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4 Reasons Candidate Management Matters

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Guest post by Jennifer Broflowski from Craft Resumes. Many managers often ask themselves: where do you need to start looking for staff, and how to choose an employee to work so that the wrong candidates cannot get into the company? How to find good employees?

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5 Best Practices for Hiring Veterans

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Happy Veterans Day! JazzHR would like to thank the men and women who are currently serving or have served in the past. You’ve put your lives on the line to protect our country and freedom – we’re truly grateful.

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5 Reasons You Need A Talent Acquisition Strategy

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Guest blog by Frank Hamilton from The Word Point. Talent acquisition is not recruitment, and to be successful at it, the CEO would require a proper strategic plan. Below are some reasons why you should establish and adopt a talent acquisition strategy.

4 Ways to Handle Candidate Negotiations like a Pro

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Guest blog by Olivia Harp, Content Editor at Negotiations.com. What motivates a candidate to leave his/her current job and join your team? Is your company perhaps a better cultural fit, or are you offering more growth opportunities?

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

How To Build An Effective Employee Welcome Package

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Guest Blog by Danielle Freedland at Humi, Canada’s leading all-in-one HR, Payroll, and Benefits solution for small to medium-sized businesses. She strives to spread her knowledge in HR through her writing to help organizations spend more time on their greatest asset – their employees. .

Candidate Experience vs Candidate Engagement: What’s the Difference?

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In a hyper-competitive job market, hiring teams need to use every available tool to attract top talent. As the contest for top-performing workers continues to escalate, many recruiters have started to focus on metrics like candidate engagement and experience.

4 Reasons Candidates Aren’t Interested in Your Jobs

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Guest blog by Augusta Henning. We know that it’s difficult to hire right now. Indeed, the U.S. unemployment rate has hit a 50-year low ; meaning more people are in work and not necessarily looking for new jobs.

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Why You Need to Measure Candidate Engagement and Satisfaction Together

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It’s not enough to measure how active and responsive your candidates are; you need to know if they actually like the process, too. Here’s why you should measure these candidate experience metrics in tandem and which might help your organization the most. Why measure both?

4 Reasons Candidates Aren’t Interested in Your Jobs

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Guest blog by Augusta Henning. We know that it’s difficult to hire right now. Indeed, the U.S. unemployment rate has hit a 50-year low ; meaning more people are in work and not necessarily looking for new jobs.

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The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

Guest Post: 3 Common Labor Law Compliance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Guest post by Katie McBeth, Copywriter, TSheets by Quickbooks. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is often misunderstood. It can be easy to get confused by legal jargon or misinterpret the definition of an employee’s status and, therefore, fall short of providing accurate wages to workers.

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4 Signs of an Ineffective Candidate Engagement Strategy

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Candidate engagement measures a company’s ability to communicate effectively with job seekers. Poor candidate engagement leads to low-quality hires and a negative brand reputation. . Learn how to spot the warning signs of a failing candidate engagement strategy: .

Seniorpreneur Advice: How Seniors Can Start a Thriving Home-Based Business

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Guest blog by Carla Lopez of boomerbiz.org. People of all ages and abilities are starting home-based businesses, redefining the public perception of what it means to be an entrepreneur. Among them are “seniorpreneurs,” individuals who are starting businesses in their golden years.

4 Candidate Engagement Strategies That Appeal to Millennials and Gen Z

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One in three American employees are millennials, making them the largest generation currently in the workforce. Generation Z, which includes anyone born after 1996, comprises more than 5% of the labor force and will continue to increase in size.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Top 10 Takeaways from the 2019 Talent Acquisition Technology Buyer’s Guide

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Earlier this month, JazzHR teamed up with our partners at Verified First to release the 2019 Talent Acquisition Technology SMB Buyer’s Guide , a handbook on choosing the right recruiting solutions based on data from over 600 HR professionals.

How recruitment automation supports candidate engagement

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The unemployment rate has been steadily declining for years. In Sep. 2019, the unemployment level reached 3.5% , a 50-year low. . As a result, 67% of recruiters say it is harder than ever to find talent. To overcome this challenge, many recruiters are doubling up on their responsibilities.

Things You Should Never Ask in a Job Interview

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As the old saying goes, if you ask a stupid question, you will get a stupid answer.

3 Parallels Between Customer and Candidate Engagement

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In a tight job market where top talent has more leveraging power than the companies courting them, recruiters have to make adjustments to the way they reach out to candidates.

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.

Most Common HR Challenges In China

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Guest blog by Elliot Rhodes. With China recording consistent economic growth over the last couple of decades, the East Asian nation is threatening to outpace the traditionally giant economies of the West.

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How diversity training can protect your business from risk

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Guest Blog by Maureen Brogie, Senior Advisor at InsuranceBee. Everybody is unique. They hold their own views and beliefs. They are of various ages, races, genders, and sexual orientations. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, speak a range of languages, and follow different religions.

What HR Needs to Know About Employee Experience

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Guest blog by Josh Fechter. Employee experience is an important factor in running a successful business. Because of this, human resources (HR) departments should focus on the employee’s experience from the first day the employee works at the company to the last day. .

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Employer Brand

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Employer branding represents an organization’s reputation as a place of work, as well as its value proposition to its employees. In a crowded job market, your company’s employer brand is more important than ever.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

How to Keep a Human Touch in Automated Recruiting

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Human resources veterans are no strangers to technology. Nearly all (98%) of Fortune 500 companies use an applicant tracking system (ATS) to assist with human resources and hiring processes. . Increasingly, the candidate experience is a digital one.

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3 Ways to Improve Candidate Engagement

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While there’s nothing wrong with having high standards and a tough barrier for entry, no company should want to make life difficult for the individuals who are applying to work there.

5 Activities for More Effective Talent Acquisition

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Guest Blog by Danielle Kunkle – founding partner at Boomer Benefits and a Medicare Supplement Accredited Advisor. Talent acquisition is a more in-depth version of recruitment.

New Research Report: Improving Quality of Hire Throughout Your Recruiting Tech Stack

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Building a successful recruiting tech stack to improve quality of hire. JazzHR recently teamed up with Verified First to release the “ 2019 Talent Acquisition Technology SMB Buyer’s Guide.”

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Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.

Automating the candidate experience: How to increase engagement

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Ask any group of job seekers about their biggest gripe with the job search process and you’ll likely hear complaints about the candidate experience, specifically in regards to response times.

Techniques For Training On Diversity In The Workplace

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Guest blog by Claudia Jeffrey – Product Manager at King Essay. By administering training on diversity, managers, supervisors, and directors can take definite action to promote an all-inclusive atmosphere. Leaders in an organization have a direct influence on the production of an establishment.

3 Trends Changing the Way Hiring Professionals Work

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Guest blog by Augusta Henning. With the labor market tightening , it’s now become trickier than ever for organizations to source and hire the best talent. As a result, many hiring professionals need to adapt the way they work in order to get ahead.

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Digital transformation and HR automation: A perfect match?

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A new wave of digital transformation is reshaping manufacturing and supply chain processes. Dubbed Industry 4.0 , this movement connects data and automation through cyber-physical systems, cloud computing technology and the internet of things.

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

Using automation to help hiring diversity

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The benefits of diversity are numerous. Not only is diversity hiring ethical, but it also brings many tangible benefits to an organization. When employees feel represented and included, they’re more likely to succeed in their roles.