If I Only Had A Brain: Why It’s Time To Rethink College Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

The Straw Man: The Myth of College Recruiting and Me. Contrary to the belief that there’s little social interaction involved in non-traditional education, in fact, there seemed to be a decided emphasis on group assignments throughout my program. This challenge required the type of commitment that’s rarely required in more traditional undergraduate college programs. A real college? He is currently serves as Technical Recruiting Lead at Comscore.

How Your Social Accounts Can Impact Your Candidacy

AkkenCloud

Though it can feel like your social media life is disconnected from your offline life, the way you represent yourself online has real-world ramifications. Today’s savvy job candidates are turning their social media channels from a liability into one of their biggest professional assets. These days, a growing number of employers are also checking the social media channels of their top job candidates. Update Your Social Media Privacy Settings.

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External Resources That Can Help You Find Talent Besides Job Boards

Staffingsoft

Finding and recruiting good talent is difficult, especially in a job market where unemployment is low. That means knowing the kinds of media they would use to look for jobs. It also means knowing how to use those kinds of media to recruit talent. But besides media, there are other ways to recruit, outside of using job boards. Use Colleges. You might try reaching out to local colleges. Use Social Media.

Bad Influence: Why Industry Lists Should Kick the Bucket.

Recruiting Daily

If you’re one of those recruiters who’s at all in tune with the conversation happening in closed Facebook groups, niche industry forums or consume content and commentary in the weird little world that is the recruiting related blogosphere, you’ve probably noticed a new trend surfacing on social. 35 Recruiting Influencers Who Actually Influence Me. Mike Wolford ( @Mike1178) : Mike is another one of those rare recruiters who obviously just gets it.

9 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories – 21st September 2015

Social Talent

Perhaps most importantly, instead of dealing with a recruiter who’s just trying to fill a role to earn a commission, the candidates work with Hired Talent Advocates, and those advocates are judged based on the job seeker’s satisfaction. That means now is the time for more targeted recruiting and a stronger employer brand to reach new talent, as well as employee engagement initiatives to retain your best talent. Social media recruiting.

How to Recruit College Grads for Your Small Business

CareerBuilder

Small business owners looking for enthusiastic, highly trainable employees might want to expand their efforts to recruit new college grads. And, of course, there’s social media. College students spend two to four hours daily on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, so developing a strong presence on a variety of platforms can be valuable. College students know that “real world” experience can be a great thing to put on a resume.

Talent42: Why The Future of Tech Recruiting Does Not Suck.

Recruiting Daily

For the second year in a row, I made the trek to Seattle to attend the #Talent42 event, one that stands out among the busy recruiting calendar as one can’t miss talent acquisition conference. The attendees largely drive this show, which is a big part of why this conference lived up to the promise made by conference organizers John Vlastelica, Carmen Hudson and their partners in crime over at Recruiting Toolbox that #Talent42, to quote their hashtag, #willnotsuck.

How to Recruit College Grads for Your Small Business

CareerBuilder

Small business owners looking for enthusiastic, highly trainable employees might want to expand their efforts to recruit new college grads. And, of course, there’s social media. College students spend two to four hours daily on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, so developing a strong presence on a variety of platforms can be valuable. College students know that “real world” experience can be a great thing to put on a resume.

How Your Social Accounts Can Impact Your Candidacy

AkkenCloud

Though it can feel like your social media life is disconnected from your offline life, the way you represent yourself online has real-world ramifications. Today’s savvy job candidates are turning their social media channels from a liability into one of their biggest professional assets. These days, a growing number of employers are also checking the social media channels of their top job candidates. Update Your Social Media Privacy Settings.

5 Tips for Filling Hard-to-Fill Positions

Glassdoor for Employers

As an employer or recruiter , you certainly want to fill open positions with the best talent you can find. Recruiting for new or highly technical positions can require a fresh approach and updated strategy. By combining traditional recruiting techniques, such as job boards advertising, with more modern approaches, such as tapping into employee networks and building online strategies, you can succeed in filling hard-to-fill roles. Build out social media networks.

