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The Screening Question You Don’t Want To Ask, But Should

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We’ve all been there. You speak to a candidate that is interested in a role and seems to be qualified during the first conversation. It’s all sunny skies during the screening process, and your mind drifts to the positive feedback you’re sure to get from your hiring manager for finding such a great candidate right […]. The post The Screening Question You Don’t Want To Ask, But Should appeared first on Take the Interview.

What Top Candidates Do Before They Apply To Your Job

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No matter how a candidate lands on one of your open reqs, all that really matters to you is when they finally click that “Submit” button on their application, right? This precious button is the gateway to your recruiting funnel.

Why Millennials Don’t Like Your Campus Recruiting Process Part 1

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This is Part 1 of a two part post. Post #2 will go up on Thursday. Issues with campus recruiting. Where do I start? Almost one year ago exactly, I graduated from a large public university and accepted a job offer after going through what felt like a torturous campus recruiting process.

The Resume Avalanche and its Addicts

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Feast or famine, but never satisfied One of the most common, if not THE most common, problem recruiting teams say keeps them from success is associated with application flow. Some companies feel they receive too many applications to screen.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

10 HR Metrics You Should Be Tracking

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In today’s world, metrics matter. Companies constantly need to cut costs and departments need to communicate the value they provide in quantifiable numbers that are easy for others to interpret.

TTI Spotlight: At Marcum, Wellness Programs Bring Employees Together

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Can you imagine a workplace where fitness is front and center?

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6 Alternative Facts About Digital Interviewing

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After thousands of calls with talent acquisition leaders over the last few years, we’ve found some similarities in the misconceptions most people have about digital interviewing before seeing it.

We’ve Worked with Hundreds of Hiring Managers – Here’s What We’ve Learned

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Hiring Managers. There are good ones and there are ones who make life downright painful. Some that you can’t wait to see and others where you see them coming and make a quick detour into the nearest cube. Some that are Facebook friends and others that you send straight to voicemail. While we can’t wave […]. The post We’ve Worked with Hundreds of Hiring Managers – Here’s What We’ve Learned appeared first on Take the Interview. Recruiting Tips Uncategorized

Define Your Employer Value Proposition With These Questions

Your Employer Value Proposition will help you with recruiting, hiring and creating a great employee experience. Check out these 34 questions to ask your team to help inspire your process. Download Now.

TTI Friday Roundup For Mar 24, 2017

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Yee-haw! Welcome to the first installment in a new series, the TTI Friday Roundup. We’ll be gathering 5 interesting articles from HR and Talent Acquisition experts that you probably missed while you were out hunting for the best talent.

Why No Job Seekers Watch Your Culture Video

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No one watches your culture video If you film it, they will come, right? Recruiting teams have gotten wise to how powerful employer brand can be when trying to attract applications.

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The Graduate: What Recruiters Can Expect From The Class Of 2017

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How can you best navigate the post-grad landscape? The post The Graduate: What Recruiters Can Expect From The Class Of 2017 appeared first on Take the Interview. Recruiting Tips Amy Onorato Campus Recruiting recruiting tips Take The Interview

Digital Interviewing 101: The Most Popular Questions Today

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Part 1: The Basics Q: Why would recruiting teams consider interviewing differently? A: It’s a candidate-driven world out there and the Internet makes it easier for candidates to find you. It’s also easier for candidates to find your competitors.

TTI Friday Roundup For May 12, 2017: Top Headlines In Recruitment News

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Welcome back to the eighth installment of the TTI Friday Roundup. We’ve gathered five interesting articles from HR, Talent Acquisition and Recruitment experts so you don’t have to.

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees.

TTI Product Notes: A New Look, We’re Now Fully Mobile and More!

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For busy hiring managers who operate in those precious free minutes between meetings, while standing in line for their morning coffee, or out on the road—this post is for you. We are excited to announce our latest release which reflects TTI’s continued movement towards a mobile-friendly platform built for swift collaboration between recruiters and […]. The post TTI Product Notes: A New Look, We’re Now Fully Mobile and More! appeared first on Take the Interview. Product Updates

Bad Hires Are Toxic For Your Bottom Line — But You Can Avoid It

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The phrase “employees are our most valuable asset” has become a cliche in the hiring world for a reason. Hiring the right individuals and nurturing a healthy team is the foundation of competitive advantage. While the potential for profitability is clear, it’s sometimes difficult to comprehend the negative impact a bad hire can have on […]. The post Bad Hires Are Toxic For Your Bottom Line — But You Can Avoid It appeared first on Take the Interview.

The Interview Manifesto: Your Practical Framework for Effective Interviewing

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We believe the traditional interview process is broken, and we admit, we spend way too much time thinking about how to make it better. Interviewing is in our DNA, and we want to help companies reimagine the way they identify and evaluate top talent.

The Times They Are A-Changin’: Taking a Look at the Modern Recruiter

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In the face of new HR technologies, strategies and even a new workforce, talent acquisition is changing and taking the role of the recruiter with it. Talent acquisition used to be a simple process wherein people looked for careers and companies looked for people, locally. They posted open positions in the paper and interviewed the […]. The post The Times They Are A-Changin’: Taking a Look at the Modern Recruiter appeared first on Take the Interview.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.

Leader of the Plaque: How Aspen Dental Recruits in a Cutthroat Industry

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If you think recruiting sometimes feels a bit like pulling teeth, meet John Murphy. Murphy, the Director of Talent Acquisition at Aspen Dental, has one of the toughest jobs in TA today.

When Hiring Working Mothers, Flexibility Is Key

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Ahead of Mother’s Day, Take the Interview spoke to two leaders in the talent acquisition space who chose to create their own paths after having children. Now successful entrepreneurs, these industry leaders reflect on what they’ve learned from motherhood, hiring, and the candidate experience.

