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 Smash our outdated, self- inhibiting paradigms.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?

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. Planned and forecasted properly, organizations can remain in a proactive state with time to model out a variety of scenarios to determine the best course of action for their people, and the business as a whole.

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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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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

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. The post Recruiting RFP Template: How to Evaluate an ATS with CRM Solution appeared first on Lever. Applicant Tracking System ATS Recruiting

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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.

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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.

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!

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

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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. Remote workers aren’t new – after all, many people have been working from home for years – but working remotely has become nearly universal across multiple industries, validating it much faster than anyone expected.

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.

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


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.

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. Accept change. Change isn’t something anyone generally likes. Knowledge is difficult to obtain, so it can sting when we realise our hard earned know-how is no longer relevant.

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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’. I know of several recruitment companies that have gone into liquidation, have read of dozens more, and there are no doubt hundreds, maybe thousands across the world who suffered a similar fate. More will follow […]. Coaching recruiters Financial Management Recruitment financial management recruitment

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.

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. The unemployment rate is hovering around 15% with officials warning that it could creep closer to 20% in the coming months. While sectors such as healthcare and IT are experiencing hiring surges, small business hiring challenges are rampant in other industries.

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Playing for Keeps: How 5 Lever Gaming Customers Keep Momentum in Recruiting


Video games provide a delightful escape from reality into the vivid and creative minds of graphic artists around the world. The experiences are so fun and immersive that it’s easy to forget that every game at your fingertips is actually the result. Read More.

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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

3 Ways to Change the Message in a Bottle

Fistful of Talent

Just a castaway, an island lost at sea, oh. Another lonely day, no one here but me, oh. More loneliness than any man could bear. Rescue me before I fall into despair, oh. These are the intro lyrics to “ Message in a Bottle ” by The Police.

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! Yes, the much loved, often lucrative (but always ludicrous ) game of using agencies to hire temps and […]. Financial Management Management Skills Recruitment financial management recruitment

COVID & the Future of Work: Insights from Paycor’s C-Suite

In Paycor’s newest report, our Chief Executive and Group Leaders consider how your clients will recruit, manage their workforce, optimize benefits, and foster employee experience in the new normal of 2020 and beyond. For actionable insights and tips download and share our guide with your clients!

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. And it's not just California residents who are looking for greener pastures, there’s a BIG trend now for people - millennials specifically - who are looking to relocate while still working remotely for their present employer.

Leadership in Times of Crisis: Conclusion - MitchelLake

Theodora Burgess

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare on PinterestShare on XingShare on Reddit Leadership in Times of CrisisLeadership in Times of Crisis Part 4: Key Words of…Leadership in Times of Crisis Part 3: Handling the


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. The post Moving Beyond The EU-US Privacy Shield appeared first on Lever. Applicant Tracking System Lever Recruitment process

3 steps to deliver a great candidate experience

Social Talent

The candidate experience of your hiring process is more important than ever. Expectations are higher than ever before, which means you’ve further to fall if you get it wrong.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How Resilience At Work Will Save You And Your Team

Fistful of Talent

We all need a little “saving” right now. But what if we changed our mindsets from being saved to being the person who saves? I’m not implying that we must be the “Saviors” of all around us, instead turn the script in our head from being a victim to victor.

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This ‘post-recession’ advice is 11 years old. It’s never been more relevant!

Greg Savage

I wrote this blog in 2009, just as we were emerging from what we then considered to be a bad recession. LOL (Yes, that’s right, I have been writing blogs for your reading pleasure, every week, for over 10 years. Thanks for asking.) It could not be more relevant for us now, even if I […]. Coaching recruiters Coronavirus Management Recruitment coronavirus management recruitment


A Deeper Dive Into Talent Assessment Tool - Predictive Index

Proactive Talent

A few years ago, I wrote a blog about some of my favorite hiring assessments out on the market. One of the assessments I wrote about was the Predictive Index. Since writing that blog, I had the opportunity to engage with the Predictive Index platform at a deeper level as an end-user.