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Why You Should Focus on Employee Experience Over Employee Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

Employee experience is one of those terms that’s just now gaining some traction in talent acquisition discussions, and some people in the industry believe it to be a trending buzzword sure to lose ground sooner rather than later.

Survey Says: Employee Deal Breakers to Avoid


The hiring process can be complicated. Some open roles receive up to 250 applicants. You’ve narrowed down your candidate pool. You think you have what you’re looking for on paper. Now it’s time to meet these applicants face to face.

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The Silent Treatment

The Whiteboard

As a recruiter, I love April. We bid farewell to the last financial year, and steam into 2018/19 with all guns blazing. For our business, it also coincides with our end of year sales meeting, team performance reviews, and some big picture thinking and planning for the year ahead.

Awkward Names That Will Make Any Recruiter Sweat

Social Talent

We all like to think that we’re calm, cool and collected in any social situation… We are, of course, always wrong about this. As a recruiter, you spend time honing your phone skills and practising the best ways to engage with candidates and making them feel comfortable.

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Live Webinar: 5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker’s Market

5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker's Market. Having a healthy candidate pipeline and attracting the largest talent pool possible is a key component of finding quality candidates, but the size of your talent pool isn't always something you can control. How do you find quality candidates in a job seekers' market? Join us in our live webinar and learn from Paycor's VP of Talent Acquisition, Bill Neese, the 5 essential steps you must take as a recruiter to thrive in today's market. Key topics covered in this webinar include: How to plan with total candidate market opportunity in mind. Rules and best practices for candidate engagement. Best practices for messaging. How to plan for recruiting capacity vs forecasted headcount. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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TL;DR 3 Resources Every Single Recruiter in The World Should Know About

Social Talent

In this weeks Too Long Didn’t Read (TL;DR) we bring you three resources that we think all recruiters should add to their knowledge toolkit. We love that they’re easy to use, non-invasive, require little commitment but provide wholesome value.

Skills Gap: How It Impacts Your Team & How to Solve for It

ClearCompany Recruiting

CareerBuilder recently released some unsettling news about the skills gap, and it’s not something that only affects one sector or industry. Before you think that this doesn’t necessarily affect your company, it should be noted that their findings suggest this is a challenge felt by everyone.

4 Creative Ways Recruiters Are Leveraging Facebook

Glassdoor for Employers

Recruiters use a myriad of methods to renew and replenish their talent pipeline. And, as the way people interact has evolved, so. Talent Acquisition Facebook Recruiters Recruiting Social Media

Impact Makers Episode 8 — Fairness Without Sameness: Embracing Diversity At Work And In Life with Sarah Morgan

Unbridled Talent

Sarah was given the nickname ‘Buzz’ when she was 3 because she was always buzzing around and getting into things. So when she decided to begin a blog, Buzz was a natural pen name for her.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Another Bad Idea From Silicon Valley – Employees Pushing to Retire in Their 30s

Fistful of Talent

Think you have challenges finding skilled candidates today? What if a number of the best and the brightest decide they just want to stop being the best and brightest and retire while still in their 30s?

Interview | Chris Wray Discusses The Recruitment Chatbot

Social Talent

Recruitment and tech must go hand in hand if the recruitment industry is going to adapt and grow. These days, it’s clear that we live and work in a 24/7 world, and so our methods should reflect this.

5 Reasons Why Active Candidates are Perfect for Startups

Undercover Recruiter

Employers and recruiters tend to prefer passive candidates because they have the right skill sets, have the right qualifications and have a history of good employment. But for a startup working environment, could active candidates be the ideal employee?

Four Strategies for Sourcing Top Talent

ERE SourceCon

LinkedIn provides an excellent pool of candidates, but many recruiters are missing out on a separate group of qualified candidates because their process is lacking creativity. In other cases, the tech stack that recruitment teams are using to uncover top talent is becoming crowded and muddy. Today’s hiring landscape is more competitive than ever, which makes it even more critical for your team to take the time to evaluate your processes and current hiring strategy.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Slow Hiring Is Damaging Your Firm and Here Are 20 Reasons Why


Few realize that increasing your hiring speed often has the second-largest impact on hiring results (after referral hires). Most track time to fill, but few recruiting leaders calculate the high correlation between your hiring speed for top talent and their resulting on-the-job performance after they become a new hire.

