Tue.May 21, 2019

Recruiting Horror Stories And How To Fix Them With A.I.


Have you been wondering if your recruiting horror stories are things that only happen in your company? Trust us, they aren’t. There are any number of recruiting horror stories in the world.

My Candidates Don’t Want Me to Text Message Them!

Fistful of Talent

I was speaking to a group of HR pros and leaders recently and this 50-ish-year-old guy says this to me, “Tim, I hear you telling everyone we should be texting candidates, but my candidates don’t want me to text them!” ” Really!?! What I really say: “If you are in talent acquisition today and you are not texting candidates, you should be fired!” ” I actually do say that and believe it!

Being Small Might Be Your HR Superpower


Today I want to talk a little bit about David and Goliath. In case you're not familiar with the story, I'll give you a quick recap. There is a lot more background to the story but basically, it all comes down to one battle.


Chatbox For Recruiters

Talent Hero Media

Discover why having a chatbox on your recruiting website can be a critical point of contact for your new leads. The post Chatbox For Recruiters appeared first on Talent Hero Media. Video

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

The Secrets to Keeping the “Human” in HR


Recently, a young man I know was contacted by a recruiter looking to fill a position for a company that was relocating to his current city. He had been exploring other positions on and off for a while and had sent his resume to this recruiter without much thought.

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14 recruitment fails: Don’t end up on this list of bad job ads


Examples of bad job ads are a popular feature of Workable VP of Customer Advocacy Matt Buckland’s Twitter feed. Some of them might make you chuckle, others might frustrate you with their blatant crudeness. We’ve compiled the best (worst) of these recruiting fails here. And the underlying message?

7 Performance Questions to Ask Your Employees Each Week


We keep hearing about the demise of the annual appraisal and the accompanying rise of regular performance discussions, but we rarely hear any guidance on what to discuss during these more frequent check-ins.


Which Game of Thrones Recruiter Are You? [Quiz]

FireFish Software

Whether you're happy or disappointed with how the GoT finale panned out, take our one-minute Game of Thrones recruitment quiz to find out which Game of Thrones character you're most like as a recruiter! Will you make it to the Billings Throne? Recruitment


Why Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Is the Catalyst for Stronger Enterprises and Communities

HR Technologist - RB

In a world where companies are no longer afraid to take a stance on initiatives that they are passionate about, we are now seeing this begin to impact people’s choice of employment. Employee Engagement

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Lessons Learned From A Leadership Conference


The Milestones in Leadership Summit was held on May 17 in sunny Huntington Beach, and we were graciously invited by our partner and sponsor, of this event, PTS Advance.

How Your Hiring Process Translates to Employee Engagement

HR Technologist - RB

How the hiring process could positively or negatively affect employee engagement. Employee Engagement

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The No. 1 Way to Future-Proof Your Career in the Face of Emerging Technology


Every sector and every industry is rapidly transforming under the influences of automation, artificial intelligence, and data science. To succeed in the workplace of the future, workers will need to be equipped with hybrid sets of job skills that span across an array of subject areas and industries.

I Was Hired by a Robot

Recruiting Daily

Far from the common refrain that AI will replace your job with a robot, artificial intelligence is actually transforming the employment landscape for the better. Here’s how… The potential of an artificially intelligent robot stealing your job is one of the most commonly cited fears around AI.

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

Beat the Brain Drain: How to Recruit Tech Talent Outside of the US's IT Hubs


California. New York. Washington, DC. We often hear of recent graduates and skilled talent moving to these areas for lucrative jobs. Places like, say, Michigan? Not so much. Brain drain, the mass exit of talented people from a given area, has been afflicting many states for well over a decade.

Two Weeks Notice: A Rant

Katrina Kibben

My rant on why you need to just accept they're gone once your employee gives two weeks notice. The post Two Weeks Notice: A Rant appeared first on Katrina Kibben.


[Ep.10] Careers Page Teardowns: Smartling


SUBSCRIBE TO FIRMPLAY'S NEWSLETTER. Email *. Success! You’ll be the first to know when there’s a new post :). 60m+ in funding. A couple hundred employees (and counting). An ever-growing need for their service.

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Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness, but Maybe Volunteering Does

Recruiting Daily Advisor

According to a recent study , 27% of U.S. travelers are planning to volunteer on a trip this year.

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

Recruiter Relationships Are Still Critical

NPA Worldwide

Our guest blogger is Pam Robison of J. Gifford Inc. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Gifford Inc. is a small, quality conscious firm providing highly individualized recruiting services to clients on a local, regional, national and international basis.

Getting Executive Buy-in for Recruitment Software in 2019


Are you looking to secure an executive buy-in for recruitment software in 2019 ? Need some help convincing C-suits to make that investment? This 6 steps guide will help you build a strong business case for buying a recruitment software. Read More. Tutorials

Avoiding The Black Hole: Where Your Employer Brand Meets Your ATS


Or maybe we should say, “where you don’t want your employer brand meeting your ATS?”. The “ATS black hole” is that dark corner of your ATS, the place some applicants go, never to be heard from again.

Navigating the Future of Work: How to Hire the Best Talent from the Gig Economy


It’s time to face facts: the future of work happened, oh, yesterday — and most companies missed the memo. See, while we were all talking about what that future could look like and where the workforce might go, the inevitable occurred: things changed, and now we need to catch up.

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

A Workplace Without Weaknesses


Because modern workplaces are now focused on high engagement and work satisfaction, the idea of strengths-based management has driven countless research around its benefits. In this post guest author Tiffany Pires reveals how a workplace without weaknesses is possible.

What Recruiters Want To See On Your Resume


The majority of job seekers regard their resumes as their first and most important impressions given to recruiters. And they should. Naturally, your cover letter and resume is a combination bound to be read by your would-be employers long before you’re given the opportunity to meet them in person.

Here’s How to Go from Applicant Lead to Hire in One Day with Hireology


Job seekers in today’s competitive hiring market get taken off the market quickly. So it’s critical for your team to have an effective hiring process in place that enables you to secure top applicants before other employers.

What Is the Biggest Challenge in Recruitment? Experts Weigh In.


Challenge #1: Graduating from Tactical Thinking to Strategic Planning. One of the biggest challenges we are facing in the talent acquisition industry today is the availability of skilled labor. We can’t rely on post-and-pray.

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Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.