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Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke


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. Whether your company operates locally, nationally, or globally, the opportunity for confusion is ripe.

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. You’re trying to please everyone from your CFO to senior executives all while providing quality talent to the hiring managers who are desperate to fill an open position. Quality of Hire

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. Bonus: Don’t have time to check out all the tools? No worries. Download a free PDF version of this guide right here. BreezyHR ATS. link]. link].

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We The Best: 3 Job Interview Questions Every Recruiter Should Ask.

Recruiting Daily

The things you can do when answering job interview questions to stand out and get hired. Blog Posts News Technology Trends candidate experience Hiring Manager HR Interview Tips job interview questions Job Seeker matt charney Recruiting Recruiting Advice Tips

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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Human vs Machine: Who Sources Best? The Results of the 2017 Grandmaster Competition

ERE SourceCon

I was fortunate enough to present at the family reunion of sourcers everywhere – SourceCon Spring 2017. Yay!) At least, that’s what it felt like to me. But I digress, I shared the stage with Jason Roberts who co-presented with me “Human vs. Machine.” The contest is always tricky and requires both logic and creativity to conquer.

The very best career advice I could ever give you.

Greg Savage

I have a bitter pill for you to swallow. But trust me, it’s true. Nobody anywhere, (apart maybe from your Mum), cares about your career. Not really. If you work for a great company, they will create an environment in which you can thrive. Opportunities will arise, and the company may even actively facilitate those […].


Recruiters Are Not Marketers


When the concept of recruiters thinking more like marketers was first thrown around as a concept in the early 00’s, as a recruiter I thought it sounded great. It made recruitment seem sexier, so I thought, “yeah, let’s be marketers!” Advertising & Marketing Agency Recruiting Corporate Recruiting Recruiting training Featured

10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate

Undercover Recruiter

If your candidate is applying for new opportunities, you need to see off their competition and show that they are the best person for the job. This starts with their CV. Their CV is generally the first opportunity they get to make a great impression and to sell their skills and experience. If it doesn’t. View Article. 10 CV Mistakes That Put Employers Off Your Candidate.

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 Recruiting Technique That Will Make You A Company Hero In 2017

Glassdoor for Employers

If you’re reading this, then I’m guessing you already know recruiting is getting tougher these days. It’s a job seeker’s market, and. Industry Trends Talent Acquisition Uncategorized Job Market Job Seeker Recruiting technique

Recruitment News: Remote Working & Candidate Engagement

Social Talent

Another week has come and gone in the busy world of recruitment. So, what’s happening you ask? Here, we delve into the latest news stories that are making the headlines within the world of recruitment. Remote Workers Are More Stressed. The flexibility of working from your own home is often a huge perk for employees. These include: 1) Sufficient autonomy. 2) Mastery of skills. ” .

Innovation Is Now the #1 Business Driver, So IBM Abruptly Drops Remote Work


If innovation is essential to your firm’s success … learn the value of “coming to work”. Virtual & Remote Featured


4 Common Job Search Pitfalls To Avoid

Recruiting Blogs

Why You Are Not Getting Interviews (Even with All That Manger Experience). As a principal in a national healthcare recruiting firm, I have read thousands of resumes. Some are good, some are excellent and some are just plain bad. The quality of the information you provide to prospective employers or a recruiter has a huge impact on whether or not you will get even an initial interview. Pitfall No.

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.

Candidate Experience Should Be One of Your Top Priorities

Phenom People

I work very closely with our sales team here at Phenom People, and by very closely, I mean that I sit right next to them in our very open office space. I often hear conversations with prospects, and I’m amazed at how often they are told that candidate experience isn’t a priority right now. Read More. Candidate Experience Talent Relationship Marketing #TRM candidate experience

3 Quick Tricks To Fill Your Talent Pool

Social Talent

A Talent pool is a shortlist of candidates that are not currently being considered for a role (i.e. not applicants). They could be people that your team has sourced, leads from events and more. With the time pressures that recruiters typically face, there’s a common misconception that there’s no time to build talent pools. engaging Former Applicants. Consolidating Sourcing Lists. Leads From Events.

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TextRecruit Raises $3 Million


TextRecruit has raised $3 million in series A financing, led by San Francisco-based investment firm SignalFire. Mobile Tactical Sourcing Featured

6 Strategies for Sourcing Candidates You Should Be Using


The world of talent acquisition is constantly changing, giving recruiters access to better and more powerful hiring tools that have the power to improve proc

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.

Three Important Questions to Ask When Hiring for A Digital Marketing Role

Recruiting Blogs

Three Important Questions to Ask When Hiring for A Digital Marketing Role. Digital marketing is one of the fastest growing industries in the world right now, the days of old outbound marketing methods such as cold calling and radio advertisements are coming to an end and it’s vital companies are now adapting digitally. 1. Ask about their experiences . 2. Are they a Multi-channel marketer.

