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3 Cheesy Holiday Puns for Your Next Cold Recruiting Email


Like every business function, recruiting slows over the holidays. Candidates turn their attention away from job hunting and toward family, friends, vacations, and visits home. But there are many reasons why recruiters and sourcers shouldn’t slow down their efforts during the holidays. Sourcing & Nurture

A Recruiter's Guide to Twitter


Nearly a year ago I wrote a blog explaining what the average recruiter was like on Twitter, it can be found here , but in summary the average recruiter has 37 followers and really doesn’t get Twitter. This follow up is designed for recruiters who recently attended an RCSA Greg Savage event and now feel the urge to get onto Twitter, or anyone else for that matter. contact and engage. As Searching.

12 massive blunders most recruiters are making right now

Greg Savage

Many recruiters are adapting and re-skilling as the market evolves. Most are not. Indeed, the majority continue with tactics that don’t work. Here are the top 12 blunders I see recruiters making everywhere. How do you rate ? Candidate care Coaching recruiters Recruiter coaching Social recruiting candidate care good recruiting recruitment skills

Things to Know Right Now about Artificial Intelligence


Things to Know Right Now about Artificial Intelligence. Keep your recruiting and business development vision clear by understanding the direction and growing impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the economy. We talked earlier about innovations in AI that will certainly displace jobs.  In October, a report from the White House took that conversation further, laying the groundwork for regulatory and industry support of rapidly coalescing advancements in AI. couple of things to understand about the White House report. AI is defined in several ways. job market by the end of 2016.

Katrina Collier’s Top Priorities for Social Recruiting Success in 2017 [Webinar]

Not sure where to start when it comes to using social media for recruiting? Or are you experienced with social recruiting, but want to catch up on the latest best practices? Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10AM Pacific, 1PM Eastern

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How to Create Content Your Candidates Can’t Resist (and Boost Your Personal Brand in the Process!)

Social Talent

We’ve spoken at length in the past about how valuable creating and sharing content with your candidates can be , both for building you personal branding efforts and for your candidate attraction efforts. But we understand that the prospect of actually creating that content can be a little daunting for recruiters who would often much rather leave that up to the marketing department! Step 2.

How Flexible Hiring is Key to Building Cutting-Edge Technology at Rotor Studios


The moment you press play, the sound of piercing violin washes over you. Suddenly, you’re pulled into one mesmeric alternate reality after the other. Ten seconds in, you're already flying deep underwater with long cords that resemble jellyfish tentacles around you; next, you’re coasting down a highway along the ocean as mountains loom majestically ahead. Stunning live action, virtual reality, computer graphics content, and immersive experiences.” That’s how Rotor Studios , the Sydney, Australia-based startup that created this video, articulates their work. Collaborative hiring

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The Best LinkedIn Account for Recruiters


As part of my job I’m often asked by both in-house and agency recruitment managers for my advice around their level of LinkedIn investment. This is because the only readily available advice is from LinkedIn Sales Representatives or recruiters who have had prior exposure to Premium or Recruiter Products. My Personal LinkedIn Experience. Typical Recruiter Approach. Forced Upgrade. Recruiter Activity.

6 Incredibly Useful FREE Recruitment Tools And Resources


At Social Talent we’re all about working smarter so that you can live happier, and working smarter often means making the most of free recruitment tools and resources that can lighten your workload. Over the years, we’ve introduced you to numerous free recruitment tools each with one purpose and one purpose only, to make your working life easier. This list is no exception! Crystal.

Recruitment Analytics in a Programmatic Sourcing Era

In just the past five years, the metrics and KPIs used to measure recruitment advertising have shifted due to the emergence of new strategies such as programmatic job marketing. This paper explores those changes and recommends a mix of revised and new measures based on the industry’s changing landscape.

Why Your Resume is Costing You the Job Interview


A resume is one of the most essential parts of getting a job interview. That's why any mistake, big or small, in your resume can cause you to miss out on your next great job opportunity. Career Advice Resume

24 Most Ridiculous Recruitment-Related Stock Images

Social Talent

The world of stock photography is littered with strange, indescribable and often unusable images. But But surely a subject as straight forward as ‘Recruitment’ couldn’t garner anything too off the wall? Well, judging by a recent search for the word ‘recruitment’ on 3 large stock image sites, it would appear not! Me neither… Image:

Build Employee Engagement from Day 1 with a New Hire Orientation


You’ve worked hard to recruit top-tier candidates — now you want to ensure that they actually become the caliber of employees your organization has grown to expect. Focusing on employee engagement from day one can help set the stage for successful, and long-term, employment. Engaged employees can mean 17 percent more productivity, percent more profitability, percent better customer ratings, and 41 percent less absenteeism at your organization. at your organization. Set the stage for employee engagement by helping them hit the ground running with a new hire orientation. Employer brand

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Recruiting Blogs

Recruiting teams are evolving. People are still at the core of delivering value and the onset of decent technology is forcing practitioners to find a unique value in the field.  A simple breakdown of talent operation functions: Within each of these functions are specialized tasks that align to your roles. We really need your help and especially, your personal feedback. Survey Link:   [link].

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.

Data Driven Recruiting Strategies and Your Career


At a recent industry conference, one of Talemetry's clients presented their experience implementing new recruiting strategies with Talemetry's Recruitment Marketing Platform. It was a well received presentation and the room was packed. This education industry client had a couple of key issues they were trying to solve. recruiting analytics

3 Things Recruiters Should Cover For Candidates Relocating

Phenom People

Over the course of my recruiting career, I have had conversations with hundreds of job seekers – probably thousands.  Out of those job seekers, quite a few of the conversations were focused on whether or not they should consider relocating to a new city for the ideal opportunity. Some of the individuals were recent graduates. Read More. Phenom Blog The Candidate Journey recruiting relocation

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5 Interesting Recruitment News Stories to Digest this Week – 28th November 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: Number of Job Ads Surge Despite Political Unsureness. In their most recent report , Totaljobs have found that the current job market remains buoyant , despite the current economic and political uncertainty facing the market. Job While the travel, leisure, and tourism sector was down 16%, education was down 8%, and science was down 7%. John Salt, Director at totaljobs.

