Thu.Jan 10, 2019

Gender-blind hiring is BS. Here’s why so many companies are failing.

Recruiting Daily

Blind hiring aims to remove any and all identifying information (personal, demographic, etc.) from the recruiting process so that recruiters and hiring managers can evaluate candidates based on their abilities alone. Sounds good in theory, right?

Should You Require Preemployment Knowledge-Based Tests?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Research indicates that 85% of job applicants lie on their résumés and job applications because employer application tracking systems expect exact matches from their applicant pools.

Candidate Quality: How Your Job Description Helps You Get Closer to the Hire

Indeed

Do you ever look at your candidate list and wonder why some people thought the position you posted was a good fit for them? You’ve read through their background and are unable to connect the dots. Well, you’re not alone.

Exploring the HR Cloud + JazzHR Integration

JazzHR

Guest blog written by: Alex Steinbrook of HR Cloud. From Applicant Tracking to Employee Engagement. For the better part of the last decade, both JazzHR and HR Cloud have been serving the human resources community by building intuitive software solutions.

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Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

“New Year, New Me” – How about the real you?

The Whiteboard

Self-improvement is rife at this time of year, innit? Positive intent is in the water. Gyms are full. Skin glows. Social media is awash with “New Year, New Me!” posts. Resolutions abound. It all looks like hard work, if you ask me.

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4 Essential Skills an HR Technologist Will Need for the Future

HR Technologist - RB

Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer at Visier explains four essential skills an HR Technologist need for the future. Strategy

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The Biggest Recruitment Trends 2019

Social Talent

At SocialTalent , we know that recruitment news travels fast. With the hustle and bustle of working life, it can be hard to keep track of the latest news and trends in the world of hiring. That’s why every Friday we bring you the latest innovations, breakthroughs and big news in our industry.

Make a Recruitment Network Part of Your Day

NPA Worldwide

The most successful recruiters in our network are the ones who use all of NPAworldwide’s tools, and use them consistently.

6 of the Worst Job Ads of 2018

FireFish Software

As recruiters, we pride ourselves in writing great job ads, but of course we don’t get it right 100% of the time – and neither do employers.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Soft Marketing for Recruitment Marketers: What is it and What’s the ROI?

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In traditional marketing, we sometimes talk about hard versus soft marketing techniques.

Why Face-to-Face Workplace Communication Is So Vital in the Digital Era

Recruiter

From the coworker who is constantly getting "dings" on their phone to our culture's obsession with social media, there's good reason for the growing concern regarding the way we engage with digital tools to communicate in the workplace.

How to Automate the Hiring Process Without Losing Top Talent

Glassdoor for Employers

Depending on how many positions you have to fill in a year, a significant amount of your time can be taken up with the hiring process. That is… unless you automate certain tasks! Automation is a recruiter’s best friend if used wisely. Why Automate Hiring Tasks?

The Impact of Weight Bias on Talent Management

Recruiter

We are subject to as many as 188 cognitive biases at any given time. Nearly every judgment we make is influenced by one or more of these inherent biases, affecting both our thoughts and actions every day of our lives. Our struggle with bias is basically the result of how our brains work.

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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.

How Healthcare Data will Help Transform HR’s Mission in 2019

HR Technologist - RB

It’s an exciting time for HR technology. Most leaders are already using modern technology to attract and retain talent. In 2019, increased data and analytics will continue its rising impact on the other side of HR: employee health and productivity. Health & Medical

3 Reasons Better Benefits Packages Are Critical to Business Success

Recruiter

With 29 percent of workers planning to leave their jobs in 2019, according to a survey from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), employers need to understand how to get employees to stay. One key to retention: benefits.

3 B2C Companies Using AI to Transform their Candidate Sourcing Strategies

HR Technologist - RB

We take a look at how three top B2C companies are leveraging AI to optimize their candidate sourcing strategy. Recruitment & Onboarding

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5 Ways Recruiters Can Use Content Marketing

Recruiter

Could content marketing help attract candidates and gain the interest of employers? If you own a recruiting company or operate as an independent recruiter, you will be pleased to know that the answer is yes.

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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?

Key hiring metrics: Useful benchmarks for tech roles

Workable

How does your tech recruiting process compare to that of other companies? You may know your own key hiring metrics like your average time to fill or how many qualified candidates you need to make a hire, but what’s the significance of these numbers? As Hung Lee, CEO & founder of workshape.io

How a Life-Changing Diagnosis Taught Me to Open up at Work

Namely - Talent

In this HR for Humans story, Olivia Small, an office coordinator at Namely, shares her struggle dealing with a life-changing diagnosis and how she learned to depend on her team. For more stories at the intersection of work and life, follow @namely_hr on Instagram.

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The Most Common Interview Mistakes Made By Companies

BlueWave Resource Partners

The interview process has a purpose. Otherwise, we would simply hire people from their resume, right? Companies need to validate a candidate’s skillset and qualifications for the position, first and foremost.

By the Numbers: January 11, 2019

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Job Cuts Increased by a Third Year over Year. The Numbers: Between 2017 and 2018 job cuts within the U.S. labor force increased by 29% per a report from Challenger, Gray and Christmas, Inc. This was the highest increase since 2015.

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.

How to Use Technology to Manage the Cost and Complexity of Business Regulation

Recruiter

Executives in senior management face many challenges, and chief among them might just be the growing cost and complexity of regulation.

How to Define Your Employee Value Proposition: The DIY Approach

Rally Recruitment Marketing

If you want to take charge of your company’s Employer Brand, a good place to start is by defining your Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Your EVP consists of the tangible and intangible rewards (i.e. the value) employees can expect in exchange for their time and effort working for your company.

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6 Ways to Build an Eco-Friendly Office

Namely - Talent

It’s not easy being green. Between all the paper, food waste, and electrical demands, most workplaces aren’t exactly eco-friendly. So how can your organization encourage better employee habits and become more environmentally conscious? HR Wellness Employee Engagement

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How to Shape Your Employee Value Proposition: The DIY Approach!

Rally Recruitment Marketing

If you want to take charge of your company’s Employer Brand, a good place to start is by defining your Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Your EVP consists of the tangible and intangible rewards (i.e. the value) employees can expect in exchange for their time and effort working for your company.

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The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

Breaking Down the Fair Labor Standards Act

Namely - Talent

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) recently turned 80—an anniversary celebration that went largely unnoticed by national news media, perhaps, for good reason.

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One Position You Won’t Have to Recruit for in 2019: CFO

Recruiting Daily Advisor

While employers across the country are gearing up to attract talent in the coming year, one position that won’t require any recruiting is that of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

10 Positive Returns from Investing in a Recruiting Agency

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

There are many benefits to working with a recruiting agency both from a financial perspective and operations aspect.