Mon.Oct 07, 2019

3+ Tips to Pour Some Rocket Fuel on Referral Recruiting


If you don’t do referral recruiting, you’re walking straight past a low-hanging fruit. Let me show you some stats: A whopping 29 percent of referrals turn into hires. Referral hires run with a company longer (46% stay over one year, 45% over two years.)

Gender Inequality in the Workplace Is Becoming Hard to Ignore

HR Technologist - RB

On Oct. 2, 2019, Melinda Gates pledged $1 billion to promote gender equality. With multiple initiatives and voices focused on this issue, it is becoming hard to ignore. Diversity

Four reasons why applicant screening processes don’t work

Ditch the keywords, put in the time to truly evaluate the assessments, and replace the screener calls with a standard, consistent process.

Recruiting Female Tech Candidates Starts with the Job Description

Recruiting Daily Advisor

I feel like a broken record every time we bring up the tight labor market. As talent acquisition professionals, you know the struggles of finding talent these days, so why rub salt into the wound, right? And this is especially true when it comes to hiring tech talent.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Transforming the Talent Landscape at New York Magazine


There’s a moment when every company realizes it can’t hire the talent it needs to drive innovation and business growth without a better strategy in place. When and what that looks like is unique to each organization, but the way forward is. Read More.

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Diversity Training in the Workplace: What It Is and Why It’s Important


Guest blog by Arslan Hassan – an electrical engineer with a passion for writing, designing and anything tech-related. He occasionally writes blog articles for Classic PDF Editor.

How to be a Successful Rapper…I mean Leader!

Fistful of Talent

I found this piece of content on Fast Company titled, “ The Kanye Curriculum: 7 Ways to be successful ” by Kanye West in his own words. The piece is actually a powerpoint type presentation that is pure Kanye, and mostly quotes and snippets about leadership, which I thought was great in a very common-sense sort of way. The 7 Leadership tips, according to Kanye: 1. Know Your Worth: If you don’t know what you bring to the table, you are going to have issues.

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4 Recruitment Sales Strategies That Don't Work Anymore

FireFish Software

It's easy to fall into the trap of repeating the same sales strategies that have worked for you (or your manager!) in the past when doing BD in recruitment.

3 Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome in the Workplace


Congratulations! You’ve finally landed that promotion or just gotten the job of your dreams. It’s an achievement to celebrate — and yet, you find yourself feeling anxious, doubting your skills or feeling undeserving of the role.

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Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

5 qualities of a CEO that make them awesome at their job


If you were to narrow down the ideal qualities of a CEO to five items, what would you choose to include? Many would consider leadership, confidence or communication: these are certainly important CEO qualifications. But, do they make a good CEO?

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Scheduling Woes: How To Overcome Common Hurdles


Recruiters know the pain of trying to schedule an interview. From determining availability to communicating with candidates, coordinating even one interview can be a time-consuming process.

4 Must-See Sessions at Recruit 2019

Glassdoor for Employers

HR executives and talent acquisition professionals who flock to San Francisco next month for Glassdoor Recruit 2019 should come prepared to take notes, be inspired and learn how to recruit the candidate of tomorrow.

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When Pay Is Transparent, Employees and Employers Win


Life may not be fair, but employee compensation should be — and employees need to be confident it is. If not, you can expect increased turnover and a breakdown of trust between your employees and the company.

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.

Social Media Recruiting Dos and Don’ts

HR Technologist - RB

The competition for talent makes it critical for recruiters to be where their candidates are – online, and that means developing social media recruiting strategies for effective candidate sourcing. Recruitment & Onboarding

NLRB Extends Union Election Rule Comment Period

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has extended the comment period on its recent proposed rule changes related to union representation elections. The Board announced on October 4 it would accept comments through December 10, 2019. The previous deadline was October 11.

Confessions of a Corporate Talent Acquisition Leader: Are You Still Beholden to an Old-School Model of TA?


Your internal recruitment function is a driving force of your organization's success. It's how you acquire quality talent that contributes to the growth and innovation that keep you ahead of the game. But consider this: Workers are leaving their jobs at the highest rate since 2001.

How Staffing Agencies Can Become Environmentally Friendly Companies


Staffing agencies are increasingly taking action to make their operations more environmentally-friendly. Especially the ones who work with other eco-friendly companies. In today’s business world, companies are scrutinized according to how eco-friendly their business practices are.

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.

How to Start a Mentorship Program That Actually Delivers Results


Keeping your team engaged and thriving has never been more important than it is in today's hypercompetitive business world. Enter workplace mentorship programs: Done right, they can bolster everything from employee retention to productivity.

Achievers CARES: Celebrating We Care Week

Achievers - Recruiting

Change the way the world works. The Achievers mission statement resonates deeply with all its employees and has been the foundation of our corporate culture since its inception.

Social Anxiety and the Workplace: How to Help Employees

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Chances are, you know someone who is dealing with social anxiety—millions of Americans deal with it in their everyday lives. If you don’t personally know someone who is managing this common condition, you’re probably working with someone who is. Source: nadia_bormotova / iStock / Getty.

Lessons on leadership from IKEA’s Global TA Manager

Social Talent

Introducing: Shannon Custard. Shannon Custard has been leading TA teams for over ten years and has worked with two of the world’s most famous brands. After spending 16 years working for Starbucks, Shannon has been the Global TA Manager of the IKEA (part of the INGKA group) for the last two and a half years. . When speaking to Shannon it is apparent she is wholly passionate about leadership. She believes it’s truly fundamental to business transformation and scaling success.

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.

Three Ways To Infuse Gratitude In Your Employee Experience

Forbes Human Resources Council

Employees want to know that their work is valued, and why it is valued


Your Conversational Recruiting Strategy Can't Succeed Without a Strong Knowledge Management Foundation


This Survey Helps You Make the Most of Your Benefits

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Benefit strategies have undergone a lot of changes since the economic recession of 2008. That’s why Gallagher asked 4,155 organizations how they handle their overall benefit strategy.

5 qualities of a CEO that make them awesome at their job


If you were to narrow down the ideal qualities of a CEO to five items, what would you choose to include? Many would consider leadership, confidence or communication: these are certainly important CEO qualifications. But, do they make a good CEO?

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.