March, 2019

Discrimination, A Hairy Situation.

Fistful of Talent

Last month the New York City Commission On Human Rights banned discrimination based on hair.

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There’s much to learn when candidates include hobbies in a resume

Workable

When you see a candidate include hobbies in a resume, your first thought as a recruiter or hiring manager might be: “That’s cute, but a waste of space.” But don’t jump to conclusions just yet: if a candidate knows how to craft their resume, interests aren’t an afterthought nor should you consider them to be. A candidate’s ability to create a narrative around their interests can boost their candidacy and help you hire a top applicant.

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4 Nitty-Gritty Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

This month, Sandra B. McCartt , President-Executive Recruiter, Professional Search, Inc., International, guides us through her nitty-gritty interview questions. Getting to know what makes a candidate tick on a daily basis, according to McCartt, underpins the value of these queries.

The Resume is Dying : Here’s What the Future of Hiring Looks Like

HR Technologist - RB

It’s no longer enough to depend on the age-old resume. We share four ideas for data-driven hiring and why intelligent assessments are the way forward. Recruitment & Onboarding

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

Crappy Job Postings Don’t Click with Candidates.

Fistful of Talent

How you tell a story matters. Don’t believe me? Keep reading. It’s within the intricacies of navigating the details and following the hints that we find a connection. The cliffhangers. The next page. Stories are where we start to imagine instead of merely reading.

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10 Things Your Candidates Are Seeking, Other Than Salary

Lever

In this healthy employment market, compelling candidates to cross the job offer finish line is becoming increasingly challenging. And, while money does matter, it’s the amenities beyond salary that often seal a candidate’s interest. Employer brand Candidate experience

Essential Skills Every HR Leader Should Master

ClearCompany Recruiting

HR professionals are one-of-a-kind. Working in a fast-paced profession comes with the responsibility of seeking new and innovative solutions to develop employees’ skills and improve performance and productivity in the workplace.

Why Is Recruiting for Soft Skills Important?

Talemetry

In an April 2018 tweet , Elon Musk noted that ‘Yes, excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake. To be precise, my mistake. Humans are underrated.’ This honest admission by the co-founder and CEO of Tesla surprised many people following him on social media.

Guest Blog: 5 Common Mistakes New Hires Make

JazzHR

Guest post by Marion Selista. Starting a new job is an exciting and equally challenging experience. One gets to apply his or her skills at a new place, make new friends and get involved in some exciting projects.

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Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

How to Get More Women to Apply to Your Job Postings

Proactive Talent

In the interest of Women’s History Month, we’re tackling an issue that is very near and dear to our hearts: female job applicants. This is an incredibly relevant topic as more and more companies are (finally) starting to understand the need for a move toward diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

12 crucial ‘Communication Commandments’ for real leaders

Greg Savage

It is obvious, but much of what defines a good leader is their communication style. What you say. How you say it. When you say it. And also, importantly, what you do not say. I have made all these mistakes myself, and sum up my learning for you in what I egotistically like to call, […]. Leadership Management Skills Recruitment communication leadership skills recruitment

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9 Surprising Stats in Celebration of International Women's Day

Lever

In celebration of International Women’s Day , we compiled nine stats that might surprise you about women in the workforce. We hope these encourage your company to rethink any bias that might exist in your hiring process. Leadership Diversity & inclusion

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17 Mind-blowing Statistics on Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

Constructive feedback is vital to an employee’s ongoing development. A Players and underperformers alike need timely, specific, and helpful feedback to reach their full potential.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

3 Steps to Turn Your Hiring Challenges into Applicant Flow Advantages

ApplicantPro

As I've worked with numerous companies over the years, I've learned that the approach I take to problem solving is different than most. While my out of the box method of thinking sometimes seems a little out there, I assure you there is a method to my madness.

3 Ways to Assess Soft Skills

JazzHR

If you can read a resume, you can figure out a candidate’s primary qualifications. Past positions, diplomas and certifications all speak to specific abilities, proficiencies and areas of expertise, which may be relevant to the job at hand.

Use Employer Branding to Build Outstanding Talent Pipelines

Social Talent

So you’ve identified the roles that your business will need you to fill in the future, and you’ve got buy-in from your hiring managers about what good looks like for each of those roles.

10 signs your ‘client’ does not take you seriously

Greg Savage

Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ’10 signs your ‘client’ does not take you seriously’ Let me know what you think! View here. . Client Skills Sixty Savage Seconds

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Service Level Agreements to Implement with Hiring Managers

Lever

Top-tier talent is in high demand, and rarely on the market for very long. If you move too slowly, your top candidates may be scooped up by the competition and you’ll have to start from square one.

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The 5 Skills Every Recruiter Needs to Master

ClearCompany Recruiting

Recruiters are the beginning of every great team. They scour the talent pools to find your team and organization the perfect A player to match your company’s needs.

A Deeper Look into Differentiation: A Case Study

ApplicantPro

Last week as I was leaving work, I received a text from my wife asking me to stop and grab her a fountain drink. It was midweek and she was hitting her mid afternoon slump and needed the usual pick-me-up.

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What Are the Best Channels for Sourcing Candidates?

JazzHR

With unemployment at its lowest point in years, employers are being forced to get increasingly creative when it comes to finding and recruiting candidates.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Millennials Are Obsessed with Branding. Use It to Your Advantage.

Fistful of Talent

It’s no secret that millennial candidates care about much more than just collecting a bigger paycheck when looking for a new gig. These young professionals (who now make up the largest segment of the U.S.

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10 Things I Learned as a Mother That Makes me a Better Recruiter

Social Talent

International Women’s Day falls a day after my twin’s birthday, so the speeches about diversity and inclusion, are deeply connected to my experiences as a mother. This day always brings one memory, not particularly pleasant – that shaped my view as a recruiter and a manager.

4 Mistakes that Hurt the Candidate Experience

Lever

In a world where you can order anything you want online in just a few clicks, get personalized recommendations from your streaming services, and see ads in your social feeds tailored to your interests, a disjointed candidate experience is a surefire way to make a bad impression.

How to Manage Employee Offboarding the Right Way

ClearCompany Recruiting

When it comes to welcoming new hires to your organization, you’ll want to do everything you can to ensure that you’re providing the best onboarding experience and training possible.

2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.