August, 2019

Humanizing the Candidate Experience: SRSC 2019 in Review

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 9 minutes. Last week over 150 recruitment marketing and talent acquisition professionals took Philadelphia by storm with the goal of honing and expanding their social recruiting strategies. When emcee and Diversity & Inclusion guru Torin Ellis took the stage, he didn’t talk long.

Count Eroffer

The Whiteboard

A demonic figure that makes Bram Stoker’s Dracula seem more at place with his numerical namesake on Sesame Street. Much like the folklore perpetuated in Lost Boys this evil presence can only harm you if you invite it in your home.

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Age Diversity and the Workplace: Busting Myths Around Older Workers

Lever

In our virtual world, age often seems invisible. This can make age diversity in hiring appear seamless. However, with the transparency of our virtual bios, LinkedIn profiles and such, we also divulge decades of experience (or lack thereof). In some companies, age. Read More.

The Gatekeepers Part II: Why a Positive Recruiting Philosophy Matters

Proactive Talent

Welcome to the second blog in my series, The Gatekeepers: Why a positive Recruiting Philosophy Matters. In this blog, I’ll focus on an essential piece of The Gatekeeper approach: the candidate. If you missed my first blog, take a peek here before reading this one.

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.

Is the recruitment market slowing? The answer here…

Greg Savage

The questions I get asked in Australia and New Zealand, just about every day, are these; Has the market softened? Are job orders dropping off? Is there a slowdown? Well, my response is a cautious and qualified ‘yes’, but with a very clear rider. Being on the Board of 14 recruitment and HR tech businesses, as […]. Future of recruitment Hiring Trends Recruitment future of recruitment recruitment

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Interview Prep Advice For Candidates Who Don't Want It

Recruiting in Yoga Pants

I've been in the people business for 20 years. That's a REALLY LONG TIME to do one thing. I've done it a lot of different places, but they all have something in common - interviews are hard. I don't care how long you've been working in your chosen profession. I don't care what your degrees are in.

How Machine Learning is Actually Impacting the Hiring Process

Leoforce

How is Machine Learning Actually Impacting Hiring? From a job board provider perspective: There are many factors that are influencing the world of recruitment right now.

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Plagiarism in Recruiting: The Overlooked Bug in Technical Assessments

Recruiting Daily

Most companies struggle to attract and hire technical talent. While much of this is due to a shortage of capable coders, software developers also possess a unique skill set that is difficult for recruiting teams to screen. Very few recruiters know how to code.

Analytics in Hiring: 4 Ways AI Helps You Find Non-Obvious Talent

Eightfold

Sometimes, the best person for the job isn’t the obvious one. Hiring managers don’t always have the time to analyze hundreds or thousands of candidates to find the needle in the haystack, though.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

How To Prepare for an “AI in Recruiting” Meeting

Recruiting Daily

You just got invited to a meeting on using AI for recruiting. Now what? Don’t panic. Here’s is what you need to know… We are all aware that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic across most departments and businesses, including amongst recruiters and talent acquisition managers.

Always in Beta

Fistful of Talent

The Brave New World of AI, Bots, and Video Interviewing

Recruiting Daily

A few years ago, many recruiters and HR pros were nervous. Artificial intelligence was coming – and it was going to take their jobs. Candidates wouldn’t need to talk to real people anymore, because AI-driven bots would handle everything from start to finish. Fear ran rampant.

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How to Build an Unforgettably Audacious Company Culture

Lever

What is company culture, and why does it really matter? While position requirements, salary and compensation packages, and career advancements are front of mind for candidates interviewing at your company, culture also matters. Culture is like a vapor that permeates nearly every. Read More.

3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

Hiring Veterans: Is it right for you and what’s the secret?

Proactive Talent

There are so many incredibly talented veterans out there. They are leaders, loyal, and can produce results that add so much value to companies, but many civilian interviewers don’t know how to talk to veterans and companies aren’t sure how to translate their skills and experiences

4 Ways to Handle Candidate Negotiations like a Pro

JazzHR

Guest blog by Olivia Harp, Content Editor at Negotiations.com. What motivates a candidate to leave his/her current job and join your team? Is your company perhaps a better cultural fit, or are you offering more growth opportunities?

11 Must-Ask Behavioral Interview Questions

Glassdoor for Employers

Behavioral interviewing uses strategically-composed questions to share how a candidate’s past performance might support a hiring company’s future needs.

Words to Describe Your Company Culture. Go!

ClearCompany Recruiting

Could you accurately and succinctly describe your company culture right now? If you asked a sampling of employees, would you get consistent answers? Often, organizational culture is vaguely defined and poorly communicated.

Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

How to Say Goodbye (Employee Engagement Never Ends)

Fistful of Talent

How does your company say goodbye? Is it a formalized program? Left to the manager’s discretion? Do you pass the buck to HR and think all is done with an exit interview? I don’t think visiting HR and having a post employment interview is a good-bye. Not for the employee, to them, it’s process.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Global Talent Acquisition Day at Your Office

Lever

Next Wednesday, September 4th marks a day to celebrate all those in talent acquisition that have enabled your great company to make hires and scale to the level that you’re at today. But how can you celebrate those that make your lives. Read More.

ICYMI: Where Fortune 500 Companies Go Wrong in Recruitment Content

Talemetry

While many companies have been creating great recruitment marketing content, most of the Fortune 500 are not delivering a candidate journey where candidates will ever see that content.

5 Things Your Employee Reviews Are Missing

JazzHR

Formal employee reviews are becoming less common. While 85% of organizations help formal performance reviews in 2017, only 80% conduct them today. Over the same period, the percentage of companies with informal performance check-ins has increased by 8%.

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A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

6 Interview Questions to Ask When Short on Time

Glassdoor for Employers

Delving into a candidate’s motivators as well as asking frank, focused questions are two of the many strategies that Nanette Foster applies to her recruiting success.

All Good Things…

The Whiteboard

Blog topics are sometimes hard to come by, nine times out of ten they’re usually a cathartic exercise used to expel some of the recruitment demons we’ve experienced in the week.

10 Things HR Should Have Given Up by Now

Fistful of Talent

I attended an awards luncheon where the nominees were asked the question, “What would you have expected to have given up by now?” ” Answers involved a lot of childhood sweets, biting nails and imaginary dogs ( that was not mine ).

Expert Tips on Scaling Recruiting from the Next Billion-Dollar Companies

Lever

Introducing a new monthly series on the Lever blog, where we feature expert advice from select partners to help you source and hire the best for your company. How do I ensure I’m picking software that will scale with my business and. Read More.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.