Shaun D'Arcy

102 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Followers | @mindwizard | Shaun D'Arcy is a partner at Lighthouse Adcomms - a full service recruitment marketing, employer branding and internal communications agency based in Croydon.

How to Land a Better Job Without Ever Looking For it

Let’s face it: Looking for a job is a huge hassle. It’s stressful (who really enjoys interviewing?), time-consuming (say goodbye to weekends outside) …

Build a World Class Campus Ambassador Program

<b>18</b> Flares<p>Filament.io<p><b>18</b> Flares<p>Campus Ambassadors: Doing It Right<p>Campus Ambassadors have become a HOT topic and a differentiator on the campus …

New Research: Where the Talent Wars Are Hottest

Given the forecasts of uncertain global economic growth, we might expect companies to hold off from hiring new employees and to limit whatever international hiring they do to emerging markets. But our 2012 global survey of more than 1,000 corporate directors, conducted in partnership with …

Disengaged Employees? Do Something About It

New data on employee engagement is in, and it’s downright discouraging. As this post by HBR’s Gretchen Gavett noted, Gallup’s research shows that engagement among US workers is holding steady at a scant 30%. This means seven out of ten people are either “checked out”, or actively hostile toward …

Useful Tools for Sharing Jobs on Social Media

For most recruiters these days, it’s important to maintain at least a LinkedIn or Twitter presence. However there is no doubt that managing multiple …

What are the Top 5 Global Recruiting Trends?

This infographic from LinkedIn outlines the top 5 recruiting trends seen globally in 2013. They are:<p>The <b>source of quality hires</b> – social networks are …

Redesigned Job Descriptions on LinkedIn Emphasize Your Company’s Talent Brand | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Building a talent brand is top of mind for talent professionals, and with good reason: a strong talent brand yields huge benefits, including …

50 Heavyweight Leadership Quotes

Some say leadership is an art. Some say leadership is a science. There were a lot of books written on the topic and a lot of approaches discussed. But there are also simple, yet powerful quotes that pack a punch and make us think about the true meaning of leadership. Here are some that resonated …

Hiring trends add to signs of recovery

For a few months there has been much debate as to whether there is a recovery in the UK economy – is it real, sustainable or just a false dawn?<p>At Robert Walters, we focus on the recruitment of specialist professional roles across disciplines such as accountancy and finance, legal, sales, marketing, …

Senior Managers Are In Denial About Low Levels Of Trust

Employee Outlook: Focus on trust in leaders’ is based on a survey of nearly 3,000 employees, across the private, public and voluntary sectors, in …

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The Heart of Recruiting: A New Understanding of Motivation

Edward Deci and Richard Ryan’s Self-Determination Theory is a study of motivation proposing that humans have a basic need for three things: autonomy, …

The Employment Mismatch

FROM 'MARKETPLACE'<p>Internships Make the Difference<p>For some employers, on-the-job experience may matter more than a student's major or grade-point …

How To Use Facebook Graph Search For Your Job Search

Facebook’s new Graph Search feature puts the network on par with LinkedIn for job search. While most people consider LinkedIn the primary social …

HR for Neophytes

It’s a worldwide trend that has been under way for nearly a decade: Responsibility for talent management is shifting from HR to frontline executives. The transition is driven partly by cost cutting—head counts in HR departments fell sharply during the Great Recession—but it is also fueled by the …

The Hottest Fashion At Work? Engagement

You want your company culture to be one of giving back – and it would be nice if you could get back as much as you give back. That is to say, engagement in your employee giving and volunteer programs is just a starting point: you’d also like to see your employees engaged on the clock. You keep …

Six Reasons Your Best Employees Quit You

There’s a saying that employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers – and today they are leaving more often than ever. According to recent Department of Labor statistics, the average tenure of an employee in the U.S. is now only 1.5 years. What do these numbers mean? Are managers doing that …

6 Ways To Talk Like a Leader | Inc.com

Effective leadership requires verbal discipline.<p>Leaders need to care about and practice the quality, specificity, and power of their language. Not enough of them do. <br>Communication is particularly crucial to entrepreneurs. A founder’s individual vision and presence is vital to his or her …

Why Some Employees Need To Be Fired

When we were kids, we used to play the ‘dead weight’ game – where you’d go absolutely limp on the ground and see how hard it was for your friends to lift you up. We found it unaccountably hilarious.<p>In later life, I became fascinated about this phenomenon: Why does a person who’s gone limp seem to …

How To Influence Anyone, Any Time, Anywhere: 4 Subconscious Secrets

How many times have you tried to influence, enroll, engage someone in the past 2 weeks?<p>How many times were you successful?<p>Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle …

LG Scares Job Applicants Into Thinking the World Is Ending

It's nerve-racking enough to go into a job interview, but LG gave applicants a real reason to worry.<p>In a new video released on YouTube this week, LG …

How to Use LinkedIn to Quickly Build Rapport With Top Executives

Gene regularly uses LinkedIn to sell consulting contracts that are well over $350,000 for a six-month engagement.

The Metrics of Social Selling: LinkedIn

By Gareth Goh<p>Categories Articles, Sales and Marketing<p>2<p>Everyone and their mother-in-law is on one (or two, or fifteen) social media networks in this …

Why We Buy: The 3 Social Selling Factors That Make Or Break A Sale [Infographic]

Image Credit: Steve Mann<p>How are impressions formed? What motivates a person to buy?<p>We used to think the act of buying was a fairly logical process. A product engaged our attention, we gathered info about it, determined our interest level, and then bought or not. But now we know better…<p>What <i>exactly</i> …