How Sunny Ackerman Reached the Peak of the Staffing Industry

Recruitment has never been a gender-specific industry. It’s not an industry you would say ranks low in terms of equal opportunities for women. Or does it? Yes, we might see a lot of women within recruitment, but are a lot of them taking up leadership roles?

We sit down with Sunny Ackerman, a woman who is often found pioneering the discussion and promotion of women in the workplace. With more than 20 years of staffing experience, she is recognized by the Global Power 100 as one of the most influential women in staffing.

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William Almonte – Online Recruitment Versus Traditional Recruitment

Time is rolling faster than ever with the emergence of Internet system. Using online procedure has changed the entire perspective of approach to jobs and people are getting employed every day with its help. The thing is about being at right place at the right, which has been made possible by online recruitment. You can get a job before even knowing at the speed of light.

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4 Simple Measures to Take to Future Proof your Recruitment

When setting up a direct sourcing strategy it is important to consider more than just the ‘right here, right now’ objectives. By anticipating and factoring in potential future changes you can remain one step ahead of the game.
Understanding and applying what candidates want when they search for a new job is key for success. But, how can you keep ahead of their demands?

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I was at the bank with my son the other day and it got me thinking. Each day I put any spare change into a jar in the kitchen that we refer to as “The Sam Fund.” Every penny gets put into his savings account, along with any money he earns, finds or receives as a gift. When the jar gets filled (or my 12-year-old can’t restrain himself), we head off to the coin counter at the bank.

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Is it just me, or did February feel especially short this year? Seriously, that month flew by. Between the release of our new Recruitment Marketing Benchmarks Report, SourceCon and a new partnership with Paradox Olivia, it’s been a busy time at SmashFly. With all that, I’m still reading and sharing my favorite recruitment marketing articles. Check them out!

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10 Fantastic Recruitment and HR Blogs You Should Be Reading

Every recruiter has to keep themselves updated with the latest information in the recruitment industry. We’ve searched the web for the 10 best blogs for the HR and Recruiting industry.Take some time to subscribe the blogs.

1. ERE


ERE was created in 1998 as an online gathering place for recruiters. It was designed as a destination where the community could network, share best practices, and learn from each other.

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Don’t Be a Bad Recruiter: Common Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Many professionals have a love-hate relationship with recruiters. The few people you end up hiring will hold you in a high regard. They’ll appreciate that you were impressed enough with their background to connect them with the hiring team and give them a chance to make their case for the job.

But the large amount of candidates you don’t end up hiring will likely not remember you as fondly.

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What Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Want to Know Before Hiring You

Facebook is one of the world’s most visited websites and easily the most popular social network. That means there is a big company operating behind the scenes, made up of talented people like CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Jobs at Facebook are some of the most sought after in Silicon Valley and the overall technology industry. With so many candidates to consider, the company has to take a smart approach to identifying the right people for every job it hires for.

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Reasons for Failure of The Recruitment Strategies

Recruiting employees for an organization is not an easy task at all. It involves a lot of strategies, hard work, and experience to hire people to make an organization big. One must always know that the recruiting process does not always turn out to be a success, and there are a few cases that turn out to be a failure.

The companies cannot accept this, and these let the organizations down, and lead them towards the path of loss.

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Manage Work, Not People: Will a Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) Help Your Recruitment Strategy?

Employee turnover. Employers dread it, knowing how costly even an average performer is to replace. Yet employees sometimes just can’t avoid it, as home and work life responsibilities increasingly intersect and clash.

What can be done to reduce turnover while still providing the flexibility today’s two-income households often require? While the answer is incredibly nuanced, many modern employers have found answers that have worked for them after implementing ROWE, aka a Results-Only Work Environment. 

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