September, 2018

How to Find Your Gold-Dust Candidates

FireFish Software

Finding a candidate who ticks all your client’s boxes can be tough, and you might find that while you’re feeling overwhelmed with the task, your client feels underwhelmed with the candidates you’re putting in front of them.

How to Build an Employer Brand Budget

Proactive Talent

In my opinion, there are two groups of companies out there who have yet to put together a formal budget for employer branding: 1. Those that do not understand the importance of employer branding , and therefore don’t prioritize or fund it at all.

Why You Should Hire a Musician

Undercover Recruiter

“Shouldn’t you be playing in an orchestra somewhere?” I was interviewing for a job in the New York City Mayor’s Office, having just finished graduate school with a degree in public affairs.

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Revolutionary HR Technology - What You Can Expect in 2019

ClearCompany Recruiting

The HR tech stack has been consistently evolving for decades. From moving to the cloud, to the rise of mobile and video, to big data, we’ve been following this evolution for quite some time.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

You are not in ‘recruitment’. You are in ‘rejection’.

Greg Savage

Which industry disappoints a higher percentage of customers than ours? We think of ourselves as ‘recruiters’ but what is the ratio of candidates we actually do recruit into roles, compared to the number we screen, interview, or even submit?

By the Numbers: September 28, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Negative Company Ratings Have Big Impact on Applicant Volume. The Numbers: A survey from Monster found that 38% of respondents would only apply to companies that had at least a 3-star rating out of a 5-star rating system.

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Employer Brand Is About the Business (Not Just Recruiting)

Proactive Talent

Think about a great hire. Think about the employee who referred them. Think about the HRBP who approved the req. Think about the Compensation Specialist who approved the leveling and salary band.

Five Ways to Thrive in Recruiting After Switching to Workday

Talemetry

Workday is the new rising star across enterprise organizations today. Many companies have made the decision to migrate to Workday as part of a larger organizational investment.

5 Management Mistakes Hindering Employee Performance

ClearCompany Recruiting

Gallup reports only. 32.5% of U.S. employees are engaged in their work, which is a shame, because engagement lays the foundation for improving employee performance. Gallup also reports at least. 70% of variance in employee engagement can be attributed to managers.

4 Ways to Avoid the Winter Job Blues

JazzHR

Winter will be here before you know it, and the cold, gray weather can affect your productivity. Consider these four tips to beat the winter blues: 1. Stick to your routine. When winter arrives, it brings shorter days in addition to colder weather.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. Our eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

The Case for Comprehensive and Tech-Enabled Talent Acquisition

BountyJobs

Q&A with Greenhouse VP of Platform and Partnerships, Dane Hurtubise. We recently announced our partnership and joint product integration with the fastest-growing talent acquisition suite, Greenhouse.

Top Interview Questions for Leadership Positions

Lever

The success of any organization depends on hiring for leadership roles. Strong leadership hires are crucial because they’re the people who are building and developing your teams, and inspiring each team member to do their best work.

5 Free Employer Branding Strategies You Can Utilize Right Now

Proactive Talent

Embracing “employer brand thinking” is the next evolution to modern recruiting. It helps candidates understand not only what the job and the company is all about, it helps them see the likelihood that they will fit in and be a match to the company’s DNA.

Brandon Hall Webinar Recap: Linking the Candidate Experience to Hiring Results

Talemetry

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

4 HR Practices That Were Trending in 2010 That Don't Matter Today

ClearCompany Recruiting

HR technology is changing, and the corresponding HR practices are changing right along with it. Think back 20, 10 or even 5 years ago. Do you still follow the same processes? Are the systems you once used still current and the key to helping with those tedious tasks? Most likely not.

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Creative Ways to Recruit and Source New Talent

JazzHR

If your company is looking to hire a large number of employees in a short window of time, you may want to consider revamping some of your hiring strategies. The current labor market is tight, and hiring top talent can pose a problem for many companies.

10 Recruiting Trends for 2018

Social Talent

The recruitment industry has seen some BIG changes this year. It’s important to prepare and continue to be as productive as possible. Candidates still need to be sourced and placements need to be made. Even if some of the greatest data protection laws in history are being implemented!

Collaborating with Hiring Agencies Has Never Been Easier

Lever

When it comes to scaling headcount with top talent, both technically and culturally, there’s no substitute for a in-sync, proactive, and strategically-thinking internal recruiting team. But even companies with world-renowned hiring practices often require outside consulting to stay best-of-breed.

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.

The Mishandling of Handley

The Whiteboard

Recruitment agencies cop a lot of flak for not keeping candidates informed throughout a process. “I’m

Talent Sourcing and OFCCP Guidelines

Talemetry

The hiring process today is a minefield of laws, regulations and ever-changing legal challenges. Failing to comply can have a wide range of consequences; none of them desirable, and many very expensive

What the Hottest Voices in HR Tech Have to Say

ClearCompany Recruiting

Human Resources is one of the fastest moving industries and it seems like we’re always right in the middle of a new shift.

5 Ways to Narrow Down Your Candidate Pool When Filling a Role

JazzHR

Narrowing down your short list of qualified candidates can take up too many hours of the day. To optimize your list early on in the process, consider these tips: 1. Make your descriptions more specific.

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Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

3 Questions That Every HR Manager Needs To Stop Asking

Social Talent

We have all been there in the past – sitting there waiting anxiously for the HR Manager to step into the room and to kick-start the interview. You’ve been preparing for the interview all week, if not longer!

3 Steps to Evaluating Applicant Tracking Systems

Lever

Evaluating applicant tracking systems is similar to evaluating candidates. You want to go into the process with a clear understanding of what you’re looking for, so that every applicant tracking system is evaluated on the same criteria.

I’m Leaving!!

The Whiteboard

No, not me. You can mop your tea/coffee up from the premature spitting out in shock.

By the Numbers: September 14, 2018

BountyJobs

BountyJobs Bites. Hiring Expands Across Industries. The Numbers: The August LinkedIn Workforce Report finds that hiring continues to expand across the U.S. The biggest gains were seen in agriculture (19.9% increase), transportation & logistics (13% increase), and energy & mining (10.9

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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.

8 Fail-Proof Ways to Optimize Your Resume for the ATS

ClearCompany Recruiting

72% of submitted applications are never read by an actual person. And, 62% of employers who use this software admit some qualified candidates are likely being filtered out of the vetting process by mistake. Does that surprise you?

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How an Integrated Video Strategy Improves Candidate Engagement Metrics

JazzHR

Video is quickly becoming the dominant form of web content. According to a Cisco report, 73 percent of all consumer internet traffic consisted of video content in 2016. The organization predicts that by 2021, that figure will increase to 82 percent.

Tech Recruiting & What You Need To STOP Doing

Social Talent

Today, tech talent is in high demand and this demand will grow further now and into the future. As a recruiter, you need a fundamental understanding of the skills needed for a tech role.

Brandon Hall Webinar Recap: Linking the Candidate Experience to Hiring Results

Talemetry

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.