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Global Talent Acquisition — It’s a Thing!


Global talent acquisition is indeed a Thing. In fact, with the right strategy and tools for sourcing, assessment, and candidate engagement, global recruitment teams can virtually “follow the sun,” accelerating the speed and quality of hiring. Corporate Recruiting Recruiting training Talent Acquisition

Unleash 2018: The future of automation and talent acquisition

Recruiting Daily

Automation was a big topic at Unleash 2018, for sure. Blog Posts Featured News AI artificial intelligence automation future tech hiring machine learning Recruiting Sourcing tech unleash Unleash 2018Everywhere you turned, it seemed to be part of a panel, or being mentioned on the vendor floor. My RD partner William Tincup was on one such panel, entitled The Robots Are Out to Get YOU! The Positive Impact of Automation on Recruitment. Here was […].


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How to Reduce 4 Kinds of Talent Acquisition Stress

Spark Hire

But what about stressors specific to the talent acquisition industry? Here are a few tips for overcoming stress in talent acquisition: Dealing with Anxious Hiring Managers. Handling talent acquisition stress brought on by anxious hiring managers can be challenging.

SilkRoad Connections 2018 Agenda Spotlight: Talent Acquisition


We’re excited to highlight some of the amazing talent acquisition-focused sessions at this year’s SilkRoad Connections user conference. Source of Hire – SilkRoad’s Justin Dennis – Tuesday, May 1. SilkRoad’s Top Sources of Hire Report is back with an analysis of millions of applications, and hundreds of thousands of interviews and hires. You’ll hear about: – % of Total Hires & Interviews by Top Sources.

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

RECRUITER ENGAGEMENT PLATFORM HARD TO HIRE: 2018 THIRD-PARTY RECRUITING &. THE STATE OF TALENT ACQUISITION SURVEY / 2 /. Introduction About this Survey The Realities of Today’s Hiring Landscape So What’s a Hiring Manager or Recruiter to Do? HIRING LANDSCAPE.

The Outdated Talent Acquisition Tactics You Need to Forget

Spark Hire

You followed the same talent acquisition strategy you’ve been using for years, yet it failed. Talent acquisition is always changing; using the same process year after year will put you behind in the game. In fact, our 2018 Growth Hiring Trends report found that 62 percent of companies believe following the latest hiring trends and using the newest tools is essential for a great hiring process. Draining the same old talent pool.

Sourcing Different – The Intake Meeting

ERE SourceCon

In the last article , we discussed on how to source the all mighty referral tree, with this topic we dive into one of the most critical aspects of our jobs, the intake meeting. This article will help you understand what the manager needs and what the “it” factor looks n this article, I hope to lay out the ground works for a successful intake meeting that will allow you to master your sourcing efforts.

Sourcing Candidates – Ask WHY not WHERE

ERE SourceCon

Every talent acquisition team is tracking various types of information about their applicants, from which website the candidate came, how long the registration process took, how long the candidate is in the process for this particular role, time to fill, cost per hire, etc. Human Resources Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, March 23, 2018


Improve Your Hiring Results With These Speed of Hire Tips. Dr. John Sullivan is sharing his insights into speeding up the hiring process. While time-to-hire is a concern at many organizations, many recruiting leaders overlook the simple steps that can drastically change this metric. Read this article to get the full overview of these steps at every stage of the hiring process – from candidates sourcing to interviewing.

3 Talent Acquisition Lessons from America’s Fastest Growing Companies

Spark Hire

While they represent a wide variety of industries and locations, there are similarities in how they are approaching talent acquisition. 5000 companies are doing to excel at talent acquisition: 1. The company decided to challenge preconceived notions about the work environment and as a result, they’ve created a place that is succeeding and making talent acquisition easier. This will help you tap into great talent that wants to help you succeed.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

REPORT AI and Hiring: How today’s recruiters are bracing. for tomorrow’s tech tools DICE 2018 Dice Recruitment Automation Report 2 Contents Most Recruiters See AI Not as a Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The Positive Impacts of Automation What Recruiters Want — and Don’t.

Think of Sourcing like a Football Game

ERE SourceCon

There are surprising similarities between sourcing and the game of football. You might be thinking, “How can sourcing for a candidate be like playing football?” Sourcing is the same. In sourcing, finding an excellent candidate is not the end game as you may have to get your candidates through various stakeholders in the recruitment lifecycle process, such as hiring managers, recruiters, HR.

2018 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition


Is your team looking to recruit and hire top-notch employees? We have rounded up the top low or no-cost options to ensure the best talent looks at your company before the competition. This recruiting checklist will help you re-focus your recruitment marketing efforts, improve your company’s candidate experience and make top talent actively pursue your brand. Talent Pipeline. Your next great hire may have already applied to your company. Improve Hiring Processes.

