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.

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Innovative Ways to Improve High Volume Hiring

Lever

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

Recruitics

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!

Leverage Powerful Data, More Actionable Plan for Better Workforce Engagement

Engagement surveys deliver volumes of data, but leaders often need a path to actionable insights. How do leading survey platforms help to build better employee engagement? Explore Gallagher's latest whitepaper to leverage data with insights that work.

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.

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

Lever

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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6 Tips for Gig Marketplace Recruitment

Recruitics

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.

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.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

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.

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

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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.

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.

What Is the Top HR Priority in 2021? Attracting and Retaining Talent

The war for talent is heating up. The 2021 Gallagher Workforce Trends Report: People & Organizational Wellbeing Strategy provides a data-driven approach to total rewards, helping you attract and retain a competitive workforce and drive organizational success.

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

Recruitics

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.

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.

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.

Increase Quality Hires With Effective Employee Referral Programs

ApplicantPro

It is time to build the most powerful and sustainable talent attraction engine for your organization. One that will sustain your growth no matter what the economy, competitors, or job boards do. The employee referral flywheel. Almost every organization says. Oh

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual on-boarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, August 19th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

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.

Is Your Company Mandating Covid Vaccine Shots?

Proactive Talent

Last week we excitedly met as a leadership team to discuss the details of our upcoming Proactive Talent Company Retreat, scheduled to take place this November. Like many companies out there, we reached the subject of vaccinations. And suddenly, meeting progress came to a halt.

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.

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.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

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.

How Organizations Can Progress DEI in the Retail Industry

Lever

Like many industries, when it comes to the challenges faced with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), the retail sector is no exception. As 56% of retail employers actively recruit for open roles this year, these same employers have a growing responsibility to. Read More.

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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.

Retention Hack: Creative Compensation Strategies

Proactive Talent

Consider one of your roles that has been difficult to recruit for and even more difficult to retain; one way to keep that employee engaged is creative compensation packages. What do I mean by that?

Meeting Today’s Challenges for Better Organizational Success Tomorrow

According to Gallagher’s research, stress and burnout raised organizational concerns for 70% of C-suites, and 26% of employers noted a decline in emotional wellbeing. The 2021 Q2 Gallagher Better Works Insights Report: Adapting for Tomorrow explores today’s unique workforce challenges and trends.

How Can Small Businesses Beat the Heat in a Competitive Job Market?

Leoforce

Arya - Recruiting AI Technology. How Can Small Businesses Beat the Heat in a Competitive Job Market? A heatwave is bearing down in the workforce. Will small businesses be scorched in the hunt for top talent in a competitive job market? . The end of June 2021 saw 10.1

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.