January, 2020

Screening applicants: best methods and handy tips

Workable

Well, not yet. Lots of questions will occur down the line. How experienced is this candidate in this must-have skill? How can we interview this applicant who lives two hours away? And ultimately, how do we know who the best candidate is?

Oh Hey, HR… Your Ageism is Showing

Fistful of Talent

So a funny thing happened in my job search…a reality check about my age. I’m a decade baby, so every time we hit a “0” year, it’s a big year. And I’ve done it, hit the 5-0. When I was getting some career counseling during my job search, I did get the “you’re good enough, smart enough, now get yourself out there and don’t settle” spiel but also, I got a warning. A warning of, make a good choice this time, because this choice can, and should see you through the next decade.

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Talent Branding – How to Make a Great Impression on Candidates

Jobsoid

The competition for finding the best talent for your roles is growing day after day. There are several companies out there who are hunting for the top talent, just like you. The candidates, therefore, have the flexibility to choose the employer for whom they wish to work.

Rethink Your Recruitment Marketing Content Strategy for 2020

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Years ago, when I first transitioned my role from recruiting to employer branding, the world of Recruitment Marketing looked a little different. At that time, we were all working hard to create and share as much new content as possible.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Marketing to Diverse Candidates for the New Decade

Talemetry

From entry-level employees to leadership, a workforce with varied backgrounds and experiences brings greater perspectives and drives more innovation. Simply put, workplace diversity improves a company’s bottom line and creates a greater exchange of ideas, competencies, and skills among staff.

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How 15Five Tackles Explosive Growth while Maintaining a Lean Hiring Team

Lever

As a small company, there’s nothing better than being recognized as “Best Place to Work,” especially during times of explosive growth. The influx of interested candidates can be a huge boon to your recruiting — as long as your hiring process is. Read More.

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How to Create the Perfect Recruiting Dashboard

Recruiting Daily

As recruitment becomes more technology-driven, recruiters can end up spending a significant chunk of their time collecting, monitoring, analyzing and reporting data. Recruitment is challenging as it is. Add to that the dimension of data analysis and things can quickly spiral out of control.

100 powerful hiring & job statistics for 2020

Devskiller

2019 has come to an end and the magnifying glass on this year’s HR and recruitment trends has already begun to heat up. To help you sift through the numbers, we’ve put together a list of over 100 powerful hiring and job statistics for 2020.

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4 reasons why employer branding and recruitment marketing is a great career choice

Stories Incorporated

Reading Time: 5 minutes. Employer branding and recruitment marketing is a great career, in a new and growing field. Want to know exactly why choosing to work in the intersection of talent acquisition and marketing (talent marketing) is a fantastic idea? Here are four of our favorite reasons.

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

8 Fail-Proof Ways to Optimize Your Resume's Format for the ATS

ClearCompany Recruiting

With over 95% of all Fortune 500 companies moving to use Applicant Tracking System, or ATS, these applications are scanned and filtered by software before reaching a hiring manager’s hands based on parameters set by the hiring team.

How Hiring Nontraditional Candidates Can Give You a Competitive Edge

Glassdoor for Employers

In our hyper-competitive economy, a recalibration of hiring strategies may be just what is needed for companies to innovate better, prop up the bottom line and expand market share.

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People, Processes, AND Technology Equals Recruitment Marketing Success

Talemetry

As we enter the next decade, so much of how companies function centers around technology. But as Harvard Business Review points out, some employers may be missing the forest for the trees — becoming “obsessed with new technologies” they may miss the ultimate goal: making the best possible hires.

Is the Future of Recruiting Written in the History of Poker?

Recruiter

In the movie Maverick, Mel Gibson plays a con artist and poker player. Trying to get a seat at the table in a new salon, Gibson promises to lose for at least an hour. He's as good as his word, but when the second hour begins, he starts winning hand after hand.

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HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

5 Ways to Recruit and Retain Baby Boomers in 2020

HR Technologist - RB

In this article, Mark Silverman, CEO of Amava discusses different ways to recruit and retain baby boomers in the workplace. Recruitment & Onboarding

Reinventing the Traditional Resume

Hiretual

With the rise in social networking, digital professional platforms, and AI-driven resume parsing, we’re seeing a dramatic transformation in the usual definition of a resume. As a technical sourcer working in an extremely niche field, most of my candidates are passive or non-job seekers.

9 Automation Tools to Use in Recruiting

WizardSourcer

As a recruiter, you have multiple responsibilities that include posting jobs, interviewing, prioritizing daily tasks, and understanding the needs of your clients or hiring managers in order to locate and recruit the best talent for the job.

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12 crucial recruiter tips for 2020 (In 10 words or less!)

Greg Savage

New year. Fresh dreams. We all want to get better. Achieve more. Just ‘working hard’ won’t do it and that’s not a real goal anyway. Here are 12 simple, actionable tactics for all the desk recruiters out there. Each no longer than 10 words. Will lead you to fun and money.

Recruitment Marketing: More Than Revamping Your Career Sites

Speaker: Matt Alder, Host & Producer, The Recruiting Future Podcast

Talent acquisition functions are fixated on developing an authentic employer brand. However, that's not the be-all and end-all. When it comes to attracting candidates, you need to have targeted recruitment content at every stage of the candidate journey where they may interact with your company - your careers page, job descriptions, and social media.Join Matt Alder, Producer and Host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, to learn how to refresh your recruitment marketing efforts and set yourself apart from competitors.

How to Reduce the Friction your Applicants Feel When Applying

ApplicantPro

Did you know that 60% of job-seekers quit in the middle of filling out an online job application because of the length, complexity, and friction they feel while applying? When applicants feel friction by having to jump through too many hoops they most often decide that it isn't worth it.

Guest Blog – Prepping Your Resume For An AI Future

Ideal

Imagine getting a job without ever talking to a real person. A computer analyzes your resume using AI, thinks you’re a good fit, then sends gives you a test assignment. You complete the assignment and the computer takes a read. Based on its data-crunching, it believes you will do the job well.

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The 6 Most Important HR Deadlines For 2020

ClearCompany Recruiting

The end of January is approaching, are your W-2s ready to be sent out? HR departments are busy scheduling out hiring plans for the year, running interviews and onboarding, managing existing staff needs, and planning for future needs.

Lever’s 2019: A Year in Review

Lever

2019 was a banner year for Lever. It saw the launch of a major new product and two massive product releases, reaffirming Lever’s commitment to building the industry’s best, most powerful recruiting software. 2019 was also the year that Lever went international. Read More.

3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

3 Ways Data Can Improve Your Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Leoforce

Dell Technologies’ objective for the next decade is clear: Use data and analytics to increase diversity and inclusion initiatives. The company recently unveiled a proposal to cultivate a more diverse and inclusive workforce by 2030.

10 recruitment trends I predicted in 2010. A decade later, how foolish do I look?

Greg Savage

A decade ago I was honoured to present a keynote address to the RCSA National Conference in Hobart. The original here.

Protected: HR Technology is Helping Companies to Post Jobs at an Increasing Rate

JazzHR

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How to Effortlessly Use Texting to Hire Hourly Workers

ExactHire Recruiting

You only have to look at your smartphone’s weekly screen time report to know that the amount of time we spend accessing our phones is increasing at a relentless pace. Whether our pervasive mobile usage troubles or encourages you, it is undeniable.

Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.