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Registration now open for the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017

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We’ve got your back at the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017. Are you a contractor, engineer, detailer, estimator, or fabricator? Then the fourth-annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum is a do-not-miss event, specifically tailored to your professional and educational interests. In one day you’ll learn current and emerging trends in Building Information Modeling (BIM), network with your industry peers, and gain expert insight from leaders in the field.

Structural Precast for Revit – Configuration Settings

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A few weeks ago I published an overview video for Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit and now I think it is the right time to get up to speed on the latest Precast tools in Revit. With this post I would like to start a dedicated series on this new app to help you get started with the tools and to share with you some useful tips and tricks. Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit 2018 was released along with Revit 2018.1 release.

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TV Office characters who would fail social media background checks

Social Intelligence

A few months ago, our friends over at Sterling Talent Solutions wrote a blog post about movie characters and employment. They specifically focused on characters who should have undergone an employment background check. Remember Jack Black’s character in School of Rock? He was somehow able to get a job as a substitute teacher while impersonating his roommate. That got us to thinking about television characters who work in office settings.

Social Media Hiring Reports: What is considered Racist content?

Social Intelligence

Social Intelligence conducts thousands of social media background checks a month. During our search, we look for four types of red flag behavior: anything sexually explicit, racist and/or intolerant, illegal, or violent. We are often asked how exactly we determine that content falls under one of our red flags. In the coming weeks, we are going to break down all four red flag behaviors. Today we’ll start by taking a closer look at what we deem racist and/or intolerant content.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection

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Structural engineers, detailers and fabricators struggle with siloed teams, disconnected workflows, and varying software platforms that do not integrate seamlessly. This requires manual processes to bridge gaps which can lead to expensive errors and fabrication waste. To help address these challenges, we have added Advance Steel software to the AEC Collection.

5 Social Media Trends Recruiters Should Look Out For in 2018

Social Intelligence

What do you think will be most important for recruiters in 2018? Take this 10-question survey from TalentHero and let the HR community know what is most important to you now and in the future. The results will be shared in a detailed report in 2018, and in exchange for your opinion you’ll be entered for a chance to win some amazing prizes (like free Social Media Hiring Reports from yours truly). 5 Social Media Trends Recruiters Should Look Out For in 2018.

Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Ben

Social Intelligence

We’ve added a few new members to our team over the past few months. Keep reading to get to know our fantastic Marketing Manager, Ben! 7 Questions with Ben. What is your role at Social Intelligence? I am the Marketing Manager for Social Intelligence, which means that it’s my job to get the word out about who we are and what we do– not unlike these questions! Where would you like to travel to?

FAQs from our Social Media & Employment Webinar

Social Intelligence

Last week we hosted a webcast on social media and employment. Our president, Bianca Lager, and our business development manager, Jonny Hawley, focused on the benefits and risks of using social media to vet potential employees. We received several questions towards the end that we just didn’t have time to get to. Here are a few answers to questions we might have missed. How does an abundance of political posts on social media play a role in this all?

Social Media Background Checks in the Energy Industry

Social Intelligence

“Social media is no longer cutting-edge; it is mainstream. For HR to overlook it today would be like ignoring e-mail 20 years ago.” – Jonathan A. Segal. These days, social media is more pervasive than ever before, and its prevalence only continues to grow. If your company is running criminal background checks, they should consider running social media checks as well.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Should Retail Employers Perform Background Checks on Seasonal Workers?

Social Intelligence

The last few months of every year mark the retail industry’s most profitable season. According to the National Retail Federation, the holiday season can account for up to 30% of annual sales. In order to accommodate the booming demand (and this year is shaping up to be a real doozy ), most retail stores require a small army of extra helpers to keep things moving smoothly.

The Social Intelligence Mission: Our 2018 Vision

Social Intelligence

The Social Intelligence Mission. When Social Intelligence began, it began like many other new businesses striving to innovate and deliver a valuable solution to a real-world problems. In 2010, we set out to accomplish something that had not yet been attempted – protect online privacy by delivering an efficient, ethical and compliant solution for employers to consider social media data when assessing an applicant’s appropriateness for a company.

Tracking modifications in a structural steel 3D model has never been easier!

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Understanding what has changed between two versions of a design is a challenge for structural engineers. BIM 360 Team provides a tool which helps project managers, designers, and engineers better understand design changes across the different versions of a 3D model. Using this tool, users can compare two versions of a Revit file and get the differences being highlighted with color-coding. In this example, we will be using a steel structure project modeled in Revit.

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Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Caitlin

Social Intelligence

We hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know our team better over the past few months through our employee spotlight series. This week, we’ll hear from our client services coordinator, Caitlin, who also happens to write most of these blog posts. 7 Questions with Caitlin. What is your role at Social Intelligence? I’m the Client Services Coordinator. Where would you like to travel to? I have been bitten by the travel bug, so I would like to visit all 50 states eventually (35 to go!).

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

Social Media Background Checks in the Security Industry

Social Intelligence

Sterling Talent Solutions, our partner, conducted a recent survey that revealed that 89% of organizations run employment background checks. Yet just one-third of the employers surveyed are performing social media checks on their candidates. Like it or not, social media is here to stay, and more people have an online presence today than ever before. We conduct thousands of social media hiring reports a month, and we’ve found that our product is a particularly good fit in several industries.