Four Strategies for Sourcing Top Talent

ERE SourceCon

In other cases, the tech stack that recruitment teams are using to uncover top talent is becoming crowded and muddy. Today’s hiring landscape is more competitive than ever, which makes it even more critical for your team to take the time to evaluate your processes and current hiring strategy. Human Resources Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

The Strategy Behind Job Requisitions and Sourcing Candidates

ERE SourceCon

In my previous blog , we discussed determining who needs to be involved in the hiring process and assuring they are aligned with the companies hiring goals. Human Resources Job Postings Recruiting Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

Beyond the Buzzwords: Using Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning to Inspire Authentic Human Conversation (and Power Higher Response Rates)

Speaker: Susanna Frazier, Innovative Talent Acquisition and Management Leader

Artificial Intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to have human-like intelligence, and Machine Learning (ML), a type of AI that provides a machine with the ability to learn from inference, continue to dominate the headlines and integrate into our daily lives. It’s natural to question how our jobs (and job security) may be affected. Well… Good news, Y'all ? AI doesn’t replace you, it empowers you!

Perfect Hires Don’t Exist

ERE SourceCon

Most companies are in search of the ‘perfect hire’ for their open roles. Therefore, after successfully hiring these stellar candidates, companies can then pat themselves on the back, knowing they have the best hands on deck. Hiring Process Human Resources Interviewing Niche Searches Recruiting & Sourcing Types Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

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Four Big Barriers That Will Impede Talent Acquisition This Year

Recruiting Daily

Given that 2017 marked a 17-year low for unemployment, there will be a big battle for talent this year – especially in technology, health care and professional services. With the rapidly changing career climate and low unemployment, recruiters and hiring professionals must do everything they can to find and retain talent. Candidate Sourcing News Trends Aman Brar candidate experience employer branding employment branding Recruiting talent acquisition

The Risk of Bias in AI Sourcing/Matching Solutions

ERE SourceCon

Over the years there’s been quite a bit written about bias in the hiring process, but not much attention has been paid to bias specifically at the top of the funnel when people are sourcing for talent. Corporate Sourcing Direct Sourcing Human Resources Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

A Q&A with Hireology’s Talent Acquisition Manager: How We Hire in Today’s Competitive Market


Hireology has seen significant growth throughout 2018 – we’ve received nearly 13,000 applicants, 7,000 quality candidates and hired more than 100 new employees. Leading up to the New Year, we wanted to sit down with our Manager of Talent Acquisition, Rachel Wilhelm, to discuss our hiring efforts in more detail, and how we continue to attract top talent in today’s competitive market. What are some of the biggest challenges you face with hiring?

5 Predictions for Talent Acquisition in 2018


Hear our top five predictions for where these tools take HR this year – starting with software, stop tracking applicants and start acquiring talent. There are survivors and casualties, coagulated hierarchies, and in the end, several left alive are gobbled up as acquisitions. Over 70 percent of companies now use some kind of recruitment management system, 50 percent are using three or more methods of primary sourcing, and only 20 percent are actually satisfied with any of it.

How Recruiters Can Use Layoff Announcements to Source Candidates and Help Others

ERE SourceCon

Contracts, Hiring & Firing Economy Employee Referrals Google Google+ Human Resources Labor Market Layoffs LinkedIn Organizational Leadership Recruiting Reference Checks Referrals Search Techniques Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition FeaturedWhenever I heard about layoffs, I would think, “Hmm, I want to contact those being affected and see if I can recruit them for my open jobs.”

Sourcing Foreign Works With My Visa Jobs

ERE SourceCon

What about companies or their contacts who hire foreign workers? Niche Searches Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Search Techniques Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition FeaturedWant to find a website for U.S.-based based and foreign workers seeking opportunities in America? is the site for you.

Using Facebook Ads for Talent Acquisition

NextWave Hire

We were wondering, is Facebook a fertile ground to hire people? It makes sense that companies could market jobs to potential hires via Facebook, just like they market everything else. While this is an idiosyncratic case study (European based job, low-skill work), our data source found they could hire people for 47 Euros via Facebook. Facebook is the world’s largest social network.

Coming up With a Sourcing Plan

ERE SourceCon

Think back to a time, where you started sourcing, and recruiting processes, only to have to shift gears, change direction and maneuver in a new way. In that article, I discussed the foundation of sourcing and recruiting as that initial call/meeting to gain partnership, understanding, and dialogue with your hiring manager. Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition Featured

How Workplace Giving Impacts Talent Acquisition Professionals

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Yesterday , Rachel Hutchisson discussed the role that corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs play on attracting talent, and how Blackbaud, Inc.’s Today, Peggy Anderson—Blackbaud’s vice president of Talent Acquisition—explores a few of the findings of the new Workplace Giving Report , commissioned by the Giving USA Foundation and supported by Deloitte, in the following Q&A: Source: lamnee / shutterstock.

The Art of Persuasion in Sourcing & Recruitment

ERE SourceCon

I have had the privilege over my career to interact with many sourcing and recruitment professionals. Today, a sourcing professional might find themselves on the phone pre-qualifying a candidate, and vice versa a recruiter may find themselves on the internet conducting a Boolean search. What follows are five tips to build the “Art of Persuasion” so that you can find greater success as a sourcing professional in getting candidates to respond to your messaging approach.

