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How Yahoo, Facebook and Zappos Recruit Tech Talent

It’s no secret that Yahoo, Facebook and Zappos are among the most in-demand and desirable… Continue reading >>

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The Four Metrics Every Staffing Firm Should Track

Of the many reasons people go into the staffing and recruiting industry, tracking metrics is rarely one of them. Despite knowing the importance of tracking metrics, however, the vast majority of staffing firms do not put this belief into practice.

For example, according to CareerBuilder’s most recent Staffing & Recruiting Pulse Survey, a mere 14 percent of staffing firms track source of candidates and candidates hired. Continue reading >>

By in Staffing & Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

Recruiter Spotlight: Meet Mike Donahue of Amotec Inc.

Recruiter Spotlight: Meet Mike Donahue of Amotec Inc.

Welcome to Recruiter Spotlight, where each month CareerBuilder recognizes recruiters who set themselves apart by going above and beyond to advance the field. Meet our featured professional this month: Mike Donahue of Amotec Inc., a professional recruiting and staffing firm. His selfless attitude and always wanting to be a great team player has helped him build long-term relationships both within and outside the company. Continue reading >>

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Hospitals are facing a serious leadership gap.

As Baby Boomers Retire, Hospitals Face a Serious Leadership Gap

A painful vacuum looms as baby boom execs retire without preparing a new generation of leaders.

Every year, Ochsner Health System in New Orleans handpicks a dozen or so recent health care MBA graduates to enter its administrative residency program. The fellows spend a year rotating through different divisions in the system.

After the year is up, some participants clearly don’t fit the roles they had set out to fill. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care, Talent Acquisition

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Nursing Leaders are Key to Improving Quality, Bolstering Bottom Line

Foreword by Dana Naquin, health care marketing manager, CareerBuilder:

Time and again, research shows that nurses want more training opportunities. Studies have also proven that nurses aren’t the only ones who benefit from increased training and development: The organizations for which they work, the patients they treat, and the community at large benefit as well. This is particularly true of nursing leaders, who can help organizations by taking a more proactive role in patient care and, in effect, improving quality and bolstering the bottom line.  Continue reading >>

By in Health Care

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No Failure to Launch: 9 Rules for Implementing New Recruiting Technology

“If you don’t have a good recruiting system in place, you’re going to lose a lot of great candidates,” said John Hinojos, vice president of consulting services at HRchitect, at the recent ERE West Conference in San Diego. “Your platform is the face of your company.”

While it’s important to have a good recruiting technology in place, it’s equally as important to gain company-wide adoption. Continue reading >>

By in Staffing & Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

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The Top 10 Metros for Projected Temporary Job Growth

The job market for temp workers has been soaring for long enough that it’s easy to forget how badly it was hurting during the recession. The temporary help services industry, long considered an early indicator of full-time hiring trends, lost almost 750,000 jobs from 2007 to 2009 — more than any other industry in the United States and more than the next three worst-performing industries combined. Continue reading >>

By in Insights & Trends, Staffing & Recruiting

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Why We “Wait for Great”: A Q&A with the 2013 Big Strides Winner

“We have a saying at Netgain: ‘It’s better to have a hole in your team than an A-hole on your team,’” says Scott Warzecha, founder and president of Netgain, when defending his self-described “slow” hiring process. Considering Warzecha recently won Minnesota’s Small Businessman of the Year award, the mantra is clearly working for him. A year after his company won the Big Strides in Small Business Award, Scott Warzecha spoke with CareerBuilder to update us on what has changed in the last year, how he has maintained his collaborative culture and what he does to avoid hiring “A-holes.”

What has the last year been like since winning the Big Strides in Small Business Award?  Continue reading >>

By in Contests, Small Business

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A Clash of Ages: Bridging the Generation Gap in Health Care

How does the generation gap in health care affect hospitals and their  physician and nursing staffs? More importantly, what can health care employers do to make these effects positive?

ABOUT THIS SERIES: H&HN’s bimonthly “Generations in the Workplace” series focuses on the challenges of four generations of employees working side by side in the hospital. Over the course of 2013, H&HN examined their different expectations and work habits, and what it takes to maintain a spirit of good will and cooperation. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care

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Will New Tech Transform the Health Care Workplace?

Foreword by Dana Naquin, health care marketing manager, CareerBuilder:

This article brings up so many valid points about how technology is changing the health care industry for both the good and the undetermined. However, the question I was asking myself when I first read it was this: As we rely more heavily on technology,what will be the impact to direct patient care — and is the current workforce equipped to handle these changes? Continue reading >>

By in Health Care, Innovation

May 2014 Recruiter Spotlight winner - Malorie Young

Recruiter Spotlight: Meet Malorie Young of Principle Solutions Group

Welcome to Recruiter Spotlight, where each month CareerBuilder recognizes recruiters who set themselves apart by going above and beyond to advance the field. Meet our featured professional this month: Malorie Young, senior IT recruiter at Principle Solutions Group, a staffing and consulting firm. Her genuine care, concern and compassion for candidates allows her to go beyond the resume and dig deeper to understand what they’re looking for in a career and then work to find the right fit. Continue reading >>

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