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. What jobs are you planning to have for the college graduate who is looking for a great challenge? Additionally, make sure the positions don’t accidentally have minimum requirements that exclude college hires.

What Every Talent Team Can Learn from Today’s Best Campus Recruiting Programs

Yello

Ask any campus recruiter how challenging it is to attract students to their booth and they’ll tell you campus recruitment is a competitive sport. The war on talent pits employers against each other in a battle for student interest at colleges and universities across the country. When attending a campus recruitment event , your organization is vying for the attention of every attendee, whether they’re soon-to-be graduates or underclassmen thinking about their long-term goals.

Gen Z: A Major Shift in Goals and Aspirations

SmartRecruiters

Generation Z, those born since 1995 are now beginning to graduate from college. Recruitment and hiring will certainly be changing as 23 million Gen Zers takes their place in organizations alongside 71 million older Millennials who range from about 25 to 40 years old. That’s why you’ll need to be making some changes in how you recruit on college campuses and how you engage with today’s students. Your employer brand: More important to recruiting than ever.

How To Build a Successful Campus Recruiting Team

Yello

With employers facing the tightest labor market in decades, more and more companies are turning to college campuses to source talent for internships and entry-level positions. The current college population of nearly 20 million students represents a valuable opportunity to build pipelines for current and future hiring needs, and with Gen Z entering the workforce , campus recruitment is becoming a popular talent acquisition tactic. Setting campus recruitment goals.

GoldenEye: Life In Clearance Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

” When selecting a Bond, I can only imagine what the criteria looks like – it’s probably a requisition that would make even the most savvy recruiter’s head hurt. That’s what clearance recruiting is all about. Yep, we are getting into the pretty cool spy s**t of recruiting right now. Clearance recruiting is some of the toughest sourcing and recruiting you can do and the burnout rate is mind-blowing. The James Bond of recruiting.

Building A National Recruiting Association: Why It’s Time To Fix What’s Broken.

Recruiting Daily

Unlike the UConn Huskies, who Auriemma coached to yet another NCAA Women’s Basketball championship in 2015 (his tenth), recruiting doesn’t have a good thing going, nor is it getting any better, either. Oh, sure – we’ve got all of these cool tools and killer tech all of the sudden, which purport to help recruiters reach uncharted waters and go where no recruiter has ever gone before. Recruiting Has Hit Rock Bottom. Recruiting Deserves Better.

If I Only Had A Brain, Part II: Rise Up

Recruiting Daily

If there’s enough demand created for attending college, they can charge you whatever they want per application. But it’s important to consider who’s profiting from it and consider that you might be the one losing by not recruiting from online universities. About the Author: Derek Zeller draws from over 16 years in the recruiting industry. He is currently serves as Technical Recruiting Lead at Comscore.

The 25 Best HR & Recruiting Blogs in 2018

Newton Software

About: Tim is a well known veteran in the HR & recruiting industry. Bringing over 20 years of experience to the table, he offers insight into every area of the HR & recruiting landscape in his popular blog “The Project”. His blog features a fun, conversational tone of voice that makes you feel like you are learning from a knowledgeable friend with years of experience and expertise in recruiting. Recruiting Daily. Social Talent. The Undercover Recruiter.

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A Tribe Called Quest: How To Fix What’s Really Broken In Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

It’s this skill, I suppose, that’s helped me build a successful career as a recruiter, despite the constant ups and downs that come with more or less being the professional equivalent of the canary in the macroeconomic coal mine, a never ending series of ups and downs that I cannot control. But the Golden Age of Recruiting has dulled to the point of darkness. But it’s going to mean making some real changes to the way we recruit.

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Respect: Find Out What It Means To Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

Just like recruiters. I’ve dedicated the better part of my life to recruiting. I’m frequently reminded of one of the painful realities of being part of this industry – that no matter how much you’ve proven yourself in the past, you’ve got to constantly and consistently prove that you’re more than just another recruiter. It may not be rocket science, but there is skill and know-how involved in recruiting and hiring top talent.

