January, 2017

How to Turn Your Workplace into the Best Recruitment Tool Ever

ClearCompany Recruiting

Workplace environment has become a pretty big part of the whole employment package.

This Year’s Rising (and Declining) Tech Jobs

Dice

The trends seen in the last half of 2016 will continue to influence the job market for technology professionals into the next year. Tech unemployment hit 2.9 percent in November, according to data from the U.S.

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7 Trends That Will Define Recruitment in 2017 (Infographic)

Social Talent

LinkedIn has released their annual Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report.

Should HR Be Texting Applicants?

ApplicantPro

If anyone in the HR industry would have told you that texting applicants would be the most effective method for applicant engagement five years ago, corporate recruiters would have laughed in their faces. Well, times have changed.

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

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Inbound Recruitment: What You Need to Know

ClearCompany Recruiting

Social recruiting. Candidate experience. Employer branding. There’s no doubt recruiting has seen a ton of changes and new ideas over the last decade. We know how important it is to build relationships with talent , especially passive candidates who have skills and rapport.

New Tools Affecting Human Capital Management

Dice

Successfully managing a workforce is a challenge for businesses of any size, but new mobile and cloud-based technologies can help streamline operations while allowing organizations to customize their approach to HR.

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4 Ways To Engage With Passive Candidates

Social Talent

What Are Passive Candidates? A passive candidate is someone that is employed and who is not actively searching for a new job opportunity. Furthermore, what makes passive candidates interesting is that they’re more than likely not being interviewed by anyone else.

7 Stats to Convince Your Team of the Importance of Candidate Experience

Lever

Like most parts of recruiting, an outstanding candidate experience can’t be run by recruiters alone. Hiring managers, interviewers, and every employee play an integral role in helping candidates make the decision to join a company. Candidate experience

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

A New Year Heralds New Recruitment Firms

The Whiteboard

Welcome back recruiters of New Zealand, or whoever else, or wherever else you may be. For it it is not only recruiters who read this blog you know? (Hi Hi Mum *ahem*). But I’ll stick to the recruitment topics, for the time being at least.

How to make surprisingly effective candidate matches

Jobscience

The best candidate for a job opening is not always the most obvious one on paper. That's something all recruitment professionals and hiring managers know from experience.

How to Lower Your Cost Per Hire in 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

As a recruiter, finding the best talent for the job is only a portion of your concerns. You also have to find a candidate who fits the organizational culture and at a low cost. Recruiting & Sourcing

Five Tips for Getting the Most from Your Phone Interviews

BrightMove

Five Tips for Getting the Most from Your Phone Interviews. Phone interviews save time and can quickly help you develop your short list of top candidates. Lining up phone interviews with promising candidates helps you and your applicants. Relatively easy to schedule and conduct, telephone interviews give both parties a chance to ask preliminary questions to determine fit, qualifications, and the advisability of pursuing the job or the candidate.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

12 Little Victories That Only Recruiters Will Understand

Social Talent

We’ve talked about what really grinds our gears as recruiters. We’ve talked about the many emotions of an in-house recruiter. But let’s not forget that there are good times too, people.

Work Smarter: 3 Things You Can Do To Recruit More Efficiently

HarQen

Paul Graham’s essay “ Life is Short ” is one of the best things I’ve read all year. The way Mr. Graham speaks about his time really got me thinking about what I do when I’m at work and at home. Thinking about how you spend your time either at work or outside of it is an important exercise. Here are the three biggest areas recruiters have told me they spend the most time each day as well as some helpful tips. Does Email Help or Impede You?

Dice Report: How Trump Might Impact Tech Hiring

Dice

Some 77 percent of hiring professionals from a variety of industries expect no near-term change in hiring plans due to the recent U.S. presidential election, according to a new survey by DHI Group , Inc., the parent company of Dice.

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Use LinkedIn InMail Templates

The Recruiting Division

One of the most common concerns on the minds of recruiters is how to increase candidate response rates from LinkedIn InMails. Recruiters know the problem all too well – candidates are inundated with calls, emails and InMails from recruiters, and so grabbing their attention becomes quite a challenge.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

What You Can Do to Attract HiPo Candidates

ClearCompany Recruiting

We’re always on the search for new talent. Someone who can provide a fresh look at current processes or fill gaps in departments with specialized skills. In the past, that would mean classified ads and help wanted signs, but today, in the digital era, that isn’t the case.

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The top 7 task templates that will improve your time to hire

Jazz

Do you lose track of communications with candidates? Are follow-ups falling through the cracks? Having trouble with hiring managers? Automate and keep track of the day-to-day with tasks. We’ve picked our top 7 task templates to help you get up and running with tasks today. .

4 Tips For Writing Emails That Candidates Want to Respond To

Social Talent

After you’ve spent hours sourcing ideal candidates and qualifying your most promising leads now comes the time the real recruiting begins. Armed with your list of candidate names and e-mail addresses you can begin to craft the perfect e-mail that will kick off your contracting process.

Candidate Sourcing 2017's Top Recruitment Marketing Technology Initiative

Talemetry

Candidate sourcing is the most important technology initiative for recruiting organizations, according to Talemetry's soon-to-be-released 2017 Recruitment Marketing Technology Report. The survey measured the top drivers and technologies for recruiting organizations in 2017. candidate sourcing

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.

Top Ways RPO Companies Might Help You

BrightMove

Top Ways RPO Companies Might Help You Cut Recruiting Costs. by Elizabeth Lee. One of the largest expenses businesses today are facing is that of hiring new employees. When unemployment levels are low, individuals are much more likely to stick with a job they aren’t happy with because of a lack of better options.

Screening Software Engineers – Tips for IT Recruiters

The Recruiting Division

Although IT recruiters have the same challenges as recruiters of other types of positions and industries, they also face some challenges that are unique to the IT industry and IT candidates.

Leave Your Ineffective Job Descriptions Behind in 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

Hiring and recruiting are rarely easy tasks. A recent study shows that 95% of recruiters believe recruiting will continue to get more competitive in the coming years.

The Top 4 New Places to Source Candidates in 2017

Lever

In 2016, we watched more and more recruiters realize that to hire the candidates they wanted, they couldn’t pray for a qualified pool of inbound applicants - they had to actively seek them out. Sourcing & Nurture

Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.

15 Funny Interview Questions

Social Talent

So you’ve got a candidate sitting in front of you for an interview. Their CV is so perfect it’s basically printed on solid gold but how do you know what they’re really like? Imagine if they started in the office and it turns out they eat a kitten for lunch every day?

Why Salesforce Lightning is a game changer for recruitment

Jobscience

As the leader in CRM software, the Salesforce platform offers rich ground for development and integration. Following the launch of the new Lighting Experience, it's the perfect opportunity for businesses to find fresh ways to bring essential processes together.

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How to Improve Job Descriptions: Practical Tips

BrightMove

How to improve job descriptions: practical tips. by Jessica Gust. No business is a success without the right employees. No matter how adept and skilled management and boardroom bosses are, without the right employees working day in and day out, you won’t see the results that you desire. The fact is to succeed you need to hire the right people, but before you can do that you need to attract their interest through well-placed ads on job boards, your website, and social media.