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.

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. .

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

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.

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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.

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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7 Open Secrets of Social Media Recruiting

Spark Hire

Social media seems like an unlikely destination for recruiters but 94% of recruiters use social media to attract top talent. Social Media is no longer the hot invention of the 21st century, it’s the norm. HR pros today cannot afford to overlook the benefits of social media for recruitment. .

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

The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

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.

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


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.

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

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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.


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

TalVista 2.4.1 release notes


We continue to work and enhance our Diversity Recruiting Suite and have also resolved several bugs. Thank you for sharing your feedback and helping to make this an exceptional platform for recruiting people from all backgrounds. The 2.4.1 release is scheduled to be deployed on November 9, 2019.

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.

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.

Goodway Group Relies on Guardian to Help Onboard its Remote Workforce


The secret to Jillian Pap’s HR success, she figures, is that she never expected to end up in the field […]. Press Release

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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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.

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

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.

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.

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-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.

Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.