DisruptHR Toronto and Cognitive Recruiting with Noel Webb [Podcast]
Nov30

DisruptHR Toronto and Cognitive Recruiting with Noel Webb [Podcast]

Read the HRchat podcast transcription: Bill Banham: Today we are joined by Noel Webb. Noel is co-founder and CEO of Karen, the latest project from his role as Director of Product Innovation at Innosphere. During Noel’s career as a technology leader, he has developed a passion for products and innovations and has been the driving force behind products like; Tech and Design and TeamHQ. Noel, welcome to the HR Chat Podcast. Noel...

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Leveraging the Power of Text Messaging for Recruitment
Nov08

Leveraging the Power of Text Messaging for Recruitment

About Erik Kostelnik Erik Kostelnik is the CEO and CoFounder of TextRecruit, a recruiting platform that helps businesses attract and engage candidates via text messaging. He is a proven technology entrepreneur and sales leader that has built and managed teams leading to hyper growth and...

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6 Strategies To Improve Employee Retention
Sep27

6 Strategies To Improve Employee Retention

Businesses spend countless hours and untold amounts of money on employee recruitment, only to discover that many new hires leave shortly after coming on board. This shouldn’t come as a complete surprise, especially since Millennial workers (among others) are known for hopping from one job to the next. Nevertheless, an inability to retain valued employees takes a toll on any business — both in the loss of potential talent and growth,...

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Five Unrealistic Expectations from Hiring Managers
Sep14

Five Unrealistic Expectations from Hiring Managers

If you haven’t lived in a cave for the past several years, you’ve noticed how many pie-in-the-sky job descriptions have popped up since the financial crisis of 2008.   The good news is, the economy has gotten a lot stronger, but many employers continue asking for the moon, to the frustration of perfectly qualified professionals.   Here’s our list of five types of unrealistic expectations, why they’re ultimately hurting the employers...

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Vendor Profile: Appcast – Solutions To Finding An Applicant Pool
Aug23

Vendor Profile: Appcast – Solutions To Finding An Applicant Pool

Published by Brennan Kolotinsky   Appcast Appcast’s group of recruiters, IT professionals, and data analyst are working to alter the way we perceive recruitment advertising. Appcast envisions their data and technology working alongside firms, employers, publishers, and agencies to intensely make a mark on recruitment outcomes, performance, and ROI.   Target Market Segments Appcast designates its services to three primary...

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Why Are Job Postings Down 40%?
Aug23

Why Are Job Postings Down 40%?

Why are postings on job boards down 40%? Because the candidate market is back in equilibrium. Welcome to the recruiting industry when the last economic meltdown is 8 years in the past. I’ve been in the recruitment industry since 2004. When I was hired at my first agency, it had been 3 years since the “dot-com” bubble burst. I would hear crazy stories from the people who had been working as recruiters leading up to the bubble. They...

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Steven Davis Talks His Career, Recruitment & #JobHuntChat
Aug21

Steven Davis Talks His Career, Recruitment & #JobHuntChat

Editor: We’ve heard you have a great story about how you started your career in HR. Could you tell us how it all got started? You could stay it’s an long, interesting road. It started back in the mid 80’s when I was in sports medicine and I was a certified athletics trainer which I did for roughly 20 years. I practiced sports medicine at colleges when I got recuited to a start-up sports medicine clinic in central Maine which lasted 4...

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Carmen Hudson: Reflections on DisruptHR Cayman
Aug19

Carmen Hudson: Reflections on DisruptHR Cayman

Editor: Please tell us a little bit about your career history and how you joined Recruiting Tool Box. CH: I went to university and graduated with a degree in journalism. I started my career off in marketing but eventually found my way into executive search around the mid 90’s. From there, I did a bit of agency recruiting then moved onto corporate recruiting, and there I recruited and sourced for companies like Capital One, Amazon,...

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