Thu.Jan 16, 2020

Should psychometric assessments be used for hiring?


How to know if you’re using the right tool to support your hiring decisions. If you’ve applied for a job, chances are you’ve taken some kind of psychometric test. For what it’s worth, psychometric assessments have been around since the early 20th century.

How to Write LinkedIn Job Descriptions


How you write your LinkedIn job descriptions is different from writing JDs elsewhere. Here are a few tips aimed to maximize your apply rate from the best candidates. Which Job Description Sections NOT to Write. LinkedIn already has them).

How to Achieve a Win-Win Hiring Outcome by Categorizing Your Metrics

Linkedin Talent Blog

I contend that “Win-Win Hiring” will become the dominant hiring trend in the next decade. A “Win-Win Hiring” outcome means both the hiring manager and the new employee agree it was the right decision one year after starting. This is a challenging goal, but possible with the proper use of metrics.

9 Common Employee Value Proposition (EVP) Pitfalls to Avoid in Recruitment Marketing

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As talent acquisition and Recruitment Marketing professionals, we all know the importance of setting ourselves apart from other organizations in today’s hyper-competitive hiring market.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

People, Processes, AND Technology Equals Recruitment Marketing Success


As we enter the next decade, so much of how companies function centers around technology. But as Harvard Business Review points out, some employers may be missing the forest for the trees — becoming “obsessed with new technologies” they may miss the ultimate goal: making the best possible hires.

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6 Compliance Issues Every HR Official Must Know


Guest blog by Haifa Aboobacker – growth assistant at All organizations need to comply with the rules, regulations, and laws of the State where they are based. HR has to take a proactive approach to make sure that the organization meets those legal obligations.

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Worst HR Document Ever, the Employee Handbook

Fistful of Talent

We all know it. Employees know it too. It sucks. It’s practically unreadable. No one reads it unless they have to. Only time they’ll try to find it is when they feel like they got screwed by the company, or are about to be by their manager.

How to Develop a Talent Pipeline

Employment Metrix

Replacing employees is expensive. The 2017 retention report says that it costs about $15,000 to replace an employee making $45,000. To save on high costs, energy and resources, your team needs a talent pipeline.

How to Measure Employee Engagement

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There’s a lot of buzz about how to measure employee engagement these days—and for good reason. Engagement drives satisfaction, which leads to loyalty and productivity. But, how is engagement really determined or measured? Is it about employee satisfaction scores?

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!

2020 Vision

The Whiteboard

You all saw it! I was the first person to coin the phrase 2020 vision! A line that will no doubt be utilized in many a marketing campaign to the point of exhaustion throughout the year, just you remember blog faithful, I was the originator!

The Hiring Manager's Guide To Digital Interviewing


If you are here, your recruiting team has decided to add digital interviewing to its hiring process - congrats!

9 Fixable Mistakes When Creating an Employee Value Proposition

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In talent acquisition, we all know the importance of setting our companies apart from other employers in today’s hyper-competitive hiring market.

The Growing Role AI Will Play in HSAs and Employee Benefits

HR Technologist - RB

Artificial intelligence is playing a bigger role in human resources and healthcare benefits today, helping employers and employees automate time-consuming processes. It can also help employees make better, more educated decisions about their financial futures in a much faster, more meaningful way.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Connecting with the Right Candidate through Automation


2020 is here. With every new year, HR technology is also evolving day by day. We are in the era of recruitment, where we need to be first and fast in hiring the top talent. Recruiters are recruiting in a candidate-driven market, which means candidates have more options to choose from.

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Want to Lower Your Attrition Rate? Engage Your Employees

HR Technologist - RB

If you want to retain your employees, you need to practice great communication and appreciate them, set clear goals for their performance, and give them a reason to stay. Employee Engagement


Sourcing Scorecard: What Metrics and Skills Should You Be Looking For?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Hiring talent for specific roles within the company may be an easy task for some; you simply work with the manager to find the skills and traits that would best fill the job. But what about hiring sourcers and recruiters?

Why Big Tech is Losing Gen Z Hires

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Remember when we were all trying to reach the hiring bar set by Amazon, Google, Facebook and other giants? No more. Toxic work cultures, questionable leadership and recent ethics scandals are tarnishing these once golden employers. The New York Times just reported that Gen Z are staying away.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Will Your Website Survive an ADA Challenge?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

By now, employers should know that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and similar state and local laws protect the employment of qualified individuals with disabilities.

Year-End Split Placement Summary

NPA Worldwide

Now that 2019 is officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s a good time to show a split placement summary of the activity we saw in our network. We break down split placement data in lots of different ways. Today I will focus on salaries and practice areas. Salaries Improve Over 2018.

4 Tips for Recruiting Top Talent with Gamification

Achievers - Recruiting

Think of the craziest thing you could do to convince the most qualified candidate to accept a job offer. Would you meet them in Second Life over a virtual cup of coffee? Would you approach them through Tinder? These gamification scenarios might sound a bit crazy or ahead of time.

How to contribute to Employee Happiness


For any company to thrive and succeed in hiring the best talent, having a strong employer brand is a must. Your prospective candidates must know your company, your company culture, and the work environment better.

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

10 Ways to Show Empathy in the Workplace


Empathy is the ability to understand the feelings and vulnerabilities of those around you. As your business expands and more team members join your ranks, it will be crucial to your success. Plus, 60 percent of employees would be willing to take a pay cut to work for a more empathetic company.


9 Common Pitfalls to Avoid In Your Employee Value Proposition

Rally Recruitment Marketing

As talent acquisition and Recruitment Marketing professionals, we all know the importance of setting ourselves apart from other organizations in today’s hyper-competitive hiring market.

Your Employees Aren't Performing to Their Potential, and It's Your Fault


It's bold of me to say your employees aren't performing to their potential when I've never even met them, but it's a matter of simple numbers. In the United States, 87.7 percent of employees are not working to their full potential.

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The Best Practices For Recruiting Candidates To Your Startup

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Hiring for any business is challenging, but startup hiring is a different breed entirely. The stakes are high, your cash flow is limited, and the success or failure of your fledgling business hinges on securing the right people to build out your team. Recruiting & Staffing

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Stolen Proprietary Information: As Concerning in Baseball as It Is in Business

Recruiting Daily Advisor

There was big news earlier this week when Major League Baseball (MLB) handed down punishment after investigating a systematic method of cheating on the part of the Houston Astros.

Indeed Assessments: Why Employers Should Leverage Skills Tests


With the low unemployment rate, it’s a job seeker’s world. To keep up and make great hires, recruiters and employers need to identify and evaluate skilled candidates quickly. .

AI Cheat Sheet for the C-Suite

Recruiting Daily

Almost every time we talk about RPO with c-level executives, the first thing they want to know is how AI fits into the solution. True, there’s a lot to be excited about when it comes to integrating AI into the recruiting process and even the C-suite is allured by its power and […].