Google Says 20% Using Mobile to Search for Jobs

TweetBy Scott Robarge: The Head of Industry for Recruitment at Google, Emma Frazer was recently interviewed by Web Based Recruitment for the October 23rd Mobile Recruitment Conference in London.  Google’s latest search figures on the use of mobile by job seekers suggest that 1 in 5 are now using their phone to look for potential […]

Scott Robarge LinkedIn Security Breach – How to Change Your LinkedIn Password

Tweet Earlier this month, news outlets reported that 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords were posted on a hacker website. Although it appears that no e-mail login information associated with the passwords were posted and there have been no reports of unauthorized access to any member’s account, the breach exposed one of the most popular websites on […]

Scott Robarge Another8 Founder on Achieving a Positive Candidate Experience

TweetScott Robarge Another8 Founder on Achieving a Positive Candidate Experience A positive candidate experience is one of the most critical components to a company’s recruiting strategy. It starts with the first contact, and ends after the interview process is completed, regardless if it ends after the phone screen/interview or offer stage. Here are some suggestions […]

Scott Robarge Another 8 Founder Offers 8 Tips for creating your LinkedIn Profile

TweetIn the professional world, LinkedIn is where people go to learn about you.  Regardless of your profession, there are numerous challenges to finding the ideal job.  A LinkedIn profile that is optimized for search and paints a complete picture of who you are professionally is a great first step in getting in touch with the […]

Scott Robarge Another 8 Founder Shares 4 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

TweetI have over 15 years of experience as a recruiter on both the agency side and in-house and I wanted to share 4 tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile.  For some ideas on how I use LinkedIn, check out my profile at: Don’t forget about skills If this section is not part of your […]

Scott Robarge Comments on Source of Hire Study

TweetA key metric for any recruiting organization is source of hire.  Unfortunately, many companies have trouble accurately tracking source of hire, thus they never really understand where they should focus their recruiting efforts and resources.  While source of hire has traditionally been a difficult metric to track, through the evolution of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) […]

The value of a 3rd party or agency recruiter – for candidates and hiring managers

TweetWhy use a 3rd party or agency recruiter? If it’s a reputable, thoughtful and professional recruiter the answer is simple – they will make your life easier.  On the flip side, an unprofessional recruiter can certainly make your life more complicated and frustrating. If you’re a candidate, a good recruiter will have a deep network […]