Fri.Oct 11, 2019

How to Get the Best CVs From Your Job Ads

Undercover Recruiter

In a candidate led market, it’s essential to stand out from your competitors if you want to attract top talent – and your job advert is your first opportunity to grab their attention. But with so much choice at a click of a button, you need an engaging, informative and well-structured advert to entice the. View Article. How to Get the Best CVs From Your Job Ads Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Recruiting Andrew Fennell CVs errors Job ads Standout CV

#WorkTrends: Redefine ‘Rock Stars’ to Find the Employees You Really Need

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Your organization needs rock stars to thrive, but finding the candidates who will take your organizations from the backyard battle of the bands to sold-out arenas is more difficult than it looks. In fact, we might have the idea of who is a “rock star” completely wrong. So what does a “rock star” look like for a 21st-century organization? I talked to Fetcher co-founder Genevieve Jurvetson about how we can rethink talent acquisition, remove bias […].


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Top 10 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Software for 2020

HR Technologist - RB

To recruit top talent, you need an applicant tracking system (ATS) for easy integration and high efficiency. Here’s a complete guide to the top 10 ATS Software for 2020. Recruitment & Onboarding

3 Ways to Personalize Your Candidate Engagement


A word of caution to recruiters and HR leaders: The hiring process won’t get easier anytime soon. It’s going to continue to require you to think more strategically and long-term, while communicating better and more often. According to Jobvite’s 2018 Recruiter Nation Survey , 74% of hiring teams believe the competition for talent will heat up in the coming years.

The 7 Ways to Source and Attract Diverse Technology Talent

Just talking about diversity and inclusion won’t move the needle. Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts are at the forefront for organizations looking to recruit and retain top talent, but nowhere does this remain more of a challenge and opportunity than in the tech sector. In this guide, we provide seven strategies organizations can use to source and attract diverse tech talent.

The Weight of the Matter

Fistful of Talent

Of all the topics that are taboo in the inner sanctum of the Talent/HR world, weight may be the toughest to be honest about. Especially here in the US and especially with female HR executives, although today’s quip is coming from the cliché Overweight, Caucasian, Over 50 former C-suite dude. Today I will weave a true and humbling story of weight – my weight, and the struggles and issues presented by being overweight in the pursuit of employment.

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How to Create a Personal Brand Hiring Managers Will Remember


For me, not having a personal brand meant several years of working at jobs I hated. In my previous career, working at large companies, I always felt like I was just a number whose voice didn’t matter. I had no influence and my social media network was pathetic. That all changed four years ago. I completed an MBA and began to showcase my new skills by developing a powerful online profile using social media and content marketing. In this day and age, it’s not easy to stand out.

What are Retained Executive Search Firms?

Executive Search Insights

Retained executive search firms can be expensive, often charging as much of 33% of total executive compensation. Given there are so many more cost-effective ways to hire, what is retained executive search and why would you use a retained executive search firm? Cost isn’t everything, but let’s start by looking at this factor. Estimates suggest that the “cost of a bad hire” can equate to 2.5 times the salary of the individual concerned.

3 Key Ways to Rethink Employee Retention


We're in an employee-focused market. Steady job growth and record-low unemployment rates have empowered the best talent to leverage the best opportunities at their disposal. This might spell bad news for their employers, as a McKinsey report notes that only 23 percent of managers and senior executives believe their current recruiting and retention strategies are effective. The pressure is on for companies to

Master Your Domain: Tech for Tech Recruiters

Recruiting Daily

“take the opportunity to dig into your stack and learn how your technologies fit together” When it comes to recruiting, no two hires look the same. From an organization’s hiring needs to candidate personas, sourcing strategies to pre-employment assessments, the path almost always varies. That’s why when we talk about recruiting, we do […]. Blog Posts Featured News Recruiting Sourcing Talent Acquisition Technology strategies tech tech recruiting

CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

5 Reasons Employee Benefits Increase Staff Performance

HR Technologist - RB

Increasing the productivity of your staff can be a difficult task. Often, the reasons as to why staff performance is not as high as it should be are related to how valued employees feel, writes Adam Reynolds, a freelance writer. Benefits Administration

Certain Types of Parent-Teacher Talks Qualify for FMLA Leave, Says DOL

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Opinion Letter, found certain types of parent-teacher conferences can be considered qualified leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As a result, some of you may have to provide employees with leave to attend the meetings. Source: karen roach / Shutterstock. FMLA Refresher. The FMLA is a federal statute that generally applies to private employers with 50 or more employees as well as public employers of any size.

Three Ways to Better Integrate Your HR Systems

HR Technologist - RB

A recent survey of 500 HR professionals showed that 90% of respondents believe integration is a key priority when it comes to their technology solutions. Strategy

Considerations in Drafting a Workplace Violence Policy

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Many companies have decided in recent years to implement internal policies regarding workplace violence. Typically, these policies include such items as what employees should do if they witness violence and/or hear threats concerning violence in the workplace. Some workplace violence policies also address what investigative efforts management will use upon receiving notice that an alleged incident of workplace violence is occurring or has occurred. Source: designer491 / shutterstock.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

The Trouble with Recruiting: Why Can’t I Hire New Employees?

