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When Employment Brands Go Astray

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Your employment brand is key to communicating what it is like to work for your company – and why candidates should join you. However, we often find that organizations let their brands stray from the original purpose. Here, we explore a few scenarios where employment brands can become disconnected from the reality of your employment proposition.

3 common mistakes in media buying

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Event Marketing: A Timeline For Success

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There are many components to consider when launching a successful recruitment event, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the details. That’s why you need a solid, properly executed plan in place well in advance of your event—and a team of experts to help ensure your success throughout the process. So, where do you start? What are key factors to consider at varying stages of your recruitment event? Who The first step is to identify your audience.

Why You Need A Full-Service Recruitment Agency

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As an HR recruitment or talent acquisition professional, you have a lot to juggle. That’s why anything that saves you time is worth exploring. If you deal with multiple service providers when it comes to your recruitment and HR communications needs, you may be wasting time and money. The solution? A full-service agency, like NAS Recruitment Innovation.

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Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. 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. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

NAS Recruitment Innovation and The David Group Join Forces

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Merger creates industry-leading company with over 110 years of recruitment marketing expertise. Cleveland, Ohio: We are proud to announce that NAS Recruitment Innovation and The David Group have joined forces under the NAS name. Effective on September 1, 2017, the merger further enhances our standing as a premier recruitment marketing agency and technology solutions provider. Founded in 1947, NAS has enjoyed a long history of success in recruitment advertising.

What’s new in ACTIVATE for Q1 2018

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At NAS, we understand that HR recruitment is always evolving and technology must continually rise to meet new challenges. That’s why we continue to make significant enhancements to our candidate attraction platform. ACTIVATE™ is a proprietary, cloud-based solution that combines intuitive job search functionality with career site content. It is designed to make your career site candidate-friendly, while offering your recruiting team significant advantages that make their jobs easier, too.

Gain the Power of Programmatic Advertising with NAS MediaPro

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No doubt you’ve heard about programmatic advertising – and you may have even experimented with it. At NAS, we think 2018 will be the year when programmatic becomes an accepted standard in recruitment advertising. That’s why we’re introducing NAS MediaPro as our programmatic offering. Programmatic Power But first, a few basics. Programmatic media buying is the algorithmic purchase and sale of advertising space in real time.

The 2018 Calendar of Recognition Days is here!

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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.

Four changes to maximize career site effectiveness

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Sometimes the simplest things are the least obvious. Take your career site, for example. How can you ensure that it is engaging candidates effectively and efficiently? Do it by making a few small tweaks that can make a big difference in your recruitment success. Make your search button stand out. It may seem like a no-brainer, but you can go online and find instances where the search button requires its own search. Let’s face it, 80% of candidates who come to your career site want to search jobs.

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How smart companies are benefiting from analytics

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The numbers don’t lie. In the dynamic world of analytics, strategies abound: pay-per-click, programmatic media, Facebook promoted posts, social media campaigns, e-blasts, online job postings, event landing pages, your own career site performance… Here’s the thing: unless you can track results of your efforts with unbiased analytics , how can you possibly determine and validate the effectiveness of your HR recruitment spend?

Our Top Blog Posts for 2017

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At NAS Recruitment Innovation, we hope you had great success with your talent acquisition efforts in 2017. Recruiting top candidates is not an easy task. That’s why it’s important to stay ahead of the curve with the latest and greatest recruitment strategies. There is a lot to consider – leveraging social media, creating career sites that are engaging and mobile friendly, providing a great candidate experience and getting the best return on your investment.

Get your 2018 Calendar of Healthcare Recognition Days!

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When is National CRNA Week? What about National IV Nurse Day? How will you honor Counseling Awareness Month? Conscientious, forward-thinking companies (that’s you) understand that one of the best ways to improve employee engagement is through incentives, rewards and recognition. That’s why we at NAS take the time to put together an annual listing of healthcare-related recognition events. One of our most popular items, the 2018 Calendar of Healthcare Recognition Days is available now for download.

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.

Five ways to re-energize your Employee Referral Program

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It has long been established that employee referral programs are one of the most successful and cost-effective methods of recruiting employees. Who better than your own employees understand your culture and know others who might be a perfect fit for your organization? For those reasons alone, it’s important to keep your employee referral program robust. Create a constant presence Is your employee referral program tucked away somewhere in your intranet? Do you promote your program frequently?

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The advice that HR professionals are thankful for

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In honor of Thanksgiving, the NAS team asked our clients a simple question: What advice about recruiting are you most thankful for having received? Here is what they had to say…. The advice I received that I am most thankful for is to truly not “sweat the small stuff!” You can plan visits down the last detail, only to have them derail completely, for example, while the physician is visiting. You do your best to get the visit back on track and then move on. It’s that simple.

The Impact of Online Reviews

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In the Internet-obsessed world we live in, everyone is an expert—and opinions, experiences and overall impressions vary wildly from one source to the next. The online review has become so ubiquitous that there are forums, groups and sites devoted solely to mocking – or praising – them. As consumers of online content, we have the power of instant investigation and validation, which consequently forms our perceptions and beliefs.

