December, 2016

10 Recruiting Dos and Don’ts for 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

2016 is coming to a close and whether you feel it was good or not, one thing we can all agree on is recruiting has continued to advance. digital recruitment. marketing efforts to AI and more, it’s tough to keep up.

Get Attention With Social Media Marketing

BrightMove

Contributed by David Iwanow – https://www.linkedin.com/in/ananth-prasath-83244365. Get Attention With Social Media Marketing. Social media sites allow for global communication that is innovative, fun, and instant.

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More Out-of-the-Box Recruiting Strategies

The Recruiting Division

It’s difficult to stand out and attract applicants when recruiting in a highly competitive market.

Warriors’ Draymond Green shares 8 tips for keeping employees fired up in the workplace

Glassdoor for Employers

“He’s a leader, and he doesn’t care about tenure.” That’s what then-coach Mark Jackson said about Draymond Green in his rookie year. Employee Engagement News and Events Uncategorized Company Culture Office Productivity Teamwork Warriors Workplace Culture

4 Templates to Enhance Your Candidate Experience

It’s more important than ever to communicate clearly and consistently with candidates, from the moment they submit their application to the moment they’re told whether or not they got the job. Download these templates to step up your communication.

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What's the #WOLAN Onboarding Method & Is It Right for You?

ClearCompany Recruiting

There has been a lot of discussion around the importance of employee onboarding, and honestly, we’ve been a big part of the noise too. If you’ve paid even a second of attention to all the hum, you probably know why those first few weeks of introductions are so absolutely important.

13 Recruitment Trends You MUST Know For 2017

Undercover Recruiter

Brexit, Trump, AI, Big Data, Microsoft+LinkedIn and the Randstad Monster… It’s no secret that 2016 has been a massive year for politics, technology and economics, but what are the real knock-on effects to agency-side recruiters working as third party talent suppliers?

How Are We Supposed to Recruit from the Latest Digital Generations?

The Recruiting Division

Image source: Deposit Photos. Each generation is different, and as such, reaching out to them is going to require different tactics. Before diving into the subject it’s worth noting that generations are not ‘real’ strictly speaking – not everyone is going to fit neatly into every category.

LinkedIn Removes Premium Search Filters

ERE SourceCon

The drama that plagues LinkedIn continued to unfold this morning with a shocking post from Ira Bass on Google+.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

Take the holiday. But keep the pipeline pumping for 2017!

Greg Savage

Most of us will have some kind of break in the next month or so. Christmas, New Year, summer holidays, Chinese New Year. You, your clients and your candidates are going to have some well-deserved downtime. But what about the cost? We won’t bill while we are on the beach, or in the pub. And […].

24 Most Ridiculous Recruitment-Related Stock Images

Social Talent

The world of stock photography is littered with strange, indescribable and often unusable images. But surely a subject as straight forward as ‘Recruitment’ couldn’t garner anything too off the wall?

Why a Growing Number of Employees Are Not Impressed with How Performance is Managed

ClearCompany Recruiting

No matter which seat you’re sitting in, managing the performance of the organization will affect your daily work. Hitting productivity goals is reliant on the work done every minute of every shift, yet too many companies use annual performance reviews as the basis of our management programs.

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4 Recruiting Technologies That Every Early Adopter Should Have on Their Holiday Wish List

Lever

What’s on your recruiting technology wish list this year? Tis the season of giving, and not only is it the perfect time to ask for that new sweater you’ve been yearning for, but it’s the perfect time to ask your boss for a new toy as well. 2017 planning is afoot, including decisions around budget and new investments, so don’t miss the opportunity to make the case for a tool that can give you a competitive advantage in your job. Recruitment process

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Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

True cost of recruiting a developer [infographic]

DevSkiller

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to recruit a new programmer? The numbers may surprise you. The most common cost of recruiting a developer which comes to mind is a recruitment agency fee, but it’s just a starter.

Don’t Be That Sourcer – Improve Your Subject Line Skills

ERE SourceCon

Most sourcers know that one of the most important components of a well-crafted email lies in the subject line. In fact, 35% of email recipients open email based on the subject line alone. Given this statistic, you can imagine the importance for writing catchy email subject lines.

