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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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

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?

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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 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.

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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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.

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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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

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 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.

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.

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.

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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Employer Considerations for Posting and Managing Evergreen Jobs

ExactHire Recruiting

When you think about where you spend the bulk of your time in the employee recruiting process, is a big chunk reserved for a certain type of position? If so, this role is probably an evergreen job.

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.

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.

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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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.

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?

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

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.

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 a Small Team Can Lead a Large-Scale EVP Activation Strategy

Rally Recruitment Marketing

When it comes to employer branding initiatives, one of the most important is creating your employer value proposition (EVP). But once your EVP pillars and messaging are created, what happens then?

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.

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.