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Why Name Gen is So Not Recruiting Research The recruiting industry, as a whole, uses the terms "recruitment research" and "name generation" interchangeably, as if they were synonyms. They are not. [click_to_tweet tweet="'Research' is defined as 'A continued and...read more
A while ago, HR thought leader Dr. John Sullivan published a list of the dumbest things recruiters do, asking readers to choose their top five from a list of thirty. (Here are the results of that survey.) Those lacking a sense of humor may find Sullivan's "linguistic...read more
Candidate Mapping is a Best Practice Candidate mapping is an executive search best practice. You identify the heads of teams out of which you want to recruit. You then identify their direct superiors. It is a powerful way to bulletproof talent...read more
Passive Candidate Data: Sourcing Deep Data is Best Passive candidate sourcing for candidates is difficult for corporate recruiting teams to scale. The passive candidate data is shallow. It rarely provides the depth of information needed to determine whether a...read more
Preemptive calibration, also known as pre-referencing, is common practice in senior executive search, one that sourcing teams should emulate. When was the last time you included a step in your candidate sourcing process to determine which...read more
Most intriguing was the CIA’s use of social network analysis in recruiting, which The Agency mashes together with geo-spatial and geo-census data to map hot spots of talent.read more
LinkedIn Disappearing Google Apps GadgetA Rapportive application will vanish from the inboxes of its some Rapportive users sometime today. July 31 is the deadline. LinkedIn acquired Rapportive back in 2o12. In June of this year, it quietly announced it...read more
LinkedIn Banishing Rapportive From Google Apps Rapportive Was a Genius App Rapportive is a genius Google Apps application that actually found a way to make social networking easier. To date, that has not been an easy thing to do. But somehow Rapportive nailed...read more
The Hidden Cost of Bringing Executive Search InsideSome corporations are questioning their decision to bring executive search inside. Over the past few years, more large Fortune 500 corporations with a steady flow of executive searches have implemented the...read more
Internet Sourcing Guru Glenn Gutmacher Today, I am honoring the work of the King of String Glenn Gutmacher in recruiting. I've attended a number of his Internet Sourcing presentations (and co-presented with him in Boston). I have always come away humbled by the...read more