5 Trends That Will Impact Talent Acquisition in 2017
Arya Recruiting Robotics
JANUARY 4, 2017
‘Tis the season to reflect on what happened this past year and ponder what lies ahead for Talent Acquisition in 2017. Every year we think about what we did right those 365 days – the lives we affected, the clients or candidates we helped, and how we can plan to perform even better the following year. In the words of Yogi Berra , “the future ain’t what it used to be.” The movement is real.
7 Trends That Will Define Recruitment in 2017 (Infographic)
JANUARY 4, 2017
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.
How to Lower Your Cost Per Hire in 2017
JANUARY 3, 2017
As a recruiter, finding the best talent for the job is only a portion of your concerns. You also have to find a candidate who fits the organizational culture and at a low cost. Recruiting & Sourcing
Why Salesforce Lightning is a game changer for recruitment
JANUARY 24, 2017
As the leader in CRM software, the Salesforce platform offers rich ground for development and integration. Following the launch of the new Lighting Experience, it's the perfect opportunity for businesses to find fresh ways to bring essential processes together. The solution is fully integrated into Salesforce, with the Winter 2017 release optimized for Lightning. Empowering recruitment.
4 Ways To Engage With Passive Candidates
JANUARY 31, 2017
What Are Passive Candidates? A 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.
How to Turn Your Workplace into the Best Recruitment Tool Ever
JANUARY 1, 2017
Workplace environment has become a pretty big part of the whole employment package. Job seekers scour career sites and social media pages to get a glimpse at the offices and dress code of companies they’re interested in working for, and candidates make a note of scoping out the hallways for personality clues when called into an interview. Candidate Experience
How AI transforms candidate engagement
JANUARY 23, 2017
In recent years, artificial intelligence has gone from being mainly an area of theory and experimentation to having a very real impact in the world of business. Organizations are finding myriad ways to take advantage of the capacity for analyzing huge quantities of data. In this way, leaders have the awareness to anticipate developments before they happen and make better decisions. AI at work.
Candidate Sourcing 2017's Top Recruitment Marketing Technology Initiative
JANUARY 4, 2017
Candidate sourcing is the most important technology initiative for recruiting organizations, according to Talemetry's soon-to-be-released 2017 Recruitment Marketing Technology Report. The survey measured the top drivers and technologies for recruiting organizations in 2017. candidate sourcing
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.
The 4 C’s of Recruitment Marketing, Part 1: An Introduction
JANUARY 31, 2017
Editor’s note: If you’re looking for some content on how you can improve your talent acquisition efforts by applying marketing best practices to your current strategy, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together the following three-part series–with commentary from IBM Kenexa and HR.com–to help you do just that. ” – Dan Davis, IBM.
Screening Software Engineers – Tips for IT Recruiters
The Recruiting Division
JANUARY 16, 2017
Although IT recruiters have the same challenges as recruiters of other types of positions and industries, they also face some challenges that are unique to the IT industry and IT candidates. All recruiters needs to find good sources of candidates, find a large enough pool of qualified candidates, attract passive candidates, and find candidates with culture fit. What’s their code like? Think again.
12 Little Victories That Only Recruiters Will Understand
JANUARY 26, 2017
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.
What You Can Do to Attract HiPo Candidates
JANUARY 10, 2017
We’re always on the search for new talent. Someone who can provide a fresh look at current processes or fill gaps in departments with specialized skills. In the past, that would mean classified ads and help wanted signs, but today, in the digital era, that isn’t the case. Quality of Hire
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.
5 Ways to Get Your Hiring Managers (More) Involved
JANUARY 13, 2017
Getting hiring managers as excited about recruiting as you are can often be a challenge. As hiring picks up in the new year, fostering the idea of recruiting as a team sport will lead to better hires, faster. It is difficult to keep track of candidates when they’re coming into your email inbox, an excel spreadsheet, or worse, a printed a resume laying around on a desktop.
5 Definitive Signals To Screen & Hire High Achievers
JANUARY 24, 2017
At some point of time, we have all come across this witty interview cartoon of Canary Pete where the interviewer (presumably) was seen testing the candidate’s out of the box thinking ability. But how do you spot and hire high achievers who can add supreme value to your organization? It’s challenging, but not rocket science. Steep Learning Curve, Can-do Attitude, Positive Thinking Ability.
5 Simple Things Positive People Say Every Single Day #MondayMotivation
JANUARY 9, 2017
When all else fails, your attitude is what will truly define the final outcome. Some people confuse positivity with ignorance, being unrealistic or naive. But in my eyes, it couldn’t be further from it. Being positive means having confidence in your own abilities, other people and your endeavours. It means being able to critically assess and address a. View Article.
