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We’ve Worked with Hundreds of Hiring Managers – Here’s What We’ve Learned

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Hiring Managers. There are good ones and there are ones who make life downright painful. Some that you can’t wait to see and others where you see them coming and make a quick detour into the nearest cube. Some that are Facebook friends and others that you send straight to voicemail. While we can’t wave […]. The post We’ve Worked with Hundreds of Hiring Managers – Here’s What We’ve Learned appeared first on Take the Interview. Recruiting Tips Uncategorized

Digital Interviewing 101: The Most Popular Questions Today

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Part 1: The Basics Q: Why would recruiting teams consider interviewing differently? A: It’s a candidate-driven world out there and the Internet makes it easier for candidates to find you. It’s also easier for candidates to find your competitors. Hiring teams that are able to screen the most candidates the fastest and proceed to identify […].

The Interview Manifesto: Your Practical Framework for Effective Interviewing

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We believe the traditional interview process is broken, and we admit, we spend way too much time thinking about how to make it better. Interviewing is in our DNA, and we want to help companies reimagine the way they identify and evaluate top talent. From our experience, we’ve learned that the following eight steps will […]. Interview Planning Uncategorized

The Times They Are A-Changin’: Taking a Look at the Modern Recruiter

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In the face of new HR technologies, strategies and even a new workforce, talent acquisition is changing and taking the role of the recruiter with it. Talent acquisition used to be a simple process wherein people looked for careers and companies looked for people, locally. They posted open positions in the paper and interviewed the […]. The post The Times They Are A-Changin’: Taking a Look at the Modern Recruiter appeared first on Take the Interview.

The Guide to Performance Job Advertising

Recruiter Efficiency: Are You Keeping Up?

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To dig into how today’s hiring funnel actually works and what real recruiting processes look like, we’ve asked recruiters (anonymously) to provide candid feedback on what their current relationship with hiring managers looks like. It seems like most recruiters and employers still have a ways to go to improve their relationship. Check out these recent recruiter quotes: […]. Recruiting Tips

Event Recap: TTI’s Recruiting Innovation Panel

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Last week, Take the Interview’s Recruiting Innovation Panel brought together recruiters, TA leaders and thought leaders for an afternoon packed with recruiting innovation and insights. With With a mix of in-depth breakouts, a thought-provoking panel chat and plenty of networking, NYC’s talent community left the room with actionable takeaways. Check out some of the highlights from the day: Breakout session discusses strategies for […]. The post Event Recap: TTI’s Recruiting Innovation Panel appeared first on Take the Interview

Show & Tell + Drinks: A Happy Hour & Technology Showcase

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We’ve teamed up with our friends at Greenhouse, WayUp and Pymetrics to form what we call the “HR Tech Mafia” of NYC. Last week, we got together to present a new kind of event: Show & Tell + Drinks. Hosted at our NYC headquarters, it was great opportunity for recruiting practitioners to network with each other, […]. The post Show & Tell + Drinks: A Happy Hour & Technology Showcase appeared first on Take the Interview. Clients & People Team TTI

What Modern Recruiters Should Learn from David Ogilvy

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Make no mistake: the best recruiters are exceptional at both marketing and branding. After all, if the candidates you’ve spent all your time sourcing aren’t kept excited, getting them through the door is an uphill battle. To be successful, you’ll need to build buzz throughout your hiring process. But how do you shift your communication […]. The post What Modern Recruiters Should Learn from David Ogilvy appeared first on Take the Interview. Recruiting Tips

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Transform Your Candidate Experience with These Interview Hacks

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Why should you invest in your candidate experience? We all know it’s true: you only have one chance to make a good first impression. For many candidates, the experience of the application process is the first exposure they will ever get to your brand, so it is paramount that it is a memorable one. If you are successful in […]. Recruiting Tips Uncategorized

Chatting With Recruiters: Time Wasted in First-Round Interviews

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When it comes to interviewing, recruiters get to see it all – the good, the bad and the downright ugly. So we decided to find out just how difficult the process can be by asking the talent acquisition community about the worst interview response they’ve ever received. What we found ran the gamut from downright […]. The post Chatting With Recruiters: Time Wasted in First-Round Interviews appeared first on Take the Interview.

