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The Startup Recruiting Podcast

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It was recently brought to our attention that Lorraine Buhannic , the (former) VP of Talent Acquisition for AppNexus , a Referagig customer, was interview last year for The Startup Recruiting Podcast , where she spoke about the impending launch of Referagig to track and manage AppNexus’s employee referral program. In the interview, Lorraine talks about all of the strategies the company uses to source talent for their open positions, with referrals being their best channel.

Employer Branding and Purple Cows

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Employee Referral Programs: Why Gamification Matters

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Gamification is one of the more common objectives we hear on the wishlists of prospective customers when we are talking with them about our Employee Referral software.

Using Employee Referrals to grow your sales team

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It’s no secret that employee referrals often lead to great hires. Now more then ever, talent acquisition professionals are investing in their referral programs to generate more qualified employee referred candidates for their job openings.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

7 Hiring Trends to Watch for in 2017

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2017 is nearly upon us, which means another New Year marked by new trends. The world of hiring will not be immune to change. As the United States economy continues to grow and technology rapidly adapts and evolves, hiring will see a few marked shifts take place. Below, we have compiled seven of the biggest hiring trends to watch for in 2017, and what each trend means for you and your company’s screening and hiring policies. Testing for specific skills will become more common.

5 ways you know you are ready for a formal Employee Referral Program

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As a talent acquisition leader or practitioner, it’s your job to help meet the needs of your growing organization by insuring a healthy pipeline of candidates that possess the skill sets (and personality) needed to run your company. With unemployment rates low and good talent hard to find, your work becomes increasingly more challenging as you seek innovative ways to attract the kind of candidates that will meet your hiring manager’s needs and lead to hires.

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How to use your Social Media accounts to quickly land job interviews at the companies you want to work for

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Regardless of your line of work, whether its driving a truck, cooking food in a restaurant, preparing tax returns, writing software, stocking shoes – you probably can list off the top of your head 3-5 companies you’d love to work for.

The Future of Job Search is Social

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What are the best job boards for your recruiting dollar?

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5 Consistent Facts About Hiring Through Employee Referral Networks

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Four academic professionals recently published an exhaustive research paper on Employee Referrals. The paper makes an incredibly strong case for employee referral programs and uses data-driven thinking to illustrate this.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

For sales candidates, treat the interview process as a sales cycle

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It’s often said that hiring sales professionals may be the toughest, most abstract hire a company can make. There are so many intangibles to consider for a sales hire: will the candidate ramp up on product/service knowledge quickly enough to make an impact? Will they be motivated by management to pound the pavement? Will marketing supply enough quality leads? Will prospects respond to their unique approach in our unique industry?

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Q&A: Meet Lead Consultant James Ellis!

Proactive Talent

We want to introduce you to James Ellis, our Lead Employer Branding Consultant and one of the newest members of the Proactive Talent tribe! James is based in Chicago and came onboard with us in September.

10 Top Diversity & Inclusion Questions Answered

Lever

We recently co-hosted an amazing webinar panel on Building a Diversity and Inclusion Program from Scratch. On it, our speakers Katee Van Horn, Shavonne Hasfal-Mcintosh, and Raena Saddler shared incredible advice and insights on a topic that is a top business priority for so many of us.

How to Build an Employer Brand Budget

Proactive Talent

In my opinion, there are two groups of companies out there who have yet to put together a formal budget for employer branding: 1. Those that do not understand the importance of employer branding , and therefore don’t prioritize or fund it at all.

5 Things to Expect from Salary Budgets in 2019

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Wages have been more or less flat for several years in a row. Will 2019 be the year this changes? Here are five things to expect from salary budgets in the new year: 1. Marginally higher wages for all.

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Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

The Core of a Strong Employer Brand

Proactive Talent

We’ve probably spilled a gallon of digital ink talking about where your employer brand comes from (spoiler: it already exists - it’s the perception prospects put together about you based on all the interactions they have with your brand). But those interactions don’t come out of the blue.

Employer Brand Is About the Business (Not Just Recruiting)

Proactive Talent

Think about a great hire. Think about the employee who referred them. Think about the HRBP who approved the req. Think about the Compensation Specialist who approved the leveling and salary band.

