December, 2016

4 Bad Recruiting Habits That Turn Off Tech Pros


If tech pros ignore your recruiting emails or drop out of the hiring process in midstream, it’s important to understand how they’re viewing your efforts.

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4 ways to foster relationships with temp workers


Hiring temporary or contract workers brings advantages for employers who are looking for seasonal help or uncertain about long-term business growth. However, maximizing engagement with these individuals presents challenges for both staffing agencies and hiring managers.

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?

Get Attention With Social Media Marketing


Contributed by David Iwanow – Get Attention With Social Media Marketing. Social media sites allow for global communication that is innovative, fun, and instant.

Live Webinar: The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track

The Recruiting Metrics that Matter: 5 Numbers You Must Track. Time-to-fill. If this is the only metric you’re tracking to measure the success of recruiting, you’re doing it wrong. In fact, time-to-fill is one of the most vague recruiting KPIs you can measure, since it doesn't do much to show you where bottlenecks are - or what you can be doing to improve your processes. Why time-to-fill isn’t the most useful metric. Metrics to track as an HR Coordinator and as an HR Director. 5 reports you should always be running. Why these numbers matter. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST to learn first-hand from a seasoned recruiter with 20+ years of experience the top 5 recruiting metrics you MUST be tracking.

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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.

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8 Recruitment Statistics That’ll Make You Think (Infographic)

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The lovely people at Bromak Recruitment have compiled an array of recruitment statistics that’ll really make you think about your recruitment strategy and how we do things as an industry.

Top Job Board Conferences to Attend in 2017


Needless to say, 2016 was a big year for the recruitment space. Not only were there a number of notable mergers, acquisitions and the like , but this was also the year that job boards began seriously researching and investing in programmatic buying.

Tips for Hiring on a Budget


As the year comes to an end and HR budgets are assessed, reconciled and rebooted for the next fiscal year – now is as perfect time as ever to roll up your sleeves and start developing your hiring plan.

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14 Best Practices to Shape Your Employment Brand

Download Appcast’s guide to get 14 best practices in employment branding from dozens of sources and industry experts and learn how you can simply make it an organizational priority.

Recruiting Trends for 2017 and Beyond…

Recruiting Toolbox

Jobs2Careers’ Editor Kelly Love Johnson polled 55 people in the recruitment space, and asked for their predictions. Here’s mine. Original Article: [link]. Recruiting success has evolved—it’s more than just filling reqs. I imagine a future where recruiters see their roles as more than just filling reqs, and even more than Talent Advisors. I see them as trainers and coaches, who are accountable for building hiring manager capability in their organizations.

The Big Cost of Social Recruiting Inaction


What are today’s hiring managers looking for in resumes?


Finding the right person for a job can be a long, labor-intensive process, especially in fields that suffer from skills shortages. In a survey from the Society for Human Resource Management half of organizations that reported struggling with finding new hires in 2016 blamed the difficulty of finding individuals with the necessary experience.

The Millennial Bug: How To Successfully Recruit The “Me, Me, Me” Generation

Social Talent

Recruiters have millennials on their minds. It’s hardly surprising. Millennials (those born after 1980) are the most educated generation in history – almost half of UK millennials have at least one degree.

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

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.

How Recruiters are Getting an Edge in December


As another trip around the sun comes to an end – many companies are winding down their hiring activities in preparation for 2017. And with this ramp-down, comes a unique opportunity for recruiters to pounce. Here are a few reasons why you should consider hiring in December: Competition is Low.

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Employee Culture And Corporate Job Fit – Buzzwords Or Reality?

ExactHire Recruiting

Your employees are a valuable resource. They are the power behind your customer service, production, and revenue generation. They are also the ones who will have the most interaction with your customer base.

What to Know When Recruiting Gen Z


Yet another generation of tech-savvy workers—the post-Millennial group known as Generation Z—will soon enter the workforce.

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9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI

Check out Appcast’s mini book to get the nine tips to improve job ad performance. Download the 9 Steps for Optimizing Job Ad ROI to understand how even the smallest changes in your job ads and apply process can make a huge impact on your recruitment spend.

How to Handle Resigning

The Whiteboard

Today’s blog post comes to you sandwiched between last night’s RicePowWow and today’s office party (followed by my football team’s Christmas drinks) so please forgive me if I sound kind of distracted. And husky. Why do these things always require so much talking?

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6 Things You NEED to Include on Your Careers Site

Social Talent

What does your careers site look like? Or, more importantly, what does it tell visitors about your organisation? Does your careers site sell your company to potential candidates? There are a number of things you can do to successfully promote your employer brand on your careers site.

Get Job Offers Out Before 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

Planning for the year ahead is all-consuming this time of year.

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Should You Hire a Boomerang Employee?


Our friends at Software Advice took a look at the pros and cons of hiring boomerang employees. You know, those revolving door colleagues that leave a position just to come back a few years (or months) later.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

What staffing professionals can expect in 2017


As 2016 draws to a close, staffing professionals and hiring managers are looking ahead to the new year. While it's not yet clear how the labor market will develop over the next several months, some signs have emerged for employer expectations.

The High, High Cost of Recruiting Developers


Employee turnover is a problem for any company, and the issue becomes exacerbated with long on-boarding times and equally long interactions with recruiters. A new study shows the real cost of hiring a developer, and the results might surprise you.

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Four Tips for Social Recruiting and Sourcing


Social recruiting, specifically sourcing from social media outlets, is getting tougher every year. LinkedIn has effectively locked their platform down to the point that it's easier to get a recruiter license than hack it with Google and a good command of Boolean search.

The Sourcing Ninja’s JUMBO Guide to LinkedIn: Part One (FREE E-Book)

Social Talent

We’re back with our biggest, most ambitious E-Book yet – The Sourcing Ninja’s JUMBO Guide to LinkedIn – in fact it’s so big and ambitious we had to spilt it into two parts!

8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018

Download Appcast's 8 Shifts in Recruitment to Watch in 2018 to understand how the latest advancements in the talent acquisition landscape will impact you in 2018 and what steps you can take to capitalize on these shifts.

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.

Brand Refresh: Jazz is now JazzHR


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.

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HackerRank and Lever Partner to Streamline Tech Recruiting


It’s no secret that engineering roles are some of the most challenging to fill. According to our recruiting benchmarks report , only 1 in every 134 engineering applicants is hired. But once your pipeline is flush with engineering candidates, how can you best evaluate a candidate’s technical skill set? Is reviewing a resume or conducting a phone screen really the optimal way to assess an engineer’s technical aptitude? Partnerships

Recruiting Engineers for Tech Startups


As any hiring manager or recruiter knows, mid-level engineers with highly specialized skillsets tend to have their pick of jobs.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.