Sullivan
Dr. Sullivan’s article on 17 recruiting mistakes written in 2004 is still relevant today. A few mistakes are failure to use the metrics provided by applicant tracking systems, absence of a recruiting strategy, etc. He also makes a case for online profiles instead of resumes: “Resumes have become the dominant currency of recruiting, when they should have become the equivalent of the U.S. penny.”
Top 10 Indications That You Are a Dinosaur (Old-School) Recruiter!
11/26/2007, www.ere.net, by Dr. John Sullivan
Use of new media like instant messaging, blogs, podcasts, text messaging, and online networking are some of the indicators of the modern recruiter.
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