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Whole-Person Hiring: What’s Next in Talent Acquisition

Proactive Talent

As a lead consultant for Proactive Talent , I help companies maximize their hiring solutions in a process we call Recruitment Optimization. While AI and machine learning will help our industry in incredible ways, I believe that the future of recruiting must include “whole-person hiring.”.

Hiring Veterans: Is it right for you and what’s the secret?

Proactive Talent

There are so many incredibly talented veterans out there. They are leaders, loyal, and can produce results that add so much value to companies, but many civilian interviewers don’t know how to talk to veterans and companies aren’t sure how to translate their skills and experiences

The Gatekeepers: Why a positive recruiting philosophy matters

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In a world where candidates have more power in the hiring process than ever before, companies need to hire differently than just a few years ago. From my personal experience in the recruiting industry, I've found that taking a positive approach to recruiting makes a difference.

The Gatekeepers: Why a Positive Recruiting Philosophy Matters

Proactive Talent

In a world where candidates have more power in the hiring process than ever before, companies need to hire differently than just a few years ago. From my personal experience in the recruiting industry, I've found that taking a positive approach to recruiting makes a difference.

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.

Modern Recruitment Marketing Strategies

Proactive Talent

As 2019 propels forward, recruiting leaders and talent acquisition teams have much to consider and prioritize when it comes to recruitment marketing. Questions about budgeting, candidate channels, and media can be overwhelming, especially when trying to track all this activity.

How to Take a Consultative Approach to Hiring Manager Relationships

Proactive Talent

As a Talent Acquisition Leader, I am often coaching and seeking to inspire my teams to become more consultative with their hiring manager relationships.

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How to Build an Employer Brand Budget

Proactive Talent

In my opinion, there are two groups of companies out there who have yet to put together a formal budget for employer branding: 1. Those that do not understand the importance of employer branding , and therefore don’t prioritize or fund it at all.

Employer Brand Is About the Business (Not Just Recruiting)

Proactive Talent

Think about a great hire. Think about the employee who referred them. Think about the HRBP who approved the req. Think about the Compensation Specialist who approved the leveling and salary band.

23 Tools to Help Manage Your Remote Workforce + Our Personal Toolbox

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We live in a world with futuristic technologies being created by the day, some that have helped connect teams from all over the world through the means of online applications.

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Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Why a Thoughtfully Designed Recruitment Process is Important

Proactive Talent

Hiring professionals the world over are well-aware of the importance of an established recruitment process. They also know that a good recruitment and selection process can make or break the organization.

Talent Assessment Tools: Why use them, when to use them, and a few we love

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Since the dawn of civilization, when the first givers of work had more than one doer of work to choose from, measuring capabilities, skills, or fit for a job has been a part of the selection process. If you don’t believe me, just google “Han Dynasty employee testing”.

5 Reasons Your Career Site Should Be Mobile-optimized

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If you don’t already have a career site that is optimized for mobile, you’re a little behind the times. But don’t worry, it’s not too late! If you’re not sure why having a mobile-friendly career site is important, let us break it down for you.

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Q&A With New Proactive Talent Lead Consultant, Turner Johnson

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We want to introduce you to Turner Johnson, Lead Consultant focused on Recruiting Optimization and OnDemand Recruiting engagements for our clients, and the newest member of the Proactive Talent tribe! Turner is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and officially came onboard with us in September.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Q&A: Meet Lead Consultant James Ellis!

Proactive Talent

We want to introduce you to James Ellis, our Lead Employer Branding Consultant and one of the newest members of the Proactive Talent tribe! James is based in Chicago and came onboard with us in September.

How to Build Brand Ambassadors from Employees

Proactive Talent

Building a brand ambassador program can be a powerful tool you should already be utilizing to help improve your Employer Brand.

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Social Media Secrets You’ll Wish You Had Known

Proactive Talent

Social media now plays a huge role in the HR industry, especially when it comes to recruiting and attracting talent. However, this may bring a few questions to mind that we hope to help you answer. Such as, how can you be more intentional about social?

