Archive for January, 2011
I generally do not repost blogs or articles written by others, however; I have decided to make an exception for a recent article written by sourcing guru Glen Cathey. Glen does a fantastic job of debunking some of the myths regarding the ‘freeness’ and effectiveness of spending hours upon hours scouring the web for candidates. I would encourage every sourcer, recruiter, staffing manager, etc to read this article in its entirety. My hat is off to Glen for this great read!
BEWARE: This post takes a contrarian (yet fact-based!) view of the Internet as a sourcing tool that may be unsuitable to some readers. If you don’t want to hear anything other than how awesome the Internet is for sourcing and recruiting, please stop reading now.
Fireworks may not be the only boom to start off the new year. Even though some degree of uncertainty is expected to linger in 2011, one thing looks more than likely: higher levels of hiring. Experts predict slow growth but competitive recruiting in the upcoming year. Companies of all shapes and sizes have made the new year’s resolution to add jobs and hire more full-time, part-time and contract workers in 2011.
Three-fifths of employers also plan to give raises to their existing staff, partly over concerns that their best talent will head for the door of greater opportunities once the economy improves. Read More→