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 diverse hires isn’t as hard as we think, or in better terms, we are making getting more diverse hires harder on ourselves! A recent study by economists illustrates this fact when it comes to getting more diverse students into higher ed programs.

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. According to the Economic Policy Institute , last year the unemployment rate among recent college graduates hovered somewhere around 7%; compare this with the 19% unemployment rate of their peers with only high school degrees. All Falls Down: The College Recruiting Disconnect. School Spirit: Why College Recruiting Is Broken.

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4 Steps To Stronger Diversity Hiring with Hiretual

Hiretual

In 2020, local and global movements have put extra pressure on organizational leadership to place workplace diversity and inclusion at the forefront of the conversation. An effective diversity hiring strategy is a multilayer approach that stretches across the entire employee lifecycle.

An excellent company response + best resume I’ve ever seen + 3 self-educating reads + managing a team through political trauma + 8-minute-webinars

Uncubed

Even if we’re a new study when it comes to fighting for civil & human rights, we can all discover pathways for our companies to do better, and possibly build new, world-positive and socially conscious mechanisms. Technical Recruiter (SF) – Zipline.

Diversity Hiring: the best candidate sources

EmployeeReferrals.com

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.

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

Recruiting Daily Advisor

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. Recruiting Daily Advisor: To recruit more women into tech, you’ve suggested that programs need to be in place to reach prospective candidates at different points throughout their life. Get them out and about in the community—leverage them to help recruit and attract more woman.

Embrace Talent Diversity in Your Sourcing Strategy

Entelo

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. Rather than be turned off by complexity and difficulty, companies and recruiters must approach diversity like they would any other issue, with determination, curiosity, and creativity. By doubling your diversity, you could increase earnings by 8 percent or more.

How to Scale Diversity Hiring at Your Organization

Entelo

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. During his appearance on Hiring On All Cylinders last month, Pandora’s Marvin Stickel chatted about his successes and challenges implementing a sourcing diversity program at Google.

The 5 Golden Rules of College Hiring

CareerBuilder

For those facing their final semester or year, one eye will be kept on their studies, while the other will focus on life beyond campus. 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. Further, even within the 18-22 demographic, a classroom of 300 (or even 30) is going to be more diverse than expected. So do college students.

Conversations with Black Talent Professionals: Jaron Parham, Junior Account Executive, New York City

Fistful of Talent

In this third interview of my series, I learned all about the inner workings of diversity talent firm RippleMatch from Jaron Parham , an Account Executive whose focus is selling the platform to partners. But does a company founded on the principles of diversity practice what they preach?

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). This is no surprise, as studies show that diversity of thought and background improve team’s performance. And in recent years, countless companies have implemented diversity initiatives, including Yelp, Deloitte and AirBnb. Diversity

Diversity Hiring: the best candidate sources

EmployeeReferrals.com

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.

Where Are the Women in Technology?

CareerBuilder

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. Yet, it’s also clear that embracing diversity as an organization is essential to remaining competitive in the global economy. Source: EMSI College Analyst.

The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

Also on our list, read why diversity hiring intiatives at universities might not be all their cracked up to be (and how recruiting programs can better serve diverse candidates), learn how to lead remote teams effectively, and more. Is Gender Diversity Good for Business?

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”. Waders continued: “In May 2016, our recruiting team introduced a modified Rooney Rule with the goal of having a diverse candidate slate for every role we are hiring for. Understanding Recruitment.

College Students Seek to Work with Industry Leaders

Yello

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.

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

Linkedin Talent Blog

In his corporate life, Philip has led recruiting for HR teams at Amazon, Intuit, and Sears, among others. Philip stresses the importance of choosing a person with an appropriate background when you’re sending someone to a military base to recruit. “I’ve I’ve seen too many times where companies will send a super-young college recruiter to a military function and they’ll come back empty-handed,” he says. Match your recruiter to your openings. Diversity

How to Recruit Students with an Online Degree

Yello

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. Further, identify your hiring needs, just like you would for any college graduate candidate.

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

Linkedin Talent Blog

Study after study show that the more gender-balanced a business is, the better it’s likely to perform. 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. Facebook and Slack have also used modified Rooney Rules to improve their diversity.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Top 3 HR/recruitment blog posts.

What is campus recruitment?

Yello

With the evolution of technology and the tightest labor market in decades , campus recruiting has evolved from a one-and-done tactical activity that occurred at college campus job fairs each fall and spring to an ongoing strategic imperative for employers to: Source the best college students and up-and-coming graduates for internship and entry-level positions. Hire college students and graduates. What is campus recruitment? What does a campus recruiter do?

Talent and HR News Monthly Update: Intern Engagement + Gen Z

exaqueo

This month, we focused on intern engagement and Gen Z to give you insight into best practices and how these employees are transforming the recruiting pipeline. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), estimates of the total number of interns range from one to two million - but this is only a guess, since so many businesses don’t document unpaid interns. Generation Z, those born since 1995 are now beginning to graduate from college.

Grads Expect Campus Recruiters to Be Tech Savvy

Yello

07/23/2018 // CAMPUS RECRUITING. Fall kicks off the campus recruiting season, matching up potential employers with thousands of young, eager students ready to take their first steps towards entering the workforce. According to the 2018 Yello Recruiting study , one-third of student respondents indicated their job search started at hiring events like diversity conferences or career fairs. Everyone in college has a phone.

Technology Students Expect from Campus Recruiters

Yello

07/23/2018 // CAMPUS RECRUITING. Fall kicks off the campus recruiting season, matching up potential employers with thousands of young, eager students ready to take their first steps towards entering the workforce. According to the 2018 Yello Recruiting study , one-third of student respondents indicated their job search started at hiring events like diversity conferences or career fairs. Everyone in college has a phone.

Millennials in HR Leadership: Hear From A Member of The Next Generation

AllyO