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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

LinkedIn Tip Sheet Error And a New Hack

Boolean Strings

We shouldn’t be mixing the level of service, quality of software, and changes in features and pricing as a reason to use or not use LinkedIn. It’s just not an option. Besides, we may be getting an adequate search system back, after all! Let’s take a look at the screenshot above, which is THE guide for advanced searching at the moment. Just compare with searching for. or just.

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.

Job Advertising 101

Social Talent

Before you set about writing the most amazing job advertisement that was ever written you must take some time to consider what you applicants actually want. According to The Candidate Experience Awards , 48% of applicants have no previous relationship with your company. Some may never have even heard of your company when they see your job ad. Better make a good first impression! Salary Range.

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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The Perfect First Phone Call

Social Talent

The first phone call is one of the most important parts of the selling process. It’s crucial that you learn to navigate this delicate touchpoint so that you give yourself the best chance of securing a real business opportunity. The perfect first phone call is a classic mix of short and sweet. Your prime focus is to create a second opportunity for you to talk to this potential customer.

Why Do We Make It So Hard To Get Into Recruiting?

Recruiting Daily

For an industry which prides itself on “none of us knew we were going to be recruiters,” those of us in talent acquisition seem to make it awful hard for an outsider to get a shot in the recruiting industry. Case in point: me. Now, let me explain. After spending nine years in retail […].

5 Strategies to Build a High-Performance Sales Force

Talview

In order to build a high-performance salesforce, it’s necessary to have a systematic recruiting process in place that will allow you to quickly gather the right insight about potential sales candidates and make smart decisions for company’s development. Businesses hire sales people based mostly on hearsay. Hiring Analytics HR News Recruitment Strategy Sales Hiring

What’s the Value of America’s Unfilled Jobs?

iCIMS

A guest blog post from Glassdoor’s Chief Economist, Andrew Chamberlain, on the value of America’s unfilled jobs

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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.

Team Pages That Make You Want To Join A Company

Social Talent

A team page can make or break a good impression. Whether it’s people who are thinking of applying for a job or potential customers your team page has a chance to make a big impact. It gives people an idea of what life inside the company is like. It’s a chance to show off the awesome team behind your brand. It lets people see who exactly they’ll be working with. Sub Rosa. Kayak.

The Game Changers: When Authenticity Goes Wrong in Recruitment Marketing

Prominence

Authenticity is a word that is probably said too often in the marketing world. Endless rhetoric on why being authentic , genuine and real (especially when it comes to those pesky millennials ) is the only way to appeal to people and grow your business in today’s #fastpaced, #VUCA world. Now, as you may know, recruitment marketing is what we do. And, who can blame him? They weren’t even in the room!

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Why Your Offer Should Never be Turned Down

Recruiting Blogs

This just happened: I’m discussing a potential partnership with a client, to help them build their engineering team. When I ask them to tell me about their hiring process and the challenges they are facing, a huge sigh follows. The CEO informs me that the out of the last four offers they made, zero candidates said yes. This should NEVER happen, but it is all too common. confident of an acceptance.

Facing a Shortage of Candidates? Discover and Use the Right ‘Attraction Factors’

ERE

They call it talent attraction for a reason. Because, obviously, the primary role of the function is to literally “attract” the very best candidates. But when a recruiting function is only guessing about what draws in desirable candidates, it will face a perennial shortage of applicants. Advertising & Marketing Diversity Job Descriptions Job Postings Passive Candidates Featured

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.

Recruitment News: Small Changes, Big Difference

Social Talent

Another week and another flurry of exciting updates from the world of recruitment. This week we focus on the introduction of small features that make a BIG difference in the recruitment world. LinkedIn Gets Contractor Friendly. LinkedIn has now made it even easier to recruit people for any type of role. You can now use a contractor search filter. Source: LinkedIn Talent Solutions. Source: Indeed.

3 Trends Driving Innovation in Recruitment Advertising Technology

Recruitics

If you’re finding it more difficult to hire today than ever before, take solace in that you are far from alone. In fact, according to the most recent survey from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) two-thirds of organizations hiring full-time staff indicate they are having a difficult time recruiting for job openings. Recruitics can help, too.

Not getting enough applicants? It’s time to mix up your recruiting strategy.

Recruiting Blogs

Recruiting has come a long way since the days of classified ads in the newspaper. Today, there are thousands of platforms to advertise your openings to prospective employees. Yet somehow, hiring managers still struggle with not getting enough applicants – or the right ones. Where are hiring managers going wrong? Job Postings. Posting a job is the first step for any hiring manager or recruiter.

