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How to hire a lot of people, quickly: 7 tips for high volume hiring

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Recently, the world of recruitment has swung, pendulum-like, across all industries. On one extreme, hiring freezes abound. And yet on the other, recruitment in certain industries has been cranked up to meet the hyper-inflated and unexpected demands of our current world.

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5 easy ways to accelerate remote learning

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With more people than ever working remotely, upskilling and e-learning have boomed in popularity. What a great opportunity to enhance, improve and learn new skills, right? OK, it’s nice in theory , but how successful is solo learning in reality?

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Are You One of LinkedIn’s Most Predictable Recruiters?

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There’s no second chance to make a good first impression. Recruiters pour a lot of time and effort into investigating and prepping candidates. They pour over resumes and sift through the keywords to try and tease out the most eligible candidate. However, this is a two-way system.

How to manage a remote team successfully pt 1: Communication

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Working from home is a huge part of the global response to stop the spread of COVID-19. As a result, more people than ever before are setting up their home offices.

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2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Seven helpful tips if you struggle to work from home

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In the recent Remote Work Report by Zapier, 95% of U.S. knowledge workers reported wanting to work remotely. The lure of lie ins and pyjamas is understandable, but many of us struggle when we’re taken out of our usual working environment.

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How to onboard a remote worker: Eight easy steps

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Onboarding is a hugely important part of welcoming anyone new to your team. First days traditionally are a whirlwind of tech set-up, meeting the team, sorting out your desk and most crucially, finding out where the biscuits are kept. .

It takes a village: WFH tips from the SocialTalent parents

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Working from home is a new challenge for many people at the moment. But as people fire up their home computers across the globe, it’s become abundantly clear that it’s easier for some people than others. One group of people with a particularly heavier workload are parents.

Hiring lessons you need to know for a succesful 2020

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A month later, we’re still digesting the fascinating conversations that took place on stages and panels, or even huddled over laptops in cafés at UNLEASH World 2019.

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Recruiters working from home: Five tips to get video interviews right

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We’ve all had an experience with a video interview which went less than ideally. Poor connectivity, a last minute download of required software, timezone mix ups, poor sound – trust us, the list goes on and on!

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

5 Inspiring Resources You’ll Need in The New Year

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The hiring industry is a busy place. In the hustle and bustle and lightning speed of the internet, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the content that is shouting for your attention.

How to manage a remote team successfully pt 3: Compassion and motivation

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Finally, the key to a successfully managed team of remote workers is compassion and motivation. To have a truly motivated team, you need to not only communicate with them and set clear expectations , but also look after their human needs.

How to manage a remote team successfully pt 2: Structure, expectations and processes

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The second part of our mini series on how to effectively manage a remotely working team is on Structure, expectations and processes. Structure, expectations and processes.

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Three stories to get you excited about hiring through hypergrowth

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Hypergrowth. It’s exciting, right?! More investment means more opportunity – and you can get on with building the business you’ve always wanted to build. But if you’re reading this, you’ll probably know the honeymoon period – like all honeymoon periods – has its end.

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

Say hello to the new speakers on the platform this month!

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Here at SocialTalent, we keep our eyes peeled for the hottest new topics in recruitment and talent acquisition. If we see something which can help you do your job easier, we seek out the best industry expert we can find in order to update you with new content on the platform.

The truth about great employer brands (that everyone seems to miss)

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Employer brands. Every company has one. What’s it really like inside those four walls? Most companies have made at least some effort to shape the answer to that question. But knowing how to do it well is a little more tricky. Cash, conmen and coffee: the changing face of employer brands.

How to manage a remote team successfully pt 3: Compassion and motivation

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Finally, the key to a successfully managed team of remote workers is compassion and motivation. To have a truly motivated team, you need to not only communicate with them and set clear expectations , but also look after their human needs.

Do you really know how to reference check?

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Do you really understand the purpose of a reference check? I mean really? The reason you are completing a reference check is to confirm the information you already have. That’s it. What a reference check is not: A chance to convince you you’re making the right decision.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

How Uber, Amazon and Google are impacting your candidate experience

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Your Uber is arriving and Amazon is delivering at 4pm – but you’ve no idea if you’ll ever hear back about that job. Applying for a new job is a pretty significant moment. It means changing what you do with the majority of your time.

Growth Hiring: The six strategic steps for success

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Entering a period of growth is a double-edged sword. The success, whether product or investment led, which has opened up this new route will mean your business dreams have never seemed more in reach. It’s exciting!

