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Top 50 Female Front-End Engineers In San Francisco

The low representation of women in the tech sector has been one of the biggest issues of 2015. It’s a huge, important issue with a range of contributing factors. Companies of all sizes are under pressure to increase diversity in their teams. Particularly in their tech teams. But how can they go about doing this? […]

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How to Use Pinterest in Your Recruitment Strategy

Nowadays, it feels like everyone is incorporating social media in their recruitment strategy - from LinkedIn, to Facebook and Twitter. In this post, our author explains one potential social media tool your business is perhaps ignoring to attract candidates: Pinterest! Read below to learn how to use Pinterest to your advantage!

The Future of Technical Support Outsourcing [Infographic]

There has been a growing need for technical support outsourcing. To learn more about the current status of this growing sector and what the future holds for it, check out this highly informative infographic created by our friends at IntelligentBee detailing what you need to know.

5 Ways You Can Use Instagram for Better Hiring

While most companies still use Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn as their main sourcing channels, some are starting to utilize Instagram as a sourcing platform. Here are 5 ways that Instagram is also gaining traction as an efficient recruiting platform.

Stick to Your Knitting: Why Recruiters Should Recruit and Sourcers Should Source

Anaesthetists will never pick up the scalpel. Master Chefs will never work in the dining room. So why do we expect recruiters to source?

Internal vs External Recruitment: Weighing up the Pros and Cons

Are you looking for your next employee? Sometimes the process can seem endless, can’t it? For every two or three great candidates you interview in the final stages, you can recall the scores of resumes and cover letters that you’ve dropped into shredders. Some of those candidates missed your shortlist only marginally. Others possessed none […]

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7 Writing Tricks to Level up Your Cold Recruiting Emails

Cold recruiting emails can be a great tool for hiring prospective candidates – assuming you know how to use this tool right. This definitely isn’t always easy: basically, you’re asking a candidate to join your company and you have to do your best to spark their interest. However, while it isn’t easy, it’s still possible. […]

7 Ways Recruiters Can Create Engaging LinkedIn Profiles

The headline of a LinkedIn profile is critical. This is because it’s not only an excellent place for a person to add career-targeted key terms, but it also shows up many times in countless important LinkedIn locations like messages, search results, connection invitations and employee listings. It goes without saying that your LinkedIn profile can […]

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Way we Search for and Acquire Talent

Editor’s Note: This post is by Paul Slezak, Cofounder and CEO of RecruitLoop – the World’s largest marketplace of expert Recruiters and Sourcers available on-demand. Last week we held our first RecruitLoop Roundtable Panel Q&A for 2018. We chose to kick off the year with a pretty hot topic – How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Way we Search for and Acquire Talent. […]

13 Tips For Recruiting Tech Talent Using Social Media

Although most companies are using social media to find tech talent, some of them aren’t making the most of it. In this post, we show you how to connect with the best tech talent through social media.

What to expect in 2027? Predicting the Future of Recruitment

It is often widely accepted that the sphere of recruiting is more about the human element than it is about technology. Do you agree? What will recruitment look like in 5 or 10 years?

How Social Media Can Become Your Recruiting Weapon

Apparently 50% of employers who use social media recruiting strategies find an issue on a profile that influences them to reject a candidate. Where would you fit on the spectrum?

6 Tips On Reaching Out to Candidates Like a Rockstar

While technology has certainly changed the recruitment industry in many ways, the magic of recruiting still happens in relationships.

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Why Allowing Social Media At Work Can Help Attract Top Talent

When it comes to recruiting top talent, candidates are happy with fewer perks provided you allow them a reasonable amount of social media time at work.

7 Ways to Stand Out to Passive Candidates

A passive candidate is someone who is not necessarily looking for a new job, but would be open to taking a new job if the right offer comes along.

10 Tools for Sourcing Candidates by the Hundreds

With the right tools, you can save time by automating a lot of the sourcing process. Here's a list of tools to help when it comes to sourcing candidates.

Why Sourcing Needs to be Key to Your Recruitment Strategy

Here's a recap of our recent RecruitLoop webinar - Why Sourcing Needs to be Key to Your Recruitment Strategy

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How Non-Techies Can Find the Right Tech Talent [Infographic]

Last week I went along to GitHub’s “Universe” conference here in San Francisco. It was certainly an event of epic proportion. I really wasn’t sure what to expect. However one thing that became very clear to me was that even after playing in the recruiting game for 20+ years now, recruiting in the tech space […]

5 Simple Hacks to Find Candidate Email Addresses in Under 5 Minutes

Here are 5 ways to find candidate email addresses in less than 5 minutes, so you can easily get in touch with them about your amazing opportunity.

6 Tools That Will Change The Way You Reach Out to Candidates

Time isn’t always on your side as a recruiter. Here are 6 tools that will change the way you can access candidates' contact information at scale.

7 Social Recruiting Mistakes You Should Avoid

If you're planning to incorporate social media into your recruitment strategy, here are some mistakes you should try to avoid if you want to ensure are top of mind with the best candidates.

Passive Sourcing: You’re Doing It Wrong

Like many folks in the Bay Area, I get a fair number of messages from recruiters and hiring managers who are passively sourcing candidates. And after a while of getting these messages and talking to these people, I've come to a conclusion: you're doing it wrong.

Finding Candidates on Google: Picking Which Keywords to Use

Google can be an excellent tool for folks who know how to construct the right search. It all comes down to finding the right keywords and creating a search that leads you to the right candidate.

Target Job Ads to the Right Candidates – Think Like an Online Marketer

If you've got open positions in your company, start thinking like a marketer. Your job ads are just that -- advertisements.

Get Your Job Ad Message Across – Think Like an Online Marketer

Here's a secret for you: stop behaving like a job recruiter. Stop thinking that you can post an ad online and your work is done, because it isn't.

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Why Are You Such a Scaredy Cat About Approaching Candidates?

You’ve met the perfect employee after months of looking! There’s just one problem: They don’t know they want to work for you yet. So now you’re a big, puddly mess of wishing they would just come and work for you right this instance. The thought of picking up the phone or sending them an introductory email makes you more nervous than a cat on a deflating pool toy. Here's what to do.

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Where to Source Top Technical Talent

Sourcing technical talent, especially in areas where many software development companies are looking for the same skill set can be… challenging. When everyone is looking for the same thing, the playing field becomes so level there’s just no way to stand out anymore. There are other alternatives, though.