Thu.Sep 14, 2017

Tips for Retaining Your Key Technology Talent


How hard is it to retain technology professionals? Ridiculously hard, especially with rival companies willing to pay premiums in order to steal away specialized talent.

Assessing Recruiters for Grit

The Whiteboard

Hello Friday Whiteboard readers. Today’s blog has already been written, about a topic you might naturally expect me to be commenting upon, but due to some technical issues it has been a little bit delayed.

How To Set Your 2018 Recruiting Goals


When it comes to recruitment, you can’t afford to stand still. You need to keep up with the latest trends, keep an eye on your competitors, and develop effective strategies for making the best hires. And to get real results, you also need to put time aside to set periodic recruiting goals.

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SocialTalent: The Future of Work

Social Talent

As you know, we at SocialTalent are planning for the future of work. Our vision is to change how people work and to measure the Return on Learning (ROL). We wouldn’t rush ahead and make a decision without running it by you first!

Hiring Manager Intake Form

Communication between recruiters and hiring managers is the #1 indicator of successful hiring. Facilitating this communication without interrupting everyone’s schedule is key. Download the intake form and start recruiting better candidates today.

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Talent Innovation Summit Countdown: Cirque du Soleil Unveils their Stand-out Candidate Experience Tricks


Ever wondered how Cirque du Soleil creates such surreal, immersive shows for their audiences? Or how performers master imagination-defying acrobatics while also telling powerful stories? Yeah, we’ve wondered that for a while too. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to answer that for you at our Talent Innovation Summit. What we can give you, however, is a look at the magic behind their remarkable candidate experience.

How to Safeguard Your Company from This Top Employee Flight Risk


Retention and engagement are on the minds of every employer. Given that turnover can cost tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5 – 2.0 times the annual salary of an employee, it’s understandable. So what causes employees to leave?

AI Makes Recruiting Simple


With the vast number of applications available for staffing companies to use, it can be quite cumbersome and time consuming for recruiters to manually parse through millions of resumes to find top tier talent.

Best Cities for Jobs, 2017: How Employers Can Stand Out

Glassdoor for Employers

Glassdoor has just released the Best Cities for Jobs in 2017, which ranks the top U.S. cities according to their Glassdoor City Score, a figure determined by weighing three factors equally: how easy it is to get a job, how affordable it is to live there, and how satisfied employees are working there.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

The One Follow-up Question You’re Missing That Could Cost You a Future Prospect

ERE SourceCon

Hey, I get it. We’ve all done it. When we experience that initial rejection of “No, I’m really not looking right now,” or “I’m actually really happy where I’m at,” we thank a candidate for their time and try not to take up too much more of it.

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Without This, Your Highly Visible Recruiting Tech Investment Won’t Pay Off


If your people don’t care about your recruitment process, introducing recruiting technology into the mix is unlikely to help. It can actually make things worse. On the other hand, if you’re running on all cylinders, tech can become the heart of your recruiting function.

Why Diversity Sourcing is so Hard

ERE SourceCon

Promoting cultural diversity via talent acquisition has been an initiative we’re all writing into our strategic goals.

Ready to Switch vs. Active Jobseekers: Who Will Be Your Next Candidate?

Undercover Recruiter

For recruiters, it can be a daily struggle to find the best talent. Separating ‘ready to switch’ job seekers from ‘active’ job seekers is the basic principle from which any hiring process begins. It is generally accepted that passive candidates are the more qualified talents out there, whose hiring requires a lot of effort for. View Article. Ready to Switch vs. Active Jobseekers: Who Will Be Your Next Candidate?

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

7 powerful ways to deal with a long hiring process


Filling open racks is taking more time than ever with average length of the interview process reaching 24.4 days for Internet & Tech jobs and 23.9 days for Computer Software and Hardware positions. According to Glassdoor data, government jobs come with the longest interview process (53.8

Don’t Confuse Operation Leaders & Business Leaders 

Fistful of Talent

The hardest decision Chief Executives and their talent pros make involves figuring out who to put in the big chairs in their companies. A big chair means running a unit or a division – your titles might be different, but I mean someone who is the Top Dog in a significant part of your operation. Someone who can lead a major part of the business. Who gets the nod more often the not? The star Operations leader. The #2 somewhere who is lighting it up. The trap is easy to fall into.

