Mon.Apr 17, 2017

Which Country Has The Most Public Holidays? (Infographic)

Social Talent

In Ireland, the home of Social Talent HQ, we are wrapping up a four-day weekend to celebrate Easter. There are 9 official public holidays celebrated in the Republic of Ireland each year: New Year’s Day (1 January). Patrick’s Day (17 March). Easter Monday.

How to Develop a Job Description That Works

JazzHR

A job description is a lot more than just a list of an individual’s responsibilities. A good one lets potential employees know what’s expected of them, tells them where their role fits into the organization, and is a valuable performance management tool.

Facing a Shortage of Applicants? — Losing Applicants Explained With 5 Ugly Numbers

ERE

It’s an almost universal complaint across both corporations and small businesses around the world. “We We aren’t getting enough applicants and it is hurting our business.”

Busting the 7 Biggest Employer Branding Myths of All Time.

Recruiting Daily

Based on Google Trends data and anecdotal evidence in the form of podcast topics in the HR, this is the year of Employer Brand (at least in the talent acquisition community). I say this like people who say this is the year of women in Hollywood or the year of mobile in tech, that is […].

Live Webinar: Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS

Recruiting 101 – How to Choose the Right ATS. Let’s face it: Recruiting is hard. It’s nearly impossible without recruiting software or an applicant tracking system to help you automate the massive amount of daily tasks involved in hiring. Applicant tracking systems are command-central for all recruiting activities and manage everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But buying an ATS can be as overwhelming as recruiting itself. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Join us on Thursday, June 28, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST, for a live webinar to learn what an applicant tracking system is, what to look for, and how to choose the right vendor.

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Aegis Living: How Mission-Based Careers Win in a Selfie Society

Glassdoor for Employers

When senior living company Aegis Living made Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2017 list amid 600,000 companies listed, it was, for many, unexpected. Employee Engagement aegis living Best Place to Work Best Places to Work 2017 Corporate Culture job satisfaction

Empower Your Employees to Make Judgment Calls, and Avoid a PR Nightmare

JWT Inside

If you were anywhere near the internet last week, you likely saw headlines about United Airlines forcibly removing a passenger from a flight on the evening of April 9 after he refused to give up his seat.

How McKesson and Change Healthcare Streamlined Jobs & Candidate Experience with Glass…

Glassdoor for Employers

When McKesson Technology Solutions and Change Healthcare were merging into one organization, Cindy McGregor – Employer Brand Recruitment and Digital Marketing Talent Acquisition. Talent Acquisition Glassdoor Healthcare job seekers Jobs recruiting professionals

Mobile Recruiting Must-Haves

Green JobInterview

In 2017, all companies should be mobile optimizing every aspect of their businesses. According to LinkedIn infographic, the most common reason professionals say they’ve use a mobile device for job-related tasks is to view a company’s career website.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200+ offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Join us at SHRM Talent 2017!

getTalent

SHRM Talent Management 2017 – Talent: Today and Tomorrow will be kicking off this upcoming Monday in Chicago and getTalent is excited to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor!

Experts Examine How to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Spark Hire

It is easy for companies to say they offer job diversity, but only the ones that embed inclusion and diversity in their everyday practices are truly diverse organizations. Diversity encompasses the ability to create a workforce that brings an interesting point-of-view to the table.

Overall Salaries Up 2.9% Over Past 4 Years

The Hiring Site

While wages and salaries across all industries nationally increased by 2.9 percent between 2011 and 2016, that growth was far from uniform. According to CareerBuilder’s 2017 Salary Guide , many sectors greatly outpaced the national growth rate. Wages and salaries in the information sector grew by 13.3

The Trick to Getting References to Call You Back (And Give Honest Answers)

Linkedin Talent Blog

The sad truth is that in this day and age, most hiring managers consider the effort of making reference calls to be a waste of time.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Pick a Recruiting Software

MightyRecruiter

“Paralysis is a consequence of having too many choices,” said Barry Schwartz in his TED Talk.

More on OR: Google Boolean Dilemma

Boolean Strings

Anthropology and Psychology study human behavior. Ethology is the study of animal behavior. As a Sourcer, I am finding myself more and more studying software behavior. (Is Is there a term for that?). Studying a software application may sound odd.

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Key Findings From 750,000+ Tech Job Listings

Recruiterbox

The technology job market is constantly evolving. Hence, it is critical for recruiters and hiring managers to keep tabs on the employment landscape and trends.

