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.

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.

Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

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?

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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.

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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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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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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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?

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.

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.

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.

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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3 Tips for Using SMS to Engage Job Seekers

JazzHR

Candidate engagement is an important metric to track, because it shows recruiters the effectiveness of their communications with job seekers. If candidates become disengaged, they could disappear from your recruitment pipeline altogether.

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Candidates are Calling the Shots

The Whiteboard

The tide has been turning for some time, and now more than ever it feels like a candidate’s market out there.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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8 Ways Recruiters Can Grow Their IT Technical Knowledge

Hiretual

The majority of recruiters start out being generalists in their career. I started my career with just a bachelors in marketing and communications. I had absolutely no understanding of computer science. I was able to take a few STEM courses and wrote my first wordpress site using basic HTML and PHP

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Tip Or Treat - Don't *Scare* Your Applicants Away with a Bad Hiring Process

ApplicantPro

Happy Halloween from ApplicantPro! While it’s the season for all things scary and spooky, we want to be sure you’re not scaring your job applicants away! We found four ways your company might be scaring your applicants away and four ways to fix them!

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.

The Ultimate Hiring Toolkit

Hiring is hard enough. Without the right HR templates and tools, keeping track of and managing the whole process can get out of hand quickly. Get the essential toolkit for all your recruiting and hiring needs, from job requisition to hire. 8 templates, tools and worksheets for every stage of recruiting.

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.

Should I Give Up (Or Should I just Keep Chasing Adverts)?

The Whiteboard

This is how recruitment tends to work: When you get your first recruitment job, you are told of “active clients”, “databases”, and “training and development” You are told of huge earning potential, perhaps even shown a pay slip of a top biller.

Webinar: Create Your Go-To Recruiting Toolbox

JazzHR

Even if a candidate doesn’t get hired for a role, you still want them to walk away wishing they could work for your company. And for those that do accept an offer, your job does not end there – you still need to get them in the door.

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