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New Survey Ranks Jobs Most Likely Considered “Boring”


New Survey Ranks Jobs Most Likely Considered “Boring”. A recent survey offers a picture of the jobs considered “most boring,” by the people who occupy them. Employment data company, Emolument , surveyed 1,300 professionals to find out which sector currently considers itself the most bored. Counting down the top-ten most boring job types looks like this: #10 IT: Despite the connectivity and hard-wired fun, 56% of IT professionals are bored at work. #9


5 Important Interview Questions To Ask Your Candidate

Social Talent

When a recruiter is interviewing a candidate, they are trying to see if that person has the ideal skills and traits to succeed in the proposed role.

How Recruiters Can Balance Having Heart with Being Strategic

ClearCompany Recruiting

The current job market is candidate-driven; Meaning companies are competing for talent more than ever. Every day as a position remains open, it is costing a company time, money and productivity.

Last Breath: A Hiring Handbook for Surviving The Recruiting Apocalypse.

Recruiting Daily

The good news is that you probably won’t have to hear the phrase, “the Uber for recruiting” anytime in the foreseeable future. The truth, however, is that the phenomenon of disintermediation in the talent acquisition space is anything but over.

Secrets to Boost Your Offer Acceptance Rates!

Losing a quality candidate at the job offer stage is one of the most costly pitfalls in recruiting. Download our guide to boosting your offer acceptance rates and learn the 5 secrets to closing top candidates every time.

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Recruitment News: LinkedIn Gets Trendy and Sweden Gets Sexy

Social Talent

With a fresh week on the horizon here are the stories that are circulating in the world of recruitment news. What’s The Story with LinkedIn? Trending stories will appear on the top right-hand side of the homepage.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion Part 1: Fixing Your Culture


We believe passionately that diverse and inclusive companies make for more innovative, engaged, and happy teams, and we speak with forward-thinking talent leaders all the time who feel the same. We’re writing this series on how to cultivate diversity and inclusion in the workplace because people are ready for the next level of discourse around diversity and inclusion; one aimed at actual solutions.

Boost Diversity: Tips From Top People Executives at Visa, Pinterest and More


As we wrote about earlier this year, diversity is one of those topics we all talk about, but practically speaking, much harder to shift.

Welcome to Our New Content Writer: Lenka Mydlova


We’re pleased to give a big Kiwi welcome to Lenka Mydlova, who recently joined our Content Writing team. With over seven years of experience in the Content Writing and Marketing sector, Lenka knows a thing or two about creating fantastic content for clients.

Employer Branding Ebook

With tips and real examples from companies that have mastered their employer brand, this Ebook is a must-have for talent execs. As a bonus, we’ve added a free audit at the end to help you score your employer branding activities. Download the Ebook now.

MOS Deaf: Veteran Recruiting and The Diversity Double Standard.

Recruiting Daily

As I talked about in the first post in this two part series, the fact is, “veterans” are a pretty huge and diverse population. Employers often approach veteran recruiting as a one-size-fits-all approach, but the fact is, there’s no such thing as a “typical” veteran.

Recruiting Secrets: Advice From Heavy Industry Employers (Infographic)

Social Talent

When you start out on your journey to look for the right candidate, it’s important you hire someone that fits the mould of that company. There many things to take into account when recruiting the perfect candidate, and it’s no easy task at that! Are they the right culture fit?

How to harness the power of your team by treating it as a family?

Recruiting Blogs

Every organisation follows a hierarchy. But it has a team too. Doesn't a hierarchy also emphasize the relations we have in our team as a family ? “Is Is our team any different from a family?”. Sketching a team tree we establish a rapport between individual members and the team as we : 1.


‘Recruiting Daily’ Recognizes TAM Co-Founder, Edna Nakamoto

The Applicant Manager

Edna Nakamoto, CEO and co-founder of The Applicant Manager (TAM), was recently named by Recruiting Daily as “One of 300 Women in HR Technology Worth Watching”.

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees.

Candidate Coaching Improves Hiring Results — So Stop Losing Candidates For Preventable Reasons


If you are failing to coach your candidates prior to their interview, you may be unnecessarily losing as many as 20 percent of your qualified candidates simply for trivial reasons.

Three Killer Marketing Ideas for Your Recruitment Agency in 2017

Talent Hero Media

Three killer online marketing ideas that will help your recruiting firm stand out in a crowded market in 2017. The post Three Killer Marketing Ideas for Your Recruitment Agency in 2017 appeared first on Talent Hero Media


10 Job Ad Blunders You Can’t Quite Believe

Social Talent

This post was originally posted on Fish4Jobs. Bust’ or ‘busty’ instead of busy. Toady’ instead of today. Ruining’ instead of running. Booing’ instead of booking – the internet’s rife with job advertisements featuring silly mistakes.

