Wed.Feb 06, 2019

Ageism is Real – And It’s Your Fault

Fistful of Talent

“But Paul, you’re different. You like that technology stuff.”. That’s what I get when I bring up a new way to manage a process with a new project management tool. Or when I try to introduce a web-based collaboration platform. Or even when I suggest we use group collaboration in Office 365.

What Should Your Staffing Firm Do About Negative Online Reviews?


“Help: My staffing firm just received a negative review on our Facebook page. What should I do?” ” While you might be tempted to get rid of the comment, that’s not a good idea. Here’s why: You’ve built a wonderful business.

Recruiters! This Is Not How You Hire Top Talent

Social Talent

Every recruiter has their own way of doing things, with most having their own unique styles. The aim for most recruiters out there is to provide a top-class candidate experience. However, this doesn’t always seem to be the case. Today, some bad practice has snuck its way into the industry.

Why Artificial Intelligence Is Not a Threat to Jobs

HR Technologist - RB

Artificial intelligence can learn how to perform routine tasks by looking at thousands of relevant examples. But it still needs human supervision. Digital Transformation

Live Webinar: Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

In order to make sure candidates fall in love with your company, you need a simple, structured process. Learn the steps you can take to hire the perfect candidates for your open roles and avoid making a toxic hire.

3 Essential Skills Every Top Recruiter Needs

Social Talent

What are the true skills need by every top recruiter to succeed? Yes, communication is important. Sure, multitasking is key. But today, a recruiter needs to have a lot more than communication and multi-tasking skills to be a TOP recruiter.

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Why — and How — Recruiters Should Think Like Marketers


Recruiters who think like marketers have the edge in today's candidate-driven talent market. That's the belief at the core of recruitment marketing, the practice of developing and communicating a value proposition to job candidates in the same way marketers do to customers.

Google For Jobs: 7 Hacks Recruiters Need To Know

Recruiting Daily

Writing job descriptions is an exercise in measuring humanity.

5 Voluntary Benefits to Boost the Appeal of Your Total Rewards Program


The war for talent is on, and shrewd employers recognize they need to up the ante to attract and retain human capital in this market. This realization, however, places pressure on the benefits department.

Four “Lazy Operators” for Lazy Sourcers

Boolean Strings

If you source well, that implies that you are also a Lazy Sourcer. What I mean by a Sourcer’s “Laziness” is trying to get results with fewer keystrokes and mouse movements. Those of us who type slowly – I do! – need to find ways to reduce typing even more desperately).

2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.

How to Offer Remote Work Without Disrupting Your Business


Recruiters are constantly striving to attract and retain better talent, and many are increasingly using new perks to seal the deal. One of the easiest perks to offer also happens to be one of the most attractive to today's employees: the ability to work remotely.

The Rise Of AI: How Did This Happen?


Have you been wondering how the rise of AI began to trend and spread across the globe? The rise of artificial intelligence. Consider the Industrial Revolution, which lasted somewhere from 60-80 years. Some are calling the current period “The Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace


We’re living in a unique period where five different generations potentially coexist in the workforce. Factors such as improved healthcare and delaying retirement credits result in employees born in the 1950s working alongside those born in the 1990s and even 2000s.

Weekly Diversity and Inclusion News: January 30 - February 5, 2019


Diversity: It’s not them, it’s you. Google's workers claim the company is 'Out to lunch.'. Diversity

2018 in Talent Acquisition & The 2019 Impact

2019 will certainly have its own set of talent acquisition challenges. This valuable report reflects on key events in 2018 and extracts critical insights to help lay the path forward this year. Get on board or get left behind with these key takeaways.

3 Tips for Attracting Talent During Record Low Unemployment

Recruiting Daily Advisor

This past year the United States unemployment rate sank to the lowest it’s been since 1969, holding at only 3.7%. This is also the eighth consecutive year that jobs have been added to the economy and wages have increased. Clearly, a rate of low unemployment is positive for the job market and U.S.

Conducting a Customer Needs Assessment (C.N.A.)

p1 Learning

As a seller, chances are that you’ve heard the acronym, C.N.A. It can stand for the Customer Needs Assessment or Conducting the Needs Assessment. It’s also known as the need’s analysis or the “tell me” interview. There are lots of catchy names… but the end game is the same.

3 Ways to Avoid Candidate Ghosting in Your Hiring Process

The Hire Talent

Have you heard about ghosting? Ghosting is when one person in a two-way communication stops responding to the other. It’s increasingly common among relationships whose primary form of communication is through texting and online dating apps.

5 No-Fail Ways to Master Millennial Hiring

Newton Software

Become a Millennial Magnet: How to Hire the Hottest Talent. The millennial generation has quickly become the largest generation in the US labor force.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

5 Ways I’ve Failed in My Recruiting Career


I always enjoy reflecting on my past. It’s easy to remember the wins but it’s also good to focus on mistakes and failures. Recruiting is a roller coaster ride – things are never going to go as planned and in some ways that’s why I’ve enjoyed the ride.

How to Implement a Hierarchical Pay Raise Strategy

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In two previous posts, we’ve been discussing the need for , and the merits of , implementing a hierarchical pay raise structure as opposed to a more or less flat structure whereby all employees generally receive about the same pay increase.

Thinking Like an Engineer in HR

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Engineers and product teams have been using the agile method for decades to efficiently develop and deliver the best possible products. Most commonly used by software developers, this method helps cross-functional teams organize, continuously iterate and deliver high-quality products for customers.

Why the Gig Economy May Be Stealing Your Permanent Workforce

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Dreams of flexible schedules, the ability to work remotely, and building new skill sets while working for multiple companies—at the same time—are all real reasons why full-time workers are choosing to turn to the gig economy as a main source of employment. Stas_V / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

TalentAlgo Launches New Recruitment Platform for IT and Quantitative Candidates in the Financial Services Industry

HR Technologist - RB

TalentAlgo today announces the launch of its new platform designed to take the world of recruiting into a new era, uses a unique mix of their proprietary algorithm. Recruitment & Onboarding

You Need to Start Hiring, You Also Need to Know What That Means

Undercover Recruiter

I remember the first outsourced recruiting engagement we took on. This was in 2010, our company had 12 people and one of our top clients asked us if we could put one of our recruiters onsite to take over their recruiting efforts.

Weekly Diversity and Inclusion News: January 23 - 29, 2019


Battling racial discrimination in the workplace. 13 methods to boost tech team diversity. Diversity

Nomad: Making Art out of Old Objects and Light Bulbs and Traveling the Country to Sell at Art Shows | Mick Whitcomb


Mick Whitcomb takes old objects like typewriters and scales and makes funky awesome light fixtures out of them. His wife Paige makes beautiful tintype photography. Mick and Paige spend 300 days on the road with their dog, going to different art shows, setting up their booth, and making a living.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

AllyO Names Key HR Tech Influencers As Advisory Board Members

HR Technologist - RB

AllyO, the technology company renowned for its end-to-end AI recruiting solution, today shared details about the company’s Advisory Board. Leadership & Succession

A Day in the Life of a Health Care Industry Compliance Manager

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

Karen Shell watched intently when the Senate Judiciary Committee held confirmation hearings in January for the next U.S. attorney general, a decision that could dramatically impact her day-to-day work.

Bpm'online Launches New Training Formats to Shrink Learning Curve and Drive User Adoption

HR Technologist - RB

Bpm'online, today announces completely revamped training programs, covering functionality, configuration, and development of bpm'online products. Learning & Development