3 Ways to Forecast For Executives

Lever

No matter what stage of your career, forecasting for executives can be a daunting task. What data should you show them and how will you prove the value of all those smart recruiting tools you invested in this year? Data-driven recruiting

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7 Steps to Improving Candidate Experience That Don’t Require a Big Budget

Social Talent

Over the years there have been continuing discussions within the recruitment communities regarding candidate experience.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

How to Lean Into Hiring with Lever

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Five years ago, Sheryl Sandberg published her bestseller, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Since then, her book has inspired millions of women to achieve their ambitions and overcome workplace inequalities through its practical advice and wisdom. Diversity & inclusion

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Guest Blog: How to Write a Welcome Email for New Employees

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Guest Blog by Grace Carter. Hiring new employees can be a strange and unsure time for both the employees and your business. There is a lot of paperwork to think about and other preliminary tasks that need to be done.

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Employer Branding Strategy: 5 Lessons from The Muse

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Your employer branding strategy is important. Seventy five percent of candidates research a company and their employer brand before applying for a job, and 69 percent would not accept a job at a company with a bad reputation.

Are You One of LinkedIn’s Most Predictable Recruiters?

Social Talent

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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

By the Numbers: December 7, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Temp Revenue Growth Climbs to Highest in Three Years. The Numbers: Per the Staffing Industry Analysts’ Pulse Survey Report , U.S. temporary staffing revenue growth increased at a median 11% year over year in October from September, which is up 9% month over month as well.

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Find Candidates Faster with New Candidate List and Search

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Managing a candidate pipeline and database is a crucial part of recruiting, and the goal is to fill open positions quickly with the most qualified candidate. Recruiters spend hours reviewing and searching for candidates to find the right fit.

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Q&A With New Proactive Talent Lead Consultant, Turner Johnson

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We want to introduce you to Turner Johnson, Lead Consultant focused on Recruiting Optimization and OnDemand Recruiting engagements for our clients, and the newest member of the Proactive Talent tribe! Turner is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and officially came onboard with us in September.

3 Ways to Close the Widening Gender Pay Gap

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Some may find it hard to believe that in this day and age, women are still being paid less than men. But unfortunately, the numbers don’t lie. On average, women in the United States are paid 20 percent less than their male counterparts.

Live Webinar: Our Gift to You – 12 Tips, Tools and Tricks for Recruiting in 2019

With the New Year right around the corner, make the resolution to get your recruiting processes dialed in. Attract top talent by providing a cohesive and enticing experience that get candidates in the door and excited about your company. Join Alissa Bencks, VP of Organizational Effectiveness at Wonderlic and leading Recruiter Rick Powell in a joint webinar to learn how you can drive more candidates to each opening, 'sell' your company to top candidates, and create a positive brand image with your recruiting efforts this holiday season with 12 tips for a more impactful hiring process.

[WHITE PAPER] Lights, Camera, Apply! How to Use Video in your Recruiting Strategy

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As 2018 draws to a close, everyone is reviewing their budgets and action plans for 2019. If you’re wondering what you should be prioritizing when it comes to your recruiting strategy next year, we can tell you right now…video!

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By the Numbers: November 30, 2018

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BountyJobs Bites. Money is Top Priority for Job Seekers. The Numbers: Per a report from Monster, 44% of respondents stated that better pay is a main influencer of their job search. 24% are driven to get out of a career rut. Bad bosses also play a big part.

The How-To on Rolling Out New Benefits Packages

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Employees should take an active interest in the benefits they’re entitled to, but not all of them actually do. Finding out what they want, getting them to sign up and keeping them engaged throughout the entire process can take some prodding. But the push and pull can be worth the hassle.

How Optimizing Operations Improves Candidate Engagement

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Part 3 of 4 in the Evolve Your Strategies with Talemetry Series. It’s hard to believe it’s been just over 20 years since Netflix was founded. During that time, the company has amassed more than 137 million streaming subscribers worldwide, according to Statista, and nearly 59 million in the U.S.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

7 Secrets of Companies Who Are Unexpectedly Winning the Talent Fight

Proactive Talent

There are plenty of “obvious” candidates for companies who are doing amazing things to attract, hire and retain great talent within their business. They show up on the pages of HBR, Fast Company and Forbes, either filling our news feeds or staring at us from magazine covers on airport newsstands.

You are not in ‘recruitment’. You are in ‘rejection’.

Greg Savage

Which industry disappoints a higher percentage of customers than ours? We think of ourselves as ‘recruiters’ but what is the ratio of candidates we actually do recruit into roles, compared to the number we screen, interview, or even submit?

Modern Applicant Tracking System Requirements

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The first Applicant Tracking System (ATS) was designed to do little more than store data from applications. Prior to the Internet, candidates sent in physical resumes and the recruiter’s job was to choose the best from the stack. Early recruiting platforms simply digitized the process.

What Does a Great Job Application Look Like?

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As any good recruiter or talent acquisition professional knows, the ultimate point of candidate conversion is the moment a candidate submits his or her job application.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.