Aug
06

You Aren’t Ready to Hire

posted on August 6th, 2019 by Erin Miller in Hiring,Recruiting with 0 Comments

There are many barriers to a good hire. Previously, I wrote about Deadbeat Candidates and the challenges of poor communication and no follow-up. I later followed that post up with Deadbeat Recruiters, because I know that for every challenging candidate out there, there is a recruiter equally deficient in communication skills and initiative. Let’s be […]

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May
07

Employment Branding is Vital to Recruiting

posted on May 7th, 2019 by Erin Miller in Branding,Hiring,Leadership,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Marketing,Recruiting with 0 Comments

I recently wrote about how important it is for companies to build an engaging culture in order to attract great employees: “The most talented professionals can be selective. They’re good at what they do, so they don’t necessarily need to take the first opportunity that comes their way. They’re going to find the company that […]

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Apr
09

Do CEOs know what they want? Yes, they do.

posted on April 9th, 2019 by Colleen McKenna in CEOs,Hiring,Recruiting,Strategy with 0 Comments

Do you download content that makes you think? I do. While I’m interested in lots of varied information and am a sucker for a good headline, I know that I’ll be dropped into a sales funnel and a salesperson who most likely didn’t look at my LinkedIn profile or website will begin to send me […]

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Mar
19

LinkedIn Recruiter: How I Made the Top 1%

posted on March 19th, 2019 by Erin Miller in Hiring,Recruiting with 0 Comments

On 3/13/19, I received this message from LinkedIn: I am not at all a person that seeks accolades or awards, however, I have to admit, this was pretty cool. Out of curiosity, I performed a search on LinkedIn Recruiter, including current titles such as Recruiter, Sourcer and Talent Acquisition Manager, and came up with over […]

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Feb
05

Getting the Most Out of Your LinkedIn InMail Messages

LinkedIn InMail messages have been getting a lot of airtime recently. From webinars to ebooks to A TON of client questions, it seems that this LinkedIn resource that helps you directly message non-connections is simultaneously appealing and intimidating. But have no fear! I send InMails all of the time, (daily as a matter of fact), […]

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Dec
11

The Benefits of a Transparent Culture

posted on December 11th, 2018 by Erin Miller in CEOs,Hiring,Leadership,Recruiting with 0 Comments

There is a lot of discussion these days about the tight labor market and, specifically, how it’s affecting small businesses. I read one story about a restaurant that’s offering one free meal a day for a year to anyone that refers a successful candidate. Businesses are taking extra (and some may argue, necessary) steps to […]

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Oct
09

The Hypocrisy of Recruiters

posted on October 9th, 2018 by Erin Miller in Hiring with 0 Comments

I recently wrapped up a search for a Talent Acquisition Specialist for one of our clients. I do not often have the opportunity to recruit recruiters, so this was a fascinating experience for me. Of course, I focused my search on LinkedIn, using it as my primary tool to identify potential candidates and reach out […]

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Sep
18

Is Your Organization Ready for LinkedIn Recruiter?

posted on September 18th, 2018 by Erin Miller in Hiring with 0 Comments

Recruiting is on everyone’s minds these days. Nothing will throw a wrench in your organization’s growth plan like not being able to find the right talent. But let’s be honest – recruiting is hard. And unless your leadership team members have great networks and you have access to an even greater applicant tracking system, knowing […]

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Aug
02

How to Update Your Job Experience on LinkedIn When You Leave A Company

posted on August 2nd, 2018 by Sarah Bentley in Branding,CEOs,Hiring,Job Seekers,LinkedIn Essential,Profile Development,Quick Tips with 0 Comments

When an employee leaves their job, the last thing that they probably think about is updating their current role listed on their LinkedIn profile. If an employee forgets to end their current job experience with an employer and they are linked to the employer’s Company Page, they will still show up a current employee on the […]

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Jul
17

How to Clean Up Your LinkedIn Company Page

posted on July 17th, 2018 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,Career,CEOs,Hiring,LinkedIn Essential with 0 Comments

Have you looked at your LinkedIn Company Page lately? More importantly, have you reviewed the people who say they are your employees? More often than not, someone at the company will say, “That person doesn’t work here.” or “That person left our company two years ago.” or “We don’t have employees in that city or […]

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