Wed.Nov 06, 2019

The Rise of Super Skills and Micro-skills: What Recruiters Need to Know


A recent article in the Financial Times signaled the end of education-based recruiting as we know it. . Hiring managers and recruiters have traditionally looked to a candidate’s GPA and the reputational background of their university or degree when making a hiring decision.

Port-a-Potty Recruiting – What’s behind Door #2 will shock you!


What’s behind Door #2 will shock every recruiter! Over the summer, I was taking my high school daughter to band camp ( @WilliamTincup – no comment), and found one of the best recruitment marketing ads I’ve seen in a very long time.

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3 Ways Hiring Data Can Help You Hold Managers Accountable


In today’s tight labor market, top job seekers get taken off the market quickly. This means it’s critical for all employers to have an efficient hiring process in place to avoid losing top talent to other job opportunities.

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How To Build An Effective Employee Welcome Package


Guest Blog by Danielle Freedland at Humi, Canada’s leading all-in-one HR, Payroll, and Benefits solution for small to medium-sized businesses. She strives to spread her knowledge in HR through her writing to help organizations spend more time on their greatest asset – their employees. .

COVID-19 Return to Workplace Guide: Reopening Facilities Following a Pandemic

Download the Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights COVID-19 report for information, new survey results and resources to help you recognize opportunities, minimize risk and confidently navigate the challenging road ahead.

8 Recruitment Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen To

FireFish Software

Here at Firefish, we absolutely love podcasts. We’re constantly recommending our favourites in the office, so we thought we’d share the recruitment podcasts we can’t get enough of. Marketing

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12 Marketing Mistakes Your Recruitment Business Needs to Avoid

HR Technologist - RB

Marketing is continuously changing, and a recruitment business is one of those businesses that deal in almost all industries. Recruitment & Onboarding

Would You Be Happy With No HR?

Fistful of Talent

Today, if twitter is to be believed, (and there are many whom attribute gospel-like reverence to it) HR is focused on talent, technology and turnover. Throw in an employee experience or two and you’ve got the top 5 “issues” HR needs to address.

Important Ways on How to Improve the Relationship with Remote Workers


With the development of technology and modern means of communications, businesses have gotten an opportunity to expand their talent pool by including remote workers amongst their ranks.

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You Are the Valuable Asset: How to Be a Brain Instead of a Set of Hired Hands


I remember what it's like to be on a job search. Early on in my career, I would scour the newspaper ads; later, I would search all of the job sites for anything that looked remotely like a place that might hire me.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

What ‘Yeet’ Can Teach HR Professionals about Evolution

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In Spring of this year, I read an article about a “cool” and “savvy” 43-year-old high school teacher in Massachusetts who developed a “Gen Z Dictionary” that attempts to define the colloquial terms that his students used throughout the school year.

Apprenticeships Bridge the Middle-Skills Gap

Allegis Global Solutions

Similar to mentorship programs but aimed more directly at entry-level talent, apprenticeships typically give workers a wage while they learn on the job, accompanied by related technical or classroom instruction.

3 Ways You Can Help Employees Develop Critical Skills This National Career Development Month

HR Technologist - RB

November is National Career Development Month. We take this opportunity to share key trends, metrics, and strategies for employee upskilling. Learning & Development

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Navigating Gen. Z's Demands: 4 Tips for Negotiating Job Offers With the Newest Members of the Workforce


As a recruiter, you know you need to stay on top of the latest workforce trends if you're going to keep engaging top-tier talent. And the trends change often: Each new generation that enters the office has its own priorities, and that affects how you sell opportunities and negotiate offers.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

The Absurdity of the Annual Performance Review

HR Technologist - RB

The annual review is a relic of the past. Yet it continues to be part of performance management. Performance Management & HCM


The Educating of a Hiring Manager

Recruiting Daily

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, there are nearly 1 million unfilled jobs in IT. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) also reports that there are over 7 million open jobs in the economy as a whole. The market for Data Scientists is even more challenging.

How to Prepare the Workplace for Flu Season

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The arrival of cooler temperatures signals the coming of fall—and the coming of flu season.

The Importance of Effective Onboarding

Undercover Recruiter

Many businesses will claim to have an onboarding process when bringing new employees into the fold, but how many of them can say how effective that process really is?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Top-Rated Workplaces for Veterans in 2019


With Veterans Day just around the corner, Indeed wanted to better understand the landscape for veterans returning to work. Veterans have much to offer the civilian workforce, having faced unique challenges in active duty.

2020 Staffing Trends Professionals Are Excited About


Staffing professionals have experienced a huge shift in the way the hiring process works just in the past decade, with an ever-growing landscape of technological tools and advances ready to help find the best candidates more efficiently. The main tools. Recruitment Industry Trends programmatic

Retailers Are Hiring Up for the Holidays, but Training Will Make All the Difference

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The seasonal hiring push is well under way. Major retailers have been announcing significant hiring plans left and right, including Target and UPS, which will add more than 230,000 seasonal workers between them.

The Top 5 Takeaways From Glassdoor Recruit 2019

Glassdoor for Employers

Every year, Glassdoor gathers leaders from top companies to speak about how they’re driving the future of business through talent acquisition at our Recruit conference.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Honoring Our Veterans


Veterans Day will be celebrated this year on Monday, November 11. As we do each year, we’ll show our appreciation for the sacrifices courageous Americans have made over the decades.

Welcome to The Team! What to Include in a New Hire Welcome Email 

Namely - Talent

A successful onboarding strategy starts as soon as new hires receive their very first email—the welcome email. The new-job jitters are real, but welcome emails help set expectations and ease first-day butterflies.

11 Tips For Hiring Servers For Your Hospitality Business (And Retaining Them)


Frontline service employees such as waitstaff are the faces of your hospitality business. Hire the best servers by following these 11 tips! Recruitment Inspiration Hospitality

Here and Now: Why Continuous Performance Conversations Are More Effective Than Annual Reviews


Employees like feedback. In fact, 96 percent would like to get feedback from their managers regularly, rather than have to wait for an annual performance review.


The Power of Recognition: How HR & Business Leaders Can Partner to Develop a Strategy for Recognizing Employees

Speaker: Keri Ohlrich, CEO & Kelly Guenther, COO, Abbracci Group

Join Abbracci Group’s CEO Keri Ohlrich, PhD and COO Kelly Guenther as they explore how you can develop these relationships with leaders and influence engagement in your company.

Who Do You Trust More: Your Manager or a Robot?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

If you answered your manager, you are in the minority! That’s right: Recent research found that 64% of respondents would trust a robot more than they trust their manager. Source: Besjunior / shutterstock.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Use eLearning

p1 Learning

Here at P1 Learning we love eLearning ( of course, we’re a little bias ). With hundreds of videos in our library from Business Math to Human Resources, we have learning tools for any situation. For instance, are you making the transition from an employee to a management role?

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How to Build a Recruitment Operations Team


What is Recruitment Operations? Recruitment operations is a talent acquisition function designed to promote the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization’s recruiting processes, policies, and technology.