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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?

How Recruiters Can Identify Successful Salespeople

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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!

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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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.

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?

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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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!

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

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

Preparing for the Future of Work- what you need to know NOW

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UNLEASH World is edging closer and closer. There are less than two months before the largest of Future of Work event of the year. We take some time to explore the burning issue that keeps HR leaders in constant suspense… The Future of Work. UNLEASH World showcases smarter ways of working, powered by innovative HR technology and the latest business transformation insights led by global executives from some of the world’s most exciting brands and organizations.

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.

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.

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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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.

Hiring The Best Salespeople? You Need These Books

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Hiring in any industry that you are not familiar with presents added challenges to a recruiter’s life. Although your core processes remain the same, you now need to educate yourself on a new talent market and learn what makes the best candidates stand out from the rest. Making a bad hiring decision when it comes to salespeople is a costly mistake. It can cost up to 75% of a salesperson’s salary if you have to replace them.

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.

How To Recruit for Advertising Roles

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Creativity is a pesky concept to define. Often people lament that they lack creativity because they are not artistic, it’s debated whether it’s a gift or a skill that can be learned, it’s constantly listed in on CVs, it’s critical in the business world yet it’s hard to measure… So how are you supposed to recruit for it?

Tech Sector Hiring: The Six Stages of Building A Database

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Software development can feel overwhelming when we first encounter it, especially with the wealth of roles contained within the industry. Luckily, there is a standardised process used to create modern database systems. It’s called The Waterfall Model , and is generally used across the industry to organise large software development projects.

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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.

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.