We Want More Diverse Hires!

Fistful of Talent

There hasn’t been one leader in the past few years that hasn’t wanted to talk about one of two things (which usually go together): We need more hires We need to increase our diversity. Getting more hires is actually really easy. Want more hires?

How College Recruiting Can Fuel Diversity Hiring


The business case for diversity is as clear cut as it gets: Diverse teams perform better. But building a diverse team is often easier said than done. There’s nothing wrong with hiring experienced individuals from diverse backgrounds, in fact, it’s commendable.

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College Dropout: Why We Need To Rethink College Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

Anyone who says that having a college degree doesn’t matter likely doesn’t have one. A 2015 College Board survey, in fact, revealed about 3 in 4 fully employed recent college graduates report that job security and stability were among their most significant drivers when looking for a job.

The 7 Biggest Mistakes College Recruiters Make


The long-expected retirement of baby boomers means tremendous opportunities for graduating college students looking for work, as well as companies looking to find top talent. So, where can companies go wrong when recruiting college students or recent grads? 2016 has arrived.

How Scrapping the Traditional College Recruitment Model Helped LinkedIn Find More Diverse Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

As the head of the LinkedIn Campus Recruiting team, I’ve come to realize that traditional college recruiting just doesn’t work anymore - at least when it comes to finding diverse talent. Look beyond the geographies and universities where you recruit now.

Break the Student Barrier: 8 Lessons Learned

Recruiting Daily

We’re recruiting in a proactive, ethically-minded climate, where initiatives like diversity, inclusion, and belonging take precedence over merely filling reqs. At the same time, talent acquisition teams are already thinking about the next round of student recruiting and what they can do to hire the best new talent. Diversity and Inclusion Featured News college recruiting diversity and inclusion

Break the Student Barrier: 8 Lessons Learned


We’re recruiting in a proactive, ethically-minded climate, where initiatives like diversity, inclusion, and belonging take precedence over merely filling reqs.

Diversity Hiring: the best candidate sources


Employee Referrals are the best way to increase diversity Recruiting diverse candidates is a daunting task. So how do we source more diverse candidates? Many recruiters first meet with students at the start of their junior year.

Break the Student Barrier: Solving the 1 Percent Problem

Recruiting Daily

This is true of diversity in every space from tech to construction or indeed inclusion from fashion to entertainment and pay disparity from legal […]. Featured News Recruiting Talent Acquisition campus recruiting college recruiting hiring HR

Survey: Workplace Diversity Critical to Veteran Recruiting Programs


To compete for and win members of this valuable talent pool , employers need targeted veteran recruiting strategies that align with veteran’s preference about workplace diversity and recruiting. Military Veterans and Service Members Share Their Thoughts on Diversity.

The 7 Best Job Boards for Hiring Interns


Hiring talented interns that make an immediate impact on your company is a challenge when they lack experience, which is why these job boards are great resources for hiring top-quality students today. It’s hard to argue against the economics of hiring interns. College Recruiter.

Getting Ahead of the Gender Gap in Tech: A Q&A with Julia Kanouse

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Hiring managers are approaching women once they’ve graduated and already chosen a career path. This is the crucial period when women are applying to college. She also offers advice for how recruiters can get women who are re-entering the workforce interested in pursuing a STEM career.

How to Scale Diversity Hiring at Your Organization


As we’ve seen in recent years, even the most well-meaning or well-funded attempts to improve diversity numbers can come up against a brick wall and wind up with little to show for it. Yet many others still insist that they are too busy for diversity initiatives.

Why the LinkedIn Recruiting Team is Waving “Bye-bye” to Traditional College Recruiting

Linkedin Talent Blog

As the head of the LinkedIn College Recruiting team, last year I realized – my team had to quit doing traditional college recruiting, immediately. But, you still need to hire interns and new graduates! Focusing on fewer, higher-quality diverse candidates.

Embrace Talent Diversity in Your Sourcing Strategy


It's no secret that many companies struggle to nurture and promote diversity. As we see time and time again, diversity and its advancement are goals without easy solutions. By doubling your diversity, you could increase earnings by 8 percent or more.

The 5 Golden Rules of College Hiring


While many college students may be using it, they may not want to use it with you. College students are not homogeneous. I repeat: College students are not homogeneous. College students want a realistic picture of what the job will entail when they start.

How to Use Data to Attract the Next Generation of Talent


The challenge is clear for talent acquisition professionals: You need to attract and recruit more college graduates to work for your company. Unfortunately, there’s often a shortage of college grads in your area. Data can help you target the right colleges.

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Why Recruiters Should Consider Structured Interviews

Achievers - Recruiting

Too many recruiters and hiring managers ask interview questions that reflect their biases, increasing the likelihood that they don’t fairly compare candidates. Biases prevent employers from hiring people who actually fit the job.

Pandora’s Principal Sourcer Talks Reshaping Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives


After almost 10 years unearthing talent for the likes of Pandora and Google, Marvin Stickel has seen it all in tech sourcing – from the evolution of the candidate vetting process, to the cultural shift in diversity hiring in Silicon Valley. Sourcing Diversity inclusion

3 Difficult Diversity Lessons From Yelp, Airbnb, and Deloitte

Linkedin Talent Blog

Over 80% talent acquisition leaders and hiring managers say that diversity will be the most important trend shaping the future of recruiting, according to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018 (coming out in January). Diversity

A Better Approach to Diversity Recruiting Strategies


There has been a lot of research lately showing that companies with teams steeped in diversity are more successful than their less diverse competition. Know your diversity goals – Do you need to hire a certain number or percentage of diverse individuals?

