Recruiting News Roundup

Recruiting News and Blogs

This week’s top recruiting news from around the web: 

CMS to Attend SHRM Annual Conference

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CMS iRecruit will be attending the 2013 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago June 16-19. We’re looking forward to seeing Hillary Clinton, astronaut Mark Kelley and Gabby Giffords, and music from Kelly Clarkson and more. We’ll be at Booth #1927 with our partner Employee Based Systems (EBS).


5 Things To Include on a Company Career Site
Setting up an online career portal for your company website is challenging. Every day potential candidates are clicking on to your Careers page, and then clicking away because they don’t see what they like.  Keeping a visitor interested in your company career website is as simple as asking, if it were me, “What would I like to know before I apply?”

How to Find the Talent You Need and Keep It
Strategic human resource management is the key to finding the talent your company needs, but it’s also how you will ultimately retain that talent and improve your return on employee investment.

Make Your Culture Your Brand: Tips for More Competitive Recruiting
“Just because your company is a ‘Plain Jane’ doesn’t mean your recruitment function needs to be,” said Randall Birkwood, consultant and CEO at Ascendant Talent, during his session at the recent ERE Conference and Exposition, Beat the Big Brands at Hiring: Building a Winning Talent Acquisiton Department Against the Odds.

NPR Cranked Out This New Career Site in About a Month
From the department of quick turnarounds comes NPR’s new career site, one that Lars Schmidt had wanted to redo since he arrived two and a half years ago but ultimately took just a month.

Too Many Applicants? 5 Innovative Ways to Screen Out The Masses
Could the time spent on resume sifting (often inappropriate applications) be better used in other areas of the hiring process to improve quality and job satisfaction? If you do believe that you have an overly laborious resume sifting process, you might be interested in the five techniques that I have outlined below that you can use to more efficiently screen out the masses and free up time to focus on more value-added work.

Know the Difference between hiring a Rock Star and a Ninja
You may have seen job titles (and descriptions) from companies seeking to hire Rock Star, Jedis, Gurus and Ninjas for key positions within their organization. A quick search on Indeed.com reveals there are 4,719 positions that list “Rock Star” in the job title, and 735 Ninjas.

iRecruit Webinar Dates June 2013
Announcing the iRecruit webinar presentation schedule for June 2013. Learn how to take control of your applicant tracking and recruitment process, and manage your applicants in a centralized, secure, cloud-based database.

About iRecruit
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