November, 2016

12 massive blunders most recruiters are making right now

Greg Savage

Many recruiters are adapting and re-skilling as the market evolves. Most are not. Indeed, the majority continue with tactics that don’t work. Here are the top 12 blunders I see recruiters making everywhere. How do you rate ?

Marketing Tactics That Work for Recruiting, Too

BrightMove

4 Tried-and-True Marketing Tactics That Work for Recruiting, Too . Contributed by Tiffany Rowe. Once you consider it, you’ll realize how much recruiting new talent has in common with marketing new products.

Trending Sources

4 Recruitment Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

Recruitics

It’s safe to say that 2016 is a year that will go down in the history books, for better or for worse. For Recruitics, it’s been a monster year. Not only are we continuing our growth, but we recently launched Job Slot Optimization and have continued our roll out of End-to-End Analytics.

5 Key Trends That Recruiters Need to Know to Succeed in 2017

Social Talent

LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2017 and Global Staffing Trends 2017 reports are here and with them are 5 must-know takeaways about the state of the recruitment industry in 2016 and the trends you should be paying close attention to in the year ahead.

4 Templates to Enhance Your Candidate Experience

It’s more important than ever to communicate clearly and consistently with candidates, from the moment they submit their application to the moment they’re told whether or not they got the job. Download these templates to step up your communication.

More Trending

18 red-hot tips for the newbie recruiter

Greg Savage

Every week I get a request from a newbie to the recruitment industry asking for guidance on how to succeed. It’s a tricky one because it’s a bit like asking the meaning of life, or the secret to being a brilliant parent. There is no easy, short, answer.

Long-term Unemployed – A Place in Your Workspace?

BrightMove

Long-term Unemployed—Is There a Place in Your Workspace? Long-term unemployment and underemployment (LTU) is a problem for workers, the country, and businesses that need the skills, education, and experience of workers unable to crack the job market. With aggressive technological and commercial development, experienced, skilled workers are needed to step into spaces that are novel and new.

Top Staffing Industry Conferences to Attend in 2017

Recruitics

The staffing industry is booming. According to the American Staffing Association, revenues for staffing firms increased by 5.4 percent, totaling a $147 Billion space in 2015 –the most recent year on record.

7 of the Best Places to Promote Your Employer Brand

Social Talent

It’s official, 2017 will be the year of the employer brand. A whopping 80% of talent leaders agree that their organisation’s employer brand has a “significant” impact on its ability to attract and hire great talent.

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

4 SMB Recruiting Best Practices for 2017

Jazz

2017 is just around the corner. A new year means a new budget, and for many small and mid-sized businesses, it also means new hires. Before you make a move, it’s important to make sure your strategy aligns with the latest talent acquisition best practices and data. .

SMB 60

Healthcare Recruitment Trends and Tools

Talemetry

It seems as if no sector is as dynamic and challenging as healthcare recruitment. Healthcare talent is specialized, scarce, and subject to changing national healthcare policies.

Keen for the weekend? Can you wait 224 days?

Greg Savage

I went on a cruise. Not my normal ‘thing’, but it was pretty good. Saw lots of cool places and ate too much. The usual, I suppose. I also met some of the most fascinating, hard working and impressive people I have ever met. And none of them were passengers!

Boolean Is Dead. On LinkedIn Only

Boolean Strings

Here is a “double alert” I have just copied from my screen. A rare error occurred, and Boolean is going away in Recruiter Lite. Of the current choices of premium personal accounts, it looks like only Navigator and Lite have advanced search. Lite doesn’t have Boolean, we are told.

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.

10 Low-Cost Ways to Reward Employees

The Hiring Site

Do your employees feel appreciated? Do you make a concerted effort to recognize them for their hard work? Is “thank you” a commonly used phrase at your business? Companies that regularly recognize their employees tend to see higher levels of employee satisfaction, morale and retention.

What Does It Mean to Be a Recruiter in 2016? (Infographic)

Social Talent

In 2016, what does it take to be a successful recruitment professional able to thrive as well as survive in this dog-eat-dog industry? Well, the folks at GetHRS have created an infographic listing the skills and traits you need if you want to stand out from the crowd: Source: gethrs.com.