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De-Clutter Your Time for Better Recruiting This Spring

Montage

If a good spring cleaning puts energy back into your step, try applying it at work, too. When times are busy we all tend to let things like filing, organization and other non-urgent tasks go. Inefficiencies may also have crept into your recruiting process while you focused on meeting emergency deadlines. Now, while the urge to purge is strongest, make time to straighten up – your recruiting results will be better for it. Recruiting Advice

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

Improving the Quality of Peer Reference Feedback

SkillSurvey

Most workplace experts agree, the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. Therefore, one of the most critical aspects of recruiting and credentialing new physicians and advanced practitioners is collecting peer references. Organizations rely heavily on the feedback of medical professionals who worked alongside of the physicians they are looking to hire to determine whether their performance will be of quality.

Using Your Fingerprints to Lock Your Smart Device May Not be So Smart

HireRight

As we’ve recently written, smartphones, laptops and many other of our latest and most advanced devices can ostensibly be secured with a fingerprint. Biometric technology, as it’s called, is considered foolproof since fingerprints can’t be duplicated. Right? Wrong. The post Using Your Fingerprints to Lock Your Smart Device May Not be So Smart appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

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Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 17th

Entelo

Happy last day to do your taxes, one and all! If you’re one of the estimated 1 in 7 people who wait until the last minute, good luck and get moving! If you’re not, congrats. You have fulfilled your civic duty this year!

How Tech Recruiting Has Changed Over the Years

Stack Overflow

Unless you’ve been in the tech recruiting space for decades (which, if so, congrats!), you’re probably not too familiar with the changes that have happened in the space. The tactics that once worked to fill our open technical roles just don't work anymore. Here are a few ways that technical recruiting has changed over the years (and what this means for you as a modern-day recruiter). Developer Hiring

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Are There “Men’s” Jobs and “Women’s Jobs”?

Hire-Intelligence

The US Department of Labor recently criticized Google suggesting that the tech giant was routinely underpaying its female employees. Eileen Naughton, Google’s VP of people operations, refuted this claim, pointing out that Google conducts an annual gender blind pay equality analysis which reveals any pay discrepancies, and if any exist among any demographic group, their … Corporate Culture Job Fit Recruiting Team Building google jobs wage gap

The Robot Wars!

Jim Stroud

In this episode of “The Jim Stroud Show,” Jim discusses the eventuality of robots and automation phasing out jobs for most modern workers and gives reasons why it will not happen as quickly as some people think. Tune in for all the fun!

7 Careers to Choose for Finance Degree

Recruiting Blogs

Earning a bachelor’s degree is the first step in pursuing a career in finance. Programs will typically focus on giving you a comprehensive understanding of financial management, technological expertise, interpersonal skills and professional insight. A career in finance isn't all about money.

Talkin’ Recruiting Robots, Automation, Sourcecon, and Netflix with Jim Stroud

Jim Stroud

I was fortunate enough to be a guest on the increasingly popular show – The Chad and Cheese Podcast! If you were among the few recruiters who missed it, no worries, I got you covered. Below is a description of what happened and the podcast itself. Tune in to hear all the fun! … The … Continue reading Talkin’ Recruiting Robots, Automation, Sourcecon, and Netflix with Jim Stroud. podcast

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What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.

The Importance of Gender Equality in the Workplace

Recruiting Blogs

With new payment equality legislation firmly in place we thought we'd reprint a post we first published more than a year ago which seems more relevant now than it did then. In modern times the laws are in place, but there still remains gender inequality across the workplace.

Find The Right Developer For Your App With A Sound Recruitment Strategy

Recruiting Blogs

Finding the right mobile app development partner is a non-negotiable factor to the success of your app. There is no scarcity of mobile app developers or development companies, but finding the suitable candidate for your app, requires more than your usual hiring routine.

ICYMI: The Five: Top Free Job Posting Sites for Employers

Recruiting Blogs

Remember a while ago when companies talked about not posting jobs? How was that even a thing? There really is no reasonable argument for not posting jobs. Companies who post jobs are successful, those who do not, aren’t. Period.

Sourcecon Spring 2017!! Day 1 Purple Squirrel Tracks

Recruiting Blogs

This is the day 1 Purple Squirrel Tracks. These included; How to go From Average Joe to Sourcing Pro by Matt LeBlanc and Smart Recruiting by Amy Miller. . First up How to go From Average Joe to Sourcing Pro by Matt LeBlanc. SO first up a realization all sourcers need to know; “hiring managers could care less where food candidates come from.” After that first up Boolean, and a crash course in it. Specifically And, ORs, or Nots. NOTE “Research Comes First”.

Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".