Tag Archives: Recruiting

How I’ve Been Successful Finding Cleared Talent

Shaunta Russell, St. Michael's Twenty-two year USMC veteran and Director of Administration Shaunta Russell joined St. Michaels in June, 2011.

St. Michael’s was founded in 2006 by Todd Brymer, a retired Lieutenant Colonel and former Army paratrooper.  St. Michael’s works with federal agencies to improve their business process results, including Financial Policy Support, Enterprise Financial System Integration and Standardizing Internal Controls.

St. Michael's logoSt. Michael’s is named for the patron saint of paratroopers.

Consistent Sourcing Results

I’ve consistently used ClearedJobs.Net as a sourcing tool since I started with St. Michael’s in 2011, with good success. In fact I used ClearedJobs.Net in my transition.

Immediately after starting with the company  I needed to fill a Data

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Recruiting Roundup: Salary Survey, Who’s in Your Network

Our picks for the week’s best recruiting news:

ERE checks out the Money Talks survey from Bullhorn in Is the Grass Always Greener? Look at What Agency Recruiters Earn.

The Top 12 Reasons Why Slow Hiring Severely Damages Recruiting and Business Results. Our favorite #2 – Unfortunately slow hiring does not improve the quality of those who you hire. What do you think?

If you have the aforementioned problem regarding speed of hire and you want some guidance, read Steps for Increasing Your Speed of Hire in Order to Improve Your Quality of Hire.

Tim Sackett does an HR take on Fast Company’s…

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Eight Steps for the Care and Feeding of Recruiters

Recruiters are the gatekeepers for most jobs. They can also be a tremendous advocate and resource for cleared job seekers. Knowing the best way to work with recruiters is crucial for any cleared professional looking for their next opportunity.

But let’s be clear. A recruiter’s role is to fill the positions they have open and to be on the lookout for talent their company may need in the future. They aren’t a job finding service for you. However they can be an invaluable resource for you. And you for them.

How Do I Make a Recruiter’s Job Easier

1.  Don’t apply for jobs you aren’t qualified for. If you…

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The People in Your Pipelines

It’s the New Year. You want to do more with less, update your recruiting style, or just be a bit more effective. There are lots of silver bullets being touted and buzzword bingo clouding up the recruiting blogosphere to the point that it is easier to fall back into old habits.

To me old school is best: Golden rule. No matter the technology you use, how you treat the candidate is going to reflect in your effectiveness. My advice? Re-examine your resolutions, and just add one small thing that you can do to change your candidate relationship.

Big changes come from small steps. One small thing to do every day.…

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Recruiting Roundup: Do You Suck at Interviewing, A Cynics 2014 Predictions

Our picks for this week’s best recruiting news:

Sourcing candidates takes skill and strategy. Are you a Hunter or Trapper recommends the proactive approach.

Ben Olds says you’re probably not nearly as good at interviewing as you think you are in My Wife Thinks I Suck at Interviewing.

Build quality in every step of the hiring process, not just at the end. Fix Your Broken Recruiting Process.

A Cynic’s Top 10 Predictions for 2014 speaks for itself.

Glen Cathey thinks candidate identification is the most critical step in the talent acquisition/recruiting life cycle. Glen’s Top Ten Ways to Source Candidates.

Recruiting really is

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