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Recruiting Secrets: Advice From Heavy Industry Employers (Infographic)

Social Talent

When you start out on your journey to look for the right candidate, it’s important you hire someone that fits the mould of that company. There many things to take into account when recruiting the perfect candidate, and it’s no easy task at that! Are they the right culture fit? Do they share the same vision as that company? Are they going to stay for the short or long term?

Bling Hotline: Why Recruiters Should Warm Up To Cold Calling.

Recruiting Daily

Cold calling sucks. I know for most of you, this isn’t news. The thing is, it isn’t difficult, it’s just miserable. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of having any sort of inside sales job – from agency recruiter to account manager to fundraiser – then you’ve probably spent most of your professional life dialing for […].

Cost-Per-Quality-Applicant & Cost-Per-Hire: The Holy Grail of Recruitment Marketing Analytics


When recruitment marketing analytics first hit the market, the ability to see click volume, applications and cost data for individual jobs, or for group of jobs, was considered a breakthrough. For the first time, businesses had visibility into the real performance of their online job advertisements, as well as the cost associated with them. And these insights weren’t just nice to have. Recruitment marketing analytics are integral to success in talent acquisition today,” said Recruitics President Jonathan Zila. The Holy Grail of Recruitment Marketing Analytics: What Are CPQA and CPH?

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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?

Improving Candidate Sourcing For A Better ROI

Recruiting Blogs

Efficient candidate sourcing is a major issue that all recruitment agencies, job boards and employers face. Everyone wants to improve their ROIs, but with such high costs and such dominant players taking over the industry, it is one of the biggest struggles in recruitment today. . Job boards are heavily relied upon. Much to recruiters’ and employers’ dismay, they are delivering: . Why is this?

10 Job Ad Blunders You Can’t Quite Believe

Social Talent

This post was originally posted on Fish4Jobs. Bust’ or ‘busty’ instead of busy. Toady’ instead of today. Ruining’ instead of running. Booing’ instead of booking – the internet’s rife with job advertisements featuring silly mistakes. However, though it’s fun to stumble across gems like these, at the end of the day, such mistakes by advertisers that are looking to recruit do more damage than good.

Don’t Forget Employee Experience

Phenom People

Today’s job-seekers expect a positive experience from a company throughout the exploration, apply, and interview process. Although the candidate experience your company provides is crucial to drawing in and securing top talent, you can’t forget about employee experience once they are in the door. According to Bersin, “approximately 70 percent of workers in the. Read More. Phenom Blog employee experience hiring recruiting retention

Applicant Tracking System ROI Calculator: How Much Time & Money Can You Save?

Newton Software

Build Your Business Case With Newton’s ROI Calculator Chances are, if you’re reading this, you already know that manual recruiting processes are costing you time and money. But putting an exact number to those hours lost…. to those dollars wasted… therein always lied the challenge. But no longer. To help you build a business case […]. appeared first on Newton Software.

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 of Top 10 Largest Staffing Firms Are Using SkillSurvey Solutions for Online Reference Checking


Reference checks from staffing firms grew 39 percent and bookings are up 28 percent as more recruiting and staffing companies seek fast candidate insights and new candidate pipelines. Berwyn, PA – March 20, 2017 – Today, SkillSurvey, the provider of cloud-based reference checking and sourcing solutions that deliver faster, more reliable insights while generating new candidate leads, announced continued growth among staffing and recruiting firms with a 39 percent increase in candidate reference checks and bookings up 28 percent from this sector in 2016 compared to the same period last year.

3 Recruitment Pain Points and How To Fix Them

Social Talent

Our Social Talent Community is a hub of fascinating insights into real, on the ground, recruiting issues. We love hearing about what recruiters are thinking and feeling as they try to find the best people for the job. A while ago we asked what were the most common pain points for recruiters and the answers were so valuable we thought we’d take another look. Silence does not mean no.

Social List Launch!

Boolean Strings

Social List is Live. I am happy to let you all know – our new sourcing tool [link] is up and running! We are getting our first subscribers, fast! If you have not heard, Social List is an easy-to-use tool to instantly build lists of target social profiles, matching your search parameters, such as locations, employers, and job titles. Your free access will be ending EOB Monday, March 24.

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10 Must-Read Spring Books for Growth at Work and Beyond

Glassdoor for Employers

It’s officially spring! Which means it’s time for new growth of all kinds. Whether you’re looking for a life overhaul this month. Uncategorized books Career Growth inspiration motivation Work


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.