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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Employer Branding: Funnel Building with your Employer Brand

Speaker: Iain Hamilton, In-house Consultant & Managing Director, People Traction

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 acquistions funnels using employer branding content and embracing a life-hack mindset.

How to Interview a Rock Star Recruiter

The Recruiting Division

Here at ContractRecruiter.com, we have over the years developed and refined a successful and repeatable process for screening and interviewing corporate-side, contract recruiters that has served us well.

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. .

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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.

Employer Branding: The No-Fluff Culture Conversation

Speaker: Kirsten Davidson, Senior Partner, Employer Branding, Employera

If you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall driving your culture and employer brand efforts forward, you’re not alone. Former head of employer brand for Glassdoor and industry leader in culture and employer branding, Kirsten Davidson shares the lessons she’s learned the hard way so you don’t have to. Join us for a frank conversation about what just about everyone is getting wrong, and how to get it right.

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.

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?

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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.

Employer Branding: The New Front-Line

Speaker: Philip Black, Head of US Strategy, Omobono

Hear from Head of Strategy, U.S. at Omobono, Philip Black, about new ways that leading, forward-thinking companies are using Employer Branding in order to differentiate themselves from competition to find the talent they need.

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.

TechServe Alliance

getTalent

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

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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?’

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.

Why You Should Hire for Potential (Not Experience)

Beamery

Interviewing is hard. It’s tough to assess a candidate’s potential, and all to easy to rely on job requirements and experience.

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.

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Beware Recruiters! The Robots Are Coming!

The Whiteboard

Or not, depending on your particular point of view. Or more realistically, depending on how many clicks you are trying to get on your article. Or how many eyeballs you’re trying to direct to your snazzy new bauble that will supposedly disrupt us recruiters and the recruitment industry. Again.

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Why and How Persona Profiles Should Inform Your Recruiting Strategy

Recruiting Blogs

Smart recruiters know that candidates are consumers in today’s competitive talent market. To fill job openings with top talent, recruiters need to sell those positions and the associated companies to jobseekers. Still, too many recruiters and hiring managers continue to try to sell blind.

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.