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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

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 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. Others disagree.

10 Common Reasons You Can’t Find Your Jobs on Job Aggregators

Recruitics

You’ve just posted a job on one of the many popular job aggregators (search engines for job seekers) like Indeed or Jobs2Careers , for example. You’ve spent the time, and money, to write the job title and job description with best practices in mind. Now you want to find it on the aggregator, just as any job seeker would, by searching the keyword you optimized for … but it’s just not there.

2016 Hiring trends and strategies

Talemetry

As the year 2016 begins, HR managers, recruiters, and sourcers will find themselves faced with many difficult challenges that are reflected in the following 2016 hiring trends. This represents a growth of over 2 million jobs compared to the 2015 total of 149 million.

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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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5 of the Most Creative Recruiting Campaigns

ERE SourceCon

We love a good recruitment marketing campaign. In a world where passive candidates are saturated by job ads that don’t really motivate them to take action, it’s always great to see the few campaigns out there that really pique the interest. With LinkedIn requests and emails, candidates have the option to ignore so some out-of-the-box thinking, so to garner their attention can go a long way.

5 Reasons Why Your Employees Are Quitting Their Jobs

Social Talent

There are plenty of reasons why employees quit their jobs such as spouses leaving the country, needing to stay at home with their children or even their visa not getting renewed. It can be a tough pill to swallow for companies when someone hands in their resignation. However, a vast majority of the reasons why employees leave are under the control of the employer. Are they enjoying their job?

How to Get People to Respond to Recruiting Emails & Messages

Boolean Black Belt

When it comes to sourcing and recruiting, it’s gotten easier to find people but it’s gotten more difficult to get people to respond to emails, InMails, social messages and voicemails. The poor quality and lack of sophistication of most recruiter messaging, along with rampant spamming, certainly hasn’t helped. Unfortunately and yet somewhat thankfully, the bar of what people expect to receive from recruiters has been set fairly low, so the opportunity for improvement is massive. How to Get People to Respond to Your Recruiting Emails & Messages from Glen Cathey.

10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts for 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

2016 is coming to a close and whether you feel it was good or not, one thing we can all agree on is recruiting has continued to advance. digital recruitment. marketing efforts to AI and more, it’s tough to keep up. This is also the best time to start preparing for any other changes that may come your way. What can you do in 2017 to help your recruitment endeavours?

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 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 […].

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. 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.

Why End-to-End Recruitment Analytics Matter

Recruitics

Recruitment today is marketing and, as such, must be measured to determine ROI and to identify inefficiencies that can be optimized to improve that ROI. So, if we’re to think of recruitment as marketing, then of course we must consider the marketing funnel, adapted for recruitment. The ability to do so is the ability to track recruitment analytics from one end to the other.

3 Facebook Hacks Every Recruiter Should Know

Proactive Talent

Facebook now has over 1 billion daily active users and 1.59 billion monthly active users. This is 15 times more monthly active users than LinkedIn, who touts itself as the world’s largest professional network. Looking at these numbers, it’s hard to ignore Facebook’s potential for recruiting and sourcing talent. Beyond these stats, remember the idea of ‘six degrees of separation’? Think about it.

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 future of job hopping: Shorter tenures with less stigma

Jobscience

The term "career" has new meaning in 2016. After leaving school, people may assume a graduate looks to build experience and work his or her way up the corporate ladder – all at one company. In the past, constantly switching jobs was often associated with starting back at square one and creating a resume that indicated a lack of dependability. Job switching. Employers don't mind.

How Video Interviewing Helps Your Recruiting Process

HarQen

At HarQen, our schedules are filled to the brim with discussions, strategizing, planning and implementation of optimized Interview Processes for our clients around the world; all with the common denominator of a Need for Speed, Quality and Candidate Experience. The market gives ‘it’ many names: Online Interview Digital Interview On-Demand Interview Virtual Interview Automated [.].

Benefits of Automated Recruiting

Arya Recruiting Robotics

When it comes to robotics, automation and technology, humans tend to have very mixed emotions. “On On one hand there’s anxiety about robots,” said Kate Darling , an expert in robot ethics at the MIT Media Lab. And on the other hand people are fascinated by them. We’re hypocritical.”. Here are a few of the many benefits of automated recruiting: Huge time savings. The result? Why does it matter?

Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated

Jazz

High Morale: Easy Ways to Keep Employees Motivated. Do your employees walk into work with a smile? How enthusiastic are they when asked to stay later than usual, in order to meet a deadline? As a manager, if you can’t answer these questions with confidence, it might be time to try some new inspirational strategies. Keep Communication Open: A cohesive team feels in sync with its management.

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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.

6 Types Of Employees And How To Motivate Them (Infographic)

Social Talent

Managing a team of employees can be tough, and it becomes even harder when your workforce is diverse. Different types of employees respond differently to motivational methods and – if you want to successfully encourage all of your staff – you will need to learn what motivates different personality types and why. Research shows that our emotions play a large part in determining how hard we work.

Talent Mining – Unearthing Value in Human Capital Data

Boolean Black Belt

There are people in the HR/recruiting industry who believe that searching databases, the Internet, and social networking sites to source talent is relatively easy and that it can be automated through the use of technology. While those people are actually right (to an extent), I am happy to say that unfortunately for them, it’s not that simple. SourceCon Deck. is so powerful. Speed.

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Job Distribution Strategies: Attracting Diversity

Talemetry

Diversity in the workforce is a good thing. In addition to the obvious benefits of aligning employees with multiple cultural and social experiences around your organizational mission, attracting and hiring a diverse workforce is a legal requirement for most organizations. job distribution

12 crucial recruiter tips. (In 10 words or less).

Greg Savage

A powerful two-minute read for all the desk recruiters out there. 12 tips. Each no longer than 10 words. Will lead you to fun and money. Click on the hyperlinks if you want more details on each concept. Walk away from shitty margins or clients who disrespect you. Here is how to do it) […].

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?

Five Tips for Building Rapport between Recruiters and Hiring Managers

BrightMove

High retention and satisfaction rates are a result of good hiring choices. You can improve those rates by improving processes between hiring managers and recruiters. In smaller companies, HR may consist of one or two people who recruit, hire, onboard, manage benefits, and offboard. The high touch atmosphere of a smaller company lends itself to strong, informed relationships and hiring decisions.

4 Recruitment Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

Recruitics

It’s safe to say that 2016 is a year that will go down in the history books, for better or for worse. For Recruitics, it’s been a monster year. Not only are we continuing our growth, but we recently launched Job Slot Optimization and have continued our roll out of End-to-End Analytics. And, as we head towards the end of this year, we’re very optimistic for 2017.

5 Out-Of-Box Recruiting Tactics You'll Want To Know About

Proactive Talent

Attracting and recruiting top talent is getting harder and harder every day. Top candidates are either not actively looking or are being contacted by other companies too, making it extremely challenging to get a candidate’s attention and interest to apply for your company. Here are 5 effective ‘out-of-box’ recruiting ideas to fire up your inspiration today: 1. Clever, right? Why mirrors?

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Staffing software should combine form and function

Jobscience

Technology is only as helpful as how it's applied. When Bentley University tested software systems in a usability lab, researchers found even the most intelligent and experienced individuals were frustrated by complicated interfaces , according to strategy + business. Nobody wants to work with an eye-sore. Too many redundant features can burden mobile software users. Function.

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.

Why Building a Strong Recruiting Team is so Hard (And How to Succeed Anyway)

BountyJobs

Your recruiting team is the back-bone of your organization. Without the right talent to drive innovation and success, it’s likely that wider initiatives won’t succeed. Deliver Better Results

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The 8 Best Recruiting Lines of All Time

Leoforce

It’s a new year, full of new opportunities. We thought you could use some inspiration to continue being the passionate, persuasive, savvy recruiters you are, so we compiled a definitive list of the eight best recruiting lines ever used. Enjoy, and recruit away! Booker T. I can’t offer you money, position or fame. Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic expeditioner, to brave explorers everywhere. USA!”.

New Feature Announcement: Offers and eSignatures

Jazz

Simplifying the New Hire Process with Offers and eSignatures. At Jazz, we’re always looking for ways to bring more of your recruiting tasks online so they’re easier to manage. Perhaps two of the most stressful times during the recruiting process are during the Offer and Onboarding stages. So much paperwork, so little time. Fast, Error-free Offer Letters. No problem.

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How Recruiters Read Your CV (Infographic)

Social Talent

We all know that it’s essential to have an impressive CV when looking to land your next big career move, but how much do you know about the recruiters who will be reading your CV? Which areas of your CV do they study most? How do they like to see the information presented? How do you ensure that they actually read your CV?!

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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.