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8 Quick Tips to Help Strengthen Your Candidate Sourcing Methods

ClearCompany Recruiting

This article on Candidate Sourcing was originally published in July of 2015. Sourcing candidates is an art, and like all art forms, it’s as difficult as it is rewarding. What’s the line between sticking with good sources and trying new ones? candidate sourcing Hiring Process

Small Businesses Attracting Talent with Better Benefits, Study Says

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Larger organizations have already been using the lure of better benefits to attract candidates. A new study shows that small businesses are joining the fray of the talent war by rolling out the best benefits they can muster. With unemployment at its lowest levels since 2008, competition for talent is fierce—61% of small businesses aim to offer a better benefits package than competitors with this increasing even more among start-ups (70%) and high-tech firms (81%).

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Student Loan Assistance Benefits Employers and Employees

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Photobuay / iStock / Getty. While this benefit eases stress for employees who have student debt, it also provides important benefits for employers. Student loan assistance is an important benefit for both employers and employees.

Why Culture is the Hot New Perk

Dice

Up-and-coming organizations are creating strong, unique cultures that attract and retain tech pros. Here are some of their creative retention strategies and tips for nurturing a magnetic culture: Here’s to Your Health. Developers also have the freedom to select a programming language for each project from a list of approved open-source languages. “As Benefits may attract tech pros, but they won’t retain them,” noted Nic Hepton, global head of Talent Acquisition. “A

The HR Dilemma of Unpaid Internship Culture

MyRecruitmentPlus

This blog post will dissect the opportunities and challenges of unpaid internship culture, hearing from the real-life experiences of university graduates. . Benefits for students: There’s no denying that internships are highly beneficial in kick-starting a student’s career.

The HR Dilemma of Unpaid Internship Culture

MyRecruitmentPlus

This blog post will dissect the opportunities and challenges of unpaid internship culture, hearing from the real-life experiences of university graduates. . Benefits for students: There’s no denying that internships are highly beneficial in kick-starting a student’s career.

Culture Marketing: Creating A Culture That Rocks

Recruiting Daily

In this one single sentence, Jobs not only defined the importance of matching an employer’s values to an employee, but also laid out the business case behind culture marketing, according to author and L&D expert Jim Knight in his new book, Culture that Rocks. Culture: The ability to accurately and willingly represent the brand. This allows HR to identify and forecast the ways the workforce/organizational culture may be changing.

Case Study: How Teamweek Mastered Remote Hiring with Hundred5

Hundred5

They have been using test-based hiring from the beginning, which helped them in creating sourcing and hiring strategies that currently bring them 500 applications on average for every new position opened in their diverse team. As a daughter company of Toggl, Teamweek was able to pick up knowledge needed to create the most efficient and productive remote culture possible. Focusing on creative solutions resulted in a unique sourcing strategy Teamweek employs today.

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The 2019 HR Media Study: Hot Topics + Key Insights

Yello

If you’re in the talent acquisition world, you could likely rattle off a few recent hot topics — AI, employer branding, diversity and inclusion and company culture all come to mind. . Yello’s 2019 HR Media Study is a comprehensive look at seven leading HR publications: HR Dive , Recruiting Daily , SHRM , NACE , TLNT , ERE , and Human Resource Executive. Less popular topics include employee education and benefits , HR news, candidate experience and candidate sourcing.

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Benefits Trends for Talent Attraction: Meaningful Work, Health Care, and More

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The workforce is changing as Baby Boomers continue to retire and Generation Z starts taking their place, and with a “changing of the guards” comes a change in the types of benefits you use to attract and retain top talent. Source: zimmytws / Shutterstock. So basically, workers want a great company culture. Top 6 Ways Company Culture Impacts Employee Engagement/Retention. Are Employers on the Same Page When It Comes to Benefits?

8 Benefits of Using Internships as a Recruiting Tool

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

But the benefits of internships extend beyond students. For employers, an intern recruitment program can offer a reliable channel for training skilled workers and sourcing future talent. Recruit for Future Growth with 4 Corner Resources Looking for new places to source qualified talent?

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The Financial Benefits of Becoming an Employer of Choice

Jobvite

Online review sites such as Glassdoor are littered with employee reviews detailing cultures where employees are lured into working at a company with promises of wealth and social status, only to emotionally combust from long hours and stress. Here are just some of the benefits.

When Open Source And HR Collide

Glassdoor for Employers

This idea of openness is often applied to areas like employer branding — sharing culture openly to help organizations more effectively draw talent that aligns with their culture and organizational values. Our culture is built on the foundation of a passionate, egoless team having fun and building something bigger than ourselves, free to find new ways to share and give back to our respective communities, including HR. Open source comes to HR. Scaling open source HR.

8 Benefits of Using Internships as a Recruiting Tool

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

But the benefits of internships extend beyond students. For employers, an intern recruitment program can offer a reliable channel for training skilled workers and sourcing future talent. Recruit for Future Growth with 4 Corner Resources Looking for new places to source qualified talent?

