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.

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.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

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?

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.

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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.

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.

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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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

By the Numbers: October 5, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Gig Work Brings In $864 Billion in Revenue in U.S. The Numbers: Workers in the gig economy made up 31% of all U.S. workers in 2017 (about 48 million workers) per Staffing Industry Analysts. That’s an increase from 29% based on 2015 data. As well, $864 billion in U.S.

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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.

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.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

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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How To Improve Your Image as a Recruiter

Social Talent

Welcome to SocialTalent’s Live & Learn series! Each week we gift you with a little bit of info that will help smoothen your recruitment process and expand your knowledge of your industry. With this Live & Learn series we promise we kept it: Short. Simple. Ready to use! Sound good to you?

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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?

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.

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.

By the Numbers October 26, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Wages for U.S. Workers Rise 3.5% Year Over Year. The Numbers: “Wages for US workers increased 3.5% over the last year, raising the average wage level by 95 cents to $27.81 an hour, according to the ADP Workforce Vitality Report, released today.

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.

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.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

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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The Inmail Subject Lines That WORK

Social Talent

The art of the email subject line has been one of the biggest challenges of marketing teams the world over since, well, email. We know that good recruiters also display the traits of good marketers, so what can they learn about subject lines to increase their response rate from candidates?

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.

By the Numbers: October 19, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Job Openings Hit New Record High. The Numbers: August saw an 18.1% increase in job openings year over year as that number hit 7.1 million. There were about 6.2 million unemployed in August as well. The U.S.

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

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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Witness The Homesickness

The Whiteboard

Charles Darwin would be proud of us consultants! Survival of the fittest at it’s finest. Like the nomad children of the Andaman sea who eyes have adapted to swimming underwater in search of food, we consultants will for sure pass on a thicker than average skin gene to our bloodline.

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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How Stacy Zapar Manages Internal Expectations

Social Talent

When it comes down to managing internal expectations, Founder & Principal Recruiter at The Talent Ag friend, Stacy Zapar knows a thing or two! Every company wants to hire the brightest sparks out there, however, understanding what that candidate looks like is a key component.

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.