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

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.

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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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.

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.

This is how to turn open orders into money

Greg Savage

A recruiter with 12 open orders does not spend one-twelfth of her time on each order. We understand that, right? The truth is that not all job orders are created equal — some are far more ‘fillable’ than others.

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Creating Inclusive Candidate Searches

JazzHR

Targeting the gender wage gap has become one of the biggest trends in business, as socially conscious employers seek to form more egalitarian organizations.

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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.

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.

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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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.

How to Take a Consultative Approach to Hiring Manager Relationships

Proactive Talent

As a Talent Acquisition Leader, I am often coaching and seeking to inspire my teams to become more consultative with their hiring manager relationships.

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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.

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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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.

How to Make Diversity Recruiting a Strategic Priority

Talemetry

A diverse workforce is more than just a nice-to-have. It is a strategic imperative that improves innovation, enhances perspectives, increases adaptability, and drives financial and organizational performance.

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.

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.

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.

Addressing Disability in the Workplace

Social Talent

This post originally appeared on the Direct Employers Association blog. . Despite a desire to build a diverse workforce and a willingness to help, accommodation requests can often be an uncomfortable work situation to address. What are the grounds for a valid request?

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.