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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.

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.

Reactive to Super Strategic Recruiter in 3 Simple Steps

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After over 1,600 responses from hiring professionals based in 92 countries, the results of our Global Recruiting Survey for 2019 are in, and the results reveal quite a lot that we expected about today’s hiring landscape, but also quite a bit that we hadn’t expected.

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 Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

A Day In A Recruiter’s Life – In Gifs!

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We asked, and you answered ! From the moment they wake up to the moment they go to bed, what does a recruiter’s day look like – in gif form. First, coffee. Then everything else. Driving to the office. This is going to be a good day. Sitting down to to start on your to-do list.

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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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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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.

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.

The Ultimate Checklist for a Complete Compliance Self-Evaluation

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This post originally appeared on the Direct Employers Association blog. . One subject that has been on the minds of government contractors for most of the year is the announcement that over 1,000 corporate scheduling announcement letters (CSALs) were mailed.

The Most Unusual Interview Questions (Infographic)

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For any candidate, it’s important that they’re prepared to be questioned about everything and anything before walking into a job interview.

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.

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?

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.

The Recruitment Love Manifest

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A few weeks ago, I arranged for an introduction meeting with someone at work. During that meeting, my co-worker casually asked why I haven’t considered moving to other HR roles in my career to date? I started to apologise, saying I was always involved in consulting and coaching, etc.

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The 20 jobs employers find hardest to fill

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According to new data from the world’s biggest job site Indeed, finding suitable new staff has never been more of a challenge for British employers.

LinkedIn Announces The Rebuild of Three Core Talent Tools on One Platform

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LinkedIn Jobs , Recruiter , and Pipeline Builder are moving to a single platform to give recruiters a more seamless hiring experience, according to a new announcement.

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How To Transform Your Recruitment Process In 2019

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New Year, New Processes. We’re just about halfway through January and if you haven’t nailed down your recruitment processes for 2019, then you might want to start planning. The new year is always full of fresh opportunities with eager candidates racing to apply for vacant jobs.

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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.

Recruitment and HR Trends for 2019

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Candidate Driven Market. As we set the scene for the recruitment and HR industries in 2019 it’s crucial to acknowledge one of the most significant pivots in recent times: “The War for Talent is over, the talent won” -Josh Bersin, Founder of Bersin by Deloitte.

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Increasing Candidate Engagement

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This post originally appeared on the Direct Employers Association blog. . Job seekers often wonder how they would fit into an organization, or if their personality type would mesh well with your corporate culture.

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.

4 Key Takeaways from the SocialTalent Global Recruiting Survey 2019

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This year we are launching the fourth edition of the SocialTalent Global Recruiting Survey. When carrying out this survey each year, we see how reality can differ from what is traditionally believed and published throughout the recruitment industry.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

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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Reducing Time to Hire: End of Funnel Optimisation

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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?

7 Steps to Improving Candidate Experience That Don’t Require a Big Budget

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Over the years there have been continuing discussions within the recruitment communities regarding candidate experience.

The Skills Companies Need Most in 2019 (And Where To Learn Them)

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The Skills Companies Need Most in 2019. The new year can be an inspiring time for people determined to change their habits and learn new skills.

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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.

3 Obvious Skills Every Recruiter Should Work On

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There is a never-ending list of skills that recruiters can work on at all times. How is your phone screening technique? Should you spend some time refining the way you craft Inmail subject lines? We get it, the list is endless.

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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.

The Biggest Recruitment Trends 2019

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At SocialTalent , we know that recruitment news travels fast. With the hustle and bustle of working life, it can be hard to keep track of the latest news and trends in the world of hiring. That’s why every Friday we bring you the latest innovations, breakthroughs and big news in our industry.

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?

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.

Recruitment More Difficult Now Than Ever Before Reveals Survey

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A 2018 survey by Monster has revealed stark changes in the recruitment industry and the experience of recruiters in their day-to-day working lives. A high rate of employment and fewer highly skilled job-seekers have lead to greater difficulty in identifying candidates for roles.

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