July, 2020

My post-COVID recruiting dream

Greg Savage

As an industry, and as individuals, we have never had a better chance to change what we don’t like. To slaughter sacred cows. Smash our outdated, self- inhibiting paradigms. To configure our futures. Who is going to stop us? Who is even looking? The most significant waste of all will be to come back to […]. Coaching recruiters Coronavirus Management Hiring Trends Managing Stress Recruitment coronavirus management managing stress recruitment

Fostering Hiring and Finance Team Collaboration During Times of Constant Change

ClearCompany Recruiting

In order to thrive through changing business cycles, there is a delicate balancing act taking place within organizations to keep human capital and employee engagement goals aligned with spending responsibility and revenue achievement.


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3 Innovative Takeaways From the COVID-19 Experience


As companies have grappled with the undulations of a global pandemic, the reverberating impacts on performance have mounted. While some of those impacts are recessive and challenging; others are encouragingly positive and forward-looking. Here are three of the gains that companies and. Read More. The post 3 Innovative Takeaways From the COVID-19 Experience appeared first on Lever. Culture Human Resources Leadership

Recruiters are being fired at the rate of 1 in 3!

Greg Savage

This is not good news. We knew it was happening, but the numbers are horrific. Latest research from Staffing Industry Metrics tells us exactly how many recruiters were fired in March, April and May this year. And its ugly, ugly, ugly. But read on because I am seeing the silver linings, and so should you. […]. Coaching recruiters Coronavirus Management Hiring Recruiters Hiring Trends coronavirus management hiring recruiters

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

What Effective Performance Management Truly Looks like in 2020

ClearCompany Recruiting

54% of employees said that performance management has not had a positive effect on employee performance.

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Recruiting RFP Template: How to Evaluate an ATS with CRM Solution


Conducting feature comparisons is an important step in any talent software evaluation process. But experienced buyers not only keep their checklist of features, they also ensure they select software that will grow and adapt with them in an ever-changing recruiting environment. Read More.

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How to structure your interview questions

Social Talent

While lots of things can go wrong, the biggest mistake you can make is to not plan adequately for the interview. Preparation is everything and this extends to interview questions and structure. An interview isn’t a casual chat, and while you will want the candidate to feel as relaxed as possible, it’s important you still have a steer on the direction of your questions. Here are three tips on how to structure your interview questions. Start broad.

How to adapt to an active candidate market

Social Talent

Let’s not delve too much into how and why we got here. From a war for talent, a shortage of skills and near full employment, we now are faced with some of the largest unemployment figures since the Great Depression and a plethora of candidates actively looking for a new role. Yikes! A huge amount of recruitment teams and hiring processes were not built for this kind of market and will need to adapt. Let this blog be a starting point for your hiring team’s evolution. The Passive Candidate Myth.

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Why You Should Work With a Recruiter Right Now

NPA Worldwide

When looking for a new job, candidates shouldn’t go at it alone. Even if you are armed with an impressive resume, it can be tough to even snag an interview. An experienced recruiter can be your guide and main point of contact with potential employers. But during a pandemic where many companies have enacted hiring freezes, you might be thinking there’s no reason to reach out to a recruiter. Wrong.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

7 Tips for Running a Successful Team Brainstorm—Even When Everyone's Remote

The Muse

Just because you can’t get your colleagues in the same room doesn’t mean you can’t have a great brainstorming session. Here’s how to do it remotely. Productivity

Why more remote workers mean you need a new onboarding process

Social Talent

Remote working has come skidding into our lives as not only a popular, but in many cases essential way of working.

Toptal’s Tips for Sustaining an Enterprise-Grade Remote Work Environment


Practically overnight, enterprise technology organizations like Twitter, Slack, and Apple have had to relocate thousands of individuals from the corner office to the home office – and there’s no clear sign it will be reversed any time soon. Fortunately for all of. Read More. The post Toptal’s Tips for Sustaining an Enterprise-Grade Remote Work Environment appeared first on Lever. Employee Retention Hiring Interviewing Lever Recruiting Recruitment process

7 Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking of Making a Career Change During COVID-19

The Muse

It’s a confusing time. How can you be sure you really want to change careers during a global pandemic? Ask yourself these questions first. Career Change


The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Recruiting in tech: 3 ways to stay relevant

Social Talent

Tech is a fast paced industry, full of new trends and emerging technologies. Needs and roles change regularly. As a recruiter, what can you do to keep abreast of this notoriously evolving industry? Today we’ll explore three ways you can keep up to date in the world of recruiting in tech.

