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The length of your life is not as important as exploring its full width.

Greg Savage

My life??? 1958 – 2043. That’s what my tombstone will say. If the Shiraz does not get me sooner, and I last that long. It could easily say 1958 – 2018. Although I sincerely hope not!) But that’s the point. The dates themselves are not that important, as long as they are a reasonable span […].


How To Turn Candidate Rejection Into Candidate Affection

Social Talent

The recruiting process can be hectic, especially when dealing with multiple candidates at once. However, what’s most important is that you treat each and every one of your candidates with respect. Put yourself in the candidate’s shoes for a second.

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By the Numbers: May 18, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. Tech Jobs on the Rise, But Facing Lack of Talent. The TechServe Alliance stated that the lack of IT talent contributed to the lack of growth in jobs for the industry. The growth of IT jobs squeaked by with a.05% increase to more than 5.3

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8 Brutal Answers Given By Candidates In a Job Interview

Social Talent

If you’re a recruiter or HR Manager and you’re reading this post today, then I bet you’re rolling your eyes to heaven. I’m sure you can think back on a bunch of times where something ridiculous came out of the mouths of your candidates.

Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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13 Quick Tips to Get More Employee Referrals


One in 16 referred candidates is hired , compared with one in 22 agency candidates, one in 72 sourced candidates, and one in 152 applicants. In addition to being the most efficient source of hire, employee referrals are also faster and less expensive to hire, onboard faster, and stay longer. However, too few organizations are maximizing these benefits because they treat employee referrals as an organic candidate source.

How To: Become an Indispensable Recruiter

Social Talent

We all crave a sense of value at work. There are times when we suffer from imposter syndrome and worry if a company made the right choice hiring you. Other times we are stress if we are meeting our employer’s expectations even when things seem to be going well. I want you to want me.

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Why it’s essential to communicate recruiting wins to the executive team


The success of your organization depends on the talent it hires. It stands to reason, then, that recruitment deserves an ample portion of company time and money. The key to gaining the resources necessary for building out hiring activities is getting buy-in from company management. Executives need to be aware of the recruiting successes for HR to become the central business function it can be. Demonstrating HR ROI.

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Using Assessments in Your Recruiting/Talent Process for Good – Not Evil

Fistful of Talent

Do you use assessments in your company’s recruiting/talent platform? If you’re like most of us on the HR/recruiting side, you probably fall into one of three camps related to assessments. Check it out: 1–You love assessments.

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.

HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany Recruiting

Recently, we evaluated the findings of Bersin by Deloitte’s High-Impact HR research. Technology has made quite the impact on both what tools are being used in modern HR departments, as well as what features and functionality users expect. Take, for example, the Cloud. In a 2014 IDG survey, only 24% of enterprise organizations migrated or planned to migrate HR functions/applications to the Cloud.

Why it is Important to Develop the Growth Mindset

Undercover Recruiter

This is what Carol Dweck says about the sort of talent we need to compete successfully in a dynamic and volatile environment “Individuals who believe their talents can be developed (through hard work, good strategies, and input from others) have a growth mindset”.

Candidate Experience: Insights into Validity and Measurement


A positive candidate experience has been linked to higher job offer acceptance, greater advocacy, and even potential sales, so it’s not surprising that this is a focus for many organizations.

Using Your Profile to Attract Candidates

ERE SourceCon

There has been quite the conversation about company branding in our industry and how this is helping drive candidates into the process. Why Coca-Cola or IBM need a branding team is beyond me, I am pretty sure they are well known around the world, but that is not what I am getting at here. Smaller companies who do not have a budget for marketing sure as hell don’t have money for branding, or do they? Let me tell you a little story, you know I love stories.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Top-Rated Workplaces By Interns: 5 Lessons from the Winning Companies


For people at the start of their careers , an internship can be a crucial professional development tool. The right internship is not only a great way to get a foot in the door at a company but also an opportunity to “try out” a career to see if it’s a good fit.

How to Spend Your First and Last Moments at Work

Undercover Recruiter

How important is the first 20 minutes of your work day? How you begin and end each work day actually has a lot of leverage on your productivity levels and performance in the office.

