April, 2019

When the Talent Market Is Tight, Don't Settle for B Players — Hire A Potentials Instead

Recruiter

The market for the best talent in 2019 is brutal! The overwhelming majority of top performers — "A players," as they are known — are extremely satisfied at their current firms.

Chocolate vs. Broccoli in the World of Hiring Software

ApplicantPro

Given the choice between a heaping bowl of chocolate ice cream, and a heaping bowl of steamed broccoli, chances are I will always choose the chocolate ice cream. Who wouldn't? Also given the choice between the two, my kids will always choose the bowl of chocolate ice cream.

Returnships: A New Concept In Internships

Katrina Kibben

See how returnships can benefit and build your intern program. The post Returnships: A New Concept In Internships appeared first on Katrina Kibben. Candidate Generation and Nurturing recruiting Recruitment Marketing Advice Workplace Trends recruiting advice returnships

Recruiters. You must ask this one question.

Greg Savage

The biggest cause of recruiting screw-ups is recruiters making assumptions. And we make them every day. So much angst and wailing over things gone wrong, and the unfairness of it all! All blamed on ‘bad luck’, flaky candidates and fickle clients. But it’s not bad luck at all. It’s bad recruiting.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Scaling With Speed Without Compromising Candidate Quality

Lever

Time to fill and quality of hire are two of the most common metrics that talent acquisition teams track, and for good reason. In today’s competitive talent landscape, time to fill has been increasing dramatically—but hiring managers need their roles filled yesterday.

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Employer Brand

JazzHR

Employer branding represents an organization’s reputation as a place of work, as well as its value proposition to its employees. In a crowded job market, your company’s employer brand is more important than ever.

6 Ways to Turn Today’s Silver Medal Candidates into Tomorrow’s Gold Medalist Hires

ExactHire Recruiting

How often have you progressed through the hiring process and ultimately realized that your final two candidates were almost evenly matched–one just slightly nudged out the other for the gold medal employment offer?

Ensure Compliance During the Onboarding Process

ClearCompany Recruiting

You ensure there is a desk set up, rummage through the supply closet to gather all of the necessities, grab some swag items and make a note of the new hire paperwork that still needs to be completed. The time has come!

30% of Agencies report a decline in profit. Here is why.

Greg Savage

2018 was a great year for the recruitment agency industry in Australia and New Zealand. 95% of recruitment agencies reporting to Staffing Industry Metrics made profits in 2018, leaving just 5% of firms trading at a loss, the lowest and best result in 7 years.

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Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

Creating a Culture of Accountability

Lever

A lack of accountability in the workplace can spell doom for companies, especially those in high growth and working on employee retention and engagement. Culture recruiting

Find Your Best Employees by Taking Advantage of Low Unemployment Rates

ApplicantPro

I've spoken here before on how to hire when the unemployment rate is low, and since then the unemployment rate has continued to fall.

3 Ways to Improve Candidate Engagement

JazzHR

While there’s nothing wrong with having high standards and a tough barrier for entry, no company should want to make life difficult for the individuals who are applying to work there.

Reject With Respect: How to Decline Job Candidates

ExactHire Recruiting

One of the less glamorous tasks in recruiting and human resources is the responsibility to decline a job candidate when he isn’t the best individual for a role. While it’s not easy or fun, it can and should be done with efficiency, professionalism and respect.

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3 Best Practices to Engage Employees During Onboarding

Speaker: Lilith Christiansen, VP of Onboarding Solutions, SilkRoad

Join SilkRoad's Vice President of Onboarding Solutions Lilith Christiansen where she will explore how to create a strategic onboarding process that will engage and retain your employees.

What Job Seekers Today Expect During the Hiring Process [Infographic]

ClearCompany Recruiting

The recruiting landscape of 2019 is challenging. Recruiters are in a tight race to find top talent , and with copious job openings paired with low unemployment, the job seeker is firmly in the driver’s seat.

How to Choose an External Recruitment Agency

The Whiteboard

I was recently asked by a marketing firm to provide them some content around what companies should look for when choosing which recruitment agency to partner with.

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The Challenges of Small-Business Recruiting + How to Overcome Them

Lever

The agility of small business is a great differentiator and advantage versus their larger business counterparts. Despite shifts in business winds, the small business owner can adjust their sails with ease and minimal bureaucracy. recruiting Small Business Recruiting

Switch Out Your HR Hat to Drive Better Hiring Results

ApplicantPro

Remember the old Superman comics? The ones where Superman and Lex Luthor went head to head in an epic fight scene, only for Lex to barely slip out of Superman’s grasp once again?

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Strategic Recruitment Marketing Made Simple

Speaker: Andrew Levy, Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director, Employera

By streamlining your marketing efforts through simple mindset shifts and automation, you will be on your way to a more efficient talent acquisition process. Join Employera’s Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing Senior Director Andrew Levy as he discusses how to analyze your current marketing practices and transform them to ensure your candidates turn into employees.

3 Ways to Stay Compliant During the Hiring Process

JazzHR

There are many different techniques and strategies hiring managers like to employ during job interviews in order to single out the best candidates.

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Google Analytics For Recruiters

Talent Hero Media

Google Analytics can be a very powerful tool for recruiters that helps them understand exactly what is working and what isn't - if they know how to use it. The post Google Analytics For Recruiters appeared first on Talent Hero Media. Video

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5 Steps for Creating an Effective Performance Improvement Plan

ClearCompany Recruiting

Organizations are looking towards HR to help better manage their employees. Today, the key to having self-motivated employees is effective coaching. Coaching Strategies for Performance Improvement.

Creating Efficiencies in Recruiting Using Modern Recruitment Marketing Strategies

Proactive Talent

As 2019 propels forward, recruiting leaders and talent acquisition teams have much to consider and prioritize when it comes to recruitment marketing. Questions about budgeting, candidate channels, and media can be overwhelming, especially when trying to track all this activity.

A Comprehensive Toolkit to Recruiting & Hiring Excellence

Access the recruiting and hiring resources you need to make your next hire the right hire.

Talent Management Strategy 101: Five Ways to Improve Your Talent Attraction Game

Lever

What is talent management and why is it so critical to your company’s success? Whether you are sitting down with a long time employee or someone for their first interview, a good talent management strategy can ensure your top talent is supported throughout their employee lifecycle at your company.

Create an Employee Referral Program that Works in 7 Easy Steps

ApplicantPro

It seems like all that HR folks, or really anyone who has anything to do with hiring, want to talk to me about these days are job boards. I'm constantly being bombarded with the same questions: What new job boards are worth their time? What job boards are still performing well?

How to Build an Employer Brand

Glassdoor for Employers

How you’re viewed as an employer—by past, present, and future employees—is what is called an “employer brand,” and Glassdoor’s research shows it’s worth its weight in gold. But what exactly is an employer brand? And how can you cultivate—and keep—a positive one?

Tips for a Great Webcam Interview

NPA Worldwide

Today’s guest blogger is Anthony McCormack , founding consultant, managing director and entrepreneur behind Macstaff with offices in Bristol and Abergavenny, United Kingdom.

Stop Ghosting Your Candidates!

Speaker: Vanessa Raath, Freelance Sourcer & Sourcing Trainer, International Keynote Speaker

You will learn the best practices for maintaining constant communication between the recruiter and the candidate from the time they submit their job application, right up to their first few days as a new hire. Join international Keynote Speaker & Sourcing Trainer Vanessa Raath to learn how you can encourage your recruiters to provide feedback throughout the recruitment process.