How Important is a Candidate's Online Presence?

FireFish Software

Back in 2011, Forbes predicted that by 2021 the CV would be replaced by a person’s online presence. Fast-forward five years and their prediction has already come true. According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder , up to 60% of recruiters and hiring managers will do an online search before they invite someone for an interview. Recruitment Sourcing

Four Job Ad Strategies that Drive Completed Applications

Where and how a job advertisement is placed online plays a vital role in attracting candidates to jobs. Gain four actionable strategies that will help you make the most of your recruitment media budget, optimize conversions on your ads, and allocate spend to your sources that deliver the best ROI.

Ridiculous Company Rules to Make You Appreciate Your Job

Undercover Recruiter

We’ve all heard the entertaining stories of employees who got fired from their jobs for the most ridiculous reasons. Of course, what seems shocking to some appears perfectly sensible to others, otherwise those employees would still have jobs. But there can be no terminations without rules to be broken, and where there are ridiculous firings, View Article.

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WhatsApp Group Chat – Is Counselling Candidates on improving their Job Hunt Strategy a Recruiters Role?

Recruiting Blogs

The Talent Acquisition profession is evolving rapidly due to the Digital Marketing Age.  We are slowly moving from performing full cycle Recruitment processes alone to Employee & Employer Branding as well. Given this scenario it’s obvious to question what aspects are involved in a Recruitment Professionals Role. Good Recruiters always guide and have a consultative approach towards Candidates.

The Best Time to Call Candidates and Clients (& How Social Media Can Help)


As an ex-recruiter I have heard many different opinions on the best time to call clients and candidates. Some are based on logic, others are based on personal beliefs or even superstitions. What is clear is that there is no one size fits all solution, every industry or profession operates differently and requires a different approach. After Work . Lunch Time. Positive. Negative. CLIENTS.  . Chris

Your Biggest Pain Points Addressed Head On!

Social Talent

We recently asked followers of our LinkedIn Company Page to tell us what is the biggest problem they face as a recruiter, and what aspects of the job they struggle with on a daily basis. From all of the excellent responses (thank you guys!), we’ve selected 5 of the most common and drawn up solutions you can use to ease those pain points and hopefully, make your life easier. 1.

The Biggest Trends in Recruitment and Retention: PI Worldwide Survey Results

Learn about recruitment and retention from respondents in business support and logistics, education, finance and financial services, and healthcare and manufacturing.

12 Days of Recruiting Tips for Holiday Downtime


Don’t let the holiday season take a toll on recruiting. Follow these tips to get a head start on 2017


Avankia Group announces appointment of Managing Director to head operations.


San Francisco, CA. Avankia group, makers of TargetRecruit & DBSync announced the appointment of Mr Muralidhar Koteshwar as the Managing Director for the group’s global operations. Speaking on the appointment Mrs Reena Gupta, CEO, Avankia said, “We are very pleased to have Mr Muralidhar on board. His impeccable track record and value system make him the perfect choice to lead Avankia.

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Recruiting Blogs

Looking for a new job can be an exciting and rewarding experience. The very thought of landing a new opportunity breeds optimism; most job seekers look forward to the fresh start a new role brings. But what if the job search doesn't go as planned? What if days of job seeking quickly turn into weeks with no offers? What if weeks then lead to months of fruitless searching? Volunteer. Exercise.

Candidate Personas: The What, Why, and How

Phenom People

Do you know what the ideal candidate looks like for each open position in your organization? If your answer is “no” then developing and utilizing candidate personas is critical in ensuring you are successful in attracting and hiring phenomenal talent now and in the future. For years, marketing professionals have been building and creating buyer. Read More.

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Employer Branding: Five Tips to Make Your Career Site Your #1 Recruiting Asset

Learn how HR Directors in Enterprise companies can use their career sites as their number one recruiting asset.

How You’re Missing Out By Not Measuring Quality of Hire

Social Talent

Quality of hire – so important to measure but why such a struggle? I was just reading the recent LinkedIn Global recruiting trends report (2016) and was shocked (but OK, not really surprised) that a whopping 67% of talent leaders surveyed said they weren’t measuring quality of hire effectively.  Yet bizarrely quality of hire came out as the most valuable recruitment metric KPI.

5 Ways that Facebook Attracts the Best Talent

Glassdoor for Employers

Facebook has a unique culture defined by five core values: Build Social Value, Move Fast, Be Bold, Be Open, and Focus on. Talent Acquisition Company Culture Employer Branding Facebook Facebook Culture Facebook Employer Brand Recruiting

Top Staffing Industry Conferences to Attend in 2017


The staffing industry is booming. According to the American Staffing Association, revenues for staffing firms increased by 5.4 percent, totaling a $147 Billion space in 2015 –the most recent year on record. And, if recent trends are any indication of the future, we can expect the staffing space to continue to grow, and therefore continue to become more competitive.

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Recruiting Blogs

We are getting close to launching our first official pilot program inside the  Recruiting Innovators Slack Community  for an upcoming product called  SourcingTalent.Cloud. SourcingTalent.Cloud is a job marketplace for HR, Recruiting, and Sourcing professionals who want to work on project-based assignments. Contract work for recruitment professionals. promise.  Please Survey Link:   [link].

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