Yearly Archives: 2011

Accolo's Black Friday Dealio : 1 Million Jobs filled with Accolo Cloud Recruiting

Accolo has set a big goal for 2012 – lower unemployment in the US by 10% by filling 1 Million jobs by companies using our Accolo Cloud Recruiting® Platform. To kick this off, we’re giving you a 2-for-1 Black Friday

Socialtext Gains Further Momentum in Customer Growth in the Enterprise Mid-Market and Launches Socialtext 5.0.

Accolo leads RPO industry with leveraging leader in enterprise social software Socialtext – PALO ALTO, CA – November 15, 2011 – Socialtext, the leading enterprise social software provider, announced further expansion of their market momentum in Q3 2011 with new

Accolo wins Excellence in Recruiting Ethics Award

From candidate to hiring professional and everyone in between – they can and must be treated with the utmost respect & care using the right platform and process.

Let's blow off a lotta steam : accoloTV is live!

We’re glad to announce the launch of accoloTV – a web video channel that pulls together the most entertaining videos about jobs and employment we can get our job-filling little mitts on. Take some time this afternoon to blow off

How to Fire a Toxic Employee

Define toxic behaviors and their effects, discuss common fears and legal implications, and learn the 11 steps to effective management and firing of a toxic employee.

Are Independent Contractors Worth the Risk?

Government ‘tax-gap’ crackdowns and individual claims are on the rise. Learn how to identify and avoid the risk with your contractors

Hire Perfection : Accolo CEO John Younger at the EO Guru Conference in San Francisco

John Younger, CEO and President of Accolo, delivered a great presentation at the EO Guru Conference in San Francisco recently on how to “hire perfection” (great employees). Take a look – lots of good knowledge here… [jwplayer config=”accolo no list”

President Obama speaks at LinkedIn Putting America Back to Work Town Hall

Big News today, LinkedIn hosted President Obama at a town hall discussion on a Special Edition of their Putting America Back to Work effort. Lot’s of good ideas here and we’re very glad to be a big part of this.

Round 2: a Deeper Look at the DNA of a Great Sales Person

Learn how to refine your sales team and hire A players… time and time again!

Accolo Recognized as RPO Market Leader 4th Year in a Row for On-demand Recruitment Process Outsourcing in HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen!

Cloud Recruiting pioneer also recognized as expertfor Employee Referral Program Best Practices Larkspur, CA – September 8, 2011 – For the fourth consecutive year, Accolo Inc. (the leader in Cloud Recruiting®) has been voted as a market leader in HRO

Webinar: The DNA of a Great Sales Person

Learn how to identify A players… time and time again! We’re excited to be able to bring you Chris Lundine of Culture Index and our own Ray Rike for this informational webinar focused on how you can consistently and repeatedly

Candidates are Customers too. Shouldn't that be a No Brainer… ?

put on your corporate hat, folks A very smart and thoughtful individual responded to the statement that we need to remember that candidates are not only applicants but customers (among other things). His position was that we shouldn’t set expectations

Thank You for Your Referral

Your friend thanks you… and we thank you! Leveraging our network of colleagues and friends is one of the best ways we grow our careers. Thank you for thinking of your friend and referring them to an open position! In

Accolo's "Click-n-Clack" duo present at HR.com's Virtual Conference on RPO

What does continuous innovation have to do with HR?

Guide To Writing Good Behavioral-Based Questions

Within the question framework of the Accolo online application for candidates is the ability for Accolo Hiring Consultants and Hiring Managers to craft behavioral based interview questions. For the sake of expediency and keystroke-savings, the behavioral based question is known

Making a Job Offer

Courteous, Respectful and Confidential: best practices in extending an offer of employment “If you are planning on doing business with someone again, don’t be too tough in the negotiations. If you’re going to skin a cat, don’t keep it as

Hiring Manager Survey Questions

measure hiring manager satisfaction as one of your key metrics Before we begin an engagement, we distribute Hiring Manager surveys to establish a baseline from which to measure future recruitment performance. These Hiring Manager Surveys are a subjective measurement of

EEO Compliance

Here at Accolo, we don’t like to take ourselves too seriously, but when it comes to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) compliance, we straighten up and stop joking around. Disregarding EEOC/OFCCP laws and regulations can be a huge detriment to your

Universal Hiring Best Practices

the top 10 hiring best practices that help organizations hire and retain top performers. These best practices in hiring recognize that hiring managers have many priorities and that candidates may also be consumers, referral sources, future hires and investors. Accolo’s

Prep 101: Because You Should Never Get Caught With Your Pants Down

Whether you’re a job searching pro or have just figured out that a “Search Agent” has no relation to James Bond, you can minimize the unavoidable chaos that comes with applying and interviewing by making sure you’ve got these basics

Communication 101: What Not to Do

5 Ways To Make Yourself Difficult Or Unpleasant to Reach Your resume has finally grabbed someone’s attention, now getting that long-awaited phone call or email regarding an interview is par for the course.

Selecting and Executing References

No matter what your field—from food service to engineering, marketing to retail—one thing that is consistent over most hiring processes is reference checking, which is great! This is your chance to have others vouch for your great professional skills, work

How to Ace the Interview

Congratulations—you’ve earned yourself an interview! Now is your chance to prove that you are more than just a name and a few bullet points on a resume… or at the very least, that you’re better than that other candidate.

Sky is the limit for companies tapping into Accolo's Cloud Recruiting®

Accolo unveils patented Cloud Recruiting® Platform with enhanced social recruiting Larkspur, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Accolo, Inc. recently launched their enhanced Cloud Recruiting Platform which harnesses the power of advanced social network recruiting. The solution includes real time access