6 Best Recruiting Tools Of 2018 [Infographic]


In 2018, hiring volume is again predicted to increase with 61% of recruiters expecting to hire more people.

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4 Exciting Recruiting Trends In 2018 [Infographic]


In terms of recruiting trends, 2017 was the year of AI and automation technologies , unconscious bias and workplace diversity, and candidate experience in recruiting. With the continually improving economy and unemployment at a 16-year old low, what will the new year bring?

GDPR & Recruiting: 6 Details Every Recruiter Should Know


On May 25, 2018, enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ) begins affecting any company that does business in the European Union (EU). The GDPR is a comprehensive European data protection law designed to EU residents more control and privacy over their personal data.

What Diply’s VP of Talent Management Thinks About AI, Chatbots, & The Future Of Recruiting [Video]


Recently, we conducted our first recruiting Q&A with Marija Vukic, VP of Talent Management at Diply. Learn how Marija, armed with a small team and an arsenal of recruiting tools: creates an outstanding and brand-consistent candidate experience. her thoughts on recruiting AI and chatbots.

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Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

4 Exciting Recruiting Trends For 2018


2017 was the year of AI and automation technologies , unconscious bias and workplace diversity, and candidate experience in recruiting. With the continually improving economy and unemployment at a 16-year old low, what will the new year bring? Here are my top 4 recruiting trends for 2018.

Guest Blog: How to Hire People Smarter Than You


As a manager, hiring the right people is one of your most important responsibilities. That’s why you should look for candidates who are smarter than you.

6 Best Workplace Diversity Trends For 2018


A big focus in recruiting in 2017 was workplace diversity.

7 Sourcing Metrics Every Recruiter Should Know [Infographic]


Sourcing is the second highest origin of hires after direct applicants, so a lot of attention is being paid these days to metrics and tools to improve this crucial function. Here are 7 metrics about sourcing that every talent acquisition professional should know summarized in an infographic below.

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.

Guest Blog: The 3 Best Recruiting Automation Tools For 2018


It’s unavoidable these days: stories about how artificial intelligence and automation are poised to transform the economy dominate the news. While AI and automation have been slowly penetrating the recruitment industry during the past decade, they’re set to break through in 2018.

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How AI Is Transforming Resume Matching Software


Resume matching software as it’s traditionally been used has hurt candidate engagement. So how can you become more effective in your hiring – and use the right resume matching software – while not alienating candidates and harming your brand?

Guest Post: 5 Best Practices For Using Social Media For Recruitment


Glassdoor reports 79% of job seekers use social media to research companies they’re interested in. If you’re considering the idea of using social media for recruitment, make sure you understand what applicants are looking for in an employer and abide by legal employment regulations first.

3 Predictions For AI And Recruiting In 2018


2017 was undeniably the year of AI in recruiting. And it looks like recruiters are embracing it: a recent survey from Jobvite finds that nearly 50% of recruiters feel positive about the effects of AI on their jobs while only 7% believe AI will have a negative effect. In 2018?

The Big Value-Add AI Staffing Holds For Recruiters


There are two sides to most AI staffing discussions. The first side is the business productivity one: 70% of staffing firm executives, for example, believe that AI staffing will play a role in improving recruitment.

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.

Removing the “Busy” Excuse From The Candidate Experience


Despite so many technological evolutions in recruiting, it appears candidate experience isn’t actually improving that much. For example, 60% of candidates have had a bad candidate experience, and 65% have never heard once about the status of their application.

Guest Blog: 4 Tips For Hiring In The Gig Economy


In case you missed the memo, the gig economy is taking over. According to the 2017 Freelancing in America study, an estimated 57.3 million Americans (that’s 36% of the entire workforce) participated in the some kind of side-hustle, freelancing or gig work in 2017.

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.

3 Effective Ways To Collect Candidate Experience Feedback


Recently, I read an amazing HROS case study by Johnny Sanchez, Head of Recruiting & Onboarding at Hot Topic, on how he and his team completely transformed their onboarding process. One detail that stuck out to me on how he did it was by “ surveying hires over the previous six months.”.

