October, 2019

Three Assumptions Standing Between Employers and the Workers They Need

Allegis Global Solutions

When it comes to today’s in-demand skills, the supply of talent is tight. From engineers and programmers to marketing, management, and trade skills, employers are not only challenged to find the people they need to fill critical roles; they must compete for those people.

The Future of Recruitment Requires Believership

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Let’s talk about believing. Along my career journey, I have been lucky in many aspects. Sure, I’ve put in a lot of hard work, but I’ve also had the lucky chance to work with many talented people who believed in me and took me under their wings.

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Banishing Barriers: Building Disability Awareness into Recruiting

Indeed

People with disabilities are the largest minority group in the world, at about one billion people and 15% of the global population.

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Job descriptions that convert: 5 tips from a copywriter

Kallidus

Job descriptions that convert: 5 tips from a copywriter. So you’re recruiting for a new role and it’s time to write the job description. I’m not a writer , you might say, it just needs to be a list of expected tasks or output, you insist.

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!

Applicants, Bikinis and Instagram - OH MY!

Recruiting in Yoga Pants

EVERYBODY is talking about the latest kerfuffle between aspiring marketer Emily Clow and some salty chicks over at Kickass Masterminds , who have since taken down all their social real estate (THAT HASHTAG THO).

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Everything You Need to Know About Job Application Trackers

CakeHR

Job application trackers or commonly known as Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are software applications designed to simplify your company’s recruitment process.

Transgenderism In The Workplace: The New Not-So-New Normal

Fistful of Talent

Many years ago I met a co-worker, Terry. Terry was quiet, but friendly enough, a bit of a loner, but social enough. Terry was introverted, but just outgoing enough to be someone to look forward to chatting with. We crossed paths frequently in the kitchen, the men’s room, the elevator, Starbucks, etc.

Fast stats on major recruitment challenges

Oleeo

In my last post, I shared how there is an increasing need for businesses to become more superhuman and take advantage of new technologies to see the unseen.

It all starts with the questions

career.place

The right job/task questions could set apart the candidate with generic talent from one who will thrive in your position, or help find that. Article

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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.

Top Candidate Ghosting Horror Stories

Lever

As a candidate, there’s nothing worse than being “ghosted.” You might not be familiar with the term, but you’ve definitely experienced it before. Ghosting” is when communication abruptly stops, or the person you’re talking to suddenly drops off the face of the. Read More.

What is the best day to post your job?

Fistful of Talent

It’s a blocking and tackling-type of a question in talent acquisition and recruiting, right? Most of us believe it’s part science and part art. “Well, Tim, that all depends on…” No, it doesn’t.

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Anatomy of an Effective Job Posting Strategy

Hiretual

The “post and pray” strategy is shaky ground for your job posting strategy to rest on – especially in today’s employment market. Job openings in the United States are outnumbering the unemployed like no other time in history.

Hook, Line, and Sign 'em: How to Appeal to the Modern Workforce

Recruiter

The modern workforce is dominated by millennials and Generation Z. While these two generations do have their differences, together they make up one population that has changed the world of work — and especially how we attract and retain talent.

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.

How to Identify and Interview Results-Driven Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

Hiring a new employee isn’t cheap — in fact, it may require an investment of up to “1.5x to 3x of salary” for a given role, according to Eric Koester.

Innovative Hiring is the New iPhone

ApplicantPro

Unlimited PTO, gym memberships, ping pong tables in employee break rooms.

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Job Postings Are Stories You Can Imagine Living

Katrina Kibben

People want to connect. They want to believe that 40 hours of their life every week will mean something. That's not happening in a list of "3+ years experience.". The post Job Postings Are Stories You Can Imagine Living appeared first on Katrina Kibben.

Busting the Myths Around Workers With Disabilities

Lever

The theme for this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month is “The Right Talent, Right Now.” This annual initiative held in October for the past 70+ years “celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce. Read More.

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 diversity training can protect your business from risk

JazzHR

Guest Blog by Maureen Brogie, Senior Advisor at InsuranceBee. Everybody is unique. They hold their own views and beliefs. They are of various ages, races, genders, and sexual orientations. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, speak a range of languages, and follow different religions.

Why Continual Conversations Are More Effective Than Annual Reviews

ClearCompany Recruiting

Employees desire feedback. In fact, 96% say that regular feedback is preferred to infrequent, formally-structured reviews. Sitting down only once or twice a year to discuss goals, behavior, career advancements, etc.

Fire unprofitable, deadbeat clients right now!

Greg Savage

Consider this and then run the figures for your own business. In most of the recruitment businesses I have run, and many I now advise, 70% of the business will come from the top 20% of clients. In fact, often over 50% of your Gross Profit (NDR) will be generated from less than 10 client […].

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Why Talent Communities Have Failed Until Now

Proactive Talent

Talent communities are a hub where candidates can submit their resume or contact information to a company without committing to a specific position–a way to raise your hand as a candidate to learn more about the company culture and be notified as future opportunities arise.

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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.

Starting A Recruiting Agency – The Recruiter Roundup

Talent Hero Media

Recruiters answer "What is the most important single piece of advice you would give to someone starting their own recruiting agency?". The post Starting A Recruiting Agency – The Recruiter Roundup appeared first on Talent Hero Media. General

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5 Candidate Email Stats That Will Make You Think

Lever

In a constantly changing — or let’s be honest, not moving fast enough — labor market, the need to keep up with the latest trends when it comes to wowing the right candidates becomes not only necessary, but critical. That’s why we. Read More.

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Employee Handbooks: The Most Critical Legal Document in HR

JazzHR

Guest Blog by myHRcounsel. One of the most frequently asked questions we get at myHRcounsel is: do you do employee handbooks? The answer is always an emphatic, “YES!” Anyone who is a client of myHRcounsel gets an attorney-drafted, 50-state compliant, employee handbook.

Cut the Conflicts and Improve Productivity with These 5 Tips

ClearCompany Recruiting

Where there are differing opinions, conflict is likely to arise. 85% of employees report experiencing conflict at work , and 30% say the conflict is nearly constant. That isn’t always a bad thing, though — it often leads to creative solutions, facilitates new ideas, and challenges the status quo.

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.