Prism HR

Having a hard time recruiting? In today’s job market, attracting new talent to your business can be tough. For business owners, recruiting can seem like a never-ending war that eats up your time, money, and resources. While you follow up with prospects, maintain relationships with customers and employees, oversee budget and operations, and handle HR administration tasks, recruiting on top of all that can likely make you feel overwhelmed.

Technology Allows HR to ‘Focus on the Human Side’ of Their Role

Recruiting Daily Advisor

With such a variety of HR technology solutions available, it can be easy to think that there is a solution for every HR problem. Meet Diane Strohfus, CHRO of Betterworks , an HR software company with 125 employees spread across three locations in Denver; New York City; and Redwood City, California, as well as full-time remote workers. She believes that HR technology works best when it frees up HR from the everyday tasks and gives them the time to do what they do best: Be human.

Job Positions that Need to Be Aware of Cybersecurity Threats the Most


In today’s world, every employee has a role to play in the prevention of cyberattacks. This is because hackers continue to find creative ways to gain access to your organization’s data. However, there are certain job positions that require more awareness about cyber threats than others. This is usually because of the access or control they have over sensitive data or as a result of the influence they have over decision making.

Things HR Managers Should Stop to Boost Company Productivity

HR Technologist - RB

As your company’s HR manager, a big bulk of the responsibility for the workforce’s productivity belongs to you. HR Analytics


2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Gendered Language Is Tricky to Define — and It Could Be Costing You Candidates


It has long been accepted in HR and recruiting circles that language matters. From the words you use to describe a company's culture to the specific titles you give your roles, the way you say something can have a bigger impact on talent attraction and retention than the substance of what you're saying. A new report from LinkedIn, "Language Matters: How Words Impact Men and Women in

It's Not Really That Hard: Six Tips For Building A Better And More Diverse Team

Forbes Human Resources Council

It is a truth recently acknowledged that diverse perspectives drive better business outcomes

5 Ways to Use Recruiting Texting

ApplicantStack Recruiting Software

Many companies are using recruiting texting in their hiring operations. The open rates for marketing texts are legendary. Some studies put the text open rate above 90%! Compare that with around 45% for emails. No Communication is More Immediate. Consider this: if a person has set up texting notifications, they can see a preview without opening the message. If the text is short, they can probably see the whole message in the notification window.

3 Hacks for Effectively Sourcing Developers


Editor’s note: Recently Indeed announced its new and improved tech hiring platform, Seen by Indeed. With more than 90, 000 profiles it can help match employers to job seekers in this competitive talent sector. But while Seen has you covered for people who have created profiles, what about all the hidden talent out there? In this post, sourcing expert shines a light on some additional techniques to help cover all bases.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Behavioral Psychology Principles that Impact Workplace Behavior

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Behavioral psychology can and should be a key part of any manager’s or training department’s toolkit. At a fundamental level, behavioral psychology is “the study of the connection between our minds and our behavior.”. Source: alejandro dans neergaard / Shutterstock.

Distractions Are Your Enemy: 5 Tips to Win at Working Remotely


Remote work seems to be all the rage, with some 70 percent of professionals working from home at least once a week. Similarly, 77 percent of people report working more productively when they work from home, and 68 percent of millennials say they would consider

Unlimited PTO May Help Solve Your Recruitment and Retention Issues

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Paid time off (PTO) has become a hot topic in the HR world. Employers across the country are using PTO to attract and retain workers by giving them the flexibility they crave, but could these efforts be falling flat with employees? Source: iQoncept / Shutterstock. PTO comes in many forms; whether it’s sick leave, vacation time, or even pet bereavement leave , your employees want flexibility to live their lives outside of the workplace, and more employers are beginning to understand this.

Keeping an Eye on Compliance with ADA Online Accommodation Requirements


The past two years have seen a growing number of lawsuits being filed against organizations that do not operate websites that offer a means for the blind or visually impaired to navigate the site, even when using screen reading software. Fines for. Visit the HireRight Blog to read the full article. Compliance

Adapting, Evolving and Staying Competitive in a Disrupted Economy

COVID-19 continues to shape the way we live and work. Organizational success depends on workforce wellbeing, and employee needs are varied and constantly changing. It’s clear that a more flexible and strategic approach to total compensation is required to create a better path forward. The 2021 Q1 Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights Report: The Path Forward explores and how employers can balance workforce expectations against organizational goals. Discover how you can review and implement new technologies, develop updated and forward-looking strategies, and evolve your employee value proposition to create a more engaged and resilient workforce.

Formstack Launches Online Document Generation Software, Formstack Documents

HR Technologist - RB

Workplace productivity company, Formstack introduces document automation product. HR Analytics

The Importance of Work-Life Balance


As it’s National Work Life Week, it got us thinking about flexible working and how the landscape is shifting. But is it really changing for the better? According to a Boston Consulting Group poll , among women with advanced degrees who left their jobs, 69% would have stayed on for a flexible working option. Why is it that for some employers, flexible working is discouraged? The workplace has changed drastically.

How to Recruit in 2019: 6 Tips for Employers

Contract Recruiter

The process of recruiting new employees has changed a lot over the years. Learn how to recruit talent for your business here. It costs companies over $4,100 , on average, to hire a new employee. That’s obviously no small sum of money, which makes every new starter a definite investment. Like any investment, the only way to justify the expense is for it to provide an adequate rate of return. The simple conclusion is this: the average business can’t afford to make bad hires.