The Most Off-Putting Things Candidates Say to Recruiters

Undercover Recruiter

A huge part of the fun of working as a recruiter is getting to speak to so many different people all the time. Helping them on their way to getting their dream role with your client is a great feeling!

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What’s the Best Piece of Advice You’d Give to a Newbie Recruiter?

Social Talent

Last week, we turned to you, our incredible legion of followers , to ask what practical advice you would give to anyone starting out in recruitment. And you didn’t disappoint! In fact, you answered in your droves, letting us in on your extensive knowledge and expertise.

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees.

How to Get the Most Out of Self-Appraisals

ClearCompany Recruiting

When it comes down to writing a great self-appraisal, a lot of questions come to mind. What are they used for? How are you supposed to promote yourself without coming off as a show-off? Is this really the best use of my time? For the last question, it honestly depends.

What the Data Tells Us about Hiring Trends in 2017

ERE

At Glassdoor , I spend my time trying to make sense of the labor market through research , primarily with our own data.

Measuring Quality of Hire in Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

Per the Global Recruiting Trends 2017 by LinkedIn, in the top 3 of recruiting metrics we see “length of stay” and “hiring manager satisfaction.” Both of these point towards quality of hire.

Do These 3 Simple Things to Impress the Heck out of Your Hiring Manager

ERE SourceCon

We all have that memory of working with a particular hiring manager, you know, the one which seems impossible to satisfy; the one who no matter how great the candidate is that you present, always wants to see more or the one who nitpicks at the littlest things on every resume you send over.

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How Employers Can Play by The New Rules of Work

Candidates want careers where they can grow and see their values reflected in the company's mission. As employers, you have to look at potential employees like customers. Download this ebook to learn how you can thrive in the new world of talent.

3 Things to Ask Yourself When Considering a Career Change

Undercover Recruiter

You’re going about your day-to-day life when something triggers a feeling of dissatisfaction with your career. Maybe you pick up your alumni magazine and feel a pang of jealousy as you read about the brilliantly successful non-profit a classmate started that is making a big difference in the world.

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The Evolution of Recruitment: How to Not Get Left Behind

Social Talent

Last time I wrote for Social Talent I outlined the ways in which the Recruitment industry has changed since its inception. Today, I’m continuing in that vein, but with a focus on the individual. Yep… you. There’s a saying that’s fairly appropriate to the evolution of your Recruitment job. “

The New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Needs

ClearCompany Recruiting

Whether you believe in the practice of making a resolution or not, the beginning of a new year is certainly the best time to work on forming new habits. It’s a fresh start to leave the past behind or build on the progress you’ve already made in the prior year.

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3 Soft Skills You Need to Be Able to Spot In Candidates

ERE

After weeks of interviewing job candidates, you’ve narrowed your search down to your top two candidates. They both have stellar resumes, the right amount of experience, and nailed each round of interviews. Aside from their different personalities, they’re neck-in-neck in every way.

Report: 4 Recruitment Benchmarks to Measure ROI

Appcast and Jobvite compiled data from their 2017 benchmark reports to identify metrics that talent acquisition professionals should track to measure success from their recruiting campaigns: click-to-apply rates, cost-per-quality-applicant, source of applicants and hires, and time-to-hire.

5 Ways to Drive Company Culture Through Recruiting

Lever

When people around you wax nostalgic about the heyday of 1980s movies, what flashes through your mind? Scenes from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off or The Shining? How about Back to the Future or E.T.? None of the above? Regardless, we’re willing to make one assumption: you’re not thinking about all the recruiting takeaways each movie holds. Recruitment process

Brand Refresh: Jazz is now JazzHR

Jazz

If you’ve visited our website lately, you may have noticed a new logo (or maybe you missed it, we won’t take it personally). This subtle change is part of something much bigger – our official name change to JazzHR.

5 Golden LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Gold Dust

Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn – the world’s biggest professional network – continues to grow, and has truly become a force to be reckoned with. Every day, millions of us login to see how our friends are getting on in their jobs, read status updates and, sometimes, apply for jobs ourselves.