Posts Tagged: recruitment

The Public Service – An Exclusive and Secretive Group

Social Connect via: If you haven’t read about it or heard about it yet, Nathan Jurgenson offers harsh criticism against the “TED” talks. What are TED talks? TED talks started as a one-off conference nearly 30 years ago. Since then, it has grown into two large annual events and several smaller regional TEDx events thatRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Thinking outside the Box & Inside the Blog

Here in Govloop – and in the world of recruitment – we talk lot about rocking your résumé and writing creative cover letters. With good reason, because these are essential elements needed to grab the attention of potential employers. I don’t see that changing anytime soon. However, I came across an article that reminded meRead… Read more »

HR Professionals, Social Media, and Talent Acquisition of the Future

By Ebony Scurry, PHR, GCDF-I Social Media for HR Professional Development Should HR professionals be using social media tools? Being connected with social media tools can make it easy for an HR professional to stay up to date on the latest trends and resources that will impact themselves and their customers. Human Resources professionals canRead… Read more »

Mil to Fed: Greetings Govies

My name is Star Smith and I am the newly appointed Veterans Employment Program Manager for the Department of the Treasury. As you may know, Ernie Beltz, Jr – the creator of this blog – recently left Treasury. I look forward to continuing his work promoting employment opportunities for veterans and sharing information regarding veterans’Read… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Serving Those Who Served

Today’s guest blogger is Jim Clifford, an executive with the IRS’s Wage and Investment division. He is the executive champion of the IRS Warrior Intern Program and the co-founder of the IRS Military Outreach for Service. As Veterans Day approaches, I begin to reflect more seriously on the question of how to repay a debtRead… Read more »

Recruiting in the Digital Era: Updated Guidance for Employers, Recruiters, and Candidates

This summer I wrote Social Media and Recruiting 101: Overview and Recommendations, which was an extension of some earlier pieces I had written on the topic of “social screening” (see this post, as well as this white paper). In it, I recast the “recruiting funnel” to reflect how social media and other digital activity canRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Lessons of Leadership Part 3 – Setting up for Success

Today’s guest blogger is Eric Erickson, a communications specialist with the IRS Recruitment Office. They say life is full of important lessons. I’m not sure who ‘they’ is, but I found out recently that they are correct. I spent about two months as the acting manager of the branch where my usual duties revolve aroundRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Lessons of Leadership Part 2 – Overcoming Obstacles

Our guest blogger today is Jon, a recruiter in California working for the IRS Recruitment Office. He just finished a temporary assignment as acting manager over one branch of our office. Going through the IRS training program for future managers has been an exciting journey for me. I started the program by attending a oneRead… Read more »