November, 2016

Screening Candidates Through Social Media

Dice

At this point, social recruiting is firmly ensconced in the toolboxes of most recruiters. Although it’s not the be-all and end-all of their work, more and more recruiters find social media provides them with a universe of qualified candidates that’s both wide in numbers and deep in specific skills.

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.

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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.

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 ?

Live Webinar: 5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker’s Market

5 Key Steps to Finding Quality Candidates in a Job Seeker's Market. Having a healthy candidate pipeline and attracting the largest talent pool possible is a key component of finding quality candidates, but the size of your talent pool isn't always something you can control. How do you find quality candidates in a job seekers' market? Join us in our live webinar and learn from Paycor's VP of Talent Acquisition, Bill Neese, the 5 essential steps you must take as a recruiter to thrive in today's market. Key topics covered in this webinar include: How to plan with total candidate market opportunity in mind. Rules and best practices for candidate engagement. Best practices for messaging. How to plan for recruiting capacity vs forecasted headcount. Sign up for our live webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018, Time: 11:00 AM PST, 1:00 PM EST.

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Top 10 HR and Talent Acquisition Conferences to Attend in 2017

Recruitics

As November comes winding down, chances are you’re looking ahead to December and beyond towards 2017. As you begin to plan for the year ahead, it’s important to set goals to stay updated and ahead of industry trends and best practices.

How Hiring Freelancers Can Help Grow Your Business

JazzHR

Freelancing is a relatively new phenomenon as a business strategy and dates back to the early 90s. It has gained increasing popularity alongside the growth of the internet. The decision to hire freelancers is often considered a strategic move and can definitely be a way to grow your business.

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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.

The One Lesson Recruiters Can Learn from Trump

The Whiteboard

This isn’t a blog post about Donald Trump. The biggest political story in over a century has been commented on by people with far more insight and erudition than me, and I’m sure will be for weeks and months to come.

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.

LinkedIn Updates EVERY Recruiter Needs to Know (Part One)

Social Talent

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

Recruiters: Check Out Our Salary Comparison Tool

Dice

Job Title. Recruiters and hiring managers know that landing top talent is often a difficult proposition in the current market. Intense demand for technology professionals skilled in mobile, cloud, and machine-learning platforms had led to employers offering ever-higher salaries and sweeter benefits.

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.

5 Types of Problematic Remote Employees (and How to Help Them Succeed)

JazzHR

Working from home, from a coworking space, or from a cozy cafe is the dream for so many employees. But remote work arrangements come with tradeoffs.

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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.

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!

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Why Do You Go To Work?

HarQen

If you’re thinking “um…because I have to. What a stupid question,” this post is for you. Unless you don’t have to work, chances are you work because you have bills, rent, a family or some combination of the three. You probably don’t have the choice of whether or not you work, but you do have a choice to enjoy going to work or dreading it. What do you enjoy about your job? “Oh Oh man, is this one of those ‘look on the bright side articles?’” Yes it is. Kind of.

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?’

Why the Recruiting Phone Call Isn’t Dead

Dice

Recruiters who have sounded the death knell for the phone call may need to reconsider their tactics.

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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.

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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4 SMB Recruiting Best Practices for 2017

JazzHR

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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Infographic: 2017 Recruitment Marketing Trends

Recruitics

[Read the blog: 4 Recruitment Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017 ]. Recruitics is an analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their recruitment marketing strategy.

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Problems are Awesome

HarQen

Yesterday, our CEO played us this TED Talk about a man who lost his legs in a climbing accident and proceeded to build himself new ones. One of his messages to the crowd was “a human being can never be broken, technology is broken. Technology is inadequate.” That is something we say here at HarQen often, that recruiting technology is broken. That we can do better.

A Walk In Their Shoes

Speaker: Angie Verros, Founder, Vaia Talent

In today's competitive job market, how candidates perceive your firm impacts who you attract and hire. Guess what? If your candidate experience rocks, you'll be able to attract top talent! Have you ever considered what it's like to be on the other side? How great would it be if we took their bad experiences and turned them around by using our instincts? Today you will learn how to use simple human elements in order to showcase your employer brand and convert more applicants to amazing hires.

9 Types of Unconscious Bias and the Shocking Ways They Affect Your Recruiting Efforts

Social Talent

How many decisions have you made today? Chances are you won’t be able to put an exact figure on it. That’s because we make countless decisions every day without even realising it. Even as you sit here reading this you’re making decisions.

Determining Best Times to Contact Tech Candidates

Dice

When it comes to recruiting in-demand tech pros, timing is everything. Knowing the right day and time to reach out via phone, email or social media has been scientifically proven to result in more click-throughs, more opens, more connects, more engagement, and ultimately, a lot more placements.

What Millennial Restaurant Workers Need From Employers

Hoops

The millennial generation is the first to come of age in the new millennium (thus the name), which is notable in itself. But this generation is interesting in a variety of ways, especially in how it differs from the Baby Boomers and Generation Xers that hire them.

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New Feature Enhancement: Job Advertise

JazzHR

We keep rolling out enhancements to make your life easier and our new job advertise functionality is no different. From the advertise page, you now have the ability to see the free job boards your postings are going to and share your job on social media.

New Ways to Engage and Source Talent - All In Less Than 24 Hours

Speaker: Derek Zeller, Director of Recruiting Solutions, Engage Talent

In this session, we’ll examine the critical essentials you should know about the type of tech you are looking for and what you should know before engaging with candidates - everything from where to get the information you need, to which sites and books are good to read. By taking a strategic approach to open innovation, you’ll find the right ideas or partners more effectively, and you’ll accelerate new candidates to your managers more quickly.

How to Make Social Media Work for Your Recruiting Process

ExactHire Recruiting

These days, social media is about the best way for job seekers to see what’s out there and for hiring managers to find job seekers. Leveraging the community that social media sites provide can be an extremely effective way to source talent. However, there are some things to remember.

Enhance Your Life With Gratitude

HarQen

In the second and third week of November, reminders to be thankful flood social media. But how many of us actually take time to be thankful? Gratitude is an incredibly powerful thing, so why is it we are only really encouraged to practice being grateful in November? Greek Philosopher Epicurus said it best, “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”.

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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.

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Is Paying Candidates to Apply a Good Idea?

Dice

When it comes to soliciting tech candidates for a new position, hiring managers across the country generally follow a well-worn routine. Step one: publish a job posting. Step two: review all résumés and cover letters that come in. Step three: interview the most promising candidates.

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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.