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Some great advice on saying "no."
Keep customers happy even when you can’t give them everything they want.
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Is anyone using Snapchat for recruiting? #snapchatrecruiting
Since its inception in 2011, Snapchat has taken the messaging world by storm. Everyone wants a piece of the empire that 24-year-old CEO and Co-founder Evan Spiegel built, but marketers still have not figured out how to reach Snapchat’s elusive millennial audience. One year ago almost to the day, Snapchat launched ‘Discover’ as a way for
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The report pointed out that  just over half of veterans leave their first post-military job within a year-that was surprising to me....
Corporate America loves hiring veterans, but a new study shows that many feel feel under-utilized, alienated and uninspired in corporate workplaces.
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Great overview of what is happening in the HR technology world...
The Starr Conspiracy's Steve Smith takes a look at seven HR technology trends to watch for in 2016.
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One of my favorite topics in the candidate experience; good read. 
We can all agree that recruiters are in the rejection business. Here's how to reject candidates without turning them off your brand
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Congrats to the SmashFly Technologies team...
CONCORD, Mass., Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SmashFly Raises $22 Million in Series B Funding Led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Company to Open Boston...
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“Many large, older companies are caught up in a tsunami of baby boomers retiring and are unaware of how much tribal knowledge they are taking with them,” says Dorothy Leonard, professor emeritus at Harvard Business School. 
Companies are working to ensure millennials are prepared to step into leadership roles.
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LinkedIn has become very important as a professionally networking site; in addition, it seems necessary that each of us have a LinkedIn profile to showcase our professional career brand...
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What is your worth in the job market?  New data from #payscale can help answer that question...
PayScale shows you how to negotiate for a higher salary the right way.
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Talent sourcing wisdom from the incomparable Glen Cathey #booleanblackbelt
While many people are hungry for specific Boolean search strings to copy and paste and for search tools that make searching for people
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For those of us that are concerned about content, some great advice can be found in this infographic...
It’s a shiny, brand new year for you and your business. What are your resolutions to supercharge your content marketing strategy? Web 2.0 is a fast-paced and constantly changing landscape. It’s important to keep an ear to the ground for new content trends, but it can be difficult to know what
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#jonmertzCharacter   in many ways is a combination of our mind, soul, and backbone. We need to work through our thoughts and pick the ones that matter. We need to understand how the trials are impacting our soul and take the necessary steps to protect and grow. We need to know when to stand up, move on, or protect. Character is tested. How we respond and learn will determine the legacy of our character.
The dirty chores at home on the farm were always “character-building.” My dad always used to say that shoveling out the hog barn “builds character.” What I knew at the...
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Marvin Smith is veteran talent acquisition practitioner who focuses on strategic talent sourcing, talent community building, social recruiting, employment branding, and the use of technology to drive talent identification and engagement strategies. Marvin is a writer and speaker on the topics of talent communities, strategic talent sourcing, Moneyball Sourcing, and talent acquisition strategies.
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Marvin Smith is veteran talent acquisition practitioner who focuses on strategic talent sourcing, talent community building, talent branding, and the use of technology to drive talent identification and engagement strategies.  Marvin's current role is a Strategic Talent Sourcing Consultant with Lockheed Martin where he is responsible for talent pipeline building for critical skills talent; and driving corporate wide, talent community initiatives.

  Marvin has been on teams that were at the forefront of resurgence of talent sourcing as a strategic weapon in talent acquisition.  Previously, he served in positions of strategic talent sourcing program management with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Blackberry; and Microsoft. 

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Get Your Recruiting Ducks in a Row
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To avoid hiring woes, get organized now.

Harvard Professor’s Research Suggests That Current Hiring Processes Are ...
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Over the years, I’ve suggested that most hiring processes used by most companies were designed to hire the wrong people for the wrong jobs.

PayScale's Salary Negotiation Guide
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PayScale shows you how to negotiate for a higher salary the right way.

The Best Boolean and Semantic Search Tool
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While many people are hungry for specific Boolean search strings to copy and paste and for search tools that make searching for people

What Millennials Expect From You on Social Media
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Segmentation - Millennials love conversations on social media, and they expect a lot more from brands than just buy this, buy that small tal

What Motivates Tech Talent
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Andiamo created a detailed research report by interviewing thousands of elite technologists to determine why they change jobs and what they

How to Get the Job You Want
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The main realization in job hunting is coming to grips with the fact that companies don’t want you; they want a solution to a problem.

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By the Numbers: November 2015
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A salute to veterans with Veterans Day 2015 approaching.

What’s Your Online Reputation?
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Thanks to social media, today’s online reputation economy is humming with activity.

Are Your Recruitment Emails Scaring off Candidates?
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Well-managed recruitment email campaigns can mean the difference between success and let-down. However, used incorrectly, it can also end up

The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week
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In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, l

8 Recruiting Tools For Sourcer's From #TruLondon
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Recruiting Tools are important to recruiters. Here are 8 recruiters sharing their views on the current trends in recruitment and recruiting

Why People Don't Trust Recruiters
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As long as recruitment is handled by humans, relationships are going to remain key. Here are some tips for making sure you're well regarded

Five Ways to Get Your Message Through to an Overloaded Audience
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Customer Relationships - With so many messages flooding your audience, to get its attention and make your message stand out requires more sk

The Lifecycle of a Disengaged EmployeeSwitch & Shift
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Engaged employees are vital to running a productive and profitable organization.

Who Is a Millennial and What Difference Does It Make?
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Millennials are often miscategorized, leading to the impression that the whole generation is lazy. Many are actually hardworking, creative a