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4 Insights On Diversity Hiring From A Expert

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Even though I live in one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto, I admit I didn’t give workplace diversity serious thought until I started working in recruitment tech. Seeing how important diversity and inclusion was for our customers motivated me to learn more about the issues.

The Best Facebook Groups For Recruiters

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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.

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How AI Is Creating The Recruiter Skill Set Of The Future

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As AI continues to automate the administrative burden of recruiting , there’s a growing consensus that the skills recruiters have today won’t be the same ones needed tomorrow. The majority of HR leaders predict AI will be a regular part of their workflow within the next five years.

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5 Recruiting Tips To Increase Diversity In the Workplace

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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.

Managing Your Hiring Managers for Successful Recruiting

Are your hiring managers checked out in the recruiting process? Wish you could get them more involved and improve communication? Register for Newton’s upcoming webinar and learn a step by step action plan to keep them actively engaged in recruiting.

5 Ways Technology Can Help Improve Your Candidate Experience

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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.

Quality Of Hire: How To Measure The Quality Of Your Candidates In 6 Steps

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LinkedIn reports the recruiting metric hiring managers care about most is quality of hire. Basically, what we all want to know is: is my recruiting process actually selecting the right people or not?

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

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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. .

5 Facts About Using A Recruitment Chatbot

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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?

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.

3 Painless Ways To Reduce Your Time To Hire

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Often used to measure recruiting efficiency, time to hire is the number of days between first contact with a candidate to the day the candidate accepts the offer.

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6 Rules For Using Candidate Sourcing Tools

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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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9 Tips For Dramatically Reducing Your Time To Fill

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An important recruiting metric, time to fill is the number of days between the day a job requisition is approved until the day an offer is accepted by the candidate. SHRM’s latest recruitment survey reports the average time to fill is 41 days.

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6 Tips to Recruit Top Talent on a Tiny Budget

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Finding the right talent at the right time is never easy and if you’re operating on a shoestring budget, you’ll need some clever ways to recruit top talent.

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.

5 Intriguing AI Recruiting Innovations

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With hiring volume up this year, recruiters are investigating new AI recruiting innovations to efficiently and creatively manage their increased workflow.

How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting

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A major feature of AI for recruiting is its ability to stop unconscious bias. A recent lawsuit reminds us why we need to avoid bias during hiring: Palantir, a software startup, is paying $1.7

4 Steps You Can Take To Remove Recruitment Bias

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Recruitment bias has been a major topic in talent acquisition circles lately, including global discussions on pay gaps. Recruitment bias can take many forms such as unconscious biases like confirmation bias and the halo effect.

8 Recruitment Software Tools That Speed Up Your Day [Infographic]

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LinkedIn’s latest recruiting survey reports 77% of talent acquisition leaders are interested in better recruitment software tools this year.

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Report: 4 Recruitment Benchmarks to Measure ROI

Appcast and Jobvite compiled data from their 2017 benchmark reports to identify metrics that talent acquisition professionals should track to measure success from their recruiting campaigns: click-to-apply rates, cost-per-quality-applicant, source of applicants and hires, and time-to-hire.

5 Types of Hiring Bias Every Recruiter Needs To Know

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When hiring, using our gut instinct unfortunately often involves using some kind of hiring bias we’ve learned through our experience. That’s a big reason why hiring historically has had a 50% failure rate.

How To Calculate Cost Per Hire To Optimize Recruiting

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Fairly or not, recruiting departments face constant pressure to reduce cost per hire. Breaking down your cost per hire is an important strategic tool to assess the cost effectiveness and efficiency of your recruiting process, identify areas for improvement, and help guide your recruiting budget. .

Guest Post: What’s New in the World of Recruiting Trends?

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What does recruiting look like in the year 2017, and how can your business cut through the noise to find the best candidates possible this year? Recruitment trends are constantly changing, reflecting a shifting economy, the job market, new legislation, popular professional fields, and much more.

4 Innovative Strategies For High Volume Hiring

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McDonald’s made headlines recently in their high volume hiring of 250,000 employees for the summer. Job seekers can apply on McDonald’s Snapchat career page via 10-second Snaplications.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

5 Features You Need In A Recruitment Software System

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Recruiters aren’t just people experts these days, they’re software and tech experts too. This is because success depends a lot on having the right recruitment software system in place.

6 Genius Recruitment Strategies You Should Try This Month

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The competition for talent is fiercer than ever, with 68% of recruiter reporting they have difficulty finding full-time employees. In today’s environment, it can be challenging to come up with recruitment strategies that make your jobs stand out from the rest.

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

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

12 Revealing Stats On How Recruiters Feel About AI [Infographic]

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According to Josh Bersin , artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the fastest growing areas of recruiting. Check out 12 revealing stats on how recruiters feel about AI in our new infographic below. What is artificial intelligence?

The Guide to Performance Job Advertising

50% of job advertising spend is wasted due to ineffective ad buying practices. This can easily be limited with some basic blocking and tackling. This guide provides 7 essential best practices that can be implemented to lower advertising costs and generate better recruiting outcomes.

How Recruiters Can Stop Unconscious Bias During Resume Screening [Video]

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Research confirms unconscious bias in recruiting is still a major problem. A recent study found unconscious bias occurs during resume screening. Asian applicants were 75% more likely to get a callback for an interview when they used a “whitened” version of their name (e.g.,

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

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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.

7 Top Tips to Revive Your Recruiting Emails

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If you’re in Talent Acquisition, you know how overwhelming it can feel with applications coming in left, right and centre.

4 Promising Ways AI Is Helping Diversity In Recruitment

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The role that AI plays in diversity in recruitment is still being debated. Critics of AI are worried it will replicate human biases that already exist. Supporters believe AI can help us avoid unconscious bias and increase diversity in recruitment.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

3 Simple Steps For Improving Your Candidate Engagement

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Candidate engagement has become a big topic in talent acquisition recently. Although there isn’t an official definition, candidate engagement generally refers to how responsive candidates are and how well they feel they were treated during the recruiting process. .

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

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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.

5 Best Recruiting Software Add-ons For Your ATS

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Industry predictions that single-vendor HRM systems were going to be the norm have failed to materialize. As Lever’s Leela Srinivasan notes, “ No one player is best-of-breed at everything ” and this has created an ATS tech space that’s much more integrative.

4 Rules For Optimizing High Volume Recruitment

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Amazon is making headlines this week for their high volume recruitment of 50,000 employees. .

Talent Acquisition is Dead: Talent Attraction Takes Root

Acquiring talent has changed dramatically over the past few years, and organizations are embracing recruitment marketing techniques and are utilizing much different technology to break through the noise within the marketplace to be heard. This whitepaper, written by Tim Sackett, provides a simple strategy to start attracting the best talent to your organization.