August, 2021

Beware the recruitment ‘Valley of Death’!

Greg Savage

The candidate shortage is well documented. The follow-on effects of changing candidate behaviour, ghosting and counteroffers are almost universal, and I have addressed them several times. You are facing it too, every day. Recruiters must change their inputs if they want to change the outputs.


Innovative Ways to Improve High Volume Hiring


Currently, competition for talent is fierce. It’s a job seeker’s market, where top talent has an abundance of opportunities open to them. If your organization is scaling up and looking to improve its high volume hiring, finding the right people to join. Read More.

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Why End-To-End Recruitment Analytics Matter


Recruitment today is marketing and, as such, must be measured to determine ROI and to identify inefficiencies that can be optimized to improve that ROI. If we’re to think of recruitment as marketing, then we must consider the marketing funnel, adapted for recruitment.

Introducing Rally Inside: Measure Your Recruitment Marketing Impact

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Today I have some big news to share, and I won’t keep you in suspense any longer: We’ve launched a new analytics & benchmarking tool for the Rally Recruitment Marketing community!

Recruiting From Within: Expand Your Talent Pipeline While Driving Retention

Rethinking your internal employee career strategy can help you fill critical roles and retain your best talent. This eBook highlights the benefits of internal migration, outlines how to execute a virtual recruitment strategy, and provides tips to promote internal migration.

How ClearCompany Chose a DEI Consultant | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

Making a true commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at your organization is not a fast or easy process. Just like recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and managing employees, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to DEI.

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The magic of a qualified Job-Order

Greg Savage

Candidate shortages, huh? We have got to find more candidates! Well, yes, but also, no. How about we start by managing the client and the job order? A much misunderstood and poorly handled recruiter skill is the high art of taking a qualified job order.


Top 10 Recruiting Best Practices to Help You Win Over Talent in 2021


Nearly 40 million people have quit their jobs since April 2021 in confidence that they can find better work. If you are looking for new hires in 2021, you’ll certainly have no shortage of applicants! However, the sheer volume of candidates could. Read More.

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Creating an Employee Engagement Action Plan that Works


Ever wondered why your employer hasn’t asked for your opinion on pressing problems? You’re not alone. Failing to collect feedback takes an enormous toll on employees. So much so that disengaged employees cost U.S. companies up to $550 billion a year.

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5 Employer Brand Launch Lessons from Rally Award Winners

Rally Recruitment Marketing

What makes a candidate choose your company over a competitor? More than ever before, it comes down to your employer brand. But if you’re creating your employer brand for the first time, or you’re revamping it, it’s easy to get bogged down in all of the moving pieces.

Retention Roadmap: Ways to Reduce Talent Turnover in 2022 and Beyond

Employees are now embracing lifestyle over work – with many migrating to other jobs to find opportunities that better align with their priorities. How can you retain your top talent? Get tips to keep your global employees happy, engaged, and productive.

The Benefits of Switching to a Modern Hiring Platform | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

Is your hiring process working against you, preventing you from finding, onboarding, and retaining top candidates? If your recruiters and HR team are not yet using a modern hiring platform, now is the time to update your tools to stay in front of today’s top talent.

6 Tips for Gig Marketplace Recruitment


The composition of today’s workplace is evolving rapidly. Currently, five generations -- from the Silent Generation to Gen Z -- are actively working. Fifty-seven million workers of all ages are currently participating in the U.S. gig economy.

A crucial 55-second lesson in personal online brand

Greg Savage

Sick of hearing about ‘personal brand’? Me too! But it is real. And it is essential. And most recruiters don’t know where to start. Check out this 55-second video grab from the RCSA TalentX Conference for a special message that took me a long time to learn. But it can help you immediately.

How to Protect Yourself From Candidate Backouts

Alan McFadden

You’d think flaky candidates are a thing of the past now that we’re in a job-short market, but unfortunately, backouts are even more common now than before the Covid-19 crisis

Your Global Compliance Playbook: Onboarding Best Practices

A well-structured onboarding process plays a vital role in welcoming new employees and helps them quickly become productive, engaged, and loyal. This guide offers key practices to compliantly onboard your new international remote workers.

