November, 2016

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 ?

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.

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.

Live Webinar: Conducting the Perfect Interview – Prepare Your Team for Successful Hiring

Unstructured interviews can be faulty gauges of whether or not a candidate is the right fit. When you tighten up your interview process and equip your hiring team with structured interview questions and a way to provide standardized feedback, you’re able to get reliable hiring manager feedback and hire the right people faster. Join us on Thursday, 2/22 at 11:00AM PT, 2:00PM ET to learn how to conduct structured interviews and streamline your hiring process.

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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.

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.

In Tech Hiring, the Long-Term View Is Vital

Dice

When it comes to hiring the best people with the right skill-sets, it’s hard for businesses to maintain a long-term view. Hires are often made with an eye toward filling an open slot as fast as possible, not whether the candidate will prove invaluable to the organization over the next decade.

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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.

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.

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

Jazz

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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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!

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.

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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?’

Timing Is Everything: 3 Tips for Mastering the “When” of Recruiting Tech Talent

Tech recruiters will face the same tough hiring conditions in 2018 that they grappled with in 2017. Improve your chances of success during the biggest recruiting season of the year by following these 3 timing tips from Dice. You’ll learn when candidates are looking – and the best times to reach them.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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LinkedIn Updates EVERY Recruiter Needs to Know (Part One)

Social Talent

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

6 Points to Consider for Your 2017 Employer Branding Strategy

Jibe

In response to a disproportionate interest in our content on employer branding strategies and best practices, my team and I at Jibe launched our inaugural State of Employer Branding survey in Q3 2016.

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.

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.