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

Jazz

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: 5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker’s Market

5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker's Market. Having a healthy candidate pipeline and attracting the largest talent pool possible is a key component of finding quality candidates, but the size of your talent pool isn't always something you can control. How do you find quality candidates in a job seekers' market? Join us in our live webinar and learn from Paycor's VP of Talent Acquisition, Bill Neese, the 5 essential steps you must take as a recruiter to thrive in today's market. Key topics covered in this webinar include: How to plan with total candidate market opportunity in mind. Rules and best practices for candidate engagement. Best practices for messaging. How to plan for recruiting capacity vs forecasted headcount. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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How Co-Browsing is Changing the Face of Recruitment

Undercover Recruiter

The rapid innovation of technology channels and tools continues to transform the business landscape.

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

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.

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

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.

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

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

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.

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 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.

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!

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

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.

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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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”.

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.