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5 Symptoms of Applicant Tracking Software Disease


Advanced recruitment software has become an essential part of the DNA of how HR departments and staffing agencies find candidates and match them to open positions.

If Recruiters Were Simpsons Characters…

Social Talent

Ahhh, the Simpsons, who doesn’t like the mad hatter family from Springfield? I certainly do! Springfield is home to many an oddball character, with it having some standout personalities.

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The Rise of the Super-Commuter


Staffing professionals know that the distance an employee has to travel to get to work is an important factor in whether a hiring placement proves successful. Over recent years, though, commutes have only grown longer for many people. The Washington Post reported on 2014 U.S.

Ready or Not, Google for Jobs Launches Today


After nearly a year of speculation, a search engine optimizer in Australia capturing screenshots in the wild , and an official announcement from the CEO, Google for Jobs officially launches today.

When Social Media Meets Employer Branding: Your Guide to Doing it Right

A strong and authentic online presence can mean big things for your company’s employer brand—from driving employee engagement to showing potential candidates how awesome your culture is. We created this quick and easy guide to help get you started.

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Here’s the Email CareerBuilder’s CEO Sent Employees Announcing New Ownership


Big news at CareerBuilder this week. The company has a new sugar daddy. Job Boards Mergers & Acquisitions Featured

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10 Reasons Your LinkedIn Invitations Are Getting Ignored

Recruiting Daily

LinkedIn is a powerful networking platform and every week we create new virtual connections with people who send us invites and with those we would like to add to our network. If you send a LinkedIn invitation to a friend or work colleague, it is often accepted within 24 hours.

4 Essential Takeaways from our Sourcing Soiree in San Francisco


On Wednesday - aka the longest day of the year and the first day of summer - we celebrated at Lever headquarters. First, we stuffed ourselves with spoonfuls of Humphrey Slocombe, an LGBTQ vendor, in honor of Pride Month. Then, we had the main event to look forward to: our Summer of Sourcing Soiree in San Francisco. Decked out in leis and drinking Leveroo-made mojitos, dozens of talent leaders gathered to exchange sourcing insights and marvel at the unusually warm Bay Area weather.

Employee Engagement Starts During the Interview


Despite being one of the fastest growing and revenue producing markets worldwide, Employee Engagement continues to run stagnant.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

How to Prepare Your Recruitment Agency for GDPR

FireFish Software

By now most recruitment agency owners have heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changes which will come into effect in May 2018. However, we’re not all clued up about what it means in practice and what we need to do to prepare for these new regulations.

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Dear Hiring Manager: An Open Letter


Dear Hiring Manager, Corporate Recruiting Employee Referrals Featured

The Interview Questions You Should Never Answer

Recruiting Blogs

Earlier this month the BBC’s LinkedIn page posed a question: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve ever been asked in a job interview? It garnered over 1,500 comments brimming with shocking, offensive, and just plain irrelevant interview questions. From, “what’s your favourite sandwich?”

What You Need To Know About Blind Hiring

Social Talent

Most hiring managers agree that an ideal workforce should mirror the marketplace. Yet, research shows that managers tend to hire people whose backgrounds mirror their own, leaving women and minorities at a disadvantage in the hiring process, especially in sectors like tech and finance.

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.

A Tragic Tale: How to Get the Job Offer … and Then Completely Blow It

Recruiting Daily

I would like to point out that I am a scary judge of talent. I’m not bragging because it is why I have been very successful in my career. I read people, on the phone, for a living. So do many of us. We learn through the art of conversation and social engineering what is […]. News derek zeller offer process Recruiting Sourcing

Recruitment Ideas for Reaching Competitive Candidate Pools


Recruitment ideas to proactively reach candidate pools in a competitive hiring landscape

Forgotten On Summer Friday: A Tale Of Recruiter Phone Tag

The Digital Recruiter

“So I get a call from a recruiter on Friday morning about a screening interview. I called them back and left a voicemail that afternoon — no response. Come Monday, I still haven’t heard anything from them either. Should I send an email? I don’t know what to do.”