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8 Benefits of Using Internships as a Recruiting Tool

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

But the benefits of internships extend beyond students. For employers, an intern recruitment program can offer a reliable channel for training skilled workers and sourcing future talent. Recruit for Future Growth with 4 Corner Resources Looking for new places to source qualified talent?

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The Benefits of Offering Employee Benefits Statements

HRsoft

But as you know, there are many other components that factor into employee benefits statements, which are also referred to as a total compensation statements (source: SHRM ). While base salary may indeed be the primary interest for the majority of your employees, giving them a detailed list of the benefits provided by your company can provide many advantages, according to HR Daily Advisor. One way to simplify employee benefits statements is by using total rewards software.

Guest Blog – How To Hire For Cultural Fit At Scale

Ideal

Have you been curious about the best ways to hire for strong cultural fit in a high-volume setting? Culture” – if that word was ever used – was mostly a way to exclude candidates from the pool. More and more companies are using culture as a primary selection-criteria, even more so than skills or qualifications. One study even found that only 11% of failed hires are due to poor technical skills; the rest are due to poor cultural fit. Why Cultural Fit Matters.

Develop an Organizational Culture and Understand It’s Implications

CuteHR

Even by hiring the best talent, putting in the necessary effort and walking an extra mile for their growth, development, training or onboarding won’t suffice, if organizational culture is not conducive enough. Organizational culture is a reflection of the company’s personality.

Why Investing in Your Culture is Worth It

Glassdoor for Employers

Is investing in your company culture worth it? Employee engagement programs can be tough to measure, but, ultimately, investments in your company culture and employer brand lead to recruiting cost and time savings, higher candidate quality, upped productivity levels and increased retention rates. Culture case studies. By investing in its employer brand and company culture initiatives, Expedia, Inc. Showcase your company culture on sites like Glassdoor.

New Case Studies Highlight Proven Success with Jobvite Technology

Jobvite

That’s why we wanted to let you know we’ve added a few fresh case studies to the web site that might help you better understand the advantages of Jobvite technology. You can compare situations, see how your challenges align, and predict potential benefits based on what others have achieved. Take a look, and you’ll see how Jobvite universally assists recruiters in sourcing, screening, and hiring skilled employees. Red Frog Events Filters Candidates Based on Skill and Culture.

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Recruiting for Culture Fit? There’s One Big Problem With Your Strategy, and It Starts With the Letter D

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In our search for similarity in those around us, research shows that eighty percent of employers named “hiring for cultural fit” as one of their top priorities. Zappos instituted a culture fit interview to test for compatibility. Southwest Airlines touted its zany, anything-for-the-customer culture as a way to determine if candidates would succeed as employees. Companies from corporate healthcare to tech startups seek values alignment and cultural fit.

What Do Jobseekers Want? Culture Is Out, Transparency Is in

Recruiting Daily Advisor

According to the Jobvite report: 2018 Job Seeker Nation Study , employers and hiring managers must reevaluate what makes a “qualified” candidate, indeed “qualified,” and take into account the fact that the recruiting landscape has changed from a linear experience to something that encompasses a continuous cycle of engagement. While many companies have been putting culture on the forefront of their recruiting strategies, it may make or break their chances at recruiting top talent.

The Benefits and Risks of Hiring Internationally

Recruiterbox

How do you source, engage, interview and hire someone from another country? Perhaps the biggest benefit of hiring internationally is that you’re no longer constrained by your talent pool, and can look to hire purely on the basis of talent. Then you have an even bigger advantage, because while the need for bilingual workers continues to rise , the number of job seekers planning to study a second language in America is quite low. Congratulations!

Being Warm and Demanding Makes a Good Leader and a Good Culture

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Often, what makes leaders and workplace cultures great is that they are warm and demanding. The best organizations function when their leaders, HR team, internal brand, and culture all match their external brand. I did a lot of work in large-scale culture change.

Social Recruiting Benefits: Why You Won’t See Many Without Culture Change

Jibe

Although sites like Twitter and LinkedIn may be far down on the top source of hire list in 2015, companies seem to be more interested in experimenting with social recruiting than ever before. An Aberdeen study showed that 73% of Millennials found their last job through a social network. It starts with changing the mindset of your recruiters, from purely focusing on filling the next requisition to understanding the long-term benefits of social relationship building and engagement.

Why Referring a Friend Can Benefit You and Your Company

KNF&T Staffing Resources

Here are three ways providing an employee referral can benefit you and your employer. . If a member of your network is hired, you gain credibility as a referral source. The post Why Referring a Friend Can Benefit You and Your Company first appeared on KNF&T Staffing Resources.

Training for EI Can Make Your Workers Happier

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Constantin Stanciu / Shutterstock. A new study involving neurodivergent individuals shows that developing EI leads to significant improvements in personal and interpersonal capabilities. The white paper features insights from a study that included 324 employees from a U.K.

