December, 2015

2015 Wrap-Up: The Biggest HR & Recruiting Stories of the Year


2015 has been quite a year. The U.S. Women’s National Team won hearts across America as they brought home the World Cup trophy, tween hearts everywhere were broken as Zayn Malik parted ways with the hugely popular boy band One Direction, and many hearts were finally allowed to join together as the U.S Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage. The list of monumental events could go on and on.

Marketing for Non-Marketers: 3 Quick-and-Dirty Survival Tips

Brazen Recruiting

Imagine this: you’ve been tasked with getting candidates to attend an event to learn more about opportunities with your company. This might be an in-person event, a webinar, or an online event — whichever it is, you have to get people there.

How Recruitment Marketing Compares to Traditional Marketing


Today’s recruiting professionals would do well to learn traditional marketing tactics and change their recruiting approach accordingly. The results from incorporating more marketing techniques into recruiting and increasing your talent acquisition capabilities can be compelling.

4 Key Global Recruiting Trends to Watch in 2016 (Infographic)

Social Talent

The fifth edition of the LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends report surveyed over 4,000 talent acquisition professionals from 40 countries, in order to get a handle on their top priorities, the potential challenges they’ll face and opportunities they see arising in 2016.

Overcoming 3 Candidate Journey Challenges

Speaker: Meghan M. Biro, CEO & Founder, TalentCulture

The future of work includes how to effectively incorporate automation and AI in your workplace, but that is not all that it's about. For HR and recruiting teams, the future of work also includes how they can upgrade their current talent and employee experiences. The three common challenges in this journey are initial outreach, onboarding, and career mobility. Join TalentCulture CEO & Founder Meghan M. Biro to learn how to navigate the talent journey from beginning to end, with the help of modern HR and recruiting strategies and automation.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Sourcing Untapped Talent on AngelList


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Algorithms Hire Better Than Humans

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Yup, you read that right. A study released last month by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that algorithms make better hiring decisions than humans do. The study, which was conducted by Mitchell Hoffman, Lisa B.

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4 Recruiting Resolutions to Make in 2016 [Infographic]

Brazen Recruiting

The road to (recruiting) hell is paved with good intentions. You may have meant to close the loop with all of your candidates in 2015, but there were just so many of them! And you’re so busy!

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Ready to Focus On Mobile Recruiting?

ExactHire Recruiting

Sometimes the need for change is glaring. Outcomes are increasingly negative. Trend lines are plummeting. You know it when you see it; it’s time to change things up. Unfortunately, when the need for change is obvious, it might also be too late to implement effectively.

7 Unique Out-Of-Office Emails Recruiters Can Use to Stand Out

Social Talent

Source: PHD Comics. Holiday season is fast approaching, which means that in the next few weeks (like me), you’re bound to be away from you desk and your email account in favour of spending time with your kids, your family, your friends and any other loved ones you may have.

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The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

6 Things You MUST Do in a Kickoff Meeting with Your Hiring Manager


The quality of a recruiter’s relationships with the hiring managers they work with makes a world of difference. Good relationships set a recruiter up for success, while bad ones can leave a recruiter feeling like this: Recruiting collaborative hiring

Top 10 Recruitment Marketing Blogs to Follow in 2016


Industry blogs are one of the best online resources available for recruiters to gain information, news, insights and a stronger overall understanding of the recruitment marketing space.

What Kind of Recruiter Are You? (QUIZ)

Arya Recruiting Robotics

Ever wondered what your recruiter personality type is? Now you can find out. What does your desk look like? Cluttered with technology: your tablet, work cell phone and personal cell phone are easily accessible, and at least two computer monitors are up and running.

Hiring for Creativity? Get in Line. [Infographic]

Brazen Recruiting

Some positions are more straightforward to hire for than others. Need someone to balance the books? Look for someone who’s saved their past employers money. Need to make more sales? Hire the salespeople with the best track records.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

10 Savage tactics to double profits in 2016

Greg Savage

This is no time for ‘business as usual’ if you want to grow profits, fast. That’s why the new Owner and Manager ‘Savage Growth Accelerator’ Master Class is no ‘normal’ seminar. It gives you a unique ‘action plan’ for growth in disrupted times.

An Open Letter to Recruiters Everywhere

Social Talent

Recruiter’s Everywhere, 1 Recruiter Street, Recruitersville, Recruiterland, R12 X567. Dear Recruiter, I’ve been working with Social Talent for just over 2 and a half years now.

Eliminate Gender Bias from Your Recruitment Process [Infographic]


Having a diverse workforce isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s good for your bottom line. Many studies, for example, link high female representation with overall success.

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7 of the Best Questions to Screen for Toxic Employees in the Interview

Spark Hire

You hire a candidate who seems perfect on paper and who seemed friendly in the interview. But after a few weeks on the job, they’re not working out. They don’t work well with the team, they gossip, and are arrogant. They’re a toxic employee, and they’re poisoning your team.

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.

For Undergraduate Business Students, Recruiting Starts Earlier than Ever

Arya Recruiting Robotics

If you work in talent acquisition for the business industry, you might have noticed something different about the people you’ve been recruiting lately—they have probably been younger than people you’ve ever recruited before.

Asked & Answered: Recruiting Tips from the Pros

Brazen Recruiting

Ever wish you could get a group of talented people in a room to pick their brains? So do we — and so we did! We reached out to some of our favorite people in the recruiting space to ask them about interviews, 2016 goals, and holiday traditions.

Key Recruiting CRM Practices: Part 2


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5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2015

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Why Relationships Rule in Recruiting, Now More Than Ever


As Vince Lombardi is my witness, I love recruiting. Like most people you meet in the recruiting and HR world, I fell into it. While I never pictured a "career" in talent acquisition, I have always been fascinated with people and the human element of business, so I chose a path that led me in that direction. Recruiting recruiting leaders recruitment marketing

Introducing TAtech, and the Transition of the ‘Recruitment Industry’


Members of the recruitment industry may have noticed a recent change from IAEWS. The International Association of Employment Web Sites has gone under a major rebranding, repositioning itself as TAtech: The Association for Talent Acquisition Solutions.

Christchurch Recruiters Proving Agencies Can Actually Collaborate

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Today is the Rice Consulting Christmas party and we have an early start out in Woodhill Forest.

Hiring for Diversity: 6 Reasons Baby Boomers are Great for Business


When you hear “hiring for diversity,” you likely think about efforts to hire more female employees , or members of underrepresented minority groups. Another important way to diversify your team, though, is through age.

Internal Mobility: A Talent Management Strategy You Can’t Afford to Overlook

Speaker: Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales and Client Success Leader, CareerArc

Building and supporting a culture where people at all levels are encouraged to—and even expected to—look internally for personal growth and new challenges improves the employer brand and becomes a powerful magnet for the talent market. This focus on career mobility and employee development often results in improved talent attraction and retention, not to mention how it positively affects the bottom line. Join CareerArc Director of Sales and Client Success Leader Caroline Vernon to learn her tips to cultivate internal mobility practices with your current workforce and potential new hires.