October, 2018

7 Secrets of Companies Who Are Unexpectedly Winning the Talent Fight

Proactive Talent

There are plenty of “obvious” candidates for companies who are doing amazing things to attract, hire and retain great talent within their business. They show up on the pages of HBR, Fast Company and Forbes, either filling our news feeds or staring at us from magazine covers on airport newsstands.

How to Stress Test Your 2019 Hiring Plan

Lever

You’ve got your company’s hiring plans for 2019. Now you have to plan out your talent acquisition staff headcount to meet those goals. It can feel like looking into a crystal ball with only your best guess coming back to you.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

ClearCompany Recruiting

Recruiting software is highly utilized by talent acquisition teams. In fact, 75% of hiring professionals used either applicant tracking or recruiting software to improve their hiring process.

Get a Jumpstart on Hiring New College Grads

JazzHR

Graduation may be half a year away, but it’s never too early to reach out to the next wave of college graduates.

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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.

Optimize Your Recruitment Marketing Planning with 2020 Vision

Talemetry

It’s nearly impossible to believe the new decade is on the horizon. 2020 used to sound so far away, so futuristic. But here we are. About 15 months from such a significant milestone.

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Q&A With New Proactive Talent Lead Consultant, Turner Johnson

Proactive Talent

We want to introduce you to Turner Johnson, Lead Consultant focused on Recruiting Optimization and OnDemand Recruiting engagements for our clients, and the newest member of the Proactive Talent tribe! Turner is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and officially came onboard with us in September.

10 Top Diversity & Inclusion Questions Answered

Lever

We recently co-hosted an amazing webinar panel on Building a Diversity and Inclusion Program from Scratch. On it, our speakers Katee Van Horn, Shavonne Hasfal-Mcintosh, and Raena Saddler shared incredible advice and insights on a topic that is a top business priority for so many of us.

How Tech is Changing the Way We Manage Performance

ClearCompany Recruiting

Performance reviews have long been an integral part of performance management, but the time for change has come. New guidelines have been introduced to turn outdated methods into an effective performance management plan.

3 Ways Millennials Have Changed Candidate Engagement Strategy

JazzHR

When the oldest millennials entered the workforce at the turn of the century, they found an environment dominated by baby boomers and Gen Xer’s. In the succeeding two decades, millennials have made a significant impact on American work culture.

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.

How to Increase Candidate Conversion Rates Exponentially

Talemetry

Yes, you read that correctly. It is possible to increase candidate conversion rates. Exponentially.

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The Ultimate Answer to Employee Engagement is Self-Direction

Fistful of Talent

I’m not going to do my usual screed on why employee engagement is a Sisyphean effort, and almost every intervention is at best a short-term fix to a long-term problem.

How To Convince Your C-Suite That Employer Branding Really Matters

Proactive Talent

Are you having trouble convincing your C-Suite they should be prioritizing your company’s employer brand? Do you feel like a fish swimming upstream on this?

Top 5 Recruiting Challenges to Solve in 2019

Lever

Recruiting is hard work. The competition for talent is high, making it difficult to win top-tier talent. On top of that, reactive hiring means you can’t focus on more strategic initiatives, like candidate experience and team collaboration. All of these things can wreak havoc on a hiring plan.

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 Effective is Your Performance Management Process?

ClearCompany Recruiting

An effective performance management process has the ability to increase the quality of work and productivity of your business. Effective performance management is about leadership, interpersonal relationships, constructive feedback and teamwork.

Guest Blog: The Three Step Approach to Long Term Diversity

JazzHR

Major businesses have been feeling the pressure to diversify their workforces for more than twenty years. In response to this pressure, many have employed a number of different diversity programs with varying degrees of success. But what result characterizes success for a diversity program?

Talemetry Congratulates 2018 North American Candidate Experience Award Winners

Talemetry

What does an outstanding candidate experience look like? It’s the ability to consistently deliver an exemplary experience that values each individual, time and time again, across thousands of candidates who interact with your organization during the candidate lifecycle.

A Hidden Pool of Talent That None of Us Think Of!

Fistful of Talent

There’s a restaurant in Minneapolis called All Square. They make square grilled cheese sandwiches. They do not have any problems finding employees! They only hire people who have been formerly incarcerated. Yes, you just read that correctly.

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.

Q&A: Meet Courtney Lane!

Proactive Talent

We want to introduce you to Courtney Lane, our new Lead Recruiting Consultant and one of the newest members of the Proactive Talent tribe! Courtney is based in Austin and came onboard with us in August. We did a quick Q&A session with her so you can get to know her a little bit and understand what she brings to the table for Proactive Talent. Where have you worked in the past and what led you to Proactive Talent?

How to Prepare for the Next Headcount Meeting with Your CFO

Lever

Being that 2019 is around the corner, there has never been a more important time to get in front of headcount planning and ensure your team is staffed for recruiting success.

A Total Talent Approach to Women in Tech

Allegis Global Solutions

Despite advancements in other areas of education and a record number of women attending college, fewer and fewer women graduate with degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

13 Hiring Horror Stories from Real Hiring Managers

JazzHR

In honor of Halloween, we reached out to hiring managers in our network to see if anyone had ever experienced a hiring nightmare. They did not disappoint! Read our top picks for craziest hiring nightmares below.

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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.

What's with All the Changes in the HCM and Recruiting Landscape?

Talemetry

If you’re like most HR and talent acquisition professionals, you undoubtedly noticed the incredible amount of news, partnerships and collaborations announced among major players in the HCM industry just in the last few weeks alone. IBM Watson and Workday. LinkedIn and Glint.

Boys Behaving Badly, Girls Gone Wild? How To Let Go of Toxic People at Work.

Fistful of Talent

What a week. Kavannah. Facebook rants from friends. Republicans. Democrats. Women. It’s all been holistically pretty toxic. I’ve felt the need to shower about 14 times. . I think it is safe to say the nation (world?)

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Sixty Savage Seconds – I only hire recruiters from this generation

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 ‘I only hire recruiters from this generation’ Let me know what you think! View here. . Recruitment Sixty Savage Seconds recruitment

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Modern Applicant Tracking System Requirements

Lever

The first Applicant Tracking System (ATS) was designed to do little more than store data from applications. Prior to the Internet, candidates sent in physical resumes and the recruiter’s job was to choose the best from the stack. Early recruiting platforms simply digitized the process.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.