Mon.Apr 29, 2019

Apprenticeships: A Game Changer for Talent Pipelines

Glassdoor for Employers

Apprenticeships have been around since the Middle Ages. Back then, young laborers seeking to gain entry into a craft guild spent time training under expert guidance. Since the early 20th century, apprenticeships have been on the decline — and they aren’t exactly roaring back into public consciousness. But apprenticeship programs might just be the perfect solution to the labor shortage threatening to upend the American technology and manufacturing industries.

What Prospects REALLY Think of Your Inmail (and how to be better)

Recruiting in Yoga Pants

Or better said, InMAUL (thank you Uncle Steve ). Y'all I just CAN'T with this today. I blame this nasty cold I've been fighting for nearly a week, it's made me crankier than usual. I was feeling almost human today, so thought I'd respond to an otherwise "meh" inmail (inmaul!) I got last week.

2 Simple Ways for Recruiters to Manage Stress

GoodTime

Today’s world is moving faster and working harder than ever and we are often expected to go beyond the job description. Burnout is higher , contributing to more employee turnover and more recruiting needs.

5 Steps for Creating an Effective Performance Improvement Plan

ClearCompany Recruiting

Organizations are looking towards HR to help better manage their employees. Today, the key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Coaching Strategies for Performance Improvement.

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.

3 Ways to Improve Candidate Engagement

JazzHR

While there’s nothing wrong with having high standards and a tough barrier for entry, no company should want to make life difficult for the individuals who are applying to work there.

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Find Your Best Employees by Taking Advantage of Low Unemployment Rates

ApplicantPro

I've spoken here before on how to hire when the unemployment rate is low, and since then the unemployment rate has continued to fall.

Workers’ Job Hunting Habits in 2019, and What You Can Learn from Them

Fistful of Talent

Last year, I wrote about how recruiting had finally reached the tipping point : forcing recruiters to treat candidates more like customers and get more creative to find and engage new talent through social media and text messaging.

How will Recruiting Chatbots Change Hiring in 2020

HR Technologist - RB

The future of recruitment seems to have one key player: recruiting chatbots. How will chatbots change hiring as we know it? Digital Transformation

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How to Ask Employees for Company Reviews

Recruiting Daily

When I’m scrolling through the web on my phone, I often land on websites where customers are encouraged to leave reviews. There’s a big reason behind that request: A 2017 survey found that 97% of consumers factor reviews into their buying decisions. It’s called social proof.

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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.

How to Get Your Recruiting Team AI Ready

HR Technologist - RB

Recruiters are turning to AI to uncover new pipelines of talent quickly. However, the technology can’t succeed if underlying issues with talent acquisition practices go unchecked. Here’s what HR leaders can do to get the most value from these technologies. Recruitment & Onboarding

Your Employee's Hobbies Are None of Your Business

Recruiter

Lately, I've noticed a new recruiting trend — or maybe it's an old one that has just started to gain new prominence: Hiring managers are asking job seekers about their hobbies. They're not asking in a normal, friendly way.

What Is HR Analytics? Definition, Importance, Key Metrics, Data Requirements, and Implementation

HR Technologist - RB

Looking to get started with HR analytics? From its definition to its metrics, from its importance to the data it requires, here’s your primer on HR analytics. HR Analytics

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How Employer Branding Can Solve Your Recruiting Challenges

Glassdoor for Employers

It’s better to be a job seeker right now than an employer looking to fill a job opening. At least that’s what any reasonable person would surmise from the Bureau of Labor Statistics ’ report that the number of unemployed persons per job opening was 0.9 in January 2019 compared to 6.4

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.

Why Technology is A Key Factor in Keeping Women in the Workplace

HR Technologist - RB

The U.S. is lagging behind on gender economic equality, but hiring and retaining more women may be the answer. In this piece, Tanya Jansen explores how companies can use technology to attract more women to your company. Digital Transformation

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Remote Work Opportunities Heat Up Across the Country

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The gig economy continues to be a lucrative way for freelance workers to earn a living, and more employers are now turning to these workers to help fill short-term needs.

What is an Open Source LMS and Should You Opt for One?

HR Technologist - RB

Open source LMS can help cut down on e-learning costs, and drive flexibility. We discuss if these benefits are enough to tilt your decision in its favor. Learning & Development

Why Can’t You Fill that Vacancy?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Employers today are finding that some roles remain stubbornly hard to fill or difficult to keep filled. Sometimes it’s a lack of applicants. Sometimes the applicants aren’t qualified. Sometimes the applicant makes it through the process, only to turn down the offer or ghost the employer.

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.

5 talent acquisition strategies to build awesome teams

Recruitee

Drug Testing Positivity Rates Increase to Highest Level Since 2004

HireRight

According to the recently released Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index, drug positivity rates for 2018 climbed to the highest level since 2004. The analysis examines test results for a range of various illicit and prescription drugs from more than. Visit the HireRight Blog to read the full article.

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How to conduct a phone screen interview to identify top talent

Recruitee

Small Business Struggle to Offer Benefits for Talent Attraction

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey , respondents were asked which types of benefits they use to attract talent.

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.

Forget Taco Tuesday: To Improve Employee Engagement, Focus On Life Cycle Experience

Forbes Human Resources Council

Employee experience encompasses every touch point in the employee life cycle

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Why Your Employee Retention Is Worth Millions

The Hire Talent

According to a recent survey by Paycor, 61 percent of CFOs do not think HR impacts the bottom line in their organizations. Another 43 percent of businesses surveyed don’t track how much it costs to hire a new employee.

21 Awesome Interview Questions for Management Positions - Breezy HR

Breezy HR

If you're ready to hire the right leaders for your company, check out this complete guide to interviewing for management positions, plus sample questions and pro tips

Lattice Receives $15 Million in Series B Financing Round to Create High-Performing Teams

HR Technologist - RB

Lattice, the people management platform, announced $15 million in Series B funding, led by Shasta Ventures. Performance Management & HCM

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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.