Fri.Oct 11, 2019

How to Get the Best CVs From Your Job Ads

Undercover Recruiter

In a candidate led market, it’s essential to stand out from your competitors if you want to attract top talent – and your job advert is your first opportunity to grab their attention.

#WorkTrends: Redefine ‘Rock Stars’ to Find the Employees You Really Need

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Your organization needs rock stars to thrive, but finding the candidates who will take your organizations from the backyard battle of the bands to sold-out arenas is more difficult than it looks. In fact, we might have the idea of who is a “rock star” completely wrong.

Top 10 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Software for 2020

HR Technologist - RB

To recruit top talent, you need an applicant tracking system (ATS) for easy integration and high efficiency. Here’s a complete guide to the top 10 ATS Software for 2020. Recruitment & Onboarding

3 Ways to Personalize Your Candidate Engagement

Leoforce

A word of caution to recruiters and HR leaders: The hiring process won’t get easier anytime soon. It’s going to continue to require you to think more strategically and long-term, while communicating better and more often.

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.

Master Your Domain: Tech for Tech Recruiters

Recruiting Daily

“take the opportunity to dig into your stack and learn how your technologies fit together” When it comes to recruiting, no two hires look the same. From an organization’s hiring needs to candidate personas, sourcing strategies to pre-employment assessments, the path almost always varies.

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The Weight of the Matter

Fistful of Talent

Of all the topics that are taboo in the inner sanctum of the Talent/HR world, weight may be the toughest to be honest about. Especially here in the US and especially with female HR executives, although today’s quip is coming from the cliché Overweight, Caucasian, Over 50 former C-suite dude.

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Gendered Language Is Tricky to Define — and It Could Be Costing You Candidates

Recruiter

It has long been accepted in HR and recruiting circles that language matters.

3 Hacks for Effectively Sourcing Developers

Indeed

Editor’s note: Recently Indeed announced its new and improved tech hiring platform, Seen by Indeed. With more than 90, 000 profiles it can help match employers to job seekers in this competitive talent sector.

How to Create a Personal Brand Hiring Managers Will Remember

AkkenCloud

For me, not having a personal brand meant several years of working at jobs I hated. In my previous career, working at large companies, I always felt like I was just a number whose voice didn’t matter. I had no influence and my social media network was pathetic.

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.

Certain Types of Parent-Teacher Talks Qualify for FMLA Leave, Says DOL

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Opinion Letter, found certain types of parent-teacher conferences can be considered qualified leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). As a result, some of you may have to provide employees with leave to attend the meetings.

Things HR Managers Should Stop to Boost Company Productivity

HR Technologist - RB

As your company’s HR manager, a big bulk of the responsibility for the workforce’s productivity belongs to you. HR Analytics

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Considerations in Drafting a Workplace Violence Policy

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Many companies have decided in recent years to implement internal policies regarding workplace violence. Typically, these policies include such items as what employees should do if they witness violence and/or hear threats concerning violence in the workplace.

Job Positions that Need to Be Aware of Cybersecurity Threats the Most

CakeHR

In today’s world, every employee has a role to play in the prevention of cyberattacks. This is because hackers continue to find creative ways to gain access to your organization’s data. However, there are certain job positions that require more awareness about cyber threats than others.

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.

It's Not Really That Hard: Six Tips For Building A Better And More Diverse Team

Forbes Human Resources Council

It is a truth recently acknowledged that diverse perspectives drive better business outcomes

5 Ways to Use Recruiting Texting

ApplicantStack Recruiting Software

Many companies are using recruiting texting in their hiring operations. The open rates for marketing texts are legendary. Some studies put the text open rate above 90%! Compare that with around 45% for emails. No Communication is More Immediate.

Technology Allows HR to ‘Focus on the Human Side’ of Their Role

Recruiting Daily Advisor

With such a variety of HR technology solutions available, it can be easy to think that there is a solution for every HR problem.

The Importance of Work-Life Balance

Hireserve

As it’s National Work Life Week, it got us thinking about flexible working and how the landscape is shifting. But is it really changing for the better?

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 Reasons Employee Benefits Increase Staff Performance

HR Technologist - RB

Increasing the productivity of your staff can be a difficult task. Often, the reasons as to why staff performance is not as high as it should be are related to how valued employees feel, writes Adam Reynolds, a freelance writer. Benefits Administration

LinkedIn Profile Optimization For Executives

Executive Search Insights

As a career goes from entry-level to increasing levels of seniority, the recruitment process will change. Junior-level candidates are expected to apply for jobs – Managers and executives in senior roles expect to be approached by retained executive search firms.

Three Ways to Better Integrate Your HR Systems

HR Technologist - RB

A recent survey of 500 HR professionals showed that 90% of respondents believe integration is a key priority when it comes to their technology solutions. Strategy

What are Retained Executive Search Firms?

Executive Search Insights

Retained executive search firms can be expensive, often charging as much of 33% of total executive compensation. Given there are so many more cost-effective ways to hire, what is retained executive search and why would you use a retained executive search firm?

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.

Distractions Are Your Enemy: 5 Tips to Win at Working Remotely

Recruiter

Remote work seems to be all the rage, with some 70 percent of professionals working from home at least once a week. Similarly, 77 percent of people report working more productively when they work from home, and 68 percent of millennials say they would consider

How to Recruit in 2019: 6 Tips for Employers

Contract Recruiter

The process of recruiting new employees has changed a lot over the years. Learn how to recruit talent for your business here. It costs companies over $4,100 , on average, to hire a new employee. That’s obviously no small sum of money, which makes every new starter a definite investment.

Heineken HR Brewhouse: So Long and Thanks for the Memories

Smartdreamers

“143 applications. 106 companies. 4 real-life HR challenges. 4 winners. 3 global companies. 1 pitch day.” That’s how the first ever Heineken HR Brewhouse competition described itself, and we can tell you from first hand experience that it was exactly as exhilarating as it was made out to be.

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Behavioral Psychology Principles that Impact Workplace Behavior

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Behavioral psychology can and should be a key part of any manager’s or training department’s toolkit. At a fundamental level, behavioral psychology is “the study of the connection between our minds and our behavior.”. Source: alejandro dans neergaard / Shutterstock.

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.