March, 2018

Are You One of LinkedIn’s Most Predictable Recruiters?

Social Talent

There’s no second chance to make a good first impression. Recruiters pour a lot of time and effort into investigating and prepping candidates. They pour over resumes and sift through the keywords to try and tease out the most eligible candidate. However, this is a two-way system.

40 Steps to Keep the Employee Onboarding Process in Check

ClearCompany Recruiting

It’s tempting for employers to skimp on the employee onboarding process in the hopes that the new hire will become productive faster.

The Recruiter Life Survey Results

Talent Hero Media

The results of our Recruiter Life survey highlight your thoughts on the difficulty of finding new clients, sourcing new candidates, your favourite recruiting apps and the new tech you'd love to see. The post The Recruiter Life Survey Results appeared first on Talent Hero Media. Lead Gen Tech

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Why DO clients give out job-orders in competition?

Greg Savage

This week Savage Sell kicks off. (On On Wednesday 7th, in fact!) It’s huge. Nine cities, all across Australia and NZ. More than 1,400 recruiters attending. It’s a masterclass in sophisticated selling, and one topic we will hammer is the ability to secure exclusive job orders.

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Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

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Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Workbook

ClearCompany Recruiting

There are hundreds of applicant tracking systems out on the market with many key features. Fulfilling your organization’s unique needs calls for a thorough research process. Feeling stuck in the buying process is a common hurdle.

How recruiters can use Facebook groups for sourcing

Talent Hero Media

Sourcers often face a gruelling task. They are expected to find the best candidates available for a job in a compressed timeframe even though most. The post How recruiters can use Facebook groups for sourcing appeared first on Talent Hero Media. Lead Gen Tech

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Reducing Time To Hire

Jobscience

Does your screening provider value your time? In the business world, time is often equated with money. This is literally the case when it comes to the time it takes companies to fill open positions.

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Be Nice To Your Recruiter

The Whiteboard

This week, in a moment of sheer frustration I sat at my desk and began penning a poem ‘Today, I hate recruitment.’

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.

The Top 10 Places to Find Startup Talent in 2018

Lever

This is a guest post by Tanya Bourque, CoFounder & COO of Untappt.io , which empowers startups to hire the best talent with confidence. We’re already three months into 2018, and it’s past time to find the best talent in your industry. In order for your business to grow and thrive, you need to know where to find individuals who will go the extra mile for your business. That said, things might have changed since the last time you needed to seek staff members.

If Recruiters Were Vegetables…

Social Talent

Recruiters and Vegetables – surely you can’t compare the two!?!? Well…guess what? That’s exactly what I’m going to do today. Most of us eat them to stay healthy, but who knew that a select few share the same characteristics found in a recruiter!?

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Creating an Onboarding Program that Saves Time and Boosts Engagement

ClearCompany Recruiting

Onboarding. We all know how crucial it is to get our new hire experience right. Retention, productivity, engagement… these all depend on making sure that your new employees are onboarded correctly. But not only does this take budget and resources, it takes planning and time.

How to Use Your Website to Win at Recruitment with Jeremy Sisemore

Talent Hero Media

A discussion with Jeremy Sisemore of ASAP Talent Services about how to use your recruiting website to build a brand and grow your business. The post How to Use Your Website to Win at Recruitment with Jeremy Sisemore appeared first on Talent Hero Media. Lead Gen Web Design

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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.

Why Hiring for Culture-Fit Can Ruin a Start-Up

Proactive Talent

Culturally fit employees are every employer's dream; until reality kicks in and employers realize that by hiring candidates that mimic exact backgrounds and characteristics of their current employees, the company is failing to progress. While many larger organizations can enforce the concept of hiring culture-fit employees, this concept when implemented by start-ups can ruin the firm’s chances of growth, development, and profit.

How to Get Your Recruitment Marketing In Shape

Talemetry

PART 1 OF THE EVOLVE RECRUITMENT MARKETING SERIES. The 122nd Boston Marathon will take place on April 16 this year. And just as in previous years, when the marathon comes around, I find myself marveling at the sea of runners who have qualified for the race. Each time a runner crosses the finish line, I am astounded by the stamina, training, and discipline it takes to reach that point. The personal journeys that led each finisher to the Boston Marathon are pretty extensive.

Remote Work: An Almost Effortless Way to Attract More Diverse Talent

Lever

During Lever’s 2017 Talent Innovation Summit, Matt Charney shared that 79 percent of people said flexible working was a top priority. During Lever’s 2017 Talent Innovation Summit, Matt Charney shared that 79 percent of people said flexible working was a top priority. Remote work is one such flexible work arrangement that will surely appeal to candidates—while also helping you build a more diverse talent pipeline.

