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By the Numbers: March 23, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. Gig Economy and Economic Uncertainty Listed as ‘Megatrends’. A recent Adecco Group annual report lists ‘geopolitical and economic uncertainty’ along with the incoming new demographic population and gig economy as part of the six global ‘megatrends’ impacting the workforce.

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Navigating the Wage Gap


Discussing salary with others is still very taboo. But when it comes to the wage gap, it very much needs to be at the forefront of conversation during the hiring process.

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BrightMove Wins 2018 Stevie Award for Software Customer Service Department of the Year


BrightMove Wins 2018 Stevie Award for Software Customer Service Department of the Year. March 19, 2018 - St. Augustine Beach, Florida – BrightMove, Inc.

YUDU You, Girlfriend

The Whiteboard

Once upon a time, jobs were advertised in the newspaper. If you wanted one, you rang the number listed, or submitted an application by post.

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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Easy Ways to Promote Inclusion with Remote Workers


When your organization has multiple locations, sometimes teams are dispersed across offices. On top of this, telecommuting has become the norm. Many surveys have shown that remote workers often feel left out or completely forgotten from their teams.

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5 Ways to Make Your Job Post Stand Out From the Crowd

Undercover Recruiter

Recruiters and employers are constantly trying out some new way of creating job postings. We will do whatever we can to get noticed. If you’re trying to attract talented people, then it’s vital you find a way to get your job post to stand out from the crowd.

5 Social Media Tips That Will Save A Recruiter’s Life

Social Talent

We’re not here to tell you that social media is the next big thing. It’s here and part of our everyday professional AND personal lives.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Workbook

ClearCompany Recruiting

There are hundreds of applicant tracking systems out on the market with many key features. Fulfilling your organization’s unique needs calls for a thorough research process. Feeling stuck in the buying process is a common hurdle.

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.

How One Teacher Overhauled Her School's Recruitment Process


Imagine all the resources you’d need to build a new charter school from the ground up in New York City. Do mounds of textbooks or new computers come to mind? Maybe walls covered with chalkboards or clusters of wooden desks? You’re getting somewhere. But if you ask the staff at Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School (HSCS), no resource compares in value to one core piece: the right group of teachers.

The best examples of workplace diversity


Many companies today believe they are being diverse in their recruiting efforts. Though diversity has finally reached the forefront of workplace discussions, a truly inclusive workplace is still hard to come by.

How to Give Honest Feedback to Candidates

Undercover Recruiter

Job-seekers are routinely advised to seek feedback when they are not successful in securing a role for which they have interviewed.

How AI Will Change The HR & Recruitment Industry Forever!

Social Talent

There has been much talk in the HR and recruitment industry around Artificial Intelligence and the effects it will have on workers all over the world. One thing is for sure – there’s no denying the advantages of this tremendous technology. Adopting and embracing A.I.

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.

Keeping Your Best Hands on Deck in Times of Uncertainty

Fistful of Talent

You know there’s a funny fact about mosquitoes…only the female variety of mosquito will bite you, while only the male mosquito makes an audible “buzz” when it flies. So the saying goes, it’s when you hear nothing that you should worry most.

BrightNews 12 – BrightMove Wins Software Customer Service Department of the Year


Issue 12. Back in January, we announced that our Customer Support team were finalists for a Stevie Award. I am proud to announce our team was selected for a 2018 Bronze Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Department of the year category for software. “We

Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, March 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 ! Improve Your Hiring Results With These Speed of Hire Tips.

Why Your Bias Against Tattoos Means Your Missing Out on Talent

Undercover Recruiter

Whether it’s motivational quotes, pictures of flowers, or an image of a beloved pet – tattoos have become increasingly popular in recent years. In fact, it’s estimated that around one in five UK adults have tattoos, with those under 40 significantly more likely to get their skin inked.

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.

LinkedIn’s Top 10 Companies To Work For

Social Talent

LinkedIn’s 2018 Top Companies include some recognizable names. Amazon stands tall at No.1, dethroning Alphabet (No. 2) for the first time since the list’s inception. Following a tumultuous business year for both Uber and Twitter , Uber falls from No. 5 to No.

Recruit From Your Inbox with Google Hire – A Product Review

ERE SourceCon

I was recently at SourceCon learning about new tools, spending time with friends, and eating great food. You know me I love a good meal. One of the nights we were having dinner the conversation turned to applicant tracking systems. Do not ask me why we would talk shop but hey it’s better than politics, am I right?

5 Important Things Missing From Career Sites


Candidates research opportunities before expressing interest, whether that means responding to your cold outreach, agreeing to be submitted as an employee referral, or applying. There are many sources candidates can use, but your career site is the most powerful tool at your disposal because you own it and can customize it to your satisfaction.

Top HR Takeaways from Think 2018


Insights into the future of work at the heavy-hitting HR Exchange, intimate Think Tank sessions that challenged and provoked, hands-on access to new HR tech solutions, and fantastic live entertainment all made Think 2018 one for the books.

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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.

3 Reasons You Should Consider Hiring Candidates Without College Degrees

Glassdoor for Employers

Many job postings require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, and it is increasingly common to prefer candidates with more advanced, master-level. Featured Talent Acquisition Candidates College College Degrees Hiring Recruiting

Dissecting Success for Millennials and Gen Z in The Workplace (Infographic)

Social Talent

We spend a lot of time focussing on how to attract Millennials to the workplace and how we should prepare ourselves for recruiting Generation Z. It’s time to start thinking about how these two demographics will mix in the workplace.

What the UMBC Retrievers Can Tell Us About Workplace Culture…


The NCAA’s March Madness has undoubtedly lived up to its name, maybe this year more than ever. On March 17, the UMBC Retrievers shocked the nation by becoming the first 16-seed to beat a 1-seed.

When Positive Discrimination Can Be Completely Legal

Undercover Recruiter

“Is this fake news?” ” was the message I received through my Facebook page with a screenshot of an advertisement for a training opportunity at a BBC radio station. It clearly stated that the roles were only open to people from Black and Asian backgrounds.

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.

Top 5 Mistakes Candidates Make – and How to Avoid Them

NPA Worldwide

Our guest blogger is Jason Elias of Elias Recruitment in Sydney, Australia. Elias Recruitment is a specialist legal recruitment consultancy, finding lawyers for law firms, not-for-profits and corporates, across Australia.

Targeting Younger Workers in Social Media Job Ads? You May be Going Too Far

Recruiting Daily

Picture an intern. Chances are it’s someone filled with optimism, drive and willingness to get the job done. He or she is likely to want to learn the ropes and make connections. While lacking experience, your intern has a desire to understand the ins and outs of the business.

GDPR Meet-Up: What You Need To Know

Social Talent

If you’re heading along to Social Talent’s GDPR meetup on Wednesday evening , make sure you’re prepared!

LinkedIn Embraces Its Inner Snapchat With New Video Features


Launching less than a year ago , LinkedIn was really late to the native video upload game. LinkedIn Social Media Management Video Resumes Video Sourcing Featured

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2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.