6 Rules For Using Candidate Sourcing Tools


Candidate sourcing tools can – and should – be a recruiter’s best friend. In a perfect world, we’d be able to find the absolute best candidate for an open role, whether that candidate is active or passive. Unfortunately, we know that approximately 50% of new hires fail.

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Realistic Job Previews, On Demand Interviews, NASCAR & more! RecruitingLive w/ Jared Bazzell

Recruiting Daily

You read the title correctly and yes, it says NASCAR. What the heck does NASCAR have to do with job previews and interview prep? Well, this week on RecruitingLive we’re going to explore just that (and again, like the title says, more). Jared Bazzell, Innovative Talent Acquisition Leader at CDW joins us this week to […]. News Upcoming Recruiting Live CDW jackye clayton Jared Bazzell nascar rdaily Recruiting recruitinglive rlive

17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

5 Metrics to Measure How Effective Your Recruitment Team Is

FireFish Software

To help you measure how effective your recruitment team is, we’ve put together a list of 5 metrics to consider. From focusing on results, to looking at less tangible soft skills, here’s what you should look for when measuring your recruitment team’s effectiveness…. Agency Management Culture Growth

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Registration now open for the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017

Social Intelligence

We’ve got your back at the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017. Are you a contractor, engineer, detailer, estimator, or fabricator? Then the fourth-annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum is a do-not-miss event, specifically tailored to your professional and educational interests.

New Salary Data From LinkedIn: Find Out How Your Compensation Stacks Up

Linkedin Talent Blog

Salary matters—a lot. Better compensation and benefits were the #1 reasons employees chose to accept their current company’s job offer, according to LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report.

The Perfect Number to Interview Mastery

Hiring Thing

What is the typical process for hiring at your company? While most companies conduct several rounds of interviews with senior executives, junior positions require as little as one meeting. Per standard practice, most positions fall somewhere in the middle. What is the “perfect number?”

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Job Market Forecast for College Grads in 2017-2018


College graduates doing menial work while desperately trying to pay off student loans is a familiar story. Though people love sad stories, this one can be put into the myth category. And 2017/18 promises to be a good year for new graduates. If you have a degree, you can expect higher revenues and a low … Continue reading Job Market Forecast for College Grads in 2017-2018 → HR Articles News Recruiting Recruiting Articles


Common Candidate Prospecting Mistakes to Avoid


One of the biggest mistakes you can make when hiring is sitting back and waiting for candidates to come to you. You can post open roles on your company website and popular job boards but that doesn’t always mean the right person for the job will apply.

5 Signs Your Startup Needs an Human Resource Professional


As a startup owner, deciding whether you finally need a human resource professional can be tricky. Between focusing on competition, building a brand identity, creating a solid customer base, and improving services, recruitment and staffing fall back as a concern.

Who’s on Your Fantasy Recruiting Team?

NPA Worldwide

I’m a total fantasy sports nerd, and football drafting season is upon us. For those unfamiliar with it, fantasy football is an online game where users draft football players onto their virtual “fantasy team” and compete weekly with other users in the league.

Ultimate Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet

Tracking your recruiting performance is tough without an ATS. This is exactly why we created our recruiting metrics spreadsheet. Download the spreadsheet now and start tracking the KPIs that matter!

Media Madness

CKR Interactive

It’s been a long time since I’ve had the chance to attend a media day for a client. In the past, media days were almost as popular as career fairs, trade shows or college events.

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How Automotive Job Roles are Evolving Across Dealerships


When you think of a dealership, several traditional automotive job roles – including sales managers and service technicians – likely come to mind. But as reported in Automotive News , some dealerships are adding new roles to keep up with the ever-evolving retail automotive market.

4 Ways to Tap Into the Invisible Job Market


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