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.

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Age Diversity and the Workplace: Busting Myths Around Older Workers

Lever

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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Prepare for an “AI in Recruiting” Meeting

Recruiting Daily

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.

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.

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?

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Audit Your Recruitment Process Marketing Content to Delight Job Seekers

ExactHire Recruiting

Use this audit checklist to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of your recruiting process-related content. I’m not the first one to say that recruiters, human resources professionals and marketing specialists should team up to create content that engages top talent in your recruitment process.

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3 Trends Changing the Way Hiring Professionals Work

JazzHR

Guest blog by Augusta Henning. With the labor market tightening , it’s now become trickier than ever for organizations to source and hire the best talent. As a result, many hiring professionals need to adapt the way they work in order to get ahead.

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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.

Your Complete Employee Onboarding Guide

ClearCompany Recruiting

While finding top talent is vital to an organization’s growth, HR managers must provide an effective onboarding process for new hires.

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 ).

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.

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.

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.