The 5 Most Effective Talent-acquisition Metrics to Influence the C-Suite

ERE

As we spend insurmountable seconds, minutes, hours, and nights interacting as influencers and navigators to our C-level partners on the front lines of talent attraction, engagement, and optimization, you’d think asking an operator eloquently, “what is most important to our enterprise as it relates to talent?” ” would be the clincher, right? Corporate Recruiting Featured

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.

Disclosure: How To Avoid Becoming The Uber of HR.

Recruiting Daily

While it’s only just now March, for Uber, 2017 is already shaping up to be a horrible, no good, very bad year – something of an annus horribilis for a company that not all that long ago was seen as a seemingly unstoppable burgeoning tech behemoth. Its meteoric rise to prominence, fueled by soaring valuations, hockey stick […].

4 Kinds Of Hiring Data You Need To Be Tracking

Spark Hire

Hiring today looks a lot different than it did 10 or 20 years ago. What used to rely on a piece of paper and a gut feeling now relies on recommendations, evidence, and data. And it’s all thanks to recent advances made in technology. . Of these factors, hiring data is particularly important, as it can essentially reveal how well (or not well) a job candidate will perform in a role, if hired.

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Who Is Responsible for Employer Branding? CEO, HR, or Marketing?

Recruiting Blogs

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Who is the greatest female tennis player of all-time? Who belongs on the Mount Rushmore of the greatest all-time stand-up comics? For centuries, many people have engaged in fun, spirited, and engaging debates. People even make a living off the art of the debate. You can probably think of some good debates you were involved in recently. Anthony E.

Why Small Businesses Should Utilize an ATS

iCIMS

Applicant tracking systems can support the hiring success of all employers, including small businesses

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?

Are You Ready to Respond to the End of Employees?

NPA Worldwide

Today’s guest blogger is Amy West , senior business development consultant with TFI Resources, a Division of People 2.O , a North American Alliance Partner of NPAworldwide. TFI Resources provides employer of record services for contract placements. If projections from The Wall Street Journal ring true, recruiters will continue to face an increased demand for contract placements. Tune in.

On Employee Appreciation Day, Here Are The REAL Perks People Want

1-Page

Hooray! It’s Employee Appreciation Day! Bring on the office happy hour, foosball tables and endless snacks! Actually, perks like these have been proven to have only short-term effects on employees – and in some ways can have a negative effect long term. Our recruitment expert, Dr. John Sullivan, takes a deep dive into what the […].

Is your digital presence two steps behind?

Recruiting Blogs

The question of whether a website is important to your firm’s viability is long answered. The days of existing outside or, at best, on the outskirts of the digital landscape have expired and the ability to move into the future is largely based on one’s online presence. Today it is not only the lack of an online presence but the lack of an effective one that can limit the success of an agency.

The Top 10 Sourcing Tools You Need To Download This Month!

ERE SourceCon

If you’re a sourcer, the number of tools available to you are just about limitless. From Chrome extensions to productivity and email management tools, your options can be overwhelming and understanding which sourcing tools are the best can be daunting for a new or even a seasoned sourcer.

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.

Beyond The Brand: How NewsWhip Spots Recruitment Trends Before They Happen

Social Talent

Welcome to our new series where we’ll be touching base with global thought leaders. We’ll be giving you VIP insight into what they do, how they do it and what they hope to achieve now and into the future. Within each interview we’ll be looking at it from a recruiters point of view, and see how our guests can make the lives of recruiters and HR Managers that little bit easier.

What Does the Future of Business Look Like? Ask 1,379 CEO’s

BrightMove

What Does the Future of Business Look Like? Ask 1,379 CEO’s. While we would all like to know the future, crystal balls are in short supply. Instead, Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) offered up its 20 th annual global CEO survey, released recently in Davos, Switzerland. While a small business struggling to meet its bottom line, or even a medium-sized enterprise beginning to develop recruiting reach, may not be looking too far down the line, the annual PwC survey provides a view from leadership on the ground right now. In 2011, the top five were China, the U.S., Brazil, India, and Germany.

Why sourcing Facebook is totally unlike LinkedIn

Recruiting Blogs

Sourcing on Facebook is completely different to sourcing on LinkedIn, a Job Board or even your ATS. All those resources rely entirely on what a person says about themselves where as on Facebook you can find people based on entirely on what other people say about them. In this video I demonstrate how to find people based on who their friend are and what photographs they may happen to be tagged in.

How to Make The First 100 Days Count

iCIMS

Tips on how to create a clear roadmap to transition your new hire to a confident and productive employee.

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.