This Should Be Your Sourcing Mantra: The Third Time’s a Charm

ERE SourceCon

Here’s a new sourcing takeaway that every recruiter, sourcer, and talent management pro needs to keep in mind: The Third Time’s a Charm. That’s one of the findings that jumped out at me from a new study from Lever , the recruiting software for more than 1,500 fast-growing companies around the world, titled The Science of Sourcing: Benchmarks for Recruiting Success. The best hires aren’t always the easiest to find. Sourcing wins.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Shape the Future of Talent Acquisition


In February, I touched on some of the current buzzwords floating around the talent acquisition space, and focused on programmatic and RTB space as it stands and where I think it’s going. After attending TAtech’s AI and machine learning focused conference , I’d like to share what was presented and how AI and machine learning will likely shape the talent acquisition industry in the very near future. Blog applicant sourcing artificial intelligence candidate sourcing

Indeed Interactive: How BASF reorganized their talent acquisition team

Recruiting Daily

Whenever you hit a talent acquisition/recruiting trade show, it seems wise to look for the sessions that promise actionable plans around a topic — as opposed to stuff like (not knocking these, per se) “Nice Companies Finish First.” Blog Posts Featured News BASF build a team hiring indeed Indeed Interactive Organizing TA Teams Recruiting Sourcing talent acquisition team hiring teams

5 Questions to Ask About Your Talent Acquisition Strategy


Every company strives to hire the best and the brightest. But thanks to a booming economy with record low unemployment, today’s hiring market is driven by the candidates themselves, making it critical for your organization to find ways of enticing top talent into joining your team. What is talent acquisition? Is your talent acquisition strategy sound? To attract talent, your company needs to be attractive. How are you sourcing candidates?

Recruit From Your Inbox with Google Hire – A Product Review

ERE SourceCon

Corporate Sourcing Email Sourcing Google Google+ Human Resources Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Search Techniques Social Networking Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition FeaturedI was recently at SourceCon learning about new tools, spending time with friends, and eating great food. You know me I love a good meal.

How to Impress the Hiring Manager

ERE SourceCon

Having a healthy relationship with the hiring maker is very important to your success. Corporate Sourcing Hiring Process Interviewing Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Sourcing Function Talent Acquisition FeaturedBuilding the trust is very important to start the connection on the best note.

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Unleash 2018, Day 1: The tweet roundup

Recruiting Daily

UNLEASH18 — Matt Charney (@mattcharney) May 15, 2018 (True.) Blog Posts Featured News conferences hiring Recruiting Sourcing talent acquisition trade shows unleash Unleash 2018 Unleash America 2018Some quick-hitters: The fact that HR is still talking about “The Cloud” is pretty solid proof that we’re not even close to AI being relevant in this industry. People do not want to search content, they want content to search for people.

Lever’s Top Recruiting Blog Posts of 2018


As we wrap up 2018 and head into the new year, it’s fun to look back at the past year to see what we’ve accomplished and learned. We’ve hired some of the most talented professionals on the market, and have been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune. We’ve continued to build out a recruiting platform that helps over 1500 of the world’s most innovative companies source, interview, and hire top talent.

Driving Talent Acquisition Maturity


Posted by Robin Erickson on February 22, 2018. Organizations today recognize that to execute their business strategies successfully, they need to have the right talent in place. And in order to have the right talent in place, they need to build a mature, high-performing talent acquisition (TA) function. This necessitates a broader approach to talent acquisition, which includes a commitment to change and the requisite investment in the function.

Google Hire Making Moves Again – Launches Candidate Discovery in Beta

ERE SourceCon

Today, the Google Cloud team released its latest announcement to its game-changing Google Hire product that could potentially compete with cheaper and smaller applicant tracking systems. Google Google+ Human Resources Search Techniques Social Networking Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Featured

15 Resources to Help Your Talent Acquisition Career this #GlobalTADay


Emily started her career as an HR intern at a government contractor and was working remotely for the organization by her senior year of college, and then hired as a new grad on their university relations and recruiting team. Recruiting can sometimes feel like a thankless job—and we know all about the time, effort, and heart that goes on behind the scenes into finding and keeping talent.

2018’S Most Recruited Roles According To LinkedIn

Social Talent

Competition in the recruiting world is fierce, especially when new trends in tech and business effect the kinds of candidates being hired. Analysing data relating to recruitment and hiring can be one of the most beneficial tools for success a recruiter can have. By analysing the users who received the most in-mails from recruiters, LinkedIn has identified the most sought-after candidates and roles in 2018. Recruitment 2018 data LinkedIn Recruiting talent advisor tech

The Talent Acquisition Process Doesn’t Have to Be So Time Consuming or Complex


With the constant transformation and diversification taking place in all spheres of work today, the process of talent acquisition has become both crucial to business success and highly competitive. Considerable resources are being focused on marketing to and acquiring top talent. However, given that recruiters say 39 percent of recent hires would not be rehired , how do you ensure you make the best possible hiring choices every time?