Do Not Touch

Do Not Touch

Be Cautious with 'Do Not Recruit' Agreements

The big question, can employers have a gentleman’s agreement not to hire each other’s talent? These type of agreements have existed for years and it has never been questioned that they might be illegal. From an employer’s point of view, it seems logical not drive up each other’s recruiting and training cost by merely trading personnel (being incestuous). 

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Marketing 101 for Recruiters

Marketing 101 for Recruiters

Easy to Implement Tips

I recall sitting in class as a young, aspiring business student trying to figure out what I wanted to do.  Over time, I started to gravitate to the Human Resources and the Marketing aspects of the curriculum, which in retrospect made perfect sense for a career in talent acquisition.  As we all know, the Recruiting function typically falls within the HR segment of the business, but more and more, people who are competing for great talent are acting more like sales and marketing professionals rather than traditional HR professionals.

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Don’t Be Left Behind

Don’t Be Left Behind

Organizations need to pay attention to mobile recruitment

I do not understand individuals who willingly subject themselves to the training and race requirements of a triathlon.  My wife took up the sport within the last few years, and while inspirational, her level of passion for the sport leaves me scratching my head.  Now she is not competing in an Ironman (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run), but she is regularly involved in what are referred to as Sprint (.47 mile swim, 12 mile bike, 3.1 mile run) and Olympic (.93 mile swim, 25 mile bike, 6.2 mile run) triathlons. 

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