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.


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!


14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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?


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


9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

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.


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.


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


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.


Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

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?”


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


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.


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.


8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

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.


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.


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.


7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Hiring Success: Putting the Odds in Your Favor


With thousands of employees operating across 33 countries, what are the odds that a modern talent acquisition suite like SmartRecruiters is going to beat older legacy applicant tracking systems at speed, efficiency, and cost? Or, to put it another way, would you take the other side of that bet when the stakes are so high? At Tipico, a global sports betting and casino company, setting odds is a part of doing business.


Gearing Up for HR Tech 2017? Check Out These Speakers

Phenom People

If you’re as passionate and enthusiastic about HR technology as we are here at Phenom People, you probably already know about the upcoming HR Technology Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas at the Venetian on October 10th through the 13th.


4 Ways to Centralize Event Recruiting on Decentralized Teams


09/14/2017 // By Tracy Kelly // Hiring Events. According to the Society of Human Resource Management , 12 percent of large companies have decentralized HR and recruiting departments. This means talent acquisition teams operate autonomously within separate business units, and make decisions independently of other units.


4 Ways to Tap Into the Invisible Job Market


The post 4 Ways to Tap Into the Invisible Job Market appeared first on Simply Hired Blog. Job Search Tips Job Seekers careers job search tips


2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.