Category Archives: recruiting

How to Use the Same Recruitment Marketing Content to Extend Your Reach

One of the biggest issues facing marketers is how to make content stretch beyond the initial push. As we all know, there are only 24 hours in the day, 40 hours in the work week and much less than that for content production and promotion. When it comes to recruitment marketing, this sort of issue…

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Top Recruitment Marketing Headlines for the Houston Energy Market

The Houston market has had a hard time over the last few years, but we are encouraged by the consistently positive headlines we’ve been seeing. These energy headlines are directly applicable to recruiters who want to start proactively planning their 2017 recruitment marketing budgets. Without…

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Facebook Recruiting May Be Coming to Groups

Facebook groups are a unique, currently ad-free space within the Facebook empire, but that may change soon. Yesterday, Josh Constine published an article called Facebook tests ads in Groups, its next potential cash cow that noted testing of ads within groups is already underway. While at first this…

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Yet Another Reason for You to Use LinkedIn for Recruiting

Have you heard of the Open Candidates feature yet? If not, it’s okay! Last week LinkedIn launched an incredibly useful new tool that is open to all users, which allows recruiters to see if a candidate is “looking.” For candidates, LinkedIn positions it as such, “imagine if you could signal to…

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Recruiters – Manufacturing Jobs are On the Rise!

The Houston Business Journal’s Jon Prior reported great news for the manufacturing jobs sector last week. According to his article, Texas may have made it through the worst of oil bust as the job creation rate is actually surpassing the rest of America’s job growth. It’s true, according to the…

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How Recruiters Can Utilize LinkedIn as a Search Engine

A few days ago, we came across an article called, The new search engine that could give Google a run for its money. This article by John Nemo brought up a great point; LinkedIn is an untapped, search-based resource. Here are some of the ideas Nemo mentioned that recruiters can use to harness the…

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Why You Need Winter Recruitment Ideas Now!

Fall has begun and most of us are thinking about apples, pumpkin picking, Halloween and beautiful leaves. However, Autumn is a short season therefore now is the time to work on a solid recruitment strategy for the slower Winter season so that you aren't left out in the cold. Winter is a tough time…

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Recruiting Top Talent by Seeking Less Obvious Skills

Recently, The Wall Street Journal completed a study of 2.3 million LinkedIn profiles that endeavored to find out what the top in-demand soft skills were among professionals. They were as follows: Communication Organization Teamwork Always Punctual Critical Thinking Social Skills Creativity…

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4 of the Best Recruiting Practices for Competing in a Difficult Market

With 285,000 members from over 165 countries the Society for Human Resource Management is an incredible resource for up-to-the-minute insights within the recruitment sector. This year, they put our a report called The New Talent Landscape – Recruiting Difficulty and Skills Shortages that examines…

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4 Stories that Prove that it’s Time for Oil Recruiters to Ramp Up Efforts

The oil and gas industry has been a volatile investment in past years and therefore jobs and recruitment efforts have dropped or at very least, slowed. However, news outlets in 2016 are starting to change their tune. Here’s a roundup of some of the top stories that oil recruiters can present to…

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