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How to Write Job Descriptions that Lead to Better Hires


A job description is usually one of the first things a prospective candidate reads when learning about an open position. A well-written description weeds out unqualified candidates and attracts desirable talent. Here are six tips to get you started. Describe your company’s culture.

An old’un, but a good’un

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Last weekend I was lucky enough to catch the fantastic Gallipoli Exhibition at Te Papa.

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Three Reasons Texting Should Be Part of Your Candidate Communication Strategy


If you’re in recruitment, then you’re always seeking better ways to enhance the candidate experience and improve recruiting efficiencies. So it seems obvious that when a new tool makes it easier and faster to communicate with candidates, you should jump right on it. Enter the world of SMS/texting for recruitment. While consumer texting has been around for many years, it’s a newer concept applied between recruiters and candidates.

By the Numbers: June 22, 2018


BountyJobs Bites. HR Continues to Evolve as Strategic Arm. The Numbers: Per a Paychex poll , 24% of HR pros call themselves ‘strategic partners’ while 17% say they are ‘compliance-focused’ and 12% state they are ‘administrative’.

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. 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. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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A Game Plan for Interviewing: Essential Tips to Help You Prepare for Meeting With Candidates


So you’ve gone through all the resumes and identified the candidates who have the skills, attitude and aptitude mojo your business needs, and now it’s time to move on to the next phase of the hiring process—the interview.

How to Have Productive Office Meetings

Undercover Recruiter

Meetings are usually considered as boring and a waste of time. Employees often dread their weekly meeting because they’re monotonous and not worthwhile. There are so many ways in which managers can improve their meetings with the following tips below.

Your Ultimate Recruiting Soundtrack

Social Talent

Music can change a mood. Heck, music can change your LIFE. We all know the motivating power of a positive playlist or the impact that a lyric can have when it feels like it was written just for you. . Recruiters, we have your back.

Summer of Sourcing Virtual Slam Day 3: Elevating Your Career with Proactive Recruiting


Summer of Sourcing: Elevating Your Career with Proactive Sourcing. Sourcing & Nurture webinar

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 reasons that candidates join are NOT the reasons they stay.


Not too long ago, good pay and competitive benefits would be enough to both attract and retain the type of talent your company needs to be successful. That’s no longer true.

Google Introduces 3 New A.I. Features to Hire, Focused on Reducing Monotonous Tasks


No one’s stopping. Microsoft’s not stopping. Facebook’s not stopping. Indeed’s not stopping. And no, Google’s not stopping either. Announced today, the company is upgrading its Hire product with a focus on artificial intelligence. Google google hire

How to Write Job Ads for Millennials and Gen Z

Undercover Recruiter

Sponsored by LiveCareer Every company wants to attract hot young talent, but seasoned recruiters have learned that what worked ten years ago doesn’t have the same results today.

How To Motivate & Boost Your Employees Performance (Infographic)

Social Talent

Knowing how you can motivate and boost your employees is a struggle for many a manager. Managing a team of employees can be tough, and it becomes even harder when your workforce is diverse.

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.

Summer of Sourcing Virtual Slam Day 2: Mastering the Analytics of Sourcing


Yesterday, we wrapped up the second session of our Summer of Sourcing Virtual Slam , a 3-day live video summit all about proactive recruiting. Our Day 2 session was titled, Mastering the Analytics of Sourcing, and our panelists came ready to tackle this tough topic in their finest summery getups with fruity cocktails in hand. Sourcing & Nurture webinar

Glassdoor Announces Top CEOs for 2018 — Did Yours Make the List?

Glassdoor for Employers

You already know that having a great CEO is critical for business, but you may not realize how much of an impact. Featured Leadership News and Events Glassdoor Glassdoor Awards Top CEOs Top CEOs 2018


This Job Description Heatmap Shows You What Candidates Really Care About (and What They Ignore)

Linkedin Talent Blog

You’ve spent forever crafting that job description—and you’d like to think candidates are poring over every single word of your masterpiece. But, they’re not. There are whole sections of your job description that candidates pretty much ignore, and other parts where they’re hungry for more details.

Why Great People Make Great Companies

Undercover Recruiter

This week on the Employer Branding Podcast, we’re with a Chicago-based tech company that has been through the peaks and troughs of business and now competing for the best talent with the likes of Google, Amazon, Facebook. ‘ James Ellis is the Global Head of Employment Brand at Groupon.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

A 3-Step Essential Guide For D&I Success At Your Company

Social Talent

For the month of June, we’ve decided to turn our focus on to the hot topic of ‘Open-Minded Recruitment’ At SocialTalent, we practise what we preach and that’s why we’ll be sharing insightful tips on how you can increase your talent pool using diverse initiatives.

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Summer of Sourcing: Diversifying Your Talent Pipeline


If you walked in to Lever’s headquarters right now, you’d think you were in Hawaii. Why, you ask? The second annual Summer of Sourcing is upon us! Sourcing & Nurture webinar

How to Recruit like a Top CEO

Glassdoor for Employers

Vision, strategy, culture, and shareholder value are all key responsibilities of a CEO. But to quote Jim Collins’ must-read book, a truly. Talent Acquisition Hiring Recruiting Top CEOs

ATS Killer: Latest Google Hire Updates Are Massive Time-Savers

Recruiting Daily

Google Hire ATS Admittedly, I am giant fanboy when it comes to Google and its products. I had a chance to speak with Google Hire team yesterday to get a peek at the new functionality — and, as always, they did not disappoint.

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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 Recruitment and Marketing Make Sense Together

Undercover Recruiter

Why should you bring recruitment and marketing together? Well, you might just be leading the future of talent acquisition. We sit down Lori Sylvia, the Founder & CEO of Rally Recruitment Marketing; a new online community forum where the best ideas in recruitment marketing are learned and shared.

TL;DR | Diversity Fatigue and Exclusionary Language

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?

How Improv Comedy Shaped My Aptitude to Be a Recruiter

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If you grew up in the 90’s chances are you remember the show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” which featured performers that create scenes, characters and even songs on the spot with various improvisation games. Throughout junior high and high school I was an avid fan of the show, and I found every episode to be hilarious. It was only fitting that once I entered high school the first extracurricular, I joined was the improv club.

6 Signs You’ve Found the Right Candidate

Glassdoor for Employers

Most recruiters are aware of the red flags they should watch out for in candidates: showing up late, trash talking a past. Talent Acquisition Candidates Interview Interview Process Recruiting

What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.

Take Pride

Recruiting Daily

“I tend to think of every month as pride month.” ” – William Tincup That was the response I got when I broached the subject of a post for our site regarding Pride Month and what it means to me – he couldn’t have been more spot on.

Where are the Best Places in the UK to Find Work?

Undercover Recruiter

Over 32 million people in the United Kingdom are currently employed. So which jobs does the nation face shortages currently and where should you look if you’re looking for your next role?

Here’s What Actually Happens When Employees Have Flexible and Remote Work Options

Linkedin Talent Blog

Bill Gates once predicted that as competition for talent gets tougher, “companies that give extra flexibility to their employees will have the edge.” And, he might be right.

5 Common Sourcing Mistakes in 2018

ERE SourceCon

Here in 2018, things move fast. We reach people quickly. It’s the age of instant gratification: you get a ‘like’ of your tweet or a reply to your sourcing email, and it’s an instant win. Scientists tell us our bodies actually produce serotonin in these little moments. Because of this, it’s easy to forget the fundamentals because we feel good and we’re already moving on. These are the top five mistakes in sourcing that I see today.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".