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  • by Caitrin O'Sullivan - November 23, 2009
    Having gone through the worst economic period of this generation and now beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel, it is quite possibly the most interesting, exciting and difficult time to be a recruiter. As with all other aspects of life, recruiting and HR are increasingly turning to technology and automation, moving away from manual processes and paper piles. A focal point of technologies being leveraged are applica...
  • by Caitrin O'Sullivan - November 23, 2009
    It goes without saying that you've heard the word "twitter" with increasing frequency, along with social media and Web 2.0. Like most people, you may have tried to resist these new platforms, writing them off as pointless (Why do I care what you ate for breakfast?), but are now beginning to succumb. You're finally giving in and want to learn how you can actually leverage social media to see tangible results in your HR role....
  • by Caitrin O'Sullivan - November 23, 2009
    While it may be a turbulent time, all is not for naught. There are many ways to not only weather this storm, but to actually leverage it to better prepare for the inevitable pick-up of the economy. Drowning in a sea of resumes? The number one complaint we're hearing from hiring managers and recruiters is that they are being absolutely inundated with resumes, to the point that they simply cannot handle the overload. A...
  • by Caitrin O'Sullivan - November 20, 2009
    In spite of all the gloom and doom about unemployment today, there still are good jobs out there. Only problem is, now you’re up against record numbers of competing applicants for that spot. HR teams are overwhelmed by this massive influx of candidates, and often have to wade through hundreds of resumes per job post. Fortunately for them, this process can be automated and streamlined with an applicant tracking system, like...