Hidden Job Market Statistics Are Baloney

Recruiting Blogs

Job seekers like to look at job boards to find opportunities — because it’s easy. In fact, with the launch of Google for Jobs this week, it got even easier. What Is the Hidden Job Market?

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

LinkedIn Is Set to Shut Down Groups API – Does This Matter?

ERE SourceCon

A few months ago, LinkedIn announced that as of July 2017, it would no longer support the LinkedIn Groups API. According to LinkedIn, “This means you will no longer be able to access content from or share content to, a LinkedIn Group through external platforms.

A New Way to Look at Recruiting Talented Candidates

Harger Howe Recruitment

So often recruiters look at candidates as a collection of skills such as the ability to be a Microsoft Office ace or a Creative Suite pro. It’s hard not to in the age of the applicant tracking system , which focuses so much on keywords!

7 Ways to Use Emojis When Talking to Candidates

FireFish Software

These days, it’s unlikely you’ll find anyone who doesn’t use an emoji in friendly digital conversation. But, increasingly, there are opportunities to use emojis in recruitment, too. They provide an indication of tone and body language that’s often lost in plain text communication.

Why It’s So Hard for Companies to Hold on to Millennials

Recruiting Daily

Here’s something you know probably know: Millennials are the largest generation in our workforce. But here’s something about Gen Y that you might not know: According to research by Gallup, Millennials are three times more likely to switch jobs than any other age group. I know, I know; Millennials are known far and wide as being job hoppers. That’s not […]. News employee engagement employee satisfaction John Hollon Recruiting

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.

Recruiters Need To Give Candidates The "Disney Experience"

Recruiting Blogs

If you've ever been to Walt Disney World or Disneyland, you know that customer service is paramount to Disney. Yes, you may wait in line for 200 minutes to check out the latest rides, even if it turns out to be a 5 minute psychedelic version of "It's A Small World."

We Are Fishing with The Wrong Bait

ERE SourceCon

It is your turn to step up to the mic. Your audience is waiting for your message. The message of the others in this competition is swirling around their heads. You only have moments to capture their attention.

The Revolution Will Begin Eventually (Maybe): AI and Recruiting


Here’s the latest prediction concerning the future of AI, based on a survey of the leading researchers , conducted by Oxford University: t he experts predict there’s a 50 percent chance that AI will be better than humans at more or less everything in about 45 years.

TTI Spotlight: How To Make It In HR Tech

The Digital Recruiter

HR tech is like Hansel in Zoolander — so hot right now. Money is pouring into the sector, with $2.4 billion invested in 2015 alone. This has resulted in a lot of noise for buyers and significant competition for vendors. The market is evolving at a rapid pace, with new companies popping up every day.

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Secrets to Boost Your Offer Acceptance Rates!

Losing a quality candidate at the job offer stage is one of the most costly pitfalls in recruiting. Download our guide to boosting your offer acceptance rates and learn the 5 secrets to closing top candidates every time.

Raising the Bar: How to Hire like Amazon


“I’d rather interview 50 people and not hire anyone than hire the wrong person.” ” – Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. Amazon is totally obsessed with hiring the best people.

Extending Your Social Circle: 8 Useful Tips on How to Network Effectively

Recruiting Blogs

We live in a time when everybody seems to be too busy. Every so often, we tend to be too focused in our careers that we sometimes don’t see past that.

How to find Candidate Contact Information – Back to Basics

ERE SourceCon

In the digital age, we recruiting professionals have become a little spoiled by all of the tools available to us.

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Gen Z Is Here: 4 Things You Should Know In Order to Recruit Them

Linkedin Talent Blog

Millennials, Generation Z, tomAYto, tomAHto.right? Turns out, not so much - there’s actually a pretty big difference between the two generations and what they want in work.

How To Overcome Recruitment Challenges & Supercharge Your Recruitment RO

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