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Your employer brand and hiring process are inextricably linked: suboptimal performance on either end will undoubtedly damage the other. Improving the overall health of your recruiting process involves an intricate understanding of how these two concepts interact with one another. If you want to attract the top candidates to your company, start by establishing the desired […].

First Impressions: The Importance of a Personalized Intro Video

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When you call your candidates for a phone screen or greet them for their in-person interview, do you start by playing them a general video from your career site?  Or by jumping right into the interview questions? Most likely not. You greet them with a welcoming tone of voice, a warm smile and some light […]. The post First Impressions: The Importance of a Personalized Intro Video appeared first on Take the Interview

Walk of Shame: How to Rebound From Your Campus Recruiting Season

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Feeling regretful after your last campus recruiting season? Let Alykhan Rehmatullah from WayUp and Martin Binau from Take the Interview guide you in a better direction. The post Walk of Shame: How to Rebound From Your Campus Recruiting Season appeared first on Take the Interview. Interview Planning

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

Why Video Interviews Are Actually More Compliant Than Phone Screens

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Construction on the New York Stock Exchange building (pictured above) was completed on April 22, 1903. Back then, it was vital that financial institutions looked the part. They needed to be large, seemingly impenetrable, stone buildings. People wanted to know that their money was physically secure. Oh man how times have changed. Funny enough, a […]. Interview Planning

Only the Beautiful Survive in Campus Recruiting

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Looks matter in campus recruiting. A lot. It’s a fact all recruiting professionals know, but no one wants to admit. The recruiting process is highly judgmental, irrational, and unfair. But it’s not the RECRUITERS who care about looks. It’s the CANDIDATES. And they are judging the look and feel of your recruiting process. Times Have […].

How The ION Group Fills Hundreds of Jobs in Just a Matter of Days

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October through late March is an overwhelming time for recruiters. While many companies focus on filling internship positions or beating the holiday rush, some Take the Interview customers use the video interviewing platform to cut the 4-5 month recruiting frenzy down to just 4-5 days. They do it by hosting events called “Super Days” A […]. Clients & People

How NBCUniversal and The ION Group Fill Hundreds of Jobs In Just a Matter of Days

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October through late March is an overwhelming time for recruiters. While many companies focus on filling internship positions or beating the holiday rush, some Take the Interview customers use the video interviewing platform to cut the 4-5 month recruiting frenzy down to just 4-5 days. They do it by hosting events called “Super Days” NBCUniversal: […]. Clients & People

Talent Acquisition is Dead: Talent Attraction Takes Root

To Hire Great People, Reveal Key Soft Skills

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Top tips for revealing soft skills The professional world is in an unrivaled period of change. With the rapidly evolving economy and the constant introduction of new technology, businesses are finding themselves endlessly reevaluating what they consider the most coveted skills for a given position. The post To Hire Great People, Reveal Key Soft Skills appeared first on Take the Interview.

Let Entry-Level Candidates Interview 1/1 With Their Peers

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A matter of perspective Recruiting for entry-level roles is a glass half-full/glass half-empty world.  You can either view these roles as exciting entrees to promising careers or “This is the lowest-level job we could possibly offer you.” Obviously most employers would hope to attract candidates who opt for the former worldview, after all, it can […]. The post Let Entry-Level Candidates Interview 1/1 With Their Peers appeared first on Take the Interview. Recruiting Tips Uncategorized

Lessons from Philz Coffee on Creating a Remarkable Candidate Experience

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This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Talent Blog. We are grateful to our clients at Philz Coffee who allow us to learn alongside them every day. With a company mission to “better people’s day,” San Francisco-based Philz Coffee — which also has locations in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. strives to make going out for coffee nothing […].

5 Trends That Will Impact Talent Acquisition in 2017

Arya Recruiting Robotics

‘Tis the season to reflect on what happened this past year and ponder what lies ahead for Talent Acquisition in 2017. In the words of Yogi Berra , “the future ain’t what it used to be.” Talent Acquisition has entered an entirely new realm – and its launch has begun with recruiters. “As the hiring volume rises, recruiters need to get creative and automate their workforce.” More about me.

