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6 Ways to Turn Today’s Silver Medal Candidates into Tomorrow’s Gold Medalist Hires

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How often have you progressed through the hiring process and ultimately realized that your final two candidates were almost evenly matched–one just slightly nudged out the other for the gold medal employment offer?

Reject With Respect: How to Decline Job Candidates

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One of the less glamorous tasks in recruiting and human resources is the responsibility to decline a job candidate when he isn’t the best individual for a role. While it’s not easy or fun, it can and should be done with efficiency, professionalism and respect.

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9 Employer Strategies That Limit Ghosting

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Even if you haven’t already heard the term employee “ghosting,” odds are you have still experienced the workplace trend. What is ghosting and why is it more relevant to your organization than ever?

How to Create Habits for Successful Recruiting and Hiring

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No one conquered Rome in one day, and it is unlikely that you’ll become a recruiting ninja overnight. Successful recruiting results from the seemingly little, incremental, daily routines that multiply and result in significant skill mastery over time.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Audit Your Recruitment Process Marketing Content to Delight Job Seekers

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Use this audit checklist to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of your recruiting process-related content. I’m not the first one to say that recruiters, human resources professionals and marketing specialists should team up to create content that engages top talent in your recruitment process.

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Thank You, But We’re Not Hiring (You)

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Thank you for your interest in our company. Though your resume was impressive, we have decided to consider other applicants further. I apologize for the disappointing news, best of luck in your job search.

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12 Tips for Maximizing the Impact of Employee Testimonials

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There’s no denying the power of social proof. When I’m getting ready to do a big project around the house, make a large purchase or plan a vacation, I turn to my peers, social media and review sites to help me narrow down my options.

Think Before You Hire! 10 Common Mistakes Made in Rushing the Recruitment Process

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Hiring is one of the most critical tasks and challenges an organization faces. Yet, unfortunately, too many approach it as transactional or don’t allocate the proper attention, priority and resources towards it.

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How Much Should Employers Really Care About Job Seeker Attention Spans?

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It’s no secret to job seekers that recruiters have shorter attention spans than ever. For example, how many recruiters do you know who claim they spend an average of six seconds to review a resume?

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

5 Steps To Assess Employer Brand For Small Biz Owners

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As a leader of a small business, you are likely familiar with the importance of brand as it relates to your business’s profitability and growth.

Recruiting Ninjas: 5 Ways to Build a Niche Network

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Sales and recruiting have a lot in common and I think just about any recruiter out there would agree with that. Given this similarity in function, you can imagine the path to success for both is likely similar.

5 Recruitment Tools That Give You the Advantage

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The competition for talent requires organizations and their armies of recruiters to maintain a competitive advantage and a sharp edge when it comes to their recruiting and hiring practices. The modern day recruiter must be proactive, responsive, open-minded, and a little bit competitive.

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4 Guidelines for Optimal Job Application Conversion Rates

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We live in an age of distraction and it’s wreaking havoc on your talent applicant sourcing process. Despite your efforts to write engaging job descriptions, post them far and wide and publicize your amazing corporate culture, your click-to-apply ratio is dismal. So what gives?

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

Oregon Ban The Box Legislation

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As we approach the final quarter of 2015, it is never too early to start preparing for new legislation that will affect hiring practices in 2016. Effective January 1, 2016, Oregon will become the newest state to implement “Ban the Box” legislation for both public and private sector employment.

Job Board Spotlight: Nexxt

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The best Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) will integrate with your website via a careers portal, creating a seamless brand experience for job applicants.

Employee Culture And Corporate Job Fit – Buzzwords Or Reality?

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Your employees are a valuable resource. They are the power behind your customer service, production, and revenue generation. They are also the ones who will have the most interaction with your customer base.

Trending: Reverse Job Fairs

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Money makes the world go ‘round. And time is money. So it is no wonder that companies and job seekers alike look for ways to save time and money in finding the right employer-employee match.

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Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

How to Make Social Media Work for Your Recruiting Process

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These days, social media is about the best way for job seekers to see what’s out there and for hiring managers to find job seekers. Leveraging the community that social media sites provide can be an extremely effective way to source talent. However, there are some things to remember.

Are You Delivering on Your Employment Brand?

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What is an employment brand? In short, it’s how employees and potential employees view you as an employer. As a business you go through the painstaking process of identifying your ideal customers and what they value, than work tirelessly to deliver. Your employment brand is no different.

15 Tips for Improving Emotional Intelligence in the Recruiting Process

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I love learning more about human behavior’s impact on employee engagement and corporate culture. I guess that’s par for the course in the human resources field.

5 Steps to Better Job Description Click-Through Rates

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In most organizations, marketers don’t own the task of writing job descriptions for new opportunities available within their organization. This responsibility generally belongs to people in human resources or recruiting.

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

How to Push Jobs from HireCentric Applicant Tracking System to LinkedIn Jobs

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If you’re seeking white collar talent, then the business professional social media networking site, LinkedIn, is a good place to source potential candidates.

5 Steps To Getting More Qualified Applicants

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Finding the right candidate from a small pool of applicants is no easy task. Many times, hiring managers must settle for the “best available”, and sadly this often leads to new hires that simply don’t pan out.

How to Use Google Analytics to Measure Mobile Recruiting

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This isn’t a beginner’s guide to understanding analytics; however, even if you are new to recruitment analytics I encourage you to read this post for its tips for using Google Analytics to measure mobile recruiting activity.

4 Considerations for Your Mobile Recruiting Mix

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Mastering the art of social media utilization isn’t the only key to implementing an enviable mobile recruiting strategy. Factors such as external job boards, search engines, jobs page design and other communication channels can’t be ignored either.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.

Talent As A Critical Resource

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The following blog post is adapted from a speech given by Harlan Schafir at the Collective Alternative Executive Speaker Series on September 17, 2015. Many organizations are growing, and so is their need for talent.

How to Engage Hiring Managers During Hiring Process – Whiteboard [VIDEO]

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In this video, pick up some tips on how to better engage hiring managers to effectively participate in your small- to medium-sized business hiring process. Learn how technology can help automate the hiring process and facilitate manager participation, especially when an organization is decentralized.

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A Strengths-Based Culture Drives Performance

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Why are sports analogies commonly found in business? Because nurturing talent in sports is all about finding out what someone is good at and then making them really great at it–strengths-based culture.

Hello, My Name is Intern

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Interns are like Play-Doh. We’re easy to find, easy to train, but if you leave us out to dry by ourselves we might stiffen up and become molded in a way that can’t be changed.

How To Overcome Recruitment Challenges & Supercharge Your Recruitment RO

Gain access to this ebook to learn how you can overcome steep recruitment challenges and increase your organization's recruitment ROI.

Ready to Focus On Mobile Recruiting?

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Sometimes the need for change is glaring. Outcomes are increasingly negative. Trend lines are plummeting. You know it when you see it; it’s time to change things up. Unfortunately, when the need for change is obvious, it might also be too late to implement effectively.