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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Employer Brand 101: What is employer branding and how to get started

Proactive Talent

If you’re a large corporation or a startup, have a weak employer brand, or don’t even know what an employer brand is, have no fear! This blog will cover it all. But before we continue, there’s one important term you need to know: Employee Value Proposition. Employee Value Proposition (EVP).

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.

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.

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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Transforming the Talent Landscape at New York Magazine

Lever

There’s a moment when every company realizes it can’t hire the talent it needs to drive innovation and business growth without a better strategy in place. When and what that looks like is unique to each organization, but the way forward is. Read More.

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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.

The Savage Truth Book Launch Party! Your invitation.

Greg Savage

I am very excited to personally invite you to the official launch event for my new book, ‘The Savage Truth’ JobAdder are hosting two free events in Sydney and Auckland, where you can network with industry peers, have a drink, chat with me, all in a casual setting.

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.