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

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. . These relationships can be sources of career advice or opportunities in the future.

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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. . These relationships can be sources of career advice or opportunities in the future.

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 A strong culture of professional growth endures over time.”. Talking about culture is easy, Hepton admitted.

How Finding the Right Culture Match Has Changed in Our Remote World

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The term “company culture” became a recruiting buzzword many years ago and has since turned into a key workplace factor. Source: insta_photos / shutterstock. With the traditional office being a thing of the past—at least for now—does company culture still matter?

What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

JazzHR

Fortunately, the digital age has provided no shortage of channels for sourcing candidates, which include a whole host of competing job sites, as well as an ever-expanding list of social media platforms. Among the most traditional, and often most effective, methods of sourcing candidates is the old-fashioned approach of looking inward. As your organization grows, so too should your ability to source candidates through more narrow channels.

Developing a Never-Too-Late-to-Apologize Culture

Recruiting Daily Advisor

We talk about responsibility for culture in the workplace. Source: Korelidou Mila / Shutterstock. These are all things HR can actively address through training and addressing culture issues. HR Management & Compliance Talent employees responsibility study workplace

The ‘When to Hire’ Study

SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters Data Scientist Kasia Senderowska conducted the ‘When to Hire’ study. This is study’s abstract. The study focuses on six questions: “What Days of the Week Do People Apply to Jobs?” With High Tech, companies often open more sourcing channels, such as recruitment firms and employee referrals. Attracting talent to your job at the right time – that’s recruiting.

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Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing

Dice

Studies show that having managers highly involved in the recruiting process has a critical impact on talent acquisition performance , including quality of hire and retention. Getting the hiring manager involved in sourcing can save everyone time by eliminating bottlenecks and targeting candidates who are the right fit,” Weiss said. Innovative tech recruiters have extended the popular “lunch and learn” training concept to talent sourcing by hosting “lunch and source” events.

Strategies for Culture Change Management that Works

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Aspects of your company’s “personality,” like your company culture, are subject to change. There are several factors that may contribute to a changing company culture , from a shift in how you do business to a change in the types of workers you need to hire. Employers Workplace Cultur

Strategies for Culture Change Management that Works

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Aspects of your company’s “personality,” like your company culture, are subject to change. There are several factors that may contribute to a changing company culture , from a shift in how you do business to a change in the types of workers you need to hire. Employers Workplace Cultur

Employee Culture And Corporate Job Fit – Buzzwords Or Reality?

ExactHire Recruiting

One way to ensure a consistent customer service experience is to have a recruitment process that takes into consideration how well candidates may be able to successfully assimilate into your company culture as a part of the selection cycle. Culture has long been the focus of management consultants and other HR professionals as a way for businesses to improve their productivity, decrease costs and improve employee retention. Or are employee culture and job fit just buzzwords?

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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Study Warns Burnout Is a Major Problem for Virtually Everyone

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Mangostar / shutterstock. A recent study by Accountemps found that a stunning 96% of senior managers reported that their employees experience some degree of burnout. Toxic culture. Toxic culture. The same study sought to determine the difference between the magnitude of worker burnout versus managers’ perception of worker burnout. The study invokes the question, What can be done about employee burnout?

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Creating a Learning Culture and Making It Fun

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: GaudiLab / Shutterstock. 3 Steps to a Learning Culture. Tania Luna , co-CEO of LifeLabs Learning , has identified three things that organizations must do to create a learning culture. How could you combine culture and fun to boost learning outcomes in your organization?

Strategies for Culture Change Management that Works

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Aspects of your company’s “personality,” like your company culture, are subject to change. There are several factors that may contribute to a changing company culture , from a shift in how you do business to a change in the types of workers you need to hire.

Building a Lasting Workplace Culture | 7 Statistics You Need to Know

Hyrell

Workplace culture isn’t guaranteed when you start, buy, or take over a company. The fact is that building a solid office culture needs to be intentional and requires a lot of work from the company leaders. Researchers in the UK conducted a study that scientifically proves happiness is one of several important keys to a company?s source ). Company culture plays a huge role in employee turnover.

Building a Lasting Workplace Culture | 7 Statistics You Need to Know

Hyrell

Workplace culture isn't guaranteed when you start, buy, or take over a company. The fact is that building a solid office culture needs to be intentional and requires a lot of work from the company leaders. Researchers in the UK conducted a study that scientifically proves happiness is one of several important keys to a company’s success. source ). Company culture plays a huge role in employee turnover.

Sourcing Tools to Recruit More Women in Tech

WizardSourcer

Leadership needs to drive the change whether updating mission statements, to holding hiring managers accountable for hiring bias, to creating a more inclusive company culture. Recruiting Managers and leaders need to be on-board with creating hiring metrics for your sourcing team.

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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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Small Businesses Attracting Talent with Better Benefits, Study Says

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A new study shows that small businesses are joining the fray of the talent war by rolling out the best benefits they can muster. More than four in 10 small business workers say they depend on their workplace benefits for financial security and agree their benefits positively impact their overall health, according to the 5th Annual Workplace Benefits Study, “ Small Business, Big Benefits ,” by The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America ® (Guardian).

