February, 2017

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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. Staffing software offers a way to streamline these processes, making them a simple and intuitive part of the routine. Why compliance matters. "Agencies

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. Answers to Important Questions. Why wouldn’t they take a similar position with your competitor?

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. New Additions to LinkedIn.com Search. For example: title: sales. company: “social talent” school: harvard.

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. So, how can you make sure you’re investing in the right shows this year – creating genuine connections, exploring vital technologies, and bringing home quality leads? Indeed.

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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.

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Consumption Based Pricing Makes Leading ATS Tech Affordable

BrightMove

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Media Contact: Chris Wing. Contact telephone: 877-482-8840. cwing@brightmove.com. www.brightmove.com. Consumption Based Pricing Makes Leading ATS Tech Affordable for Start-ups . BrightMove Announces Affordable Small Business Pricing for Leading ATS Capabilities. Saint Augustine Beach, FL, February 9, 2017—BrightMove Recruiting Software announces a new pricing model to give start-ups and small businesses affordable access to versatile SaaS recruiting and HR tools. CM is designed for quick onboarding, intuitive use, and fast up or down scaling on a daily basis if needed.

10 Of The Slickest Office Spaces Around The World

Social Talent

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.

8 Hiring Stats That Will Change the Way You Recruit

Recruiting Blogs

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.

Recruiting Through LinkedIn? Check Out These Top Changes

ClearCompany Recruiting

When LinkedIn reported in late 2016 that they would be updating their website’s look and functionality, many were excited. Many were also worried: How would the changes affect recruiting? Would it be helped or hindered by the new design? Recruiting & 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.

Use Training to Increase your Employee Retention

The Recruiting Division

. It’s official – it’s a candidate market out there. Recruiting and company review site Glassdoor reports that 84 percent of employees surveyed would leave their jobs to work for companies with excellent reputations. That means companies today have to work continuously at engaging and retaining top talent, providing what they want or risk losing them. Why Invest in Training? Karl M.

Plan and schedule workers more effectively with talent logistics

Jobscience

According to the American Staffing Association, an average of over 3 million people work in temporary or contract roles every week. For employers and staffing professionals, planning ahead for personnel needs and coordinating schedules for these individuals present constant challenges. Find exceptional talent. "Hiring "Hiring Logistics offers an immediate view into how talent is employed."

Where Does Your Company Stand with Succession?

BrightMove

The squeeze for talent is putting an equally tight squeeze on business succession planning. Creating a blueprint for change is the primary task of any succession plan. Whether it is a large organization or a small family business, knowing what—and who—comes next is a big part of business planning. A short list for the C-Suite is not the only focus of a corporate succession plan. As the average tenure of skilled talent drops to just over four years, HR needs an overall frame to approach leadership training and workforce succession. Leadership planning is a big part of business sustainability.

Employee Engagement in the Workplace (Infographic)

Social Talent

Why Is Employee Engagement Your Responsibility? When it comes to maintaining employee engagement, there’s often a mentality that it’s the employee’s responsibility to stay focused on the work at hand. Disengaged or distracted employees are perceived as lazy and not dedicated to the job. That means it’s everyone’s job—including yours—to help motivate employees.

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.

The 3 Most Important Factors for Successful Hiring

HarQen

Hiring is stressful because it takes time to learn if you’ve hired the right person. And we all know that hiring the wrong person is painful for everyone. What can you do to increase the likelihood of success? There are three facets that drive performance for a new hire: hiring, training, and managing. Pay attention to all three and you will dramatically improve a new hire’s ability to do great work for you. Hiring. Of course, making a great hiring decision is incredibly important for ultimate success in a role. To find the right person, you need to be prepared. Not sure how to do it? Training.

Workforce Planning: A Forward-Looking Approach to Getting the Right People in the Right Jobs

ClearCompany Recruiting

Workforce planning is a core function of human resources, and it’s key to the identification and analysis of what an organization is going to need in terms of its talent. Workforce planning determines what mix of experience, knowledge and skills are required to get the best people in the right roles at the right place. Quality of Hire

Email Address Search: Here Are the 7 Best Ways to Find Anybody’s Email

Lever

Sourcing candidates and wondering how to actually get in touch in them? Unless someone has their email publicly listed on one of their online profiles, or you’re using a paid tool, it’ll take a little bit of extra sleuthing to find the email you need. Sourcing & Nurture

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5 Bad Habits Sourcers & Recruiters Should Stop in 2017

ERE SourceCon

Bad habits are unavoidable, quick to form, and slowly creep into our lives without warning. Whether you’re drinking too much coffee in the morning, biting your nails, or spamming candidates, bad habits come in all shapes, sizes, and industries. It seems like just yesterday we were toasting to the New Year and making resolutions.