Internal Mobility: More Than an Excellent Sourcing Channel? Yes!

SmartRecruiters

A study by Bersin by Deloitte, comparing organizations with “mature” talent acquisition practices to those not as highly ranked, showed huge differences in sourcing strategies. One of the three top resources used by those mature organizations is internal candidates – with top-ranked organizations allocating twice as much their recruiting budget to this source than those ranked lowest. Make internal mobility part of your culture.

How to Make a Company Culture Video: A Step-by-Step Guide

Yello

Rather than offer a snapshot, a company culture video immerses potential new hires in the who, why and how of your organization. Here’s a step-by-step guide to creating your own videos for recruitment marketing materials: Planning your company culture video: Show and tell. Culture defines how they get there. Company culture videos give job seekers a real peek into the organization—not only the work you’re doing, but the people who are making it happen.

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3 Tactics to Ensure Diversity and Inclusion Are at the Forefront of Your Recruiting Funnel

Recruiting Daily

The benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce have been well documented. In fact, one study shows that organizations with inclusive cultures are: 3X as likely to be high […]. Candidate Sourcing Featured News diversity diversity and inclusion inclusion Recruiting SourcingWe know organizational diversity is good for business with positive effects on revenue, but it can impact more than just your bottom line.

Newton User Insights – Sourcing Top Talent is the #1 Recruitment Priority of 2016

Newton Software

Sourcing Remains the Number One Recruitment Priority of 2016. According to research from our Newton User Insights*, 55% of our respondents list sourcing top talent as their number one challenge. This makes sense, considering that sourcing is the fuel that keeps the recruitment fire burning. So if sourcing is a top priority, one would assume that most organizations have an effective sourcing strategy in place, right?

The War for Talent Is Here: What’s Your Strategy to Win It? 

Achievers - Recruiting

Performance is highly dependent on talent levels, with studies showing that top-tier talent is between four and eight times more productive than average talent — a difference that becomes more pronounced in complex tasks. . Compete on company culture. You can’t mandate culture —?you

The Business Case for Transparency

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Ketstar / shutterstock. Both employees and businesses benefit from increased levels of pay transparency. The policy improves productivity, diversity, and workplace cohesion, benefiting a business recruitment strategy. Source: Buffer.com. Source: aauw.org.

3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Writing Your Next Job Advertisement

SmartRecruiters

Well, not to alarm you further, but according to a recent study, most job seekers spend a measly 49.7 Sugar-Coating the Company Culture. When writing a job posting, you want to reflect your organization’s culture and connect back to your core values. Make sure you are being upfront in your job ads to attract top talent with the right mix of hard and soft skills that would make a great cultural fit. Staying Silent on Benefits and Perks.

What to Consider Before Becoming a Pet-Friendly Workplace

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The benefits of a pet-friendly workplace—often seen touted across social media—include increased productivity, retention, and well-being. Source: Aleksey Boyko / Shutterstock. Benefits. HR Management & Compliance behavior benefits employees safety

Candidate-centric approach to hiring: 10 lessons from Jill Macri (Airbnb)

Devskiller

Image source: LinkedIn. Findings of MRINetwork study further indicate that 72% of candidates are driven by advancement opportunities which are the number one reason why people change jobs. Image source: MRINetwork. A Mattersight study (via Marketwired ) sheds light on the influence of personal connections formed at the time of the interview. Here’s a recent example of a bad hiring experience story which spread like wildfire: Source: The Sun.

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How to Screen for Retention in a Recession

Glassdoor for Employers

Here's what to look for on a candidate's application - and what to listen for in a screening interview: Source: Did the applicant apply through Glassdoor? A 2019 Glassdoor Economic Research study shows that hires that use Glassdoor have higher retention rates.

Remote Employees: Cracking The Culture Code

Recruiters.Network

The benefits of working remotely can go on and on – avoiding the dreadful rush-hour traffic, saving commute costs, balancing work and life and more. As convenient as working remotely can be, it often leads to a lack of culture that prevents it from becoming a truly desirable option. Companies big and small are investing heavily in culture to recruit technology talent, as demand for staff has surpassed supply. Culture has even been correlated to a company’s bottom line.

Remote Employees: Cracking The Culture Code

Recruiters.Network

The benefits of working remotely can go on and on – avoiding the dreadful rush-hour traffic, saving commute costs, balancing work and life and more. As convenient as working remotely can be, it often leads to a lack of culture that prevents it from becoming a truly desirable option. Companies big and small are investing heavily in culture to recruit technology talent, as demand for staff has surpassed supply. Culture has even been correlated to a company’s bottom line.

How Entrepreneurs Use Flexibility to Attract Top Talent

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Employees want to have top-notch benefits, as well as a comfortable, friendly work environment. Generally, we consider these types of benefits to be within the purview of well-established businesses, but that’s changing. Case Studies. The case studies she included focused on the following companies and benefits of added flexibility. Crunchbase used Inkwell as a referral source for people to assist in diversifying its executive team.

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