New Recruiting Tools

Immersion: Mapping The Original Social Network In Your Inbox

Immersion: Mapping The Original Social Network In Your Inbox

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Immersion, out from MIT Labs (so you know it’s gotta be legit), claims to provide a “people centric view of your e-mail life,” which, according to their website, provide “a detailed description of our personal and professional history” that’s “older than the web.”  By logging in through a secure server through a GMail, MS Exchange […]

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EMail Finder: How To Source Anyone’s Work E-Mail For Free

EMail Finder: How To Source Anyone’s Work E-Mail For Free

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Finding and validating work e-mail addresses is a key step in any sourcing process, but even for the most experienced recruiters, it’s a task that’s often incredibly time-consuming and arduous, not to mention an inexact science at best.  That’s why I’m always on the look out for new tools and shortcuts to this part of […]

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Evil Empire: LinkedIn Lawsuit Set Dangerous Double Standard

Evil Empire: LinkedIn Lawsuit Set Dangerous Double Standard

| April 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sell Hack has one employee who spends most of his time working at a completely unrelated startup, has no budget and doesn’t even warrant a company profile on Crunchbase, since it’s got no budget, no capital backing and no plans for monetizing its services. By contrast, LinkedIn is a blue chip, NASDAQ listed global corporation, […]

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SellHack: The Free Sourcing Tool That’s Got LinkedIn On the Defense

SellHack: The Free Sourcing Tool That’s Got LinkedIn On the Defense

| April 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

SellHack is one of those rare tools that actually delivers as promised, meets a real recruiting need and actually lives up to the hype – which isn’t easy to do, considering the amount of buzz and word of mouth that this emerging startup has built up in a relatively short amount of time.  What makes […]

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SMS, Staffing & Simplicity: Meet TextRecruit

SMS, Staffing & Simplicity: Meet TextRecruit

| March 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

For the past few weeks now, I have been testing out a new mobile recruiting tool called TextRecruit. I don’t say this about many tools and sourcing technologies, but I’ve fallen in love. While I’ve been using texting as a method for contacting candidates for some time now, I can do it better, faster and track […]

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Meet Betty: Recruitment Scheduling Made Simple (No, Really)

Meet Betty: Recruitment Scheduling Made Simple (No, Really)

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

For all the advances we’ve made when it comes to recruitment technology and systems integration, for some reason, one of the most critical business needs for talent acquisition has largely gone ignored by emerging startups and established players: scheduling. The HR technology conversation has moved on from core workflow processes to somewhat specious, often speculative […]

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Bullhorn S Release Improves Recruiter Speed, Efficiency

Bullhorn S Release Improves Recruiter Speed, Efficiency

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Winning market share in the extremely crowded, hypercompetitive marketplace of applicant tracking system (ATS) providers has become increasingly difficult for emerging and established players alike. Even as SaaS delivery moves from the margins to the mainstream, ostensibly cutting costs and time associated with system implementation and integration, the battle for ATS customers has created an […]

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eiTalent: Getting To the Core of Your Culture

eiTalent: Getting To the Core of Your Culture

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the most reliable indicators of quality of hire is the ever-elusive concept of “fit,” but accurately predicting whether or not a candidate actually clicks with your culture can be exceedingly difficult. Even for employers and recruiters actually able to objectify such a seemingly subjective concept, finding the right candidate for your company’s core […]

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How Job Seekers Really Use Glassdoor Reviews

How Job Seekers Really Use Glassdoor Reviews

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

As an HR analyst at Software Advice, a company that connects businesses with recruiting software vendors, Erin Osterhaus frequently conducts market-research on recruiting and talent management technologies. Recently, Osterhaus wanted to see what impact Glassdoor reviews actually have on a job seeker’s decision to apply for (and accept) a job.  So, she surveyed a total […]

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Salesforce, Talent Sourcing and the Future of Enterprise Search

Salesforce, Talent Sourcing and the Future of Enterprise Search

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The increasing overlap, and potentially inextricable intertwining of recruitment and marketing has been a central theme in the HR industry, the subject of a prodigal amount of product marketing, ‘thought leadership’ content and corporate copy. The confluence of recruiting and marketing has, in fact, become a central focus in competing for top talent, with concepts […]

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