Mon.Nov 05, 2018

Hiring for culture fit: The key to attracting and retaining talent


If you wonder why recruiting is a big challenge for most organizations — and why retaining stellar employees often becomes a no-win situation — the answer could be simple: organizations need to be better at hiring for culture fit.

Top 10 Reasons Why Peer Interviews Are The No. 1 Candidate Selling Tool


For some unexplained reason, the sales component of recruiting is often ignored. Few recruiting leaders ever make a scientific assessment of the sales component of recruiting, but if they did, they would instantly become champions of peer interviews. Interviewing Featured

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3 Types of Interview Questions NOT to Ask

The Hire Talent

There are many guidelines and resources to help you choose the best interview questions. By exploring this advice, interviewers can benefit of others’ experiences and research. What often isn’t addressed is the fact that there are some questions that you should not ask – at least in a certain way.

4 Indicators Your CEO is Not Interested in Your Burnout

Fistful of Talent

You think I’m about to slam your CEO, don’t you ? I’m not. My definition of caring about something includes both the emotional act of caring and the physical action of doing something about it.

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.

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The First Step to Creating an Equitable Company Culture Is Asking the Right Questions


I recently asked my Facebook friends, many of whom are in staffing, if they noticed that leaders in recruiting are disproportionately male.

LinkedIn Is a Lot More Than a Professional Networking Site Now


I recently attended LinkedIn's annual human resources event, Talent Connect. Held in Anaheim, California, the event showcased everything LinkedIn has been working on in 2018 and its plans for the future.

The Truth about Dependent Verification: Why You Need a Third-Party Partner

HR Technologist - RB

Is your organization wasting money insuring ineligible people? Learn how to avert this costly, yet common HR mistake via dependent verification. Hodges-Mace expert, Katy Dahlstrom explains all of this, plus why HR should NEVER attempt this alone. Background Verification

My Journey to the C-Suite as a Millennial Executive


If I had to summarize my career in one word, it would be "exhilarating."

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!

15 Common Mistakes Found In Job Descriptions


Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Joel Syder – business analyst and writer for Academic Brits. His opinions are his own. When scrolling through job advertisements it’s often easy to get a feeling that they are all the same. This happens because job descriptions are generic and usually bland. Top talent aren’t attracted by […]. Employment Market Hiring Talent Recruitment Skills shortage Source

How Addressing an Alcohol Problem Now Can Boost Your Professional Success Later


If you're looking to get ahead in your career, going to rehab for an alcohol problem is probably not the first thing that comes to mind.


3 Reasons Your Company Should Hire People with Disabilities


By Hannah Wilson: October was Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). The theme was “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” DEAM works to celebrate all that America’s workers with disabilities bring to the table while providing an abundance of education, resources and support. Hiring individuals with disabilities adds a new attitude and skill set to any team. From having new perspectives to a problem-solving attitude, disabled workers are just as capable as anyone else.

Benefits on the Fringe: Paid Time Off for Voting in Elections


Welcome to Benefits on the Fringe, the monthly column where Jason McDowell covers the most unique benefits today's employers are using to woo talent, as well as advances and innovations in the employee benefits realm.

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.

Mission: Help for Hiring the Military

Recruiting Daily

Focusing your recruitment on the 250,000 military veterans that enter the civilian world each year certainly seems a noble venture; after all, these folks have risked their lives to secure our freedom. But does it make fiscal sense to the powers that be?

Docebo Goes All In On AI

Brandon Hall

By David Wentworth , Principal Learning Analyst, Brandon Hall Group. Sometimes it feels like Artificial Intelligence is the “gluten-free” of the learning tech world. Most everyone has it in their marketing message, but not everyone is sure what it is or if it’s even necessary.

4 Tactics Your Hiring Team Can Learn from Army Recruiters


Nowhere are the stakes higher for recruiters than in the military. Find out how these TA pros hit 70 thousand hires in a year, and why your team should start practicing drills. Though they may not be actively engaged in combat, Army recruiters have one of the toughest jobs in the military.

Top 10 Benefits of Proper Talent Pool Segmentation


In this blog post, you will learn about the top 10 benefits of a proper talent pool segmentation. Segmenting your talent pool will help you improve all the most important recruiting metrics, including time, cost and quality of hire. Read More. Recruiting

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?

The Value of Enabling Employee Career Plans

Undercover Recruiter

The way we do business is constantly evolving – disruptive technologies such as AI and biometrics, cloud technology, the war for talent, changing demographics and a difficult economic environment – all mean that our organizations are redesigned with implications for the whole workforce.

Boost Your Hiring Process With Video Like This Phenomenal People Officer

Spark Hire

Brad Goldoor, Co-Founder and Chief People Officer at Phenom People, discusses how today’s most progressive companies are using video to attract, nurture, and convert qualified job candidates. He and Josh speak on why video should be implemented throughout the employee lifecycle. If you’re looking to integrate video into your hiring process, Brad provides the tips you need. Learn where to start, what tools to use, how to format the videos, and discover real world examples.

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Are millennials and Gen Z actually looking for “passion over profit,” or is that b t?

Recruiting Daily

I’m going to try and spend about 500 words or so on this idea of “passion over profit,” often attributed to the millennial generation. I think a lot of how we think about the concept of “passion over profit” is a bit twisted. Let’s explore. Passion over profit and millennial assumptions We talk about generational […]. Blog Posts Featured News employee experience gen z generations hiring Millennials passion profit Recruiting Sourcing younger talent

Candidates Fear Another Recession, Reluctant to Look for New Jobs

Recruiting Daily Advisor

2018 has been a rough year for recruiters, as ManpowerGroup points out that 46% of employers say they cannot find the skills they need to fill open jobs.

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.

Jobless Rates, Inflation, and Unemployment’s Impact


Historically, low unemployment linked to low interest rates has boded well for a growth economy, however this could be put to the test very soon as the jobless rate continues to decline to a 48-year low. In a recent speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell , “Since 1950, the U.S.


3 reasons why ATS tracking is essential


Does it feel as if your hiring process is more of a hit and miss affair than a streamlined process? Are you trying to figure out what works, what doesn’t, and where you’re going wrong? If that sounds familiar, ATS tracking could be the solution. But what is an applicant tracking system or ATS actually? In short, ATS is a software applicat

Moonlighting Launches New On-Demand Hiring API


Leading Freelance Platform Offers “MOON” Access To 675,000 On-Demand Hires. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.

5 Steps to a Successful Employer Branding Strategy


Seeing how it’s one of the most effective ways to get lots of high-quality applicants, here are a few great employer branding strategies you can use for your company, coupled with some examples to get you inspired.

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.

Do you know what you are worth?

Media Staffing Network

This is always a loaded question when considering a job or career change. It is important when negotiating to know what you are worth and what the market will bear.

8 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement and Create a Winning Workplace

Recruiting Daily Advisor

How do you get employees to go the extra mile and perform at the peak of their capacity? Some say job satisfaction and happiness are key elements of exceptional employee commitment. I don’t disagree with that. But I would argue that employee satisfaction and happiness are not enough.

Hiring Managers, Don’t Blow Your Interview.

BlueWave Resource Partners

Locking down an interview is hard enough; wouldn’t we all agree? Either one of two things usually occur: 1.) You apply for the job independently, follow up and follow up, and by golly, someone shockingly responds to you and wants to set up an interview! You are working with a recruiter that has done everything in their power to present you in the best light, talk you up, coordinate schedules, and land you that moment you’ve been hoping for.