April 18, 2017
Doubling Down on Diversity in the College Recruiting Process premium
Diversity has become a hot topic among employers large and small in recent years, due in part to highly public reports released by some of today’s most newsworthy companies. Silicon Valley’s finest, like Twitter and Uber, have released less than praiseworthy marks in the area of diversity, and they have vowed to change it in […]
April 11, 2017
Attention Campus Recruiters: Your Target Schools Miss the Mark premium
Selecting core and target schools for on-campus recruiting is a way of life among most recruiters. There is a strong belief that sourcing recent grads and current college students from top-ranking colleges and universities saves both time and money throughout the recruiting process, and subsequently on training and cultivating on the job. However, filling open […]
April 6, 2017
Modernizing Your Campus Career Fair Strategy premium
Careers fairs have been a staple in on-campus recruiting for decades. Countless employers set up shop in the hopes the perfect candidate will casually walk by the brochure-heavy table and immediately fall in love. Although career fairs have some merit in sourcing qualified prospective hires, the process ends up feeling a bit like speed dating […]
March 27, 2017
Why Work Samples are King premium
Sourcing the best talent has traditionally come down to finding the most polished resume, whether from online resources like LinkedIn or recruiting sites, or direct from interested candidates. The unfortunate truth is that resumes, and the stock cover letters that accompany them are not hitting the mark in securing the next great hire, especially when […]
March 23, 2017
Meet Pete: Senior UI Engineer Extraordinaire premium
We will be featuring a new blog series dedicated to getting to know the people at Portfolium (or Planet Portfolium). Our first interview will be with our Senior UI Engineer, Peter D’Orsi. His two-year P-Versary was this past week, and we couldn’t be more proud to have him on our team.   Tell us a […]
March 21, 2017
College recruiters: Wish you had your very own LinkedIn for students? premium
As a recruiting tool, LinkedIn can be a powerful asset for hiring managers. Since its launch, it has been coined the social network for professionals, offering a seamless way for job seekers and current employees to connect with companies and individuals with which they want to work. For students and recent graduates, though, LinkedIn’s heavy […]
March 14, 2017
5 Reasons to Implement an Evidence-Based Sourcing Strategy premium
Finding the right candidate to fill an open job position is becoming increasingly important as the race for talent heats up. The job market is continually expanding, and a growing number of students are graduating each year, making the pool of potential hires almost overwhelming. While hiring managers have more options, the sourcing strategies used […]
March 7, 2017
Your hiring managers are WRONG to select students by alma mater & GPA premium
Hiring managers spend thousands of hours each year hunting for the next “perfect” candidate, especially through connections that provide access to eager college and university students. Recent or soon-to-be graduates seem to be the crème of the crop for some recruiters, and rightfully so. They bring a fresh perspective to the job and the company […]
March 2, 2017
Breaking Up the Monotony of Traditional Screening Tools premium
As a hiring manager, you’ve probably reviewed hundreds if not thousands of resumes in your day, not to mention a myriad of LinkedIn profiles. Some students and recent graduates utilize these rigid tools in the hopes of grabbing your attention enough to get a friendly call about an initial interview. But the one- or two-page […]