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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

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.

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 expert for 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

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

Accolo's "Click-n-Clack" duo present at'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 with this survey Before we begin an engagement, we distribute Hiring Manager satisfaction surveys to establish a baseline to measure future recruitment performance. These Hiring Manager Surveys are a subjective

Ohio State Head Football Coach Search Gets Professional Recruiting Assistance

Ohio State Head Football Coach Search Gets Professional Recruiting Assistance

Accolo’ Spicy video receives over 15M viewers: The Story of ‘Rethink Recruiting’

The Story of ‘Rethink Recruiting’ By John Younger, CEO of Accolo

US Patent Issued to Accolo on Jan. 18 for "Comprehensive Employment Recruiting Communications System with Translation Facility" (California Inventors)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 21 — United States Patent no. 7,873,533, issued on Jan. 18, was assigned to Accolo Inc. (Larkspur, Calif.).

John Younger, Accolo President & CEO, being thrown in Jail For MDA

I’m proud to tell you that I’m being locked up “for good.” That’s right, I’m going “behind bars” to help Jerry’s Kids© and The Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The Fantasy of Being Able to Consistently Pick a Top Performer’s Resume After a 10 Second Review

Tips on selecting the top performers I was recently communicating with a group of executives about resume screening and was struck by the old school approach that was pervasive in the group. We need to step out of the 1960’s

Notre Dame Head Football Coach Search Gets Professional Help

In an unprecedented move, Accolo is unofficially supporting the effort to find the next Notre Dame Head Football Coach in the spirit of teamwork and winning.

Accolo named #1 On-demand RPO provider for 2nd year in a row

“Accolo’s on-demand recruitment has helped us reduce our recruiting cost ratio by more than 50% while improving our hiring managers’ satisfaction,” said Maynard Webb, Chairman and CEO of LiveOps

Hire for Education™

Glenwood’s Hire for Education™ Program Hire great people for your company while supporting Glenwood Elementary through our Hire for Education™ Program!!

What is Hiring Performance?

Glad you asked. Hiring Performance is the measurement of both the effectiveness and efficiency of your recruit to hire process as determined by three key performance Key performance metrics including: 1) Recruiting Cost Ratio; 2) Time to Start; 3) Candidate

Catch the Recruiting Technology Wave

“The combination of John’s passion, enthusiasm and knowledge will ensure delegates are in for a high octane, thought provoking session.”

Have Our Prayers Been Answered?

“Not all of them, not all at once, but here and there, jobs are opening that weren’t projected a couple weeks ago. Is this one of those “green shoots” the economists have been referencing?

Masters of the Obvious: Applicant Volume vs the Dow

For every 1 applicant increase per job, we can expect a 45 point drop in the Dow. Because we serve as the internal recruiting function for hundreds of companies, we have some unique insights into job applicant data. I recently

Career Killers

The working landscape is changing rapidly, and Career Killers today may not be Career Killers tomorrow. For example, many people in their early twenties are posting things online about beer bashes, dates gone wrong, and a variety of extremely personal

Redefining Failure

Despite the disasters, I learned lessons that they don’t teach you in business school or investment banking.

Respectful Recruiting

The idea of regulating the recruiting industry to make people mind their manners seems a bit off.