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Job Postings: 7 Elements Your Job Descriptions Are Missing

BrightMove

7 Elements Your Job Descriptions Are Missing. Contributed by Amber Brunning. You want your recruitment cycle to move as smoothly as possible. You have no better tool than your job descriptions to attract the most qualified candidates. This is your chance to make a meaningful first impression. If your responses have been lackluster, your description could be to blame. Look at your previous job descriptions and determine what’s missing – you may have some blanks you desperately need to fill in. Answers to Important Questions. Why wouldn’t they take a similar position with your competitor?

10 Hilarious Blunders Made By Candidates On Their Resume

Social Talent

As a recruiter or hiring manager, it can be painstakingly hard to look at some of the junk that ends up on your desk. When it come’s down to resume’s, you’ve seen it all from the good, the bad and the ugly. Sometimes you’re genuinely left rubbing your eyes in disbelief and asking yourself “What did I just read?” Funny funny recruitment funny cv

5 Bad Habits Sourcers & Recruiters Should Stop in 2017

ERE SourceCon

Bad habits are unavoidable, quick to form, and slowly creep into our lives without warning. Whether you’re drinking too much coffee in the morning, biting your nails, or spamming candidates, bad habits come in all shapes, sizes, and industries. It seems like just yesterday we were toasting to the New Year and making resolutions.

How We Turned Valentine's Day into Customer Love Day

Lever

Let’s face it: Valentine’s Day can be mildly awkward at work. Heart-shaped cookies, chocolate truffles and sprinkle cupcakes may be tasty, but the minute you ask about ‘Valentine’s plans’, you enter a minefield. To avoid any gaffes with co-workers, we decided to divert everyone’s attention to one audience we universally love here at Lever, and pay homage in a fun way. Random acts of hiring

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Why Improving Your ATS Is The Fastest Way to Win Talent [Infographic]

Recruiting Blogs

Your best tool as a recruiter is your ability to step into the shoes of your applicants. What’s their experience like? The candidate experience is a great place to start making improvements to your recruitment process, which is where Deanna began. As the Human Resource Director for Care Mountain , she knew she needed a better process to attract and retain top talent. Share in the comments below.  .

LinkedIn is Changing. And Recruiting Will Never Be The Same.

Recruiting Daily

A recent survey I put together asked “If LinkedIn went away tomorrow, what percentage of recruiters would be gone in six months?” Almost 3 out of 5 recruiters who responded thought that our industry would up and quit if LinkedIn disappeared. No No joke. 60% of us think that if LinkedIn were to fail, recruiters would soon follow suit. […].

Patient Experience and Practitioners: Perfect Together?

SkillSurvey

A great deal of attention has been paid to the patient perception and experience of the health care provided to them. Indeed, patient experience has assumed a prominent position in the determination of the quality and value of health care. Increasingly, provider compensation is being tied to a series of quality and safety metrics including patient satisfaction/experience ratings. And so on.

How to Build a Talent-acquisition Strategy

ERE

It is amazing how much information and training there is out there for recruiters with regard to tactics and tools to do their jobs. When I got into the business, I didn’t have that kind of access to information or the sheer volume of others’ experience to draw upon. This has been a tremendous boon for those who choose to build a career in recruiting. Corporate Recruiting Strategy Featured

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Trends That Will Improve Your Recruitment Strategy (Infographic)

Social Talent

New trends come and go like the wind. With that being said, two trends that have featured significantly within the industry of late are Technology and Diversity. This year highlights more than ever how important a recruitment strategy is to a business, with hiring processes changing at a rapid pace. Our working environment is changing and with change comes new opportunities.

Don’t Let Your Candidate Pools Freeze Over

iCIMS

We highlight the top ways to keep passive candidates engaged through the gloomy winter season

Irreconcilable Differences: eHarmony and Elevated Careers File for Divorce.

Recruiting Daily

It sounded, on the surface, like a can’t miss premise. eHarmony, one of the world’s largest online dating sites, would leverage its extensive data set, proprietary algorithm and established track record of finding fit to match candidates with jobs. The product, which would ultimately go-to-market under the moniker “Elevated Careers” (likely due to the dearth […].

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4 Unexpected Places Where You Might Find Your Next Hire

Recruiting Blogs

When it comes to a recruiting strategy, the immediate direction companies turn to is job board advertisements, connecting with others via LinkedIn and talking to institutions like universities in the community. Here are some surprising places you may never have considered, but could be the key to meeting your next best hire: 1. At a café or restaurant. Your morning reading material. Reach out!

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

9 Ways to Recruit the Best Talent for Your Startup

Entrepreneur

These are the strategies you need to know to find and keep best of the best. Recruiting

Employee Retention Strategies You Can Start Today (Part 1)

Social Talent

Employee retention is one of the key aspects to a company’s success. Nearly 70% of organisations report that staff turnover has a negative financial impact due to the cost of recruiting, hiring, and training a replacement employee and the overtime work of current employees that’s required until the organisation can fill the vacant position ( BLR ). Provide More Positive Feedback. Have fun.

WE BECOME YOU: Cielo Recruiters Share Their Stories

Recruitalicious

One of the principles we are most proud of here at Cielo is WE BECOME YOU™ – our total-immersion approach to serving our clients. Our Recruiters and Talent Acquisition Coordinators come to identify so strongly with their client teams that sometimes they feel more like employees of our clients than of Cielo! Identity crisis aside, it speaks to the level of communication and dedication in our work.

