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.”

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.

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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4 steps to optimize your recruitment in 2020


Many recruiters and HR professionals believe that their work processes are inefficient and outdated. This concern naturally stems from two factors. First, there is the huge amount of time spent by recruiters on manual tasks.


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.

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.

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


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!

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.

How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Recognition Program

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Does your organization have a formal employee recognition program? Do you also utilize peer-to-peer recognition? If not, are you considering doing so in the future? Peer-to-peer recognition is a form of feedback that comes from an employee’s peers rather than superiors.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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

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.

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!

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 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

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.

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!

The Keys To Successful Career Development

Forbes Human Resources Council

Career development is a lifelong enterprise that we should focus on during all months of the year

The Key to Having Your Temp Employees Return: Make Work Worth It!

The Staffing Stream

Hiring for seasonal jobs picks up during the holiday season as retailers increase staffing to accommodate their seasonal sales growth. Perhaps you can’t afford to keep them on the payroll once holiday work demand ends, but you’d like some of them to come back next season.

Five Steps To Successfully Hiring For Cultural Fit

Forbes Human Resources Council

Candidates are attracted to culture, and that makes it a tool for us as leaders to draw in talent that understands our culture and adds to it

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