January, 2017

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.

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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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Time For A Change In Recruitment

The Whiteboard

I’m going to do something with today’s blog that I said I’d never do: I’m going to chuck it up onto the LinkedIn Pulse platform as well as in the usual place on our own website.

Recruiting CRM Return on Investment

Talemetry

There are many ways to measure the value of candidate relationship management software, the most valuable is recruiting CRM return on investment (ROI). We generate a lot of great information about best practices for recruiting CRM , but let's talk about dollars and cents.

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Live Webinar: Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires

Best Practices for Onboarding and Training New Hires. So you’ve hired some great new employees - congratulations! Unfortunately, your work isn’t over yet. With 20% of new hires leaving within the first 45 days, creating a great onboarding program along with proper training is crucial if you want your new employees to be engaged and stay long term. As someone working in recruiting or HR, you have control of the first part of the onboarding and training process and have a large part to play in the successful onboarding of the entire company’s new hires. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, May 24, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Dr. John Sullivan on HR Reporting, Strategy

Dice

John Sullivan has enjoyed a long and illustrious career as a talent-management expert.

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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.

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

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.

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.

3 Reasons Why You Need A Recruitment Advertising Technology

Recruitics

Recruitment advertising technology, also known as “recruitment ad tech,” is a relatively broad term that defines a number of analytics, automation and other digital tools used to promote open jobs on a variety of employment websites through a few key methods.

7 Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017

Social Talent

Start your 2017 the right way by following some great people on Twitter and adding their knowledge to your daily feed. Here’s our comprehensive list of the 7 Best Twitter Accounts Every Recruiter Should Start Following in 2017: 1. Micheal Goldberg @ SuperRecruiter.

Tech Unemployment Held Steady in Q4

Dice

Unemployment for key technology positions such as Web developers and network administrators ticked upward slightly in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). However, the technology industry’s unemployment rate remained steady year-over-year at 2.9 percent.

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New Year, New Recruiting Resolutions

JazzHR

One of the best things about a new year is getting to relax and recharge your batteries. While many get introspective about personal goals, some of the best recruiting professionals will also leverage this time to do a postmortem of the year’s highs and lows to help anchor plans for the year ahead.

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.

Corporate Recruiters: Who Is Your Customer?

Recruiting Toolbox

Want to be a better Talent Advisor? Want to get out from under the crushing, overwhelming feeling of being unable to please every Hiring Manager you work with? Who is your customer? If you’re a corporate recruiter, you’d probably say the hiring manager, or maybe the candidate. But, I want to challenge us to think differently about the idea of “customer” in the context of providing good customer service to our clients.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Get Creative: 3 Tips for Thinking Outside the Recruiting Box

JazzHR

I know everyone always repeats the same tropes at New Years, “new year, new you!”, “start fresh in the New Year”, and you’re probably sick of it. However, it’s hard not to think about what you could change in your personal life or at work now that you have a reset point.

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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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2017 Recruitment Marketing Trends Survey

Talemetry

Towards the end of 2016, Talemetry reached out to all our clients, prospective clients, and other organizations that have engaged with us over the years to attempt to uncover new recruitment marketing trends and technology challenges. recruitment marketing

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Black or White: Moving Beyond the Traditional Diversity & Inclusion Box

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout, and Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC

“But, if you're thinkin' about my baby, It don't matter if you're black or white.”. Michael Jackson’s popular song from the early 90’s only touched on one aspect of diversity. As time has progressed, we recognize that diversity extends far beyond just “black or white.” But often times, that is the focus of our diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. And with this narrow focus, we can become trapped “in a box “ that inadvertently overlooks other aspects of DE&I. This can lead to employees feeling frustrated and our programs spinning in circles with no real progress. We’re here to disrupt your thinking and approach to traditional DE&I. This highly interactive session will have you seeing more than just “black or white.".

Recruitment Marketing Resolutions You’ll Want to Keep in 2017

Recruitics

Chances are you’ve heard of buyer’s remorse, but have you ever heard of “holiday remorse?”. According to US News & World Report, holiday remorse is “the guilt driven-response you have to holiday excess that becomes the catalyst for those New Year’s resolutions and intentions.”.

How to: Develop Successful Talent Pipelines (Infographic)

Social Talent

Being proactive pays off, and talent pipelines are no exception. Having a ready pool of qualified candidates can return huge dividends in the end, saving both time and money and eliminating hasty hiring mistakes.

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Dr. John Sullivan on the Need for HR Metrics

Dice

John Sullivan has enjoyed a long and illustrious career as a talent management expert.

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

JazzHR

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. .

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Attracting & Retaining Superstar Talent

Speaker: Ryan Turnbull, VP, Wellness Practices Leader at Tolman & Wiker, & Bryce Eddy, SVP Employee Benefits at Tolman & Wiker

Ever wonder how companies differentiate themselves to attract and retain superstar talent? Join us for a panel event featuring thought leaders from Tolman | Wiker, voted '2017 Best Place To Work' by the Pacific Coast Business Times, as they share insight on the strategies used by top employers to win the war for talent.

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.

How AI transforms candidate engagement

Jobscience

In recent years, artificial intelligence has gone from being mainly an area of theory and experimentation to having a very real impact in the world of business. Organizations are finding myriad ways to take advantage of the capacity for analyzing huge quantities of data.

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.

Business Etiquette From Around the World (Infographic)

Social Talent

International business travel can be complicated enough at the best of times, with flight arrangements, accommodation and connections to arrange, that you would hope that the business meetings themselves would take care of themselves.

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.