Top 5 Talent Acquisition Metrics CEOs Love


Understanding the strategic mindset of your CEO can take the success of your talent acquisition initiatives to another level. There is one thing in particular that’s most important for reaching your goals—reporting the right metrics to your CEO.

The Ultimate Recruiter’s Guide to the People Analytics Debate (And How You Should Use Them) 


People analytics has been a big term in human resources (HR) and recruitment circles lately, but it’s kind of hard to define. Turning people into numbers, and then claiming to be able to predict their behavior based on those numbers, is a practice that has a tendency to seem unreliable.

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5 Recruiting Leaders You Should Be Following on Social Media


Social media is a major focus for the recruiting industry and recruiting leaders, and is a part of every recruiting trend professionals are talking about for 2016.

AI in Recruiting: Data Mining in the 21st Century


While AI (artificial intelligence) in recruiting might still be shiny and new, chances are, if you’ve been out in the job market as a job seeker or TA professional recently, you’ve come across this use of technology.

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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.

Movers & Shakers in Tech: Who Are They Hiring?


Not surprisingly, Information Technology is one of the top industries within the BountyJobs Marketplace. As IT is both an industry as well as a job category within other industries, it’s a bit unique. As highlighted in our 2017 Agency Recruiting Benchmark Report for IT , the 3 tech jobs sent to search with the highest volume of postings within BountyJobs were Developer, System Development, and IT Project Management.

Projected 2016 Finance Recruiting Agency Fees and Salaries 


For finance job candidates, we have good news – agencies are still a valuable resource for those looking for managerial positions in the banking and finance industries.

BountyJobs and Candidate.Guru Announce Strategic Partnership


BountyJobs and Candidate.Guru Announce Strategic Partnership. BountyJobs, a leading provider of outsourced talent acquisition solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with Candidate.Guru, an industry leading culture management platform. Austin, TX April 12, 2017. BountyJobs, Inc., provider of the leading recruiting technology platform for collaboration between employers and search firms with over $1.25

By the Numbers: Friday, September 29, 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. An Hour of Power in Austin.

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.

Calculate the ROI of Direct Hire Recruiting & Never Waste Money Again


When employers are faced with an open requisition, they have a decision to make – is this job business-critical, one that needs to be filled fast, and one that might need some extra recruiting bandwidth to fill? Analyze Agency Data

Why Building a Strong Recruiting Team is so Hard (And How to Succeed Anyway)


Your recruiting team is the back-bone of your organization. Without the right talent to drive innovation and success, it’s likely that wider initiatives won’t succeed. Deliver Better Results

3 Offbeat Tips to Ensure The Success of Your Direct Hire Agency Recruiters 


Working with an external agency in any business function can sometimes seem like it creates more work than it alleviates. Working with direct hire recruiting agencies is traditionally assumed to work best after you as the employer have already established a long-term relationship with your agency.

Can Hiring Managers Really Hire Better Than Your Recruiting Team?


According to ERE’s annual State of Talent Acquisition Survey , hiring managers don’t think recruiters are that much more effective than job boards – a major difference from that of talent acquisition (TA) leaders, who think their teams are doing pretty darn well. Deliver Better Results

5 Common Hiring Myths for Talent Acquisition Leaders, Debunked


There are a couple of hiring myths that are constantly floating around the talent acquisition watercooler – we’re here to debunk them. Analyze Agency Data

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.

HR tech and MarTech are Changing the Recruiting Landscape in 2016


The worlds of recruiting and marketing are colliding. As organizations find it increasingly necessary to sell their brand to potential candidates, marketing and recruiting teams are working together more closely than ever to attract the right talent. Deliver Better Results


Free Fitbits, a Flat Screen TV and an Open Bar with BountyJobs at ERE 2016 (Booth #520)


Data and analytics are becoming a necessity for talent acquisition leaders. Knowing metrics like cost of hire, source of hire, and candidate quality is no longer a luxury that helps leadership get ahead. They’re now an integral part of each organization’s bottom line. Events

HCI Conference: Making the Hiring Process a Whole Lot Easier


Over half of CEOs are expecting to increase headcount next year, but according to a recent PwC survey , they all have concerns about the quality of those candidates. Events

Lose Control of Your Recruiting Agency Vendor Management in 4 Simple Steps


For talent acquisition leaders, managing vendors comes down to managing their recruiting agencies – their biggest line-item in their talent acquisition budget. Deliver Better Results

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.