It’s Going To Be A Hot Season For Summer Hiring, Study Finds

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Get ready recruiters — it’s going to be one hot summer for seasonal hiring. According to a new CareerBuilder study, around 41 percent of hiring managers plan to onboard seasonal workers this summer — up 29 percent from the year prior. A spike in hiring temporary employees is sure to satisfy the influx of 2017 […]. The post It’s Going To Be A Hot Season For Summer Hiring, Study Finds appeared first on Take the Interview. Recruiting Tips Hires recruiting Summer

Meet the Demands of the “Snapchat Generation” During University Recruitment

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Currently, the Millennial generation represents 27% of the U.S. population and by 2022, they will hold the largest representation of the labor force with 44% of the population. The Millennial generation is comprised of those born between 1980 and 2000 and we are defined by our innovativeness, technical aptitude, socially liberal ways and often, by […]. The post Meet the Demands of the “Snapchat Generation” During University Recruitment appeared first on Take the Interview.

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Millennials in the workforce are here to stay and we'll show you what really wins them over (think opportunities for growth, mentorship, transparency, and your company's mission). Download the Ebook now.

The ‘Must Haves’ for Candidate Experience to Succeed in 2017

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Many applicants to our jobs are also consumers of our products and their connection to our brand may run deep. When they fall into the infamous “black hole” and never hear back, we’re likely losing customers. It’s not easy to resolve – recruiters are busy and don’t have time to close the loop with candidates. This will […]. The post The ‘Must Haves’ for Candidate Experience to Succeed in 2017 appeared first on Take the Interview.

TTI Friday Roundup For April 28, 2017

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Welcome back to the sixth installment of TTI Friday Roundup. We’ve gathered five interesting articles from HR and Talent Acquisition experts so you don’t have to.

Five Things Baseball Can Teach Us About Hiring

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Creating a top-of-the-line hiring process is a lot like playing in the major leagues. You need to assemble a strong and dedicated team of recruiters to field top candidates from the first pitch to home plate — while making sure you don’t strike out in the process.

Recruiter Efficiency: Are You Keeping Up?

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To dig into how today’s hiring funnel actually works and what real recruiting processes look like, we’ve asked recruiters (anonymously) to provide candid feedback on what their current relationship with hiring managers looks like.

Secrets to Boost Your Offer Acceptance Rates!

Losing a quality candidate at the job offer stage is one of the most costly pitfalls in recruiting. Download our guide to boosting your offer acceptance rates and learn the 5 secrets to closing top candidates every time.

The HIRE Act, And How Recruiting Veterans Can Help Your Company

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Hiring veterans for civilian jobs can be extremely beneficial for employers. Now, a new law may help incentivize the process for companies across the country. In May 2017, the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act, or the HIRE Act, was signed into law.

TTI Friday Roundup For May 19, 2017: Top Headlines In Recruitment News

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Welcome back to the ninth installment of the TTI Friday Roundup. We’ve gathered five interesting articles from HR and Talent Acquisition experts so you don’t have to.

Show & Tell + Drinks: A Happy Hour & Technology Showcase

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We’ve teamed up with our friends at Greenhouse, WayUp and Pymetrics to form what we call the “HR Tech Mafia” of NYC. Last week, we got together to present a new kind of event: Show & Tell + Drinks. Hosted at our NYC headquarters, it was great opportunity for recruiting practitioners to network with each other, […]. The post Show & Tell + Drinks: A Happy Hour & Technology Showcase appeared first on Take the Interview. Clients & People Team TTI

TTI Friday Roundup For Apr 21, 2017

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Welcome back to this week’s installment of TTI Friday Roundup. We’ve gathered 5 interesting articles from HR and Talent Acquisition experts so you don’t have to.

Employer Branding Ebook

With tips and real examples from companies that have mastered their employer brand, this Ebook is a must-have for talent execs. As a bonus, we’ve added a free audit at the end to help you score your employer branding activities. Download the Ebook now.

Event Recap: TTI’s Recruiting Innovation Panel

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Last week, Take the Interview’s Recruiting Innovation Panel brought together recruiters, TA leaders and thought leaders for an afternoon packed with recruiting innovation and insights. With a mix of in-depth breakouts, a thought-provoking panel chat and plenty of networking, NYC’s talent community left the room with actionable takeaways. Check out some of the highlights from the day: Breakout session discusses strategies for […].

Transform Your Candidate Experience with These Interview Hacks

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Why should you invest in your candidate experience? We all know it’s true: you only have one chance to make a good first impression.

What Modern Recruiters Should Learn from David Ogilvy

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Make no mistake: the best recruiters are exceptional at both marketing and branding. After all, if the candidates you’ve spent all your time sourcing aren’t kept excited, getting them through the door is an uphill battle. To be successful, you’ll need to build buzz throughout your hiring process. But how do you shift your communication […]. The post What Modern Recruiters Should Learn from David Ogilvy appeared first on Take the Interview. Recruiting Tips

Why Millennials Don’t Like Your Campus Recruiting Process Part 2

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If you missed part one of this post that we sent out on Tuesday, check it out here. The post focused on some of the wasteful tactics that a lot of campus teams employ, and offers an alternative for your talent attraction budget. For part 2, the focus will be on two common strategies which […].

13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

Losing track of job applicants and resumes? Struggling to schedule interviews and follow-up with all your candidates? Tired of waiting on that interview feedback from the team? You’re not alone. In fact, these are just 3 of the 13 most common symptoms that plague every recruiter. Want to stop wasting time and money? Read our guide below and learn how you can avoid these pitfalls.