January, 2017

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 Turn Your Workplace into the Best Recruitment Tool Ever

ClearCompany Recruiting

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

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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.

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.

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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

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.

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?

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.

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. .

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.

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.

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.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

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

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.

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.

5 Ways to Get Your Hiring Managers (More) Involved

Jazz

Getting hiring managers as excited about recruiting as you are can often be a challenge. As hiring picks up in the new year, fostering the idea of recruiting as a team sport will lead to better hires, faster.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

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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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.

The Vicious Cycle of Job Distribution

Talemetry

You know you want it. You feel like you need it. It always calms you down and gives you a reliable fix to get you through your day. Drugs? Perhaps, but we're really talking about job distribution.

How to Select the Best Recruiting Technologies

Proactive Talent

Have you ever walked in the Expo Hall at the HR Technology Conference? Over 8,500 attendees and 400 vendors line up to walk the floor of the world's largest HR Technology conference. From assessment to learning, and outsourcing to testing and surveys, the types of technologies out there that are used for the recruiting and HR are massive, but how does one pick the right tools when it comes to building out their recruiting strategy? Picking the right recruiting software has multiple implications.

Competing for Talent in the Digital Age

New insights on the winning tactics progressive companies use to attract candidates with in-demand digital skills.

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.

The 4 C’s of Recruitment Marketing, Part 1: An Introduction

Recruitics

Editor’s note: If you’re looking for some content on how you can improve your talent acquisition efforts by applying marketing best practices to your current strategy, then you’ve come to the right place.

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.

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?

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

5 of the Hottest Job Titles for 2017

FireFish Software

Towards the end of every year, we see key players in the recruitment market begin to spread the word of their hiring predictions for the following year.

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

Passive Candidates — Deepen Your Talent Pool

BrightMove

Go for the Gold: Deepen Your Talent Pool with Passive Candidates. Passive candidates are not looking for a new job, and probably not spending a lot of time researching new opportunities that might put them in contact with you—the recruiter or the hiring manager. Valuable for their experience and skill, passive candidates represent gold hidden in the existing workforce.

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.

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.