The Future of Social Recruiting: 16 Astonishing Facts PLUS My Top 5 Do’s

In HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

Anyone who follows me on LinkedIn will tell you how pumped I am about social recruiting. And for good reason. By 2016 the number of mobile devices will surpass the world population! Not yet convinced? Here are 15 more (some truly gob-smacking statistics I’ve gathered that clearly make my point about the future of social recruiting (ergo mobile recruiting): 60% of North Americans use a Smart …

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5 Very Good Reasons for Using a Recruiter to Hire

In Cost of a Bad Hire, Employers, Headhunters, Hiring, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Recruiting, Using a Recruiter, Working with recruiters by Barbara Ashton

The words I most like to hear from our clients? Here they are. “Barbara, you cost us a lot of money up front, but it was worth every penny down the road.” And I know I’m not alone in saying this. I mean who in business wouldn’t want to hear the sweet music of that kind of value statement coming …

How to Ace Your Next Online Interview – A Quick Reference Guide

In General, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Interviewing, Online Recruiting by Barbara Ashton

With the rapid growth of video conferencing tools, the popularity of online interviews among recruiters and hiring managers is booming. Whether you’re new to Skype (or whatever tool you use) or a seasoned pro, this quick reference guide will ensure that your interview goes off as planned and puts you ahead of others. Phone interviews are a great way to …

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Employers and Job Seekers, 8 Powerful LinkedIn Ways to Attract Talent, Jobs and Business

In Employee Branding, Employer Branding, Employers, General, Headhunters, Hiring, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, LinkedIn, Online Recruiting, Social Recruiting by Barbara Ashton

LinkedIn builds Know, Like, Trust like no other. Your LinkedIn profile, done properly, tells others “I’m trustworthy and someone you want to hire, work for, and do business with ”. It’s been said a kazillion times — online relationships are built on transparency, on being, and showing the world, that we are who we say we are. Building a strong LinkedIn profile is essential for both job …

Social Recruitment & Executive Search: The Art Form of Personal Relationships

In General, Online Recruiting, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Social Recruiting, Values Blueprint by Barbara Ashton

As recruiters the one question we get asked a lot is: where do you find your people? Even though we are increasingly reliant on the internet, building relationships is essentially the how, the what, the where, and the why of our business at Ashton & Associates Recruiting. A recent interactive conference headed up by a panel of academics and social media experts took a good …

Specialist Skills for Online Recruiting

In Careers in Online Recruiting, Headhunters, Online Recruiting, Recruiting, Using a Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Even though technology will never replace recruitment, it is radically changing the process and the speed with which potential job candidates are being sourced. This is an inside look at a career in online recruiting and the specialized skills you will need to keep ahead of the competition. The recruiting industry will continue to become more and more crowed as as would-be recruiters view sourcing candidates online as …