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.

What Talent Acquisition Wants From AI And Automation


Jobvite recently published a survey on how recruiters feel about AI and automation in talent acquisition. In recruiting, artificial intelligence is being used to streamline or automate some part of the workflow, especially repetitive, high-volume, administrative tasks.

5 Facts About Using A Recruitment Chatbot


With today’s tighter labour market, candidate experience has become increasingly important to attract talent. Will the next wave of recruiting involve the use of a recruitment chatbot?

The Best Facebook Groups For Recruiters


It used to be LinkedIn was the social network you used for your professional life and Facebook was the one for your personal life. Today, that distinction isn’t so clear. In fact, LinkedIn groups are mostly dead these days while Facebook groups are thriving.

3 Major Benefits That Recruiters Enjoy By Using AI In Sourcing


Sourcing – finding and qualifying candidates who have not applied directly to an open role – is the second best hiring source, accounting for up to 33% of hires.

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.

5 Recruiting Tips To Increase Diversity In the Workplace


A new Deloitte survey finds companies’ interest in diversity in the workplace is focused on bias in recruiting and the use of new tools to reduce this bias. 68% of companies they surveyed measure and monitor diversity and inclusion in their recruiting.

5 Surprising Stats On How We Feel About Chatbots


According to Korn Ferry’s data , 63% of talent acquisition professionals report AI has changed how recruiting is conducted in their organization. A big part of this recruiting AI is the chatbot. A chatbot is defined as “a computer program designed to stimulate conversation with human users.”

10 Stats On Candidate Messaging Every Recruiter Should Know [Infographic]


The war for talent has pushed the focus onto the candidate experience. A big part of candidate experience is candidate messaging. The “ candidate as consumer ” mindset combined with the rise of AI and automation has led to a lot recruiting tech investment for candidate messaging.

How AI Is Improving Candidate Sourcing Tools In 2018


61% of recruiters expect hiring volume to increase this year , but recruiter headcount is expected to be relatively stagnant. As a result, there’s an even greater need for better candidate sourcing tools in 2018. But which candidate sourcing investments make the most sense for you?

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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.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Improve Your Candidate Experience


According to LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Recruiting Trends , 38% of talent acquisition leaders would invest in candidate experience if money wasn’t an issue. Candidate experience is a candidate’s overall evaluation of the hiring process from sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding.

Staffing & Recruiting Leaders’ Priorities For 2018: New Bullhorn Report


Bullhorn recently published their 2018 North American Staffing & Recruiting Trends Report , a survey of more than 1400 staffing professionals. Compared to 2017, the majority of staffing professionals – 67% – are less confident about the future.

Guest Blog: 5 Powerful Tips For Guaranteeing Diversity In Your Hiring


HR Compliance Basics For Recruiters: A Q&A With Lawyer Kate Bischoff


HR compliance may not be the most exciting topic around but it’s one that recruiters need to understand to do their jobs ethically and legally. With laws at the federal, state, and local levels, compliance can be a confusing and complicated issue. .

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.

Blind Hiring: A How-To Guide To Reduce Bias & Increase Diversity


The government of Canada recently made headlines for their blind hiring pilot project: removing candidates’ names before hiring managers review their applications.

How To Pick The Right Candidate Screening Software


With recent entries in applicant screening tools from Google and Facebook, candidate screening software is currently top of mind. Here are some factors to consider when buying candidate screening software. What do you need from candidate screening software?

Common Hiring Practices That Are Terrible For Diversity – And What To Do Instead


We can all agree that good intentions aren’t enough when it comes to hiring practices that increase diversity. Part of the problem is that sometimes practices that seem good on the surface aren’t necessarily effective and can even be harmful in some cases.

6 Rules For Using Candidate Sourcing Tools


Candidate sourcing tools can – and should – be a recruiter’s best friend. In a perfect world, we’d be able to find the absolute best candidate for an open role, whether that candidate is active or passive. Unfortunately, we know that approximately 50% of new hires fail.

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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.