Fri.Aug 16, 2019

15 Interview Questions to Ensure Candidate Quality

Glassdoor for Employers

On the surface, interviewing a candidate for an available job sounds easy. With the job description in hand describing specific skill sets and experience, the recruiter or hiring manager fires off a dozen questions or so and voila, they are equipped to make a hiring decision.

Recruiting Automation & Chatbots: Moving Talent Acquisition Technology Forward

Recruiting Daily

Since publishing this piece about consolidation in talent acquisition, the trend continues to reach across the space. Recently, we saw three programmatic vendors (Appcast, ClickIQ, and Perengo) picked up by three unexpected acquirers (StepStone, Indeed and TMP, respectively), followed by the announcement on the recruitment marketing side that Recruitics purchased KRT Marketing. These successive […]. Blog Posts Human Resources News Talent Acquisition Technology AI chatbots Recruiting tech

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#WorkTrends: Your D&I Journey

TalentCulture - Recruiting

These days, many organizations are on a journey to become more diverse and inclusive. But how can we as individuals go on our own journey — and help our organizations too? Those are big questions, but thankfully we’ve got some big thinkers here to help us work through them. This week on #WorkTrends we’re joined by Damon Klotz, Culture Amp’s work culture evangelist, and Steven Huang, the head of D&I at Culture Amp. Together they […].

2019 Talent Benchmarks: Nurturing by the Numbers


Competition for top talent is reaching its apex. The most sought-after candidates are being wooed at every turn. To win, recruiters have to build genuine relationships with candidates that go beyond one-off emails or LinkedIn InMails. That might be easy enough to. Read More.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

What SMBs Need to Know About Recruitment Compliance


Compliance is a top, yet a challenging priority for many HR professionals. Stakeholders at small and medium-sized businesses, in particular, may not have the necessary resources or time to stay up to date on current compliance standards and audit existing processes.

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Unnecessary Work: 12 Things Your Resume Doesn't Need


Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What aspect of a resume do you find least useful? What would you prefer candidates do instead? The answers below are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an


How Successful Hiring Managers Embrace Recruitment Automation Tools


To speed up hiring and secure top talent in today’s competitive hiring market, the most successful hiring managers are turning to recruitment automation tools.

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Sell the Version of Yourself That Gets What You Deserve: 5 Tips


It's hard not to get angry when you're passed over for a promotion that goes to someone with less experience.

AI in the Workplace: The Importance of a Human-centric Approach

HR Technologist - RB

This article shares how IT companies are able to utilize AI and other technologies to enhance workflow. Digital Transformation


The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Companies Have a Responsibility to End Sexual Harassment. Here's How They Can Do It.


Shining a spotlight into the dark, hidden corners of a social problem will help us eliminate it, which is why movements like #MeToo can be so beneficial and exhilarating.


Science of Attraction: How to Source and Retain Top Talent in STEM

Undercover Recruiter

It’s no secret that the UK is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to encouraging students to not only study but to pursue a career within some STEM subjects.

Introducing 'Summer Cleaning': A New Reason to Update Your Employee Handbook


Everyone is familiar with the concept of spring cleaning; maybe you even organized a few closets or cleaned behind your refrigerator last season. Those chores are good for your home, but did your spring cleaning efforts benefit your organization? Probably not.

Employer Spotlight: T-Mobile’s Marie Lo on Leveraging a Comprehensive Marketing Mix to Engage Candidates

The Muse

Our Employer Spotlight Series features employer branding best practices in action. Check out these insights from a company that's totally crushing it. This month, we chatted with Marie Lo, Senior Employer Brand Marketing Manager at T-Mobile. Employer Resources

Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

How Workforce Programs Are Increasing Job Placement with Job Simulators

Employment Technologies

Job simulators prepare job seekers with soft skills training and realistic job previews. When you’re unemployed, you want a job. The tyranny of the urgent, namely the need for basics of food and shelter, will often skew one’s judgment.

6 Things You Don’t Want to Miss from RNL 2019


You’re invited to Jobvite’s Recruiter Nation Live — one of the world’s greatest events for recruiters. Sure, we may be biased, but that doesn’t make it less true!

Activision Blizzard Appoints AIG Veteran, Claudine Naughton as Its Chief People Officer

HR Technologist - RB

David Messinger will oversee marketing across the company, including Blizzard and King. One analyst tells GameDaily that this could be a way to turn perception around for the slumping publisher. Leadership & Succession


Perception and Reality: Lessons from HR Breakfast 2019


Uncubed’s most recent iteration of the HR Breakfast series brought some 50 recruiters and HR professionals together over (you guessed it) breakfast, with a loose topic in mind: challenges and solutions in the world of employer branding.

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

I/O, HR and BE: 6 Letters to Account for the Fact That People Are Basically Impossible Part II

HR Technologist - RB

There’s Way Too Much Bias in Job Interviews. What We Can, and Should do About It. Diversity

Torn Between Two Equally-Desirable Candidates? How To Choose The Right One


One of the most challenging parts of recruitment is the endless search for talent. Since the current market favors the job-seeker, it’s more difficult than ever to attract top applicants to your company.

7 Effective Ways To Combat Contact Center Attrition


Contact centers are notorious for high employee attrition rates. In fact, as many as 26% of contact centers have a. Recruitment Inspiration Contact Centers


New Hibob Research Finds Why 69% of Candidates Are Not Accepting High-Paying Job Offers

HR Technologist - RB

Newest Study from Hibob, the High-Growth HR Tech Startup Focused on Employee Experiences, Shows Corporate Culture Can Make or Break a Company’s Success. Employee Engagement

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Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all and end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.

Pros + Cons of Paperless Forms for Employee Onboarding


You just made a job offer and your top candidate accepted! You’re excited, and maybe you even feel a bit Read Post. Launch

Nudge Rewards Raises $9.3 Million in Funding

HR Technologist - RB

Nudge Rewards announced that it has closed a $9.3 million (USD) growth round led by Chicago-based Jump Capital, with support from existing investors, to continue helping leading brands mobilize their frontline. Rewards and recognition

The Truth about ‘Ghosting’ at Recruitment Firms

Search Solution Group

Recruitment firms are notoriously known for “ghosting” their candidates during the recruiting process. They get paid by the company, not the candidate. So why would a headhunter waste their time staying in touch with a candidate? As long as they keep the client happy and get their paycheck, that’s all that matters. [.]. The post The Truth about ‘Ghosting’ at Recruitment Firms appeared first on Search Solution Group. Advice for Hiring Managers Business Tips ghosting candidates recruitment firm

The Recruiting Black Hole Really Sucks

Jeff Waldman - Recruiting

This is not a new topic. Ever since the introduction of the ATS (applicant tracking system), we have been talking about the recruiting black hole. Like anything else, the black hole has too evolved.

A Recruiter’s Survival Guide – Breaking the Candidate Silence

Ever reach out to ideal candidates and then never hear back? We thought so. The majority, if not all, of your candidates are gainfully employed and have multiple job options coming their way. What’s the best way to connect with them in order to not only get a response, but cultivate a relationship? BountyJobs spoke with a top sourcing pro to get her top 5 tips for breaking candidate silence.