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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 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?

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?

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?

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.

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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An Important Message For Any Hiring Professional

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This year RecFest solidified its place on the podium of stellar industry events. A day of glorious sunshine, expert panels, industry heavyweights combined with a festival setting in Mudchute Park, London. The event has grown year on year and another sellout this year was unsurprising.

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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!

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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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 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.

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.

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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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on HR

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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!

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10 Books Recruiters Absolutely Must Read for a Successful 2019

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At a time when lists are being made and resolutions are being sworn, we wanted to help you out with one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions of all time. We want to help you read more!

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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.

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.

The Easy Way to Start Agile Sourcing

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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! Agile Sourcing.

Master The Art of Closing Top Talent Within Your Pipeline

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OK, so you’ve built a quality pipeline full of perfect-fit candidates, and your on-point employer branding content is keeping them aware of the amazing benefits of your company as an employer. But there’s still work to be done.

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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.

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.

Why Hiring Professionals Need to be Agile

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The definition of agility in a business context is the ability of an organization to rapidly adapt to market and environmental changes in productive and cost-effective ways. When I think about recruitment agility I keep a mental image of one of those high paces action movies. Die Hard, Jason Bourne, you name it, The hero is stuck in a situation he didn’t predict, and in order to stop the bad guys, he needs to move fast, adjust, and think what is his competitive advantage is.

Searches for ‘Monday to Friday’ jobs are on the rise

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Searches for ‘Monday to Friday’ jobs are on the rise, suggesting growing jobseeker interest in regular work schedules, according to research by global job site Indeed.

Hiring Marketing Professionals: The Basics

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Any person in the marketing world, or indeed any person hiring marketing professionals, ought to understand the basic terminology and concepts of the industry. The Four Ps of Marketing is one of the most rudimentary, yet essential, concepts in Marketing, and it is imperative that you understand its function before beginning to hire marketing professionals. The concept was developed 60 years ago by E.J. McCarthy and has been in use ever since.

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The Most Stressed Profession In The UK Is…

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This week, Protectivity has analysed the stress levels of residents across the UK as well as the main causes of stress, the most stressed age ranges, and careers.

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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.

10 Things I Learned as a Mother That Makes me a Better Recruiter

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International Women’s Day falls a day after my twin’s birthday, so the speeches about diversity and inclusion, are deeply connected to my experiences as a mother. This day always brings one memory, not particularly pleasant – that shaped my view as a recruiter and a manager.

What Makes A Good Mentor?

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Sharing and benefiting from collective knowledge is a cornerstone of a modern workplaces, with caching and mentoring programmes more prevalent than ever. Becoming a mentor to another member of your organisation is a fulfilling and rewarding way to give back to the people around you, as well as honing your own skills in presentation, interpersonal relations, teaching and countless others. Coaching Vs Mentoring.

Hiring For Marketing Teams: Core Principals

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Modern business simply can not run without marketing. The development of technology in this field has lead to marketing being one of the most role-diverse industries there is. When hiring for marketing roles you will encounter creative people, people who love to focus on data and numbers, designers, writers, strategists and many other personality types in between.

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10 Recruiting Trends That You NEED To Implement In 2018 (Infographic)

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As we all know, the recruitment industry has come a long way. Especially when you look back at old-school techniques that were used by recruiters in the past. The day’s of scrummaging through large piles of paperwork is almost a thing of the past.

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.

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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A Hiring Manager’s Secret Weapon and How to Perfect it

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What if I told you that you’re actually not that great of a decision-maker… Would you be upset? Would you argue? Or would you accept it and tell me “I’m working on it”? We make decisions all the time. Some are quick (what shall I wear today? Will I get a croissant with my coffee?

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.

Three Things That Lie Outside a Recruiter’s Control

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Transforming anything in business be it culture, processes or technology is a long and sticky process. We all like to believe that we have this innate ability to enact change, and deliver on these transformational projects. But the reality is there are some things that recruiters simply have very little control over. There is a fine art to striking the balance between a great deal for a candidate, your hiring manager… and in some cases, yourself.

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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.

From UK To US: Where Is British Talent Moving To?

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Jobseekers in Britain keen on making the move to the US are most likely to be looking for roles in California, New York and Florida, according to new data released by Indeed. But while UK searches accounted for 7.9% of inbound ones for US jobs this year, interest in working in America has fallen by almost 20% over the past four years.

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