July, 2019

Today’s Job Listings: They’re Silly, Pretentious, and Have Gone off the Deep End

Fistful of Talent

I’ve seen a LOT of job listings over the last few years, so I shouldn’t be surprised at any of the preposterous skill requirements that some hiring managers seem to be looking for. But then I saw this one. I could hardly believe what was listed as the No.

9 Employer Strategies That Limit Ghosting

ExactHire Recruiting

Even if you haven’t already heard the term employee “ghosting,” odds are you have still experienced the workplace trend. What is ghosting and why is it more relevant to your organization than ever?

3 Ways to Improve Engagement With Prospects When Recruiting

RecruitLoop

Recruiters often tell us the challenges they face when engaging potential candidates. Read the tips below on how to use multiple platforms to successfully engage with your prospects. SMEs Startups Talent acquisition Top Talent

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Best Practices for a Successful Interview Process

ClearCompany Recruiting

An average of 50% of new hires fail within the first 18 months. That’s not always because you’ve hired someone who can’t do the job, but sometimes because you hire someone who isn’t the right fit. So, what’s a good way to determine whether or not your candidate is a good match for the role?

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.

Hiring Leaders: Choosing a Leader, Not a Boss

Glassdoor for Employers

When your organization is hiring leaders —whether it’s a small team’s manager or the CEO— is the process as thorough and painstaking as it should be?

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The Gatekeepers: Why a positive recruiting philosophy matters

Proactive Talent

In a world where candidates have more power in the hiring process than ever before, companies need to hire differently than just a few years ago. From my personal experience in the recruiting industry, I've found that taking a positive approach to recruiting makes a difference.

Taking Talent Old School: How to Create a Positive Candidate Experience

Fistful of Talent

We constantly hear stories about bad experiences candidates have in our recruiting processes – and not just about the lack of personalization in the pipelining process. I have my own war chest of stories and a few as a candidate, not as the recruiter.

Why Google for Jobs Hasn't Changed the Hiring World (Yet)

ApplicantPro

We all use Google products every day. Gmail. Android. YouTube. And well, GOOGLE. In a lot of ways, our world revolves around Google. But even after the launch of Google for Jobs, the hiring world hasn’t changed. Usually, when Google launches a new product, competitors and companies take notice.

Hooked On A Template: Recruiting Email Etiquette

Katrina Kibben

The whole "it worked one time so I'm recycling it for the 99th" is getting old. If I can recite your recruiting email, it's not good enough - ok? But this is. The post Hooked On A Template: Recruiting Email Etiquette appeared first on Katrina Kibben.

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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.

Great recruiters are right under your nose

Greg Savage

I know where you can hire great recruiters, and virtually no one else is looking there. This is not a lecture. This is an eye-opener that slowly dawned on me. And it needs to become apparent to owners and managers of recruitment companies.

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4 Strategies to Shore Up Your New-grad Recruiting Strategy

Lever

New grads are eager for that next life chapter; in some ways, this is just the beginning of their story. Gleefully unfettered from the classwork, exams, and studying that have defined their past several years, they are now nervously hand-wringing amid the. Read More.

New Survey: Company Mission & Culture Matter More Than Compensation

Glassdoor for Employers

While high salaries and unique perks may have once been the keys to attracting top talent, a new survey from Glassdoor shows that a company’s mission and culture matter most to job seekers.

The Cover Letter Comeback: Using Disruptive Cover Letters to Find Hidden Talent

Indeed

These days, finding the right candidate for an open job can feel next to impossible, especially when your hiring managers are asking for “purple squirrels” — aka impossible sets of candidate criteria. .

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.

Three Barriers to Recruitment Marketing Optimization

Talemetry

Part 3 of the Advancing Your People, Processes and Technology Series. Recently, we sat down with one enterprise customer to discuss the challenges she has faced in leading her recruiting organization toward recruitment marketing optimization.

Could Your Onboarding of New Hires Be More Like Steve Ballmer?

Fistful of Talent

Onboarding of new hires is a tricky thing.

How to Improve Your Employee Value Proposition (EVP) to Attract Candidates

RecruitLoop

In the current, competitive landscape where businesses fight for top talent, attracting good candidates is tough. The best talent know the value they bring to a business. In this post, our guest blogger explains how you can increase and improve your value proposition to potential new hires.

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The Case for Hiring Candidates With Felony Convictions

Recruiter

The thought of employing individuals with felony convictions is enough to make most CEOs wring their hands. You can hardly blame them. Many of these people have done bad things in the past. Hiring them is a noble endeavor, but what if our worst fears come true?

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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.

Reasons Why and How Employee Referral Can Be Leveraged Effectively

HR Technologist - RB

Hiring the best and loyal employee for your firm is very essential and a proper employee referral program helps you accelerate your recruiting process, giving you a talented person on-board. Recruitment & Onboarding

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Recruiting Process Feedback Gaps: Scalability

Survale

In our final installment of a four part series exploring the typical recruiting process gaps that organizations deal with when gathering candidate, recruiter and hiring manager feedback to optimize their recruiting process, we turn to scalability.

How to crush your credibility as a leader in 5 seconds. And you do it!

Greg Savage

This is how you destroy your credibility as a leader. Lose respect. And undermine motivation. And we are all guilty of this — me for sure. You too. It’s the one leadership trait that will erode trust and destroy morale. Please don’t do it. (2

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Whole-Person Hiring: What’s Next in Talent Acquisition

Proactive Talent

As a lead consultant for Proactive Talent , I help companies maximize their hiring solutions in a process we call Recruitment Optimization. While AI and machine learning will help our industry in incredible ways, I believe that the future of recruiting must include “whole-person hiring.”.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Why Everything We Know About Employee Engagement Is Wrong

Lever

It’s a given in our industry that if you want to boost performance and retention, all you need to do is improve employee engagement. What’s less clear, though, is the how. Some experts say formal engagement programs are the way to go, Read More.

The Recruiting Skills You Need to Engage Passive Candidates

JazzHR

Recent increases in U.S. employment figures accompanied by drops in unemployment benefit filings offer continued evidence that the job market remains historically tight.

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A New Recruiting Wrinkle: Paying Everybody as if They Worked in San Francisco

Fistful of Talent

Here’s the latest recruiting wrinkle in job listings: Posting an ad where the company is completely up front about what the position pays — even if it is $181,000 a year.

Maslow’s Hierarchy of (Work): Discover Professional Development

ClearCompany Recruiting

Last week we introduced how Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs can be used by HR departments to help understand what employee's need in order to achieve growth in their roles. But once you understand the why, the next step is the how.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

Sixty Savage Seconds – How Many of Your Recruiters Would You Rehire?

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 ‘How Many Of Your Recruiters Would You Rehire? Let me know what you think! View here. . Recruitment Careers Sixty Savage Seconds recruitment recruitment careers

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The Gatekeepers: Why a Positive Recruiting Philosophy Matters

Proactive Talent

In a world where candidates have more power in the hiring process than ever before, companies need to hire differently than just a few years ago. From my personal experience in the recruiting industry, I've found that taking a positive approach to recruiting makes a difference.

3 Expert Tips for Creating a Talent Strategy

Lever

Introducing a new monthly series on the Lever blog, where we feature expert advice from select partners to help you source and hire the best for your company. A winning talent strategy has many layers and components. From enabling seamless collaboration with. Read More.