Should Recruiters and Employers Really Care If Candidates Smoke Weed?

Recruiting Daily

I was recently watching a bunch of those old black and white movies from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood. While I’d seen most of these classics before, this time I noticed a recurring theme that somehow struck me this time around: no matter what film, in practically every shot and scene, someone is smoking a […].

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Talent Acquisition is Dead: Talent Attraction Takes Root

The Millennial… Coming to an office near you…

Recruiting Blogs

Phew, that was close. Too close for words.  I was almost one of them. You know the ones that according to a viral video sensation are: "Tough to manage". Entitled, narcissistic, self-interested, unfocused and lazy". Addicted to social media and only interested in their own brand on Instagram". Sweden plump for "Generation Curling", while in Norway - "Generation Serious". Who are you? United State

Do We Still Need Recruiters? (Hint, the answer is yes!)

HarQen

With all the technologies available to help increase recruiting efficiency,  one can argue that we’ve reached the point where we no longer need recruiters. Hold Your Horses. Technology has, for the most part, made our lives easier. However, it hasn’t reached the point where it can start replacing jobs that require personal interaction. Think I’m wrong? Picture discussing a job with Siri, and that’s the best case scenario. One of the biggest breakthroughs in A.I. came in the form of Microsoft’s Tay, which was corrupted by Twitter trolls in less than a day. Are You Asking the Right Question?

How to Ensure Gender Diversity: Lessons From High-Tech Firms

The Hiring Site

A lot of job growth is coming from small- and medium-sized firms. How do these companies fill their jobs and ensure gender diversity in the process? Are women less likely to be hired in top jobs? My fellow economists Roberto Fernandez and Santiago Campero have looked at 441 small-and medium-sized high-tech firms that use the same applicant tracking system. The Good News: Unbiased Interview Process.

5 Reasons Your Employees Quit & What To Do About It

Glassdoor for Employers

How many times have you changed jobs? If you’re anything like the typical American worker, you’ll have changed employers about 12 times. Employee Engagement Featured Uncategorized analysis Company Culture Employee Retention Popular research

Robots in Recruiting: The Implications of AI on Talent Acquisition

5 Tools and Resources for Healthcare Recruiters

Phenom People

The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing occupational groups with a projected 1 million jobs to be added by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Whether your focus is on recruiting travel nurses, physicians, or other critical healthcare occupations – it’s become increasingly important to utilize resources and tools to. Read More.

TOUGH INTERVIEW QUESTION – “SELL ME THIS PEN”

Recruiting Blogs

I remember when I was still in college and I attended an interview at Best Buy. During the interview, they asked me to describe my background, previous job duties and other normal interview questions. I was answering these questions with confidence. felt like it was a game of tennis and I was returning every serve with precision. Ask questions. should have asked the interviewer what they do? link].

Recruiting on Instagram: the Ultimate Playbook

Beamery

Back in late 2011, a little known mobile app that went by the name of Instagram, had a healthy but still relatively small legion of about 10 million users. . Fast forward 5 years, and that little legion has ballooned into an army of over  400 million active users. Oh, and a whopping 90% of users are younger than 35 , making it one of the most popular websites among Millennials. Oh no! Link in bio.

How We Started a Hackathon Program

ClearCompany Recruiting

ClearCompany employees from San Francisco and Fort Collins recently joined their Boston-based colleagues for our company-wide annual meeting. To kick-off a week filled with departmental trainings, annual strategy overviews and goal setting sessions, ClearCompany employees put their minds together and “hacked” out some ideas they wanted to see become a reality.

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Survey Says: 8 Reasons Recruiters Still Can’t Get Candidate Experience Right.

Recruiting Daily

I’ve often described job-seekers as the most underserved customer group out there, and I still think it is. Consumers have certain expectations when it comes to their experience as they purchase products or services, and it’s no different for candidates.  Now more than ever, expectations are high for candidates as they hunt for new job […]. Blog Posts Candidate Sourcing News Trends candidate engagement candidate experience ed newman employer branding glassdoor hr technology Job Seeker phenom people Recruiting recruitment marketing social recruiting

Decoding a Client’s Candidate Assessment

NPA Worldwide

A few weeks back, we attended a webinar by Dave Baker of the Palmetto Leadership Center called “Human Resources & Corporate Recruiter Relationships,” which was an overview of assessments, effectively coaching clients and candidates, and tips for recruiters from a corporate HR manufacturing perspective. ” or “what information are we missing?”

HR Departments are LOVING The Paperless Office Revolution

Recruiting Blogs

Thinking about going paperless? Look at some of the benefits other companies have been seeing with electronic personnel files and paperless onboarding.  . It's well known that the Human Resources department has the pleasure of managing a serious amount of paper. Unfortunately, when dealing with paper files, it is inevitable that critical documents are lost or misfiled from time to time.

5 Ways to Jump-start Your Career

Recruitalicious

We all have goals we want to achieve in our careers. We make plans and have the best intentions to stick with them, but it’s all too easy to slip back into bad habits. Here are a few pointers to help keep you on track. 1) Strategize . Plan, plan and then plan some more. We should all have an ultimate goal in mind for our careers. The world of work is a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

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