Stroff.com: Candidate Pool for Interns & Contract Gigs in Singapore

Stroff.com:  Candidate Pool for Interns & Contract Gigs in Singapore

With unemployment at 2% for the last 4 years, Singapore is facing a talent crunch with an expanding economy. Restrictions on foreigners working in Singapore have made it more difficult for employers to fill positions. As a result, firms large and small in Singapore need to find new talent pools; especially the untapped talent in interns and the contract workforce.

I came across a new Singapore firm called Stroff.com that tries to do this. It’s a specialized online job platform that aggregates employers, polytechnic/university interns and part-timers (full-time moms, retirees, students, and those in-between jobs).

Organizations in Singapore really need to step up and show some innovation in tapping on the intelligent, well-educated talent we have in the polytechnics, universities and...

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A 5 Phase Framework for a Social Recruiting Strategy That Works

A 5 Phase Framework for a Social Recruiting Strategy That Works

Having a solid recruiting strategy in place is vital if you want results from social media.

There are a lot of shiny toys in the world of social recruiting that can easily make it overwhelming. But having a strategy in place, will keep you focused on the ultimate goal – making great hires.

In this blog post, you’ll learn a five-phase framework that you can use to create a social recruiting strategy that works.

PHASE 1: IDENTIFY

The first phase in creating a social recruiting strategy that works is the identify phase. This is when you want to take a step back and think about where your potential candidates are contributing online. For example, it makes more sense to be active on Stack Overflow than LinkedIn if you’re going after developer talent.

Let’s break down the identify phase...

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3 Tips To Better Recruitment Programs

3 Tips To Better Recruitment Programs

Today we have a guest blogger. Sharon Lim is a 10-year veteran in campus recruitment in Asia. She has worked with the biggest firms such as Accenture, Oracle, HP. I've included Sharon's LinkedIn profile if you wish to connect with her. Enjoy!


No longer are students lining up to apply for a job just because you are hiring. Its a competitive market out there. Gen-Y students are very selective on which recruitment talks they will attend. Publicity within the universities have to be done right to attract the right students to attend. 

1. Targeted Branding

Corporations often fail at campus recruitment talks due to two reasons:

a. Inability to attract students

b. Poor target marketing

If your branding is weak, start slow. Build relations with the university career services or...

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APAC Recruiter 2014

Join talent acquisition and HR professionals from Volkswagen, Economic Development Board, Hitachi, General Electric, PPD, Swiss Reinsurance and others at APAC Recruiter 2014. A must-attend conference. Sign up now!

Time:
Thursday, 3 July 2014
9am to 430pm

Venue:
NTUC Centre
1 Marina Boulevard
Singapore 018989


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