7 Secrets of Companies Who Are Unexpectedly Winning the Talent Fight

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There are plenty of “obvious” candidates for companies who are doing amazing things to attract, hire and retain great talent within their business. They show up on the pages of HBR, Fast Company and Forbes, either filling our news feeds or staring at us from magazine covers on airport newsstands.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

The Core of a Strong Employer Brand

Proactive Talent

We’ve probably spilled a gallon of digital ink talking about where your employer brand comes from (spoiler: it already exists - it’s the perception prospects put together about you based on all the interactions they have with your brand). But those interactions don’t come out of the blue.

How To Convince Your C-Suite That Employer Branding Really Matters

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Are you having trouble convincing your C-Suite they should be prioritizing your company’s employer brand? Do you feel like a fish swimming upstream on this?

Proactive Talent Q&A: Meet Lead Consultant, Dan Medlin!

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Meet Dan Medlin, our new Lead Recruiting Consultant, and one of the newest members of the Proactive Talent tribe! Dan is based in the Austin area and came onboard with us just a few weeks ago.

Maximizing Your Recruitment Marketing with Programmatic

Proactive Talent

Say you and your friend both own the exact same Dodge Ram pick-up truck, but one of you uses it to tow a boat to the lake and the other uses it for mostly inner-city commuting. You’re going to have drastically different MPGs, but it isn’t due to the vehicle, it’s because of the way it was driven.

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.

How to Build Company Culture with a Remote Workforce

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The primary goal of running a company is to achieve sustainable results from employees that work for you. While results are crucial to the survival of employers, they can only be achieved when there is a solid company culture in place.

How a Healthy Company Culture Can Affect Your Employer Brand

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In today’s strong economy, employers are struggling to set themselves apart from the competition. Companies, now more than ever, need to focus on building a strong workplace culture, which is increasingly more important for job seekers as they weigh their numerous options.

5 Habits for a Healthy Remote Workforce

Proactive Talent

The concept of utilizing remote workforces for low-cost operations is not a new one, yet the vast benefits of this workforce method have been recognized only recently.

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Building a Recruitment Engine for UT Health East Texas

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How UT Health East Texas Partnered with Proactive Talent to Build a Recruiting Machine from the Ground Up. The UT Health East Texas (UTHET) medical group provides care to thousands of patients through a network of quality medical practitioners.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

Social Media For Employer Branding: 7 Tips To Promote Your Employer Brand On LinkedIn

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With more than 500 million members in over 200 countries and territories, LinkedIn is no doubt one of the world’s largest social and professional networking sites, making it a great talent attraction channel to add to your recruitment marketing machine.

Q&A: Meet Courtney Lane!

Proactive Talent

We want to introduce you to Courtney Lane, our new Lead Recruiting Consultant and one of the newest members of the Proactive Talent tribe! Courtney is based in Austin and came onboard with us in August. We did a quick Q&A session with her so you can get to know her a little bit and understand what she brings to the table for Proactive Talent. Where have you worked in the past and what led you to Proactive Talent?

5 Free Employer Branding Strategies You Can Utilize Right Now

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Embracing “employer brand thinking” is the next evolution to modern recruiting. It helps candidates understand not only what the job and the company is all about, it helps them see the likelihood that they will fit in and be a match to the company’s DNA.

Creating Efficiencies in Recruiting Using Modern Recruitment Marketing Strategies

Proactive Talent

As 2019 propels forward, recruiting leaders and talent acquisition teams have much to consider and prioritize when it comes to recruitment marketing. Questions about budgeting, candidate channels, and media can be overwhelming, especially when trying to track all this activity.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

4 Reasons to Stop Procrastinating on Building Your Employer Brand Strategy

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Building a strong Employer Brand is vital to the long-term success of any business. The best companies have the best people, and if you can’t attract top talent, you’ll always be a step behind the competition.

How to Use Employer Branding to Showcase Your Company & Culture as a Bootstrapped Startup

Proactive Talent

With approximately 543,000 new businesses opening up each month and an unemployment rate that has hit an all-time low — the battle for talent carries forward.

How to Get More Women to Apply to Your Job Postings

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In the interest of Women’s History Month, we’re tackling an issue that is very near and dear to our hearts: female job applicants. This is an incredibly relevant topic as more and more companies are (finally) starting to understand the need for a move toward diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

How to Take a Consultative Approach to Hiring Manager Relationships

Proactive Talent

As a Talent Acquisition Leader, I am often coaching and seeking to inspire my teams to become more consultative with their hiring manager relationships.

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.