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4 Critical Steps to Improving Your Interview Process


Improving Your Interview Process. Job interviews: Frankly, a lot of people are intimidated by them. With the way they’re often performed, it’s easy to see why.

Two Cents on Recruiter Incentives

The Whiteboard

I feel that I may be at risk of losing a readership akin to that of Nuts magazine by straying too far from anything football related however, I was inspired by a meeting this week with one of our newer Australian clients looking to set up in the CBD.

By the Numbers: February 23, 2018


SourceCon February 26-28, 2018. We’ll be heading to viva Las Vegas next week for SourceCon ! When we’re not rubbing elbows and swapping interesting stats and stories with other pros in talent acquisition, we’ll be hanging with…the purple squirrel.

Artificial Intelligence: The Game Changer for Talent Acquisition


How many times have you said to yourself, “there just aren’t enough hours in the day”? In an industry that moves as fast as talent recruitment, lack of time is a real problem. Recruiters are spread so thin that 75% of applicants never receive a response after submitting a resume. Something’s got to give. Imagine you hire someone to help you with the most cumbersome part of the recruitment process: matching candidates to jobs.

14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

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Millennials vs. Gen Z: How Can They Achieve Success At Work?

Undercover Recruiter

You’ve probably heard of Generation Zs, Edgers, Plurals, iGen, Gen 2020, Centennials, and Post-Millennials, as well as the Millennials or Generation Y. But the newest generation is known as the post-millennials who were born after 1997, whereas the millennials were born from 1980 to 1997.

Looking to Hire Fixed Ops Staff at Your Dealership? Partner with Technical Schools


Fixed ops roles are among the most difficult positions to fill at any dealership. Between fewer young job seekers opting for dealership careers and Baby Boomer auto technicians retiring at a rapid rate, there is a shortage of quality talent on the market.

5 Major Technical SEO Trends To Help Your Business (Infographic)

Social Talent

SEO Trends 2018. When looking at implementing an SEO strategy, it’s essential for any business to focus on getting the right kind of traffic directed to their website. Without a doubt, you want the right people to know you exist.

[WATCH] Technical Sourcer, Scott Bacon, Shares What Recruiters Look For


How do you approach an interview at your dream company? What does a winning resume look like? What’s a red flag and what does gold look like to a recruiter? We met tech-company recruiter, Scott Bacon, to answer these questions and more.

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.

The Difference Between Bookkeeping and Accounting (And Why it Matters)


Most people would be hard-pressed to explain the difference between bookkeeping and accounting. And while bookkeepers and accountants share common goals, their roles support your organization in different stages of the financial cycle. Bookkeeping is primarily transactional and administrative.

6 Things Recruiters Can Learn From the Winter Olympics

Undercover Recruiter

In whatever market, and at whatever level, recruiters will always tell you that they’re not surprised by anything anymore.

How to Spot a Liar In an Interview (And What to Do About It)

Glassdoor for Employers

Let’s be honest—which, we admit, may be slightly ironic for an article about lying—and confess we’ve all been tempted to lie in. Talent Acquisition Behavior Interview Hiring Interview Red Flags Interviewing

How to Avoid a Meh Candidate Experience

Social Talent

This is not the usual “x things you can do about improving your candidate experience” listicle. A simple search of the term “candidate experience” returns 2.64 million search results! A quick look at top 10 results will tell you pretty much the same thing.

9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

[Watch] Perry Piep of Splash and Joshua Ness of Verizon on How to Network Effectively


In December, I attended a networking event for women in tech and found myself incredibly overwhelmed at the amount of people in the room eager to make connections. Person after person would come up to me, make small talk, and give me a business card. I felt underprepared.

10 Candidate Mistakes That Instantly Destroy Their Job Chances

Recruiting Daily

Every hiring manager and HR professional has seen this — probably a number of times — and they know it to be true. It’s this: Some job candidates do things that simply destroy all chance of you ever hiring them.

Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, Feb. 23, 2018


Welcome back to another ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup. Here’s the latest news and updates that made headlines in the HR community this week. Got any more great headlines to share? Let us know on Facebook , Twitter or LinkedIn ! Calling all candidates! This week’s roundup is for you!

How to Hire Veterans

Glassdoor for Employers

There are over 21 million veterans of the US armed forces, and many of these veterans have been trained on general as. Small Business Talent Acquisition Hiring Job posting

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.

Is that smell even human? What recruiters are thinking during interviews…

Social Talent

“Oh God, how do you pronounce their name? It looked so easy on paper but maybe the ‘M’ was silent, like ‘Mboscodictiasaur’?” ” “Hmmm, they didn’t take me up on my offer of a glass of water- that’s not a reason to be suspicious… Or is it?” ” “I don’t think the term “chef” really applies when you work the till at McDonald’s” “Is that a twitch?

How To Build And Better Engage Your Talent Network


What is a talent network? Also known as a talent community or talent pool, a talent network is a method of social recruiting that relies on the collection and engagement of people who are part of either your candidate search or job application process.

How Social Media Can Help Your Small Business Reach Customers and Job Applicants


The average consumer spends 30% of their total online time and more than 2 hours a day on social media. Given these consumer habits, if your small business doesn’t have a social media presence, you’re likely missing out on potential business and quality job applicants.

How Do You Make a Voicemail Compelling?

NPA Worldwide

Any sales professional or recruiter will tell you that a cold call voicemail is part of their business that they are constantly shifting like Goldilocks to make one that is, “just right.”

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.

Does Virtual Reality Have a Place in Recruitment?

Undercover Recruiter

What is the most “difficult” part of recruiting? The part when the selected candidates have to come for an in-person interview with the manager of the company. This is rather tricky because the company has to come up with a schedule that suits both the manager and candidates alike.

Background Screening Policy Helps You Avoid Hiring Pitfalls


Background screening has become almost universally adopted, and according to the Society of Human Resources Managers (SHRM), more than nine out of 10 companies screen candidates. This rising trend exists for good reason.

Six reasons why you should attend HR at Think in March


The annual line up of HR conferences can often lead to some difficult decisions between many great options, especially if your travel budget is limited. This year, HR at Think 2018 is making that choice easy.

Capturing The Time Value Of Recruiting Automation


There’s an increasing body of research that shows human beings don’t use our time all that well, including this study on how judges schedule their time.

8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

Flipping The Script: Conflict Isn’t Bad, It’s Good

Unbridled Talent

It’s probably safe to say that nobody likes conflict. But, it’s also true that conflict can be helpful – maybe even necessary – if you want your ideas to become the best that they can be, and for disruption and/or innovation to occur. Conflict Produces More And Better Ideas.

4 Hot Benefits that Candidates Can’t Resist

Glassdoor for Employers

In the race to recruit top talent, don’t underestimate competitive benefits packages as a powerful tool to win over first-rate candidates. According. Employee Wellness Talent Acquisition Benefits Benefits Package Hiring Recruiting

8 Smart Time Hacks for High-Volume Recruiters

Recruiting Daily

Don’t expect a slowdown in the pace of your frenzied, high-volume recruiting position. Get used to it. It’s just the nature of the beast. Trying to fill 100 open positions may seem unmanageable at times, but don’t back down. Quality candidates exist.

5 Steps To Winning Gold In Candidate Experience


The Olympics are a time to celebrate excellence in athletic achievements worldwide. With the spirit of competition and recognition in the air, it’s time we talk about earning gold in candidate experience. Recruiting teams can learn a lot from Olympic athletes worldwide.

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.