Wed.Nov 13, 2019

More Job Listings Does NOT Equal More Applicants

ApplicantPro

Maybe you're struggling to fill one specific position. You decide you're going to repost the same listing in nearby cities in hopes of getting more applicants.

The Pragmatic Recruiting Framework: A lesson from marketing

Workable

I’m not a fan of the tired rhetoric of “Recruitment is just like X”. But let’s face facts: every discipline can learn something from others.

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#AskARecruiter: What’s the Biggest Challenge Facing Talent Acquisition?

Yello

At Yello’s 2019 STRIVE conference, speaker Stacey Wetterer , Director of Management Programs at Cintas, said, “If you are 100% sure you’ve found the right candidate, you’ll be right 75% of the time.” . Her comment makes you wonder—if you’re making the wrong hiring decision 25% of the time, how much is it costing your company (in both hard and soft dollars)? And why are we making costly mistakes for every one out of four candidates recruited? .

Adjusting Your Attention Is The Key To Getting Great Results

Fistful of Talent

If you run a coffee bean company (which I do), expect more bags of beans to be sold and when Barry complains about doing more work (e.g. more bags of beans to fill), you will need to listen. If you recruit and hire people (which I do), expect that someone (e.g.,

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!

3 Hiring Metrics Your Team Should Track to Boost Hiring Efficiency

Hireology

unemployment is at a 50-year low, meaning there are more open roles than available, qualified talent to fill them. Because of this tight labor market, your team needs to be more strategic than ever before when it comes to measuring and improving your hiring efforts. .

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The Pragmatic Recruiting Framework: A lesson from marketing

Workable

I’m not a fan of the tired rhetoric of “Recruitment is just like X”. But let’s face facts: every discipline can learn something from others.

Whom Are You Hiring? Looking into an Applicant’s Checkered Past

Recruiting Daily Advisor

For good reason, you probably spend a significant amount of time worrying about legal compliance for the employees on your payroll. But what about those who didn’t get the job?

The Benefits to Highlight When Recruiting Millennials

RecruitmentJuice

Millennials are slowly dominating the workforce. It’s estimated that by 2020, millennials will make up 35% of the global workforce. As most of them are digital natives, millennials bridge the widening gap between today’s increasingly tech-driven industries and the skillsets they require.

3 Ways to Improve Healthcare Talent Acquisition in 2020

AkkenCloud

Healthcare is an industry where talent makes all the difference. When ensuring that patient’s needs are met, it’s vital that healthcare team members have the requisite skills and experience as well as the right disposition to deal with the realities of healthcare in the 21st century.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

What I Learned From OSWAHCR 2019

Hiretual

At Hiretual, we believe that being proactive and continuously eager to learn from our community of recruiters is the best way to deliver the best value.

Confessions of a Corporate Talent Acquisition Leader: Why HR Should Conduct Its Own Census in 2020

Recruiter

Guess what happens in 2020. Here's a hint: It happens every 10 years. Correct! It's the US census. But why is there a census, and what value does it provide? Well, the census collects data about everyone living in the United States.

5 Biggest Challenges for HR Leadership Teams

Achievers - Recruiting

Human Resources (HR) is a complex profession (but that’s what you like about it, right?) and the challenges you face come from many directions. Some of those challenges, like tight labor markets and economic volatility, are beyond your control.

Beyond Content: Elevate Recruitment Marketing with an Integrated Talent Architecture

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Driving an aggressive recruitment marketing and brand strategy for talent is vital for high growth, high scale organizations.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

Don't Fear the Future: How to Bring Your Whole Self to Work

Recruiter

Article by Vance Brown Professionals around the world are standing together at a crossroads: the intersection of emerging technical disruption and the future of work. It's a busy, chaotic place.

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Executive In Transition: The Space Between Your Recent And Future Positions

Executive Search Insights

We are delighted to be hosting a series of blogs from Heidi Wheatley, an experienced marketing executive who finds herself in transition. You can find her first blog – “Seeing the opportunity in transition” here. The First 24 Hours of Transition.