8 Ways Your Interview Totally Put That Candidate Off

Undercover Recruiter

Where job interviews are concerned, I guess candidates are sort of supposed to feel like the inferior ones who have to win over their superiors aka the interviewers.

These are What 8 Managers and CEOs Said Are Among Their Top Interview Questions

ERE

I asked eight people the interview questions they use for finding A players. Interviewing Featured

GoToWebinar Test - Employer Branding

Employer branding is often viewed as a project rather than an evergreen way to attract and retain talent. In this webinar we will discuss how to build talent acquisitions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset. After you register, you will receive an email from us and from GoToWebinar, providing you with additional details. If you don't receive these emails, please make sure to check your spam folder. In this session you will learn: Organization structures that are used to bring the outside in, Innovation metrics that lead to innovation success, Reward systems that reinforce innovation culture, How to grow talent inside and outside the organization that grows the topline. August 16, 2017, 11 AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM GMT

Winners, Losers and Leaches at the SEEK Awards

The Whiteboard

It’s Friday and that means I have to write a blog. Which I love doing. Really I do. It’s been over 6 years of this now dontchaknow? But it was also the SEEK Awards in Auckland last night and well you know how these things go right?

ATS 72

Talent Sourcing in the Digital Era: Talent Sourcing Is So Much More Than Boolean

ERE SourceCon

Talent sourcing in the digital era continues to evolve and become more specialized. A decade ago, talent sourcers took leadership in social media and social recruiting.

Rethinking the Role of Recruiters

Recruiting Blogs

Recruiters as brand ambassadors – as opposed to salespeople - for your organization. Let’s face it. It’s a candidate-driven marketplace out there. It is more difficult than ever to attract and retain qualified employees.

10 Red Flags You Should Be Looking Out For in All Candidates

Social Talent

Have you ever looked through a potential candidate’s resume and thought to yourself ‘something just isn’t right here?’

Using Social Media to Engage and Attract Talent

The explosion of social media has enabled companies direct access to people like never before and in 2016 using social media for talent acquisition is not a new concept. But with the explosion came the noise and visibility so HR must work smarter if it wants to engage & attract new employees.

The Ultimate Guide to a Successful Interview

Undercover Recruiter

If you haven’t attended an interview for a little while, things have changed while you were away. It’s now the equivalent of going out on a blind date and expecting that gorgeous person from the ad, but finding a multi-headed hydra answering the door to you.

Google Making Moves Into Recruiting Technology

ERE

You may still be digesting the Facebook news , but Google is going to dip its toes deeper into the world of recruiting tools and technology, and will be partnering with some company names that’ll ring familiar. Google Job Boards Featured

The Future of Recruiting: Tech Veteran Vipul Sharma Predicts the Changes That Will Shape the Recruiting World

Lever

This is a guest post by Mike Norland, head of growth marketing at Simppler. S imppler is a recruiting tech company that helps teams find and hire the best people within their employee’s network. Recruiting has undergone massive changes in recent years. As the digital economy has evolved, so has the talent marketplace, leading companies to think differently about their hiring strategy in order to prepare for the future. Recruitment process

The Secrets to Developing a Social Media Recruiting Strategy

Yoh

Ever since the recruitment process went social, the standards, strategies and practices have changed to adapt with the times. The increased use and accessibility of social media platforms has opened the virtual flood gates for the commercialization of these technologies.

How Employers Can Play by The New Rules of Work

Candidates want careers where they can grow and see their values reflected in the company's mission. As employers, you have to look at potential employees like customers. Download this ebook to learn how you can thrive in the new world of talent.

TechServe Alliance

getTalent

3-5, 2016. Amelia Island, FL. The post TechServe Alliance appeared first on getTalent Marketing

45

LinkedIn Updates EVERY Recruiter Needs to Know (Part One)

Social Talent

It’s been a very busy year for everyone’s favourite professional network.

How To Personalise A LinkedIn App Connection Request

The Searchologist

This may be a pointless post… It’s weird to be writing a post titled “How To Personalise A LinkedIn App Connection Request” because LinkedIn is introducing changes that may be the final nail in its coffin.

Media 44