TL;DR | NHS Pays Toll & Monster Fills Role

Social Talent

Too busy to keep up to date on the latest recruiting news and trends? Are you spending your morning smiling and nodding at the water cooler wondering where your colleagues find the time?

Talent-acquisition Departments: Stop Doing Stuff That Doesn’t Matter


The recruiting industry in general likes to poke fun at how corporate talent acquisition departments across the board struggle to do actual recruiting. It’s mostly an unfair comparison between corporate talent acquisition and recruiters who work in an agency or RPO environment. The agency/RPO recruiters only source and recruit. That’s the sole job for which they get paid. Corporate Recruiting Talent Acquisition Time Management Featured

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.

The Golden Rule of Recruiting: Omnicom On The People Experience


Omnicom Health Group is an advertising agency network focused on healthcare communications. The recruiting team currently uses Convey for Interviewing in their hiring process. Ed Frankel is the SVP, Director of Talent Acquisition at Omnicom Health Group.

Why Internal Recruiting Isn’t Always the Best

Hiring Thing

In the search for ideal candidates, you look for specific qualities: perhaps experience, strong communication, or the ability to be a team player. Current employees are often at the top of the candidate list for new job openings. But is hiring internally always best?

10 Changes Affecting Employee Wellbeing and How to Lessen the Impact

Undercover Recruiter

Emotional well-being can be affected by both ‘good’ and ‘bad’ changes in our lives. Here are 10 business changes that can add to the stress levels of your employees.

How Recruiters Have Become Critical to a Company’s Success

Social Talent

Our workforces are being propelled into the future by an imminent wave of technology, with this knowledge, the focus now turns to people. The recruitment and TA industry sit in the middle of the see-saw.

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.

Why LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Never Interviews Candidates in a Conference Room

Linkedin Talent Blog

What’s the difference between an interview and an interrogation? Sometimes, not that much. They can both be nerve-racking exchanges in suffocating rooms where the power dynamics never favor the person answering the questions.

The Vision of Pipeline Sourcing – Part 1

ERE SourceCon

As we take our transformational journey in talent acquisition, we’ve seen significant shifts in how companies obtain talent. Throughout the years we have seen talent acquisition move from being order takers to becoming a strategic partner within the business (some more successful than others, this will be a future article) in the quest of securing the best talent.

The Golden Rule of Recruiting: Lost In Translation


Interviews give candidates an opportunity to shine and also give hiring teams a chance to evaluate candidates based on skills, culture fit (and add) and behavioral attributes. When candidates leave interviews feeling unfulfilled, it can be due to simple communication mistakes or misunderstandings.

5 Ways to Get More Women into Your Workforce

Undercover Recruiter

Gender equality has been under a harsh spotlight for some time now, with pitiful percentages of women in upper management and inexplicable differences in pay. Sure, we’ve made significant progress in the last 100 years, but diversity is still a huge issue and we can’t afford to stop pushing forward.

Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.

Lessons From Current Events: 3 Recruiting Rules To Reduce Bias


If you’ve opened a newspaper, scrolled through your newsfeed on social media or turned on the TV lately, you’ve seen stories concerning racism, sexism, ageism and more in the workplace. Discriminatory behaviors can damage your company’s reputation and possibly land your company in legal trouble.

Disruptive Career Growth Through Vengeance Or Transformation

Fistful of Talent

A career happens the day we learn how to make a dollar for ourselves, which can come at almost any age when you count lawn mowing, babysitting, paper route type jobs.

Why Big Data Analytics is Key to Smarter Recruiting in AI 


Chances are, the next hire you will make is checking their mobile device, using a wireless network, or running social media software—right now. For you, that means constant streams of information you can use in order to find and hire the best candidates for your open positions.

Glassdoor: A Warm Embrace Is Better Than a Cold Sweat

Glassdoor for Employers

For many people in the HR and talent management community the notification that their company has received a new review on Glassdoor. Customer Success Employer Branding How To Use Glassdoor Company Culture Employer Brand Glassdoor Glassdoor Reviews Recruiting

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.