What we learned at HR Tech 2017

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Members of the NAS team were in Las Vegas last week (October 10-13) for HR Tech, showcasing our ACTIVATE™ candidate attraction platform and discovering a wealth of new technologies for HR recruitment. We asked them for a re-cap of the experience and to share their observations. Here’s what they had to say: Matt Adam | EVP & Chief Talent Strategist. The scene was electric this year. We saw lots of new startup vendors mixed with the giants of the industry.

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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.

HR Tech in full swing!

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Lucian, Eric, Cricket, Matt and Jason are rocking booth #1438 at HR Tech in Las Vegas. We’re meeting great people and learning a lot. Stop by to chat and enter our drawing if you’re at the show. HR Tech 2017

Tick, Tock…it’s (almost) HR Tech Time!

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The 2017 HR Technology Conference & Exposition is fast approaching. For 20 years, HR Tech has been “THE Event” attended by the foremost industry experts, software vendors, thought leaders from major and emerging HR consultancies and every vital HR professional.

How to maximize social media for recruiting

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Like most TA professionals, you have a strong appetite for new ideas and more effective recruitment marketing strategies. As social platforms become a larger component of every sound plan, you need to stay on top of the trends and learn how to be effective across every digital destination. Karl Schneider, our Digital Marketing Specialist, has developed a free e-book that covers all the basics on using social media for recruiting.

Award-Winning Strategies for Interviewing Candidates: An Interview with SSM Health

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When your organization ranks Number 6 as one of 100 winners in Glassdoor’s annual Candidates’ Choice Awards honoring the Best Places to Interview in 2017, you are clearly doing something right. That organization – SSM Health – received an impressive overall interview experience of 83%. SSM Health serves the needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. “We

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.".

The 2 reasons you need job family pages on your career site

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When evaluating the content to include on a career site, NAS always finds out what job families (or career areas, to put it in another term) the client hires for most frequently. That way, we can make sure to include a designated page for that role – one that provides a wealth of specific information for candidates and also serves as a destination for targeted recruitment marketing efforts. Here are the key reasons you should consider job family pages: 1.

From all of us at NAS, thank you

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On Tuesday, August 15, NAS hosted an on-site fundraiser to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation…and wow, was it a success! Beautiful weather at our corporate headquarters here in Cleveland. Helpful kids working together. Anonymous strangers donating from their vehicles (thank you for the generous $20. At least have some lemonade!). The kids made lemonade, made signs and decorated the lemonade stand.

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Are You One of LinkedIn’s Most Predictable Recruiters?

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There’s no second chance to make a good first impression. Recruiters pour a lot of time and effort into investigating and prepping candidates. They pour over resumes and sift through the keywords to try and tease out the most eligible candidate. However, this is a two-way system.

The length of your life is not as important as exploring its full width.

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My life??? 1958 – 2043. That’s what my tombstone will say. If the Shiraz does not get me sooner, and I last that long. It could easily say 1958 – 2018. Although I sincerely hope not!) But that’s the point. The dates themselves are not that important, as long as they are a reasonable span […].

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Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.

The Absolute Best Reactions To GDPR Day

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Do you know a good GDPR compliance officer? Can I have their email? …no. Happy GDPR day everyone!

4 Tell-Tale Signs that Your Interview Process is Flawed

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Interviewing candidates is an important final step in the hiring process. Consider these four tips to improve how you interact with prospective employees: 1. The interview is your only hiring tool. Interviews are an extremely valuable piece of the recruiting puzzle.

Saying “No” Because of Cultural Fit: Justified, or Just a Cop-Out?

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I’m a recruiter, therefore I spend a lot of time on LinkedIn. Most of that time is mundane and fruitless. Then sometimes, I chance upon posts that pique my interest. I first saw this post a month ago. It popped up in my feed and sparked a borderline identity crisis.

By the Numbers: May 25, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. San Francisco, NY, and Boston Increase Tech and Digital Jobs. According to the Digital Jobs index, the San Francisco Bay Area increased the number of tech jobs by 4,375 for a 2.1% employment gain. NYC saw a 1.8% increase with 1,280 jobs while Boston had growth of 1.1% with 650 jobs.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.

By the Numbers: May 18, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Tech Jobs on the Rise, But Facing Lack of Talent. The TechServe Alliance stated that the lack of IT talent contributed to the lack of growth in jobs for the industry. The growth of IT jobs squeaked by with a.05% increase to more than 5.3

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3 disruptive tactics to overhaul your candidate experience

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Organizations that have been in business for a long time tend to hold onto old processes. Hiring is no exception. After all, if a process is working, why change it?

8 Brutal Answers Given By Candidates In a Job Interview

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If you’re a recruiter or HR Manager and you’re reading this post today, then I bet you’re rolling your eyes to heaven. I’m sure you can think back on a bunch of times where something ridiculous came out of the mouths of your candidates.

Air Force Research Lab development integrates Internet of Things on to a wearable 3D printed chip

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The Internet of Things is, alongside 3D printing, one of the key emerging technologies that should be disrupting the way industry works and the ways that people engage with it over the upcoming years.

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.