How To Educate Hiring Managers

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Welcome to SocialTalent’s Live & Learn Series! Each week we gift you with a little bit of info that will help smoothen your recruitment process and expand your knowledge of your industry. With this Live & Learn series we promise to keep it: Short. Simple. Ready to use! Sound good to you?

Addressing Disability in the Workplace

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This post originally appeared on the Direct Employers Association blog. . Despite a desire to build a diverse workforce and a willingness to help, accommodation requests can often be an uncomfortable work situation to address. What are the grounds for a valid request?

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

Three unexpected challenges of Growth Hiring (and how to overcome them)

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Entering a period of growth is challenging for your business. The most cursory of Google searches will provide you with pages worth of content about managing cash flow , staying competitive and the struggle to find the right talent. And rightly so. These are significant challenges of Growth Hiring.

Crowded Inbox? Make Your Emails Stand Out

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Welcome to SocialTalent’s Live & Learn Series! Each week we gift you with a little bit of info that will help smoothen your recruitment process and expand your knowledge of your industry. With this Live & Learn series we promise to keep it: Short. Simple. Ready to use! Sound good to you?

Machine Learning and The Future of Hiring

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The future of recruitment is inherently connected with the future of tech, and as advances are made in the world of machine learning it is important for those in the business of hiring to take notice. So, what is machine learning? How will it change the future of recruitment?

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Prepare For Negotiations Like a True Expert

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Welcome to SocialTalent’s Live & Learn Series! Each week we gift you with a little bit of info that will help smoothen your recruitment process and expand your knowledge of your industry. With this Live & Learn series we promise to keep it: Short. Simple. Ready to use! Sound good to you?

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

Use Employer Branding to Build Outstanding Talent Pipelines

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So you’ve identified the roles that your business will need you to fill in the future, and you’ve got buy-in from your hiring managers about what good looks like for each of those roles.

Eight OFCCP Compliance Concepts Every Recruiter Needs to Know

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This post originally appeared on the Direct Employers Association blog. . As any company knows, recruiters are a vital part of the business. Often, they are the first impression a job seeker or candidate has of your company when inquiring about employment, or beginning the application process.

The Cold, Hard Facts of How Intuit Changed Their Candidate Experience

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Welcome to SocialTalent’s Live & Learn Series! Each week we gift you with a little bit of info that will help smoothen your recruitment process and expand your knowledge of your industry. With this Live & Learn series we promise to keep it: Short. Simple. Ready to use!

Five FREE Recruitment Resources To Tap Into Today

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The recruitment industry changes, changes, and then changes again. Each week there is a hot new tool or resources that all the cool kids seem to be using, so it can be easy to feel overwhelmed by all the help that’s available.

Confidently Address the Unique Compliance Challenges of COVID-19

COVID-19 has quickly transformed how people interact, transact and do business. Download Gallagher’s COVID-19 Compliance Guidebook for important considerations and legal compliance issues surrounding employer-provided benefits during this global pandemic.

4 Ways To Engage With Passive Candidates

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What Are Passive Candidates? A passive candidate is someone that is employed and who is not actively searching for a new job opportunity. Furthermore, what makes passive candidates interesting is that they’re more than likely not being interviewed by anyone else.

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Are We Closer To A Four Day Week Than Ever?

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Indeed today releases a new study exploring what work means to people in the UK today. The Meaning of Work analyses jobseeker trends from the last five years, generated by the more than 40 million monthly visitors to the website, alongside new insights from a YouGov survey of over 2,000 full-time employees.

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Employer Branding Tips (From A Marketing Department)

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For marketers (like the one writing this blog), it can be hard to let go of the company branding and messaging, to open it up to collaboration, but as businesses change and transform, employer branding has expanded it’s role to the entire business.

5 Fascinating Facts All Recruiters Should Know This Week

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All the stories you need to know for the week ahead! Google Jobs. Google are pretty good at being innovative. Sure, the billions of dollars and massive intellectual scope help a bit but the ideas and drive for creating opportunities is what keeps them at the top.

Applied AI in Talent

AI is both disrupting and transforming everything about workforce management. For HR leaders, that means changing the types of skills and competencies companies need, changing the way existing employees do their jobs, and altering the recruiting landscape. This handbook looks at how AI is shaping the way we think about workforce planning and development at the highest levels.