Category Archives: Talent Acquisition

A Bunch of Loose Monkies at #SHRM12

There’s a new job seeking experience in town. They go Beta in about a month. They’re making a bunch of noise. They’re getting some notice. And they’re a bunch of loose monkeys (monkies). I met with them yesterday on the floor at the SHRM Annual Conference in Atlanta. Check it out.   Image Credit: Express Monorail (via…

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Always Looking

I got an Email from one of my subscribers – (s)he will remain anonymous – who asked me, “is it illegal for an employer to fire you for searching for another job?” It’s not the first time I’ve been asked this question. And it’s good enough to warrant a response via blog post. So here…

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Guest Post: It’s About the Candidates Finding You

Social Media’s has infiltrated the workplace, yes. And many organizations have advanced their capabilities in leading-edge fashion. HR departments far and wide are scrambling to figure out how to exploit its benefits while protecting the organization from the corresponding risk of doing so. Despite this activity, many organizations just haven’t gotten on-board yet with social…

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Guest Post: From Post and Pray to Good Old Days

Ed Nathanson is the Director Talent Acquisition at Rapid7 (www.rapid7.com) where he brings over 17 years of experience in Talent Acquisition and Human Resources in Global Technology and Retail organizations. Ed’s a self-proclaimed “recruiting and sourcing nerd” who is passionate about new HR/Recruiting technologies and processes. He suggests that in spite of the rapidly evolving…

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Guest Post: Need a Purple Squirrel? Get a Sourcer.

Sometimes the least celebrated…even the least known…are the most important. And no where in the realm of Human Resources is that more apt than with those scouring the darkest corners for the brightest candidates. Lara Oettinger, a Sourcing Specialist for a large publicly traded Defense and Aerospace company, contributes her guest post today to remind…

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