Robots in Recruiting: The Implications of AI on Talent Acquisition

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

Marketing Tactics That Work for Recruiting, Too

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4 Tried-and-True Marketing Tactics That Work for Recruiting, Too  . Contributed by Tiffany Rowe. Once you consider it, you’ll realize how much recruiting new talent has in common with marketing new products. The similarities vastly outweigh the differences; in both endeavors, you must: Understand your target audience. Achieve appropriate visibility. Win interest and loyalty. Sell brand messages.

Job Postings: 7 Elements Your Job Descriptions Are Missing

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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?

8 Hiring Stats That Will Change the Way You Recruit

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When it comes to creating recruiting processes or making hiring decisions, I like to do my research. And in my normal fact-dependent fashion, I did a little refresher research before I got I began screening and interviewing this fall’s round of interns and onboard new talent at  Red Branch Media. What I found heavily influenced my approach to fall hiring, and I think it will influence yours too.

Recruitment Analytics in a Programmatic Sourcing Era

What 2017 Recruiting Trade Shows to Attend and Why

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Ladies and gents, trade show season is upon us. It seems like only yesterday we were packing up our booths and heading back to our stomping grounds, doesn’t it? It’s now 2017 and a year of excitement in recruiting lies ahead. When identifying beneficial shows to attend, ask yourself these key 5 questions: Are the attendees my target audience? Are there growth opportunities for my team? Indeed.

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How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

Brazen Recruiting

Recent reports that the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to an eight-year low is good news. But let’s be honest: for those of us in the talent business, it makes our jobs tougher. Previously, higher unemployment rates meant HR managers and recruiters enjoyed a larger, captive pool of candidates from which to choose. Enticing Online Presence. poor experience online can make candidates wary.

4 Ways To Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

What Are Passive Candidates? passive candidate is someone that is employed and who is not actively searching for a new job opportunity. Furthermore, what makes passive candidates interesting is that they’re more than likely not being interviewed by anyone else. Passive candidates are rich with experience and the skills they possess often making them the ideal candidate for any recruiter.

12 Little Victories That Only Recruiters Will Understand

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We’ve talked about what really grinds our gears as recruiters. We’ve talked about the many emotions of an in-house recruiter. But let’s not forget that there are good times too, people. Like these… Little Victory #1: When you get a notification that you’ve got mail on LinkedIn. Little Victory #2: When you nail your LinkedIn search on the first try. Perfect referrals.

5 Recruiting Key Performance Indicators

The five biggest mistakes recruitment leaders are making now

Greg Savage

It’s a tough time to be a recruitment leader. So many challenges, so much change. In my work across the globe, meeting and advising Owners and Managers of recruitment businesses, five key themes have emerged. Don’t make these mistakes as a recruitment leader, and if you work for a company that habitually falls into these […].

7 Trends That Will Define Recruitment in 2017 (Infographic)

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LinkedIn has released their annual Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report. Based on a survey of 4,000 corporate talent acquisition leaders across 35 countries, the report was created to help us understand how recruiting leaders perceive the importance of their teams, the top metrics and priorities they track, how they spend their budgets, and where they’d like to invest in the coming year.

Emotional Intelligence: Differentiator for Humans & Machines?

BrightMove

How can humans adapt to make the best use of machines—and remain employed? We talked earlier about the future of work and the likelihood that automation and algorithms may sharply reduce the job pool of the future. The The use of automation in human capital management allows HR the opportunity to expand—not diminish—their influence in the workforce.  Employment spheres up for grabs. Creativity.

10 Of The Slickest Office Spaces Around The World

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What do you think constitutes a ‘good’ office? My criteria is pretty simple. Close enough to walk from home. Pass at least one shop on the way so I can buy milk. Must be close enough so I can divert to a second shop for milk when I inevitably forget milk in the first shop. That’s pretty much it to be honest. Red Bull- Cape Town, South Africa. Source: Homedit. Source: Homedit.

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