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Posted March 09, 2018 by

Skills training for entry-level employees: Hard and soft skill bootcamps

There is a disconnect between employers and younger employees about the skills which are important in the workplace.

As far as I can tell, managers have almost always been, on average, older than their employees and those managers have almost always fretted about the lack of skills those employees bring to the workplace, especially younger employees. This isn’t a millennial phenomenon but an age-old generational phenomenon.

For a while now, I have noodled on why so many employers spend so much time and energy complaining about young adults and their lack of workplace-related skills. These employers want to pay these people entry-level wages, and yet they seem to forget that means that their employees will have entry-level skills. But maybe they don’t need to. Maybe the employees can have better skills before they report to their hiring managers. (more…)

Posted November 10, 2016 by

College Recruiting Bootcamp: featuring Pete Radloff

pete-radloffWho is Pete Radloff?

Principal Technical Recruiter, comScore, Inc.

What you’ll hear from Pete at the Bootcamp:

How to convert interns into permanent, full-time employees upon graduation

Why you’d be wise to listen to Pete’s advice:

Pete Radloff has 15 years of recruiting experience in both agency and corporate environments, and is the Principal Technical Recruiter at comScore, as well as a Lead Consultant for exaqueo. He has also worked with brands like National Public Radio (NPR) and LivingSocial. Pete’s experience stretches across several areas of talent acquisition, including recruitment and sourcing, social media, employment branding, recruitment operations and the training and mentoring of recruiters. He’s known for his pioneering sourcing techniques, exceptional knowledge of the college market and his honest writing in numerous recruiting publications.

Pete’s specialties are technical and non-technical recruitment, social media recruiting, employment branding, candidate sourcing, recruiting operations and management. Building recruitment processes from scratch or enhancing existing processes. Employee Referral Program development, ATS selection and implementation, college/university recruiting and relations and Recruiter and Interviewer training development.

 

The College Recruiting Bootcamp will be focused, fast and mentally challenging. Join us in D.C. on December 8, 2016 at the SEC headquarters. Reserve your space today!

Posted November 10, 2016 by

College Recruiting Bootcamp: featuring Andrew Morton

andrew-morton director of social engagementWho is Andrew Morton?

Director of Social Engagement at Society for Human Resource Management

What you’ll hear from Andrew at the Bootcamp:

How to market your employer brand to Gen Y and Gen Z

Why you’d be wise to listen to Andrew’s advice:

After serving 20-years as an Army Officer and then as an Account Director at an advertising firm, Andrew now serves as the Director of Social Engagement at the Society for Human Resource Management, a global HR professional organization. Andrew believes that the pillars of any successful communications campaign are: sharing an organization’s story by developing content that’s both real and relevant, creating a community-management strategy that is responsive and sustainable and fostering strategic growth that allows an organization to shape its brand internally and externally.

Andrew’s specialties are public relations executive, marketing, account and brand management, social media, web development, media marketing and relations, strategic communications, advertising, TV and digital production, market analysis, speech writing, media training and event management.

 

The College Recruiting Bootcamp will be focused, fast and mentally challenging. Join us in D.C. on December 8, 2016 at the SEC headquarters. Reserve your space today!

Posted November 09, 2016 by

College Recruiting Bootcamp: featuring Teresa Green

teresa-green head of global talent acquisitionWho is Teresa Green?

Head of Global Talent Acquisition, CEB

What you’ll hear from Teresa at the Bootcamp:

How to use metrics to improve return on investment from college relations program

Why you’d be wise to listen to Teresa’s advice:

Teresa is responsible for leading a best in class, global talent acquisition function for CEB, a global best practice insight and technology company.  She leads a team of 40 amazing talent acquisition experts. She’s responsible for setting the strategic direction and development of the function while effectively managing the expectations of and relationships with CEB’s global client community. Teresa develops the strategies which deliver a continuous, viable, and quality pipeline of talent to CEB’s business while scaling the function to meet its needs as a growing global company. She’s also responsible for creating a stronger employment brand in the market to attract top-decile talent around the world.

Her specialties are Recruitment Strategies, In House Recruitment, Executive Search, Human Resources, Consulting, Professional services


The College Recruiting Bootcamp will be focused, fast and mentally challenging. Join us in D.C. on December 8, 2016 at the SEC headquarters. Reserve your space today!

Posted November 09, 2016 by

College Recruiting Bootcamp: featuring Kamille Smith

kamille-smith at U.S. Office of Personnel ManagementWho is Kamille Smith?

Program Analyst, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

What you’ll hear from Kamille at the Bootcamp:

How to convert interns into permanent, full-time employees upon graduation

Why you’d be wise to listen to Kamille’s advice:

Kamille has about 10 years of experience in the Federal Government. She currently serves as a Program Analyst with the Recruitment Policy and Outreach, Pathways Programs for Students and Recent Graduates, at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. She provides training, technical guidance and support to the agencies’ Pathways Programs Officers and job seekers. She also played a vital role in OPM’s work on the Pathways Programs agency-wide Toolkit and Handbook for supervisors and managers.

The College Recruiting Bootcamp will be focused, fast and mentally challenging. Join us in D.C. on December 8, 2016 at the SEC headquarters. Reserve your space today!

Posted July 07, 2015 by

How to Hire and Retain Diverse, STEM, Recent College Graduates and Students — Part 1 of 3

The College Recruiting Bootcamp, hosted by Verizon and organized by College Recruiter took place on May 18th at the Verizon headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Moderator Andrea McEwen-Henderson, National Account Manager from College Recruiter, introduced the conference and led the discussion.

Judith Rudge, Senior Manager from Verizon started off the discussion with a statement explaining the need for change. Judith said that it is important to learn the power of habits and be able to change them to incorporate a more diverse population in their organization. After a while, your habits turn into automatic functions. You see problems with the diversity of organizations that are unwilling to change the way they contact future employees. According to Judith, there are less women, African Americans, and Hispanics graduating with technical careers and so we have to change our habits in order to reach the next level of recruiting.

 

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Posted July 07, 2015 by

How to Hire and Retain Diverse, STEM, Recent College Graduates and Students — Part 3 of 3

The College Recruiting Bootcamp, hosted by Verizon and organized by College Recruiter took place on May 18th at the Verizon headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Moderator Andrea McEwen-Henderson, National Account Manager from College Recruiter, introduced the conference and led the discussion. Our discussion was broken up into three parts. This is the second of the three parts.

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