7 Things I learned examining 199 recruiting startups newly added to AngelList

Great Hires

Several times a week I get asked if I’ve heard of some new recruiting startup, and I jokingly respond that there is new one started daily and it is impossible to keep track. There are 2800 companies that are tagged as Recruiting Startups on AngelList , of which 199 were added in August and September 2015. After ignoring 31 firms that weren’t really recruiting-related, here is what I found about the remaining 168 companies – so almost three per day.

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Redemption Song: Why Recruiters Deserve A Little Respect.

Recruiting Daily

One thing was for sure: I did not miss recruiting. Hey, I’m a recruiter, so it’s just in my nature to be curious – even if, at times, I’ll admit I might have been the teeniest bit sketched out. Respectively, the Kardashians, the Duggars or anyone who paid to be on Top Recruiter (which I think is pretty much everyone) show us that the concept of respect and notoriety have become dangerously commingled in our collective minds.

Stop the Recruiting Spam. Seriously.

Recruiting Daily

As soon as I open my inbox – no matter what time of the day (or night), I’m inundated with recruiter spam. That doesn’t make me unique – after all, recruiting junk mail is as ubiquitous as those ads for cheap imported Viagra or getting hit up for a bridge loan by a Nigerian prince – but as a recruiter, it makes me a little depressed. Why Do I Have To Write About Recruiting Spam Again? Who’s Really to Blame for Recruiting Spam?

Recruiters In Name Only: Why Real Recruiters Should Be Hunting for RINOs.

Recruiting Daily

of recruiting – those “recruiters in name only” who give the rest of us in the business a bad name. See, I’ve dedicated quite a lot of copy to talking about the current state of talent acquisition and the pulse of recruiting. RINO Hunting: Why “Recruiters In Name Only” P**s Me Off. After all, I’m a recruiter, and it’s true what they say. How To Tell If You’re Not Really A Real Recruiter.

Building A Case for Building A National Recruiting Association

Recruiting Daily

The discussion starts with defining what recruiting really entails. Now, most people would argue that recruiting is, at the least, a critical business ‘ discipline ’ (if not a legitimate ‘ profession ’, but more on that later). These might seem like slight, specious or superficial differences, but in this case, words matter – and here’s why: Recruiting: More Than Just A Job? The (Sad) State of Recruiting: Taking the Pulse of Our Profession.

Cash Is King: How (And When) To Have That Compensation Conversation.

Recruiting Daily

Yes, these wonderful windbags, these crank “career coaches” who have no experience with recruiting or HR, much less the realities of talent acquisition today, have decided to mislead job seekers into somehow believing that compensation doesn’t count when looking for a job. Hurt: Why Compensation Is The 1 Thing A Recruiter Needs To Know About You. Those who can’t do, recruit. Turn to a recruiter.

The 9 Circles of Recruiting Hell: A Divine Comedy.

Recruiting Daily

I know it probably sounds kind of weird to hear a recruiter allude to Classic literature, but there’s nothing I love more than curling up with a good book – and I mean a really good book, and not, say, some statistically skewed Malcolm Gladwell pop psychology or the kinds of cheesy Penny Dreadful that land authors like Sue Grafton on the New York Times Best Seller List (“ C is for Crap,” coming soon to a Hudson Booksellers near you!).

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It’s Different for Girls: LinkedIn’s Unprofessional Network

Recruiting Daily

Bottom line, women aren’t treated with the same lense and equal opportunities in the workplace, in government and now, even on social media sites. I will always advocate on behalf of women on the grounds of political, social and economic equality to men. The misogyny I’ve witnessed in the recruiting world blows my mind. They want us to approach our profiles with a certain level of professionalism and not treat the site like Facebook or Twitter.

Wish You Were Here: The Fishbowl Approach to Candidate Sourcing.

Recruiting Daily

I’m at that strange part of my career where I’m old enough to know better, which is why I find rookie recruiters so damned hilarious – because they, on the other hand, are just trying to figure it all out. I can’t help but laugh watching them, mostly because it’s obvious none of them have the first clue about what really works in recruiting, or how things have always been done around this business. No recruiter is ever perfect.

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. Or at least, provide the rest of you recruiters out there with a cautionary tale of what not to do when working a recruiting desk. Retention is every recruiter’s enemy, if you think about it.