Workplace Diversity: How To Attract and Retain Amazing Talent

Social Talent

For any company, holding on to its top talent is of top priority. In today’s working world, competition for top talent is fiercer than ever. Employers are continuously changing how they approach diverse candidates. After all, it’s a fact that diverse companies perform better.

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.

Talent Management Strategy Guide

ClearCompany Recruiting

Talent Management Strategy Guide By: ClearCompany Updated: March 2018. What is Talent Management Strategy? Why is Talent Management Important? What are the Key Components of Talent Management? What are the Best Practices in Talent Management?

Greg Savage back in Dublin!

Greg Savage

Dear Irish ‘Savage Truth’ reader, Some of you may have been at my Masterclass in Dublin in 2016 (If you were at that event, check the video! You are probably in it!) Many of you have asked, ‘when is the next one’? Well I am delighted to tell you I am back in Dublin on […].

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5 Ways to Make Your Workplace More Accessible

JazzHR

When we talk about diversity in the workplace, it is important to include all persons with disabilities. Citing figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Tech Crunch reported that just 17.5 percent of Americans living with a disability were employed in 2015.

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Your Foosball Table Is Not Company Culture

Proactive Talent

Ever wonder what would happen if we live in a world where everybody dressed like each other and mimicked each other with no variations, no conflicts and nothing new to add or say? The answer is, the world would be a very dull place. Companies who have hired primarily for ‘culture fit’ usually lack diversity and the ability to innovate as opposed to those who hire based on merit.

17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

5 Vital Interview Tips for Every New Recruiter

Lever

Whether you’re new to recruiting or recruiting on a brand new team, a steep learning curve sits between you and hiring badassery. With headcount targets to memorize and candidate pipelines to fill, you’ve got your work cut out for you. To begin making progress on all fronts, one crucial first step is to hone your interview skills. Conduct stronger interviews, and you can hire stronger candidates - more efficiently and confidently. Interviewing

TL;DR Candidate Experience, Sexism and Awesome Customers

Social Talent

Exceptional Candidate Experience with Lars Schmidt. Lars Schmidt is no stranger around these parts. He is renowned throughout the recruitment industry for his incredible advise on creating a memorable candidate experience. (He’s

Gen-Y-Bother

The Whiteboard

This blog post may be a borderline hate crime. To those who don’t know us or what we do, let me give you some context. We recruit recruiters for the recruitment industry.

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Sixty Savage Seconds – Your most dangerous competitor is…?

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 ‘Your most dangerous competitor is…?’ ’ Let me know what you think! View here. . Recruiter coaching Sixty Savage Seconds recruitment

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Beyond the Buzzwords: Using Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning to Inspire Authentic Human Conversation (and Power Higher Response Rates)

Speaker: Susanna Frazier, Innovative Talent Acquisition and Management Leader

Artificial Intelligence (AI), a machine’s ability to have human-like intelligence, and Machine Learning (ML), a type of AI that provides a machine with the ability to learn from inference, continue to dominate the headlines and integrate into our daily lives. It’s natural to question how our jobs (and job security) may be affected. Well… Good news, Y'all ? AI doesn’t replace you, it empowers you!

Navigating the Wage Gap

JazzHR

Discussing salary with others is still very taboo. But when it comes to the wage gap, it very much needs to be at the forefront of conversation during the hiring process.

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Defining Your Value and Employer Brand Early On

Proactive Talent

The employee value proposition (EVP) statement is the centerpiece to any well executed employer brand strategy. Your EVP should encompass the true essence of what it’s like to work for your company -- not only from those who are crafting the EVP, but it should encompass several parts in order to be effective. Most companies start building their employer brand before they even think about the true value of working for their company. Without an EVP you cannot build a successful employer brand.

Don't Make These 5 Common Behavioral Interviewing Mistakes

Lever

Behavioral interviewing is a candidate evaluation method that helps you learn about a candidate’s past behavior, so you can better predict their future behavior. If, for instance, you’re looking for a marketing professional, you can ask them to tell you about the most successful [lead generation/email/social media/account-based marketing] campaign they have ever run.

7 of the Most Outrageous Interview Answers Given By Candidates

Social Talent

We’ve all been there at one point or another. Sitting in a room waiting to be interviewed for our next big role at a company! Sitting nervously, and shuffling through the depts of our inner consciousness for the one solid answer that will land you this job.

What Employees Really Think About Their Benefits Package

Employers invest a lot of time and money crafting a benefits mix they hope will attract and retain talent. But are you offering what employees actually want? We asked over 1,200 professionals how they feel about their health and wellness benefits for our 2018 Annual Employee Benefits Survey.