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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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

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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.

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?

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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Top Reasons Employees Quit

What are the top reasons people are leaving a job? And what attracts people to their new organization? The latest PayScale research take a deep dive into this to find out what is impacting employee retention and what employees are looking for in a new organization.

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.

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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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.

The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover 138%.

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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Employees Won’t Notice If You Have Recognition, but They Will Leave If You Don’t.

Fistful of Talent

Let’s start with a riddle: The poor have it. The rich need it. If you eat it you will die. What is it? I’ll answer it at the end of the post. Trust me, it will connect. While you’re thinking of the answer let’s have a quick chat.

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

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.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Sixty Savage Seconds – Recruitment is marketing

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 ‘Recruitment is Marketing’ Let me know what you think! View here. . Marketing Recruitment Sixty Savage Seconds recruitment recruitment marketing

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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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Workers’ Job Hunting Habits in 2019, and What You Can Learn from Them

Fistful of Talent

Last year, I wrote about how recruiting had finally reached the tipping point : forcing recruiters to treat candidates more like customers and get more creative to find and engage new talent through social media and text messaging.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Thinking Outside the Box to Source a Diverse Candidate Pipeline

Lever

In a recent webinar titled Inclusion in Action: How to Source Diverse Talent , our speakers shared their best strategies and tips to build a more diverse candidate pipeline.

How to Keep Your Employees’ Goals High Yet Attainable

ClearCompany Recruiting

Managers walk a fine line when setting goals. High and aggressive goals have a high reward when achieved. When a team reaches a goal they’ve worked hard for and put significant time into, they feel inspired and motivated to take on new challenges. This confidence boost unites the team to push on.

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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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.

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.