How Rich is Your API?

  No technology vendor can pretend to have all of the functionality you need, across all the sub-processes that are required in order to efficiently manage an organisation. Some firms claim to have mastered this, but no company has actually pulled it off.   Among other reasons, this is why it is critical to invest […]

Digital Reference Checking

If you need to hire someone and you want to make sure the references from past colleagues concur with your judgement, Checkster’s collective intelligence gathering will provide that extra degree of certainty in your decision. Checkster’s innovative web-based solutions each use collective intelligence combined with the ease and reach of social networks to deliver fast, […]

Your Employer Brand Owns The Candidate Experience

  By now we’ve all seen the October 2013 Gallup report on employee engagement, The State of the American Workplace. Words that come to mind when I re-read the report:  bummer, disheartening, bad news.  But I also wonder: what exactly did we expect? Look around you, managers, and you’ll see disengaged employees with the Zombie […]

Communication Strategy: Understand Job Seekers

I read something recently that surprised me: 29% of active job seekers in a recent survey use Google+ to find a job.  My first assumption was that active job seekers will do anything to find a job.  But, I was shocked to read that an even higher percentage of random respondents said they use Google+ […]

Recruiting Passive Candidates with Social Media

  Just to recap: Passive candidates are magical unicorns. They will instantly improve your business, upgrade your company culture, and double your chances of winning the lottery. Recruiting passive candidates will solve all of your problems! Sadly, this is extremely difficult to do because passive candidates live in a land without help wanted ads, job […]

Which Channel Delivers the Highest Quality Candidates

“Twitter’s Twitter Strategy First of all, if you’re going to use Twitter to recruit, you should create a clear and executable strategy. Twitter should be used for more than just blasting out job postings. Sure, creating awareness about new positions is one part of the strategy. But there’s another side to the coin that Twitter […]

To Reach Passive Candidates, Try Jobcast’s Facebook Recruitment App

Liz Ryan, writing for The Management Blog at Bloomberg Businessweek in May 2013, called the search for passive job candidates “the latest corporate mania.” What exactly is a passive candidate? Essentially, it’s any person who is currently employed, not actively looking for a new job, but willing to consider an employment offer if one comes […]

10 Questions to Ask When Recruiting New Employees Online

In order to find top talent to fill the most important roles at your startup company, you’ll most likely want to advertise that you’re hiring those positions online. But finding, recruiting and hiring rockstar employees isn’t as simple as slapping a quick job description on a random job board online and hoping a needle will […]

Fully Branded Facebook Career Pages

  Many of our clients have expressed how important it is for their branding to show consistent design and messaging on all of their social platforms. We couldn’t agree more! To help build your brand presence, we’ve added some great new features that give you complete control over customizing your Facebook Career Page. When you […]

How I Hire: Trust Your Gut and Take Your Time

  Over the last ten years I’ve hired around 70 people into our organization, many of whom have reported directly to me. And while most of the folks I’ve hired have been a tremendous success, we’ve had our share of strike-outs, too. And not only do I have the opportunity to hire people personally, I […]