Posts Tagged: recruitment

Crowdsourcing: Win-Win or Lose-Lose

One of the more popular social activities between companies andconsumers is crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing is relatively straightforward:It’s the online distribution of certain tasks to crowds of experts andenthusiasts. Companies use this activity to connect their brands closer totheir consumers. Involving them to the point where they almost takeownership of the brand. For recruitment agendas it isRead… Read more »

Best Practices: U.S. Coast Guard Uses YouTube to Recruit New Guardians

When I first started exploring social media recruiting, I kept asking myself one question. How do you successfully use YouTube (or any video sharing site) to recruit? Well, I think I have found my answer. I recently ran across the Coast Guard’s YouTube recruitment channel. The channel made its debut in March of 2009 andRead… Read more »

GovLoop Project of the Week – ArmyHire.com

1. What is Armyhire.com? ArmyHire.com enables job seekers to apply for U.S. Government Civilian positions in the Army Contracting Command (ACC). The job openings are for contracting and procurement personnel, and are open to people currently employed in industry or in government. The website offers information about job opportunities with ACC, including job descriptions, informationRead… Read more »

BRAC’s Impact from Federal to State

Originally posted on Unleash the Monster For years now, we’ve been preparing for BRAC (base realignment and closures) and yet as we start to see it in action, it really puts into perspective just how broad the impact will be across the board. With the mandate of relocating thousands of military personnel nationwide by SeptemberRead… Read more »

Seattle – FYI – Data Position – National Child Welfare role

I came across this – and, if you are qualified, it is a great role and a great organization. Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is a national operating foundation that provides and improves—and ultimately prevents the need for—foster care. We are currently looking for a Systems Improvement Advisor with a focus on dataRead… Read more »

Time-in-Grade Still Stands the Test of Time

By Joyce Ceconi Originally Posted to Unleash the Monster During your career, have you ever had the sentiment you have not been in your position long enough to be considered for a promotion? Many federal government employees and hiring managers have long struggled with this very issue—the time-in-grade requirement. The Office of Personnel Management isRead… Read more »

Fair AND Simple and Fast? OPM Director John Berry Issues Call to Action for Federal Hiring

By Erica Pierson Originally posted on Unleash the Monster From job announcements to applicant tracking, the federal hiring process can be burdensome. In fact, two senior senators recently introduced a bill that would require greater efficiencies in the federal hiring process, particularly for agencies that are overwhelmed with processing applicants. It appears that vast changesRead… Read more »

GovLoop Project of the Week: NNSA Summer Student Intern Program

Led by John Barry at the US Office of Personnel Management, the Federal government intends to make significant strides toward streamlining the hiring process in the near term. In the meantime, intern programs remain one of the most effective ways for agencies to attract and get acquainted with potential employees. USAJobs.gov has a lengthy listRead… Read more »

Web 2.0 Can Recruit New Workforce

From Federal Computer Week As the discussion about acquisition reform continues in Congress and throughout the federal government, a new emphasis is emerging on workforce development as critical to successful acquisitions. Concern about the nearing wave of large-scale retirements has grown for the past several years, yet no good solution has emerged. Recent press coverageRead… Read more »