December, 2015

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.

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Why I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

The talent landscape has evolved and we're on a mission to help companies evolve with it. I started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC after years of building modern recruiting strategies and programs due to the fact that the recruiting industry is being completely disrupted by new technologies -- and it's having a hard time catching up!

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


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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

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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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 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.

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.

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

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

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.

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.

Key Recruiting CRM Practices: Part 2


In part one of our three part series on key recruiting CRM practices , we discussed the need to use tools outside your ATS, establishing and growing a centralized talent pool, segmenting your pool, utilizing talent networks, integrating with your ATS, and generally taking a proprietary approach to acquiring and maintaining candidate data.

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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.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

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.

Tip Sheet: Hiring for Startups


Growing a team from scratch can feel like a black hole. To shed some light on the process, we spoke with successful founders and talent leaders for their advice on everything from how to grow, to interviewing tactics and mistakes to avoid. Recruiting

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5 HUGE Lessons Recruiters Must Learn from 2015

Social Talent

Christchurch Recruiters Proving Agencies Can Actually Collaborate

The Whiteboard

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

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Key Recruiting CRM Practices: Part 3


In part one of our three part series on key recruiting CRM practices , we discussed the need to use tools outside your ATS, establishing and growing a centralized talent pool, segmenting your pool, utilizing talent networks, integrating with your ATS, and generally taking a proprietary approach to acquiring and maintaining candidate data.

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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.

Why Candidate Experience Will Be More Vital Than Ever in 2016


It is no surprise to anyone involved in recruiting that the focus on candidate experience has come around as an agenda item the last few years. Every time you turn around, a new article is talking about talent shortages, skill gaps, and challenging hiring issues.

“Culture Fit” isn’t a bad word: 3 tips to hire for it


The importance of startup culture is the talk of the Valley. You can have the most impressive founders or “disruptive” idea, but it won’t amount to much without deliberately investing in an engaging culture that attracts top talent and makes them want to stay.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

21 Awesome Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Your Work Colleagues

Social Talent

Be the “legend” that bought them a USB tulip hub for Christmas. A charging dock that turns your iPhone into a phone-phone. Image: A teeny-tiny desktop fridge. Image: For the office Star Wars fan, a desk vacuum that looks like R2-D2. Image:



If you’re responsible for filling open positions, your top priority is finding the best fit for the job, period. The actual experience candidates have working their way through your pipeline may not seem as important as just getting them through it, but believe it or not, it matters.

What is a Consumer Quality Candidate Experience?


The majority of the initial interactions a potential candidate experiences with your company happen online. And most humans on the web these days expect a modern, “consumer quality” web experience. But just what is that, exactly? It's the latest buzz phrase for sure.

Who Are You Losing in Your Pre-Screening Process?


The Princess Bride came out when I was two years old, and last week, the week before I turned 30 my colleagues forced me to watch it. Fezzik, the under-appreciated giant, played by Andre the Giant was by far my favorite character.

Emerging Regulations in the Age of AI

New legislation regulating data use and privacy is on the horizon in many parts of the world and could have ramifications for companies leveraging AI in talent assessment and selection. Waiting until laws regarding AI are crystallized in the legal system will slow down your growth — and your future-readiness. Although we don’t know exactly what data privacy laws will look like in the future, we do understand the principles behind them. Download this eBook to learn how your organization can benefit from the use of AI in talent processes while staying on the right side of legal and ethical considerations.

Farewell to a Tumultuous Year in Recruitment

The Whiteboard

There’s something of the “last day at school” vibe in the air today. Even though there are still, officially, four days of work next week, there’s a fair number of recruiters I’ve spoken to who are hanging up their sourcing gloves for the season today.

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

How Being a Parent Can Help You Be a Better Recruiter

Social Talent

Hello everyone, Sue here, I am new to the Marketing Team here at Social Talent after making the jump from Customer Support. I studied Cinematography and Film production in college, so seeing the production side of things here really grabbed my interest and made me beg Johnny for a new role!

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