Top Ways RPO Companies Might Help You
JANUARY 17, 2017
Top Ways RPO Companies Might Help You Cut Recruiting Costs. by Elizabeth Lee. One of the largest expenses businesses today are facing is that of hiring new employees. When unemployment levels are low, individuals are much more likely to stick with a job they aren’t happy with because of a lack of better options. With the economic recovery taking place, more options have become available and more employees re-entered the workforce , and there has been a great deal of activity with turnover and hiring. This places an excessive burden on businesses when it comes to hiring and retaining employees.
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.
4 Tips For Writing Emails That Candidates Want to Respond To
JANUARY 24, 2017
After you’ve spent hours sourcing ideal candidates and qualifying your most promising leads now comes the time the real recruiting begins. Armed with your list of candidate names and e-mail addresses you can begin to craft the perfect e-mail that will kick off your contracting process. Here are some general rules that may seem crazily simple, but trust us, not everyone follows them!
Leave Your Ineffective Job Descriptions Behind in 2017
JANUARY 8, 2017
Hiring and recruiting are rarely easy tasks. A recent study shows that 95% of recruiters believe recruiting will continue to get more competitive in the coming years. That’s why it’s so important that job descriptions—one of the most basic tools in a recruiter’s toolbox—evolve along with the changing climate.
Work Smarter: 3 Things You Can Do To Recruit More Efficiently
JANUARY 12, 2017
Paul Graham’s essay “ Life is Short ” is one of the best things I’ve read all year. The way Mr. Graham speaks about his time really got me thinking about what I do when I’m at work and at home. Thinking about how you spend your time either at work or outside of it is an important exercise. Here are the three biggest areas recruiters have told me they spend the most time each day as well as some helpful tips. Does Email Help or Impede You? The average worker loses a lot of their day emailing, but it’s not all bad news. hours per day checking and responding to emails.
3 Steps To Attract & Hire Passive Candidates
JANUARY 13, 2017
Which is the very first step of any recruitment process? Job description? Resume hunting? No, the answer is much simpler. Every recruitment starts with the realization that you “need” to hire more talented people in your team. However, if you are looking to hire for the best and the most talented candidates, it is quite a humongous task. Who are passive candidates? 49.5% How to find them?
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?
Social Media Recruiting Tools: 6 Networking Sites You Need to Use
JANUARY 19, 2017
We outline the top six social networking sites that recruiters should be using to find top talent
The Top 5 Talent Surprises That Could Spoil Your 2017
JANUARY 2, 2017
It’s hard to think of an exception to the rule that “it’s always better to be prepared than surprised.” ” As a result, most professionals do read end-of-year projections (e.g. 2017 trends ) because they help them view and prepare for the future. But unfortunately, when you only track these micro-trends, you might end up focusing more on the trees than on the forest.
15 Funny Interview Questions
JANUARY 12, 2017
So you’ve got a candidate sitting in front of you for an interview. Their CV is so perfect it’s basically printed on solid gold but how do you know what they’re really like? Imagine if they started in the office and it turns out they eat a kitten for lunch every day? Large companies like Google are renowned for their out-of-the-box interview questions. Every man for himself.
Inbound Recruitment: What You Need to Know
JANUARY 15, 2017
Social recruiting. Candidate experience. Employer branding. There’s no doubt recruiting has seen a ton of changes and new ideas over the last decade. We know how important it is to build relationships with talent , especially passive candidates who have skills and rapport. Recruiting & Sourcing
Get the Definitive Guide to Recruiter & Hiring Manager Partnerships
We've teamed up with Glassdoor to bring you the 10 steps you need to take to build an effective partnership with hiring managers.
7 Stats to Convince Your Team of the Importance of Candidate Experience
JANUARY 30, 2017
Like most parts of recruiting, an outstanding candidate experience can’t be run by recruiters alone. Hiring managers, interviewers, and every employee play an integral role in helping candidates make the decision to join a company. Candidate experience
Top staffing trends recruiters should not miss in 2017
JANUARY 9, 2017
Technology, politics & economics have and always will call the shots as far as recruitment trends go. The outcome of the US elections, Brexit impacting UK & European economy and its further impact on trade relations and movement of workers will definitely start percolating down to how companies manage their workforce. Welcome the ‘GIG’ Economy: Increase in Contingent workforce. Stay tuned!
5 Rules For Contacting Sourced Candidates
JANUARY 25, 2017
It seems, at times, that those of us in the recruiting profession can be slow to catch on to trends or common sense norms. It’s not something that is unique to only this industry, and it likely has more to do with the void of common sense in the world, more than it has to do with any particular industry.
Want Managers To Focus On Retention? — Show Them The $ Impacts Of Turnover
JANUARY 6, 2017
Almost everyone in talent management agrees that managers don’t place enough emphasis on employee retention, despite the fact that retention is often ranked as the No. 1 people-management problem. In fact, according to a recent PayScale survey, “63 percent of employers consider retention a top priority” (where five years ago, only 20 percent believed retention was as important).
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.