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Your Post-COVID Mantra. ‘Cash is Queen’.

Greg Savage

One thing every owner and manager of every recruitment company has learned (or re-learned recently) is this; ‘Cash is Queen’.

Get Me Out of Here: Why Millennials are Fleeing Big Cities

Proactive Talent

If you live in the Bay Area of California, chances are you are looking to get out. If I had to guess, I would say sky-high real estate prices, excessive taxes and the massive homeless problem.

New Tools [from Leoforce] That Embody the Future of Recruiting Technology


Arya - Recruiting AI Technology. New Tools [from Leoforce] That Embody the Future of Recruiting Technology. Many Americans are struggling through job searches right now because of COVID-19.

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Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.

Moving Beyond The EU-US Privacy Shield


The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on July 16, 2020, that the EU-US Privacy Shield framework is not a valid transfer mechanism for personal data between the European Union and the United States, on the basis that US national security requirements. Read More.

Does Your Candidate Experience Include Social Affirmations?

Fistful of Talent

Candidate Experience (CX) is about to tank. I’m sure my friends at the Talent Board will show this data in 2021 and I predict after years of increased CX we’ll see a dip. Turns out, when you have more candidates than jobs, it’s hard to deliver high CX at scale.

Chin up, recruiters and jobseekers: Expert tips for surviving crisis


Hiring data from the technical assessment platform, Coderbyte , illustrates the dramatic drop in the number of technical interviews since February. But whatever the slope, a bounce in hiring is sure to return as jobs shift to different industries.

This client spent $2 Billion with 11 recruitment agencies. (No BS)

Greg Savage

It turns out the good old Aussie Federal Government has been supporting the local recruitment industry all along. To the tune of $2Billion in contractor fees in the past 6 years. No typo. That’s Two Billion Dollars!

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

TribePod: An Interview with Jeff Wald

Proactive Talent

In this premiere episode of TribePod, Courtney Lane , Principal Consultant of Proactive Talent interviews Jeff Wald , the author of "The End of Jobs: The Rise of On-Demand Workers and Agile Corporations." She is assisted by Jim Stroud , VP of Marketing at Proactive Talent. artificial intelligence interview future of work tribepod podcast tribe pod

Your New Job Search Secret Weapon: A Resume Outline

The Muse

Use a resume outline to organize your information and create a resume that will get you the job. Resumes


3 Ways Automated Assessments Allow Teams to Do More With Less Resources


Automation is the future. But plenty of recruiters haven’t yet employed it beyond menial tasks. How can automation identify the high-quality candidates from the rest? Automation can’t actually improve the recruiting process…or can it? Maybe you’re already using automation to optimize basic.

If I Were Looking for an HR Pro I’d Recruit Teachers

Fistful of Talent

Disruption sucks. We’re in the middle of arguably the most disruptive period in 50 years for business. While some might counter with the advent of the internet as the biggest disruption, I’d mention that change happened over the course of a decade. We had time to watch it unfold.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

Giving Feels Good: Free LinkedIn Profile Rewrite

Katrina Kibben

Free LinkedIn profile rewrite for anyone who can benefit from making a great first impression with their online presence. The post Giving Feels Good: Free LinkedIn Profile Rewrite appeared first on Katrina Kibben. Job Search Advice social media strategy linkedin

13 sacred ‘Agency Recruitment’ metrics. (You need them!).

Greg Savage

You can’t manage what you don’t measure’. 40 years of running recruitment businesses taught me that you need a dashboard of critical metrics. As we come out of the crisis, you must know what’s working and what is not. Opportunities will abound. But not for everybody.

TribeTV: When Woke Comes to Work

Proactive Talent

The woke cancel culture in society seeks to publicly shame or withdraw support from public figures because of unpopular opinions or offensive actions. In some cases, it might be appropriate to do so, yet increasingly it is a sign of mob culture that has gotten out of control.