Mon.Dec 02, 2019

Do you really know how to reference check?

Social Talent

Do you really understand the purpose of a reference check? I mean really? The reason you are completing a reference check is to confirm the information you already have. That’s it. What a reference check is not: A chance to convince you you’re making the right decision.

Amazon’s New Hiring Commercial Gets One Thing Really Right!

Fistful of Talent

It seems like the world has a love/hate relationship with Amazon. We LOVE Amazon Prime and get all of our stupid stuff next-day, but we tend to want to grind them on their employee experience and hiring practice. It’s quickly becoming holiday season and Amazon probably needs to hire three hundred million people, so they have a new commercial out that seems to be everywhere: Abby and Elenda over at SkillScout I’m sure would give it two thumbs up! So, what do they get really right?

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Importance of Candidate Experience

Hospital Recruiting

Aleksandr Davydov/ One of the many advantages to a career in health care is the perpetual demand. No matter where you live, now or in the future, health care providers enjoy excellent job security.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Hiring Process

TalentCulture - Recruiting

As artificial intelligence evolves, we’re going to increasingly rely on it for boosting the hiring process. In Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, author Max Tegmark asserts that the “rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more than any other technology.”

Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable, by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

3 Tips for Recruiting During the Holidays

Proactive Talent

As the holiday season approaches, it’s likely you’ve started planning the perfect dinner, shopping for that ugly Christmas sweater, and discussing New Year’s shenanigans. But how does a recruiter get a candidate through the entire hiring process with limited time left in the year?

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3 Ways To Activate Your Employer Brand Internally


You probably already know the importance of a strong employer brand, but did you know that it’s just as important to find ways to activate it? That means creating clear strategies related to your mission, your values and the things that make your company unique.

5 Real Life Experiences That Will Yield Good Answers To: What Are Your Weaknesses


By Katherine Konrad, an experienced marketing professional and recent Celarity contractor . Unless you’re Michael Scott from the hit show, The Office , who believes his weaknesses are his strengths, answering this timeless interview question is the least-fun to answer.

How to Tell a Client You Don't Have the Candidates

FireFish Software

There’s a war for talent going on, so it’s not unusual to find yourself in a situation where you’re avoiding a client like the plague because you can’t find the candidates they’re looking for. If this sounds like you, don’t worry – you’re not alone!

Retail’s Top Recruiting Challenges and Best Bets: 11 Ways Leaders Can Address Volume Hiring in the Era of the Casual Candidate


Last holiday season was record-breaking for retailers in the US with a 5% increase over the previous year , the largest sales increase in 6 years. And in the UK a report from credit card giant Barclaycard showed consumer spending grew 1.8% year-on-year in December.

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!

Do you classify employees correctly? California’s law got stricter


The AB5 bill codifies the decision of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of the company Dynamex.

Erasing the Workplace Stigma of Behavioral Health Conditions

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Although our culture has made great strides in recent years in understanding those who struggle with behavioral health conditions, these individuals often face huge challenges in the workplace.

What HR Managers Need to Know About Document Security

HR Technologist - RB

While going paperless and completely digital opens up new challenges for small-to-medium businesses. HR Compliance


Podcast w/ Kassandra Sharron: The Future of Talent Acquisition & Hiring in 2025

Recruiting Daily

Kindness Matters With the onslaught of tech and focus on hard skills, industry experts worldwide are seeing a gap in human-to-human basics. This is an area of expertise that simply cannot be taught online. Soft Skills. With this (and many other issues) in mind, RecruitingDaily’s William Tincup & Talemetry joined forces at HRTech 2019. Each of our […].

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.

Finding Your Employees’ Potential While Pursuing Service Excellence

HR Technologist - RB

Employees are an organization’s most powerful asset, and reaching their full potential requires people by your side. Employee Engagement


Rushing to Fill Seasonal Roles, Companies Risk Low Morale, Bad Customer Service, and Even Theft


Retailers rejoice: It's shaping up to be a stellar holiday shopping season. According to the National Retail Federation, 2019 holiday sales may rise by as much as 4.2 percent over 2018, possibly reaching a total of $730.7 billion.

One of our favorite stories: Women in Engineering at Expedia Group

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 4 minutes. In 2018, only 13% of engineers were women, despite more women graduating with engineering degrees than ever. More shocking: 30% of women who left engineering said their company’s culture was the reason.

Why Hiring For Culture Fit Reinforces Unconscious Bias


“Culture fit” is a loaded term that has made its way into many organizations’ hiring practices. . At one point, “fit” was hailed as a useful heuristic in finding the best candidates. Now, we know better.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

3 Things Recruiters Should Never Say to Candidates


When it comes to recruiting , applicants are often the ones under fire. So they should be, considering that selecting people with the right personality and skill set for a position is at the heart of what you do!

What to Wear to an Interview

Recruiting in Yoga Pants

There sure are a lot of experts out there telling us what we shouldn't wear to interviews and/or the workplace. One author proposes a no bling rule (check out my response here ). Someone else says no yoga pants (thanks for inspiring this blog!). And now we have NO ORANGE CLOTHING.

Lessons from the CIPD conferences: people-led transformation


Themes from the CIPD conferences in 2019: part 2. It’s been a few weeks now since our time at 2019’s CIPD ACE in Manchester and after taking some time to review my notes, another common theme cropped up across a range of talks at this year’s event

What makes a good executive search firm?

Executive Search Insights

That’s what we are asking on Linkedin ! Join the discussion… The post What makes a good executive search firm? appeared first on GatedTalent

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

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

What makes an effective career site?


An effective career site is more than just a list of open vacancies. It gives candidates all the information they need to attract them to your company. Your career site is a powerful tool that makes or breaks a candidate’s decision on whether to apply to a role or not.

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Most Employees Want Their Bosses to Give Them More Responsibility

Recruiting Daily Advisor

How would your employees rate their leaders? A recent survey of 1,000 full-time employees in the United States sought to understand precisely how employees feel about their boss in a very detailed way. The report, called the “The Boss Barometer Report US 2019,” was created by Kimble Applications.

Measuring the Business Benefits of Flexibility: A Win for All Sides

TalentCulture - Recruiting

As always, I’ve been following the trends that are really going to change the way we work. Among them: the need to continue evolving our concept of the workforce and the tools changing how, where, and when we work.

Important Tips for Developing Future Leaders

Recruiting Daily Advisor

It’s often easy for companies and their leadership to be so caught up in the day-to-day challenges of running the organization that they overlook long-term planning—and we’re not just talking about annual, 5-year, or even 10-year plans.

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.