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Massive lies recruiters tell themselves.

Greg Savage

This may not be a comfortable read. Almost all recruiters tell themselves huge lies. I did it when I was a recruiter, and I did it when I was manager too. It’s a human trait on a broader level for sure, as well. We finesse reality to make ourselves feel better. We tweak the truth […].


By the Numbers: November 17, 2017


Each week, we’ll brief you on notable stats and happenings related to current events impacting the job market now or in the foreseeable future. BountyJobs Bites. Diversity Valued as Recruiting Metric. 35%: percentage of decision makers that plan to prioritize diversity when hiring.

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Things to Do Before Accepting a Job Offer

Recruiting Blogs

Before you accept that job offer…. So you’ve done all the hard work and rifled through several job boards, LinkedIn adverts and Glassdoor company reviews, applied to a range of jobs and spent hours researching each company…and finally, your offers are coming in thick and fast!

Find Employees for Free: 6 Experts Spill Their Free Sourcing Secrets


If you are sourcing on a budget – and let’s face it, who isn’t? – you are likely scouring the internet searching for sourcing tools and strategies that can help you find employees for free. Look no further.

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.

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7 Questions You're Not Allowed to Ask in a Job Interview

Recruiting Blogs

After weeding through resumes for an open position, you've narrowed down your list of candidates. Now it's time for the job interview. Figuring out if a person has the qualifications and personality to do the job with the team in place can be difficult.

How Building a Great Team is Both an Art and a Science


Note: This post originally appeared on , where Hireology co-founder and CEO Adam Robinson is a regular contributor. Companies who can consistently attract and hire the right people generate a meaningful competitive advantage in their market.

8 Smart Ways To Beat The Winter Blues At Work

Social Talent

Jon Snow has been kindly reminding us that winter is coming for quite some time now. The chronic coughing and the sniffles n’ sneezes are probably echoing through your office as we speak. Tissues have become a life necessity and lemsip has probably replaced your morning coffee.

The Best Interview Question Ever


I’m interviewing people next week. We need a Digital Marketing Manager and I have some solid candidates, so I’m excited about the upcoming process. I’m a bit of. The post The Best Interview Question Ever appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Employer Brand 2018 ideas

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.

101+ Recruiting Hacks to Accelerate Your Hiring in 2018


We know how it goes. You eagerly make a resolution in time for January 1, intent on sticking to it. Sometime later - it could be months, weeks, or even mere days - other pressing priorities arise, and your ambitious plan goes out the window. “I’ll I’ll get to it eventually,” you think. Recruitment process

This Chart Reveals Where AI Will Impact Recruiting (and What Skills Make Recruiters Irreplaceable)

Linkedin Talent Blog

LinkedIn’s CEO Jeff Weiner recently predicted that the most important trends impacting the future of work are - AI and automation, the skills gap, and the rise of independent work.

See Your Recruitment ROI with Our Sourcing Insight


Explore the newest addition to Insights – the Hireology analytics platform. See which sources deliver the most quality candidates, the channels converting the most hires, and your overall job board ROI with our new Sourcing Insight in an easy-to-read question and answer format.

3 Actionable Tips on How to Write a Flawless Job Description

Social Talent

The quality of candidates applying for a role in your company usually depends on the quality of your job description. If it doesn’t appeal to the candidate, then you won’t get who you’re looking for. Remember your job description is the face of your business.

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.

Broken windows and the gender pay gap


The Top Employer Awards celebrate organisations that are committed to supporting their employees with agile working, family-friendly initiatives and positive leadership. Last Tuesday evening, we attended the ceremony as finalists in the SME (1-25 staff) category. Whilst we didn’t win, we were incredibly proud to be nominated, and left feeling inspired by many of the winners on the night.

Google Now Features Glassdoor Pay Data In Job Search

Glassdoor for Employers

For years, Glassdoor has known that job seekers want more salary information during their job search. By offering more pay information to. How To Use Glassdoor Know Your Worth google Job Search Salary

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How to Combat Office Stress

Recruiting Blogs

As the work culture and environment of our society becomes more demanding, fast paced and laden with pressure to perform, stress becomes an increasingly determinant in performance on both an individual and companywide level.