4 Reasons You Need a Transparent Company Culture

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Many experts agree that transparency is important to a company and its culture. Source: ImageFlow / Shutterstock. The following are four reasons why your organization needs a transparent company culture. Studies even show that more transparent work cultures lead to happier employees, and when employees are happier and more engaged, they become more innovative and can focus on producing new and exciting ideas.

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.

How To Fit Culture Fit Into Your Recruiting Process

Recruiting Daily

One of the most important but intan gible factors in recruiting and hiring job candidates is the often-misunderstood concept of “cultural fit.”. Credentials, experience and skills are all very important – but even the most talented people can struggle or fail if they’re not quite the right fit for the culture of your company. How To Build A Successful Company Culture. There are many different ways to build a successful company culture.

How To Fix a Crappy Company Culture

Recruiting Daily

Every company these days seems pretty preoccupied with the concept of corporate culture; you can’t simply get away with providing a steady job or living wage for workers, it seems. Culture, as practiced, is an expedient facade, but more often than not, fails to address the fundamental problems facing companies and the employees who work for them. The Strange Customs of Company Culture. Three Keys to Defining A Company Culture That Doesn’t Suck.

Often Intangible, Always Invaluable: Culture Diligence in M&A

Bersin

When asked to reflect on a deal, something we often hear from clients is, “Culture is key.” If you’ve ever been involved in an M&A transaction, you’ve likely seen firsthand how critical culture is for the success of an integration. Prioritizing Culture During Diligence.

5 Uplifting and Inspirational Sourcing News Stories – 18th May 2015

Social Talent

Oh and don’t forget to register for our FREE webinar, ‘ How to: Source Top Talent on Facebook ‘, which takes place on Wednesday, June 6th. Citing its consumer study from last month, Google reports 67 percent of Millennials agreed they can find a YouTube video on anything they want to learn. But while many companies are covering the main employer branding bases – culture videos, a vibrant social media presence etc.

5 Tried-and-True Methods for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

If you’re looking for a more effective candidate sourcing strategy, keep reading as we explain five proven methods for sourcing passive candidates! What is passive candidate sourcing? Passive candidate sourcing, on the other hand, refers to the process of proactively searching for employed candidates and reaching out to them in an effort to solicit their interest in your open position. Current employees are often a recruiter’s best source of new talent.

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.

Your Own Worst Enemy: Fighting Unconscious Bias in Sourcing

1-Page

Yes, we can do more to support more inclusive cultures. This all starts with sourcing. How You Might be Practicing Unconscious Bias in Your Sourcing. Source: Flickr – WOCinTech. Fighting that bias – along with improving education, access and cultural support – levels the playing field so we can get the best possible candidates regardless of background. How to Fight Your Own Brain for More Diverse Sourcing. Source: Flickr – WOCinTech.

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.

Diversity Hiring: the best candidate sources

EmployeeReferrals.com

It's so hard, in fact, that most people talk more about retaining diverse candidates than sourcing new ones (how many articles have you read about building a culture of inclusivity?). But as people working in talent acquisition, our job is to source candidates.

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. Take a look, and you’ll see how Jobvite universally assists recruiters in sourcing, screening, and hiring skilled employees. Visit our case study page to see what these companies and others are doing with Jobvite today: American Wedding Group Reaches High Quality, Creative Candidates.

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Sourcing in the Moment

Breezy HR

Don’t let this sourcing tragedy happen again. On average, an employee advocacy program involving 1,000 active participants can generate $1,900,000 in advertising value, based on an Employee Advocacy Study at Kredible. The biggest generation in the workforce (that would be the Millenials, my Gen X friends) has made it clear that they’re all in for company culture and long-shot opportunity. They refer or source 10 employees.

Tech recruitment in London: Luring and sourcing top tech talent

Workable

The struggle for hiring and sourcing tech talent is the same in all three: many job opportunities, but not quite the talent. That network is dynamic, said David: We all know who’s hiring, we all know what the culture’s like inside companies, because people talk and share. The takeaway: Bring up the tech stack and SaaS features if you will, but play up the team, the work culture, the management, and especially, the challenges and opportunities for the candidate.

Entelo Study Shows Healthcare Recruiting Is Ripe For Automation

Entelo

have the bandwidth to source for all of their roles. So it looks like we’ve identified the first problem: if healthcare recruiters hope to attract top talent amongst such a competitive talent market, they must actively source for every role; but given the demands of the job market, they lack the bandwidth. Recruiters agree – 84% of healthcare recruiters said that they would be more productive if they could automate sourcing.

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

1-Page

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.

Research: Why Recruiters Say Referrals Are the Best Talent Source

Yello

According to SHRM , recruiters say employee referrals are the top source of hires. In a study that analyzed data from more than 14 million applicants, employee referrals delivered more than 30% of overall hires, and nearly half of internally sourced hires. Industry research shows that recruiters look to employee referrals for much more than just applicants and hires: 82% of employers rated employee referrals as generating the best ROI, above all other sources.

6 New Talent Sourcing Tips You Need

Spark Hire

The study also revealed that 87 percent use LinkedIn, 55 percent use Facebook, and 47 percent use Twitter. CareerBuilder’s Candidate Behavior Study found that only 29 percent of applicants got an explanation when they didn’t receive a job offer after interviewing. Nearly every day there’s an article written about the importance of company culture. Instead of hammering home open jobs, use your website to share the company culture and values Click To Tweet.