Diversity Hiring: the best candidate sources


Employee Referrals are the best way to increase diversity. Improving workforce diversity is a daunting task. The advice you get is about fostering a culture of diversity at your workplace. And honestly, it’s aimed more at retaining the diverse talent you already have. So how do we source more diverse candidates? Many recruiters first meet with students at the start of their junior year. Diversity focused Job Boards. Run a diversity campaign.

The 3 University Recruiting Metrics that Every Company Should Know

Proactive Talent

There are a lot of ways you can measure university recruiting success, from the volume at which you are able to recruit, to the strength of your relationships with universities, to the performance of college grad new hires, and far beyond. To determine which key areas to should focus your evaluation, start by thinking about how your company views success in the college recruiting space. Recruiting

Staffing News of the Day, April 10, 2013

Staffing Talk

Companies that truly value diversity share why it is essential to their success [Ebony]. Why job board “matching technology” is valuable in theory, not reality [College Recruiter]. Six steps to buying recruitment technology kit successfully [Recruiter].

This Navy Officer Turned Recruiter Has 8 Key Tips for Hiring Veterans

Linkedin Talent Blog

For some deep recon on hiring vets, we’re turning to Philip Dana , the VP of talent acquisition and HR operations for Bridgepoint Education in San Diego. In his corporate life, Philip has led recruiting for HR teams at Amazon, Intuit, and Sears, among others. Hiring Our Heroes.

Where Are the Women in Technology?


At this point, hearing someone say how competitive the hiring market is for tech may induce an eye roll, a groan and a “Tell us something we don’t know” from fellow recruiters and employers. It’s safe to say recruiting in the tech industry can be a somewhat of a nightmare.

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How to Recruit Recent College Grads

Glassdoor for Employers

Every year there is a new batch of college graduates hitting the pavement looking for their new career. Here are some key tips to make the most of the college recruiting process: Tips for Recruiting College Graduates. Related: How to Recruit & Retain Gen Z.

The Head of NIH Will No Longer Participate in “Manels” — and Why Companies Should Take Note

Linkedin Talent Blog

Francis’s position on so-called “manels” and “himposiums” is a reminder for companies that are looking to nurture diversity and inclusion: To be successful, diversity efforts need to infuse everything you do — recruiting, interviewing, hiring, employer branding, company culture, and beyond.

Without Bias: Pride and Prejudice and Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

Yes, recruiters are known to stretch the truth, but if there’s one rule I’ve learned, it’s that the more ridiculous, far-fetched and unbelievable a recruiter’s story might be, the more likely it is to be true.

6 Fascinating Recruitment News Stories You Must Read this Week – 24th October 2016

Social Talent

In recruitment news this week: LinkedIn’s 2016 Workforce Diversity Report is In! Our Talent Acquisition goal is to build a robust, diverse and inclusive applicant pool and create the conditions internally to get them through an unbiased process”. Understanding Recruitment.

5 Proven Tactics Every Company Can Use to Get More Women in the C-suite

Linkedin Talent Blog

recruiters earlier this year showed that 80% of recruiters said they had noted an increase in the requests for women executives during the previous 12 months. So to help any company recruit more women leaders, we've put together five tactics that can help you reach that goal: 1.

A Recruiter Answers His 3 Biggest Talent Acquisition Questions with Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

I shared in a recent post the convergence of Data Analytics and Recruiting based on my experience using the Visier platform. I had the opportunity to participate in a demo of Visier’s Talent add-on so I thought I would share my review of the ultimate recruiting metrics dashboard.

How to Recruit Students with an Online Degree


Hiring practices are evolving faster today than ever before. Expanding your search to students with a non-traditional education not only widens your candidate pool, but allows your organization to build a more diverse team with employees from unique backgrounds. Campus Recruitment

Did You Know? Our Labor Market Insights Cover Over 99% of the Workforce


Emsi’s mission is to provide clients with a truly unique perspective on current and future employment trends, skills development and recruitment strategies — and actionable insights that cover over 99 percent of the workforce. Prioritize your recruiting strategy efforts.

Don’t Wait – Next Year’s Graduates Are This Year’s Talent Pool

Spark Hire

Some recruiters think this merits a break in college recruitment. A 2018 CareerBuilder survey of over a 1,000 employers found that 80 percent are looking to hire new graduates. Luckily, for employers, most of them plan to stay with the first company that hires them. If you can show them what possibilities await them during the hiring process, you’ll strengthen that dedication. The more steps in the hiring process that you can make mobile the better.

College Students Seek to Work with Industry Leaders


02/24/2017 // By tracy kelly // TALENT TRENDS // Campus Recruiting. As graduation season approaches, many college students will move away from their hometowns and college cities to begin new careers. The 2017 Yello Collegiate Study: Undergraduate Expectations surveyed more than 1,700 college students and found the number one reason college students choose to work in a particular city is because it is an industry hub. Promote a diverse company culture.

The 5 Recruitment Video Tricks That Will Have People Begging to Work for You


There are two kinds of recruitment videos in the world. First, there are the recruitment videos that are excellent. Those recruitment videos that are cringe-worthy. Many, many recruitment videos give an impression of why working for their company is nice.

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What is campus recruitment?


Attract & engage college students to fill immediate job openings and to build a strong talent pipeline for the future. Hire college students and graduates. With more than 70% of employers planning to hire college students this year, competition is fierce.

#RedBranchWeekly: Survival Tips for the Campus Recruiting Season


Thankfully, we saw some brisk temperatures this week, and just in time to remind us that the campus recruiting season is in full swing. This Red Branch Weekly is for those of you, like many of our clients, who are traveling to colleges and universities to meet bright, graduating talent.

Top 5 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent on College Campuses


The steep competition has made college recruitment a key resource for hiring managers. Recruiting on campuses can help you: Discover emerging talent early. If your company is wading into college campus recruitment, it might be time to up your game.