Changing Organizational Culture: How to Create Cultural Change


The best companies in the world have the best cultures. Their employees are engaged and high-performing because they love where they work. But these organizations didn’t get there overnight.

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Paid Advertising from Rally Award Winners

Rally Recruitment Marketing

If your paid advertising campaigns are not delivering the results you’ve hoped for, you’re not alone. Using paid advertising in Recruitment Marketing can be complicated. But a successful paid strategy can likely be boiled down to 3 areas: the ad format you’re choosing.

6 Years Running: ClearCompany Named to Inc. 5000 | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

We are thrilled to announce that ClearCompany has ranked on the Inc. 5000 for the sixth year running! This is an achievement earned by only 2% of businesses, and one we are especially proud to receive following the unfamiliar challenges of the past eighteen months.

3 Tips for Using End-to-End Cost Analytics For Staffing Companies


The global pandemic has forever left its mark on us. COVID-19 changed our personal and professional lives, and the impact of the pandemic will continue to be felt for quite a while.

Global Growth Playbook: Scaling a Remote-First Company

Today, nearly half of companies plan to continue offering some form of remote work flexibility to their employees. In this guide, we will explain what a remote-first company is and how you can quickly and efficiently pivot to this workforce model.

It’s the SOFT skills that are HARD

Greg Savage

It’s been bugging me for a while. The term ‘soft skills‘ Often thrown in as an afterthought. Even mentioned with a slight smirk in some cases. As if ‘soft skills‘ are nebulous. Not real. Fluffy even. Or, at best, less critical. Time for a re-think.

How to Recruit Loyal Employees

Proactive Talent

If you recruited someone out of a negative work environment, it is quite possible they will remain loyal to your company out of a sense of gratitude. Of course, there are no guarantees, but I think it's entirely possible.

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HR Chatbots: Using AI to Engage Employees


Our world keeps moving online — and work is no exception. While it has its benefits, working remotely removes the opportunity to bump into each other in the hallway, have an impromptu chat, or even take colleagues out to lunch.

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Why It’s Time to Reframe the Value of Recruitment Marketing

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Hi everyone! You might have heard our big news… We’ve launched a new analytics & benchmarking tool for the Rally Recruitment Marketing community! The tool is called Rally® Inside and it provides you with a new way to measure and show your impact on attracting great talent to your company.

Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

How to Master Applicant Management with an ATS | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

Over the last few years, we’ve seen some rapid shifts in the talent landscape, swinging from a shortage of candidates to a surplus and back again. These shifts couldn’t have been predicted and they have a huge impact on recruitment strategies.

A holistic formula for retaining staff

Social Talent

According to a recent report , 1 in 4 workers are thinking about leaving their job after the pandemic. With time to reflect on what matters most in their career, top talent are looking for more opportunity and growth.

Generate Phenomenal Results With Your Employee Referral Program


I talk about this all the time. Though people nod their heads, they don't usually step in and do the things it takes to actually IMPROVE their employee referral program. I think it's because. They think they have a program and there's not much they could do to fix it.

Retention Hacks

Proactive Talent

Have you heard of “The Great Resignation”? The Great Resignation is this phenomenon where people are quitting their jobs en masse even as recent labor numbers show that the economy is recovering after the financial impact of the pandemic. We have discussed the phenomenon in detail on our blog.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

5 Real TA/Hiring Strategies for a Brutal Post-COVID Recruiting World

Fistful of Talent

Hey – it’s 2021. When’s the party getting started again? I kid, but not really. First, talent was slow to come back as the world recovered from COVID-19.

How Giant Eagle’s Careers Blog Increased their LinkedIn Followers by 85%

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Launching a careers blog is a big project, and while it’s one thing to create content and have the blog up and running, it’s another to get that content in front of prospective candidates.

How to Build an Onboarding Plan for New Hires | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

The onboarding experience sets the tone for every employee’s tenure at your company. Great new hire onboarding starts them out on a positive note, increases retention, and sets employees up for long-term success.