Quality of Hire: The Name of the Game at #ERE15


This year’s ERE Recruiting Conference was all about quality of hire, which will be a key trend for 2016. A survey found that CEOs rated quality of hire as the most important performance metric.

3 Ways Your Recruiting Agency Use Effects Your People Analytics


The term people analytics is hard to define, as it’s actually a concept that’s been around for a while. It was only after we gained the ability to crunch massive amounts of data that the term became mainstream.

3 Ways Your Direct Hire Recruiting Agency Use Effects Your People Analytics


The term people analytics is hard to define, as it’s actually a concept that’s been around for a while. It was only after we gained the ability to crunch massive amounts of data that the term “people analytics” became mainstream.

4 Recruitment Mistakes That Are Costing You Candidates


The talent shortage is creating a lot of competition for candidates. There simply aren’t enough qualified workers to go around, and candidates have many options to consider for their next opportunity.

Competing for Talent in the Digital Age

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

Cost-Per-Hire is Dead – Here's Why You Should Measure ROI Instead


Cost-per-hire is the one recruiting metric that we hear talent acquisition leaders say they use most commonly, but also the one that they get the least amount of value from. Analyze Agency Data

You Spent Way Too Much Time Negotiating Contracts with Direct Hire Recruiting Agencies This Year


Sending a job to search can alleviate many problems that come with getting a position filled in a timely manner – and most importantly – with a quality candidate. The decision to work with a direct hire recruiting agency in order to make this happen isn’t as easy as just flipping the switch.

3 More Recruitment Priorities to Focus on in 2016


Last week, we covered the top 3 recruitment priorities to focus on in 2016, based off Jobvite’s 2015 Recruiter Nation Survey. This list included improving your quality of hire, growing your talent pipeline, and improving your time to hire.

From ‘Superforecasting’ to ‘Hiring For Keeps’: Best Books for Recruiting Executives in 2016


The New Year is a great time to bulk up on some skills, reflect on your performance in the past year, and try to improve for the year to come. Without arming yourself with the knowledge necessary to make those improvements, you might not see much success.

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.

5 Tips to Keep Your Hiring Pipeline Full Through the Holidays 


Recruiting during the holiday season can give you a big advantage for the upcoming year. If you take advantage of certain aspects of the holiday season, your recruitment pipeline will continue to grow. There’s really not a lot of competition around this time of year.

The Experts on Everything to Know for Data-Driven Recruiting #ERE16


Talent acquisition leaders from across the US gathered in Las Vegas for an in-depth discussion about data-driven recruiting (and some fun parties) at the Red Rock Casino Resort. Events

Projected Direct Hire Recruiting Agency Fees by Industry: Plan Your 2016 Budget


If all you have to consider is the information you’re given in a direct hire recruiting agency cold call, then how do you know what you should really be paying an agency?

Modern Talent Acquisition: Strategically Managing Source and Cost of Hire


Do you know your organization’s best sources of hire, and what the cost of hire is for each? Do you know how this differs between departments or seniority levels?

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.

5 Questions Direct Hire Recruiting Agencies Need Answered to Save You Time and Money


Working with direct hire recruiting agencies can seem a bit daunting at times – bringing in an outside source means you have to put in extra time and effort to get an external team on board with your goals and vision for a specific position.

$11.9 million in remedies collected: don't overlook ofccp transparency rules


Recently, it’s been a priority in the United States for the OFCCP to increase protection for those who feel affected by the gender gap. This includes an expansion of transparency – it’s now officially illegal for companies to discriminate against employees who talk about it in the workplace.


5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Recruiters


It’s that time of year for spending time with family, eating turkey and the aroma of pumpkin pie – but it’s also time to be thankful for the great aspects of everyday life, including those we work with.

HR tech and MarTech are Changing the Recruiting Landscape in 2016


The worlds of recruiting and marketing are colliding. As organizations find it increasingly necessary to sell their brand to potential candidates, marketing and recruiting teams are working together more closely than ever to attract the right talent.

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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.