Can we select candidates based on their brains?

Recruiting Daily

Can we select job candidates based on their brains? Recently, I experimented with a tool called brainsfirst that measures cognitive abilities with games.

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Relationships Are Not Happening On Apps (Dating Apps Excluded)

Fistful of Talent

There continue to be many HR Tech tools and apps sprouting up that claim to make it easier to give feedback and guidance to people.

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4 Benefits of Conducting Exit Interviews

Undercover Recruiter

To put it simply, an exit interview is an interview which is conducted with an employee who is leaving the company.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Perfect Hires Don’t Exist

ERE SourceCon

Most companies are in search of the ‘perfect hire’ for their open roles. It’s understandable because every company requires the ‘best fit’ employees to thrive. Top achievers are the backbone of any business. Therefore, after successfully hiring these stellar candidates, companies can then pat themselves on the back, knowing they have the best hands on deck.

An Interview With Matt Alder, Who Has Watched the Online Revolution in Recruiting


“We used to do presentations saying that the Internet would change the way people looked for jobs,” says Matt Alder, “and everyone used to laugh at us ”

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A post-divorce dream can save your onboarding program (really)

Recruiting Daily

It is a truth universally acknowledged that most onboarding programs — the process of bringing a new employee into a company — absolutely suck lead paint. Here are some stats backing that up.

HR Pros, Are You Excelling At Employee Benefits? Take This Quiz To Find Out!

Fistful of Talent

I’m not a benefits expert. I know just enough to be dangerous, but it’s not something I spend a lot of time on each year. I partner with a great broker firm out of Michigan, Grace & Porta , who I trust probably more than any other single HR vendor I’ve ever worked with.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

The Importance of an Inspiring Workplace

Undercover Recruiter

Never underestimate the power of the physical environment, especially as a strategic tool for unlocking the keystones of innovation: creativity, productivity & collaboration.

Recruiting in Digital Era!

Recruiting Blogs

It is true that digitalization is directly connected with improving the user experience. The imperative motto of digitalization is “anytime and anywhere” in order to eliminate THE delay of frustration. The concept of digitAlization is affecting each and every industry and business niche today.

The Strategy Behind Job Requisitions and Sourcing Candidates

ERE SourceCon

In my previous blog , we discussed determining who needs to be involved in the hiring process and assuring they are aligned with the companies hiring goals. What next? The job requisitions. There is no perfect job description; no one size fits all. Some would say there are two kinds, bad ones, and horrible ones. Remember the good ole days of being hyper-critical of resumes? Well, it’s payback time, and according to candidate behavior, we are only as good as our job postings.

Thinking on AI: What do truck drivers and recruiters have in common?

Recruiting Daily

Per a recent Gallup survey, 7 in 10 Americans believe AI tech will eliminate more jobs than it creates. The numbers are all over the map based on different research, but many land within the 47-54% range of all current jobs being automated out. What does that mean for a recruiter?

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

4 Hot Recruiting Technologies That Help You Attract Top Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

You’ve heard of applicant tracking systems. But what about recruitment chatbots? Or de-biasing software? As the hiring process becomes increasingly digitized, companies. Industry Trends Talent Acquisition Hiring Recruiting Recruiting Tools Technology

How Engineering Has Become the Most Popular Role in Retail

Undercover Recruiter

When you think of retail nowadays, you tend to think of the online space. Retail is no longer all about traditional brick-and-mortar stores. That’s not to say brick-and-mortar is going away, but they are closing at record numbers.

The Facebook Cambridge Analytica Scandal and What It Means for Advertisers

JWT Inside

This month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before 100 legislators during a two-day hearing session on Capitol Hill. The social media giant has been under fire since March amid the privacy and data breach scandal involving Cambridge Analytica.



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Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.