Talon RPO Blog

Michelle Rawls completes the Sourcecon Academy Training Program

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On March 23, 2018, Talon RPO Engagement Manager and Sourcing Specialist Michelle Rawls graduated from the the Sourcecon Academy recruitment training program. (Read Michelle's full bio here.)

Talon RPO Implements Cutting-edge Talent Sourcing and Recruitment Training Program 📈

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Talon RPO is excited to announce a new training partnership with the SourceCon Academy and Mark Tortorici's San Francisco-based training organization, Transform Talent Acquisition. This recruiter & sourcer training initiative is already underway and very similar to programs Mark has used to educate talent acquisition teams at Google, Facebook, Apple, Nvidia, netPolarity, Ebay, Roku, Yahoo,

4 Interesting Sourcing and Recruitment Tools to Explore in 2018

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The Talon RPO team is always on the lookout for new tech that can help to elevate our recruitment game. This week, LinkedIn Talent Blog writer Samantha McLaren published a fresh article with some interesting software leads that caught our eye. (To check out the original article, click here: http://bit.ly/6distruptiverecruitinghacks)

What is an Hourly Search?

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If you’ve been studying the global staffing industry (or have been checking your spam filter), you may have noticed an increase in the number of staffing agencies offering recruitment services by the hour. The advancements in social media described above have given everyone a robust rolodex from which to recruit. Choosing to work with a recruiter by the hour can offer hiring entities an

What is a Retained Search (Executive Search)?

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Before you read this, you might want to read "What is a contingency search?" as a helpful starting point.

What is a Contingency Search?

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A contingent search is a recruiting arrangement where there is no remuneration paid to the staffing agency until a hire is made. From the client perspective, upfront financial risk is virtually nonexistent. While this may sound attractive, there are a number of downsides worth considering.

Talon's first video promotion!

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Talon hires Recruitment Consultant Katie Conn

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Katie Conn, Recruitment Consultant

Is Holiday Recruiting worth it? Absolutely!

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It’s early December with Christmas and the New Year right around the corner. Should recruiting teams slow down with the rest of the world or sprint through the holidays? This year the team at Talon maintained a holiday recruiting sprint and our clients reaped the rewards. Here’s why:

State of Vermont Releases Economic Development Marketing Plan

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After a competitive RFP (request for proposal) process with the receipt of 13 proposals in Fall 2015, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) selected Development Counsellors International (DCI) of New York, NY and Spike Advertising of Alburgh, VT to develop a three-year economic development marketing plan for the State of Vermont. The paring of the marketing agencies provided a