What Is Talent Acquisition? Definition, Process, Strategies, and Best Practices

HR Technologist - RB

An effective talent acquisition strategy is essential for driving business growth. Learn what talent acquisition is and what you need to hire top talent today. Recruitment & Onboarding

An Easy Solution to Closing the Black Hole in Candidate Experience

Rally Recruitment Marketing

We’ve all been through it before as candidates: you had a great job interview with a company, you feel like you connected with the hiring team and answered everything well, and you wait to hear next steps, but instead you hear nothing from the employer – so you wait and you wait some more.

Even During COVID-19, I-9s Have to Be Done Right, on Time, and in Person

Help make sure you can get your remote hires onboarded quickly, even when you don’t have a physical office location or trained HR in the area. Download this free e-book, and you’ll be on your way to simpler Form I-9 and Section 2 completion.

Talent Gap Analysis: The Complete Guide for 2020

HR Technologist - RB

Before you hire top talent, you should know where the talent gaps are in your organization. Here’s our guide to the process of talent gap analysis and insights for 2020. Recruitment & Onboarding

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Only 20% Queries Need to Be Boolean

Boolean Strings

Sourcing includes three types of search: Research – finding info on terminology, target companies, schools, job titles, locations, and industry news. Search – finding professionals with promising backgrounds. Cross-referencing – finding additional qualifying professional info and contact info. “[1]

How to Recruit on Reddit: A Beginner's Guide

FireFish Software

Reddit is a massive online community forum where users share news, images and video content so other users can comment and vote on the content. Popular content rises to the top, while content that is downvoted (e.g. less popular) becomes less visible on the site. Recruitment Social Recruitment

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Q&A: Fighting the Benefits Illiteracy Epidemic

Recruiting Daily Advisor

As an HR manager, you’ve likely spent a lot of time putting together your company’s benefits package. You’ve selected exciting new benefits and made sure you have a good balance of health, wellness, and leave packages. But there is a problem: Your employees just do not seem to understand them.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Wednesday Wisdom on the Candidate Experience From Symphony Talent’s Gunnar Kiene

HR Technologist - RB

Gunnar Kiene, chief creative officer, Symphony Talent, shares his views on the shift in candidate experience, the best books on recruitment and more. Recruitment & Onboarding

Recruitment Compliance: What is It and How Software Helps

TalentLyft

Are you up to date with all the rules and obligations of recruitment compliance ? Compliance is a very important issue that must be taken into account at each stage of the hiring process! Learn everything you need to know to ensure the compliance of your whole hiring process. Read More. Recruiting

Hiring a Software Engineer? Look Out for These Resume Red Flags

Recruiter

Recently, I read Joel Spolsky's book, Smart and Gets Things Done. It's a book about hiring software engineers based on Joel's experience running a successful software company.

How to Build Your Personal Business Brand

Undercover Recruiter

The world of recruiting has never been so competitive, clients and candidates alike will form their opinion of you from a quick google search before even meeting you. So investing your time into your own personal brand is the smartest career move you can make right now.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

3 Metrics Your Staffing Firm Should Be Tracking

PandoLogic

Staffing agencies have a lot of data to maintain, from candidate tracking systems to job ad sites. If you're like most agencies, the metrics that get the most attention often have to do with cost. But there are a lot of. Reporting & Analytics programmatic staffing

5 Time Management Strategies to Defeat Distraction

Indeed

Hiring is a tough job, involving many moving parts and the need to be responsive to snag top talent. Finding time for basic recruiting and hiring tasks can be a daily struggle. No matter what your role in hiring is, implementing time management strategies is key.

Have You Been Taken Advantage of at Work?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Remember when that coworker asked you to do a little bit of work for him when he went on vacation? It was nice of you to do that. But then, they never returned the favor. If that sounds familiar to you, you are not alone. In fact, 77% of workers feel like they have been taken advantage of at work.

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