Evaluating Candidates for Soft Skills – and Why It’s Key


If there’s one hiring professional who knows the value of soft skills, it’s Alison Mackay.

13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

Losing track of job applicants and resumes? Struggling to schedule interviews and follow-up with all your candidates? Tired of waiting on that interview feedback from the team? You’re not alone. In fact, these are just 3 of the 13 most common symptoms that plague every recruiter. Want to stop wasting time and money? Read our guide below and learn how you can avoid these pitfalls.

How This Recruiter Prepped a Candidate for an Interview (and Raised the Bar for Recruiters Everywhere)

Linkedin Talent Blog

When coming in for an interview, the majority of candidates are nervous (unless they have the swagger of Harry Potter). All jokes aside, the nerves are understandable - especially for a candidate going in for an interview at Google, which was notorious for tricky interview questions in the past.

When Does a Recruiter Cross Over from Clever to Creepy?


Personalizing your notes whether it’s to a friend, date, or a potential hire, is the key to getting the response you want. Everyone wants to know that they are unique and no one likes a mass message — whether an email or group text. Email Sourcing Featured

7 Things Candidates Do That Drive Recruiters Crazy

Phenom People

As some of my colleagues say, I’m a recovering recruiter. What’s that mean? It means I started my career on the “other side” of the business. It wasn’t too long ago that I was in your seat, working for companies ranging from 500 employees to as large as 97,000 employees. I truly understand when.

Find the Social Talent Ninjas at These Recruitment Events in April 2017

Social Talent

Whether it’s your first event or your 150th it’s always helpful to go into events with a strategy. even if that strategy is just not to be an awkward mess and anything else is a bonus.

How to Hire a Recruiter Interview Guide

A bad hire is costly. Hiring the wrong recruiter- catastrophic. Your organization’s most valuable asset is the people working there, so you need the right hiring professionals in charge to bring them on. Are you growing your team? Download our interview guide for hiring a great recruiter.

10 Must-Watch TED Talks for Every Recruiter & Hiring Manager

Glassdoor for Employers

As recruiters and hiring managers, we’re laser focused on finding good people who will be effective in their positions. Our closeness to. Employee Engagement Hiring hiring manager manager Recruiting TED Talks


Optimize Your Hiring With Newton’s Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet

Newton Software

Easily Track Your Hiring Performance With Newton’s Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet Truthfully, we think it’s a crime for any modern recruiting or HR department to be hiring without an applicant tracking system.


What You Need to Know About Resume Fraud and Its Consequences


We’ve all been there: you’re two months into a job search and have yet to get so much as an interview,let alone an employment offer. You are worried, tired, and frustrated, Recruitment Strategy Digital Interviews Employer's Guide Recruiter's Guide Hiring Manager's Guide

Don’t Forget Employee Experience

Phenom People

Today’s job-seekers expect a positive experience from a company throughout the exploration, apply, and interview process. Although the candidate experience your company provides is crucial to drawing in and securing top talent, you can’t forget about employee experience once they are in the door. According to Bersin, “approximately 70 percent of workers in the. Read More. Phenom Blog employee experience hiring recruiting retention

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

5 Signs You Need to Work on Your Job Adverts


Your job adverts are an important part of your online recruitment advertising strategy. They provide the first glimpse of the role on offer and will usually help to form the first impression a candidate has of your business.

#RedBranchWeekly: Boost Your Recruiting Strategy With These 4 Tips


There has never been a more competitive time for hiring top talent. Businesses are expanding recruiting budgets and recruiters are having to put their marketing hats on to be able to speak with desired candidates.

Developing Job Seeker Personas for Better Recruitment Marketing

Harger Howe Recruitment

Have you ever wondered why it seems difficult to find the perfect candidate for an open requisition? It seems like you have all the job requirements listed out. You know that you’ve written an exciting job description. It’s out there. What more do job seekers want?

The Difference Between RPO, Contingent, CPR (Customized Project Recruiting) and Executive Search: Which Search Firm is Right for You?

Recruiting Blogs

Is your company looking to add employees this year and do you have questions about the many different options within the search firm market?

Social Recruiting Survey Reveals How Recruiters Are Changing Strategies to Overcome Hiring Challenges

In a highly competitive job market, information is power. Check out our 2016 Recruiter Nation Survey to learn all kinds of hiring trend data.