Hourly Candidates: How to Meet Them Where They Are


Salaried employees. Hourly employees. Contract employees. Today’s workforce is made up of a dynamic mix of different types of workers—each possessing unique perceptions, attitudes and behaviors when it. The post Hourly Candidates: How to Meet Them Where They Are appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Candidate Experience hourly hiring

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.

How You Can Help Your Hiring Teams Improve Their Candidate Experience By Relating It To Dating

Fistful of Talent

Here you are, after hours of sourcing, screening candidates, aggressively rubbing your forehead in frustration, and finally the gem that you’ve scoured the earth for appears! It’s a relief that you’re on the right track to filling that role.

12 High Touch Ways to Win Over Passive Candidates

Linkedin Talent Blog

No one disputes the idea that if you want to raise quality of hire, you need to hire more passive candidates. But hiring more passive candidates involves an entirely different process than hiring active candidates. The most important step is having a job that represents a true career move.

#6Things: Louboutins, Intelligent TA & Sackett To Me!


Don’t Ask About S**t You Can’t Change. Sharlyn ( @sharlyn_lauby ) brings up an excellent point in that why ask if your EEs want to work from home if you aren’t ever going to allow it?

Recruitment Strategies to Improve Your Diversity Brand


In today’s competitive global war for talent, a commitment to diversity hiring could set your company apart. The candidate of today wants to see a commitment to diversity that goes beyond a sentence in the employee handbook. Here are some concrete steps your company can take if they want to walk the walk. First things first, get on the same page. Create a Diversity Vision and Statement this will help guide all future efforts.

Competing for Talent in the Digital Age

New insights on the winning tactics progressive companies use to attract candidates with in-demand digital skills.

Top Recruiting Statistics for 2018


Curated statistics on the topics that matter most in talent acquisition today

Commute Time Considerations Before Accepting that New Job


The post Commute Time Considerations Before Accepting that New Job appeared first on Simply Hired Blog. Career Interviews Job Seekers

Recruitment Technology That Will Guarantee a Successful 2018 (Infographic)

Social Talent

As we approach December we divide into two groups of people. One group already has switched their sights to next year and the new set of ambitious goals ahead of them. The other group are casting an eye over 2017 and searching for the cracks in processes and focussing on the strengths and weaknesses.

How to Hire 155 People in 45 Days with High-Impact Teams


Imagine this: you’re in talent acquisition for an organization that acquires another, and are charged with hiring 100 developers for that organization in 90 days. Now, also imagine that the company for which you’re hiring currently has a team of 45 employees, split between the United States and Argentina, which took them seven years to build. On top of that, the organization doesn’t yet have salaries or locations set for any new hires. Sound interesting? Collaborative hiring

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.

How to Tell a Better Story (in 500 Words)


Stories are memorable. I know that goes without saying, but a story that includes a statistic is more than a dozen times more memorable than a statistic alone. The post How to Tell a Better Story (in 500 Words) appeared first on SmashFly Blog. Employer Brand 2018 ideas

Remind Me Again — Why Do We Still Have Resumes?

Recruiting Daily

I literally do not (and have not ever) understood the basic resume. Why is this still a thing? In the era of LinkedIn, which is apparently worth $26 billion but has essentially no value, why are we still evaluating people off the basic resume? I’m confused. Then I run into articles like this one from […]. News Trends applicant tracking systems ATS candidate experience hiring Recruiting resume Ted Bauer

#NextChat Recap: The Candidate Experience & You


By Erin O’Gara. The competition for talent is tough, which has many organizations focused on improving their talent acquisition tactics. One of those tactics finally grabbing attention is the candidate experience. No longer are businesses questioning effects it has on hiring and management.

Sourcing Quality vs. Quantity?

ERE SourceCon

What’s more important in a search, quantity of candidates reached or quality of candidates reached? Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

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.