Monthly Archive: November 2012

How Can You Use Social Media for Sourcing?

Posted by The Resumator under Source

You already use social media in your personal life to accomplish lots of important things – like staying in touch with old friends, stalking exes, and making sure that when you go to the gym, everyone and their mother hears about it. Let’s face it – social media sites are a guilty pleasure.

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Hiring Software: Four Major Benefits

Posted by The Resumator under Hire

Hiring software can make life in your office a whole lot easier. Why? Because using a computerized hiring management system doesn’t just make finding a qualified candidate easier, it makes everything related to hiring easier. It’s like upgrading your old stick-shift Ford Pinto to a sleek new S-Class Benz. When you start using hiring software, don’t be surprised if all […]

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Intro to Sourcing 101: Your Sourcing Resource

Posted by The Resumator under Source

Put on your Sherlock Holmes hat and practice holding a pipe in an uncontrived manner. That’s right, readers -- we’re going sourcing. Our journey won’t include any haunted mansions or murdered heiresses, but we’ll definitely be putting our sleuthing skills to use. We'll be shaking qualified candidates out of the dark corners of the Internet and sniffing out the talent […]

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Online Hiring Tips We Learned from Watching “Hoarders”

Posted by The Resumator under Hire

Do your online hiring practices need an intervention? You may not think you need help, but neither do most of the guests on A&E’s hit show “Hoarders.” Sure, guests might admit to not being tidy, but their 22 feral cats are well-fed, and climbing over stacks of Readers Digests is wonderful exercise, so why is everyone making such a big […]

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Recruiting Swag Versus Substance: How to Gauge Talent Before You Hire

Posted by The Resumator under Screen

You’re recruiting for your company’s IT team. You find a candidate whose resume makes him look like the love child of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. He’s worked for some of the best techie startups, and he claims to be fluent in more programming languages than you even knew existed. On paper, he’s the answer to your talent hiring dreams, […]

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Should You Base Your Hiring Decisions on Accomplishments or Potential?

Posted by The Resumator under Hire

“Potential” is a word recruiting analysts use to describe job candidates who have the talent to become top performers but who aren’t guaranteed to make full use of their abilities. So what does a company do? Hire an unproven talent who might be the next Steve Jobs, or select an impressive candidate whose potential is fulfilled and who is essentially […]

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Should You Hire Remote Workers?

Posted by The Resumator under Hire

When Elance surveyed 1,500 business owners, 73% of employers said they planned to hire remote workers within the year. As the survey results prove, the increasingly digital world in which we live and work is rapidly changing – and company hiring decisions are changing along with it. More and more business owners are filling their workforces with employees they may […]

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Nominate The Resumator for the 2012 Crunchies

Posted by The Resumator under Press

  Not To Toot Our Own Horn, But… In just three years, The Resumator has grown from a small Pittsburgh-based startup, to the #1 hiring solution for SMB’s and many of today’s fastest growing company’s. Last year our company grew over 300%, and to date The Resumator has been used by over 6,500 customers, 25,000 users, to process over 2.5 […]

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The Employee Retention Calendar: What It Is and Why You Need It

Posted by The Resumator under Hire

Remember this old saying? “If you love something, let it go. If it comes back to you, it’s yours forever. If it doesn’t, then it was never meant to be.” It's good to reflect upon that sentiment when you’re releasing a rehabilitated condor into the Californian Rockies or waving goodbye to your high-school girlfriend as she boards a plane to […]

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