Sevenstep RPO Blog

Sevenstep Team
06 March, 2013

Candidate Sourcing in a Niche Market

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Thinking Ahead
01 March, 2013

Mind the Culture Gap? The Culture of a Diversity Program

For companies that fall under the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) umbrella (companies that have 50+ employees and have $50,000 or more in government contracts) every detail is necessary in developing a diversity program, and some may feel overwhelmed. With new government regulations looming and ...

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Thinking Ahead
26 February, 2013

Talent Community Definition

The talent community concept continues to be one of the hottest topics in talent acquisition. It’s also a concept that Seven Step really believes in, and more importantly, has seen significant results from.

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Thinking Ahead
25 February, 2013

Talent Acquisition Leaders and their ATS: No Love Connection

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Thinking Ahead
22 February, 2013

Candidate Sourcing on Reddit: The Most Useful Website You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

As a newbie to the sourcing world I’ve tried out a variety of social media websites for sourcing, from the obligatory Twitter and LinkedIn to the roads less traveled like Facebook and Tumblr. The website I’ve found most helpful, not to mention the most fun to use, has definitely been Reddit. With its young IT geeks ...

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Thinking Ahead
21 February, 2013

Tackling the Talent Gap

According to the December jobs report, the unemployment rate is hovering at four-year low– but that’s not because more jobseekers are finding work, it’s because many have stopped looking altogether.

With 73 percent of companies reporting a “marked increase” in unsuitable job applicants, and President Obama ...

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Thinking Ahead
06 February, 2013

Social Sourcing: How Do the Big Guys Stack Up?

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Thinking Ahead
04 February, 2013

Associated Press TV: Paul Harty on January's US Job Numbers

On Friday, the US Bureau of labor Statistices Released its report on the state of the US labor market in January, 2013. The macro news for the month was iffy at best, but at Seven Step, we're still seeing a strong hiring outlook for the year, particularly in retail, customer service, technology, and highly-skilled ...

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Thinking Ahead
28 January, 2013

SSR on Mashable: How Facebook Graph Search Could Transform Recruiting

On Sunday, Mashable ran a piece by Seven Step Sourcing Team Manager Erin Bazinet (@erinbaz) discussing the likely recruiting & sourcing impact of Facebook's new Graph Search capability. Here's a bit of what she had to say:

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Thinking Ahead
13 December, 2012

Will Facebook Recruiting Be A Friend or Foe to RPO?

"Like" it or not, the social recruiting universe is expanding. Facebook has entered the scene with its long-awaited job board, aggregating open positions from an array of public and private career resources to help candidates find jobs. So will Facebook prove a friend or foe to RPO?

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