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Recruiting

What’s your most effective way to attract new employees?

10/18/2011
HR pros count on the web and employee word of mouth to fill jobs.

Military outreach team recruits veterans

10/11/2011
Lockheed Martin is filling 1,000 jobs a year with military veterans and has expanded its recruiting efforts. Dedicated recruiters invite vets to face-to-face interviews with hiring managers and to participate in monthly online chats about employment opportunities.

Ernst & Young beefs up campus recruiting

10/07/2011

Ernst & Young plans to hire 25% more new graduates this year than last, so the professional services firm has upped its game when it comes to internships. To reach the 5,000 students it hopes to recruit this year, the New York-based organization launched a Global Student Exchange Program to offer overseas assignments to select summer interns.

365-day virtual job fair aims to attract veterans

10/04/2011
Houston-based trash collection giant Waste Management drew 739 military personnel and spouses in two hours during a virtual career day this summer—and it’s not over.

Perks persist in high-tech markets

09/27/2011
It’s 1999 all over again for at least some in-demand job candidates and employees: those with IT expertise. Companies looking to lure candidates are offering unusually generous inducements and perks. Who’s benefiting from the largesse? Cloud computing engineers, data security experts, mobile app developers and tech sales people.

In hot economy, onboarding takes on vital role

09/06/2011
Employees have options these days, and they’re more willing to leave a job that doesn’t seem like a perfect fit—even if it’s during the first few months. That means your onboarding process is more important than ever.

365-day virtual job fair aims to attract veterans

08/30/2011
Houston-based Waste Management drew 739 military personnel and spouses in two hours during a virtual career day this summer—and it’s not over. The firm is experi­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ment­ing with a “perpetual online career fair” that will stay “open” year-round in its effort to recruit active-duty personnel, veterans and military spouses.

Best practices: 3 ways to improve the job candidate experience

07/19/2011
How would you grade your organization’s application process? Tracking the candidate experience can improve it and enhance your organization’s HR brand among potential applicants. First step: Solicit feedback from candidates about their experiences with recruiting, application, interviewing and web site interaction.

Siemens preps students for future tech jobs

07/19/2011

Electronics and electrical engineering powerhouse Siemens USA will offer positions to 75 of its 170 interns this fall, placing 79% of them in engineering jobs. But the company doesn’t wait until its prospective employees take summer internships before it introduces them to the Siemens brand.

Green onboarding: Plant a tree for each new worker

07/18/2011
Whenever Las Vegas-based Global Sky fills a seat in one of its call centers, it plants a tree in Latin America or Africa. The practice helps to attract eco-friendly applicants.