Social Intelligence employee spotlight: 7 questions with Jonny

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This week we continue our employee spotlight series by getting to know our business development manager, Jonny, a bit better. You can find the complete series here. 7 Questions with Jonny. What is your role at Social Intelligence? I am the Business Development Manager. My role is to identify new business opportunities like new markets, partnerships, new ways to reach existing markets, or new product or service offerings to better meet the needs of existing markets.

Recruiters. Think like an immigrant!

Greg Savage

Modern Australia was built on immigrants. They came in clearly defined waves. The British and Irish. The Southern Europeans. The Asians. Many other countries are the same, and most pay homage to those immigrants now. I am an immigrant myself, arriving in Australia two weeks before my 21st Birthday.

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The crucial new candidate tactic – above all else

Greg Savage

There is so much angst about random candidate behaviour right now. ‘Erratic, mind-changing, counteroffers, ghosting.’ ’ The response from most recruiters has been predictable. Change nothing – yet hope for candidates to change. Good luck with that plan.

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How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

5 Careers Blog Tips from Rally Award Winners

Rally Recruitment Marketing

When researching your organization, candidates aren’t just looking for information on the role, they’re also interested in company culture and values.

Q&A With Christina Spadaro, Recruitment Marketing Rising Star

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Recruitment Marketing is an evolving field and often described as a mix of different disciplines like talent acquisition, HR and marketing.

Best Practice Examples of Employee Stories, from Rally Award Winners

Rally Recruitment Marketing

We know candidates are looking for authentic employee stories, but you may be asking yourself: what kind of stories will resonate with candidates? How do you create compelling and visual content in our remote world? Where do you start? .

The greatest recruitment movies of all time!

Greg Savage

We are back in lockdown down here in Sydney. So more time watching TV than usual. Got me thinking. When you consider what an emotional, competitive and crazy world recruitment is, and the characters it attracts, why have there have not been more movies about the industry?

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

3 Ways to Empower Employees to Answer Candidates’ Questions

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Today’s candidates are seeking out authentic, honest answers to their granular, role-specific and sometimes sensitive questions about potentially working at your company — and employee generated content (EGC) can provide the answers they seek (and trust).

6 Reasons Why You Need an Applicant Tracking System | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

We’ve talked about what Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) are , how to choose the right one for your organization, and some major benefits of using an ATS. Now we’re talking about the why and getting into the top reasons why you need an ATS as part of HR processes at your organization.

A few hard truths about personal brand

Greg Savage

You may be sick of hearing about it, but that does not mean personal brand is not important. It is. Vital. It takes a long-term commitment to build a personal brand that drives inbound enquiries. Business development without a strong brand will become harder and harder.

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How to Evolve Your Employee Generated Content Using Technology

Rally Recruitment Marketing

When it comes to the job hunt, what candidates want from employers hasn’t really changed; however, what they do want is their specific questions answered about what it’s like to work for a company in the specific role they’re applying for. .

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The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

Simple Ways to Create a Better Candidate Experience: Ramblings of a Quarantined Recruiter

Brian Smith

Candidate experience is a critical point to recruiting and hiring the top talent. These tips will help you re-evaluate how applicants interact with your company

ClearCompany Helps Ozinga Lay A Strong Foundation For Talent Success

ClearCompany Recruiting

Our mission is to help our clients achieve their missions by planning for, finding, and keeping more A Players. No matter your industry or the challenges you’re facing when it comes to talent management, ClearCompany has the solution for your organization.

Q&A with 2021 Recruitment Marketer of the Year, Kerry Noone

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Kerry Noone has made a significant impact on Recruitment Marketing — not only at CVS Health , but throughout her career as one of the early pioneers in our space.

How Syneos Health Achieved a 10x Increase in Daily Application Rates

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As a biopharmaceutical organization with over 25,000 clinical and commercial employees supporting customers in over 110 countries, Syneos operates in an incredibly competitive hiring landscape, especially in light of the pandemic’s heightened need for healthcare workers.

Meeting Today’s Challenges for Better Organizational Success Tomorrow

According to Gallagher’s research, stress and burnout raised organizational concerns for 70% of C-suites, and 26% of employers noted a decline in emotional wellbeing. The 2021 Q2 Gallagher Better Works Insights Report: Adapting for Tomorrow explores today’s unique workforce challenges and trends.

When the client is talking, you are selling!

Greg Savage

Most recruiters are good talkers. We do it all day, right? And most recruiters think that ‘selling’ means ‘pitching’ or ‘persuading’, or ‘spinning’ Having ‘good chat‘ is highly prized. But there is a problem with that. A big one.

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Q&A With Tony Prudente, Recruitment Marketing Rising Star

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Many recruitment marketers know launching a new careers site is a big project — it can involve a lot of stakeholders, needs to reflect authentic employee stories and aims for the finished product to be something employees are proud to share.

How Cisco Built a Champion Team to Conquer Employer Branding on TikTok

Rally Recruitment Marketing

TikTok is everywhere these days, but not just for Gen Zers. More and more companies are embracing the platform to share employee stories. Does that mean it’s time to start experimenting with TikTok to meet your own recruiting objectives?

Navigating the Shecession: Bringing Women Back to Work

Rally Recruitment Marketing

A few weeks ago, a startling article from the New York Times showed that almost 1 million mothers have left the workforce. Before the pandemic, more women were employed than men for the first time ever. Today, we’re back down to 1980s levels of women in the labor force.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.