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4 Reasons Why You Should Hire During the Summer

Ahhh, summer is here and that means things are pretty quiet at the office. It’s therefore also a time when people think that hiring new employees rarely happens. Wrong!If you are a hiring manager, here are 4 reasons why hiring during the summer is a strategically wise thing to do:1 – Flexibility: If things are quiet for you at the office, most likely you have a lot of flexibility and more time to really focus on hiring the right people. A lot of candidates do take vacations during the summer, but the candidates who don’t usually vacation still have more flexibility in their
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Good tips to encourage hiring during the summer.

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A Teenager’s View on Social Media

A Teenager's View on Social Media - Backchannel - Medium
Written by an actual teen
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It appears recruiters are checking potential employees (students) out on social media.  But what social media are they really using these days?  This is an interesting article from a 19-year-old student in Texas - somewhat of a review of the various platforms and how they are used.  I might need to tweak the social media presentation I make for 1st year students.

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Campus recruitment prep: 5 ways your info session presentation can make an impression | Campus Recruitment 360

Campus recruitment prep: 5 ways your info session presentation can make an impression | Campus Recruitment 360 | Recruitment | Scoop.it
Employer info sessions are a great chance to show students why your organization is the best place to hatch a career. But in order for your message to stick,
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With the hectic September recruitment season approaching, here's some good advice for recruiters who give information sessions on campuses.  

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Five Tips to Create Successful Summer Work Terms

Five Tips to Create Successful Summer Work Terms | Recruitment | Scoop.it
Setting Students Up For Successful Summer Terms Summer work terms are essentially summer-long job interviews.
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This article is aimed at employers.  Set your summer students up for success.  We've had Chelsea Newton in to speak to students on the effectiveness of social media in one's job search.  Excellent.

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Attracting young recruits - Investment Executive

Attracting young recruits - Investment Executive | Recruitment | Scoop.it
Members of Generation Y are looking for meaningful jobs that will lead to long, satisfying careers. Firms are responding with revamped recruiting techniques that appeal to would-be advisors
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Dooley: We can all learn a lesson from Deborah Drever

Dooley: We can all learn a lesson from Deborah Drever | Recruitment | Scoop.it
By Eileen Dooley The story about MLA Deborah Drever is not an uncommon one, just a very high profile and public example of what can happen when one enters the world of social media. Every day, mill...
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Another good article on why we all need to keep our social media clean.  I liked this line, "Yes, we are all entitled to a private life, but anything online, no matter how privacy protected it is, is public."

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Connecting with Gen Y’s passion and purpose in your employer branding | Campus Recruitment 360

Connecting with Gen Y’s passion and purpose in your employer branding | Campus Recruitment 360 | Recruitment | Scoop.it
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We see these Gen Y's every day at the university. They are looking for upward mobility, good training opportunities, and fit with the organization.  Employers are often looking for loyalty elements but students are not thinking about staying with one company for a long period of time.

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Poll results: What’s the most important factor when students and grads search for jobs? | Campus Recruitment 360

Poll results: What’s the most important factor when students and grads search for jobs? | Campus Recruitment 360 | Recruitment | Scoop.it
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Advancement opportunities are what students and new grads are looking for most in their job search.  See the Talentegg results.

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Is Technology Adoption Taking the “Human” Out of Human Resources?

Is Technology Adoption Taking the “Human” Out of Human Resources? | Recruitment | Scoop.it
How do business and social technologies impact the human side of talent management? Find out in this post by Liz Pellet.
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Tough to be human with these Automated Tracking Systems.

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