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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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

“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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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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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.

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.

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.

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 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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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.

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 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.

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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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

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.

How You Quit Your Job – Things That Make Me Go Hmmm…

Fistful of Talent

I love the dance that begins once someone has accepted your offer and you’re now talking about a start date in the new role. Especially if they’re employed. Here are the usual intervals and what they mean to me.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

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?

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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Recruiting Dos and Don'ts as Told by Disney Princesses

Smartdreamers

Millions of people around the world grew up with watching Disney movies, learning valuable–and sometimes questionable–lessons from the fantastical worlds populated by lantern-jawed heroes, anthropomorphic animals, and Robin Williams-voiced genies. Recruitment Tips

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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

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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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 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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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).

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

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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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 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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