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.

What HR Managers Need to Know About Hiring Millennials

BrightMove

What HR Managers Need to Know About Hiring Millennials. Contributed by Sophia Beirne. Millennials seem to have a bad reputation when it comes to working in an office environment. As with most stereotypical representations, this is undeserved. Millennials are the people who will carry your company into the future with their innovative ideas and fresh perspectives. All you need to do is give them the tools to succeed. As an HR professional, there are a few things you should understand about millennials that will allow you to utilize their talents to the fullest possible extent. Let them.

6 Innovative Recruitment Campaigns That (Mostly) Worked!

Social Talent

Inventive recruitment campaigns are nothing new. From World War II code breaking to Arctic expeditions , employers have tried everything in the name of finding their people – the people who will go up to, over and beyond the call of duty. And sometimes – just sometimes – it’s actually worked. Looking to inject some fresh ideas into your hiring process? Look no further. Twitter – Join the Flock.

LinkedIn is Changing. And Recruiting Will Never Be The Same.

Recruiting Daily

A recent survey I put together asked “If LinkedIn went away tomorrow, what percentage of recruiters would be gone in six months?” Almost 3 out of 5 recruiters who responded thought that our industry would up and quit if LinkedIn disappeared. No joke. 60% of us think that if LinkedIn were to fail, recruiters would soon follow suit. […].

A Basic Recruiting Compliance Checklist

ClearCompany Recruiting

Federal and state laws require employers to maintain a number of specific records relating to the company’s hiring and employment practices. Failing to collect and retain the necessary records can result in fines, exclusion from government contracts and other sanctions. Recruiting & Sourcing

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?

Nine changes recruiters must make – now!

Greg Savage

Everyone is telling recruiters they need to change. Hey, half my blogs touch on the same theme! So, you might be thinking, “OK, I get it. Change is key. But specifically, in what areas is this change meant to take place?” Good question! Well, luckily, we have The Savage Truth here to tell you

31 Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring Nice People

Recruiting Blogs

Hiring people with the right technical skills? That’s becoming routine, if never easy. But hiring people who are going to do right by my clients and employees? That’s even tougher. A great question will force the candidate to think, get them out of their comfort zone and can reveal things that aren’t on their resume. Afraid to conduct multiple interviews? Ask follow up questions. Describe. How so?

Employee Reputation Management: What Does It Entail?

BrightMove

Employee Reputation Management: What Does It Entail? Contributed by Jim Addison. Description: More and more companies are instituting “employee reputation management” policies, but what do these policies entail? We take a look at how employee reputation management and social media can help safeguard a company’s branding and image. Online reputation is important—not just for individuals, but for brands as well. If something happens online that reflects poorly on a company, it can potentially snowball into an exceedingly costly and damaging PR nightmare for that business.

10 Hilarious Blunders Made By Candidates On Their Resume

Social Talent

As a recruiter or hiring manager, it can be painstakingly hard to look at some of the junk that ends up on your desk. When it come’s down to resume’s, you’ve seen it all from the good, the bad and the ugly. Sometimes you’re genuinely left rubbing your eyes in disbelief and asking yourself “What did I just read?” Reason left: Fired. #9

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.

The Stark Truth: How To Really Disrupt Recruiting In 5 Easy Steps.

Recruiting Daily

Over the past several months, I’ve had the privilege of chatting with several young up and comers – “enterpreneurs,” if you will – who are just now starting out in this fine industry of ours. Inevitably, these future impresarios are out to disrupt the way our job gets done, and finally fix the age old […].

How to Give the Right Amount of Feedback to High Performers

ClearCompany Recruiting

Giving feedback to any of your employees can be troublesome, but when it comes to high performers, things can get a little more complex. Although it may be tempting to focus more on employees who need help, you can’t ignore your high performers. Talent Management

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How to Coach Your Team to a Recruiting Touchdown

Lever

This Sunday, my New England Patriots will make their 8th Super Bowl appearance. My mother is from Boston, so I think I entered this world proudly donning a Pats shirt. Love for this team courses through my blood, and it has for as long as I can recall. But this Super Bowl Sunday is special. In three days, my favorite team is competing for the Super Bowl in a stadium I once played in

Candidate Engagement: Getting it right in 2017

Recruiting Blogs

I'm aware this is a bit of a 'back-to-basics', 101 style post. But maybe we need it. Because there are still organisations who either can't (because they don't have the right recruitment technology ) or won't (maybe because they don't recognise the impact it has on their business) deliver good candidate experience. So, let's get cracking. Here's how to get candidate experience right this year.

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.