Why you should use email to reach out to potential superstar hires


There has never been a better time for being an employee. There are so many startups and companies cropping up in all the top cities in the world. There’s immense competition not only nationally, but internationally. If you are an employee, you can smile.

Professional Etiquette for Job seekers and Recruiters


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Employee Retention Strategies That Work


The cost of hiring and onboarding employees is significant. If you have an employee turnover problem, not only are your hiring and training costs going to soar, you could end up losing some of your best talent in the process. Employee retention starts with treating your staff well.

Why Using a Recruitment Firm Saves You Money (Infographic)


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Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

Secrets of Getting your Resume Shortlisted


(image source) Research shows that your resume will be quickly scanned rather than read. 15 – 20 seconds is all the time you have to persuade a prospective employer to read further. The top half of the first page of your resume is the most crucial area to sell yourself.

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.

BrightMove Wins 2018 Stevie Award for Software Customer Service Department of the Year


BrightMove Wins 2018 Stevie Award for Software Customer Service Department of the Year. March 19, 2018 - St. Augustine Beach, Florida – BrightMove, Inc.

Artificial Intelligence and Recruitment. The 250 words you need to read

Greg Savage

I am getting a lot of questions about Artificial Intelligence and recruitment. I have even been asked to give several speeches on the impact of AI and machine learning on the future of recruitment. And of course I have little real idea.

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14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

Cut The Jargon! Here’s How You Write a Kick-Ass Job Ad

Social Talent

Finding the right talent in today’s competitive job market ain’t easy! To attract the right talent, it’s important that you focus on targeting the right person. When targeting the right person, one of the most important aspects of the hiring process is writing an engaging job ad.

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The best examples of workplace diversity


Many companies today believe they are being diverse in their recruiting efforts. Though diversity has finally reached the forefront of workplace discussions, a truly inclusive workplace is still hard to come by.

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


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.

The Lost Demographic: What Financial Brands Are Missing by Not Marketing to Women


I’m a dedicated cord-cutter, but when I visit my family during holidays, I’m dumped back into the world of cable television. For the first few days, I’m always curious to see what sorts of commercials are running.

Why DO clients give out job-orders in competition?

Greg Savage

This week Savage Sell kicks off. (On On Wednesday 7th, in fact!) It’s huge. Nine cities, all across Australia and NZ. More than 1,400 recruiters attending. It’s a masterclass in sophisticated selling, and one topic we will hammer is the ability to secure exclusive job orders.


9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

The Recruiter Life Survey

Talent Hero Media

This 10-question survey on the life of a recruiter is designed to dig deep into your work life to uncover what you're doing today and where you'd like to go in the future. The post The Recruiter Life Survey appeared first on Talent Hero Media

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3 wrong responses to recruitment change. And one smart one.

Greg Savage

It’s obvious. Much of recruitment is changing, very fast. We may not like it, but that is the fact. Technology most obviously, but also candidate behavior and client expectations. And of course the rapid onset of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in recruitment. More than ‘on its way’.

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Tools for Recruiters: The Complete List

Talent Hero Media

If you want to see the best tools for recruiters in one place, then you’ll LOVE this guide. There are over 70 free and paid tools designed to simplify your job as a recruiter. And you can filter through the list to find the best recruiter software for you.

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Reducing Time To Hire


Does your screening provider value your time? In the business world, time is often equated with money. This is literally the case when it comes to the time it takes companies to fill open positions.

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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.

7 Strategies to Boost Tech Recruiting Success in 2018


Tech recruiters are likely to face the same tough hiring conditions in early 2018 that they grappled with all throughout 2017: low national unemployment, even lower unemployment for many in-demand technology roles, and a general lack of skilled tech professionals who are actively looking for work.

This is How The Internet Thinks Recruitment Works

Social Talent

Stock images- the ultimate love/hate relationship. They can help us bring posts to life and catch the attention of readers as they swiftly scroll through a packed timeline.

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How recruiters can use Facebook groups for sourcing

Talent Hero Media

Sourcers often face a gruelling task. They are expected to find the best candidates available for a job in a compressed timeframe even though most. The post How recruiters can use Facebook groups for sourcing appeared first on Talent Hero Media. Lead Gen Tech

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Some Useful Tips to Help Students Spot Fake News


December 21, 2017 A few days ago we published on our Facebook page this beautiful visual featuring some interesting tips to help you spot fake news. The visual is created by IFLA and is available more. tools to spot fake news tools

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8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

My Name is Not Natalie

The Whiteboard

I was born on the 24th of March 1988, christened Natasha Maria Foster and for the next 25 years largely called by that name, or some close variation of. Then I started working in recruitment and suddenly, inexplicably, my name became Natalie.

2018: Year of the #BossBitch

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‘Girl Power’ was never not a thing for me.

How to Increase User Adoption for Your Applicant Tracking System


An applicant tracking system is effective only when the entire team uses it. These tools have capabilities that dramatically increase the efficiency of your team and provide great insights you can use to improve sales and pipeline.

By the Numbers: February 23, 2018


SourceCon February 26-28, 2018. We’ll be heading to viva Las Vegas next week for SourceCon ! When we’re not rubbing elbows and swapping interesting stats and stories with other pros in talent acquisition, we’ll be hanging with…the purple squirrel.

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.

Creating an Onboarding Program that Saves Time and Boosts Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

Onboarding. We all know how crucial it is to get our new hire experience right. Retention, productivity, engagement… these all depend on making sure that your new employees are onboarded correctly. But not only does this take budget and resources, it takes planning and time.

4 Trends That Hold The Key to Successful Recruitment in 2018 (LinkedIn Report)

Social Talent

We love a good LinkedIn report. The social network has such a huge outreach of professionals and, in our case, recruiters across so many industries that you can be sure reports are detailed and verified.

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Artificial Intelligence: The Game Changer for Talent Acquisition


How many times have you said to yourself, “there just aren’t enough hours in the day”? In an industry that moves as fast as talent recruitment, lack of time is a real problem. Recruiters are spread so thin that 75% of applicants never receive a response after submitting a resume. Something’s got to give. Imagine you hire someone to help you with the most cumbersome part of the recruitment process: matching candidates to jobs.

Workplace Diversity: How To Attract and Retain Amazing Talent

Social Talent

For any company, holding on to its top talent is of top priority. In today’s working world, competition for top talent is fiercer than ever. Employers are continuously changing how they approach diverse candidates. After all, it’s a fact that diverse companies perform better.

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.

Top 5 Mistakes Start-ups Make When Hiring

Proactive Talent

There is enough evidence to show that companies that hire smartly, spend less time and effort on both training and retentions in the following years. Bad hires are every company’s nightmare and while bad hires cannot be completely avoided, there are a few effective ways through which firms can screen candidates to ensure that they suit the business requirements.

7 of the Most Outrageous Interview Answers Given By Candidates

Social Talent

We’ve all been there at one point or another. Sitting in a room waiting to be interviewed for our next big role at a company! Sitting nervously, and shuffling through the depts of our inner consciousness for the one solid answer that will land you this job.

Dissecting Success for Millennials and Gen Z in The Workplace (Infographic)

Social Talent

We spend a lot of time focussing on how to attract Millennials to the workplace and how we should prepare ourselves for recruiting Generation Z. It’s time to start thinking about how these two demographics will mix in the workplace.


How to Get a Candidate to Say YES to Your Job Offer!

Social Talent

There’s nothing quite like the frustration of nurturing a candidate through the trials and tribulations of a hiring process to the point at which they are made fantastic offer… only to have them turn it down.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.