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TTI Friday Roundup For Mar 24, 2017

The Digital Recruiter

Yee-haw! Welcome to the first installment in a new series, the TTI Friday Roundup. We’ll be gathering 5 interesting articles from HR and Talent Acquisition experts that you probably missed while you were out hunting for the best talent.

6 Alternative Facts About Digital Interviewing

The Digital Recruiter

After thousands of calls with talent acquisition leaders over the last few years, we’ve found some similarities in the misconceptions most people have about digital interviewing before seeing it.

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

The Digital Recruiter

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

TTI Product Notes: A New Look, We’re Now Fully Mobile and More!

The Digital Recruiter

For busy hiring managers who operate in those precious free minutes between meetings, while standing in line for their morning coffee, or out on the road—this post is for you. We are excited to announce our latest release which reflects TTI’s continued movement towards a mobile-friendly platform built for swift collaboration between recruiters and […]. The post TTI Product Notes: A New Look, We’re Now Fully Mobile and More! appeared first on Take the Interview. Product Updates

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.

Leader of the Plaque: How Aspen Dental Recruits in a Cutthroat Industry

The Digital Recruiter

If you think recruiting sometimes feels a bit like pulling teeth, meet John Murphy. Murphy, the Director of Talent Acquisition at Aspen Dental, has one of the toughest jobs in TA today.

Meet the Demands of the “Snapchat Generation” During University Recruitment

The Digital Recruiter

Currently, the Millennial generation represents 27% of the U.S. population and by 2022, they will hold the largest representation of the labor force with 44% of the population. The Millennial generation is comprised of those born between 1980 and 2000 and we are defined by our innovativeness, technical aptitude, socially liberal ways and often, by […]. The post Meet the Demands of the “Snapchat Generation” During University Recruitment appeared first on Take the Interview.

The ‘Must Haves’ for Candidate Experience to Succeed in 2017

The Digital Recruiter

Many applicants to our jobs are also consumers of our products and their connection to our brand may run deep. When they fall into the infamous “black hole” and never hear back, we’re likely losing customers. It’s not easy to resolve – recruiters are busy and don’t have time to close the loop with candidates. This will […]. The post The ‘Must Haves’ for Candidate Experience to Succeed in 2017 appeared first on Take the Interview.

Recruiter Efficiency: Are You Keeping Up?

The Digital Recruiter

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.

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.

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

The Digital Recruiter

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

Event Recap: TTI’s Recruiting Innovation Panel

The Digital Recruiter

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 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 […].

What Modern Recruiters Should Learn from David Ogilvy

The Digital Recruiter

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

Transform Your Candidate Experience with These Interview Hacks

The Digital Recruiter

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.

Chatting With Recruiters: Time Wasted in First-Round Interviews

The Digital Recruiter

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.

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.

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The Digital Recruiter

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.

First Impressions: The Importance of a Personalized Intro Video

The Digital Recruiter

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

Why Video Interviews Are Actually More Compliant Than Phone Screens

The Digital Recruiter

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.

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

The Digital Recruiter

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.

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.

Only the Beautiful Survive in Campus Recruiting

The Digital Recruiter

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.

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

The Digital Recruiter

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.

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

The Digital Recruiter

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.

To Hire Great People, Reveal Key Soft Skills

The Digital Recruiter

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.

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.

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

The Digital Recruiter

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

The Digital Recruiter

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.

Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

Talent Hero Media

If you want to see the best tools for recruiters in one place, then you’ll LOVE this guide. There are over 70 free and paid tools designed to simplify your job as a recruiter. And you can filter through the list to find the best recruiter software for you.

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Cost Per Hire: How to Calculate It the Right Way

ClearCompany Recruiting

Almost constantly, talent acquisition departments are pressured to reduce their cost per hire. Finding the right balance in your company’s cost per hire can be tricky.

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.

How Hiring Logistics make compliance simple

Jobscience

Temporary workers are entitled to all the same protections of their safety and well-being as any other employee. Staffing professionals have a responsibility to ensure these individuals are working in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

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.

Do you know what your workforce is doing?

Jobscience

When employers or staffing agencies manage temporary or contingent employees, they have to stay on top of a great deal of information. Their responsibilities include sourcing workers with the right skills, maintaining their schedules and running payroll.

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 ?

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.

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.

Marketing Tactics That Work for Recruiting, Too

BrightMove

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.

Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke

BrightMove

Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke . Ongoing changes in attitudes and laws regarding marijuana are leaving some employers and HR without a feasible drug policy. HR policies have a direct impact on your recruiting, engagement, and retention, and your drug policy is an important one. At present, 28 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation allowing medical marijuana, and eight of those states relaxed their laws to allow recreational use as well.

How To: Search the New LinkedIn Search Interface (Properly) Using Field Commands

Social Talent

So you’ve now received the new LinkedIn.com user interface and it’s new search bar. You’re annoyed that you no longer have an Advanced Search feature and individual search fields, where you could search for candidates by job title, zip-code, radius and company.

5 Recruiting Key Performance Indicators

How many phone screens are required for each new hire? How quickly do candidates move through your hiring process? What recruiting data is meaningful to your company's senior leadership?