Taking the Market by Brand

Much like candidates applying for jobs, the employer branding game is constantly changing. By Christa Elliott To attract today’s top job seekers, employers need to put their best faces forward. This means not only offering competitive compensation and stellar benefits, but also cultivating an employer brand that tells candidates, “Your search is over! You belong […]

Relocation And The New Hire

More care is needed to address the emotional experience By Russ Banham It’s one of the most difficult decisions a person must make—whether or not to take the job offer that requires relocation to a new city. The way that this delicate decision is handled by the hiring organization may determine the new employee’s level […]

Vetting to Impress

While organizations continue to screen to reduce hiring risk, they now also need to consider the impact they leave on the candidates. By Debbie Bolla As organizations continue to compete for top talent, each step in the hiring process is a vital one. Today’s candidates are looking for a positive experience throughout—from applying and interviewing […]

Joining the Team – 2/5

New addition to Global Executive Team for Cielo The new year isn’t the only change for global RPO provider Cielo (formerly Pinstripe & Ochre House), as it was announced on February 5 that Seb O’Connell will be joining Cielo’s Global Executive Team as Managing Director of Europe. O’Connell has contributed to the success of Cielo […]


  Technology is leading the way for hiring managers to easily leverage social media to source and hire talent.   By Debbie Bolla     Searching social media sites for great candidates is no longer just a check mark on a recruiter’s to-do list. Social recruiting is now a pivotal tool that all organizations should […]

How ORM Helps HR

Top talent vets potential employers. Be prepared.     By Mike Zammuto     When recruiting new talent, an HR department is not just selling a job description and a set of benefits; the department is selling the company itself, its identity and its corporate reputation. Top-shelf talents, especially executive-level talents, take this very seriously, […]

Mutual Deception

A talent shortage during slow economic times is breeding bad choices on both sides of the hiring desk.   By Michael Beygelman     Unemployment is still lingering at historically high levels, yet market surveys suggest that nearly three out of four HR managers continue to cite shortages in high quality talent as the top […]

Mobility Utility

Job seekers are increasingly searching via handhelds reports a new survey from SimplyHired. Are you configured?     In the United States, nearly everyone owns a mobile phone. By 2016, the number of mobile devices is expected to surpass the world’s population—an 18-fold increase between 2011 and 2016. Increased smartphone use and WiFi capabilities mean […]

Love Your Job

Matchmaking drives the concept of the 2012 iTalent Competition Winner.   By Brent Skinner      How can passive candidates be turned into job seekers? That’s a challenge. A good way to start is by giving them an improved job search experience. Provide an environment where the experience is easier and interesting. The best passive […]